Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!

Top 10 Free Software Daily stories this week!


Sat, 2007-06-23 18:41 -- admin

You get the best free software news at FSDaily... because YOU decide what's important. Here are the top 10 FSDaily stories from the last week as voted by the members. Don't like 'em? Think something's missing? Want to know more? Head to FSDaily and get voting!

Top 10 stories:

  1. When Ubuntu becomes genuine Windows!— I was asked to do the Genuine Advantage test. I used the alternate authentication method (IE4Linux doesn't support Active X), downloaded and then ran the genuine advantage application (which took quite a while to start). It gave me a code that I pasted into the authentication box, and to my surprise read more...
  2. GPLv2 or GPLv3?: Inside the Debate— This is a comprehensive explanation of the different perspectives of the Free Software Foundation and Linus Torvalds on the GPL. It explains that Linus likes the GPL mainly because of its share-and-share-alike principle, while the FSF is motivated by a vision of software freedom. read more...
  3. Ubuntu Studio Review— Ubuntu Studio is an ambitious attempt to bring Linux multimedia creation to the mainstream, and the results are surprisingly good. read more...
  4. Garnering support for non-proprietary software such as Linux and Firefox— I have often been called a fool for paying for software that everybody else pirates. Suddenly, I was neither paying for software nor stealing it. I felt relieved, literally. I was no longer a fool, and I had stood my moral ground. My data was accessible and safe. My whole computer was safe, for that read more...
  5. Make sure Red Hat doesn't sign the patent deal with Microsoft— Red Hat is an integral part of the free software community. Please support them, and make sure they don't sign a patent deal with Microsoft. read more...
  6. Ubuntu Linux Just Plain Rocks!— Wow! What a long several weeks it’s been. Between the demands of work, and the demands of home, I just didn’t have the time to sit back and spew out my thoughts on a few things. One thing I’ve been meaning to talk about on here is Ubuntu Linux, which I installed on my laptop about three weeks ago. read more...
  7. Top 25 Linux Commands for the Absolute Newbie Admins— Perhaps your company is just switching to Linux, to save on costs. Or, maybe you’re starting University, and you have no idea how to get around the Linux Systems they’ve just installed. Or if you’re like me, you’re curious about how Linux works, and you have it installed at home. Either way, if you read more...
  8. Why Microsoft and Linux companies are tying the knot— OK, so why have Novell, Xandros, and Linspire all gotten into bed with Microsoft? Is it... 1) They were seduced by Steve Ballmer's charming smile? 2) They've gone over to the dark side of the force? 3) Terror of Microsoft's mighty patent portfolio had them groveling at Microsoft's fee read more...
  9. Pleeease buy Vista, begs Microsoft— There are signs of desperation at Redmond as Microsoft tries desperately to get punters to buy its latest operating system Vista. read more...
  10. Compiz-Fusion arrives— A new merged community around Compiz project would be known as Compiz-Fusion, details of the announcement here on Compiz Mailing List. read more...
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schestowitz's picture

I discovered FSDaily a couple of weeks ago and it's definitely worth recommending. Among all the Linux news site, it seems to be the one that contains the least cruft.

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