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September 25, 2011 by

GNOME's Sandler: Is there a killer in the code?

Is there a killer in the software code running millions of medical devices? GNOME Executive Director Karen Sandler, formerly of the Software Freedom Law Center, has been fighting to get this software opened up for inspection and review since she received her own implanted defibrillator in 2008. The FDA and Supreme Court have been no help. She recently shared her journey at OSCON 2011.

March 17, 2011 by

Linux Mint 10 LXDE Released

If you are interested in a very solid Linux Distribution with a lightweight desktop (rather than the typical Gnome or KDE desktops), there was very good news for you yesterday. Linux Mint 10 (Julia) LXDE is now available.

October 26, 2009 by

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala: Photo gallery

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala will be the distribution's eleventh release, and highlights include the addition of a new boot screen, an updated default theme, and the addition of the Ubuntu One service.

August 9, 2009 by

Why we like Linux desktops

In this week's Patch Monday podcast, staffers Renai LeMay and Chris Duckett discuss why they use Linux full time where they can and what they like and don't like about it.

April 28, 2009 by

Experimenting with Alternate Desktop Managers

I have been recently been looking into desktop managers other than Gnome and KDE. Of course, there are Ubuntu distributions with different desktop managers, including the "standard" Gnome, Kubuntu with KDE, and Xubuntu with Xfce.


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