Open Source

December, 2011

Can open source save the planet?

Ambitious open source projects are nothing new. After all, the free software movement started with the GNU project – the creation of free tools to build a free operating system – which at one point many would have considered an impossible dream. However, the participants in the Open Source Ecology project take ambition to new heights. The […]

SKYPE FOR LINUX WITH TABS SUPPORT USING SKYPETAB NG (NEXT GENERATION)

SkypeTab-NG (NG stands for Next Generation) is a tool that adds tabs to Skype for Linux. Besides providing a tabbed chat window, the SkypeTab-NG also embeds both the conversation and the main Skype windows in a single window. SkypeTab is not new, but it was recently rewritten, fixing most bugs from the previous SkypeTab, like the annoying laggy window […]

Beloved webOS Twitter app Carbon coming to Android

Now that webOS is all but dead, we’re starting to see not only the end users defect to Android, but developers as well. And one of the more popular webOS Twitter apps is headed this way, too. Carbon, which already is working its way to Windows Phone 7, is coming to Android, developer dots & lines tells Android Central. It’s […]

Red Hat: ARM in Linux Is Not Ready for Prime Time

From the ‘Twist my ARM’ files: According to some vendors, one of the most exciting new avenues for Linux in 2011 is the ARM architecture. Ubuntu is all over it and so is HP with their Project Moonshot effort using Calxeda ARM technology. While Ubuntu and HP and optimistic, Red Hat is more…realistic. I recently […]

Linux Hardware Support Better Than Windows 7

Are you in the market for a new laptop, desktop or server PC with Linux installed? Please give us the opportunity to quote a preloaded Linux laptop, desktop or server system for you. I will start this off by adding, “… with the exception of some wireless chip sets and high end graphics cards.” to appease those of […]