Forty years ago this summer, a programmer sat down and knocked out in one month what would become one of the most important pieces of software ever created.
Forty years ago, Eugene Kleiner and Tom Perkins set out to disrupt the then nascent venture capital industry. Kleiner, who was one of the founders of Fairchild Semiconductor, and Perkins, who was a member of Hewlett-Packard’s early computer hardware division, raised $8 million to invest in startups.
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The Amarok music player is ten years old!
The Amarok team members are enthusiastic about sharing their plans for a bright future and accomplishments over the past year. This month they are celebrating 10 years of Amarok and asking for financial assistance to continue their great work.
Important Unix Commands That You Should Know
By Bernard Peh
Unix is one of the most important operating system today. Its powerful features, scalability, strong security, and support for multiple users have made it the top choice operating systems for server, workstations and mainframes.
It is good to have some knowledge of Unix commands especially if your web host is Unix/Linux based.
As Mandriva is entering a new phase in its history it has started an important conversation with the community about the future of the Mandriva Linux distribution, its governance and its goals.
My name is Charles-H.
i have a great idea for an android app (i'm sure you've heard that before!). but really, it's intriguing enough for me to consider either pitching to a programmer OR learning myself. i don't know how important just having the idea/funding is vs. doing it myself. plus there is always the issue of someone stealing your idea if you hire an outside programmer. thoughts?
One of the KDE developers has expressed his doubts that Kubuntu will be able to exist in its present form after Ubuntu will switch to Mir.Martin Gräßlin, the KDE developer who is questioning the future of Kubuntu, has been rather vocal in the past against Mir and against the direction of Canonical.
As 2009 draws to a close, today's news is competing with reflections on things past and visions of future glory dancing in the heads of FOSS enthusiasts. OK, some visions don't quite aspire to glory: "I want a penguin on the box," said Slashdot blogger hairyfeet. "That's all, just a nice littl ...