Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 2 Google Trendsview story

http://thelinuxblog.net – Yesterday I did a post about using the Distrowatch rankings to measure the popularity of various distros. (Distributions)

5.0 - works well! (Echo Indigo-dj)view story

http://ubuntuhcl.org – I had to install a package on jaunty and karmic (Alsa-firmware if I remember correctly, but search on google for better infos) but on Lucid Lynx works out of the box! maybe you will have to raise up the volume from alsamixer but everything works greatly! ... (Hardware)

Chrome v/s Firefox - Are we witnessing a declining reign of Firefox?view story

http://linuxers.org – Many of us started our IT life through Windows and Cyber life through IE and so we are probably the only one who can understand what it felt when we shifted and explored this web using Firefox - Freedom . This Browser is one of the most popular open source products of all time. It has a vast fan following but now its not the only option available to users. (General)

Podcast Season 2 Episode 9view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Title: Google Gaggle In this episode: We discuses the three big Linux-related announcements from Google. We present our amazing discoveries from the last fortnight and ask whether anyone is excited by the HP Slate. read more (IT news)

Lead Designer of webOS Flees to Googleview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Martias Duarte leaves Palm to work on Android OS (General)

Why Open Source Makes Sense: Scientifically Provenview story

http://linuxologist.com – Check out this video below. Its basically an animation about an MIT social experiment, where sociologist found a bizarre pattern when it came to work and incentives. When the task at hand was a mundane and a repetitive task, money was found as perfect incentive. However, when the task required “rudimentary cognitive” skills, money, it turns out, wasn’t the best incentive. (General)

Acer says Chrome netbook is still on the roadmapview story

http://apcmag.com – Acer denies reports it will launch a Chrome netbook at next week’s Computex show in Taiwan, but says it is still “working very closely with Google” on the project... (IT news)

Top 10 Android 2.2 Features Developers Can't Wait to Useview story

http://linuxo.com – Developer.com: "After attending the Google I/O conference and witnessing the Froyo announcement, here are the top ten features (in no particular order) that we think developers cannot wait to get their hands on." (General)

Why Can't We All Use Chromium Instead of Google Chrome?view story

http://linuxo.com – Tech Drive-In: "This is something I always asked myself. How is Google Chrome different from Chromium. Apart from the logo, there is hardly any difference visually between the two. So I decided to dig further. Here are some of the interesting facts you should know." (General)

MeeGo for Netbooks released -- and it's fastview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Intel- and Nokia-backed MeeGo project released version 1.0 of an open source operating system optimized for Intel Atom-based netbooks. MeeGo v1.0 for Netbooks -- which we found to be speedy -- comprises Google's Chrome browser, Nokia's Qt 4.6, plus a variety of other tools, and will be followed next month by a handset version, says the project.... (Embedded)