News: Time Bomb' May Have Destroyed 800 Norfolk City PCsview story

http://www.raiden.net – The City of Norfolk, Virginia is reeling from a massive computer meltdown in which an unidentified family of malicious code destroyed data on nearly 800 computers citywide.more ... (Distributions)

News: Ubuntu: Canonical's Partner Program Scores ' Winsview story

http://www.raiden.net – Canonical's partner program for Ubuntu, the fast-growing Linux distribution, took two promising steps forward this week. One step involves a vote of confidence from a key consulting company. The other step involves a key move in the government market.more ... (Distributions)

News: Website tells burglars when you're outview story

http://www.raiden.net – A new website called PleaseRobMe aims to highlight the dangers of broadcasting your every move on Twitter.more ... (Distributions)

News: Five useful KDE 4.4 widgetsview story

http://www.raiden.net – With the rise of KDE 4.4 comes a new crop of desktop widgets (or Plasmoids). Earlier renditions of KDE 4.x saw the Plasmoids less than useful. The latest workings, however, have become quite useful, productive even. In this article I will introduce you to five of those Plasmoids that can help your p ... (Distributions)

News: How To Install OpenOffice 3.' In Ubuntuview story

http://www.raiden.net – Before proceeding to the OpenOffice 3.' installation (from its website), please note that there are quite a few differences between this version of OpenOffice.org and the OpenOffice.org version from the Ubuntu repositories!more ... (Distributions)

News: Open source: dangerous to computing education?view story

http://www.raiden.net – Mark Guzdial, respected professor and Vice Chair of the ACM Education Board, has expressed some concerns about the impact that open source is having on computing education. Are these concerns legitimate?He starts from an awfully dramatic position: "At a time when we are trying to broaden participat ... (Distributions)

UI development and code toolsview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I'm thinking about trying to create a few UI's to some scripts I have and want to know if there are any Linux native point and click tools for creating UIs I'm a complete newbie so don't want to get into raw coding from scratch. This is just something for me to keep me busy during my spare time and hopefully will be able to produce something useful out of it. (Distributions)

News: Linux has reached the Apple buzz of 1976 and Microsoft knows it.view story

http://www.raiden.net – Understanding Apple vs Microsoft of the past can prepare Linux for the road ahead. It teaches us what to expect from Microsoft once the buzz hits a certain level. We can expect some underhanded, ulterior motives while we get a big smile and buddy handshake.more ... (Distributions)

News: Poor typing nets Google $500 million a yearview story

http://www.raiden.net – Google could be making as much as $500 million a year from users' dodgy spelling.more ... (Distributions)

News: Listen Now: Luc's Heated Talk From X@FOSDEMview story

http://www.raiden.net – The most heated talk this year during FOSDEM in the X.Org development room was certainly the talk by Luc Verhaegen with his ambitions to clean up the Linux graphics driver stack. Building the entire X.Org stack can be a mess and there is certainly areas to improve upon in the development process and ... (Distributions)