GNOME Journal: How We Got Here: Part I of a Design History of GNOME 3 & the Shellview story

http://gnomejournal.org – Daf Harries asks Jon McCann and Jakub Steiner: what was the seed that got GNOME 3 going? How does modularity cause problems? And how do new contributors learn a project’s design philosophy? (Software)

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) with Unity: Worst Ubuntu beta everview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – Review Last year, Mark Shuttleworth christened Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal”, saying the disto would be stylish and create a good, lasting first impression. While its debut in beta form is smart looking and definitely chases the fashion in operating-system design it’s also the single worst beta release of Ubuntu I’ve ever tested. That’s not to say (HowTos)

Politically-motivated Proprietary Softwareview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Excellent new examples of why using Microsoft Windows (and Mac OS X for that matter) can be political suicide IN an age when almost everything is powered by software, politically-neutral software may be impossible to put one’s hands on, but if the code is out there for inspection, modification, and redistribution, biases can be removed and the software can be reshaped to behave as d (General)

WPA/WPA2 disconnecting from specific connectionview story

http://www.ubuntux.org – Hello. I'm currently having ubuntu 10.10, which works fine, except that on one specific connection at my school, it's disconnecting all the time. About 5-6 times each hour. It depends on how long it takes for it to reconnect, from 3 seconds to 2 minutes. I also have a connection at home, which works without problems. (Distributions)

Fedora 14 Linux and ATI Radeon drivers installation [how to]view story

http://www.linux.com – Okay guys, this is my first blog post in English, only because I had problems with this and found no solution on the web, so I decided to share this to all of yu. (HowTos)

SUSE Can’t Swing Anymoreview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: OpenSUSE and SUSE rely on old news and past glory while in present/reality there’s depression of progress IT has been almost a week since we last caught up with SUSE. There is not much to catch up with really. There’s just OpenSUSE 11.4 promotion from the former community manager of OpenSUSE and Novell employee Joe Brockmeier (the article at least contains a disclosure). (General)

Songbird 1.9 Released!view story

http://blog.songbirdnest.com – Helloooooo birdfans! We have a shiny new release for you! (Software)

Midterm rush and AdBlock funview story

http://www.linux.com – It's been a while since I posted on my blog - it's been busy weeks as the midterm exams are approaching. Anyway, this post will be short.I've tried Gnome Shell for about 15 minutes last week. This week, I'm running KDE 4. Coincidence? Maybe more details later - I'll try to give Gnome Shell another shot when I'm out of shock!After installing KDE 4 (in Fedora 14), I had some problems with Kopete. (General)

problems setting up Java globally in 5.5view story

https://www.centos.org – First, you have a typo in your .bashrc and have nuked the rest of the normal PATH settings. It should say PATH=/usr/local/jdk1.6.0/bin:$PATH export P... [by TrevorH] (Distributions)

Crunchbang sites connection problems (google related)view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Maybe this a temporary issue, but i think it's important enough to point it out. When loading forum pages and crunchabang-google start page, it stops downloading page content, it freezes connecting to 'pagead2.googlesyndication.com'. It stays trying to connect to that site for about a minute or more and then continue the download of the content. (HowTos)