LXer: UK Gov. to switch entirely to FOSSview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: "The idea of implementing more open source in government is far from a new idea. In February of 2009, Osborne published an article in The Times that said when it comes to IT, big companies should take steps towards open standards and that government should take advantage of available open source technologies." (HowTos)

What does Oracle plan for Sun's open-source projects?view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols explains what Oracle plans for some of Sun's open source projects: "Oracle isn't actively killing any of these projects. Instead, they're simply no longer funding them or assigning staffers to them. (General)

trusting code signing certificatesview story

http://forum.startcom.org:80 – Hi,I am using a 'Object Code Signing Certificate (beta)' to sign applets.The problem I have is that Firefox displays the warning "the digital signature cannot be verified by a trusted source" when I try to run the applet. I don't understand why, because the applet provides the full chain of certificates and the root certificate is installed in Firefox. (HowTos)

Create image of HDD to smaller HDD, using dd or similar.view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Is it possible to copy the contents of a hard drive to a smaller hard drive. It should be assumed that the source drive is operational and fault-free, whereas the target drive is also fault-free but has no operating system or partition(s). The OS is Redhat. The source drive is by no means "full" or contain data exceeding the size of the target drive. (HowTos)

LXer: Banshee Music Player Gets Amazon MP3 Supportview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Banshee, the open-source media player that's built with Mono and Gtk#, is working towards their 1.8 milestone but today they have put out a new development snapshot. What's special about this new development release, Banshee 1.7.3, is that it adds support for Amazon's MP3 store and brings other enhancements too. (HowTos)

How to write a php extension?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I've spent quite a bit of time tinkering with the amfext extension. This extension sort of works but doesn't properly handle AMF3 properly (the latest spec from adobe). I've written some AMF3 serialization routines in PHP so I know the routine pretty well. I'm thinking I can really help this extension. (HowTos)

Gamer Sugesstionsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hey guy and gals, goes anyone have any suggestions for games to play? Before you start posting answers they must meet the following criteria 1) 100% open source, artwork and all so no Quake III anything like that. (HowTos)

Finding Free Music for a Free Film with Jamendo, VLC, and K3Bview story

http://linuxo.com – Free Software Magazine: "One of the great advantages of using a free license for a work is that you can re-use a growing body of free-licensed source material to help you do it. But it can seem a little daunting to find the material that you both want and can legally use." (General)

Help needed with network installationview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi I wish do installation of openSUSE through network for openSUSE 10.3. No, I am not going to change to anything newer. I have research for the topic and know how to make a ftp or http or PXE installation server/source and also how to use it. But I have some problems doing it. The problems are, 1) (Distributions)

LXer: Mozilla's open source evangelist takes new roleview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: (HowTos)