This is a post by Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu and Canonical We are wrapping up an excellent quarter and an excellent year for the company, with performance in many teams and products that we can be proud of. As we head into the
Ubuntu phones and tablets also dead, but the desktop, server, and cloud live on.
Open Source is dominant on the desktop. But is that a consolation prize for missing what matters?
Even the simplest Linux desktop has its advantages and disadvantages.
The GNOME Foundation had a temporary lack of reserves due to processing the funds for the Outreach Program for Women (OPW).
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Hidden features, reduced discoverability, cognitive overhead from dual environments, and reduced power from a single-window UI and low information density. Too bad.
Unix as a whole predates Linux by many years, and even the rather younger BSD variant was well into its teens by the time Linus released his first kernel. BSD networking defined and enabled the Internet. This illustrious history notwithstanding, BSD has long since ceded the spotlight to Linux in most settings. As Linux has come to dominate the free software development world, the result has been some occasional pain for other operating system distributions. Now, as a recent discussion on an OpenBSD mailing list shows, BSD developers are feeling that pain in a heightened manner. This situation has some serious implications.
Discussing his project's new fork of the GNOME file manager, Clement Lefebvre calls Nautilus 3.6 a catastrophe. The developer also welcomes Canonical's move to stick with Nautilus 3.4 but says this is only a temporary solution
Dolphin 2.1 will be released as part of KDE applications 4.9 on the first of August and to me this is a very special release: After 6 years...
Marco Fioretti shows you how to create GNOME terminals that are customized to your needs and highly portable.
open source / open discussion software projects working on interoperability and shared technology for X Window System desktops. The most famous X desktops are GNOME and KDE, but developers working on any Linux/UNIX GUI technology are welcome to participate.