Linux News for Nov 27, 2009
Where are they now? The Participants of the 2006 Women's Summer Outreach Program (Nov 27, 2009, 23:02)
The GNOME Journal: "Marina follows up with the
participants to see what they learned and how OPW can benefit from
How Necessary Is Windows Part 5 Crossover (Nov 27, 2009, 19:02)
Wine-Reviews: "There have been several attempts
down the years to make Windows unnecessary. The most audacious is
doubtless ReactOS, which cuts to the heart of things and wants to
be a complete Windows XP-compatible OS."
10 Things I Hate About Linux (Nov 27, 2009, 15:02)
Daniweb: "These are in no particular order and
they aren't just rants; they're legitimate problems and issues that
I find annoying, destroying or cloying. Feel free to add your own
to the list in the Comments section."
Vim 201: An Intermediate Guide to Vim (Nov 27, 2009, 11:02)
Linux.com: "Ready to boost your Vim skills?
Many use Vim, but don't make use of nearly all the features. In
this guide, we'll take a look at some of the intermediate features
offered by Vim, including abbreviations, word completion, and
editing multiple documents in the same Vim session."
HandBrake 0.9.4 Released With a Whopping 1,000 Changes (Nov 27, 2009, 07:02)
OStatic: "Popular open source video transcoder
project HandBrake saw a new release this week with a boatload of
new features, changes, and improvements. Many of version 0.9.4's
changes optimize the application for better picture quality and
performance while others make using the tool to rip DVDs a much
The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.10 (Nov 27, 2009, 03:02)
Howtoforge: "This tutorial shows how you can
set up a Kubuntu 9.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement
for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people
need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops."