Linux Archive

Open Source is about Trust


…or more correct, it’s also about trust, since open source has other aspects such as the freedom and rights to use, study, copy, modify, and redistribute computer programs as defined by the Free Software Foundation (FSF). And free software is a matter of liberty not price, they say. Yeah, they got it right!
So many times, […]

Seasick with Compiz


Today I received a new ATI video card which I promptly installed at my computer. The ATI Radeon™ X1050* is not a specially strong card I’m told, which is rated as an entry-level graphics chip, but still better than the previous one because ATI dropped support for the Radeon® 9200 with the last published driver […]

Google Desktop for Linux?


Today I found that Google released the (in)famous Google Desktop for Linux. So I’m usually thrilled when Google and other big companies/software makers release new programs for Linux in addition to its counterparts for Windows and Mac, this one is a bit different. The “advanced features” allows this tool to collect a limited amount of […]