Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2009«

Why free software shouldn’t depend on Mono or C# – Free Software Foundation

June 27, 2009


Richard Stallman official position on C# and Mono: The danger is that Microsoft is probably planning to force all free C# implementations underground some day using software patents. (See and This is a serious danger, and only fools would ignore it until the day it actually happens. We need to take precautions now […]

Links for 2009-06-22

June 22, 2009


Layar’s Augmented Reality Browser: Literally More Than Meets The Eye via TechCrunch Why Parrot is Important (Linux Magazine) via Linux Foundation Takes Training Online (Linux Journal) via Host Your Own Facebook With Opera Unite via Wired Top Stories Thoughts on Opera Unite (Chris Messina/FactoryCity) via Techmeme Amazon releases Kindle source code

Opera Unite security considerations

June 16, 2009


Opera Unite is a new concept that will let you add to your Opera Internet browser some web services that you provide to other Internet users. It means that your personal computer will become a small server. Opera Unite front page says: “Take control of what you share online”, but it forgets to add “Just […]

Links for 2009-06-16

June 16, 2009


Paradigm Works Distributes ReleaseWorks As Free, Open Source Software via Design And Reuse Socle Adopts Platform Core Compiler to Accelerate Customer SoC Design via Design And Reuse Opera Unite reinvents the Web (Opera Press Room) via Techmeme

Links for 2009-06-15

June 15, 2009


Chris Anderson’s Counterintuitive Rules For Charging For Media Online via TechCrunch Fifteen Classic PC Design Mistakes via Slashdot Gartner: Android on ARM “more snappy” than Windows 7 on Atom via Engadget Debian Package of the Day: iotop: simple top-like I/O monitor via Planet Ubuntu

Links for 2009-06-13

June 13, 2009


Can Bre Pettis Replicate Himself? via Boing Boing Linux multi-touch technology demo’d via A development group at ENAC in Toulouse, France, reports that it has developed a proof of concept for adding iPhone-like multi-touch support to the Linux kernel. The group has released a video showing multi-touch effects such as resizing and rotating using […]

Links for 2009-06-10

June 10, 2009


Introducing Google Quick Search Box (Google Mac Blog) via Techmeme Shared by Balau Well, it sorta kinda reminds me of gnome-do and ubiquity. And I like them both. We’ll see. Google Mac Blog: Introducing Google Quick Search Box —  When most people think of Google, search comes to mind – and rightly so!  Hundreds of […]


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