Interview with lead developer of XFCE

What are Xfce’s long term goals? What is the Xfce vision for the future? Hm, this is difficult… one thing is of course to maintain simplicity, in order to keep the fun in it. Besides that, I plan to add better support for laptop users (I’m using some of the GNOME stuff here today, but it doesn’t really work reliably, and doesn’t integrate properly into the desktop) and even better […]

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Intel launches new site about power saving in Linux

According to recent strategy to reduce power consumption of Linux systems, Intel launches new site Less Watts that contains useful tips for different types of computers: server, mobile and laptops. The LessWatts.org project gives the broader community insight into the advancements taking place in reducing power to drive the adoption of these technologies into products they can purchase and deploy. The project is one of the ways that Intel is […]

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VectorLinux - Slackware based lighterweight distribution

Few days ago I came across rather interesting Linux distro: Speed, performance, stability are attributes that set VectorLinux apart in the crowded field of Linux distributions. VectorLinux is a lighterweight, fast, Linux operating system for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems and is based upon Slackware, one of the original Linux distributions. Slackware is the true ‘Unix’ of Linux distributions and its popularity stems from the fact that it is a robust, […]

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Linux distro chooser

Just came across nice site that helps new Linux users to choose right distro. You’ll find Linux Distribution Chooser in 18 languages here. As for me, my distros are Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian and CentOS.

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September 15th - Software Freedom Day

Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). It’s goal of a celebration is to educate the worldwide public about of the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home, in business and everywhere. The non-profit company Software Freedom International coordinates SFD at a global level, providing support, giveaways and a point of collaboration, but volunteer teams around the […]

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