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Bryan Lunduke of JupiterBroadcasting recently gave a talk where he laid down some tough love onto desktop Linux’s backside. One part in particular, really caught my attention. He claimed that Linux lacks some key programs (like video/audio editing tools) because such programs require a full time commitment from a small group of developers. A true…

Moblin is Looking Pretty Awesome

I thought I would quickly post a link to a great article on phoronix about Moblin V2 beta.  I will definitely be trying this out on my Eee this weekend. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=moblin_v2_ui&num=1 Edit: Here is an awesome video I found at engadget as well: http://www.engadget.com/2009/05/20/moblin-2-0-beta-impressively-demoed-on-video

How bad do you want Netflix on Linux?

How bad do you want Netflix on Linux? Lots. Do you want it enough to beg Microsoft for it?  Whoa now… :/ Miguel de Icaza recently revealed in his blog, http://tirania.org/blog/archive/2009/May-04.html#comment-9068857, that Netflix won’t be coming with Moonlight 2.0 (as was largely anticipated) unless Microsoft actively intervenes and ports its DRM stack to Linux. Miguel…

First Meeting

Our first meeting will be Sunday, May 17 at Bobby G’s Pizzeria in Berkeley from 12:00 to 3:00 pm.  And, there will be prizes! Agenda: Ongoing: Trivia Contest. Automated demos of Jack’s Favorite Desktop Apps. 12:00-12:30: Meet and Greet. First three people get a prize (see below). 12:30 – 1:30: Introduce goals of Organization: Promote…

How to Follow Linux Developments

Get your RSS feed readers ready because here is my list of the best sites/feeds to stay in touch with the latest developments in the linux community.  This is the short list — there are many personal/professional blogs/sites that should be included in  a full list.  But, most of them are aggregated in the following…