Is Gentoo Dying?

Nope, it has been extinct for millennia.

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A Mini Tale

My purchase of the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 was led, in major part, by my growing frustration with the web browser on my Nokia N800 Internet Tablet. The N800 is a fantastic device, but the older Gecko based browser has great difficulty with modern, Javascript heavy sites. My frustration was alleviated somewhat with my discovery …

Aaron Seigo on KDE

Aaron Seigo of the KDE Project has started doing weekly videocasts on Ustream.tv. With KDE 4.2's release is rapidly approaching, he discusses the progress made during the previous week, as well as, new features in the 4.2 release. He also allots time to take questions from the Ustream chat room. As a long time KDE …

DisaPortement

I am disappointed with the lack of Linux and open source software coverage on the TWiT network.  Once again, Floss Weekly has apparently been placed on Leo Laporte's back burner.  Also bothersome is a comment by Randall Schwartz, co-host and booker of guests for Floss Weekly, on episode 146 of TWiT at 1:02:18 claiming, rather …

The Heron is Free

Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Heron" is out.  I haven't tried it yet, but I have no doubt that it is fantastic.  Ubuntu is a great Linux distro and gets better with every release.  If you are sick and tired of Windows, download the disc image here or request a free CD.

Me Want Now!

Nokia announced the successor to the N800 Internet Tablet last week. Dubbed the N810, it features a sliding keyboard, smaller form factor, a slightly faster processor, built-in GPS, a better camera and better codec support. The Opera web browser has been replaced with a Mozilla-based browser and Flash performance seems to be significantly enhanced. The …