- The next evolution of Mint; MATE, Gnome 2, and Gnome 3? Some comments from Clem’s monthly post. (blog.linuxmint.com)
- Followup – Will your computer’s “Secure Boot” turn out to be “Restricted Boot”? “The threat is not the UEFI specification itself, but in how computer manufacturers choose to implement the boot restrictions.”
www.fsf.org – Secure Boot or Restricted Boot
www.fsf.org – Secure vs. Restricted In Windows 8
Sign the FSF Statement to show your support!
- KDE aims for the mobile market with Plasma Active ( www.zdnet.com )
- Without Dennis Ritchie, there would be no Jobs: “Modern computing as we know it would not have existed without Dennis Ritchie, father of the C programming language and co-creator of the UNIX operating system.” ( www.zdnet.com ) ( www.nytimes.com )
- Time runs out for timezone database “…after the volunteer programmer who maintained it was sued for copyright infringement by a maker of astrology software.” (www.theregister.co.uk)
But ICANN steps in to save the day saying, “We believe it’s important to continue the operation of the database. We’ll deal with any legal matters as they arise.” (www.theregister.co.uk) (ap.org)
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