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Richard Stallman Free Software Song

"You'll be freeeeee hackers, you'll be freeee-ee-e-e hackers..." more>>

Weird, geeky shell script projects?

Alright, LJ readers and fellow Linux-heads, I'm asking for suggestions: what should I write about in the next few columns of my shell script programming column in the mag? I can certainly come up with stuff, but I think it'd be interesting to actually hear from y'all. So let me know! :-)

Web Accessibility

I just got home from the awards banquet for the AIR Houston competition. We won. Seriously. We actually won... third place. I am so very proud of our team. Our team was lead by my husband, Geri Druckman, under the name TechSophic, and supported by me and Heather Mortensen. more>>

Is PDF-Per-Click On The Way?

Adobe will soon be bringing pay-per-click ads to a PDF near you, as the result of their latest deal with Yahoo. more>>

The Major Metropolitan Dallas News tells its readers how to use BitTorrent to share

I opened the morning paper and turned to the front page of Business - Section D. Right in the middle of front page at the top, four columns wide and headlined with major graphics a story line asked "Mind if we share?" The lower headline read, "BitTorrent pours out movies, TV shows - and controversy". more>>

Live CD docs

Is it just me or does the Fedora Live CD docs lack substance? Has anyone undertaken a How-To? Especially as Fedora has jettisoned the older tools for making a live CD?

Bitter Penguins

I was just asked to run for a position on the board of directors for an organization of Technology Directors in Michigan. Being on the MAEDS board would be a great honor and all, but it reminds me that as Linux users, we are part of a diverse group of technology users. more>>

Making Wonderful Penguin Music

I'm really into electronic music and just recently thought about making some. Linux, being my favorite kernel in the world, and Fedora and Debian being my favorite distributions, I figured what better way to get into electronic music than putting the Penguin to work? more>>

Microsoft The Pirate

Microsoft — the corporate bully constantly alleging patent infringement against everyone else on the block — has been caught with their hand in the patent cookie jar. more>>

Coffee, Tea, or Other Caffeine

I find it interesting (which might be more insight into my psyche than you want), but different caffeinated beverages tend to have drastically different effects on me. I'm curious if this is the case with others... more>>

What editor do you use?

Tim Bray recently posted the results of his Developer Tool Survey (although, I think it was really an editor/IDE survey). He asked Ruby and Rails developers about what kind of development they do (primarily Ruby or primarily Rails), and which editor/IDE they use. more>>

Verizon To Offer Open Access

In a stroke of irony, Verizon Wireless has become the first U.S. cellular provider to open their network to any device that meets basic connectivity standards. more>>

LinuxJournal.com Needs Your Help

Thank you to everyone who completed LinuxJournal.com's most recent web survey. We're busy reading every single survey and comment that came in and are so grateful and impressed with all of the feedback. Thank you again! more>>

Putting Linux in Perspective

While I was cleaning up my office I ran into the March 1986 issue of UNIX/WORLD, a long-since deceased magazine. I had saved this particular magazine because I am the author of the article featured on the cover: The Unix System on the IBM PC. more>>

Exploit mingw and wine for cross-platform portability testing

I frequently need to write portable C code that runs on Linux, UNIX, and Windows. Sometimes it is beneficial to cross-compile from Linux for Windows during testing. Here is a very simple example that will get you hacking win32 code on Linux by utilizing mingw and wine :-) more>>

Red Hat Releases Amazon Beta

Just weeks after announcing that its Enterprise Linux offering would be made available through Amazon's EC2 service, Red Hat has released a public beta of the software. more>>

LJ on Androids

I don't want to beat a "dead-horse" but I find the basic functionality of the android emulator quite nice. Check out a preview here.

Seesmic

I am interested in the direction social media is taking with regard to video content. I'd like to check out what seesmic.com is doing. Anyone want to send me an invite? Thanks in advance :)

SCO- Novell Will Go To Trial

The much-anticipated trial in the dispute between SCO and Novell — which was halted when SCO filed for bankruptcy protection — is back on, thanks to the Bankruptcy Court judge. more>>

Enter an address, find out how walkable it is

Before heading out to lunch today, we're looking up our office address on a newly launched site, Walk Score to see if there's anywhere nearby to eat that we've missed. Walk Score shows you a map of what's nearby and calculates a Walk Score for any property, in our case the Linux Journal office: more>>

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