Tuesday, January 16, 2007

FSM Newsletter 15th of January 2007

Here's the content of the FSM Newsletter 15th of January 2007:

* Hibernate feature in Linux: Reduce TUX’s metabolic activity!*—Bandan Das talks about hibernation techniques available in Linux. Read more...

* Finding GNU/Linux replacements for Windows software*—Jon Peck critiques the Linux Equivalent Project. Read more...

* Ten ways to take over the world*—Ken Leyba gives us ten ways to promote GNU/Linux this year. Read more...

* The OpenOEM (free as in freedom)*— Forget free software! That’s only half the battle. Dale O’Gorman talks free hardware. Read more...

* Can FOSS save your privacy?*—Jabari Zakiya talks about protecting your privacy... FOSS style! Read more...

* Stitching seamless panoramas with Hugin*—Nathan Sanders talks about adding new tools to your free software graphics toolkit. Read more...

* Not everyone is a geek. So why do we act like they are?*—Chris Mostek gives some advice to people in forums: be nice! Read more...

* Free software may kill some software firms. So what?*—Wouter Verhelst talks about free software advocacy—and combats claims that free software is bad for our economy. Read more...

* Digital archaeology of the microcomputer, 1974-1994*—Steve Goodwin talks about preserving the history of computers—and how the fact that it was all proprietary makes that difficult. Read more...

* Software ain’t patentable, damn it!*—Jabari Zakiya talks about why the patenting of software is fundamentally wrong. Read more...

* Bzflags: Kill or be killed*—Alan and Nelson Berg help us get into Bzflags: a free software multiplayer 3D tank game. Read more...

* You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink*—Chris Mostek talks about the difficulties of converting small business to free software. Read more...

Books Reviewed:

* Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two /by Bill von Hagen, Brian K Jones/* Need to know about Linux servers? Brian Turner investigates this book. Read more...

* Ubuntu Hacks /by Jonathan Oxer, Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers/* Brian Turner reviews the book that covers everything you ever wanted Ubuntu to do for you! Read more...