Bring in a torrent flood with Deluge

For years, BitTorrent has been a popular way to download and share files. On Linux, Azureus has always been the dominant client for connecting to the network, and for a while, people were satisfied. But, as the network grew, more people were not happy with Azureus, even though it has a plethora of features. There were several flaws in it, and while minor, other torrent clients began to spawn.

Deluge ...

Click through to read more...

BBC Trust to meet with Open Source Consortium over iPlayer

BBC logo

Slashdot is reporting that the BBC Trust are going to be meeting with the Open Source Consortium over the BBC's new on-demand iPlayer video service. The service is currently planned to utilise Microsoft DRM technology, which of course will be a problem for anyone wanting to enjoy the content somewhere other than Windows.

"With the Launch of the BBC's iPlayer imminent, the BBC trust has agreed to hear ...

Click through to read more...

OpenOffice.org alternatives - Part 2

OpenOffice.org logo It's time to resume this new series on looking at alternative free software office suites to OpenOffice.org. In the last part, I looked at word processing alternatives to Writer, and for this part - yeah, you guessed it - I'm going to look at the number crunching spreadsheet side of things.

At the risk of being a bit repetitive, there are really only two mainstream competitors to OOo Calc ...

Click through to read more...

Book review - Practical MythTV

Full disclosure: Publisher Apress approached me asking me to review this book and sent me a free review copy. Other than that, there is no affiliation or other involvement between myself or FOSSwire and Apress.

Practical MythTV

MythTV is one of the most flexible and powerful personal video recorder (PVR) systems out there and is also a thriving open source project. Installing it and configuring it can take quite a bit of ...

Click through to read more...

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 84
  4. 85
  5. 86
  6. 87
  7. 88
  8. ...
  9. Go to