Ubuntu 7.10 Released - The Gutsy Gibbon

From Ubuntu.com:

Canonical Ltd. announced today the upcoming availability of version 7.10 of the Ubuntu Server, Desktop, Kubuntu and Edubuntu Editions. All will be available for free download on Thursday 18 October. Canonical is the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu makes no distinction between community and enterprise editions, Ubuntu 7.10 is our best work and is available freely to all. Ubuntu has consistently ranked #1 in reviews ...



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Diversity in FOSS - help or hinderance?

One feature of the free software/open source development model that is largely unique and differs from the proprietary model is sheer diversity.

For any one particular task, there might be several different implementations. Looking for a graphical email client? You've got Kmail, Evolution, Thunderbird; the list could go on. These programs might all bascially do the same thing, yet you've got three different projects with three different ...

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GNOME Gets XDS

Some might scream with joy. Some might say "Well, finally." Some don't even know what it is.

XDS is a drag-and-drop framework. It is (should) be used in any application that can let the user drag an object or file out of one window and into another.

Nautilus had its own way of D&D that only let you drag between Nautilus windows. File-roller, the GNOME archive application, had ...

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