Thursday, August 22, 2013

Non-Android Linux and Open Source News

Make sure you check out the comments on this one...
Battle of the Office Suites: Microsoft Office and LibreOffice Compared

You can get a Firefox OS phone for $80.
ZTE's Firefox OS Smartphone Coming to U.S. Via eBay

Commercial version of specialized Wine, that allows the easy running of Windows apps.
Run Windows apps on both OS X & Linux with CrossOver 12.5

First Tizen smartphone to arrive in October, despite reports of delays

Samsung Tizen smartphone to sport 720p screen, Snapdragon CPU

Microsoft finally developing for Linux:
1 Small App, 1 Giant Feather in Linux's Cap

This is a new Linux distribution. It is very different. They are actually using designers to make things be polished and usable. It will be interesting to see how this develops.

This next is about CoreOS, a fork of ChromeOS that is focused on providing a minimal, secure server OS.
Linux Hackers Rebuild Internet From Silicon Valley Garage |

Possible quality control problems in the fast-paced world of Linux Kernel development.
Is Linux coming out too fast

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