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.
http://elementaryos.org/

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 | Wired.com

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

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