links for 2006-12-22
- A rather melodramatic title -- my first thought was, "what bubble? -- the author asks where are the next-gen GNOME and KDE to go up against Vista and OSX. From my vantage (a GNOME 2.16 desktop) I think the Linux desktop environments are doing just fine.
- This column caught my when I was reading the story about Vista KMS cracking. Good title!
- This is a great piece about the reasons behind sometimes poor wireless driver availability for Linux. If your eyes start glazing over, skip down to the section, "The manufacturers speak -- or don't."
- "Deutsche Bank's Thoma would not say whether signing up to Microsoft's patent promise formed part of Deutsche Bank's risk management strategy. 'That's a question you have to put to Microsoft.'" Why?