links for 2006-12-22

Pirates crack Vista Activation Server | APC Magazine (tags: windows vista licensing) Has the Desktop Linux Bubble Burst? - OSNews.com 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

  • Pirates crack Vista Activation Server | APC Magazine
    (tags: windows vista licensing)
  • Has the Desktop Linux Bubble Burst? - OSNews.com
    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.
    (tags: gnome kde linux)
  • Kernel Knowledge | APC Magazine
    This column caught my when I was reading the story about Vista KMS cracking. Good title!
    (tags: linux)
  • The battle for wireless network drivers - The Jem Report
    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."
    (tags: wireless linux)
  • open.itworld.com - Microsoft names three takers for its Linux support
    "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?
    (tags: microsoft linux windows suse)