Welcome Guest | Sign In
ECTNews.com
E-Commerce Times TechNewsWorld CRM Buyer LinuxInsider
Discussions

Discussions Boards:
LinuxInsider Talkback


FOSS and the Fear Factor


"'Many eyes' is a complete and total myth," said SoylentNews' hairyfeet. "I bet my last dollar that if you looked at every.single.package. that makes up your most popular distros and then looked at how many have actually downloaded the source for those various packages, you'd find that there is less than 30 percent ... that are downloaded by anybody but the guys that actually maintain the things."
Join the Discussion >

For Gentoo Linux Initiates, Iron Penguin May Be Too Heavy


The main advantage to using Gentoo Linux is its performance and customization. These two factors far exceed what the user settings in the KDE desktop provide. Another benefit is the source compiler maximizes all possible optimizations and makes the software run as fast as possible. However, on less-powerful computers, this process can take what seems like forever to complete.
Join the Discussion >


 
ECT News Community   »   LinuxInsider Talkback



* * Topic  Posts  Last post  Date
Re: The Surprisingly Juicy Desktop Linux Market Share Report 7  jazzyjeph   2012-03-23 02:38:21 
Re: Is Fragmentation Breaking the Android Dev's Will? 2  DennyCrane   2012-03-22 09:51:06 
Re: Is It Wrong to Make a Profit From FOSS? 3  hairyfeet   2012-03-20 01:51:44 
Re: LXDE: This Lightweight Distro Isn't Missing Much 5  kmunet   2012-03-19 23:34:25 
Re: Android Tablets and Windows 8: Let the Games Begin 3  dewey711   2012-03-17 10:56:02 
Re: Open Source Coopetition Fueled by LF Growth 2  pogson   2012-03-13 07:56:31 
Re: OpenSUSE, Linus' Daughter, and a Question of Security 2  hairyfeet   2012-03-11 14:49:44 
Re: Linux Loses Flash Player - but Does Anyone Care? 12  hairyfeet   2012-03-05 13:40:38 
Re: Raspberry Pi and Cotton Candy: Computing's Newest Treats 2  hairyfeet   2012-03-05 13:28:27 
Re: Loophole Could Give Android Devs a Private Picture Show 2  WorBlux   2012-03-02 17:34:23 
Re: Canonical's Ticking Time Clock 3  dianemueller   2012-03-01 15:54:22 
Re: Why the World Is Desperately Seeking Linux Talent 2  naryfa   2012-02-29 19:53:33 
Re: Is Windows 8 a Linux Copycat? 4  hairyfeet   2012-02-26 06:06:03 
Re: The New Face of Ubuntu 2  ricegf   2012-02-21 22:35:18 
Re: Open APIs Are the New Open Source 7  jrep   2012-02-21 14:16:38 
Re: The Trouble With Mandriva 3  hairyfeet   2012-02-13 22:08:16 
Re: Will the Spark Tablet Ignite a FOSS Fire? 2  douggack   2012-02-07 11:27:42 
Re: Ubuntu's New 'HUD' Factor: A Step Forward or Back? 3  hairyfeet   2012-02-04 00:37:48 
Re: New Android Scare: Just How Malignant Is That Malware? 2  jescott418   2012-01-31 15:52:05 
Re: FOSS' Factious Gender Divide 3  madmod   2012-01-26 19:35:43 

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63

Your Name: [modify]
* Subject: [edit]
Choose Icon:

Submissions containing gratuitous promotions or advertisements
will not be posted. [Message Board and Community Rules]


* Comments:

Notify me by e-mail when someone responds to my post.


Jump to:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ RSS