Transcript of discussion between Matt Mullenweg and Chris Pearson – Summarizing #thesiswp

Couple of days ago, there was a huge debate (argument ?)  between Matt Mullenweg  – developer of WordPress and Chris Pearson – developer of Thesis premium theme over twitter which then extended to Mixergy. Crux of the argument is the disagreement amognst the two over the licensing terms. Matt believes that Thesis should adopt GPL…

openSUSE’s software manager lists Mono apps under Proprietary Applications Pattern

I’ve been using openSUSE for quite some time now, but this is definitely the first time that I’ve noticed this ( though probably because I tend to use zypper or the 1-click install rather than entering YaST). Edit: Output of zypper lr -u http://pastebin.com/awfeBeLP Output of zypper se -s -i -t pattern http://pastebin.com/DJc8HsLG Output of…

A Comprehensive List of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) and Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (8.10) Repositories

Installing Linux software through repositories is the safe bet. In respect with Ubuntu, there are many software in Intrepid Ibex which I feel is crap. For eg: the “Hardware Drivers” does not have drivers for older kernels. On the other hand, there are many software (like Brasero, Transmission,Totem,VLC etc.) in Hardy that needs update, which…

Sun Microsystems Announces Agreement to Acquire innotek

Sun Microsystems is on a major Open Source Acquistion spree. First it was it’s MySQL acquisition, now it’s moved on to acquire innotek. For those who’re still wondering who or what innotek is, innotek is the developer of the hugely popular Virtualizer, VirtualBox. According to Sun’s Press Release Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced that it…