Ubuntu Gutsy – Dual Screen Resolution Almost Works!

Ubuntu Gutsy - Resolution on external monitor is kind of ok!I run a 14″ build in monitor on my laptop (1024×768) and a 17″ external monitor (1280×1024). I would like to use only the external monitor when I’m at home and the laptop monitor when I’m not. Getting this to play nice has always been a problem in any Linux distribution I have ever tried.… Fortsätt läsa

Contributing to Open Source Projects

On the latest LugRadio (Season 4, Episode 2 – listen to it if you haven’t) they discussed how to get people to contribute to Open Source projects in greater extent. Early on in the discussion somebody mentioned why people start reading mailing list, creating accounts on the wiki, the forums or whatever system that project uses for contributing and gets stuck there.… Fortsätt läsa

TLLTS interview with Bruce Perens

The Linux Link Tech Show (TLLTS) did an interesting interview with Bruce Perens on the Linux World Expo (LWS). I recommend all people that are interested in software development or open source to listen to the interview.

Most of the interview is spent on discussing legal or licensing problems in the open source community and how Digital Rights Management (DRM) and software patents affect open source development.… Fortsätt läsa

Why is there a need for Mono? (version 0.1)

We were given a task to pick a technique an explain it in the course Design of complex systems.

I choose the subject Why is there a need for Mono?

An article is available at: http://static.olalindberg.com/2005/051003_ola_lindberg_mono.pdf

Update:  This article was voted, by the people attending this course, to be one of the 3 best in this task… Fortsätt läsa