March 3, 2007
UbuntuME stands for Ubuntu Muslim Edition. Ubuntu Muslim Edition is a free, open source operating system based on the popular Ubuntu Linux.
Ubuntu is a popular Linux distribution, designed with the intent of overthrowing Micro$oft Windows as the world’s most widely-used operating system.
The distro is composed entirely of open source components, which have been heavily modified for easy of use and migration for users familiar with Micro$oft Windows, take a look here. The name Ubuntu is derived from the Zulu word for humanity, which has been incorporated into South African culture as “humanity towards others”.
Ubuntu Muslim Edition customize the Ubuntu distro by installing islamic softwares (prayer times, Quran study tool, Arabic learning software etc.) and by changing its “look”.
March 2, 2007
The European Commission has warned Microsoft that it could face further fines for failing to comply with its anti-trust rulings.
Brussels criticised the software giant for not changing its behaviour since it was fined 497m euros (£331m) in 2004.
In an escalation of its long-running battle with the US firm, Brussels said Microsoft had been seeking unreasonable prices from competitors for key data.
In response, Microsoft said the threat of further fines was unreasonable.
March 2, 2007
Learning unix is not so simple. but this can be done in 10 minutes.This is something a professor had given out to students (CAD user training) in years past.
The purpose was to have on one page the basics commands for getting started using the UNIX shell (so that they didn’t call me asking what to do the first time someone gave them a tape).