100+ awesome free and open source applications - Software - Seopher.com Posted on Tuesday 27th of September 2011 at 13:05 in SoftwareIt has always amazed me quite how many incredible, varied and useful applications are available for free on the Internet. Be it free, open source, web-based or merely passive trials - the number of top quality items on offer is huge. The purpose of this list is to help people realise that the free and open source software communities are expansive and generous. In these tense economic times, raising awareness of such projects is something I'm more than happy to do.
Green Tokyo: 5 cool examples of urban agriculture With its massive urban sprawl and busy streets, Tokyo doesn’t exactly seem like the kind of place you would find farmland, but Tokyoites are waking up to the fact that growing your food closer to home means more food security and less pollution from transport. The problem is finding the space in the city and cultivating–if you will excuse the pun–the expertise. But where there is a will, there is a way, and some Japanese have found truly ingenious ways to bring farming to the big city. Pasona O2 Pasona is a major staffing and recruitment company in Japan and their headquarters in the business district of Otemachi is a clear representation of their green ethos. Dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10 The first partition we create will be for /boot. Most distributions now assign a disk space of 500 MB to /boot. You could go lower. 300 MB to 500 MB is a good range. The default file system is ext4. You do not have to stick with that. I chose ext2.
Ubuntu 11.04 Boot Performance Compared To Past Releases Now that we have looked at the Ubuntu power consumption going back as far as Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (and found serious power regressions), the next round of testing is providing the Bootchart results for five different systems also going back as far as Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. Following a clean install of each operating system and leaving the system in its clean state with stock settings (and packages) aside from installing Bootchart, the Bootchart result was gathered after two reboots. For all releases it was the time measured to the automatic log-in. Again, the key mobile test systems included: Open Source, Geo & Health Workshop (#gecohealth) Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name.
ListOfOpenSourcePrograms List Of Open-source Programs (LOOP) for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems What is the LOOP list? This is a list of the best open-source applications that run on Windows. Feel free to edit this list and add any programs that meet the criteria below. hrama City in the Sky The concept 'City in the sky' is a concept about an imaginary tranquil oasis above the mega-developed and polluted city, where one can escape from the everyday noise and stress. It was developed as part of the 'Megatropolis' project, which started in London with few artists, invited to create their own visions for the future mega-developed city.
Tron Legacy GNOME Shell theme is all kinds of cool There are themes and then there are really freaking cool themes. A great example of the latter is this ‘Tron Legacy’ inspired GNOME Shell theme complete with neon-y highlights and translucent-y hints. Sadly it lacks a dedicated theme for the MCP – but you can’t have it all, right? ;) Howto: Ubuntu Linux convert DHCP network configuration to static IP configuration My friend wanted to know how to change or convert DHCP network configuration to static configuration. After initial installation, he wanted to change network settings. Further, his system is w/o GUI system aka X Windows. Princeton study: Nighttime images help track disease from the sky Public release date: 8-Dec-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Morgan Kellymgnkelly@princeton.edu 609-258-5729Princeton University Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of nighttime lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research. Princeton University-led researchers report in the journal Science Dec. 9 that nighttime-lights imagery presents a new tool for pinpointing disease hotspots in developing nations by revealing the population boom that typically coincides with seasonal epidemics.
15+ Awesome Open Source Graphics Software List Cenon – Cenon is a graphical tool of a special kind. Build upon a modular graphical core, Cenon offers a wide variety of possibilities and applications. The best of all, the Cenon core is free software, available with full source codes, and at home on many computer platforms.
"Eco-city 2020" in Yakutia, Russian Federation- Architectural bureau «AB ELIS» Yakutia, Russian Federation p>Project Director: Nickolay Lyutomskiy,Project Architects: Julia Bogaevskaya, Eugenia Kopp, Gregory Sandomirsky, and Mikhail Shishin Contributing Architects: Ivan Dragan, Olga Melnik, and Elena Tsyrenova Eco-City 2020: Revitalizing the industrial zone of Mirniy in Eastern Siberia, Russia. The challenges facing the city of Mirniy and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in general, are mainly due to geographical location.