Tag Archives: OpenSim

What I’m Reading on 02/23/2014

Getting Real World Terrains into OpenSim: A Tutorial by Brian A. White | Be Cunning and Full of Tricks “I named my first opensim region Orcas after a real world island.  I decided to try and see if I could get the actual Orcas … Continue reading

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Virtual Life with Linux: Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu 13.10

This post is a great example of why you should never say that you are starting a new series of blog entries. In February of 2010, I wrote a blog post called Virtual Life with Linux: Standalone opensim on Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Second Life and OpenSim revisited

Several years ago I spent quite a bit of time in Second Life when it was the hot 3D social world. The promise was that you could build and visit worlds that had been uniquely constructed by the users. As … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/26/2013

Army scalability test finds login bottleneck “Looking for an immersive platform for your company, non-profit, educational institution, or government agency? Start with the following list of vendors, all of which have a successful history of serving enterprise customers.” tags: 3d opensim … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/08/2012

Military grid hits performance goals – Hypergrid Business “The military’s MOSES project has achieved its performance goals of creating an opensim grid with Second Life-level or better features and stability.  The team behind it has also reached out to other … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/10/2012

Mobile PhoneGap 1.3 Adds Windows Phone 7 Support – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “Among the more popular tools for pulling off this Web-powered multi-device strategy has been PhoneGap, an open-source mobile-development framework from Nitobi Software, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/09/2012

RIM touts BlackBerry PlayBook OS: Better late than never? | ZDNet “Research in Motion plans to use the Consumer Electronics Show to highlight its BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 operating system. The OS, due in February, comes as the company’s future and … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/11/2011

Gartner: Microsoft will still be a tablet no-show in 2015 | ZDNet “Gartner projects that Apple’s iOS will hold 47 percent of the tablet operating system market in 2015 with Android at 38.6 percent. RIM’s QNX will have a respectable … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/12/2011

Drupal 7 Launched – Linux and Open Source – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “The worldwide Drupal community, along with the Drupal Association, has announced the availability of Drupal 7, the latest version of the open-source content-management system.” tags: drupal … Continue reading

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Review of the blog for 2010 – January through March

With a little more than a week left in 2010, I thought I would go back and review some of the themes and entries from this blog since January. In many ways it was a strange year and my writing … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/30/2010

SUSE Linux Enterprise 11′s renewal plans – The H Open Source: News and Features “Other important features in Service Pack 1 are kernel resource management and support for up to 4096 CPUs and 16TB of RAM in a system. Xen … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/12/2010

OpenSim security 101 – Hypergrid Business “Enterprises rolling out new opensim grids are often concerned about security issues of running OpenSim, and justifiably so. OpenSim is alpha software and still poses some security challenges. However, the security level of a … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/01/2010

Raph’s Website » Are virtual worlds over? “Now, I am a virtual world person, obviously. I don’t see much distinction between the game worlds and the non-game ones like Second Life. I have been working with them since the text … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/25/2010

Linux kernel R&D worth over 1bn euros • The Register “How much would it cost the European Union to cobble together the Linux kernel from scratch? The development costs would reach over a billion euros (or about £900m, or $1.4bn … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/17/2010

Eleven is Louder: OpenSource Operating Systems “Well, I figured that I should take an opportunity to introduce a few opensource OSs that really haven’t been in the lime light much. We all know about Linux and many of us also … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/13/2010

UbuntuGlobalJam – Ubuntu Wiki “The Ubuntu Global Jam is an incredible opportunity for the Ubuntu community to unite together around the weekend of 26th – 28th March 2010 to work together to improve Ubuntu. Everyone is able to contribute to … Continue reading

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Virtual Life with Linux: Free textures

As a complement to my Life with Linux blog series, I’m introducing another series which explores what I can do in virtual worlds and immersive Internet environments on Linux. In the previous installment in this series, I discussed setting up … Continue reading

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Virtual Life with Linux: Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu 9.10

As a complement to my Life with Linux blog series, I’m introducing another series which explores what I can do in virtual worlds and immersive Internet environments on Linux. Last night I decided to play with OpenSim, aka OpenSimulator, which … Continue reading

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The Sirikata open source platform for games and virtual worlds

As many of you know, I’m still quite interested in virtual worlds and 3D immersive environments though I certainly don’t spend as much time in Second Life as I did several years ago. So from time to time I poke … Continue reading

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