In my last post, i introduced some of us to the world of Linux, the advantages it offers and the status it confers.
Understandably, it is still a Microsoft world, so i wouldn’t expect you to just clean out your Windows operating system and install Linux. If you do that, trust me, you will definitely have issues, truck loads.
Although I've not seen an official announcement yet, Amnesia: The Dark Descent is ready to download - at least for pre-orders.
If any have been wondering why things might seem a bit slow around here lately, it's because I haven't been feeling well. Hopefully things should be getting back to normal in the next coupla days. Thanks for your patience.
The X Window System (www.x.org) was created in 1984 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by researchers working on a distributed computing project and a campuswide distributed environment, called Project Athena. This system was not the first windowing software to run on a UNIX system, but it was the first to become widely available and accepted. In 1985, MIT released X (version 9) to the public, for use without a license. Three years later, a group of vendors formed the X Consortium to support the continued development of X, under the leadership of MIT. By 1998, the X Consortium had become part of the Open Group. In 2001, the Open Group released X version 11, release 6.6 (X11R6.6).
Big companies like RedHat are getting into Software as a Service, otherwise known as "cloud computing".
5 most interesting linux commands to try out.
Arch Linux is a highly customizable Linux Distro which is easy to setup and use . Arch Linux is mainly meant for persons with the mentality ” Do it ourselves ” . I was also one of them who tried to install Arch Linux in my computer and atlast succeded in installing this highly customized Linux distribution .
I've run Linux since before the turn of the century. I know Linux. I love the commandline. But after 10 years of fiddling, I've come to realize one significant thing.
I want to formally thank all those who contributed to the Tuxmachines' fund raiser this past 24 hours. The response has been heart warming to say the least.
Some months ago, i wrote article “3 Reasons why we shouldn’t use Linux“, after a lot of comments on the article in the favor of Linux, I thought i should also try Linux. So i downloaded Fedora 13.
Browse more privately with Chrome.
In line with its newbie-friendly tradition of providing a way to do everything via a graphical user interface, Ubuntu provides a way to do a distribution upgrade by clicking a button at the top of the Update Manager. Since version 10.04 was released on April 29, it was once again time to see how well the upgrade went. Here are screenshots of the entire process.
Despite being declared for re-spin of the ISO for last minute bugs fix, the latest Ubuntu, 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) has been finally released an hour ago.
Link Here: http://tinytux.blogspot.com/2010/04/ubuntu-1004-lts-finally-released.html
Last month, the Debian Live Project released live CD and DVD images of the next version of Debian, codenamed "Squeeze." They included an installer that uses the live filesystem rather than packages, so it has the advantages of being fast and allowing you to preview on the live media, what you eventually get on your hard drive. This may not seem like a big deal, since most modern Linux distributions use this installation method, but it's still fairly new for Debian. I downloaded and installed the 64-bit GNOME version.
Mark Shuttleworth recently said that "moving everything to the left opens up the space on the right nicely." But what "innovative options" might he be referring to? To find out, we contacted a member of Ubuntu's design team, Drew A. Gooey-Aubergine, who gave us an exclusive look at what innovative new features Ubuntu users might see on the right-hand side of their windows in future releases.
I know you like to try every new linux distribution, but not interested in burning cds and booting from it. Ok, here is a solution to your problem, install your linux distro in a flash drive and boot from it without going to the hassels of creating a boot cd.
Considering the case of a beginner in Linux world, the most haunting task is that of window customization and now it is made easier with Ubuntu Tweak. Ubuntu Tweak functions like an extended control panel and simply facilitates the matching settings even more advanced users and even provides customization which is not possible by default installation
XBMC has definetely got reasons to get popular these days.XBMC (Formely Known as Xbox Media Center) is basically a free and open source cross platform media centre to suit all your media needs.
Sometimes you find that special someone that changes the world. srlinuxx finally gets noticed.