When I was installing and testing Mandriva 2010 Cooker (new development) releases this last Fall season, I kept having persistent problems with sound. Eventually, the advice in the Mandriva Cooker forum for KDE users became: "Disable Pulseaudio, and set Xine as the preferred back end over GStreamer (in the KDE multimedia settings).
We've suffered two occurrences of downtime within the last 4 days due to loss of electrical service in the area.
A GUIDE TO SHIFT FROM WINDOWS TO LINUX EASILY, AND A LIST OF PROGRAMS YOU SHOULD NOT MISS.
If you are (or were) an Ubuntu user and haven't voted in our latest poll, I ask that you please consider doing so now.
Tutorial to install Ubuntu 9.10 to a pen drive and persistently make changes to the files.
First Mandriva claims on their website that over 3 million people use their distribution. So Ubuntu comes out saying oh yeh, well we have over 8 million users neener neener boo boo. Finally Red Hat says that's nothing Ubuntu! Fedora has 20 million installations!
So I asked where did you get these numbers and what facts do you have to back them up? Come to find out they are just estimates someone thought up! What a crock of poo.
This is a simple python script to create a transient desktop background with custom images and time interval in Ubuntu Karmic.
Free Software Movement has made a great change in our life with its softwares .Mainly firefox,vlc player,virtual box,openoffice,Clamwin ,linuxand much more.
KDE Vs GNOME. How to choose apt one for you.Both of them analysed and compared.
The origin of this project was an article on Lifehacker, however, i've expanded on it, and can point you in the way of actually getting this working. because i found the lifehacker article a good stating point for what I wanted, but left me short of sound and other items.
I bought this Acer Aspire 6930 laptop about a year ago. It is my first and only laptop--and came with Windows Vista pre-installed. Since I value good video performance, I selected a sub model of Acer laptop that has on board Nvidia GeForce 9600M GS video (confession time--yes, I use the proprietary NVidia driver). Since it came with Win Vista, I had 3GB of RAM, and a 320 GB hard disk drive. Plenty of horsepower for Linux, except for ...
My apologizes for today's problems. The lights blinked this morning and I've been having issues since. But they seem to be resolved now.
I know a lot of folks use feedburner 'cause they either don't have feed software available to them or they like the way feedburner keeps track of who's subscribed and who looks at what when where... But for me their new links are pissing me off!!!
For the first time, openSUSE now officially supports a "dist-upgrade" feature, similar to Debian's. Which is to say, if you've got openSUSE 11.1 installed, you should be able to upgrade to openSUSE 11.2 by updating your list of software repositories to point to providers of software for openSUSE 11.2, doing a distribution upgrade via the Internet, and have a reasonable chance of success.
It's interesting to see how many people automatically associate criticism with "Anti-X distro".
I was expecting a real slide of the actual virus...