As of today, the KANOTIX distribution is...not dead, exactly, but most definitely without a firm direction.
Here's what's new in the life of Spinlock... it's been awhile since I last blogged, but a lot has happened in the past month and it's time to bring everybody up to date. More on Slack 11, look-alikes, Linux on a laptop, and why you shouldn't judge a Macbook by your imagination after the jump.
Nixcraft has linked to the famous Firefox Logo Crop Circle from Google Maps and earth. Pretty cool. Take a click.
Sabayon Linux is a Gentoo based distribution that is designed to be easy to install and configure. Savvy Linux users know that Gentoo is a "roll your own" distribution where you create your own distro from scratch--installing and compiling all your programs. They say you learn a lot of Linux by doing a Gentoo install, and that you end up with a very speedy system optimized to your specific needs.
What about those of us who want to try the Gentoo experience without taking several days to get it up and running?
Then Sabayon Linux is for you.
If you are the lord of the terminal you probably know it's possible change colors and also cursor position, or control text. Sometimes you can use controlled characters to modify texts and how they are displayed, and also for fun you can draw, create animations, statusbar, progressbar and more.
The excitement of Edgy is over. Now its time to mark down the dates on your calendar for the next Ubuntu release - Ubuntu 7.104 Feisty Fawn.
The MPlayer, Linux Movie Player, is an extraordinary video and audio player, and it has hundreds of options to use in order to do everything we wish to an audio or video file, one of these fantastic options are used to video output.
Minitutor from: GoblinX Minitutors
Hacao linux 2.01 Professional Top News on Vietnamese ECHIP again.
At the high school where I teach Web Page Design, Computer Programming, and Computer Literacy, it is Novell Netware Servers that provide our primary network services. This is also true in our school district's two middle schools, 6 elementary schools, the alternative school, as well as at the district office administration building. So, a Linux distribution that operates well as a Novell Netware client is essential.
However, the large majority of our workstations are Windows XP, so good MS Windows/Samba networking is also required.
With Novell now owning SUSE, and the importance of good Novell clients workstations at my high school, the choice of OpenSUSE should be a no-brainer. And, with Jeremy Allison (who works for SUSE) being one of the core Samba developers from the beginning, OpenSUSE should have very good up to date MS Windows networking support.
Don't you hate those black websites with white (or worse -> orange or green) text? Takes 10 minutes before I can see anything else again.
Hacao linux 2.01 Professional for Bussiness, Shool, Home.
All in one?
Very good for PC & Laptop
More HERE with links to the articles.
A how-to on manually installing Xgl and compiz on Debian Sid, for KDE users, with the proprietary ATI graphics driver ("fglrx").
MIKE SIEVERT, Corporate VP of Microsoft Client Marketing spoke here at Digital Life about how the market has moved from early adopters to the mainstream market place. But a bug interrupted his encomium, or songs of praise.