Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

A vista of Apples, penguins and more

Filed under
OS

Let me share a tale of woe on how worlds collide.

Sadly, I gave up trying to use 2 different Vista Release Candidates during 2006; I couldn't get openVPN to work. Meanwhile, Vista kept (re)adding those obtrusive and uncooperative boot menus that Microsoft deems we all need.

Instead, I went and installed a Linux desktop. I chose SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop because of the general level of buzz plus the higher likelihood that businesses may try this (business-oriented) distro. If you're interested, Novell tells me it's free to download and use (without a support subscription). So far, the results have been better than I expected.

So, what's the rub? How do these worlds collide?

More Here.

More in Tux Machines

Today in Techrights

Linux 4.1-rc5

I'm back on my usual Sunday schedule, and rc5 is back to its usual size after a small bump in rc4. Things continue to look pretty normal. We've got about two thirds driver updates (gpu, infiniband, sound, networking, scsi, thermal), and almost half of the remainder is networking updates. The rest is mostly arch updates and some filesystem fixes. But all of it is pretty small. Read more Covered in: Linux 4.1-rc5 Kernel Released Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.1 RC5, Final Release Might be Delayed

Introducing Tessel 2, a $35 Open-Source IoT Development Board That Runs Linux

After having introduced you to the Lemon Pi single computer board, today we are happy to present Tessel 2, a development platform created by Technical Machine and designed from the ground up to be embedded in a product. Read more

Open HUB: How to find the best open source projects

Let’s say you want to identify something like a Kanban system for your software project management and you’ve looked at various commercial products but for one reason or another nothing quite fits your requirements. Perhaps they’re not organized in a way you’d like or they come with a load of other features at a price that doesn’t make sense for you or they can’t be integrated into your workflow so you’re going to bite the bullet. You’re going to look for an open source Kanban system and adapt it to meet your needs. But how do you find such a beast? Read more