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|Story||first experience with Archlinux||srlinuxx||18/10/2009 - 11:46am|
|Story||Closed Design or No Design? Something is better than nothing.||srlinuxx||18/10/2009 - 11:47am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||18/10/2009 - 3:52pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||18/10/2009 - 3:58pm|
|Story||few more howtos & stuff||srlinuxx||18/10/2009 - 5:41pm|
|Story||Review: Parsix GNU Linux 3.0 Kev||srlinuxx||18/10/2009 - 11:29pm|
|Story||Ubuntu Linux powers up||srlinuxx||1||19/10/2009 - 9:16am|
|Story||10 things to do after installing Linux||srlinuxx||1||19/10/2009 - 9:18am|
|Story||today's leftovers & howtos:||srlinuxx||1||19/10/2009 - 9:20am|
|Story||Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #164||srlinuxx||1||19/10/2009 - 9:28am|
ITtoolbox Blogs: Everybody loves to hype on their own operating system. We have the Microsoft shills, Linux fanboyz, and Mac fanatics. I am also guilty of getting out the BFG when someone tries to detract from my favourite Linux operating system . I decided to go past all that emotionalism and look at some real numbers.
iTWire: There's no denying that Linux is a popular operating system and is genuinely seen by many as a viable alternative to Microsoft's market domination. However, once having decided to go with Linux, the next question is which Linux distribution to use?
freesoftwaremagazine: In Part One and Part Two of this blog, I looked at Beagle and its alternative interfaces (Peagle, Yabi and Peagle). In this last part, I want to take a look at three other search engines as viable replacements.
Vsftpd is one of the most secure and fastest FTP servers for Linux. Usually vsftpd is configured to work with system users. This document describes how to install a vsftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.
the inquirer: PROGRAMMERS at Splash Damage, developing Quake Wars: Enemy Territory, have revealed that Linux support for the game will be imminently forthcoming after the Windows release.
sheehantu: You never know who may be watching your connection. With constitution violators like AT&T and other service providers your data can be in the hands of big brother. Here are a few tips for securing your online experience, so you can enjoy the web in peace.
lxpages.com blog: If you work on command-line often, then this reference guide is for you. This is a quick reference of Emacs and Vi while in command-line bash.
allaboutubuntu: I’ve spent recent days praising Ubuntu’s simplicity. My $1,400 investment in a screaming Dell machine running Ubuntu was money well spent. But I also realize Ubuntu won’t appeal to all users. In fact, I can think of at least four key reasons.
phoronix: There's a problem with Solaris and Sun knows it. The installation experience of Solaris (along with other areas) could be greatly improved. The installer doesn't "suck" as it's easy and known to Solaris administrators, but for a Linux or Windows user it could prove to be a bit challenging.
Wired.com: Hans Reiser is waiting for me, standing on the other side of an imitation-wood table. The room is small, the concrete walls bare. A guard locks the steel door from the outside. There is no sound. Reiser is wearing the red jumpsuit of a prisoner in solitary confinement.
nerdica: For those of us who enjoy using the Gnome desktop environment, we know we want our GUI applications to be easy to use and seamless. But, there’s always that one program that uses the KDE QT library to provide a front-end.
Phoronix: Hitting the web this afternoon was the AMD 8.38.6 display driver. Introduced in this driver was official Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 packaging scripts.
seopher: Pardus is a relatively unknown release funded and developed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and I was rather impressed with it last time, so let's give it another go and see what improvements have been made. NOTE: I appreciate this is a Release Candidate so it's not a final release, but I'm going to give it a preliminary review anyway.
Caitlyn Martin: The new SOHO even sports a newer kernel under the hood: 22.214.171.124. Vector Linux SOHO resembles a next release rather than a different build of the same release. It probably should have been numbered 5.9 rather than 5.8 and it does deserve a separate review.
softpedia: We talked a few days ago about the Compiz and Beryl mergence and the name of the newly born project resulted from this fusion, Compiz Fusion. The following guide will teach you (step by step) how to install Compiz Fusion on your Ubuntu (Kubuntu) 7.04 operating system.
internetnews.com: As Apple continues to extend its hegemony over the music industry, an alternative to iTunes from an MP3 veteran could be an alternative to the vendor lock between iTunes and the iPod player.
cybernet: We’ve seen this Ubuntu installer for Windows before, but now it has new features and a new name: Wubi Beta. It uses no confusing lingo, and even lets you choose a variety of options that similar applications don’t offer:
pimpyourlinux: If you are just starting out with linux, and have no idea how to uncompress a gzip file, or do other simple commands, check this out. It will improve your speed with the Linux operating system.
linuxinsider: The Opera board reshuffle was backed by shareholders holding 80 percent of the company's shares, including the company's chief executive and founder, Jon S. von Tetzchner, who holds a 15 percent stake through the investment group Amadeus Invest II. William J. Raduchel, a former executive at Time Warner and Sun Microsystems, was appointed as the new chairman.
arsgeek: Want to have a little bit of fun with your Gnome desktop? here are a few easter eggs for you.