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|Story||today's leftovers||Roy Schestowitz||08/06/2015 - 9:29pm|
|Story||Fedora 22 MATE/Compiz Uses the MATE 1.10.0 Desktop - Screenshot Tour||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 8:22am|
|Story||Arch AUR Is Moving On Over To Git||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 8:20am|
|Story||Ubuntu-Based REMnux 6.0 Linux Distro for Malware Analysis Officially Released||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 8:18am|
|Story||5 things Apple announced at WWDC that are 'borrowed' from Android||Rianne Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 8:17am|
|Story||Ubuntu Touch OTA-4 Might Be Delayed Due to Miscellaneous Issues||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 8:17am|
|Story||Dell's Current Ubuntu Image For The XPS 13 Developer Laptop 2015 Disappoints||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 8:14am|
|Story||Fedora Leftovers||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 7:54am|
|Story||10 Open Source Docker Tools You Should Be Using||Roy Schestowitz||09/06/2015 - 7:44am|
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linux.com: I felt bad for Linux vendors after reading Peter Galli's eWeek article, which claims that Linux server sales on X86 hardware have run into a stone wall, going from a 53 percent growth rate to four percent decline over the past six quarters -- until I did a little research that easily refuted that claim.
fedora wiki: Fedora 8 will ship with Codec Buddy by default, providing users with a simple click-through GUI for enabling playback of various kinds of media. Read on for an interview with ThomasVanderStichele, Fluendo developer and Fedora contributor, and BastienNocera, Red Hat employee and Fedora contributor.
- Mozilla, Microsoft reps argue over the future of web scripting
- A dangerous conflict of interest between Firefox and Google
- Why my new favorite web browser is Flock?
- Is Flock a real alternative to Firefox?
- Songbird Inches Toward Becoming The Firefox Of The Jukebox
linux.com: The sound server PulseAudio is a relative newcomer to the Linux audio arena, but since it has been selected as the default setup in the next releases of at least two major distributions (Fedora and Ubuntu), it's probably time to start looking into it.
adventuresinopensource.blogspot: To boil all this down into one sentence, here are a few possible slogans I came up with for Slackware: "Slackware: It won't kill you... but it'll have a bloody good go!!" - "Slackware: For Those Who Think Gentoo Is Aimed At Newbs" ...and finally: "Slackware: It's About As Easy As Pushing A Pea Up Everest With Your Nose"
ruminations: The first day was easy enough and today it is time to wander around a bit on the new default desktop. How is the look-and-feel? What applications are installed by default? How useful is it out of the box concerning music and videofiles?
451 CAOS Theory: Can Google save desktop Linux? Or more accurately, can online applications? I have previously been skeptical about the potential for Linux to ever make serious in-roads on the desktop market. The problem as I see it is that desktop Linux is stuck in a Catch-22 situation.
raiden's realm: When setting up your computer, there comes a time when you will need to create partitions and manage them. Although, operating systems provide partition editors, they don't do everything that more popular programs. Enter, Parted Magic.
zdnet blogs: My new evaluation Linux Classmate arrived last night and, much to my youngest son’s delight, it was purple. Much to my delight, this particular machine worked flawlessly out of the box, unlike the previous.
PCLinuxOS Magazine, November 2007 (Issue 15) is available to download. Highlights include Linux Command Line Tutorial, KDE User Guide Part 10, and Syncing The Repos.
kerneltrap: The following patches add a new testing facility for suspend and hibernation," noted Rafael J. Wysocki. He continued, "the first patch adds the possibility to test the suspend (STD) core code without actually suspending, which is useful for tracking problems with drivers etc. The second one modifies the hibernation core so that it can use the same facility.
- Understanding Linux Users
- Upgrade from Ubuntu Feisty to Gutsy: the one-liner version
- Interception of files with tcpdump
- KDE Keyboard Shortcuts
- How to configure Splashy Screen on debian
- Basic C++ Tutorial
- Linux Increase Local Port Range with net.ipv4.ip_local_port_range
- A more informative status line for Vim
abclocal.go.com: The murder trial against Hans Reiser starts on Monday. Even without a body, prosecutors say they have a solid case. Reiser, a prominent and successful East Bay computer programmer, is accused of killing his wife Nina a year ago. ABC's 20/20 got an exclusive interview with him.
the inquirer: EVER SINCE open-source software created a buzz, people have stroked chins, pondered and pontificated about the possibility of open-source hardware – and now it’s becoming a reality.
press release: The Federal Open Source Alliance, an organization devoted to open source education, today announced the results of its “Federal Open Source Referendum” study, the first annual report designed to identify current open source adoption rates and trends in the Federal market. The study reveals Feds’ increasing appetite for open source – 71 percent of respondents note that their agency can benefit from open source.
abhay-techzone.blogspot: Now this is one area where Ubuntu scores heavily over PCLOS. Agreed Ubuntu has got the greatest community amongst all Linux Distributions ( gentoo users may contest this ), however, PCLOS is improving on its community and improving very rapidly.
junauza.blogspot.com: Simply Mepis is a Linux newbie’s dream. It is known for its ease-of-use and its exceptional hardware detection. A new lightweight flavour of Mepis which is intended for older hardware was released recently. It is called AntiX with a code name “Lysistrata”, and so I quickly jumped into trying it out.
htmlfixit: Having used Linux on servers for many years now, I’m always keen to see if it has progressed enough for me to use as my “daily driver” desktop/laptop OS. The test this time was on a NEC Centrino Laptop. I figured I’d stick with a desktop OS that has as much in common with CENTOS/RHEL as possible. To that end I’ve based this on Fedora Core 7.
packtpub.com: After three intense months of voting, Packt Publishing can today announce that Drupal has won the Overall 2007 Open Source CMS Award. With 18,000 votes on Packt’s website, coupled with the expert opinions from a panel of judges, Drupal succeeds Joomla! as the overall winner and receives a cheque for $5,000.
forbes: Intel pushed and prodded. Microsoft came in right at the end. How Taiwan's Asustek built its cheap laptop for grown-ups.
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