|Story||KDE 4.3 Looking Good||srlinuxx||26/07/2009 - 3:52pm|
|Story||From Russia with Linux||srlinuxx||26/07/2009 - 3:49pm|
|Story||today's odds & ends:||srlinuxx||1||26/07/2009 - 2:27pm|
|Story||Google makes promise it cannot keep||srlinuxx||1||26/07/2009 - 1:11pm|
|Story||Distro Hoppin`: antiX MEPIS 8.2||srlinuxx||26/07/2009 - 1:02pm|
|Story||KMess 2.0 is (finally!) out||srlinuxx||26/07/2009 - 1:00pm|
|Story||Cubuntu - Console Ubuntu part II||srlinuxx||26/07/2009 - 12:59pm|
|Story||Liferea First 1.6.x Stable Version | How To Install It in Ubuntu||hotice||26/07/2009 - 12:03pm|
|Story||few more howtos:||srlinuxx||26/07/2009 - 10:21am|
|Story||FLOSS Weekly||srlinuxx||1||26/07/2009 - 5:18am|
I have read lots of posts and stories all over the net about there not being SOFTWARE of comparable features and power for Linux. Many people are under this illusion and therefore choose to stay with Microsoft and pay out their asses to boot. Below you will find a list of Very good Operating Systems and a nice sized list of FREE (except when noted) software.
After try many distros I have come to the conclusion that I prefer Debian based distros. The last Debian based distro I tried (for quite sometime at that) was Ubuntu 5.10 (expect review on 6.06 not long after its released) I have been itching to get my hands on Mepis.
This article deals with the philosophy of the program development and the interesting observation, that user forums are full of feature requests. Some of these requests don't fall into the program functions as the developers see it and thus, the battle between them arises.
By now everyone has probably heard that Microsofts solution for computer malware is a complete wipe and reload of the operating system. Now, as extreme as it sounds, it isn't completely out of the realm of the reasonable. Of course, most people will argue that you can avoid the, seemingly, unending security problems and exploits that are famously associated with Windows by simply switching to another operating system. But, the solution may be a little more involved than either of those two choices.
Recently, when I ran a transcript of a talk given by Richard Stallman at the Australian National University, I never expected to get any adverse remarks about him and on the views expressed by him on problems faced by the free software community. But that was not to be.
After near 18 months hiatus, PrBoom 2.4.0 was released less than a week ago. Today brings about an incremental bug fix release.
"So, Brian what do think of the show thus far?"
Please, don't even get me started.
But people, this show was seriously lacking.
Ketsujin Studios is pleased to announce that Fighter Ace® is now available for Linux users. Please note, that this game does run through a compatibility layer and GNU/Linux is not supported nativly. Anyway, seems worth a try.
I use FreeBSD and Linux on more than 15 servers at work. Here are 10 of the tools I find most useful. GNU Screen, Duplicity, ssync, and FUSE, and Birthday.
I downloaded Parallels Workstation 2.1 Beta for Mac OS X the moment I saw the announcement. I created a new virtual machine and installed RedHat 9 on it, using iso images rather than CD's. After the RedHat was up and running, I opened a new window to install Windows Xp.
Google released the beta version of its Toolbar for Firefox v2 Thursday. Toolbar for Firefox works on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows -- and in 16 languages, the company said. This new release includes feed integration with the Google Personalized Homepage and other feed readers.
Linux enjoys a large space in the server arena. It is favoured as a server over the competition by many for its robustness, stability and also its cost advantage. But now a days, it has also widely found favour as a desktop replacement for windows. But as with any OS, it is imperative to take necessary steps to make Linux more secure. This book titled - Hardening Linux - by James Turnbull concentrates on this very important topic of securing your Linux machine.
"What do you think of the show?" This is the question I heard all week at LinuxWorld here. It turns out that many of my journalist peers, a few speakers and a number of vendors weren't as impressed by the show as I was.
It has been over a year since UTI Bank set up its call center that handles over 7,000 calls per day. The bank was looking for a robust platform that could guarantee it "high availability of services and uninterrupted call traffic". It had options but finally decided on Linux for its core business applications. "Today, we are really happy with Linux that has delivered 99.99 per cent uptime so far."
Every GNU/Linux programmer here reading this article must have used system calls to code their programs. GNU/Linux programming is incomplete without system calls. System calls are initiated by software interrupts. Before we delve into that, however, let’s define system calls.
For the last two weeks, the Linux army has seized on Tuttle, Oklahoma city manager Jerry Taylor as a symbol of all that's wrong with the world. This man attacked Linux maker CentOS without cause, threatened to call the FBI on the firm and refused to apologize for these actions even after learning the error of his ways. Typical Microsoft-loving, bureaucrat thinking, right?