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ibeentoubuntu.com: I've been using Linux on the desktop for almost eleven years now. I enjoy it. I understand it. I'm not likely to ever leave it. I also know that I'm in a niche market. There were predictions that each year would be the "Year of Linux" and we all know where that led.
linux.com: System administrators need to keep an eye on their servers to make sure things are running smoothly. If they find a problem, they need to see when it started, so investigations can focus on what happened at that time. Here's a look at several tools that let you monitor one or more servers from a Web interface.
- Smoothly Transfer From Windows to Linux
- Intrepid Ibex Release Party almost got arrested
- What bloggers think of Ubuntu 8.10
- Updating to Intrepid: Notes
- Avoiding regressions more important than on-time release
This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.
- Debian Project News - November 3rd
- Ubuntu’s Linux contributions
- Top 10 improvements Ubuntu should work on
- FSF Releases New Version of GNU Free Documentation License
- Can Drupal beat Wordpress?
- Mepis Fix for Mounting NTFS Partitions
- Community relations key to open source success
- Mandriva - Day 1, Day 2
- Two additional ways to tail a log file
- Fedora Classroom begins November 8
- Filling the Open Source Usability Testing Gap
- Acer Aspire One, and Power Saving in Ubuntu
- Stormy Peters about Marketing GNOME
- OpenOffice 3.0 Beefs Up Collaboration, Extensions
- RPM Fusion For Fedora Officially Launches
- 3 out of 10 Asus PCs run desktop Linux
- Linux Outlaws 62 - Ballmer Island
- There is a BBC in my Amarok
Richard M. Stallman: The One Laptop Per Child project, launched by MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte in 2003, was supposed to lead millions of children around the world to information technology and freedom. The plans aimed for low cost, enabling many children to use the machines, and free software, so they would have freedom while using them. I thought it was a good idea. But...
arstechnica.com: The GNOME Foundation announced today that Google and Motorola have joined the organization's advisory board and will sponsor ongoing development of the open source desktop environment.
- Speed Up Linux Hard Drives by Disabling Atime
- Installing Ubuntu 8.10 To A USB Flash Drive
- Blender 2.46 Tutorial - Boning
- Graphical Remote Control Desktops for Linux, part 2
- Enable Apple iSight Camera : Ubuntu 8.10
- TimeVault simplifies data backup for Ubuntu users
- Simplify GRUB tweaks with Startup Manager
- Using the zoom to view 2+ pages in the editable view, in OOo
informationweek.com/blog: It's inevitable. I don't have the Windows 7 bits on hand, myself, but I know that one of the first things I plan to do once I get them -- it's a "when", not an "if" -- is to throw it onto the same hardware as my various Linux installations and see how things behave.
bushweed.blogspot: t seems that Linux distribution releases are getting closer together, or maybe i'm just noticing it now. Remembering, my compatriot, Mr Shuttleworth's call for coordinated releases, it might be an obvious question to see the differences in packages and their versions.
blogs.zdnet.com: On the surface, it would appear that a slowing economy might pave the way for increased Linux and Open Source software adoption by the unwashed masses.
itwire.com: First, it was the Debian people who were jealous of the success of Ubuntu. They, at least, had some reason to be annoyed. Now it appears there are others, from other distributions, who are envious too, and try to guise their envy under a veil of concern for GNU/Linux as a whole.
theregister.co.uk: Canonical, the developers behind Ubuntu Linux have release Intrepid Ibex, the successor to last spring's Hardy Heron release. Ibex isn't a long-term support release - which might put off some large organizations - but for Ubuntu desktop fans, version 8.10 makes a worthwhile upgrade.
opensuse.org: The openSUSE Project is happy to announce the availability of openSUSE 11.1 beta 4. This release includes a number of important bugfixes since the last beta, as well as a few new bugs that need to be squashed before the final release.
linuxondesktop.blogspot: KDE was one of the first desktop environment I used , when I started using Linux Back In 1998 , KDE was just out of beta and KDE Team had just released 1.0 version of the Desktop Environment. There was nothing exceptionally different in KDE that gnome did not offer, TILL NOW !!!
phoronix.com: It's no secret that much of the code-base that makes up the modern-day X.Org Server is old and in some places bloated. The X.Org Server continues to evolve and has received a number of major additions in recent times, but wouldn't a clean and lighter server that is designed around today's needs be ideal?
hehe2.net: One of the most powerful attributes that are running for Linux as opposed to other OS’es is it flexibility and customizibility. Its one of the first things mentioned when a Linux geek is asked about Linux. And we love to show it. I trekked Gnome Look and KDE Look and chose for you these 30 great login screen themes.
readwriteweb.com: It's the perfect storm. Computer manufacturers have figured out how to produce lightweight, low-end machines that cost very little just as the economy takes a big tumble. Meanwhile, software applications that once needed robust hardware to run are now moving to the cloud. The result? An explosion of netbooks.
This month's Linux Gazette is out. Highlights include: Writing Network Device Drivers for Linux, The Red Hat Linux Boot Process, and An overview of the Geographic Information System GRASS.
Here's a bunch of reviews of Ubuntu 8.10. So far reviews from Heise Online- and screenshot collections from builder.au - and more reviews from webmonkey, Linuxformat, CRN.com, Polishlinux, Lifehacker, ITWire, LinuxJournal and WorksWithU.
Read more here