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|Story||A good year for desktop Linux||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 12:06pm|
|Story||Linux on the desktop: it’s so good it’s boring||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 12:04pm|
|Story||ASUS Eee PC 1201N On Linux||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 12:03pm|
|Story||Opera 10.50 Pre-Alpha Beats Firefox, Chrome||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 12:01pm|
|Story||10 best free applications||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 12:00pm|
|Story||Ubuntu vs Windows Hardware Requirements||srlinuxx||1||22/12/2009 - 10:14am|
|Story||odd & ends:||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 5:52am|
|Story||Replacing Google||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 5:33am|
|Story||10 Linux-based Technologies to Look for in 2010||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 5:31am|
|Story||12 Days of Xmas||srlinuxx||22/12/2009 - 5:30am|
From unforgettable flame-outs to some of the most popular destinations around, no one is safe from our look at the world's dumbest dot-coms and silliest sites.
With the advent of the tiny, lightweight, and portable USB key drive, system builders now have a new tool. I believe the USB key drive could alter—even usurp—our old rescue and recovery methodologies forever.
You are looking into the world of Linux? Welcome to another world of computing. As a MS Windows user you are familiar with one way of doing things. Be prepared to familiarize with a different way of doing things. This can sometimes be confusing, sometimes frustrating.
The final test release is now available for the upcoming Fedora Core 6. Looking to steer clear of Microsoft Vista? Fedora Core 6 has progressed wonderfully in the GNU/Linux desktop arena. With Fedora Core 6 Test 3 (FC6T3) are countless improvements including new artwork, GNOME 2.16.0, yum support from Anaconda, Xen virtualization improvements, startup performance improvements, and a new default font.
The vote will run in two rounds, first you vote on the 28 contributions, next the five highest rated will go to the second round, where you vote a second time. blackie says, "I am truely impressed with the amount and quality of submissions."
You may think that I have blogged about every KDE-related openSUSE build service project by now. Not quite yet. Various people started to package additional applications using the build service in the last founded KDE:Community project.
apt-cdrom is a simple command to add CDROMs to apt’s sources.list file. Its syntax is a variation on this basic command line:
After seven years of service Opera web browser developer, Trond Werner Hansen, is leaving to pursue interests in music. In his final farewell, he talks of some of the changes he's seen and how it aligned with his vision for Opera.
If we take a look at the mission statement on the Ubuntu Christian Edition homepage, it states "To bring the power of Ubuntu Linux, combined with the best Open Source Christian software, to the world". What bothers me about this is that the word "Christian" is exploited while making this distro.
Controversy has erupted over an initiative by the Open Source Development Labs, known as Open Source as Prior Art, which is designed to improve the quality of software patents and thereby reduce the number of patents that can be used to threaten open-source software developers and users.
Enter the new book title Ubuntu Linux For Non-Geeks by Rickford Grant. It's geared towards even novice computer users who are interested in seeing what this Ubuntu Linux thing is all about (which they can even do without installing it on their computer at all, thanks to the included Live CD), but wouldn't mind a little guidance while doing so.
Dexter + Chaney, a 25-year-old Seattle company that makes construction-management software, is suing Microsoft for trademark infringement.
So much for peace, love, and community. The Linux vendors are as catty as those in any other space. Especially when they are trying to hold on to or build market share. It does, however, demonstrate how important virtualization is to these vendors' strategies.
Xgl is the new hype, let’s see if it works well under Mandriva! Just a little snapshot before release. Xgl works nicely and is great, here are some screenshots. Not much text, and not a lot of screenshots, but what's there is interesting.
Simon Fraser University CIO Jim Cranston says software licensing fees are one impediment to using emerging technologies in areas such as e-learning. Perhaps Cranston hasn't heard of Moodle.
Yesterday was the third (and final) test release candidate for Fedora Core 6. Initial support for Fedora Core 6 was brought in the packaging scripts with the 8.28.8 drivers. With the release of FC6T3, it seems the fglrx drivers are working but it does (currently) require a few tweaks on the end of the user.
This year aKademy will continue with tradition created at aKademy 2005 of awarding the people that made an outstanding contribution to KDE in the last year. The award ceremony will be on Sunday, September 24th at 17:50-18:00.
Nine days have passed since Nina `Nenasha" Reiser was last seen dropping off her son and daughter at their father's Montclair home. Nina Reiser filed for divorce in August 2004. Hans Reiser was not at home Tuesday afternoon, and did not return messages seeking comment.
apt-setup is an interactive program that simplifies adding sources to apt’s sources.list. It knows about all the major debian mirrors and can help you select one. It can even use apt-cdrom to scan CDs.