But you can erase that bit about it being for “software developers/testers” and “enterprise IT professionals”, because I’m going to show you just how simple running another Operating System on your PC is.
There is a recent thread on LKML that I think is interesting enough, I wanted to highlight it for you, in case you hadn't seen it. Linus' comments, part of which were also posted by Matt Asay on Infoworld, stand on their own, but the general topic is design choice. What matters most? Design focus or user configurability? Can you have both?
Google has agreed to pay US$1 billion ($1.45 billion) for 5 per cent of Time Warner's America Online unit, shutting out rival bidder Microsoft, said a source familiar with the discussions. "It's a pre-emptive move against Microsoft."
Almost a month ago I attempted an install of Gentoo using Kororaa and it didn't quite go as hoped. About a week ago Chris, of Kororaa, writes to mention that he released Beta2-r1. He stated that he was finally able to find a machine that would reproduce my error and thought he had fixed it. He asked if I could test it, and I apologize for the delay, but today I finally did. So, what happened this time?
Author Robin Miller was online Friday, Dec. 16th to discuss the OpenOffice.org suite of office productivity software and his new book "Point and Click: OpenOffice.org."
With the modernization and creation of a lot of newer GUI-based tools, the shell is becoming increasingly un-required to perform many tasks. But the shell is a very powerful place, and a lot is achieved through it.
A special treat on tonight's People Behind KDE as we bring you the Debian Qt KDE Packagers. A whole seven interviews in one!
I always hate it when a Linux "news" website publishes things that aren't news. It would be like having a hosting website that doesn't do hosting...what's the point really?
Facing growing expenses and a lack of motivation, many of the world's leading evil geniuses and conspirators are no longer plotting world domination, according to a new survey conducted by the US Census Bureau.
We've released Gaim 2.0.0beta1. We're looking for lots of feedback on this release--especially what you love about it and what you hate about it.
There was a huge rush to sign up for Google Analytics when it was first announced a few weeks ago. The Google search engine is widely believed to be the best on the Web. Google Gmail was a smash hit. So why does Google Analytics suck?
Also: Oops! Everybody but Google is Case-Sensitive?!
- Trouble ahead for PHP
- Java begins its decline as an Enterprise Platform
- Native Linux APIs gain ground as a Cellular Applications Platform
The Firefox Web browser hit a milestone recently with the release of version 1.5 in Mac, Windows and Linux flavors. It has graduated from its hacker roots and turned into a powerful, fast and easily customizable browser that anyone can use.
Apache 2.2.0 is major release of the Apache httpd server and includes a number of critical changes. This article will cover some of the specific elements that have changed (with examples and alternative configurations) as well as discuss when to upgrade to the new version and when to wait for a future revision.
Kat is purring louder than ever, and folks are hearing. Not long ago Kat was a new technology brought to my attention by being included in a beta of the last Mandriva release. Not much later I interviewed Roberto Cappuccio and found out much more about him and his exciting project. Recently an article by Roberto was published in one of the largest Linux magazines in existence today. Now Robert Cappuccio celebrates a new site, a new logo and fund raiser.
If you have a passing interesting Linux or if you're a seasoned veteran, you like Running Linux Fifth Edition . It's not only a good book to read, it's an excellent reference.
According to the press release, "During the fourth fiscal quarter 2005, Novell recognized Linux platform revenue of $61 million, which was up 418 percent from the year ago quarter." Sounds impressive, doesn't it?
There is currently a competition going on between two types of business model. Each have their strong advocates, supporters and enemies. Flame wars have raised the temperature of various communication channels. In short, it's good old fashioned fun for all and sundry.
OpenSuSE's SUSE Linux 10.1 alpha4 was released right on schedule December 15 and as usual those developers have been hard at work. No big visual changes, but plenty under-the-hood serve as testament to their dedication. Again some key features this release include superior performance, unparalleled stability, and unrivaled software availability. Weelll, almost...
For those of you who haven't heard about Digg, it's a news site that relies on its readers to determine what the most important news stories are that day. In this interview, Kevin and Jay talk in depth about Digg, it's history, why Digg works, and Digg's international aspirations, and where Digg is going in the future.