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computerworlduk: Core Linux developers are finding themselves managing and checking, rather than coding, as the number of kernel contributors grows and the contributor network becomes more complex.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Interview: Clement Lefebvre, Linux Mint
- Feedback: One year with Puppy Linux
- News: GPL 3, Google Desktop, GNU/Linux distro timeline, YaSTRS for openSUSE, PC-BSD LiveCD, Yellow Dog Linux 5.0.2
- Released last week: Dreamlinux 2.2 "Multimedia GL", SoL 25.00
- Upcoming releases: Fluxbuntu "Gutsy Gibbon"
- Donations: KTorrent receives US$400
- New distributions: Baltix GNU/Linux, Draco GNU/Linux, FrogLinux, pclosBE, TinyME, UW-Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linux.com: If you own a large number of CD or DVD media disks, you might have a hard time finding a specific file or folder on one of them -- unless you use GTKtalog. This utility scans every file and folder on your storage media and saves the captured information in a single-file searchable database named CDkatalog.
polishlinux: Gconf is a system built in GNOME 2 which stores applications’ preferable configuration data as well as graphical environment variables in its own files.
TinyMe is a scaled down version of PCLinuxOS 2007. The latest version is delivered as a 177 MB liveCD and features the Lightweight X11 Desktop Enviroment, Synaptic, and the PCLinuxOS Control Center. It comes with a few applications, so it could be a really light version of PCLOS for older computers or a foundation on which to build your own system as you choose.
The Inquirer: LINUX DISTRIBUTOR Linspire has shown what it is costing it to sign a deal with Microsoft over patents.
OSWeekly: I have been hearing a lot lately about how Windows Vista is being said to be more secure overall than the popular Linux distros in the market today. After soaking this in and having a chance to think about it, I can come to only one conclusion: Microsoft must believe that vulnerabilities are worse than actual, in motion exploits being used against exiting operating systems.
sheehantu: Apple made headlines this weekend with its launch of the iPhone. I applaud Apple for pioneering a new design and user-interface, however feature-wise the iPhone is similar to a Motorola RAZR that debuted two years ago. For those of you who want to get the software on an iPhone without purchasing an iPhone, check out this list:
freesoftware mag: GNU/Linux can be scary to a new user. After all, what if you mess up? What if you end up corrupting your hard drive so badly that you need to format it to get rid of GNU/Linux? The solution is to use virtualization technology.
ZDNet: I just finished installing OpenSUSE 10.2 on my laptop. I realized that a basic understanding of disk partitions would be helpful, whether you live in L’Unix-land or Windows World. So here goes.
It is my privilege to announce on behalf of the team members of the PCLinuxOS Magazine Project sponsored by MyPCLinuxOS.com, the July 2007 issue (#11) is available for download! Highlights include: KDE User Guide Part 5 & 6, Restarting a Frozen Xwindows, and Review: PCLinuxOS 2007.
reddevnews.com: Microsoft's relationship with the open source development community continued to evolve last month, with the company adding three suppliers of the Linux operating system to cross-licensing agreements. So, on balance, how will these patent pacts impact enterprise developers day-to-day?
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) server system (i386).
spacezone blogs: Penguin Pete told us Ubuntu is not Linux in an infamous post he later deleted. An unrelated article tells you Linux is not Windows. Anyone bad enough at math will conclude a relationship between Ubuntu and Windows and secretly that’s the real subject of both articles.
itmanagement: In the past, open source revenue has largely been associated with services marketed by many top tier Linux companies: Support, middleware solutions, etc. In contrast, I’ll examine things from a much smaller, more creative perspective.
brighthand.com: In May of this year, Palm, Inc. announced that it is developing its own operating system that will be based on Linux, but during a recent conference call, CEO Ed Colligan said "Products based on the new Linux-based platform that we're working on, that won't be until some time next year."
Free and Priceless: Today we are going to take a look at installing, and running, both Windows XP and Linux Mint on a Dell Inspiron 6400.
dailytech.com: OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt publicly denounced Intel’s Core 2 processors on the OpenBSD mailing list. “These processors are buggy as hell, and some of these bugs don’t just cause development/debugging problems, but will *ASSUREDLY* be exploitable from userland code," Raadt said. Linux coordinator and former Transmeta employee Linus Torvalds, thought otherwise.
SFGate: Ben Goodger didn't invent Firefox. Nobody did. But he was the lead engineer for the alternative Web browser and as responsible as anyone for naming it. Goodger, 27, is a short-sleeved software engineer at Google in Mountain View.
dot.kde.org: aKademy 2007 has started! Saturday, the first day of the conference, brought us many talks about various topics, ranging from very technical to more practically oriented. These talks are so content-rich that our coverage of the user conference will require several consecutive articles.