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|Story||Ubuntu 12.04 family boot times - Start the clock||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 10:19pm|
|Story||How to Recover Deleted Files in Linux||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 10:12pm|
|Story||Evaluating the harm from closed source||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 10:10pm|
|Story||A Day With Gnome 3||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 8:07pm|
|Story||Linus Torvalds on Windows 8, UEFI, and Fedora||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 8:02pm|
|Story||It’s Time for Canonical to Stop Protecting Unity||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 8:00pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 460||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 7:19pm|
|Story||Dangerous Concessions: Red Hat, Fedora and the Secure Boot Shocker||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 7:14pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 5:29am|
|Story||Making sense of memory usage on Linux||srlinuxx||11/06/2012 - 3:42am|
phoronix.com: Back in December we looked at the initial Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 2 performance by comparing it to Ubuntu 7.10. Now that we're nearing an end in this development cycle as Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) will be released later this month, we've ran a new set of benchmarks comparing the latest Ubuntu 8.04 packages to the previous Gutsy Gibbon release.
Also: Microsoft.com vs. Ubuntu.com
- Delete Files Permanently & Securely with Shred & SecureDelete
- Clean up Duplicate Files, Symlinks, Directories in Ubuntu with an easy GUI
- Recover Deleted Files with Foremost
- Howto:Recover and Undelete files in Ubuntu the easy way
- Secure Data Destruction
- ip command cheat sheet
- How I Rip and Encode MP3s on the Ubuntu Linux Command Line
- Creating a dropdown list in OpenOffice Calc that references a list of values
earthweb.com: We live in a cross-platform world. People work in front of their Windows PCs all day long, then go home to their Mac. Or they code at their Linux terminal then unwind with games on their Windows box. Unfortunately, for as many cross-platform people as there are, it doesn't always seem like there's a lot of software built to follow them from machine to machine. One exception is Pidgin.
ostatic.com: Mike Gunderloy's post on FOSS Factory got me thinking about what Linux needs to gain mass market acceptance. After thinking about it, I've come up with a list of four things that the Linux community needs that aren't (as far as I know) yet in the works.
linux.com: In this age of multi-core processors and 3-D desktops, some people still get work done on old resource-strapped single-core machines, thanks to programs like the AbiWord word processor. The latest stable AbiWord 2.6.0 release was unveiled last month.
technocrat.net: While I was retching my heart out one of the commenters brought up the idea of "bounties" as a business model for open source development. That idea has been tried repeatedly, commercially. As far as I know there are still some companies that do that. For the most part it doesn't work and can't work for both practical and theoretical reasons.
gimp.org: GIMP 2.5.0 is the first release from the 2.5 development series. It gives developers and interested users a view into the current development towards GIMP 2.6.
ruminationsonthedigitalrealm.org: I have been using Thunderbird for quite a while now. It’s a great e-mail client and the fact that you can use it on multiple platforms made it a winner for me. I carry a USB-drive around with Portable Thunderbird on it. But… Thunderbird was starting to give me a few headaches.
This is a detailed description about how to set up a Mandriva 2008 Spring Free (Mandriva 2008.1) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
- Summit: Linux Advances Into Enterprise, Seeks Better Fix For Bugs
- New Drupal Book Published
- What's the Smallest Computer that Runs Linux?
- Firefox 3 ignore extension compatibility checking is wrong
- The Linux Window of Opportunity Has Closed, Maybe for Good
- A Good (Linux) Foundation to Build On
- The Open Source Commandments
- Don't show me the money. Show me the CODE!
- New Cylinder Effect For Compiz Fusion
- How to Mitigate the Risks Associated with Open Source Code
- Microsoft gets a new open-source chief
- Updates on Hardy Heron
- Software giants crowding roundtable at ISO
- Construction firm turns to open source for systems management
- Open source launches attack on software patents
- ThinkFree Office: Powerful, familiar office suite for Windows, Mac, and Linux
- Manslide - a slideshow generator for Linux
itnews.com.au: Results of Australia’s first large-scale Open Source community census have been released to the public. The Australian Open Source Industry & Community Report gives voice to the business potentials, patterns and concerns of a previously mute sector of the IT industry.
crn.com: Like the Hatfields and McCoys, some debates are as old as the hills, and no one ever seems to win. In the IT industry, security pundits have long been arguing the question of whether Linux is more secure than Windows with similarly inconclusive results.
- Inspecting disk IO performance with fio
- Ubuntu Server Guide: Part 2
- Using the dynamic DNS editor: nsupdate
- Linux Boot Sequence
- Installing a Rails Stack on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)
- Howto find DNS Server Version remotely using fpdns
- cmd.exe for Linux zealots
gimp.org: A new release of the user manual is available: new translations: Lithuanian, Polish, new content, spelling and grammar fixes.
reviewlinux.com: Here is a short screenshot tour of the latest from Mandriva Linux. Just released Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring GNOME and KDE Editions. Today we will show only the GNOME release.
drupal.org: Drupal 6.2, a maintenance release that fixes problems reported using the bug tracking system, as well as security vulnerabilities is now available for download. Upgrading your existing Drupal 6 sites is strongly recommended.
mail.gnome.org: This is the first update to GNOME 2.22. Come and see all the bug fixing, all the new translations and all the updated documentation brought to you by the wonderful team of GNOME contributors!
thedelphicfuture.org: Coming back from the Open Source Goat Rodeo (OSGR) and spending excellent time with old and new friends got me thinking again about this theoretical possibility.
routecafe.com/david: Ubuntu is one of the most popular distros right now. Yet, it has lost its touch in matter of speed and performance for me and my machine. Now, why would I chose Zenwalk over Ubuntu? Lightweight, XFCE adaptation and friendly community.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Look through a list available packages for any free OS and you’ll find a sometimes bewildering choice of browsers, mail readers, editors, desktops and tetris-clones available. Despite this many will just blindly install the first one they’ve heard of. Is this a good policy? What good is all this choice if we don’t use it and what are those choices?