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|Story||Google Nexus 5 vs. Apple iPhone 5s||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 12:30pm|
|Story||KDE Ships February Updates to Applications and Platform||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 12:20pm|
|Story||Mageia 4.0, hands-on: Another excellent release||Roy Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 10:14am|
|Story||Tux3 Still Has Some Bugs Before Being Mainlined||Roy Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 10:10am|
|Story||Fedora 20 Gnome 13.10 Desktop Review||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 9:45am|
|Story||Introducing Steam's new Music features||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 9:34am|
|Story||Setting Performance Expectations For Wine Direct3D||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 9:25am|
|Story||In 2014, Android/Linux Will Be The Big Dog In Client OS Page-views||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 9:08am|
|Story||Asus mini-PC breaks Chrome OS price barrier||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 8:56am|
|Story||Will Amazon destroy the Apple TV with an Android console?||Rianne Schestowitz||05/02/2014 - 12:05am|
opensuse.org: A quick status update on openSUSE 11.1 beta 3. The DVD installation ISOs were not complete by Friday night, and only the x86 live CDs have built correctly. The team will try another test build Monday morning.
liliputing.com: If you’ve ordered a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 netbook with Ubuntu Linux and an 8GB or 16GB solid state disk, you might want to check the amount of available disk space. It appears that early units only made use of 4GB even if the computer had a larger SSD.
blogs.zdnet.com: CompUSA used to be my favorite brick and mortar place to buy computers. My interest was particularly piqued by this weekend’s latest mailer, which list the Sylvania G Intel Atom-based netbook, that runs on a specially modified version of Ubuntu, for $379.
blogs.computerworld: I was looking for a mini-notebook the other day for my mom-in-law at a Best Buy when I happened to hear a senior sales guy telling a newbie the 411 on selling PCs. "You sell them either Vista, or, if you have to, point them to the Macs because those computers work. That XP stuff is old junk and Linux doesn't work."
This guide shows how you can install the new OpenOffice 3.0.0 office suite on your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Your current OpenOffice installation will not be removed unless you uninstall it with Synaptic or on the command line, so you can run both versions in parallel if you like.
itwire.com: One of the strengths of Linux over other operating systems is that its user interface can be totally replaced to suit any occasion. Here is how to trick it out like MacOS's Leopard, and trick your friends.
- Your mom runs Ubuntu?
- KDE4: Resolving Dolphin crashes & the Krusaders to our rescue
- How to Setup Broadcom Wireless BCM4312 (rev 02)for Ubuntu
pcw.co.uk: Reader Graham Steel wrote to ask about his computer. He said: “I have an old IBM Thinkpad installed with Windows 98 and incapable of running newer versions of Windows, with just 96MB of Ram and a Pentium II CPU."
heise-online.co.uk: In the week since the publication of Linux 2.6.27, the kernel developers have already integrated more than 4000 patches into the main development tree of Linux, from which kernel version 2.6.28 will emerge in late December or early January.
tuxarena.blogspot: I must say that I think Opera is doing a great job supporting its browser on Linux. Even though it's closed-source, it's still one of the most powerful web browsers out there, and each release comes with packages for every major distribution out there.
- How to network Vista, XP, Linux and OS X
- Some tips for correcting UUIDs in Ubuntu
- memstat: Identify what is using up virtual memory
- FLOSS Weekly 45: KDE
- Why Ubuntu Then?
- Linux/Unix Want Ads - Humor That's Sad But True
- GPL Project Watch List for Week of 10/17
- Linux versus Windows: another fine Microsoft TCO Analysis
- Daniel Robbins: Metro Build Engine Released
- Kernel Log: new Catalyst drivers, 22.214.171.124 resolves cause of e1000e problem
- Leave It To The Little Guys...
- Stop and Start Services in Arch Linux
- Rufscript - A nice handwriting font
- R.I.P. - Windows XP
- Official drink for openSUSE addicts
linuxowns.wordpress: Ubuntu 8.04.1 is a great OS, but I had a few problems. The ATI drivers in the repo weren’t performing like they should, the bootup time was over 1 minute, … All of those problems are fixed now.
tuxarena.blogspot: This is a review of three of the most popular notes-taking applications for Linux: BasKet, Tomboy and KNotes. I included the screenshots below the reviews, at the end of the article.
groklaw.net: Ina Fried has an interview with "Microsoft's top intellectual property lawyer", Horacio Gutierrez, and Gutierrez directly threatens to sue any company, like Red Hat, that refuses to sell out and do a patent deal like the one Novell signed up for.
internetling.com: I’ve been talking a lot about window managers and desktop environments. Nowadays most major distros simply go for KDE or GNOME, but it is not very common to see a distro use XFCE. This is a very sleek and useful little desktop environment, which provides great GTK compatibility and increases speed.
symsysit.com: Debian is one of the mainstream and most popular distributions out there. It’s main target market is corporate desktops and Servers and it does very well in both fields. There are rumours out there, which do not do it justice, such as “Debian is very hard to install”, it isn’t at all.
lwn.net: The 126.96.36.199 stable kernel update is out; it contains about a dozen fixes for important problems. Meanwhile, the review process for 188.8.131.52 has already begun; that kernel can be expected sometime on or after October 22.
- Customizing PCLinuxOS 2008 Minime
- bashrun on opensuse
- How to Backup Evolution
- Mastering IPTables, Part 2
- How To Install Free42 in Ubuntu
- Advanced Tips For The ps Command
- Commands you should never run