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|Story||Leftovers: Screenshots||Roy Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 6:05pm|
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|Story||New AVX/AVX2 Crypto Code For The Linux Kernel||Rianne Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 5:12pm|
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|Story||Knock: A Linux kernel patch for NAT-compatible, stealthy port knocking||Rianne Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 4:42pm|
|Story||Will Canonical force Linux Mint to license Ubuntu binary packages?||Rianne Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 4:27pm|
|Story||What’s New In CentOS 6.5?||Rianne Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 3:26pm|
|Story||Linux Likely to Run Google Robots and Amazon Drones||Rianne Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 3:07pm|
|Story||Drupal shop in the DC area makes technology work for the unemployed||Roy Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 2:09pm|
|Story||ownCloud 6 Community Edition Officially Released with Innovative Features||Roy Schestowitz||12/12/2013 - 2:06pm|
- Review: Acer Aspire One
- OLPC's Amazon Notebook Linux Only
- ASUS Eee PC 901 falls to a cool $500
- Bootleg videos to blame for Linux MSI Wind delay?
- OpenOffice.org: Knowing when to use Impress
- Improve login time by using readahead in Ubuntu
- Linux Wi-Fi Works With wicd
- Use Amarok as An Alarm Clock
- Configuring IceWM: Basics
- Linux Performance Hunting Tips - Take Copious Notes (Save Everything)
- Avoid OpenDNS Free DNS Service Like The Plague
- Tip: USB key problem on Mandriva
- DIY File Server
- Finding Overlapping Matches Using Perl's Lookahead Assertion Matching
- small Qt based mail biff
- Expanding text with Snippits in Linux
zdnet.com.au: The Ubuntu project has detailed plans for the April 2009 version of its Linux distribution, continuing its habit of naming its software after animals by dubbing Ubuntu 9.04 "The Jaunty Jackalope".
itwire.com: Well, well, well! We seem to be going on a crusade here at iTWire - the old W vs L battle. The Windows is better than Linux creed - which I think is another way of proffering reasons why marketing is better than technology.
crn.com: Last month in a research note on corporate desktop trends, Forrester analyst Ben Gray acknowledged the existence of "fairly impressive industry buzz" on the future of Linux on the desktop, but said Linux still represents a tiny share of the corporate desktop market.
linux.com: I recently sat down with my 12-year-old son Ian, who agreed to sit still long enough to try a few typing teacher applications on Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Fortunately, we found a number of open source typing tutorial programs to download and test. Ian and I looked at three GPL-licensed apps: Klavaro, TuxTyping, and KTouch.
informationweek.com/blog: A scenario for you: A company announces that it's going to offer open source drivers for its hardware from now on. Rejoicing ensues. Then the drivers themselves arrive, only to be missing things -- not enough to make them useless, but still frustrating. What happened?
techtarget.com: For Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) administrators, handling software packages, administering policies and managing networks all are going to get easier. At least that's the promise.
Also: Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst: The Challenges of Competing with Free
techiemoe.com: Sabayon has been an interesting distribution in the past. However I've never actually chosen to use the distribution regularly, opting instead to play with the live games from time to time. While searching for a different kind of distribution to throw on Rig 4, Sabayon 3.5 came up.
heise-online.co.uk: Chrome is not Google's new open source browser. Chromium is Google's new open source browser. The initial release and supporting documentation usually hint at how well developed the project will be. With that in mind, heise online UK set out to build Chromium from the available source code and see how difficult the process was.
fsf.org/blogs: After several years of trying, members of the Doom community have succeeded in getting the source code to Heretic and its sequel, Hexen to be re-released as free software under the GNU General Public License.
desktoplinux.com: Chinese PC manufacturing giant Lenovo, which years ago purchased IBM's personal computer business, appears to have quietly stopped offering Linux as a pre-installation option.
linux.com: The new generation of inexpensive netbooks may be wonderful, but for my main desktop I want a real machine -- something I can open up, clean, and add to. So I was extremely tickled recently to trade for a new LinPC, an economical personal computer that features PCLinuxOS MiniMe 2008 preinstalled and ready to go.
computerworld.co.nz: The awards received close to 100 nominations this year. Open source shop Catalyst IT, which is organising the awards, to be held in Wellington in the end of September, says it is pleased to see so many new projects.
times.debian.net: The Servico Federal de Processamento de Dados (SERPRO), (a US$ 1 billion annual revenue Brazilian government owned IT enterprise), announced during the Debian Day Brasil 2008 Porto Alegre that it has selected Debian GNU/Linux as the preferred distribution for its hundreds of GNU/Linux development and production servers.
computerworlduk.com: Remember OS/2? It was the going to be the “real” operating system that took over from the mickey mouse Windows.... Somehow, that never quite happened (can't imagine why), but OS/2 aficionados remain as loyal to their OS as any Mac fanboy.
raiden.net: Today we'll be looking at MythDora, the third and final entry in our MythTV distro roundup. We'll look at the ease of setup, feature completeness, and extra perks it offers you, the user. So sit back and enjoy this quick overview of MythDora.
linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: The world of so called "journalism" especially in the realm of technology and Linux is full of questions and comments that aren't really worth the cost of the ink it takes to bold and highlight them.
Tcsh is one of the most popular UNIX shells. Learn how you can use tcsh shell variables to make your work easier and how to take advantage of tcsh's advanced security features.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 on ASUS Eee PC
- News: Google Chrome, Dell Inspiron Mini 9, Mandriva Linux 2009 RC1, Fedora update status and ext4 testing, openSUSE with Enlightenment, interview with Clement Lefebvre
- Released last week: Scientific Linux 4.7, Midnight BSD 0.2.1
- Upcoming releases: OpenBSD 4.4, Linux Mint 5 Community, Frugalware Linux 0.9
- New additions: Ubuntulite
- New distributions: TITAN LEV
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....