|Story||DtO: Dominitrix Linux TV ad - take 2||srlinuxx||01/11/2009 - 10:57am|
|Story||today's odds & ends:||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 10:46pm|
|Story||few howtos:||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 9:08pm|
|Story||Motorola DROID, Vodafone, Jabber on Palm Pre||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 9:03pm|
|Story||Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 review||srlinuxx||1||31/10/2009 - 9:00pm|
|Story||A visit to Microsoft's first store||srlinuxx||1||31/10/2009 - 8:58pm|
|Story||Experiencing Sabayon 5, oh!||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 6:55pm|
|Story||Sugar: The Cooler Desktop||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 6:53pm|
|Story||List of Slackware-based mini Distributions||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 6:51pm|
|Story||Apple Scuttles ZFS: Community Picks it Up||srlinuxx||31/10/2009 - 6:49pm|
The RPM format was often accused to generate a so-called «dependency hell», pretty much like the «DLL hell» in Windows. I believe that no matter how smart a tool or a file format specification can be, if you don't set the dependencies properly, you're going to hell anyway.
Why doesn't Linux click with my friends, neighbors, family, and others? While shaving this morning, my hand slipped off the bathroom counter and I bumped my head. Suddenly I understood...It's because of Unix.
Nonux, a Slackware-based desktop-oriented LiveCD, has reached version 3.1. New in Nonux 3.1 is Linux 188.8.131.52, Dropline GNOME 2.14.2, and more package updates. This distribution release is of course tailored for dutch speaking Linux users. View Here.
Microsoft is currently fighting a virtual game of king of the hill with OS competitors attempting to claw their way to the high ground. The latest challenger is Xandros.
Hewlett-Packard will ensure that the operating system works on several of its notebook models by year-end.
Everyone seems to be content with making "google" a generic term except the search company that invented the name. "To google" has caught on to such a degree that Merriam-Webster decided to include it as a transitive verb in the upcoming new edition of its dictionary.
I was able to get the Gaming part of the Kubuntu How-to done. Half-Life 2 is really a fun First person shooter. I'll show you how to play it in Linux with a little help from our friends at Transgaming.com. With Half-Life 2 under your belt, how about loading a game that runs native linux code? The Kubuntu How-to continues with loading Quake 4.
Mandriva has announced a set of online, tutored training classes aimed at satisfying the growing demand for Linux skills among both businesses and individuals. The company says the training classes are adaptable to a variety of learning speeds and knowledge levels.
Programmers on Perl and other languages can take advantage of the latest stable release of the GTK+ toolkit to facilitate rapid application development.
As reviewed last month, the latest Linux certification to go live is that of Ubuntu Professional. To earn this certification, you must first become LPI certified at Level I (LPIC , and then pass an additional exam. The following questions are intended to allow you to test your knowledge of the topic and make certain you are ready for this certification. Good luck!
Microsoft's pledge to provide open-source plug-ins that form a bridge between the Open Document Format (ODF) and its own Open XML format caused a stir among standards experts from companies that back ODF.
Recently the subject of beginners and Linux has come up here on TNL and I agreed to post a few thoughts on things people new to Linux may want to consider before striking out to find a distribution and installing it.
One of the most common Apache2 questions I've seen on Debian mailing lists is from users who wonder how to host multiple websites with a single server. This is very straightforward, especially with the additional tools the Debian package provides.
Following the successful community-based marketing efforts of www.spreadfirefox.com to raise awareness of the FireFox browser, another group is planning a similar campaign to market the OpenOffice.org office suite.
If you ask me, one of the widely used software at any time - if you discount the web browser and the text editor - would be a word processor. But all these applications (baring the open source ones) encourage their users in saving the files in their own unique file formats. So a need was felt in various quarters to develop and promote an open file format for saving office documents.
CentOS 4 is built using the same source code as the industry-leading Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, and version 4.3 is commensurate with RHEL 4 update 3. Released in March of this year, CentOS 4.3 contains all previously issued bug fixes and updates. CentOS alone fills the huge gap between Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
In no particular order, here are ten things I love about KDE. This list includes applications that run under KDE, so I’m including them here. So, KDE things and KDE apps.