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|Story||And Several Months Later....||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 1:42am|
|Story||4MLinux Server Edition 9.1 Beta Is a Small and Interesting Distro||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 1:39am|
|Story||The world's largest PC maker now sells more smartphones than PCs||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 1:19am|
|Story||Reiser4 Now Available for the 3.15 kernel, so what?||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 1:14am|
|Story||Google's Got An Open Source Android Problem||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 1:05am|
|Story||Installing Ubuntu on an old netbook with hair tearing and profanity||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 12:59am|
|Story||Camp Shelby to host Linux training||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 12:56am|
|Story||Motorola’s new phone and 360 watch to land September 4th||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 12:50am|
|Story||Latest Linux kernel version 3.16.1 announced||Roy Schestowitz||15/08/2014 - 12:48am|
|Story||GNOME's Tracker 1.1.2 Arrives with Multiple Fixes||Rianne Schestowitz||14/08/2014 - 9:07pm|
linuxjournal.com: This week we have more straight reporting from Studio Dave with a look at some conference activity, cool developments in the world of Ardour and news about some new and updated programs for your complete Linux music production studio.
linux-mag.com: The latest Firefox may still be in beta but it boasts a number of behind-the-scenes features that will make developing for the web easier as well as end-user changes that add new functionality, like private browsing and support for drag and drop.
daniweb.com: I wonder if the Linux Foundation is prepared to go to task for us, the Linux users, the Linux supporters, the Linux developers and the Linux Foundation members?
computerworld.com: The first thing you'll notice about the new OpenOffice.org is that it just looks better. What really caught my attention after a few minutes of using the various OpenOffice.org apps was how much faster this version is than version 3.0.
celettu.wordpress: These days, it’s rare that a Linux distribution is anything else than a different repackaging of traditional open source software. The new Linux Mint Release Candidate, named Gloria, is based on the fresh Ubuntu 9.04. but why would anyone choose it over it’s “parent”.
Not so long ago I was telling you about the new version 2 of Cairo Dock which was at the time still in beta/rc. A few days ago, version 2.0.0 full was released.
linuxplanet.com: Before Ubuntu there was Mepis. At that time it one of the most user-friendly Linux distribution available. Despite being overshadowed by the popularity of Ubuntu in recent years, SimplyMepis is still one of the most friendly desktop distributions in the Linux landscape.
- What was the first netbook?
- Netbooks with 10-inch displays dropping below $300
- Lenovo: Linux has no future on netbooks
- The shape of the coming netbook revolution
- Netbooks with Linux save some money but cause headaches
- Linux netbooks expected to reach 50% market share
bitburners.com: I noticed readers of DistroWatch.com complaining about the small amount of attention that the new Mandriva 2009.1 release has gotten so far. This has a lot to do with the fact that the release date was so close to the always over-hyped Ubuntu 9.04 release.
Also: Review - Mandriva 2009.1 (KDE edition)
creativephotons.blogspot: For the past couple of weeks I have been having some fun testing out the latest version of Ubuntu the increasingly popular Linux. The advantage it has over many other OS's out there is it's lightweight footprint.
blogs.telegraph.co.uk: The Linux movement is traditionally viewed as a bit archaic, elitist and closed to anyone with an IQ lower than MENSA's finest. I'm pleased to say that this culture is dying out and instead a new era of acceptance is seeing the doors opening to everyone.
informit.com: The GNU/Linux name is possibly the most controversial and most misunderstood issue surrounding Linux. David Chisnall looks at the reasoning for the name and asks whether it's justified.
extremetech.com: Sabayon Linux takes away the potential headaches of Gentoo and makes it mostly very easy and simple to get a Gentoo-based distribution up and running on your machine.
blogs.techrepublic.com: On April 27 I wrote a blog entry titled Ubuntu 9.04: Wow. This was nothing more than a knee-jerk reactionary piece. However, once you get beyond the shiny, glossy exterior you might find a few less-than stellar issues can raise a flag or two.
anewmorning.com: Games, one of my favorite time pass. I’m always out for nifty gaming sessions when I’m bored, posted lots of stuff on it in the past and still going to.
earthweb.com: Like many of you, I live in an Ubuntu world. Sure, I also have a Debian box that I run as a file server on my home network, but most of my desktops/notebooks are fully dedicated Ubuntu machines.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: The future of Moblin
- Tips and tricks: Running Mandriva "Cooker"
- News: Debian ditches glibc, Slackware switches to TXZ, Fedora adds delta package support, Ubuntu eyes LXDE, interviews with Jonathan Thomas and Linus Torvalds, Marble Live CD
- Released last week: Parted Magic 4.1, BSDanywhere 4.5
Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 1
- New additions: Kongoni GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Rescue Remix
- New distributions: MONOMAXOS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
junauza.com: Get ready and take your pick from these awesome icon sets for Ubuntu, and of course for other GNOME-based distros:
workswithu.com: Instead of pushing out an updated version of Ubuntu with a new feature set every six months, some have argued, developers should issue new releases less frequently, or recommend that only LTS versions be used for production. I disagree.