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|Story||Ubuntu Maryland Leader Quits, Is Canonical Hijacking Ubuntu?||srlinuxx||04/03/2011 - 8:55pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||04/03/2011 - 6:52am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||04/03/2011 - 4:40am|
|Story||PC-BSD 8.2 review||srlinuxx||04/03/2011 - 1:53am|
|Story||Bring Back Domino!||srlinuxx||04/03/2011 - 1:52am|
|Story||Kororaa GNU/Linux is back||srlinuxx||04/03/2011 - 1:50am|
|Story||LibreOffice Suite Features Unique to Open Source Community||srlinuxx||03/03/2011 - 11:23pm|
|Story||Top 5 Media Center Applications for Linux||srlinuxx||03/03/2011 - 11:21pm|
|Story||[p]review: Fedora 15 + GNOME 3.0, a skippable release||srlinuxx||03/03/2011 - 11:18pm|
|Blog entry||PCLinuxOS on the BBC||Texstar||1||03/03/2011 - 9:51pm|
linux.com: One of the nice things about the X Window System is its ability to display X apps running remotely on a local machine. One of the not-so-nice things about Microsoft Windows is the complete lack of native support for displaying X applications. If you find yourself working on Windows but wanting to use Linux apps at the same time, Xming can do the job.
- QuakeCon Wrapup (& Carmack Interview)
- Open Source Projects and Corporations
- Linux database becomes a browser
- Why doesn’t kudzu ask me to setup a new network card on system start?
- Mandriva Linux 2008 Beta 1 'Cassini'
- Merging "Open Source" and "Free Software"
This howto shows you how to do a multi-site Drupal install on Ubuntu. It also covers how to layout your directories for ease of maintenance, and how to ensure that you can update Drupal easily from CVS.
techzone: A friend of mine has Fedora, with Security enhanced Linux kernel. I thought that was an overkill for desktop use. We started a debate on this and decided to check our system against vulnerabilities. Now it was a matter of "my computer" vs "his computer".
And: The quickest way to keying an SSH login
And: How to Install the Eternity Screensaver in Ubuntu
Debian Package of the Day: KRename is a powerful batch renaming tool for KDE that allows to rename lots of files in one step. The design of the program is suitable for both advanced and novice users.
arstechnica: Karl Lattimer has created an experimental radial menu widget for GNOME called Fittsmenu. The Fittsmenu widget still has some glitches, but it is an impressive demonstration of the potential for practical GNOME user interface enhancements that support visually attractive features like transparency.
linuxbraindump.org: According to Distrowatch, the top spot in the the world of Linux distributions belongs to Ubuntu or PCLinuxOS, with Fedora routinely coming in at fourth or fifth. So why don’t I use Ubuntu if it’s supposed to be the best?
And: Ubuntu Linux: The New Linux Standard for the Desktop – Or Just Wishful Thinking?
mypclinuxos.com: TinyMe test 5 has been released! If you liked test 4.1, you’re going to love test 5. I am really excited about this release. A lot of late night hours and hard work have gone into test 5. This will hopefully be our last test release before TinyMe Final.
And: PCLinuxOS 2007 Install Notes
Reuters: Dell Inc said on Tuesday it has decided to expand sales of consumer personal computers loaded with the Linux operating system to the United Kingdom, France, Germany and China.
Also: Dell Eyes PCs Running Linux, Windows At Same Time
And: Dell Talks Linux Virtualization Redux
And: SUSE Linux to be offered Pre-Installed on Dells in China
I am not sure how will it work out for advanced desktop users, as lot of them will have preferences regarding KDE and GNOME. But for an average desktop perspective it is really great distro which runs really well on older computer.
polishlinux: This will be an unusual review, due to the fact that the distribution under review doesn’t have an X server, and you don’t really need to login on it to work… This review is about EnGarde Secure Server 3.0.16 developed by Guardian Digital company with the help of the community.
red hat mag: One of the popular features of Fedora 7 is the ability to remix Fedora and build your own custom version. Now don’t get me wrong–building a new distribution is nice. But what about those who wish to create their own Fedora-based project?
Caitlyn Martin: Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been able to borrow a friend’s laptop. She has the 64-bit version of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn installed. This is my first chance to play with 64-bit Linux extensively on a laptop.
FOSSwire: Feed technology is great - it allows you to have your favourite sites to keep you updated with the latest content and push it out to you. There are many different reader applications out there, from the web-based, to the desktop and even in the mobile space. One such desktop application for Linux and other Unix platforms is Liferea.
ZDNet: IBM and Novell are set to do battle with Microsoft on the desktop with the launch of a new open-source software bundle that promises savings for users.
linux.com: Not everyone needs to work with music scores on their computers, but if you're someone who does enter, edit, or store sheet music electronically, you can choose among many free software options.
amarok blogs: we've decided that for amarok 2.0 we want to emphasize what used to be called the "context browser" in amarok 1.x speak. we decided to break out the context browser into its own central widget.
the register: The Linux desktop reminds us of a dog humping a table leg. It's both fun and disturbing to watch, but ultimately there's very little payoff from the exercise.
opensuse.org news: Software.opensuse.org got a completely new face which improves the downloading of the desired openSUSE distribution a lot. It comes with the new look and feel following www.opensuse.org.
kernelTRAP: In a recent lkml thread, Linus Torvalds was involved in a discussion about mounting filesystems with the noatime option for better performance, "'noatime,data=writeback' will quite likely be *quite* noticeable (with different effects for different loads), but almost nobody actually runs that way."