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|Story||Firefox 4 Beta 12 fixes 659 bugs||srlinuxx||1||27/02/2011 - 6:26pm|
|Story||The latest Ubuntu Unity: Good or bad?||srlinuxx||1||27/02/2011 - 6:22pm|
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|Story||Bend to the will of the universe: freesweep||srlinuxx||27/02/2011 - 1:24am|
|Story||Squeeze, Debian, and the FSF||srlinuxx||27/02/2011 - 1:22am|
|Story||Dru Lavigne: Confessions of a community manager||srlinuxx||27/02/2011 - 1:18am|
|Story||The Humble Indie Bundle Reviewed - Part 1||srlinuxx||26/02/2011 - 9:53pm|
|Story||X Server 1.10 Officially Released||srlinuxx||26/02/2011 - 9:49pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 10 KDE review||srlinuxx||26/02/2011 - 9:47pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Customization Guide||srlinuxx||26/02/2011 - 9:46pm|
DesktopLinux: SimplyMEPIS, a very popular desktop Linux, is going to change back to using Debian Linux for its core from Ubuntu. In March of 2006, MEPIS founder Warren Woodford, decided to switch to Ubuntu from Debian for the next version of SimplyMEPIS, version 6.0.
Colin Charles: It seems that for $29/month, I’m not getting my meagre 200MB quota on the 3 network, but can now get 1GB! Wanting to not fuss with a laptop card or USB modem (because they only support Windows and OS X), I decided that its time to setup a connection via my mobile phone.
huliq.com: The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is an amazing project that aims to give every child in the world a laptop with a cost of just $100 a laptop. As we said this is an amazing project, but researchers in India are saying that they can make a laptop for $10.
This tutorial describes how to edit the GRUB menu. It will also show how to add operating systems and how to add splash screens.
Raiden's Realm: Vector Linux SOHO edition is the big brother to Vector Linux Standard Edition and is designed to be run on more modern and powerful hardware than its little brother. For those needing a version that packs more features, more tools, and more OS, the SOHO edition provides exactly that.
linux by examples: have discovered access delays every time I want to login to another remote machine through ssh. It took few seconds delay before it prompts me for password. It is so irritating! And very funny, it doesn’t happens on other windows ssh client.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: A few weeks ago I took a look at how Ubuntu 7.04 handled proprietary file formats such as MP3, WMA and QuickTime movies. Overall the support was good (although I couldn’t get QuickTime 7 movie support working) but it seriously bothered me that I had to resort to downloading and making use of codecs which are, well, to be blunt, illegal to use.
Nandu Pradhan: Presently, surfing the internet portal, checking bank balance online, booking railway tickets, searching jobs, logging in to a matrimonial site, or paying insurance premiums is often done by the application of open source Linux operating system.
Debian Administration: There are many methods used to fight spam which are tied to particular mailserver implementations. This means that unless you're using that specific software you cannot take advantage of them. A simple means to adding additional anti-spam checks to your mailserver is to place it behind an SMTP-proxy. One common proxy is the extremely flexible qpsmtpd server.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Report: Linux in Paradise
- News: Debian release update, OpenBSD Foundation, Fedora statistics, Red Hat's Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu Live
- Released last week: SabayonLinux 3.4, 64 Studio 2.0, SME Server 7.2
- Upcoming releases: Mandriva 2008 Beta 1, Fedora 8 Test1
- DistroWatch news: site and distribution updates
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
PCAuthority: Some time ago I looked at GNOME and KDE, discussing their origins and differences, and I got a lot of great feedback. In particular, many readers mentioned that they’d love to see some coverage of some of the less-known alternative desktops available.
Its another edition of Compiz Fusion Community News, where I, SmSpillaz tell you how this absolutely amazing project is going. Lets get started!
Vincent Danen: The ls command is a well-known and often used command-line program that is used to list directory contents by name; in fact, it could be argued that it is the most used Linux command-line program.
PCWorld: In April the latest version of Ubuntu Linux, Feisty Fawn, was released. In this article, we are turning our attention to Kubuntu.
coding horror: Every practicing programmer should read the Wikipedia article on software patents, if you haven't already. Many software companies are of the opinion that copyrights and trade secrets provide adequate protection against unauthorized copying of their innovations. However, the cost of developing a suitable portfolio of patents may be out of reach of many small software companies. If this sounds like a classic Mutually Assured Destruction arms race, that's because it is.
linux.com: The Firefox browser stores not only a user's bookmarks, history, saved forms, and usernames and passwords, but frequently also several extensions and themes. When you're switching computers or distro-hopping, replicating the browser environment can be tricky and time-consuming. But with the Firefox Environment Backup Extension (FEBE), you can back up and restore everything Firefox can hold, and then some.
computerworld: The head of the open-source group that will decide whether to certify Microsoft Corp.'s "shared source" software licenses as open-source licenses said that more than half of Redmond's licenses appear to automatically fail the group's rules.
Chris Ball: Meike asks us for our nice experiences with Free Software developers. Here's one of mine. I needed to find a new RSS reader. I also have a pretty busy RSS feed list, and thought it'd be nice to merge my daily RSS read with my daily commute.
penguinway: I stumbled upon this video course offered by Professor Neal Hirsig at Tufts University. His DR-21 3D Design course is an introduction to the world of computer generated 3-D modeling and animation using Blender.