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|Story||openSUSE 11.2||srlinuxx||19/11/2009 - 9:35am|
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|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||19/11/2009 - 3:58am|
|Story||5 More Free Linux Apps You Can't Do Without||srlinuxx||19/11/2009 - 1:49am|
|Story||Impressive Lesser-Known Features of OOo Impress||srlinuxx||19/11/2009 - 1:47am|
|Story||Time to compile the naughty list: Who isn't playing nice with Linux?||srlinuxx||18/11/2009 - 11:23pm|
|Story||Ho Chi Minh City hosts open source software summit||srlinuxx||18/11/2009 - 11:21pm|
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.
Wireless security firm Network Chemistry recently released a cross-platform, free software security tool called RogueScanner in conjunction with its wireless network protection package RFprotect. RogueScanner, licensed under the GPL and the latest of three free software security modules available from Network Chemistry, allows you to monitor your network for rogue wireless devices. Release 1.0 comes in both Windows and Linux versions.
Enterprising hardware hackers managed another coup this week, having successfully installed a version of the open source DD-WRT firmware on the latest revision of the Linksys WRT54G wireless router. Linksys still markets a Linux-powered version of the router, now known as the WRT54GL. But the custom firmware community sees this as a halfhearted acknowledgment of its efforts, at best. At worst, it sees Linksys as thumbing its nose at some of its staunchest supporters. But why does it have to be this way?
M.I.T. Media Lab co-founder Nicholas Negroponte showed off the latest prototype of the US$100 computer to a gathering of educators in San Diego Thursday.
ANTI LINUX bad boy SCO seems to be a bit embarrassed about having most of its case against IBM chucked out.
From time to time you may need to install the Linux (the kernel) manually, this may be to get some new feature you want, or just to see what it's like.
I have always been fascinated by the web browser called Opera that is developed by a Norwegian firm going by the same name. The current version of this web browser is ver 9.0 which they tout as the fastest web browser in the world. Once I started using the latest version of Opera, I discovered a number of useful features which made my browsing experience that much richer.
A couple of weeks ago I found time to install Dapper Drake, the latest Ubuntu Linux release. In the same week my wife bought a brand new MacBook. The inevitable comparison got me thinking about what makes an otherwise good operating system great. Is it better than Ubuntu?
Microsoft had decided to sponsor an open source project that aims to bring support for the Open Document Format file format to its Office productivity suite. Microsoft however is still dragging its feet, charged Simon Phipps.
Much as I like Linux and open-source software, it pains me to see someone making a big deal about it when it really doesn't deserve that much fanfare.
Introduced back on May 23, 2006 was AMD's Socket AM2. While these processors really did not bring too much to the table other then a DDR2-800 memory controller several motherboard vendors began offering up their new AM2 supportive products. In front of us today is the M2N32-SLI Deluxe WiFi motherboard, benchmarked on FC5.