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tombuntu.com: What good is having a large display if you’re constantly rearranging windows to fit them on the screen? I got tired of try to fit a web browser with other smaller windows and decided to try xmonad, a tiling window manager that could do this for me.
ubuntuproductivity.com: It’s too inexpensive. In fact, paying is only an option & I don’t feel compelled to pay for it. It’s just not as fun owning an operating system I don’t have to pay for.
news.zdnet.com: Browser maker Opera Software has released a test version of software called Opera Turbo, designed to use compression and the company's own servers to speed browsing over slow Internet connections.
Also: Web browsers battle at festival
phoronix.com: ASUS is among the few tier-one hardware vendors that understands Linux. Of the dozens of ASUS products we have tested over the years, it is hard to remember a product from ASUS that did not work well with Linux.
itwire.com: Ubuntu 9.04, Jaunty Jackalope, is being released next month. What does this mean for your existing Ubuntu setup? Fear not, here is the super simple way to go forwards without reformatting, reinstalling or losing data in any way.
Also: Ubuntu 9.04's New Themes
ostatic.com/blog: This week I had a unique opportunity to talk with Ubuntu's community manager, Jono Bacon. As community manager, Bacon is the Ubuntu community's connection to Canonical.
linux-blog.org: I have decided - after running Foresight for two months - to no longer use Foresight Linux on my systems. Let me say however that I found the experience interesting and dare I say - challenging.
blogbeebe.blogspot: I'm pulling the plug in openSUSE 11.1, and in the process, on Linux in general as a home system. So, like Béranger, I'm defecting from Linux to Windows as a rational act.
This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a Debian Lenny server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM).
labs.mozilla.com: Since releasing an experimental new tab page for Firefox a week ago, we’ve got a lot of great feedback. For the past week we’ve been using the feedback as a springboard for designing the next iteration.
Also: Firefox is still king for developers
gimp.org: GIMP 2.6.6 is a bug-fix release in the stable GIMP 2.6 series. This release contains an important fix for compiling GIMP against the recently released GTK+ 2.16.
h-online.com: Adeodato Simó from the Debian release team has officially launched the development of the next stable release of Debian, code named "Squeeze" and has announced the general principles for its development.
- Gnome Replaces Nautilus-CD-Burner With Brasero and RIP Rhythmbox
- Save Flash-videos in KDE 4.2
- Linux: The Brand
- Linux T-Shirts. For Sale?
- PCLinuxOS 2009 Not Diggworthy
- Build a Web Developer PC and Enable Most Media Playback Using Ubuntu
- Installing XBMC in Ubuntu 8.10
- Fixing Firefox Bookmarks after a crash
- Novell/IDC Survey Reports Interest in Linux Interoperability, Virtualization
- Red Hat patent app sparks open source lockdown fears
- Gushing, gossip, grapevine, gabble
- RadioTux interview with Fedora's Max Spevack and Robert Scheck
- Mono and Qt
earthweb.com: Nobody questions whether Mac OS X is ready for the desktop. With GNU/Linux, however, the story is different. For over a decade, columnists and bloggers have been explaining how GNU/Linux isn't ready for the desktop -- and, despite all the progress in the operating system over the last ten years, the arguments haven't changed much.
extremetech.com: A long time ago I used to actually use a separate computer to install and test Linux distributions. I even built some of the boxes that I used to do the testing. These days I use VMWare and Parallels to run Linux on my Macs. Why?
internetling.com: I got some very interesting comments on my post about Linux projects that need more attention, so I decided to feature a few of the readers’ recommendations.
techtarget.com: Backing up Linux machines can be challenging, especially for storage/backup administrators who are used to working primarily with Windows.
newsfactor.com: Cloudera is releasing a Linux distro for Hadoop, the cloud-computing technology behind Facebook, Google and others. Cloudera's Hadoop is aimed at regular enterprise data centers.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Vincent Danen takes a look at Ubuntu’s Upstart system, which is an event-based replacement for SysV init that handles the starting of tasks and services during boot.
informationarchitects.jp: In January 2000, T-Online asked us what we’d do if we could design a browser from scratch. Our answer was “Tabs”. Eight years later Aza Raskin, head of user experience at Mozilla, asked me what I think a new tab should look like. The answer after days of mailing back and forth: “Forget tabs!”