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|Story||Fedora vs Ubuntu||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:23pm|
|Story||Sabayon Linux 5.3 “Extra Spins” releases||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:22pm|
|Story||openSUSE Education 11.3 - still not there yet||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:18pm|
|Story||today's howtos & leftovers:||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 4:42am|
|Story||My first week on KDE, part 1||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:57am|
|Story||Firefox is breaking my heart...sort of||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:56am|
|Story||Five distros for “slow” machines||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:55am|
|Story||First look at Unity Linux 2010.1 - Mini Review||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:53am|
|Story||Peppermint Ice||srlinuxx||19/07/2010 - 2:51am|
|Story||A week or two with Kongoni GNU/Linux||srlinuxx||18/07/2010 - 9:38pm|
I’m inspecting easly internal betas of the first service pack for SLED10, and it’s looking very cool. Before getting into some of its features, I want to give a little preview what apparently will be an overall theme for the service pack: stupendous amounts of polish.
Today Red Hat announced that has joined the Vendor Interop Alliance, the group that Microsoft chartered with other top software companies, but which has not involved Red Hat to date.
I was *very* pleasantly pleased to read about a decision by the Ubuntu Technical Board to exclude proprietary drivers by default in Ubuntu. I agree 100% with their reasoning, and 100% with the way that it will be implemented.
This year's gathering of LinuxWorld, East Coast Edition is very different than its predecessors. For starters, the event is in New York City. Moreover, the event isn't even your standard LinuxWorld and bears the long moniker of LinuxWorld Open Solutions Summit.
The possibilities for recursive virtualisation have just increased, with Novell and Intel announcing that you can now run Windows unmodified on Novell's SUSE Linux, via Xen and an Intel VT-capable processor, while Microsoft says an upcoming service pack will let its Virtual Server run SUSE Linux as a virtualised guest.
Also: Europeans don't care for virtualisation
Still in an early stage of development, but hopefully ready for Feisty Fawn. Yesterday Migration-assistant 0.3.1 was uploaded to main and the accompanying changes were merged into Ubiquity.
Klik is unique among software installation systems for Linux, in that each package installed through klik is self-contained, isolated from the rest of the operating system. Klik isn't a package management system; rather it's an application that lets you download and run software without installing it.
You suck on electric guitar. If you are not aware of that now, you will be after playing Frets on Fire -- a cross-platform, GPLed music game from Unreal Voodoo, where your PC's keyboard is the instrument and you play lead.
With the launch of Microsoft's Vista operating system Jan. 30, I can't help but wonder why people have such unrelenting faith in the faulted system. I wonder why more people haven't heard of a sexy little Finnish operating system called Linux, a free, highly compatible, highly functional system for which there exist only 40 known viruses.
This tutorial shows how you can set up a network-attached storage server with FreeNAS. FreeNAS is based on the FreeBSD operating system and supports CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, RSYNC, SSH, local user authentication, and software RAID (0, 1, 5). It comes with a powerful web interface and uses very little space on the hard drive - about 32MB.
In a recent blog entry I mentioned that one of my favorite relatively unheard of Linux distributions was KateOS. Well, this morning I woke up to find out that a new Beta release of KateOS Live is now available.
CUSTOMERS USING Linux are paying a kind of "protection money" to Microsoft to prevent them being sued over Volish code which is allegedly under the bonnet, a guy has alleged.
One business that relies heavily on open source software is Genuitec, the company that produces the proprietary subscription-based MyEclipse interactive development environment. Low-cost MyEclipse adds functionality to Eclipse, an open source application development software framework. Genuitec co-founder and Vice President of Technology Todd Williams says his company is able to keep prices affordable because it avoided using venture capital money, and because Genuitec itself is built completely on open source.
BOSS is Linux operating system distribution, brought to you by CDAC to address your Indic Computing problems. It incorporates all kinds of Indic language resources.
A new update for Quake 4 has shortly been made available as Beta version. The patch get be downloaded from ID's ftp server. Changes include builtin http server for autodownload and weapon improvements.
MassMutual Financial Group donated 100 computers to Springfield Technical Community College yesterday for use by students who cannot afford to purchase a computer. The computers were stripped of software and any proprietary information, and will load them with free open source software, a Linux-based system called Ubuntu.
It seems no matter how much you think you know, the information architects and desktop Feng-Shui consultants want you to believe that you know nothing. Then they can explain all their gibberish and snake-oil solutions to you. And if you don't watch it, they'll steal your own ideas - and then sell them back to you!
Remember during the Dot Com boom when sites used to display which browser you should use in order to best utilize their website? Quaint, annoying and even a little narrow minded. Those of us who have been yearning for a blast from the past will be thrilled to learn that Wal-Mart is apparently doing this in the year 2007. Wait, it gets better...
What do you get if you cross an open source development consortium with an organisation that promotes free standards? Answer: You get a Linux advocacy group. Or so it seems.