|Story||10 Things New About Karmic||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 2:39pm|
|Poll||My monitor (2009)||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 12:12pm|
|Story||Kahel Linux: Yet Another Philippine-made Distro||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 12:08pm|
|Story||Intel Moblin 2.1 Preview||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 12:07pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Release Schedule||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 12:06pm|
|Story||The Firefox in the Win House?||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 9:42am|
|Story||UK government ignoring own rules on open source||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 9:37am|
|Story||Running Your Business With Open Source Software||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 9:35am|
|Story||Linux Wars: Episode III||srlinuxx||25/09/2009 - 9:34am|
|Story||Why IBM won't Do Desktop Linux||srlinuxx||1||25/09/2009 - 9:18am|
Today brings another wonderful development from the world of Linux and open source software with the release of Damn Small Linux - Not. This is a distribution based on the famous Damn Small Linux, but adds welcome features and enhancements making it a more modern and complete operating sytem, yet still weights in at a meager 84mb. Tuxmachines took their alpha release for a livecd test drive and is here to report the findings.
If the slow booting time of your Linux box is driving you crazy, consider parallel booting technique. What kind of improvements might you see, compared to your current sequential boot process?
In Unix-like systems, a daemon is a process that runs in the background, usually providing some kind of service. To create a daemon quickly, you can throw one together using the Bourne Again Shell (Bash) scripting language.
Over the last few years, we've seen and heard some pretty visceral reactions from the Linux community to Microsoft-funded reports about Linux. Rightfully so - some of the "facts" in Microsoft's "Get the Facts" campaign have been outright false and most have been misleading at the very least.
This is one really, really cool and solid distribution. OK, before I go any further I should point out that SUSE 10.1 (code name: Agama Lizard) isn't actually released yet. I've been kicking the tires of the first SUSE 10.1 "Release Candidate."
Norwegian browser maker Opera Software on Thursday unveiled the first public beta of its namesake, Opera 9.0. Among Opera 9.0's new features are "widgets," small Web-based applications similar in function to the same-named applets in Mac OS X and to Yahoo's Widget Engine.
MORE attacks were directed at Linux systems in the Philippines during the first quarter of 2006, a report from a local security research group revealed.
Ubuntu Dapper Drake, originally set for release Wednesday 20 April until it was postponed to 1 June, will instead be released as a beta tomorrow. Tectonic has a look at what to expect from the world's most popular desktop Linux distribution.
Also: Ubuntu v5: Edgy Eft
Today idSoftware published a new pointrelease for Quake4. Version 1.2 comes up with a bunch of changes. It includes four new maps, screenshots of which are available at their homepage.
We all appreciate the locate command when we are such in a hurry we cannot afford a full and in-elegant find. What we like a little less, though, is the updatedb script consuming up all our disk bandwidth at each boot, summoned by anacron.
Friends of Tuxmachines.org and goblins, the GoblinX 1.3 is released. The GoblinX 1.3 uses kernel 2.6.15, Nvidia and Ati 3D acceleration, KDE 3.5.1, Xorg 6,9/7,0.
Sun has released a new version of it's Project Looking Glass platform, LG3D LiveCD 2.4 Test 1. I was a bit excited to test this new release as it's been 6 months since 2.3 was released. I tried to imagine what might be awaiting during download, burn and boot. LG3D was so unique at the time of it's last release, but it has some real competition now in other's offering, such as those featuring XGL. What did Sun do to set themselves apart from the rest?
Red Hat has begun a project to make drivers, the software modules that enable computers to use devices such as hard drives or network cards, less of a thorny problem in Linux.