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ghacks.net: I mentioned wanting to try out Linux, specifically Ubuntu. After much consideration and with the help of the Ghacks readers, I decided to try the Ubuntu LiveCD before actually installing it.
lockergnome.com: As if on command, the latest Ubuntu 9.04 release has a final test version ready to go and something tells me that despite the good, there will be some bad to overcome as well.
fedoratux.blogspot: I remembered there was some of jokes or such like, which depicted major GNU/Linux distributions as in cartoon pictures. As for Gentoo, if I recall correctly, it is a broken old-school CRT monitor with some funny words like “You broke, fix it.”
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- Linux Migration for the Home PC User, Part 4
- Things You Didn't Know About Firefox Browser Tabs
- Ubuntu Linux Quick Tip - Mount a Samba (Windows) file share to a folder
- Password Protect a Folder in Linux
- How To Convert Audio Cassettes & LPs to MP3 in 5 Easy Steps
- Linux Foundation using Drupal
- “Quarterly” Report: Yakuake
- Open Source You Can Use, April Edition
- Funny Linux Video: Battle Of The Startup Sounds
- Heavy Metal On Your IPhone - By Linux
- Novell’s SUSE Linux Patched
- Palm's Pre May Not Be Drawing Much Interest
- XO Laptop Gen 1.5: with VIA C7-M 1GHz Performance
- Open XML, the standard that was not
- CUPS update closes security holes
- Unigine Working On New Physics, Multiplayer
Although some of this stuff is old, here are some funny easter eggs I bumped into over time.
Fire up a terminal and type the following, one command at a time:
dedoimedo.com: The first time you hear about site-specific browsing, you raise a brow and wonder. What is this thing? And how is it different from the ... eh ... regular browsing.
ianmurdock.com: Do operating systems (still) matter? If you’re writing an application at the level of Java or PHP, what difference does it make what operating system is running underneath?
livewithoutwork.com: I have decided after much deliberation that I am no longer going to withstand Microsoft Window’s buggy software.
doctormo.wordpress: In one of my previous blog entries about a Dell Support issue some of the comments suggested that the reason we were in this mess was because of the inflexible nature of the Linux kernel.
lwn.net (gnome-announce-list): We'd like to announce a formal system administration team. GNOME has long had an informal sysadmin team that has managed the gnome.org services.
ostatic.com/blog: When I read the press release about EVO's community, called "My Universe," I shuddered violently enough to shake the couch and scare the small dog sitting beside me. I realize that maybe, in the EVO's case, this might not be a fair assumption.
techiemoe.com: The latest entry, 9.04 "Jaunty Jackalope," promises to be another iterative release, with a couple of new features (faster boot, overhaulted notifications system) but nothing to blow your skirt up.
blogs.zdnet.com: National, state and local governments are all waking up to the opportunity open source offers. Washington state, the home of Microsoft, appears to be an exception.
Also: How open source got its wings
linuxdevices.com: Motorola and KDDI are developing a new version of their Linux-based Au Box set-top box (STB) that runs the Android stack.
ghacks.net: But what if you are searching for Linux software? Where do you go? Is there a one stop shop for all of your software needs? Yes and no. Even though that answer is not a resounding YES! there is a plus side.
markshuttleworth.com: Six-month cycles are great. Now let’s talk about meta-cycles: broader release cycles for major work. I’m very interested in a cross-community conversation about this.
linux-wizard.net: Today, while reading LWN.net Weekly Edition for April 9 concerning GNOME 3.0, I noticed the part about dconf. Dconf aims to replace ... gconf already. Yeah, we can't keep a simple technology as simple as reading and writing application configurations settings more than 8 years ...
customdistros.com: This morning I thought I would shake things up a little and start using KDE instead of Gnome. Installation of KDE is simple enough, but actually using it turned out to be a little different for a KDE newbie such as myself.
blogs.techrepublic.com: When you’re evaluating netbooks, you have to weigh the convenience of their small form factor against a variety of limitations. Erik Eckel explains several key considerations that will help you find a suitable middle ground.