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undefinedfire.com: A lot has happened in trunk since the release of KDE 4.1 in July. With 4.2 final just a little over one month away, now is the perfect time to look back and see if we have achieved our goals. I would like to try and start something here by writing an overview of what has happened in KWin over these past six months.
This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 11.1 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
techradar.com: What can you do to stand out from the hundreds of other Linux distros that already exist? There are a number of angles you can explore for this – choose one, two or all of them if you want!
meandubuntu.wordpress: I’ve been researching building a better media PC, and recently someone pointed out Boxee to me. Another vivid example of how so many companies are only paying lip-service to the term “Open”.
blogbeebe.blogspot: I hadn't received my openSUSE 11.1 boxed set yet, in spite of pre-ordering it December 9th, and it looks like it won't ship until January 5th. No matter. The downloadable ISOs are available and I just grabbed the official release versions and re-installed.
Also: 5 Days on openSUSE 11.1 was an early X-Mas present
- Mint 5 / Ubuntu 8.10 / IBM X30 dump and stir
- Software and Nationality
- Why a tinderbox is not enough (not even two)
- A Merry Christmas Scribus Card
- watch (from procps): execute a program at regular intervals, and show the output
- French government using Drupal
- aria2 - free advanced CLI utility to download files in openSUSE
- Why the latest IE flaw proves Linux got it right from the start
Issue #51 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out. In this week’s issue: openSUSE 11.1 out, Lee Matheson: NEWBIES - Suse-11.1 Pre-installation, and Joe Brockmeier: Leaping lizards! Lots going on in the openSUSE community.
tuxtraining.com: Gnome does a pretty bad job at utilizing screen real estate. Desktop environments in Linux use up far too much screen real estate for just about everything. This problem is not exclusive to Ubuntu..
alternativenayk.wordpress: In the past 24-hours with the latest openSUSE 11.1, I’ve had a horrific experience. And while I’ve not given up on the distribution, I’m putting down my experiences here neither as a call for help nor as a rant to keep people away.
informationweek.com: The year 2008 showed open source -- both in the form of Linux specifically and as a software development model generally -- coming into the mainstream like never before. Here are the top highlights of the past year in the open source arena.
smspillaz.wordpress: In this edition of the Compiz Fusion Community News: Elements-extendable complete, New animations from animationsplus, Work started on simple-animations, and more.
softpedia.com: Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha 2 was originally scheduled to be released yesterday, December 18th, but I guess the developers encountered some issues with it.
gentoo.org: The time has come! Our release engineers have been refining their automated builds of the minimal CD and stage3 tarballs, and the first builds are uploaded to our mirrors.
blogs.zdnet: A few Linux distributions emphasize license freedom as a goal, but Tom “Spot” Callaway says that there’s no such thing as a free Linux distro.
junauza.com: Like other Unix-like computer operating systems, Linux is widely considered as secured and well-guarded against computer viruses. Though malicious programs that are specifically written for Linux are really small in number, there is still a possibility for them to cause some harm.
loupgaroublond.blogspot: Open Source development is pretty close to Anarchism. Still, we rely on the courts and government to protect Open Source. What if we were to lose that support, what would the Open Source ecosystem look like then?
- Open Vulnerability Assessment System
- Install Adobe Air For Linux In Ubuntu Intrepid
- A gentle introduction to video encoding, part 2: lossy video codecs
- Matching RAID partitions on a new disks
- GeForce and experiencing freezes with desktop effects
- Create a Button to Restart USB in Ubuntu
- Speed Up Your System and Save Your Hard Drive: Disable Tracker
- Simple Desktop File Sharing with Giver
- Firefox on film
- Firefox 220.127.116.11 now available for download
- NVIDIA Updates CUDA Toolkit and SDK
- NVIDIA CUDA 2.1 Beta Released
- Red Hat's new support product demonstrates subscription value
- Working at Red Hat
- Open source makes serious headway in the U.S. Department of Defense
- What vendors really mean by 'open source'
- Open source programming languages for kids
- This Week in OpenNMS
- Exaile media player
- Linux Outlaws - Misbehaving Beautifully
- ASI using Drupal
- Linux Foundation goes from Novell to IBM CTO
rcpmag.com: MySQL 5.1 was released by Sun Microsystems in April, but I decided to test it out this month. I downloaded the Windows version of this open source database management app and gave it a spin.