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|Story||openSUSE Linux seeks own direction, more autonomy from Novell||srlinuxx||22/06/2010 - 10:22pm|
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It took me a few days to get it right. Didn’t have any problem installing Ubuntu5.10 on my old DIY desktop pc. But the same couldn’t be said about installing the newer release on my brand new Dell. There were unpleasant surprises and frustrating moments:
Work had some old desktop PCs going spare and I set one up for my father. Mostly because I didn't want to have to remote admin a Windows machine I decided to install Debian on it.
ZABBIX is a 24×7 monitoring solution without high cost.ZABBIX is software that monitors numerous parameters of a network and the health and integrity of servers. ZABBIX supports both polling and trapping.
Patch file is a readable file that created by diff with -c (context output format). It doesn’t matter and if you wanna know more, man diff. To patch the entire folder of source codes (as usually people do) I do as below:
Microsoft has insisted it did not slash its software prices to encourage Birmingham City Council to abort its Linux project.
Mandriva has quite a reputation for creating Linux distributions well suited for beginners coming from Windows. They have several paid-for versions but with the release of Mandriva 2007 a free version has been released. A distribution ideal for the Linux newcomer, especially if they want to dual boot with Windows.
Release managers are not mentioned in the Debian Constitution, yet few positions in Debian are more influential, especially in the final stages of preparation for a release. Recently, Andreas Barth, who shares the release manager position with Steve Langasek, took time from his efforts coordinating the Etch release -- tentatively scheduled for early December -- to talk about the stages in the release process, the goals for the upcoming release, and the short- and long-range problems that he faces in his role.
Having formed last year to provide Linux with intellectual property (IP) protection, the Open Invention Network has declared itself ready to respond to Microsoft Corp's 'baseless' claims that Linux contains its IP.
Deputies elected to the French National Assembly in the next legislative session will find open-source software on their desktop PCs.
In an attempt to passively earn funding for the Damn Small Linux project, the developers of DSL are offering free storefronts to merchants. Having a store front on damnsmalllinux.org is an opportunity for retailers to increase visibility and sales without risk.
The danger with Mambo and similar systems (such as PHP-Nuke), is that it's easy to just dive in and get something that sort-of works. The aim of the Mambo: Visual Blueprint is to provide readers with a fast way into configuring and getting the best out of Mambo.
The product specific book OpenVPN Building and Integrating Virtual Private Networks is a thorough and detailed manual on achieving a realistic and successful deployment. The authors in depth personal knowledge is warmly encapsulated in the content.
The second edition of OpenGL Pipeline, the quarterly newsletter covering all things the OpenGL standards body has “in the pipeline”, covers many important issues: from what to expect in the new SDK, to information about OpenGL “Longs Peak” and OpenGL “Mt. Evans”, to technical optimization.
Tis the season to be deluged with ads for all manner of crap for kids, including “educational” computer games. Yeah, right. Wouldn’t you rather give your kids something of value, and that will help them develop real skills? Instead of turning into nearsighted wheezing lardbutted obsessive-compulsive button-pushers?
The Web browser marks the end of a line that begins with the database schema. So how do you create a good database schema? You need more than effective tools; you need a plan. Designing databases is part science and part art, so start honing your skills now. Discover some useful tips for designing a database schema that's fast, efficient, and responsive to change.
Novell is already marketing its Microsoft deal in the UK. A couple of readers have sent me their UK newsletter, and it's a pip. They mention the patent aspect of the deal, by the way, prominently.
Keith Packard is one of the main X developers and currently works at Intel to improve their graphic drivers for X and to improve X in general. He had a talk at this year’s akademy titled “Multi-Head RandR” and I was eager to get my hands on the slides since I was not able to attend akademy. Today he sent me an e-mail noting that he finally found the time to put the slides of his presentation online.
Like any large organisation, the GNOME Project faces a formidable challenge in maintaining an effective Web site. Trying the balance the demands of promotion, documentation, and community coordination is made all the more difficult when you only have volunteers to do the work. But over the past year the GNOME community has developed and begun to execute a well-defined process to refocus and rejuvenate its much-neglected Web presence.
Slackware is one of the oldest Linux distributions alive today and focuses on stability over cutting edge features. You might not find many flashy GUI tools for Slackware, but don't let that fool you - this is one heck of a distro. Today I'm taking a look at this latest version of Slackware and explore the myth that Slackware isn't for newbies.