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Linux Update: One Week On

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Ubuntu

bluecrabboulevard.com: Just about every post I have made here in the last week has been done from my laptop computer running Ubuntu 7.10, I wrote right after I first tried it out that I thought people would be impressed. One week on, I still think so.

Red Hat, Ubuntu Top Vendor's Usage Study

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Linux

cio.com (IDG): Ubuntu and Red Hat are the most used Linux distributions among the 35,000 members of content-management vendor Alfresco's community, the company found in its second survey of trends in enterprise open-source software usage.

Linux Fans Embrace MacBooks

thevarguy.com: Whether you attended this weekend’s Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) or another recent open source event, one trend is clear: Linux advocates certainly love their Apple MacBooks.

Hacking For All GUIs for Fun and Profit

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Software

manchicken.com: It’s good that we have choice, so we should focus on supporting those choices and trying to use these choices to enhance software freedom in general instead of only sticking to the interfaces that we ourselves have adopted and grown to enjoy.

The Future of Firefox: Chris Blizzard speaks at SCALE

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Moz/FF

arstechnica.com: At the Southern California Linux Expo, Mozilla evangelist and board member Chris Blizzard gave a presentation on the future of Firefox. He discussed Mozilla's long-term goals, demonstrated some of the impressive integration improvements that Firefox 3 will bring for Linux users.

2.6.25-rc1, "Bloody Large"

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Linux

kerneltrap.org: "Ok, it's a bloody large -rc (as was 24-rc1, for that matter), probably because the 2.6.24 release cycle dragged out, so people had a lot of things pending," noted Linus Torvalds, announcing the 2.6.25-rc1 kernel.

Linux, we have a PR problem

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Linux

itnews.com.au: A few weeks ago a former boss and mentor of mine made my jaw drop by asking me, "Why has open source failed?"

Asus EEEPC 701

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Hardware

crankycomputers.blogspot: The other day I went to the local Geek toy store, and picked up an Asus EEEPC, the model I have is the Perl white 4gb 701. I also picked up a 4GB SDHC card while I was there for $30. I brought the wee beastie home, unpacked it and turned it on.

economy computing ...

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Linux

knowledgegeek.blogspot: I've always wanted a linux machine at home to play with, but the realities of life have meant up to now that we've had to have a more mainstream machine, as we need to share it.

Puppy Linux 3.01

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Linux

djrogers510.blogspot: I've heard about Puppy Linux in the past, but never really took the time to check it out. I don't know what prompted me to look into light-weight & small distros this evening but that is what I did.

gOS for the Cloudbook to use GNOME

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Linux

linuxloop.com: If you have not already heard, SCALE, or the Southern California Linux Expo, is now underway. So far, the most interesting news comes from ZaReason, a manufacturer of many Linux-based computers and a reseller of Everex’s gPC and CloudBook, regarding gOS on the CloudBook.

New Red Hat boss defines company's future

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Linux

computerworld.com.au: Competitors should keep a weary eye on newly minted Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst, whose fresh face masks a certified executioner who has a plan to grow the open source leader into a billion-dollar juggernaut supplying data center infrastructure software.

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • gentoo quick installation steps

  • Change Hostname Permanently on Debian or Ubuntu
  • Atheros wireless - get it working
  • How to setup Real Player and VLC in fedora core 8
  • Me TV - EyeTV for Ubuntu?
  • How to fix the "no sound" in Ubuntu 7.10 on a laptop or notebook
  • Policykit - Gaining visibility in the administrative user interfaces
  • Run Windows in a virtual machine using Ubuntu and Virtualbox
  • Setting up IPv6 on Linux
  • Easy script to upload to an ftp server
  • Dual Boot openSUSE and Windows.
  • 32 bit Firefox on 64 bit Foresight

5 more add-ons to make Firefox more productive

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Moz/FF

tech.blorge.com: This is a continuation of our previous post “5 add-ons to make Firefox safer and faster.” These add-ons aren’t necessarily for security reasons or to make it faster but they do enhance it in one way or another.

TrueCrypt 5.0 now with Linux GUI

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Software

masuran.org: The TrueCrypt foundation recently released TrueCrypt version 5.0, the latest version of the Open Source disk encryption software for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. In this review I’ll use Ubuntu 7.10 to install TrueCrypt 5.0 on.

Marble's Secrets Part II - Walking In The Shoes Of Slartibartfast ...

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Software

kdedevelopers.org: Part II will show how Marble manages to provide the biggest bang for the byte when it comes to providing map data. It outlines how we managed to get the default map squeezed into the 10MB package that the Marble-Qt version gets shipped with.

PCLinuxOS Day 12 - Triple Boot Attempt

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PCLOS

ruminationsonthedigitalrealm.org: I wanted to upgrade Ubuntu to 7.10, to install Sabayon Linux and to install PCLinuxOS. Yes, this was going to be a triple boot laptop.

ASUS Eee PC rooted out of the box

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Security

risesecurity.org: We recently acquired an ASUS Eee PC. The first thing we did when we put our hands at the ASUS Eee PC was to test its security.

Gentoo 2008.0 feature requests closed

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Gentoo

The Release Engineering team has stopped taking feature requests for the upcoming 2008.0 release of Gentoo so that the release schedule can be met. Bug reports are still welcome however.

Also: KDE 4.0.1 Now in Portage

some shorts

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Linux
  • My Server Goes to FreeBSD !

  • R.I.P. Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu VS PCLinuxOS
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