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|Story||Lightweight Bodhi 1.2 distro offers Enlightenment for the Linux masses||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 5:58pm|
|Story||Heeding the Lessons of SCO, or Not||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 4:06pm|
|Story||Open source rushes in where Microsoft fears to tread||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 4:03pm|
|Story||Intel Core i3 2120||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 4:01pm|
|Story||Do We Need a Covenant for Open Source Businesses?||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 3:59pm|
|Story||How To Set Up SSL Vhosts Under Nginx + SNI Support (Ubuntu 11.04/Debian Squeeze)||falko||13/09/2011 - 9:25am|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 422||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 7:10am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 7:05am|
|Story||Bobby - Wage War on the Green Balls||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 6:51am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||13/09/2011 - 2:59am|
I’m pleased to announce the 1.0 release of the Getting Started with Foresight Linux User Guide:
The User Guide provides a high level overview of Foresight Linux, including:
* Download and Installing Foresight Linux
* Post-Installation Configuration
* Using Applications
* Updating Foresight / Adding & Removing Programs
* Getting Help
* Getting Involved with Foresight Linux
WITH TWO OVERLAPPING events, Microsoft admitted what we have been saying all along, Vista, aka Windows MeII, is a joke that no one wants. It did two unprecedented things this week that frankly stunned us.
Today I upgraded my machine from Ubuntu 6.10 to Ubuntu 7.04, and just like my previous upgrade from Ubuntu 6.06 to 6.10, the whole process went very smoothly. Apart from a couple of minor issues with the new desktop effects, which I’ll go into more detail later in this post, everything else went fine.
When performing system maintenance, we often disable certain users' cron jobs temporarily. When the maintenance activities are complete, the original crontab files are restored. To facilitate these tasks, we developed two Bourne shell scripts, stop_cron and start_cron.
Well, Microsoft never committed to play fair. The company has entered into two more patent agreements with Fuji and Samsung, as reported by Matthew Aslett.
In chess, there is a tactical motif called an x-ray. In it, the effect of an attacking piece is felt primarily not by the piece that's actively being attacked, but by the piece that is shielded from the direct attack by the attacked piece.
Within the next 12 months, as many as 10 million laptop computers will be distributed to children in Argentina, Brazil, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Uruguay. Countless youngsters who live in remote villages, perhaps without electricity, who may not have access to clean water or health care, will suddenly have computing power pretty close to that of businesspeople and college students.
Students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County got a lecture today about morals, ethics and politics from radical software developer Richard M. Stallman, a founder of the free-software movement.
I've been busy working on our Web 2.0 release so didn't have time to update my laptop until now. I was generally happy with my Ubuntu breezy 64bit install, I had the JDK on there, Java worked in firefox 32bit, I could remotely display my screen to a projector and my broadcom wireless card even worked with ndiswrapper.
Red Hat's JBoss division is planning to move in June to a model similar to that used by RHEL/Fedora model, said sources close to the company.
The move would mean that JBoss would deliver a Fedora-like community edition of its core software that only looks forward. As with the Fedora Linux project, no backward compatibility is guaranteed—Fedora is focused on the future and new features.
People seemed to like my article on installing WoW in Fedora, and with the release of the new Ubuntu, I thought I’d write another one. Read on for my HowTo complete with screenshots of the progress (I’m writing this article as I install it!).As I mentioned in my last article, you need to have the drivers installed and working before you do this. First thing to do is install wine.
By now, most people have heard that Microsoft will be selling a $3 version of Windows XP Starters Edition along with Office and some other educational software to students in the third world, but fear and anger have erupted in some circles in the Internet community. The two primary concerns I'm hearing across the forums are:
* Isn't this illegal dumping and unfair to open source solutions?
Alex Singleton, President of the Globalisation Institute, a European think tank, argues against the OLPC and says that computers should be left to the market economy. “The very worst idea in international development circles is the One Laptop Per Child scheme being fronted by academic Nicholas Negroponte. ”
So many things to talk about this week, I hardly know where to begin. Let's call this a potpourri column this week, with some short comments on a lot of different issues.
By far, the biggest news in the community was the release of Thunderbird 2.0. Except that is got buried under the avalanche of media by that whats-its-name distribution from the Isle of Man.
I just completed the easiest operating system upgrade I've ever experienced: Ubuntu Edgy Eft to Feisty Fawn. I directed the entire process over VNC, and did not have to leave the GUI at any time. Only a single restart was required, I did not have to edit any config files, and there does not seem to be anything left to clean up.
have an experience on using netcat (nc) as telnet client which I would like to share about this discovery. I have heard few of my friends saying, netcat can be a “hacker” tool, it is also known as “Swiss army knife”. It is true, netcat can transform into a server, a various of tcp client, a port scanner, chat medium, file transfering, remote control etc.
US morals advocate and publicity hound Jack Thompson has suggested that Bill Gates and Microsoft are responsible for the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech.
Here is a short list of the most popular security applications for linux. I will be updating this with links shortly.
Clam AntiVirus Popular antivirus solution for UNIX based machines. Includes real time virus scanning and a virus definition database updated several times per day.
AVScan Front-end for Clam AntiVirus.
Microsoft has never made much secret of the fact that keeping rival browsers down is a key part of its business plan.
For designers, a font manager that can activate and deactivate fonts on-the-fly is the Holy Grail of the GNU/Linux desktop. Without such a tool, designers either need to devote an inordinate amount of system memory to their font collections, or else install and uninstall fonts individually, manually keeping track of the fonts needed for each project.