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blog.laptopmag.com: Everex’s first $399 ultraportable CloudBook is set to go on sale on February 15 at Walmart.com. The low-cost laptop takes direct aim at Asus’ Eee PC. But will Everex’s larger hard drive, better web-cam and a new improved Linux OS outshine the popular Eee PC?
In this edition we find Interview: Mark "Markey" Kretschmann (Amarok), Ricing out your system, and Beer suggestions.
PCBurn: Coming to us from Greg KH and the rest of the -stable folks is a mid-week Linux kernel release. What's new in this one? Quite a few bug-fixes, and all users of 2.6.22 are encouraged to upgrade.
Slashdot: Out of the box, Drupal offers only a handful of themes. However, if the administrator cannot find one that exactly matches their needs or those of their client, then they will either have to pay someone to custom-build a theme, or learn how to do it themselves. Fortunately, creating a new theme or modifying an existing one, is not that difficult, as demonstrated in Drupal 5 Themes, by Ric Shreves."
computerworld.com: Let me get right to the point: The time is now for open-source offerings to get their collective act together. How will the various open-source point solutions become truly mainstream and compete with offerings from SAP, Oracle or Microsoft?
linux.com: To save money, I cobbled together a computer for my mother out of cast-offs left over from my own upgrades. I moved my mother from Windows to Ubuntu Linux, and the experience was a surprisingly smooth one.
businessweek.com: Novell, the struggling software maker once among the computer industry's best known names, is trying to reclaim relevance through an embrace of open-source software and a détente with onetime rival Microsoft. Now, having stemmed a multiyear revenue decline and beefed up its balance sheet, Novell plans to start acquiring smaller software companies in a quest for growth.
spyderous.livejournal: Everybody who went to LCA entered their distro, editor, and shell upon registration. Gentoo made an excellent showing, coming in 4th after Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora.
Also: How I came, and returned, to Gentoo Linux
linux.com: The community surrounding Cinelerra, one of the premier non-linear video editors for Linux, has decided to strike off in its own direction and rewrite Cinelerra under a new codebase.
blog.wired.com: After weeks of forensic evidence and other testimony, the softer side of the Hans Reiser murder trial re-emerged here Wednesday when the 3-month-old case refocused on the Linux programmer's wife, who vanished Sept. 3, 2006.
linux-blog.org: Are you a new Linux user? Now that you’ve chosen, installed, and are using Linux there are a few things you should keep in mind as you learn the ropes of your new system.
linux.com: Darkstar Linux 2008.1 is one of the first stable distro releases of the year. This distribution from Romania is based on Slackware and is available as a DVD image. For a desktop-oriented distro with its first release in 2004, Darkstar Linux has a lot of scope for improvement; its rock-solid performance and range of applications is overshadowed by its poor hardware skills.
VLC (VideoLan) is a cross-platform universial media player. It supports a variety of different inputs, including DVD, VCD, MPEG, AVI, WMV, MP4, and MOV. It has full subtitle support, as well as built-in video filters. There are skins for VLC available at the developer website.
- Apache Logs: how long does it take to serve a request?
- Probing the Linux kernel
- rkhunter & chkrootkit: wise crackers only
- Quickly and fastly installing LaTeX: LaTeX in Debian Quick HOWTO
- How to get the Debian Menu back in Ubuntu 7.10
- mytop - top like query monitor for MySQL
- How to Use a Mobile Phone as Modem in Linux
linux.com: December's release of Nmap 4.50 marked the popular port-scanning tool's tenth anniversary. The 4.50 release includes Zenmap, a cross-platform GUI front end for Nmap which includes a command creation wizard, a scripting engine, and a host of other improvements.
suseblog.com: Whether you are using Linux or not, Thunderbird is a great email client. It’s been around awhile, and works well. But what if we want more than what Thunderbird offers stock? What can we do so that we can share address books between users on completely different computers? Is there a way to use calendars? Can we then share the calendars so other users can access them?
raiden.net: I had a chance to talk to Michael Shiloh, head of developer relations for OpenMoko, the totally open source mobile phone platform. After a few words, I could tell that the project he was engaged in was very interesting.
Issue eight of openSUSE Weekly News is now out! Highlights include openSUSE Welcomes Zonker, Applications for openSUSE Membership Now Open, and Upcoming: openSUSE 11.0 Alpha 2, this Thursday.
- feh - lightweight but powerful image viewer
- Sun’s Next Two Open Source Moves
- kgdb, To Merge Or Not To Merge
- Sambo to Launch Linux-based PC
- Mini- Review: Mint 4.0
- Tiny tactical mission computer runs Linux
- Howto: Delete Files Permanently and Securely in Linux
- Free Outlook Alternative on Ubuntu Linux
- We have submitted AGPL to OSI
- Installing KDE 4 on Ubuntu Gutsy
- ASUS P5E3 Premium motherboard: Surf without Windows
- Who cares about operating systems?
- Followup on the GIMP on thin clients
- Red Hat Virtual Training
- rsync: A Backup Strategy for Modern Times
mobilemag.com: Yes, we know that the Everex CloudBook subnotebook has been delayed from arriving at the shelves of Walmart, but that doesn't mean that you can't get in on the hot gOS experience right now.