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|Story||Tech worker testifies of 'blue screen of death' on oil rig's computer||srlinuxx||24/07/2010 - 4:20pm|
|Story||Peppermint Linux: An interesting approach||srlinuxx||24/07/2010 - 4:17pm|
|Story||Arch + XFCE: The perfect Desktop||srlinuxx||24/07/2010 - 4:16pm|
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|Story||Simple Systems Administrators Toolbox||srlinuxx||24/07/2010 - 4:51am|
|Story||Canola Media Center Works Surprisingly Good in Ubuntu||srlinuxx||24/07/2010 - 4:47am|
|Story||few howtos:||srlinuxx||24/07/2010 - 4:42am|
|Story||interview: Mitchell Baker, chairperson, Mozilla||srlinuxx||23/07/2010 - 11:56pm|
|Story||India's $35 Tablet- The Everything Killer||srlinuxx||23/07/2010 - 11:54pm|
As it is with other sectors, open source is the economic disruptor in IT management. Open source gives you more flexibility to deploy "just enough" to manage your infrastructure and network as well as the legacy vendors' solutions without the higher cost of incremental features. Beyond that, the transparency of the code and the ability to customize and extend it is a big plus.
Rootkits are becoming more prevalent and difficult to detect, and security vendor McAfee says the blame falls squarely on the open source community.
There are sure to be plenty stories delving deeper into the deal of week last week. Here's several already:
- Red Hat Buys JBoss--Your Move, Novell
- Red Hat-JBoss: Hitching Open To Service-Oriented Architecture
- Red Hat Walks the Line with Partners
Oracle is studying whether to launch its own version of the Linux operating system and has looked at buying one of the two companies currently dominating the Linux world, according to Larry Ellison, the software company’s chief executive officer.
Dangerdeep 0.1.1 has been released with new SSE intrinsic code for x86/64 and x86/32 and Planeshift 0.3.014b also released with lots of bug fixes and improvements.
With ATI's release notes simply stating each of the series that are supported by the Linux fglrx display drivers, and some users being concerned about what specific cards may or may not be supported, we have posted a list of all products supported.
The AGP market has reached its logical end only now. Today we shall review a very interesting Hi-End product - GeForce 7800 GS and three other cards, based on Middle-End X1600 PRO and Low-End representatives - X1300. All based on corresponding PCI-E chips and equipped with AGP bridges.
In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Furious activity in Digikam, KmPlot and amaroK, compile and linking fixes for applications in trunk with CMake and multi-platform porting fixes. Furthermore, KSmileTris was removed from the kdegames module in trunk.
This website allow you to create a Moodin theme from a background image you will upload. After that, you can play to set the position of icons, labels, etc
It's been a busy week for the folks over at The Gimp. They posted their long awaited user's manual, released a snapshot of a version soon to be 2.4, and released stable version 2.2.11.
This book focuses on Linux and the popular distributions (distros) that are currently out there. This edition looks at the latest versions of selected distros as well as talks about LiveCDs, such as Knoppix, Damn Small Linux (DSL) and Puppy Linux. Some of the full distros that was looked at included Suse, Fedora Core, Mandriva, Debian and some others.
I have attended the 3 intensive days of discussions and work that were the Desktop Linux Printing Summit, jointly organized by OSDL (John Cherry) and Linuxprinting.org (Till Kamppeter). It was held in Atlanta, hosted by Lanier at their Education Center.
The Webbys are upon us! Seems like we just ate all of the coconut creme cake at the reception banquet for the Webby Awards, but how time flies. It's gala season yet again, so here comes another round. This year is the tenth year for the Webby Awards.
You'd think it would be easy to research the right-hand man of free-software icon Richard Stallman, given the mass of information online about the free-software movement.
New York man gets two charges after car chase with cops; thought he could outrun police because he did it in Grand Theft Auto.
With my nice new motherboard & cpu, I've been quite anxious to test some of my new-found powers. My first thought after the hardware installation was: Gentoo 64-bit! By way of testing, I installed the 64-bit version of SuSE 10.1 rc1 yesterday and had planned on writing this wonderfully informative comparison article of it and the 32-bit version. I was expecting the 64-bit to smoke 32 and had even made preliminary reads into installing the 64-bit version of Gentoo. Since this was my first foray into the world of 64-bit, I expected to be lost and confused. Well, the former may not have come to fruition, but the latter certainly did.
The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet ought to possess all the ingredients necessary for tech success. This thin, light device -- essentially, a touch-sensitive color screen framed by a few buttons -- looks like an artifact from science fiction. It comes from a company with a long history of innovation in mobile devices. And it runs on the tinkering-friendly, open-source Linux operating system.
Like many distributions, Simply Mepis was written on the Debian base. In fact, until recently Simply Mepis was still being written on the Debian base, however when release 3.4-3 was delayed by the constant updates of Debian Etch it became apparent that there might be changes ahead. Warren, who has always produced a cutting edge, high quality distro began looking at what the alternatives were.
There is nothing harder then starting to learn something from the beginning. This is even harder if the thing that needs mastering is also something that requires logic and deeper understanding and not just following the protocols. In this article a simple usage of regular expressions is described. Its intention is to bring users to try the most powerful search and replace paradigm available and hopefully start using it.