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|Story||Sys Admin Day||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 6:03pm|
|Story||Review: Chakra 2011.04-r2 "Aida"||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 3:36pm|
|Story||Affordable But Capable Ubuntu-powered Laptop Computers||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 3:34pm|
|Story||What's missing in Debian, or why my parents use Kubuntu||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 3:32pm|
|Story||Emacs has been violating the GPL since 2009||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 3:30pm|
|Story||Ten open-source fallacies that need nailing||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 3:28pm|
|Story||Is Your SSD More Reliable Than A Hard Drive?||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 3:27pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 6:30am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 4:22am|
|Story||DIDO?||srlinuxx||29/07/2011 - 2:28am|
Advocates and users of free and open source software (FOSS) technology believe that it is too late for any form of crusade to discredit FOSS as it is already widely used.
In January, Chicago native Katie McAuliff, who has worked for Novell Inc. for 13 years, took over as president of Novell Canada, replacing Don Chapman. Ms McAuliff will oversee all facets of the Canadian organization. She sat down with Jack Kapica of Globetechnology.com to explain her company and its plans.
Well, in fact, there isn’t one missing link. But in this FOSSwire article, I’m going to look at one major issue standing in the way of getting desktop Linux any serious market share. And that is OEMs.
One of the areas with Feisty Fawn that I haven't yet covered on Phoronix, my blog, or the forums, is the new Ubuntu migration-assistant. This migration-assistant will be found in Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn and makes it easier to move your documents and settings over to Ubuntu from other operating systems.
When it launches in April, Xandros BridgeWays will be the latest application in what has quickly become an increasingly crowded category of products offering interoperability between Linux and Windows server environments.
Commodore Gaming, the latest incarnation of the famous 1970s/80s computing brand, wants another stab at the big time. Later this month it will show off a "new breed" of gaming PC.
With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial is the third in a series of articles where I will show people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop.
Firefox resizes large images by default to fit in the browser window. This can get really annoying if you are browsing a lot of large images. To change this setting, follow these steps: Rest Here.
In this beginner introduction, Jethro Carr presents helpful tips for choosing the right Linux distro for your needs. He provides details regarding: purposes of different flavors, package management, stability, and personal experiences with numerous versions.
The so-called $100 laptop that's being designed for school children in developing nations is known for its bright green and white plastic shell, its power-generating hand crank, and for Nicholas Negroponte, the technology futurist who dreamed it up and who tirelessly promotes it everywhere from Bangkok to Brasilia.
Sometimes a server crashes or an error appears on a hard drive, and you can't access your file system. It's a hard fact of IT life, but it doesn't have to be terribly difficult to access data you thought was lost forever. This tip will help you troubleshoot and then access damaged partitions in a Linux environment where the ext3 file system is used.
This month TuxMobil celebrates its 10th anniversary. TuxMobil is the number one online resource providing information about Linux for laptops, PDAs, cellular phones and portable media players. In short, TuxMobil is all about Linux and portable devices.
When people find out I run Linux on my computer instead of Windows or even Mac OS X they sometimes have funny ideas about what it must be like. Some of it is historical; Linux used to be quite difficult to administer in its younger days. Some of it is misinformation, or no information at all. I hope to dispell some of the misconceptions.
I have been sat at work and had people actually laugh out loud at my laptop running Ubuntu. I’ve had people pick up the free professionally-made official Ubuntu CDs, sneer and throw them back at me.
A publisher of magazines focusing on the Linux computer operating system has launched its North American headquarters in downtown Lawrence, KS.
Novell is looking for companies to fill surplus space in three buildings on its Provo campus. The software company has signed a deal with two real estate firms to conduct a national search for technology companies that might be attracted to the high-tech campus.
I love the command line. If the command line were a dog, it would be a hard-headed labrador: big and somewhat intimidating, but really kind of even-tempered and friendly once she gets to know you. I can't do much with Roscoe, but I can help out a bit with the command line. And so allow me to introduce four of my favorite utilities: df, du, file, and find.
By default, Ubuntu has no desktop icons. You can change that to include things like Computer and the Home Folder.
"Spring forward; Fall back," That's the way the saying goes. Some years I get it backwards, but I eventually catch on. I've never had to worry about my PCs getting it wrong before, though. Now, with the recent changes in the Daylight Savings Time (DST) rules, I do.
Instigated by Thierry’s comment on bug 28682, I did some work on ldetect-lst. ldetect-lst is the Big List Of Recognised Hardware. First I fixed the ATI definitions and I dumped all the various old NVIDIA definitions and refactored them all into these six categories, then dropped a patch in Bugzilla.