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|Story||The inevitable is here : Ubuntu gnome remix||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 8:39pm|
|Story||Windows/Linux driver support comparison||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 8:35pm|
|Story||A disconcerting look at GNOME 3||srlinuxx||3||07/04/2011 - 8:28pm|
|Story||Myst Online Finally goes Open Source||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 6:51pm|
|Story||Elementary OS review – ‘Jupiter’ is massive, but it’s largely hot air…||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 6:45pm|
|Story||Spotlight On Linux: wattOS||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 6:43pm|
|Story||GNOME 3 and Its Fallback Desktop||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 6:41pm|
|Story||Android and the Great Openness Debate||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 4:30pm|
|Story||Penguin chief: Linux patent and copyright FUD 'not relevant'||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 4:27pm|
|Story||Mozilla Accelerates Firefox 5 Release Schedule||srlinuxx||07/04/2011 - 4:26pm|
The month of October has been, at least to this writer, one of discovery. The technical one was by far the easier of the two: changing Linux distributions. I ended up installing a version of Ubuntu.
Memory leaks can be tough and costly problems to solve, so it makes sense to use good tools to clearly point out and understand where the leaks are coming from. This article outlines an approach you can use while tackling memory leaks, and it discusses how to take advantage of the MALLOCDEBUG tool that is supplied with AIX.
There you are, staring at a crashed Gnome session, CTRL-ALT-BKSPC does nothing. ALT-CTRL-F1 won’t bring you to a terminal where you could cd to /etc/init.d and restart gdm. In short, your choices seem to be limited to holding down the power button and chancing file system corruption or nothing. But wait!
After testing out openSUSE 10.2 @home and being exceptionally satisfied with the new release I decided to go for clean install on workstation @office, replacing the good old SUSE 10.1.
OpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.
OpenOffice.org 2.1 is recommend all users, as it represents a significant improvement over all previous versions. Among other things:
* Multiple monitor support for Impress
In a move to promote the KDE desktop in the Enterprise, the UK's Open Source experts, Sirius Corporation, have become a Supporting Member of the KDE project.
Marching penguins, dancing penguins and, next year, surfing penguins. We're surrounded by the little critters, but they're not justa Hollywood creation --they've been popular culture fixtures for years. Among them:
Firefox 3.0 is the next generation release of the award-winning Firefox web browser from Mozilla.This article describes how to install fiefox3.0a1 in ubuntu linux system.
I guess you all know this: you are connected to your server with SSH and in the middle of compiling some software (e.g. a new kernel) or doing some other task which takes lots of time, and suddenly your connection drops for some reason, and you lose your labour. This can be very annoying, but fortunately there is a small utility called screen which lets you reattach to a previous session so that you can finish your task. This short tutorial shows how to use screen for just this purpose.
Mutt is a great mail client, in large part because it is extremely customizable. You can tweak Mutt's behavior and have it do tricks that are nearly impossible to do with other mail clients -- but it can be a bit daunting to get started with. Let's take Mutt on a short trip to mail client obedience school and see how easy it can be to make Mutt handle mail just the way you want it to.
In case you missed the annoucement yesterday Debian Etch has now been frozen for release. This means that the distribution won't receive automatic updates over the next few days and weeks. Instead only "targetted" package updates will be made.
Blizzard released the latest patch for World of Warcraft on 5th Dec. Recently, a gold farmer revealed that the new patch had a big gold grinding bug.
By now, you should probably have heard about our new product: Mandriva Flash. However, what you might ignore, is that inside the company this product is surrounded by a lot of controversy.
Over the past week, some of the Linux desktop's foremost developers gathered together in Portland, Oregon at the OSDL (Open Source Development Labs) Desktop Architects Meeting to work further on bringing order to the Linux desktop.
Antonios Zografos, an Oakland man who dated Nina Reiser for about eight months before she disappeared, said he became concerned when he couldn't reach her by phone the afternoon of Sept. 3, as they had planned to meet around 5:30 p.m. to have dinner and see a movie.
The companies commissioned a study of 201 computing industry decision makers that found 95 percent of respondents approved of the collaboration.
Zenwalk is a lightweight desktop oriented Slackware based GNU/Linux distribution that aims to be fast and user friendly. It is still quite new, but the growth, as well as the progress of development, has been pretty fast so far. I've taken a hike with the latest release, Zenwalk 4.0, and here's what I can say about it.
You've dabbled in the Linux waters, liked what you've seen and want to give Linux a sincere shot on your desktop systems. Here are some fundamental steps you can take that will greatly improve your Linux experience and increase your chances of actually sticking with Linux as a long-term solution.
The defense attorney representing murder suspect Hans Reiser painted missing mother Nina Reiser as a woman who had been engaging in deviant sexual behavior and whose family has ties to Russian secret police and intelligence agencies.
Also: The 7-year-old son of an Oakland man charged with murdering his wife testified in court today that he hadn't heard his parents arguing the day police believe that she was killed.