Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

About Tux Machines

Sunday, 24 Jun 18 - Tux Machines is a community-driven public service/news site which has been around for over a decade and primarily focuses on GNU/LinuxSubscribe now Syndicate content

Search This Site

Debian 5: Lenny

Filed under
Linux After Etch, it's time for Lenny to prove what Debian can do. The new release includes lots of updates, security enhancements and better hardware support for you.

Which Ubuntu Derivative Is Right For You?

Filed under
Ubuntu If you’re interested in Linux then most likely you have taken a look at Ubuntu. And if you have taken a look at Ubuntu then you know there are a lot of derivatives out there that specialize in one cross section of society or another. But which one is right for you?

New Ubuntu Linux server is for business On April 20th, Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, will be releasing Ubuntu Server Edition 9.04 along with the new Ubuntu Desktop Edition and the Ubuntu Netbook Remix. That's great news for Linux fans, but what I want to talk about today is why that's also great news for business.

Linux game console ready to ship

Filed under
Linux Envizions announced that it is taking orders for an open-source Linux gaming system, and will start shipping beta units to game developers, resellers, and software partners on April 10.

Compiz is an evil dying hack

Filed under
Software Often I said that Compiz was an evil hack as it was replacing the native and eventually well tested desktop windowmanager with a new code unstested and unstable. Now Compiz is at an important point of its life, and some decisions may make it become irrelevant in the future.

Build simple photo-sharing with Amazon cloud and Perl

Filed under

See the benefits and drawbacks of the Amazon Cloud S3 storage options and SimpleDB

KDE 4.2.2 Released

Filed under
KDE The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability of "Cano", (a.k.a KDE 4.2.2), another bugfix and maintenance update to KDE 4.2.

Compiz 0.9.x - Where are we now, and where to from here

Filed under

smspillaz.wordpress: Compiz 0.9.x started in december when onestone announced his core rewrite on the mailing list. Currently, we are in the process of porting plugins to the 0.9.x branch.

Is Linux Bad for the Economy?

Filed under
Linux I read a Newsweek* article titled, Stop Saving Now!, a cover story that actually encourages you, the consumer, to stop being so darn frugal and spend some money.

Linux Needs Critics

Filed under
Linux I am not a programmer. What I am is a journalist and author. In other words, I'm an end-user. I've spent a lot of time "reverse engineering" the culture of Linux. What's interesting about the world of Linux is that there aren't many critics within the community.

Review: Nova Linux 1.1.2

Filed under
Linux I recently heard that Cuba had created their own Linux distribution, Nova. Like many other countries with a rocky relationship with the USA (Russia, China, Iran), Cuba is wary of running their entire computer infrastructure on software developed in the USA.

Fedora 11 beta beefs up Linux security

Filed under
Linux The latest beta of The Fedora Project's Linux includes new security, desktop and developer features that offer a glimpse of the direction Red Hat could take with its enterprise Linux distribution.

Planning for GNOME 3.0

Filed under
Software During the first few months of 2008, a few Release Team members discussed here and there about the state of GNOME. So let's go to the core topic and discuss what the GNOME 3.0 effort should be. We propose the following list of areas to focus our efforts on:

10 File Managers for Linux

Filed under

Here's a review of no less than 10 file managers for Linux: Nautilus, Dolphin, Konqueror, Thunar, PCManFM, Krusader, Xfe, ROX-Filer, Midnight Commander and Vifm.

The Perfect Server - Fedora 10 [ISPConfig 3]

Filed under

This tutorial shows how to prepare a Fedora 10 server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.

VMware Workstation 6.5.1 build-126130 and Linux kernel 2.6.29

Filed under

With the attached patch you can persuade your VMware Workstation to work on the newest Linux kernel 2.6.29. There are no guarantees, but it works for me(tm).

today's leftovers:

Filed under
  • New GNOME version brings Linux desktops two steps closer to business

  • Taking a peek at Epiphany
  • Dries Buytaert's rules for creating a great community
  • Ubuntu Linux Sneaks Into Managed Services Market
  • Watching HD Media on Linux made easy
  • Raptor mode for Lancelot
  • European Software Patents: the War is Over
  • The Cost Savings of FOSS: Business Success for the Wrong Reason
  • Linux Virtual Machine Roundup
  • Linuxtopia: Over 100 Free Books & Tutorials for FOSS Apps/Platforms
  • Open Sources Episode 10 (video): Web 2.0 is dead
  • Top 10 Linux Crashes - And Pictures
  • Google Rumored To Be Breaking Up With Firefox
  • Fedora 11 beta bares chest to all-comers
  • Puppy Linux: Truly Great Stuff
  • Fedora 11 beta
  • Novell's Mono: .NET on Linux Easier
  • Trying Arch
  • Gentoo Linux
  • New version of Ardour DAW
  • Shuttleworth: standards and open source against 'gross' cloud lock-in

some netbook stuff

Filed under
  • Novell sets up Netbook Linux R&D team

  • Asus netbook includes optical drive
  • A netbook with Linux? Here are six options
  • Linux Netbook Roundup
  • AT&T Offers A Netbook For $50
  • Asus and HP netbooks to run Google Android?
  • Intel moves Moblin over to the Linux Foundation
  • A Linux Netbook Done Right: the Sylvania g Netbook Meso
  • Light and Cheap, Netbooks Are Poised to Reshape PC Industry
  • Xfce 4.6 -- Mandriva rules Wind

some howtos:

Filed under
  • How to Distro Hop Without Killing Your Productivity

  • Installing Debian from harddisk
  • Video: Enable Desktop Search on Ubuntu 8.10
  • Scan a Range of IPs
  • Really Fixing mplayer Sound Problems
  • How to Remove Pulse Audio Ubuntu
  • I Use Ubuntu and There’s No “su”!
  • How-To: Set Up Gmail in KMail (KDE4)
  • Display Your Public IP Address in the Shell Prompt
  • Howto build Debian Live CD

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Feature Tour

Filed under
SUSE Take a screenshot tour of Novell’s latest release of SLED. Get the scoop on what’s new and what works (and what doesn’t). By Me!

Syndicate content