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Now that we have open source beer, open source cars, and open source photography, a social networking service run by Red Hat and based around open source software comes as no surprise.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on an already working Debian Etch system. You can find all the software used here in the Etch repository, so no external files or compilation are needed.
Pidgin 2.0, the latest version of the popular open source instant messaging client formerly known as Gaim, is now available for download. After months of development and numerous beta releases, Pidgin 2.0 is finally ready.A significant improvement over the current 1.5.x series, Pidgin 2.0 includes several compelling features and usability enhancements.
In the pantheon of controversial Microsoft comments CEO Steve Ballmer's quote this week about the Apple iPod: "There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. It's a $500 subsidized item," ranks right up there.
The newest Netcraft Web server survey shows again a shrinking of Apaches market share. It is now at 56%, followed by Microsoft with more then 30%.
With the release of Ubuntu 7.04, aka Feisty Fawn, I naturally couldn't resist taking Kubuntu, my preferred Ubuntu version, for a quick spin on my trusty old Thinkpad testbed.
Here is a six-step process through which I speedily arrived at a highly usable, fully capable desktop Linux system. A comparison to my previous seven-distro Thinkpad exploit appears at the end.
One of the original seven Mercury astronauts, Walter Schirra Jr., has died of a heart attack at the age of 84.
Almost 40 years ago, a relatively few number of folks working on a shoestring budget came up with the Unix operating system, which in hindsight, could be seen as a revolutionary technology. Could that happen today? Maybe not with operating systems, but perhaps in other fields of software, said Brian Kernighan, one of the original developers of the OS.
What more can be said about SimplyMEPIS 6.5.02 other than the fact that it simply works, and it's worked on any hardware combination that I've thrown at it.
A former lover of the missing wife of Linux programmer and accused spouse killer Hans Reiser has confessed to killing eight people unrelated to the case, prosecutors informed the defense last week.
The Mozilla Quality weblog has announced a Mozilla Firefox 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 Community Test Day tomorrow. The Community Test Day will allow interested members of the Mozilla community to test release candidates of the upcoming Firefox 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168 releases.
I might be using Mandriva as my main system. Yeah, Spring Edition is that good. Sure, it has Compiz and Metisse built in (with Beryl installable via Drak3D), but it's in those little details that Mandriva truly rocks.
Some of you may know that my friend Helios (aka Ken Starks of Lobby4linux.com and Blog of Helios) has been working on the Tux500 project which is geared at getting Linux on a car in the Indy500. Take a look at this video made by Tux500.com that explains a bit about the Indy500 and why it is important for Linux to be there.
Mandriva linux is one of the more user friendly linux distributions available ,Right from it's earlier days when it was called Mandrake Linux (Later they changed name to Mandriva after Mandrake acquired another popular linux distribution ) and Desktop Linux was still infancy , Mandriva Linux has been very user friendly and unlike some other linux distributions has been quite pleasant to work with
You get a hands-on demonstration of advanced editing techniques, including how to perform a recursive edit, mark and use rectangles of text, and handle complex selection techniques using the kill ring and the secondary selection.
Ed Homan, an orthopedic surgeon representing a central Florida district in the state legislature, thought an amendment calling for open-source-document formats he tucked into a 38-page bill wouldn't draw much attention.
The openSUSE Survey results are in: thanks to the over 27k people who participated. And over 70% of those use the best desktop environment!
It's a tough thing when you're doing a review of a distribution that you want to like but end up having to pan it. The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is called Feisty Fawn, and about all I can see it being good for is venison. We found it to be a real stinker in some ways, despite past versions of Ubuntu having been fairly good.
This version of Ubuntu has a number of new features, including
Following up to feedback on his merge plans, Andrew Morton posted an updated summary of what he is pushing upstream for inclusion in the upcoming 2.6.22 kernel.
His list included, "a few serial bits, a few pcmcia bits, one little security patch, the blackfin architecture, small h8300 update, small alpha update, swsusp updates, m68k bits, and lots of UML updates."
In many X11 desktop environments, links to applications are usually represented by files which have the desktop extension in their names. These files, internally, have a format similar to INI files and specify information such as the command to execute and the icon used when representing it.