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|Story||Fedora 16: A GNOME lover's paradise||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 7:53pm|
|Story||Linus Torvalds Takes Aim at Proprietary Tech, and Apple||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 7:50pm|
|Story||What is Usenet and How Does it Work?||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 7:48pm|
|Story||Kernel Patch Slashes Linux's Power Appetite||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 7:47pm|
|Story||Lubuntu 11.10 review - Alternative to Unity?||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 7:45pm|
|Story||HowTo: Use APT or Aptitude to install specific packages (Debian, Ubuntu)||lefty.crupps||18/11/2011 - 7:07pm|
|Story||HowTo: Using Aptitude to Minimize Software Bloat in Debian, Ubuntu||lefty.crupps||18/11/2011 - 7:06pm|
|Story||Why Linux Isn’t As Good As Everyone Makes It Out To Be||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 6:57pm|
|Blog entry||Nook Ebook Reader & DRM||gfranken||18/11/2011 - 5:39pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||18/11/2011 - 9:08am|
The KDE svn live DVD was announced three weeks ago already. But today its creator Beineri gave it a nice name, KDE Four Live, and this time it catched my attention.
The new Mandriva release is out, including GNOME 2.18 and Metisse. A more complete tour is available on the wiki.
The iso are appearing, packages are already on the mirrors and Cooker is already alive.
Open Invention Network (OIN), the company formed to spur innovation and protect the Linux System, announced today that Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, has become an OIN licensee, providing Ubuntu users and developers IP protection.
Mandriva, a struggling seller of the Linux operating system, is in the process of raising "a minimum of 3 million euros," or $4.1 million, the French company said Monday.
The funds will be used to exit bankruptcy protection and to complete the acquisition of server software company Linbox, a merger the companies agreed upon in September 2006 but have been unable to complete.
Debian GNU/Linx is a popular Linux-based operating system with excellent software management tools and a development pace that is, depending on your perspective, saner or more plodding than those of its Linux distribution rivals.
“Automatix2 is a free graphical package manager for the installation, uninstall and configuration of the most commonly requested applications in Debian based Linux operating systems. Currently supported are Ubuntu 7.04, 6.10, 6.06, Debian Etch and Mepis 6.
This tutorial shows how to set up a CentOS 5.0 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and web hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
I will use the following software:
Web Server: Apache 2.2 with PHP 5.1.6
Database Server: MySQL 5.0
Having a read through the Ubuntu Feisty announcements I noticed a clever little addition that had previously remained below my radar - the Windows Migration Assistant (WMA). Yet another reason to try and entice XP users over.
In two words: The Hypocritical.
Mark Shuttleworth desires to steal some other "upstream" developers: «We've 50 or so free software developers that are now working for the company, we continue to hire what we think are the very best guys from a variety communities from upstream, from Debian and from other places were innovation happens.»
The founder of the Ubuntu-project talks in an interview about the integration of proprietary drivers, the One Laptop per Child project and "great applications" from Microsoft.
A few months back the Linux NTFS project released beta drivers for full read-and-write access to NTFS partitions. Previously, read-only support was offered in the kernel, with write support considered unstable and for developers only.
With tax day approaching in America, we at the Software Freedom Law Center wanted to share some important information about the hidden taxes added to every copy of Microsoft's Windows operating system. If you run a computer using Windows, you're not just paying for the programmers who put the program together and the corporate operations that brought it to market.
Bruteforce attacks shouldn't pose a real security risk to any server but are still annoying and clog up your logfiles. Many methods to block these break-in attempts exist, like BlockHosts, Fail2ban or rate-limiting incoming connections. However, on my search I also came across one tool for which I couldn't find an easy guide: geoip.
Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, will announce on April 18 that it has joined the GNOME Foundation's advisory board.
Long hampered by driver issues (especially surrounding wireless networking), Linux has failed to take off in mainstream markets. Ubuntu (and its Kubuntu and Edubuntu brethren) have had more success than most owing to their easy installs and smart interfaces. April 19th marks the release date for the latest and greatest Ubuntu, version 7.04.
Serial entrepreneur Peter Dawe, who helped bring the internet to the UK, is launching a "safe" Linux distro tailored for the technophobe.
The idea behind his BabelLinux distro is to give users a free, go-anywhere bootable OS, which is likely to be attractive to operators of public internet PCs.
Many Linux applications don’t have to be installed manually because most distributions have implemented a package management system to make it easier for you to install software. But that’s not always the case. Some programs only offer tarball packages for download, which have to be compiled from source. We’ll show you how to do that.
Let's face it: Unix-Linux (and vice-versa) printing is never easy. There are always many alternatives to choose from when planning your printing configuration, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Do you print local, direct-attached or use Samba? How will your Windows clients print?
It was just a bit of text advocating open data formats that was slipped into a Florida State Senate bill at the last minute with no fanfare, but within 24 hours three Microsoft-paid lobbyists, all wearing black suits, were pressuring members of the Senate Committee on Governmental Operations (COGO) to remove the words they didn't like from Senate bill 1974.
UNIX history embeds the UNIX way with the notion of software tools, also the title of a work by UNIX gurus Brian Kernighan and P.J.Plauger, as key concept; small, well designed text-based tools operating from the command line which do one job very well and can readily be connected to satisfy more complex tasks.