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- Fedora 8 freshly installed : report, review, problems, discussion, solution
- Installing Fedora 8 Werewolf
- Video: Fedora 8 highlights
linux.com: Linux Mint is a derivative distribution of Ubuntu. Its purpose, according to its Web site, "is to produce an elegant, up-to-date, and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution." Unfortunately, it falls short in at least one of those areas, and suffers from several other disappointing shortcomings
ubuntu geek: For all those who are beginners in any linux(ubuntu) find hard to find the package files of their distro and end up in finding an source package(which is either in tar.gz or .gz). lets now see how would you be installing source files in ubuntu.
Also: A fallback installation routine?
You probably know this: you power on your machine, and immediately after you have logged in you manually start your two or three favourite applications. Why not have the system start these applications for you automatically? This short guide shows how to accomplish this under GNOME.
Don't you get the feeling that Microsoft isn't all that serious about interoperability to begin with, and everything they do has a catch behind it all?
- APT loves to leave orphans... and Everybody just loves the orphans!
- Burning a live Linux CD using Windows
- Red Hat’s big day
- KDE 4.0 beta 4 released, extensive end user testing to begin
- Krita: Live Filter Previews
- plasma update: xrandr, multiple panels
- Firefox 3 Tab Switcher
- AppArmor's Security Goals
- Time Machine for linux
- US Navy acquisitions site uses open source CMS
- Linux - A Free Alternative To Windows
- Ubuntu killed my laptop!
- Novell Names New Channel Chief
- Ubuntu 7.10 vs Windows XP : The Story of the Hotel Printer
nitevilla.net: I have been a big supporter of Ubuntu over the last few years and I have been using Ubuntu for many, many releases. I noticed beginning with the last release of Ubuntu that the distro was becoming a bit heavy. In my opinion this eye candy stuff is quickly destroying what was so great about Ubuntu.
adventuresinopensource.blogspot: This time around I decided to try out another distribution I'd never used before in the shape of MEPIS. I started off with simplyMEPIS 6.5 which seemed a bit dated but luckily it was pointed out to me that 7.0 is due out very soon.
kororaa.org: Although most people have probably already assumed this due to lack of activity, I would like to formally mention that I do not intend to make another Kororaa release. I will soon take down the forums, wiki and eventually this web page.
zdnet: As I’ve been poking around with Mandriva Linux for the last week or so, I’ve been impressed with it’s apparent ease of use, quick installs, and out-of-the-box feature set.
techiemoe: Many times on LinuxForums I've come across folks who wanted to run Linux on an Apple computer. Most of the time the first question I ask of them is "If you have an Apple computer, why not just run OS X?" Until this past week, I could not have answered this question.
polishlinux: Detailed and proper documentation of source code and programs is the milestone of Unix culture. The first application on Unix was the platform to prepare documents. Usually the first and most basic information source about a given program are man pages.
- Reiser is a 'Killer,' Prosecutor Proclaims; Judge Denies Mistrial
- Best Show in Town: The Reiser Trial
- Prosecution wraps up opening in Reiser trial
- Prosecutor says it's clear Cal man killed wife; body never found
desktoplinux: After almost a year since Microsoft released Vista to manufacturing, it's time to re-evaluate it and decide if it's finally the equal of the best of the desktop Linuxes.
arstechnica: Compiz brings a lot of bling to the Linux desktop, but with such an extensive selection of configurable features, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how to take advantage of specific functionality. Several readers have asked me how to use Compiz to make menus and tooltips transparent, so I figured I'd share this trick with the Open Ended audience.
Carla Schroder: Last week we got our backup hardware in order, so today we're going into detail on backing up our data to a locally-attached backup device. We'll learn how to configure which files to backup, and create an easy one-word-command backup.
kernelTRAP: I'm pleased to announce [the] 7'th and final release of the distributed storage subsystem (DST)," Evgeniy Polyakov stated, completing the TODO list on the project's web page.
Also: Squashfs Aiming For Mainline Kernel
sfgate: The 8-year-old son of Hans Reiser will testify in his murder trial. The boy has told investigators that he saw someone carrying "something big" in the middle of the night after his mother, Nina Reiser, was last seen.
desktoplinux: Quick, name some virtualization programs that run on Linux. Time's up. If you're like most people, you probably named VMware or Xen first. Many of you probably know of one or more of the following: Parallels, QEMU, KVM, Virtuozzo and OpenVZ. However, few of you probably know about VirtualBox.
pcworld blog: Recently I started learning what makes Linux work, meaning the core of the whole system. One of the most complex things to understand was the X Window System. Finally, after hours of research, I now share my findings with you.