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|Story||Slax 7.0.9 Beta Distro Features KDE 4.10.4||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 8:45pm|
|Story||Whisker Menu: App Launcher w/ Search for Xfce||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 8:42pm|
|Story||Hands on with Korora 19 'Bruce'||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 6:32pm|
|Story||StartOS 6 GNOME 3 and KDE preview||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 6:29pm|
|Story||DoudouLinux Review: Expose your children to Linux||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 6:27pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 15 Interview – HTML5, Arch and the MintBox||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 6:22pm|
|Story||LXDE previews Qt port of its desktop||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 6:18pm|
|Story||Dell XPS 13: Free as in Freedom||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 4:03pm|
|Story||Win back your digital independence with Mandriva||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 4:02pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||04/07/2013 - 5:09am|
ruminations: For the larger part of the last 12 months I have been using Ubuntu and the GNOME desktop. Now it’s time to take a closer look at the KDE desktop and really use the applications that were designed for it.
the register: If you have anything at all to do with open source software, you'll want to listen to Episode 2 of Open Season because there's a good chance we said something good or bad about you.
- OSS & IT Analyst Firms
- Nine Inch Nails' open source remix album available as free torrent
- Asia On My Mind
- South Africa: Celebrate software freedom this Saturday
- Gartner Open Source Conference
- Open standards 'more important' than open source
- Corrupt countries were more likely to support the OOXML document format
- The open source volume myth
- BootUtils - Seeker of the Root Volume
- Belkin Wireless N1 On Ubuntu
dvd-guides.com: The Arch Linux project was started by Judd Vinet in his attempt to create his own ideal distribution. He wanted to make a lightweight and simple system aimed at power users. I believe that Arch is an excellent flavor of Linux that hasn't got the share of publicity and attention if deserves from the community yet.
linuxseekers.com: Sidux 2007-03 is a Sid-based Live CD. For those who need a "more-friendly" and more stable Debian sid, then Sidux is for you. I think Sidux would also appeal to those users who prefer a rolling-release type of Linux distro, so that they don't have to reinstall the resident Linux distro whenever the "hot cake" arrives every 4 to 6 months.
rare-it.com/blog: My PC died two days ago. I bought new hardware. Today I assembled the whole shebang. Not knowing what to expect when powering up the system, I could never have guessed I was in for a very very pleasant surprise.
Tip 'o the Day: Rockstar Games has been kind enough to release some of their classics for free download– including Grand Theft Auto and Grand Theft Auto 2. Here’s a quick howto on how to get GTA2 running under WINE. So get ready to blow up some hummers and hos!
kernelTRAP: "It turns out that USB devices suck when it comes to powermanagement issues :(" lamented Greg KH in posting some patches to handle USB autosuspend problems.
vnunet: Canonical has stated that its Ubuntu Server needs increased support from independent software vendors and system builders. Increased vendor support could boost Ubuntu's overall credibility. Oracle's support for Linux in 1998 is considered a watershed moment in the history of the open source operating system.
computerworld: The SCO Group Inc. will begin its latest legal battle Monday over what it continues to assert are its rights to Unix -- but this battle is one the company may have never imagined it would be fighting.
the register: Downloads of Bastille Linux have always been offered through SourceForge, with Bastille-linux.org serving more as a store-front than as a primary download location. The change of ownership of the site came to light only after duty staff at the Internet Storm Centre followed up a tip that something was amiss.
crn.com: Max Spevack is the Fedora Project leader for Linux distributor Red Hat, and he has some observations to make about recent surveys by Lenovo and Dell.
b-eye-network.com: Building a commercial software product may be like putting together a major motion picture, but getting any software project done will have similarities to TV/film productions. The number one attribute of any successful project is having a project vision. The driving force behind any project has to be a vision of what the finished product will look like.
Enterprise Linux Log: Linux adoption in the enterprise is slowing down? Not so fast says one analyst firm, which took a closer look at a report that showed Linux adoption slowing from the significant growth rates of the past few years.
itmanagersjournal.com: UK-based Packt Publishing has announced the finalists for its Open Source CMS Award: CMS Made Simple, Drupal, e107, Joomla!, and PHP-Fusion. The overall winning project, scheduled to be announced in November, will receive $5,000, with an additional $15,000 distributed among runners-up and subcategory winners.
daveshields.wordpress: I presented some thoughts on “Linux” and “GNU/Linux” in a recent post trying to make the case to use “Linux” in preference to “GNU/Linux.” You face a similar choice when writing a post about Ubuntu.
Linux Planet: At a mere 50MB, Damn Small Linux (DSL) seems like it would be more at home in the realm of rescue disks instead of Desktop OSs. After booting up into full graphical mode, you may be hooked on this tiny distribution forever. I am impressed.
eejitsguides.com: Ubuntu Linux have been releasing server versions of their distro for a while now, aimed at providing a quick and easy way to set up a Linux server, so I decided to give it a try.
linuxhaxor: SimplyMEPIS as a Live CD or DVD allows you to run the Linux operating system and all the programs from your CD or DVD drive before you install. There is no need to backup all your data, delete the whole hard disk and install the system, just to find it doesn’t meet your needs and expectations.
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