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Tryst with Linux: Due to limited harddisk place, and partly because of my desire to try something new, I erased my PCLinuxOS 2007 to try out the new Ubuntu 7.10 (and also Kubuntu). What I present now are some impressions of my use of both operating systems.
arstechnica: Nokia's recent announcement of the upcoming N810 Internet Tablet is very exciting news for mobile Linux enthusiasts. We have already covered the initial announcement, but this followup discusses some additional details about the N810 operating system and development platform that have been revealed by Nokia's Maemo team.
silentcoder.co.za: So why is it then, that ChaseyLane is running Gutsy. Actually the choice wasn’t made originally. I was going to load PCLOS on it, but PCLOS couldn’t see my SATA drives, this being because the relatively new SiS made SATA2 chipset is only supported in kernels post 2.6.22 - and PCLOS-2007 has 2.6.18. This forced me to use a newer distro as I cannot install a distro that cannot see my hard drives.
blogs.the451group.com: Two big open source stories from the UK: not only is retailing behemoth Tesco selling PCs bundled with the Ubuntu operating system but Becta, the government agency responsible for technology in the education system, has reported Microsoft to the Office of Fair Trading for alleged anti-competitive practices.
zdnet community blogs: I'm currently using seven computers. Of those seven, three run XP, one runs Ubuntu 6.06, two are now on Ubuntu 7.10, and one is Vista.
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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: A look at Mandriva Linux 2008
- Interviews: Anne Nicolas, Director of Engineering, Mandriva
- News: Ubuntu "Gutsy", Mandriva vs openSUSE, Fedora 9 development changes, KDE Four Live, Slackware Current, FreeSBIE and DesktopBSD updates
- Released last week: Ubuntu 7.10, Foresight Linux 1.4.1
- Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 7.0-BETA1
- Site news: The Page Hit Ranking experiment
- New additions: elpicx
- New distributions: MythDora, TeenPup, Vacarm Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
- A eulogy for Lowarch
- Red Hat not resting on its laurels, hires "Transformation" executive
- Is Grandma’s Linux called Mac OS X?
- Kubuntu 7.10 - initial impressions, yawn.
- Linux Will Displace Unix When It Comes To New Apps
raiden's realm blogs: One of the things that bothers me profusely about OpenOffice is Sun’s maniacal infatuation with controlling every square inch of OpenOffice, including all the copyrights to the code within it.
iTWire: You know Linux will handle all your web browsing needs, your e-mail, your office apps. But when it comes to gaming, what do you do? If you’re a hard-core gamer are you stuck in a Windows world, or the netherworld of dual-booting?
junauza.blogspot.com: If all Linux distributions and projects were to merge with the goal of making a perfect computer operating system, sort of like creating a "Super OS", there is huge possibility that Microsoft's Windows will be defeated. But we all know that at the moment, a union is far from reality. So I created my own "Dream Team."
apcmag: We all know how far open source software has progressed, but has it come so far to not only challenge Windows, but replace it? Can you really install Linux and open source software in place of Windows, and want for nothing?
Also: Things I can easily do in Linux but can't in windows
computerworld: Linus Torvalds was only 22 in 1991 when he decided to share with friends and colleagues the code of Linux, the new operating system he had created. The University of Helsinki computer science student couldn’t have imagined the revolution his decision was about to ignite.
Also: *Cleaning Up irq Handlers
* Checkpatch --strict Mode
* Design First
the inquirer: IMAGINE YOU'RE HEAD OF IT at a large company. You're standing in front of the board explaining why you want to switch from Windows to Linux. Everything's going swimmingly until you let slip that you want this bunch of middle-aged fogeys in sober suits to bet the farm on something called Gutsy Gibbon.
Also: * Ubuntu Studio 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) Screenshots
* Grandmom’s guide to Ubuntu: It’s Gutsy Gibbon time, it’s Gutsy Gibbon time…
* Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Swings In
* open trends — ubuntu 7.10 a.k.a. gutsy gibbon
* Ubuntu Open Week Is Here
* How To Install Compiz Fusion 0.6.0 from sources on Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon
* From here, Gutsy is holding up well
linuxdevices: Trolltech has discontinued its Linux-based "Greenphone" development platform. Trolltech made a big splash with the Greenphone at LinuxWorld 2006. As the first Linux-based mobile phone with user-modifiable firmware, the phone was designed to provide wireless carriers and third-party application developers real-world target hardware.
linux.com: There are literally dozens of plugins and extensions for Nautilus, the default file manager on the GNOME desktop environment, but there is just one that allows you to customize the Nautilus context menu items. The Nautilus-actions extension enables you to add customized entries to the context menu such that, when you right-click a file, the context menu will show options specific to that file.
the register: The Linux users among you who've been putting aside all the lovely cash you've saved by not shelling out for the Satanic Software of Redmond™ might like to consider blowing it on the ultimate open source boy racer accessory: the one and only L1NUX number plate.
the inquirer: GPL Guru Richard Stallman was attacked by a gang of ninjas when he attempted to talk at Yale University.
phoronix: The third beta of KDE 4.0 was released this past week and today the KDE folks are out with KDE Four Live v0.5, which is based upon OpenSuSE. The KDE Four Live image contains all modules for KDE 4.0, KOffice 2.0 SVN, and other cutting-edge developments.
sheldoncode.blogspot: Last week my Kubuntu died. openSuSE presented an appealing alternative as I tired of Kubuntu. openSuSE seemed to pay a lot of attention to KDE, which is a good thing.