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This article describes a simple backup method that I use every day to backup my home Linux systems. It's an easy method that non-technical Linux users can use to backup their important data. We'll discuss the decisions you have to make in order to do a thorough backup.
Open source developers released a new edition of the Gnome Partition Editor (GParted) earlier this month. Though it is based on Linux, updates to the bootable versions mean people without Linux skills can now use them.
Meet Elisa, software from a project aimed at developing "an open source media center solution for GNU/Linux and Unix operating systems." IBM's Wes Felter calls its interface "surprisingly non-ugly."
Despite being both great and free the online service thumbshots, which is used to create images of what a website looks like, can't be used for professional use. Here we'll demonstrate how to reproduce that service ourselves.
According to this forum post, our wait is almost over. Vedran Skrnjug a programmer at Croteam wrote: "Linux port of editor and client is nearing its end. What is left to do is some internal polishing and a few minor issues to resolve.
CNET News.com's Nicole Girard shows you the command line to unlock a viewable ASCII version of the classic movie "Star Wars." So sit back, grab a tub of popcorn and enjoy the show.
The popular IBM developerWorks site has started a new series entitled "Using open source software to design, develop, and deploy a collaborative Web site". After reviewing numerous open source packages such as Typo3, Mambo, and the ever-hyped Ruby on Rails, they "decided to use Drupal", remarking that it "provided the right combination of framework and flexibility . . . to get the job done".
"I think the next steps for interoperability will be a growing need for tools that make it easier for users to migrate from Windows to Linux," said Roger Levy, Novell vice president and general manager of open platform solutions. "Most businesses have specialized applications that they will need to see on Linux before they can totally switch to an open platform."
The first beta version of the Firefox 2.0 browser could be released as soon as today, according to a note posted to Mozilla's Web site. This much-anticipated release will be made no later than the end of this week, and no sooner than Tuesday. Here are a couple of articles and a bunch of screenshots to ease the wait.
With Microsoft trying to ramp up its Windows Virtual Server for release next year, Red Hat, Novell, Xandros, and other Linux vendors are pulling out the stops toward virtualization in hopes that Linux might start to beat Windows as the base operating system of choice among enterprises and small businesses.
Small businesses can benefit from switching to open source, says Danny Bradbury - just be careful which applications you choose to move.
The open-source approach, born in the field of programming, is catching on in a new area: type design. In 2003, type design company Bitstream, in conjunction with the GNOME Foundation, released a font family called Vera for open-source use. Now, with Vera essentially dormant, an international group has picked up work on an offshoot called DejaVu.
Have you ever seen the Mac OS X desktop and wished all that eye candy were available for Linux? Now you can jazz up your Linux desktop with desklets -- nifty little windows that float on your desktop and display information such as weather updates, system monitors, and calenders. Once you have aDesklets installed, you can download and install an assortment of desklets.
WHEN THE champion of proprietary software Microsoft needed to build its new Open Document format plug-in it seemed happy to take Open Source code to run it.
Open-source database company MySQL named two new executives Monday. Paul Weinstein was named as executive vice president of business development and Clint Smith was named as general counsel.
Novell officials have confirmed a release later this month of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, just one month after the company unveiled a free public preview of the software. The preview was the first opportunity many users had to test Novell's commercial version of the openSUSE desktop environment.
Desktop searching has always been a little confusing to me. In typical FOSS fashion, developers saw a good idea and made it better. The result was Beagle.
From today, Microsoft will no longer issue security updates or provide support for Windows 98 and Windows ME, which could lead users to trying alternative operating systems such as Linux.
The Globus Consortium - a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco, HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa - today released the July issue of the Globus Consortium Journal (http://www.globusconsortium.org/journal).