Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

News

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • Why I returned my iPad
  • Making mountains out of molehills (DMB)
  • My View of Fedora 15
  • How is booting into runlevel 1 different from single user boots?
  • Approaching the desktop summit
  • Extending our Reach: Many Layers of User Sovereignty
  • And we are back: Mono 2.10.3
  • Red Hat Certifies 400 Virtualization Professionals
  • X.Org Server 1.11 RC2 Is Released
  • In Search Of... A Few Good Developers
  • RapidDisk, A New Linux RAM Disk Kernel Module
  • Android Is the Least Open of the Open Source Platforms
  • An Open Source Gorilla In The Mists
  • $199 Asus X101 targets Linux tablet alternative
  • Linux Outlaws 221 - My Internal DNS
  • Linux Crazy Podcast 90 Interview with Jane Trembath
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 414
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 3 Episode 15

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • KVM Virtualization: Ready for the Desktop?
  • Windows is Dying… and so are Macintosh and Linux
  • openSUSE ambassadors keep rocking…
  • Linux Australia sorts out finances, keeps membership free
  • IE User Stupidy Study a Hoax
  • Red Hat completes 10 years of Linux Kernel Leadership
  • 5 great uses for your old Windows computer
  • Unity Facebook App Adds Muti-photo Uploads and Easier Installation
  • Free Software for Little People: Interview
  • Ubuntu IVI Remix receives GENIVI Alliance Complaince Approval
  • New game titles in the Ubuntu Software Center
  • BSD Magazine August Issue Ready
  • FLOSS Weekly 176: Colin Percival
  • Linux Basement - Episode 70 - Google+ or Minus

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • Linux users pay 3x that of Windows users for Humble Indie Bundle 3
  • OpenClonk and Humble Indie Bundle updates
  • Eugeni Dodonov Takes Job at Intel
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 226
  • Improvements in KOrganizer 4.7
  • iTALC - Sourceforge POTM for August
  • OpenBox 3.5.0 Window Manager Released
  • Aseigo: wetabirific
  • In Defense of Internet Anonymity -- Again
  • Three Real-Time Animation Methods
  • State of Drupal 2011 survey
  • Doomsday Testin
  • KDE 4.7 – You didn’t think you would get off that easily, would you?
  • Link-Dead, New 2D Multiplayer Action Game Coming to Linux
  • Canonical Sees Seven Opportunities for Ubuntu Partners

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • Linux Netbook Review: ZaReason Teo Pro Netbook
  • Interview with a 0 A.D. Developer
  • Interview with Em
  • GNOME Visual Identity manual
  • Dual-boot woes
  • Pics from OSCon
  • Are you ready for RWX³ ?
  • New features for the Mollom module for Drupal
  • Samsung Has Agreed To Stop Sales Of Galaxy Tab 10.1 In Australia
  • Tablet for toddlers runs Android 2.3
  • Phonon VLC 0.4.1 – The Rise of Legacy Media
  • Linux gets a bit of good news on the Netflix front
  • Google Music Manager now Plays to Ubuntu’s tunes
  • Netatalk returns to open source
  • Photo Opportunity -- Linus and Other Hackers Don Penguin Suits 20th Anniversary
  • Debconf
  • Minetest

today's hodgepodge:

Filed under
News
HowTos
  • Choice is good
  • PCLinuxOS, the REAL deal
  • Text Editors in The Lord of the Rings
  • Open source opening doors to IT
  • Linux Day
  • 10 Free Music Albums: From Folk To Thrash
  • Use SSH for more secure browsing in public networks
  • Ask Ars: how do I use the find command in a pipeline?
  • GamePack 11.04- 156 games in 5 DVD`s for Ubuntu11.04 and LinuxMint11
  • KDE 4.7.0 Video Review
  • Upgraded to KDE 4.7
  • Full Circle Podcast Episode 22: Mad Max Meets Ben Hur
  • Plasma Desktop: Instant apps
  • Smart Folders in KDE Workspace
  • Enable Outgoing Keyserver port with iptables firewall

today's howtos & stuff:

Filed under
News
HowTos
  • Tablet smackdown: Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. iPad 2
  • Netflix Instant is coming to the entire Linux Community
  • -feliminate-dwarf2-dups FAIL
  • Linux Outlaws 220 - You Better Not Give Him Real Scissors
  • Gallium3D XvMC For Nouveau Working, Again
  • Backing up your Mac OS Lion machine to a Fedora server
  • Hurd mentality
  • KDE development environment in Gentoo
  • What should start from /etc/rcS.d/ in Debian? - almost nothing
  • Firefox, Focus Last Selected Tab Add-On
  • Add a line to a specific position in a file using Linux sed
  • Google is no more the number one in search engines world?
  • HOWTO : Yet Another Update script for Back|Track 5

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • Heroes of Newerth goes free to play!
  • GNOME Split - File splitter for GNOME desktop
  • Managing Your Dead Tree Library
  • Not a Tug o'War, but Convergence (Mandriva ROSA Desktop)
  • The Importance of Keeping Notes (Revisited)
  • CH: Proprietary competitors delay unwrapping of open source DMS
  • Yes, I broke my computer with PCLinuxOS
  • LibreOffice Conference 2011
  • Asus Unveils 2 New Linux-Powered Netbooks
  • OLPC: Great intentions crippled by flawed philosophy and approach
  • Fedora package social networking
  • New beowulf cluster at EDF based on Debian 6.0 Squeeze
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 164: High Pass Sharpening

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • Project Zomboid working on Linux
  • Unigine Engine Support For OS X Becomes Official
  • GUI tool checking system and hardware info in Ubuntu
  • On conquering fears and future contributions…
  • Canonical: 3 Signs of Progress for Ubuntu Linux Partners
  • Taking a look at Diaspora – Too little, too late?
  • Why Closed Source Software is More Secure
  • Drupal 7.7 released
  • Defining the Next Chapter of Novell: Focus and Commitment
  • A plea for sanity in software versioning
  • Bandwidth caps are rate hikes
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 413

today's leftovers:

Filed under
News
  • Ubuntu Linux gets serious about business partners
  • Opera: Network latency improvements, Microdata and QRESYNC
  • Turn your grandma into an IT ninja
  • Subdownloader: An easy way to download subtitles
  • Magicicada - A GTK+ frontend for Ubuntu One file sync
  • AMD Catalyst 11.7 Driver For Linux Brings...
  • I want to show GNOME/GTK+ icons on buttons
  • CPU Freq Scaling Indicator fixed on Ubuntu 11.10
  • Bitcoin Developer Denied Entry to US by Confused Customs Agents
  • Yogboxin’ yer Crafts
  • Finding CPU flags using gcc (Gentoo)
  • OilRush Update
  • Running KWin with OpenGL ES 2.0
  • aseigo: on a cloudy wednesday
  • Puglia region council to approve open source and standards law
  • Help Choose A New Name For Linux Twitter App ‘Schizobird’

Old King of Computers now on Ubuntu

Filed under
News

If you have been using computers for a while now say around 40 years or more then you must have probably started you first lessons in computing on the Commodore 64 computer. Many modern day children and engineers won’t probably know what the Commodore 64 is. It is nothing but the old Keyboard computer which you might have now seen in old movies or preferably in museums or old government offices.

http://ubuntumanual.org/posts/377/old-king-of-computers-now-on-ubuntu

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

OSS in the Back End

  • Open Source NFV Part Four: Open Source MANO
    Defined in ETSI ISG NFV architecture, MANO (Management and Network Orchestration) is a layer — a combination of multiple functional entities — that manages and orchestrates the cloud infrastructure, resources and services. It is comprised of, mainly, three different entities — NFV Orchestrator, VNF Manager and Virtual Infrastructure Manager (VIM). The figure below highlights the MANO part of the ETSI NFV architecture.
  • After the hype: Where containers make sense for IT organizations
    Container software and its related technologies are on fire, winning the hearts and minds of thousands of developers and catching the attention of hundreds of enterprises, as evidenced by the huge number of attendees at this week’s DockerCon 2016 event. The big tech companies are going all in. Google, IBM, Microsoft and many others were out in full force at DockerCon, scrambling to demonstrate how they’re investing in and supporting containers. Recent surveys indicate that container adoption is surging, with legions of users reporting they’re ready to take the next step and move from testing to production. Such is the popularity of containers that SiliconANGLE founder and theCUBE host John Furrier was prompted to proclaim that, thanks to containers, “DevOps is now mainstream.” That will change the game for those who invest in containers while causing “a world of hurt” for those who have yet to adapt, Furrier said.
  • Is Apstra SDN? Same idea, different angle
    The company’s product, called Apstra Operating System (AOS), takes policies based on the enterprise’s intent and automatically translates them into settings on network devices from multiple vendors. When the IT department wants to add a new component to the data center, AOS is designed to figure out what needed changes would flow from that addition and carry them out. The distributed OS is vendor-agnostic. It will work with devices from Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Juniper Networks, Cumulus Networks, the Open Compute Project and others.
  • MapR Launches New Partner Program for Open Source Data Analytics
    Converged data vendor MapR has launched a new global partner program for resellers and distributors to leverage the company's integrated data storage, processing and analytics platform.
  • A Seamless Monitoring System for Apache Mesos Clusters
  • All Marathons Need a Runner. Introducing Pheidippides
    Activision Publishing, a computer games publisher, uses a Mesos-based platform to manage vast quantities of data collected from players to automate much of the gameplay behavior. To address a critical configuration management problem, James Humphrey and John Dennison built a rather elegant solution that puts all configurations in a single place, and named it Pheidippides.
  • New Tools and Techniques for Managing and Monitoring Mesos
    The platform includes a large number of tools including Logstash, Elasticsearch, InfluxDB, and Kibana.
  • BlueData Can Run Hadoop on AWS, Leave Data on Premises
    We've been watching the Big Data space pick up momentum this year, and Big Data as a Service is one of the most interesting new branches of this trend to follow. In a new development in this space, BlueData, provider of a leading Big-Data-as-a-Service software platform, has announced that the enterprise edition of its BlueData EPIC software will run on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other public clouds. Essentially, users can now run their cloud and computing applications and services in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) instance while keeping data on-premises, which is required for some companies in the European Union.

today's howtos

Industrial SBC builds on Raspberry Pi Compute Module

On Kickstarter, a “MyPi” industrial SBC using the RPi Compute Module offers a mini-PCIe slot, serial port, wide-range power, and modular expansion. You might wonder why in 2016 someone would introduce a sandwich-style single board computer built around the aging, ARM11 based COM version of the original Raspberry Pi, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module. First off, there are still plenty of industrial applications that don’t need much CPU horsepower, and second, the Compute Module is still the only COM based on Raspberry Pi hardware, although the cheaper, somewhat COM-like Raspberry Pi Zero, which has the same 700MHz processor, comes close. Read more

DAISY: A Linux-compatible text format for the visually impaired

If you're blind or visually impaired like I am, you usually require various levels of hardware or software to do things that people who can see take for granted. One among these is specialized formats for reading print books: Braille (if you know how to read it) or specialized text formats such as DAISY. Read more