Tracing your family’s history is fun, informative, and a great way to understand more about yourself. Fortunately for Penguinheads, there’s a great genealogy program that makes the entire process easy: GRAMPS.
In two separate articles, Phoronix is tweaking, testing, and benchmarking the newest graphic drivers from nVidia, the 1.0-8174.
- NVIDIA 1.0-8174 Linux Performance
- NVIDIA Linux SLI (1.0-8174)
When I wrote last month's my sysadmin toolbox column, I knew that Linux.com readers would probably have a few suggestions. I was surprised, however, by the sheer number of responses we got and it seemed like a good idea to compile a list of the most popular reader-suggested tools and utilities
The long awaited Linux Display Driver Version 1.0-8174 is finally released, currently for IA32 and AMD64/EM64T. Highlights include fixed GeForce 7800 GTX clocking problem, support for NVIDIA SLI, and added a new utility 'nvidia-xconfig'.
A little birdie told me today that NASA has given up entirely on Internet Explorer. The official line is that the newest IE vulnerability was the proverbial straw, and now NASA's standard internal browser is Firefox.
XenSource, the company founded to provide support and maintenance for the open source Xen virtual-machine monitor, is releasing its first commercial product, a set of tools that the company says will make it easier to virtualize servers.
Firefox is doing well only because Jane and John Doe like it: it's neat and it has cool hooks. And vitally important, it isn't Microsoft.
People always say, why can't Linux have some of the same functionality as OSX? I personally like OSX too for the importance they give to usability and aesthetics. And I really like Expose... Now Linux can also claim to have Expose like functionality in an application called Kompose.
Also: Vi & Emacs - Two old time adversaries
The beta release of OpenMotif 2.3, the most significant version of OpenMotif since it was released to the open source community in May 2000, was announced by the OpenMotif Project Team.
The Apache Software Foundation today released a major new version of its flagship Web server software, claiming improvements in a number of areas such as the ability to handle large files and better support for SQL-type databases.
The Apache HTTP Server Project is proud to announce the release of version 2.2.0 of the Apache HTTP Server ("Apache").
Flock, the new Web browser which aggregates services no other browser has yet been able to provide, has attracted widespread user attention with its first beta version after only six weeks in release.
One obstacle for Linux to overcome on the desktop is the lack of a consistent visual interface. The Tango Desktop Project is working to change that.
If Mike Hearn, Hongli Lai, and the rest of the Autopackage team realize their goals, the future of package management in GNU/Linux will be greatly different from the present.
A mail server is an essential part of any organization's IT infrastructure, but installing and maintaining a mail server is not always easy, and it's often difficult for small organizations to pay an expert to set up a mail server. Fortunately, Qmail Toaster can simplify the task enormously.
Last month's release of OpenOffice 2.0 has changed everything. The software is vastly improved. Almost every major flaw has been addressed. The new version is impressively fast.
Mozilla is doing something that no open-source Web browsing project has ever done before -- using independent filmmakers to spread the word about its next release.
I have seen enough "good" from Flock to suggest to the ones of you who make the web work for them, to definitely give a good whirl to this elegant new browser.
The newest version of Mono, the open-source implementation of Microsoft's .Net, makes it much easier for developers to deploy .Net programs.