linuxgazette.net: The March edition of the Linux Gazette monthly is online and ready to read. Highlights include: HAL: Part 2 My Favourite Aliases, Playing around with IPv6 on Linux, and The Foolish Things We Do With Our Computers.
h-online.com: Red Hat has changed the way it ships the source code for the Linux kernel. Previously, it was released as a standard kernel with a collection of patches which could be applied to create the source code of the kernel Red Hat used. Now though, the company ships a tarball of the source code with the patches already applied.
lifehacker.com.au: If you’ve decided to give Linux a go, maybe for the second time, it’s time to pick out a system and at least load it onto a “live” USB stick. If you’re new to the Linux world, here are the distributions we recommend trying out.
paul.frields.org: One of the fundamental principles I think our community expects from Fedora is that we default to open wherever possible. In other words, unless carrying out a process in an open and transparent way would be impossible.
unixmen.com: Scientific Linux (SL) is a Linux distribution produced by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). It is a free and open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and aims to be 100% compatible with and based on RHEL.
it.toolbox.com/blogs: I used the version of SimplyMEPIS, Version 11.0 Beta 2 that I had already installed on my Gateway 2000 series portable 17" PA6A system, but when I moved on to antiX core and aptosid, I ran both of these systems directly from DVDs that I had recently created. But I did something else;
linuxinsider.com: How many out there use Linux? I bet if I asked 100 people, less than 10 percent would say yes. To be fair, people think in terms of computers, laptops, netbooks, and desktops, and that demographic is 90 percent Windows, 90 percent Microsoft-centric. But computers and OSes that power them permeate all aspects of our lives today.
This week (and next Tuesday) will see three Fedora test events dedicated to internationalization and localization - support for languages and keyboard layouts other than US English. Adam Williamson's blog post has more details on the three events. Fedora encourages everyone who uses or can help test any non-US English language to come out and help make sure Fedora 15 provides a first-class experience to speakers of as many languages as possible.
torvalds-family.blogspot: My life isn't glamorous. I know that comes as a big shock to everybody, since geeks in general are seen as the crème de la crème of society. Not so.
desktoplinuxreviews.com: Frugalware has always had a reputation for not being very accessible to newer Linux users or those who simply wanted an easy to use desktop version of Linux. This release goes at least partway to making this distro accessible to more users, but more work definitely needs to be done on the Frugalware installer.