This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Tips and tricks: Running Slackware "Current"
- News: Tentative features for Fedora 12, Ubuntu One controversy, Debian "Lenny" with KDE 4, PC-BSD with Xfce and GNOME
- Released last week: Zenwalk Live 6.0, Foresight Linux 2.1.1
- Upcoming releases: Sabayon Linux 2009 roadmap
- New additions: Toutou Linux
- New distributions: OWASP Live CD, Xange
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
daniweb.com/blogs: This week I'll be at InterOp Las Vegas looking for the latest and coolest Linux-based technologies that InterOp exhibitors have to offer. My favorites are certainly the "new innovators."
saigonnezumi.com: With just less than one month left of class, I decided to see if my 8th Grade students at the American International School in Saigon would be interested in learning Linux.
codingexperiments.com: Your common, non-technical Windows user has most likely not heard anything more than a cursory mention about Linux. They have questions about Linux that are not always answered easily.
thelinuxlink.net: To me this is a very simple question to answer. Linux does not need a unified package manager when the source to the application you are using is available for you to compile on your own. Make your own package.
SopCast Player is designed to be an easy to use Linux GUI front-end for the p2p streaming technology developed by SopCast. SopCast Player features an integrated video player, a channel guide, and bookmarks. Once SopCast Player is installed it simply "just works" with no required configuration.
printf.net: Some good news from OLPC: we've decided to base the new XO-1.5 laptop's software release on Fedora 11. Unlike previous releases, we plan to use a full Fedora desktop build, booting into Sugar but giving users the option to switch into a standard GNOME install instead.
netbookknowhow.com: When the netbook first arrived onto the market at the backend of 2007, it came riding with Linux in the saddle. Now 18 months on and Linux-preinstalled netbooks are as rare as hen’s teeth. But which operating system is really the better option?
brajeshwar.com: The Linux desktop more than anything else needs an extensive support of its die hard proponents which will be helpful in creating a buzz and hence serve the purpose by establishing a strong word of mouth.