linuxlock.blogspot: We insist on installing Linux with every computer we give away. Sure, there are the philosophical reasons. As well, there are financial incentives to do so, but in my world...in the world of 1-3 computer installs every day of the week...
phoronix.com: In November of 2009 we reported that the Reiser4 file-system may go into the mainline Linux kernel in late 2010. We're now into 2011 with the merge window having closed earlier this month for the Linux 2.6.38 kernel and there's no sign of this open-source file-system designed to succeed the popular ReiserFS. So what gives?
linuxfordevices.com: At the Linux.conf.au conference, an Australian-based "Lunar Numbat" project presented its plan for a Linux-based flight control computer for a lunar spacecraft.
phoronix.com: Started by one of our readers more than a week ago was a compiler deathmatch for comparing the performance of GCC, LLVM Clang, PCC (the Portable C Compiler), TCC (Tiny C Compiler), and Intel's C Compiler under Arch Linux. This user did not stop there with compiling these different x86_64 code compilers, but he also went on to look at the compiler performance with different compiler flags, among other options.
toolbox.com: Modern cities have a supporting structure to be able to handle such a large number of people. This infrastructure is both visible, eg. bus and train networks and invisible, eg, water and sewerage. Without these important networks in place or if they are inadequate then the city comes to a standstill.
- Reviews: First impressions of Chakra GNU/Linux 0.3.1
- News: openSUSE initiates a cross-disro application installer, Fedora developers gather at FUDCon, Debian talk at LCA
- Questions and answers: Using chroot
- Released last week: Distribution Release: Sabayon Linux 5.5, ArchBang Linux 2011.01
- Upcoming releases: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0, Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 2, FreeBSD 8.2-RC3
- New additions: Turnkey Linux
- New distributions: Parabola GNU/Linux
- Reader comments
computerworlduk.com: The London Stock Exchange’s new open source trading system may have been hacked last year, according to a report.
arstechnica.com: Inside the PirateBox sits a Free Agent Dockstar, an Asus WL330GE wireless router, and a SanDisk 16GB flash drive. The software, including Debian Linux and the DD-WRT open-source router firmware, is all free. The total build cost is under $100.
earthweb.com: Debian official releases are more rare than releases of other distributions, but tend to matter less to users. Judging by the second release candidate, Debian 6.0 will be no exception.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: If you are a regular reader of this blog, Sabayon needs no introduction. Suffice it to say that version 5.5 has been released, and as has become tradition for me (so to speak), I am testing the KDE version of this new release.