dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: A couple weeks ago on an unrelated review, I remember a commenter asking if I could review a Linux distribution called Stella. It seemed interesting, but I didn't think much of it until the last few days when its release of version 6.3 made news on several major Linux news sites.
internetnews.com: With all the excitement about the Sunday AM (ET) landing of the NASA Curiosity rover on Mars, I've felt that something has been missing.
zdnet.com: What is Microsoft thinking? First, the company decided that it was going to compete with its own partners of decades in the growing tablet market with its Surface tablet. Then, it decided that it's going to force feed Windows 8 users its “Metro” interface. Can they really be surprised when their partners and customers start to turn their back on them?
scottnesbitt.net: As useful as I find the Linux command line, there are more than a couple of commands that I use rarely. But when I do use them they definitely come in handy.
- I want a little penguin powered friend.
- A new, more powerful challenger to the raspberry pi!
- LF Announces Keynote Speakers for 2012 Automotive Linux Summit
mylinuxexplore.blogspot: I wanted to try out some Linux distros which are not Fedora or Ubuntu based. So, in came Calculate Linux 12 Desktop version and I liked what they have done with KDE here.
phoronix.com: The feature freeze and branching of Fedora 18 is scheduled to occur tomorrow. The FESCo meeting happened today where a few of the last features were approved for the Spherical Cow release.
jeffhoogland.blogspot: The too long/didn't read version of this guy's article is that Android is "usable" for most users, while he finds desktop Linux lacking in the usability department. He cites a number of reasons why the distribution he selected (Fedora) isn't "usable" compared to Android.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at CentOS 6.3
- News: Debian releases beta installer for "Wheezy", Fedora adds MATE desktop to its repository
- Tips and tricks: Libtrash - data disaster prevention
- Released last week: Arch Linux 2012.08.04, ClearOS 6.3.0 "Community"
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
h-online.com: IPFire, the hardened Linux distribution for firewall appliances, was recently updated to IPFire 2.11 Core update 61 and along with the enhancements, the developers announced that they are ending support for the Reiser4 filesystem