itworld.com: Get a grip people. A recent story about the so-called Chuck Norris botnet implies that it breaks Linux's security. Wrong.
serverwatch.com: Imagine a monstrous, seven-foot reanimated Tux-the-penguin with bolts though its neck, pursued through the countryside by angry pitchfork-wielding villagers. It's not an image you're likely to forget in a hurry.
blog.taragana.com: With the emergence of netbooks there is an increasing demand for lightweight and faster OS with minimal/low-footprint. We listed the 10 best:
elevenislouder.blogspot: I was on a BBS in 1995 and I saw this post about Linux. I had heard about Linux before. I had seen it on other BBSs. I even heard about it from a distant cousin. It was really popular.
duncsweb.com: Most of you guys by now probably know that i am a Linux user judging by most of previous posts and i like using Linux so i thought i should make a post on why i would recommend Linux to other people.
debian.org: The Debian project is happy to announce that it will again be represented at the CeBIT IT fair in Hanover, Germany, this year. At the booth of Univention GmbH in hall 2 stand B36, members of the project will be available for questions and discussions and will give a preview of the new version Debian 6.0 Squeeze.
ostatic.com/blog: Active Systems has released the first public beta of OpenNode, a CentOS based distro that is designed to make it easier to run virtual machines using KVM or OpenVZ.
landley.net: Back in the 1970's Unix systems used to output to various hardware devices. First there were teletypes. This is what "tty" is an abbreviation for: teletype. By the time Linux got started, external display hardware that spoke its own serial protocol had been gone for a decade. This meant that terminfo and termcap no longer served any real purpose.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Interview with Clement Lefebvre and first look at Linux Mint 8
- News: Linux Mint ends "distro hopping", Debian releases first 6.0 installer, Ubuntu outlines new netbook interface with Enlightenment, OpenSolaris developers fear for project's future, Mandriva "Cooker" updates
- Questions and answers: Disk mount options
- Released last week: Calculate Linux 10.2, Element 1.0
- Upcoming releases: PC-BSD 8.0, Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 3, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Alpha 3
- New distributions: Shackbox, Tritech Service System
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linuxcritic.wordpress: As I mentioned on February 12th, the long-awaited Fluxbox Community Edition of Linux Mint has been released, and I’ve had the opportunity to install it on my laptop to give it a whirl.