computerworld.com: I'd love to see viable alternatives to the current mainstream operating systems. The PC market stands ready to be revolutionized by something new. But is Linux the agent of change that can do all of that? Not yet, I'm afraid.
Listem Music Player 0.6.5 was released yesterday and it comes with many changes and fixes:
linuxforu.com: Two months after the launch of Fedora 12, we spoke to Paul Frields, Fedora Project Leader at Red Hat, about how this release has been received by the community, and what is in store for the next.
lxer.com: In the area of window managers Linux users are completely and totally spoiled rotten. We constantly debate the merits of one desktop environment/window manager over another. I wish Windows users had this problem, but they don't. Why? Because they have no choice.
kmandla.wordpress: It has happened again, so I have to wonder again: What’s the reason for a sudden, vitriolic knee-jerk reaction to the idea of someone forking a distro?
news.cnet.com: Elliott's proposed acquisition of Novell promises to shake up the software industry, which has grown a bit staid in the past year or two. But what will it mean for Red Hat, and for the broader open-source software industry?
h-online.com: The development of Linux 2.6.34 has started and is causing heated discussions on the LKML. LWN.net has analysed Linux 184.108.40.206 for security fixes and found almost twenty of them. Linux-Libre removes proprietary files from the kernel, and new graphics drivers for Radeon cards offer numerous improvements.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Taking a look at PC-BSD 8.0
- News: Ubuntu unveils new desktop theme, KNOPPIX releases 6.3 CeBIT edition, openSUSE adds LXDE desktop to install media, multicd.sh
- Questions and answers: RHEL 6, useful shell tips
- Released last week: Elive 2.0, Linux From Scratch 6.6
- Upcoming releases: Frugalware Linux 1.2, Fedora 13 Alpha
- New additions: Lubuntu
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: DIFFERENT is good. Different is refreshing, interesting, challenging. Elive 2.0 is different, but that does not necessarily mean that you are going to be happy with it.
blogs.techrepublic.com: This past week we were inundated by PCs with viruses. Either people were bringing their infected machines to the office or calling us to come and get them. It was a madhouse. It wasn’t until I pulled out all the stops, with the help of my good old friend Linux, that I was able to finally say goodbye to those infections. But how?