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New DRM-Free, “Designed On Linux” Comic Book

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Software I love comic books. Specifically the great adventures. With this in mind, I set out to create a new comic book series. The kind I really wanted read.

No Btrfs by default in Fedora 16

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Linux In order to hopefully (and I understand this is a unrealistically big hope) stem the amount of hostile comments and random remarks about Btrfs not being ready for F16.

Kernel Log: First release candidate for Linux 3.1

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Linux Expected to be released in about two months, the next kernel version will offer optimised virtualisation, add bad block management components to the software RAID code and include an extended Nouveau driver.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 417

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Here's looking at Linvo, kid
  • News: Portable gaming with linuX-gamers Live, TuxRadar's best distro award, improvements in Debian GNU/kFreeBSD, RAW image processing on openSUSE
  • Tips and tricks: (Xfce) interface woes
  • Released last week: KNOPPIX 6.7, Vine Linux 6.0, Pure OS 4.0
  • Upcoming releases: BackTrack 5 R1, openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 4
  • New additions: Otakux
  • New distributions: NodeZero Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

First Steps Of Running Linux Via Terminal Instead Of Desktop

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This tutorial is supposed to show new Linux users how to handle Linux without having to browse through your desktop to edit files. The core commands to do this are the same on every Linux distribution, however there is a large variety of commands that differ from distribution to distribution, as does the install command.

Linux Mint: This didn’t go to 11

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Linux Regular readers will remember that I’d moved everything to Linux Mint. Most of the desktop boxes were running Mint 11, but I kept the laptops on Mint 10 because of a power regression in the kernel.

Also: Linux Mint XFCE: Gnome’s heir?

King of KDistros Poll Results

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People behind Debian: Margarita Manterola

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Interviews When I think about Margarita, I always remember her as a friendly and welcoming person. Like most of the Debian Women members by the way. But she likes to spread some love and organized a Debian Appreciation Day for example.

Ignore the speculation, Linux is far from dead

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Linux Last month I read an article and it left me feeling a little down. It was titled Is Linux Finished? and the author outlined what he thought were the reasons for the distinct lack of success Linux has had on the desktop.

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