Apparently BLFS-6.1 was released well over a week ago and the time had finally come to finish up my LFS desktop. Unlike the LFS-html docbook, it's not laid out exactly in a linear manner. I had the basic LFS 6.1 install in place and I was hoping I only needed to pick up from there.
If LinuxWorld Expo has become the place for the suits, and OSCON has become a developer's haven, then where does the average Linux user get to go?
If you are a tech tinkerer at heart, have some free time on your hands, and embrace the sweat and tears that accompany a challenging project, perhaps you've contemplated setting up a Linux system at home.
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com has published another interview with OSDL CEO Stuart Cohen. Some different and interesting Q&A resulting from the Microsoft challenge.
Open Source Development Labs CEO Stuart Cohen explains why he nixed Microsoft's joint research offer.
INSTEAD of clearing the air about open source with its Get the Facts campaign, Microsoft is clouding the open source debate by taking advantage of people’s limited knowledge of Linux.
Issue number six, September 2005, of TUX is now available for download. Some features this month include Linux Evolution, Diary of a Well-Dressed Penguin, and 2005 TUX Readers' Choice Awards.
Elive is a Debian-based desktop Linux Live CD distribution with the Enlightenment window manager, version 17. On Tuesday Elive 3.0 was released to the public. I was very excited to try Elive.
As you may have heard, Linspire began offering their Linspire 5.0 for a free download today and will continue this until September 6. Who can resist a free lunch? I downloaded and looked around Linspire in the livecd mode. It also has an option of installing to hard drive if one is interested. I was quite surprised at what I found. ...or more accurately, how I felt about what I found.
In a short story with a happy ending, the developer of a "free" version of Linspire called Freespire has agreed to change the name of his project, and Linspire Inc. is offering free copies of Linspire Linux "for a few days."
A lawyer acting on behalf of Linus Torvalds has hailed as "favourable" the fact one in nine Australian vendors targeted by a letter campaign asking them to relinquish any legal claim to the 'Linux' name have agreed to do so.
Korea's postal service agency, Wednesday announced it will begin adopting the free, open-source operating system known as Linux to its desktop computers.
New users tend to make some common mistakes when trying out GNU/Linux for the first time. The reasons for these mistakes are varied. Here are some solutions to five commonly encountered GNU/Linux problems.
aLinux (formerly Peanut Linux) is an interesting distribution that has been getting increased coverage in recent weeks. Jay Klepacs, the founder and lead developer of aLinux, was kind enough to answer a few questions about aLinux - in his typical eccentric and verbose fashion.
Distribution release PocketLinux 1.2 was announced on Distrowatch last night and Tuxmachines was excited to try it out. However, that excitement didn't last long. Not only were the simplifications pointless as was the light version of KDE, ... well, read the rest to find out...
There it is.
We've hopefully fixed up all the problems that the longish -rc series showed, and it shouldn't be that painful. The changes since -rc7 are pretty small, full shortlog and diffstat of that appended.
There are many faces of Linux, a term which has come to mean many things. One problem with all this nomenclature is that it is very confusing. How do you know when someone says Linux what they are talking about?
It is the end for the proprietary platform in the enterprise, according to Red Hat general manager Max McLaren. "Our market is currently the Unix to Linux migration, so we still have a long, long way to go before we are completely sated and have to go after any other market."
Every once in a while, there will be an announcement somewhere about a Mandriva deployment, usually in Europe, most likely in France. I have begun to wonder if this nation-centric approach to distributing Linux distros might not be the best approach for Linux as a whole.
The next stable update of the Linux kernel will bring advances in file system event monitoring, the Xtensa architecture, and a set of system calls that allows users to load another kernel from the currently executing Linux kernel.