IT SEEMS that some US based Linux fans just can't wait to get their hands on Nokia's 770 Internet tablet. An Internet site dedicated to the device is already drumming up rumours of a shortage.
According to DistroWatch, "Kurumin Linux is a Brazilian run-from-CD Linux distribution based on Knoppix. Its main features are excellent hardware auto-detection, support for Brazilian Portuguese and small size." Version 5.1-alpha4 was recently released and tuxmachines took it for a short spin.
As you already know, if I have to sit down in front of a computer, I want it to be running the Gnome desktop on Linux. And yet, every day I still encounter rough edges that make me think there aren't nearly enough folks out there hacking away at this stuff. I'd like to watch.
In the wake of the uproar that greeted Novell's plans to opt in future for GNOME in place of KDE as it default desktop in Linux products, the company has now gingerly backtracked somewhat.
Linus Torvalds has threatened that if developers add 'last-minute things' to the next version of the Linux kernel he will 'refuse to merge, and laugh in their faces derisively.'
How about storing your operating system, including some applications, on a highly mobile device? This is exactly what the Ubuntu H2 was designed for.
Doc expands on insights he gained while hanging with A-list kernel maintainers on last month's Linux Lunacy Geek Cruise. He states, "Linux isn't a product."
Linux desktop software maker Xandros and Rome-based NoMachine, which specializes in Linux terminal server remote access and management software, Thursday announced they are teaming up to build new Linux thin-client platforms.
One of the often cited reasons for not switching away from MS Windows is it's breadth of commodity hardware support. The argument often goes something like this: "Since Windows supports all the hardware I have why would I want to risk it not working under Linux? It's better to continue to use what I know will work."
Yes, Linux will be attacked more often in the days ahead, but far fewer attacks will get through than do on Windows.
MitraX is a mini linux livecd distribution of 48MB and is presently on Distrowatch's waiting list. Based on slackware and linux live, it offers administration level networking and security tools while provding a minimal gui and gui-based tools and apps.
For years, Red Hat and SUSE have dominated the enterprise Linux distribution space. But that duopoly may be in trouble, because the Debian-based GNU/Linux-derived Ubuntu has a little help from Big Blue.
No sooner had the story started to break that Novell was making GNOME the official interface for its business Linuxes, the screaming began. "Why not continue to support both!" OK, so "Why GNOME, Why?"
Linux desktop stalwarts KDE and Debian will be joining such other open source projects as MythTV and NetBSD alongside large corporate sponsors like IBM at SCALE 4x, at the fourth annual Southern California Linux Expo, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb 11-12, 2006 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport.
Houston, TX, November 8, 2005: PCLinuxOS .92 Test 03 is available at the following location:
You might think that the sky is falling the way the media has gone on a feeding frenzy related to a Linux worm. Sorry to disappoint you, but the worm will hardly affect the user base.
As Debian users what do you think you'd like to see changed in the Debian's future releases? Are there any small changes you'd particularly like to see made?
Phoronix has lots of great screenshots of the newly released GoblinX Mini v1.2.1.
Our search-and-rescue expert is back to share how he recovered a master boot record and reclaimed lost data.