Slackware based Mutagenix released version 18.104.22.168-1 today with lots of improvements and enhancements. One of note is the improvement in the default look and new themes. I'd like to think I had something to do with that.
The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) said today that it plans to expand its activities in Europe by opening a dedicated regional HQ in Luxembourg.
We have heard a lot lately about projects aimed at bringing all that eye candy of operating systems such as OS X to the Linux world. Projects such as Xgl, Enlightenment, and others have given us a glimpse of what’s coming, but what can you do to enjoy a taste of some of the future… today? We are going to explore that question with some excellent add-ons, software, and features to make your desktop look cool and next-gen today...
Silicon Graphics today claimed that it could bring Linux-based supercomputing to the masses with the launch of its cheapest ever scalable rack-mounted servers and storage systems.
The July 12 Edition of DistroWatch Weekly is featuring an interview with Jean-Philippe Guillemin, the man behind MiniSlack.
Linux From Scratch 6.1 was released on July 10 and I thought I'd take a look. This will be my third attempt at installing LFS. Today I begin again. Will I have the time and inclination to complete it this time? You know what they say, "third time's a charm!" ... or it is "three strikes, your out?" We'll see.
He goes unrecognized in Portland's coffee shops. While Linus Torvalds is a cult figure among computer enthusiasts worldwide, he's essentially invisible in his new home state.
Why would we want to do this you ask, well the reason I have done this is because I was short of pc's to use as Linux servers. So now I'm using my Xbox.
2.6.13-rc2-git3 has been released today.
Files added: 58
Files changed: 533
Files removed: 4
See log for full details.
THE THEME OF THE SALES keynotes at the MS WWPC was on how to sell: sell against Linux and sell to small businesses (SB).
Popular Linux distributor Debian has moved quickly to address concerns it was falling behind on security.
Sources close to Mandriva, Progeny and Turbolinux say the trio of companies will be announcing a new enterprise Linux distribution based on Debian Linux at the LinuxWorld event in San Francisco in August.
Linux desktops and servers are widespread. But Linux telephones? It could be the biggest use yet. Ben King talks to some early adopters to see how they like running their PBXes on an open source platform.
The Austrian capital city of Vienna kicked off its soft migration to open source software on the desktop on Tuesday.
UPDATE: The dot has a blurb on KDE's part in this migration.
Underground Desktop is a Debian "unstable" based Linux distribution consisting of apt-get/synaptic, kde 3.4.0, gcc 3.3.5, and kernel 22.214.171.124.. Their focus seems to be on the desktop user. The earliest release I could find was March 29 at beta version 012, with an upgrade patch being released on or about April 17. Distrowatch welcomed them as a new addition to their database last week as announced in the June 27 DistroWatch Weekly. I'd been trying to find a Debian that I could get excited about and have yet to have much success in that area - until today.
KateOS 2.1 was released on June 21 and you knew tuxmachines was gonna take a look. Originally based on Slackware, KateOS has evolved into it's own wonderful distribution. Full featured, ready to go out of the box, and with updateos, KateOS could very well replace your current distro of choice. By way of introduction, I quote the site: "Kate OS is a Polish lightweight distribution. It is a multitasking operating system, which brings all that is necessary for: programmers, webmasters, administrators and home users. The most important Kate OS features are high efficiency, safety, reliability and low system requirements." It didn't take long to realize that Kate was my kinda gal. I was in love.
The future of Linux Australia (LA) is in doubt as the organisation debates how to best carry out its operations with limited resources.
There are compelling reasons for Windows users to switch to (or at least evaluate) Linux, but when you know no other world than Windows or don’t want to even think about partitioning your precious hard drive, it can be one heck of a leap of faith!
Dell has begun shipping Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, the computer maker said in its Linux blog.
Sun Microsystems is stepping away from an effort to sell the Linux operating system for desktop computers, the server and software company's top software executive said Tuesday.