pcworld.com: The other day a high-school student came by the public library computer center where I work in Takoma Park, Maryland. On this visit he looked sad. “Do you have a restore DVD for this Sony Vaio laptop?” he asked, with his relatively new Windows 7 laptop underneath his arm.
phoronix.com: Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) continues to be enabled by default on Fedora installations. Fortunately, compared to the early Fedora (Core) days, SELinux is much less problematic now than it was in years past.
findingpetroleum.com: Australian oil and gas company Santos reports that it has been named "innovator of the year" at an open source software summit, organised Red Hat, one of the leading suppliers of Linux services.
mrpogson.com: Richard Chapman sent me a link to a log of activity for the International Space Station. The server was migrated from that other OS to GNU/Linux.
- How Linux 3.0 Makes Virtualization Easier
- Xen celebrates full Dom0 and DomU support in Linux 3.0
zdnet.co.uk: I think Mageia is a good, solid distribution. Previous users of Mandriva be pleased to have a familiar alternative, especially now that the next Mandriva release is once again up in the air.
almostconnecticut.net: Gnome 3 looks to the future without fear. It even looks like the future. I don’t especially want to learn a new human interface. I had heard some good things about the new Xfce 4.8, and I wondered if it might be more Gnomey than Gnome 3.
linuxblog.darkduck: This is Mandriva's fork which was created after some changes in Mandriva's management. Mageia is very young as organisation, it was founded just few months ago. But Mageia as Operating System inherits all the legacy of Mandriva and evolves it to the next step of evolution.
linuxinexile.blogspot: Back in April, I installed the Fedora 15 Beta release. My quick review at that time: it took a little time to get used to Gnome 3, but I liked it. Last week, Fedora 15 was officially released.
muktware.com: One of the many features the Enlightenment desktop has that sets it apart from other desktop environments/window managers is the profiles. Those that have used Bodhi Linux or have compiled Enlightenment from source should already have some idea of what profiles are.