This list/mini-guide covers simple and extremely effective ways to make your Linux a more enjoyable OS from top to bottom, and take the geek-factor out.
The One Laptop Per Child organization will use Linux on its inexpensive machines, but the operating system suffers the same code bloat as Windows, the project's leader said Tuesday.
Oracle's Cluster File System 2 for Linux will be distributed with the Linux kernel, the software that forms the basis of Linux distributions, Oracle said Tuesday.
I have been a Unix and Linux system administrator for more than 20 years, and have worked with many different operating systems. Over the last several years I've spent a lot of time with various versions of Red Hat Linux and Fedora Core. I chose to use CentOS as a platform for the servers, and since I already had a commitment to maintaining a number of different servers in CentOS, I decided a while ago to start using it on my desktop as well.
The Open Source Developer Labs is previewing work that attempts to make life easier for software companies by bridging GNOME and KDE, the two competing graphical interfaces most widely used with Linux.
RED HAT and Intel have set up a worldwide programme to help corporations and other enterprises plan and optimise Linux deployments.
I have finally completed the migration of my laptop from Debian Etch to Fedora Core 5. I would like to write about it and my impressions after 5 days of using Fedora.
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This is an attempt to create a, more or less complete listing of wireless devices with information about the chipset they are based on and whether or not they are supported in Linux.
Novell opened the LinuxWorld Conference here with the introduction April 3 of the beta program for Mono 1.2, its open-source implementation of the Microsoft .Net Framework. Novell also announced it is developing a new Linux build service framework and disclosed details about the availability of SUSE Linux 10.1...
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The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing PNG images which provide a LIVE visual representation of this traffic.
Software developer Chris Wright works from home in Northeast Portland, and his boss is more than 2,500 miles away in Boston. But that doesn't mean Wright gets to take it easy.
A panel discussion at LinuxWorld Tuesday will explore the evolution of Linux from server to desktop. "The State of the Linux Desktop," featuring members of the OSDL's (Open Source Development Labs) Desktop Linux (DTL) working group, will focus on Linux desktop markets, challenges to adoption, and the desktop Linux community.
When dealing with a *nix newbie, the most important thing is to try to be understanding. They are not going to comprehend everything they need to know right away, the same as you did not. Do not punish them for being confused, or for being a slow learner.
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Linux-based phones are increasingly prevalent in the marketplace, and demand for them is growing. Supporting information is readily available, whether from industry-analyst reports, e-newsletters or the latest Linux-themed conference.
Open-Xchange Inc. announced today that its leading open source collaboration server Open-Xchange has been named a finalist for a LinuxWorld Expo Product Excellence Award in the “Best Messaging Solution” category.
Phaeronix is a "gentoo love-sources RR4 CD with reiser4 enabled grub, auto hardware detection with nvidia 3D support , ready for multimedia, internet, and arabic. It is optimised for i686." Once upon a time it featured a harddrive installer, that option has been pulled for at least now, although one can still manually install it very much like a stage 3 gentoo install. Since the site states on about every page that "This is not the final version. Please don't attempt to install it on your harddrive" we looked at Phaeronix today in its intended livecd format.
Amid a growing cacophony of demand, the two largest Linux vendors, Red Hat and Novell, plan to bake virtualization into their enterprise products slated to ship later this year. But technology managers are mixed on the approach.