freesoftwaremagazine.com: My son’s hand-me-down motherboard recently gave up the ghost, and I decided that was a good excuse for an upgrade. Shopping around, I found that multi-core CPUs were finally in my price range, so I decided to build him a quad-core system. This build worked out extremely well, with almost no configuration problems.
linux-blog.org: There’s been a lot of confusion about exactly what Unity Linux is. I thought I’d talk today a bit about that.
beginlinux.com: Element 1.1 is a distribution designed specifically for home theater or media center computers. Check out the screenshots.
itworld.com: That endings happen on a regular basis is nothing new; we see evidence of change and chaos every day. We just don't like to talk about it. Endings can make us jumpy, sad, angry. Who likes saying goodbye to a visiting friend, or watch the last game of the season?
linuxcritic.com: SliTaz 3.0 is upon us and we decided to take this tiny distribution for a spin and see how well it caters to the minimalist crowd. This distribution weighs in at an incredible 30 meg download, but does it contain the applications one needs to have a functional machine?
I’m buying a new laptop in April, and I’m not exactly floored by a dizzying array of options. As if I already hadn’t come to the conclusion that I needed a new laptop, my old laptop completely locked up on me while I was writing this post today. So I’m definitely in the market. Read on.
h-online.com: Lightweight desktops have a multitude of uses, on netbooks, for mobile devices, for older hardware, for users with limited requirements of their systems, for connecting to applications in the cloud, and for bare knuckled programmers who prefer to work closer to the metal.
kmandla.wordpress: It’s been a year since the last “stable” release of Slitaz, and whether or not the yearlong break is part of the development plan, I have been chomping at the bit, waiting for this new version.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: An introduction to Igelle 1.0
- News: Solaris no longer free, OpenSolaris 2010.03 delays, Fedora leadership change, Ubuntu user interface musings, new features in Mint 9
- Questions and answers: Wiping hard disks
- Released last week: Sabayon Linux 5.2, FreeBSD 7.3, SliTaz GNU/Linux 3.0
- Upcoming releases: SimplyMEPIS 8.5, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Beta 1
- New additions: Asturix
- New distributions: AVLinux, ArchBang, Cronos Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
gamblis.com: I just installed a popular distro in Indonesia called Blankon. This distro is based on Ubuntu 9.10. Off course with all features and capabilities of Ubuntu 9.10.