ostatic.com: The inaugural release of the new Mandriva-fork, Mageia, made its debut today. In just nine short months this new distribution sprang up from a single idea to come to fruition. Yippee.
igneousquill.net: If you think there's only one type of geek, you apparently don't know many geeks. It could be argued that there are as many kinds of geek as there are geeks in the world. Still, they can be loosely broken down into groups and sub-groups, recognizing that there is overlap and some exceptions.
phoronix.com: The rolling-release Arch Linux distribution has just enabled floating point textures for Mesa. This was the hotly-debated feature for Mesa that provides OpenGL floating point textures and render targets, but is disabled by default.
itworld.com: The desktop wars may be finally ending, but not quite the way we may have expected.
LinuxGazette.net: Linux Gazette June 2011 (#186) is online and ready to read. Highlights include: Caps Lock, PostgreSQL - import of large texts and dynamic content, and FreeBSD - An Intro for Linux Devotees.
khattam.info: Here are few things you can do after installing Fedora 15 to make the experience better. You may have to enable sudo to follow some of the tips or you can run the commands in terminal by logging in as root (su). The following are in no particular order.
technologytales.com: For a Linux distribution that focuses on user friendliness, it does surprise me that Linux Mint offers no seamless upgrade path.
ostatic.com: In an interesting column, PCMag.com's John Dvorak argues that Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system should be free. He writes:
linuxjournal.com: 700MHz processor, 256MB of RAM. It doesn't seem that long ago since I was running a desktop PC like that. However, these are the specs of a new keyring-sized computer to be released by a UK not for profit company.
dwasifar.com: So this weekend, because I apparently have nothing better to do, I installed the new Linux Mint 11 (Katya) on one of my test machines.