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Ubuntu 7.10 is going to be called Gutsy Gibbon, and will be release by October this year, today the project was introduced by Mark Shuttleworth, read more at Go2Linux.org
The new Debian Etch has been released, here are the installation screenshots, with a step by step guided installation.
Read the complete article of Installing Debian Etch with screenshots
This is extracted from the Debian Site, we finally have Etch Stable released!!
There is a new update for Debian/Sarge, this is security update only, the good new is that reading in lines, we can expect that the final release of Etch is really near, as the sarge is being moved to old stable.
The Puppy 2.15CE (Community Edition) is the result of collaboration of a team of Puppy enthusiasts. It is built upon version 2.14 but with many enhancements. In particular the guys have worked on an improved user-interface and nice out-of-the box first impression.
The Beta version of Lauchpad 1.0 has been released, Lauchpad is a collaboration tool with thousands of users, being cannonical the creator of Ubuntu one of them, read more about lauchpad .
According to the Compiz Site, the merge is going to take place, it even has a new name "Composite Community" it is still a temporary name.
Read more "Composite Community" - The new name for Beryl and Compiz project
On march 14th the version 1.3.8 of the opensource VirtualBox was released, VirtuaBox is equivalent to VMWare but it is opensource and VMWare not.
On this article you will find the screenshots of its installation on an Ubuntu Host with Debian Etch as the guest.
This guide will take you step by step to have a usb Key with Debian Etch running on it, so you can have the power of Etch on your pocket, to be used as emergency and recovery tool.
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In case you have a dual boot system, and you want to share files between both Linux and Windows, you have some different choices, one of then is to use a FAT32 partition which both windows and Linux can access, but here is another one, in which installing a Driver to the Windows (XP or Vista) you can access your ext2 or ext3 partition from the Windows, and off course you can do it also from Linux.
Hi, Some time ago, i wanted to test ubuntu while still running Fedora and XP, so I made my system a Triple boot one, all managed by Grub.
One Grub point either to XP or to the other Grub, here is how i made that: http://linux.go2linux.org/node/19
If you have two internet providers, and want to balance the load between them, you can use your Linux Box for doing that, you do not need a big machine, an old one can do the job. You can even decide which route to Internet will have more or less load.
If you need for any reason to run VMware server on Debian Etch, you will need to patch VMWare first, so here is how to do it. Vmware on Debian Etch
This is my first installation of Ulteo, the Debian (ubuntu) based Linux created by Gael Duval.
I will continue experimenting with it, and see how it performs with WiFi in a laptop, an IBM T30 is the only one I have.
Gael Duval, the creator of Mandrake (now Mandriva) and now fired from its own company, has recently released the Ulteo project.
Read more here: http://linux.go2linux.org/node/45