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|Story||Chumby, the Next Generation||srlinuxx||25/06/2010 - 4:19pm|
|Story||Become a typeface pro with Fontmatrix||srlinuxx||25/06/2010 - 6:24pm|
|Story||Lightworks Switches the Lights On||srlinuxx||25/06/2010 - 6:31pm|
|Story||Lucid Lynx boot times - 10 seconds, yes or no?||srlinuxx||25/06/2010 - 6:34pm|
|Story||The Stable Triple and Marketing Linux||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 1:03am|
|Story||Ubuntu Nearing X Server Not Running As Root||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 1:07am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 3:33am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 4:55am|
|Story||Linux game-time refined with latest Wine||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 3:32pm|
|Story||openSUSE Weekly News Issue 129||srlinuxx||26/06/2010 - 3:37pm|
Phoronix: Last week we had published The Truth About ATI/AMD & Linux, and to no real surprise, the feedback ranged from beliefs that it was propaganda to others being grateful that AMD finally shared some additional information with their Linux customers about the fglrx development cycle. While the article was far from being propaganda, what had outraged a number of open-source developers were AMD's comments on the R200 support or there the lack of. In this article, we have a few additional comments to share along with what some open-source developers had to say about AMD's information.
/home/liquidat: Harald Hoyer, a Red Hat developer, has released a first draft with details of the possible new Fedora init system. The /etc/rc.d/rc system will become dependency aware.
Dana Blankenhorn: In all the stories about Microsoft’s attack on open source, I have seen little talk about what the company is gaining in all this. I don't think it's money.
GCN Blogs: Lately, every time we interview Bill Vass, president of Sun Federal, he bemoans how Sun software isn't considered open source. He's right. Sure, everyone knows Java and Solaris are open source, but you rarely hear those names brandied about during discussions of open source.
This tutorial shows you how to use Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment to create installation images and manage packages for an actual deployment of RedHat Enterprise Linux.
techiemoe.com: As I've noted on forums in the past, the Fedora project has failed to excite me for a long time. I wasn't really looking forward to trying out this latest iteration. As much as Fedora claims to be the "bleeding-edge" distribution they rarely if ever innovate anything.
campustechnology.com: Christopher Soghoian, a grad student at Indiana University's School of Informatics, has discovered a security flaw associated a number of big-name commercial extensions to the Firefox Web browser.
linux-tip.net: As I have explained earlier, there are different ways to connect to remote servers or workstations. You can use NoMachine’s NX server or the GPL solution called FreeNX. Other tools like RealVNC or VNC provide remote control software which lets you see and interact with desktop applications across the network.
Also: Howto set up a proper KDE look for GTK (Gnome) Applications
linux.com: They're in ur Intarwebs, creating a programming language. The attack of the lolcats has spilled over to programming, with LOLCODE, a language based on the mangled grammar of lolcats. Pull up a buckit and I'll help wif ur understanding of LOLCODE.
Say you have a nasty application on your Apache webserver that has been installed by some people from the marketing department and you can neither remove nor patch it. Maybe it is a time problem, a lack of know-how, a lack of source-code, or possibly even political reasons. Consequently you need to protect it without touching it. There is ModSecurity, but they say this is only for experts. A straightforward alternative is Remo, a graphical rule editor for ModSecurity that comes with a whitelist approach.
blogs.ittoolbox.com: Some files in Linux are named so cryptically that you have no way of working or even guessing what at they do. There a range of files and maybe directories that start with ld.so in the /etc directory that fall into this category. I intend to explain these files and directories and show how to use them.
seattlepi blog: Microsoft has brought someone aboard to serve as its "Director of Linux Interoperability" and head up the Microsoft/Novell Interoperability Lab -- and his name will be familiar to people in the open-source community.
mybroadband.co.za: Duncan McLeod spoke to software billionaire Mark Shuttleworth last week about his Ubuntu Linux deal with Dell, the Microsoft software patent fracas, and his desire to return to live in SA. This is an edited extract.
ProNet Information Technologies has published a series of articles detailing how to spruce up your Fedora 7 install with Flash, Java, Azureus, and more.
All about Linux: What does it take to start writing programs for Linux ? Most people will guess a text editor, knowledge of a programming language and the compiler and libraries of that language would suffice. But ask a professional programmer who has been writing code for Linux and he will differ with you.
builderau: Malware targeting OpenOffice documents is spreading through multiple operating systems including Mac OS, Windows and Linux, according to Symantec.
Network World: Xandros CEO Andreas Typaldos said Thursday his company did not agree that its Linux distribution violates any Microsoft patents nor did the software giant ask Xandros to do so as part of the patent cross-licensing deal the two signed Monday.
Well, Issue 1 is finally out! Head over to our downloads page (tab at the top) and click Issue 1. We only have the English version out, but more languages are coming soon.
pcburn: 4Front Technologies will be releasing their Open Sound System drivers under the GPL v2 and CDDL licenses. Their post on the OpenSolaris forum gives a quick rundown of the plan.
iTWire: Why would the world's second-ranked PC seller make an effort to sell an operating system that it's never sold before on custom hardware - and do it in a half-hearted manner? Why would it do this at a time when it's desperately trying to regain its number 1 ranking?
Also: A word with Michael Dell