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While Debian 'testing' is rather stable, it's not a release per se, but a living version of Debian. Therefore, when a package migrates from 'unstable' to 'testing', nobody could really guarantee you will be able to install it on your own Debian testing machine with all the dependencies met! That's why you will occasionally have to met dependencies from 'unstable'.
The State of Lower Saxony has begun switching the PCs its tax authorities use from Solaris x86 to Linux. According to a press release, 12,000 computers are affected.
The Go Open Source campaign, an open source awareness campaign which launched in May 2004, has completed its two year run and officially concluded at the end of May 2006. The campaign was launched by Mark Shuttleworth on behalf of Canonical, the CSIR's Meraka Institute, HP, and The Shuttleworth Foundation.
A competitor to MIT $100 laptop, Intel's $400, UMPC or the Tablet PC? With target price of under $500, the OpenBook Project was born two weeks ago - owing not much less then some of its main rivals - a common entrepreneurial idea. The project's aim is to deliver an universal wireless-ready personal device for education or home use around the globe.
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS starting hitting the mirrors yesterday, May 31, and was officially announced in the wee hours of this morning, June 1. Considering the bad luck tuxmachines had with the release candidate's hard drive install, we felt it was only fair to give Ubuntu another chance. We downloaded the desktop version, checked the md5sum, burnt our cd and booted. This is what happened this time.
Red Hat today announced a new version numbering scheme for the upcoming version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
CCux Linux is a performance-oriented distribution whose main idea is to remove everything that is not i686-related, such as old compatibility packages, and to have everything from the kernel up compiled in the i686 flavor. Last month's release of CCux version 0.9.8 is also an up-to-date distro, having kernel 2.6.16, KDE 3.5.2, and Firefox 126.96.36.199. I found it to be a damn good distro.
For those who have been waiting for the Linux desktop revolution, well, I'm pleased to tell you it's here and knocking on your door. It's called Ubuntu 6.06 LTS.
Below are over 25 tips that will let you tweak and personalize the latest Ubuntu release so that it's perfect. Think of it as polishing the diamond.
Linux Journal celebrated the publication of its 100th issue in 2002 with the release of the Linux Timeline. It's now 2006, Linux itself turns 15 this year and Linux Journal, a little older, grayer and wiser, is soon to release it's 150th issue. In celebration and in honor of an amazing community's history we're compiling the significant events of 2002 - 2006.
ZDNet UK sat down with Red Hat chief executive Matthew Szulik at the company's user summit in Nashville for a brief discussion on how he intends to keep his company on the cutting edge and battle the biggest threats to its future success.
It's official. Ubuntu, which has become one of the world's most popular Linux distributions in recent years, launched its latest version on June 1 following months of intense testing. The new release is titled Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Long Term Support), and has a specific emphasis on the needs of large organisations with both desktop and server versions.
Multi Distro includes nine live CD Linux distributions in one ISO file that you can burn to a single disc. It uses the GRUB boot loader to present the user with a main menu from which they can choose which distro they want to run. By showing you how to make your own live CD composed of multiple live CD distros, Multi Distro packs a big punch.
Novell Inc., which sells networking software and computer-consulting services, reported a second-quarter profit as sales declined. Results this quarter may miss analysts' estimates.
According to a thread running in the ubuntu forums, the isos for Ubuntu Dapper Drake are up on mirrors around the world. Upgrade wiki in place as well.
A new survey of North American software developers has revealed a marked in increase in outsourcing and offshoring as well increased Linux adoption.
It seems that Atari has pulled the plug on BioWare's efforts to keep NWN going. After the last 1.68 patch and Infinite Dungeons module, Atari will no longer allow them to support the franchise.
SEARCH GIANT Google released some days ago what it calls "Picasa for Linux", and I decided to take it for a spin on my 2.4 Ghz P4 (512MB RAM) Linux desktop which runs Blag, a British distro based on Fedora Core 3.
Converting a brilliant and specially customized C or C++ application from a generic UNIX OS to GNU/Linux has the potential to be painful, costly and time consuming. From comical personal experience I find that Murphy smiles and laughs at such rich complexities. “UNIX to Linux Porting: A Comprehensive Reference” gives psychological handle bars for those of you that wish to plan or enact a porting project for the first time and a comprehensive reference for the more experienced.
The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.3, a maintenance release for the latest generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other UNIXes. Unusually for a maintenance release, new features were implemented.