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polishlinux: In this article we’d like to present the basic concepts needed to navigate the console world. We are going to find out what a shell is all about, what is a terminal, and what the famous console is actually for.
kdedevelopers: Did anyone miss a news splash these days about openSUSE 10.3 not shipping KDE 4.0 as default KDE desktop like some other distro? Or maybe not as we have not been telling everyone the last half year that we would.
kernelTRAP: Ingo Molnar reviewed Roman Zippel's Really Fair Scheduler code, suggesting that much of the work was similar to that which was being done by Peter Zijlstra, "all in one, we don't disagree, this is an incremental improvement we are thinking about for 2.6.24. We do disagree with this being positioned as something fundamentally different though.
raiden's blogs: One of the things that's been repeated over and over and over again, and mostly by critics of Linux, is that Linux has too many distributions. Honestly, that's not really true.
liquidat: The newest version now features seamless integration of Microsoft Windows guests. That means that you can use MS Windows programs outside of the virtual machine window. They appear just as any other window at the screen.
jem report: Recently a Linux kernel developer tried to relicense an OpenBSD network driver under the GPL, but was caught early in the process and the error was properly addressed with public rebuke. In an unrelated incident, the vice president of the FreeBSD Foundation reiterated that open source software as originally and traditionally exemplified through BSD operating systems, and free software as presented by the Free Software Foundation, are not the same thing.
webdotdev.com: This paper starts with a discussion of the architectural features of the Linux kernel, with particular emphasis on showing where there is a good match with the requirements of the embedded market and where problems exist. The paper then goes on the present a comparison of the different approaches that have been used to adapt Linux for real time and embedded systems.
opensourcelearning.info: Recently I have been thinking about my online security. It lead me on a brief search for portable applications which at least give me the feeling that I am more secure that I am now.
redmond developer: Miguel de Icaza's path from programmer to free software evangelist to Novell Inc. vice president has unfolded like the lives of many luminaries -- he fell into it by chance and seized the opportunities.
linux.com: As with Firefox, you can extend Thunderbird's functionality by installing extensions. Mozilla's official extension repository has quite a few nifty tools on offer, and which ones you choose to install depends entirely on your needs. There are, however, a few extensions that you might find indispensable no matter how you use Thunderbird.
the register: The BBC has announced there will be a fifth series of Doctor Who, although it won't be until 2010 and David Tennant is doubtful to reprise his role as the Time Lord.
Raiden's Realm: Battle Tanks is a fun little arcade style combat game that takes an old cliched concept and makes it more fun than you can wrap your little fingers around.
techrepublic blogs: It used to be, you know - back in the day, that you almost always had to roll your own Linux kernel. Inevitably there was a feature you needed or a bit of hardware unsupported in the standard kernel. Be it a specific networking card, sound card, wireless…you name it…we were all compiling kernels. In fact, it became a sort of right of passage in order to join the ranks of the Linux elite.
opensuse news: Today you can read which answers to the ‘People of openSUSE’ questions Benji Weber provides. 21 years old, British, and a student studying Computer Science at the University of Warwick. Just completed a work placement year doing software development.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Tips and tricks: Correcting screen resolutions
- News: Ubuntu's Hardy Heron, FreeBSD's graphical "finstall", Debian's new packages database, MagDriva
- Released last week: Linux From Scratch 6.3, ALT Linux 4.0
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 8 Test 2, openSUSE 10.3 Beta 3
- Donations: lighttpd receives €290.00
- New additions: Draco GNU/Linux
- New distributions: Slackel Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
tectonic: With my older IBM ThinkPad R50e starting to show its age, I recently decided to upgrade to a newer ThinkPad, this time under the Lenovo name. There was a time when installing Linux on a notebook computer was a plug-and-pray operation. Not so on the X60.
softpedia: BlackRoute is yet another Slackware-based Linux distribution for security and forensic analysis, created for x86 compatible architectures. What is so special about BlackRoute is the fact that it tries to create an Open Source Linux distribution for advanced users, security and network specialists and system administrators.