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connectedinternet.co.uk: My time on X is relegated to my secondary computer, a dual 1.46GHz pentium 4 laptop with only 1 Gb of ram. My growing sentiment about running KDE4 on that laptop is that the experience is rather, well, pokey. So, I had three ideas in mind: Xfce, LXDE and ROX Desktop.
penguinpetes.com: The community around GNU, Linux, and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in general frequently gets called "zealots." But let's look at another angle.
kmandla.wordpress: Everybody has a list of reasons to use Linux. Aside from the misinformation spewed forth by Redmond, I believe there are “wrong” reasons to use Linux.
usalug-org.blogspot: There was some sad news on the sidux front, because there were unfortunate conflicts within the development ranks that caused quite a stir, and I was accidentally involved in some of it.
mozilla.org: As part of the Mozilla Corporation’s ongoing security and stability process, Firefox 3.0.12 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux users as a free download from firefox.com.
bmighty.com: A recent set of Linux distro benchmarks appears to show some surprising results. Yet it also shows the dangers of relying too heavily upon such benchmarks to make real-world technology decisions.
gentoo.org: Gentoo is turning 10 years old. For the last ten years, Gentoo has been committed to bringing the cutting edge source based distro to users that need more flexibility than binary packages can give them. With a vibrant community and over 300 developers, much has been accomplished since the beginning, Gentoo remains true to its origin.
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- about:mozilla 7/21
- Pardus 2009
- Open Source Watershed
- Wallpaper a Day - Day 7
- Wallpaper a Day - Day 8
- Samsung NC20 - A Brief Encounter
- Firefox 3.5 vs. Chrome 3 Showdown, Round 4: Running Web apps
- Open source mainframe software: Two perspectives
- Open-source firmware vuln exposes wireless routers
- Launchpad is now open source
- Akademy 2009 Technical Papers Published
- OpenOffice Renaissance prototyping phase drawing to close
- Should we all switch to BSD?
- The Software Freedom Law Show - Episode 0x12: OSCON
- Linux command for “What’s up on this here box?”
- Unpacking recent ace archives in Ubuntu
- Make Claws Mail aware when you need top or bottom posting
- Professional Video Editing in Linux with Kdenlive
- Tail More Than One File at a Time
- Setting up a dynamic DNS service part 2: dhcpd
- Update Default GDM Theme on Ubuntu
- Command Line Packet Sniff Existing Running Process in Linux
- Greasemonkey for beginners
reddevil62-techhead: SO, there I was, having installed Fedora 11 on a dusty old Compaq Presario - 700MHz AMD Duron processor, 10GB HDD! - and things had gone relatively smoothly, if glacially slowly.
opensuse.org: Issue #80 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!
tuxradar.com: OSCON 2009 is in full swing, which means you can't walk more than 10 feet without tripping over a well-known geek. We’ve just spoken to Ross Turk, Director of Community at SourceForge, ahead of the Community Choice Awards on Thursday night. Here’s what he had to say.
networkworld.com: Microsoft has had a checkered past with both Linux and its open source GPL licensing structure, so the move was a jaw dropper. Here is a look at some of the milestones since Microsoft internal memos leaked in 1998 that attacked the open source Linux operating system as it began to pick up steam as an alternative to Windows.
desktoplinux.com: Vietnamese Linux technology firm Hacao has released a netbook, along with a new bilingual (English/Vietnamese) release of its Hacao Linux 2009 CE distro. The Hacao Netbook is based on an Intel Atom-based MSI Wind.
blogs.techrepublic.com: A dependable backup tool is not a luxury - everyone needs to have one. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune to get the feature set that meets your needs. Jack Wallen introduces some great Linux backup solutions, including a few that are cross platform.
techradar.com: The next version of Ubuntu, the most popular distribution for those who do switch, is launching exactly one week after Windows 7 hits the shelves. Codenamed Karmic Koala, we're loving the alpha version already, but here are some things that Windows does that Ubuntu should.
serverwatch.com: Microsoft's operating systems have exploded in size during the past 20 years or so as their functionality increased to include thousands of features that weren't considered necessary in DOS. How come Linux (or UNIX for that matter) doesn't suffer from feature creep in the same way? Or does it?
linux-mag.com: Diving deeper into UnionFS: walking through how to create and manage large file systems using the principles of ChunkFS and UnionFS.
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workswithu.com: An emerging app store could help Ubuntu and Debian push deeper into the consumer and corporate markets. But here’s the twist: The emerging app store, which offers Ubuntu Linux and Debian applications, wasn’t built by Canonical. Still in beta, the store is called apperi.