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- Ubuntu 9.04: Wow
- Reflections on ten releases of Ubuntu
- Whaddaya mean… sold out to Ubuntu Jaunty?!
In this article I will debate on several major advantages and disadvantages for using the command-line in Linux. When I think it's 'better' to use CLI, when not, and how can this can impact the work speed.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Xubuntu 9.04 vs Debian 5.0.1 Xfce
- News: Ubuntu releases Jaunty, Debian Lenny gets free kernels, Fedora released re-spun images, openSUSE considers Git for its build service, interviews with Linus Torvalds and Mark Shuttleworth
- Released last week: Ubuntu 9.04, SimplyMEPIS 8.0.06
- Upcoming releases: Mandriva Linux 2009.1, OpenBSD 4.5
- New distributions: Chaox, Lin-X, Super OS, TOSS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linux-mag.com: In part 2 of our interview, Linus talks about the process of managing kernel developer commits, selecting a revision control system and how he personally uses git.
tuxtweaks.com: Earlier today on PC World, Harry McCracken had a pair of articles titled “Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a PC” and “Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a Mac“. Well, since Harry didn’t complete the series, I’ll do it for him, so here we go.
oredigger.net: While Apple and Microsoft are chugging away at a release of their operating systems every few years, a free competitor is growing more and more powerful, releasing a new edition every six months and capturing low-end markets like netbooks and cell phones.
- Quick look at Ubuntu 9.04
- Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit with ext4
- Kubuntu 9.04 Falls Short
- Top Downloads For (X)ubuntu 9.04
I’m a huge fan of Gmail. I’ve been using it for years, and have converted several small businesses over to Google Apps so they can take advantage of it. I find it fast and flexible, and can get to my seven years worth of email from any computer on the planet.
For the last few weeks I’ve been extending Gmail’s functionality with a Firefox extension called “Xoopit for Gmail“. Xoopit makes Gmail more social, and gives flexible access to attachments others have sent me.
- Eric S. Raymond: The Economic Case Against the GPL
- FLOSS Weekly 66: OLE Nepal
- Linux Migration for the Home PC User, Part 8
- Skype on The Dell Mini 9
- Linux marketing #2 : Mandriva and Grid-computing
- First Android netbook to cost about $250
- Using the Shell
- X.Org 7.5 Release Schedule Revised For July
- Will Oracle kill MySQL? Who cares?
- One Of The Many Reasons Inetd Isn't Around Any More
Linux Fund and OpenMediaNow have expanded their partnership with the Gnash media player development team to bring OpenStreetMap editing support to the open source Flash® player, Gnash.
tuxradar.com: If you were suffering in silence because you thought you couldn't draw a Gantt chart or an RBS diagram on Linux, you were wrong. In this article we'll present five project managers that are aimed at non-geek desktop users.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #139 for the week of April 19th- April 25th, 2009 is now available.
mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.06, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The updated components on the SimplyMEPIS ISOs include recent updates from the Debian Lenny pool and also Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, Firefox 3.0.9, jbidwatcher 2.0.1, and gutenprint 5.2.3.
- 10 Expert Ubuntu Tricks
- Migrating to ext4
- Tweet From Ubuntu 9.04 Terminal
- What should become of Edubuntu?
- Vista Fonts in Ubuntu
- Logitech Webcam & Skype under Ubuntu
muskratsweb.net: I just recently downloaded and installed Mepis again. I’ll have to say, it has really improved from previous installs I’ve tried. Before it was based on Ubuntu and had the blot inherited from such a blotted upstream distro.
tuxarena.blogspot: I was pleased to hear a while ago that K3b got two new developers assigned by the Mandriva project and that work at the KDE4 port is going well now.
- Five Minutes of Ubuntu 9.04
- Best IM Client For Ubuntu
- Disable Notifications in Ubuntu 9.04
- change the way Ubuntu 9.04 notifies you of updates
- Why is hating Ubuntu popular?
- How-To: Enable Last.fm Song Submission in CMus
- Xmind: Best Mind Maping Software For Ubuntu
- Ubuntu: Jaunty isn’t Pretty
- My first trial with Ubuntu - Hopeless
- 25 Ubuntu related sites that you can’t afford to miss
Over time K3b got its reputation as one of the most powerful burning applications not only for KDE, but for Linux in general. This short guide will list several easy steps you need to follow in order to compile and install K3b from source.
This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (Ubuntu 9.04) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
1. Using UNetbootin (for Windows and Linux)
2. Using Win32 Image Writer (Windows only)
3. Using usb-imagewriter (Ubuntu Only)
4. Using Diskutil (Mac OS X only)
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