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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: The brainchild of America-based IT consultant Roberto J. Dohnert, PC/OS is another Ubuntu-plus Linux distribution, this time utilising the XFCE desktop environment.
raiden.net: SymphonyOne is a distribution designed in a way that's uniquely different from other distributions. Its key focus is ease of use and simplicity. This is perfect for kiosks, new users, or technological neophytes who don't use a computer much, or simply don't like complicated interfaces.
linuxcanuck.wordpress: Ubuntu is the little distro that could. Now it is phenomenally successful so it is hard to see it as a little distro, but this wasn’t always the case. It started as an idea that grew into a philosophy that has shaped the distribution and the rest is history as they say.
greentechgirl.com: It is much better to rescue an old computer and make it useful than to simply toss it out into the garbage. Linux makes this easy - er, well, kind of easy.
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: Well, it has been a long time coming but this week the BBC unveiled its iPlayer Desktop, a Linux and Mac version of the desktop library software which Windows users have been enjoying for months.
blog.sayakbanerjee.com: KDE 4.2 beta 2 is out! Got this upgrade to KDE 4.2 beta 2 (KDE 4.1.85) on 18th midnight. After a ~108 MB upgrade and a reboot, there have been many positive changes. Of the numerous upgrades, I noticed these:
cnet.com: Idealogues and fanboys aside, however, part of the problem is terminology. "Desktop" gets used to refer to at least a couple of different things. One is the traditional, general purpose PC as we've come to know it over the past 20 years or so. The other is a shorthand for any client device with a keyboard and monitor.
We balance freedoms (sacrifice one freedom for another) everyday. We sacrifice the freedom to do whatever we want to live in a society where laws keep us safe.
- Windows For Submarines: Please Tell Me This Is A Hoax
- Mozilla slams study labelling Firefox as ‘most vulnerable app’
- Debian / Ubuntu: Search For Packages Using Apt Command Line
- The Linux ‘date’ command
- Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 11.1: KDE in openSUSE 11.1
- Passing parameters to modules in Ubuntu
- Ubuntu Linux: The Easy Installation Guide
- Automate your backups
- Mozilla misses a fix for Firefox 2.0.19
- Five Reasons to Make Friends with Puppy Linux
- Linux Basement Episode 33 - Zenoss
- A Linux Year in Review: Sun's Very Big Buy
- Christmas Tech Jokes 2008 Edition
- KDE 2008 fly-by
- MIT using Drupal
- Basic MySQL Commands for Begineers
- Confusion And Lame Encryption On Linux
- why I don't trust proprietary closed source software
- Arch Linux; Mean, Lean, Fast And Bleeding Edge
- Java Performance: Ubuntu Linux vs. Windows Vista
- All about your Ubuntu clicks
- Is Microsoft's IE Flaw The Last Nail In Its Desktop Coffin?
itwire.com: There will never be a "Year of the Linux desktop", but I don't think that is actually all that important. Here's why.
bbc.co.uk: The BBC has created a version of the iPlayer that works with both Mac and Linux computers.
itwire.com: Long-time developer Manoj Srivastava has resigned as the secretary of the Debian GNU/Linux Project and is thinking of leaving the project altogether.
maketecheasier.com: Amarok 2.0 brings a lot of fresh changes. The most noticeable difference is the user interface. The UI has been completely redesigned and have a totally different look from Amarok1.4.
ostatic.com/blog: These days, we're all watching our funds closely, and if you want a little help from the world of open source, GnuCash is out in a brand new version 2.2.8.
linuxjournal.com: Someone on the Seattle Linux List asked about Groupware and the usual suspects were suggested. One, however, I didn't know anything about. It is called Chandler. I figured it was worth looking at.
linux.com: For many years Spamhaus has been top dog in the anti-spam world of DNSBL (Domain Name System Block List; also known as Realtime Blackhole Lists or RBLs). But Spamhaus is no longer a 100% free service. Even small nonprofits are now expected to pay at least $250 per year. Now a new, free alternative to Spamhaus has arrived.
- openSUSE 11.1 Released!
- openSUSE 11.1 makes Christmas come early
- The LXF Test: First look at OpenSUSE 11.1
- Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier Discusses openSUSE 11.1
- Multimedia support in OpenSuse 11.1 (MP3, MPEG-4, DiVX, etc.)
toolbox.com/blogs: All too often I hear the phrase, if only Linux would do such'n'such like windows then it would be more popular. Generally those type of remarks only come from windows users.
linux-foundation.org: The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Linux kernel developer Theodore Ts’o has been named to the position of Chief Technology Officer at the Foundation.