|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 3:42am|
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|Story||What if buying a new car were like using nonfree software?||srlinuxx||3||14/10/2009 - 2:31am|
|Story||World's smallest Linux networking server?||srlinuxx||14/10/2009 - 12:04am|
|Story||Designing Labels and Cards with Scribus||srlinuxx||13/10/2009 - 11:58pm|
|Story||Using Debian Squeeze||srlinuxx||13/10/2009 - 9:47pm|
|Story||Absolute Linux 13.0.2||srlinuxx||13/10/2009 - 9:46pm|
|Story||I'll Use Linux When $App Magically Appears||srlinuxx||13/10/2009 - 9:44pm|
|Story||Six Top Screen Capture Tools for Linux||srlinuxx||13/10/2009 - 8:12pm|
|Story||Five ways to ease migration from Windows to Linux||srlinuxx||13/10/2009 - 8:11pm|
The KDE4 build system is now centered around CMake. If you are a developer, CMake will be much easier to learn, handle and maintain than what you are used to so far.
The Portland Project, the collaborative venture of Linux vendors and developers to simplify the process of porting and integrating applications for Linux desktops, has announced the beta release of its first application tools for the Linux desktop's GNOME and KDE environments.
Have you wondered what's really behind Microsoft's web-based Office 2007 demo beta? I did, and what I found was more than a little interesting.
Linux 18.104.22.168 is out with: "Assorted fixes, see the diffstat and short summary of the fixes below." Linux 22.214.171.124 has also been released, it addresses: "Another SCTP remote crash fix, CVE-2006-2934."
Though Microsoft might disagree, open source software in many cases can be a real cost saver. It can also save your neck. Literally.
I lately updated my dapper box to edgy eft. Has edgy eft is unstable and had just been started up, it happens to get surprise. Today, update-manager stopped to work.
Well, I have used LOTS of window managers... KDE, Gnome, XFCE, FVWM, Windowmaker, etc... So recently I decided to try a new one, of a new kind to me: ratpoison.
Evaluation committees are hard at work on the latest draft of the General Public License (GPLv3), but members of those groups say it will ultimately be up to one person to decide what the license will look like when it's finished in early 2007.
Remember those “Switch” adverts from Apple? Well, the Switch is happening all over again. But this time people are switching away from Mac and onto Ubuntu.
While those of us here in the United States are getting ready for some serious holiday loafing-about next week, our friends across the pond are getting some work (and perhaps some schmoozing) done at the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) Europe in London.
Motoring organisation the AA is to implement an identity and access management solution running on Novell's SuSE Linux to automate the management of digital identities for around 6,000 staff.
McGraw’s Software Security is a wonderful tool for any shop. It provides a realistic, practical view of the whys and hows of such a program, providing enough guidance and reference material to start your own.
OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 is recommended for all. Enhancements include:
performance improvements, improvements to file format compatibility with Microsoft Office, and built-in check for updated versions.
I started using Linux in the pre-KDE and pre-GNOME days. These have become pretty much the de-facto graphic user interface for Linux and with good reason. I have tried them for perhaps 3 weeks to a month at a time. I had always stuck with my trusted FVWM. That was, until, out of curiosity, I tried Fluxbox.
There are numerous ways to prevent spam from reaching your inbox, the most popular is probably SpamAssassin. Greylisting will not replace spam filtering software like SA but it will serve as a powerful first hurdle for spam. It should rather be seen as an addition to all the other anti spam features of Postfix.
Many magazines and book publishers make available a free online version of their products, often as PDF files. Chances are you scroll through multiple pages of PDFs every day. To reduce the number of miles you put on the mouse wheel, you can use free software to read out the documents to you.
India, once seen as fertile ground for open-source software, has yet to embrace the development model in the way many hoped it would.
Theodore Ts'o offered an insightful summary of issues affecting future development on the ext3 filesystem. He listed the three main concerns for future development as stability, compatibility confusion, and code complexity.
Deploying and using it may not be completely painless, but Drupal is a great content management system (CMS) framework that is lightweight, modular, and not too difficult to navigate. There is nothing exotic or excessively "creative" in its construction — it's just a nice sensible implementation of PHP and either PostgreSQL or MySQL on the back end. What can you do with Drupal?
With his first book, Code Reading, Diomidis Spinellis broke new ground. Here was a major book on the oft-neglected but important skill of reading source code. Now, with this follow-up study, Spinellis continues to champion the skills required to understand and maintain large bodies of code.