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|Story||Ubuntu: A new "Unity 8" flavour||Rianne Schestowitz||15/05/2014 - 5:12am|
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|Story||Is Linux Secure, Old Flaw Fixed, and Patchin||Rianne Schestowitz||15/05/2014 - 4:46am|
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|Story||Linux Kernel 3.10.40 Is Out with Multiple Fixes and Improvements||Rianne Schestowitz||14/05/2014 - 11:27pm|
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times.debian.net: I started using GNU/Linux because I wanted to learn how to program and I got to know that C compilers were easily available in GNU/Linux distributions. I started with Conectiva Marumbi, in late 1998, and when I bought a Debian CD in early 1999 I was instantly in love.
blogs.zdnet: Firefox 3.1 beta 3 was not released as planned on Feb. 2 and is not expected imminently.
blogs.zdnet.com: With all the talk of open source and the Obama administration, it shouldn’t come as any surprise that the scare-mongering around FOSS security is going to be close behind — and here’s part of the first wave, fresh from Ernest M. Park.
bitburners.com: The many of the best and the market dominant distributions have one in thing in common - they have strong commercial support behind them. Every now and then an interesting smaller distribution comes up and is able to attract major audiences and gain an active user group. Such distributions include SimplyMEPIS, PCLinuxOS and the LinuxMint.
geekzone.co.nz: Much has been written about resource hungry operating systems. Microsoft Vista or even various GNU/Linux desktop editions, which can't be happy unless you throw gigabytes of RAM at them. Today I came across an operating system that can truly claim to be light-weight.
zdnet.com.au: UK-based online lingerie and nightwear retailer figleaves.com has turned away from Microsoft and to virtualisation and open source software to revamp the technology platform that will support its upcoming ecommerce site.
linuxdevices.com: Asus is taking pre-orders for a netbook based on Intel's second-generation netbook platform, the secret-shrouded N280/GN40 chipset. Early product specs confirm that the second wave of netbooks are likely to offer faster graphics and lower power use, along with room for much, much larger batteries.
This article covers cp, tar, and rsync, that can aid with the security of the synchronization of UNIX files
desktoplinux.com: Keir Thomas informs us that his new Ubuntu book has been downloaded 150,000 times. Freely downloadable in PDF format MacFreda Publishing's 164-page Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference offers a beginner's overview of the popular distro.
news.cnet.com: Talking with Microsoft last week, I was surprised to hear a key reason for Microsoft getting involved with things like optimizing Windows for PHP: it was the only way to ensure products like PHP work with Microsoft technology at all.
fullcirclemagazine.org: That’s right folks, FCM#21 is finally here. In this issue: Command and Conquer - Formatting Output, Game Review - Tribal Trouble 2, and Top 5 - Torrent Tools.
linuxjournal.com: Have you ever woken up in the morning and said to yourself, “today is the day that I'm finally going to backup my workstation!” only to find out that you're a day late and about 320Gb short? Well, that's about what happened to me recently, but don't worry, the story has a happy ending.
This series of three articles on tunning LAMP systems discusses many of the server configuration items that can make or break an application's performance.
computerworld.com: Novell continues to look at acquisitions to fill its product line, Ron Hovsepian, the company's president and CEO, told reporters in Bangalore Monday.
abclinuxu.cz: 1) Have you given any more thought to changing the version numbering model of the kernel?
I'd actually like to change the version numbering because right now the 2.6 doesn't mean anything at all.
earthweb.com: Much has been written about how Linux is an optimal OS for a lightweight netbook. And netbooks themselves are on a tear. But some buyers of Linux netbooks are running into trouble. That brings up a good question: just how realistic is Linux on a netbook for mainstream computer buyers?
toolbox.com/blogs: When I started up my first computer I was very excited. I unpacked it from its box. Set it up on a table and turned it on. As the screen flickered into life my excitement mounted. Then there was a beep and a black screen with a flashing green block. Welcome to the command line!
pcauthority.com.au: Does Ubuntu have a future on servers, or is super-stable Debian the classier OS? Leigh Dyer weighs up the pros and cons.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Interview: Linus Torvalds, Linux kernel
- News: KDE 4.2 goes Fedora-wide, Debian "Lenny" release imminent, OpenSolaris usability focus, Ubuntu guide for free, Easy Peasy and Moblin for netbooks, interview with Fedora Project leader, end of Kurumin Linux
- Released last week: KNOPPIX 6.0, Pardus Linux 2008.2
- Upcoming releases: Slamd64 12.2, Fedora 11 Alpha
- Donations: Openbox receives US$250
- New additions: Easy Peasy, Moblin
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....