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|Story||How to Use Parental Controls on Ubuntu Linux||Rianne Schestowitz||02/07/2014 - 7:25am|
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|Story||KDE Vivaldi Dead, To Know Tor, and New Mint ISOs||Roy Schestowitz||02/07/2014 - 5:38am|
|Story||Ubuntu phone release date: on track for 2014 launch||Roy Schestowitz||02/07/2014 - 5:29am|
|Story||HandyLinux 1.5.1 Adds Text Mode Installation||Roy Schestowitz||01/07/2014 - 10:50pm|
|Story||Linux Kernel 3.15.3 Is Now Available for Download||Roy Schestowitz||01/07/2014 - 10:31pm|
|Story||Linux World Domination Complete: Why It's Foolish To Bet Against Open Source Communities||Roy Schestowitz||01/07/2014 - 10:22pm|
|Story||The Companies That Support Linux: Nextiva||Roy Schestowitz||01/07/2014 - 10:18pm|
|Story||KDE’s Vivaldi tablet, Improv project are dead!||Roy Schestowitz||01/07/2014 - 10:04pm|
phoronix.com: It has been a while since last mentioning the Creative X-Fi sound cards at Phoronix, but it's not because the Linux support is all nice and working now that Creative open-sourced their X-Fi driver, but rather things have stalled.
eweek.com: It never made sense that you could make a botnet out of Linux desktop users, but the people who built psyb0t knew its users don't pay attention to it.
devoracles.com: Oh, here we go, yet another “is Linux better than windows”. The internet is full of this discussion, but sick of reading biased opinions I thought it was time to make an unbiased one!
The GoblinX Project just announced the release of the G:Mini 3.0.rc01 (2.9.90).
This article is a short overview of how to use apt-pinning on Debian and Debian-based distributions (like Ubuntu). Apt-Pinning allows you to use multiple releases (e.g. stable, testing, and unstable) on your system and to specify when to install a package from which release.
news.cnet.com: Just two days before Microsoft and Novell signed a controversial deal in 2006, the two sides still hadn't figured out a way to make peace over Linux without violating the licensing terms that govern the open-source operating system.
examiner.com: There is a wide range of distros for just about every conceivable purpose. Linux Mint is built to be very user friendly. It comes with great software for just about any task, codecs for multimedia enjoyments, and browser plugins for full Web participation.
itnewstoday.com: In this Ubuntu world, distributions such as Zenwalk go relatively unnoticed, yet offer great features to those that know about them.
workswithu.com: For three years, I’ve been a happy Gnome user. I’m still a happy Gnome user, but I’ve heard some buzz about KDE 4 lately and figured I’d give it a try.
VLC (VideoLAN Client) is one of the most popular video players on Linux, together with players like SMPlayer or Kaffeine. It plays many audio and video formats (including Xvid, DivX, H.264, Theora, WMV, Real Video, Ogg, MP3, FLAC, APE, AC3, WAV) together with DVDs and DVD ISO images.
- SLED 11: Lots of Tech but Short on Polish
- Stretch your family's budget with Linux
- Bundling libraries: the curse of the ancients
- Linux Distributions Reducing Boot Time
- Eric S. Raymond speaks heresy.
- FOSS: Understanding FOSS Visual Guide
- Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote Address at OSBC
- K3b 2.0 coming to KDE4 mid-2009, Qt forked for port
- Mounting your Encrypted Home from a Jaunty LiveCD
- Why TomTom is the new SCO
- OpenOffice gets Non-linear Solver
- The magic word driving Microsoft open source strategy
- Commercial open source, the future state
- Gallium3D: TGSI IR, OpenCL, LLVM Work Ahead
- Microsoft Says “Make Web Not War”
- Why People Like Open Source Software
- Practicing Fractions with KBruch on Ubuntu Linux
- KStars gets moons for Saturn!
- Learning About Geometry with Kig on Ubuntu
- The Rise of Netbooks and Other Small Form-Factor PCs
- Radeon Driver Rewrite Only Has A Few Things Left
- How-To: Install Wesnoth 1.6 from Source in Debian and Ubuntu
- How To Install Aptana Studio In Ubuntu
- Getting Amazon MP3 downloads in CrunchBang Linux
- Windows cannot connect to the domain…
- How to Import Outlook Mails from Windows to Thunderbird in Linux?
- How to recover deleted pictures and Video files
- Easily Convert Lossless WMA to Ogg Vorbis
- Subversion repositories configuration on OpenSuse
- Converting Disk images
- bzip2 ssh copy and machine power off
- How to mirror an internet audio stream (using Icecast)
- Converting Subversion repositories to Git
- Memory Allocation Problems on Xen Server & Fix
- How to Enable UXA at Ubuntu Jaunty
- solution of blank screen problem in ubuntu 8.10
- Less Colors For Man Pages
Debian Lenny comes with Wine 1.0.1 included in the repositories, which is the stable release of Wine, but it is also a little outdated. Here are a few easy steps for compiling and installing the latest Wine release from source in Debian Lenny. This tutorial should work for the latest Wine release (at the time of writing, the last release is 1.1.17).
h-online.com: The automatic disclosure of a Red Hat patent application has kicked off chain of events which has dented some peoples trust of the company and its patent policies. The H looks at what is going on and how it impacts the wider open source community.
phoronix.com: With much anticipation, the Linux 2.6.29 kernel was released just moments ago by Linus Torvalds.
tuxarena.blogspot: I will dedicate this edition entirely to Urban Terror, a great first-person shooter game which was initially developed as a Quake 3 mod and evolved into a powerful and fast standalone game.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Interview: Robert Shingledecker, Tiny Core Linux
- News: Ubuntu Jaunty in beta freeze, Gentoo releases for ARM, Mandriva assists with K3b port, openSUSE announces updated build service
- Released last week: Zenwalk Linux 6.0 "GNOME", Frugalware Linux 1.0, Parsix GNU/Linux 2.0
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 11 Beta, Ubuntu 9.04 Beta
- New additions: Bee Linux, Igelle PC/Desktop, Privatix Live-System
- New distributions: cp6Linux, Denix, FAN: Fully Automated Nagios, JUX, Linux DaVinci
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Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
libersoft.it: In this article we are going to compare some of the most common commands used to manage Ubuntu and Gentoo Linux. Ubuntu and Gentoo are two completely different distributions, but some aspects are comparable.