|Story||Five Interesting GIMP Filters||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 8:07pm|
|Story||It's On! Ubuntu and Microsoft Going to the Mat||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 8:05pm|
|Story||KDE 4, please integrate 10 Administrative tools!||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 5:43pm|
|Story||Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 11.2: KDE 4.3 Experience||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 5:42pm|
|Story||Mozilla releases SeaMonkey 2.0||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 5:40pm|
|Story||Upgrade Wars: Snow Leopard, Ubuntu & Windows 7||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 5:38pm|
|Story||X.Org 7.5 released||srlinuxx||27/10/2009 - 5:32pm|
|Story||Ubuntu readies the Karmic Koala||srlinuxx||5||27/10/2009 - 5:26pm|
|Story||Virtual appliances and the Open Virtualization Format||solrac||27/10/2009 - 4:44pm|
|Story||Most influential open-source gurus? Votes are in||srlinuxx||1||27/10/2009 - 3:00pm|
In the introduction, Scott says: "While man pages are useful, they are often not enough, for one simple reason: They lack examples." So, how did Scott do? Very well, I think: I liked this - a lot.
In my previous article I examined the first of two options available to people who currently use Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, or Windows Millennium and face a potentially tough decision following Microsoft's decision to retire these operating systems. In this continuation I set the stage for purchasing your new machine and encourage your consideration of buying a Linux computer when buying a newer more powerful machine.
Free/Open Source Software has always been about innovation. We have come from resolving dependencies to unique point-and-click package management, from text-based installations to graphical ones that are easy to follow, from a lack of desktop-oriented applications to a surplus. But the desktop and window managers still feel like they did initially. Does the buck stop here? Not if SymphonyOS can help it.
Following a beta release on June 9, Nokia has released a highly anticipated Linux operating system update for the 770 Internet Tablet. The "Tablet OS 2006" update is now available for download by 770 owners on Nokia's website.
European Union regulators are "studying" a consumer complaint that Microsoft Corp. forces computer makers to sell machines that are preloaded with Windows, excluding other operating systems such as Linux.
Ubuntu's desktop install provides a bunch of useful software for desktop users, but it doesn't install a firewall by default. Luckily, it's really simple to get a firewall up and running on Ubuntu.
Intel's Core Duo T2400 has a maximum operating frequency of 1.83GHz, 65nm process, 2MB of L2 cache, and 667MHz FSB; however, how does this dual-core component fare under Linux? We have taken a look at the Intel Core Duo T2400 in conjunction with the Lenovo ThinkPad T60.
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 126.96.36.199 is out with: "Assorted fixes, see the diffstat and short summary of the fixes below." Linux 188.8.131.52 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.