|Story||Richard Stallman: Bringer Of Doom||srlinuxx||4||21/07/2009 - 11:14am|
|Story||Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Desktop||falko||21/07/2009 - 10:54am|
|Story||Mouse with Red Hat||srlinuxx||21/07/2009 - 10:52am|
|Story||Why are people attacking RMS?||srlinuxx||21/07/2009 - 10:50am|
|Story||Get Ready for PHP 6||srlinuxx||21/07/2009 - 10:48am|
|Story||Solar Eclipse on your desktop||srlinuxx||21/07/2009 - 10:47am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||1||21/07/2009 - 10:46am|
|Story||Linux slips into Microsoft's warm, deadly embrace||srlinuxx||21/07/2009 - 10:45am|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 312||srlinuxx||2||21/07/2009 - 10:28am|
|Story||KDE Reaches 1,000,000 commits in its Subversion Repository||srlinuxx||4||21/07/2009 - 9:15am|
With more than 1500 improvements since the first beta release of the 1.5 series, the KOffice developers invite the user community for the final round of testing of KOffice 1.5 before the first release candidate.
less is a pager or a program similar to more, but which allows backward movement in the file as well as forward movement. Less has a massive number of options. Every time I work with less command, I find something new and amazing.
Samba is a suite of Unix applications that speak the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol. Many operating systems, including Windows and OS/2, use SMB to perform client-server networking. By supporting this protocol, Samba allows Unix servers to get in on the action, communicating with the same networking protocol as Microsoft Windows products.
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It's my desire to help the Linux community deal with a growing issue of trolls packing new Linux user forums with bad advice and sometimes down right lies. In the past few years this issue has gone from being a one-off to such a common occurrence today that It's getting out of hand.
Ubuntu is quickly becoming the Linux distribution of choice for home desktop users. As such, people need to learn quick and easy methods by which they can protect their data. Despite Ubuntu's stability, catastrophic failures do happen, and when they do it is important to have a back up so that your data can be recovered.
In the first in a series of articles, KDE Dot News will cover businesses with past and present involvement that are vital to KDE's ongoing success. Today, we interview Bernhard Reiter and Bernhard Herzog of Intevation.
IBM Germany has refuted a Groklaw report that the division has decided to migrate Windows desktops to Linux rather than upgrade them to Vista.
A set of screenshots and a movie for Stoked Rider featuring Tommy Brunner, the celshaded snowboarding game in production at Bongfish Interactive Entertainment, is now available. The game will also be availiable for Linux.
Hackers are actively seeking out unpatched versions of the Mambo content management system, which recently repaired a serious security hole. Sites running on Mambo should upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible.
Aimed at the developer who wants to get to grips with building dynamic web applications, this is not a book that's pitched at those who don't know their mark-up. While there's no prior knowledge of PHP assumed, the author does assume some existing knowledge of HTML and programming in general.
As time passes, the base of Linux users is growing in the data center, desktop, and even embedded electronic devices. Numbers from industry analysts point out that Linux server shipments have shown double-digit growth every quarter for over two years.
This week, Coverity announced the initial results of its code scans, churning out numbers for 32 open source projects. Somewhat tellingly, the average defect density of just the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and Perl/PHP) stack was .290. These numbers are all well and good, but what are open source developers supposed to do with them now?
Last Thursday, Microsoft filed a formal complaint against the Commission, saying that the body was failing to act as a fair and independent regulator in the antitrust case. On Friday, the Commission published a document that showed that it was perfectly normal for the trustee, U.K. computer scientist Professor Neil Barrett to have contacts with rival firms.
Also: Microsoft faces new fines threat
Judging from the buzz around the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, this weekend - a Woodstock for geeks - the Web is back in full force. "It's reflective of what people will be talking about three years from now. South by Southwest is where the future hatches."
Kubuntu is the KDE-ized edition of Ubuntu Linux, the current Linux glamour distribution. Ubuntu is an excellent distribution, and I believe its popularity is due largely, in addition to technical and design excellence, to the Ubuntu philosophy. This is a lovely change of pace from the "survival of the loudest" atmosphere of some tech communities.
There are many warriors in the battle for reigning king of the Linux desktop, and if you need proof, Distrowatch.com is proof positive that almost everyone is in the game. The top ten seem to be reserved for the best of the best, and the distro we're looking at today is one of them: MEPIS Linux.
The SCO Group, now best known for suing major Linux distributors and Linux users for allegedly infringing its patents, is continuing to lose cash hand over fist.
I maintain a Web server using Apache 2, PHP, Perl, MySQL, and OpenSSL; an IMAP server running the up-and-coming RoundCube Webmail client; and a server for streaming MP3s. GNU Emacs, OpenSSH, TightVNC, and netstat are just a few of the tools I use to maintain my servers.
The Mozilla Corporation, the commercial arm of the Mozilla Foundation, claims that despite the success of its various online applications, it is not focused on making profits but creating strong products.