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|Story||Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha: Slouching Toward Ubuntu GNOME||srlinuxx||25/08/2010 - 6:30pm|
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Larry Ellison on Thursday came to the startling yet enlightening realization that he is not god. As a result, Oracle's CEO has gone totally monastic.
To celebrate the first day of April, News.com has published a special 4/1 edition that has compiled some less-reported headlines on all things technology, from Wikipedia to Vista and the Department of Homeland Security.
Today's Headlines include:
- Wikipedia founder's bold experiment
- Dalai Lama exiled to Second Life
- Homeland Security backs privacy plan
A new hard drive manufacturer, Sextor, is entering the market (pardon the pun!) by pre-loading all of it’s 120+ gig drives with porn and music MP3s to save users the time and effort in downloading them.
Opera Software ASA, makers of the best browser in this, or indeed any, universe, today revealed the results of a five month process to determine this year's April Fool's joke.
While I am not much into April Fools' Day, what if Canonical was bought out by Microsoft thus forming Microsoft Windows-buntu? Or what if Microsoft paid QuinnStorm to stop developing Beryl? I have begun developing a list of things I would hate to hear on April Fool's Day as it relates to Linux.
- Ubuntu and Fedora Merge
- Red Hat Partners With Microsoft
For some reason horizontal scrolling on synaptics touchpads is disabled by default in ubuntu. This tip will show you how to enable it. First, run:
sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Find the section similar to this:
Identifier “Synaptics Touchpad”
Option “SendCoreEvents” “true”
PCLinuxOS founder Texstar said in a private interview that they would using Ubuntu for the base of future versions of PCLinuxOS. Citing the old adage 'if you can't beat 'em, join 'em,' Texstar states that PCLinuxOS 2007 will be delayed for another six months or so while the new change is implemented.
After 5 years of being called Arch Linux and 5 years of people confusing us with Ark Linux, we've finally come up with a solution. We've spent the last few months talking to the Ark Linux people to come up with a solution that's beneficial for both distributions. Today, we are happy to announce a name change for Arch Linux. Today, I am happy to announce, we will be known as Ark Linux!
This article offers a simple way of creating DVD images of Debian or Ubuntu http/ftp repositories. Ubuntu does not offer DVDs ready to download with its main, universe, multiverse and/or restricted repositories. With the contents of this guide you can do it yourself.
Since KDE 3.3 was released in 2004, KDE applications have used the KnuDELibs library KNewPorn to implement a simple interface for downloading and installing nudie pictures from a centralized server.
I have just come across some news while reading my daily news fix of a new virus that has been released into the wild that effect the Mac and Linux operating systems This virus is apparently very virulent and quite destructive. It gains entry through a previously unknown kernel flaw that is inherent in all unix type kernels. So far there is no patch available.
Google TiSP (Toilet Internet Service Provider) is a fully functional, end-to-end system that provides in-home wireless access by connecting your commode-based TiSP wireless router to one of thousands of TiSP Access Nodes via fiber-optic cable strung through your local municipal sewage lines.
In what many long-time observers of free and open source software consider a natural progression, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is to join the board of the Linux Foundation.
On January 21, the New York Times published a story on Linux. This wasn't an article on technical advancement: no new kernel or distribution had been released. It wasn't financial; there wasn't yet another impressive quarter from one of the many companies that build their business around Linux.
Free software advocates, including myself, like to pontificate about how free software is a good business model. We like to hold up companies like Red Hat and show them off like a bright cliff-top lighthouse that shows the way to profitable free software.
The default shell on most Linux operating systems is called Bash. There are a couple of important hotkeys that you should get familiar with if you plan to spend a lot of time at the command line. These shortcuts will save you a ton of time if you learn them.
Here is the List of Bash Shell Keyboard Shortcuts For Linux Users:
One of the main problems facing GNU/Linux (henceforth referred to as Linux) is that it simply is not known by the majority of the computer-literate users in this world, and is used on a daily basis by even fewer.
Today, we are pleased to be able to reveal a new operating system: Peacock GNU/Linux. Of course, who better to tell you about it than its creator, Drew Peacock:
"Peacock Linux - the Galactic Operating System - aims to make the best of both worlds. It's the perfect amalgam between free and proprietary."
For the past couple weeks, I've been running Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, the version of Ubuntu Linux scheduled for release next month. Actually, I'm running Kubuntu—the flavor with a KDE desktop. So, just mentally add the "K" throughout this post.
Since KDE 3.3 was released in 2004, KDE applications have used the KDELibs library KNewStuff to implement a simple interface for downloading and installing content from a centralized server.