|Story||Red Hat enjoys fruit of recession||srlinuxx||21/10/2009 - 1:14pm|
|Story||IBM & Canonical to launch Ubuntu desktop for business||srlinuxx||1||21/10/2009 - 12:18pm|
|Story||Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Mandriva 2009.1||falko||21/10/2009 - 11:24am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||21/10/2009 - 3:59am|
|Story||Using the ASUS Xonar Essence STX Under Linux||srlinuxx||21/10/2009 - 1:49am|
|Story||10 PPA’s You Shouldn’t Be Without||srlinuxx||21/10/2009 - 1:47am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||21/10/2009 - 1:11am|
|Story||The 50 Best (and Worst) Moments in Windows History||srlinuxx||20/10/2009 - 10:14pm|
|Story||Why KDE Sucks||srlinuxx||20/10/2009 - 10:11pm|
|Story||How to make free software as popular as recycling||srlinuxx||20/10/2009 - 10:10pm|
There are several times when you'll be writing a script, or a program, which needs to communicate with the desktop user and here we'll look at two of the more modern approaches.
I’ve read and reviewed a number of books where the author was describing someone else’s innovations. Finally I am looking at a text where the creator describes how to use his creation.
The ability to export remote file systems is extremely useful, which is why programs like NFS and Samba are so popular. Unfortunately, both are typically tied to a local network which limits their usage somewhat. An ideal file system would allow for encrypted connections to a remote site, without resulting in complicated VPN connections. This is exactly what shfs, the SHell File System, does.
BackupPC is a high-performance, enterprise-grade system for backing up Linux and WinXX PCs and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable and easy to install and maintain.
Usually one might expect nothing special from a minor release. But as you know: Amarok is different! The developers of your favorite media player have held a meeting in the Netherlands, all to improving Amarok!
Following on from the success of our 2004 and 2005 events, we are holding a Gentoo UK users-and-developers conference in Central London on July 8th. Anyone interested in Gentoo is welcome to attend.
The release of SimplyMepis-6.0 release candidate 1 hit the net on the June 15. I'm having a hard time gauging excitement for this upcoming milestone release of SimplyMepis. As you may have heard, Mepis is now using Ubuntu as their build base. I was expecting to see a lot of press throughout this development cycle, but either I'm missing it or it just ain't happening. I'm not too worried about them though, as I imagine this condition will improve markedly once they go gold. From the bird's eyeview it's hard to see the Ubuntu influence, but underneath the bonnet might be a different story.
This is the 3rd installment in my series on deficiencies in common desktop environments. After GNOME and the Mac/MacOS, it is now KDE's turn. As with the other installments, this is a rant. Beware.
Atang1 from tuxmachines has once more asked me to write my own review of the new OpenLab release. Of course this being an alpha, while it has attracted press it has not attracted much in the way of reviews. Most reviewers tend to feel it's a little unfair to be very critical of a self-designated alpha.
Leading Linux developer Red Hat is establishing a direct presence in New Zealand and is on the hunt for a Kiwi to manage its business here.
Learning to use Vi editor could be a real pain for most people as it has a relatively steep learning curve. But once the most common commands are mastered, one gets to enjoy the sheer power of this editor made available at ones finger tips. Cream consists of a collection of scripts and plug-ins which aims to make it much easier for a new user to cut his teeth in Vim by just navigating the menu.
Because Dapper was just too Damn reliable... nah, seriously, I need to run Microsoft Visual Studio, and doing so under wine was not going to cut it, and dual booting was going to be a pain, VMWare was not open source so....QEMU to the rescue.
A lot of the people I have spoken to at various shows and events have wanted to see more of GNOME's new Main Menu which Novell aims to deliver with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. The newly overhauled navigation resulted from studies in Novell's desktop usability labs. So let's take a moment to examine it.
Today I found the perfect solution for downloading over slow or undependable internet connections. Though I already knew about wget, a command line tool, but it was a bit of a stretch to expect my uncle to use the command line time and again. gwget to the rescue!