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|Story||Nerd alert: first Lucid-Lynx Ubuntu beta fun||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 8:52pm|
|Story||Is Wikipedia's "Deletionism" Out of Control?||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 6:49pm|
|Story||Intel Atom: NVIDIA ION vs. Radeon HD 4330 Graphics||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 6:46pm|
|Story||LiMux project management, "We were naïve"||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 6:44pm|
|Story||The hunt for the Fastest Browser on Earth||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 4:50pm|
|Story||GParted is such sweet software||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 4:48pm|
|Story||Reviewed: OpenOffice.org 3.2||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 4:46pm|
|Story||RedNotebook - Advanced Diary Keeping||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 4:44pm|
|Story||Insight into GNU/Linux boot process||srlinuxx||19/03/2010 - 4:43pm|
|Story||Easy (and amazing) Debian for the Nokia N900||acurrie||19/03/2010 - 3:47pm|
Let's say you have a system with a few filesystems. One of those systems is getting tight on space, but the other has plenty of room. There are several ways to handle that. You could use a symbolic link.
BasKet is a multipurpose note-taking application that allows you to collect and organize text, pictures, files, and more. BasKet 0.6.0, released last month, sports a new interface and improved features over previous releases.
In a frenzy of bans, Blizzard mistakenly banned a few Linux users who used a legitimate program called 'Cedega' to play WoW. Blizzard Entertainment deeply regrets the error, as we understand that this brief account closure presented you with an inconvenient and highly frustrating experience.
Canonical Ltd today announced it has scooped another two awards for Ubuntu, its leading-edge Linux distribution. At the Linux New Media Awards, on Wednesday 15th November, Ubuntu was awarded 'Most User-Friendly Linux Distribution', and Canonical the 'Best combination of Community and Commerce'.
Gentoo is one of the most difficult distributions to learn, though veteran Gentoo users might point out that its friendly community and extensive documentation can help new users. Here are some tips that might make Gentoo easier for anyone who wants to give it a try.
I have this weird relationship with the words “it’s not supported”. Whenever I’m talking to an audience of typical computer users about Linux I’ll hear those words. So why do people say “Linux is not supported”?
One of the recurring tasks in these inescapable group projects is combining your work for the final presentation. You can choose to copy and paste, or choose Insert > File, to combine the documents. But on a grand scale and with multiple authors continuing to update their content, this can cause problems.
Do you manage a website? Maybe you’re looking after the site for a small business. Maybe you’re doing it for a community group. Perhaps it’s your own personal site. You’d like it to be dynamic: to have some fresh news every week and a home page that’s always up to date. Therein lies the problem.
Also: Improving website security
This tutorial shows how to set up network-address-translation (NAT) on a Linux system with iptables rules so that the system can act as a gateway and provide internet access to multiple hosts on a local network using a single public IP address. This is achieved by rewriting the source and/or destination addresses of IP packets as they pass through the NAT system.
If you want to start building KDE4, here are a few hints, gathered from the most frequent questions I hear.
A series of events led me to installing a copy of Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 last week. Given the hype that Novell had made around the distribution I was expecting to be impressed. And I was.
Today a Dirk Dashing update has been released for Linux, to fix several bugs found by Linux gamers. This include fixed another problem with the game locking up on some distributions, camera movement near the edge of map, and a bug when restarting a level after dying and camera is not positioned correctly.
We've all seen plenty of Linux computers on a stick before, right? But check the TurboLinux Wizpy which brings all that portable Linux PC and USB mass storage goodness wrapped inside a DivX capable MP3 player. The Wizpy features a 1.7-inch OLED display, 4GB of flash memory, an FM radio, and additional support for OGG/WMA/AAC formats. It comes pre-loaded with Turbolinux Fuji and a smattering of apps such as Firefox, Thunderbird, and Skype.
LinuxBasic.org, an online community devoted to helping people learn to install and run Linux, has announced its second free Linux class. "An Introduction to Linux Basics" aims to instill a basic understanding about Linux for beginners who want to know more about how the system works, according to the site.
After the usual new-release downloading frenzy died down a bit, I downloaded the 3.3 gigabyte DVD .iso image, stoked the boiler of my test PC, and put Fedora Core 6 through its paces. My mission: to determine if FC6 is suitable for production systems, or if it's better suited as a bleeding-edge testbed.
If MS plans to sue for intellectual property related issues, IBM is unlikely to choose an obsequious posture. Today's leaders at big blue don't cower to opposition. Moreover, even when tides turn, they demonstrate some unique strategy of their own.
Fluxbuntu is a light-weight, standards-compliant, Ubuntu-based Linux distribution featuring the Fluxbox window manager.The project’s primary goal is to develop an operating system that would run on a wide range of mobile devices and computers, both low-end and high-end.
OpenVPN is an easy-to-use open source VPN software based on SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) that offers cross-platform interoperability. The majority of OpenVPN tutorials I've found describe how users can connect to a corporate network from their laptops over insecure networks, such as the wireless network in a hotel. By contrast, the setup I'm about to describe is better suited for permanently connecting entire networks -- for example, branch offices to the headquarters of a company.
If you ever partition your hard disk you will find that no matter how smart you think you have organized your partitions you will always come to a situation where you have to play around with your partitions. Fortunately with linux and indeed all *nix based systems it is not only easy but often an integral part of the system. I am going to go through a couple of scenarios.
This is not, by any means a comprehensive look at the differences between KDE and Gnome, but it should give new users a small taste of their different strengths and weaknesses and their philosophical approaches to usability.