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desktoplinuxreviews.com: At one point it seemed as though Ubuntu CE had been discontinued but I was pleased to note today that it has apparently been brought to life again.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Installing CentOS 5.3 on a Netbook - A Cautionary Tale
- News: Mandriva releases several updated products, Moblin to benefit with HyperSpace technology, ULTILEX a multiple live CD distro project, interviews with Richard Stallman and Mark Shuttleworth, distro and upstream relationship case study
- Released last week: Ubuntu 8.03 LTS, Pardus Linux 2009, sidux 2009-02, ExTix 7.0
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3, openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 4
- New distributions: Browserpuppy, Ice-Z Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly...
techtarget.com: Many people who use open-source data backup software become quite attached to a program, whether it's Amanda, BackupPC or Bacula. Administrators responsible for protecting data at SMBs or at the departmental level typically gravitate to these free programs because they're comfortable writing custom scripts and working with Unix and Linux.
- Pigs do fly: Microsoft unleashes 20,000 lines of Linux code
- Virtualization, cloud underlie Microsoft's Linux kernel submission
- Microsoft embraces GPL, opens Hyper-V to Linux with LinuxIC
- Microsoft Delivers Code to the Linux Kernel – with help from Novell
- Microsoft embraces Linux cancer to sell Windows servers
- Microsoft donates code to Linux: Remember, folks, what comes after 'Embrace'
- Microsoft contributes to Linux kernel: a CAOS Theory Q&A
- Understanding Microsoft's Linux code shocker
- It's getting cold in here
techradar.com: Google's Engineering Director has promised that its forthcoming Chrome OS will see 'the end of malware'.
pocketgamer.co.uk: First impressions of the new console are incredibly favourable. It's smaller than the GP2X, and is only moderately bigger than Nintendo's famously dinky Game Boy Micro.
earthweb.com: The Desktop Summit two weeks ago in Gran Canaria was supposed to be the first joint conference between GNOME and KDE. And, in the reporting, that's what it was. But in the blogs, the event is going down as the time that Richard Stallman was accused of sexism.
reddevil62-techhead: sidux 2009-02 is a live Linux CD based on the Debian Linux distribution and, as anyone who spends time in the GNU/Linux world knows, Debian has several branches. sidux 2009-02 is based on Debian sid, the unstable branch of Debian.
blog.mozilla.com: In the last few days, there have been several reports (including one via SANS) of a bug in Firefox related to handling of certain very long Unicode strings. While these strings can result in crashes of some versions of Firefox, the reports by press and various security agencies have incorrectly indicated that this is an exploitable bug.
raiden.net: Claws Mail is a very light weight, easy to use email client that's not only popular, but it works in an incredible number of environments. The current "stable" release is version 3.7.2, which oddly enough, doesn't appear in most distros.
placeboism.com: So you have unpacked and installed your brand new Ubuntu OS and are wondering what to do or where to go next, well here I am on hand to help you along.
- Ardentryst, RPG Game for all ages
- Clutter Takes A Step Closer To 1.0 Release
- Sequences with seq
- Spitting in the wind – Mono 180?
- Utility of a Web only OS
- Mac vs. Ubuntu: The Winner is…
- Ubuntu upgrade gripe
- It's Time for an International Linux Summit
- KRudd to have PM TV on new open source website
- FLOSS Weekly 78: BZFlag
- The Reason Why I Loved Knoppix More Than Windows
- KDE Wallpaper a Day - Day 9
- thirty million downloads of firefox 3.5
- Networking Vista and Ubuntu
- Gimp Tip : Isolate image from background
- HowTo: Regular cleanup the Tempfolders
- How-To: Compile and Install Audacious 2.1 in Ubuntu 9.04
- Solang hits Fedora
- Customize your replies with Claws Mail Templates
- Pidgin on Debian: Yahoo Issue and Facebook
- Blackberry Storm Tethering Ubuntu 9.04 and Dell Studio XPS
everyjoe.com: I’ve been using Drivel for the longest time but I’ve realized that there are other tools I could use for blogging. And here’s a short comparison of the three tools I’ve used.
internetling.com: The first half of 2009 is over. Once again open source proved that developers collaborating all over the world deliver constant platform improvement. Let’s see what they have in store for us this time.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #151 for the week July 12th - July 18th, 2009 is available.
bitburners.com: Something has gone south in the recent developments of the Linux operating system. My old linux rig IBM Think T41 is experiencing significant slow downs with very latest revisions of Ubuntu, and other major distributions.
sapphirewillow.com: I’ve been using Kubuntu Jaunty since its release, and quite a bit before that as well (during the beta phase). Generally speaking, I can’t do without it. For our intents and purposes, it does its job. But that doesn’t mean it’s not a failure, especially when benchmarked against its own lofty goals it set for itself.
blog.paultags.com: I love KDE. I have used KDE since 3.1 on Mandrake 9.1. Then KDE4 came around. The 4.0 RC was buggy, feature incomplete and hard to use. I felt alienated and switched to Debian and GNOME. KDE is a second class citizen in the world of debian based distros.
itlure.com: Conclusions should end an article, not begin one, but I have to say this from the start: Pardus 2009 is one of the most impressively well-done Linux distributions that I've put my hands on for a loooong time.
Also: Getting Started with Pardus Linux