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|Story||State of the CLI||srlinuxx||30/01/2013 - 1:00am|
|Story||Closed minds of "Open Source" eject iTWire from Linux conference||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 9:26pm|
|Story||Is GNOME’s Open Source Web Browser Ready for the Masses?||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 9:24pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 9:20pm|
|Story||Mageia 3 Beta 2 Released||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 3:08am|
|Story||Introducing LXDE||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 3:02am|
|Story||GNOME 3: A new perspective||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 1:37am|
|Story||My Encounter with PicarOS, a Great Linux Distro for Children||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 1:27am|
|Story||5 Dilemmas of Linux Evangelists||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 1:16am|
|Story||Microsoft closes its Times Square store||srlinuxx||29/01/2013 - 1:13am|
reallylinux.com: There I was standing around the LUG booth at the annual Linux expo when I realised that unlike years past, there were considerable numbers of female attendants. No, I am not referring exclusively to those female models hired to promote an OS (I won't mention which one) wearing skimpy demon costumes.
desktoplinux.com: A Hong Kong-based manufacturer is shipping a Linux-based ultra-mini PC (UMPC) laptop for only $250 ($180 in volume), which appears to give it the lowest price yet for a Linux laptop. Bestlink's Alpha 400 offers a 400MHz CPU and a 7-inch, truecolor display.
community.zdnet: Is Ubuntu's Hardy Heron resting on its laurels? Ubuntu 8.04LTS - for Long Term Support - was widely expected to continue the platform's long, steady march towards impeccable reliability and usability. But instead of a shot on goal, it's looking more like a foul each day.
pcadvisor.co.uk: For many of us, our first painful introduction to old-school Linux installs came from installing early versions of Red Hat. Like most early Linux installs, it was a highly technical, highly finicky process that was best left to the experts. Well, times have changed.
- OLPC unveils first prototype of XO 2.0
- OLPC Announces Next-Gen XO-2 $75 Laptop
- Negroponte Unveils 2nd Generation OLPC Laptop: It’s an E-Book
linuxowns.wordpress: Today I’m having a look at most Instant Messengers that can handle the MSN protocol. I’ll take a better look at 7 IM’s and rate them according to my biased opinion.
junauza.com: If you are looking for a computer program that can help you get the results of standard statistical procedures and statistical significance tests without the need for low-level numerical programming, then a statistical package is what you need.
techiemoe.com: Fedora is one of the top five most popular distributions on DistroWatch.com. It has a very large user base and its developers are both Redhat employees and volunteers. It has a reputation as being the first to try new things. This is both a good and bad thing.
informationweek.com: Most of the time, Linux is run from either an installation on a hard drive or a live CD/DVD distribution. Over the last few years, though, we've seen the emergence of something that combines the speed of a hard drive install with the convenience of a live CD: running Linux from a USB flash drive.
It’s time for another edition of the Compiz Fusion Community News, as I come to tell you all about the cool stuff that has been going on in the Compiz Fusion project since the last time I told you about all the cool stuff going on in the project! Highlights for this edition are new plugins - Moustrails, Ghost, Desktopclick.
oreillynet.com/linux/blog: In When Do You Trade in Your Gibbon for a Heron?, I mentioned that I’m considering upgrading my System76 laptop from Gutsy Gibbon to Hardy Heron. A commenter named Scummy suggested that a similarly configured Dell system is cheaper: Dude - you just paid a $350 ‘Linux Tax’ by NOT going mainstream in your hardware…
mattcutts.com: I’m a huge fan of Ubuntu Linux. I’ve used many flavors of Linux over the years, and Ubuntu is my favorite by far. For my needs, Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) is worse than 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon). I cannot recommend Hardy Heron at this time.
osweekly.com: Hardy Hero, a new version of Ubuntu, was announced a little while ago, and the features for this release of Ubuntu are actually rather compelling to me. Because Gutsy only wowed me on two levels - a better wireless stack and the inclusion of tracker by default, here’s some of what I would like to see with Heron.
bloggernews.net: Well, my itsy bitsy teeny weenie seven inch Asus Eee PC finally arrived with the relatives visiting for fiesta season. I had bought it in the US six months ago, but it was backordered and not delibered on time. So my grandson Luke has been using it in the meanwhile.
zdnet.com.au: Open source might get a better look-in within government, says Senator Kate Lundy, if those responsible for purchasing decisions were forced by policy to evaluate all the options on the market.
beranger.org: Who says only Microsoft is putting you into trouble? Unless you pay (a lot of) attention, the new Firefox 3 is putting your digital identity and your money at risk too!
- Galeon: It's like Firefox for Spartans
- Linux appliance distro rev'd
- Study Formal Linux Course While Working
- Three-step approach boosts Linux security, admin's control
- Popular open source spam filter gets boost
- Race Started, Vote Now for your fav distro
- Are open source advocates growing soft over Microsoft?
- Autoconf: The Unsung Hero of Source Code Compatibility
- Announcing Exherbo!
- Open source code examined
This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 via PreUpgrade. PreUpgrade provides a frontend that allows the user to easily download all packages that are needed for the distribution upgrade, and then perform the distribution upgrade.
- Eight Things Microsoft Can And Should Do To Be More 'Open'
- Worry About Integration, Not Installation
- To Market, To Market
- Cohen’s negotiated open source idea moving ahead
- Open Source, by Any Other Name….
- Perl Search and Replace
- RPM -e Error Specifies Multiple Packages
- How to Replace Nautilus with PCMan File Manager in Ubuntu
- How to find which service is listening on a given port
- Make Older Add-Ons Work with Firefox 3.0
- Essential commands for Linux network administration
- potrace: Transform bitmap images into vector graphics
- Ping or nmap to identify machines on the LAN
- Tainted Perl On Linux or Unix - Helping You Protect You From Yourself