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itwire.com: Used in the right context, statistics can often illuminate and point the way. On the other hand, these days, given the degree of spin around, they are more often used to confuse and blur an issue.
laptopmag.com: This $549 mini-notebook addresses its predecessor’s drawbacks by including a larger, higher-resolution 8.9-inch screen and more storage space. We tested the Linux-based version, which comes with a 20GB solid state drive. Add in an improved 1.3-megapixel webcam and a multi-touch capable touchpad, and you have the makings of a successful, albeit more expensive sequel.
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- Log Linux services with runit
- Disable Apparmor in Ubuntu
- How To Show Line Numbers In vi / vim Text Editor
- Recover a MySQL Table with Zmanda Recovery Manager
- Make Your Scripts User Friendly with Zenity
- Connect OpenOffice.org to Zoho Writer and Google Docs
- Audacity Tutorial part 1 – Recording audio tracks
- Copying only the unique values from a set of cells in OOo
- An Introduction to Routers, Switches, and Hubs
penguinpetes.com: In "Does Microsoft impose a prisoner mentality?", I speculated that years of using Windows seems to do something to people. Something kind of creepy. It seems as if it steals their intelligence, or their will to learn, or... In many cases, the person is scared. And fear is an emotion! Not something you can cure with a man page.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First impressions of Fedora 9 with KDE 4
- News: Fedora 9 arrives early, Ubuntu prepares for Intrepid Ibex, Attila Craciun introduces Bluewhite64, PC-BSD 7 delivers new artwork, Oracle EL and OpenSolaris updates, new BSD forum
- Released last week: OpenSolaris 2008.05, Parted Magic 2.2
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 9, openSUSE 11.0 Beta 3
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
bit-tech.net: The next version of the Fedora Linux distribution, Fedora 9 “Sulphur”, has been leaked into the public domain due to a misconfiguration in one of the European download mirrors.
Also: Fedora 9 promises better eyecandy, networking
markshuttleworth.com: An update on the long term plans for Ubuntu release management. 8.04 LTS represented a very significant step forward in our release management thinking. As a result, we can commit that the next LTS release of Ubuntu will be 10.04 LTS, in April 2010.
progbox.co.uk: When I first started using Cinelerra, I was put off by the look of the interface. It was dated and old. I also tried importing a few video clips and got very different results. One played just fine, the other played at about 2 frames per second. I was not impressed.
alternativenayk.wordpress: After many sleepless nights and a lot of work I am delighted to announce that the first release candidate for Linux Mint 5 Elyssa was released and that it is now available for download. A lot of changes and improvements were made since Daryna.
linuxsolutions.fr: With Ubuntu Hardy Heron now released, the next exciting thing to come will be Intrepid Ibex, or Ubuntu Linux 8.10 when it makes it debut in October. Intrepid Ibex promises to be packed with more exciting features, something we all enjoy hearing.
- Debian GNU Linux SuiteTelecentro
- Chapter 1: A brief introduction to the GNU Autotools
- Linux Outlaws 37
- Returning to Hardy
- Irish Open Source Technology Conference 2008
- Five reasons why Linux sucks
- Nexuiz 2.4.2 Open-Source FPS Released
- Protect Yourself From The Torrent Police With IPlist and IPblock
penguinpetes.com: Now, the three computing republics, Unix, Apple, and Windows, had different approaches to autonomy. In Unix, they teetered cheerfully on the edge of anarchy. There was only very little attempt to reign in the free spirits there. In Windows, no stepping out of line was tolerated, but it was necessary to maintain perfect order and the people there loved it. In Apple, however, there was a balance: things were "officially" controlled.
- Debian / Ubuntu Package post-removal Troubleshooting
- Bash Shell Loop Over Set of Files
- How to convert text files to all upper or lower case
- String Variables In Bash, Perl, C and Awk on Linux or Unix - Porting
- Podcast 23 Gentoo 2008 Slackware 12.1 Install
ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 90 for the weeks May 4th - May 10th, 2008 is now available. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu Brainstorm Growing, Ubuntu Featured on Italian TV, submit questions for Launchpad podcast, Forums News and Interviews, Ubuntu UK Podcast Episode 5, and much more.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's 2nd issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. While visiting Stefano Zacchiroli the www 2008 conference in china Sir Tim Berners-Lee offered Debian kudos for its well thought-out encapsulation/packaging of libraries. Paul Wise will close his Debian user and Debian new contributor surveys on June 1st so that analysis of the results can begin.
blog.sontek.net: On Thursday, May 9th, 2008 the Utah Python User Group decided to settle the debate that has plagued us developers since the beginning of time: If you were a programming language, what editor would you use?
bloggernews.net: Well, it’s time to update the Linux. The latest update is Hardy Heron. Computer people like cute names, and each Linux/ubuntu update has an animal name to identify it. Hardy Heron, gutsy Gibbon, etc.
linuxondesktop.blogspot: In this article i discuss PCMan File Manger which is a lightweight alternative to nautilus and how to set various menus in Ubuntu to using PCMan File manager instead of using nautilus.
itwire.com: With Ubuntu 8.04 now on the streets, it’s time to catch a breather and reflect on just why Ubuntu gets all the hype. Why is Ubuntu the hottest brand in Linuxdom at this time? Why is it the distro most frequently advocated? I posed these questions to readers and LUG members; here’s the feedback from real-life Linux users.
on-being-open.blogspot: I just read an interesting post over at Linux.com by someone named Susan Linton. Titled "Review: Hardy Heron converts an Ubuntu skeptic", the article has some interesting things to add to the discussion about Linux's readiness to be ones only desktop operating system. But in one case it left me feeling rather ... well... cold I guess.