|Story||Upgrading from Windows XP to a Linux desktop||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 11:56pm|
|Story||Design ideas show Firefox 4.0 with a Chrome look||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 11:51pm|
|Story||Microsoft's EC proposals now include ODF and interoperability||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 7:53pm|
|Story||5 Newest Updates for Open Source Community||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 6:33pm|
|Story||Reviewed: Fedora 11||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 6:06pm|
|Story||Hands-on with an alpha of the Jolicloud netbook distro||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 6:04pm|
|Story||Yes Linus, Microsoft hating is a disease. And it's a pandemic||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 6:02pm|
|Story||15 Apps I Install On My Newly Installed Ubuntu||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 3:58pm|
|Story||50 Open Source Apps Transforming Education||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 3:54pm|
|Story||Why should Linux aim for the desktop?||srlinuxx||27/07/2009 - 3:52pm|
A significant revision of the Gnome desktop environment arriving in mid-March will introduce simple administrator tools designed for locking down desktops and other tasks, according to developers.
So you want to play around with XGL and Compiz but don't want to compile X.org 7.0 from source or do too much work. If that's the case, you're in luck! Ubuntu's Dapper Drake release has all of the experimental packages pre-built so you won't have to.
I keep hoping that a technical solution to the unaccountability of current voting technology is right around the corner. Unfortunately, each time I think we are moving in the right direction, I see more politics added.
S2 Games has issued a new movie trailer for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, revealing more of their fantasy multiplayer 3D action realtime strategy shooter sequel in development.
If you are feeling adventurous, the openSUSE project, which is creating the next generation of Novell Inc's SUSE desktop Linux and its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server variant, would love to get a little help from you testing out the new SUSE 10.1 Beta 4 release of the development version of the operating system.
Linux distributions have virtually all of the amenities that desktop users want, but moving from Windows to Linux is still a bit of a challenge for users who need to migrate their settings and files to a new desktop. Versora's Progression Desktop utility is designed to copy a user's settings and files from Windows to Linux, mitigating the hassles that come with migration. It's still a bit rough around the edges, but it's a major step toward making it easier to move to Linux.
If you spend a lot of time online, you need a broadband Internet connection. There is more to consider than just speed. DSL services often contain hidden limitations (including one that may put your safety at risk), hassles, and costs that you won’t find out about until you’ve signed up.
Internet star Robin "Roblimo" Miller recently wrote "Point & Click OpenOffice.org", a work explaining this suite's basics. The book is meant to be easy and instructive, so that any user can be proficient in OOo in just a few minutes. This interview was conducted with Miller to learn a bit more about the book and its author.
Critical to the concept of patch management is testing. When applied indiscriminately, patches can override working drivers, break existing software, and change the links to key files. They may introduce new features that override services on which you rely. Best practices suggest that you test every patch before installing it on production computers. Ideally, you'll have one or more extra computers available for this purpose.
Book review: Overall the choice of topics provides a good solid overview both of the specifics of PHP and MySQL and also the broader issues of web application development. This makes the book a much more useful proposition than separate PHP and MySQL introductions.
International Business Machines Corp., Oracle Corp. and Nokia Oyj filed a new complaint against Microsoft Corp., accusing the world's largest software maker of abusing its dominance in products such as word processors and spreadsheets.
It appears that one of the largest eDonkey2000 communities is no more. It is being reported the Federal Belgian Police have raided and seized Razorback2's servers. In addition, it is suspected the administrator of Razorback2 is currently in custody.
LinuxQuestions.org launched their Members Choice Awards Polls. Plenty of KDE applications and KDE itself up for your votes. Krusader released 1.70.0 of their file manager. Kubuntu released a live CD with the latest KDE, KOffice and Amarok.
The global mobile phone market is enjoying explosive growth. For the Linux software and related hardware markets, mobile phones are an opportunity to "break out" and enjoy greater market share in client devices, complementing the already important presence of Linux in the voice and data communications infrastructure.
The longer you use Firefox, the more little things you'll collect that make your online life easier: bookmarks (known as "Favorites" to recovering Internet Explorer users), a History file listing sites you've visited, saved login names and passwords, and so on. Firefox puts almost all of this information, along with your extensions, browser plug-ins, cache and configuration files, in one place: your profile folder.