|Story||today's odds & ends:||srlinuxx||25/05/2009 - 4:32am|
|Story||System 76: Making pre-installed Linux hardware a reality||srlinuxx||25/05/2009 - 4:25am|
|Story||Top 5 Applications I Can’t Live Without||srlinuxx||25/05/2009 - 4:24am|
|Story||Canonical support||srlinuxx||25/05/2009 - 4:22am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||24/05/2009 - 11:28pm|
|Story||Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #143||srlinuxx||24/05/2009 - 11:24pm|
|Story||Selective list of Plasma changes for KDE 4.3||srlinuxx||24/05/2009 - 3:31pm|
|Story||Ryan Gordon On Linux UT3: "still on its way"||srlinuxx||24/05/2009 - 3:30pm|
|Story||A Few Questions For David Nusinow DD||srlinuxx||24/05/2009 - 3:29pm|
|Story||Dell now offering Studio XPS 13 with Ubuntu||srlinuxx||24/05/2009 - 1:06pm|
If you read my earlier review of Kurumin, you might recall that about my only problem with it was the older application versions. The system itself was quite nice and stable, and since alpha 5 was released this past week, we thought we'd look and see what was new.
Governments are considering open-source technologies as an alternative to costly proprietary software. There's still some confusion and fear surrounding the low-cost software alternative, says Ross Chevalier, CTO/CIO of Novell.
There are so many reasons to Just Say No to Microsoft—the blue screen of death, Outlook email viruses, the never-ending influx of Windows patches... Author Tony Bove is only too happy to show you how to become liberated.
Please help Tuxmachines welcome our newest sponsor, Inventio Consulting, IT Training Specialists. Inventio Consulting is a reseller/broker for many of the leading training companies throughout the UK. Their goal is to find the most suitable course to suit your individual needs from the course offerings of all of our partners and to offer savings for these pairings in some cases.
The Kororaa project released beta 2 of their 2005 Gentoo binary distribution installer this past week and we thought we'd give it a test run. I love the idea of getting a gentoo install in a matter of minutes instead of days and then later rebuild packages to your machine.
In this second interview with SearchOpenSource.com, Yank, who served as lead technical editor on the book, uncovers more of Firefox tips, shortcuts and plug-ins that users need to know about.
These instructions are for HFS+ formatted iPods, and these instructions work on Mac and Linux. All Mac iPods are HFS+. After the Linux installation you will be able to install Doom (iDoom) on your nano. You can also watch full-color movies with the new movie support in iPod Linux!
Kicking off what he called the "live era" of software, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday that the company plans to launch new Internet-based complements to its core products.
Google fixed a problem in its email program that allowed hackers to read people’s email and pose as legitimate users.
One of the nice things about open source software is that it gives developers the ability to reuse and re-purpose code. Take, for example, the Flock Web browser, recently released as a pre-beta developer preview based on the Firefox code base.
I have used and written about Mandriva (formerly Mandrake) for sometime. Mandriva Limited Edition 2005 was a tremendous release, and yet I downloaded the latest version of Mandriva and was quite disappointed.
Utility programs like cp have new features you may not have seen. Here’s the third in a series about some of the handiest.
The city of Paris is accelerating its move to free and open-source software as part of a strategy to reduce its dependence on suppliers. It plans to replace more of its server software with free and open-source alternatives, and to install open-source applications on desktops, city officials said Thursday.
To A. Lizard, Linux is a lovable mutt: reliable, stable, and darned safe, but not nearly as easy to use as Windows or Mac. In this article, he analyzes what's wrong with Linux distributions as a breed.
Claiming that it has found prior art on Forgent's patent, the Public Patent Foundation (PubPat) is challenging it, asking the US Patent and Trademark Office to revoke Forgent's patent.
Talking with one of the organizers of FSF-India about the role of free software as both technology and philosophy.
The bottom line is for companies to have a strategy. "There is not a software company out there that doesn't have an open-source strategy, but every major software company also has to focus on a commercial plan, or they won't become a company with a profit.
Just in the last week, 3 proprietary software companies informally discussed with me on how to open source their products. I suggested the following migration approach and thought would share the same for wider community consumption.
IBM DeveloperWorks has published a new online tutorial that teaches common Linux command-line functions. At some point, all Linux users should get to know at least a few command-line functions in order to get more out of their systems, and this tutorial is a simple, cost-effective way to do it.
Also on same site: Linux anti-virus software goes beta
Novell Inc. on Thursday lashed out at the Microsoft Corp.-sponsored study released this week that compared the real-world reliability of two platforms-Microsoft's Windows Server System and Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server-under evolving business requirements over an extended period of time.