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itworld.com (infoworld): If one desktop Linux distribution were to gain a significant lead over all the others, it could boost mainstream Linux adoption significantly.
webhead.blog.co.uk: OK it was my fault! There I've said it and its true. I broke one of the rules for Ubuntu Linux which basically said "Thou shalt not use the upgrade feature in Synaptic."
internetnews.com (reuters): A new class of cheaper, smaller netbook computers might upset the IT establishment this year. Without Windows or Intel chips, the new trend "puts the existing PC structure at risk."
Although this is a pre-alpha release, it looks just awesome, and if all the features (or at least almost all) will be implemented by the time 1.0 gets out as a stable release, Kaffeine will definitely keep being one of the most powerful video players for KDE.
Did you ever downloaded a single APE or FLAC file consisting of multiple songs? If so, it's quite annoying to try and listen to only one song. But you can split the files into multiple songs exactly like in the cue file (each song's start and end time are saved in the cue file, so we'll know where to cut the big file). Full article
infoworld.com: Eight questions to help you determine if now is the time to find a place for desktop Linux in your organization
extremetech.com: Linux Mint seeks to take the ease-of-use provided by Ubuntu to a new level and, for the most part, succeeds. Linux Mint's slogan is "From freedom came elegance" and that's very appropriate for what this distribution is all about.
- Ubuntu 9.04: Wow
- Reflections on ten releases of Ubuntu
- Whaddaya mean… sold out to Ubuntu Jaunty?!
In this article I will debate on several major advantages and disadvantages for using the command-line in Linux. When I think it's 'better' to use CLI, when not, and how can this can impact the work speed.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Xubuntu 9.04 vs Debian 5.0.1 Xfce
- News: Ubuntu releases Jaunty, Debian Lenny gets free kernels, Fedora released re-spun images, openSUSE considers Git for its build service, interviews with Linus Torvalds and Mark Shuttleworth
- Released last week: Ubuntu 9.04, SimplyMEPIS 8.0.06
- Upcoming releases: Mandriva Linux 2009.1, OpenBSD 4.5
- New distributions: Chaox, Lin-X, Super OS, TOSS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linux-mag.com: In part 2 of our interview, Linus talks about the process of managing kernel developer commits, selecting a revision control system and how he personally uses git.
tuxtweaks.com: Earlier today on PC World, Harry McCracken had a pair of articles titled “Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a PC” and “Eight Reasons Your Next Computer Should Be a Mac“. Well, since Harry didn’t complete the series, I’ll do it for him, so here we go.
oredigger.net: While Apple and Microsoft are chugging away at a release of their operating systems every few years, a free competitor is growing more and more powerful, releasing a new edition every six months and capturing low-end markets like netbooks and cell phones.
- Quick look at Ubuntu 9.04
- Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit with ext4
- Kubuntu 9.04 Falls Short
- Top Downloads For (X)ubuntu 9.04
I’m a huge fan of Gmail. I’ve been using it for years, and have converted several small businesses over to Google Apps so they can take advantage of it. I find it fast and flexible, and can get to my seven years worth of email from any computer on the planet.
For the last few weeks I’ve been extending Gmail’s functionality with a Firefox extension called “Xoopit for Gmail“. Xoopit makes Gmail more social, and gives flexible access to attachments others have sent me.
- Eric S. Raymond: The Economic Case Against the GPL
- FLOSS Weekly 66: OLE Nepal
- Linux Migration for the Home PC User, Part 8
- Skype on The Dell Mini 9
- Linux marketing #2 : Mandriva and Grid-computing
- First Android netbook to cost about $250
- Using the Shell
- X.Org 7.5 Release Schedule Revised For July
- Will Oracle kill MySQL? Who cares?
- One Of The Many Reasons Inetd Isn't Around Any More
Linux Fund and OpenMediaNow have expanded their partnership with the Gnash media player development team to bring OpenStreetMap editing support to the open source Flash® player, Gnash.
tuxradar.com: If you were suffering in silence because you thought you couldn't draw a Gantt chart or an RBS diagram on Linux, you were wrong. In this article we'll present five project managers that are aimed at non-geek desktop users.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #139 for the week of April 19th- April 25th, 2009 is now available.
mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.06, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The updated components on the SimplyMEPIS ISOs include recent updates from the Debian Lenny pool and also Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, Firefox 3.0.9, jbidwatcher 2.0.1, and gutenprint 5.2.3.