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|Story||The secret to Linux is hardware||srlinuxx||27/09/2013 - 7:54pm|
|Story||OpenSUSE uncorks a fine Ruby-red Bottle: Beta 13.1 didn't give me a hangover||srlinuxx||27/09/2013 - 7:53pm|
|Story||Dell Still Offers Ubuntu Amid Microsoft Loan, Windows 8.1||srlinuxx||27/09/2013 - 7:52pm|
|Story||today's highlights:||srlinuxx||27/09/2013 - 4:40am|
|Story||few headlines:||srlinuxx||26/09/2013 - 9:50pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||26/09/2013 - 5:22pm|
|Story||Are We Witnessing the Decline of Ubuntu?||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 9:26pm|
|Story||GNOME 3.10 is Here||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 9:23pm|
|Story||few headlines:||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 6:36pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||25/09/2013 - 3:06pm|
opensuse.org: There has been a report looking at package management security on various distributions that IMO was rather condensed in its summary report and therefore raised some false alarms for various distributions including openSUSE.
jldugger.livejournal: Nick Ali, author of the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter (among other things), writes that Ubuntu doesn't get a fair shake in a Pingdom report on update site availability. Microsoft had a measured 100% response to pings, Apple a 99.9%.
technologytales.com: It’s the sort of sight that causes you to fear the worst, an unchanging black screen with a flashing cursor. That was what started greet me in recent days when I tried to fire up a Windows XP guest in VMware Workstation.
debaday.debian.net: If you’re a frequent downloader and comfortable on the command line, then you need to try out aria2. aria2 is a cross platform download utility, similar to graphical download managers except that it uses less system resources.
siliconrepublic.com: Microsoft Windows remains the standard operating system (OS) for most personal computers throughout the world but advocates for the open source Linux-based OS Ubuntu are pushing its benefits for personal, educational and organisational uses, not least because it is free and community developed.
linuxloop.com: Like it or not, one of the most important features of any Microsoft Office alternative is being able to read Microsoft Office files. With the recently released OpenOffice 3.0 Beta adding support for importing Office 2007 files, I decided to test.
The article reviews 12 web browsers for Linux, including GUI and CLI ones. Among the popular ones like Firefox, Opera or Konqueror, included are Kazehakase, Galeon, Epiphany, Dillo, lynx, w3m, elinks, links2, links.
9 file managers for Linux, including Konqueror, Nautilus, Krusader, Xfe, PCManFM and Thunar
- Firefox 22.214.171.124 security and stability update now available
- Survey about openSUSE 11.0
- Linux Outlaws 47 - Hip with Da Yoof
- Chris Pirillo on Ubuntu, and me correcting him…
- Finding Version Information On Ubuntu Hardy Heron
- Hammering at cost with open source
- A Storm In The Computing World: Stormy Peters
- A few things you may not know about YUM
- Thoughts on OpenSUSE 11.0
- How to revert to pure Debian
- Perl and Bash Versions Of Binary To Decimal Conversion Script
- Ubuntu….painful experience
- Windows, Linux, and Mac housing projects
- Offline Wikipedia for Linux
linux.com: An enterprising group has taken on a radical approach in attracting users to Linux: switch a whole town! Dubbed "Lindependence 2008" (a.k.a. LIN08), this event strives to switch citizens in Felton, Calif., for at least a week from Microsoft Windows to Linux.
linuxtreat.blogspot: The news is here, today 'LinuxTreat' in association with other open-source developer had released some flavor of Windows for free. If you are shocked, here are some screen shots of this 'Open Windows Flavor' with their description.
ubuntuproductivity.com: In switching from the Mac OS Leopard to Ubuntu Linux there was one Mac feature I seriously missed—the ability to drag-and-drop a file onto any application icon to open it. On Linux (at least the setup I am running—Ubuntu 8.04 Linux with the Gnome 2.22 desktop) this does not seem to be possible.
tectonic.co.za: The OpenOffice.org development team has released the second beta of the forthcoming OpenOffice.org 3.0 office suite. The latest beta includes a number of new features that will make the wait for 3.0 worth it.
blogs.computerworld: In case you haven't noticed, the economy is collapsing. You can't afford to drive anywhere. to drive there for much longer. Some of you may be losing your houses. Your job may also be at stake. How long do you think people will be paying Microsoft for its imperfect operating systems and office suites?
blogs.zdnet.com: Firefox 3 has only recently shipped but the first public milestone for its successor is fast approaching. The Mozilla team is expecting that the code freeeze for alpha 1 of Firefox 3.1, code named Shiretoko, will be next Monday and that alpha 1 be available for early adopter testing on July 25.
Also: Mozilla Developer News July 15
kerneltrap.org: For many years, each Linux kernel release was assigned a series of three numbers, X.Y.Z, with an even Y indicating a "stable" release, and an odd Y indicating an "unstable" development release. Z was incremented for each individual kernel release. The "stable" 1.0.0 Linux kernel was released in March of 1994. New development was then continued in the "unstable" 1.1.z branch, until the "stable" 1.2.0 Linux kernel was release in March of 1995.
linuxworld.com: One of the useful features in new networking hardware is extra transmit queues, to give a latency advantage to outgoing audio and video packets. A new kernel feature lets device driver writers use multiple queues per device.
linux.com: When KDE 4.0 was released in January, it was supposed to be the foundation for a new era of desktop development. But as 4.x versions began finding their way into distributions, negative reactions began to obscure other ones. With the upcoming 4.1 release due at the end of this month, it's hard to avoid wondering: what happened?
linuxdevices.com: A new stable kernel is out. Three months in the making, Linux 2.6.26 boasts read-only bind mounts, "big-iron" KVM ports, USB webcam support, 802.11s mesh WiFi, built-in support for remote kernel debugging, and a host of embedded architecture improvements, among other enhancements.