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|Story||Linux-based NAS hosts private clouds and VMs||Roy Schestowitz||06/06/2014 - 2:26am|
|Story||This Weekend in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 9:49pm|
|Story||today's leftovers||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:48pm|
|Story||today's howtos||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:47pm|
|Story||Leftovers: Gaming||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:46pm|
|Story||Has Microsoft really changed its attitude toward open source?||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:25pm|
|Story||Kali Linux Improves Penetration Testing||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:21pm|
|Story||From pre-history to beyond the global thermonuclear war||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:14pm|
|Story||GNOME 3.14 to Finally Get an Improved Icon Theme||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:06pm|
|Story||Mozilla Leads New Cyber Security Initiative, Complete with Funding||Roy Schestowitz||05/06/2014 - 8:03pm|
linuxloop.com: Some time after Linux netbook started appearing, it became obvious that there was a problem. Every time a new manufacturer gets in to the business, they try to build a completely custom Linux system that is “easier.”
- do you believe in fate?
- Gparted - Gnome Partition Editor in openSUSE
- Using Linux to Leapfrog the Competition
- VMware developers release GUI debugging tool for GTK+
- Bringing Up Open Source, Part 2: The Consumer Side
- Congratulations Mr President - Linux Australia goes to the vote
- LCA2009: Sugar Labs tries to pick up the pieces
- The Problems Facing Sugar Learning Platform
- Building A OLPC Case From Spare Shampoo Bottles
- Live from Down Under: Report from Linux.conf.au 2009
- Why Ubuntu stays top of Distrowatch and Digg
- Flock 64 Bit Browser on Linux (with 64-bit Flash support)
- Firefox 3.1: Thanks For The Memory
- Phoenix Strikes HyperSpace Deal With ASUS
- Linux, Windows 7 Beta Could Be Hit By Downadup Worm
- Linux Tells Us What’s Up (new version of ’sup’ tool!)
- losing that Drupal lovin
- Rar and Unrar for Fedora 10
- Adding Wbar, Prism, and Gadgets to Ubuntu
- Dropbox on 11.1
- How To Move Your Server From Windows To Linux
- 'Scroll animating' an image
theregister.co.uk: Speaking with The Reg, the founder of popular Linux distro Ubuntu and chief executive of Canonical called Windows 7 a great operating system.
rudd-o.com: True to its flexible and capable roots, Linux has a ton of ways to convert videos, with multiple competing projects all featuring astounding capabilities. Regrettably, they all are either command-line programs or very, very complicated. Until today.
zmogo.com: There’s a lot of talk around the internets about which (free) Linux distro is the ‘best.’ And while this article won’t opine either way, I do hope to put some perspective on the Linux debate using public data.
computerworld.com.au: Linus Torvalds is a regular visitor to Australia in January. He took some time out to speak to Rodney Gedda about a host of topics including point releases, filesystems and what it is like switching to GNOME. He also puts Windows 7 in perspective.
linuxtoday.com/blog: I am pointing at all the alleged journalists, reporters, and so-called analysts who write about Linux and FOSS when they don't know one single blinking thing about it. What is it with people?
genietvanhetleven.blogspot: I have given SuSE 11.1 due diligence. I have spent at least a day with each of the problem areas, some with success, others without. As a result I have come to the following conclusion: There are a lot of things that just don't work.
pcworld.com: Getting started with Linux can be an intimidating task, particularly for people who have never tried any operating system besides Windows. In truth, however, very little about Linux is actually difficult to use. It's simply a different OS, with its own approach to doing things.
blogs.zdnet.com: Given the economy’s impact on tech shows, I have to wonder what the future holds. Talking to Ilan Rabinovitch of the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE), the future still looks bright — maybe brighter than the future for the more commercial trade shows.
serverwatch.com: Many see Linux as the hero that can save us — save us from continuous hardware upgrades with each major software revision, confusing licensing programs, hidden costs and fees and vendor lock-in. With that said, is Linux our hero? The obvious answer is yes, but is it a true hero or just the hero of the month?
masshightech.com: Just two weeks after announcing layoffs and salary reductions, One Laptop per Child is donating 5,000 of its XO laptops to Palestinian children in the Gaza strip.
dedoimedo.com: In this article, I will show you a pair of highly useful programs that can help you backup and synchronize your data: Karen's Power Tools Replicator for Windows and Unison File Synchronizer for Linux.
news.cnet.com: It's nice to read what open-source vendors think of open source: it's easy, cheap, and quite possibly the cure for cancer. (That last one is my personal hope.)
Also: Intalio planning '8 to 10' open-source acquisitions
bits.blogs.nytimes: If the French National Assembly gets its way, the open-source Linux operating system will take over the governments of Europe, seizing on a weak economy to displace Windows.
cfergeau.blogspot: The good news is that I started working at Mandriva 2 weeks ago. I'll be working on the core distro to (partially) replace pixel which means I'll hack on urpmi and bootloaders among tons of other things.
scott.sherrillmix: I installed OpenSuse on my work computer and I’ve been really happy with it so far. Recently, OpenSuse came out with a new version 11.1 so I figured I would upgrade. Since this was my first time updating, I turned to google and the first result for “upgrade opensuse 11.1″ is this page about zypper. It sure sounds easy.
technewsworld.com: Maybe the biggest adjustment one has to make to use a netbook is the physical tininess of the keyboard and touchpad. HP's Mini 1000 makes good use of a small space and delivers a passable keyboard, but the touchpad still puts the buttons off to the side, which is much less comfortable.
blogs.computerworld: I was reminded yesterday that just because I know something, doesn't mean that everyone knows it. This time it was some friends who really didn't like their current fonts in Ubuntu and OpenSolaris respectively. So, I suggested that they try Red Hat's open-source Liberation fonts. To my surprise, it turns out they didn't know about them.
linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: While we love to hammer at proprietary companies like Microsoft for "dumbing down" the interaction for users, it's something of a shock when we realize that some Linux distros are doing the exact same thing.