|Story||Add Screenlets to make your Linux desktop more useful||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 6:37pm|
|Story||Gwibber 2.0 Now Available To Download||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 6:35pm|
|Story||The Bubble: Microsoft Social Land||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 6:33pm|
|Story||InfoJobs.net Selects Red Hat and JBoss Solutions For Critical Business Platform||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 6:31pm|
|Story||openSUSE Weekly News, issue 86 out||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 6:30pm|
|Story||Apache’s Gianugo Rabellino to Keynote openSUSE Conference||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 2:35pm|
|Story||Four Things Open Source Projects Should Know About Dealing with the Press||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 2:34pm|
|Story||Rolling Distributions (or how I came to love Gentoo)||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 2:31pm|
|Story||The Weekly “Screw Google” Meeting? It’s Between the “F@%! Linux” Luncheon and the “Ream Apple” Social.||srlinuxx||29/08/2009 - 2:30pm|
|Story||Opera 10.0 Release Candidate 2||srlinuxx||1||29/08/2009 - 10:29am|
In contrast to web browsers, e-mail and calendar applications have remained largely platform-centric. If you use Windows, chances are you also run Outlook. If you're on a Mac, you're probably using Mail.app or Entourage. Unix? PINE (just kidding).
Richard Stallman, founder of the Boston-based Free Software Foundation, has created a new version of his GNU General Public License, or GPL, under which many free software programs are distributed. In an interview by e-mail with Forbes, Stallman says freedom is more important to him than popularity. He also describes the differences between "free software" and "open source." And yes, he thinks one is better.
Linus Torvalds released a new Linux kernel Monday that supports features in IBM's Cell processor, includes Oracle software for clustered databases and improves how the open-source operating system runs on multiprocessor systems.
Red Hat released its Fedora Core 5 version of Linux Monday, giving enthusiasts new graphics and virtualization abilities, as well as some desktop utilities based on a software framework from Microsoft.
MEPIS founder Warren Woodford has announced a test release of SimplyMEPIS 6.0, incorporating software from the Ubuntu Dapper package pools. This is the first version of SimplyMEPIS with an Ubuntu base.
Continuing his quest for the perfect Linux desktop, Michael C. Barnes gives DesktopLinux.com readers an in-depth analysis of the technologies that make open source a great alternative to proprietary operating systems.
In an e-mail to the Ubuntu community last night, Mark Shuttleworth confirmed the release date for Ubuntu Dapper Drake desktop and server editions as 1 June.
The French National Assembly approved a digital copyright bill today that will require DRM (digital rights management) developers to reveal details of their technology to rivals that wish to build interoperable systems. The bill will make it illegal to develop, distribute or promote P2P and threaten [the development of] free and open-source software.
Bored with your black and white Linux prompt? Try these tips to pimp your shell prompt. I tested these tips with Bash shell version 2 and above.
With a few months since Firefox v1.5 had been released, the Mozilla developers have been quick to progress in the Mozilla v2.0 development tree. As the Firefox 2 development progresses, among the many goals Mozilla wishes to address include Really Simply Syndication improvements, redoing their tabbing support, and many other nifty features to come.
My ever famous old laptop got an infusion of FC5 last night. And it was not that bad. I haven't had installed Fedora since FC3, so it was kinda new for me. The improved Anaconda is indeed extremely easy to use, it's a truly no-nonsense installer.
Linux may be struggling to gain a foothold in the primary and secondary education market but one Sydney school is setting itself higher grades - all without Microsoft.
GNU Privacy Guard, or GPG, is a free replacement for the famous encryption tool PGP written by Phil Zimmermann. It is a tool for secure communication and data storage. It can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures. Here we'll provide a quick introduction to generating a key-pair and using it for basic tasks.
At How can I find tomorrow's or yesterday's date in a script?, some anonymous person left what I consider to be a stupid comment. In this case, the answer (one answer) was right on on the page itself.
As a Linux newbie, Red Hat Linux 9 impressed me. When that excitement wore off, I jumped cold turkey into Slackware Linux. I tried Ubuntu but it was too slow for my low-end desktop, a 32-bit 1.58GHz Sempron 2300 with 512MB of RAM and no swap file. By this time I was a competent Linux user who enjoyed using the console. I wanted to go beyond distros designed to be user-friendly because I found them to be almost always slow on low-end systems. Gentoo Linux's speed, power, and many application and configuration choices made it an appealing choice for me.
In this second of a two-part vnunet.com interview, Ingres' chief technology officer Dave Dargo talks about his vision for open source and the role it plays in the world.
Developers at the Mozilla Foundation are readying the first alpha version of the Firefox 2 open-source browser, and could release it as early as Tuesday. The release includes a new "Places" feature intended to make it easier to find and return to recently visited Web pages.