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|Story||GNOME Shell Usability Test Plan||srlinuxx||11/02/2010 - 2:06pm|
|Story||Desktop publishing for Linux at its finest||srlinuxx||11/02/2010 - 2:04pm|
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|Story||Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.1.x On An OpenSUSE 11.2 Server||falko||11/02/2010 - 2:43am|
|Story||Using Amarok||srlinuxx||1||11/02/2010 - 2:12am|
|Story||Turn your netbook into a portable music studio with Indamixx USB stick||srlinuxx||11/02/2010 - 12:03am|
|Story||When you think flash card, think Mnemosyne||srlinuxx||11/02/2010 - 12:02am|
|Story||Cyan Worlds Revives Myst Online, Moots Shift to Open-Source||srlinuxx||11/02/2010 - 12:00am|
|Story||Thunderbird in 2010||srlinuxx||10/02/2010 - 11:57pm|
CNET's Tom Merritt shows you how to give Ubuntu Linux a run on your own computer without installing a thing. View Here.
Mandriva has released Corporate Server 4.0, a version of Linux aimed at businesses. The release is part of Mandriva's ongoing push beyond its roots as a provider of Linux for end-users to challenge Red Hat and Novell in the market for Linux for enterprise servers.
When Tony Losey came to the 3Sixty Group in 2003 he saw that, like many small companies, the manufacturing firm didn’t have much in the way of advanced systems. The organization didn’t have a lot of money to throw at IT, but Losey zeroed in on open source as the key to keeping the company competitive.
I’ve just installed Inkscape, an open source software alternative to Scalable Vector Graphics programs such as Illustrator or Corel Draw.
A friend of mine phoned to ask if I thought he should install Ubuntu Linux on his Macs - a 1.33 GHz G4 iBook currently running OS X 10.4 "Tiger" and a 1.25 GHz Power Mac G4 tower with OS X 10.3 "Panther" installed. Does Ubuntu Linux make any sense for Macintosh users?
MOST of us who found our way to Software Freedom Day at the UP College of Engineering last Saturday had to take a circuitous route to get there. Even on a hot, muggy morning, it was a trek worth making.
Last month we were introduced to LDAP in general and Fedora Directory Server in particular. Today we'll walk through a simple Fedora Directory Server installation to learn your way around FDS.
In a recent article, Ted Haeger, director of Novell user communities asks the question: Can Linux Desktops Live in an Active Directory (AD) world? For most businesses, that's not a question, it's a demand: How do I get Linux desktops to work with Active Directory.
Knowing a handful of programming languages is seen by many as a harbor in a job market storm, solid skills that will be marketable as long as the languages are.
Linux vendor Red Hat on Sept. 18 will roll out a new series of open-source subscriptions that include offerings from recently acquired middleware provider JBoss. The products will be immediately available to Red Hat's global distributors and resellers.
Fantastic! As long as you have a WAV or MP3 file, the SoX package, and the Gstreamer gstreamer-plugins-ugly package installed, you can use these scripts to convert from MP3 or WAV to AMR, and back from AMR to WAV. Perfect for creating ringtones out of sound clips or favorite songs! Full Story.
Interesting goings-on over on the Busybox list. Busybox is a single app that masquerades as a large set of common unix tools like ls, a shell and so on. The maintainer is planning to, well, sort of migrate the project to being GPL v2-only. The issue is significant, because in the current GPL3 drafts there is language that would require any signing keys to be given up with the sources.
dselect is one of the primary user interfaces for managing packages on a Debian system. At the dselect main menu, the system administrator can Update the list of available package versions, View the status of installed and available packages, Alter package selections and manage dependencies, or Install new packages or upgrade to newer versions.
South Africa's department of science and technology (DST) is taking bold steps towards switching to free and open source software(Foss) and is starting to move its first desktop users over to Linux.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- News: Mandriva 2007, RPM troubles, Yellow Dog 5.0, memory usage comparisons, new distributions from China
- Tips and tricks: Extracting package lists
- Statistics: DistroWatch in the Middle East
- Released last week: Puppy Linux 2.10, SabayonLinux 3.0
- Upcoming releases: Mandriva Linux 2007, NetBSD 3.1
- Site updates: Ukrainian translation, T2 "snapshot" column
- New distributions: BHLD, Everest Linux, Linbox Rescue Server
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
Conky is a lightweight system monitor that provides essential information in an easy-to-understand, highly customizable interface. The software is a fork of TORSMO, which is no longer maintained. Conky monitors your CPU usage, running processes, memory, and swap usage, and other system information, and displays the information as text or as a graph.
Long-time Microsoft enemies are taking a positive stance on the vendor's latest pledge not to assert its patent portfolio against a group of 38 web services specifications and their implementations.
"We believe that there is still a great deal of confusion and puzzlement on how this competitive battle will develop." Ultimately, the authors believe, neither side is likely to be forced from the battlefield, but there are strategies each can use successfully against the other.
Just for once, I wouldn't mind siding with the beast if that is what it takes to use Vi. The modern avatar of Vi is Vim - the free editor created by Bram Moolenaar. When ever I use Vim (or GVim for that matter), it gives me the impression of the Beauty and the Beast.