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|Story||The H is closing down||srlinuxx||2||19/07/2013 - 5:30pm|
|Story||ROSA Desktop R1 GNOME preview||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 5:27pm|
|Story||A Planetary Nebula That Looks Like the Firefox Logo||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 3:57pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 9:19am|
|Story||Debian Tops Our Community Distro Poll||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 5:43am|
|Story||nano vs. vim: Terminal Text Editors Compared||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 5:42am|
|Story||ROSA Recruits Fresh GNOME Desktop||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 5:40am|
|Story||4 Day Countdown Appears on Ubuntu Website||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 5:38am|
|Story||Who’s Winning the PC OS War? Who Cares?!||srlinuxx||19/07/2013 - 5:36am|
|Poll||Linus||srlinuxx||18/07/2013 - 10:46pm|
Greg KH: Oh great, not yet-another-kernel-tree, just what the world needs... Yes, this is an announcement of a new kernel tree, linux-staging. This one is for code that is good enough to build and run, but not good enough to get merged into the main kernel.org tree just yet.
abock.org: It is my immense pleasure to formally announce the release of Banshee 1.0. After nearly eight months of vigorous, non-stop work, it’s here - and we couldn’t be happier!
In recent history, journaling file systems were viewed as an oddity and thought of primarily in terms of research. But today, a journaling file system (ext3) is the default in Linux®. Discover the ideas behind journaling file systems, and learn how they provide better integrity in the face of a power failure or system crash. Learn about the various journaling file systems in use today, and peek into the next generation of journaling file systems.
linux.com: With the recent release of Puppy Linux 4.00, developer Barry Kauler and his team have provided a lightweight but functional Linux operating system. To help reduce size and include more functionality over the previous binary-package-based Puppy. Puppy has an abundance of applications, with more than enough for an average user.
smspillaz.wordpress: It’s another edition of the Compiz Fusion Community News, and I’m here to tell you all about the great new development happening in the Compiz Fusion project since the last time I blogged about it.
phoronix.com: Today -- just 212 days after the planned November launch date -- X Server 1.4.1 is finally released! Daniel Stone announced its release this morning on the xorg mailing list. X Server 1.4.1 has had 62 changes to it since the 1.4.1 pre-release, and that release had 46 changes, which brings the change total for this release up to 108.
opera.com: You might have noticed we've focused on stabilizing the Opera 9.5 snapshots lately, waxing the new look and feel of Opera, improving performance, security and most of all fixing a lot of bugs. Almost two years after the release of Opera 9.0, Opera 9.5 is now (almost) ready to be released.
ostatic.com: "The tools market is dead. Open source killed it. The only commercial tools that can survive today are the ones that leapfrog open source tools." That's the position that John De Goes, president of N-BRAIN.
softwarefreedom.org: The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) today announced that it has filed two more copyright infringement lawsuits, on behalf of two principal developers of BusyBox, alleging violation of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Have you ever wondered what Iused and %Iused mean in UNIX commands like df or what people are talking about when the say inode? UNIX and Linux systems both use inodes, and IBM AIX is no different. Discover what an inode is and why inodes are important to UNIX, the structure of an inode, and commands for working with inodes.
screenage.de/blog: There are dozens of nice music players around, that’s for sure. You can choose between featur rich killer applications like Rhythmbox or Amarok, use old-school but up to date standards like XMMS or even a console classic like mp3blaster. Imagine a music player daemon, that keeps your music collection and listens for clients telling him, what to play next.
techiemoe.com: LinuxMint has impressed me in the past. It offers a stable base of Ubuntu along with several useful pieces that aren't included for legal reasons and packages it all into a pleasant looking sytem. I expected much of the same with this release.
Also: Linux Mint 5.0 Builds Upon Ubuntu Hardy
workswithu.com: According to Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical, the company has been approached “by a number of OEM’s who want to sell netbooks (small, low-cost laptops with an emphasis on the web) based on Ubuntu.” That’s impressive.
AP: The EU's top antitrust official on Tuesday called for governments to favor open-source software for their own use, taking aim at Microsoft Corp. for 'locking in' customers to their proprietary technology.
weblog.infoworld.com: When a Forrester Research representative emailed with the following survey highlights, I was more than a little surprised: Seventy percent of decision-makers responded that they don't have interest or have no plans to adopt open source software.
junauza.com: SystemRescueCd is a Gentoo-based Linux distribution that specializes in repairing unbootable computer systems and recovering data after a system crash. Since it is loaded with system utilities, its main aim is to provide a handy tool to anyone that needs to perform computer admin tasks.
vivapinkfloyd.blogspot: Konsole is the KDE terminal application. It can be configured in many ways, supports transparency (for desktop only), background images, encoding, pre-defined colour schemes (you can make custom ones), tabs (so you can have several sessions opened without the need to open another Konsole), and it's very rich regarding the configuration options.
lxer.com: In a recent article, Linux File Systems: Ready for the Future?, Henry Newman expands on what he feels are shortcomings in current GNU/Linux filesystems. Specifically, he believes current Linux filesystem technology cannot meet the demands that massive implementations of 100TB or larger require. Regardless there are several new filesystems on the horizon that will move FOSS further into this massive size arena.
- Suncorp looks forward to desktop Linux, ODF
- Stallman attacks Oyster's 'unethical' use of Linux
- Nokia: Linux role growing, not yet mainstream
- Mozilla's open source phone system
- The $100 Distraction Device
- Smashing the open source glass ceiling
- Symbian, Microsoft Not Fearing Linux Inroads In Cellular Market
- Nero's Dilemma: Why Pay For Closed-Source Software On Linux?
- Ubuntu Netbook Strategy Faces Four Questions
- Beesoft Commander: An old school file manager on the modern desktop
- The Firefox 3 instance that will not die
- Review: Linux Powered HP Media Vault Pro mv5150
- Fedora Quick Start
- The Real Reason Why Linux on the Desktop isn’t Popular
- gnome in the age of decadence
This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip with Apache2 on a Fedora 9 system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block users based on their country. You can also use this technology for your OpenX (formerly known as OpenAds or phpAdsNew) ad server to allow geo targeting.