|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||01/07/2009 - 4:55am|
|Blog entry||The Ubuntu 1-click dist-upgrade (well, almost)||eco2geek||01/07/2009 - 4:52am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||01/07/2009 - 4:31am|
|Story||10th Anniversary of Gentoo||srlinuxx||01/07/2009 - 2:35am|
|Story||IBM offers open source machine learning compiler||srlinuxx||01/07/2009 - 2:33am|
|Story||Do I need to type commands to use Linux?||srlinuxx||01/07/2009 - 2:30am|
|Story||Firefox 3.5's Benchmark Scores||srlinuxx||01/07/2009 - 1:00am|
|Story||Benchmarking Firefox 3.5||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 9:48pm|
|Story||Red Hat's Good Quarter: What's the Problem?||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 9:43pm|
|Story||GPL Usage: Growing And Shrinking, Both||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 9:39pm|
The developers of Damn Small Linux have announced the availability of the first release candidate of version 2.1. My gentoo install is quite dated on my aging laptop, and due to speed and other certain hardware considerations, it isn't likely to be updated again. I decided to see if dsl could run on this ancient Dell laptop.
If you've read Iain Ferguson's latest op-ed at ZDNet, you'd get the impression that Linux enthusiasts have turned into Archie Bunker. Iain Ferguson has used the term "bigot" to refer to Linux enthusiasts.
It's not that I like to pick on Microsoft. It's just that they keep doing things that make me shake my head in amazement. Take, please take, for example, the Restart Manager. Well, we've been able to do this in Linux/Unix land since... the 80s?
If Marc Benioff, CEO and founder of Salesforce.com, is the biggest spokesperson for SaaS, then Greg Gianforte, CEO and founder of SaaS CRM competitor RightNow Technologies, is in the avant-garde of that software revolution, adding open source to the war on packaged apps. The difference between the two may offer us a peek into the future of IT infrastructures.
Hackers don many disguises in order to sneak past IT security guards. The rootkit, one of the most effective disguises, not only masks the intruder, but covers his trail.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland-Initiatives are under way to create an Open Source Center of Excellence across Ireland that will provide the expertise to examine and discuss the use and potential of open source going forward.
Apple could simply license the MacOS X shell and integration technologies set for Linux - thereby creating an instant mass market for its software on Intel.
We are going to take a closer look at the budget notebook solutions available in the today's market. We will look at the sub-$800 models from Acer, ASUS, Fujitsu, HP Compaq, LG, Samsung and Toshiba and try to find out what exactly the user can get for such an attractive price.
If I were a 3D modeller able to manipulate a virtual 3D object into something resembling anything but a cube, I would definitely use Blender.
Some Linux distributions are more just clever tricks than anything useful.
Take, oh I don't know, the Free60 Project, which means to bring Linux to the Xbox 360 game console.
Then, there are those distributions like Damn Small Linux (DSL), which may sound like it's just a neat trick, but which is actually darn useful.
In two separate articles, Phoronix is tweaking, testing, and benchmarking the newest graphic drivers from nVidia, the 1.0-8174.
- NVIDIA 1.0-8174 Linux Performance
- NVIDIA Linux SLI (1.0-8174)
When I wrote last month's my sysadmin toolbox column, I knew that Linux.com readers would probably have a few suggestions. I was surprised, however, by the sheer number of responses we got and it seemed like a good idea to compile a list of the most popular reader-suggested tools and utilities
LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website. Along with the new look comes a variety of new features and sections.
Let's face it: The traditional software business model is broken - A recent study by Goldman Sachs shows that software firms are charging customers for their sales efforts under the guise of license fees! It is no surprise that a new generation of companies is adopting a different business model altogether: Drop the license fees and help "customers sell themselves".
Installing Linux on a personal computer may not be as difficult as you think. This document explains how to install Linux on a PC, starting at the beginning: choosing a distribution.
A Chicago man who bought Microsoft Corp.'s new Xbox 360 has sued the world's largest software maker, saying the new video game console has a design flaw that causes it to overheat and freeze up.
I keep getting inquiries about creating a system with mulitple video monitors, keyboards, and mice for simultaneous use by multiple users under X11R6.9. Here is a mini-Howto document that I've put together.
French have told Free Software authors: "You will be required to change your licenses. You shall stop publishing free software," and warn they are ready "to sue free software authors who will keep on publishing source code"
The long awaited Linux Display Driver Version 1.0-8174 is finally released, currently for IA32 and AMD64/EM64T. Highlights include fixed GeForce 7800 GTX clocking problem, support for NVIDIA SLI, and added a new utility 'nvidia-xconfig'.