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|Story||Try 'Precise Tweak' to Customize Ubuntu Linux 12.04||srlinuxx||30/04/2012 - 11:04pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 454||srlinuxx||30/04/2012 - 7:16pm|
|Story||Xfce 4.10 comes with more panel modes and new application finder||srlinuxx||30/04/2012 - 7:14pm|
|Story||Why Linux is a desktop flop||srlinuxx||30/04/2012 - 7:11pm|
|Story||Is Apache overextending itself as rivals devour its core web server share?||srlinuxx||30/04/2012 - 7:07pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.04 Wins Me Back||srlinuxx||30/04/2012 - 7:05pm|
|Story||Mandriva – Customization With Style||srlinuxx||28/04/2012 - 7:26pm|
|Story||The Open Source CEO: Jim Whitehurst||srlinuxx||27/04/2012 - 7:25pm|
|Story||Is GPL licensing in decline?||srlinuxx||27/04/2012 - 7:22pm|
|Story||Linux Australia name debate sours||srlinuxx||27/04/2012 - 7:20pm|
blog.wired.com: The Hans Reiser murder trial reaches a milestone Monday, when the prosecution is expected to put on its last witness -- three months after jurors began hearing some 50 witnesses here in Alameda County Superior Court.
Also: Nina Reiser's Mom Sobbing on Witness Stand
- Index and search with KDE's new Strigi
- Media and ubuntu
- A nice little Calc spreadsheet function
- SSHMenu - SSH connection manager
- Faxing in OpenOffice.org
- Command-Not-Found on Slackware
- Installing IE in Linux
- Mplayer Skins Ubuntu->How To
- Linux Tip: Setting your resolver
mozillalinks.org: Later today, Mozilla will release Firefox 3 Beta 3, the eleventh milestone in the longest development time for a Firefox revision since the initial Firefox 1.0 on 2004. The eight alphas and trio of betas (so far), if anything, are a reflection of the long list of enhancements it (Firefox) and the underlying Gecko rendering engine, are bringing along.
pclinuxos2007.blogspot: I was looking for PCLinuxOS flavours with latest xorg and kernel. PCLinuxOS official version is yet to be released. So I thought why not try its gnome remaster. It's the same pclinuxos with gnome desktop. And here is the result of what I got.
blogs.ifcode.com: Well, I thought I’d create my own list of programs I FEEL I couldn’t live without, and don’t come installed as default. Here goes:
In the time between the previous community news and the last, there have been a number of new and interesting cool features added to Compiz-Fusion. The changes have taken place due to our community and our very own onestone who has added a slew of KDE 4 composite features to Compiz.
Raiden's Realm: be·he·moth (b-hmth, b-mth) n. 1. Something enormous in size or power. 2. A huge animal.
linux-watch.com: With open source that can be a very good thing since when security problems are found they can be fixed quickly. That's the case over this last weekend, Feb. 9-10, when a security problem was found, and given a hot fix, in the 2.6.17 to the most recent production Linux kernel, 22.214.171.124.
Also: Stable and unstable kernel releases
phoronix.com: Since publishing our Linux review of the AMD Phenom 9500 on the Spider platform a month ago, we have continued in our investigation of this first AMD desktop quad-core processor that has been very problematic with Ubuntu 7.10 Linux. Per reader requests, we have carried out additional benchmarks of the Phenom 9500 to compare its 32-bit and 64-bit Linux performance.
theregister.co.uk: "After careful evaluation, the Board believes that Microsoft's proposal substantially undervalues Yahoo! including our global brand, large worldwide audience, significant recent investments in advertising platforms and future growth prospects, free cash flow and earnings potential, as well as our substantial unconsolidated investments."
informationweek.com: The LiMo Foundation's members unveiled the first wave of their Linux-based mobile handsets at Monday's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The move could steal the thunder from Google's Android handsets, which are scheduled to make their debut in reference designs at the conference.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Zenwalk Linux 5.0
- News: Fedora and openSUSE alpha tests, interview with Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier, gOS desktop switch, update on BSD Magazine
- Released last week: Yellow Dog Linux 6.0, Pioneer Linux 3.1
- Upcoming releases: SLAX 6.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0 Beta 2
- New distributions: Piren, Runtu, VicidialNOW
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
PCLinuxOS Magazine, February 2008 (Issue 18) is available to download. Some highlights include: How to setup autofs to mount samba shares, A beginners howto on RealBasic, and Nvidia dual head setup.
byzantineroads.info: The Ubuntu family are becoming the go to Distro for Linux Novices. With a slick user interface, a wide variety of apps, and a decent installation process, Kubunu would have been my favorite had it actually worked on my machine.
blogbeebe.blogspot: A trio of alpha releases have hit the virtual streets; Ubuntu 8.04 Alpha 4 February 2nd, Fedora 9 Alpha 1 the 5th, and openSUSE 11 Alpha 2 the 8th. And, yes, they are indeed alphas.
linux.com: Firefox rocks because it acts like a Lego set -- you have your base module, and then you can stick extensions on it. Some of the most obvious extensions are toolbars. Unlike the embedded-application extensions like Chatzilla or FireFTP, toolbars actually modify your interface.
maketecheasier.com: Other than being a free complete office suite, OpenOffice allows users to install extensions to improve its functionality and enhance the user experience. Here is a list of useful extensions for you.
groklaw.net: Out of all the free and open source licences which are available, there are two which are disproportionately chosen by FOSS developers when licensing their software. Those two are the GPL and the LGPL. Of these, the GPL is disproportionately favoured over the LGPL.
computerworlduk.com: Today Alfresco is presenting the findings of the second Open Source Barometer. This is the largest study of the usage of open source in the enterprise stack by the Global 5000 and Governments across the world.
cpilive.net: Some say that paid services belittle the efforts to facilitate free and open sharing of source code. Can profitable businesses and open source really coexist?