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junauza.com: There's no doubt that some people have become a Linux user after seeing a video of Compiz Fusion in action on YouTube or wherever. During the first few days or weeks, sure they will enjoy the experience of having an extraordinary desktop that they can show off to their Vista-using friends. However,
This is a detailed description about how to set up a Fedora 10 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP5/Ruby/Python, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
tuxgeek.me: I recently stumbled upon MEPIS Linux (pronounced ‘meh-pis’ — similar to “memphis”), and was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to pick up and use. I’ve decided to share my experiences with the latest beta of the upcoming MEPIS 8.
thevarguy.com: Attention Ubuntu Linux shoppers: Dell in newspapers today advertised Inspiron Mini 9 netbooks running Ubuntu for the bargain basement starting price of $299. Even The VAR Guy is opening his wallet and buying one.
linuxloop.com: Somewhat unsurprisingly, profanity is a lot more common in open source than in closed source software. Also not surprisingly, some people find it offensive.
happyassassin.net: Well, I was rather expecting this after reading Vincent’s blog this morning, but I have been told that as of December 31st, I’ll no longer be working for Mandriva, as all external contractors are being canned.
lifehacker.com: Dear free software developers: Before we American nerds sit down to our turkey and mashed potatoes today, know that your creations are at the top of the list of things we're most thankful for.
dedoimedo.com: This article is a summary of my four-hour experience with Open Solaris 2008.05. How was it? Well, in one word: good. In two words: NOT good.
opensuse.org: The openSUSE Project is happy to announce that openSUSE 11.1 RC 1 is now available. If all goes well, this will be the last testing release before the final 11.1 public release on December 18th.
Also: GNOME backports on openSUSE
linsec.ca/blog: As of December 31st, my contract with Mandriva will be terminated and I will no longer be working for Mandriva. We’ve got a new CEO now, and he’s determined there is to be no remote contractors, and as a result I’ve been booted from the camp.
itwire.com: In short, IBM isn’t scared of Linux, neither is Novell. Oddly, neither is Microsoft, after-all, they actually sell it.
arstechnica.com: The KDE desktop environment's advanced text editing program, which is called Kate, has a new input mode that is designed to mimic the functionality of the text-based Vi editor.
investors.com: Even though Mitchell Baker was fired from her role overseeing a struggling software project in 2001, she wasn't about to quit.
blog.andrewmin: I’ve been a KDE user basically since I started using Linux. The Qt toolkit’s default theme was much more visually appealing than GTK+, KDE’s purple and silver was a nicer mix than Ubuntu’s orange and brown, and the KDE apps were pretty awesome. Despite this, I’m now sitting here in front of a clean Ubuntu Intrepid install.
azerthoth.blogspot: I sit here watching the first emerge --sync go slowly scrolling by in preparation for my second go around with Funtoo. The Funtoo creator Daniel Robbins, the same man who gave us Gentoo, has started a new project for us geeks to play with.
undefinedfire.com: For those who have not read the KWin mailing list recently an extremely nice KDE user has placed a cash bounty on the implementation of a particular KWin feature.
- Talking with Likewise on GPLv3 and community management
- Seagate offers fix for problematic Barracuda drives on Mac/Linux systems
- Xavier School Deploys 600 Ubuntu Linux Desktops
- Thanking open source developers
- Consumer Search running Drupal
- Run your NFS server in the user address space with NFS-GANESHA
- sexism in Debian
- Steve Ballmer Loves Linux
- VLC. The swiss army knife of video viewing.
- Analyst: Red Hat "deeply undervalued," Oracle Linux "has failed"
- Cisco Offers $100,000 Bounty to Linux Application Developers
- Open Sources Episode 3: Why does technology hate us?
- Daniel Robbins: What I’ve Been Up To – New site, etc.
- Jono Bacon: The Flow Of Ideas
- Third ever webserver retired...
- CrunchBang Linux 8.10.01 released
- Aaron Seigo: free software supply chains
- 64bit Linux, PulseAudio, Fedora 10 and so on
- How to install Tint Task Manager in Debian
- SHIFT, CAPSLOCK, and CONTROL keys stop working in Ubuntu
- Understanding the Linux Filesystem
- Use the date Command to Measure Elapsed Time
- Revisor: Creating Custom Fedora Installation Media
- Looking for large files on your Linux
- How to reset a lost MySQL root password
- Data encryption and Ubuntu, Part II
- How to downgrade the Kernel in Ubuntu 8.10 the easy way
- Create Encrypted CD’s and DVD’s in Linux
- Freeing up disk space in Ubuntu
- Good Power Management Practices
linuxdevices.com: Blockbuster announced a branded version of a IP set-top box and media player from 2Wire that runs Linux on a MIPS-based Broadcom chipset. The Blockbuster version of the 2Wire MediaPoint digital media player is used to download videos from Blockbuster OnDemand via broadband.
serverwatch.com: UNIX is being attacked by Linux from the top and bottom ends of the market. The signs are that it is losing the battle on both fronts.