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You may ask why would you want to install Firefox 3.6 alpha1pre Minefield in Ubuntu. Well, for testing purposes of course.
makeuseof.com: Most Gnome users probably use Evolution, the default PIM, to manage their tasks and ToDo lists. However, if you are like me, who is not a user of Evolution and are looking for a native standalone ToDo list app for your Linux machine, here are 5.
l2admin.com: This is a followup to my previous post on the top 5 companies involved in enterprise Linux. enjoy!
itmanagement.earthweb: Most Twitter and other micro-blogging clients use the same interface as Twitter.com, but two new free software clients make Twitter easy to use from the command-line or an IRC client.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Review: First look at PC-BSD 7.1
- News: Linux Foundation to include Novell Build Service, Moblin aims for 2-second boot, Fedora 11 64-bit beta re-issued, FreeBSD hits 20,000 ports, new Debian leader announced, Kubuntu prepares KDE 3 images, Ubunchu! manga
- Released last week: Linux Mint 6 "Fluxbox" and "KDE", PC-BSD 7.1
- Upcoming releases: Parsix GNU/Linux 3.0, Ubuntu 9.04 RC
- New additions: Baltix GNU/Linux, Canaima GNU/Linux, Toorox
- New distributions: TurnKey Linux, ayuOS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
techenclave.com: Mandriva one of the leading distro provider has finally released their last testing version for their upcoming spanking distro named 2009.1 Spring ... 2009.1 tries mend the flaws that 2009.0 came with..
theinquirer.net: IN MOST OPEN sauce fairy tales, little Linux developers tremble in fear at the mention of the big, bad Vole, but with Google and Intel now seemingly joining Microsoft in its huffing and puffing, the story of open sourcery could do with a refresh.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Recently, I purchased a Linux-based EeePC. I bought it for easy “packing” so I could have the means to write in serious “go mode.” It worked well but there was something that bothered me a bit - the pre-installed OS.
itwire.com: British developer Steve McIntyre has been re-elected leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project (DPL) for 2009-10.
linux-mag.com: Hello ladies and gentleman, and welcome to the Linux Magazine Arena in beautiful downtown San Francisco! We’re here for tonight’s main event; GNOME vs. KDE; The Final Smackdown!
extremetech.com: It's been quite a while since the last update to PCLinuxOS back in 2007. While Ubuntu and other distros come out every 6 months, PCLinuxOS is considered a "rolling release distribution" that gets updated regularly as new stuff appears in the PCLinuxOS repository. So was it worth the wait?
thesiliconjungle.wordpress: A young, naive explorer stands in front of the cave. Inside this cave lives openSUSE, the legendary giant that is said by some to be the most powerful beast of all, and the explorer is out to tame it. He enters.
reghardware.co.uk: Episode 5 I opened up my Acer Aspire One again after a prolonged interval while I was involved in a very different project and was puzzled to discover that Live Update was offering me a "Bluetooth patch". It's not just that the hardware doesn't have Bluetooth...
blogs.telegraph.co: As I write this, there are just 10 days until the next release of Ubuntu Linux (due 23rd April). Named "Jaunty Jackalope", it will be the credit crunch busting software solution you've all been desperate for. So what's new, or rather, why should you care?
- A few quick thoughts on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty)
- Kernel Mode-Setting Coming To OpenSolaris
- Linux-Powered Spectrum Takes Casemodding To The Next Level
- Quick Linux Tips: File Naming
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #137 for the week of April 5th- April 11th, 2009 is now available.
- Ubuntu 9.04 Beta
- Ubuntu 9.04 - Jaunty Jackalope
- Package caching for Ubuntu (and Debian) lovers
- Concurrent Booting: make full use of your dual-core, multithreaded or hyperthreaded processors in Ubuntu
- Linux Mint 6 KDE
Like anyone else who writes about software I like to illustrate my text with timely and relevant screenshots; so I’m always on the lookout for good, free software to get the job done.
lifehacker.com: Why restrict yourself to merely carrying around your data on a thumb drive? Take your entire operating system on your flash drive.