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|Story||A comparison of text-based browsers||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 11:10pm|
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|Story||Creating a moving story-reel shot with Inkscape and Blender||fsmag||13/01/2011 - 9:36pm|
|Story||Linux Mint Debian Edition 10: Rolling Release Nirvana||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 8:30pm|
|Story||Debian Installer 6.0 Release Candidate 1 published||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 8:28pm|
|Story||LibreOffice 3.3 Release Candidate 3 available||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 8:27pm|
|Story||7 Best Network Security Linux Distributions||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 8:24pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 11.10 To Be Called Oscillating Ocelot?||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 8:18pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 6:07pm|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||13/01/2011 - 5:54pm|
/home/liquidat: I tested a release candidate of the new Fedora 7, code name Moonshine. As already pointed out, most big changes were under the hood and are not really visible to the user.
Also: Ways to understand the Linux Users - Popcon and Smolt
the distrogue: It's well known that Intel's i8xx/i9xx/GMA9xx graphics chips, which are used in several types of laptops, don't bring their own on-chip RAM, preferring to pillage it from the system's memory. For most users, 4 megabytes of VRAM is fine, but gamers will clearly want more than that! Here's how to do it:
linuxondesktop: PCLinuxOS is one of the finest Desktop Linux Distribution i have tried in past few years, it integrates some of the wonderful features of Mandriva Linux and adds a power pack collection of software. I have been a passionate user of Ubuntu and i can safely say if i had to recommend a Linux distro to someone new at computers it wont be Ubuntu but PCLinuxOS.
Ryan Stewart: I spent the past couple of days exploring Ubuntu and since I came away pretty impressed, I wanted to blog my thoughts.
So you've just installed your second, or third, or ninth Linux distribution and it either didn't recognize all your installs or you chose to skip that phase of the install. Of course you'd like to be able to boot all of these installs. Editing the grub.conf (or menu.lst) is an easy peasy procedure once you have an elementary understanding of the basic components.
Shift Backspace: If you follow the Linux community there is no doubt you frequent the DistroWatch website. One of the greatest features of DistroWatch is how they rank all of the distributions.
max limpag: Having been reared on image editing with Photoshop, I couldn’t find my way in Gimp. I’m not really a graphics person but I use Photoshop often for editing photos, editing images of screen activity for tutorials, and creating blog and website headers.
CyberNet: Yesterday, Google Blogoscoped noticed a new YouTube player from a video that was embedded into a blog. Some of you may have also noticed this new player over the last several days.
Are about everything: I’ve just finished installing Ubuntu on the HP 510 laptop. Installing off the Live CD, I was a bit annoyed that Ubuntu couldn’t resize the existing XP partitions, but being able to dualboot isn’t that important for this machine, so I used the entire disk for Ubuntu.
Tryst with Linux: Never have I had such an incident free installation procedure before. Really! I’m not joking. There’s literally nothing much (in terms of problems) to report.
The distrogue: You've probably heard the constant hype about Sabayon Linux, maybe that it's a perfect distro, or maybe even rumors that it's going to knock PCLinuxOS and Ubuntu off the top spots on DistroWatch. Here are the main reasons why people love Sabayon:
KernelTRAP: What started as the review of a bug report grew into an interesting debate as Linus Torvalds slammed the current suspend and resume design in the Linux Kernel, "why the HELL cannot you realize that kernel threads are different?"
Desktop Linux: Ever since comparing seven Linux distributions on my "old thinkpad" testbed, I've remained impressed with the flexibility and ease-of-maintenance of Debian-based Linuxes. In my followup article on using Etch as a desktop OS, I pondered converting my primary desktop from SUSE to Debian. I've done it. Here's my tale...
Red Hat Mag: Getting from point A to point B is a need that we all have, but what if you’re in a third-world country and require a wheelchair? That’s where Whirlwind Wheelchair International steps in. They believe that anyone who needs a wheelchair should have access to one.
flagrantdisregard: The Zonbox by Zonbu is a positively tiny desktop computer that makes no sound, makes no pollution after carbon offsets, and will only set you back $99. It’s a fully loaded desktop computer running a Linux operating system and almost all the software you’ll ever need.
Linux Online: Browsing around Digg the other day, I saw one of these terrible articles about Linux. I hate to even mention these pieces of internet litter because I'd really like to avoid giving them more legitimacy than they deserve. It's one of those pieces that includes a variation on the expression '[n] Reasons' in the title, where 'n' is the number of arguments the author came up with before he ran out of ideas. Digg users must like these '[n] Reasons' entitled pieces, as they seem to proliferate so much over there.
Really Linux: The GNU Manifesto and the Linux kernel development are two important and unpredictable events that took place within the past quarter century, tightly coupled with the internet explosion. However, I propose that we are beginning a new phase of the Open-Source saga, a particularly bright phase, with the hardware development of the OLPC project.
For the next interview in the fortnightly People Behind KDE series we remain in North America, down to the deserts of Arizona to meet an astronomer who uses his work expertise to bring the galaxy to our desktops - tonight's star of People Behind KDE is Jason Harris.
Linux Today: As I attended the sessions at the Open Source Business Conference this week, the rhetoric was very strong--far stranger than anything leveled at The SCO Group when they started their happy litigation hunt years ago. By leveling an allegation on 235 patents that Linux supposedly infringes upon, Microsoft has apparently engendered a reaction in the free and open source software communities the likes of which I personally have never seen.
Phoronix: The BeleniX LiveCD that is based off of OpenSolaris with GNU applications has reached version 0.6 after some setbacks. While this release is coming out later than expected, it is based upon OpenSolaris Build 60, uses X.Org 7.2, features Compiz 0.5 for Xfce and KDE.