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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I am using an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
blog.friendster.com: I installed Ubuntu 8.10 64-bit edition. And now I regret it. here’s something seriously wrong with my wireless driver. PulseAudio is more broken than before!
ostatic.com: openSUSE 11.1 is moving ever closer to its December release date. One of the changes long time openSUSE users will notice right away is the new YaST disk partitioner.
phoronix.com: One of the motherboards to use Intel's G43 is the ASRock G43Twins-FullHD, which we happen to be looking at today. This motherboard that pairs the Intel G43 with an ICH10 Southbridge supports both DDR2 and DDR3 system memory and its video connectors include D-Sub, DVI-D, and DisplayPort.
linux.com: The lightweight Dillo Web browser, in development for eight years, has always been a contender for the fastest browser available on GNU/Linux -- so much so that the Google's Chrome will have to be pretty nimble to outpace it. With last month's release of version 2.0, Dillo is faster than ever.
ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: This month’s Linux Format Magazine came with CentOS 5.2 on the disc. CentOS, in case you don’t know, is a community supported version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. (RHEL) Again, in the unlikely case you don’t know - Red Hat is required to supply the source code to all GPL code it uses in RHEL. What they don’t have to do is supply the Source RPMs which make it extremely easy for a distro like CentOS to exist.
- Debian discord over de-classified developer proposal
- Xandros Announces Broad Series of Cross-Platform Management Packs (PR)
- Don't Fear Big-Box Linux Development
- Mozilla Developer News Nov 04
- Fedora 10 Linux previewed
- Qt Creator, KDevelop
- OpenSolaris Constitution: Updating v2
- Ubuntu and Your Money
- And people actually pay for this stuff?
- Goodbye My Friend
- Fl_TeacherTool: Award-winning software with an uncertain future
- Mark Shuttleworth: Not End of Capitalism
- If Windows is a dead end, what's next?
- What Linux Needs To Win on Desktops
- Keep Track of Your Time with Hamster Applet
- Super Grub Disk To The Rescue
- List Open Files
- Using dnsmasq for DNS and DHCP services
- Recover Deleted Files From Your Linux System
- Folding@Home on Ubuntu
- conquer your file associations in kde
- Recover grub bootloader with Vista, Xp and Linux
- A Few Ways To Gauge Possible Memory Bottlenecks In SUSE Linux
arstechnica.com: Artifex Software, the company behind the open source Ghostscript PDF processing software, has filed a lawsuit against voting machine vendor Diebold and its subsidiary Premier Election Solutions. Artifex says that Diebold violated the GPL by incorporating Ghostscript into commercial electronic voting machine systems.
techtarget.com: Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat Inc.has introduced the beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.3, which includes improvements in virtualization, clustering and file systems, along with support for the latest hardware drivers.
blog.funtoo.org: I’ve just released version 1.1 of Metro and updated the QuickStart Guide to reflect this new version.
ostatic.com: There is an interesting story regarding open source hardware making the rounds today. Have you ever heard of TV-B-Gone?
kde.org: The Amarok team announces the third beta release of Amarok 2.0, codename Ataksak. It includes a database importer for users of Amarok 1.4, who want to keep their statistics and ratings, as well as a lot of bugfixes and improvements.
mandriva.com (PR): Mandriva, the leading European Linux publisher, today announced the appointment of Hervé Yahi as Chairman – CEO.
linuxpr.com (PR): Omni and Userful today announced that over 50 academic institutions from 29 US States and 10 countries worldwide have signed up to deploy Multi-station SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktops through the "Free the Penguins" education initiative.
linux.com: Scott Johnson of GNUveau Networks has developed a solar-powered Internet "hub" system (running Ubuntu GNU/Linux) that he builds to order in his Daytona Beach, Florida, home. His objective is to bring computers and the Internet to places that have no connectivity, no phone service, and no electricity.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: An overview of Ubuntu editions
- News: Fedora unveils Plymouth, Sugar spin, Sabayon hints at major new features, Yellow Dog launches beta testing, NetBSD prepares to branch 5.0, CrossOver Linux
- Released last week: Ubuntu 8.10, OpenBSD 4.4
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 10 Preview, Ubuntu 9.04 release schedule
- Donations: GoblinX receives US$250
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
- Gentoo: USE=kerberos removed from the default profiles
- Linux Void: Episode 11 - Hawking Pumpkins
- (Poll) Which OS do you prefer?
- How to install latest Amarok and digikam in Fedora 9
junauza.com: After I have read iTWire's recent article entitled "Is Ubuntu killing other distributions?" I remembered asking myself the same question when I noticed how Ubuntu is taking over the Linux world.
linuxdevices.com: This article discusses the advantages of IPv6, which in addition to a larger address space promises to increase standby time in devices, and improve performance in routers. It discusses IPv6 technology, as well as how IPv6 has been implemented in the Linux kernel.