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helpforlinux.blogspot: Just out of curiosity I downloaded Puppy Linux and gave it a try. Now both Puppy and Damn Small Linux are petits, however I decided to give Puppy a go because it has few essential things like Java and flash pre-installed. It also comes with proprietary media codecs.
markshuttleworth.com: With Intrepid on track to hit the wires today I thought I’d blog a little on the process we followed in designing the new user switcher, presence manager and session management experience, and lessons learned along the way.
newsday.com: The final version of Open-Office.org 3, the open source competitor to Micro-soft Office, came out two weeks ago and looks better than ever.
opera.com: We released 9.62 today, which addresses some security issues. This release is a recommended upgrade for all those running the latest stable releases.
xfce.org: Just because we're gearing up to release 4.6.0, it doesn't mean we've forgotten the 4.4 branch. A bunch of bug fixes had accumulated since 4.4.2, so we have a new release for you.
Kickstart allows you to do automatic Fedora/RedHat/CentOS installations. This is useful and time-saving if you have to deploy tens or hundreds of similar systems (e.g. workstations). Kickstart reads the installation settings from a Kickstart configuration file.
- Novell Turns Linux Desktop Setback Into Victory
- Microsoft mugs old folks homes Down Under
- 12 great apps for bridging Windows, Linux and Macs
- Kubuntu Intrepid and Desktop Notifications
- XFCE 4.4.3, distros, stuff: angry morning
- OpenOffice 2.4.2 fixes critical vulnerabilities
- ApacheCon US 2008 Keynote Speakers Announced
- Red Hat Video: Spotlight on PackageKit
- Drupal wins 2008 Best PHP Open Source CMS Award
- EC to publish open source procurement guidelines
- Wow! Windows 7 UI preview - Double YAWN…. zzzz
- Linux Is Less Annoying Than Windows 7
- Tools for creating TCP/IP packets
- Linux Outlaws 61 - Bono Jacon, You've Got Mail!
- Linus' Blog: Penguins on Parade
- How to Create A Minimal And Beautiful Desktop With Conky
- Making a Local Copy of openSUSE Repository (Mirror Server)
- How to fix your Windows MBR with an Ubuntu liveCD
- Use BitTorrent to Upgrade to Ubuntu ‘Intrepid Ibex’
- Convert .BIN/.CUE files to .ISO/.CDR/.WAV files using bchunk
- Renaming a Logical Volume (how to rename)
- The Ubuntu Upgrade Guide
- More tricks with BashDiff
- Secrets for controlling VirtualBox from the command line
- VirtualBox Guest Additions, the Gentoo Way
- Network traffic & bandwidth monitoring with darkstat on Gentoo
- How to compile a custom kernel for Ubuntu Intrepid
- How To Fix Virtualbox After Upgrading Ubuntu
canonical.com: We have just released Landscape 1.2 which is the next version of our management and monitoring software that lets you manage multiple Ubuntu systems as easily as one.
zdnet.com.au: Linux developers Canonical have released their latest version of Ubuntu (8.10), Intrepid Ibix, into the wild. This screenshot gallery gives you a look at the new distribution and all the free goodies inside.
fosswire.com: Another six months, another Ubuntu release. This time around the table we have the Intrepid Ibex; 8.10. Not quite a ground-breaking release, but rather the framework for one. Why do I say that? Because there isn’t much new immediately visible to the user. Let’s take a look.
kyleabaker.com: It looks like Opera is about to do a follow-up release of 9.62 to fix a zero-day flaw that made it into 9.61. The International install file is dated 10/29/2008 02:47:00 PM on the ftp server.
Jim Zemlin: For those that decry the constant prediction of the “year of the Linux desktop” I am happy to say that next year Linux may actually ship on more desktops than Windows or the Mac. That is right, I said next year. What is driving this? Two words: fast boot.
blogs.computerworld.com: I've been running Ubuntu 8.10, aka "Intrepid Ibex," on a Gateway GT5622 and on a Lenovo R61 ThinkPad. On these PCs, Ubuntu 8.10 ran without any hiccups, so I could focus on the features.
- The road to Sabayon 4
- Release Parties for OpenSUSE 11.1
- Red Hat releases beta of Enterprise Linux 5.3
- Fedora moves the X server
- Patches for NetBSD
phoronix.com: It's been almost two months since ALSA 1.0.18 RC3 was released and about four months since ALSA 1.0.17 made it out the door, but today the final version of ALSA 1.0.18 is now available.
ubuntu.com: We are really pleased to announce Ubuntu Open Week! Ubuntu Open Week is a week of IRC tuition and Q+A sessions all about getting involved in the rock-and-roll world that is the Ubuntu community.
- Day 2 of Me and Ubuntu
- Ubuntu…Please Don’t Release on Time!
- Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex experience.
- Acer Aspire One, Ubuntu 8.10 and Windows XP ULCPC edition
- Kubuntu Intrepid - Teenager Ready
raccoonfink.com: OpenNMS 1.6.0 Is Out and it features a ton of changes since the last stable release. Here's what I put in the release notes as an introduction to the 1.6.0 release:
computerworld.com: Mozilla Corp. is considering just two more security updates for Firefox 2.0 before it retires the browser at the end of this year.