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phoronix.com: Late last month we looked at the Intel X25-E Extreme SSD on Linux. We ran this high-performance solid-state drive within a System76 Serval Notebook and compared its performance to a Seagate Momentus 7200.2 SATA HDD.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Tutorial: Installing Linux with Logical Volume Management
- News: Slackware switches to KDE 4, Ubuntu packages Plymouth, openSUSE resurrects broken download server, Debian overviews 'Squeeze', Tiny Core reveals 10 MB desktop distro, best window managers of 2000
- Released last week: PCLinuxOS 2009.1, Tiny Core Linux 1.2
- Upcoming releases: OpenBSD 4.5 pre-orders, Frugalware Linux 1.0
- New additions: moonOS
- New distributions: ARAnyM/AFROS Live CD, FuguIta, Jarro Negro Linux, Livre S.O.
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
toolbox.com/blogs: Changing from closed source programs to open source programs is a hard thing to do. Many people will resist that change fiercely and will pull every trick out of the book to justify their objections to that change.
pcworld.idg.com.au: Look out Australia, there's a new netbook about to hit town and it's by Kogan. It's a 10.2in netbook that will cost $539. For the price you'll get 2GB of RAM and a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU. Kogan has chosen to release the Agora Netbook Pro with gOS.
thunk.org/tytso: After reading the comments on my earlier post, Delayed allocation and the zero-length file problem, it’s become very clear to me that there are a lot of myths and misplaced concerns about fsync() and how best to use it.
- HOWTO: compile mplayer with VDPAU under Ubuntu (x86 or x86_64)
- Ubuntu 9.04 ported to Nokia's N8x0 Internet Tablets
- Indian opposition party backs open source software
- Fear and loathing in Holland
- More Unix/Linux Cartoons
- How Successfully Dual-Boot Hackintosh and Ubuntu Linux
- Economic plight boosts Linux adoption
- Final Round Of Linux/Unix Cartoons
- Dealing with SSH’s key spam problem
- Install/Set-up Conky on Ubuntu
- GParted eats my day…
- Tutorial : Easily save any online video in Linux
- Linux gains social networking hub
- Linux Void 23 - No Gregor It’s Not Pi Day Yet
- Elisa - A Great Open Media Center
ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #133 for the week of March 8th- March 14th, 2009 is now available.
itwire.com: The idea of thinking up a hypothetical situation and then asking a group of qualified panellists to visualise how each would react to it is nothing new.
daniweb.com: Is there a stimulus package on the way for those who use Linux and Open Source Software? You bet there is but it might not come from where you'd expect.
tuxradar.com: The kernel is a piece of software that, roughly speaking, provides a layer between the hardware and the application programs running on a computer. In a strict, computer-science sense, the term 'Linux' refers only to the kernel - the bit that Linus Torvalds wrote in the early 90s.
linux-exploration.blogspot: After 11 successful looks at Linux, I think I may have found my favorite... Arch Linux.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Recently Red Hat has decided to go on the offensive with their patent strategy. With this patent Red Hat is attempting to patent “Method and apparatus to deliver messages between applications”.
blogs.computerworld: Linux doesn't have much in the way of advertising. Now, the Linux Foundation is trying to change that with it's "We're Linux" Video Contest. So, here are my seven favorite picks in the contest.
blog.hyperfish.org: Having Read this wonderful article over at techrepublic by Jack Wallen called “10 reasons why GNOME is better than KDE“. I think a retort is in order form the KDE side?
blog.stone-head.org: For some time ago I’ve been pondering about this question. As long as GSoC 2009 is about to start and people are looking for project ideas, I’m posting here a very preliminar draft of my findings and an idea for a posible software project.
cutebuntu.moonthology.org: Not so surprisingly I’m ex-Windows-user who recently (little less than year ago) switched to Linux, Ubuntu more precisely.
lifehacker.com: There are many, many Linux distributions, and a lot of unique reasons to like them. Read on to see which open-source operating systems inspired our readers to provide our biggest Hive Five response to date.
linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: We see blog posts and articles everywhere. They proclaim that Distro X has the most users. Distro B has the most hits on a site that lists distros. Distro C is the top because Linus or some other "Geek God" prefers it.
doctormo.wordpress: My problem is how he is lumping MP3 encoding and decoding into the closed-source pile and this is something that frustrates me terribly.
kmandla.wordpress: I finally gave Qimo a turn a day or two ago. Nicely done, and that’s really all that can be said.