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tuxradar.com: We like to install things. Lots of things. The net effect on the average Linux installation is that things will eventually start to break. It might not be in the first six months, or even the first year, but there will be a point when things start to fail.
linuxbeacon.com: Writer’s Tools is a set of utilities designed to help OpenOffice.org users perform a wide range of tasks. Using Writer’s Tools, you can back up documents, look up and translate words and phrases, manage text snippets, and keep tabs on document statistics.
freesoftwaremagazine.com: If you are looking for a minimalist system with low processor and memory overheads to revive an old “underpowered” machine or make the latest PC look even faster, you have to start thinking about alternatives. One of them is Thunar.
darrenyates.com.au: The author has two basic argument to support his cause that Chrome is better - 1) it’s faster and 2) there’s enough rumbling on the web in some quarters that Firefox is not longer the open-source darling. Really?
blog.joeb454.com: As I’m sure plenty of you are aware, Ubuntu 9.04 is due to be released in little over a month’s time. Testing is in full swing.
earthweb.com: For the last two and a half years, Oracle has been selling its own supported version of Linux based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. But the company claims it's not a fork.
ossrocks.blogspot: I have been using KDE since version 1 came out and have always liked it over Gnome. Until recently, I would not even consider switching to or installing Gnome on my desktop. My choice of distributions always depended on a strong support of KDE: Mandriva, Xandros, PCLinuxOS, SuSE, etc.
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- FOSS Debates, Part 3: Mission Control
- Open Source Licenses: EUPL got OSI Approval, but Still Doesn’t Show Up
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- Shopping on Penguins
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- If open source is future proof the test has begun
- A Blog That I Love: Command Line Kung Fu
- Is Oracle Forking Red Hat Linux?
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- Ballmer: GNU/Linux Will Win on Netbooks
- Video: The seeds of open source
- OLPC: A Project That Labor Could Turn Around for the Better
- IBM Plus Sun Equals What?
- Teaching Kids About Computers With Tux Paint
- Ubuntu 9.04 Excitement
- eWEEK Labs Shows You How to Install Apps on Ubuntu Linux
- Directory to iso image
- Stop Telling sudo Your Password
- Wubi: Install Ubuntu in Windows Partition - A Complete Guide
- Using Debian GNU/Linux on the Lenovo IdeaPad S9e netbook
- "They Started It!" -- TomTom Countersues Microsoft
- TomTom sues Microsoft on patent infringement
- TomTom chooses a moderate limited hang out route
- Strike/Counterstrike: TomTom Sues Microsoft
- TomTom fights back, but not over Linux
classhelper.org: For Linux users, KStars is a fantastic celestial navigation aid that offers tons of custom features. Designed to be easy for beginners, yet powerful enough to satisfy serious astronomy fans, this desktop planetarium package really delivers.
sloppyganger.blogspot: My goal was to check on what was new in this distro but not necessarily to fully replace my installation of Ubuntu 8.10. After about 10 minutes in 2009.1, I could not double click the "Install" icon on the desktop fast enough.
linuxplanet.com: Everyone is writing "Foo Best" lists all full of good Linux apps, so here are my own 7 Best Excellent Linux Apps You May Not Have Been Introduced To Yet.
linuxdevices.com: Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has demonstrated a Linux-based humanoid robot that will perform in a fashion show next week. The HRP-4C runs the robotics-focused hard real-time ART-Linux distro, which was released this week for Linux 2.6xx under GPL.
linuxtoday.com: There is a strange disconnect in the thought that the CLI is dangerous and the GUI is safe. I think that as a general rule GUIs are more dangerous because they let users click randomly and make things happen without having any real knowledge.
blogs.zdnet.com: Many Linux users and enthusiasts are said to have a religious devotion to their operating system of choice. But does Linux itself have almost a Zen-like quality? The monks of the White Wind Zen Community would likely say so.
amitshah.net: How should one allocate disk space for a file for later writing? ftruncate() (or lseek() followed by write()) create sparse files, not what is needed. A traditional way is to write zeroes to the file till it reaches the desired file size. Doing things this way has a few drawbacks:
ostatic.com/blog: One of the great things about open source platforms and applications is that skilled authors often put free books online as guides.
blogs.zdnet.com: These are the kind of stats that should make the Mozilla folks very happy. According to W3Schools data, Firefox climbed to 46.4% in February, while the various versions of IE dropped by 1.2% to 43.6%.
linux-hardcore.com: This is for you new to Linux users out there who are still not sure about things and are a bit panicky with the "CLI", "Command Line Interface." Go slow, ask questions, and above all, when in doubt: check the "man pages"