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From time to time you may need to install the Linux (the kernel) manually, this may be to get some new feature you want, or just to see what it's like.
I have always been fascinated by the web browser called Opera that is developed by a Norwegian firm going by the same name. The current version of this web browser is ver 9.0 which they tout as the fastest web browser in the world. Once I started using the latest version of Opera, I discovered a number of useful features which made my browsing experience that much richer.
A couple of weeks ago I found time to install Dapper Drake, the latest Ubuntu Linux release. In the same week my wife bought a brand new MacBook. The inevitable comparison got me thinking about what makes an otherwise good operating system great. Is it better than Ubuntu?
Microsoft had decided to sponsor an open source project that aims to bring support for the Open Document Format file format to its Office productivity suite. Microsoft however is still dragging its feet, charged Simon Phipps.
Much as I like Linux and open-source software, it pains me to see someone making a big deal about it when it really doesn't deserve that much fanfare.
Introduced back on May 23, 2006 was AMD's Socket AM2. While these processors really did not bring too much to the table other then a DDR2-800 memory controller several motherboard vendors began offering up their new AM2 supportive products. In front of us today is the M2N32-SLI Deluxe WiFi motherboard, benchmarked on FC5.
Version 2.3.10 is a development snapshot leading up to GIMP 2.4. The source code can be downloaded from ftp.gimp.org. Changes include:
- the Align tool now also aligns to guides
- allow use CSS color notation in Script-Fu
- more work on the new selection tools
- new GTK+ Print API
While there are a lot of IT magazines throughout the world, almost all of them are only dedicated to Windows, when they're not targeting MacOS. It's not easy to find a Linux one... Here's the most prominent ones available in print.
Linux creator Linus Torvalds announced the first release candidate for the upcoming 2.6.18 kernel, "the merge window for 2.6.18 is closed, and -rc1 is out there". He noted that the changes are extensive, "the changes are too big for the mailing list, even just the shortlog."
Speaking with CNET News.com, Green said Sun will open-source Java "pretty quickly," and he described how the company aims to compete under the Darwinian rules of the software industry.
What has caused the effective price of virtualization to head toward zero -- and how? Let’s look at virtualization, something that has tremendous potential with a clear payoff: reduced costs for IT organizations.
REAL Software, Inc. announced today that REALbasic 2006 Release 3 for Linux is available now. In addition to the over 100 features and fixes that have been added, REALbasic 2006 Release 3 for Linux has been specifically tested and optimized for use with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop from Novell.
Ubuntu caused a lot of friction with and for Debian. In discussions with its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, and other Ubuntu developers during (and before) Debconf6, I was able to spell out the main criticisms from the Debian perspectives of the way Canonical/Ubuntu is handling things.
After the launch of Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, Canonical is pleased to announce the availability of Opera 9 for Ubuntu. With just a few clicks of the mouse, all Ubuntu users can download and install the latest version of the Opera browser.
Python How to Program is a textbook for a basic course in programming based on the increasingly popular programming language, Python. This book is truly a textbook, right down to the duotone red and black printing, which takes me back to my school days.
Microsoft on Thursday bowed to pressure from governments to offer new free open source software that will allow its Office suite of programmes to handle documents in rival formats.
The Fedora Project is thinking about switching to the DejaVu font family as the default font in Fedora Core. DejaVu is a derivative of the popular Bitstream Vera family, which has not seen any updates since 2003.
In our first set of Linux.com training videos we showed you how to download Ubuntu GNU/Linux and run it from a CD without installing it. Today, in two short videos, we install Ubuntu on our hard drive.