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|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||09/10/2013 - 4:40pm|
|Story||Why do so many Chinese bitcoiners use Linux?||srlinuxx||09/10/2013 - 4:33pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 4:54pm|
|Story||Hanthana 19.0 Review: Sri Lankan spiced up Fedora||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 4:26am|
|Story||Trying the “btrfs” file system||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 4:24am|
|Story||Distro Astro 1.0.2||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 4:22am|
|Story||KDE via Kubuntu v13.04 – My First Thoughts||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 4:21am|
|Story||Oh No, Too Many Distros?||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 4:20am|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||08/10/2013 - 1:05am|
|Story||KDE vs GNOME: Settings, Apps, Widgets||srlinuxx||07/10/2013 - 7:17pm|
nycjv321.wordpress: Usually I can tell if a like a distro within 2mins of using it, call me judgmental but thats me. Well I am here today describing my experience with the Arch Linux distribution and I must say it was a unique one.
hehe2.ne: Computer users expect their systems to work well at all times, but unfortunately this isn’t always the case. If your system becomes slow, there certainly is something you can do about it. This article will help.
phoronix.com: Last week at Computex Taipei the Canonical OEM team had unveiled Netbook Remix. Netbook Remix is based upon the stock package selection found in Ubuntu but with specific optimizations for Mobile Internet Devices and Ultra Mobile PCs.
Hardware on Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows allows for gestures beyond point and click that create more-efficient navigation. Discover the tools needed to add this gesture support on Linux-enabled hardware. In this article, learn to enable swipe and pinch gestures for Linux applications by analyzing synclient program output for a Synaptics TouchPad.
itwire.com: Nearly a year after the Free Software Foundation released an updated version of the General Public License - the GPLv3 - there appears to be a great deal of confusion about what the license actually means, if one goes by two recent publications.
crn.com: One year after Dell became the first tier-one OEM to offer modern Linux preloaded on desktops, Dell hasn't blown up, its customers haven't revolted and the Earth still spins on its axis.
practical-tech.com: Firefox 3 is almost here. The latest version is now at release candidate two and, in a word, it’s great. It strikes me that we forget, even as many of us look forward to this great open-source browser just what hurdles Firefox had to overcome.
codingexperiments.com: Ubuntu may be a user-friendly Linux distribution, but as i80and pointed out, it isn’t perfect. What should you do if you happen to be stuck in the wilderness of the terminal? Well, since Google SERPS (Search Engine Result Pages) can be hard to read in Lynx, it’s best if you know some basic commands and the locations of files.
earthweb.com: You would think that a GNU/Linux distribution dedicated to shipping only free software would be uncontroversial. After all, isn't free software what GNU/Linux is all about? Yet, when the latest version of GNewSense was announced recently, Slashdot readers were divided in their reactions.
scienceblogs.com: Hans Reiser developed a file system a while back, for LInux computers (but in theory useful for other systems as well) which is probably the best file system out there. Hans Reiser has just recently been convicted of murdering his wife. I have two related proposals.
vivapinkfloyd.blogspot: I started to play Quake 3 soon after its source code was licensed under the GPL. I must admit, I didn't play it from the beginning, and I'm at best a good player, but I always enjoyed playing online some classic mode.
foogazi.com: If you’re just starting out with using Linux then chances are you’ve probably seen or heard a few Linux terms that you don’t recognize. It’s typical that when you ask, or search, for help on the Internet for Linux, you’ll see some of the following terms.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Report: Computex 2008 - Linux ultra-portables galore
- News: Debian "Lenny" freeze, Mandriva Cooker news, Ubuntu Netbook Remix, FreeBSD EoL notice, openSUSE package repositories, CentOS search resources, Gentoo release delays, interview with Red Hat CEO
- Released last week: Damn Small Linux 4.4, Linux Mint 5, Zenwalk Linux 5.2
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 1
- Site news: Annual package database update
- New distributions: PING, ZevenOS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Several governments and councils reported multi-year migration plans to GNU/Linux. Free software activists praised each one of them in their blogs and commentaries. However, a few months or years on, some of those plans crumbled. Vienna is one of them. A question here begs to be answered: why did it happen?
linux.com: Need a multilingual dictionary tool that allows you to quickly translate words and expressions without leaving the convenience of OpenOffice.org? Drop in the EuroOffice.org Dictionary (EOD) extension.
- Filesystem & file organization in Linux
- Accessing Remember the Milk from your Ubuntu Desktop
- Finding The Number Of Open File Descriptors Per Process On Linux And Unix
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: All the usual review issues - the installer, the artwork, the applications, the hardware detection, yada, yada, yada – are all fine and dandy in Zenwalk 5.2. Really, they are – there's not a bad thing to be said about any of it. So, what am I going to write about? Netpkg.
celettu.wordpress: Music players in Linux are a dime a dozen. Even if you don’t count the media players like VLC and mplayer, there are still enough that will manage and play your music collection. I’m pretty sure I’ve tried them all at this point…and I still haven’t found one I’m perfectly satisfied with.
markshuttleworth.com: The Canonical OEM team has been approached by a number of OEM’s who want to sell netbooks (small, low-cost laptops with an emphasis on the web) based on Ubuntu. Almost universally, they’ve asked for standard Ubuntu packages and updates, with an app launcher that’s more suited to new users and has the feeling of a “device” more than a PC.
itpro.co.uk: Had most people in IT even heard of Asus' Eee PC a year ago? Probably not. Yet its impact has been nothing short of remarkable...