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|Story||Freedom and Informed Choice||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 3:09am|
|Story||A pleasant surprise: VortexBox||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 12:34am|
|Story||The Ubuntu Software Center- An under utilized asset?||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 12:33am|
|Story||Open Source segment on PBS Newshour||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 12:26am|
|Story||The Debian Democracy||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 12:23am|
|Story||First Contact Review: Ubuntu 10.04 Beta2||srlinuxx||18/04/2010 - 8:40pm|
|Story||9 More OpenOffice Extensions||srlinuxx||18/04/2010 - 8:39pm|
|Story||Ubuntu: How to Measure Canonical’s Business Progress||srlinuxx||18/04/2010 - 8:38pm|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||18/04/2010 - 5:27pm|
|Story||What To Do After A Fresh Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Install Script - New Version Released||hotice||18/04/2010 - 4:11pm|
I recently read an article in the "mainstream" media that gave me pause. The author made an assertion that the current trend towards Open Source might just be a passing fad.
The Official Ubuntu Book, brought to you by a number of folks who actively write or document Ubuntu and is a great book for those looking to move from OSX or Windows to Ubuntu. If you’re a novice or intermediate Ubuntu user then this book is for you. If you consider yourself an expert, you can still pick up a few things but most of what you’ll find here, you’ll already know.
Late last month Linux-Online launched the English edition of Linux XP Desktop. The screenshots look pretty and amazingly similar to Windows XP. As a commercial distro for non-techie desktop users, does it do enough to challenge the likes of Linspire and Xandros?
The Palm OS has officially ceased to be, giving way to Access Linux Platform. But analysts say the platform's future is unpredictable.
KDE is a network transparent contemporary desktop environment for UNIX workstations. Today we have got KDE 3.5.5 Version released so here we will how to upgrade Kubuntu desktop to latest version.
With Namesys founder Hans Reiser recently arrested as the prime suspect in the disappearance of his estranged wife, a brief thread on the lkml discussed the future of ReiserFS.
Gamepark Holdings is shipping a breakout board for its GP2X, a sub-$200 Linux-based handheld gaming platform and portable media player (PMP). The "Breakout Board" adds standard PC I/O, helping hobbyists build GP2X-based home DivX systems, MAME cabinets, MP3/OGG sound systems, or classic computer set-ups, the company suggests.
One of the most frightening aspects of computer technology for any IT manager is the loss of data stored on mass storage devices (disk drives). This article will review some options for recovering data including a cool way to recover data from a Windows disk using a Linux server.
All over the world, we're celebrating the launch of Firefox 2. Join the fun by hosting or attending a party. We're targeting the weekend of October 27th for the shared celebration.
Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.
Version 2.3.12 is a snapshot of the development towards GIMP 2.4. We are mostly polishing things at this point, but a few features are still waiting to be added. Some new features include a Perspective Clone tool, panning the image view using the Space bar, and a Lens Distortion plug-in.
ApacheCon US 2006 kicked off its general session this morning in Austin, Texas, following two days of tutorials. Apache Software Foundation (ASF) president Sander Striker opened the proceedings with his "State of the Feather" address. Cliff Stoll, the hacker-catching, planetary astronomer, author, and volunteer 7th grade science teacher, followed Striker with a keynote address which included a demonstration of how he taught a 7th grade science class to measure the speed of light.
There's a popular notion swirling around the high-tech sector that Microsoft's dominant position in the industry and software bugs have customers scurrying for the cover of Linux.
The European Commission is to open a new web portal to facilitate the use of shared open source software across the public sector.
Hans Reiser, the developer of the ReiserFS and Reiser4 filesystems, has been arrested. The effect on Reiser4 should not be all that bad. [Of] the people who are still working on it, many are very devoted to it and do not plan to drop their work until Reiser4 is actually merged into the vanilla kernel.
Are you, or do you know, a non-techie? A non-techie who takes pride in their lack of techno-savvy, who still clings to the belief that while other people might use GNU/Linux, it’s a bit technological for the likes of them? Well here you go, ladies and gents.
Last week we learned the basics of the udev filesystem, and how to dig up device names. Today we dive into writing custom udev rules. Why would you want to acquire this strange knowledge? Because, believe it or not, computers are not yet perfect, so sometimes we must fix them.
Rickford Grant's book runs parallel to Gagné's, which I reviewed recently. They are both good books, though Grant is even more directed to the absolute newbie than Gagné.
We know we’ve said it before, but the answer to any question most often depends on whom you ask. Whether the bad press surrounding Windows Vista’s anti-piracy program will hurt Microsoft’s share of the OS market in favor of Linux is no exception.
Did you know that blogging and UNIX go hand in hand? The native Web and text-processing tools of UNIX enable you to create your blogs quickly and easily. Discover command-line tools and some handy tips for improving your UNIX blogging skills.