Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

About Tux Machines

Wednesday, 03 Jun 15 - Tux Machines is a community-driven public service/news site which has been around for over a decade and primarily focuses on GNU/LinuxSubscribe now Syndicate content

Search This Site

Quick Roundup

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Debian project at CeBIT 2010 srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 10:17pm
Story The Five Best Linux Video Players srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 10:16pm
Story CentOS Clone OpenNode Aims to Simplify KVM and OpenVZ srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 7:56pm
Story Opinion: "Confessions of an Ubuntu Fanboy" Response srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 7:55pm
Story coupla teehees srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 7:53pm
Story Oracle Still To Make OpenSolaris Changes srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 7:50pm
Story Let My Codecs Go srlinuxx 1 22/02/2010 - 7:27pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 1 22/02/2010 - 5:35pm
Story Say Everything: Blogging as open-source journalism. acurrie 22/02/2010 - 5:18pm
Story FOSS Legal Strategy Session Silicon Valley: Success! srlinuxx 22/02/2010 - 4:57pm

Why kernel 2.6.19 will break most distros

Filed under
Linux

Years ago, there was an old way parents were thinking about their kids in my country: «I have made them, I will kill them too.» Does the fact that you created something give you the right to be a dictator?

Free your mind — write some free software

Filed under
Misc

If you really want to know what’s so cool about free software, you need to participate. It’s never been easier—there are many incremental improvements in programming languages for ‘scripting’ and ‘middleware’ have been made—these languages can make programming a real joy. And I think you will find it a liberating experience.

Big bang pushed back two billion years

Filed under
Sci/Tech

Our universe may be 15% larger and older than we thought, according to new measurements of the distance to a nearby galaxy. Recent estimates have put the age of the universe at 13.7 billion years, and the new research suggests it may actually be 15.8 billion years old.

Ark Linux v2006.1 Screenshots

Filed under
Linux

Ark Linux 2006.1 is out, which ships with the newly-released KDE 3.5.4, and brings a host of other improvements to the distribution. X.Org has also been upgrades to 7.1.1 and AmaroK is at 1.4.1. Numerous bugs were also squashed in the LiveCD version of Ark Linux 2006.1. We have shots up at Phoronix today.

Reiser4 and the politics of the kernel

Filed under
Linux

Why is the Reiser4 filesystem not in the Linux kernel? Recently, the question has been discussed on the kernel mailing list, and it's not a pretty sight; anyone who imagines that kernel development is a rational discourse only needs to look at the exchange to be disillusioned. While both sides claim to be arguing technical merits, the discussion spills over into a debate about the advantages of established procedures and policies. It's also turned into a clash of personalities.

Host a personal diary on your PC using WordPress

Filed under
HowTos

A couple of months back, I did something really interesting. I downloaded the WordPress content management suite from thewordpress.org site and installed it on my machine. So why did I do such a thing? Well, I am in the habit of maintaining a diary containing my day to day experiences.

Freespire RC1 Review

Filed under
Reviews

Freespire is a very well put together distro in RC status, that still has a few small bugs to work out.  Over all I am quite impressed, and am comfortable recommending it to most anyone who is interesting in trying Linux out.

Read the rest here.

Who Gets to Upgrade Schools?

Filed under
Misc

Bill Gates meets the Oprahnator? This I did have to see. Monday night I settled in with the remote and a strong drink and fired up the episode, chillingly titled "What Bill and Melinda Gates Want You to Know."

Gentoo celebrates third Bugday anniversary with a live penguin.

Filed under
Gentoo

For the last three years, the Gentoo project has run monthly Bugday events to encourage users and developers to team up and help to solve as many bugs as possible in a day. Now, for the third anniversary of the initiative, the Bugday team has something special planned. The star prize will be a real life Chilean Gentoo penguin.

SLED 10 Is a Linux Distro Windows Users Can Love

Filed under
Reviews
SUSE

Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 is a strong contender to Windows on corporate clients, with a well-thought-out desktop environment and some innovative features.

HP Taps DreamWorks To Test Linux Workstations

Filed under
Hardware

DreamWorks Animation SKG has quietly taken possession of several Hewlett-Packard & Co. xw9400 workstations that are expected to provide faster processing speeds for creating advanced special effects in movies.

n/a

Ubuntu tips

Filed under
Ubuntu

I've been using Ubuntu linux for a nearly six months now... As of last month, I've been using it exclusively while at home. This is a small collection of the things I've learned.

UK universities love open source

Filed under
OSS

UK colleges and universities routinely consider open source solutions to IT problems - even when official policy might not support it.

Lenovo to Load Linux on ThinkPad Laptop

Filed under
Linux

Lenovo Group is planning a full embrace for Linux. The PC maker, at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo beginning Aug. 14 , will announce a plan to pre-load Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 on one of its ThinkPad notebooks, sources familiar with the two company's plans said.

Mozilla's Firefox Gains Ground Against Internet Explorer

Filed under
Moz/FF

Firefox, an open source browser, now holds 11.3 percent of the global market, up from 9.5 percent in January. Microsoft, still in the lead, commands a strong 83.6 percent, yet has fallen from 85.3 percent since the start of the year.

Lessig seeks legal ground for content exchange

Filed under
OSS

-High-profile legal scholar Lawrence Lessig on Friday called for an initiative to create compatible content licenses as a way to exchange content and promote "free culture."

A New Direction for Open-Source Software

Filed under
OSS

It's not surprising that some open-source software companies consider closing their source code, said Dennis Cox, chief technical officer at BreakingPoint Systems. Closing the code and selling future versions or becoming the official supplier of support services can be profitable, Cox said.

'Red Hat demise not Ubuntu goal'

Filed under
Ubuntu

Reacting to a recent editorial by Free Software Magazine's Tony Mobily in which Mobily said Ubuntu will bring about Red Hat's demise, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth said undermining Red Hat is not on his agenda.

Building Network Appliances With Linux, Part 6: Running Servers

Filed under
HowTos

In the previous installments of this series, we built a good, solid iptables firewall on Debian Linux. If you want to run your own public Web or mail server you need to poke a hole or two in your firewall.

Syndicate content