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|Story||The first "Steam Machine" has been revealed||Roy Schestowitz||14/12/2013 - 8:01am|
|Story||Mandriva moving closer to release||Roy Schestowitz||14/12/2013 - 7:57am|
|Story||Qt 5.2 Released | The Best Qt Yet||Roy Schestowitz||14/12/2013 - 7:54am|
|Story||Canonical Is Forking The GNOME Control Center||Roy Schestowitz||14/12/2013 - 1:30am|
|Story||Acer C720 Chromebook Delivers Fast Ubuntu Performance||Roy Schestowitz||13/12/2013 - 11:49pm|
|Story||Today in Techrights||Roy Schestowitz||13/12/2013 - 11:42pm|
|Story||Cluster update||Roy Schestowitz||13/12/2013 - 9:32pm|
|Story||Dell and Red Hat's OpenStack Alliance To Open Many Enterprise Doors||Rianne Schestowitz||13/12/2013 - 8:50pm|
|Story||Munich’s push to Linux complete||Roy Schestowitz||13/12/2013 - 8:42pm|
|Story||Linux's New Game: the Internet of Things||Roy Schestowitz||13/12/2013 - 8:37pm|
redmonk.com: So I like GNOME Do. That’s not exactly a secret. Nor am I the only one. While it’s obviously - and admittedly - highly derivative of the OS X Quicksilver application, it’s a nice piece of work. One that continues to evolve.
thestandard.com: Mary Gardiner, the Australia-based coordinator of international group LinuxChix has resigned due to a major mismatch in goals. LinuxChix is an international open source group for women who are interested in Linux and anyone who wishes to support women in computing.
computerworld.com: Firefox's share ended the week at 19.17%, said Vince Vizzaccaro, the Web metrics firm's executive vice president of marketing. That's up 0.76% from the 18.41% it posted for May.
Also: Review: Firefox 3 Web browser
And: Opinion: Firefox 3 add-ons: Must-have tools
phoronix.com: We've been meaning to deliver benchmarks of the NVIDIA GeForce 9800GTX under Linux for some time. Finally we are delivering these benchmarks of the GeForce 9800GTX with Ubuntu Linux and using the most recent NVIDIA driver release.
pcmag.com: Like Windows, Linux allows multiple user accounts on the same installation. Each account limits its user in specific ways—folder and hardware access, settings control, and so on.
pcworld.com: Since launch last week in excess of 17.3 million downloads of Firefox 3 have taken place. The browser saw 8 million downloads within the first 24-hours of its release.
Also: My Experiences with Firefox 3.0 on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X
linux.com: Acoustic Reality is a Danish company that sells speakers, amplifiers, storage devices, cables, and other products to build top-shelf home entertainment centers. It recently released eAR OS Free Edition, a free media center system built on top of Ubuntu that features a free version of its Acoustic Reality software technology.
practical-tech.com: I’m not sure when the fights over how to install programs started in Linux, but it was probably not longer after there were three Linux users on the planet. Things haven’t gotten any better.
linuxsecurity.com: Lets take a look at the security features of the newly released Firefox 3.0. Since it's release on Tuesday I have been testing it out to see how the new security enhancements work and help in increase user browsing security.
Our nominees are BEL Server Basic (KDE), UServer 8.04 LTS, OpenSuse 11 and CentOS 5.
Situationally, we talked about what we felt were the 'keypoint' strengths' of each distro and what role we would fit them into the LAN as.
This is a small LAN, one of the purposes of using Linux as a server for our intents is to provide small/medium sized businesses an option that makes the most out of available resources. Which often means using equipment at hand or easily (low cost) gotten.
linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: Many articles try to tackle how best to learn Linux. We thought we'd take a stab at answering this. There are "phases" in learning Linux and the approaches to learning change over the course of a persons time spent using Linux.
computerworld.com: "Is it the tradition here to give Bill the finger whenever you go through these doors?" — Free software movement leader Richard Stallman, to a student outside Stanford University's Bill Gates Building.
- OpenSuSE 11: Channeling Vista
- OpenSUSE 11: A Feature-Rich Distro in Search of Direction
- Opensuse 11 Released and First Impressions
- openSUSE 11.0
- openSUSE 11 installation this weekend
screenage.de/blog: “top” is one of those programs, that are used quite often but actually nobody talks about. It just does its job: showing statistics about memory, cache and cpu consumption, listing processes and so on. It’s the ncurses based “htop” and we’ll have a closer look at it now.
thebatt.com: On too many occasions I've found myself staring dumbfounded at my computer screen, wondering "what's going on in there?" Despite the steadily raising computer savvy in today's high tech populace, many software companies still believe it best to not burden our pretty little heads with what exactly they're doing on our machines. The Open Source paradigm seeks to do away with the black box mentality.
tectonic.co.za: With Ubuntu 8.04.1 scheduled to be released on July 3 the Ubuntu development team is putting the final touches to the popular Linux distribution. Ubuntu 8.04.1 not a new release of Ubuntu but an updated CD image so that users trying Ubuntu 8.04 for the first time only have to download the CD image and not all the updates.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: From Fedora 9 to openSUSE 11.0
- News: Mandriva 2009 release plans, extended support for RHEL 4/5, Debian on ASUS Eee PC, Ubuntu Netbook Remix review
- Released last week: openSUSE 11.0, Kurumin NG 8.06
- Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2008, Mandriva Linux 2009 Alpha 1
Site news: Annual package database update
- New distributions: BoliviaOS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
Glyn Moody: So begins Eric Raymond's famous analysis of why free software works, The Cathedral and the Bazaar. But alongside this deep-rooted, conceptual subversion, there is Subversion the program, a new release of which has just appeared:
skywake-andstuff.blogspot: Having spent the last three days downloading openSUSE 11.0 only for it to finish downloading at 11:10 PM last night I must say it was worth the three days of waiting for what is probably the simplest and most complete OS install I have ever done.
kroah.com: As part of the Linux Foundation Technical board, we confront the issue of closed source Linux kernel modules all the time, and we wanted to do something that could be seen as a general "public statement" about them that is easy to understand and point to when people have questions.