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|Story||Ubuntu Shootout - 10.04 LTS vs. 12.04 LTS||srlinuxx||15/05/2012 - 12:52am|
|Story||New Red Hat Linux 5 version meets federal security standards||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 10:02pm|
|Story||VLC tops a billion downloads||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 10:01pm|
|Story||Firefox’s four release channels explained||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 10:00pm|
|Story||Linux Desktops: Cinnamon vs. Unity||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 6:09pm|
|Story||Fedora 17 & GNOME 3.4: Return to a useful Linux desktop||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 6:07pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 456||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 4:17pm|
|Story||Debian Project News - May 14th||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 4:14pm|
|Story||Gnome-Shell 3.2: Usable--but only with Gnome 2 shell extensions||fsmag||13/05/2012 - 7:35pm|
|Story||Is Linux ready for your PC?||srlinuxx||13/05/2012 - 3:37am|
fareast.linuxdiary: Is a minimal version of PCLinuxOS that comes with just the bare bones, allowing you to install exactly what you need; the liveCD is a very fast boot, and true to its Mandriva roots is extremely easy to configure through the Control Centre.
- Howto: GnuPG
- How to Change your Computer Name in (K)Ubuntu
- Taking a Look At Expect on Linux and Unix
- PCLinuxOS 2007 and Mint 4.0: ELDs?
- WiFi Radar - Simple tool to Manage Wireless Profiles
- gTwitter: How to Tweet in Penguin (Linux)
- A2DP (Stereo Bluetooth Headset) on Linux
- Good, Bad and Ugly - Firefox Micro Themes
- One Laptop Per Child Looking for a Friend
- HowTo: Virtual PCLinux 2007 via VirtualBox over Fedora 8
- Little Linux Laptops: Build It and People Will Come
- Beautiful but frustrating — A few minutes with KDE 4.0.0
- How to outfit a recycled computer
- Fixing no UI display in Visual Paradigm 3.1 in GNU/Linux during Composite Enabled
- Reiser Murder Trial Resumes — Images From the Courthouse So Far
Linux Today: One of the recurring themes that keeps popping up in the Linux community is this pressing need to get Linux on the desktop. I have often pondered in the past that such a goal is indeed worthy--once we actually figure out just exactly what "desktop" means.
businessweek.com: Internet Explorer has held a virtual monopoly on the mainland, home to 160 million Internet users. Now, Firefox is pushing for more market share.
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: I've probably tried every one of the top 20 distros in the Distrowatch rankings – and a good few outside it - and I have to admit that few have impressed or surprised me as much as Mandriva 2008 Flash.
certcities.com: While I rarely get excited over free applications, the KDE news-feed reader Akregator is proving to be an exception to the rule. This simple tool has made my life so much better that it's difficult to talk about it without sounding like a late-night infomercial for OxiClean.
c|net: KDE programmers released a significantly revamped version of their Linux graphical interfaces software on Friday, incorporating several features that also appear in Windows Vista and Mac OS X.
linux.com: The Asus Eee PC has been heralded as a groundbreaking new computing experience and great for children. While the computer didn't bowl me over, my kids were another matter.
ruminations: Two tasks remained under the heading Sharing: settting up file/printserver and setting up a share. The first task ran into a snag quickly with an error message that the name ‘localhost’ wasn’t correct for a DNS server. Setting up a Samba share wasn’t error free as well.
desktoplinux: PC vendor Lenovo has promised ThinkPads with pre-installed Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 for some time now. Lenovo will deliver the goods the week of Jan. 14.
The second pre-release of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring is here. This pre-release brings a near-final snapshot of KDE 4.0 (final 4.0 packages are currently being uploaded to the Cooker repositories), new NVIDIA and ATI drivers, the chance to test the experimental nouveau open source driver for NVIDIA cards, kernel 2.6.24rc7, and more.
Daniel Robbins: Several days ago, the Gentoo community discovered the unfortunate news that the Gentoo Foundation's charter has been revoked for several weeks. I have received permission from my employer to return and serve as President of the Gentoo Foundation, renew its charter, and then work in some capacity to help to get Gentoo going in the right direction from a legal, community and technical perspective.
raiden's realm: TinyFlux (aka PcFluxboxOS) is a remastering of PcLinuxOS done in much the same way as TinyMe, but with Fluxbox as the window manager instead of KDE. It's the new kid on the block in an ever increasingly crowded world of Linux distributions.
blogs.techtarget.com: I recently tried out a test system with an Ubuntu Server 7.10 JeOS build. The JeOS (Just Enough Operating System, pronounced “juice" ) concept for Linux works well if one needs just enough to run a test system.
internetnews.com: Nearly every year for the last decade I've heard some pundit or vendor proclaim from the rooftops: This is the year of the Linux desktop. Yet, year in and year out, the proclamations don't materialize.
linux.com: Blacktree software's free Quicksilver Mac OS X utility won over users by letting them start typing the name of the file or app they need, and popping up the best matches in a launcher. Quicksilver went open source recently, but you don't have to wait for a port to start using it on your Linux machines. Two clones already exist: Katapult for KDE and the newest competitor, GNOME Do.
Linux Journal: Setting your desktop's wallpaper is only the beginning. The KDE team has cleverly used a Konqueror-style window for the Control Centre with a navigation panel on the left-hand side, giving you access to the various modules.
- KDE 4 is available: First impressions
- KDE 4 Brings Improvements Galore to the Linux Desktop
- KDE 4.0 - The Official Release
- KDE 4.0 released: rough, but ready for action
news.opensuse.org: openSUSE Education founder James Tremblay was caught up by ‘People of openSUSE’ to an interesting interview.