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|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||31/05/2012 - 2:03am|
|Story||Mageia 2 Review – Pure Magic||srlinuxx||31/05/2012 - 2:00am|
|Story||Is Xfce a GNOME and Unity Replacement?||srlinuxx||31/05/2012 - 1:12am|
|Story||2012's Best Linux desktop:||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 9:49pm|
|Story||What's a Beefy Miracle anyway?||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 9:40pm|
|Story||Can Ubuntu Be What Everyone Would Use?||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 9:34pm|
|Story||yesterday's eye catchers||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 7:55pm|
|Story||First Knoppix 7.0 update arrives||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 7:42pm|
|Story||Customizer App Handily Smoothes Over GRUB Trouble||srlinuxx||30/05/2012 - 7:39pm|
|Blog entry||Fedora 17 KDE and GNOME 3 preview||finid||30/05/2012 - 4:26pm|
- Open season on OSes
- How to Disable Internet Access on Linux
- linux.conf.au: Look Tux, no wires
- PC to PS3/Linux game streaming launches
- Ulteo Watch: It's alive!
- KDE 4 Installation Guide for Gentoo
- Set up a basic web cache with Squid
- Video: Alan Cox on community and the enterprise.
- Hands on with the XO Sugar OS
- Linux: Further Oops Insights
- MODx: A promising open source CMS
desktoplinux.com: I remember when getting a decent PC would set you back at least a grand. Then it was $500. Now, it's $150!? That's the story that small vendor LinFX wants you to buy along with its PC with pre-installed Linux.
opensuse-announce (Adrian Schröter): I am sorry to inform you that we have currently a bigger hardware failure of the raid system, which provides the content of ftp.opensuse.org and stage.opensuse.org.
computerworld.com.au: In this first part of a two-series story, Computerworld presents a summary of the key discussion points made by industry players who do not support the bid to standardize Microsoft's OOXML format.
education.zdnet.com: Now that OLPC plans to distribute OLPC XOs in the States through OLPC America, I sent Agnes Kwan, Intel spokeswoman, an email asking if Intel planned to compete in this market with their Classmate PC.
wired blogs: The Hans Reiser murder trial resumed here Monday after a three-week holiday recess. On the stand throughout the entire morning was Oakland Police Department technician Bruce Christensen.
lispmachine.wordpress: I am posting a Critique of gNewSense from technical viewpoint. I am strictly in agreement with RMS on the concept of Free/OpenSource Software. I was happy when after a long time, finally, a 100% Libre distro named gNewSense was released.
nowwhatthe.blogspot: I think it's really necessary to respond to some criticism seen on the reactions to the latest OSnews article. From an user's perspective, it makes sense to only review 3 or 4 parts of KDE 4 and complain about them, and ignore all the other brilliant pieces of work in there, right?
kernelTRAP: "This patch speeds up e2fsck on Ext3 significantly using a technique called Metaclustering," stated Abhishek Rai. "This patch will help reduce full fsck time for ext3. I've seen 50-65% reduction in fsck time when using this patch on a near-full file system. With some fsck optimizations, this figure becomes 80%."
sys-con.com: There’s a great deal of interest in open source software development these days. But isn’t “open source” just a fad – the latest hype in an industry that has shown a singular propensity for falling head over heels for the newest thing?
Also: Is open source recession proof?
tectonic: In the latest Ubuntu weekly newsletter the Ubuntu folks announced the release of the Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop Course. The modular course should take two days to complete all 10 of the lessons offered.
terminally-incoherent: The widely accepted majority opinion about operating systems is that for some unspeakable reason Windows is the pinnacle and a shining beacon of usability.
linux.com: Behind the scenes, KDE 4 has employed new applications for interacting with hardware and multimedia, switched to the Qt4 widget set, and rewritten large sections of the core libraries. The combination makes for a noticeably faster desktop, even on a live CD -- one that rivals Xfce, the previous leader in speed among the major desktops.
- Learn to use a serial console on Linux
- HowTo: Install VMWare Workstation on Fedora 8
- XFS Filesystem performance tweaking on Linux
- Configure Pinnacle PCTV Card
- Double your broadband speed for free
- Linux sudo tip : Creating a new super user with admin rights in Linux
- Five Steps to Install KDE 4.0 in Ubuntu 7.10
earthweb.com: The Taiwanese tech heavyweight Asus, best known here for motherboards and other desktop components, has introduced a $400 laptop with most of the capability of a $2,000 Sony or Fujitsu subnotebook; the convenience and usability missing from members of Intel's Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) club; and the goofiest name of the year.
informationweek: Demand for Linux systems is such that some retailers are selling out. Last year, for instance, Wal-Mart for a time couldn't fulfill orders for Everex's $199 gPC.
reuters: The European Commission, fresh from a major court victory over Microsoft, launched new antitrust investigations into the software giant on Monday on suspicion it abused its market dominance to favor its Web browser and Office product.
tectonic: The Ubuntu desktop may look a little brown and boring to first-time Linux users but beneath that conservative skin lurks a powerhouse of desktop features just waiting to come out, if you are using Compiz Fusion. Here we look at five of the better Compiz features that actually make us more productive as well as looking good.
raiden's realm: Welcome to part 2 of our short series on exploring the /bin directory. Today we'll be looking at another set of tools that are useful to you, including the ever well known and commonly used pwd.
onlamp/blog: The stereotype of the computer programmer with Aspergers Syndrome is overblown, although many programmers have the feeling their people skills haven’t kept up with their technical mastery. How does free software development work so well, then?