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|Story||Ubuntu 12.04 on a high-end laptop||srlinuxx||16/05/2012 - 3:40am|
|Story||Review: SolusOS 1 "Eveline"||srlinuxx||16/05/2012 - 3:37am|
|Story||ROSALabs Releases New Distribution||srlinuxx||16/05/2012 - 3:35am|
|Story||Puppy Slacko: different, but the same||srlinuxx||16/05/2012 - 3:34am|
|Story||OpenSUSE Linux 12.1: A Flexible Front-Runner, in Pictures||srlinuxx||16/05/2012 - 12:39am|
|Story||Red Hat hits 10-year, $1bn Enterprise Linux birthday||srlinuxx||15/05/2012 - 6:22pm|
|Story||Interview: Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin||srlinuxx||15/05/2012 - 6:20pm|
|Story||Tools and tips for systemd, a Linux init tool||srlinuxx||15/05/2012 - 5:56pm|
|Story||The Perfect Desktop - Xubuntu 12.04||falko||15/05/2012 - 7:30am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||15/05/2012 - 6:14am|
downloadsquad.com: Your shiny new Linux system has it all -- except that one program you really needed it to install. You get online, you find the program's website, and click 'download'. Except there's not just a link to the program there. There are four, or five, or more.
Charles Babcock: Popular open source projects, such as Samba, the PHP, Perl, and Tcl dynamic languages used to bind together elements of Web sites, and Amanda, the popular open source backup and recovery software running on half a million servers, were all found to have dozens or hundreds of security exposures.
computerworlduk.com: Just hours after Mozilla debuted its first viral marketing campaign, it shut down the website and apologised to users for what it admitted were offensive statistics used to promote Firefox.
blag.linuxgamers.net: KDE 4 isn’t finished yet. I’ve been playing with the quite up-to-date KDE 4 pre-release packages for openSUSE, should be very close to the release version we’re being told to expect at the end of the week, but there are bugs and feature regressions everywhere.
kdubois.net: I wanted to write a little bit of advice for those of you wanting to move from Microsoft Windows over to a Linux based desktop computer. Today, I’ll run down a few of the points that are incentives to switch and some that might be incentives to stick with windows.
securecomputing.net.au: For all the hype about the relative security of the two most popular browsers, is Firefox really any more secure than Internet Explorer? For that matter, is it even possible, as a British company with a “zero-footprint” browser claims, to develop a truly secure browser?
economist.com: IT WOULD be a stunt, but one perhaps worth performing, to write this column on the tiny, green and white, $200 XO computer from One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) that sits idle before your columnist. Alas, he cannot.
Also: Give One, Get One campaign raises $35m
tectonic: Linux creator Linux Torvalds says that the GPL2 (GNU General Public License) is still the best licensing option for the Linux Kernel. Torvalds has consistently rejected the GPL version 3 licensing scheme.
Also: The Linux Foundation Launches New Podcast Series With Linus Torvalds
linux.com: GNU/Linux is bursting with information about the system on which it runs. The system's hardware and memory, its Internet link and current processes, the latest activity of each user -- all this information and more is available.
ruminations: One of the nicer things about *nix systems is that even your graphical work environment, the GUI, is a matter of choice. In this article I will explore how easy it is to add both GNOME and Xfce to PCLinuxOS.
abhay-techzone.blogspot: Konqueror has the distinction of being the default file manager as well as the default web browser of KDE 3.xx. Its like the center of my KDE desktop, hence when KDE devs decided to limit Konqueror as a web browser and introduce Dolphin as the default KDE file manager, I was disappointed. Here is my take on the new konqueror.
- my new job at mozilla
- Free software, free speech
- WoW Trial: Day 3
- Snort Report 12 Posted
- Which email client is the reigning king?
- Edubuntu on the Eee?
- Customizing the GDM/GNOME Login Screen.
- Red Hat CEO Calls Out 'Squealing' Microsoft, Oracle
- Neuros OSD
- Open-Source Chief Executives Make 2008 Predictions
- Vim vs. Emacs (scripting)
- A Switch Even a Penguin Can Love
- OpenSuSE 11 Alpha 0 Screenshots
- EEE Officially Skype 2.0 with webcam support, works great
- Free the algorithm: Wikia launches open-source search engine
- Securing Linux laptops
- about:mozilla - Beta 2 shipped, Weave launches, 2007 reflections
- CES 2008: ASUS
linuxlove.org: The 2008 MiniMe edition it’s just a little preview of what will be available in the final release. It’s name suits this release very well as it’s indeed small. The ISO is about 200MB in size, it provides a very basic KDE 3.5.8 desktop and ALSA 1.0.15 running under a 188.8.131.52 kernel.
reghardware.co.uk: Asus today committed itself to expanding its Eee PC line-up not only with WiMax wireless broadband-enabled versions but also machines with 7, 8 and 8.9in displays. They'll appear in Q2, Asus said. However, the anticipated second-gen Eee PC failed to make its anticipated appearance.
linuxdevices: A Chinese firm will introduce a line of Linux-based ultra-mini PCs (UMPC), one of which is said to be the size of a pack of playing cards. LimePC says its self-named product suite will be based on Freescale Semiconductor's MPC5121e system-on-chip (SoC).
jon-reagan.blogspot: For a couple of hours, I had a full version of Fedora 8 on my laptop. After using Fedora 8 I have come to the conclusion that it is just not made for average users.
- discovered OLPC blocker bug
- QEMU 0.9.1 Released, With New Features
- Open Source Tool of the Month: GnuPG!
- Novell SA gets a new chief
- New Members, LiMo Foundation
- SqDef 1.2 Released
blogs.techrepublic.com: Today I discovered that Red Hat Linux has created a new social networking site call Mugshot. This site is promoted as an “open source” site. I checked the site FAQ to find out that all the software powering Mugshot is, in fact, open source. And indeed it is.
- Exploring /bin - Part 1 - Cat through Expr
- create a clustered virtual service for my Xen guest using system-config-cluster
- Use OpenNTPD for time synchronization
- Sync your iPhone with Ubuntu Linux
- Getting 800×480 on the EeePC
- Toggle Desktop Effects with Compiz-Switch
- Filelight - a KDE disk usage tool
- Fix the Boot and Shut Down Screens on Ubuntu