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|Story||Why Do Open Source Advocates Attack Each Other?||srlinuxx||23/06/2010 - 3:14pm|
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|Story||The Reg guide to Linux, part 2: Preparing to dual-boot||srlinuxx||23/06/2010 - 1:08pm|
|Story||Moving to mandriva?!||srlinuxx||23/06/2010 - 1:05pm|
|Story||Old school Linux tips||srlinuxx||23/06/2010 - 1:01pm|
|Story||Fedora 14 design proposals||AdamW||1||23/06/2010 - 10:33am|
|Story||Why did I choose to use Ubuntu||srlinuxx||1||23/06/2010 - 10:31am|
|Story||2010 Readers' Choice Awards Survey||srlinuxx||1||23/06/2010 - 10:28am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||23/06/2010 - 5:14am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||23/06/2010 - 4:17am|
I've seen a number of folks assert that what Novell has done in the patent peace agreement with Microsoft is no different than what Sun did in its agreement with Microsoft in 2004, so I thought it would be worthwhile to post the Sun agreement again, so you can see the difference. As you will see, as unfortunate as the Sun deal was, it had limited effect on GNU/Linux developers or end users.
After a long time I decided to change the linux distribution. I did so after the problems with the apt-get and update of the debian linux distribution (sid). I downloaded the iso image of ububntu linux version 6.10, burned the image and installed.
Greylisting is yet another way for preventing your mailbox getting full of spam. A famous spam fighter software is spamassassin which filter emails. Greylisting won't replace such softwares but it will behave as a powerful proactive barrier which will reduce the amount of spam getting through your mail server.
Projects are appearing that attempt to bring Visual Basic clones to Linux. Marc Boorshtein, a former VB programmer, thinks this is a mistake, and that we should be innovating with what we already have instead of spending time working at emulating what he considers a technological dead end.
This aims to be the most comprehensive kernel comparison of the latest most popular Unix style kernel verses the latest most popular current kernel. A kind of kernel comparison FAQ.
Ubuntu's open week sounds like a really good idea. I'm just surprised that it is done to get users away from openSUSE as Mark Shuttleworth announced on the opensuse mailing lists.
After last month's release of Fedora Core 6 a new unstable release of Berry Linux is out. New to Berry Linux 0.76 is packages updated to those found in FC6 Zod, Linux 2.6.18, Unionfs 1.4 support, and X.Org 7.1. With desktop effects being all of the craze now, Berry 0.76 ships with Xgl/AIGLX and Beryl 0.1.2. At Phoronix we have taken Berry Linux 0.76 for a try and have some screenshots to show today.
Dpkg is the Debian package manager dpkg is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage Debian packages. The primary and more user-friendly front-end for dpkg is dselect.dpkg itself is controlled entirely via command line parameters,which consist of exactly one action and zero or more options. The action-parameter tells dpkg what to do and options control the behavior of the action in some way.
Having time on my hands while waiting for Thanksgiving dinner (the turkey is slowly smoking on the barbecue as I write this), I pulled 'Network Security Hacks' from the stack and went to work.
Bangalore’s open source community crams into conference to learn, network, and share. Approximately 1,500 attendees turned up Friday for FOSS.in, a free event in Bangalore that the open source community in India has been planning for months.
We are hosting a series of introductory sessions for people who want to join the Ubuntu community - in any capacity, including developers and package maintainers. If you are an OpenSUSE developer who is concerned about the long term consequences of this pact, you may be interested in some of the events happening next week as part of the Ubuntu Open Week.
Raw Therapee is a free RAW photo converter application developed single-handedly by Gábor Horváth. It has been available on Windows for some time, but on October 11, Horváth released the first build for Linux. If you are familiar with other graphical RAW converters, such as UFRaw, you will feel quite at home using Raw Therapee.
This tutorial explains how to install a Gentoo samba server and how to share folders with Active Directory permissions.
Version 2.3.13 is another development snapshot before the upcoming GIMP 2.4 release. Apart from a lot of bug-fixes and cleanups, this release has some nice new features like handling of embedded color profiles, scalable brushes, an improved help browser and a new Script-Fu Scheme interpreter.
Credit Suisse analyst Jason Maynard took down Novell on Monday grading it an "Underperform." He reckons the flurry in its stock after its alliance with Microsoft was based on a "one-time event" - Microsoft paying Novell $308 million net - and that the 10% appreciation in the stock isn't sustainable."
Open source advocate Bruce Perens has warned Novell Inc that it risks being left behind by open source progress unless it turns its back on its recent patent covenant with Microsoft Corp.
Despite the legal uncertainties affecting Linux, open-source software development and use is growing in the enterprise community, even in mission-critical environments and business sectors.
While many analysts are busy tearing down Sony PS3's and Nintendo Wii's, a few insiders are taking a closer look at the first batch of $100 (eventually) laptops to roll off the production lines in Shanghai as part of the One Laptop Per Child program backed by Nicholas Negroponte and MIT's Media Lab.
MCNLive provides a well-rounded desktop operating system, with applications to meet all of the needs of regular users, and all the power of the well-established *drake family of config/ management tools, all built on top of a tested, reliable base.