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|Story||Ubuntu Shipit is Open||srlinuxx||1||19/04/2010 - 10:55am|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 350||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 9:38am|
|Story||Benchmarks Of GCC 4.5.0 Compiler Performance||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 9:36am|
|Story||A minty experience leaves a pleasant taste.||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 9:35am|
|Story||Returning to Linux, Round 2...Mint||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 9:33am|
|Story||Delicious Transblurency||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 9:29am|
|Poll||Ubuntu 10.04 Window Buttons||srlinuxx||1||19/04/2010 - 7:47am|
|Story||few odds & ends:||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 3:13am|
|Story||Freedom and Informed Choice||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 3:09am|
|Story||A pleasant surprise: VortexBox||srlinuxx||19/04/2010 - 12:34am|
The creators of the BitTorrent file-swapping application will soon begin cracking down on how other software developers use the BitTorrent name, company President Ashwin Navin said Monday.
The Mozilla Foundation has selected the 17 finalists for the Extend Firefox competition out of 200 entries. Spanning eleven categories, judges are looking for extensions that are "innovative, useful, and integrate with today's Web services".
Almost no site seems complete these days without an image gallery, which displays thumbnails of many images in on a single main page. When you click on any image, you bring up a page with a larger version of the image. My favorite way to create image galleries is by using shalbum, an elegant shell script that uses ImageMagick to generate Web albums.
On the eve of France's Parliament returning to discuss the possibility of legalizing P2P via a compulsory or global license, the French judiciary has sent a message to deputies a day early, clearly siding with non-commercial users of P2P applications.
"People will be going through a big change with the (Microsoft) Vista project. There's a lot of people who are still on Windows 95 and 98 and moving from that to Vista is going to be a big move. It will require new hardware but some of their hardware is still viable in the Linux space so instead of going to Vista they'll go to Linux."
This tutorial shows how to install and configure Apache2 with PHP5 and PHP4 enabled at the same time. Because it is not possible to run both PHP5 and PHP4 as Apache modules, we must run one of them as CGI, the other one as Apache module. In this document I will use PHP5 as Apache module and PHP4 as CGI, and I will describe the setup for the Linux distributions Debian Sarge (3.1) and Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger).
I know you're thinking "Time Management? Could there be a duller book?" Tom's writing style is casual and entertaining, which results in a fun book you'll enjoy reading. Furthermore, his anecdotes and personal insights identify him as a fellow geek. As a result, his time-management strategies and techniques have real credibility.
But alongside the hardware launch came a more quiet software push: an attempt to make the Linux and BSD Unix open-source operating systems a serious option for buyers of Sparc-based computers. To promote the technology combination, Sun is trying to coax an accompanying software business into existence.
With the release of RR4-Linux 3.0 beta0 and considering it didn't work here last release, I just had to try it again. It is a gorgeous liveDVD that comes with KDE 3.5 and nvidia drivers. I was so impressed with its beautiful desktop, I just had to install it onto my harddrive. But how did it do this time?
A nice new project has just come to fruition at work - Mandriva Linux Inside, the new Mandriva e-magazine, published by the new community department (Gael’s pet project).
While we're waiting for tier one vendors to become inclined to face down Microsoft, perhaps the GNU/Linux community's appropriate course of action should be to do what we should have done long ago. That is, to create a Linux-specific hardware vendor (or vendors) of our own.
Senator Debra Bowen, chairwoman of the Senate Elections, Reapportionment & Constitutional Amendments Committee today announced a hearing by the committee to look at how private companies, as well as state and federal agencies, have begun using "open source software" and where it can or should be used in California's electoral system.
Richard Stallman is the creator of the Free Software movement, the founder of the GNU project and the Free Software Foundation. He has written several programs used in almost all GNU/Linux distributions, such as the GNU C Compiler, the GNU Emacs editor and the GNU Debugger, amongst others. He wrote the GNU GPL, and is also currently co-authoring version 3 of the GPL. He also gave POSIX it's name, the term used to mean most UNIX-like operating systems today. We asked him for his opinions on File Sharing, DRM and some other subjects.
THERE is now a brewing issue on whether government should use Microsoft or open source-based software in the second phase of the "PCs for Public Schools Project" of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), says a government source privy to the bidding.
I have a few OSes installed on my machine. But Ubuntu is the main distribution I use to do most of my work and Ubuntu breezy has included the web browser firefox 1.0.7 with it. One grouse I have about Ubuntu is the quality of the Firefox web browser bundled with it. So I decided to find ways to upgrade the web browser.
Is your Apache Web server slowing down under the weight of streaming media content or database-driven applications? Lighttpd, sometimes pronounced "Lighty," is a lightweight HTTP server that can help alleviate Apache's load by serving static content or CGI scripts. Since Lighttpd uses fewer resources per request than Apache alone, it can generally serve most static content faster than Apache.
A report by Gartner claims that Novell's stiffest competition for the small and medium business server space will come not from Microsoft, but Apple.