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|Story||KDE 4.9: As Pretty and Peppy as a Linux Desktop Can Be||srlinuxx||15/08/2012 - 5:34pm|
|Blog entry||LibreOffice 3.6 is ready for us.||revdjenk||15/08/2012 - 2:36pm|
|Story||Saving Mandriva||srlinuxx||2||14/08/2012 - 7:57pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||14/08/2012 - 9:47am|
|Story||Best Educational Linux Distributions||srlinuxx||14/08/2012 - 3:02am|
|Story||GNOME opts for pristine GNOME OS dev environment||srlinuxx||13/08/2012 - 8:34pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 469||srlinuxx||13/08/2012 - 7:38pm|
|Story||Canonical Showcases Desktop Linux, Inside the Browser||srlinuxx||13/08/2012 - 7:36pm|
|Story||Qt's Move Gives FOSS the Jitters||srlinuxx||13/08/2012 - 7:35pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||13/08/2012 - 5:58am|
kahvipapu.com blogs: The original single player Half-Life 2 runs fine with Wine, even HL2DM runs fine when playing locally. But joining online game always crashed it. Gladly, someone came up with a solution! Wine has lately improved by amazing leaps, even DirectX support is nowadays pretty good.
BlindConfidential: For the past couple of weeks I’ve also been running VMWare and a Ubuntu distribution of the cap Linux operating environments. I’m enjoying being back in a UNIX environment for the first time in many years.
Information Week: Peugeot is planning to give Linux desktops to a wide variety of computer users, including sales force workers and workers on the manufacturing floor.
tracylogan.com: One of the primary needs I have when shopping for a new motherboard is, like all right-thinking people, whether it will work well under Linux. Unfortunately, it's also relatively difficult to find out that information -- the manufacturers don't bother, the review sites rarely mention it, and even the Linux hardware sites are skewed by human nature: Most people only post about problems, not successes. Not so with this post!
information week: With the number of malicious Web pages mushrooming over the past several months, the Mozilla Foundation is looking to help users defend themselves. Window Snyder, who is Mozilla's "chief security something-or-other," says the company is taking a two-pronged approach.
linux by example: Do you wish to have a shortcut way to make your window stay on top and toggle it after without needing it anymore ? Any EWMH compatible Windows Manager(WM) may support it, WM such as GNOME (metacity), fluxbox, xfce, compiz, beryl etc.
ubuntu geek: CHM files, known as Microsoft Compressed HTML Help files, are a common format for eBooks and online documentation. It is a proprietary format for online help files, developed by Microsoft and first released in 1997 as a successor to the Microsoft WinHelp format.
beranger: Besides the legal aspects of the GPL, some believe there should be a 'spirit' of it too. When I criticized some other projects or companies for not acting in the spirit of the open source, I was ridiculed. Now, this MySQL developer is definitely right.
tech-articles: Following commands are available in slackware to work with packages.
FOSSwire: This guide is about as “official” as a 3rd party how-to can get. Amaranth is the Compiz Developer and Maintainer for Ubuntu.
bloggernews.net: When last we left our intrepid grandmother, she was watching NBC nightly news via MIRO (aka democracy player). So what is next?
InfoWorld: Microsoft has lost a key vote in its quest to develop an alternative to the Open Document Format standard, backed by the open-source community.
Also: U.S. org set to vote against Open XML's approval in ISO... this time
richardfcrawley: One of the nice things about Linux is one thing that Microsoft Windows can never be — a tool to rescue an old or ailing computer. After Linux began to be offered on live CD, I started using them to rescue ailing systems. People would ask me to rescue their computers running Windows.
Linux Electrons: Rendering is the cornerstone of 3D creativity and the most performance-driven task in the production pipeline. NVIDIA Corporation has taken a major step forward demonstrating its next-generation, near-real-time, high-quality rendering product with performance improvements capable of re-lighting 60 frames of a complex scene in 60 seconds.
"AsianLinux is one of the complete Linux Distributions developed in India. It has a lot of additional Entertainment & Development tools as compared with other Linux Distributions. It consists of Mozilla Firefox Browser with Flash Plugins & Java Runtime which makes it fully compatible for Internet Applications"
I can recall when a new impending release from Mandrake/Mandriva was great cause for excitement. In the last few years, Mandriva has been on the decline. Could the upcoming 2008 release start to turn things around?
- Open source sys man vendors challenge status quo
- Firms struggle with open source licences
- The 7th Thailand Open Source Software Festival In Bangkok
- Linux Geeks Dust Nerds In Golden Penguin Trivia Bowl
- Motorola ups its Linux commitment
- Will Google Be Destroyed By Open Source Search Engines?
- Google caught eating thier own
- Linux Mint 3.0 and the Single Dell
- Nouveau Companion 25
- filter what to backup with rsync
- Easy plugin management for Firefox 3
penguinway: They had a neat Google search tip on episode 182 of DL.TV. It allows you to search for file extensions in directories.
FOSSwire: If you’re using dd for making backups or shifting around data of an considerable size, a lack of progress bar can be annoying and leave you having to employ annoying hacks to try and get status on your data transfer.
ubuntu tutorials: Vim is the greatest editor of all time. Let me tell you! Every week when I go to put together a new tip there is just so much to offer. I can keep this going for years!