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|Story||Fedora 19 KDE review - The cat is dead||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 11:34pm|
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|Story||Why journalctl is cool and syslog will survive for another decade||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 8:20pm|
|Story||Linux: We're All In This Together, Right?||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 8:16pm|
|Story||Fedora 19||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 8:11pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 15 KDE hands-on: A stumble on UEFI Boot||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 5:28pm|
|Story||With Porteus in Your Pocket, You're Good to Go||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 5:27pm|
|Blog entry||Del is ambiguous||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 4:27pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 4:19pm|
|Story||Akademy 2013 - Well Done||srlinuxx||24/07/2013 - 4:08pm|
desktoplinux: Over at our sister site LinuxDevices, we're always looking at small, embedded-Linux systems. While reviewing Freespire recently on a Mini koobox, an Apple Mini-sized system, I began to wonder, Just how small do full-featured, Linux-powered PCs come?
linux.com: Over time, a filesystem accumulates a lot of useless items. FSlint is a nifty little tool that helps you clean your filesystem by pointing out junk in the form of empty directories, corrupt symlinks, files with bad names, duplicate and temp files, and more.
ubuntu-tutorials.com: As someone described it at the beginning of the day, is its like “speed dating for ideas”. We’re basically sitting around tables with the best minds in the Ubuntu community and hashing out ideas for Ubuntu 8.04.
arstechnica: A FOSSCamp session led by Red Hat developers presented the GNOME Online Desktop project, the nexus of GNOME's efforts to integrate support for modern web services into the open source desktop environment.
liquidat: PackageKit gains more and more attention these days: with Pisi and Smart two new backends have been added and PackageKit was discussed at an Ubuntu conference as a possible default package manager.
nowwhatthe.blogspot: I had a discussion about the speed of Konsole with some Gnome users at a CodeYard meeting. Some testing on the spot revealed gnome-terminal was much faster. So I tried to test some stuff at home, too - see if anything has changed with KDE 4.
blog.zerodogg.org: I had so many various problems with 2008.0 that I felt it might be prudent to try some alternatives. My choice fell on Ubuntu. Was considering to try out Debian too, but I know Debian is good - but not quite end-user desktop-friendly.
phoronix: The EN8600GT OC GEAR/HTDP/256M graphics card is based upon NVIDIA's GeForce 8600GT GPU with ASUS OC Gear. OC Gear? This is the world's first hardware-based real-time overclocking device. The PCI Express graphics card ships with a controller device that can be installed into a 5.25" drive bay and via USB, it's able to overclock the graphics card with a turn of a dial. In this review today we'll tell you how well the ASUS EN8600GT OC Gear graphics card works under Linux.
linuxinsider: Are you tired of Windows? There's Always Mac, but there is another alternative. It's nearly free of viruses, incredibly stable, includes visual effects at least the equal of what Windows and Macs provide, and it comes with a bevy of software.
techbookreport: Ubuntu Linux is one of the best hopes for a Desktop Linux for the masses. For those tentatively considering making the move there's lots of material available already, and this book is expressly designed to appeal to the new user who doesn't have a deep understanding of the mechanics of operating systems on PCs.
Do you want to give your desktop a dash of Mac OS X? The goal of this project is to bring the look and feel of Mac OS X (latest being 10.5, Leopard) to *nix GTK based systems. This document will present the procedure to install Mac4Lin pack & tweak certain things to get that almost perfect Mac OS X like desktop.
linux.com: MUDs (Multi-User Dungeons) are text-driven cooperative or competitive games that you can play either straight from your terminal using the Telnet protocol or through a separate application specially designed to play MUDs. Here's how to get started.
- First GNOME 2.21 Release This Week
- GamePark’s Linux-based GP2X F-200 handheld ships: Who is their competition?
- HowTo: Emergency Reboot a Remote Machine
- Moving Multiple Files in Bash
- What are access privileges and how can I set them?
- Ubuntu, Dell laptop and hard disk power management
webware.com (c|net): Flock is essentially Firefox with a handful of highly focused extensions built in to let you connect with social services like Facebook, Flickr, YouTube and others. For Web newbies out there, Flock's offering provides an easy way to manage and monitor profiles, media uploads, and communications with all your social networks.
Also: Flock 1.0 Enters Public Beta
madgreek65.blogspot: Last week I wrote the first part of this series which discussed the installation of Mepis, Kubuntu, OpenSuse, and Freespire on my laptops. Now that I have had time to play with each of the operating systems I would like to discuss my impressions of the different distributions.
ITJungle: Commercial Linux distributors Red Hat and Novell continue to build up their executive ranks as they battle against each other and Unix and Windows alternatives in the data center and on the desktop.
In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Further XMP tag support in Digikam. Beginnings of a Plasma lock/logout applet and a weather applet, to display data from the existing weather data engine. Continued work on the new Plasma-based KNewsTicker applet. Continued work and development ideas in Parley.
- Gitk Updates
- Asynchronous Event Notification Infrastructure
- Less Rigid Maintainership Structure
ubuntu.com: FOSScamp had two days of Birds of a Feather (BoFs) and hallway conversations about many topics, including KDE 4, PackageKit, OpenLDAP, Chandler, and much much more.
Also: Participate in UDS without being there