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|Story||Linux vs. UNIX||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 6:05pm|
|Story||Linux spotted running on an iPad||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 6:03pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 420||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 5:09pm|
|Story||Mandriva Linux 2011.0 Released||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 5:07pm|
|Story||On Slashdot's Lost Taco and Apple's Big Turnover||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 5:00pm|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 4:59am|
|Story||few howtos:||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 2:27am|
|Story||What’s Wrong With This Picture?||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 2:23am|
|Story||openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 190 is out||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 2:20am|
|Story||12 Things New in Ubuntu 11.10||srlinuxx||29/08/2011 - 2:17am|
Open-source developer and evangelist Bruce Perens has scathingly dismissed claims by a lawyer for the Association for Competitive Technology that the latest draft of Version 3 of the GNU General Public License brings legal risks.
Surfers that use the Opera and Firefox browsers are more satisfied than those who employ the services of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, according to research.
A survey carried out by NetApplications and SurveyWare found that Mozilla's Firefox is the considered the best browser software available. However, given its small user base, Opera seems to have the most satisfied customers.
One day - soon, possibly, maybe - you might find yourself using a form of Linux, even if you're a diehard Windows user. It's the next big thing.
The Dyne:Bolic distribution is a live CD designed for creating, broadcasting, and publishing all kinds of audio, video, and graphic content. It includes some of the best free and open source tools with which you can compose music, mix video streams, and create 3-D animations.
Sometimes you need to convert a load of flac files to mp3's, for example when wanting to listen them on your mp3 player. This solution contains a single line of bash that'll convert all flac files in the current directory to mp3's, keeping the flac files.
Note that you will need flac and lame for this to work. Run the following line in the directory where the flac files are:
The graphics software Inkscape is an advanced tool for creating professional looking graphics. It uses the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format and supports paths, shapes, text, markers, gradients, grouping and more. Vector graphics uses sophisticated methods for defining images.
If you are in the market for a word processor or a suite of office programs then the obvious choice is Microsoft Word, or Office but there are alternatives.
Desktop Data Manager is a Clipboard Manager for GNOME similar to Klipper for KDE. With DDM it is possible to display different types of content like text or images.Additional DDM includes a screenshot taking application which is able to take screenshots from a single window/subwindow, rectangle of the screen or the whole desktop.
Desktop Data Manager Features:
This tutorial shows how to set up a Debian Etch (Debian 4.0) based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
Yeah, you have (probably) already heard about the new stable release of one of the oldest Linux distributions around, Debian 4.0 (codename "Etch"), a distribution that inspired many of the popular Linux operating systems you (probably) use today, like Ubuntu, Xandros or MEPIS for example. Now, you may wonder what it brings new to the Linux world, right?
For those of you that haven’t been following along at home, Oracle entered the Linux market - by proxy, at least - back in October.
Rather than create their own unique distribution, or tab an existing volume distribution that lacks enterprise heft (think Ubuntu), they chose to fork (my word, not theirs) Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux.
New products released Monday by the Linux Foundation will likely make life easier for software makers and promote further adoption of open-source software.
In spite of its maturity and benefits, however, open source software is still trying to win over Canadian and U.S. IT leaders as a credible alternative to their closed-source cousins.
nfo-Tech Research Group's recent survey of over 1,700 IT professionals tells the tale of a software licensing model and delivery paradigm that is slowly, if somewhat painfully, gaining acceptance.
As a system administrator it is often desirable to remotely connect to the users computer to see exactly what they are doing and possibly show them how to click on that funny penguin picture thingamabob so they can play Frozen Bubble. A single one line command in K/Ubuntu linux will connect to a remote computer and enable the display of the desired users X11 session.
Welcome back, Firefox fans! We've helped you get started on your journey to browser perfection with our list of 20 must-have Firefox extensions. But the ability to tweak your browser is a double-edged sword. There are extensions best avoided, including some of the most popular.
Version 5 of Red Hat's Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system hit the streets last month, complete with a truckload of updated open-source components and brand-new support for server virtualization—courtesy of the Xen hypervisor project.
SOME LOOSE change rattling around, so I'm thinking what use it could be put to. Amongst the things I thought of, try an objective Linux install!
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It's not safe to read the news anymore. One minute you're enjoying a nice beverage at your computer, the next moment you're spewing liquid all over your monitor and keyboard after reading the latest ridiculous and hypocritical motion from The SCO Group.
Swiftfox is a Firefox-based browser, but there is one big difference between it and Firefox -- you can't share Swiftfox with a friend or place it in a repository of a Linux distribution because the Swiftfox license prohibits repackaging and redistribution.
Ubuntu Linux backer Canonical has launched a beta version of its Launchpad service, part of an effort to make open-source programming methods a better match for Microsoft.