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|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 9:27am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 9:17am|
|Story||Linux Mint chief not carried away by success||srlinuxx||1||16/11/2011 - 5:38am|
|Story||Nordic Free Software Award||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 5:18am|
|Story||Trouble With Open-Source Doom 3||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 5:10am|
|Story||40 years of Intel CPUs||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 5:04am|
|Story||Hollywood and Congress Target Mozilla||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 5:01am|
|Story||Learning from GNOME||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 1:12am|
|Story||Unix and Linux: a bit of history||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 1:10am|
|Story||Almost openSUSE 12.1||srlinuxx||16/11/2011 - 1:08am|
David Barth: We are now taking a short break before the next run: Mandriva Linux 2008. But during this break, we are making several changes in preparation for the next release. First, I'm reorganizing the teams in the Engineering, promoting Anne Nicolas as Engineering Director.
CBRonline: Novell and Microsoft have announced another dozen customers signing up to their interoperability agreement through which Microsoft is distributing vouchers for SUSE Linux Enterprise support.
the Inquirer: AFTER A SMALL name change the ground has finally been set for arrival of mega-hit title for this year, Unreal Tournament III. This game is being finalised as we speak, and haiving ditched UT2k7 to become UT III, it looks even more impressive now.
bbspot: The Linux distribution, Ubuntu, has grown quickly because of its ease of use. It makes the normally confusing Linux something even a Windows user can use. However, the Ubuntu developers are aiming even higher for the future. The next release, "Gutsy Gibbon," will be even easier to use, but the "Harry Hamlin" release will actually do your work for you.
Linux.com: The words "fault-tolerant Web hosting" bring to mind hosting centers with multiple redundant power supplies, complex networking, and big bills. However, by taking advantage of the underlying fault-tolerance of the Internet, you can get a surprising level of reliability for little cost.
ZDNet: So after my last Edubuntu debacle (With Feisty Fawn comes a new Edubuntu) I decided to wait until I could devote a bit of time to a proper install.
how-to-geek: Every Geek uses Gmail… it’s pretty much required. And now you can set Gmail as the default client in Ubuntu without any extra software.
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
CNET: In a significant change of course, the Free Software Foundation is working to make the upcoming version 3 of the General Public License (GPL) compatible with an alternative, the Apache License.
LinuxWorld (IDG): Sun Microsystems is evaluating whether it should release OpenSolaris under the GNU GPL (general public license), company co-founder and chairman, Scott McNealy told reporters in Bangalore on a conference call Wednesday.
sKatterBrainZ World: The recent merger news of OSDL and FSG (not to be confused with MSG), as reported by InformationWeek, doesn’t ring my bell. Why? Because almost every Linux nut I know (and I know quite a few) doesn’t care about consistency across distributions.
Red Hat Mag: So Dell decided to ship Ubuntu on the desktop. Doesn’t that bother you guys at all? Let Ubuntu take the lead in building the better horse. They’ve earned that lead, and good on them.
ComputerWorld (IDG): GlassFish is the first project to spring from Sun Microsystem's decision to open source its Java programming code and Ken Drachnik, one of its chief evangelists, points to the project as a lesson in how open source spurs innovation.
kdedevelopers: Georgia is rolling out Kubuntu in all their schools. This is being done as part of a project to bring the internet to every school in Georgia. I don't have many details yet but it should become a Canonical case study soon enough.
the how-to-geek: If you’ve tried to use the built-in “Extract Here” functionality in Ubuntu’s File Roller to extract either a single or a multi-part zip or rar file and ended up with a “Password required” error, then you might just assume the files are password protected when in fact they are not.
Penguin Pete's: I saw this LXer thread (on Tux500) yesterday, and decided not to comment. Then I thought about it again last night, but decided not to blog it. Then I had a hard night sleeping, and this morning it popped up again. What was bothering me? Oh, yes, my conscience.
Linux Security: About one month ago, Snort 3.0 Alpha was released for testing in the community. If you want to be on the cutting edge of intrusion detection, packet sniffing, and keeping your system safe, check out this introduction to preparing for the future of intrusion detection.
polishlinux: Since digital still cameras hit mainstream, we’ve all become flooded with hundreds of photos. Luckily there are some free magicians available, who can answer our call for help and automate all processes causing them take minutes instead of days.
Also: Managing Photos on your Desktop Linux Installation
daniweb: Gentoo has long been a distribution aimed towards the power Linux user. With this year's first Gentoo release, 2007.0, comes an updated LiveCD featuring a completely rewritten GTK+ based installer. The bigger question is, why provide a GTK+ based installer in the first place?
Also: Ubuntu User on Installing Gentoo
FOSSwire: In GNOME, it’s really easy to take a screenshot of your system, you just hit Print Screen and a handy window pops up where you can save it. For some reason, this functionality doesn’t work with KDE out of the box, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take screenshots.