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|Story||Perfect Storm Brewing: The Linux Desktop - Part One||srlinuxx||17/07/2012 - 5:25am|
|Story||31 Flavors of Linux||srlinuxx||17/07/2012 - 5:23am|
|Story||An old KDE user finds his way back...||srlinuxx||17/07/2012 - 5:22am|
|Story||Happy Birthday to Slackware Linux||srlinuxx||17/07/2012 - 5:17am|
|Story||4 less-known Linux distros for beginners||srlinuxx||16/07/2012 - 11:10pm|
|Story||Why the Linux desktop doesn't shine in business: A perspective||srlinuxx||16/07/2012 - 11:08pm|
|Story||The Value of Pi||srlinuxx||16/07/2012 - 9:51pm|
|Story||'Not cool, guys' -- Torvalds bemoans size of RC7 for Linux kernel Version 3.5||srlinuxx||16/07/2012 - 9:46pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 465||srlinuxx||16/07/2012 - 8:02pm|
|Story||The Grounding of Mozilla's Thunderbird||srlinuxx||16/07/2012 - 8:00pm|
Paul Murphy: I believe that the key reason Unix hasn’t taken over the generic office desktop has nothing to do with the technology and everything to do with the people and processes involved.
O'Reilly ONLamp: I just read an article at Linux.com about the OS habits of Linux users. The author of the article asked Linux Torvalds about his habits and found he exclusively used Linux. Torvalds said, “I don’t use either [Windows or Mac OS X]. OS X is kind of pointless (pretty much anything it has, Linux can do better) and Windows offers stuff that I don’t much care about. However, to Torvalds, I say, “hogwash”.
polishlinux: In this article I’d like to describe a text-mode Bittorrent client - rTorrent. It will be helpful to people that share a computer with other household members because it allows them to download files regardless of the logged in user.
Linux Planet: Young successful South African entrepreneur starts a commercial company to help support and build an infrastructure around Ubuntu. Most of us have heard this story before. Young cosmonaut makes it big in the rough and tumble world of the penguin. But now, in the midst of Canonical's first big event, the question becomes: where do Canonical--and Ubuntu--go from here?
ZDNet: Microsoft should be able to extricate itself from the implications of the new GPLv3, according to a leading Australian Intellectual Property lawyer.
Carla Schroder: I have some shocking news: despite the astonishing growth of Linux, there is a whole new generation of Linux users who have never, ever compiled a kernel. How to account for this sad state of affairs?
Novell Open PR: Nice industry recognition coming today for Markus Rex, a long time SUSE Linux and Novell executive. He’s been appointed by the Linux Foundation to serve at Chief Technology Officer.
- Blindness To Perceptions Of Average User Is Real Linux Handicap
- bash programmable completion
- You're never alone with Plone
- Ubuntu Live Update
- Apple iPhone vs. Nokia N800
- What's Linux Gonna Cost You?
- Lessons From Ubuntu Live
- aseigo: various applet improvements
- Wanna Try the OLPC Operating System?
- Fix corrupted RPM database on CentOS 5 / Redhat enterprise Linux 5 / Fedora 7
- Building the ultimate Linux-based music server
- Software Development the Ubuntu Way
Thomas Allen @ friedcpu: Sabayon Business Edition 1.0 is the latest release from Sabayon Linux. Sabayon is a pre-compiled version of Gentoo with many tweaks and a bent for the cutting-edge. Business Edition aims to be a stable OS aimed at productivity.
Poelcat: Mike Mcgrath started an important topic on fedora-adivsory-board-list here and one that I have been thinking about for a long time… “Who is our Target Audience?” I think the question of target audience is important to consider in light of comparisons to Ubuntu.
Ken Hardin's blog @ itbusinessedge: More on my non-techie experiments with running an Ubuntu desktop on our Windows network here at IT Business Edge. All in all, setting up a printer was a little more geeky than what I encountered during my initial OS setup.
seopher: When your screen is white, be it an empty word page, or the Google page, your computer consumes 74 watts, and when its black it consumes only 59 watts.
eWeek: One Laptop Per Child's XO (commonly referred to as the $100 laptop) is designed to change the world by bringing computing resources to children in the developing world. But the many innovations in the XO may also end up changing the world of technology.
Also: Intel PR honcho puts spin on OLPC relationship
Linux Movement: If you are an AWN user who can't seem to get the right color settings for there dock, then maybe you have tried asking other for their settings? Well I got some good news for you all ryancr over at the AWN forum has started work on an AWN theme manager.
kernelTRAP: Lguest is an adventure, with you, the reader, as Hero, but be warned; this is an arduous journey of several hours or more! And as we know, all true Heroes are driven by a Noble Goal. Thus I offer a Beer (or equivalent) to anyone I meet who has completed this documentation. So get comfortable and keep your wits about you (both quick and humorous). Along your way to the Noble Goal, you will also gain masterly insight into lguest, and hypervisors and x86 virtualization in general.
oreilly blogs: The best hack I saw in OSCON yesterday was in Jonathan Oxer’s Hardware / Software Hacking: Joining the Real and the Virtual.
TechIQ: Yes, The VAR Guy is attending UbuntuLIVE in Portland, Oregon. He’s already noticed several Ubuntu Linux trends that could potentially benefit solutions providers and their customers. So, it’s the perfect opportunity for a big countdown: 50 things you need to know about Ubuntu.
Discover how to use appropriate disk placement prior to creating your logical volumes to improve disk performance. This part focuses on monitoring your logical volumes and the commands and utilities (iostat, lvmstat, lslv, lspv, and lsvg) used to analyze results.
linux.com: Nowadays, people are turning to Web-based applications as replacements for desktop applications. Web-based office suites, mail clients, multimedia apps, and general productivity tools are all extremely useful now, but standard Web browsers aren't always the best option for running applications.
linux.com: Portland, Ore. -- At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention today, Software Freedom Law Center director Eben Moglen threw down the gauntlet to O'Reilly founder and CEO Tim O'Reilly. Saying that O'Reilly had spent 10 years making money and building the O'Reilly name, Moglen invited O'Reilly to stop being "frivolous" and to join the conversation about software freedom.