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|Story||Debian 7.0 GNU/Linux vs. GNU/kFreeBSD||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 5:36am|
|Story||Final Term||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 3:58am|
|Story||Garry's Mod and Painkiller are coming to Linux||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 3:00am|
|Story||KDE Working in Wayland||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 2:53am|
|Story||The Myth of FOSS Community||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 1:48am|
|Story||The state of FOSS Desktop Environments and Window Managers. Pt 2||srlinuxx||12/06/2013 - 1:46am|
|Story||Linux Mint 15: Solid, But Unsettled||srlinuxx||11/06/2013 - 11:28pm|
|Story||Lightworks video editor: Another missing piece for Linux||srlinuxx||11/06/2013 - 11:25pm|
|Story||Shuttleworth’s case can devastate South Africa||srlinuxx||11/06/2013 - 11:14pm|
|Story||Linux Virtual Workspaces--How Do They Differ?||srlinuxx||11/06/2013 - 11:12pm|
mozillalinks: Ubuntu released today a beta version of forthcoming Ubuntu 7.10 (code name Gutsy Gibbon), scheduled for final release on October. It includes a couple of nice improvements for Firefox users.
kernelTRAP: "The following patches implement a more generalized infrastructure (than latency.c) for connecting drivers and subsystem's that could implement power performance optimizations with the data needed to implement such policies," began Mark Gross, describing his Quality of Service power management patchset. He added, "these patches are following up on the discussions and presentations at the power management summit last summer." Mark continued:
wired blogs: The Ubuntu team has announced the beta release of Ubuntu 7.10 and its variants, including Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu. The final release of Ubuntu 7.10, dubbed "Gutsy Gibbon," will happen sometime next month.
simplyjat.blogspot: Mint Linux is a buntu derivative. According to the project website; "Linux Mint's purpose is to produce an elegant, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution". Mint Linux is currently ranked #6, on distrowatch. Celena (codename for Linux Mint 3.1) boasts about mintAssistant, mintUpload, proprietary drivers, plug-ins, stability, performance and usability.
phoronix: We are just about three weeks out from the final release of Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, but those wishing to try out the new release early or wish to help in testing, the Ubuntu 7.10 Beta release is available today.
Red Hat Mag: The same way tabbed browsing revolutionized the web experience, GNU Screen can do the same for your experience in the command line. GNU Screen allows you to manage several interactive shell instances within the same “window.”
opensuse news: Some changes in openSUSE 10.3 have ensured that if you are interested in just about any type of popular virtualisation, then openSUSE is the operating system to be on. From Xen to VirtualBox, QEMU and KVM — it’s all availabe in the new version. Today we’ll be going through a few of these.
dailytarheel.com: The world's largest provider of Linux-based open-source software is based in Raleigh and has a workforce that draws heavily from the Triangle's technology-savvy workforce.
theglobeandmail.com: Last winter, when it was time to upgrade its Windows 98 and 2000 operating systems Whitelaw Twining, a boutique law firm in Vancouver, instead chose Novell's SUSE, a version of Linux.
ITPro: Online gadget specialist I Want One of Those (IWOOT) has chosen to deploy SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from Novell as part of its ongoing open source strategy.
kmandla.wordpress: A long time ago I was messing with xscreensaver and found you could paint the root window — the desktop — with a screensaver, and use it like an animated wallpaper image. I was experimenting with them on the Thinkpad today, and this time I set popsquares to use Tango colors.
builder.au: Australians working with open source software are urged to participate in an online census launched this week to discover the capabilities of the local industry.
tectonic: South African payment gateway service, MyGate, have developed a service that allows e-commerce merchants running Linux to access credit card security services that were developed for Windows platforms.
kernelTRAP: A potential bug reported against the Completely Fair Scheduler suggested that it was causing a network slowdown, measured with the 'Iperf' bandwidth performance benchmarking tool. The performance hit was quickly tracked to the previously discussed changes in how CFS handles sched_yield().
watchingthenet: If you are running KDE in Kubuntu or Gnome in Ubuntu, you can easily set up the clock to synchronize the time to any time source on the Internet. Doing so will keep the time on your System accurate and keep you from missing any appointments!
linux.com: I like to back up the data on my laptop computer as often as possible, just in case I have trouble with it. I have some large files on the laptop that prevent me from scheduling an Internet backup to my home machine, so I have written a script that reminds me to periodically plug in an external USB drive; then upon clicking continue, the reminder script runs my custom backup script.
techlogg.com: But upon using Ubuntu for the first few days, I felt I’d stumbled on this utopian world where software wasn’t about companies check up on you and give you passwords and licenses, it was about creativity, about collaboration.
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kernelTRAP: James Bottomley announced the Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board election results from September 5th, "sorry this has taken so long to get out ... I just, er, forgot." He noted that there were eight candidates.
debian administration: When a GNU/Linux machine runs out of physical memory it will start to use any configured swap-space. This is usually a sign of trouble as swap files and partitions are significantly slower to access than physical memory, however having some swap is generally better than having none at all. Using a dynamic system can ease the maintainance of this size.