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Despite years of success, Dell has fallen on hard times. The company that practically reinvented the way people buy computers has been under-performing, and investors are worried. The company has been losing market share and no longer has the edge it once had over competitors like HP and Gateway.
If Mandriva Corporate Server 4.0 is a fine product which I warmly recommend to anyone — I actually liked it from the beginning — things are different with Mandriva Corporate Desktop 3.0 BETA (look for download links here).
This guide is going to describe the steps to get the mod_dav_svn module to work on an Apache web server. First I will assume that we do not have Apache and Subversion installed on our FreeBSD box, in a second part I will explain how to add the module using our current installation.
Do these numbers make sense to you - $2,500 versus $100,000? This is the price difference felt between migrating over to Linux or instead, upgrading to the next version of Windows. What's interesting is that I’m noticing that more often than not Novell is the company making this possible for schools.
If you’ve never installed a modern Linux distribution and you’re worried about how difficult it will be because you’ve heard awful stories about the process, let me assure you that it is as easy as pie. Easier, probably, now that I think about trying to actually make a pie.
My wife and I recently came back from a business trip from Paris, and even though we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, it was a long week of living out of a suitcase, and when we boarded the plane after twelve security checks in the airport, we were both ready to try to relax and not think about the jetlag that would result from our long flight back home.
There’s been a tremendous level of interest in the fact that pre-installed Linux (in the form of Ubuntu | Fedora | OpenSuSE) is the #1 rated suggestion on Dell’s IdeaStorm. On the face of it, there is little question that Linux pre-installation is popular with customers. Why, then, is it so difficult to buy a PC in the US or Europe that has Linux (and ideally Linux alone) on the hard drive?
All hail the lazy, for they will find the most efficient way to work a computer in general, and a word processor in particular. In this article, I’ll look at three lazy writer’s tricks that can relieve you of most of the drudgery involved in creating a fairly large document in OpenOffice.org Writer.
Make the computer do most of the work
Administrators who have run Linux, or garden-variety Unix variants, have learned to live inside the Unix system administration and security models. They’re still there, in the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 distribution (RHEL5). But there’s a chance that a migration to RHEL5 can cause things to break and stop working if you’re not aware of the changes.
I wasn't, and I'm still not, against open source....quite the contrary, in fact.
dyne:bolic is a libre Linux distro aimed at multimedia enthusiasts. It comes with several music and video editing programs running on top of the lightweight XFCE desktop environment. Under the hood, dyne:bolic is powered by the 2.6.18 Linux kernel which adds support for many pieces of modern hardware.
Today marks the release of GNOME 2.18.0, and to commemorate today's release we have posted some screenshots from the Foresight LiveCD 2.17.92 GNOME Release Candidate, which is designed to be a demo GNOME LiveCD. This is also Foresight's first attempt at creating a bootable CD image.
There is no surprise here, Knoppix is the best linux livecd currently out there, they have been holding this spot for a few years now.
The latest version of Knoppix packs a Linux 2.6.x kernel, KDE 3.x, xmms with mp3 and ogg support, GIMP 2.x and OpenOffice.org
Another major update came across the wire today: 149 packages downloaded and installed. Observations so far include:
* A new kernel update, to 2.6.20-10. The kernel was built using gcc 4.1.2, which is also part of this installation.
* Gnome is now officially upgraded to 2.18.0.
* Sound is working again.
As Red Hat prepares to launch the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating system on Wednesday, the question is again being asked whether a robust and feature-laden operating system is really needed for some computing situations.
The background. We usually do localization weekends every month or so, when we cleanup the Hungarian translations in Rosetta a bit, and also send some stuff upstream.
Erich Schubert comments on the issues relating to getting big changes into Debian. This is something that I had also noticed. I started work on SE Linux in Debian in 2001 and continued it actively until 2003 when I joined Red Hat.
It's really hard to miss how Linux and Windows are relatively judged in the tech blogosphere. Consider the following attributes and their praise or criticism, completely based on what operating system they happen to accompany:
1. A free graphics program bundled with the system.
(a) On Windows: Cool! A free paint program! Hey, everybody, check out this awesome pixel-art I did!
Here is a familiar list for readers: vanilla kernel, custom kernel, debs, rpms, Tgzs, source files, Apt-get,Emerge, Yum, Urpmi, Synaptic, Kpackage, Adept, Kyum, Yumex, Smart, Klik and Autopackage. I could go on but you get the idea.