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|Story||Space Exploration Gets Open Sourced||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 4:42pm|
|Story||Web browsers safer than you think||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 4:41pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 7:48am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 7:37am|
|Story||Mageia 1 Review||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 4:59am|
|Story||The Subverted GPL||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 4:58am|
|Story||LibreOffice Developer Glimpse Proves Balance||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 4:56am|
|Story||Matt Asay FUDs Google||srlinuxx||03/08/2011 - 4:55am|
|Story||Governance and scarcity.||srlinuxx||02/08/2011 - 9:03pm|
|Story||Evolution of the Operating System||srlinuxx||02/08/2011 - 9:01pm|
I realized the other day, based on repeated questions, that many people don’t know which CD is the best to download. When looking at a list of CD options from a download page the options can be very overwhelming. I thought I would break things down for everyone today.
To save the trees, i always squeeze multiple blank lines down to single blank line, before printing. Once I did this manually (yes, it’s like hell), but now I use cat -s:
Version 2.3.15 is a snapshot of the development towards GIMP 2.4. The source code can be downloaded from the usual places. Changes include added keyboard control to rectangle tools, cleanup of the internal undo system, added HAL support for hotplug, and speed up transform tools.
It's all in the name of saving energy. At least, that's what we were told. Will it work? Not very likely, say two young economists at the University of California at Berkeley.
Linux. It’s a great operating system, but it’s hard to choose which distribution (which version) you want to use. So, which do you choose? You’re probably expecting me to tell you, right? You’re partially right.
hellanzb is a Python application designed for *nix environments that retrieves nzb files and fully processes them. The goal being to make getting files from Usenet (e.g.: Giganews Newsgroups) as hands-free as possible.
"By open sourcing Darkstar technology, we will help enable the widest possible market for online game developers and remove their burden of having to build enterprise-grade server solutions, leaving them to do what they do best -- build great game experiences," Chris Melissinos, chief gaming officer at Sun Microsystems, stated.
In the past few month I’ve been bothered by the fact that several folks have been asking for help with file sharing in the #ubuntu-nl channel on the freenode IRC network. I think it’s wrong.
New Hampshire authorities are investigating the death of Boston lead singer Bradley Delp, who was found dead in his home at the age of 55.
The UK Government reckons that servers with Linux installed are greener than those running Windows. That's because open source software has lower hardware requirements and needs less frequent hardware refreshes.
After the recent switch to the Ubuntu code base, Freespire announced that it has restarted its development process with the first alpha release of Freespire 2.0, Alpha1U (1.2.42). The new revision sports a 2.6.20 kernel and the KDE 3.5.6 desktop environment, according to the project team.
To write a message to users that have login, you can using the command write. But before that, you need to check who is login, and which terminal he is login to, use command who.
When I’m coding I MUST listen to music. It helps me tune out and concentrate. Tonight I was messing around on Last.fm and noticed they had a client download and was amazed to see they had a Linux version!
We just passed a quiet milestone at the beginning of the month. And while the milestone does not seem to effect Linux, it could be mark the beginning of the worst assault on desktop Linux to date. As of March 1, it seems, all televisions sold in the US are to be HDTV ready.
1) How to restart GNOME without rebooting computer
A) Press ‘Ctrl + Alt + Backspace’
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart
Most Linux distributions install to have 7 virtual consoles, generally #7 (F7) is used by Xorg/X11. Though working entirely from the command line does involve a better knowledge of some things, it can be a quicker and more practical work environment for some who are running commands or scripts or writing programs most of their day.
If you are a regular to tuxmachines, you have probably noticed the unusual amount of downtime the past 18 hours. I've known for several weeks that a change in server system was imminent and it appears I can no longer delay the upgrade. Expect tuxmachines to be down on and off over the next couple of days beginning tonight.
The second stable update to the 2.6.20 kernel is out. "It contains a metric buttload of bugfixes and security updates, so all 2.6.20 users are recommended to upgrade." They are not joking: there's about 100 patches in this update.
Is a flaw in the Firefox browser fixed or not? A security research claims that it's not. Mozilla says it is. Mozilla claimed that it fixed the flaw in its most recent Firefox 126.96.36.199 update. Chapin doesn't quite agree.