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|Story||The Linux Setup - Allan Day, GNOME Designer||Roy Schestowitz||10/01/2014 - 12:46am|
|Story||Best word processors for GNU/Linux||Roy Schestowitz||10/01/2014 - 12:23am|
|Story||Roku gets sucked into TVs||Roy Schestowitz||10/01/2014 - 12:22am|
|Story||HP launches Android powered All-in-One desktop for business users||Roy Schestowitz||10/01/2014 - 12:19am|
|Story||Several European manufacturers spawn NSA-proof Android “cryptophones”||Roy Schestowitz||10/01/2014 - 12:14am|
|Story||Discussing a Linux powered AR-15 and how Ars doesn’t serve “normals”||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 11:29pm|
|Story||Qimo Linux||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 11:16pm|
|Story||Five best Linux applications for enterprises||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 11:10pm|
|Story||Google, Synnex Partnership: More Chromebooks In Schools||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 10:35pm|
|Story||Btrfs In 2014: RAID5/RAID6, Data Deduplication||Rianne Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 9:05pm|
desktoplinux: It's good news, bad news situation when it comes to Adobe's new Flash player for Linux. On the plus side, Adobe Flash Player 9 Update 3, version identifier 18.104.22.168 was made available for Linux at the same time as Mac and Windows versions. It will, however, take a while for much of that content to appear in a format that you can get at.
wired: Two witnesses testified Monday at Hans Reiser's murder trial that the Linux programmer's wife and family were a burden, and that he would be better off without them.
linux.com: Nemo is the latest effort to provide a new paradigm for file managers. Its approach, at least in its first early development release, is to combine file management with calendar views.
kdedevelopers.org: So someone just asked in #kde4-devel whether it was worth trying KDE 4 on a 2500Mhz/256Mb computer and I was characteristically careful and guessed "It will work, but won't be good.". Then I decided to put my money where my mouth is.
raiden's realm: Welcome to the last part of our Linux media player roundup. Today we'll be covering VLC, XMMS, Xfmedia, Xine and one more previously missed media player, the "Listen Media Player".
iTWire: Three cheers for the developers and management of the K Desktop Environment. They have taken a principled stand on the divisive issue of OOXML, the Microsoft Office Open XML document format. And for this the KDE folk deserve a round of applause.
CNN: A Jefferies & Co. analyst downgraded Red Hat Inc., saying competing technologies are nabbing market share and could hurt profit growth, as the software maker deals with rivalry by making acquisitions.
phorolinux.com: Google has released Picasa 2.7 Beta for Linux. This HOWTO shows how you can install Picasa 2.7 Beta on Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon.
limulus.wordpress: The only real problem he had was watching a DVD. When you pop it into the drive in Ubuntu, Totem (the default media player) gives a rather unhelpful error message. OK, so how do we fix this?
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First look at Geubuntu 7.10
- News: First alpha of openSUSE 11.0, the importance of free distributions, RHCE study guide, ASUS Eee PC
- Released last week: Astaro Security Gateway 7.1, Berry Linux 0.87
- Upcoming releases: Mandriva Linux 2008.1
- New additions: Geubuntu, Mythbuntu
- New distributions: EasyLFS, NuTyX, UbuntuiES
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
itweek.co.uk: Switching on a Linux PC for the first time may be a little disorientating as many options are in different places. Follow our guide and find your feet quickly and easily with the Ubuntu version of Linux.
computerworld.com: One of the hottest new technologies for servers is virtualization, which allows you to install multiple instances of one or more operating systems on one machine. This is ideal especially for servers with a low average load because, instead of configuring a separate physical box for every single instance of an operating system you need, you just run multiple instances of one or more operating systems on one machine. Unfortunately, it’s a jungle out there.
linux-gamers.net: Starting February 1st 2008, a small team of again the best 3D artist and developers will develop a game jointly with the on-line community. The main characters in the game are based on the short 3D animation open movie Peach. At the end of July 2008 the game will be launched.
blognation.com: After thinking about the future of Drupal and the web in general, Dries concluded that the open-source project is on the right path, that everything should have an API, and that a well-capitalized company is needed to make projects like JBoss, Linux and MySQL palatable to users who might not have otherwise tried the software.
linux.com: Wide-screen monitors are great for productivity, but they have a dark side, too: they tempt you into keeping dozens of Firefox tabs open at the same time. Before you know it, the page titles in a long row of tabs become indistinguishable. But the ChromaTabs extension has a novel solution to the problem: it renders each tab in a different color -- a unique color for each site that remains the same on every visit.
blogs.howtogeek.com: One of the things that has annoyed me most about GNOME as I've played with it lately is the lack of a clipboard manager comparable to Klipper on KDE. However, as I was looking for a package in Synaptic, I managed to come across a program that does the job quite well: Glipper.
Carla Schroder: Here’s an Ubuntu bug that seems to highlight everything that frustrates users who are not coders. It seems straightforward and simple, and yet the response is discouraging. What’s going on here?
linuxlove.org: Nowadays, there are hundreds of Linux distributions targeting a diverse set of consumers and their number keeps on rising. While many of these distributions introduce themselves as an universal solution to all our Linux needs, others are taking a more specific role, catering to a specific set of users. One such distribution is ClarkConnect.
lankarates.com: Some of the two million primary school students in Sri Lanka soon may get to own the “$100 laptop” if an ambitious plan to introduce the product into Sri Lanka gets adequate support, officials said.
sampletheweb.com: I’ve been combing over various guides and instructions online for installing Ubuntu on the Asus Eee PCmahalo, and I ran into a few kinks along the way since I don’t have a USB CD-ROM to install from and opted for a USB flash drive instead.