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|Story||Going Open, Going Closed:||srlinuxx||28/07/2011 - 1:22am|
|Story||Internet in a box||srlinuxx||28/07/2011 - 1:19am|
|Story||Kubuntu 11.10 – A Very Early Review||srlinuxx||28/07/2011 - 1:17am|
|Story||KDE 4.7 Released, New Features, Improved Stability and Performance||srlinuxx||28/07/2011 - 1:03am|
|Story||Me + Gentoo: Not a good ideea… Great distro though||srlinuxx||27/07/2011 - 9:05pm|
|Story||SUSE & Patent FUD: Who Do We Boycott Now?||srlinuxx||27/07/2011 - 9:01pm|
|Story||AscendOS – new kid on the Enterprise block? But can he dance?||srlinuxx||27/07/2011 - 8:59pm|
|Story||Lessons Learned: Linux + Sony Vaio F Series||srlinuxx||27/07/2011 - 7:05pm|
|Story||Plugins For Rhythmbox||srlinuxx||27/07/2011 - 7:03pm|
|Story||Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 to 5.7 risk report||srlinuxx||27/07/2011 - 7:01pm|
ISO is definitely the most common CD image type and basically every program will support it. Occasionally, you might come across a disc image in the BIN format. Here is a quick tip I discovered today while trying to mount disc images in Ubuntu.
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project is shipping out another set of prototype XO laptops. Designated BTest-2, this series of beta test units is primarily intended to help testers evaluate improvements to the screen and touchpad. The BTest-2 units, which are in transit to select developers, will also be used to perform early tests on the wireless mesh technology.
The Free Software Foundation, taking advantage of what it says is the rejection of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system, is urging major computer hardware manufacturers to offer consumers computers without any operating system or with a free GNU/Linux OS.
The customer is always right. Except, of course, when he's wrong. Of late Dell has hit a bad patch. Thus was born IdeaStorm, Dell's effort to harness the collective intelligence of its actual and potential customers. Hordes of people signed up to volunteer their ideas. And that, of course, is where the trouble started.
katapult is an application launcher on steroids. Not only does it launch applications (like alt+f2 in kde), it also does incremental searching for applications and other files on your system, allowing you to launch things, or open files in just a few keystrokes. In addition, it can act as a calculator, and as a spell checker.
Bookshop shelves groan under the weight of books promising to teach programming x, y or z in 21 days, 7 days, 24 hours, 10 minutes, 30 seconds… On the other hand, books devoted to the everyday craft of programming are far less common, particularly those that seek to impart the hard lessons gained from long experience churning out code in the real world. Peter Goodliffe's Code Craft is definitely in the latter camp.
Like Matt, I thought I’d posted my final thoughts with respect to the open source debate, but his follow up to mine and others‘ entries is certainly deserving of a response.
Keep It Simple Stupid! That's the fundamental principle I'm applying to Kassie. I removed all unnecessary dialogs asking "Do you want to do that?" I found only two cases where such a dialog is useful.
The performance of desktop computers increases year by year. This gives the programmers great opportunities to further improve the desktop experience of the users. However, what should you do when you have an old computer that is not capable of running the latest and hottest software? Let me introduce you Enlightenment E17 — the window manager with minimal hardware requirements that may amaze you.
An unknown cracker broke into a server hosting downloads of the popular WordPress blogging software and rigged the file with a remotely exploitable code execution vulnerability. If you downloaded WordPress 2.1.1 within the past 3-4 days, your files may include a security exploit that was added by a cracker.
In January I reviewed Vector Linux 5.8. While the review was mainly positive I did complain about what I saw as some faults in the distribution. The response from the developers of Vector Linux was almost immediate, both in the Vector Linux forum and in the comments under my reviews, and was incredibly positive.
Are you ready to take the plunge? It can be hard to decide, particularly if you’re a longtime Windows user. Here’s a truthful look at some of the issues you will be faced with if you decide to switch.
Red Hat, Novell and Oracle are scrapping for your Linux support dollars. But could you save big by going it alone? As Linux becomes easier to use and gains big-name vendor support, we assess available options for fitting the OS into your organization.
An industry that has long resisted IT automation got a double dose of medicine last week. Both Microsoft and backers of key open source initiatives laid out plans to push IT further into health care--plans that also put the Windows and Linux camps on another collision course.
Fedora 7 is still under heavy development, but premiering with Test 2 were improvements to libvirt and virt-manager. Libvirt and virt-manager originally were introduced with Fedora Core 5 to offer improved management and interaction with Xen. However, additions to libvirt and virt-manager now make it possible to use QEMU or KVM through this toolkit and virtual machine manager. While the steps are now similar to setting up a Xen-virtualized operating system with Fedora, in this article we will be covering the steps needed as well as some of our thoughts and what we ran into when virtualizing a few different operating systems.
Vulnerabilities have been discovered in all sorts of security software from firewalls to implementations of the Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol. opers in the world, and yet it occasionally contains a remotely exploitable vulnerability. This is an important fact to note because it seems to indicate that security is hard to achieve. This article explores the concept of Single Packet Authorization (SPA) as a next-generation passive authentication technology beyond port knocking.
I had a massive argument with my brother the other day over an IT issue close to my heart. What he was saying was that he, and the entire metropolitan police force, use Microsoft Word. He said they had "standardized" on Microsoft Office formats and did not see a problem with that.
An open source company is one that, as its core revenue-generating business, actively produces, distributes, and sells (or sells services around) software under an OSI-approved license.
peter penz committed a treeview for dolphin to svn today. in more happy news, krunner is getting prettier with transparency on the widgets, pretty buttons and the listview soon to be replaced by the "icon parade".
Fedora 7 test 2 was announced yesterday and since they now put out livecds as well as their install images, I thought I'd take it for a little test drive. Fedora's always been a bit neglected around here, but there are good reasons for that. Honestly, I've never been a big Red Hat fan and Anaconda discriminating against my hard drives didn't help. So, Fedora being delivered in a livecd format gives Tuxmachines a welcomed opportunity to test it.