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|Story||Making sense of the new features in LibreOffice 4.1||srlinuxx||04/06/2013 - 5:06am|
|Story||New Email Client on the Way?||srlinuxx||04/06/2013 - 5:04am|
|Story||Ode to Machine Architecture||srlinuxx||1||04/06/2013 - 4:56am|
|Story||Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 10:25pm|
|Story||How Microsoft shattered Gnome's unity with Windows 95||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 10:24pm|
|Story||ZorinOS – Gateway to Linux for Windows Users||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 8:04pm|
|Story||Linux Mint 15 Olivia MATE review||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 8:02pm|
|Story||What happened to Linux?||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 6:44pm|
|Story||The University of Linux||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 6:43pm|
|Story||A house divided: Linux factions threaten success||srlinuxx||03/06/2013 - 6:42pm|
Vincent Danen: RPM (the Red Hat Package manager) is the most widely-used package manager on Linux systems. One of RPM’s strengths is the variety of options it provides to verify file information, reset file information, and so on.
Enterprise Linux Log: Apoteket, the Swedish State Pharmacy and Sweden’s largest state-owned pharmacy chain, has chosen to replace all of its servers at approximately 900 pharmacies with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Linux-Watch: "Schadenfreude" is a German word meaning to take pleasure in the trouble of others. It's perfect for describing how open-source companies and supporters feel about Microsoft's failure to overturn the European Commission's decision that Microsoft has acted as a monopoly.
Also: EU vs Microsoft: the morning after
kernelTRAP: A frustrated sounding Andrew Morton released the 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 kernel as "a 29MB diff against 2.6.23-rc6." Many patches are merged first into Andrew's -mm tree for testing before being pushed to Linus' mainline tree during the merge window.
ruminations: Where Kontact is a shell around various communications applications for the KDE desktop, KOffice is a shell around the productivity applications. During install PC-BSD gives you the opportunity to install OpenOffice.org and that you need to do.
opensuse news: AMD has recently released register specifications for the ATI Radeon R5xx and R6xx graphic devices. Engineers from Novell have now released a first alpha quality Open Source driver which currently supports initial mode settings. Next steps are adding support for more hardware, RandR 1.2 support, video overlay support and 2D acceleration.
CBR: Open source software is gaining traction in key UK industries, as freedom from license costs and vendor tie-in lure companies away from the proprietary path.
Also: Reason 54,872 to use Linux
linux.com: I recently read a blog entry on InfoWorld.com that urged the Linux community to fork the kernel into desktop and server versions because, according to the author, all Linus Torvalds cares about is big iron. Sorry, but that's both wrong and stupid.
linux.com: The GPL-licensed Pivot blogging software stands out among blogging applications because it requires no database, no extra libraries, and minimal installation effort. While it's still in an early stage of development, its flexibilty and the ease with which it can be set up make it ideal for those new to maintaining their own blogging Web sites.
ITtoolbox blogs: There is a big problem in the FOSS world. Especially with Linux. That problem is every group considers themselves to be on their own little island and only wish to concern themselves with their territory.
seekingalpha.com: So far, so good. That statement sums up Dell's (DELL) current desktop Linux strategy, which focuses heavily on the Ubuntu operating system from Canonical.
Ganeti is a cluster virtualization management system based on Xen. In this tutorial I will explain how to create one virtual Xen machine (called an instance) on a cluster of two physical nodes, and how to manage and failover this instance between the two physical nodes.
blogbeebe: I've had a couple of folks tell me to try out Mint Linux. Last night, I downloaded Celena BETA 017. Tonight, I burned the CD and booted it up on europa.
kernelTRAP: "I'm pleased to announce [the] fourth release of the distributed storage subsystem, which allows [you] to form a storage [block device] on top of remote and local nodes, which in turn can be exported to another storage [block device] as a node to form tree-like storage [block devices]."
- Is Ubuntu for You?
- Does Microsoft matter any more?
- Mozilla's New Focus on Thunderbird and Internet Communications
- Will Linux Steal Apple's Thunder?
- Why Windows Users Are Insane
phoronix: The open-source Avivo driver is currently bound to supporting the ATI R500 GPU family and with efforts now being focused on the RadeonHD driver, this reverse-engineered driver will likely never support the newer GPUs. Inside our labs we tried out the Radeon HD 2900XT with the RadeonHD driver on Fedora 7.
Programmers have bypassed a new difficulty in providing Linux support for the latest-generation iPods.
- Using Ubuntu Linux on a flash drive and run it under Windows
- OOo: Your basic everyday sorting
- Installing C++ Boost 1.34.1 on Slackware/Zenwalk
- Delete files securely with shred
- Memcached 1.2.2 on Debian Etch
- Pretty Emacs Reloaded
- quickly resize or rotate images within nautilus
- Screencast HOWTO under Mandriva
- Installing The RadeonHD Driver On Ubuntu
phoronix: Not only is AMD providing the open-source community with their ATI GPU specifications, but they have also been partnering with Novell on the development of a new open-source display driver. We've been telling you about AMD's open-source work all month, and today the new driver is finally available for download. In this article we have some initial information to share.