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|Story||Linux Desktops: Cinnamon vs. Unity||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 6:09pm|
|Story||Fedora 17 & GNOME 3.4: Return to a useful Linux desktop||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 6:07pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 456||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 4:17pm|
|Story||Debian Project News - May 14th||srlinuxx||14/05/2012 - 4:14pm|
|Story||Gnome-Shell 3.2: Usable--but only with Gnome 2 shell extensions||fsmag||13/05/2012 - 7:35pm|
|Story||Is Linux ready for your PC?||srlinuxx||13/05/2012 - 3:37am|
|Story||Linus Torvalds Invented Git, But He Pulls No Patches With GitHub||srlinuxx||12/05/2012 - 2:20am|
|Story||Six Key Features Coming in Mageia Linux 2.0||srlinuxx||12/05/2012 - 2:19am|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: The morning after||srlinuxx||11/05/2012 - 11:58pm|
|Story||Kernel Log: Coming in 3.4 (Part 3) - Graphics drivers||srlinuxx||11/05/2012 - 11:51pm|
USB ADSL Modem Speedtouch 330, the popular or even the default ADSL modem in some contries, is also one of the item that is difficult to make usable in Linux. However, thank's to USB ADSL Modem Manager project by Steven Harper and his team, that modem now have a new life and works flawlessly in Ubuntu.
Matt Asay: Hopefully, this is just one person's experience, but a would-be Ubuntu buyer was denied by Dell when he informed Dell that he wanted to buy his Ubuntu-on-Dell machine for (gasp!) a business. Perish the thought....
CyberOrg: A new merged community around Compiz project would be known as Compiz-Fusion. It is not just a new name, quitely behind the scenes developers have been working hard and have come up with some stunning enhancements.
Pimp Your Linux: Perhaps your company is just switching to Linux, to save on costs. Or, maybe you’re starting University, and you have no idea how to get around the Linux Systems they’ve just installed. Or if you’re like me, you’re curious about how Linux work. Below are the top 10 commands for the Absolute Newbie administrators.
phoronix: The second beta release for KateOS 3.6 features a new update notifier, the new Linux 188.8.131.52 kernel, X.Org 7.2, Xfce 4.4.1, and updates to the installer itself along with stomping a fair number of bugs.
softwareinreview: OpenBSD 4.1 was released on May 1 with its usual mix of new hardware support and enhanced operating system features. OpenBSD releases generally represent a large collection of small changes plus a few new administration and networking tools. Beyond the standard "many little changes," the big news with 4.1 is a working native port of OpenOffice.org, the elimination of the Simtech StrongARM "cats" architecture from active development, and improved greylisting capabilities in the spamd spam filter.
Also: Using OpenBSD 4.1
tectonic: Following up on their support for open source software and technological independence, the Venezuelan government launched the "Bolivarian Computer" earlier this month. Built locally, the computers come in four different models all of which run on Linux.
heise.de: German companies are world leaders in the use of Open Source software. In a survey of IT procurement officers from Germany, Great Britain, and the US/Canada, 59 percent of those in Germany said that they use OSS in their companies.
Subversion is a free/open-source version control system. That is, Subversion manages files and directories over time. A tree of files is placed into a central repository. The repository is much like an ordinary file server, except that it remembers every change ever made to your files and directories.
/home/liquidat: KDE 4 gains more and more speed these days, and it is hard to keep on track with all news and changes: Plasma introduced interactive icons, Solid now takes over the media, and the first taskbar mockups have been revealed
tectonic: The Ubuntu team yesterday released details of plans for its next release, Ubuntu Gutsy. New features include a mobile edition, the latest version Gnome and KDE 4.0 and improved hardware support.
Alpha 5 in the OpenSUSE 10.3 developmental cycle was released several days ago and with it came a few surprises. As opposed to big changes in the installed system itself, the big news this release was the 1 CD install offerings.
iTWire: Need a new app? Looking for inspiration? Want to know what the next trend might be? Welcome to the world of open source software where high-quality tools are free to try and free to keep – and where you can quickly see what everyone else is checking out and join in on the buzz.
linux.com: Poster presentations are a common way of presenting results, proposing strategies, and explaining concepts and methods. You can create nifty poster presentations with Scribus, the free desktop publishing tool.
free software mag: Mail merges are a great way to save time, since they pull information from the same fields, over and over again with each new record in your database. There’s only one problem—all records aren’t created equal; they don’t all have, or all need, the same fields. This article solves that perpetual problem with labels.
OSWeekly: Since starting on my quest for a flawless wireless support with Ubuntu Dapper, and then finally understanding the level of support to be expected with the Ubuntu distro itself, I've come to the following conclusions.
ZDNet: Sorry, my students’ steady stream of “your mom” jokes brings out my inner 14-year old. However, this is the first in my series this summer of training for the masses and the point is that your mom (or your grandmother, or your most typewriter-bound secretary) could quite easily Kubuntu (or Ubuntu, or SUSE, or whatever).
desktoplinux: Last week, more than 230 Linux leaders converged on Google's Mountain View, Calif. campus to discuss the most pressing issues for Linux, at the first-ever Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. Today, the Linux Foundation released a statement summarizing the event's main accomplishments.
linux.com: Joomla! project leader Louis Landry and his colleagues want to protect the project they love. That's why, after two years of allowing proprietary plugins for the open source CMS, the group has decided to ask third-party developers for voluntary compliance with the terms of the GNU General Public License, under which Joomla! is licensed.
iTWire: There are exactly nine days left for Microsoft to get other Linux companies to sign up for patent cross-licensing deals. The GPLv3 is set to be published on June 29 and once that is done, any new deal will be subject to the terms which it includes.
Also: D.O.J. says Microsoft to modify Vista over complaint