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|Story||Linux Mint 201104 Xfce Review||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 5:26pm|
|Story||Evergreen to pick up after 11.2 end of life||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 5:24pm|
|Story||What's Coming Up For GNOME 3.2?||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 5:22pm|
|Story||Ubuntu 11.04: an OS for your mum||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 5:21pm|
|Story||Desktop Linux: the final frontier||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 3:04pm|
|Story||GNOME and KDE 2011 Desktop Summit programme published||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 3:02pm|
|Story||10 Things That Make Ubuntu The Best||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 3:01pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 6:53am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 6:39am|
|Story||GNOME change proposal: much smoke, no fire||srlinuxx||20/05/2011 - 2:36am|
1. There's no package management system.
Yes, you heard right, but hear me out...
2. Slackware isn't for slackers.
Slackware demands perfection.
Novell moved Wednesday to underscore its support for free software development after volunteer technical support collapsed for rival Red Hat's free Linux version.
Since the beginning of the software industry, nearly every software company in the world has followed the same business model: its own employees develop the software, which is closely held intellectual property, the software is delivered to clients in binary form, and users run the licensed software on their own computers. Today, this model has been challenged by a new paradigm: open source.
When the data corruption bug which is fixed as of 2.6.20-rc3 was still being tracked down, it was thought that the bug, a race in shared mmap'ed page writeback, might have been in the 2.6 kernel for a very long time. It has since been determined that the bug was introduced much more recently.
Last time, we talked about getting Ubuntu/Mint Linux installed and how to take control of your sound card again . This time: Wireless Cards, Webcams, and Printers/All-in-ones.
Computer disks have a finite capacity, and when they fill up it can lead to serious problems, including lost data and email. Actually it’s slightly more complicated than that; disks are divided into partitions, and the problems ensue when an important partition such as one containing user files fills up.
The growth of Macintosh desktop clients in enterprises will be more of a hindrance to Linux desktop growth than Windows, one analyst firm says in a recent report.
"I am going to take some time off to take care of family and myself. I am increasingly experiencing diminishing returns on my emotional and professional investments at Red Hat," Fleury said.
A patch has been widely released for a vulnerability in the OpenOffice.org productivity suite, a problem rated as "highly critical" by one security vendor.
With the latest release of its Web browser in June, Opera Software introduced widgets -- small Web applications that run in their own windows on the desktop. Now the company is turning to programming contests to promote their creation.
The KDE contributors conference, which is part of Akademy, the world summit of the KDE community, will be the place to present the newest developments, long-term strategies or interesting input from the surrounding communities, projects and societies. Be part of it, present your thoughts, ideas and work at Akademy 2007 in Glasgow, Scotland.
If Novell wants to maximize the potential of their Microsoft alliance and bring about a scenario like Canonical founder, Mark Shuttleworth, outlined in a recent Red Herring interview then you have to think they'll buy XenSource. Why XenSource?
Say you have a grub password to keep nefarious evil-doers from modifying your er... grubs. Then say a few months go by and you decide to modify some stuff but you’ve forgotten your password. What do you do?
Kaj Arno, MySQL VP of community relations, quietly revealed on his blog before Christmas that MySQL has changed its license to "GPL2 Only." This does not mean, however, that the MySQL AB, the well-known open-source DBMS (database management system) vendor, is sticking to the GPLv2 forever.
With the great deal of articles that we publish in regards to NVIDIA and ATI display drivers, it is very evident that at this time NVIDIA has the lead when it comes to the frame-rate performance. One of the areas that often is not mentioned in Phoronix articles is the image quality between ATI and NVIDIA's hardware with their respective drivers. In this article today we will be looking at both company's image quality under Linux in video playback and gaming environments.
The basic idea behind Mac OS X's Dock is that when you need an application, you click on its icon on an on-screen bar, and the application is launched (if it has not been yet) or switched to (if it has). Stefano Zingarini has borrowed this concept for KXDocker, a KDE variation of OS X's Dock (which is also usable with GNOME and other desktop environments).
Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on a Ubuntu Edgy Eft desktop.
KDE has this thing where you can select which operating system you wish to reboot into. When logging out there is a drop-down labeled "Restart Computer". Click and hold this and you'll see a list of options for rebooting, depending on your Grub/Lilo configuration.
Online videos (mpeg and some wmv files) were not playing in Firefox under Ubuntu Edgy in my desktop.The problem could be mplayer for Firefox installed and totem for Firefox plugin also installed .First You need to uninstalled the totem plugin from the terminal using the following command
So, let’s say you’ve installed Ubuntu. Here are a few simple tips to get you going. Customise the panel (taskbar), Adding shortcuts, Enable media playback, & Install Wine are some of the topics.