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|Story||LMDE - the Xfce variety||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 6:02pm|
|Story||Puppy Linux: Top Dog of the Lightweight Distros||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 6:00pm|
|Story||5 Truly Bizarre But Handy Uses of Linux||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 5:59pm|
|Story||Groklaw – "The blog that made a difference"||srlinuxx||1||16/05/2011 - 5:31pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 405||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 4:06pm|
|Story||Why Unity made me fall out of love with Ubuntu||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 3:58pm|
|Story||Does Microsoft's Skype Purchase Hurt the Linux Desktop?||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 3:55pm|
|Story||What is the Top Open Source License?||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 3:53pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 5:05am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||16/05/2011 - 4:58am|
An open source wireless tracking system for following people around buildings got its first public use last week at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin.
Shares in Red Hat rose by 25 per cent after the company released details of its third-quarter results.
This is a description of how to set up a secure tunnel between your MySQL Server and a locally running MySQL Administrator using Putty. By creating a secure tunnel to your MySQL server using Putty, you can grant localhost access to powerful applications like MySQL Administrator while at the same time, make your server appear as if it is not even there. In effect, make your MySQL server disappear from the outside world.
With so many RSS aggregators to choose from, you can pick the one that fits your specific needs. If you don't want to install anything on your machine and you need to be able to access your news feeds from anywhere, you can opt for a Web-based solution like Netvibes. If you prefer a dedicated desktop RSS reader chock-full of features, then something like RSSOwl or BlogBridge is the way to go. But if you don't want to get used to a whole new application, you might want to give infoRSS a try. Unlike other RSS aggregators, infoRSS is a Thunderbird/Firefox extension that runs inside your email client or browser.
- Install Sun Looking glass Desktop environment in Ubuntu
- Install Firefox 2.0 on Fedora Core 6
- Combine multiple PDFs into one file in Ubuntu Linux
- Cut & Paste Source Code to Console
- Mount Remote Directories Securely with SSH
- How To Create A Local Debian/Ubuntu Mirror With apt-mirror
- Archiving With The zip And unzip Commands
- Change language in Firefox and Swiftfox web browsers
- How to Install Netgear wg111v2 wireless dongle card on Ubuntu Edgy
- How to configure a scanner's buttons on Linux
- Using sh -c with find
- How to get Linux to prompt before removing a file in the CLI
- Create A Desktop Background Wallpaper Changer For Xfce
I HAVE REALISED that I can not move to Vista, ever, Microsoft is forcing me to Linux. I can't legitimately use its software without becoming a criminal or spending tens of thousands of dollars. It simply is not worth it.
With all the sophisticated open source software out there, it's been easy to cut my ties to the world of paid software. I'm not quite a fully developed open source junkie though. Yet.
A Buffer overflows is a serious security problem. It allows an attacker to inject executable code of their choice into an already-running application. With such problems in mind, Berger created a new program that prevents crashing and makes users safer, he says. Dubbed DieHard, it protects applications from as-yet unfixed bugs and security vulnerabilities.
Using the hercules emulator it is possible to have your system emulate an IBM mainframe! Here we'll give a brief overview of using the emulator to install a pre-made image of Woody, giving you a Debian GNU/Linux S390 system.
Chris writes, "Hey! Happy new year Just wanted to let you know that I've launched that new website of mine, http://makethemove.net." Make The Move aims to present Linux and open source software as viable alternatives to the system on your computer.
I have been using Ubuntu extensively since 5.10. There are a lot of things I like about it, however here I will spend a few words about one thing that can definitively be improved: Quality Assurance.
I found myself reading an article on Mainframe.gr explaining how 2006 was another lost year for Linux and I couldn't help myself but write this response in disagreement.
"Welcome to the Streaming Service of the Council of the European Union," says the site. ...if you're running a Windows or Apple system.
The January 2007 edition of Linux Gazette is now online for your reading enjoyment. This month's topics include: 2-Cent Tips, Fun with FUSE, OracleWorld '06, Installing Mandriva, Perl One-Liner of the Month, and Freedom from Laptop Lugging or Thin Client with No Server.
"Novell's John Dragoon, Senior VP and CMO, responded today to our original letter calling for a boycott of all Novell products and services. Their response has been posted to our Novell Boycott page."
The Fedora Legacy Project is shutting down. The goal of the Fedora Legacy Project was to provide security and critical bug fix errata packages for Fedora Core distributions in maintenance mode. Fedora users can no longer get support for releases older than Fedora Core 5.
We've gotten http://sweetcomputing.com to a point where we're ready for visitors. This site is designed to help you find out what can work on your computer...be it an older model or brand spanking new.
I am sorry to inform our readers that Issue 20 of TUX was the last produced. While we have received an amazing amount of positive feedback about the magazine, the financial reality of the situation made it impossible for us to continue publishing TUX.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Statistics: DistroWatch in 2006
- News: SimplyMEPIS, Fedora and Debian release updates, Ulteo and SabayonLinux interviews, openSUSE repositories, MagDriva
- Released last week: Fedora Core 6 Live CD, KNOPPIX 5.1
- Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 6.2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Donations: SabayonLinux receives US$450
- New additions: Thisk Server
- New distributions: AsteriskNOW, eBox, Linkat GNU/Linux, Ophcrack Live CD, Parted Magic, Slax-LFI, Super Gamer
How many times has this happened to you: no sooner are the holidays over than one of your friends begs you to let him borrow the brand new DVD set you just got -- and the next thing you know, it's Labor Day, and your so-called friend swears he wasn't the one who borrowed it? What you need is a collection manager like GCstar so that you don't lose track of your valuables.