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|Story||Advanced Text Editors Compared: kate vs gedit||srlinuxx||03/08/2013 - 11:15pm|
|Story||OS4 OpenLinux 13.6 Review: XFCE spin with a difference||srlinuxx||03/08/2013 - 11:13pm|
|Story||Debian Displaces Ubuntu In Page Hits||srlinuxx||03/08/2013 - 11:05pm|
|Story||Unix: Getting from here to there (routing basics)||srlinuxx||03/08/2013 - 9:54pm|
|Story||How Cory Doctorow Gets Around||srlinuxx||03/08/2013 - 9:52pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||03/08/2013 - 6:26pm|
|Story||openSUSE Conference is Over!||srlinuxx||02/08/2013 - 10:55pm|
|Story||How “open source” is the Minnowboard?||srlinuxx||02/08/2013 - 10:53pm|
|Story||New Alien Arena Coming Soon||srlinuxx||02/08/2013 - 10:49pm|
|Story||5 Cool Linux Tricks To Solve Real World Problems||srlinuxx||02/08/2013 - 7:11pm|
omat.nl: I first tried KUbuntu Gutsy, but that halted on 'installing language pack' in the gui-installer. I tried to resolve that, but did not succeed in it. I installed MEPIS. The current stable 6.5 is based on ubuntu Dapper, which is kind of old. But that evening Helio pointed me to Mandriva.
penguin pete: It has always bothered me that this site and my experiences stay inside of Linux so much, when the whole site is about "free and open source software". I've only dabbled in non-Linux FOSS with live CDs and such, but I'm ready to install a real BSD and stick with it for awhile.
phoronix: There's still a month until the final release of Fedora 8, but Fedora 8 Test 3 is now available, which has a wealth of a new features. Among these new features is an Online Desktop powered via BigBoard, KDE 3.5.7 can be found on the KDE Live images, improved Live installations, and improved yum performance for package management.
Also: What New in Fedora 8
And: Mmm... Fedora 8 Test 3...
www.hexus.net: Once upon a time, people lived in caves and hunted animals with spears. Then, they recorded things from the TV onto small black cartridges filled with magnetic tape. As is tradition these days, as soon as people develop an interesting hardware device, people start work on a software-based solution to accomplish similar features on more conventional hardware - in this case, the VDR project began in February 2000 as an attempt to bring DVR functionality to a conventional GNU/Linux PC.
kernelTRAP: "I've just released the 2.6.23-rc9-ext4-1. It collapses some patches in preparation for pushing them to Linus, and adds some of the cleanup patches that had been incorporated into Andrew's broken-out-2007-10-01-04-09 series," announced Theodore Ts'o.
zdnet blogs: Red Hat is the Rodney Dangerfield of open source. We talk here a lot about Microsoft and Novell, about Sun and IBM. Red Hat just keeps plugging away.
mozilla links: Scott McGregor, Thunderbird lead engineer, announced that on October 12 he will leave the Mozilla Corporation to pursuit other career interests. He plans, however, to continue his role as module owner for Thunderbird as a volunteer.
the register: Ubuntu is the free Linux-based operating system designed with frequent updating in mind. Released in October 2004, it has evolved into one of the best-known branches of the Debian tree and offers a strong focus on usability and easy installation, whether it be on a laptop, desktop or server machine.
opensuse news: The openSUSE team is proud to announce the release of openSUSE 10.3. Promoting the use of Linux everywhere, the openSUSE project provides free, easy access to the world’s most usable Linux distribution, openSUSE. openSUSE is released regularly, is stable, secure, contains the latest free and open source software, and comes with several new technologies.
mcvuk.com (pr): Independent game developer S2 Games announced today that Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, the sequel to its first PC title, Savage: The Battle for Newerth, has entered its beta testing phase and is nearing launch. Additionally, the game is being simultaneously designed for Linux Client users.
linux.com: Kino is a video editor that allows you to produce your own video masterpieces using only free and open source software. With it, you can capture and edit clips from your video camera, add titles, insert still images, create transitions between scenes, and output the result in a number of formats. Best of all, it's easy to learn to use.
pcmechanic: As a result of my experiences I chose to increase my Linux experience and the best way to do that was install and set up Linux as a web and email server. Three years ago I chose to do that with Fedora, Apache2, and Sendmail. I was very happy with my new Fedora server and it ran perfectly until last Tuesday…
tectonic: After doing a review of the Firefox Web Developer extension, One of our readers left a comment to recommend the Firebug extension, so I decided to give it a bash.
kernelTRAP: "Incorporating the MadWifi project as non-profit entity is on our to-do-list since months, and I really would like to see it happen soon now," Michael Renzmann announced on the Madwifi development mailing list.
This article explains how to improve/optimize/speed up package installation with Yum, install packages with Yum Extender (a GUI for Yum with extensive features to manage packages), and manage different external package repositories - with focus on prevention of problems with different repositories - on Fedora 7.
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aspir8or.com: There is a long and somewhat heated argument taking place in the Ubuntu forums over a post by Ian Jackson in the Ubuntu Developers mail list. The post advocates a change in the Ubuntu security policy by making it more difficult for new users to install untrusted 3rd party software.
Marcel Gagné: Former Freespire Leadership Board member Chris Medico assembled a team, of which I was honored to be asked to be a part of, which he lovingly calls Freedom Force. Within weeks, this new project, based on Kubuntu, had an Alpha. The project is called KlikIt Linux.
thelinuxmovement.blogspot: How has a main menu applet which was pretty cool. But now tehkain from the awn forums has created another main menu applet which works a little bit differently. Personally I find this approach better for me.
NYTimes: Dell is testing the waters with a Linux-equipped notebook computer, in a challenge to Microsoft and Apple. But why would anyone want to use Linux, an open-source operating system, to run a PC? “For a lot of people,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, “Linux is a political idea — an idea of freedom."