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|Story||A Linux user switches to DOS, Part Two||srlinuxx||08/10/2012 - 10:33pm|
|Story||The true legal vulnerability of Linux||srlinuxx||08/10/2012 - 10:31pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 477||srlinuxx||08/10/2012 - 3:29pm|
|Story||LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice, Part Deux||srlinuxx||08/10/2012 - 3:27pm|
|Story||Arch Linux switches to systemd||srlinuxx||08/10/2012 - 3:25pm|
|Story||Ubuntu Adds ‘Amazon Results’ Off Switch||srlinuxx||06/10/2012 - 3:03am|
|Story||This Week in Linux: Mageia, openSUSE, Dreamlinux||srlinuxx||06/10/2012 - 2:59am|
|Story||Zorin OS 6 Lite - The Lite Fantastic||srlinuxx||05/10/2012 - 11:38pm|
|Story||F-Spot is still alive||srlinuxx||05/10/2012 - 11:36pm|
|Story||openSUSE 12.2 with MATE - Not bad at all||srlinuxx||05/10/2012 - 8:08pm|
blog.cryos.net: It has been a while since I last posted about progress with Avogadro. I have been doing a lot of under the hood improvements which has been really frustrating at times and hard to blog about. At last I have some real output and have just committed the code to the repository.
linuxdevices: Core KDE developer Daniel Molkentin has written a book about Trolltech's cross-platform application development toolkit. Published by NoStarch Press, and entitled, "The Book of Qt 4."
Raiden's Realm: Puppy Linux is a light weight Linux distribution built from scratch and born in mid 2002. It’s creator, Barry Kauler, originally created Puppy Linux as a fun project to do in his spare time. But recent tension in the community have spawned some heated controversy of late.
linux.com: Supergamer is a unique Linux distribution whose primary focus is on fun -- specifically, gaming. Supergamer VL, now based on VectorLinux, is all new, with additional games, new code base, and new look and feel. Let the games begin.
vnunetblogs: "Linux is hard to install" You probably bought a computer with Windows preinstalled and bought a new one when it came to a grinding halt. Next time try reinstalling it from scratch, drivers and applications included.
informationweek blogs: Remember the 1980s worries about how the "forking" of Unix could hurt that operating system's chances for adoption? That was nothing compared to the mess we've got today with Linux.
seopher: In a mildly childish attempt at putting the popularity of Ubuntu into real context, I've enlisted the help of Google trends to benchmark searches for "Ubuntu" against other words. Mindless spam or important sociological experiment?
LWN: It appears that former openSUSE manager Andreas Jaeger has been promoted within Novell, so the management of the openSUSE distribution has been passed to Stephan Kulow.
Paul Cutler: GUADEC, the annual GNOME user and developer conference, is in full swing in England right now. One of my favorite times of the year as a GNOME user, all the GNOME developers get together and blog about all the cool stuff they’re working on, or want to be working on.
Dana Blankenhorn: I am constantly amused at how people try to apply the metrics of proprietary software to open source. This can even happen within open source companies.
nixcraft: CentOS / Fedora Core / RHEL 5 uses yum for software management. Yum allows you to add a new repository as a source to install binary software.
softpedia: Not yet in its final version, Freespire 2.0 is a Ubuntu-based Linux operating system that combines the best that free, open source software has to offer. It provides users with the choice of including proprietary drivers, codecs and applications as they see fit.
Random: I was surfing the net when my brother asked me to print something for school. It occurred to me that I had forgotten to install my printer when I was setting everything up. I had to reboot into XP for him.
smbedge.com: Novell announced today the launch of the Asia Pacific chapter of the Novell Linux Champions Club, following the success of the Champions Club in Europe. The objective of the Club is to build a community of Linux proponents among Novell’s strategic partners and their partners, eventually creating a Linux-friendly ecosystem in Asia Pacific.
kdedevelopers: Some weeks ago KOffice alpha1 got tagged; but some balls were dropped and it never was uploaded to the ftp site. The good news is that even more new cool stuff is visible in the KOffice Alpha2 which will probably come out end of August.
zdnet (techrepublic): Mozilla Firefox, now in release 2.0, has made huge advancements in Web browsing. Tabbed browsing and anti-phishing protection are its most visible improvements. Other features can be added into the browser through extensions, making this browser do more of users' bidding.
Also: Firefox 126.96.36.199 On Mirrors
kernelTRAP: Updating the pluggable scheduler patches for the 2.6.22 kernel, Peter Williams noted, "probably the last one now that CFS is in the main line". CFS author Ingo Molnar asked, "why is CFS in mainline a problem?
Press Release: New open source movie project aims to create a full community of users who collaborate in the creation and execution of a short science-fiction film titled Jathia's Wager, from writing and editing the script to choosing the cast.
All About Linux: One of the best things that has happened to Linux enthusisasts the world over is the confluence of two big players one in the Linux arena (Ubuntu aka Canonical) and the other in the PC hardware space (Dell). And the end users have already started reaping the benefits.
MemCached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load. In this article I explain how you can very easily install it and make it avaible in PHP.