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|Story||The AGPL: Solution in Search of a Problem||srlinuxx||11/09/2012 - 1:37am|
|Story||GNOME is simply losing its grasp||srlinuxx||11/09/2012 - 1:34am|
|Story||Ten Suggestions For The GNOME Camp||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 11:59pm|
|Story||Ubuntu vs Linux Mint||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 11:58pm|
|Story||Linux on the (consumer) Desktop||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 11:44pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 473||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 8:03pm|
|Story||'A Week with Windows 8' and Other Tales of Linuxy Virtue||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 8:00pm|
|Story||Grudge Match: Ubuntu 12.10 vs openSUSE 12.2||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 7:58pm|
|Story||some leftovers:||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 4:28am|
|Story||Xfce 4.12 Planned For March, GTK3 Still Uncertain||srlinuxx||10/09/2012 - 4:21am|
Linux Electrons: Novell has added new enhancements to SUSE® Linux Enterprise Real Time and has unveiled new partnerships that expand the ecosystem around Novell's low latency Linux solution.
linux.com: OpenOffice.org suffers from a wildly inconsistent user interface (UI) that combines unique elements with borrowings from Microsoft Office. Now, in the upcoming version 2.3, it is finally having some of the cosmetic procedures it so badly needs -- at least in the charts subsystem.
eWeek: The Free Software Foundation—which deserves much of the credit for delivering these liberties—may find itself in the odd position of being likewise jettisoned by a large and important part of its user base for the FSF's refusal to respect the needs and desires of its own stakeholders.
Linux Planet: As open source makes greater inroads within IT organizations, it's time for companies to get serious about creating policies and governance models around its use.
kernelTRAP: Alan Cox posted an updated LibATA PATA (IDE) status report on the lkml. Improved from a previous status report [story] he noted, "current kernels now support HPA (Host Protected Area) but default to honouring it. Probably a wrong default for PATA but we need to decide the right way to expose it nicely."
itmanagement: By his own description, Dirk Riehle is a major fan of open source software. Riehle, leader of the open source research group at SAP Labs in Palo Alto, California, spends countless hours theorizing about the economics of this emerging software trend.
linuxdistrorevs: Finally PCLOS has taken lead from Ubuntu on the last 3 months based rankings on distrowatch.com. The H.P.D. today showed 2669 for PCLOS against 2668 for Ubuntu.
element 14: This tutorial will take you through the steps to use Amarok as your iPod manager.
tectonic: The Foundation for Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) has offered a prize for the best campaign against Microsoft's attempt to gain international standardisation for its Office format.
ZDNet: Dell has taken the unusual step--for a PC vendor of its size--of toning down its sales pitch for Microsoft's Vista operating system and warning businesses of the migration challenges that lie ahead for them.
Ubuntu Geek: show the number of reboots before next forced fsck.This package displays during startup and halt the number of mounts for each ext2/3 partition before an fsck will be forced, so that the user will not be suprised.Very useful for people that often reboot.
howtoforge: This article shows how you can install the Linux version of Google Desktop on a PCLinuxOS 2007 desktop and an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) desktop. Although the program is still marked as beta, Linux users can already search for text inside documents, local email messages, their Web history, and their Gmail accounts.
Linux.com: I run a small but fairly active Web site from a home server, as was commonly done back in the early days of the World Wide Web. What started as a learning project soon grew to be my primary hobby. It takes a bit of knowledge of Linux systems, various open sourced applications, and how the Internet works to start a Web site from scratch. Here are some of the applications and tools that help me stay on top of things.
ITtoolbox Blogs: Most probably you have heard many, many times the three words, virtual file system, but what exactly do they mean? In my recent article What does this /proc directory do? I mentioned that it uses a virtual file system. The /sys directory also uses a virtual file system.
ChannelTimes: With Linux gaining ground across the globe, a significant development is happening at the Confederation of Information Technology Association (Confed-ITA) in Tamil Nadu. Recently, three professionals from Ubuntu launched a pilot training project for select members of the Confederation to promote its open source solutions.
atomicmpc: We’ve looked at distributions at all levels, from the newcomers that need a bit of hand-holding, to those looking to get their feet wet with command-line tools and new technology, and the Linux kung-foo masters that are ready for something truly hardcore. The learning curve can be steep, but if you persevere, you can gain power, flexibility, and the smug satisfaction of knowing that you’ve mastered the dark arts of Linux.
ProNet IT: After reading that a new version of Ktorrent was out, and that it was much improved, I decided to give it a try. Here's what I found.
adamw’s blog: Lots of news around lately. aKademy is winding up; haven’t seen much visible posting about the Flash we handed out, which is a shame, but Helio, our man on the spot, tells me that inside the conference there were a lot of people coming up to him to talk about it and ask questions like “How do I get KDE 4 on this thing?”
element14: This simple guide will bring up the Windows start menu inside GNOME and allow you to run, use and install any Windows app (that can run in a VM) inside your existing desktop. It takes about 10 minutes to setup, minus the time to install Windows, and involves one command in total.
ubuntu-tutorials.com: There are many ways to achieve virtualization these days. I’m sure many of you have played with VMware or perhaps Parrallels, etc. If you haven’t done virtualization yet and you have a machine that is up to the task you’ll definitely want to read on.