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|Story||Preview of GNOME 3.6||srlinuxx||02/09/2012 - 3:18am|
|Story||Ubuntu 12.10, due in October, said to be 'Cloud for Human Beings'||srlinuxx||02/09/2012 - 3:16am|
|Story||Firefox 16 Goes Back To The Command Line||srlinuxx||02/09/2012 - 3:15am|
|Story||Buying A Printer For Ubuntu||srlinuxx||01/09/2012 - 3:53am|
|Story||Linux's Brilliant New Gaming Career||srlinuxx||01/09/2012 - 3:21am|
|Story||Ubuntu provided me a magic that Windows 8 didn't||srlinuxx||01/09/2012 - 3:20am|
|Story||If Linus Torvalds Got Hit By a Bus Would Linux Die?||srlinuxx||01/09/2012 - 3:16am|
|Story||The New 'Pure GNOME' Ubuntu Linux Is Coming This Fall||srlinuxx||01/09/2012 - 3:11am|
|Story||What Killed the Linux Desktop||srlinuxx||2||31/08/2012 - 8:51am|
|Blog entry||Exploring Strange New Worlds...||bigbearomaha||30/08/2012 - 11:49am|
FOSSwire: Sometimes, especially when dealing with log files, you might want to peek at the start and/or end of a file to see just that bit of the file and not the whole thing. Of course, there are a couple of easy commands that allow you to do this.
Also: Change Ubuntu’s default paper size from A4 to Letter
freesoftware mag: Gnash is the Free Software Foundation’s alternative Apple Flash player. Version 0.8 is the third alpha release, and frankly, it rocks! It is also one of the first projects to be covered by the GPLv3.
cxotoday.com: All infrastructure, regardless of underlying platform, need to be secured and protected through multiple layers of security. Linux systems are not an exception. The inherent security advantages of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the Application Stack combined with Symantec's Critical System Protection, gives Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) a standards-based foundation for a variety of application workloads.
linux.com: Emacs 22.1 hit the street a month ago, a long-awaited update to the GNU project's customizable and extensible do-everything super-editor that has been six years in the making. Here's a look at what you'll find in the new version.
Debian Administration: This article describes how to use the new tunneling features of OpenSSH V 4.3 to establish a VPN between two Debian or Debian-like systems. Note that by tunneling I am referring to layer-3 IP-in-SSH tunneling, not the TCP connection forwarding that most people refer to as tunneling.
maximumpc.com: No matter which Linux distro you run, chances are it came with a magnificent little image editor called GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program). Unlike Paint and other free-with-your-OS image editors, GIMP is a full featured graphics app with a broad range of capabilities that rival those os Adobe Photoshop.
Raiden's Realm: Being an avid gamer who loves Linux, I felt that it would be a good idea to go try out the new Linux-Gamers.net live dvd. This is a live dvd built on Arch Linux and designed with one purpose in mind. Gaming.
debianadmin: Many of us would like to use our GMail accounts in Evolution, and to a lesser degree Thunderbird and KMail. Here is a step by step guide on how to configure Evolution, Thunderbird and KMail to access you GMail account.
A Useful Hack for Storing Text or Editable Pictures You Need to Reuse, in OpenOffice Impress PresentationsSubmitted by srlinuxx on Monday 2nd of July 2007 02:37:25 PM Filed under
OpenOffice.org Training, Tips, and Ideas: My friend Ben Horst wrote to me with a question about how to store editable content in a presentation that you reuse periodically. Like a few buttons formatted a particular way, text boxes, anything that can't easily be drawn and formatted and has to look a certain way. My answer was, well, kind of a hack, but I think it's useful enough to point out.
PC Advisor: Fedora 7.0 is the latest community-based Linux release from Red Hat. Fedora and Novell's OpenSuse are Ubuntu Linux's two chief "competitors". All three Linux distros are free downloads; all have vibrant online communities where you can go for tips, troubleshooting and advice. And all three Linux distributions will hook you up with a modern, friendly environment that you can start exploring right away.
computerworlduk: Core Linux developers are finding themselves managing and checking, rather than coding, as the number of kernel contributors grows and the contributor network becomes more complex.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Interview: Clement Lefebvre, Linux Mint
- Feedback: One year with Puppy Linux
- News: GPL 3, Google Desktop, GNU/Linux distro timeline, YaSTRS for openSUSE, PC-BSD LiveCD, Yellow Dog Linux 5.0.2
- Released last week: Dreamlinux 2.2 "Multimedia GL", SoL 25.00
- Upcoming releases: Fluxbuntu "Gutsy Gibbon"
- Donations: KTorrent receives US$400
- New distributions: Baltix GNU/Linux, Draco GNU/Linux, FrogLinux, pclosBE, TinyME, UW-Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linux.com: If you own a large number of CD or DVD media disks, you might have a hard time finding a specific file or folder on one of them -- unless you use GTKtalog. This utility scans every file and folder on your storage media and saves the captured information in a single-file searchable database named CDkatalog.
polishlinux: Gconf is a system built in GNOME 2 which stores applications’ preferable configuration data as well as graphical environment variables in its own files.
TinyMe is a scaled down version of PCLinuxOS 2007. The latest version is delivered as a 177 MB liveCD and features the Lightweight X11 Desktop Enviroment, Synaptic, and the PCLinuxOS Control Center. It comes with a few applications, so it could be a really light version of PCLOS for older computers or a foundation on which to build your own system as you choose.
The Inquirer: LINUX DISTRIBUTOR Linspire has shown what it is costing it to sign a deal with Microsoft over patents.
OSWeekly: I have been hearing a lot lately about how Windows Vista is being said to be more secure overall than the popular Linux distros in the market today. After soaking this in and having a chance to think about it, I can come to only one conclusion: Microsoft must believe that vulnerabilities are worse than actual, in motion exploits being used against exiting operating systems.
sheehantu: Apple made headlines this weekend with its launch of the iPhone. I applaud Apple for pioneering a new design and user-interface, however feature-wise the iPhone is similar to a Motorola RAZR that debuted two years ago. For those of you who want to get the software on an iPhone without purchasing an iPhone, check out this list:
freesoftware mag: GNU/Linux can be scary to a new user. After all, what if you mess up? What if you end up corrupting your hard drive so badly that you need to format it to get rid of GNU/Linux? The solution is to use virtualization technology.
ZDNet: I just finished installing OpenSUSE 10.2 on my laptop. I realized that a basic understanding of disk partitions would be helpful, whether you live in L’Unix-land or Windows World. So here goes.