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|Story||New Debian leader seeks more innovation within project||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 7:02pm|
|Story||TuxRadar Open Ballot: Distro Hopping||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 7:01pm|
|Story||My Excellent $199 Chromebook Adventure||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 5:16pm|
|Story||Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 323||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 5:15pm|
|Story||Fedora 19 Review||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 5:12pm|
|Story||DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 515||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 3:09pm|
|Story||The Linux Desktop Beauty Pageant, Round Eleventy||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 3:07pm|
|Story||Novena open source laptop trades Raspberry Pi headers for power||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 3:05pm|
|Story||Top open source network management tools||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 3:04pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||08/07/2013 - 7:07am|
ITtoolbox blogs: There are so many stories floating around the internet about how Linux is increasing its adoption here or is losing its hold there and every day those ratio's change. There is a much simpler and closer to home method of measuring Linux adoption and you don't even need an internet connection.
ruminations: It may seem like I am only busy with software management in this first week and the impression is correct. The graphical workspace -KDE by default on PC-BSD- is something I will focus on later, but first I wanted to delve into something I had no prior knowledge of.
linux.com: I do development work, and I require access to a console to run programs, check output, or monitor transmission packets. Up until now, I've used a terminal program in a different desktop, and use the mouse to change to that terminal. Now I've found a quicker way, by using any of three Quake-style consoles that pop up just by pressing a key.
internetnews: BitTorrent is one of the most popular mechanisms for peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. For the most part BitTorrent client applications have been standalone tools, but now, thanks to open source startup AllPeers, Firefox users can take advantage of BitTorrent inside of their browsers.
linuxevangelist.blogspot: Having read numerous articles about the current Desktop War that is going on; as GNU/Linux enthusiasts, developers and administrators writing mega bytes of articles, blogs and reports on amazing capabilities and caliber of GNU/Linux in Desktop and justify their theories and predictions on it's future, I decided to write my own Blog about what I like in Desktops and my reasons to believe that GNU/Linux satisfies those reasons fairly well though improvements are always there.
Linux Tip: Yoggie has developed a small device with a powerful 520 Mhz Intel Processor that fits in your pocket. It looks like a USB Memory Stick but it runs a complete hardened Linux-based Operating System inside. The solution combines a statefull inspection firewall and NAT combined with other security applications like Proxies, Anti-Virus, Spyware- and SPAM Protection.
- i promise i'm not trying to start a flame war
- Ubuntu Fails to Impress
- Listadmin: command line mailman moderator queue manipulation
- Sabayon: miniEditions update and semi-prepared path towards 3.4+ release
- South Africa's Open Source Software Market
- Anonymous browsing with JAP
- Nseer ERP 6.0 isn't fully baked
- 12 Tips for GNOME Users
- Running Compiz Fusion on OpenSuse 10.3, its possible!
- Linux is the road to success
- Canonical and VMware team on mini-Ubuntu
- Why David Beckham should not play for Team Open Source
- Discussion around Upstart’s future
- Atheros Driver Developments
linuxdevices: As its ship date nears, the price is rising and the specs dropping on Asus's ultra-low-cost, flash-based Linux notebook, according to reports. The EEE PC (3ePC), introduced at Computex, Taipei in June, is now expected to start at about $250, rather than the $190 originally targeted.
arstechnica: The Ubuntu Technical Board voted yesterday to ship Ubuntu 7.10 ("Gutsy") with Compiz enabled by default. Although Compiz has been featured in Ubuntu 7.10 Tribe prerelesases, the board has had difficulty determining whether or not it is reliable and functionally complete enough to warrant inclusion in the final release.
linuxhaxor: I have compiled a list of five easter eggs that I came accross over time. Most of them has been around for as long as you can remember but I though it would be fun to compile a list of all the Linux Easter eggs with screen shots.
kmandla.wordpress: There are better, more refined GTK1.2 looks around the Internet, but considering my previous attempts (which I refuse to show), this isn’t too bad.
desktoplinux: If you expect me to argue with the 13 reasons Kim Brebach gives for why the Linux desktop is unlikely to make it to a desktop near you any time soon, prepare to be disappointed. He's right.
jem report: After I posted yesterday's call for stories from or about people who claim to have had comment posts deleted from Groklaw, I received an email from Pamela Jones asking me why I was "doing this." Since such a question presumes a certain level of conspiracy, I replied that the call for stories is self-explanatory. The next email I got on the subject was from Ziff Davis Enterprise editor Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
computerworld.nz: Among the 130-plus nominations for the inaugural Open Source Awards are a film project, a Hurricane Katrina disaster-help website and Pharmac’s open source publishing system for the Pharmaceutical Schedule.
vnunet: An increase in the use of hosted applications such as webmail and Google Apps is driving the adoption of open source software behind the scenes.
blog.lxpages: It seems the average people are constantly being brainwashed by the Linux community about Linux being the perfect replacement to Windows. I don’t necessarily disagree with them on this but I do think that Linux or Ubuntu is still not yet ready for an average grandma or grandpa.
FOSSwire: If you deal with Macs at all, you might be curious as to whether Linux is capable of dealing with disks and drives formatted for Mac OS X. The answer is - yes, in most cases, and it is actually quite easy.
- Linux backup powered by RDiff-Backup
- How to get PASV FTP to work behind a NAT router with ProFTPD
- Controlling the size of the $PWD in bash
- Create Video for an iPod Using Thin Liquid Film
linux.com: Hothead Games will soon be launching a new title based on the popular online Penny Arcade comic strip. Even better, the new game will be available for several platforms at its launch, including Linux.
mepis.org (PR): The 4th Beta of SimplyMEPIS 7.0 has been released by Warren Woodford. The kernel in Beta4 is version 220.127.116.11 which contains more patches from the Kernel Development Team. Wireless-tools and wpasupplicant were updated.
degreetutor.com: Remember a time when doing research required us to have to go to the library? Your school had one, and that's probably where you spent most of your library time at. The depth a library can have can range greatly; it all depends on how much money that library gets in funding. Open source software is free for anyone to have.