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|Story||PC-BSD 9 review – to FreeBSD what Ubuntu is to Debian||srlinuxx||11/02/2012 - 2:57am|
|Story||People behind Debian: Ana Beatriz Guerrero López||srlinuxx||11/02/2012 - 2:55am|
|Story||Is GNU/Linux just not cool anymore?||srlinuxx||1||11/02/2012 - 2:49am|
|Story||Sabayon 8 KDE review||srlinuxx||10/02/2012 - 7:48pm|
|Story||A tale of two distros: Ubuntu and Linux Mint||srlinuxx||10/02/2012 - 7:44pm|
|Story||The Trouble With Mandriva||srlinuxx||1||10/02/2012 - 6:22pm|
|Story||Is GPL usage really declining?||srlinuxx||10/02/2012 - 10:45am|
|Story||VectorLinux 7.0 - Sparta belongs to Spartans||srlinuxx||10/02/2012 - 10:43am|
|Story||OpenSUSE Enters The Beer Business With "Old Toad"||srlinuxx||10/02/2012 - 10:41am|
|Story||Eight features Windows 8 'borrowed' from Linux||srlinuxx||10/02/2012 - 1:25am|
Mandriva linux is one of the more user friendly linux distributions available ,Right from it's earlier days when it was called Mandrake Linux (Later they changed name to Mandriva after Mandrake acquired another popular linux distribution ) and Desktop Linux was still infancy , Mandriva Linux has been very user friendly and unlike some other linux distributions has been quite pleasant to work with
You get a hands-on demonstration of advanced editing techniques, including how to perform a recursive edit, mark and use rectangles of text, and handle complex selection techniques using the kill ring and the secondary selection.
Ed Homan, an orthopedic surgeon representing a central Florida district in the state legislature, thought an amendment calling for open-source-document formats he tucked into a 38-page bill wouldn't draw much attention.
The openSUSE Survey results are in: thanks to the over 27k people who participated. And over 70% of those use the best desktop environment!
It's a tough thing when you're doing a review of a distribution that you want to like but end up having to pan it. The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is called Feisty Fawn, and about all I can see it being good for is venison. We found it to be a real stinker in some ways, despite past versions of Ubuntu having been fairly good.
This version of Ubuntu has a number of new features, including
Following up to feedback on his merge plans, Andrew Morton posted an updated summary of what he is pushing upstream for inclusion in the upcoming 2.6.22 kernel.
His list included, "a few serial bits, a few pcmcia bits, one little security patch, the blackfin architecture, small h8300 update, small alpha update, swsusp updates, m68k bits, and lots of UML updates."
In many X11 desktop environments, links to applications are usually represented by files which have the desktop extension in their names. These files, internally, have a format similar to INI files and specify information such as the command to execute and the icon used when representing it.
A couple of times I’ve encountered problems with the sound card on Debian boxes. Some notes I’ve found that may help others having difficulties:
* Check the permissions on /dev/dsp, and make sure that the relevant user(s) are in the audio group in /etc/group. You may need to log out & back in again for this to take effect.
I know that most people are probably hooked on using wget to download whatever it is they need to retrieve on their systems. I use it in my scripts, crontab and anything else that need to be fetched locally to make life easier. But wget has it’s limitations when it comes to downloading large files in a short period of time. The following is a list of alternatives that’ll blow wget away.
The German federal government in Berlin, which is an advocate for open-source software in the public sector, may have some lobbying to do at its own front door.
The Berlin city government, at a hearing Thursday, rejected demands by the Green Party to migrate computers in the German capital to free open-source software.