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|Story||Not All Open Source is Created Equal||srlinuxx||10/06/2010 - 2:23am|
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|Story||Review: PCLinuxOS 2010 Gnome – With Screenshots||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 11:57pm|
|Story||Review: Amarok 2.3.1||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 11:55pm|
|Story||10 things I don't like about Ubuntu 10.04||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 11:54pm|
|Story||Open Source Lightworks Makes Centurion An Epic||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 11:14pm|
|Story||Open Source Developers Should Thank Apple? Did The Police Thank The Mafia?||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 9:54pm|
|Story||Make your fridge run Linux!||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 8:20pm|
|Story||Review: LuckyBackup for Linux systems||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 8:18pm|
|Story||KDE 4.5 Beta 2 released||srlinuxx||09/06/2010 - 8:17pm|
Microsoft says Windows Vista, its new client operating system, will be out in time for the 2006 holiday season. Novell and Red Hat will continue to try to crack Microsoft's domination on the desktop and server with new releases.
"VectorLinux is a small, fast, Linux operating system for Intel, AMD and x86 compatible systems, based on one of the original Linux distributions, Slackware." The developers put out released candidate 2 of the small office - home office edition on Jan. 4, 2006, and since we've never tested any Vector, we thought it was time. The soho edition, "as its name implies, is a distro aimed at Small Office and Home Office users."
This is a detailed description about the steps to set up a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 5.10 - Breezy Badger) to act as file- and print server for Windows (tm) workstations in small workgroups.
This is day three at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and for me, it's getaway day. The crowds at the show just seems to get bigger and bigger each day. Just trying to walk the aisles became a chore.
The open source community is up in arms after the publication of a 'misleading and confusing' report that said more vulnerabilities were found in Linux/Unix operating systems than in Windows last year.
Over at NewsForge, the two writers point out that if you take US-CERT's annual summary of vulnerabilities at face value, you're likely to get the impression that Linux is lousy at security while Windows is great at it. If you believe that the sheer number alone of security problems openly found and fixed tells you the whole story, you really can't see the forests from the trees.
Linux follows the philosophy that every thing is a file. For example, a keyboard, monitor, mouse, printer .... you name it and it is classified as a file in Linux. Each of these pieces of hardware have got unique file descriptors associated with it. Now this nomenclature has got its own advantages. The main one being you can use all the common command line tools you have in Linux to send, receive or manipulate data with these devices.
Tests run in Redmond's Linux lab seek to dispel the myth that Linux can run on anything, especially older legacy hardware.
The standard QWERTY keyboard dates from 1874. The computer mouse is a little more recent, but still comparatively ancient. Nowadays a number of alternative input devices are available for a wide variety of specialized needs. How well do they function under Linux? I put a few to the test in order to find out.
As we return to work this first week of 2006, Linux users with the post-holiday blahs, cabin fever or seasonal affective disorder should be glad to know there is a lot to look forward to this year.
There are many forms for analyze of logs generated by the SQUID, Will be boarded five forms of verification: On-line, for line of command and manual verification through the tools Sarg, Webalizer, Calamaris and Squid-Graph.
I've been receiving a fair amount of e-mail from people who are sure that I don't know Linux, but their notes are really showing me that they don't know reviewing. I don't hold that against them. Few people know how reviews really work.
For those of you who complained about the Microsoft content of my day zero coverage, you'll be happy to hear that today is devoted solely to Linux and Linux-related products. Now shove off or I swear, tomorrow it'll be all iPod accessories... don't make me do it.
The DCC Alliance, made up of several Linux distributors which are attempting to add LSB (Linux Standard Base) 3.0 compatibility to Debian Linux, has not had an easy time of it.
One of the arguments in Massachusetts against OpenDocument centered on the needs of the visually impaired. In this guest column, a visually impaired PC user explains that not only is using an exclusively Windows solution a crash-prone option, it is also far more expensive than equivalent technologies in OS X and, eventually, Linux. Scott Seder makes the case for more open source development in the Assistive Technology arena.
The developers at XGI released a new version of their drivers for Linux. Version 1.04.13 supports kernel 2.4 and 2.6 aswell as hardware accelerated OpenGL 1.3
This is a Linux operating system with a tried, tested and trusted history - so what does the 2006 offering bring to the party?
Local politician who runs a telemarketing business on the side calls the company where this pilot fish works. "She calls us because she knows my boss gives her free help," says fish. "She quickly asks, 'Do you know Unix? The computer that runs my call center is telling me it's got a bad block!' "
The issue of whether California should be using electronic voting machine systems that rely on "open source software," instead of the traditional proprietary software being used today, will be addressed in a pair of public hearings while Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle signed into law a bill that requires all voting machines used in elections in the state of Wisconsin to be coded with open-source software.
So these observations which follow are of my first encounter with Linux (which occurred about a month ago - early Dec). They are offered for general interest and likely amusement of the ‘Nix aware among you. These comments are longish - but contain just some of the many items I observed.