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|Blog entry||Linux Libraries||Texstar||01/06/2011 - 8:27pm|
|Story||Do you FOSS or do you FLOSS?||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 7:55pm|
|Story||The end of the Linux desktop wars||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 7:54pm|
|Story||Xubuntu 11.04||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 7:52pm|
|Story||First step towards 12.1 with Milestone 1||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 7:51pm|
|Story||Linux Gazette June 2011 (#186):||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 4:54pm|
|Story||Skype Out - Pidgin In||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 4:52pm|
|Story||20 Things to do after installing Fedora 15||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 4:50pm|
|Story||OpenOffice.org Contribution to Apache||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 4:49pm|
|Story||VirtualBox 4 Builds a Clean and Easy Sandbox Inside Your Linux Desktop||srlinuxx||01/06/2011 - 3:24pm|
You already installed Linux on your networked desktop PC and now you want to work with files stored on some other PCs in your network. This is where autofs comes into play. This tutorial shows how to configure autofs to use CIFS to access Windows or Samba shares from Linux Desktop PCs. It also includes a tailored configuration file.
In a recent Slashdot story, a disgruntled Debian developer posted that "MySQL [has] quietly deprecated support for most Linux distributions on October 16. Linux-Watch has learned, however, that is not the case.
It's remarkable enough that the Internet has come so far that an ad about a browser isn't out of the ordinary, but it's even more remarkable that these ads were made by Firefox fans off their own back, and paid to air by the same.
Running an older version of Red Hat's Fedora Core Linux? Bad news: You're no longer being supported. The Fedora Legacy Project is in "transition" and is closing its doors.
No longer bogged down in proprietary, noninteroperable environments, insurers must carefully consider the complex array of open source choices they now have.
I felt a little uninspired today. In the midst of my uninspired state, while looking for software to install and talk about, I stumbled upon a game called "Armagetron", available in Ubuntu's repositories.
Nvu, the GPL "complete web authoring system for Linux, Macintosh, and Windows" has been a boon to web developers seeking a free cross-platform WYSIWYG HTML editor. However, following the acclaimed final release of Nvu 1.0 in June of 2005, lead developer Daniel Glazman announced that he had stopped official development to work on its successor, Composer 2.0 as an official Mozilla.org project. While work on Composer 2.0 is steadily progressing, many began wondering, where's the stopgap?
There is more to free software applications than meets the eye. John Buyers looks at the legal risks of open source software.
Greg Kroah-Hartman appears to be working on a kernel patch which will only allow drivers licensed under the GPL to be loaded into the kernel - at least, that’s what he said in passing in a longer conversation about driver core patches.
It has come to our attention that a small portion of nvidia users are experiencing a failure to boot into X after today’s kernel update. This seems to mostly affect people using NVidia driver version 9631 on Edgy Eft.
At first glance, it may appear to be one of the seven signs of the Apocalypse: Microsoft has agreed to support SUSE Linux. On closer evaluation, however, it may not be all that surprising or significant for the Linux community.
I'm extremely happy to announce that after a great deal of work, many months of waiting and talking to my former publisher and much-appreciated encouragement from readers, I have self-published my guide to using OpenOffice.org 2 and StarOffice 8, titled the OpenOffice.org 2 Guidebook.
Peter Boyle, who played the tap-dancing monster in "Young Frankenstein" and the curmudgeonly father in the long-running sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 71.
Murder defendant Hans Reiser of Oakland hid his car in a quiet West Berkeley neighborhood after his wife Nina Reiser disappeared in September and tried to elude police surveillance in the weeks after she disappeared, an Oakland police officer said today in Alameda County Superior Court.
Many people coming to Linux for the first time will be dual-booting with a Windows XP installation on their hard drive. Those who use Linux day-to-day might still want to boot into Windows for a specific application they need. For these people some compatibility with NTFS, one of the filesystems Windows uses, is particularly useful.
As right-hand man to Red Hat Chief Executive Matthew Szulik, Alex Pinchev has access to a lot of the strategic insights afforded to his boss. On a recent visit to the U.K., Pinchev told ZDNet UK how Red Hat plans to respond to recent challenges to its position.
Ease your system administration tasks by taking advantage of key parts of the Bourne-again shell (bash) and its features. Bash is a popular alternative to the original Bourne and Korn shells. It provides an impressive range of additional functionality that includes improvements to the scripting environment, extensive aliasing techniques, and improved methods for automatically completing different commands, files, and paths.
Linux has been mentioned as a potentially leading platform for mobile devices for as long as there have been mobile devices. However, mobile Linux is still largely missing in action. So why are some in the mobile industry saying, once again, that Linux is on the brink of becoming a significant platform for advanced mobile devices such as smart phones?
I recently had the chance to install OpenSuse 10.2 into a vm on my laptop and explore a bit. Here’s what I found.
Previously I did a post on How to Install Microsoft Core Fonts on Ubuntu packages for compatibility with the fonts everyone else seems to be using. This post is an addition to the previous, only this time I’ll outline how to convert and install fonts from your mac-based machine for use on Ubuntu.