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XPressLinux is designed to be easy to use and familiar for Windows users. It will install easily over an existing Windows system, allowing the user to access their existing programs & documents.
A great deal of the web is GNU/Linux based: most of it runs on LAMP servers, and some content is created with great tools such as the GIMP, Inkscape and a fancy notepad (or Vi, or Emacs—don’t start). Pen tablets are recognised and used, you have access to effects plug-ins, you can work on bitmaps or vectors (thanks Mr Pierre Bézier! Your name will remain in history). On the other hand, as soon as you want to have your work printed, it’s another matter.
The biggest reason for migrating to Linux is freedom, said Patrick Davila, co-host of an online Linux talk show. Linux is not owned by anyone and is the ultimate community project.
Version 0.5.3 of FreeCol, a free/open-source Colonization clone, has been released. The objective of the game is to colonize the New World.
A version of Vista for "business customers" (whatever that means) came out last week and along with it, we're getting a barrage of 'what's the matter with Linux on the desktop' commentary. The truth is that this 'always a bridesmaid but never a bride' routine is getting a bit old.
The volume of recent articles chronicling the successes of Linux may have led you to believe that it has a lot of momentum. This is true. The data in that article shows that Microsoft’s Windows servers’ revenue grew by 4.6% this year, Linux’s by 5.4%, and Unix’s declined by 1.7%. This means that Linux servers are still a more popular choice than Windows servers while Unix servers are becoming less and less popular.
This year is quickly coming to a close and we are here again with what has become a yearly ritual for Phoronix. Time and time again with each NVIDIA and ATI Linux driver release we thoroughly examine the change-log as well as dissecting the performance changes through our rigorous benchmarking process. Now for this article we are retesting all of the major display drivers released this year to see how they compare as a whole. Without further ado, we present the NVIDIA AYiR 2006!
Virtualization is the hot buzzword these days. Everyone is all excited over this latest, greatest miracle computer cure. It transforms your computing infrastructure into a shiny empire of efficiency and contentment, makes you an IT Hero and it repairs bad haircuts. So what are you waiting for?
I like poking around in KDE to see what I’ve got installed. Yeah, I installed a bunch of applications with OpenSuse and didn’t look at every one of them in detail. The one I thought I’d talk about a little today though is a slick drumkit called Hydrogen.
It's been nearly a year since I took a look an Ubuntu Linux - and I have to say they are on track with a great distribution of Linux. In the past we've looked for software to uproot Windows, and replace aging systems with something more modern. Now with Microsoft Windows Vista to be launched next month to the public - we take a look at, in my mind, the most viable desktop workstation to move to available.
Say you've read all the nice things about OpenSolaris and decided, well, hey, it's time to install and test this open source, free genuine Unix with all these advanced features everyone is raving about. So you dig up a test box, download OpenSolaris, and install it. Or try to... But fear not, the ace Unix geeks at the India Engineering Center of Sun Microsystems in Bangalore, India have created BeleniX.
Winzig is a free, low-resource personal information manager (PIM) written in Python. It fits address book, calendar, to-do list, note-taking, and more into one small, fixed-sized window -- perfect for embedded devices, and if you care about your screen real estate, good for desktop systems as well.
Novell Inc., which provides computer networking and Linux operating systems, on Tuesday said it expects to swing to a profit in the fiscal fourth quarter, helped by lower costs. However, sales missed estimates and the company forecast 2007 revenue below Wall Street's consensus, sending shares lower aftermarket.
Intel Corp. said Tuesday its diminutive low-cost laptop will be evaluated in Brazil next year alongside a cheaper alternative from a nonprofit group seeking to bring computers to poor children worldwide.
I consider myself a pretty easy going guy, but my recent adventures in Linux would lead me to pull my hair out... It all started Sunday afternoon, when I decided that I would upgrade my laptop from Dapper Drake to Edgy Eft.
My love affair with Puppy is becoming quite torrid! I’ve recently installed it on an older IBM T21 which was running like a dog (nyuck, nyuck) with Ubuntu on it. Puppy is like a breath of fresh air - fast, smooth and easy to use. It’s turned this old laptop into a machine I can really use at work. Here’s a step by step covering how to install and update Puppy to a hard drive.
In all the hoopla over the release of Vista, I'm struck by one thing: how little there is in it for the typical user. In the end all that an end user would find worthy of remark is eye candy: the Aero interface.
Sun's chief open-source officer has backed the third version of the GPL. Using his company's blog, Simon Phipps said that existing work towards GPLv3 had been "extraordinary and effective" and he said he is "frankly amazed by the criticisms".
cat - The cat command is so called because (in the words of its man page) it “concatenates files and prints them to standard output.” So the command: