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|Story||Every sysadmin needs a little SysRq magic||srlinuxx||27/06/2012 - 3:28am|
|Story||7 Ubuntu File Manager Features You May Not Have Noticed||srlinuxx||27/06/2012 - 3:26am|
|Story||Slackware Follows 13.37 with 14.0||srlinuxx||27/06/2012 - 3:25am|
|Story||KDE No Longer Competitive? Developer Calls It Quits||srlinuxx||27/06/2012 - 12:34am|
|Story||Nine Reasons to Choose GNOME 2 Clones||srlinuxx||27/06/2012 - 12:32am|
|Story||Mozilla Firefox 13 Is Drawing Some Criticism||srlinuxx||1||26/06/2012 - 11:18pm|
|Story||Debian Edu interview: José Luis Redrejo Rodríguez||srlinuxx||26/06/2012 - 10:02pm|
|Story||Windows 8's downfall still doesn't give Linux a chance||srlinuxx||26/06/2012 - 9:57pm|
|Story||ASUS Quietly Launch New Ubuntu 12.04 Netbook||srlinuxx||26/06/2012 - 9:51pm|
|Story||Kernel Log: Coming in 3.5 (Part 1) - Networking||srlinuxx||26/06/2012 - 9:47pm|
Debian-Administration: In our previous introduction to Puppet we covered installing the client and server, such that a small LAN could be configured centrally. Here we'll demonstrate some of the things that can be done with such a setup.
the inquirer: We can remember the times gamedevs were telling us, "DirectX? Us using it? Not in your wildest dreams." "Microsoft's puppet?" And so on and so forth, only to see them changing the tune when DX9 came along and became more a usable API than OpenGL. And now, DX titles are predominant on the market, even with the old-school gamedev teams.
Vincent Danen: I've never really played with Solaris before. I've looked at it once or twice, briefly, but that was about it. The other day I downloaded a vmware image for Nexenta GNU/OpenSolaris, one of these OpenSolaris-based distributions that apparently uses a lot of GNU software.
This article shows how you can configure a Debian Etch system that has the webhosting control panel ISPConfig installed so that ISPConfig can be accessed on port 80. By default ISPConfig uses port 81 which is a non-standard port and is blocked by some firewalls and ISPs. By using Apache's mod_proxy module, we can avoid this problem.
USA Today: But you can also keep those old boxes and make good use of them yourself. You can install Linux, for example.
Planet Cyprix: For the last month (and a bit) I’ve been running Mandriva 2007.1 Spring PowerPack on my Toshiba Satellite 2410. To avoid people having to skip to the conclusion, I’m sticking with Mandriva Linux Spring on my laptop permanently!
grumpymole: If changing kernel boot parameters sound scary, it isn't. None of the boot parameters that I have come across are destructive in any way. The worst result could be that your machine hangs until you restart it.
I, Cringely: Google is an amazing entrepreneurial petri dish. Yet at the same time, it is doomed to disappoint nearly every entrepreneurial type who works there. This is key: Google is sowing the seeds of its own eventual destruction. It can't help doing so.
DeveloperSide.NET Blog: Having just posted my thoughts on the Dell/Linux sham, it hit me… This must be the sound of Ubuntu’s death rattle.
iTWire: The next chapter in Dell's Ubuntu charade has been written with the release of two PCs and one laptop loaded with the Linux distribution. At this point it's necessary to ask: is Dell listening to the wrong people?
Also: Restricting Dell Ubuntu to US a huge mistake
And: Dell Ubuntu PCs Are Best Friend Linux Ever Had
&: So when can we get our hands on Ubuntu Dells? And do we want to?
LinuxWorld: One of the survivors of the early days of Linux has changed its name and folded its software division in favor of doing business entirely on the Web.
Matt Asay: Sounds like the Defense community is quickly learning that open source breeds more security, not less. “Open sourcing” was the buzzword at this week’s Department of Defense Intelligence Information System conference, titled Leveraging Technology to Enable the Warfighter, held in Chicago.
Desktop Linux: Long expected, Dell finally officially released its first line of consumer PCs with pre-installed Linux, Ubuntu 7.04, on May 24. Here's a closer look at exactly what's what in Dell's initial line of Ubuntu-powered desktops and laptops.
linux devcenter: Multithreaded applications are part and parcel of day-to-day commercial application. It would be difficult to imagine any full fledged application running commercially that is not multithreaded. Applications must use the multithreaded approach to improve on the performance of the application or systems. However, most beautiful things in life do not come without a price.
eWeek: There was one aspect of this whole circus that struck me immediately upon seeing the news. And that was that this whole effort of FUD on the part of Microsoft is a clear sign that they have given up.
CLICK: My task today was a simple one: Pull four Quicktime videos from an SD card and burn them on a CD. I booted Xubuntu Feisty, and after a few minutes found xfburn, but it crashed upon launch. So I rebooted into Puppy 2.14 from the live CD.
Digital Trends: The One Laptop per Child project is hosting Game Jam, an event where developers and others will come together to build free open-source games on a very, very tight deadline.
ZDNet: EFF executive director Shari Steele defended the move by hinting that it was better to have Novell on side. "To have a company like Novell stand up and say it's willing to commit to changing the system is a very welcome thing," she said.
Also: Can Novell get its good name back?
Linux.com: Some say the Classmate PC is Intel's answer to (or competition with) the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) effort. It's to be officially released and shipped en masse to schools in Africa and South and Central America by the end of June. Recently my children and I borrowed a Classmate PC loaded with a custom version of Mandriva Linux. Most of us had fun.
CIO: A software developer from JPL explains the reasons that NASA has embraced free and open source software in its application development process. Because, in a Mars launch, the term "mission critical" has a literal meaning.