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|Story||Distro Super Test – Raspberry Pi Edition||srlinuxx||03/05/2013 - 4:59pm|
|Story||Valve Release Portal Beta For Linux||srlinuxx||03/05/2013 - 4:58pm|
|Story||openSUSE is Configuration Torture||srlinuxx||03/05/2013 - 4:55pm|
|Story||The Linux desktop is already the new normal||srlinuxx||03/05/2013 - 3:52pm|
|Story||Man wants Raspberry Pi as drone detector||srlinuxx||03/05/2013 - 3:51pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||03/05/2013 - 3:54am|
|Story||some odds & ends:||srlinuxx||02/05/2013 - 11:06pm|
|Story||KDE, A Community Made of Momentum - Aaron Seigo||srlinuxx||02/05/2013 - 4:41pm|
|Story||Digg working on a Google Reader replacement||srlinuxx||02/05/2013 - 4:39pm|
|Story||A Journey of Three Years.||srlinuxx||02/05/2013 - 4:38pm|
iTWire: The world's largest Linux vendor Red Hat will release a pre-installed desktop version of Linux globally in September. The new Red Hat desktop targeting primarily small business users will be available on cheap whitebox Intel PCs and, according to Red Hat, will not try to be a Windows clone.
FOSSwire: Finding good Linux games, whether they’re community built or commercial offerings, isn’t always that easy and that’s why icclus.org maintain a Linux Gamers’ Game List. It has 371 games
phoronix: While the Linux 2.6.23 kernel is only weeks into development, it's already generated quite a bit of attention. With all of this activity surrounding the Linux 2.6.23 kernel we've decided to conduct a handful of benchmarks comparing the Linux 2.6.20, 2.6.21, 2.6.22, and 2.6.23 kernel releases so far.
503 Service Unavailable: It’s been a couple of months since I initially published the first version of SlackRoll, my particular upgrade manager for Slackware. It’s about to be tagged stable in both SourceForge.net and freshmeat.net. Now that Slackware 12.0 is out, and people will have a real oportunity of realizing how much time SlackRoll can save you.
beranger: Are Linus Torvalds, IBM, AMD, others at odds over pushing hardware drivers out of Linux? pointed to an intriguing discussion thread: [Desktop_architects] Drivers -- below the OS?, but David Berlind failed to notice that the "Strong words from Linus regarding the virtualization community!" were actually saying more.
wilmingtonstar.com: entil, with the help of his partner, investor, chairman and fellow Frenchman Alain Rossmann, has developed a low-cost, hassle-free, environmentally-correct PC. The Zonbox uses the Gentoo version of Linux as the core of its operating system.
LWN: The 184.108.40.206 stable kernel release is out. It contains a fair number of fixes that 2.6.21 users are likely to want to have.
tuxcity: I have Debian Lenny (Testing) running on one of my partitions, and use it as my default O.S. For some packages I use the unstable (Sid) repository , simply to get the latest available version for Debian.
onlyubuntu: Ubuntu automatically starts playing audio or video discs when you insert them into CD/DVD drive.If you want to turnoff this use the following tip.
Groklaw: Paul Thurott thinks OpenXML is A-OK. After noting that Massachusetts has deemed it an acceptable document format, he says, "It should be noted that while Microsoft originally developed the Open XML in-house, these file formats are now controlled by a standards community that answers to Ecma International."
simplyjat.blogspot.com: Freespire is a comunity version for commercial Linspire. The latest alpha 2U was released on 22nd March, 2007. Generally I avoid reviewing distributions that as in beta phase. But I would like to make an excetpion in case of Freespire.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com: Linux is powerful, easy to use and free. Naturally, it’s becoming the Operating System of choice for many internet aficionados.
FreeSoftware Mag: I won this great big lottery the other day. I rushed around and bought new houses and all the usual stuff, then I had enough left over to get a new sports car. Before I went to look at the latest Porsches and Ferraris, I thought I might have a look at the new MicroKlapt V16 F1 GT Ultimate.
This tutorial shows how to harden PHP5 with Suhosin on a CentOS 5.0 server. From the Suhosin project page: "Suhosin is an advanced protection system for PHP installations that was designed to protect servers and users from known and unknown flaws in PHP applications and the PHP core. Suhosin comes in two independent parts, that can be used separately or in combination.
techzone: I have set myself a target of 1 month without booting to windows. The day I installed PCLOS, I was so impressed that I decided to refrain myself from booting to Windows. However, I had to make a few changes to PCLOS to make it workable.
kernelTRAP: Nick Piggin used 'git bisect' to track a lmbench regression to the main CFS commit, leading to an interesting discussion between Nick and Ingo Molnar. Ultimately the regression was tracked down to the temporary configurability of the scheduler while it is tuned for optimal performance.
DPotD: Liquidsoap is a powerful audio stream generator designed to work with icecast as a source client. The special thing of Liquidsoap is that instead of building an ad-hoc solution for that single net-radio, it was developed as a flexible tool with which you can combine as you like the features that you want.
FreeSoftware mag: Backup, like security, is a well-worn mantra in the world of GNU/Linux—and even the most battle-hardened, street-wise user has, for whatever reason, thought about regular backups after disaster has already struck. It is an all too familiar story.
devnet: “I am pleased to announce the younger sibling site, PCLinuxOS CN catering for Chinese users of PCLinuxOS. It’s main purpose is to provide Chinese users of PCLinuxOS a place they can be comfortable with in posting questions and problems with PCLinuxOS, a home for PCLinuxOS Chinese experts to help out, and a launchpad to any Chinese-related PCLinuxOS projects."