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We've been doing a series on Ubuntu Linux, in which I have explained how to get DVDs and other video formats playing, and set up Evolution, the email and groupware program. Now, we’ll look at user privileges and network connections.
In his keynote address at the LinuxTag conference, Ubuntu head Mark Shuttleworth not only spoke about his concept of Open Source software, but also revealed a few details about the new version of the Linux distribution he initiated.
A local representative of the principal backer of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system has reacted negatively to a proposal to set up an independent Australian organisation to promote the software.
Since my previous machine heated too much and crashed all the time, my employer (KDAB) got me a machine, with a dual-core Athlon 64 X2. I didn't get Mandriva to work, so I decided it was time to try another distro - for the first time in my life, being loyal to my former employer up to now - and this is how I installed KUbuntu 6.06 beta2.
TorrentFlux is a robust PHP torrent client that supports many torrent features such as rss torrents, search and download from popular torrent sites, super seeding, and much more. This tutorial will walk you through the installation of Ubuntu 5.10 and TorrentFlux 2.1 Final.
After booting the Live CD, the desktop contains some shortcuts - one of which is to start the installation. When launching the installation, the first screen is a warning about Dapper being beta. It specifically notes that the installation may involve resizing partitions - something you don’t really want to do with beta software! Since I’ve nothing on these disks to lose.
In the growing tradition of -women groups, Ubuntu-Women now joins the ranks with the annoucement of the launch of their official website this week. The Ubuntu-Women mailing list was started in February 2006, and a related Ubuntu-Women Forum and IRC channel (#ubuntu-women on irc.freenode.net) have been around since mid 2005.
Earlier on, I showed how-to mount a remote filesystem with fuse, using a remote partition accessible by SSH. Since version version 2.4.0, it is possible to use fstab to mount those kind of partition.
Four days later, with no sleep and little food there's an operational machine on my couch -- with Bootcamp, MacOSX and Ubuntu Dapper Drake, all happily coexisting, without chain-loading (ick!) and with wicked performance benchmarks.
My grumbles of Ubuntu Dapper Flight 6, after being used on a day to day basis on a T41 in a University Environment: Wireless, Sound, Software, Everything else...
At the 4th annual Linux Desktop Summit in San Diego yesterday, Jane Silber, the chief operating officer of Conanical, sat down to talk to Computerworld's Eric Lai about how the upcoming June release of Ubuntu 6.06 might appeal to corporate users, too.