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Wine is Getting Good

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Anyone else notice lately how good Wine is getting? No, of course I'm not talking about the beverage. Last year, Wine would only "sorta" work with the ClassXP software. This school year is a different story.

Bourne Shell Pseudo Hash Tables

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You may want to write a simple script that launches an xterm window with different color options. Pseudo hash tables in bourne shell. An easy way to this is by first listing the supported colors in the script (pseudo hash table):

Sidux 2007-03 'Gaia' -- a quick look

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I come from a Mandriva/Mandrake/PCLinuxOS background. I'm a KDE guy who also installs gnome apps. I've not ever installed Debian, and I've used Debian derived distros very little. So, how does Sidux measure up for me?

Mandriva 2008 Beta 1, "Cassini" -- A few thoughts

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I can recall when a new impending release from Mandrake/Mandriva was great cause for excitement. In the last few years, Mandriva has been on the decline. Could the upcoming 2008 release start to turn things around?

A fast way to install ATI and NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu

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One of the first questions Linux users often ask, after installing their distro of choice, is “How do I install Nvidia drivers?” Although the process has been hit and miss in the past, one of the best solutions that I have come across is Envy for the Ubuntu distribution.

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What I don't like about Linux!

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Don’t get me wrong, Linux is a great operating system. It’s been around for awhile and is widely accepted. It’s used for a vast majority of all the servers located on this planet (and even in space!) However, there are a few drawbacks to it.

USB ADSL Modem Speedtouch 330 now works in Ubuntu!

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USB ADSL Modem Speedtouch 330, the popular or even the default ADSL modem in some contries, is also one of the item that is difficult to make usable in Linux. However, thank's to USB ADSL Modem Manager project by Steven Harper and his team, that modem now have a new life and works flawlessly in Ubuntu.

Alternative GUIs: GoblinX

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GoblinX is a live Linux distribution based on Slackware 11, written by a Brazillian developer who goes by the pseudonym Grobsch. It comes with five different window managers/GUIs, and uses custom artwork for each of them that's quite unlike anything you've seen before.

Alternative GUIs: SymphonyOS

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We're all familiar with the "big two" desktops for Linux -- KDE and GNOME. Of course, there are many more to choose from. If you asked a group of Linux users, "Which one is best?", the ensuing debate would likely take on religious overtones. Some would even argue that a desktop like KDE is too hard for newbies to use. Still, it's a safe bet that most Linux users don't stray too far away from those "big two," KDE and GNOME. So it's especially interesting to look at some innovative alternatives.

Envy Script

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Nvidia and Ati Drivers in UBUNTU and DEBIAN ETCH

How (Beryl and Compiz) are helping Linux

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Composite project is helping Linux in gaining more users, specially those trying to view the 3D effects using XP (they can't) or Vista (Linux does better with less)
read the post here, at Linux Operating System

Optimizing Xubuntu's user interface

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Xubuntu targets slower older hardware with limited resources and display size like my IBM Thinkpad with 1 Gig Intel processor 250 Mb memory, 30 Gig hard drive and 14 inch display size.

PCLOS Gnome Project

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This is just a note that a fairly new project is in the works at MyPCLinuxOS to offer PC Linux OS Gnome 2.18. I am only a tester and our team has not yet released an official test .iso featuring Gnome 2.18. Our Dev's will not be officially releasing anything until the system is as bug free as is possible - in line with the main PCLOS and Texstars philosophy.

Which Distro to choose? - Comparison -(Not a Debian vs Ubuntu vs Fedora vs Centos)

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This article compares four of the major distros, from an impartial point of view and try to show some of the facts that make them different, so you can read and choose which better suite your needs.
read it here

VirtualBox installation screenshots, version 1.3.8 released!

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On march 14th the version 1.3.8 of the opensource VirtualBox was released, VirtuaBox is equivalent to VMWare but it is opensource and VMWare not.
On this article you will find the screenshots of its installation on an Ubuntu Host with Debian Etch as the guest.
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Install openSUSE 10.2 on the ASUS P5B Deluxe

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First. Turn South Bridge Intel ICH8R and Jmicron JMB 363 into AHCI mode.
Second. You have two options to get openSUSE 10.2
running on ASUS P5B Deluxe.
Option 1.
Utilize SATA Optical Drive attached to Intel's ICH8R to install openSUSE 10.2 without any trouble.
Option 2.
Utilize IDE Optical Drive attached to Jmicron's PATA port.
Then proceed as follows:-

Development Release: openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 2

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Development Release: openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 2 - Andreas Jaeger has announced the second alpha release of openSUSE 10.3: "I'm glad to announce the second public alpha release of openSUSE 10.3. Call for testing: We're using the libata stack now also for IDE controllers.

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Mandriva 2007.1b2 - MandrivaLinux 2007.1 Beta 2 [TuxGallery]

PCLinuxOS stars in Heroes

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Seems our beloved PCLOS is now the preferred operating system of superheros as well. As seen in this screenshot, PCLOS is finding its way onto desktops and laptops everywhere - even Hollywood.

Year of the Linux desktop? Who cares!

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Remember all those articles around the web that claim "This year might be the year for the Linux desktop" ? Honestly, should we really care? Shouldn't we let the user decide from themselves? Aren't they the final decider in all this?

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