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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
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.
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.
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.
Nvidia and Ati Drivers in UBUNTU and DEBIAN ETCH
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Utilize SATA Optical Drive attached to Intel's ICH8R to install openSUSE 10.2 without any trouble.
Utilize IDE Optical Drive attached to Jmicron's PATA port.
Then proceed as follows:-
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.
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.
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?
I wonder if there is a survey that has information on how many different distros a typical Linux user has used over that last 5 years? Of course, I mean more than just an install trial where you experiment with a distro for a few days, then wipe or replace that distro.
For me, that number is a fairly conservative two. And one of those two distros is the (grown up) child of another.