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zdnet.com: Officially, Red Hat still isn't saying that MariaDB, instead of Oracle's MySQL, will be its default database management system in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. But off-the-record people close to Red Hat tell a different story.
gnome.org: The GNOME Foundation has received several generous donations of laptops, which will be made available to contributors to assist with ongoing work on high-definition display support.
myubuntublog.com: This article is in response to an article in Linux User and Developer magazine which gives a glowing review of Linux Mint 15 whilst making some fairly derogatory and unnecessary comments about Ubuntu. Is Ubuntu bashing a new sport?
datamation.com: GNOME Shell Extensions have done more than any other set of features to make GNOME 3 usable. Nearly 270 in number, they provide a degree of customization that was missing in the first GNOME 3 releases. In fact, if you choose, you can use the extensions to go far beyond Classic GNOME and re-create almost exactly the look and feel of GNOME 2.
linuxbsdos.com: GNOME 3 Classic is supposed to provide a traditional interface for desktop computing for those not completely pleased with the default GNOME Shell. So when you hear people talk about it, you’d think that it is actually offers a true GNOME 2-ish interface for desktop computing.
maketecheasier.com: Hotshots is a screenshot tool written with Qt. One of the things that differentiates it from the default screen capture tool is the built-in image editor that you can use immediately after taking screenshot. This will save you the effort of opening it with another image editor.
makeuseof.com: LXDE, which stands for Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment, aims to provide a usable and feature-filled desktop environment with the least impact on your system resources. Therefore, this is great for users who are using very low-end or old hardware.
datamation.com: Ubuntu targets new and casual Linux enthusiasts with its Unity desktop environment, and Linux Mint says the same about its Cinnamon desktop. Which one will come out on top in the end?
linuxinsider.com: Well the Fourth of July may have come and gone for another year here in the Land of Stars and Stripes, but for Linux fans, every day is Independence Day.
networkworld.com: As networking continues to expand and diversify, encompassing a growing number of wired and wireless devices, the demand for network monitoring tools remains high. While feature-packed commercial products abound, the growing market for monitoring tools has also fueled robust offerings from the open source community.
phoronix.com: With the Linux 3.10 kernel having been pulled recently into the Ubuntu 13.10 archive, new benchmarks have been conducted comparing the open-source Nouveau driver against the binary NVIDIA 319.32 Linux graphics driver on a NVIDIA-powered laptop.
linuxadvocates.com: So, without apology, I will confess that today I decided to do:
$sudo yum groupinstall "Gnome Desktop"
linuxaria.com: Today I want to show you one of my essential programs when coding or surfing the net.
Clementine is one of the best audio players, hyper-complete, highly configurable, powerful but easy to use. Clementine Player is simply the ideal for me.
makeuseof.com: Ask just about any Linux user, and they’ll more than likely recommend VLC Player as the best choice for playing any media format you can think of. In the spirit of Linux, you may wish to use something that’s a bit more modular.
blog.lxde.org: After posting a preview screenshot for LXDE-Qt, I got quite a lot of feedback from various sources. Generally the responses from the users are positive, but there are also some people saying that LXDE is no longer lightweight.