linux.com: A next-generation package manager called Nix provides a simple distribution-independent method for deploying a binary or source package on different flavours of Linux, including Ubuntu, Debian, SUSE, Fedora, and Red Hat. Even better, Nix does not interfere with existing package managers.
washingtonpost.com: Inkscape is a fun, free and very powerful vector drawing program that runs on all major computer platforms: Linux, Macintosh and Windows. This program can give you endless hours of enjoyment, even if you're not an artist.
toolbox.com: I have been going through a stage of trying several different window managers and I found something that surprised me. The screen redraw speed of different window managers have a visual difference in screen redraw speed.
zdnet.com.au: Could your business be paying for a proprietary program when an open source alternative exists? Take a look at our guide as we count down the most popular open source products.
maketecheasier.com: Terminator is a simple program that allows you to load multiple terminals and arrange them in grid. It is useful when you need to access to various terminals at the same time.
meandubuntu.wordpress: I’ve been researching building a better media PC, and recently someone pointed out Boxee to me. Another vivid example of how so many companies are only paying lip-service to the term “Open”.
tuxtraining.com: Gnome does a pretty bad job at utilizing screen real estate. Desktop environments in Linux use up far too much screen real estate for just about everything. This problem is not exclusive to Ubuntu..
smspillaz.wordpress: In this edition of the Compiz Fusion Community News: Elements-extendable complete, New animations from animationsplus, Work started on simple-animations, and more.
junauza.com: Like other Unix-like computer operating systems, Linux is widely considered as secured and well-guarded against computer viruses. Though malicious programs that are specifically written for Linux are really small in number, there is still a possibility for them to cause some harm.
rcpmag.com: MySQL 5.1 was released by Sun Microsystems in April, but I decided to test it out this month. I downloaded the Windows version of this open source database management app and gave it a spin.