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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
When dealing with a *nix newbie, the most important thing is to try to be understanding. They are not going to comprehend everything they need to know right away, the same as you did not. Do not punish them for being confused, or for being a slow learner.
Also: Why Linux Won't be Mainstream Any Time Soon
Linux-based phones are increasingly prevalent in the marketplace, and demand for them is growing. Supporting information is readily available, whether from industry-analyst reports, e-newsletters or the latest Linux-themed conference.
Open-Xchange Inc. announced today that its leading open source collaboration server Open-Xchange has been named a finalist for a LinuxWorld Expo Product Excellence Award in the “Best Messaging Solution” category.
Phaeronix is a "gentoo love-sources RR4 CD with reiser4 enabled grub, auto hardware detection with nvidia 3D support , ready for multimedia, internet, and arabic. It is optimised for i686." Once upon a time it featured a harddrive installer, that option has been pulled for at least now, although one can still manually install it very much like a stage 3 gentoo install. Since the site states on about every page that "This is not the final version. Please don't attempt to install it on your harddrive" we looked at Phaeronix today in its intended livecd format.
Amid a growing cacophony of demand, the two largest Linux vendors, Red Hat and Novell, plan to bake virtualization into their enterprise products slated to ship later this year. But technology managers are mixed on the approach.
The Linux operating system is expanding from company data centers onto employees’ desktops, one of several trends that a local technology trade show producer will highlight at this year’s LinuxWorld exposition.
Taylor said that he didn't understand why so many people were concerned about an e-mail exchange between two people. "This is just a bunch of freaks out there that don't have anything better to do," he said. "[CentOS is] a free operating system that this guy gives away, which tells you how much time he's got on his hands."
A GNU/Linux operating system is made of a Linux kernel, a set of GNU tools, an installation program, a package management system and a lot of other software components. This article is dedicated to the 10 most famous and popular: Debian, Slackware, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, Ubuntu, Knoppix, Gentoo, Mepis and Xandros.
The April 2006 issue of TUX is now available to download. This month's highlights include:
There has been a little bit of a Catch-22 obstacle standing between deployment levels of Linux as they are now and what they could be. And that obstacle, whether anyone likes it or not, is the perceived level of support for Linux and other free and open source software packages.
The first release candidate of GoblinX 1.3 is out today.
The release candidate is out to anyone who wants to test and know more about the next release, also we wish that you report any error or bugs found while using the release candidate version.