internetnews.com: In New York's Financial District, Linux is your MAMA. The Linux Foundation rang the closing bell at the NYSE yesterday.
networkworld.com: While one could be forgiven for expecting a flame war in the comments on an article entitled "Why Linux is a desktop flop," the discussion that followed its publication was, in the main, thought-provoking and respectful.
linuxbsdos.com: Typing the wrong command can severely cripple your computer. A wrong switch or wrong option is all it takes. One command that I learned to avoid a long time ago, based on what experienced users told me, is rm -rf /.
thelinuxexperiment.com: I have been running Sabayon Linux (Xfce) for the past couple of months and figured I would throw a post up on here describing my experience with it.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: The new Calligra office suite
- News: Ubuntu's "Quantal Quetzal", interviews with Jane Silber, Jono Bacon and Artyom Zorin, whither Mandriva, upgrading to Fedora 17, Haiku overview
- Questions and answers: Using native applications, a note on OpenSSH
- Released last week: Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 201204 "Debian"
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
networkworld.com: It's free, easier to use than ever, IT staffers know it and love it, and it has fewer viruses and Trojans than Windows. It's already ubiquitous on the server side. Plus, there are now alternatives to the most popular software packages out there. So, why hasn't Linux on the desktop taken off?
techcrunch.com: I spoke to Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst recently about the open source culture at Red Hat and he told me it is a journey, not a destination.
zdnet.com.au: The community debate around Linux Australia possibly changing its name has soured this week, with some community members badmouthing a key conference associated with the peak Linux organisation.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Recently, the Linux Mint developers released a large set of major updates for users of its Debian-based GNOME edition. This would, among other things, replace GNOME 2 with GNOME 3/Cinnamon or MATE. To allow new users to try an updated version of the edition, they released new versions of the ISO files.