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Intel chairman Craig Barret claims that MIT's $100 laptop is an ineffectual gadget that will suffer from low demand and limited success.
You don't have to have a Linux certification to get a job working with Linux, but it can't hurt.
Simply working on Linux is easy. Of course, you won't get paid.
As you might know, Wolvix recently appeared on the Linux distribution scene and Tuxmachines has been quite taken with this wonderful offering. As I generally prefer qt-based applications to their gtk counterparts, there must be something special about Wolvix Linux to become one of my top three or four favorite distros. We wanted to try and verbalize what it is. Wolvix features xfce4 as its default desktop and has recently undergone some slight changes in philosophy. This not only did not deter Tuxmachines, it seemed to only endear it more. In fact, we wanted to know more about this wonderful distro and its insightful developer, Kenneth Granerud. So, we posed some questions to which he obliged.
Linux is often thought to be inferior to Windows and Mac OS when it comes to multimedia applications. However, by using open source software and a few simple tips, one can easily turn a simple Linux box into a multimedia powerhouse.
The release of KateOS 2.3 was announced a coupla days ago, and Tuxmachines takes a look at what's new since our last excursion. KateOS was amazing at that point and the developer took time out of his busy schedule to give us some inside information. If history repeats itself, no one will be disappointed.
The three versions -- Ubuntu (GNOME-based), Kubuntu (KDE-based), and Edubuntu -- are being downloaded with increasing frequency; the distro was named best in show at the London LinuxWorld in September; and now an OSDL survey has it ranked No. 1.
According to a report on Heise Online (currently German language only), the city of Berlin, capital of Germany, is very likely to switch to Linux as currently does Munich.
The effort to put a Debian GNU/Linux based distribution into the enterprise consciousness may have picked up some steam this week.
Helix is a customised distribution of the Knoppix live CD with excellent hardware detection and many applications dedicated to incident response and forensics.
What is a Black Dog? It's a complete USB-powered Linux server which fits easily in the palm of your hand.
At long last, I bring you the completion of my Ultimate Linux Workstation series. While this final article is overdue, I believe the results will speak for themselves. In this article, I'll go over some of the components that went into the system and show you what the completed system looks like.
Struggling to cope with increasing volumes of spam, Deakin University was forced to redeploy its Linux e-mail servers and implement an alternative system for e-mail security.
The DCC Alliance formally released its first standards-based Debian core to serve as the foundation to its members Linux distributions this week.
Here are some reasons why the Linux desktop has been so slow in coming: good, bad and interesting.
TI has teamed up with MontaVista Linux to launch the DaVinci development platform and Linux programmers will be able to use standard Linux APIs to program TI's digital video chips.