techradar.com: Hardware compatibility, ease of use, the size of a software repository. These three attributes are unique to each Linux distribution. But at the same time, each Linux distribution is at liberty to take and mix whatever it wants from any other.
ghacks.net: There is an old saying in the Linux community (actually in just about every community – but I heard it from a Linux developer first) “eating your own dog food” (or the shorter “hipster friendly” version dogfooding. This basically means using the product you create.
mandrivachronicles.blogspot: If you read some of my previous posts, you probably know how proud I felt when my Linux machine protected me from USB viruses and other everyday online threats. However, my Linux experience is over.
computerworld.com: In the almost 20 years since Linux was first released into the world, free for anyone to use and modify however they like, the operating system has been put to a lot of uses. One incredibly useful way that Linux has been adapted to the needs of modern computer users is as a "live CD."
studentlaptopcomputers.com: After having spent a couple of months trying Linux on a netbook, I figured I’d write a little article on why you should try Linux on your netbook and how to go about doing it.
channelregister.co.uk: Server maker Hewlett-Packard and commercial Linux juggernaut Red Hat have teamed up to help shops using Oracle's Sparc/Solaris platforms make the jump to Linux-based x64 iron.
georgetoon.com: I love Linux! I’ve been using this free, open source operating system for six years now. Part of the fun of the Linux experience is trying out and using any number of different distributions.
mairin.wordpress: Fedora has a lot of local community websites. A somewhat recent addition to the mix is Fedora’s local community domain program, whereby a local Fedora community can obtain a *.fedoracommunity.org domain to point to their self-hosted website.
earthweb.com: Not long ago, the overwhelming issue on the Linux desktop was catching up with Windows and OS X. Instead, the Linux desktop has become the testing ground for exactly what the future of computing will be, often places the free desktop at the center of experiment and innovation.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Taking a Walk on the Zen Side of Life
- News: Virtualization Comparisons, the Future of OpenSolaris, Squashing Debian Bugs
- Questions and answers: Fine-grained file permissions