Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish


Linux Netbooks: back to the facts

Filed under
Linux There has been a lot of talk about the success or failure of the Linux netbooks recently, to the point that it is now a very controversial topic. I think that it is time to go back to the facts.

Project FrankenMac – help me turn my old Mac Pro into an open-source multimedia monster!

Filed under

Now that I’ve replaced my MacBook with a lean, mean, Linux netbook machine the next step in my open-source assimilation is to install some kind of Linux on my two year-old Mac Pro.

The Proprietary Software/Linux Conundrum

Filed under
Linux For most people, computing comes down accomplishing their daily tasks with as much time saved and cost efficiency as possible. There are also users (such as myself) who want to know that the applications we use are running code that is not locked in by any one company. This gives us freedom of choice.

From where do you get Linux?

Filed under
Linux One of the questions that some beginners do worry about is "from where do I get Linux?" After all most people received their current operating system preinstalled with their computers or purchased it in a box at a retailer such as best buy or office depot.

Changing the Desktop Metaphor

Filed under
Linux MIDs are not the desktop. So, to say Linux is making strides on the desktop because it is making strides on netbooks, phones, and the like is inaccurate in my opinion.

Kernel Log : Winding down the IDE subsystem

Filed under
Linux David Miller has stepped in to maintain the IDE subsystem, but plans to make it maintenance only, with no major development work. On Friday, one LinuxTag venue will be dedicated entirely to the Linux kernel.

Making sure you have the correct PHP class and functions

Filed under

Add context to your PHP code with these tips for creating more intuitive namespaces

Fedora: Stop Screwing Up So Much

Filed under
Linux The Fedora Project is screwing up. Big time. Fedora 11 recently shipped. And it has some fairly cool new features. Then you try to actually use it…

Sabayon Core Sneak Peak

Filed under
Linux Lately I have been quite busy with many different (usually sabayon-related) things. A main focus is trying to come up with a a nice theme for 5.0. For the mean time however I have created some artwork for the CoreCD, which I have dubbed “Sabayon.Core”.

Linux Mint 7 Review

Filed under
Linux Linux Mint's purpose was always to be a very user-friendly, simple, and up to date Linux and GNU desktop distribution. Besides being based on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope it also incorporated the highly popular open source technology of Gnome 2.26, and Xorg 7.4.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Ruby 2.2.0 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of Ruby 2.2.0. Ruby 2.2 includes many new features and improvements for the increasingly diverse and expanding demands for Ruby. Read more

2014 Catalyst Linux Graphics Benchmarks Year-In-Review

With the year quickly coming to an end, it's time to do our year-end driver recap benchmarks from the year for the proprietary AMD and NVIDIA graphics drivers as well as the open-source drivers. To get things started, here's benchmarks done of the official AMD Catalyst Linux releases of 2014 and testing these drivers on three different graphics cards. Read more

From Red Hat's CEO: Reflecting on a 'great year,' looking to '15

It is confirmed: 2014 has been a great year for Red Hat. [On Dec. 18], we announced third quarter results of our fiscal year 2015 and, with that, celebrated our 51st consecutive quarter of revenue growth - more than 12 years of consecutive revenue growth. Thank you to the team of Red Hat customers, partners, open source contributors, and associates around the world, for helping us propel Red Hat to new heights. While 2014 has been a fantastic year for Red Hat, it has also been a banner year for open source. Read more Also: Red Hat Tech Exchange highlights: Architect, Implement, Enable

Open Source's 2014: MS 'cancer' embrace, NASDAQ listings, and a quiet dog

Ho hum. Another year, another slew of open source announcements that prove the once-maligned development methodology is now so mainstream as to be tedious. Running most of the world’s most powerful supercomputers? Been there, done that. Giving retailers the ability to deliver highly customized paper coupons to consumers based on warehouse inventory nearby? So 2013! And yet in 2014 we had a few events in open source that managed to surprise us, and suggest an even brighter future. Read more