raphaelhertzog.com: You’re probably manipulating Debian packages everyday, but do you know what those files are? This article will show you their bowels…
geeksaresexy.net (Mackenzie Morgan): Many Linux users are geeks, and vice versa, and geeks can build their own systems or at least install an OS, so why should we buy systems with Linux pre-installed? Why is it so important if the OS is free? Let’s talk about a little thing called “market share.”
seekingalpha.com: I took flak recently concerning a blog post that said that Red Hat was no different than IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and most other enterprise software suppliers in terms of business model, despite statements to the contrary by Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst.
thegeekstuff.com: This article provides practical examples for 50 most frequently used commands in Linux / UNIX.
techradar.com: If you use Linux long enough, you'll soon discover a list of things you wished were different. Here are 24 things that we wish were different.
earthweb.com: How many times have you heard this statement: "It's the year of the Linux desktop." Not recently? Then how about "Linux is making gains on the Windows desktop"? Still leaving a bad taste in your mouth? Bet I know why.
kmandla.wordpress: I have a fun question for Linux users today: What will you do with your US$3700? That’s the money you won’t have to pay to Microsoft, over the course of your lifetime, to use your computer.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Trying on a new Fedora
- News: Ubuntu embraces Wayland, PC-BSD launches first 9.0 snapshot, Mageia announces roadmap, MeeGo's growing pains
- Questions and answers: Blocking access to inappropriate websites
- Released last week: Fedora 14, OpenBSD 4.8, Sabayon Linux 5.4 "Experimental Spins"
- New distributions: CTKArchLive, Fortress Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
linuxinsider.com: Halloween may have come and gone for another year, but that doesn't mean the exchange of horror stories has come to an end.
fewt.com: I had some extra time this weekend and started playing around with remixing Fedora 14. My remix is hosted on SourceForge and should work with pretty much any Eee (and laptops + desktops too).