MitraX is a mini linux livecd distribution of 48MB and is presently on Distrowatch's waiting list. Based on slackware and linux live, it offers administration level networking and security tools while provding a minimal gui and gui-based tools and apps.
For years, Red Hat and SUSE have dominated the enterprise Linux distribution space. But that duopoly may be in trouble, because the Debian-based GNU/Linux-derived Ubuntu has a little help from Big Blue.
No sooner had the story started to break that Novell was making GNOME the official interface for its business Linuxes, the screaming began. "Why not continue to support both!" OK, so "Why GNOME, Why?"
Linux desktop stalwarts KDE and Debian will be joining such other open source projects as MythTV and NetBSD alongside large corporate sponsors like IBM at SCALE 4x, at the fourth annual Southern California Linux Expo, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb 11-12, 2006 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport.
Houston, TX, November 8, 2005: PCLinuxOS .92 Test 03 is available at the following location:
You might think that the sky is falling the way the media has gone on a feeding frenzy related to a Linux worm. Sorry to disappoint you, but the worm will hardly affect the user base.
As Debian users what do you think you'd like to see changed in the Debian's future releases? Are there any small changes you'd particularly like to see made?
Phoronix has lots of great screenshots of the newly released GoblinX Mini v1.2.1.
Our search-and-rescue expert is back to share how he recovered a master boot record and reclaimed lost data.
Micro Center hears opportunity knock, after a survey shows three-quarters of its customers are interested in desktop Linux.
Many people aspire to run a pure GNU/Linux environment, but often complain that some device or program is stopping them. LXer's Don Parris shares his transition from a pure Windows environment to a pure GNU/Linux environment, and how he has fared over the past year. Does he see a need to go back to dual-booting?
Wouldn't you like to have your own boxed copy of one of the most popular Linux distributions in the world? Your mission is to take Vic here and create a work of art in the form of desktop wallpaper. First place prize is a boxed copy of SUSE Linux 10.0 and a Mad Penguin™ T-Shirt.
Linux is finding its way into enterprises. Increased support from vendors like IBM and HP is helping Linux move into mission critical deployments.
As China prepares to become a full member of the World Trade Organization, the Beijing government is trying to prove to the West that it is serious about reducing software piracy. And so government agencies and businesses are turning to Linux.
Linux is saving the world.
Yes, you read that right. I wrote "is saving." Not "will save" or "has a chance to save."
EERO TEERIKORPI, who runs Continuent told us yesterday that the religious fervour that used to grip Open Source advocates has largely abated as the software matures and has become pervasive.
MyahOS 1.1 was released less than a week ago and already it's gaining some momentum. The latest news on this wonderful slackware-based operating system is its new listing on Distrowatch. Being recognized and listed on distrowatch not only validates a developer's efforts, but also brings in more focus and users to an os. It's quite prestigious and an honor to be included in Distrowatch's listings considering there are still approximately 100 distros still waiting. MyahOS is quite deserving of this listing and today we are going to share with you some of those reasons.
The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) is preparing to aggressively move its Desktop Linux Initiative forward. Architects from over 20 key desktop-oriented Linux projects will gather Dec. 1-2 at the OSDL's Portland, Ore. headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergies amongst Desktop Linux organizations.
A network terminal vendor is shipping a Via-based thin client that runs Mandrake Linux and supports a wide range of server OSes.
Now and then it's good to catch up on the latest Linux distribution releases, and find out what new bells and whistles they're offering.