Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
shermann wrote in sourcecode.de: SSH Sessions to all my Unix Boxes and especially to Linux Boxes never threw
me out from the system, when compressing files. Even with an IO load higher then the Mount Everest. Result of this: Server broke, application crashed. ... Full story http://www.sourcecode.de/content/myths-linux-distributions-and-other-operating-systems
Microsoft Linux: Why one free software advocate wants it
Dark Atheist wrote in OSNN Forum: A lot of open source advocates like to rage against the machine at Microsoft, but when a former Microsoft Research employee says that Windows 7 won't. Read the full story here http://www.osnn.net/green-room/98848-microsoft-linux-why-one-free-software-advocate-wants.html
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Should Microsoft just give up the whole Windows business and switch over to
a Linux codebase? A former Microsoft Research employee thinks so. ... Full story here http://www.tomshardware.com/news/microsoft-windows-7-linux-ubuntu,9008.html
He further wrote: It's a good question, and some people might say that they already have a Linux distro in the form of their deal with Novell. It seems fairly certain that Windows 7 will be successful in the sense that it maintains Microsoft's market ... Read full story here http://streebgreebling.blogspot.com/2009/11/should-microsoft-make-linux-distro.html
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Skype announced that it is working on an open source UI layer for its Linux VoIP client. Although apparently not fully open source, the upcoming version of ... Read more on http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS3797058147.html
Erlik from tech-no-media.com said many Linux enthusiast are despairing of the low uptake of desktop Linux and its poor availability in high street shops. This is especially frustrating because most of the people using desktop Linux would consider it to be a superior ... Read on http://www.tech-no-media.com/2009/11/desktop-linux-needs-salesmen.html
The Official Mandriva Blog » Blog Archive » Mandriva Linux 2010 is ...
ennael said we believe a linux distribution should reflect open source diversity. Mandriva Linux is the only distribution including both KDE (4.3.2), GNOME (2.28.1) all integrated. Your hardware is a bit old: use light environment LXDE. ...
Starting services at boot in Linux
Jack Wallen explains about services at boot Linux: There are plenty of times when you may want to add a new service to start when your Linux machine boots. Or you may want to stop a service from starting upon. Read more on http://www.ghacks.net/2009/11/04/starting-services-at-boot-in-linux/
Lenovo rubbishes Linux but confirms looking at Chrome OS
Jet Sun wrote: Lenovo has put the boot into Linux netbooks, saying that the introduction of Windows 7 makes the gap even wider than before. Howard Locker, director of . . . Read more on http://www.netbookchoice.com/2009/11/04/lenovo-rubbishes-linux-but-confirms-looking-at-chrome-os/
Linux Dairy Council Steps to the Plate...
From Blog of helios: Many of us are stumbling around, trying to find the best way to get Desktop
Linux into the awareness of the average computer user. There are millions of us already and I am fairly certain that even the most generous stats pertaining to ... http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2009/11/linux-dairy-council-steps-to-plate.html
Create a Linux Mint 7 USB Flash Drive from CD | USB from Pen Drive Linux: How to Create a Linux Mint 7 Flash Drive using Ubuntu's USB Startup Disk Creator while running from the Linux Mint 7 Live CD. Linux Mint 7 is a remix based on Ubuntu 9 that includes integrated media codecs and a face lift. ... Read more http://www.pendrivelinux.com/create-a-linux-mint-7-usb-flash-drive-from-cd/
So, I put desktop Linux on her laptop and ever since then I've had a lot fewer late night calls. What's that? Linux is much too complicated and techie for ... Read on if you are too curious http://blogs.computerworld.com/15040/linux_for_grandma_grandpa
By Eric Lai Computerworld - Reports that the Linux netbook is dead or dying
are incorrect, at least globally, according to an analyst firm. ... Read more here http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9140343/Linux_s_share_of_netbooks_surging_not_sagging_says_analyst?taxonomyId=89
Symantec Backs Up Linux
Enterprise Storage Forum
Paul Shread said that Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) is adding Linux support to its Backup Exec System Recovery solution for small businesses. Backup Exec
System Recovery ... Read more http://www.enterprisestorageforum.com/continuity/news/article.php/3846941
Windows 7 or Ubuntu 9.10 – battle of the operating systems
From the guardian.co.uk
It's worth checking to see if Linux drivers exist for your printer and other key peripherals. Windows has always had issues with drivers. ... Find out more if you are curious here http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/nov/04/windows-7-ubuntu-910-battle
By Jack Wallen
I have written a few articles on Samba here on Ghacks. And most people know
how to connect to Samba shares via Windows. Generally speaking (when all is set up.
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2009 Linux Graphics Survey - openSUSE Forums
For the past two years we have hosted an annual Linux Graphics Survey in
which we ask well over 20000 users each time their video card preferences,
Keynote comparison: Linux or Windows
Keynoters Shawn Powers and Steve Ballmer made the bold statements about how
software relates to the economy in September 2009. They differ on which
kind of software brings the most economic benefit: Linux.
What Will We Use on June 30, 2011?
Social Networking Watch: Skype Goes Open Source For Linux? Not Quite.
By Mark Brooks
MASHABLE – Nov 2 – In order to clarify rumors about Skype becoming open
source for Linux, representatives posted an entry on the Skype for Linux
blog. They stated that an open source version of the Linux client is in...
Social Networking Watch
Enabling Kernel Mode Setting (KMS) in Debian Linux kernel | Debian ...
Some of you must have heard about a new feature that got introduced since
2.6.29 Linux kernel known as Kernel Mode Setting (KMS).I will not go into
Debian-News.net - Your one stop...
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
could allow untrusted users to gain complete control over the open-source