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Which Distribution Do You Use for Your Desktop? PCLinuxOS

PCLinuxOS runs 13 desktops at the local community college and operates as email/internet machines.

For Web editors, Nvu is the ticket

  • Newsday; By Lou Dolinar (Posted by tadelste on Feb 19, 2006 10:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
You don't have to buy software anymore. Well, maybe you do, if you're the information systems department. Or if you need technical support (lotsa luck with that 800 number). Almost certainly, if you're a professional doing a professional job. But for home users, free open-source software is the way to go.

Which Distribution Do You Use for Your Desktop? Arch Linux

Arch Linux feels like home to me. I have used it for about 5 months now and I have no plans to stop using it.

Which Distribution Do You Use for Your Desktop? SUSE 9.1

I am from India and I started with Mandrake long back to learn programming. But after joining a job, I didn't used it for a considerable period. Now back in school, saw Suse 9.1 one fine day, since then I am using Suse.

Which Distribution Do You Use for Your Desktop? Fedora 4

I get a chuckle when I hear that Linux "...is not you grandmother's operating system." My wife and I are both in our 60's and grandparents.

Which Distribution Do You Use for Your Desktop? SUSE

Our survey results will see some additional tabulations before we release them. Even so, we received many outstanding posts. So, today, we'll allow you to have a look at what many of those surveyed wrote.

Preventing SSH Dictionary Attacks With DenyHosts

In this HowTo I will show how to install and configure DenyHosts. With DenyHosts you can prevent SSH dictionary attacks to your server.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2006

  • Mailing list; By Debian Project Secretary (Posted by bstadil on Feb 19, 2006 1:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Debian
We are in the final week of the nomination period for candidates for the position of the Debian Project Leader.

Is It Software or Is It Spam? It's Both!

  • Washington Post (Posted by bstadil on Feb 19, 2006 12:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Paradox: As software increasingly becomes available for free, developers keep trying to foist more of it on us--along with lots of extras (call it, oh, say, spam) we don't need. In the days when we paid real dollars for software, all we got in the box was what we paid for.

SugarCRM: No Trendsetter with Licensing Move

News Analysis: SugarCRM adopts the Microsoft Community License, but don't look for a rush of open-source companies following SugarCRM's lead, insiders say.

Mactel Linux Up and Running

Despite rumors that Red Hat engineers are working on it, Edgar"Gimli" Hucek appears to be the first to get Linux running on a Mactel.

Open Source—the One, True Way to Develop Software

Opinion: Real revolutions are often quiet ones. Linux and open-source banners are carried by small, startup companies.(Linux-Watch)

Open-Xchange Server 5 SP1 Is Bigger, Better

The engine behind Novell's SUSE Linux Openexchange Server gets feature updates with its first service patch. (Linux-Watch)

ONStor Empowers End Users With NAS Gateway Training

  • PR Newswire; By Press release (Posted by tadelste on Feb 18, 2006 3:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release
New Training Program Helps Users Optimize File Storage Management

Boo Scares Up Open-Source Developers

The Boo language proves open source can make nice with Microsoft. Python-based language targets Microsoft's CLI and supports Mono.

How to write an article

  • LXer.com; By Tom Adelstein Editor-in-Chief (Posted by tadelste on Feb 18, 2006 10:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: LXer Features


Many people want to write but have a fear of rejection. When one understands the correct format to use, it makes it easier to articulate your ideas.

Progeny Linux leader takes new job

The founder of the Debian Linux project and of a company called Progeny to commercialize it has taken a new job trying to standardize elements of the open-source operating system.

Jim Starkey (interbase father) joined MySQL AB

Jim Starkey, the original creator of InterBase which became Firebird, just made it publicly known that he now works for MySQL AB.

Euro embedded Linux company projects growth

  • LinuxDevices.com (Posted by tadelste on Feb 18, 2006 9:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
After announcing military/aerospace technology six months ago, Sysgo is growing. The Germany-based provider of embedded Linux distributions, tools, and services expects 50 percent revenue growth in 2006, and a 50 percent staffing increase. Sysgo is headquartered in Mainz, Germany, with subsidiaries in Ulm, Germany; Prague, Czechoslovakia; and Paris.

KDE and GNOME collaborating on free desktop promotion

A quiet revolution is taking place on a young mailing list, one that overturns years of false enmity and makes perfect sense to most free software users. Having competed for the free desktop crown since 1997, collaborating on code but never on promotion, KDE and GNOME have launched an initiative to market and promote the free desktop together.

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