LinuxLinks.com
Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar

Search





News Sections
Home
General News (3973/0)
Reviews (628/0)
Press Releases (464/0)
Distributions (187/0)
Software (857/0)
Hardware (522/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (338/0)
Off Topic (181/0)


User Functions
Username:

Password:

Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User


Events
There are no upcoming events



KDE 4: The Komplete Desktop? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 02:38 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

In the Linux world there are many opposing camps. In the editor realm it is Emacs vs Vi and in the package world it’s Deb vs RPM. Then there’s plain old binary vs source, but in the desktop arena it’s predominantly GNOME vs KDE.

read more (130 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1933 ]  

Fedora casts Mono into outer darkness Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 01:56 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Red Hat's community GNU/Linux distribution, Fedora, has decided to replace the Mono-dependent note-taking application Tomboy with Gnote in upcoming releases, according to a message posted to the Fedora Desktop mailing list.

read more (34 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1959 ]  

11 of the Best Free Linux Remote Display Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 31 2009 @ 05:40 AM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Remote Desktop Control displays the screen of another computer (via Internet or local area network) on a local screen. This type of software enables users to use the mouse and keyboard to control the other computer remotely.

read more (120 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1575 ]  

9 of the Best Free Linux BitTorrent Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 25 2009 @ 11:50 AM EDT
Contributed by: sde

BitTorrent is an open source peer-to-peer file protocol for sharing large software and media files. It is a well established protocol which accounts for a significant proportion of internet traffic.

read more (150 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1589 ]  

9 of the Best Free Linux Educational Games Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 18 2009 @ 02:39 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Educational games are games designed to teach people, typically children, about a certain subject or help them learn a skill as they play. Sometimes this type of software is known as games edutainment because they combine education and entertainment.

read more (138 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1499 ]  

Panel PCs run Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 02:20 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Borg Displays announced two touchscreen panel PCs designed for home control, energy management, kiosks, and digital signage. The 15-inch Protege 15 and 8-inch Protege 8 respectively offer 1GHz Via Eden or 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processors, and both include gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the company says.

read more (109 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2186 ]  

Brits to test life without Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:53 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Two British IT workers are planning to spend a month without Windows, using GNU/Linux instead in a project designed to see whether "the Linux operating system is capable of delivering the function and style of delivery that an established Windows user can adapt to easily."

read more (78 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1106 ]  

Dell spins lower-cost netbook Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:51 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Dell has announced a lower-cost version of its popular Mini 10 netbook, which runs Ubuntu Linux. The Dell Inspiron Mini 10v sells for $300, offering a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270, 10-inch display, 120GB or 160GB hard drive, and a 1.3 megapixel webcam, the company says.

read more (57 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1940 ]  

Netbook runs on AA batteries Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 04:31 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

NorhTec announced a netbook that operates on eight AA batteries, has an internal power supply, and runs Linux on a 1GHz x86-based SoC (system on chip). The "Gecko EduBook" has an 8.9-inch display, has an easily reconfigurable modular design, and will cost under $200, says NorhTec.

read more (71 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2276 ]  

Xandros Presto Linux review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 03:03 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Xandros Presto is - for want of a better term - a ‘lightweight' version of the company's Debian-derived Linux distribution, and no prizes for guessing the thinking behind its name.

read more (115 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 3512 ]  

We have written a range of guides highlighting excellent free books for popular programming languages. Check out the following guides: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, Perl, Haskell, PHP, Lisp, R, Prolog, Scala, Scheme, Forth, and SQL.


Group Tests
All Group Tests

Top Free Software
6 Office Suites
7 Document Processors
6 Lean Desktops
6 Desktop Search
9 Project Management
9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 DVD Tools
21 Window Managers
21 Productivity Tools
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
21 Text Editors
21 Video Emulators
21 Home Emulators
42 Graphics Apps
6 CAD Apps
42 Scientific Apps
10 Web Browsers
42 Email Apps
12 Instant Messaging
10 IRC Clients
7 Twitter Clients
12 News Aggregators
11 VoIP Apps
11 Remote Display Apps
42 Best Games
42 More Games
21 More Games
21 Notable Games (1)
21 Notable Games (2)
21 Notable Games (3)
8 ASCII Games
9 Educational Games
42 Audio Apps
42 Video Apps
6 Screencasting Apps
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
6 Family History Apps
11 PDF Tools
6 Music Servers
6 Collection Managers
7 Calculator Apps
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
Programming
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
'Free' Proprietary
21 Closed-Source Apps
Top Commercial Apps
42 Games
Free Web Software
21 Web CMS
14 Wiki Engines
8 Blog Apps
6 eCommerce Apps
5 Human Resource Apps
10 ERP
10 CRM
6 Data Warehouse Apps
8 Business Intelligence
6 Point-of-Sale

All Group Tests

Other Articles
Migrating from Windows
Back up your data
Distribution Guide
Distro Portal Pages
20 Free Linux Books
Running Linux Under Windows


Older Stories
Sunday 02/09
  • 5 Highly Promising Cross-Platform IDEs (0)
  • Play the Best Linux Puzzle Games (0)
  • Essential LaTeX Tools (0)
  • Unleashing the Best Open Source Social Networking Software (0)
  • Media Streaming with Top UPnP Servers (0)
  • Highlighting the Top Open Source Pandora Radio Clients (0)

  • Tuesday 12/24
  • Spotlighting the Top Open Source Crafting Tools (0)

  • Sunday 12/15
  • Uncovering the Best Open Source Google Analytics Alternatives (0)
  • Top Email Encryption Tools (0)

  • Saturday 11/30
  • Small Image Tools that Pack a Real Punch (0)


  • Vote

    What do you find MOST attractive about Open Source software?

    Amount of customization
    Security
    Freedom provided
    Speed of development
    Quality
    Multiple versions
    Cost
    Potential to contribute
    Ability to modify code
    Results
    4689 votes | 2 comments

    Built with GeekLog and phpBB
    Comments to the webmaster are welcome
    Copyright 2009 LinuxLinks.com - All rights reserved