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Fedora 11 launches with improved virtualisation Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 05:07 PM EDT
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The Fedora Project has announced the public release of version 11 of its Linux open source operating system, adding expanded hardware support, new software management and improved virtualisation.

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Ubuntu aims for ten-second boot time with 10.04 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 04:03 PM EDT
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The growing adoption of the Linux operating system on netbook devices has compelled Linux distributors to focus on improving startup performance. Ubuntu 9.04, which was released last month, is one distribution where these improvements are particularly noticeable.

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Gnome's NetworkManager: Pain Free Networking? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 03:02 PM EDT
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Pain-free networking is the promise that the NetworkManager project makes. NetworkManager ships with most major Linux distributions now and is, by default, enabled at boot time.

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CentOS, Ubuntu Help Rev Up Windows, Linux Clouds Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 02:55 PM EDT
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With public and private clouds in mind, venture-funded Certeon is now using Linux development tools running on Ubuntu and CentOS to build "virtual accelerator" software for speeding application response time on congested Windows- and Linux-based networks.

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Novell to launch app store Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 02:00 PM EDT
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On-line stores for third parties to sell their applications for your platform might be all the rage in the mobile arena at the moment, but Novell reckons that desktop Linux is about due.

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6 of the Best Free Linux CAD Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 07 2009 @ 02:59 PM EDT
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The Windows CAD world has long been dominated by the extremely powerful AutoCAD software. Unfortunately, Unix support was dropped way back in 1994, and its authors, Autodesk, have no current plans to bring it to Linux. Whilst it is possible to run AutoCAD in Linux using Wine, the fact remains that it is expensive software, with no source code available. This article instead focuses on CAD software released under a freely distributable license, yet which retains a lot of the functionality offered by AutoCAD.

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LinuxLinks.com - Portal Pages Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 04:43 PM EDT
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If you want to find the best Linux software, check out our Portal Pages collection.

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Why Linux is ready for the desktop today Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 03:35 PM EDT
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Over the years, the question “is Linux ready for the desktop” has been raised time and time again, and countless articles have been written about the strengths and weaknesses of this operating system. While desktop Linux adoption has yet to go completely mainstream, recent indicators show that a major change is underfoot.

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

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

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