LinuxLinks.com
Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar

Search





News Sections
Home
General News (3987/0)
Reviews (637/0)
Press Releases (465/0)
Distributions (197/0)
Software (912/0)
Hardware (537/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (356/0)
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



A French Penguin Visits Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 10 2005 @ 03:23 AM EST
Contributed by: sde

The Free Agent takes Mandriva Linux 2006--the successor to Mandrake Linux--for a test drive. The experience is less than magnifique.

read more (132 words) 1 comments
Most Recent Post: 12/31 07:00PM by   [ Views: 2015 ]  

First look: BeleniX live CD Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 06 2005 @ 05:20 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

BeleniX is a free live CD based on the OpenSolaris kernel. With it you can have Solaris, which once ran exclusively on SPARC servers, powering your modest desktop computer. But with few applications and lacking an installation script, the Live CD does little more than slake a nerd's thirst for a taste of Solaris.

read more (145 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2402 ]  

The Linux Kernel Primer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 04 2005 @ 09:05 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Book review - The Linux kernel is one of those places that mere mortals fear to tread. It's a scary place to explore and beyond doing an occasional compile, most developers steer clear of delving into the heart of the Linux operating system. However, there are those who are tempted by the 'here be dragons' signs and decide they want, or need, to get down into the internals of the kernel. For those intrepid individuals the 'Linux Kernel Primer' promises to be the guidebook they need as they start the journey.

read more (202 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1832 ]  

AMD vs. Intel dual-core CPUs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 28 2005 @ 04:45 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

After reading the round-by-round account of our dual-core desktop CPU prizefight, it should come as no shock that AMD's Athlon 64 X2 chips are the runaway victors here, laying out the Intel Pentium D and Pentium Extreme Edition 840 chips pins up. If we had to call out one chip, AMD's Athlon 64 X2 4400+ is an outstanding bargain given the competition, but as our results show, any AMD dual-core CPU will serve you better than its similarly priced Intel equivalent.

read more (146 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2339 ]  

Firefox 1.5 Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 24 2005 @ 06:01 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

In the space of a roughly a year, Firefox has gone from relative obscurity to being the second most popular browser in the world. It's got only about 9 percent of the Internet browsing market, but that's incredible for a version 1.0 product, especially since the top browser, Microsoft Internet Explorer, comes bundled with new PCs. The release of Firefox 1.5, the first major upgrade since Firefox 1.0 came out in November 2004, is almost certain to drive adoption rates even higher.

read more (106 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1728 ]  

The Linux-based Pontis MX2020 Portable Media Player Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 15 2005 @ 05:35 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Check out this review of the Linux-based Pontis MX2020 Portable Media Player.

The MX2020 sports a 20 GB hard drive, a 3.5" TFT touchscreen and a compact flash port. The original Korean version supported WiFi via a special CF card too, but the Pontis has this ability disabled. The MX2020 comes with a cradle that has a slot for a second battery (charges via AC or USB), a standard usb cable, A/V cables, CDs, a very well-written and visual manual, earphones and lastly, a leather case.

read more (235 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2697 ]  

Hardware emulation with QEMU Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 31 2005 @ 11:49 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Tom Haddon takes a look at QEMU, an open source cross-platform emulator for Linux hosts. It allows you to emulate a number of hardware architectures (x86, x86-64, and PowerPC are currently known to work, with others, including SPARC and MIPS, in development).

"Right from the beginning, I was impressed by the quality of QEMU, as well as the feature set. Networking seemed to "just work" from the first; the emulated machine could access the Internet while running from my wireless laptop."

read more (65 words) 1 comments
Most Recent Post: 12/31 07:00PM by   [ Views: 1816 ]  

Azureus: A Better Way to BitTorrent Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, October 28 2005 @ 07:28 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

BitTorrent has become one of the most widely used apps on the Internet ó so popular, in fact, that itís estimated that over 33% of all Internet traffic is now generated by BitTorrent. 33%!

Itís not that surprising, really. BitTorrent is an awesome tool. Grab Linux ISO images, download music by the Grateful Dead and other share-friendly bands, and acquire movies from around the world.

read more (73 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1785 ]  

Ubuntu 5.10 Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, October 28 2005 @ 06:50 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Free-bees reviews the latest version of Ubuntu in which they conclude that "Essentially, this release of Ubuntu is the most polished and well rounded yet. It is stable, and the installation is effortless, although it is somewhat mystifying as to why one of the Ubuntu's greatest strengths, the wide range of packages within the Universe repository, isn't advertised more."

read more (201 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1996 ]  

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 26 2005 @ 03:57 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Mary Norbury-Glaser's book review of A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming.

Mark G. Sobell is well known for several comprehensive and well-written volumes: A Practical Guide to Solaris; A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (2nd ed.); and A Practical Guide to the Unix System (3rd ed.). It seems only natural for the author to follow these exceptional examples with yet another excellent book entitled A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming .

read more (199 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2024 ]  

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, SQL, Node.js (new), Fortran (new), Erlang (new), Pascal (new), and Ada (new).


Group Tests
100 Essential Apps
All Group Tests


Top Free Software
5 Office Suites
3 Lean Desktops
7 Document Processors
4 Distraction Free Tools
9 Project Management
4 Business Solutions
9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 Productivity Tools
5 Note Taking Apps
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
5 Bitcoin Clients
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
42 Best Games
9 Steam Games
42 Audio Apps
5 Music Streaming
42 Video Apps
5 YouTube Tools
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
4 Audio Grabbers
9 Internet Apps
3 HTTP Clients
5 File Managers
Programming
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
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

Other Articles
Migrating from Windows
Back up your data
20 Free Linux Books
24 Beginner Books
12 Shell Scripting Books


Older Stories
Saturday 04/25
  • What are good command line HTTP clients? (0)

  • Sunday 04/12
  • First Peek at XBian on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Saturday 04/04
  • First Look at OSMC RC on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Sunday 03/29
  • First Steps with OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi 2 (0)
  • Ubuntu MATE 15.04 for Raspberry Pi 2 (0)

  • Monday 03/16
  • MIPS Creator CI20 v Raspberry Pi 2 (0)
  • Raspberry Pi 2: Raspbian (ARMv6) v Linaro (ARMv7) (0)

  • Friday 03/06
  • Raspberry Pi 2 review (0)

  • Sunday 02/22
  • Chess in a Few Bytes (0)
  • Learn the Art of Computer Programming With These Great Free Beginner Books (2)


  • Vote

    What Linux distribution do you run on your main computer?

    Debian
    Fedora
    Mint
    Slackware
    openSuSE
    Arch
    Ubuntu
    Redhat
    Mageia
    CentOS
    FreeBSD
    Results
    857 votes | 3 comments

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