Joomla! Accessibility is a new book from Packt that helps readers create accessible websites with Joomla! Written by Joshue O Connor, Senior Accessibility Consultant with CFIT, this book is designed to help readers gain a deeper understanding of Joomla! and accessibility.Read more »
Ruby on Rails Enterprise Application Development is a new book from Packt that helps readers to build a complete Ruby on Rails Business Application from start to finish. Written by Elliott Smith and Rob Nichols, this book concentrates on application development as a whole process and is intended to complement existing Rails tutorials.Read more »
Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development is a new book from Packt that is packed with expert advice on all aspects of programming with Joomla! Written by James Kennard, this book is an invaluable reference guide that users will turn to again and again as they work with Joomla!Read more »
It looks like a feature of package handling in Hardy is going to be a little different. This might come into play if you try to conserve disk space, or if you’re like me and you resent aptitude’s tendency to rake in all kinds of rubbish for one tiny application.Read more »
Last weekend I posted an article called Comparing Linux Distributions where I reviewed eight different Linux distributions on five different machines. I had used the freshly released Beta version of Linux Mint and kept getting read errors on the disk. This weekend I downloaded the real version of Mint 4.0 and was able to install it on my Dell Dimension 4300S. The install was a piece of cake.Read more »
I decided to document how I set up my Fedora system so others could see the steps I take to get to a perfect (for me) desktop environment. Please note that this is not your average "Newbies Guide To Installing Linux". this is merely how I set up my system and only includes the programs I use.Read more »
Open source vendors like GroundWork ... package Nagios and other tools together into an enterprise class suite that challenges the proprietary stalwarts.Read more »
"Python is an interpreted programming language created by Guido van Rossum in 1990. Python is fully dynamically typed and uses automatic memory management; it is thus similar to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, Smalltalk, and Tcl. Python is developed as an open source project, managed by the non-profit Python Software Foundation..."Read more »
Last week, in part one we looked at how you could use a version of the Linux operating system, called Puppy Linux, to revive a dead Windows PC, access your files and hopefully carry on working; this week we're going to do the deed and download and burn Puppy onto a 'Live CD'.Read more »
Let's analyse the situation:
You wanna leave Windows for some reason:
* You wanna reduce costs for your business?
* You don't like MS's "anti-piracy" measures?
* You're just sick of the cycle of spending money on a new system when your existing one is fine?
* Maybe, just maybe, you do NOT want to be tied to Microsoft any longer?
* ("Insert your own reason")
If you are new to the GNU/Linux world, and need to know where to begin, you might find the LINFO project very useful.Read more »