After the upgrate to Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, the author expains his decision to abandon Ubuntu and search for a rolling release distribution...Read more »
quidam: "Trisquel 4.5 STS Slaine beta release
After the very successful release of our latest LTS edition -more than 17.000 direct downloads so far!- we are already working on the next one. Trisquel 4.5 STS Slaine will be based on Ubuntu 10.10, and the first beta images -installable live CD- are ready for download. You can follow the development in the wiki."Read more »
Koko_the_crazy_koala: "Hi everyone,
After 5 days of hard work, finally an iso is avialable for blag i686. I'll upload the x86_64 version later today.
Download it here : http://www.zenblagger.org/blaggers/Blag-139k-alpha-i686.iso and please report the bugs :)"Read more »
Distros come and go, and sometimes they combine with others to form new distros. Take Intel's Moblin and combine it with Nokia's Maemo, and you get MeeGo.Read more »
The Fedora Project, a Red Hat sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today announced the availability of Fedora 14, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution.Read more »
The 1.1 Core OS provides a complete set of enabling technologies for mobile computing. The MeeGo stack contains Linux Kernel 2.6.35, X.org server 1.9.0, Web Runtime, Qt 4.7, and Qt Mobility 1.0.2, supporting the contacts, location, messaging, multimedia, and sensor and service frameworks.Read more »
The Kubuntu team is proud to announce the release of 10.10, the latest version of our popular Linux distribution. Kubuntu is one of the Ubuntu distributions and is based on KDE Software.Read more »
One could never argue the overall quality and effort put into this operating system. And while Mandriva undoubtedly remains among the distro giants, there are some quirks that shouldn't have slipped into this release. Other than that, it is a great choice for newbies and experienced users alike.Read more »
One of the original targets of Linux was the under-powered computer gathering dust in the closet destined for electronic disposal. While that sounds like a noble goal, it isn't reality for the majority of today's Linux distributions. Xubuntu says it's for the limited resource computer, but even it has a minimum memory requirement of 256 MB.Read more »
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that brings the latest in free and open source software to your desktop, laptop and server, and gives you access to thousands of different open source applications. Fedora 13 (Goddard) is filled with improvements that make Linux better than ever for all types of users.Read more »
You most probably have already run into this at least once. You use the computer, try to do something and you get an error message saying "sorry, application foo is not installed", "the required plugin bar is not installed" or similar. And that's it, there it stops. You have to find out what package the required functionality is in, install it manually and try again. Like if the computer couldn't ask "but maybe I can install that, do you want me to try?" and handle it itself.Read more »
Here I am trying to collect the Origin of famous Linux Distributions.
Linux is Now World Wide, Most of the Countries are Trying to make their Own Distribution. In India BOSS Linux is trying to attach 18 regional language support.
Debian --> World(No official Owner)
Ubuntu --> Isle of Man( UK) (Canonical ltd.)
Mandriva --> France (Mandrake Soft.) + Brazil(Conectiva Linux)
This 13 page course features reviews and comparisons of 11 top Linux distributions examining history, category, desktop, help resources, my opinions and more for each distro. Written from a windows user perspective, this course brings Linux newbies a comparison of top Linux distributions and likely choices through numerous basic desktop videos, reviews, and a final knowledge test.Read more »
Canaima is a Venezuelan GNU/Linux distribution, promoted and developed with significant government support, and designed to be packaged with applications for administering federal government agencies!Read more »
We're used to thinking of Linux distributions being set in stone. They're either KDE or Gnome, use a certain kernel and bundle certain applications. But this doesn't have to be the case. If you find yourself making the same adjustments each time you install a new distribution, it's worth creating your own customised version.Read more »