"Ever since Richard Stallman started the free software movement, the core ideal of it has been built around the concept of a community. A network of people working and playing together for their common good. In the last couple of years computer science research have found a new hot-tech in the user-interaction space: social networking..."Read more »
PC-BSD is another option for those who want an alternative to Windows but who might not be interested in Linux or Mac OS X. PC-BSD is an operating system that is based on FreeBSD and uses the KDE desktop.Read more »
WordPress is a blogging program that is gaining both popularity and converts. Consequently, there are many books available to help you learn how to best use WordPress, whether you have an account on the WordPress.com site or a site hosted elsewhere running WordPress.Read more »
If you are looking for something small to run on an older computer, SliTaz is definitely a worthy contender to look into. Do not let the small size of the ISO fool you. It contains more than enough software to get you going.Read more »
"Yesterday, I purchased the Meet Emacs screencast. I was n't sure initially if it was deserving the $ 9, but after watching it, I can state without any uncertainty that it is deserving every individual penny..."Read more »
The Arch fans are always really passionate and enthusiastic in describing it to me; so I figured it was high time I found out for myself. After many broken promises and much procrastination, I finally made it onto Arch Linux and that’s where I’ve been for the past couple of weeks now.Read more »
All hell breaks loose when GNOME and KDE put on their gloves and enter the ring to see who'll emerge victorious. Don't miss this beatdown.Read more »
When it comes to something as seemingly simple as editing text there are a surprising number of options available to Linux users. This review focuses on some of the more commonly used.Read more »
Debian…the father and grandfather of many a Linux distro. I think indirectly Debian is probably running on more computers than any other Linux distro. It’s the basis of Ubuntu, Mepis, Xandros, and many others. And many people use Debian where they need a nice, stable distro.Read more »
Parted Magic, one of the best stand alone partition editors, is back once again with a new and updated version. But what's so special about this version, considering the narrow scope of things that Parted Magic is designed to do?Read more »
I have been distro hopping a lot in recent times. I was testing a lot of the less known Linuxes but never came across one that had no big problem. Of course, Dreamlinux is a fairly popular Linux distro.Read more »
Early reviewers of the latest SUSE release are not entirely satisfied
SLED and SLES 11 have been released. Selected journalists appear to have received copies of it in advance, specifically for reviewing purposes. What did they think? Let's find out.
I decided to install OpenSUSE this weekend onto my new Maxtor 4 USB hard drive. I've used the live CD before with KDE 4.1, but didn't like not having the option to have different backgrounds on the multiple desktops. Supposedly, this option and others will be available in KDE 4.2. So, instead of waiting, I decided to install KDE 3.5.10. Here's how it went.....
Ok it’s time for another distro review and I’m a bit overdue with this one but I’m a big fan of Debian and when I reviewed Etch (4.0) last year I declared that if I were to finally grow up and settle down with just one distro this would be the one.Read more »