distros

0

SliTaz, a mighty micro Linux distro

http://www.linux.com

SliTaz is a new micro GNU/Linux live distribution designed to run from RAM (a recommended minimum of 128MB) and installable to a hard drive or USB device. The current version, SliTaz 1.0, weighs in at a light 24.8MB and provides a nice selection of applications that run on a lightweight desktop.

Read more »
goofy's picture
Created by goofy 11 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 15 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

How to write a thorough review of a Linux distribution

http://www.linux.com

I have never written a review of a Linux distribution, but I've read more than I can count, and many of them have been maddeningly incomplete and not worth the time it took to read them. Here's a list of items you need to talk about in order to write a thorough review, covering every aspect of the distribution from the initial download to the final recommendation and everything in between.

Read more »
paul.g.hunter's picture
Created by paul.g.hunter 11 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 16 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Why Many Projects Is Better Than a Few

http://vivapinkfloyd.blogspot.com

An essay regarding why a big number of projects is better than just a few, as some suggest. "I kept reading opinions regarding the big number of Linux distributions out there, most of them saying that we have a huge number of distros, each one with its own package management system, keeping Linux divided.

Read more »
Chris7mas's picture
Created by Chris7mas 11 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 19 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Ubuntu Netbook Remix: a detailed explanation

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Lately, there has been a lot of noise about Ubuntu’s Netbook Remix. In an unrelated (and definitely lucky) interview with The Guardian, Mark Shuttleworth hinted that Canonical were about to announce a version of Ubuntu for a new class of devices created by accident by Asus with the EeePc (talk about corporate luck…). Th buzz about this was monumental. But… what is Ubuntu Netbook Remix?

Read more »
chimera's picture
Created by chimera 11 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 20 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Review: Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring

http://www.linux.com

Last month Mandriva announced its latest Spring edition. Despite a few minor glitches, after several weeks of testing the two Mandriva flavors, I have finally come across a distro that gives you the best of the GNU/Linux and proprietary worlds in terms of ease of use, range of software, and stability on hardware that ranges from old Celerons to newer multi-core machines.

Read more »
snotbutter's picture
Created by snotbutter 11 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 21 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Why Linux isn't yet ready for synchronized release cycles

http://arstechnica.com

"Achieving synchronization on the scale that Shuttleworth desires would require some open-source software projects to radically change their current development models and adopt a new approach that isn't going to be viable for many projects."

Read more »
cpoliticas's picture
Created by cpoliticas 11 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 23 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
0

Fedora 9: Leading edge or bleeding edge?

http://www.linux.com

With Fedora 9, the Fedora project continues its tradition of being the most innovative major distribution, combining new applications from other distributions as well as its own inventions. However, in no other release has Fedora walked the line between leading edge and bleeding edge so precariously.

Read more »
chimera's picture
Created by chimera 11 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 23 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

So you can teach an old dog new tricks after all

http://www.linuxsolutions.fr

Puppy Linux 4.0 was released recently, but what changes have been made since Version 3.01?

Read more »
bluecheese's picture
Created by bluecheese 11 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 24 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Should Linux Standardize on a Single Distro?

http://www.linuxjournal.com

When I demonstrate software for Linux Journal, I tend to use Ubuntu as my operating system. The reason is simply because Ubuntu is extremely popular, but it begs the question, should the Linux community standardize on a single distribution? Let's look at some of the pros and cons

Read more »
leo's picture
Created by leo 11 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 25 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
0

Top 5 Tiny Distros

http://www.tuxmachines.org

I was cleaning up my /home partiton when I noticed I had several tiny distros hanging around waiting to be tested. So I thought this might be a good time to write an updated Mini-distro Roundup. Unlike last time, the five contestants are all less than 88 MB in download size. The five contestants are CDlinux 0.6.1, Damn Small Linux 4.3r2, Puppy 4.0rc, Slitaz 1.0, and Austrumi 1.6.5.

Read more »
extra's picture
Created by extra 11 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 25 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Linux a pleasant surprise

http://www.intelligencer.ca

I had the opportunity recently to test Linux, the freeware operating system, as a standalone, bootable CD. The version I tried was SimplyMEPIS 7.0, a configuration of the Linux OS and many popular open source programs, with a good graphic user interface (GUI).

Read more »
switchpin's picture
Created by switchpin 11 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 26 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

gNewSense 2.0

http://www.phoronix.com

Less than a week after the release of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS "Hardy Heron", the Free Software Foundation has gone ahead and released version 2.0 (named DeltaH) of gNewSense. For those not familiar with gNewSense, this is one of the few distributions certified by the Free Software Foundation as being a truly free Linux distribution...Here are a few screenshots from this latest release.

Read more »
peacemaker's picture
Created by peacemaker 11 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 25 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

Sun woos Linux distros with bundle deals

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk

Sun Microsystems is in talks with two more Linux projects to ensure its open source software and tools are delivered straight into the hands of developers.

Read more »
Jimbob's picture
Created by Jimbob 11 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 26 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
0

Distro Rankings and Popularity Ratings through the Years

http://www.junauza.com

Have you ever wondered which Linux distribution was most popular during the previous years? If you have, then you may be interested in some of the data that I’m going to present to you.

Read more »
switchpin's picture
Created by switchpin 11 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 27 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:
0

A Quick Look at the Spring GNU/Linux Distrributions: Mandriva. Ubuntu, Fedora, and Opensuse

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Andrew Min, a regular poster at Freesoftware Magazine, gives us the lowdown on what's out and what's new in the latest spring collection on the GNU/Linux distro catwalk.

Read more »
gaswold's picture
Created by gaswold 11 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 27 weeks ago
Category: End User   Tags:

Best karma users