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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello, I'm new to Linux. Anyway, I'm trying to customize my BackTrack4 image so I can use the live disk with my ati graphic card. While trying to put the drivers with the apt-get install ati-driver command, I get the following message: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done (HowTos)

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A problem with "VPN Connection" in Ubuntu..view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello Everybody, I have Ubuntu 9.10 installed on my laptop. And I am trying to connect to the interneet. I attached the network cable to my laptop and it recognizes the network. But when I go to: "VPN Connectios ==> Configure VPN" a window appears and in that window at "VPN" (HowTos)

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Windows Annoyances---or "Why I use Linux"view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I just stuck WinXP on my laptop (the reasons are not relevant here) I was surprised to see that there appears to be no easy way to have multiple connection profiles--eg when going back and forth from home to office. Uncle Google quickly confirmed that this is a known limitation and also found several 3rd party utilities. (HowTos)

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installing linux through USBview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, My machine unable to read DVD content, so inorder to install linux , I am copying the linux contents (from iso image) to a USB and there after copying them to my machine. So can I install from this extracted content through USB now ? I am copying to ubantu now and i want to install opensuse for openfoam (some s/w which runs on opensuse only) (HowTos)

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News: Government quotas on how much open source to buy appear to be backfiringview story

http://www.raiden.net – Beyond expressing a preference, does anything else need to be done to make sure that governments that say they are going "open source" really do so?" Quotas -- dictating specific percentages of open source usage -- seem an obvious answer, but in countries that have tried them, open source has not ... (Distributions)

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News: Computing, Even in Linux, is All About Failureview story

http://www.raiden.net – Hardware failures, power failures, and most of all, storage media failures. Ever notice how fragile digital storage media are? Are we ever going to get digital storage media that can match plain old paper, and other analog media, for reliability and longevity?more ... (Distributions)

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News: Google invites attacks on Chromeview story

http://www.raiden.net – Google has launched an experimental programme to encourage external security researchers to find and report vulnerabilities in its browser.$500 will be awarded for each bug found.Google is hoping that this will improve the security of its browser and therefore security for its users. Any bug found c ... (Distributions)

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News: Stupidwareview story

http://www.raiden.net – The computer has become an integral part of life these days, and along with them comes the need for good software. There are many ways to write good software but the best software begins with a good set of options. Among those options, in my opinion, should be a setting to turn off "needless, idiot ... (Distributions)

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News: Red Hat Launches Open Source Gathering Placeview story

http://www.raiden.net – No matter what you're pleasure, chances are there is an online community serving it. The open source community has many such places - Linux.com, for example - that cater to specific elements of the community. Red Hat believes there is room for a larger community for the larger community, however, a ... (Distributions)

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News: Defective by Design is Defectiveview story

http://www.raiden.net – Once again the Defective by Design have sprung into action to denounce another product from Apple, and once again nobody really cares. Defective by Design is a marketing campaign sponsored by the Free Software Foundation. While the FSF does plenty of good work, DBD is increasingly out of touch with ... (Distributions)