Why was android linux based?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – Why did Google chose to base Android on Linux (the kernel) which has a different license than the rest of their code (GPLv2 vs Apache), and didn't use a more "permissive" OS like FreeBSD (which is also known to be much more secure)? (HowTos)

Modifying my Wallpaper changerview story

http://crunchbang.org – This is the wallpaper changer I am using with Crunchbang and it works great!#!/bin/bash # directory containing images DIR="/home/randy/images/wallpapers/Wallpaper" # select a random jpg from the directory PIC=$(ls $DIR/*.jpg | shuf -n1) # use nitrogen to set wallpaper nitrogen --set-zoom-fill $PICI would like to put this on my wife's PC. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Linux kernel drivers problemview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey, Guys. i am new to Ubuntu and i am having a problem with updating the linux kernel drivers. i tried to update the software from 12.04 to 14.04, but then it showed and error so i decided to go and update what's need to be updated (no idea why i did that). (Hardware)

How do I remove Cinnamon, Cinnamon (Software Rendering), Gnome, Gnome Flashback?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello guys, I am new to ubuntu and generally new to linux. I think i have landed myself into a real problem here. I am using ubuntu 14.04 with unity DE. I had another DE, Gnome 3 installed but didn't really use it much. Today I thought Id try out the Cinnamon DE and downloaded it from http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2014/07/n...04-ppa-stable/. (Hardware)

QT 5 and ELDK for Armv7aview story

http://qt-project.org – Hi, I’ve been working with a pre-configured machine running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with Qt 4.8.2, ELDK 5.2.1 for Armv7a and Qt Creator 2.x.x, however some of the “modules”* such as phonon don’t seem to be installed which in terms turns to be a pain due to the type of app I’m trying to come up with. Also, almost getting myself into a desperate state, I decided to pick up (HowTos)

Mulish microSD cardview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I hope i chose right section. (Hardware)

Multiple problems with Sandisk SSD & Samsung SSD on Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 motherboardview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an odd problem that I don't know how to fix. My PC consists of an Asus M5A97 EVO R2.0 motherboard, to which three HDDs are attached: Port 1: WDC 2TB HDD Port 2: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB Port 4: SanDisk SDSSDH2256G (picture: 2014-10-19 12.31.09.jpg) When I turn on my PC for the first time of the day, and it tries to boot from the SanDisk SSD, the message I'm usually greeted with (Hardware)

LIGHTDM (cant login) PLZ HELP!!!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi and sorry for my english maybe this is not the right forum but try other and nothing :( so I have install Arch Linux with Evo/Lution and when the installation was done I rebooted my system and I was on the login screen with (LIGHTDM) or maybe (LXDM) but the problem here is that I cant choose my DESKTOP where you have the choice to choose default desktop my is BLANK and my system will not logi (Hardware)

It's only properview story

http://crunchbang.org – Recently found and tried #!.I have been using Ubuntu distros for a while now, so I'm not new to Linux. I first started tinkering with computers when I was young. When I was 8 years old I became fluent in my first programming language, Small Basic. Since then I have explored and tinkered with most anything to do with computers. (HowTos)

Is Programming on a Chromebook Possible?view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Need a lappie for university. (Hardware)