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Links 31/1/2011: A Look at Mandriva 2010.2, Sabayon Linux 5.5 is Outview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux The hidden places where Linux dominates While the fight for desktop dominance is still raging somewhere in the distance, Linux has quietly succeeded in the places no one thinks to look. It’s being used in mobile phones, set-top boxes, media streamers and routers. (General)

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Links 12/1/2011: Mageia Joins OIN, Key Developer Leaves Canonical, MeeGo Spreadsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Linux Outlaws 185 – Arm Dreads (Distro Review Special) In this special episode, Dan reviews Linux Mint 10 and CyanogenMod 6.1 in detail. [GIMP] Episode 154: Compile! This episode is mostly about Linux and competition. (General)

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Links 10/1/2011: Multi-touch on GNU/Linux, Linux 2.6.37 Already Built for Distrosview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Buying a cheap laptop without Windows: Is it worth it? ‘The low-end laptop market in particular is so hard fought that manufacturers will grab for any dollars they can save,’ explains Elmar Geese, chairman of the Linux association in Berlin. (General)

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6 Lightweight Linux Distributions To Give Your Old PC A New Lease of Lifeview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got at least one old desktop PC or antiquated laptop lying dormant in the attic, cupboard or still under your desk. (General)

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iRiver Cover Story Ereader not detectedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Running Mandriva 2010 I have just bought an iRiver Cover Story ereader and found that it is not detected when connected to a USB port. Seeing that the Cover Story is run on Linux, I was surprised to find this problem. It fails to show up in lsusb. Any ideas on getting around this problem would be appreciated. Many thanks in advance, Tony Littlejohn (HowTos)

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Crunchbang vs CentOS vs Scientific Linuxview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – How have been the experience of the people here with CentOS or Sceintific Linux?I used to be a Mandriva use 5 years back, then went to SUSE then to debian, but I've heard that rpm based systems have made good progress, yum avoids the old dependency hell etcI like that CentOS and Sceintific Linux are based on RHEL and aim for stability just like DebianRHEL 6 is about to be out soon (and so wil (HowTos)

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Links 23/12/2010: FOSS is Not “Non-commercial”, Firefox 4 Beta 3 for Mobileview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop How to test if a laptop is working with Linux One interesting observation is that Ubuntu Lucid has almost twice the framerate than RHEL6 with glxgears. No idea why. Kernel Space Removing the big kernel lock. (General)

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LXer: Mandriva Linux 2010.2 Releasedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: A month ago we reported that two versions of Mandriva were coming soon after a number of its developers had left the project to form the Mageia Linux distribution after Mandriva's parent company was facing some financial hardship and its future was questionable during this period. (HowTos)

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Mandriva LiveDVDview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi AFAIK PCLOS, FEDORA and Slax yave customized tools to build a Live... in fact, I can do it with Arch or Slackware, but considering the number of existing Packages in the repos, ( Building some stuff can be a dauting task if it does not exist already... i.e. OpenCascade, for instance... (HowTos)

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Ktorrent crazy just for my accountview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Since I have installed the Mandriva Spring (2010.1), keeping my old /home partition, my Ktorrent doesn't work anymore. I have the message 'Unable to contact 127.0.0.1', and it can't can seed or leech anymore. I ran it successfully with an another account. The problem comes just with mine. (HowTos)