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Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)

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openSUSE Conference 2010 Impressionview story

http://news.opensuse.org – For those who couldn’t make it to the actual event, here is a little impression of the openSUSE conference. Of course, the many blogs on planet openSUSE and the cool special conference section in the latest openSUSE Weekly News have already given most of you a taste. However, there’s always more to be had and videos are a great way to share the atmosphere of a conference. (Distributions)

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GRUB: Cannot find list of partitions && /usr/sbin/grub-setup: errorview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I use four partitions on my machine: first and second for different Linux systems, third for data and fourth for swap. On the first partition I installed Mint. By default it used GRUB installed on /dev/sda. Then I installed Slackware on the second partition. I decided to put LILO on /dev/sda. In result I lost access to GRUB and Mint. (HowTos)

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networking between #! and win xpview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hey guys, im new #! and linux user, so im wondering is there way to connect those two machines with network cable in order to share files between them? (HowTos)

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Links 25/10/2010: Mac OS X Lion Allegedly Copies GNU/Linux, Clang Builds Linux 2.6.36view story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Mac OS X Lion Features Are Ubuntu Rip-Off Let’s look at Mac OS X Lion’s first “innovation” they introduced: multitouch gestures. (General)

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autofs hostname lookup failed: Name or service not knownview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am banging my head against the wall on this one. I am running a debian squeeze server, and have autofs 5.0.4 installed. One of my scripts (autofs executable files) is trying to mount some of my LAN hosts. The host mount fine at start, but when unmounted automatically, it will not mount again. (HowTos)

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5 extensions to tweet right from Google chromeview story

http://www.chaaps.com – Are you one among the few who hate the new twitter or are you just lazy to go to the twitter website? Then these extensions can Give you a great helping hand! Chromed Bird To be summarized, Chromed Bird is simply A better alternative to the twitter web. (General)

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25 Tools to Improve Your Website’s Usabilityview story

http://www.hongkiat.com – Usability testing is test conducted to collect feedback and information from your website’s visitors or regular readers that can be very useful for future website revamp, enhancement or other adjustments. (General)

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[ubuntu] I cant get nfs workingview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am trying to share two folders on my linux NAS drive with my minimal ubuntu linux install of xbmc but so far failing. On the NAS I intend to share Code:   /home/Public/eDownloader/TV  /home/Public/eDownloader/movies I have edited the Exports file to:- Code: /home/Public/eDownloader/movies 192.168.1.111(rw,no_wdelay,sync,insecure,no_root_squash,no_all_squash,no_subtree_ch (HowTos)

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Evidence That Apple May be Behind GNU/Linux in the Desktop Market (Internationally)view story

http://techrights.org – Steve Ballmer’s presentation slidefrom 2009 shows GNU/Linux as bigger than Apple on the desktop Summary: The company of gadgets and supposedly shiny things does not perform as well as US market surveys (which Apple helps fund) would have one believe ONCE in a few months we remind people that Apple is too small a player on the desktop and hardly a threat to GNU/Linux. (General)