Time For a New Computer? With Linux Maybe You Don't Need It.view story

http://www.humans-enabled.com – According to this article on wikipedia.org, "As of the end of August 2010, Windows XP is the most widely used operating system in the world with a 53.1% market share".Now that's a lot of computers! As a technology expert, I know my way around computers, and I also know Windows XP. And something else I really know, is how SLOW any Windows computer gets over time. (HowTos)

Easily Building Software for Multiple Distributions and Platformsview story

http://news.opensuse.org – In a little over a month, the openSUSE conference 2010 will start under the title “collaboration accross borders”. This article highlights one of the main topics at this conference — a truly border-crossing technology called the Build Service. (Distributions)

LXer: Elementary Modification of the KDESC 4.4+ Default Login (KDM & KSplash)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: An attempt on a more unified login experience on KDE. I was thinking that a change of the background of the KDM Login screen & the Splash screen that follows would do the trick. In the process I learned a few more things that I decided to share. Read More... (HowTos)

Problem mounting NFS shareview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I just installed RHEL 6 Beta 2 on an extra workstation. The installation process is more streamlined than in previous iterations including the elimination, it seems, of running any first boot utility post-install. This takes away the option of turning iptables off out of the gate. (HowTos)

Links 20/9/2010: “Sent Using Ubuntu”, OpenOffice.org Succeeds at Fullerton Indiaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Ballnux LG takes Optimus into Android prime time LG Electronics today launched two new member for the Optimus smartphone series – but only one is coming to the UK. Marketed for first-time smartphone users, the LG Optimus One and Optimus Chic use Froyo, the latest Android (General)

[ubuntu] Ad-hoc with iphone tetheringview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am trying to create a wifi network based around my ubuntu laptop with my iphone 3g tethered to it by usb cable for an internet connection. I would like to be able to share this internet connection with other devices that connect to this network and and perform various other network functions between devices on this network such as smb file sharing and ssh. (HowTos)

[SOLVED] How to set default applications systemwide?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Dear all,I could not find information on this by a quickish search. For example, PDF files seem to be opened by GIMP by default instead of Evince, regardless of whether I'm using XFCE or Openbox, Iceweasel or Midori (BTW, Midori is splendid when I'm using a slow mobile broadband connection). (HowTos)

[kubuntu] Can Dolphin swim through networks?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I seem to be having trouble getting my laptop running Kubuntu to browse through to my Samba shares on my desktop. I try browsing to it through dolphin and it either doesn't show up the domain/workgroup or it will but shows nothing inside of it. (HowTos)

Links 17/9/2010: Software Freedom Day, Firefox 4 Preview Ravesview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop 4 Ways to Give Desktop Linux a Test-Drive That desktop Linux offers myriad compelling advantages for business users is no longer the subject of much debate. (General)

share device over networkview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – hi all I have a acer laptop with a built in cam, ( cam is cystal eye ) Can I access that cam over my network ? what software can i use to access, I used USB over network which works well for our USb cams. Can the device be shared TT ( karl ) (HowTos)