Linux Kernel 3.4.98 LTS Brings Updated Wireless Drivers and Better PowerPC Supportview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Greg Kroah-Hartman, the renown kernel maintainer, had the pleasure of announcing on July 9 the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.4.98 LTS (Long Term Support). (IT news)

New build, first Linux PC, what could go wrong? ;)view story

http://www.phoronix.com – Hi all, I'm new here and have not built a system since the early PC days. I hope to soon have a new rig with only Linux. It will be a budget build, but not too budget since I want a spiffy Z97 mobo and the new unclocked pentium. Surely the pentium will work with Linux. Will all Z97 boards work? (HowTos)

How to deal with worn-out USB port?view story

http://superuser.com – I have a Sony VAIO, about 5 years old, where the USB port that I use for the mouse is wearing out and making a poor/intermittent connection. I transport the unit back and forth to work every workday, and so there are two connect/disconnect cycles a day, leading to the wear. Thankfully, the unit has two other USB ports, but is there any good way to "rescue" the worn one? (HowTos)

FS: PNY GTX 560 Ti OC, LGA 775 "Q9650" Quad Core Combo, Kingston HyperX 2gb Kitview story

http://hardforum.com – PNY GTX 560 Ti OC 1GB Video Card - Comes with card only and in good working condition as well. Looking for 75 - > 70 -> 65 dollars shipped via USPS priority mail con USA. LGA 775 quad core combo for sale. Looking for 115 -> 110 dollars shipped for the whole package con USA. (Hardware)

Kubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire One AO521view story

https://www.kubuntuforums.net – Flts like a glove!!! My wife has been running a previous version of Kubuntu since I purchased that netbook for her as an XMas present in 2010. Yesterday I created a LiveUSB stick so I could install 14.04 on it. (An aside: make sure the USB stick is formatted with DOS32. (HowTos)

USB Mouse randomily stop workingview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – This is been happening for sometime but only happen once in a while, last time was like 3-4 months ago. When it happen the mouse light stay on, lsusb shows the mouse in the list, if unpluged lsusb as should doesn't see it and when plugged back in a different port it is listed again but mouse doesn't work, still it is turned on and there is the red light. I have tried restard X but no go. Restart (HowTos)

Extending life of flash drivesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have a laptop on order and am planning the install of Slackware, Fedora, and Umbuntu on flash drives. (HowTos)

Live USB freezing - starting HAL daemonview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm new to Linux and have attempted to run the latest version as a live USB on boot-up. When it gets to 'Starting HAL daemon' the PC simply freezes. I'm running this on an old Dell Dimension 4550 with a NVIDAIA GeForce4 MX420 graphics card and Windows XP. (HowTos)

Network printer doesn't work under Ubuntu 14.04view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – All 3 of my thinkpads had Ubuntu 12 installed and my printer hp Officejet Pro connected to the router worked fine as a network printer. Now I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on all my computers and the printer will not be detected any more. I can only print when the printer is directly connected to the USB port of the computer. I tried it with hplip and Samba. (HowTos)

RFA : Help need to boot with X from external USB driveview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Objective : Install Linux of an external USD HD, and use with any laptop. Accomplished : a) Installed Fedora 20 b) Verified it boots on multiple laptops c) Enabled XFCE Question : How can the installation be made intelligent to dynamically sense the video card type and load the related driver ? Intention is to carry USB drive and use any available laptop to work. Thanx C S Palkar -- (HowTos)