When Sony released its PlayStation 3 console in 2006, most fans were
excited by the enhanced graphics and processing power, but a
small (yet significant) group of buyers was excited about an entirely
different feature. more>>
Although I have covered a large number of science applications in the past, I haven't really looked
at too many options available within the KDE desktop environment. This has been due to my
own biases in using a GTK-based desktop environment, but now I'd like to look at some of the
packages available for people who really like to use KDE on their own
I love Linux, and if you're reading this, chances are you do too. To be
some aspects of the Linux environment are confusing.
Near the top of the list for me is the profile system. more>>
We won the battle for Linux, but we're losing the battle for
Linux turns 25 in August 2016. Linux Journal turned 21
in April 2016. (Issue #1 was
April 1994, the month Linux hit version 1.0.) We're a generation into the
history of our cause, but the fight isn't there anymore, because we won. Our
cause has achieved its effects.
OpenSwitch has joined the Linux Foundation's stable of networking projects.
This is a significant step. It means the network operating system's development will be driven
by community needs, instead of the needs of few private companies.
It seems like only yesterday that I read Jeff Bonwick's blog entry
"ZFS: The Last Word in Filesystems". It was Halloween of 2005 that
ZFS was fully integrated into Sun Microsystem's Solaris, and the filesystem
was very well received. For the readers not familiar with ZFS, it is a
combined all-purpose filesystem and volume manager. more>>