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Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 27, 2008

  • KMess - MSN Messenger Client for KDE in openSUSE Linux (Aug 27, 2008, 21:31)
    SUSE & openSUSE: "The strength of KMess is it’s integration with the KDE desktop environment, focus on MSN Messenger specific features and an easy-to-use interface."

  • A Story of My Migration to Fedora (Aug 27, 2008, 20:01)
    Spread Fedora: "Why should I migrate, I am satisfied from my operating system now. Could I lose data on my computer? Is it possible just to see that thing and if I like it I would give it a try?"

  • Getting to Know Ubuntu Lite (Aug 27, 2008, 17:31)
    DeviceGuru: "I've long been a sucker for small-footprint Linux distributions. So naturally, I thought it would be interesting to explore the latest version of "Ubuntulite.""

  • One Less Windows User (Aug 27, 2008, 17:01)
    LinuxInsider: "After nearly five years, I needed to update my personal computer. My old Dell Inspiron has long since been rendered quaint by advances in processor speed and hard drive capacity. Rather than buy a new machine running Windows Vista or take the Mac plunge, I decided to walk the open source walk."

  • 10 Useful Ubuntu Keyboard Shortcuts That You Might Not Know (Aug 27, 2008, 16:31)
    MakeUseOf: "Previously, Mark has covered some of the essential keyboard shortcuts for Windows, Firefox, Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Reader. In this post, we are going to look at some of the useful keyboard shortcuts for Ubuntu."

  • MEPIS is Coming Back (Aug 27, 2008, 16:01)
    Practical Technology: "I'm pleased to report that one of my favorite desktop Linux distributions, MEPIS, is returning. The beta of the next version, MEPIS 8, is now available."

  • The Microsoft-Novell Deal and Trust in Princes (Aug 27, 2008, 15:31)
    Datamation: "Ever since the open source section of the community set out to woo business in the late 1990s, many involved with FOSS have been unsure how to regard business. And they are even less sure how it actually works."

  • Interesting Side Project: Setting up an Edubuntu Machine For a Special Friend (Aug 27, 2008, 15:01)
    JBCobb.net: "I figured that a series of video lessons might work and so I made a handful just to show that while this isn't Windows, this is a very usable OS. This is for people who don't know what an OS is."

  • Frag 'em in Your Own Backyard With Sauerbraten (Aug 27, 2008, 10:01)
    Linux.com: "This open source game might not have the visual finesse of other FPSes, but what it lacks in the graphics department, Sauerbraten more than makes up for with its various single and multiplayer modes, including an experimental role-playing game mode, and a unique WYSIWYG in-game map editor. Sauerbraten blends the best of FPSes like Quake and Max Payne..."

  • Ubuntu Linux Christian Edition 4.0 available (Aug 27, 2008, 07:01)
    Linux vs. Windows vs. Mac: "BibleTime has been added in this release; also you have more resources for BibleTime and Gnomesword."

  • Beyond Linux From Scratch 6.3 Packed with New Refinements (Aug 27, 2008, 05:31)
    Softpedia: "The BLFS Development Team has recently announced the launch of BLFS 6.3 (Beyond Linux From Scratch) along with many new package additions, as well as updates and various adjustments."

  • 25 Coolest and Funniest Tux Wallpapers (Aug 27, 2008, 02:31)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "People just can't get enough of Tux, the world-renowned penguin mascot of Linux. I'm saying this because my collection of "30 Coolest and Funniest Tux Icons" has already received a mind-blowing number of hits in just a short period of time."

  • 30 Coolest and Funniest Tux Icons (Aug 27, 2008, 01:31)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "Perhaps seeing my collection of "30 Coolest and Funniest Tux Icons" can somehow help explain why Tux is so adored."

  • Display Your ArchLinux Theme Information Automatically (Aug 27, 2008, 00:31)
    Binary codes: "...its a hassle everytime you post a screenie in the monthly screenshot thread. Instead, wouldn't it be better if we could somehow automatically include all the details in the screenshot itself?"