Infrastructure Linux News for May 28, 2010
Manual disk partitioning guide for Linux Mint 9 and Ubuntu 10.04 (May 28, 2010, 22:32)
Linux BSDos: "The installation program on
Ubuntu 10.04 and Linux Mint 9 are the same. And that's because
Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu. So if you install one, which
involves a simple seven-step process, you can use the same
instructions to install the other."
Installing Android on the iPhone - The Complete Guide (May 28, 2010, 22:02)
Tech Source: "Do you feel jealous of your
Android-using friends? Are you sick and tired of your iPhone's
locked up OS? Are you fearless enough to install Android on the
Is there a replacement for Facebook? (May 28, 2010, 21:32)
Cyber Cynic: "Facebook claims to have more than
400 million active users. In fact, according to Web analytics firm
Alexa, only Google is a more popular site. So, with all that going
for it, why are so many users unhappy, with one poll showing that
more than half of Facebook users are thinking about leaving?"
Tiny Core Linux - I have sound (and more)! (May 28, 2010, 21:02)
Click: "It's not usually a big deal, getting
sound working in Linux or BSD. In my case, however, my laptop's
internal sound module is dead, and I've substituted a USB sound
module from DealExtreme.com that costs about $2."
Tech Comics: "Quick Start Guide to the NCC-1701-D" (May 28, 2010, 20:02)
Tech Comics: "What should you do when borgs try
to assimilate you?"
Editor's Note: Funniest, Most Expensive, Best, and All-Time Number One Linux Today Stories (May 28, 2010, 19:02)
Linux Today archives go all the way back to the very beginning
in 1998. Here are a few choice stories to share, from the funniest
to the most expensive LT story ever to the most popular story,
which also gives a prescient peek into Apple's turn towards extreme
World's Funniest Windows Error Messages (May 28, 2010, 18:02)
Tech Source: "We all know how it sucks to see
error messages. If you have been using Windows all your life, you
have probably seen lots of them already."
Sugar on a Stick 'Mirabelle' gets sweeter with Fedora Linux (May 28, 2010, 17:32)
Netstat -vat: "One of the important things to
remember with Fedora Linux is that it is a platform on which
solutions can be built. One such solution is the Sugar On A
The Spring 2010 Linux Distro Scorecard (May 28, 2010, 17:02)
Linux.com: "Which Linux distro should I use?
It's one of the most common questions for new and aspiring Linux
users. There's so many to choose from, how can you pick the right
one? Let's see if we can help clear it up a little and help you
choose between all the other major distros."
Download YouTube Videos in Ubuntu Without Any Dedicated Application (May 28, 2010, 16:02)
Tech Drive-In: "How to download YouTube videos
in Ubuntu is probably among the first things a newbie Ubuntu user
will ask for. There are simply a number of application to do the
same, but there is an even better way."
Acer unveils Android smartphone and teases with a tablet (May 28, 2010, 13:32)
Linux Devices: "Acer announced an Android 2.1
smartphone called the Stream, offering a 1GHz Snapdragon, a
3.7-inch AMOLED WVGA display, and a five-megapixel camera."
Firefox Sync Coming 'Home' to iPhone (May 28, 2010, 12:02)
Datamation: "What happens when you use a
different browser on your desktop than the one you use on your
iPad's Popularity Comes at Netbooks' Expense (May 28, 2010, 00:02)
Enterprise Mobile Today: "Nearly one in three
buyers who had been considering a netbook did their evaluations and
then bought an Apple iPad tablet instead, according to a survey of
more than a thousand U.S. consumers by the consumer electronics
review site Retrevo."