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Linux News for May 30, 2010

  • The Spring 2010 Linux Distro Scorecard (Part 2) (2010-05-30 23:04:31)
    Linux.com: ""Zonker" picks up right where he left off yesterday. In this Spring's Linux Distro Scorecard, he provides brief reviews of Debian, Fedora, Linux Mint, Mandriva, openSUSE, Slackware and Ubuntu. Today, we get his take on the final three, and he delivers the payoff"

  • 8 of the best photo managers for Linux (2010-05-30 19:04:31)
    TechRadar: "Since the arrival of consumer digital cameras, hard drives have been filling up with images of every social occasion, no matter how boring."

  • MeeGo Netbook Performance: It's Beating Ubuntu & Co (2010-05-30 15:04:31)
    Phoronix: "The MeeGo operating system as a joint project between Intel and Nokia was announced back in February. An initial test release was made available in early April, but yesterday's MeeGo 1.0 release is the first where they are providing a stable netbook version."

  • Launchy vs. GNOME Do vs. Kupfer (2010-05-30 11:04:31)
    MakeTechEasier: "To many people, application launchers are not really worth much attention. After all, it's just a box to type in a command, right? Perhaps that used to be it, but these days there are some tiny programs that can make a huge difference in productivity."

  • The Courage to Screw Up: Why DIY Is Good for You (2010-05-30 07:04:31)
    Huffington Post: "And while no two DIYers are alike, in general they're an upbeat and friendly group that shares a special trait: the courage to screw up."

  • Dependency-based & Event-based init daemons and launchd (2010-05-30 03:04:31)
    Scott James Remnant: "With the recent announcement of systemd, I've noticed some increased confusion around Upstart and what it means to be an event-based init daemon. Now seems as good a time as any to try and clear that up by describing what I mean by that."