GRUB (GRand Unified Boot-Loader) is a very important part of your operating system. Although, technically, it’s not actually part of the OS itself, but rather integrates itself in to file system structure.
There are a lot of pioneering technology companies. Many of them don’t pay homage, respect or contribute to open-source software. But that’s ok, not all technology companies can be expected to. And many of them, it simply is not in their business interests to do so and probably not the reason they’re involved in the […]
One of the best features of Linux is no doubt the fact that it’s free. Not just free to use, but free to use the code in whatever way you wish. Whether you choose to build something new or build on top of something that already exists, the choice is yours.
Just this week, former pioneering cellular phone company Nokia, announced that it will be slashing 10,000 jobs from its plant in Finland. Or the plant itself could possibly close. In addition to the job losses, Nokia also announced they would be dropping their Linux Research and Development section, known as Project Meltemi.
Despite the controversy over GNOME Shell and its productivity, there’s no point pretending that it doesn’t exist or hoping that GNOME Developers are spontaniously going to start developing GNOME 2.x further. GNOME Shell is here and GNOME Shell is here to stay.
Most Linux users are happy to use mainstream distributions that are readily available. Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE being the obvious choices. But there comes a time when you begin to want and expect more from your Linux operating system.
Sound is one of those portions of the Linux operating system that is often unappreciated and not even given a second thought. When examined from a technical perspective, the sound frameworks and architectures used within Linux are quite fascinating.
We live in a land of multiples. In the post-modern computer era, geeks were happy with their trusty old computer and a 56k dial-up modem. And for most households, that’s all that was available to them. And not all families and households had one. In fact, there was a time when if you had a computer, you […]