Peppermint Ice 20110302 is released. This version offers a fully updated system as of March 2nd, 2011 and it comes with some bug fixes and new features: like in Peppermint One, we have removed the hardware abstraction layer from this release in order to obtain better performance; the LFFL repository has been added to the […]
Enterprise software for organizations/Enterprises working on Linux is a very defined segment and service providers compete against all odds to undercut and offer ‘support’ to these niche clientele. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) as part of its services for Enterprises develops several Linux Kernels as part of a paid service, complying with GPL’s open source […]
Linux from scratch6.8 is released, This release includes numerous changes to LFS-6.7 and security fixes. It also includes editorial work on the explanatory material throughout the book, improving both the clarity and accuracy of the text.
There is much anticipation on the release of Kernel 2.6.38 in March-April as some new features for Storage Area Networks on LIO target frameworks are on offer. Interesting features such as kernel-side polling for device optimization are something most are waiting for gleefully. There are several changes including graphics upgrades, file systems with better cover […]
Well here we go, stirring the hornet’s nest again. Linux over Windows or is it Windows over Linux? Agree or disagree, advocates for both have something to say that makes it better than the other. Why? These are two sides of the same coin but we all know that heads are the favorites over tails, […]
Scientific Linux (SL) is a Linux distribution produced by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). It is a free and open source operating system based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and aims to be 100% compatible with and based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Quite often businesses view alternatives if products or services offer better Return on Investment. Open Source is one such option that is often debated in terms of better returns, lower operational costs and of course minimum breakeven time depending on the size of your organization etc. However, delving a little deeper into open source capabilities […]