Linux-SIG Febuary 18, 2013:
We looked at the current release of PCLinux2012 just updated on 1/31/2013. I selected the MiniMe version, installed on my net-top computer. I think you will like the KDE eligance and responsiveness it brings to the Linux desktop.
We sifted through these February links:
- Penguin Origins: The History of Linux [Geek History]
- Linux & Windows 8: So Far the Penguin Is Ahead « FOSS Force
- Linux Foundation releases Windows Secure Boot fix | At long last, the Linux Foundation fix to Windows 8 Secure Boot lock-in is out
- Microsoft needs to start worrying about Chromebooks | With Windows 8 stumbling out of the gate and Google’s Linux-powered Chromebooks gaining steam, Microsoft needs to dump Windows 8 for Windows 7 on PCs the sooner the better.
- Linux on Windows 8 PCs: Some progress, but still a nuisance | Some Samsung laptops with UEFI will brick when you try to install Linux on them, others have problems, and the Linux Foundation is continuing to try to bring its fix for Windows 8 UEFI Secure Boot out.
- Chrome OS gains on Windows 8’s pains | After only a few months Acer’s Chromebook already accounts for 5 to 10 percent of Acer’s US shipments and HP will soon be launching its own Chromebook.
- Petter Reinholdtsen: First prototype ready making hardware easier to use in Debian
- Professional Graphics Creation on Linux | Some of Linux’s most brilliant crown jewels are professional-quality graphics-creation applications.
- Pros and Cons of a Ubuntu Rolling Release – Abandoning the time-based release schedule could provide easier access to bleeding-edge technology, but would it sacrifice stability?
- Netstat: network analysis and troubleshooting, explained | Pinehead.TV
- Real Time Interactive IP LAN Monitoring with IPTraf Tool This article guides you on how to install IPTraf monitoring tool using YUM command.
My Latest Pi Links:
- Flavours of Pi We all know really that Pi has one flavour and that’s Raspberry. The Raspberry Pi which has turned out to be a celebrity in the computing world with …
- Raspberry Pi Foundation receives Google grant for Schools | 15,000 Raspberry Pi’s provided to UK Schools as part of Google Giving
- XBMC 12 released – includes Raspberry Pi and Android support | XBMC 12 Frodo also includes Live TV and PVR functionality along with the RPi and Android support
- How to Build a Raspberry Pi File Server – A step by step guide to setting up your Raspberry Pi to share files to every computer on your network.
- Everyday Linux User: Everyday Linux User Guide To Setting Up The Raspberry PI The everyday linux user guide to setting up the Raspberry PI
- Everyday Linux User: Everyday Linux User Guide To Setting Up The Internet On The Raspberry PI how to connect to the internet using the Raspberry PI
- Everyday Linux User: Everyday Linux User guide to installing applications on the Raspberry PI For seasoned Linux users downloading applications is second nature but for people coming to Linux for the first time and especially users whose first experience of Linux is the Raspberry PI it isn’t necessarily obvious how to install new applications.
- Raspberry Pi gets an open source educational manual Been staring at that Raspberry Pi trying to figure out where to start? You’re hardly alone.
- Raspberry Pi, a Computer Tinkerer’s Dream – NYTimes.com Raspberry Pi, a tiny computer that sells for $35, was created to teach students how computers work.
- Raspberry Pi camera module sneak peak, and Model A unboxing | Raspberry Pi
- The MagPi