]> CLUE - Operating Systems http://www.cluecan.ca/taxonomy/term/80/0 en Montreal Based compact Linux distribution: CDlinux new version released, Top 60 at distrowatch http://www.cluecan.ca/node/749 <p>(from Distrowatch.com) </p> <p>Ben Zhao has announced the release of CDlinux 0.9.1, a minimalist live CD with Xfce and support for several languages: "CDlinux 0.9.1 was released today. This is a yet another big leap towards CDlinux 1.0, integrating many new features and enhancements, including: a new GUI installation and upgrade wizard; rewrite the 'persistent mode' code and save persistent data as Squashfs; replace Fcitx with SCIM to support input method for more locales; add full support for German, French, Japanese and Russian; add support for 'Safe Graphics Mode' in case native X.Org driver fails; determine better whether to run in RAM or loop mode; some fine-tuning to improve performance on machines with low memory; many package upgrades, including Linux kernel 2.6.28.4, Firefox 3.0.6, Ghostscript 8.64, GIMP 2.6.4, JRE 6u12, Wine 1.1.14." Read the release announcement and release notes for more details. Download the "Community" or the "Standard" edition from here: CDlinux_CE-0.9.1.iso (203MB, MD5), CDlinux-0.9.1.iso.gz (68.5MB, MD5).</p> From and about CLUE Operating Systems Montréal LUG Discuss Tue, 17 Feb 2009 10:34:37 -0500 BSD, The Best Software Program Ever Written: InformationWeek http://www.cluecan.ca/node/367 <p>While the InformationWeek article does talk about Unix/Linux in general as the top entry of its 12 greatest software programs of all time, it singles out BSD4.3 as the heart of the system's greatness and global significance.</p> CLUE blogs Operating Systems FOSS in the News Mon, 14 Aug 2006 10:36:47 -0400 Ex-Mac Users Migrating to Linux http://www.cluecan.ca/node/299 <p>Each time I see a MacBook Pro or black MacBook, I want one. Then I sit down at my Linux desktop machine and do a little research about OS X and Apple and I always come to the same conclusion: choice on Apple hardware is limited. It would seem others are beginning to come to the same conclusion:</p> CLUE blogs Operating Systems Thu, 29 Jun 2006 14:45:03 -0400 Taking Backups Using tar command in Linux and unix http://www.cluecan.ca/node/232 <p>The tar backup program is an archiving program designed to store and extract files from an archive file known as a tarfile. A tarfile may be made on a tape drive; however, it is also common to write a tarfile to a normal file. </p> <p><a href="http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/tarbackup.htm">Read Full article here</a></p> CLUE blogs Linux in BC Operating Systems Server Applications Desktop Applications Kamloops LUG North Island LUG Okanagan LUG South Okanagan LUG Vancouver LinuxChix Discuss Wed, 19 Apr 2006 03:30:39 -0400 Linux at the SHARE user group meeting in Seattle http://www.cluecan.ca/node/98 <p><a href="http://www.share.org">SHARE</a> is the North American user group for users of IBM mainframe (aka System z) servers. SHARE (not an acronym, it is what we do) has a very active Linux program covering Linux in general and Linux on mainframes. SHARE has two meetings per year and I made two presentations at <a href="http://www.share.org/events/Seattle/">SHARE this week in Seattle</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.vm.ibm.com/devpages/jelliott/pdfs/s9200jea.pdf">Open Computing and Linux</a> provides an overview of Open Computing and Linux from the "IBM point of view".</p> <p><a href="http://www.vm.ibm.com/devpages/jelliott/pdfs/s9202jea.pdf">Linux on IBM System z</a> provides an overview of virtualization and server consolidation and how Linux on System z can be used in this environment.</p> Operating Systems International Tue, 07 Mar 2006 20:24:42 -0500 Linux and OpenOffice in Laptop Magazine http://www.cluecan.ca/node/89 <p><a href=¨ http://www.laptopmag.com">Laptop Magazine</a> is a good example of the mainstream IT media's approach to FOSS. It's neither hostile or friendly and generally responds to what its readers are doing.</p> <p>Until recently the magazine hasn't done much on FOSS, but a couple of articles have indicates one more example of FOSS perception moving from curiosity to gadget to mainstream.</p> <p>In an <a href="http://laptopmag.com/Review/OpenOffice-2-0.htm">article published online</a>, last month OpenOffice.org was named the magazine's top download of the month and received an editor's choice award:</p> Operating Systems Desktop Applications FOSS in the News Product Reviews Sun, 19 Feb 2006 10:10:55 -0500 Complete Debian Server Setup Guide or tutorials http://www.cluecan.ca/node/65 <p>This is atep by step tutorials how to setup Debian server this includes </p> <p>Debian Installation<br /> FTP Server Setup in debian<br /> Webserver Setup in Debian<br /> Samba Server Setup in Debian<br /> Database Server Setup in Debian<br /> Time clock sync for debian server<br /> Mail Server Configuration in Debian<br /> VNC Server setup in Debian<br /> Proxy Server Setup in Debian<br /> SSH Server Setup in Debian<br /> tftp Server Setup in Debian<br /> DHCP Server Setup in Debian<br /> IPtables Configuration in Debian<br /> DNS Server Setup in debian </p> <p><a href="http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/debianserver.htm">Complete Debian Server Setup tutoria</p> Operating Systems Discuss Fri, 10 Feb 2006 09:38:21 -0500 Interview: Dru Lavigne, BSD Certification Group http://www.cluecan.ca/node/42 <p><a href="http://business.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/01/13/173233&amp;from=rss">Interview: Dru Lavigne, BSD Certification Group</a> - <em >The BSD Certification Group (BSDCG) is a non-profit organization established to create and maintain a global certification standard for system administration on BSD-based operating systems. After a year of work, the group behind the BSD Certification project plans to complete the process for the first certification (BSD Associate) in the first half of this year, with the first exam to be available by the second quarter. We interviewed Dru Lavigne, BSD advocate and creator of the initiative.</em> [<a href="http://www.newsforge.com/">Newsforge</a>]</p> Operating Systems Interviews About the Community Education & Certification Fri, 20 Jan 2006 09:13:29 -0500