This Oracle-Sun deal is like a galactic collision that promises to shake up the global tech industry.
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A simple tutorial that will help your tablet digital pen to work on a GNU-powered machine.
It has been around for more than a year, but is Android set to make open source the standard for mobile phone operating systems? We take a closer look.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to an application called PhotoRec, which helps you recover deleted data.
Taking the Ulteo Virtual Desktop for a test run.
SimplyMEPIS, just like PCLinuxOS, once had an edge over the mainstream distros, thanks to its being geared towards desktop and ease-of-use factors. Does it still hold that edge? We take a look at the latest version 8 and find out.
Dreamlinux 3.5: Debian’s goodness, with a revamped user interface and out-of-the-box multimedia support.
What do you expect from a perfect desktop operating system? Things to work out-of-the-box, I suppose. Well, Pardus 2008.2 works like a charm!
…but is that enough? PCLinuxOS 2009.1 has finally been released after a wait of almost two years. We take a look at how the new version of this former Distrowatch topper fares.
The FreeBSD projects boast of the most stable operating system kernel in the world. Created from the University of Berkeley’s BSD4.4Lite sources, it’s a valid claim. And when such a kernel is blended with one of the most comfortable userlands of the world, magic happens. Ladies and gentlemen, we bring to you PC-BSD, a perfect fusion of BSD’s kernel and GNU’s userland—an operating system that’s aesthetic, pleasurable and complete in every aspect, and which has been designed keeping the assassination of Microsoft in mind.