Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 10/16/2009 - 16:29
Bucking the historical trend of comparing desktop Linux with Windows, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth recently told journalist Bruce Byfield that he was looking to Mac OS X as the operating system to beat for future Ubuntu releases — particularly in the areas of usability and user experience. Now that Ubuntu 9.04 is out, how does it
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 10/16/2009 - 16:21
As a user of Ubuntu myself I am interested in the upcoming Karmic Koala version of Ubuntu. My machine is an Intel Core 2 Macbook 2,1, with the Intel video processor. Currently I am using 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) with a 2.6.30 kernel. I tried upgrading to 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) once but it turned out to be a little nightmare. I was used to stable video performance with Compiz-Fusion, but graphics in 9.04 turned out to be very slow. I could not get it back to as it was in 8.10, despite the tutorials.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 10/16/2009 - 16:17
Fixstars has announced the release of Yellow Dog Linux 6.2, a CentOS-based distribution designed for the Apple PowerPC and Sony PlayStation machines: "Fixstars today announced the immediate availability of Yellow Dog Linux 6.2, delivering several updates and improvements making it simpler to install, faster, and easier to use.
Submitted by linuxopjemac on Fri, 10/16/2009 - 16:15
CRUX PPC 2.5 is out. CRUX PPC can be installed on Apple NewWorld (both 32 and 64bit) PowerPC, YDL Powerstation, Genesi PegasosII and EFIKA, ACube Sam440ep, IBM RS/6000 CHRP and pSeries servers. CRUX PPC includes support for laptop-specific features, extended hardware support and server tools.