10 years ago Linux news (Sep, 1998)...

Below are some Linux news which were on top 10 years ago at e-news sites of of that time. Preparing this post I didn’t know that it would be so interesting and cognitive operation to dig in old news, to find workable links to headlines below. Well, sometimes this is more interesting and astonishing than we can find today in e-newspapers… Hats off to Linux!. Intel and Netscape have announced […]

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Speedlinks - 18 September 2008

Below are the links which caught my eye this week, I hope that some of them will be useful and interesting for you… Canonical Store is to sell multimedia codecs for Ubuntu. Codecs are developed by Fluendo and Cyberlink. It is still possible to do sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras and get that staff installed… In A comparative look at compact sysadmin distributions article Cory Buford shares the observations he got […]

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Try Google Chrome in Linux

There is still no native Linux support of newly unveiled browser Google Chrome but guys from CodeWeavers prepared the port of Chromium (official name of Google Chome for Linux). This staff is already available for downloading as DEB packages for Ubuntu (32-bit and 64-bit), as RPM for RedHat, Fedora, CentOS etc. as well as self installable script for any other Linux distribution. Well, after quick testings there are no doubts […]

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Google + Water-based Data Centres = Computer Navy?!

Well, Google is considering to deploy data centres necessary to operate their search engine on barges powering and cooling computers… Sounds strangely? Just read below!

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FAQ: How to disable/remap a keyboard key in Linux?

Q: How can I disable one or several keys of my laptop keyboard in Linux? When I press DELETE key it gets stuck and deletes everything A: No problem! You can use the following command to remap or disable any key of your keyboard: xmodmap -e ‘keycode <value>=<action>’ For example, run the following to disable your DELETE key: xmodmap -e ‘keycode 107=’. BTW you can get keycode that corresponds to […]

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