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Character vs. block devices Next: Interrupts vs. PollingUp: Device Driver Basics Previous: Allocating memory There are two main types of devices under all systems, character and block devices. Linux Mint vs. Ubuntu: the Best Option? For the last few years, there has been something of a popularity contest between two well-known Linux distros: Linux Mint and Ubuntu. Both of these distributions share the same code base, as Ubuntu is based on Debian and Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu. In both instances, the distributions took the foundation that Debian built, then added their own flavor to make it more user friendly. The similarities between the two distributions go even further, in that Ubuntu packages work flawlessly on Linux Mint, just as Ubuntu PPAs work well on Linux Mint. When Linux Mint was first being developed, the degree of separation from Ubuntu was very minimal. The first few releases of Linux Mint were considered to be a "re-branded" version of Ubuntu using a slightly different desktop theme.

LINUX - Download Squad SeaMonkey, Mozilla's all-in-one Internet suite, releases new beta by Vlad Bobleanta on April 8, 2011 at 10:30 AM The SeaMonkey Project has released SeaMonkey 2.1 Beta 3, a version that makes a lot of new functionality available to a wide audience for the first time. Valve: Linux More Viable Than Windows 8 for Gaming In a presentation at Ubuntu Developer Summit currently going on in Denmark, Drew Bliss from Valve said that Linux is becoming more viable platform as an alternative to Windows 8. Windows 8 ships with its own app store and it is moving away from an open platform model. Some other points from the talk: How to manage your iPod using Rhythmbox in Ubuntu This tutorial will guide you in using Rhythmbox to manage your iPod in Ubuntu. The steps are specific to Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04) and Rhythmbox 0.10.0. Note: this post is part of the 10 Alternatives to iTunes for managing your iPod overview. By default, when you connect your iPod to your computer Rhythmbox will launch. If this is the first time you’ve used Rhythmbox you’ll be taken through a quick setup.

Block Device Drivers The HyperNews Linux KHG Discussion Pages Block Device Drivers [Note: This has not been updated since changes were made in the block device interface to support block device loadable modules. The changes shouldn't make it impossible for you to apply any of this...] 20 Linux Server Hardening Security Tips Securing your Linux server is important to protect your data, intellectual property, and time, from the hands of crackers (hackers). The system administrator is responsible for security Linux box. In this first part of a Linux server security series, I will provide 20 hardening tips for default installation of Linux system.

TestDisk Livecd TestDisk on Live rescue CDs TestDisk (not always the latest version) is included on the following free rescue CDs: ALT Linux Rescue is a weekly-updated hybrid (CD/Flash, BIOS/UEFI) image BootMed is a live CD created to help those not familiar with Linux repair or recover their Windows Computer from a Live CD, includes TestDisk tutorials. BootMed Plus is a premium live CD with built in video tutorials. TestDisk and PhotoRec are featured in BM+'s advanced menu. About FreeBSD What is FreeBSD? FreeBSD is an operating system for a variety of platforms which focuses on features, speed, and stability. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley.

Article Series on Linux Device Drivers Device Drivers, Part 17: Module Interactions This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, demonstrates various interactions with a Linux module. As Shweta and Pugs gear up for their final semester’s project on Linux drivers,… Device Drivers, Part 16: Kernel Window — Peeping through /proc This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, demonstrates the creation and usage of files under the /proc virtual filesystem.

Cool beans. I have Ubuntu 13.10 as well, and I'm gonna spend more time with it. What do you like about the latest version thus far? by williamellerbe Oct 18

Per the information I saw through Linux Today, I will be getting ready for Ubuntu 13.10 by williamellerbe Oct 16

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