Linux Newbie Guide: Shortcuts And Commands Linux Shortcuts and Commands: Linux Newbie Administrator Guideby Stan and Peter Klimas This is a practical selection of the commands we use most often. md5sum.exe Open an MS-DOS window and go to the directory of the show you want to check. When you are in that directory, type: md5sum -c [filename].md5 You must insert the name of the .md5 file [without the brackets]. Below is an example of a successful md5sum check:
SliTaz SliTaz GNU/Linux is a light-weight, community-based Linux distribution suitable for use on older hardware or as a Live CD or Live USB. System requirements SliTaz GNU/Linux is supported on all machines based on the i486 or x86 Intel compatible processors. The Live CD has four variants of SliTaz, requiring from 192 MB of RAM for the Core system to 48 MB for a text mode and X Window System. Slitaz can even run in 16 megabytes of RAM and a little swap memory.  SliTaz can be booted from a Live CD, Live USB, floppy disk, or a local area network, or can be installed, requiring approximately 100 MB of hard disk space. Release history Gallery
GTD and KDE in Linux Just wanted to share a good news, especially if you are a Linux and KDE user. Looking around the information today, there is a project sponsored by Google’sSummer of Code concentrated on implementing Getting Things Done methodology in KDE‘s email client, Kontact. Kontact is what I used in my work laptop and love it a lot as an organizer and email client, especially the functionality of assigning shortcut keys to do different filtering – for instance I assigned several shortcuts for moving mails to different context folders, and file mails into different folders for GTD. Fedora Linux capitulates to Microsoft boot certificate IDG News Service - In order to get its Linux distribution to run on the next generation of secured desktop computing hardware, the Fedora Project will obtain a digital signature from Microsoft, a developer from the project announced Wednesday. "This isn't an attractive solution, but it is a workable one," wrote Matthew Garrett in a blog post on Wednesday. "We came to the conclusion that every other approach was unworkable." The next release of the open-source distribution, Fedora 18, due in November, will be the first version able to run on computers that use UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), which requires the operating system to furnish a digital key before it can be run by the machine. With the growing adoption of UEFI among hardware developers -- largely at the behest of Microsoft -- the Fedora Project faced a number of alternatives, none of them completely satisfying, Garrett said. Fedora could ignore the request for a digital certificate.
Puppy Linux Last Update: 2016-08-01 05:24 UTC OS Type: LinuxBased on: IndependentOrigin: AustraliaArchitecture: i386, x86_64Desktop: JWM, OpenboxCategory: Desktop, Old Computers, Live Medium, NetbooksStatus: ActivePopularity: 20 (521 hits per day) Puppy Linux is yet another Linux distribution. What's different here is that Puppy is extraordinarily small, yet quite full-featured. Puppy boots into a ramdisk and, unlike live CD distributions that have to keep pulling stuff off the CD, it loads into RAM. This means that all applications start in the blink of an eye and respond to user input instantly. Puppy Linux has the ability to boot off a flash card or any USB memory device, CDROM, Zip disk or LS/120/240 Superdisk, floppy disks, internal hard drive.
Internet U.S. Army soldiers "surfing the Internet" at Forward Operating Base Yusifiyah, Iraq The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link several billion devices worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global scope, linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless, and optical networking technologies. GNOME vs. KDE: The Latest Round — Datamation.com Most free software users have long ago made their decision about whether they prefer the GNOME or KDE desktop. However, with the release of GNOME 3 this week, the choice requires a new answer. Now, both GNOME and KDE have versions that are radically different from those each had a few years ago.
Mavizen's 130 MPH TTX02 Electric Motorcycle Runs on Linux Photo: Mavizen Why did you stop? Well, I was recompiling my kernel and got a segfault... Debian GNU/Linux Last Update: 2016-02-03 06:20 UTC The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system is called Debian. Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel. Linux is a completely free piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. Application software Application software is all the computer software that causes a computer to perform useful tasks beyond the running of the computer itself. A specific instance of such software is called a software application, application program, application or app. The term is used to contrast such software with system software, which manages and integrates a computer's capabilities but does not directly perform tasks that benefit the user.