Linux powers 91% of the worlds top supercomputers With the biannual list of the top 500 supercomputers the world over released, the following screenshot of a graph showing the operating systems used in those 500 peta-flop crunching machines, and produced by the University of California Berkeley, makes for an impressive visual glance at Linux’s dominance in Super Computing. Check it out in its full interactive form @ to get down and dirty with the stats behind it. LFS - News Bruce Dubbs - 2013/08/16 The Linux From Scratch community is pleased to announce the release of LFS Version 7.4-rc1. This is the first release candidate on the road to LFS-7.4. It is a major release with toolchain updates to binutils, glibc, and gcc. In total, 32 packages were updated from LFS-7.3 and changes to bootscripts and text have been made throughout the book. We encourage all users to read through this release of the book and test the instructions so that we can make the final release as good as possible.
Other versions Donate HomeOther versions Stable variants: Latest public beta release: Anatomy of the Linux kernel Given that the goal of this article is to introduce you to the Linux kernel and explore its architecture and major components, let's start with a short tour of Linux kernel history, then look at the Linux kernel architecture from 30,000 feet, and, finally, examine its major subsystems. The Linux kernel is over six million lines of code, so this introduction is not exhaustive. Use the pointers to more content to dig in further. A short tour of Linux history While Linux is arguably the most popular open source operating system, its history is actually quite short considering the timeline of operating systems.
Command-line reference A-Z To find information about a command, on the A-Z button menu at the top of this page, click the letter that the command starts with, and then click the command name. In addition to the tools installed with Windows XP, there are over 40 support tools included on the Windows XP CD. You can use these tools to diagnose and resolve computer problems. For more information about these support tools, see Windows Support Tools For information about installing support tools, see Install Windows Support Tools For more information about changes to the functionality of MS-DOS commands, new command-line tools, command shell functionality, configuring the command prompt, and automating commmand-line tasks, see Command-line reference Some command-line tools require the user to have administrator-level privileges on source and/or target computers.
JeOSVMBuilder Ubuntu Release: JeOS 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) - (Note : JeOS is discontinued as a standalone product. An equivalent installation can be done now with the standard Ubuntu Server installer by pressing F4 at the first screen) This page documents the building of a virtual appliance using Ubuntu Server Edition's JeOS and vmbuilder. It is an update of the original article, covering the same process, but using Ubuntu's vmbuilder.
index Welcome to the DARPA Open Catalog, which contains a curated list of DARPA-sponsored software and peer-reviewed publications. DARPA sponsors fundamental and applied research in a variety of areas including data science, cyber, anomaly detection, etc., which may lead to experimental results and reusable technology designed to benefit multiple government domains. The DARPA Open Catalog organizes publicly releasable material from DARPA programs. DARPA has an open strategy to help increase the impact of government investments.
Easy Debian This package, when installed on your tablet or phone, will give you OpenOffice.org, Gimp, the LXDE Desktop Environment, Evince, Firefox (called Iceweasel in Debian) with Java and Flash support, printing support, and access to thousands of precompiled applications from Debian that can be easily browsed and downloaded to your hand-held device. All these applications will be installed in an image file containing the Debian operation system without interfering with Maemo, but taking advantage of its infrastructure and connectivity. This package will give you all of these applications without any need for installing dependencies or other applications, and it should work on the Nokia N800, N810 and N900 mobile devices.  What you need: You need 2.5 GB free on one of your memory cards, although after installing, you will only need 2 GB. You need to keep your expectations reasonable.
The Best Linux Distros On this page you will find the best Linux distros for various purposes. We've taken the effort to categorize them and picked only those we believe to be the best ones and which will most likely be useful to you. One of the most popular general-use distributions with one of the largest selections of software.
En:DebianInstall - YaCyWiki Installation on Debian-based GNU/Linux operating systems is easy using our Debian repository: Create a debian source list file for YaCy sources: echo 'deb ./' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yacy.list 67 Open Source Replacements for Really Expensive Applications Why spend thousands or even hundreds or thousands of dollars on a closed source application when you can get a comparable open source app for free? Even if you need commercial support, many open source programs now offer paid support that costs much less than the alternatives. For this list, we looked for quality, open source alternatives to software that has a reputation for being expensive. Whenever possible, we included MSRPs for the expensive software, though in some cases, the pricing scheme is so complicated that it's nearly impossible to pin down. We published a similar list last year, and we've updated and expanded the list for 2011. If you have suggestions for next year's list, feel free to note them in the comments section below.
15+ Awesome Open Source Graphics Software List Cenon – Cenon is a graphical tool of a special kind. Build upon a modular graphical core, Cenon offers a wide variety of possibilities and applications. The best of all, the Cenon core is free software, available with full source codes, and at home on many computer platforms. It is capable of doing Desktop publishing, vector graphic transformation etc. Dia – Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program ‘Visio’, though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams.