Archive for September, 2008

How Linux Distros Configure and Manage LVM

How Linux Distros Configure and Manage LVM

This is part 2 of a multi-part series on Linux logical volume management. If you are not already familiar with LVM, you may read part 1 here We are huge fans of Linux logical volume management, and if you know just the basic benefits of using it, you will understand why. In spite of the benefits, most Linux desktop distributions, […]

The Benefits of Using Linux Logical Volume Manager

This is the first of a three-part series, designed to introduce new users to the concept of logical volume management in Linux. To have the others delivered automatically to you, you may subscribe to our RSS feed by clicking on the RSS icon diagonally above this paragraph Logical Volume Management is a method of partitioning hard disk drives that provides […]

Graphical Firewall Clients for Linux Desktops

Graphical Firewall Clients for Linux Desktops

The Linux kernel has a built-in firewall called IPTables. Therefore, regardless of your (Linux) distro of choice, the firewall in use will always be the same. But while some distros ship with a gui client to configure and manage the firewall, others do not. Fedora, Mandriva, Parsix, and Sabayon, are example of Linux distros that install a graphical firewall client […]

Qt 4.4.2 Released

Qt 4.4.2 Released

Trolltech ASA has announced the release of the commercial and open source editions of Qt 4.4.2. Qt is a cross-platform C++ development framework for desktop and embedded applications.

Elisa 0.5.10 Released

Elisa 0.5.10 Released

The Elisa development team has announced the availability of Elisa Media Center 0.5.10. This latest update, codenamed “Fallout”, and coming just one week after the release of version 0.5.9, comes with the usual bug fixes and several new features.

Elisa 0.5.9 Released

Elisa 0.5.9 Released

Elisa Media Center version 0.5.9, codenamed “Confrontation”, has been released. Elisa Media Center is a cross-platform media center application developed by Fluendo S.L of Spain. This latest version comes with the usual set of bug fixes, and several new features.