"LFY June 2011" tag
It's Natty time...

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal Review

The latest and greatest version of Ubuntu, 11.04 Natty Narwhal, was released on April 28, 2011. Ubuntu is now the most popular desktop operating system, and with this release, Canonical has made some…

PostgreSQL time!

A Telecom Service Provider Handles Huge Volumes of Data Using PostgreSQL

A telecom service provider searching for a scalable database solution to handle a humongous database, found its answer in PostgreSQL. Siddhartha Singh, one of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest winners, shares with the LINUX…

Warning signs!

The Next Y2K — Are We Ready for a Web Without IPv4 Yet?

Yes, we’ve have done it again — brought the world to the brink of another disaster, because we’ve failed to foresee the exponential growth of the Internet! Read on to learn about why…

PCI/USB

Shared Computing — Where PCI Performs and USB Lags

This article explores the evolution of shared computing, and evaluates the value proposition that a shared computing environment can offer to organisations. Also included are the test results conducted to gauge the efficacy…

A screeshot of the Glest gameplay

Work Your Brain Cells with Strategy Games on GNU/Linux

Are you ready to accept the double-barrelled challenge of acquiring hard-to-get natural resources and confronting enemies on the rampage, while in a race against time? GNU/Linux is not all work and no play….

Olive Healthcare

Olive Healthcare Slashes IT Costs by Migrating to Desktop Linux

A manufacturer found migrating to Linux to be a breeze, apart from being cost-effective. Users in SMEs often have similar requirements in terms of everyday computing needs — a user-friendly operating system, office…

A different distro

Igelle for the Masses: A First Look

There are hundreds of different Linux distributions worldwide. However, almost all of them are based on Debian, openSUSE, Slackware or Red Hat. But is there a distribution with unique features that is not…

Profiling...

Code Profiling in Linux Using Gprof

Today, performance is a pivotal point in the programming world. Programmers constantly strive to make their code run in fewer milliseconds. Performance analysis can be done in various ways, static as well as…

Accessing hardware in Linux

Device Drivers, Part 7: Generic Hardware Access in Linux

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, talks about accessing hardware in Linux. Shweta was all jubilant about her character driver achievements, as she entered the Linux device…

Sed Explained

Sed Explained, Part 2: Data Structures and Operators

Continuing from the previous article on the subject, we now proceed to Sed data structures and operators. Sed has a few powerful data structures and operators, which enable you to perform complex text-manipulation…

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