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In this Linux Identity you will find a balanced presentation of the strengths and defaults of the main actors in the GNU/Linux world. This edition contains enough information to define which distribution is in 2010 the one that fulfills your needs.
The distributions provided in this issue, namely: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala, Fedora 12 Constantine, Linux Mint 8 Helena, openSUSE 11.2 Fichte and Mandriva 2010 (One) Adιlie, represent the most widely used distributions according to Distrowatch and other indicators. There are well translated, largely popular out of their native country, and provide graphical configuration tools aside of the classical KDE/Gnome desktops with latest kernel.
This magazine doesn't come alone. The Best of Linux offers a multi-bootable and installable DVD. This means that 5 distributions mentioned above are available on one the disc. Select one of them when you start the computer. You can test each distribution using the Live mode, which allows you to run the operating system without installing it on the hard drive.
Posted by: Admin on Apr 14, 2010 - 09:26 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Set The Best of Linux' (109 more words)
Linux Starter Kit contains a lot of articles to get you started on using Linux system. You will get to know how to install and use the world's most popular distro Ubuntu 9.10.
We will look at the Linux multi-user model and hardware support and place you in control of your system. For those who are not ready to let go of their Windows OS, there's an article about peaceful co-existance of Linux and Windows on the same machine.
CD attached to the magazine contains official version of Ubuntu 9.10 intended for desktop and laptop computers. A huge library of useful applications is here on CD ready to use in Live system mode or after Ubuntu installation on your hard drive.
Posted by: Admin on Mar 22, 2010 - 12:34 PM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Starter Linux Starter Kit with Ubuntu 9.10' (136 more words)
Linux Identity Office is a magazine devoted to OpenOffice.org 3.2 the newest release of the very popular fully-featured office suite and a strong competitor for Microsoft Office. You may use it for any purpose domestic, commercial, educational, public administration.
OpenOffice.org (OOo) brings some new features and improvements in its latest 3.2 release. The most noticeable are: faster start-ups, better compatibility with other office programs, ODF support, proprietary file support... A great library of extensions allows to add new modules to OOo and make it working the way you like.
This special edition of Linux Identity constitutes a sort of guidebook on the OpenOffice.org's modules: Writer, Calc, Impress, Math, Base... The DVD coming with this magazine contains, inter alia, the install files for the following architectures: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and Solaris. On top of that, you will find about thirty helpful extensions that you can use to improve the OOo functionality.
Posted by: Admin on Mar 09, 2010 - 10:49 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Office OpenOffice.org 3.2' (139 more words)
CentOS is a free Open Source community enterprise Linux distribution, based on Red Hat sources. The CentOS community is estimated at more than 6 million systems worldwide. This Linux distribution includes all components in one product, so that enables users to download one version and customize the installation process to accommodate the needs of the system it will be installed on.
Linux Identity Set contains everything you need to discover the latest version of CentOS. This issue includes the DVD set (2xDVDs devoted to 32 & 64-bit architectures) allowing you to install CentOS 5.4 by means of a DVD drive.
CentOS 5.4 comes with all the usual suspects in terms of server and application software. There are many major updates released, and they regard the following aspects: kernel and driver, filesystem, virtualization, desktop, tools, architecture...
Posted by: Admin on Dec 15, 2009 - 11:45 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Set - CentOS 5.4' (117 more words)
We have the pleasure to announce the new Linux Identity magazine devoted to the latest, 25th version of Mandriva, one of the pioneers in Linux. Linux offers a great alternative to proprietary operating systems and Mandriva is one of the slickest and most polished distributions available.
This edition comes with two install DVDs and covers the basics from installation, updates and dual-booting through to desktop personalization and user management.
Mandriva 2010 focuses, inter alia, on developing the configuration tools, providing innovation in things like desktop search and management of upgrades, and making your experience as a user better in the scope of boot up time, partitioning, package management, security...
Posted by: Admin on Dec 15, 2009 - 10:00 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Office - Mandriva Linux 2010' (165 more words)
October is upon us again and apart from Autumn this also means a new release of Ubuntu Linux, the Karmic Koala. Karmic is special not only because of it's rich features and new technologies but because it marks the fifth anniversary of the Ubuntu Linux distribution (Warty, or Ubuntu 4.10, was the first release).
In this issue of Linux Identity Starter, you will find two bootable install DVDs containing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala and its derivatives: Kubuntu 9.10, Xubuntu 9.10 and Mythbuntu 9.10 for both architectures: 32 & 64-bits. The cool thing about them is that you get the opportunity to test each distribution in a live environment. Furthermore, you can choose to install Ubuntu inside a Windows operating system just like any other application, by using Wubi or directly on your machine, running Linux from its own dedicated partition(s).
Karmic brings about the usual improvements which include the new GNOME version (2.28). It's following suit with the GNOME project itself by replacing Pidgin and Ekiga with the Empathy instant messenger.
So, if you haven't already upgraded, it's time to give the Koala a try.
Posted by: Admin on Nov 23, 2009 - 11:42 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Starter - Ubuntu Family 9.10 Karmic Koala' (91 more words)
Linux offers the pleasure of sharing: not only software, but knowledge. Using Linux, and especially Ubuntu, makes you a part of a large global community of people that enjoy using free software to fulfill their computing needs and also their entertainment ones. It's a phenomenon of the 21st century, revolving around the idea of connecting people from different cultural environments through an operating system that lets everybody contribute to it.
Ubuntu's fundamental concept is humanity to others or I am what I am because of who we all are (the translation into English of the word ubuntu from the Zulu language). The core of the Ubuntu philosophy is represented by the following ideals:
This issue will take you step by step into Ubuntu's world, showing you in detail what must be done to have a successful install, how you can boot it along with Windows, how to configure software applications and hardware. Also, assuming that you are new to the free and open-source community represented by Linux, you will learn how Ubuntu's directory structure looks like so that you can find files that interest you very quickly and a glimpse of Linux commands to be able to work with the terminal.
Posted by: Admin on Aug 17, 2009 - 10:55 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Office - Linux Starter Kit (Ubuntu 9.04)' (206 more words)
Fedora is a innovative and fast moving distribution. Not only does it have new releases every six months, it also gets a large number of updates. Unlike some other distributions which limit themselves to only providing security and major bug fixes, Fedora tends to stay close to upstream releases and provides many new enhancements via updates regularly.
Fedora (Leonidas) 11 is a significant milestone from the Fedora Project with a feature list that dwarfs the previous releases.
This magazine includes two DVD versions of Fedora 11 Leonidas: 32-bit and 64-bit. 32-bit, or x86 as labeled on official version, is recommended for 32-bit AMD, Intel Pentium family, Intel Core Duo and some VIA chipsets. 32-bit can also be used on 64-bit computers. 64-bit version is recommended for 64-bit AMD, Intel (EM64T including Pentium M, Core 2 Duo, and Xeon) and can be only installed on 64-bit computer.
Posted by: Admin on Jul 02, 2009 - 12:29 PM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Pack - Fedora 11 Leonidas ' (102 more words)
Welcome to another edition of Linux Identity. This time, we explore Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope and its family, the latest release of the world's most popular Linux distributions. We are pleased to offer 2 multiboot DVDs with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of:
The Ubuntu developers and community have given the Linux world pleasant surprises with the advances that are made in each successive release. This new release gives really great new features, such as: speed improvements, new icons, themes, backgrounds and others to make your Linux experience better. Users will notice that Ubuntu 9.04 is sporting a new look and feel.
We invite you to test and enjoy the newest Ubuntu that gives you an enhanced desktop, 18 months of upgrades and the power and freedom of using Open Source software.
Posted by: Admin on Jun 02, 2009 - 10:14 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Starter Ubuntu Family 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope' (100 more words)
The multiboot DVD attached to this edition contains the 4 distributions, namely:
You will find in this magazine an introduction to each of this major actors in order to evaluate their strengths and weaknesses. Keep in mind that your needs may and probably will evolve (testing a distribution within a couple of hours is different than using it for years). Most of what you will learn in one distribution will be usable in another one (GNOME tools, KDE tools, shells commands are distribution-agnostic).
Each distribution tries to provide the best experience out-of-the-box, so we offer you the possibility to test the Live edition in order to verify if your specific hardware setup is correctly handled. Using this Live mode allows to check thoroughly the distribution's fitness to your needs without altering the disk partitioning. If you appreciate what you have seen, you just need to click on the Install icon on the desktop to have the distribution on your hard drive.
Posted by: Admin on May 14, 2009 - 09:14 AM Read full article: 'Linux Identity Office The Best of Linux' (125 more words)
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