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Linux Status Page for Chromium


almost 6 years ago by M. David Peterson on O'Reilly Ruby.
For those of you (such as myself) who have interest in Chromium (The foundation of which Google Chrome is built upon) running on Linux, Seo Sanghyeon has...

Building V8 On Linux With GCC 4.3


almost 6 years ago by M. David Peterson on O'Reilly Ruby.
via a recent post to the V8-Dev mailing list, the always impressive Seo Sanghyeon provided the following info and patch related to building the V8 virtual...

Just how large was the XML revolution?


almost 6 years ago by Simon St. Laurent on O'Reilly Ruby.
In a talk that he'd contemplated naming "XML as the precipitating factor in the upcoming religious wars," Eduardo Gutentag examined how XML participated...

Ruby Mendicant : Prawn's First Release!


almost 6 years ago by Gregory Brown on O'Reilly Ruby.
I'm happy to announce I just cut the first alpha release of Prawn. It is chock full of features, and since the release notes are fairly detailed with good...

Linus Torvalds on Linux Distributions


~6 years ago by Caitlyn Martin on O'Reilly Ruby.
"And when it comes to distributions, ease of installation has actually been one of my main issues - I'm a technical person, but I have a very specific area...

Vector Linux SOHO 5.9 Deluxe -- Not Just For The Office


~6 years ago by Caitlyn Martin on O'Reilly Ruby.
You get all the reliability and stability of Slackware, better performance than vanilla Slack (at least on my hardware) and the features and most of the...

Jim Zemlin at OSCON: The Mysterious Work of the Linux Foundation


~6 years ago by James Turner on O'Reilly Ruby.
Jim Zemlin, the executive director of the Linux Foundation, talked with O'Reilly News at OSCON, the O'Reilly open source convention. He demystifies the...

Ruby Mendicant: Permian Prawn


~6 years ago by Gregory Brown on O'Reilly Ruby.
I'm happy to announce that the Prawn PDF library has hit another milestone on the Ruby Mendicant project roadmap. This time we'll look at Prawn's shiny...

Firefox 3 vs. CentOS 4 Linux


~6 years ago by Todd Ogasawara on O'Reilly Ruby.
If you install Firefox 3 on CentOS 4 (RHEL4 clone), keep a copy of Firefox 2 handy. Firefox 3 wants GTK 2.10 or newer and CentOS 4's GTK is 2.4. Read on...

Slackware 12.1 - The Newest Version of the Oldest Surviving Linux Distribution


~6 years ago by Caitlyn Martin on O'Reilly Ruby.
Slackware has a well earned reputation for reliability, stability, and performance. It may also be the least user friendly major Linux distribution on...