Tux3 by Christmas?

Development seem to be going well for Tux3.

Daniel Phillips of Tux3 just posted the following to the LKML:

The big goals for Christmas (this Christmas!) are:

  • SMP locking
  • Atomic commit
  • Posixly complete
  • Rudimentary fsck

With the following comical reference

With atomic commit, we will progress from "buggy Ext2 equivalent ...

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Retrocomputing for Fun and Profit

  1. Buy Old Computers
  2. ???
  3. Profit

What is retrocomputing?

I define retrocomputing [wikipedia] as the collecting and use of old computers. Why might one do this? Well, for one, enterprises cycle out machines fairly frequently. 2,3,4 and 5 year old systems are often sent out to scrappers in droves despite ...

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KDE 4.2 beta 1 on Gentoo

KDE 4.2 is set for release on January 27th. Eager to see what is new and improved, I installed beta 1 on my Gentoo box. KDE 4.1.80 was tagged then released late last month after the feature freeze deadline. This is a snapshot of the current development ...

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On File Systems

Update: More Linux File Systems

Tango File Manager

Introduction

Although the file system is one of the most important pieces of an operating system, we generally put little thought into them these days. Put bits in, pull bits out. It usually works well enough for desktop systems - until the power fails - but even ...

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KDE4 on Gentoo

So I bit the bullet and installed KDE 4.0 on Gentoo. Version 4.0.4 recently hit the tree, and with some minor hackary to package.unmask and package.keywords I have a nice spartan KDE 4.0.4 desktop that I am typing this in.

My observations:

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Fedora 9, KDE 4.0 done right

Wow!

I just downloaded the Fedora 9 KDE live spin. I am impressed. I tried a few of the betas along the way, but this is very polished. Much better than Ubuntu's try at KDE4.

It feels very responsive and works very well, even as a LiveCD under VMWare ...

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