Linux also has a children's applications “portable”, but it is necessary?

For some years now the “portable software” the “x-software” is an established, software che no need to install, but starts directly through an executable. These software were written natively for “turn” below Windows, given the low share of dependencies, and in fact has been appreciated by most of these users on the network, not to mention the praise some of the main newspapers IT online.

What's this substantially? In short, the “portable software” the “x-software” software is often open source, packed, including all dependencies necessary for the operation which goes simply launched and does not require installation. In a few words could be sufficient within the computer a root directory containing links the software is not portable to “soil” the Windows registry, preventing possible malfunction. They are also designed for use by removable devices, come on cd USB flash drives. Simply have the program unpacked the stick. (more…)

Check a Linux desktop from Windows or Linux with VNC

In today's post we see how access to a desktop GNU / Linux (which we will call “server”) da un pc GNU/Linux o Windows (which we will call “client”) with VNC. For today's article, I draw inspiration from an interesting post in English.

Log in to a desktop GNU / Linux from a any other system, located in a anywhere (LAN, internet) using VNC is relatively simple. The result can be obtained regardless of operating system used (GNU/Linux, Windows the Mac OS X). One of the most interesting features is that this procedure can be implemented in a free with a small expenditure of time and without being experts. (more…)

Linux4one: project suspended indefinitely

And’ A few days ago the news of cessation of development activities for the distribution Linux4One“, based deployment ubuntu 8.04 (up to the latest release) optimized for netbook. It seemed that the version 2.0 was almost at its birth, but by what is now the law in the first page’hardware of the most popular netbooks supported the major GNU / Linux distributions, also seems that the developers did not have more time to devote to the project. (more…)