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July 2011

Harmony horrors

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Ubuntu

blog.jospoortvliet: Besides the positive things, there's some less nice stuff to talk about. On the other side of the web, I kept discussing Harmony with Allison (Canonical) until I asked something and got no response anymore.

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 6.0

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HowTos

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a CentOS 6.0 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

Don't fear the penguin - there's a Linux package for every taste

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Linux
Software

monstersandcritics.com: The Linux computer operating system turns 20 in August. But, despite having reached that fine age (in computer terms), it remains on the fringe, with relatively low usage levels.

Song of the Leaders

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OSS

linux-magazine.com: This week, the subject of of free and open source software (FOSS) leaders is on my mind, because I've seen two recent examples -- the first of how to lead, and the second of how not to.

Interview with Cheri Francis on UDS

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Interviews
  • Interview with Cheri Francis on UDS
  • The Linux Setup - Clement Lefebvre, Linux Mint

Red Eclipse 1.1 First Person Shooter Released

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Gaming
  • Red Eclipse 1.1 First Person Shooter Released
  • Red Eclipse, A Free And Open Source FPS
  • IndieCIty - New game store coming soon
  • Spacely Cogs

today's howtos & stuff:

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News
HowTos
  • Tablet smackdown: Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. iPad 2
  • Netflix Instant is coming to the entire Linux Community
  • -feliminate-dwarf2-dups FAIL
  • Linux Outlaws 220 - You Better Not Give Him Real Scissors
  • Gallium3D XvMC For Nouveau Working, Again
  • Backing up your Mac OS Lion machine to a Fedora server
  • Hurd mentality
  • KDE development environment in Gentoo
  • What should start from /etc/rcS.d/ in Debian? - almost nothing
  • Firefox, Focus Last Selected Tab Add-On
  • Add a line to a specific position in a file using Linux sed
  • Google is no more the number one in search engines world?
  • HOWTO : Yet Another Update script for Back|Track 5

DebConf11 ends as another success for the Debian Project

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Linux

debian.org: The annual Debian Conference ended today after being held for the previous week in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has been a great success for the Debian Project.

openSUSE Weekly News 186 is out

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SUSE

100 Linux Games

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Gaming
  • 100 Best Free and High Quality Linux Games
  • Penguspy: Just the best Linux games
  • Kot-in-Action announce a possible new game
  • 8 turn based games on Linux

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