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September 2011

Intrerview with Linus Torvalds

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Linux
Interviews

linux-bg.org: "Linux is what I do almost all the time, but there are different "intensity levels". Right now, for example, we're pretty late in the 3.1 release window, and things are fairly quiet."

9000 Reasons to Upgrade Firefox

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Moz/FF
  • 9000 Good Reasons to Upgrade to Firefox 7.0.1
  • Firefox 7: Better Memory Management, Meh Performance
  • History of Mozilla – A Starting Point

Quick Gnome 3.2 Writeup

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Software

Web Browser Grand Prix 7: Firefox 7, Chrome 14, Opera 11.51

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Software
Moz/FF

tomshardware.com: Mozilla released the hotly-anticipated Firefox 7 two days ago. Does it deliver on the promise of speed and memory improvements? Does Firefox 7 have what it takes to dethrone current Web Browser Grand Prix champion, Google Chrome?

Trauma Added to the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle

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Gaming

wolfire.com: Trauma has now been added to the latest HIB as bonus content. All past and future Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle customers will have a nice, shiny copy of TRAUMA on their Humble Bundle download page.

VortexBox 1.10 review – (mostly) music to our ears

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Software

linuxuser.co.uk: VortexBox is turning heads with promises of an easy-to-use media server, but does this streamlined Fedora derivative pass muster?

New Community Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • 14 New Community Wallpapers Land in Ubuntu 11.10
  • Handful of Minor Unity Changes Land in Ubuntu 11.10
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Development update

Rethinking the Linux distibution

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Linux

gnome.org/alexl: Recently I’ve been thinking about how Linux desktop distributions work, and how applications are deployed. I have some ideas for how this could work in a completely different way.

WattOS: Is It Faster & Can Save Power Over Ubuntu?

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Linux
Ubuntu

phoronix.com: For some months I've been meaning to try out WattOS, an Ubuntu derivative that claims to do more than providing simple desktop theme changes and other high-level customizations. It seeks to provide a simple and fast desktop that's also said to conserve more power and run better on older hardware, but is this actually the case?

Firefox 8 beta brings Twitter search, tab controls

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Moz/FF
  • Firefox 8 beta brings Twitter search, tab controls
  • Firefox 7 Review And Benchmark
  • Mozilla Firefox 7 Aims to Delight Developers

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