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March 2012

Richard Stallman To Launch His Own Fashion Line

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Humor

techlaze.com: After making massive neckbeards a universal style statement, Richard Stallman, revered software freedom activist and computer programmer, has turned to the world of fashion. His new collection, titled RMS, is a luxury line of clothing specially designed for geeks and programmers.

How to Configure And Customize Openbox

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HowTos

maketecheasier.com: If you have installed minimal Ubuntu or other lightweight distro on your PC, most probably you will also be using some lightweight Desktop manager as well.

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2 | What’s New

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Ubuntu

linuxnov.com: Almost there! Day by day we are getting closer to the final stable release of Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin the long term support release. So, let’s check the recent changes to Ubuntu Precise Pangolin highlights.

Fedora, Mint, and the quest for the best Linux desktop

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Linux

asimplediscipleslife.blogspot: I had a recent rant about Fedora, and how it ends up being very anti-user-friendly. I decided to try something else: Mint.

Adobe Issues Final Linux Flash Player Release

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Software

phoronix.com: Adobe released the official Flash Player 11.2 for Linux release this week, which will serve as the last major version of their Flash/SWF player on Linux.

Is Firefox Really Becoming Dispensable?

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Moz/FF

ghacks.net: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols questioned whether the Mozilla Firefox web browser has a future in the web browsing market in a new commentary on ZDnet yesterday. Lets take a look.

Tutorial: Using the 'find' Command

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HowTos

GNU find is a powerful command-line utility that lets you search for files and folders in a hierarchical tree directory structure. It is the backend for all those utilities out there like the graphical searching in KDE or GNOME. However, find can be a little hard to handle at first by beginners. In this tutorial I will try to explain some of the capabilities of find, show some useful one-liners and provide more explanations regarding this command.

0 A.D. Alpha 9 Review and Ubuntu Installation | Screenshots

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Reviews

0 A.D. is a strategy game that has been around for quite some time now, and it reached a decent level of completeness despite the fact that Wildfire Games are releasing only alpha versions. It’s free, open-source and available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X and the latest alpha, codenamed ‘Ides of March’, comes with a whole bunch of new features and fixes.

recent leftovers:

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News
  • Linux 'internet of things' gizmo ships
  • Ex-Googler Fears Google's Greed, Protects People From It
  • Dell Linux Engineers work over 5000 bugs with Red Hat
  • Enea adds Linux to OS offering
  • ‘Moniz’ gets a logo
  • TACC Releases Open Source Display Tiling Package
  • HP says it will commit to Linux as market share rises
  • Linux 3.4 will support GeForce GTX 680 and Southern Islands GPUs
  • Why Linux Needs Malware Protection
  • Android Apps in Linux Changes Everything
  • PCLinuxOS Magazine Openbox Special Edition

The benefits and risks of open source licensing

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OSS
  • The benefits and risks of open source licensing
  • FSFE celebrates Document Freedom Day by sending handcuffs to policymakers
  • Slashdot users debate the meaning of 'success' in open source
  • Are Open Source Libraries Any More Vulnerable Than Closed Source?
  • Study: Open source libraries propagate security flaws
  • Nonprofit open source organizations booming
  • 2011 Free Software Awards announced

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