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Story Nexus 6P Review: The Android Phone For Everyone Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 5:04am
Story Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) review Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 5:01am
Story Here's How to Control Raspberry Pi 2's PiGlow from Your Ubuntu Phone Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 1:24am
Story Linux-based commercial drone autopilot debuts in India Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 1:18am
Story 4MRescueKit 14.0 Has Antivirus Live CD, 4MParted, 4MRecover, and BakAndImgCD Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 1:16am
Story Exton|OS Is Among the Few Linux Distros Based on Ubuntu 15.10 and Debian 8.1 Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 1:14am
Story today's leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 12:27am
Story Phoronix on Graphics, Kernel Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 12:26am
Story Leftovers: Software Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 12:22am
Story Leftovers: Gaming Rianne Schestowitz 24/10/2015 - 12:20am

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Nested-RAID: RAID-5 and RAID-6
  • change the default application for a type of file in Ubuntu
  • How to make Vintage Effect with gimp
  • howto create winter landscape with gimp
  • How to remove a watermark (the fast&easy way)
  • Gwrite – Simple HTML5 Rich Text editor
  • Howto access the UK Rackspace Cloud with the PHP Binding
  • gnome recovery to default
  • Alt & F2 – The Ultimate Linux Keyboard Shortcut
  • Digital speech in Ubuntu 10.10
  • Manage an application’s priority in Linux
  • Speed up web site using HTTP accelerator - Varnish
  • Skype Call Recorder
  • Enable MultiTouch Support for Clickpad On Ubuntu
  • Top 10 MySQL Best Practices
  • Publish Photos on a WordPress Blog from digiKam
  • Solve PS/2 Mouse and Keyboard Problem in Ubuntu
  • How to Enable Antialiasing in Wine
  • Get rid of DRM on PDFs using CUPS-PDF

Novell: Community Wants OpenSUSE Foundation

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SUSE

eweekeurope.co.uk: The openSUSE Linux version is going to a foundation because users demanded it, says Novell’s community manager Jos Poortvliet.

Mono Is Not A Threat: Linux Mint Founder Clement Lefebvre

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Linux
Software

muktware.com: Muktware recently published a blog about Banshee becoming the default music player for Ubuntu. That made me think what is Linux Mint going to do which uses Ubuntu as its base.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 now out - EXT4 now fully supported

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Linux

internetnews.com: After the big launch of RHEL 6 last year though, there isn't a whole lot to be excited about in the latest 5.x release. That said RHEL 5.x users that aren't in a position to move to RHEL 6 will likely be very happy with the update.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.3

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SUSE
HowTos

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Review: CrunchBang ("#!") Linux 10 "Statler" Openbox r20110105

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Linux

dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I've had a couple of encounters with #! before. I was pleasantly surprised by the features and minimalistic beauty of version 9.04.01, and I was later slightly let down by the relative lack of polish and removal of some features in version 10.

Simple Scan Brings Much-Needed Sanity to SANE

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Hardware
Software

linuxinsider.com: Scanners have long been a configuration nightmare for Linux machines, but the Simple Scan app can make routine, repetitive photo and document scanning chores much easier than apps like Xsane.

Spain grovels to penguins over 'Linux' anti-terror plot

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Linux

theregister.co.uk: The Spanish Ministry of the Interior has expressed its regret that an international crackdown on IT masterminds inside the violent Basque separatist group ETA was dubbed "Operation Linux".

Gentoo Linux sucks

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Gentoo

jedihawk.com: When I first installed Gentoo, I thought it was pretty good. It was not as easy as other distros (such as Ubuntu), but it gave me lots of control.

What PHP Desperately Needs

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Software

hackingthevalley.com: There is one thing PHP desperately needs — an easy to use built-in web server. Every semester, as I face a new room full of hopeful newbies, I deal with one of the major pain points of PHP development — that PHP is worthless without a web server.

Trend Micro attacks Open Source

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OSS

techeye.net: Insecurity expert Steve Chang, who is the chairman of Trend Micro, has just declared himself the sworn enemy of the Open Sauce movement by saying that Android is less secure than the iPhone because it is Open Sauce.

A Look at Ubuntu from the Other Side

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Ubuntu

linuxplanet.com: From the user's side, that is. From the side of a whole world full of people who will eventually determine whether Linux has a future as a viable home/office alternative to Windows.

Plans for GIMP 2.8 and Beyond

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GIMP

gimp.org: In the face of all sorts of rumours and interpretations about the future of the project there is a call for clarification regarding development of GIMP.

Quick Look: Linux Mint Debian Edition 201101

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Linux

eyeonlinux.com: I did a full review earlier of Linux Mint Debian Edition and loved it. Now there’s an update to it and I couldn’t resist doing a quick look.

Sony takes legal action against PS3 hackers

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Legal

h-online.com: On their web sites, George Hotz, who became known for his iPhone and PS3 hacks, and the fail0verflow hacker group, have published three statements of complaint made by legal representatives of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) against Hotz and four alleged members of fail0verflow at the District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco.

Banshee May Put Ubuntu, Canonical At Risk

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Ubuntu
  • Banshee May Put Ubuntu, Canonical At Risk!
  • Canonical Discusses Banshee Decision

MoonOS 4 'Neake' Review

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Linux
Ubuntu

cristalinux.blogspot: MoonOS, an Ubuntu based Linux distro, recently hit version 4, codenamed "Neake". This last release certainly marks a turning point for MoonOS, for it includes several drastic changes that set it appart from previous releases and even from other Linux distributions.

Linux Mint 10 Reviewed – Part #2 – It Is Only Getting Better

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Linux

lockergnome.com: In my quest to make Linux Mint 10 by sole operating system, I needed to bring over two contact lists into Mozilla Thunderbird, which is the default email software installed with Mint 10. Next, I transferred my entire Documents folder over from Windows.

Fedora 14—I’m Smiling About Laughlin

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Linux

linuxforu.com: On 2nd November, the Fedora Project released version 14 of its wildly popular GNU/Linux distribution. I’ve been eagerly awaiting a bug-free KDE, well-packaged by a distro, especially since KDE became usable again with version 4.3. I had an uncanny feeling that Fedora 14, code-named Laughlin, would be it.

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