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Story Git v2.0.0: Released Rianne Schestowitz 29/05/2014 - 12:20am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 6:51pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 6:49pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 6:48pm
Story Leftovers: Screenshots Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 6:46pm
Story Met Office selects 2ndQuadrant to help with data migration to open source Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 5:58pm
Story System76 Galago UltraPro: Powerful Linux laptop but not quite an ultrabook Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 5:53pm
Story Why No Flash Support for Linux Is Good for Open Source Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 5:50pm
Story Jaguar Land Rover are recruiting Tizen Developer Jobs, in Portland, Oregon Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 5:46pm
Story Toshiba unveils trio of tablets, including $110 Android 4.4 KitKat tablet Roy Schestowitz 28/05/2014 - 5:43pm

Hands-on: fat-free Xfce 4.6 has nice new features

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Software

arstechnica.com: GNOME and KDE reign supreme on the Linux desktop, but there are many lesser-known desktop environments that are increasingly popular among users who are looking for lightweight alternatives that deliver more streamlined interfaces and a functional user experience with less overhead.

What TomTom suit may really be about

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Legal

blogs.zdnet.com: Cars. Microsoft sees cars as the next frontier for computing. If GPS can remain proprietary open source will lack the enabling technology with which to get into the game.

OpenSuse's Kiwi-LTSP: Easy Thin Client Server - Snake Oil or Fountain of Youth?

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SUSE

raiden.net: IT solutions companies have been generating lots of buzz regarding thin clients basically since the early 1990s, but have yet to really penetrate into many suitable environments.

First Look: moonOS 2

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Linux

softpedia.com: Though my past experiences with Enlightenment weren't very fruitful, seeing the recent Elive Compiz made me want to see more of this unique window manager. So I started looking through the available options and I stumbled upon moonOS.

A new Linux distribution erupts

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Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: I have just recently come across a new Linux distribution which has erupted onto the intanut tubes. It is so new it is not even on distrowatch yet. It is called Magma Linux.

Qt Software Releases LGPL'ed Qt 4.5 and Creator 1.0, Provides SDK

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Software

kde.org: Qt Software has made Qt 4.5 and the Qt Creator 1.0 IDE available for download. For the first time, Qt SDK is available, a convenient bundle of the two.

Opera 9.64 Released

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Software

opera.com: ¡Hola! We released 9.64 today. This release is a recommended security upgrade for all those running the latest stable releases.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Linux Gazette March 2009 (#160)

  • Safari loses, Firefox gains market share
  • Debian Project Leader Elections 2009 nominations
  • Ubuntu now offering mainline kernel builds
  • Oracle's Unbreakable Linux not denting Red Hat
  • Apache FtpServer 1.0.0 released
  • Flock Ditching Firefox, Moving To Google Chrome
  • A ClamAV - Must Antivirus for Linux Systems
  • Givin some Kiosktool lovin' and how you can give some too
  • Summary of the Fedora 11 - 20 Seconds Boot Feature - Test Day
  • Ubuntu is a joke
  • Linux Install Fest a big hit
  • Funny And Fun Wallpapers: Linux And Unix Humor On A Monday
  • Interview With Liz Danico - User Experience
  • Windowmaker takes the back seat … again
  • openSUSE Trademark Guidelines Released
  • Top 10 Data Recovery Software: Windows, Linux and Mac
  • The Linux Nuclear Option
  • compiz fusion on puppy linux 3.00
  • Using Gentoo Linux in K-12 School’s Computer Lab

open source headlines

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OSS
  • Hedging against recession with free and open source software

  • What do we know about open source pricing?
  • Opening up Open Sources
  • Open Source Projects Surge On Mobile Devices
  • Government lags the pace of open source
  • Palm leads on open source development, iPhone gaining

netbook stuff

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Hardware
  • Pixel Density on Netbooks Compared to Other Screens

  • Xandros Launches Presto, an Instant-On Mini Linux for Laptops
  • Xandros instant-on platform: Who needs it?
  • Netbook with Detachable Screen and Half-Day Battery Life
  • Touch Book: Linux based touch screen device announced
  • First 5 minutes impressions Asus Eee Pc 901 and Ubuntu 9.04 alpha 5

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Changing sound volumes in Openbox

  • Finding information on your hardware openSUSE
  • Set up RPM Fusion with Fedora to shore up multimedia support
  • Mounting NTFS in OpenSUSE
  • Debian Lenny PXE Installation on Dell PowerEdge 1950/2950 servers
  • Automatically Logout SSH Sessions After Period of Inactivity
  • Simple Code To Implement C's stat() function On Linux And Unix
  • Read Popular Magazines for Free Using Firefox
  • How To Fix Pidgin Yahoo Error " Could not establish a connection

Linux works out of the box

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Linux

dmytry.blogspot: One of good things said about OS X is that OS X works out of the box. But it doesn't work out of the box on any hardware - it works out of the box *on mac hardware*. I believe same can be just as well said about Linux.

Governments: Starting to Vote For Ubuntu Linux?

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Governments continue to march toward open source. The Dutch government last year committed to use open standards, the French government has deployed Kubuntu desktops to over 1,000 members of parliament and staff, and a few days ago the United Kingdom government announced an Open Source action plan.

Knoppix - Linux 6.0 review

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Linux

itreviews.co.uk: The process of getting hold of Knoppix Linux isn't quite as hand-holding as you might expect from your average Ubuntu distribution, but it's certainly got a few tricks of its own up its sleeve.

Simplify the Use of Sudo

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Software
HowTos

sys-con.com: Being in the security business, I am constantly surprised by how many companies continue to rely on security practices that they know to be poor.

5 Minutes of Knoppix 6.0.1

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Linux

benhay.blogspot: Outrageously good. The livecd boots faster than most hdd installs. System booted, installed to hdd, and rebooted to hard drive install in less time than the Fedora livecd required just to get to a login prompt.

DreamLinux 3.5 Desktop Edition

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Linux

beginlinux.wordpress: DreamLinux Desktop 3.5 Edition was released on March 1st, 2009. The distro has experienced some significant changes recently and it really seemed to do it for me in the past so i thought I’d give it a try and see what it could offer me.

6 cool BASH tricks

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Software

dedoimedo.com: In this article, I'm going to show you a number of simple, yet highly useful tricks that will make your scripting life easier. True, this article may appeal to the more geeky segment of my readers, but there's no reason to stop reading.

How Acquia makes Drupal more valuable

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Drupal

blogs.zdnet.com: The better a project’s commercial arm the faster that project can progress. Drupal offers a great example.

linux needs more porn

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Linux

thegsblog.com: Yes, I went there, and by ‘Linux’ I mean generic software that runs on the platform. This week is the annual Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, and there’s at least a billion users out there who think the computer is at best a porn delivery device.

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