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Story FSF statement on Court of Appeals ruling in Oracle v Google Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 5:42pm
Story The Companies That Support Linux: CoreOS Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 5:28pm
Story AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver Coming Soon To Linux Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 1:41pm
Story Microsoft's China Syndrome Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 1:28pm
Story Ubuntu Studio 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr : Video Review and Screenshot Tour Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 1:21pm
Story Perl 5.20.0 released Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 1:13pm
Story Antergos 2014.05.26 Distro Powered by Numix Looks Stunning Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 1:10pm
Story Randa: Moving KDE Forward Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 1:05pm
Story WRITE YOUR FIRST LINUX KERNEL MODULE Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 12:47pm
Story wattOS R8 review – Debian greenie Rianne Schestowitz 27/05/2014 - 10:41am

Open source doesn't make software safer

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OSS

techradar.com: There is this ludicrous paradigm among the technorati that just because a piece of software is developed collaboratively and by enthusiasts with source code shared freely on the web, that automatically makes it more secure and less buggy.

NVIDIA 180.35 Driver Update Brings Changes

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Software

phoronix.com: It was just two weeks ago that the NVIDIA 180.29 driver was released for Linux and we talked about how NVIDIA had kept pushing out many updates in a short period of time. Well, they didn't stop with the 180.29 release. Available since last night is now the NVIDIA 180.35.

Ballmer: Linux Bigger Competitor than Apple

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Linux

osnews.com: Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer had some interesting things to say yesterday about which companies Microsoft sees as its competitors in the client operating system space. You'd think Apple was their number one competitor - and you'd be wrong. Microsoft sees two other competitors as their primary adversaries.

Gentoo: Yearly Releases - help or hurt Gentoo?

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Gentoo

blog.jolexa.net: I have been thinking for awhile now and can’t convince myself of an answer. Does the lack of yearly releases help or hurt Gentoo?

Review: Mepis 8.0

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Linux

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: I AM a little conflicted about Mepis. There is much to like about version 8.0, released recently to coincide with the launch of its parent distribution, Debian 5.0 'Lenny'.

Linux forensics - Part 1: Helix

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: In this article, we will introduce and review Helix, a vastly powerful Linux forensics distribution. Helix is a live Linux CD carefully tailored for incident response, system investigation and analysis, data recovery, and security auditing.

today's leftovers

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News
  • KDE 4.2 on Gentoo

  • Comux 001001
  • My friends will kill me
  • Logitech MX1000 Laser Mouse Ubuntu 8.10
  • screencast of open web video in firefox 3.1
  • Red Hat VP explains software patent threat at Linux Expo
  • List of Free Software non-profits
  • Ubuntu 9.04's New Login Screen and other features
  • How To Lean Towards Free & Open
  • The Falcon Programming Language: a brief tutorial
  • Hawking Open Source in Tough Times
  • DNSSEC: Forgetting The User, Again.
  • Book Review: Using Drupal
  • Strange Bedfellows: Citrix, (Free) Xen & Microsoft
  • OpenOffice's new location for developer builds
  • Ubuntu Jaunty - Codec Helper is more helpful
  • Fictional Air Combat 0.1.3
  • 5 Reasons Why I Bought a Kindle 2
  • Labour disingenously adopts Tory position on open source software
  • Sorry, socialists: Open source is a capitalist's game
  • Acquia, Alfresco Partner With Optaros for First Drupal CMIS Interface
  • Mozilla Developer News 2/24

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Gentoo Linux - Part 1 - SSH

  • High perfomance Xen virtualization on Ubuntu server
  • Fix For Grub Problem After Fedora Update
  • How to add your own Nameservers to Arch Linux when using dhcp
  • lenny-backports
  • Disable GNOME Automounting
  • Gimp Tip: Document History Dialog
  • Ubuntu Linux: The Easy Installation Guide
  • Enabling Web Video Playback in Fedora 10

Debian Lenny: Returning Home to the Mothership

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Linux

linuxtoday.com/blog: I've been using Kubuntu and Ubuntu the past couple of years on my main workstation and laptop, but my first Linux love was Debian, and with the release of Lenny I have gone back.

Also: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 codename Lenny - Review

Google Vs. Symbian: 'My Linux Is More Open Than Your Linux'

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Linux

informationweek.com/blog: It looks like a war of words has broken out between Google (NSDQ: GOOG) and the Symbian Foundation over which mobile platform is truly more open. Is there really a right answer to this debate?

The Linux of our Understanding

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Linux

aplawrence.com: We techy folks are sometimes quick to pull the trigger when we spot people using tools without proper understanding. We laugh at Windows "point and click" mentality. Sometimes it may be justified, but I have to wonder if our own houses can stand deep inspection.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 60

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SUSE

opensuse.org: Issue #60 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out! In this week’s issue: Open Letter to the openSUSE Community, Andrew Wafaa: Ciao For Now And Bonne Chance Amigos, and Lars Vogdt: Why the Buildservice is currently not for endusers.

Intel X25-E Extreme SSD Benchmarks On Linux

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Hardware

phoronix.com: The Intel X25-E Extreme SSD that we happen to have our hands on courtesy of System76 is designed for servers, mass storage, and workstations.

World's 'smallest, lightest' laptop launches

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Hardware

reghardware.co.uk: The mbook measures just 158 x 94.1 x 18.6mm and weighs only 315g, yet its diminutive 4.8in display has a 1024 x 600 resolution and appears to be stylus operated.

The Beginner's Guide to Linux, Part 1: Finding the Right Distribution

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Linux

maximumpc.com: We are certain that many of you want to try Linux to see what it is like, but have no idea where to start or how to get into it. This article is the first installment in a four-part guide that will gradually introduce you to the Linux environment and how to adjust to it if you are a new user.

Review: Proxmox VE

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Linux

montanalinux.org: Proxmox VE is a “bare metal” ISO Linux distribution that is a virtual machine platform. It is geared towards enterprise users and designed to be installed on enterprise grade hardware. The Proxmox VE distribution combines two virtual machine technologies; KVM and OpenVZ.

Microsoft Sees Threat From Android Notebooks

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OS

internetnews.com: Ballmer and company dig in to stave off Google -- and weigh a Yahoo partnership to bolster their plan.

Review: Crunch Bang Linux 8.10

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Linux

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: I discovered Crunch Bang Linux (#!) through Linux Outlaws. Fab kept talking about how awesome it was. Then more and more podcasts and people on the tubes started talking about it.

Giving kids a fresh start with Qimo Linux

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Linux

news.cnet.com: Many Windows users, for example, have spent decades learning and using the operating system: they don't want to be bothered with learning another. Those are fogies like you and me. Kids, however, are a tabula rosa.

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