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Zenwalk Linux 6 Review

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Linux

osrevolution.com: Zenwalk is a fast distribution and has low system requirements so you can use it on older, slower computers with no problem. Zenwalk 6 is no exception to this rule. The new Zenwalk 6 looks a lot like 5.2 so it will feel familiar.

Fedora, Mandriva delivering Linux goods

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Linux
MDV

mybroadband.co.za: Ubuntu Linux may get most of the attention but Mandriva and Fedora Linux are pushing the Linux desktop forward more than most.

Has Linux Fallen into a Well?

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Linux
Ubuntu

daniweb.com/blogs: Does it seem to you that Linux distributions have fallen into to a well or other deep support chasm that defies the space-time continuum? It seems so to me. Linux distributions are lagging behind Windows and Mac in significant ways.

Vine Linux 5

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Linux

desktoplinuxreviews.com: Vine Linux is a Japanese Linux distribution sponsored by VineCaves. It is a fork of Red Hat Linux 7.2 since Vine Linux 3.0. If you’re familiar with Fedora then you’ll be pretty comfortable with Vine Linux.

SAM Linux - Great little OS

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Linux

While writing my column I was testing SAM Linux to feature as one of the Linux distributions released last month. And in playing around with it, I realized what an untapped treasure it is. Light apps, tasteful eyecandy, handy tools, multimedia and hardware support add up to make this one of the best out-of-the-box desktops available.

Learn Linux, 101: Text streams and filters

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Linux

There's a lot more to text manipulation than cut and paste, particularly when you aren't using a GUI. This article introduces you to text manipulation on Linux using filters from the GNU textutils package. By the end of this article, you will be manipulating text like an expert.

25 Cool & Beautiful Linux Wallpapers

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Linux

I'm sharing some cool and beautiful, high quality, Linux wallpapers, that I have collected from the internet. So without any delay lets check them out.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 318

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Kolibri - a desktop operating system in under 3 MB
  • News: Slackware upgrades to 13.0, Fedora releases Moblin edition, ClarkConnect becomes ClearOS, Arch Linux introduces new LTS kernel, BeleniX starts testing KDE 4, keeping FreeBSD up-to-date
  • Released last week: Slackware Linux 13.0, SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10, Vine Linux 5.0
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 5
  • New additions: Monomaxos
  • New distributions: Spri Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

VideoLAN (VLC) media player - You're simply the best

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Software

dedoimedo.com: VideoLAN (VLC), a player started as a student project and turned into one of the best, most popular media players worldwide, has recently had a birthday - turned 1.0. I thought this was an excellent opportunity to write about it and just show you how great it is.

Review: Supreme Super Gamer LiveDVD

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Linux
Gaming

raiden.net: For the first time ever, Super Gamer has released a full sized dual layer dvd version of their much loved Linux gaming distro. So instead of just 4.7 gigs worth of games, you get the full 8.5gb of gaming madness! But despite this new bonus feature, is Supreme Super Gamer worth having? Let's see.

OpenOffice 3.1.1 Released

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A Tour of the Ubuntu Software Store

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Ubuntu

linuxloop.com: About a month ago, Canonical announced plans for an Ubuntu app store, codenamed AppCenter. As expected, the first version has shown up in the Karmic Koala daily builds, now under the name Ubuntu Software Store.

10 Unique Tips to get Elegant Gnome Desktop

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penguininside.blogspot: Elegance is not achieved by adding Vista like Sidebar, Mac like DockBar, Heavy Compiz effects or anything even more stupid, like a system monitor to show off your system configuration X_X. So I'm going to give you 10 tips to establish a elegant desktop.

25 Linux tips for Windows switchers

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Linux

techradar.com: Don't see what all the Windows 7 fuss is about and thinking of jumping ship to Linux? Here are 25 things you need to know.

New Version of Skype Released with PulseAudio Support and Numerous Improvements

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Reviews

A new version of Skype for Linux was released the other day, bringing new features and a lot of improvements and bug fixes. Skype 2.1.0.47 comes packaged for distributions like Ubuntu (both 8.04 and 8.10), Debian Lenny, Fedora Core 9 and 10+ and openSUSE. Dynamically and statically linked binaries are also available from the official website.

Upgrade To The Latest FFmpeg and x264 in Ubuntu Intrepid and Jaunty

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Ubuntu

A while ago I posted some fixed ffmpeg and x264 packages for Ubuntu Jaunty (.deb) but you may want to upgrade to the latest version of ffmpeg and x264 (whichever the latest version is). So this how-to will explain how to install the latest FFmpeg and x264 and then how to always update those packages. Read on!

today's leftovers:

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News
  • For those who vie for SciFi
  • Linux Support for the Saleae Logic Analyzer
  • Enhance your vlc player with new skins
  • Howto fix SSH connection to the netscreen firewall does not work
  • Secure VoIP, GNU SIP Witch, and replacing Skype with free software
  • HOWTO : Hiawatha 6.16 web server on Ubuntu 9.04 Server
  • How To: Daily Journal With Panel Launcher
  • Backtrack : Linux Distro for the White Hat
  • Command Line Cheatsheet
  • Open Source Revitalized Enterprise Software, Says SugarCRM CEO
  • The Official Ubuntu Server Book
  • How to Start Moving to Ubuntu

Debian 64 Bit Linux Overview

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Linux

venagozar.com: I wanted to see Linux in action in 64 bits. It seems there are only a few choices, Ubuntu and Debian were the only distributions I found using 64 bit software. I thought I would give Debian a go.

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