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Shogo Linux Tablet, a Potential iPad Killer

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Linux

junauza.com: There is a new tablet PC in town that runs Linux, and its name is Shogo. Made by realease, a Hong Kong-based platform provider, this device features a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen and will be available in two models:

Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released

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KDE
Linux
Software
  • Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released
  • New openSUSE KDE 4.5 Beta 1 snapshot available
  • Fedora 13 Xfce Spin…get it while it’s hot!

Dennis Hopper, creator of hit 'Easy Rider,' dies

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Obits

Dennis Hopper, the high-flying Hollywood wild man whose memorable and erratic career included an early turn in "Rebel Without a Cause," an improbable smash with "Easy Rider" and a classic character role in "Blue Velvet," has died. He was 74.

Firefox 64-bit builds coming for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X

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Moz/FF

mozillalinks.org: It seems Mozilla is getting ready to finally provide 64-bit versions as part of its core set of Firefox releases.

trinity and the challenges of continuing kde 3

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KDE

vizzzion.org: This morning, while having my usual Cafe Latte (albeit this time in Berlin instead of at home sweet home in Nijmegen), I read about the Trinity project, which is an effort to revive KDE 3.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • PowerMizer Is Not Likely The Problem In 256.xx Issue
  • CentOS Goes Commercial
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.05.28
  • Adobe + Linux == Balls
  • Bolzano facing protests over licence deal forced by vendor lock-in
  • Openness, transparency, and community: The future of commenting on the web
  • Administrations in Spain and Portugal heckled over licence violations
  • Novell auction could be patent troll bonanza
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 RC 2 available
  • Mozilla releases Thunderbird 3.1 RC1
  • FLOSS Weekly 121: Freenode
  • Red Hat: Fedora project has no plans to support Xen again
  • What Makes Android Tick
  • Asa Dotzler celebrates 10 years @ Mozilla
  • Open Your World recap
  • fbterm: Birth of the cool for the console
  • Google's WebM license could undermine the meaning of 'open source'

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Hacking OOo for dummies
  • Variable Interpolation
  • Disk encryption on Fedora 13
  • Performance tuning Linux Kernel with swappiness parameter
  • Disable SELinux on Fedora 13 Goddard
  • Changing an Ubuntu UID and GID to 501 for Mac OS X Filesystem Access
  • udevinfo on ubuntu 10.4 “lucid”

But First, Write No Code

kev009.com: Something I see often in person and online are programmers constantly implementing common solutions, reinventing wheels, or embracing NIH.

New In KDE Partition Manager

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KDE
  • New In KDE Partition Manager 1.1 (I): Mount Management
  • Panel icon sizes in KDE SC 4.5
  • Lancelot and KMail in 4.5

full circle magazine Issue 37 available

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Ubuntu

Full Circle issue #37 is out with a review of Lubuntu, more programming in Python, talk about streaming media, and more.

Firefox 3.6.4 release candidate available for testing

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Moz/FF

mozilla.org: The release candidate build of Firefox 3.6.4 is now available for download and public testing. This version fixes issues found in the previous beta of Firefox 3.6.4.

My dad is a Linux user

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Linux

crunchbang.org: Yesterday, I installed Linux Mint on my dad's laptop. With the exception of a couple of bits of poorly supported hardware, the installation went without a hitch. I think my dad was genuinely pleased.

Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 3 Torrents

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Linux

thelinuxblog.net: Continuing on with the theme of measuring the popularity of Linux distros, today we’ll go for another method. Linux Tracker is a website that provides a bit torrent tracker for various Linux distros and related projects.

What Happens When My Linux Breaks Down?

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Humor
  • What Happens When My Linux Breaks Down?
  • Lindsay Lohan prohibited from installing Linux on court-ordered alcohol monitor
  • screw you, firefox tab complete!

mintInstall 7.1.5: speed improvements

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Software

linuxmint.com: A new version of the Software Manager is available in the repository. You can use the Update Manager to upgrade to it.

Opera pokes fun at Chrome speed-test video

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Software

news.cnet.com: Opera, ever scrappy in its effort to promote its browser against competitors from larger rivals, is poking fun at Google's recent video boasting at the speed of its Chrome browser.

REVIEW: DeVeDe 3.16.8 – DVD made easy!

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openbytes.wordpress: I don’t know about anyone else, but over the years, Ive collected numerous video files, from trailers to tutorials, from “jokes” my friends have created to family events, which are dull to everyone but family members.

Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring is coming soon!

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring’s development planning is on track. Latest release helped to fix many bugs and improve quality of your favorite distribution.

Linux = Windows anti-virus? Not!

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: Recently, I've come across a few interesting, yet misleading articles debating the pros and cons, mostly pros, of using this or that Linux distribution as the ultimate solution to Windows security problems. Said conclusion are most erroneous.

Spinning off from Ubuntu

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Linux

h-online.com: Ubuntu is probably the best known desktop GNU/Linux distribution at street level, picking up new users by word of mouth and astute viral marketing. So much so that for many users new to Linux, Ubuntu has become synonymous with Linux. But Linux and free software come in many different flavours, and the adventurous user goes in search of wider options, other distributions and new desktops.

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