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linuxgames headlines:

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Gaming
  • Conquest: Divide and Conquer
  • LGP Downtime
  • Martians Vs. Robots
  • Bitfighter 013
  • Steel Storm Episode I v1.0

Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 5.5

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HowTos

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a CentOS 5.5 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Leaving CrunchBang Linux for Lubuntu

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Linux
Ubuntu

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: The most recent stable version was at least a year old if not 18 months old. It wasn’t keeping up with the Ubuntu releases. I was stuck using Firefox 3.0 (or some other such old version) Then came the announcement they were switching to a Debian base. Even if I stuck with CrunchBang, I’d be forced to reinstall anyway. So I decided to give Lubuntu a shot.

some shorts:

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Linux
Software
Reviews
  • Review: The Oort Perimeter
  • X.Org Server 1.9.1 Is Approaching; RC1 Released
  • GCC 4.4.5 Brings Bug-Fixes
  • Nightly GIMP, GEGL, babl tarball builds

TTYtter a console based twitter client

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Software

go2linux.org: I have in past shared with you this post about: Twitter from command line, now I will show you a real Twitter application that runs in the Linux console.

Architectures and Gentoo

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Gentoo

armin762.wordpress: In gentoo we support 13 different architectures. Although amd64 and x86 are the most common and popular, they are only 2 architectures of the total 13 we support, so i thought i could write about the rest of the architectures and their status on Gentoo.

Megatouch linux game machines

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Gaming
  • Megatouch linux game machines in Saigon
  • Civilization V: The First Week
  • Planeshift – An open-source MMORPG

today's howtos & leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • Execute a command automatically upon GDM/GNOME login
  • Opera still won't support H.264 video
  • KDEMU – Matt Rogers in the 25th Century
  • GTK+3 Completes Its Rendering Clean-Up
  • Movable Type
  • HOWTO: Install Firefox 4 on Ubuntu or any Linux Distro
  • Batch resize images using the command line in Linux
  • List of Top Popular Linux distributions
  • How to Install and Run Silverlight in Linux
  • How to Connect the ZTE MF636DB USB Modem on Ubuntu
  • Getting readline to work with Ruby Version Manager (RVM) on Linux Mint KDE
  • Apache : Get internal information about it
  • Finding the biggest files on the server
  • Linux Outlaws 167 - On Her Majesty's Secret Server

Firefox 4beta is Horrible

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Moz/FF

speely.wordpress: It’s soooooo sloooooow. Every page takes longer to load in FF4b6. I don’t know how they messed that one up: Mozilla won’t win any speed awards for Firefox 4.

Nautilus Elementary in Ubuntu

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Software

techdrivein.com: Nautilus Elementary is probably the best thing happened to Gnome's very own file browser in a long time. I gave it a go in the just released Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" RC and I was quite taken aback by the amount of improvements with the new Nautilus Elementary.

A console goodie grab bag

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: I have a few applications that I have tinkered with, but didn’t make a big enough impression to warrant a full post.

Know Your Hardware

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Hardware
Software

linuxaria.com: On linux there are some simple commands that allow you to see what the OS is seeing (that does not always correspond with the hardware in the machine). Today we will see some.

7 months with Windows 7

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Microsoft

fewt.com: Back in late February of this year, I performed an exhaustive test to see where Desktop Linux distributions stood in comparison to Windows 7. At that time, I discovered that Windows 7 is actually a really great operating system and seeing the amount of potential, I began to shift towards using it full time at home.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 143 is out

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SUSE

20 Really Awesome Linux Desktop Customization Screenshots

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Linux

junauza.com: In terms of customizability, I can honestly say that the Linux desktop is far better than Mac OS X or Windows. There are tons and tons of desktop environments, window managers, icon sets, and different applications readily available for easily customizing or tweaking the overall desktop look and feel. Here are some impressive customizations.

OS representations and the choice of migration

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Linux
Microsoft

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: I have noticed that there are several representations of Linux and Windows that are used to dissuade people from migrating. Unfortunately, an uninformed migration normally ends up in disappointment and, as a result, hurt people resort to disqualifying depictions again in a never-ending circle.

Thank you, Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • Thank you, Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.10 T-Shirts now available in Canonical store
  • Ubuntu 10.10 RC Comes With a Ton of Improvements

Firefox, What I Would Like To See

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Moz/FF

ghacks.net: Firefox is my default web browser, which can be mainly attributed to its amazing add-on support and customizability. The following list is my Firefox wish list, changes that I would like to see in the web browser.

Also: Firefox 4 vs. Internet Explorer 9 - Head on!

Review: wattOS R2

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Linux

dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I was looking around to see if there are any other lightweight Ubuntu-based distributions, and I came across wattOS. wattOS R2 is based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" and uses LXDE.

10 Alternative Applications for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

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Software

linuxnov.com: Starting a new application series will show you many alternative applications for Microsoft windows in Linux platform. For example today I will try to find many possible applications to be alternative for Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator work In Linux Platform.

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