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Story Black Lab Education Desktop 6.0.1 to Be Supported Until 2022 Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:37pm
Story Conspirationist Website Wants People to Boycott Linux and Use Minix Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:14pm
Story Samsung's Gear S smartwatch coming to the US on November 7th Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:07pm
Story Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 With Intel HD Graphics Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:01pm
Story GNOME 3.15.1 Roy Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:54pm
Story Contributing effectively to OpenStack's Neutron project Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:53pm
Story RedHat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx 1.6 Roy Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:51pm
Story LibreOffice 4.3.3 Released with 62 Bug Fixes Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:43pm
Story Introducing SIMD.js Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:35pm
Story Ubuntu & SUSE & CentOS, Oh My! Roy Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:25pm

InfoJobs.net Selects Red Hat and JBoss Solutions For Critical Business Platform

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Web

earthtimes.org (PR): Red Hat today announced that InfoJobs.net, one of the leading employment websites in Spain, has migrated its critical web business platform to Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform with the help of Essi Projects, a Red Hat Premier Business Partner.

openSUSE Weekly News, issue 86 out

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SUSE

Issue #86 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

Apache’s Gianugo Rabellino to Keynote openSUSE Conference

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SUSE

opensuse.org: Our closing keynote will be delivered by Gianugo Rabellino, Chief Executive Officer of Sourcesense and member of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

Four Things Open Source Projects Should Know About Dealing with the Press

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OSS

itworld.com: In What Open Source Projects Need to Know About Interacting with the Press, which was also illuminated by Zonker Brockmeier, Jennifer Cloer, and Peter Galli, we spent most of an hour sharing advice about the mistakes that open source projects make when they interact with journalists.

Rolling Distributions (or how I came to love Gentoo)

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Gentoo

mikanotoko.org: The concept of a rolling distribution is that there are no new releases. You install the base and from there you just keep your packages updated. Before I moved to Gentoo which is my current favorite distribution I was primarily a Slackware user.

The Weekly “Screw Google” Meeting? It’s Between the “F@%! Linux” Luncheon and the “Ream Apple” Social.

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Microsoft

allthingsd.com: Get this: Microsoft has been holding secret “Screw Google” meetings in Washington where it schemes to undermine Google and prevent the company from subsuming the businesses that took it decades to build.

The first time I’ve ever been disappointed by Slackware

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KDE
Slack

linuxcritic.wordpress: I guess I probably shouldn’t be too surprised, because I knew that Pat Volkerding has been working with my least favorite desktop environment and it’s been in /current for a while now. But I guess a part of me still was holding out a childish hope that Slackware 13.0 release would be KDE 3.5.10.

One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 8 Progress Report

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Ubuntu

davidsiegel.org: One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 8 came and went last week, and good progress was made:

Best Linux Desktop Blogging Clients

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Software

junauza.com: A lot of people ask me if there are any desktop blogging clients for Linux that can be used for offline editing -- something like Windows Live Writer. So I'm going to answer them through this post.

How Ubuntu’s UUID-centric fstab borked my backup

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Ubuntu

dwasifar.com: As of a few days ago, this blog is hosted on an Ubuntu box running Jaunty, Apache, and various mail-related applications. Thursday night, I took it down to add an eSATA port to it and connect an external drive for backup. I went to gparted and attempted to wipe and recreate the partitions on the external drive. It wouldn’t let me do it.

Ubuntu 9.10 are we ready?

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Ubuntu

shanefagan.com: I was wondering what effect a release of Ubuntu 9.10 being released at the same time as Windows 7 and Mac “Snow leopard”. First thing we have to ask is are we ready?

A year later, CodeWeavers urges free CrossOver users to pay up

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Software

downloadsquad.com: Once upon a time, about 10 months ago, a company called CodeWeavers ran a promotion allowing customers to download and install their software fore free. Now that the 1 year anniversary of the big promotion is coming up, CodeWeavers is sending out emails to the roughly 650,000 people who downloaded the free software asking them to consider paying for ongoing support.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • RMS: 1, Symbolics: 0
  • OLPC will make children Microserfs: FSF
  • 8 Resources for the Mighty Drupal Content Management System
  • awk: Find and Replace text
  • Sony explains lack of PS3 Slim Linux
  • Ubuntu on Toshiba NB200 / NB 205 Netbook
  • World Bank funds aim at standards adoption in Africa
  • Quick Tip: extract archive from command-line using Ark
  • SSH Key compromise takes Apache.org offline - Update
  • Six months without X
  • OpenSUSE Wins One
  • First Ever Web Design Using The Gimp
  • Making Gentoo Even Harder: 64-bit Hardened Gentoo
  • OpenGoo vs. Google Apps: Host It Your Way (Slideshow)
  • How do You Really Measure Linux Bloat?
  • How To Develop Websites On Linux
  • A Good Reason to Use GNU/Linux: Don't Pass it On

FreeMind Review

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Software

movingtofreedom.org: FreeMind is a great free software program. It is identified as “mind mapping” software, for brainstorming or whatnot, but is also a general productivity/organizational tool.

Opera 10.0 Release Candidate 2

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Software

opera.com/desktopteam/blog: This is the second Release Candidate for Opera 10.0. We are still on track for a release on Tuesday, but we have managed to fix a few important crash bugs, and also have a couple of fixes for pages that never stop loading.

What is happening for KOffice2.1

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Software

trolltech.com/blogs: Its been some months since we released KOffice2.0.0, the first official release for the new platform KOffice2. What then, you may ask, is 2.1 going to change for them? Well, here is what we are working on.

Dell Prepares Ubuntu Encore

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Hardware
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Dell’s Ubuntu Linux strategy has hit a couple of bumps in recent weeks. But The VAR Guy has done some digging and learned that Dell and Canonical are working on a few surprises that could bolster Ubuntu’s presence in PC markets around the globe.

4 reasons why Apple is not criticized by Linux / Open Source proponents

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Mac
OSS

sinaisix.blogspot: Free Software Movement launched the Windows7sins site. This was just days before Apple released its Snow Leopard OS, prompting a lot of criticisms from some corners of the blogosphere that the FSF is giving Apple a free ride. I simply disagree.

Is Linux Enough for Novell and Red Hat to Thrive?

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Linux

ostatic.com/blog: While Novell's report yesterday that its quarterly Linux revenue soared 22 percent year-over-year was a positive note, and one that was expected, the real upshot of the company's earnings report was that every other part of its business sank.

Distributions: From Fedora 12 to openSUSE

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Linux

h-online.com: The major Linux distributors have released kernel updates to close a critical security vulnerability, a pre-release version of Fedora 12 was made available and Debian wants more structured release cycles.

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