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More flexible firmware handling in debian-installer

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Linux
Software

skolelinux.org: After a long break from debian-installer development, I finally found time today to return to the project. Having to spend less time working dependency based boot in debian, as it is almost complete now.

Kubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 review

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Ubuntu
  • Kubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 review
  • Lubuntu 10.04

Fawning Over Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu

technonoob.wordpress: This is the third article I am posting on Ubuntu 10.04, the latest distro from the Ubuntu team. I’m feeling like a Ubuntu fanboy at this point.

Re: VP8 and WebM

  • Re: VP8 and WebM--Thank you, Google! (P.S. Let's talk)
  • Some personal comments about Google's WebM

Solution to all computing problems - License to use

dedoimedo.com: The solution is very simple: Make computer users accountable for their actions. Anchor the usage in the bedrock of law. Introduce civil and criminal punishment for digital misdeeds.

Advocates cautiously welcome ICT plan

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OSS
  • Advocates of open source and standards cautiously welcome EU ICT plan
  • French Chamber of Commerce selects open source for craftsmen

NVIDIA 256 Beta Linux Driver Released

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: NVIDIA has rolled out its first beta in the expected 256.xx driver series for Linux, Windows, and other supported platforms.

Cool Youtube Hack: Skip Flash, Load VLC

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HowTos
  • Cool Youtube Hack: Skip Flash, Load VLC
  • Watch YouTube Videos on Ubuntu Media Player

A Herd of Print Linux Magazines

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Linux

linuxtoday.com: Print isn't dead, it's just changing despite the best efforts of the titans of industry to resist and foil all change. Here is a roundup of excellent Linux print publications, and for no extra charge a bold prediction of the future of print.

Things to do with an old computer

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Hardware
  • Things to do with an old computer
  • Your old computer, born again

Three things Phoronix couldn’t measure

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Linux

kmandla.wordpress: I expected more drama when Phoronix did the smart thing, and finally put numbers to the Arch-over-Ubuntu rumor, and branded it as a myth. But for what I’ve seen, users on both sides seem to nod and accept the results, without too much scuffling.

a better web is winning

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Software
  • a better web is winning
  • Firefox, Chrome, Safari have finally killed Internet Explorer

10 Linux Alternatives to Songbird

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Software

testfreaks.com: Songbird has left the Linux flock and gone on to perceived greener open source pastures. But what are the Linux faithful to use to replace this one time music player gem that was heralded as the alternative to iTunes?

Puppy Linux 5.0 “Lucid Puppy” Released

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Linux

linuxjournal.com: Many see the release of the new Puppy Linux, version 5.0, also known as Lucid Puppy. For the uninitiated, the main deployment target of Puppy Linux is older, resource constrained computers. In addition, it makes quite a handy live CD for emergency and recovery use.

How Linux works: the ultimate guide

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Linux
Software

tuxradar.com: Ever wanted to learn how the internals of your Linux desktop work? In this article we're going to explain how everything in a modern Linux distro works, start to finish.

Google launches encrypted search

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Google

eff.org: Google has just announced that it is rolling out an encrypted version of its web search service. Several important points about encrypted Google search:

Has ASUS abandoned netbook Linux?

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Linux
Hardware

blogs.computerworld: It wasn't even three-years ago that Asus took the concept of a cheap, small notebook and turned it into a revolution: the Linux-powered netbook. But, now, without any fanfare, Asus seems to have closed down its Linux lines at least in the United States.

Lightworks Open-Source Video editor –IS- Coming to Linux

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: At the time of the announcement it was unclear as to whether Lightworks open-sourcing would lead to a Linux version. Today we have the answer: Yes.

25 Fresh and Cool Linux Wallpapers

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Linux

junauza.com: It's been a long time since we've featured here some cool Linux wallpapers. Hence I feel that it's about time to have another list of fresh and cool Linux wallpapers to customize your desktop.

It’s Fedora Election season

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Linux

mairin.wordpress: You’ve only got until May 26th to vote in the Fedora elections: elections are open now. This election we are voting on new members of the Fedora Project Board and the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee.

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today's leftovers

'Turbo Boost Max 3.0' and Mesa 17.2.4

  • Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Support For Skylake Fixed With Linux 4.15
    The platform-drivers-x86 updates have been sent in for Linux 4.15 and include a range of improvements for Intel hardware support. One of the bigger items is support for Skylake CPUs with Turbo Boost Max 3.0.
  • Mesa 17.2.4 Graphics Stack Lands for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 Gamers
    Canonical's Timo Aaltonen reports on the availability of the Mesa 17.2.4 open-source graphics drivers stack on the X-SWAT updates PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 systems. Ubuntu systems have always lagged behind the development of the Mesa 3D Graphics Library, the Linux graphics stack containing open-source drivers for Intel, AMD Radeon, and Nvidia GPUs, but they usually catch up with it through a specially crafted PPA (Personal Package Archive) repository that can be easily installed by users.

OSS Leftovers

  • The Future of Marketing Technology Is Headed for an Open-Source Revolution
  • Edging Closer – ODS Sydney
    Despite the fact that OpenStack’s mission statement has not fundamentally changed since the inception of the project in 2010, we have found many different interpretations of the technology through the years. One of them was that OpenStack would be an all-inclusive anything-as-a-service, in a striking parallel to the many different definitions the “cloud” assumed at the time. At the OpenStack Developer Summit in Sydney, we found a project that is returning to its roots: scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service. It turns out, that resonates well with its user base.
  • Firefox Quantum Now Available on openSUSE Tumbleweed, Linux 4.14 Coming Soon
    Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system can now update their computers to the latest and greatest Firefox Quantum web browser.
  • Short Delay with WordPress 4.9
    You may have heard WordPress 4.9 is out. While this seems a good improvement over 4.8, it has a new editor that uses codemirror.  So what’s the problem? Well, inside codemirror is jshint and this has that idiotic no evil license. I think this was added in by WordPress, not codemirror itself. So basically WordPress 4.9 has a file, or actually a tiny part of a file that is non-free.  I’ll now have to delay the update of WordPress to hack that piece out, which probably means removing the javascript linter. Not ideal but that’s the way things go.

Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers