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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

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OSS Those of us who are familiar with the "with Google" stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify? Is it part of a carrier deal that gives exclusivity to Google premium apps like Gmail and the Android Market, or part of a grander scheme to make ODM's like Archos, Augen, Camangi, et al have inferior software so only the Google approved ones will survive like Verizon's Droid and Sprint's Evo?

Open Source and Sustainability

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OSS As strange as it may sound, switching to Open Source operating systems and software – and getting your boss, co-workers, friends and relatives to do so – can save a lot more carbon emissions than getting them to change their lightbulbs.

Linux servers, Windows XP desktops: a happy marriage?

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Microsoft The IT folks love Linux. The users know, and therefore love, Windows. Sound like a war? For Wade Stankich, it's more like a happy marriage.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #212

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #212 for the week September 19 - September 25, 2010.

Intel Mesa 7.9 Benchmarks

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Software With Mesa 7.9 just around the corner and it sporting a new GLSL compiler, support for new OpenGL extensions, and months worth of other changes to core Mesa and its drivers, we decided to run some benchmarks.

Fedora presents...Graphics Test Week this week

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It's been creeping up, and now it's time: the world-famous Graphics Test Week begins tomorrow, with the Fedora 14 Nouveau Test Day! That is 2010-09-28. As always, the event runs all day in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC (you can connect with WebIRC). To complete Graphics Test Week, the Radeon Test Day takes place the following day, Wednesday 2010-09-29, and Intel Test Day takes place Thursday 2010-09-30.

Will Code For Beer

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Jon maddog Hall: People ask me why programmers write code and give it away “for free”. There are many reasons, but one I often give is that a programmer might end up at a conference and a grateful user of their code might “buy them a beer, or even a dinner.”

Geek Time with Linus Torvalds

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google-opensource.blogspot: Linus Torvalds and Jeremy Allision were both in Sao Paolo, Brazil a few weeks ago for LinuxCon, where they were both presenters.

A walk around KDE 4.5

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KDE This time around, I will focus on KDE 4.5 (since that is the most recent release) with the goal of showing you just how user-friendly KDE makes the Linux desktop.

Edubuntu Maverick News

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Ubuntu This release wasn’t as big shake-up as the last one, but it’s still a very good release for Edubuntu that builds on the work we did in the previous release.

The first Linux monument unveiled in Russia

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Linux Tyumen Linux user community has unveiled a Linux monument featuring Tux, a Linux mascot.

Surprised, and not: Feather Linux at 150Mhz, 32Mb

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kmandla.wordpress: Some things surprise even me. And yet, at the same time, this isn’t a surprise. Fact is, given the opportunity to mention a lightweight distro, most people jump straight for the jugular and shout “DSL” or “Slitaz.”

Linux - you've come a long way baby

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Linux I work in a small mom and pop computer store. I fix up older systems and install linux, then resell. I’ve put quite a few people on the path to open software and the freedoms of linux.

60 Great Open Source Developer Tools

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Software If you're looking for good open source developer tools, you literally have thousands to choose from. For this list, we focused on 60 of the best and most well known. Rather than trying to rank them, we've arranged them into categories and listed them in alphabetical order.

REVIEW: Urban Terror

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  • REVIEW: Urban Terror – Linux 32/64bit
  • EDuke32- A first person shooter game for Linux
  • PlayOnLinux 3.8.3 has been released

15 Cool KDE Wallpapers

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  • 15 Cool KDE Wallpapers
  • 6 More Blender Made Movies and Animations
  • Poll Results: Best Browser for Linux

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 373

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Welcoming OpenIndiana
  • News: Fedora prepares for beta release, Mandriva reasserts its continuity, Ubuntu and 6-month release cycles, PCLinuxOS - past and present
  • Questions and answers: Linux frustrations
  • Released last week: VectorLinux 6.0 "SOHO Deluxe", Quirky 1.3, Chakra GNU/Linux 0.2.2
  • Upcoming releases: Fedora 14 Beta, openSUSE 11.4 Milestone 2, Ubuntu 10.10 RC
  • New distributions: Upstream OS
  • Reader comments

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

7 Linux sudo Command Tips and Tricks

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HowTos In this article, let us review how to setup sudo environment along with some sudo command examples, tips, and tricks.

Ten Essential Linux Admin Tools

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Software System Administrators (SAs) need a set of tools with which to manage their often unmanageable systems and environments*. These ten essential Linux administration tools provide excellent support for the weary SA.

Canonical to expand cooperation with Taiwan PC makers; launching new OS next month

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Ubuntu Canonical, the designer of Linux-based operating system Ubuntu, is preparing to host a hardware summit in Taiwan and is hoping the event will help open the door for cooperation with Taiwan-based PC makers for them to adopt Ubuntu.

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