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Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story The Mac-ifying of the Linux Desktop Roy Schestowitz 21/05/2014 - 5:45am
Story Fedora Shake Up, Linus Interviewed, and Mint 16 Reviewed Roy Schestowitz 21/05/2014 - 5:34am
Story Security's future belongs to open source Roy Schestowitz 21/05/2014 - 5:13am
Story Rugged, wildly modular tablet runs Android and Linux Roy Schestowitz 21/05/2014 - 5:08am
Story Android mini-PC taps quad-core Rockchip, cools itself Roy Schestowitz 21/05/2014 - 5:05am
Story Introducing the GTK+ inspector tool for Application Developers Rianne Schestowitz 20/05/2014 - 10:14pm
Story Clonezilla Live 2.2.3-10 Is Now Stable and Based on Linux Kernel 3.14.4 Rianne Schestowitz 20/05/2014 - 10:05pm
Story Wayland & Weston 1.5 Officially Released Rianne Schestowitz 20/05/2014 - 9:59pm
Story SliTaz 5.0 RC2 Is a Minimalistic OS Built from Scratch Rianne Schestowitz 20/05/2014 - 9:51pm
Story Stable Channel Update: Chrome 35 Rianne Schestowitz 20/05/2014 - 9:23pm

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Opera 10: Remove ‘Click to activate’ on flash in Linux

  • How to deny root ssh login
  • Simple bash script to monitor your webserver remotely on different ports
  • Howto Round Robin DNS on a Linux server
  • Installing Webcams In Ubuntu: The Easy Way
  • How to measure and read disk activity
  • Command Line Image Editing with ImageMagick
  • How to enable last.fm audioscrobbler for xmms2
  • More about customization on Konsole
  • Adding times to the history
  • How to get a screenshot in linux using command line tools: xwininfo, convert.
  • Migrating to Linux: Tip 1: Do DHCP and DNS first

10 reasons why Linux will triumph over Windows

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Linux

blogs.techrepublic.com: Windows 7 may be generating some positive buzz, but Jack Wallen remains skeptical. In fact, he says it’s only a matter of time before Linux takes its rightful spot at the top of the OS heap.

Art and Linux family trees

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Linux

ianmurdock.com: I discussed an idea I had had: That I commission a “Linux family tree” piece, done in the same pencil drawing with much embedded humor. If there would be any interest in having a copy of this Linux family tree, please email.

How To Create A Great Window Maker Desktop

maketecheasier.com: If you’ve never used Window Maker on your Linux desktop, you’re missing out. It’s elegant, functional, flexible, and FAST!

Linux and FOSS are Good, and Windows is Sucky, and the World is Mad

linuxtoday.com: It has been One Of Those Weeks. I don't know why it bothered me this week more than all the other weeks, but reading all the dopey news articles about Windows malware bringing down armies and navies all over the world got to me in a big way.

Complete your XBMC Media Center with YouTube Playlists and Give it Better Looks with XBMC Skin Manager

kabatology.com: XBMC Media Center is a free and open source application for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and Xbox. Like any excellent Open Source application, what makes XBMC particular is its extensibility – add-ons, plugins.

First Look: Elive E17 Compiz

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Linux

news.softpedia: Yep, there is a special Elive E17 bundled with all the good 3D stuff. Knowing Elive's reputation of being one of the most beautiful and stylish distributions out there, what can really go wrong if you combine two of Linux's most valuable eye-candy providers?

RawSpeed and Rawstudio: exciting projects

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Software

jcornuz.wordpress: These are exciting times for photography on Linux. Rawstudio is not sitting still either with a couple of great projects down the line.

Valentine's Day ASCII Art

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Misc

Why You Shouldn’t Use Linux - A Linux Enthusiast’s Viewpoint

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Linux

daileymuse.com: Go to any technology web site or blog discussing either Microsoft Windows or Linux and you’ll bear witness to virtual mayhem and destruction. The Operating System Holy War. I’ve read dozens of articles from Linux proponents listing reason after reason why Linux is better than Windows. I only need one reason, however, not to use it.

Defending Linux

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Legal

marilyn.frields.org: Everyone knows patent trolls are constantly hard at work. Back in 2007, IP Innovation filed a lawsuit against Red Hat and Novell alleging infringement of patents on a user interface that has multiple workspaces. Red Hat’s Legal department are inviting all of us to participate in the fight.

today's leftovers

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News
  • Cisco wants it both ways with open source

  • How Linux (and Ebooks) will save the publishing world
  • Nova Baire, el Linux cubano
  • Windows vs Linux
  • Linux Vs. Windows ... Round 2,671,852
  • Are Microsoft Partners Spreading Open-Source Fear?
  • The Open Source Movement, and Microsoft's Unlucky Breaks
  • A different open source market
  • Microsoft, the follower
  • It's That Time Again: KDE and GNOME Invite Students (and Mentors) to GSoC 2009
  • Netbook Nightmare: My Experience With the Sylvania g Netbook
  • An open door for open source?
  • Interview: Ubuntu and Wine Expert Scott Ritchie
  • Enterprise Sponsors and the Open Source Community: An Uneasy Symbiosis?
  • Happy 1234567890! Let’s Reminisce about the Past
  • Tyan Thunder n6650EX
  • Debian Lenny: A Linux Valentine Release
  • Can businesses trust open source?
  • Best Linux Wallpaper of the Day

Love and UNIX: An Undying Affection

oreilly.com: Way back in the last century, in 1999 to be exact, we had the good fortune of publishing several articles by Thomas Scoville. One of his most popular, and certainly the most timeless, is the following song to UNIX. It used to be a Valentines tradition for us, but for various reasons it lay neglected for several years in a little visited directory on one of our servers. But it's time we dusted it off again, and shared it with the world. Enjoy, and Happy Valentines Day.

Improving Linux GPU Power Management

phoronix.com: Red Hat's Matthew Garrett has actively been working on improving power management with graphics processors via the various open-source X.Org drivers. There is quite a lot of work involved, but at the FOSDEM X.Org meeting he shared an update on his progress.

The People of MySQL

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Software

redmonk.com: I consider personnel moves to be material to their employers, and at such times I feel obligated to comment - whether I like it or not. Such is the case with the recent defections from Sun of Mårten Mickos most recently, and Monty Widenius a week or so distant.

Laying foundations

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Linux

marilyn.frields.org: If you’re not involved in Fedora already, you might not know that we have four foundations that guide what we do: Freedom, friends, features, first. If you look at what they mean you’ll see that these four foundations are the core values for our community.

A quick review of PC-BSD 7.0

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BSD

people.fruitsalad.org: It would never do to return from FOSDEM with the same OS on my laptop as when I left; so now I have been running PC-BSD instead of OpenSolaris for a week.

Linux keeps growing market share.

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Linux

dthomasdigital.wordpress: Not only is TuxRadar reporting that Linux Format magazine sales are up 13.3% over the last year, but I also find that my local book stores shelves appear to have much more Linux reference books on the shelves as well.

Hidden Linux : Font Frolics

blogs.pcworld: More isn't necessarily more useful. Somehow I've ended up with around 120 fonts. This might be great if I was a graphic designer, but as I typically use no more than half-a-dozen it's actually a damn nuisance.

New LM_Sensors Coming, Brings New Features

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Software

phoronix.com: Jean Delvare of the LM_Sensors project has announced that a new release of this open-source system monitoring program will be coming soon.

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