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Bend the New Browser to Your Will

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Moz/FF
  • Firefox 4 Tips: Bend the New Browser to Your Will
  • 3 Best Ways To Speed Up Firefox 4 Browser

Red Hat targeting UK growth in 'non-traditional sectors'

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Linux
  • Red Hat targeting UK growth in 'non-traditional sectors'
  • Are Companies Evil?
  • Use the House's Money to Trade Red Hat
  • Beyond $1bn: Why Red Hat is a one off

Pinguy OS 10.10 (64 bit)

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Linux

linuxdistroreview.com: PinguyOS is one I hadn’t heard of until recently. It seems to be just a baby, in Linux distro terms, although I say that not due to size or its features, but because of its age. PinguyOS only came onto the scene sometime in 2010.

NVIDIA GeForce 400 "Fermi" Series On Nouveau

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: With NVIDIA still not providing any open-source support or technical documentation for their graphics processors, for those in the open-source community who seek to use their GeForce 400/500 "Fermi" GPUs without NVIDIA's binary driver, they are left to use the reverse-engineered, community-created Nouveau driver.

Awards Highlight Impact of Open Source Software

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OSS

pcworld.com: It's hard to beat stellar earnings as proof of a technology's business value, and Red Hat provided that for Linux with its Q4 report last week. Adding further fuel to the celebratory open source fires over the past few days, however, have been several batches of awards recognizing the global impact of various free software projects and contributors.

Slipping over the edge (w/ Fedora 15)

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Linux
Software

cedarandthistle.wordpress: On a Sunday a few weeks ago, I finally decided to take the plunge and install the Fedora 15 Alpha on my primary workstation.

MEPIS 11 RC1: An Quick, Informal Glimpse

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Linux

linuxmigrante.blogspot: Even though I'm already running MEPIS 11 Beta 3 as my production system, I downloaded the RC version 1 to test it.

Ubuntu’s Non-Free Parabox

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu’s Non-Free Parabox
  • Ubuntu’s Contributions
  • Here Is A Solution For Ubuntu's Adobe Flash Problem

Open source communities: trust vs. control

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OSS

sutor.com: It can’t be overstated just how important the notion of “community” is to the entire open source process.

Dialog with the Girlfriend

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Linux

jeffhoogland.blogspot: About a year ago I made a post about installing Linux on my girlfriend's laptop. Just recently I was quoted on Linux Insider about how successful the installation had been a year later. I said that I believed it to have been a successful conversion of a Windows user to Linux.

9 Good CD and DVD Burning Tools for Ubuntu/Linux

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Software

techdrivein.com: There is no dearth of good CD/DVD burning tools for Ubuntu. Brasero Disc Burner comes as default in Ubuntu and it is a good enough tool with almost all functionalities you expect from a basic CD/DVD burning application. But what really are the alternatives?

15 handy Firefox 4 tips and tricks

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Moz/FF

techradar.com: From complete control over tabs to better bookmarking, these Firefox 4 tips will help you make the most of it.

Also: Firefox 5 Preview Available, Stable On April 13

Fixed ISO images for Debian 6.0.1 released

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Linux

debian.org: Post-release testing showed up a variety of bugs in the images produced for the 6.0.1 update release:

SimplyMEPIS 11.0 nears Final with RC1 Release

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Linux

mepis.org: Warren Woodford has uploaded SimplyMEPIS 10.9.94, the first release candidate of MEPIS 11.0. MEPIS 11.0 RC1 is build from a Debian Squeeze stable foundation with the following major differences:

Narwhal rising

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Ubuntu

manilastandardtoday.com: That’s the first thing that went through my head when I learned that the next version of Ubuntu Linux, Release 11.04, would be codenamed Natty Narwhal, in keeping with the tradition of alliterative animal names.

Also: Ubuntu 9.10 approaches end of life

openSUSE Edu Li-f-e 11.4 out now

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SUSE

opensuse.org: The openSUSE Education team is proud to present openSUSE-Edu Li-f-e (Linux for Education) based on openSUSE 11.4. The image is a “hybrid” iso image which can be used to burn a Live DVD or to create a Live USB stick.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Debian Squeeze Desktop (Nvidia GeForce 8200)

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Debian Squeeze desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an Nvidia GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • New Features in digiKam 2.0: Versioning
  • openSUSE Release versioning – Poll on last three options
  • Build a device scalable user interface
  • gnome-color-manager and profiles
  • KMail Frustrations
  • GIMP in Google Summer of Code 2011
  • GNOME 3 Hackfest, Day One
  • Fedora 15 status and so on
  • Configuration management in Drupal 8
  • Computers in the Classroom
  • Too Bad, Mr. Ballmer! Your Flock Is Decreasing...
  • LM_Sensors 3.3 Brings More Sensory Goodness
  • The Day Firefox Left IE in the Dust
  • Android and the Kernel: It is Not that Simple
  • Installing Linux to a Gateway NV53 laptop, a tail of five distros
  • Firefox 4 includes new feature for thwarting web attacks
  • Menu Button inside Window Decorations
  • Geek Of The Week: Máirín Duffy
  • The Board 0.1.2
  • Scribes interesting remote editor
  • Java Gosling goes to Google
  • Debian and Arch sittin in a tree
  • Fedora 16 naming vote delay

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Customize a Distro with Remastersys
  • Clonezilla – Cloning Disk to Remote Disk
  • Understanding Parallel Computing: Amdahl’s Law
  • How to install Liquorix in ubuntu
  • Dragan Effect, Gimp Tutorial for draganized photos

KDE or GNOME?

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KDE
Software

linuxblog.darkduck: I published a post recently when I told how many and which systems are installed on my laptop. If you remember, my preferred system is Kubuntu. Because of KDE.

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