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Story Mint's the Best, Less Malware, and Debian vs Ubuntu Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 9:46am
Story Ubuntu Governance Reboot: Five Proposals Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 9:36am
Story Tizen based Samsung TV SDK 1.0 has been released Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 9:29am
Story There's New In-Fighting Over The Future Of Compiz Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 9:20am
Story PC-BSD 10.1 review Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 4:46am
Story Android game console runs on quad-core Cortex-A17 Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 4:40am
Story How the Linux Foundation's CII Is Securing the Internet Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 4:37am
Story JVC KENWOOD Corporation, Linaro and OpenSynergy Join the AGL – Automotive Grade Linux Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 2:49am
Story Top 10 Linux Holiday Gifts for 2014 (Slideshow) Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2014 - 2:25am
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The Linux Foundation's "Community" Doesn't Look Very Community

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linuxtoday.com/blog: Here we are on Day Two of the Linux Foundation's Linuxcon, and it sure looks like the face of Linux is still a bearded one, despite the Linux Foundation's grand claims of Community. Perhaps they have a more limited definition of "community."

Ubuntu Linux - To love and to hate

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Ubuntu

sinaisix.blogspot.com: Ubuntu Linux is, arguably, the most popular Linux distro around today, with millions of people who deeply love it. There are some people however, who, for some reasons, do not just want to hear the mention of Ubuntu.

Does the Linux desktop need to be popular?

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theregister.co.uk: Does Linux desktop even need to be popular? There are, shall we say, differing options among the open source cognoscenti gathered in Portland, Oregon this week for the annual LinuxCon.

Chrome Netbook Operating System By Christmas?

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OS

itworld.com: One of the tidbits author Jerri Ledford told me during my interview to get information for the Daily Tip entry Chrome Tips and Tricks for Better Browsing was that she felt Google's Chrome operating system would be on netbooks by Christmas.

CentOS Pulse #0905 - The CentOS Newsletter

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News

With a little delay, issue #0905 of the CentOS Pulse newsletter has been released. It covers topics like the CentOS 4.8 release, the Spanish CentOS community, wireless networking and contains an interesting interview with Tru Huynh.

Ubuntu 10.04: A Closer Look

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth announced objectives for Ubuntu 10.04, a.k.a “Lucid Lynx,” to attendees of the Atlanta Linux Fest (more conference coverage) last week. Here’s a look.

Replacing KDE applications

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Software

linuxcritic.wordpress: I’ve been on an app-hunt to replace some of the applications to which I’ve grown used to in KDE, mostly so that I can break my ties with that desktop and move forward completely without it.

Mr. Torvalds, Shrink That Kernel

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Linux
  • Mr. Torvalds, Shrink That Kernel
  • Does it matter that "Linux is bloated"?
  • Linux And The 'B' Word: Bloat

5 phrases that diminish the credibility of Linux, Mac, and Windows users

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OS

blogs.techrepublic.com: Much like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf,” if you see the same claim made in every argument, time and time again, that claim starts to lose credibility. I don’t think there’s anywhere in modern life where this is more visible than in the Linux/Mac/Windows flame wars.

Fedora Mini: A New Netbook Competitor?

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Linux

workswithu.com: For a long time, Ubuntu was the only big-name Linux distribution with a specially tailored netbook version. That changed recently with the announcement of Fedora Mini.

The holy tech flame wars

royal.pingdom.com: Since the dawn of technology people have been arguing about which technology is better. As with all such debates there are usually no simple answers and it often comes down to personal taste. Let’s have a look.

Linux Lands on Panasonic Toughbooks

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Ubuntu

thevarguy.com: Ubuntu Linux is now available on Panasonic Toughbooks — those rugged devices typically found in harsh environments and vertical markets like health care, transportation, real estate and insurance.

Games with native linux installers

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Gaming

altfire.com: It's getting quite bad out there for Linux gamers. If you're not prepared to Crossover Games or Cedega, then the days of installing games on your Linux machine are drawing to a close.

Linux Buffs Get Eyeful at LinuxCon Tech Showcase

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Linux

linuxinsider.com: Attendees at the sold-out LinuxCon event in Portland got to take a close-up look at some of the latest Linux technologies touted by participating companies.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Lenny

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HowTos

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

To new Ubuntu users - 5 things to expect

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Linux

learningubuntu.com: Entering the world of Ubuntu for the first time is something both exciting and confusing for a new user. That's why I chose ten things which I believe every new user should keep in mind when starting to use Ubuntu.

The Unix Ideal

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Linux

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: From the time I started listening to podcasts until about two months ago, I had been using Rhythmbox to manage my podcasts. On Linux Outlaws they kept mentioning how much they loved gPodder.

LinuxCon Roundtable in Torvalds Quotes

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Linux

tuxradar.com: Great first day here at LinuxCon. The highlight was undoubtedly the Roundtable session held earlier this afternoon.

Why Linux is so great?

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Linux
Gentoo

mihaimaga.wordpress: I’m using Linux since 2001 and it still amazes me day by day. After trying Red Hat, Mandrake, Debian, SuSE and many other flavors (yes, I do have a bag full of Linux distros CDs) I have chosen Gentoo as my main focus. It could be any other distribution, but that’s the advantage:

Linux Mint 7 XFCE: Screenshots

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Linux

zdnet.com.au: While Ubuntu continues to be the focus of Linux hype and momentum, there is an increasing number of Ubuntu-based distributions appearing as well.

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