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Story today's howtos Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 9:31pm
Story Canonical Patches Two Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 9:30pm
Story Red Hat News Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 9:30pm
Story The Impact Of Switching To Linux 4.3 + Mesa-11.1/LLVM-3.8 On Ubuntu 15.10 Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 9:29pm
Story Ubuntu 15.10 Now Supports Steam Controllers After Being Patched Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 8:41pm
Story ownCloud 8.2 brings more control on-premise Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 7:42pm
Story Canonical Explains Its Convergence Goals Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 6:50pm
Story System76 Releases The Wild Dog Pro, Their First Skylake Linux PC Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 6:46pm
Story The Impact of Netflix’s Open Source Software Development Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 6:42pm
Story Open Source Survey Cites Value Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 6:38pm

Your Humble Bundle just doubled

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Gaming

blog.wolfire.com: Christmas is approaching and the crazy sales are starting. How can a humble bundle stay relevant? All six Humble Indie Bundle #1 games are now included.

Linux Mint 10 Review

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Linux

gnulinuxuser.wordpress: I booted a Live CD of Linux Mint 10, nicely named Julia, and waited for the boot. The booting didn’t take much longer than average but longer than I would have liked.

Revised Mozilla Public License — Beta 1

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Moz/FF

blog.lizardwrangler.com: In March of this year we kicked up a process to update the Mozilla Public License. We recently released the first beta of the MPL 2.0 and we believe that this beta is now feature complete, meaning that it addresses all major known issues.

Allegations of OpenBSD Backdoors May be True, Updated

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Security
BSD

linuxjournal.com: It was just last week that Theo de Raadt, OpenBSD founder and developer, posted an email that claimed the Federal Bureau of Investigations paid OpenBSD developers to leave backdoors in its IPSEC network security stack. Since then early audits have found some questionable code, contributors denied any wrongdoing, and the original source reaffirmed his allegations.

Top 10 Linux distributions

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Linux

mybroadband.co.za: Saying with any certainty which are the ten most popular Linux releases is not completely straight forward - there are too many variables - but a site such as Distrowatch maintains a list of the Linux distributions being talked about the most on the site. Using this we can build a relatively good list of popularity:

Packrat Apps: GCStar, Tellico, Kabikaboo

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Software

linuxinsider.com: A disorganized pile of stuff is junk. Reign in some order, organization and cataloging, and it's a collection. Open source applications can help keep your collections in order, whether you're into movies, antiques, booze, seeds or classic cars.

Red Hat revenues up 21 per cent

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Linux
  • Red Hat revenues up 21 per cent
  • RHEL 6 is built, and priced, for big shops

today's leftovers:

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News
  • PhotoFilmStrip 1.4.0 (Stable) Released With A New User Interface
  • Laura MacPhee on the Canonical Contributor Agreement
  • 'Do Not Track' Coming to Firefox 4
  • Mozilla unloads Firefox 4 spit and polish beta
  • Muon Suite 1.1 Beta 2
  • Proposal for MariaDB trademark policy
  • On Distro Watch Wait Listing
  • Linux Gamers will Buy
  • Free as in Freedom: Episode 0x05: Inducing Fryers
  • Some Sabayon Stuff
  • The Official Ubuntu Book, 4e: Welcome to the Command Line
  • Microsoft Shuts Down Office Genuine Advantage
  • The Document Foundation joins Open Invention Network
  • gbuild: Meet the new boss (Same as the old boss)
  • Bazaar Overlay news
  • Drupal 7 to be released on January 5th (with one ginormous party)
  • openSUSE Board Meeting Summary 15 December 2010

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Working with bezier curves and nodes in Inkscape
  • How to install Gnome in Slackware 13.x
  • A simple user primer for init
  • Up and Running with KVM Ubuntu Style: Part Two
  • 6 Expect Script Command Line Argument Examples
  • Autostart in KDE: The Autostart folders in KDE/Linux
  • How to enable 5.1 digital output with PulseAudio
  • cd - change directory Linux tips
  • enhancing the colors of your photos
  • Quick and simple web log grepper in Perl
  • The emacs 30 Day Challenge: A glimpse of BBDB
  • Windows 7 and the Linux desktop (PART 2)
  • Easy use of WebYaST for OpenSuSE 11.3

Popular sandbox game Minecraft hits beta release

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Gaming

ubuntugamer.com: Minecraft. You’ve probably heard of it a few times as the funky low resolution sandboxer is definitely a favourite of one of our writers and has been covered extensively both here and everywhere else on the web.

Intelligent boot splash greeter for Ubuntu

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: Elephants and readers with a good memory may remember an ‘ambient boot splash’ proposal we featured at the end of October

An open plea to video content providers

opensource.com: Netflix, Hulu, Blockbuster VOD, Vudu, and a slew of other video streaming services have been popping up left and right. Yet there's a big problem with most of these services: many of them suffer from the same mentality that the recording industry had in 1999--they are resisting the demands of their customers.

A Tinkerers Top 5 Distributions of 2010

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Linux

all-things-linux.blogspot: In the last few days we've had several posts about personal top 5 favorite distributions of 2010. Everybody has their own favorites, but, for what it's worth, here's my list.

My New Laptop Review

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Hardware
Ubuntu

polentino911.wordpress: Ok, it’s been over three weeks since when I got my windows-free laptop. During this time, I’ve ran KUbuntu 10.10 with KDE 4.5.? for about a week, then I moved to KDE trunk as usual and now it’s time to share my two cents (and personal random thoughts and rants) about this laptop.

Red Hat profit rises on 'strong' demand

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Linux
  • Red Hat profit rises on 'strong' demand
  • Red Hat 3Q Earnings Match Street Estimates
  • Red Hat delivers solid third quarter results

Openwall Linux 3.0 brings new features

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Linux

h-online.com Marking nearly 10 years of their project, the Openwall Project developers have released version 3.0 of Openwall. Openwall GNU/*/Linux, also known as Owl for short, is a small, security-enhanced distribution of Linux aimed at servers, appliances and virtual appliances.

Lost laptop locater app ‘Prey’ hits version 0.5

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: No-one goes out of their way to lose their laptop let alone have it stolen. Usually in these situations there is a slim chance of getting you laptop back – providing it has your address scrawled on the back like a label in the back of a 5th graders’ coat.

Review: Slackware 13.1

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Slack

dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: I never envisioned myself trying out any of the more advanced distributions like Slackware, Arch, or Gentoo, but having tried derivatives like GNU/Linux Utopia, Chakra, and Sabayon, I think I'm ready to try Slackware and Arch.

Pinguy OS - Best Ubuntu Derivative I have Ever Used

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Linux

techdrivein.com: Pinguy OS - not many must have heard about it. Pinguy OS is basically a heavily modified Ubuntu with an emphasis on the out-of-the-box functionality of the OS and more importantly on the look-good factor. And I got to tell you folks, on every count, my experience with Pinguy OS was well above average.

Mandriva Wallpaper Contest Winners Chosen

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MDV

ostatic.com: Mandriva was holding a contest for desktop background wallpapers to include in its next release, Mandriva 2010.2. This morning the winners were announced.

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