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Marble Desktop Globe - Wonderful Atlas Application for KDE4

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Reviews

I was lately impressed by Marble Desktop Globe, a free, open-source application for KDE4 which includes a 3D atlas of the world, with lots of features and an interface similar to the one of Google Earth.

Open Source Depends Upon Your Bug Reports

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OSS

techrepublic.com: Over the weekend I did an update on my Elive Compiz powered main PC. I didn’t realize it at the time but the update was actually an upgrade and I wound up running the unstable version.

Review: Parted Magic 4.0

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Linux

raiden.net: Parted Magic, one of the best stand alone partition editors, is back once again with a new and updated version. But what's so special about this version, considering the narrow scope of things that Parted Magic is designed to do?

First look: Mozilla Firefox FX 3.6 alpha 1

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Moz/FF

tgdaily.com: Although Firefox 3.5 (formerly Firefox 3.1) is still in beta, Mozilla is already developing Firefox 3.6 code-named Namoroka. Slated for an early-to-mid 2010 release, the browser will be marketed as Firefox.next (FX) moniker in a nod to new technologies set to take Firefox to the next level.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 297

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Review: Parted Magic 4.0

  • News: Linux Foundation to control Moblin, speculations on future of OpenSolaris, two interviews with Mark Shuttleworth, kFreeBSD support for Debian sid, GNOME 3.0 plans
  • Released last week: CentOS 5.3, Parted Magic 4.0, VectorLinux 6.0 "Light"
  • Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 7.2 release schedule, Mandriva Linux 2009.1 RC2
  • Donations: smxi receives US$200
  • New additions: Calculate Linux, Chakra
  • New distributions: Omnia XP
  • Reader comments

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

iFolder, Great for Fans of Dropbox, Source Code, and Lots of Control

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SUSE

ostatic.com/blog: For the past few weeks, off and on, I've heard some low-level, excited buzzing about iFolder. What is it? Think of it as an open source Dropbox service that lives on your servers under your jurisdiction, with a few added perks.

Linux Runs on Text: Understanding & Handling Text

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Linux
HowTos

linux-mag.com: Text plays a central role in the Linux operating system. Take better control of your system with a firm understanding of what text is and how best to handle, format and convert it.

Ubuntu Linux 9.04 Beta Review

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Ubuntu

extremetech.com: It's been quite a while since I last took a look at Ubuntu and it's come a long way. Canonical has just released a beta version of Ubuntu Linux 9.04. In keeping with past traditions, the new version has a cute animal nickname: Jaunty Jackelope.

Hacker and slasher or stable and steady. There is a Linux for you.

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Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: We are not all made from the same mold. To cover all of those bases there is a plethora of Linux distributions ready for the picking.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Debian unleashes inner devil

  • cdargs: a browser for cd
  • How IBM builds up its store of Linux knowledge
  • I.B.M. Withdraws $7 Billion Offer for Sun
  • InfoWorld using Drupal
  • Hilarious Root Cause Analyses
  • Opening the Door to Open Source
  • Another new Arch user
  • The Linux Action Show! Season 10 Episode 2
  • The future of open source: A new age of choice--and complexity
  • From OSX to Ubuntu

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Debian IPv6 Networking Configuration

  • Pidgin on Ubuntu - Alternative Installation Method
  • Clean Unnecessary / Temporarily Files in Ubuntu
  • Get started with GnuPG
  • How To Use Gmail To Relay Email From a Shell Prompt
  • How to enable quota on OpenSuse
  • how to recreate / update openbox menu
  • Old School Linux Solutions: finger
  • Back In Time… utility… Instructions for Gentoo && Xfce…
  • Autotune/ Pitch Correction Effect with Praat
  • Java jive
  • Autodetecting and configuring multiple monitors in Ubuntu

Eight Reasons Why Fluxbox Is My Favorite Desktop

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Fluxbox

penguinpetes.com: It happened again, this time at Tech Republic. They ask the question "Which Linux desktop would you show to a new user to impress them?" and Fluxbox once again is left lurking in the shadowy anonymous depths of the dreaded option "other". What the hell does Fluxbox have to DO to get some love around here?

plasma on netbooks

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KDE

aseigo.blogspot: At last year's Akademy, we did some work on a layout for a Plasma interface for netbooks on the whiteboard and started putting together some code for it.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #136

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Ubuntu

ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #136 for the week of March 29th- April 4th, 2009 is now available.

Suse Studio is overflowing with awesome

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SUSE

anirudhsanjeev.org: After about five months of waiting, I got invited to Suse Studio Alpha. Suse Studio is a tool to help you build Ready-to-deploy variant of the opensuse 11.1 distribution.

Chakra: my new distro of choice

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Linux

pindablog.wordpress: I’m the type of guy who goes distro-shopping every now and then, but usually ends up with the distro I came from. And then, two days ago I suddenly came across Chakra.

8 Image Viewers for Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

This article overviews 8 popular image viewers available in the Ubuntu repositories.

tty-clock: 6.9 on the Geek-o-meter

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: This is a little something that everyone should have, if they even consider life at the terminal. And for a terminal system, it’s pretty cool.

why no Linux for NSW high school laptops?

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Linux

itwire.com: It comes as both a surprise and not a surprise that the New South Wales (NSW) state government chose a "safe bet" of Lenovo and Microsoft to supply many thousands of taxpayer-funded laptops to secondary school students. Was Linux ever on the short list?

PCLinuxOS 2009.1 Gnome

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PCLOS

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: I am a KDE guy. I have loved KDE for its superior usability and availability of good KDE apps. However, PCLinuxOS 2009.1 Gnome made me think seriously over Gnome.

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