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Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 9:04pm
Story Leftovers: Windows-Like Roy Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 9:03pm
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Story Red Hat New CFO, All-Time High, Containers etc. Roy Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:58pm
Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:54pm
Story Introducing GNOME To Do Rianne Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:44pm
Story Qt 5.5 Release Candidate Available Rianne Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:40pm
Story Raspberry Pi Default Firmware Updates To Using Linux 4.0 Rianne Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:37pm
Story The Third Platform: The Time for Open Source Is Nigh Rianne Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:27pm
Story Solus Is the First OS to Get Linux Kernel 4.1 LTS Rianne Schestowitz 22/06/2015 - 8:10pm

Using eBox As A Gateway: Firewall, Traffic Shaping, HTTP Proxy And More

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HowTos

eBox Platform is the Linux small business server that allows you to manage all your network services like firewall, DHCP, DNS, VPN, proxy, IDS, mail, file and printer sharing, VoIP, IM and much more. These functionalities are tightly integrated, automating most tasks, avoiding mistakes and saving time for system administrators. This article will show you step by step how to use eBox as a Gateway, featuring network configuration, load balancing between two Internet connections with WAN failover and multigateway rules for policy routing, traffic shaping, DHCP and DNS cache for the LAN network and HTTP proxy with different content filtering policies and antivirus.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Encrypted filesystem on linux
  • Microsoft hits back on expanded Novell-VMware alliance
  • In FOSS Does "F" Have To Stand For Fabulous to Make Apple The Next Sun
  • Red Hat notches up another KVM cloud win
  • best Linux Distribution for the Enterprise
  • South African Government using Drupal
  • openSUSE Build Service 1.8 and 2.0 Announced
  • Is Chromoting the future of Computing?
  • The Linux Link Tech Show - Episode: 357 06-09-10
  • Debian community poll
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 2 Episode 10
  • Novell Appeals in Microsoft Antitrust Litigation on WordPerfect Claims
  • KDE PIM Goes Mobile
  • Linux Basement Episode 56 - Fedora and iLove
  • Road to 11.3 : when pattern are not your friend, pre selection can be a trap
  • GnoMenu: A nice new menu for Gnome
  • Linux Against Poverty Now Accepting Donations
  • kde activities on multiscreens
  • Join the KDE game
  • Open Clip Art Library Spring 2010 Release
  • Another GNOME 3.0 Development Snapshot Released
  • Drupal clarifies security rules after White-House gaper
  • FLOSS Weekly 123: Open Wonderland

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Cherry-Picking specific commits from another branch
  • Combining and summing fields in OpenOffice.org database queries
  • Creating Light Leaks on Photographs using GIMP
  • GIMP 3-D, 3 Ways
  • Identifying and Resolving IP Address Conflicts with Linux
  • GnoMenu - Consolidated menu for gnome
  • disable the gnome shutdown notification in Ubuntu
  • Roll Out a Fedora Remix
  • Ubuntu 10.04: Getting rid of the "indicator applet"
  • Get Animated Themed Grub2 Menu with Burg
  • gentoo cube

Fedora’s lucky 13

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Linux

ghacks.net: The number 13 is usually associated with bad luck. Friday the 13th (both the date and the movie). Many buildings don’t have a thirteenth floor. Fedora just released it’s number 13 and one might wonder if the number was good or bad for the release.

Quit Expecting Ubuntu To Be Perfect

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Ubuntu
  • Quit Expecting Ubuntu To Be Perfect
  • Full Circle Podcast #8: More Opinion Than You Can Handle
  • Dell Says Ubuntu Is Safer Than Windows
  • 30 Simple Yet So Incredible Ubuntu Wallpapers for Desktop
  • Announcing the User Experience Advocates Project
  • Aptitude Removed From Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat
  • Maverick Software Center adds Animated Apps Bar

GNOME Journal June 2010

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Software
  • Shotwell Photo Manager
  • Interview with Quim Gil of the GNOME Advisory Board
  • Time's Making Changes - A Letter from the Editor
  • PHP-GTK, Widgets & Gadgets: An Interview With Elizabeth Smith

Flash Player 10.1 Now Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux

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Software

blogs.adobe.com: Today I'm thrilled to announce that Adobe Flash Player 10.1 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. You can get it now.

Rekonq: Konqueror Killer?

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KDE
Software

workswithu.com: When the Maverick Meerkat, better known as Ubuntu 10.10, debuts in October, it will bring with it a new default browser for Kubuntu users in the form of rekonq.

Stewart Rules: Novell Wins! CASE CLOSED!

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SUSE
Legal

groklaw.net: Here you go, munchkins. Judge Ted Stewart has ruled for Novell and against SCO. Novell's claim for declaratory judgment is granted; SCO's claims for specific performance and breach of the implied covenant of good fair and fair dealings are denied.

Not a Programmer? Linux Needs You!

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Linux

jonreagan.wordpress: Inspired by a comment I received yesterday explaining the problems with non-programmers getting involved in helping Linux projects, I have decided to give a little guidance on how to help out if you are not the code monkey type.

Mozilla girds Firefox with 'hang detector'

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Moz/FF

theregister.co.uk: The next version of Firefox will include a "hang detector" that automatically terminates plug-ins that quit talking to the outside world.

Also: Firefox 3.6.4 On The Verge Of Its Final Descent

Open Money- A look at Personal Financial Software for Linux

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Software

testfreaks.com: When it comes to personal financial software choices, the Windows folks have historically had plenty of choices… with a few major ones that seemed obvious. However, the fine folks over on the Linux side of the wall have not had the same.

Why Linux Should Not Get a Free Ride

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Linux

g33q.co.za: I love Linux, I love FLOSS. I love the ideas behind them, and what drives the community. Why am I so critical during my reviews then?

KOffice 2.2: Is It Ready Yet?

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Software

asinen.org: KOffice 2.2 was recently released and can be “used for real work”. Conveniently, just after 2.2 was released, I found myself needing to put together a presentation for Akademy – so what to use?

HP to buy slim Linux OS from Phoenix

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Linux

networkworld.com (IDG): Hewlett-Packard will buy Linux-based quick-boot OS and client virtualization assets from Phoenix Technologies for US$12 million, Phoenix said on Thursday.

Linux could ease schools tech crunch

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Linux

mercurynews.com: Maybe the answer for local schools facing daunting technology challenges lies with the penguins.

Linux-powered iPad-like tablets can't come quickly enough

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Mac

blogs.computerworld: Apple has long had a history of being arrogant. But, more often than not, they've been able to back it up by the quality of their products. But now, with Apple locking out Adobe Flash and Google Ads, not to mention their cute trick of setting up an HTML 5 demo site that only works with Apple's own Safari Web browser, I think Apple has overstepped their authority.

A new contributor agreement for Fedora

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Linux

opensource.com: A little over a month ago, the Fedora Project announced a plan to replace the existing Fedora Individual Contributor License Agreement (FICLA) with something new, which we've imaginatively titled the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement (FPCA).

Dear FSF, It’s not you it’s me

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OSS

the-gay-bar.com: I’ve been using FLOSS on my computers pretty much exclusively for about 5 or 6 years now and I don’t see me going back, but I have started to feel some sort of disconnect to one of the leading institutions of FLOSS lately: The Free Software Foundation (FSF).

Ubuntu Lucid Lynx: free OS that Just Works

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Ubuntu

boingboing.net: Today, I got caught up enough from my tour to update my ThinkPad to the latest version of Ubuntu. Lucid Lynx went in like butter. The update ran unattended, took about 1h including downloading the whole OS, updated all of my apps without a hitch, and is running smoothly.

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