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SimplyMEPIS 11.0 Alpha TEST 4 Uploaded for Testing

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Linux

mepis.org: Alpha 4 is available. This is a test release not a production release. The primary change since Alpha 3 is that the pre-configuration of video has been completely structured to take advantage of the auto-configuration capability of Xorg and NVIDIA.

Mageia Has an Official Logo

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Linux

ostatic.com: After months of careful consideration, lots of contributions, and a set process; the Mageia project has decided upon a logo.

Debian Project News - December 8th

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Linux

Welcome to this year's seventeenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

Updated Debian GNU/Linux: 5.0.7 released
Debian WWW Sprint
ZFS support in Squeeze
Interview with Debian Developer Colin Watson

Top 30 Most Popular Scientific and Engineering Packages

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Software

mynitor.com: I’ve come across 30 of the most popular Scientific and Engineering free and open source packages that students, scientists and programmers in the engineering field can greatly appreciate.

Linux kernel solid, but what will become of Novell contribution?

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SUSE
  • Linux kernel solid, but what will become of Novell contribution?
  • Who’s to Blame for the Linux Kernel?
  • Linux, Open Source & Ubuntu: Red Hat, Novell, IBM Among Top Contributors to Linux Development

KDE 4.6 Beta: Finding New Directions

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KDE

earthweb.com: KDE 4.6 will be slightly more ambitious than the last couple of releases. Judging from the recently-announced first beta, it will include the usual behind-the-scene enhancements, and additions of interest to developers. But it will also include some concrete improvements.

Making the Switch to Linux: Some Debian-based Recommendations

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Linux

igneousquill.net: Two years ago today my family made the switch from Windows to Ubuntu. This wasn't an overnight decision, and it wasn't without complications.

Has the Novell Deal Hampered openSUSE?

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SUSE

linuxjournal.com: Whether it was the uncertainty of openSUSE's future or in spite of it, there seems to have been a fire lit under openSUSE lately. On several fronts, the often controversial project has kicked into high gear.

OOPS - Root privileges under Linux

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Linux
Security

7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

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KDE
HowTos

maketecheasier.com: Like any good desktop environment, you are by no means stuck with the default look. In fact, KDE offers more easily customizable features than any other. What follows are 7 ways to get the desktop look you dreamed about when you were a child.

Linux without a command line. Is it possible?

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Linux

toolbox.com: I have to admit. I do like the command line which allows me to run commands quicker than any mouse happy click lover. However, many proponents of proprietary operating systems ridicule us Linux lovers for our command line commando ways and maintain that it is not possible to use Linux without having to write a command line or two.

Open Source Leader Matt Asay Leaves COO Position At Canonical

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Ubuntu

ostatic.com: ZDNet reports, Matt is leaving his role at Canonical--as the man behind Ubuntu--behind to take a new gig at a startup called Strobe.

Also: Canonical Donates Server to KDE

LF Announces Certifications to Linux Standard Base 4.0 and Public Beta 4.1

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linuxfoundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that all the leading commercial Linux companies are certified to Linux Standard Base 4.0 (LSB 4.0), including Canonical, Kylin, Linpus, Mandriva, Neoshine, Novell, Oracle, Red Flag and Red Hat.

today's leftovers:

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  • GNOME 3 T-shirt Contest
  • Unity Linux 2010.02 Includes an Updated Branching Tool
  • Canonical Updates Landscape's Look
  • Emacs 30 Day Challenge Update #1: Writing this in Conkeror
  • I started working at Canonical today
  • TuxRadar Open Ballot: 2011 year of Linux on the desktop?
  • Introducing the $59 Linux Desktop Computer -- Userful MultiSeat
  • Getting Things GNOME - Useful Tool to Get Things Done
  • Free as in Freedom: Conference Behavior and Novell
  • Broadcom 802.11n support in b43
  • Unigine OilRush Linux Game Delayed To March 2011
  • Label & Card printing resources with TeX and LaTeX
  • Federal Government Adopting Open Source for Data Center Consolidation

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Wedding Photo Enhancement using The GIMP
  • How to find which process is eating RAM memory in Linux
  • Minitube - YouTube Desktop Application for Ubuntu
  • The Beginner’s Guide to Managing Users and Groups
  • Customizing KDE in Mandriva 2010.x
  • GMusicBrowser - Music Player and Manager
  • KernelCheck - Linux Kernel Compilation made easy
  • share files and printers with samba Linux for Windows
  • How to install www.nvidia.com drivers in Fedora 14
  • install YouAmp Music player in ubuntu using PPA
  • Crontab Scheduling Syntax and Script Example
  • Configure ufw firewall in Ubuntu using Gufw (GUI)
  • Blocking a Website with a iptables
  • Add a user-configurable menu to your Linux desktop with 9menu
  • 6 mv Command Examples to Move or Rename Linux File and Directory

Inappropriate use of the Debian logo?

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sanacl.wordpress: The debian-legal is a great source of knowledge about legal issues related to FLOSS. A couple of days ago one of the contributors sent a mail informing that a computer shop has taken the Debian logo and used it for his business.

Smart 3G router runs Linux

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Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: Opengear has begun shipping a line of "smart" Linux-based cellular routers. The ACM5004-G routers support remote management via 3G, offering console server functionality and control of devices with serial, USB, Ethernet and digital I/O interfaces.

Xfce 4.8.0 on Track for January Release

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Software

ostatic.com: Xfce, the little desktop that could, is steadily progressing toward its January release with several developmental builds.

Backtestground

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Software

thorwil.wordpress: Backtestground is a project collecting a few tools to aid in designing wallpapers.

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