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Are Microsoft Office and OpenOffice irrelevant?

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OOo

news.cnet.com: Do you still care about an office productivity suite? I mean, in the traditional sense of that product category? I don't.

SimplyMEPIS 8.5 Goes Gold!

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Linux

mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has announced the availability of SimplyMEPIS 8.5 from MEPIS and public mirrors.

KDE SC 4.4.2 arrives with various bug fixes

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KDE

h-online.com: The KDE developers have released version 4.4.2 of the KDE Software Compilation (KDE SC), the latest bug fix release for the popular Linux desktop.

Planning a move to PCLinuxOS 2010

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PCLOS
  • Planning a move to PCLinuxOS 2010
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 KDE 4.4.1 Beta 2

Hacker vows to avenge Sony's PS3 Linux cut-off

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Linux
  • Hacker vows to avenge Sony's PS3 Linux cut-off
  • Geohot Looks To Enable Other OS Support For The PS3
  • iPhone Hacker: I'll find a Way to Keep Linux on PS3

What Linux needs

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Linux

kmandla.wordpress: Learning about Linux has been as much an education about computers as it has been about human behavior. Take, for example, this somewhat elderly thread complaining about photo management.

AAC codec may be removed from Ubuntu repos

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: Ubuntu 10.04 users wishing to play AAC format audio may find themselves out of luck.

An Easy and Inexpensive Quad-Core System for Linux

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Linux
Hardware

freesoftwaremagazine.com: My son’s hand-me-down motherboard recently gave up the ghost, and I decided that was a good excuse for an upgrade. Shopping around, I found that multi-core CPUs were finally in my price range, so I decided to build him a quad-core system. This build worked out extremely well, with almost no configuration problems.

5 things we love/hate about Novell's SUSE Studio

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SUSE

computerworld.com.au: Users might have a love/hate relationship with Novell's SUSE Studio. Here are five things we love and five things we disliked about the product.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Skype Open-Source Update Expected Soon
  • Interview with Aleix Pol of KDE Edu and KDevelop
  • Clonezilla Live adds UFS support
  • Open Source: Stop Romanticizing Unpaid Contributions
  • IBM, Novell Plot More SUSE Linux Moves
  • Free Cloud Alliance Formed - Includes Mandriva
  • Open source tool to manage electronic petitions
  • Red Hat previews Terabyte-bustin' next virtual machine
  • Lindy USB 3.0 Drives and Docking Station for Linux
  • Maddog: Quality, Not Quantity
  • Waiting for MeeGo: Code No Show
  • Watching OpenSolaris: What's the Story?
  • IBM celebrates a decade of Linux on its System Z mainframe
  • Open-Source Software Shortcut, Excluding Directories From Grep
  • ODF: Setting the standard for office documents in the public sector
  • Debreate - A Debian package builder
  • The Linux Action Show! s11e05 - Boxee is Awesome!

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • UNIX / Linux: 10 Netstat Command Examples
  • Nginx with gzip static (gzip_static) support on Arch Linux ABS
  • A Debian Package Primer: Part One
  • Perform graphical Nmap scans with Zenmap 5.1
  • Recover Deleted Files on an NTFS Hard Drive from a Ubuntu Live CD
  • Code Project: create an animated RSS reader with Clutter
  • How to Install QtCurve in KDE
  • Comparing Files
  • Increase MySQL performance with query cache query_cache
  • How to setup Google Chrome 5 in Mandriva 2010
  • How to Customize GDM2 in ubuntu 9.10 jaunty

What Is Unity Linux?

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Linux

linux-blog.org: There’s been a lot of confusion about exactly what Unity Linux is. I thought I’d talk today a bit about that.

A community of FOSS lawyers?

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OSS

opensource.com: There is a fairly common perception among FOSS hackers that there is no community of FOSS lawyers. Scratch the surface, though, and it turns out that- despite our handicaps- the FOSS legal community is there and growing.

Ubuntu 8.10 approaches end-of-life

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 8.10 approaches end-of-life
  • Canonical: Making Ubuntu Progress with Oracle?
  • Eye of GNOME gets helpful
  • Nicer thumbnail borders coming to a Nautilus near you
  • Gedit want a new logo

Element 1.1 Screenshots

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Linux

beginlinux.com: Element 1.1 is a distribution designed specifically for home theater or media center computers. Check out the screenshots.

Emulation of windows sucks on Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: I have been following the WINE project for quite a few years. These guys are doing an incredibly hard job in trying to keep up with a moving target and basically re-writing an operating system to run natively on top of another operating system.

Mac OS X 10.6.2 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Performance

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Mac
Ubuntu

phoronix.com: We have published an extensive set of tests comparing the performance of Mac OS X 10.6.2 against a development build of Ubuntu 10.04. This is our first time exploring how Canonical's Lucid Lynx can compete with Apple's Snow Leopard.

It's the End of the Life as We Know It and Linux Feels Fine

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Linux

itworld.com: That endings happen on a regular basis is nothing new; we see evidence of change and chaos every day. We just don't like to talk about it. Endings can make us jumpy, sad, angry. Who likes saying goodbye to a visiting friend, or watch the last game of the season?

Goodbye Opera

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Software

dedoimedo.com: The sense of betrayal is probably the hardest emotion to cope with, the realization of a difficult truth that the trust you have given has been abused. Something drastic changed between version 10.10 and 10.51 a week ago. After the update was complete, I discovered my trust has been violated.

Italian tablet PC runs Ubuntu Linux

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Hardware
Ubuntu

Italy-based Ekoore is shipping a tablet PC that runs Ubuntu Linux or Windows on an Intel Atom N270. The Ekoore ET10TA10 offers a 10.2-inch, 1024 x 600 backlit touchscreen, as well as 1GB of RAM, flash expansion, a 160GB hard disk drive (HDD), and WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, and USB connections.

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