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linuxhaxor.net: No matter how experienced you are with Linux systems, there is always something new you can learn from a good book that focuses on specific aspects of a Linux system.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 141 for the weeks May 3rd - May 9th, 2009. is available.
internetling.com: Many people will give you many reasons why GNU\Linux is better than Windows, Mac, or any other Operating System out there. I will not, I am just going to give the reasons I feel GNU/Linux is a better OS.
ubuntu-nl.org/dennis: There’s one problem though: even when you generate a new gpg key that supports better hashing, your applications will still need to support the better hashing for it to be effective.
h-online.com: The Mozilla Foundation has released version 1.0 beta of its Prism software. Formerly called WebRunner, this program closes the gap between local applications and web applications.
siltala.net: In his anniversary message to the gnewsense-users mailing list, project co-founder Paul O’Malley had a look at both the past and the future of the distribution.
brajeshwar.com: With the advent of the latest release of probably the most preferred Linux distro, Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope), life for a lot of has become simpler. What adds to the glory is the availability of numerous free applications.
linuxphile.org: The installation of Ubuntu always takes me by surprise. Each time I upgrade or install Ubuntu on a new machine I see improvements in user interface, hardware detection, and speed. This release was even more impressive.
junauza.com: As the saying goes, mother knows best. So if moms were give a chance to pick an operating system that would be right for their children, they will surely choose Linux. Here’s why:
techradar.com: Forget the thousands of school and university students running Linux on their desktops. Forget Google, NASA, the US Department of Defense and dozens of global government agencies that use Linux for their day-to-day operations. Why should you run Linux on your computer?
- Do more with less
- When Do You Have To Use The Terminal?
- Wait, I Thought Command Lines Were More Evil Than Hitler?
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2009.1 desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.
pclinuxos2007.blogspot: My Last tryst with Mandriva was the Powerpack version of 2008. It was good but not great. 2009 Spring release is great in many ways.
techradar.com: What kind of user are you? Take a step back and ask yourself what you need from a Linux distribution.
itwire.com: Today, May 10th 2009, is Mother's day for many countries around the world from Anguilla to Zimbabwe. How fitting, then, to offer a tribute to Linus Torvalds, the "mother" of Linux.
- Linux Basement - Episode 39 - Chad in a FOG
- FLOSS Weekly 68: Cinelerra and Lumiera
- Should Software Developers Be Liable for their Code?
- Synchronize Google Calender and Accept Microsoft Outlook
- Meeting Invites in Mozilla Thunderbird
- Fedora 11 Deltarpms: The Doom That Wasn't
- Report: Linuxfest Northwest 2009
- Windows 7 Transformation Pack for KDE
- I still dislike github
- Howto Set Up Conky On Ubuntu Jaunty
- A Look at Firefox Custom Builds
- Red Hat / CentOS Install mod_security
- Open a file from the command line using its default application
- The First Computer Mouse - Circa 1964
jjtcomputing.co.uk: Mandriva 2009.1 was released earlier last month and I finally got round to testing it. Mandriva has always been a good distro in my eyes, being easy to use, quick and with plenty of eye-candy.
thelinuxlink.net: Today was a sad day. I found out my streaming mirror/microblog server had been cracked. They exploited webmin and set up shop. Alas, there is no one to blame but myself. This is how I believe it went down.
dedoimedo.com: It's almost exciting as Alien vs. Predator, only a little more sad. It's a tale of two Firefox addon developers, Giorgio Maone wielding Noscript and Wladimir Palant brandishing Adblock Plus, crossing swords in a battle of egos and subterfuge, while the poor world of Firefox users watched in consternation.
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