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today's leftovers:

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News
  • Jos Poortvliet: Banshee & GNOME
  • MySQL Connector Released for OpenOffice.org
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.09.03
  • Keep On Rockin’ Me Baby (Banshee)
  • Unofficial OpenSUSE FAQ - www.opensusefaq.org
  • Interviews from GUADEC, Part 3
  • Ridiculous Findings
  • Neofonie WeTab now runs MeeGo Linux
  • Review: Mandriva 2010.1 Spring
  • Zeitgeist Log Manager (Mockup)
  • Collapse of M$

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Blender 3D 2.9: Working with Textures
  • CentOS: Change that hostname
  • Linux Tip: How to check your aliases?
  • Improve speed of your Linux by using preload
  • GnuPG : A wonderful security tool
  • Installing KDE wallpaper add-ons in Kubuntu

No 64-bit (x64) Firefox 4.0

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Moz/FF

softpedia.com: If you’re holding your breath while waiting for the 64-bit (x64) flavor of Firefox 4.0, feel free to exhale now.

Debian 7.0 to be called "wheezy"

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Linux

debian.org: We will continue to use Toy Story character names for squeeze's successor. The next release will be called ``wheezy.''

Finding more women to speak at Ohio LinuxFest: success!

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Linux

ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot: With a little outreach effort, and embracing diversity as a core value, the Ohio LinuxFest has successfully recruited more women to share their experience at OLF.

Linux distributions update for Web flaw

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Linux
Security

itworld.com (IDG): A number of Linux distributors have issued patches for fixing a widely used program that fetches Web pages, called Wget, so it can not be misused by attackers.

Some useful utilities

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Software

scottnesbitt.net: Utilities. They’re what help make computing a lot easier and more convenient, no matter what operating system you use. Linux users are spoiled when it comes to utilities.

8 Questions with John Carmack

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Interviews
Gaming

maximumpc.com: John Carmack needs no introduction - since 1991 he's been the main engine development guy for id Software. Shortly after his 40th birthday, we caught up with the tru engineer for a quick 8-question Q&A.

Also: Duke Nukem Forever May Show Up at PAX today

Synaptic Is Going Bye Bye Soon

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Software
Ubuntu

webupd8.org: Paul Tagliamonte, an Ubuntu LoCoCouncil and BeginnersTeam Council member confirmed in a comment on Reddit that Synaptic will soon be removed from Ubuntu.

Also: Ubuntu 'Maverick Meerkat' erects own App Store

Mint 9: Minty fresh Linux

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: Linux distributions come through my office in a constant flood. Most of them stick around long enough for a quick try-out on one of my test systems or on a VirtualBox virtual machine. A few find permanent homes.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent Demo Released!

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Gaming

linuxgamingnews.org: Today Frictional Games, the makers of the Penumbra series, has released a demo for their upcoming first person survival horror “Amnesia: The Dark Descent”.

Opera 10.62 Release Candidate Released

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Software

opera.com: It is about time for an update to our stable branch and hence we have a nice new 10.62 build for you. The fixes listed below are since the 10.61 final.

Beleaguered Novell Buoyed by VMware Linux Deal

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SUSE

eweek.com: Despite faltering financial results, Novell pushes on with partnerships such as that with VMware for the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware.

Clonezilla Live

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Linux
Software

linuxjournal.com: Clonezilla is a bootable CDROM designed for partition backup and restoration. Unlike SystemRescueCD, Clonezilla Live doesn't contain an array of utilities, rather it is a single, focused tool.

Confessions from a Relatively New Linux User

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Linux
MDV

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As a plain user, I spent more than eleven years of my life mastering life-saving secrets to protect my Windows system. Then, Vista came along with its bothersome "Are you sure you want to to this?" and virtually the same problems XP had. I began suspecting that there should be more to life than that never-ending sense of vulnerability.

fedoraproject.org redesign update

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Linux
Web

mairin.wordpress: Well, in the past month Fedora design ninja Jef van Schendel and I have been cranking out mockups and Sijis Aviles has been doing an awesome job making the mockups a reality and getting things into staging and building things out. So we’ve got quite a few things to go over here.

Google Wave Freed As Open Source Project

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Google
OSS

muktware.com: Google recently terminated Wave, but instead of purging the code the company will be releasing the source code of the project.

Songbird 1.8.0 adds support for more devices

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Moz/FF

h-online.com: Nearly three months after the last update, the Songbird developers have released version 1.8.0 of their open source media player, code named "Orbital".

Ubuntu 10.10 Beta Released

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.10 Beta (Maverick Meerkat) Released
  • Ubuntu 10.10 Beta Upgraded Successfully From Ubuntu 10.04.1
  • Ubuntu 10.10 beta – an insider’s view

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Does your FOSS project need a new logo?
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 2 Episode 16
  • Qt and Layouts
  • Your worst enemy: undefined symbols
  • Google Video Chat for openSUSE
  • Calling all Fedora packrats and swag collectors
  • Searching the desktop with Pinot and Catfish
  • Should OpenSolaris users consider moving to FreeBSD?
  • Red Hat hits 52-week high after boost from analyst firm
  • Ubuntu in Education
  • Open Source Software is “coming of age”: Accenture
  • Review: KDE 4.5
  • Review: sidux 2010-01 "Hypnos"
  • Announcing WriteType 1.0.98
  • PDFCreator: Easy PDFs From Anywhere
  • FLOSS Weekly 133: LinuxMCE
  • ‘Evil’ Eric Schmidt Debuts in Video Targeting Google Privacy
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