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Story LaKademy 2014 Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 6:40pm
Story Minetest is an open source Minecraft inspired game Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 6:30pm
Story digiKam Software Collection 4.3.0 released... Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 9:49am
Story Seneca College realizes value of open source Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 9:42am
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 9:22am
Story Initial impressions of PCLinuxOS 2014.08 Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:38am
Story Speed or torque? Linux desktop vs. server distros Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:33am
Story Open source training and the Red Hat Challenge Labs Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:26am
Story Fedora Notifications, 0.3.0 Release Rianne Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 7:42am
Story ChromeOS vs Linux: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Rianne Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 7:33am

Mandriva Review

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MDV

distroviews.wordpress: I popped the old disk in the drive and waited for the skinned bootloader to load up. Well I say that like it took a while, but it really didn’t. I selected the option to boot into Mandriva Live.

Top 10 Firefox 3.5 Features

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Moz/FF

lifehacker.com: Firefox 3.5 is a pretty substantial update to the popular open-source browser, and it's just around the corner. See what features, fixes, and clever new tools are worth getting excited about in the next big release.

does Ubuntu pass the “white boy” test?

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Ubuntu

mdzlog.alcor.net: We generalize: Ubuntu is so easy, even your grandmother can use it, or it passes the Mother test, or the girlfriend experiment shows just how far we have to go. These generalizations idealize women as uninformed, technological novices or intellectual inferiors.

First look to Firefox 3.5 RC2

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Moz/FF

mozillalinks.org: If you’ve been following Firefox 3.5 development you may realize there was no RC1 as expected. In fact, this is a new approach Mozilla is taking for this stage.

Review of Opera Unite

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Software

maketecheasier.com: logo-operaOpera Software recently released a Beta version of its new web browser, Opera Unite. The beta version offers some really cool features that are very new to mainstream web browsing.

My Free Choice to Move to Linux

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Linux

opendaily.wordpress: Like most people, I have been using Windows for the most part of my life. However, about 2 years ago in late 2007, my Apple curiosity got the better of me. Since then, I’ve been bouncing between a Windows notebook and the Mac. Until about 5 weeks ago.

Linux as a Way to Make New Friends

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Linux

everyjoe.com: Sometimes we forget that Linux has a social aspect. Being part of the community that uses and/or maintains Linux distros, packages and specific applications make us learn new things from other people and more often than not we end up communicating with them online and if possible, offline.

Ubuntu Satanic Store issue cleared up

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Ubuntu

stefanoforenza.com: I’ve been warned by Jono that the Satanic issue with Canonical is solved. Now, that’s fast !

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Evolution of a Linux Geek

  • State of sound in Linux not so sorry after all
  • Getting Gnote facts straight
  • What Myth Do You Want To Kill Today?
  • FlashGot: Download Media Files in Firefox
  • Gentoo at LinuxTag 2009 in Berlin
  • Ubuntu adopts tactics of the RIAA to pull down a community parody
  • Kubuntu QA Feedback Part Two
  • I Love Ubuntu
  • ODF and the Art of Interoperability
  • SourceForge Grows Up - and Out
  • Taking Microsoft to Task Over IE8 ‘Myths’
  • One reason the Taliban should hate Linux
  • Linux Mint 7

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to: Easily Share Files with Dropbox

  • GTalk Settings In Pidgin
  • Improve your ubuntu by a single click
  • Transform Kubuntu Jaunty to Windows 7 In 3 Simple Steps
  • Install Cacti on Ubuntu
  • Make old add-ons work in Firefox beta
  • Mandriva 2009.1 Spring n compaq presario 3225AU

What Happens If Shuttleworth Leaves Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu

customdistros.com: I just finished reading “Five Things I Like About Ubuntu Desktop Software – and Five Things I Don’t Like” by Eric Lundquist over at eWeek.com and had to pipe in with my 2 cents worth to his fifth and final point on what he didn’t like.

Senior uses Ubuntu system 14 months trouble free

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Ubuntu

helpmerick.com: Computers started making their way into homes, en masse, 15 years ago. After 15 years, computer users should not be afraid of using their computer.

Alien Arena 2009

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Gaming

linuxgames.com: It’s been over six long months of dedicated, at times daunting, and ultimately triumphant work…and COR Entertainment at last announces the release of Alien Arena 2009!

Firefox 3.5 RC2: A Quick First Look

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Moz/FF

pcworld.com: Mozilla today released Firefox 3.5 Release Candidate 2, which you can download from Mozilla's Web site. Release Candidate 2 is the first version of Firefox 3.5 that average users might want to run, since it's faster and more stable than the beta versions were. Firefox 3.5 boasts a number of significant changes.

Five Things I Like About Ubuntu Desktop Software—and Five Things I Don't Like

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Ubuntu

eweek.com: Ubuntu 9.04 works and it's free, but is that enough? Not quite, according to this list of pros and cons.

Novell says no plans to sell itself

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SUSE

reuters.com: Novell Inc, the the No. 2 publicly held maker of Linux software, said on Friday it has no plans to sell itself after an analyst said the company's finance chief considered the idea.

Songbird 1.2.0 - 10-band Equalizer Now Included

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Reviews

It's been a while since I had a look at Songbird, and that was when 1.0 came out. The new release was put out a little earlier this month and comes with a brand new equalizer, a new mode to auto-organise media files included in the collection and Last.fm radio integration.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280M

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Hardware

phoronix.com: After launching the GeForce 200 series last year, NVIDIA unveiled the GeForce GTX 260M and 280M GPUs for notebook computers earlier this year. The GeForce GTX 280M is currently NVIDIA's fastest notebook GPU.

Source code for Palm WebOS released

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OSS

h-online.com: To comply with the GPL, Palm has released the source code packages for its Linux-based WebOS used by the new Palm Pre, which has been on sale in the US since the beginning of June.

How To Run Windows Apps In Linux

pcworld.com: Wine is an open source project that, on the face of it, seems to offer something wondrous: the ability to run Windows applications under Linux (or any other open source OS).

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