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Story 5 more killer features Windows 9 should steal from Linux Rianne Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 12:19pm
Story French ministries prove free software is viable Rianne Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 12:13pm
Story SOSCON Booms with 1,000+ Open Source Software Developers Roy Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 9:53am
Story Bitcoin for FOSS Projects Roy Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 8:53am
Story Ozon OS "Hydrogen" Alpha Available For Testing Roy Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 8:10am
Story Ubuntu Touch RTM Officially Released – Screenshot Tour Rianne Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 8:09am
Story A Linux love story with real love and romance Roy Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 8:07am
Story What’s in a job title? Rianne Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 8:04am
Story Hackable $39 Allwinner A20 SBC packs HDMI and GbE Roy Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 7:59am
Story Samsung to accelerate the pace of Tizen based Business from Next Year Roy Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 7:57am

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The right to be free

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OSS

polishlinux.org: Everybody knows, that DRM is bad. Also everybody knows, that Open Source is just a compromise and a stage in transition to a close-to-ideal system, which Free Software is. However let’s try to look at the other side of the coin.

Opera web browser re-invents meaning of word "re-invent"

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Software

itwire.com: Opera gained fame for being a featured web browser that consumed a minimum of memory. It fit on a floppy disk, and it ran on mobile devices. Trying to regain a place in the spotlight, Opera announced it would be re-inventing the web. Now that its secret is out I am underwhelmed.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #147

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Ubuntu

ubuntu.com: Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #147 for the week June 15th - June 21st, 2009 is available.

Linux Games: Torus Trooper

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Gaming

ghacks.net: I am a child of the 80s (born in 1967), so I remember well the likes of Tempest, Zaxon, Galaga, Zap, Centipede, and many more games that stole my quarters over the years. These games helped to define my generation.

Mono: Shielding the facts

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Software

itwire.com: Should FOSS users be concerned about the software they use, in case it opens them up to copyright, trademark or patent claims? Or should such concerns be left exclusively to developers?

Hands off the Gimp

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GIMP
Ubuntu

stefanoforenza.com: rickspencer3 proposes pulling the gimp from the (ubuntu) CD. ZOMG! No offense to Rick Spencer but.. How reasonable is the rationale behind this? That f-spot is enough? Enough for what? For laughing?

Firefox 3.5 rc 2: Why I am not so impressed

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Moz/FF

techrepublic.com: I decided it was time to see what the developers of Firefox had been doing with my favorite open source browser. There has been quite a bit of hype surrounding this up-coming release. I downloaded it fully expecting to be blown away. The verdict so far?

Fedora

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Linux

smspillaz.wordpress: I noticed that most of the awesome X Devs like Peter Hutterer and Kristian Hoegsberg (and let’s not forget Linus Himself!) are using Fedora, and I’ve heard it’s geared towards developers (being bleeding edge and all).

Amarok 2.1 Review - New Features, But Still Lagging Behind 1.4

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Reviews

One of the new additions which are noteworthy to mention for Amarok 2.1 is the introduction of the classic playlist (the one from 1.4) and also the playlist editor.

Mandriva Linux 2010 Alpha 1 and 2010 specifications

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: Mandriva Linux 2010 Alpha 1 is now available on public mirrors. This first alpha is available only through Free version DVDs. This first release comes also with specifications document available.

Amarok MySQL Support - Promised and Delivered

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Software

amarok.kde.org: We told you it was coming. Sure, that was a while back, so you probably thought we forgot about it. Or maybe you thought we were simply playing politics, tossing empty promises to our users. Well...you were wrong. Smile

Does Anyone Want a New Linux Desktop?

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Software

earthweb.com: For the last eighteen months, the GNU/Linux desktop has been in a period of radical innovation. KDE 4 introduced new features and workflows. Mark Shuttleworth launched Ubuntu on a unilateral redesign campaign. Does the average user want any of these things?

Aka: Does the Linux Desktop Innovate Too Much?

Smooth sailing to GRUB 2

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Software

mdzlog.alcor.net: GRUB 2 is now the default for new installations of Ubuntu, but as explained in the announcement, existing GRUB 0.x systems won’t be automatically converted to GRUB 2.

A Viable Alternative to Microsoft – Ubuntu Linux 9.04

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Ubuntu

blogternals.com: Ubuntu Linux 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope), is just one of the many Linux flavors out there today that can run the software your business needs to run its day to day operations. If there are so many flavors out there why choose Ubuntu.

Things You’ll Love About Firefox 3.5

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Moz/FF

robert.accettura.com: Firefox 3.5 is around the corner. For those who don’t pay attention to development here’s the big features worth checking out. There’s lots more, but these are my favorites:

Mandriva 2009 Spring: Quick review

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MDV

celettu.wordpress: When it comes to the big distros I tend to stick to the ones that are based on Debian. Apt just is simpler and faster to me than rpm. But since I reviewed Fedora 11 (or tried to, in any case), I thought I’d have a go at the other big two RPM distributions: OpenSuse and Mandriva.

The beginner's guide to Slackware Linux

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Slack
HowTos

techradar.com: Give a man Ubuntu, and he'll learn Ubuntu. Give a man SUSE, and he'll learn SUSE. But give a man Slackware, and he'll learn Linux.

Do You Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu

livingdeadgrrl.wordpress: Now, I do. Let me tell you the story in brief. I’ve been fascinated with Linux for a long time. Eventually I needed the support of my media card readers, and abandoned it. Enter the two new computers we bought this weekend.

No license payments lure, as open source on the rise

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OSS

itwire.com: The absence of upfront license payments is the main driver in open source adoption, along with the lower costs of total ownership, for companies in the European market despite lingering market concerns about the level of software support and the quality of open source software.

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