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Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 7:28pm
Story Geary 0.10.0 Email Client Lands in Elementary OS Rianne Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 3:47pm
Story Canonical Is Not Moving Ubuntu Touch to Ubuntu 15.10 Any Time Soon Rianne Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 3:45pm
Story Red Hat co-founder to take over CEO seat of Raleigh drone company Rianne Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 3:43pm
Story Phoronix on Graphics Roy Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 2:26pm
Story HMM Anonymous Memory Migration In The Works For Linux Roy Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 2:24pm
Story FOSSCON and Software Freedom Day Roy Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 2:14pm
Story Arch-Based Manjaro LXDE and Manjaro LXQt Advance to Version Roy Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 2:04pm
Story Waving the open source flag in Australia Rianne Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 2:01pm
Story India’s open source policy ‘promotes innovation’ Rianne Schestowitz 14/08/2015 - 1:48pm

Yeah - Learn Linux: Maintain the integrity of filesystems

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Here's an easy way to keeping track of your Linux disk space

VMware Server 2.0.2-x On Ubuntu Server 10.04 With VMware Remote Console Plug-in

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Today I will tell you how to set up a new Ubuntu 10.04 server which runs VMware server 2.0.2-x and the VMware Remote Console Plug-in. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).

today's leftovers:

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  • PlayOnLinux 3.8 has landed with a lot of new features
  • Rescuing a hosed system using only Bash
  • The New Wallpapers and Theme of Ubuntu 10.10
  • A FOSS project isn’t necessarily a software product
  • More Patches To Improve Linux Desktop Responsiveness
  • Audacious 2.4.0 Released – GTK2 Audio Player
  • Use open source Calibre to help you manage your e-book library
  • TORCS Brings Open Racing to GNU/Linux
  • Pearson Education - You will NOT use Linux
  • Andalusia government studying switch to open source desktop
  • Jefferies says Red Hat still well-positioned to capture share in Federal IT
  • Parted Magic 5.4 Moves to Linux Kernel to Fix Issue
  • Marseille city administration can't get rid of vendor lock-in
  • GOL’s Competition Under Way
  • Red Hat Inc. Rose To A New High For The Year
  • Illumination Software Creator 2.1 is available

some howtos:

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  • Install OSS4 in ubuntu 10.04 for better sound quality
  • Online collaboration with Feng Office
  • Enable Surround Sound system (5:1) in Ubuntu
  • Customize Shortcut Keys for Any Linux Application
  • Turn your computer into a wireless access point
  • Create A Full Backup or Custom Ubuntu live CD with Remastersys

Puppy Arcade 9 – New release!

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openbytes.wordpress: Gaming not what it used to be? Bored by the plethora of 3rd person shooters which seem to dominate the games market? Well there has been no reason to say that ever since Puppy Arcade had it’s first release.

Whither the Ubuntu Tablets?

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Ubuntu The iPod revolutionized the portable media player market. The iPhone shook up the smart phone market. But what about an Ubuntu tablet? The svelt, modular Linux kernel has breathed new life into many aging PCs, and Canonical has been working on a netbook-specific interface for Ubuntu for some time.

Linux Mint 9 offers new software manager, backup tool

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Linux The Linux Mint team has released the final version of Linux Mint 9 ("Isadora"), based on Ubuntu 10.04. Linux Mint 9 features a new software manager with 30,000 packages, a new backup tool, and menu and interface improvements, says the team.

Jolicloud 1.0 review

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Linux As the name suggests, Jolicloud is a cloud-based operating system. It is derived from the desktop edition of Ubuntu 9.04, and is the first stable and publicly downloadable, Linux, cloud-based distribution that I am aware of.

How Much Does Linux Need the Desktop?

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Ubuntu Does the true future of Linux on computing devices lie outside of desktop computers? It’s no secret that on the desktop Linux has held steady at only about one percent market share for many years, and that has caused many pundits to proclaim that it will never be a truly meaningful player.

Behind KDE: Meet Ben Cooksley

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Interviews In the second episode of the new Behind KDE series of interviews with KDE sysadmins, we meet KDE's "identity expert", Ben Cooksley - the guy behind the new, which will be launched next week.

GCC - 'We make free software affordable'

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Software GCC and GNU Emacs are the two facets of the GNU operating system that have probably done more than any other to take GNU and free software from idealistic concept to a utilitarian reality.

MS co-founder Paul Allen suing Everybody

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Legal Microsoft's co-founder Paul Allen has filed suit against nine companies over patent violations. Through his current firm, Interval Licensing LLC, Allen is suing Apple, Google, AOL, Facebook, ebay, Netflix, Office Depot, OfficeMax, Staples, Yahoo, and YouTube (which is a subsidiary of Google).

The Dawn Of The Age of Open Source 4.0

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OSS Some say we are entering a new "golden age" of open source. Open Source 4.0

How to Choose a Desktop Linux Distribution

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Linux With all the many reasons to use Linux today--particularly in a business setting--it's often a relatively easy decision to give Windows the boot. What can be more difficult, however, is deciding which of the hundreds of Linux distributions out there is best for you and your business.

Interview with Stormy Peters of The GNOME Foundation

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Interviews In this interview I chat with Stormy Peters about GNOME, Ubuntu and more. I had the opportunity to ask Stormy for an interview during a brief conversation at OSCON earlier this year.

Open-sourcing SETI

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Software The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence got a boost this week with the release of the first open source code from setiQuest.

Native ZFS Is Coming

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  • Native ZFS Is Coming To Linux Next Month
  • LLNL Talks To Us About Their Linux ZFS Port

Debian at 17: As Important as Ever

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Linux It’s hard to believe that Debian has 17 years under its belt, but the project celebrated its 17th birthday on August 16. Though Debian may not be quite as well hyped as other distros, it’s still one of the most important FOSS projects around.

Next Generation of Btrfs Nears Prime Time

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Software Mason said he would like to see Btrfs ultimately replacing existing Linux filesystems like the popular Ext3 and Ext4 systems that are often the default on enterprise Linux distributions.

Also: No Btrfs in Ubuntu 10.10 afterall

Review: Backupninja backups for Linux

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Software When you hear the word “backup,” what do you think? Critical? Complicated? Costly? When you think of backing up Linux desktops or servers what do you think? You don’t? You run screaming? Thankfully that is not necessary. There are tons of tools.

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