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Story Information Exchange Between the Ubuntu Community Council and the Kubuntu Council Rianne Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 5:44pm
Story The Five Best Linux-Powered Mini Computers Rianne Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 5:05pm
Story The end for Mandriva Rianne Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:59pm
Story Dissecting Linux/Moose: a Linux Router-based Worm Hungry for Social Networks Rianne Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:49pm
Story Fedora 22 and missing applications Rianne Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:33pm
Story A call to arms Roy Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:25pm
Story Red Hat Has Another Developer Now Working On Nouveau Roy Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:17pm
Story Android Auto Review: The Smartphone Finally Finds Its Rightful Home in the Car Rianne Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:16pm
Story Fedora 22 Torrents Are Live, Download Now Roy Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:12pm
Story Qt 4.8.7 Released Roy Schestowitz 26/05/2015 - 4:05pm

Jon 'maddog' Hall's Picks for Today's Six Best OSS Projects

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linux.com: Here are my picks today, though, for hot new OSS projects:

Ubuntu 10.04 Is Hit By Major X.Org Memory Leak

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phoronix.com: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is set to be released next Thursday and a release candidate is poised to be released tomorrow, but there's some last minute problems within the Lucid Lynx camp.

RE: 10 characteristics of a Linux Guru?

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: This article is a response to an article posted on daniweb.com, by Ken Hess. What prompted Ken to write his original piece was an article somewhere, written supposedly by a Linux guru, but falling short of Ken's expectation

MEPIS Releases ISOs for 1GB USB Keys

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Linux

mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has announced the upload of SimplyMEPIS 8.5 ISOs that will fit on a 1GB USB key for 32 and 64 bit processors.

Ubuntu’s Indicator Menus – Ayatana bearing fruit

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Ubuntu

markshuttleworth.com: When we set up Project Ayatana to improve the usability of the whole desktop, we called it Ayatana because we were focused on the “sphere of consciousness”, one’s awareness of what’s going on outside of the current application.

Hey, Adobe: Dump Apple, go Linux

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  • Hey, Adobe: Dump Apple, go Linux
  • Adobe says Bye to Apple, goes for Android

Another Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained

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HowTos

catonmat.net: Another week and another top ten one-liners from commandlinefu explained.

Amarok Is Easy OSS Listening

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Software

linuxinsider.com: Amarok's latest upgrade to version 2.3 brings several new and useful featurs to the table. The music-playing software's interface is highly configurable -- with a simple setting, you can arrange any of the panels and the toolbar to your liking.

Red Hat announces beta of Enterprise Linux 6

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  • Red Hat announces beta of Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat drops Xen from RHEL
  • Not all IBM Linux can be put in a red hat, SUSE
  • Red Hat boosts scalability in enterprise Linux upgrade

New mintBackup Eases Upgrades

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Linux
Software

linuxmint.com: Linux Mint 9 will feature a brand new version of mintBackup, the “Backup Tool”, rewritten from scratch will be of tremendous help for people upgrading to a newer version of Linux Mint.

Benchmarking LLVM & Clang Against GCC 4.5

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phoronix.com: With the recent release of GCC 4.5 and the forthcoming release of LLVM 2.7 that is expected in the coming days, we have decided to see how the performance of GCC compares to that of LLVM.

KahelOS 050110 Review

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Linux

beginlinux.com: Today I had the pleasure of reviewing a distro i wanted to check out during its last stable release but I ran out of time. When I saw sourceforge had a new version of KahelOS available for download, I jumped on it.

Who Has Fastest, Cheapest Internet in the World?

tomshardware.com: Despite how often we hear that the U.S. lags behind other countries in terms of internet speed (which is still true), the fastest internet in the world, according to a report from Akamai Technologies, is in

PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition arrives in six variants

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PCLOS
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition arrives in six variants
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Review

Vorbis is not Theora

thelinuxexperiment.com: Recently I have started to mess around with the Vorbis audio codec, commonly found within the Ogg media container. Unlike Theora, which I had also experimented with but won’t post the results for fear of a backlash, I must say I am rather impressed with Vorbis.

What’s been happening with Edubuntu?

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Ubuntu

jonathancarter.co.za: Edubuntu 10.04 is due for release on the 29th of April. It’s just about finished and tomorrow’s daily build should be pretty close to the actual release.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • openSUSE 11.3 and SELinux
  • Linux KVM virtualization gains steam in cloud computing market
  • MuleSoft Helps Canonical Compete in the Linux Enterprise Server Space
  • Wil Wheaton Prime uses Linux where mac fails
  • Testing Wine 1.1.43 on Fedora 13 and Ubuntu 10.04
  • Jive Software retreats from "dumb mistake" on open source
  • mjpeg programs for recording of videos and playback
  • What will the browser look like in five years?
  • Gluon Prepares for First Release
  • Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at CED Venture 2010
  • A Music Lover's Fedora Linux Workstation
  • NoSQL - Apache Cassandra Release 0.6
  • FLOSS Weekly 117: Bob Jacobsen
  • Linux Basement - Episode 53 - A New LB and Amahi

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install Amarok 1.4 in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Change your xsplash Boot Screen in ubuntu
  • switch lubuntu buttons like ubuntu
  • System monitoring with Zenoss
  • Using netstat
  • find network information
  • Novell Client on openSUSE 11.2
  • Help your eyes hurt less with Redshift in Ubuntu
  • Check your WPA2 Enterprise setup
  • Display Size of Files Under Files in Ubuntu
  • OpenSSL – Generate a RSA Key and Keystore
  • When "recovery" mode fails to boot
  • Pessulus- A lockdown editor

Richard Stallman: "I Wished I Had Killed Myself"

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OSS

opendotdotdot.blogspot: I received a review copy of Steven Levy's seminal book Hackers. It's worth reading (a) for the photos of hackers as they were then, and (b ) for the following revelatory confession of RMS:

Using Gnome Do – Quickly and Easy Launch Applications

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Software

linux.bihlman.com: Gnome Do is an add on that will allow you to quickly launch applications, run terminal commands and do searches both within your desktop as well as on the internet.

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