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An interview with jdong

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Ubuntu

kmandla.wordpress: This week’s interview is serendipitous, as it comes in the wake of a rash of malicious posters attempting to delude new Ubuntu users into deleting their entire systems. At the forefront of the campaign to educate Ubuntunoobs against accidental erasures is jdong, who is also the forum’s unofficial security “expert.”

Ubuntu Customization Guide v2

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HowTos

tuxenclave: Changes are part of Nature so as with Technology.. Though this cannot be True for Windows and Mac cause the life cycle of a single Version is too much which is not the case with Linux. This guide will let you pimp your Ubuntu latest Gusty Gibbon i.e Ubuntu 7.10 .

Pollies back Open Source

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OSS

itwire.com: If politicians' attitudes towards Open Source software affects the way you'll vote in tomorrow's Federal election, you may be interested in the results of a survey of the major parties carried out by Open Source Industry Australia.

Quanta - a web development IDE for KDE

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Software

fosswire.com: An IDE (integrated development environment) is a software application designed to provide all the tools you need in one place when you’re developing code. Quanta is, in my opinion, an excellent IDE for web development.

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • Howto Install Sofa Media Center in Ubuntu

  • Bash Shell Check Whether a Directory is Empty or Not
  • Creating simple transactions for shell scripts with mercurial
  • Stop, Pause, and Continue A Linux Process

Minibuntu - the base for your distro, now add your ingredients

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Ubuntu

fabrizioballiano.wordpress: A few days ago a guy on UCK forum told me that he would need a clean Ubuntu livecd without all the bells and whistles, without gnome and all the graphic releated software, a sort of minimum system to build on his new Ubuntu derivate.

KOffice 2 Alpha 5 Released

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KDE

dot.kde.org: Immediately after the release of KDE 4.0 RC1, the KDE office suite KOffice today announced the release of version 2.0 Alpha 5. As with the previous alpha versions of 2.0, this is a technology preview more than a version for users to test out. Nonetheless there are some exciting new features and developments here.

It is called Linux, not GNU/Linux, get over it

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Linux

commandline.org.uk: What is the operating system that I use called? I along with 99% of the human race, call it 'Linux' when speaking. However, when writing, I often use the term "GNU/Linux" the first time in an article to appease those who use this term. Today I decided to actually think about the issue.

SourceForge Exec on the Open Source Breeding Ground

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Software

With more staff, improvements to its website, new infrastructure and an increased enterprise take-up of open source, it’s full steam ahead for SourceForge.net

Linux - a threat to Windows/OS X in 2008?

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Linux

tech.co.uk: It's the perennial question: are we approaching the year of Linux on the desktop? Linux's marketshare hasn't boomed as many fans might have hoped over the last decade. So why should 2008 be any different?

What’s new in Firefox 3?

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Moz/FF

chris.pirillo.com: Beta 1 of Firefox 3 was released today. I found a few bugs, but overall it’s looking like there are some excellent new features and improvements. Let’s take a look at some of what’s new, thanks to Asa Dotzler from Mozilla.

Linux: Think different

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Linux

Fabrice Facorat: This is one of the smartest thought of the year : The right approach for the free software community is to offer a different product. Indeed, we should not try to copy Windows or Mac.

Was it Automatix or bad RAM that killed Ubuntu?

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Software

iTWire: Three days after I concluded that Automatix had been behind the collapse of an Ubuntu install on iTWire editor Stan Beer's PC, there was an additional nugget of information about a second factor which could have contributed to the problem.

Define the word "sellout"

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Linux

helios: The recent announcement posted on a once-great Linux news site, among other publications gleefully announced that a computer from Everex is selling at Walmart for 200 bucks AND it is running linux. Well...kinda...and to me and many others, this is the rub.

Europe’s open source opportunity

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OSS

451 CAOS Theory: The US might be busy giving thanks but work life goes on for the rest of us in the ROTW, and comments made today by Viviane Reding, European Commissioner for information and society, indicate that perhaps Europe should be taking advantage of the fact the Americans are having a day off to focus on its use of open source and how it could be used to bolster the European economy.

PulseAudio: “Compiz for Sound” on openSUSE

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Software

CyberOrg: We’re jumping on to the PulseAudio bandwagon, same as Fedora(Interview with Lennart Poettering). To prepare the groundwork for that move, Rodrigo and I worked on porting all the required packages and getting it working on openSUSE.

Firefox 3 Beta 1 review

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Moz/FF

mozillalinks.org: This week Mozilla released the first beta of Firefox 3. Originally scheduled for mid July, the delay responds to the very long list of features this new version brings. Eight alphas and an estimated 14 months under development are both firsts for a Firefox upgrade but again are necessary for the amount of improvements and new features Firefox 3 will bring.

Also: How-to Install Firefox 3 Beta 1 in Ubuntu

Happy 30th Birthday Internet

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Web

cafe.elharo.com: The Internet is 30 today. Exactly 30 years ago today on November 22, 1977 the first three networks were connected to become the Internet.

OLPC's Give 1, Get 1 program extends to December 31

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OLPC

electronista.com: The One Laptop Per Child project today extended its Give 1, Get 1 program until the end of the year, giving individual buyers in Canada and the US an extra month to participate in the program that would otherwise end on November 26th.

Play Pac-man (and more!) on your PC

linux.com: If you have a fondness for old arcade games and want to play them again, try the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME), a free emulator that lets you recreate the look and feel of old arcade game systems in software. While it's written for Windows, you can run this open source application under Linux.

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