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Story Linux-based smart glasses keep it stylish Rianne Schestowitz 23/10/2014 - 1:07am
Story 5 Deadly Linux Commands You Should Never Run Rianne Schestowitz 23/10/2014 - 1:01am
Story Cairo-Dock / GLX-Dock 3.4 is now available Rianne Schestowitz 23/10/2014 - 12:53am
Story Mesa 10.4 Tentatively Planned For Early December Rianne Schestowitz 23/10/2014 - 12:43am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2014 - 10:00pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2014 - 10:00pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2014 - 10:00pm
Story Elementary OS’s Pantheon Desktop May Become Available On Fedora Systems, Starting With Fedora 22 Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2014 - 9:09pm
Story Docker in Production — What We’ve Learned Launching Over 300 Million Containers Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2014 - 8:45pm
Story Review: Scientific Linux 7.0 GNOME Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2014 - 8:43pm

Adobe patches 12 Flash bugs

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Software

computerworld.com: Adobe on Thursday patched 12 vulnerabilities in Flash Player, including three it inherited from faulty Microsoft development code and one that hackers have been exploiting for at least a week. The vulnerabilities affect the Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Flash Player.

Some backpedaling on Debian freeze dates

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Linux

lwn.net: Buried deep within a "bits from the release team" posting to the Debian development community is this text: "Based on feedback of the community we are revisiting the decision to freeze December 2009."

Mozilla Sunbird Finally Approaches 1.0

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Moz/FF

linux-mag.com: After about five years of development, the Mozilla Sunbird 1.0 is nearly ready to fly out the door. The 1.0 beta made its way to the servers this week, and Mozilla’s calendaring app is almost gold.

Does openSUSE need a default desktop?

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SUSE

dissociatedpress.net: The most popular feature in openFATE (at least of this writing) is a proposal from KDE e.V. member Frank Karlitschek to make KDE the “default” in openSUSE. Michael Loeffler has also blogged about this and put it on the opensuse-project mailing list.

Take Fancy Screenshots With Shutter

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Software

ostatic.com/blog: While the native screenshot applications found in most Linux distributions are fine for quick screengrabs, you need something heftier if you plan to highlight, annotate, resize or otherwise tinker with images.

A new player in Linux music production

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Software

linuxmusicproduction.com: I recently discovered a fairly new project that has an interesting take on Linux music production: the Open Octave Project. The goal of Open Octave is to provide an environment for audio and MIDI production specifically for orchestral music and film scoring.

Red Hat to step up developer efforts

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Linux

zdnetasia.com: Red Hat will step up its efforts to help drive developer contribution and remains unfazed by desktop competition, according to its chief executive Jim Whitehurst.

why you should keep multiple gcc versions around (a case study in stupidity)

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Gentoo
Software

psykil.livejournal: configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

Oops. Every Gentoo user has seen this at some point.

3 Dockbar like applications for Linux / Mac OS X / Windows

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Software

osrevolution.com: In the past, the dock bar has been just an appearance enhancer in operating systems. In truth, the dock bar can provide you more if you want it to.

I got your latest GNOME right here!

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Software

ogmaciel.com: Just wanted to re-enforce what Zhang said earlier today about the bleeding edge GNOME Developer’s Kit, now with extra sauce! What is it? It is a continuous build of GNOME packages all bundled up into a distribution.

Murphy's Law: LiberKey. GPL Violation or Sour Grapes?

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OSS

maximumpc.com: Hell hath no fury like an open-source developer scorned. In the red corner, we have Portable Apps and its developer, John Haller. In the blue corner, we have LiberKey and project manager Christophe Peuch.

Dell’s Inspiron 15n With Ubuntu

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Hardware
Ubuntu

itnewstoday.com: I decided to get a Dell. Not just any Dell, an Ubuntu Dell. I ended up with an Inspiron 15n, and I thought I would take the time to write up a quick blog about it.

Linux Doomed to Virus Plague. (Again.)

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Linux

linuxtoday.com/blog: As sure as spam levels rise so does the misinformation about computer security. Regular readers are probably tired of me griping at news stories that say "Computer virus" instead of Windows virus.

Canonical Launching “Switch to Ubuntu” Desktop Migration Services

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Canonical on July 31 will launch a so-called “Switch to Ubuntu” initiative — including support and migration services — to help individuals and small businesses that are “seeking cost-effective alternatives” to Mac OS X and Windows-based desktops.

Linuxtracker under attack!

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Linux

I don't know if you've noticed or not, but Linuxtracker has been up and down more than your favorite roller coaster over the past week or so. The unsteadiness of the site is due to a number of DDOS attacks being sent against the server
(its amazing how much things calm down when apache is cut off).

some odds & ends:

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News
  • Canonical to offer Ubuntu desktop support

  • Survey: Linux expertise in demand
  • MySQL startup targets SSDs
  • Arora: A light-weight, cross-platform web browser based on WebKit
  • Fedora needs PHP/JavaScript hackers
  • Is Anyone at OLPC Actually Doing Windows-on-XO work?
  • a mono proposal
  • 5 Beautiful, Recently Updated Ubuntu Themes
  • Open Source: The Way, Not The Goal
  • Firefox Approaches 1 Billion Downloads, Could Hit It Tomorrow
  • CentOS developers threaten mutiny
  • Another (Red) Hat into the Ring
  • Wallpaper a Day - Day (-1)
  • Linux Virtualization with a lot of Moxie: ProxMox
  • Microsoft says Intel, HP 'Actively' Working with Linux
  • Alsaequal scratches the itch
  • Africa- A Fertile ground for Open Source and Linux

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Quick Tip: Auto Shutdown Your Linux Machine

  • Howto Make Link to Filesystem on desktop or panel
  • Firefox 3.5.x Branding Fix for Ubuntu Jaunty
  • A new application background in OOo
  • OpenSolaris: GRUB and the Boot Environment
  • HOWTO: Linux on the Intel iMac - Triple booting
  • Configuring the appearance of the Compiz Cube
  • Some cool Draw tips
  • How To Connect To A WPA Wifi Using Command Lines On Debian
  • A nice weather “plasmoid” in 4 easy steps
  • Play Classic Super Nintendo (SNES) Games on Ubuntu Linux
  • Capturing Video (How I Did It)
  • Accidental blanking and gnome-power-manager
  • Find details about your ISO images from the Linux command line
  • How to manage hosts in Ubuntu
  • Troubleshooting SSH Connections
  • How to play YouTube Video in Ubuntu 9.04?

Mentor Graphics unveils embedded Linux strategy

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Linux

eetimes.com: Mentor Graphics has expanded its position in embedded software with the unveiling of its Android and Linux strategy at the Design Automation Conference here.

Omega: Fedora For The Rest of Us

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Linux

linux-mag.com: The Fedora Project is one of the most popular Linux distributions, however its position on non-free software and proprietary codecs isn’t for everyone. But thanks to Fedora’s ability to create Remix versions of the disto with anything you like, Omega attempts to bridge the divide.

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