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Story What's next for the privacy-conscious ownCloud project Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:44am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:42am
Story Leftovers: Ubuntu Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:41am
Story Zorin OS 10 Core: install and forget Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:07am
Story Red Hat names Deutsche Bank CIO to board Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 12:37am
Story Open-Source Linux Graphics Stack Improvements Coming For PowerPC 64 LE Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 12:31am
Story DNF 1.1 Adds MIPS Support, New Options Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 12:27am
Story An Everyday Linux User Review Of Elementary OS Freya Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 12:25am
Story Release: Linux 4.1.5, Linux 3.14.50, Linux 3.10.86 Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 12:21am
Story Quad-core Snapdragon COM offers three dev kit options Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 12:11am

KDE 4.5, through my GNOME eyes.

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KDE

openattitude.com: So I’ve had a play with the KDE 4.5 Live CD and thought I’d share my first impressions, coloured by the fact that I’m currently using the GNOME desktop environment on my installation of Linux Mint.

VLC Media Player: The Cone Knows Its Formats

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Software

linuxinsider.com: In the world of media player applications, the little orange traffic cone that VLC uses as its icon signifies ease of use, a deep set of features, and the versatility to play almost anything you can throw at it.

Lawsuit Raises Questions about Open Invention Network, Linux Foundation

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OSS

itworld.com: There's been some talk this week that the lawsuit between Oracle and Google proves the ineffectiveness of the OIN (of which both companies are licensees) and the Linux Foundation (in which both companies are members). If either organization had been effective, the argument goes, then this lawsuit would not have happened.

The KDE 4.5 Semantic Desktop

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KDE

ghacks.net: My last article I spoke about the new KDE Activities features Search and Launch Containment Activity. This is the first visible sign of KDE’s use of the Nepomuk Semantic Desktop. Nepomuk is a system that uses metadata throughout the desktop to aid in file search and peer to peer collaboration. So far the project has yet to reach its full potential.

Red Hat Pursuing Certification For RHEL 6

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Linux
  • Red Hat Pursuing Certification For RHEL 6, Hypervisor
  • Red Hat (RHT) Price Soars Above the 50-Day Moving Average

KDE 4.5 Trades Revolution for Evolution

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KDE

earthweb.com: By the standards of previous releases in the KDE 4 series, KDE 4.5 is tame. It has few new applications, and introduces no new technologies. Yet with its combination of small innovations and interface improvements, KDE 4.5 still manages to be a release worth installing.

Critical Vulnerability Silently Patched in Linux Kernel

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Linux

softpedia.com: A highly dangerous privilege escalation vulnerability, which can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code as root from any GUI application, has been patched in the Linux kernel.

Oracle dooms its prospects in open source business

  • Shuttleworth: Oracle dooms its prospects in open source business
  • Oracle OpenSolaris ditch draws developer ire

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Droid X and Fedora
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #206
  • Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 2 Linux Mint LXDE
  • 10 Things Any Monitoring Software Should Do that Nagios Does
  • Vim editor learns Python 3
  • Palamida Joins Linux Foundation
  • WhiteHouse.gov Expands Open Source Efforts
  • Busyhot - Neat CPU Load/Temp Applet
  • Behind KDE: Ingo Malchow, the Guy Behind KDE Websites
  • fedoracommunity.org website design progressing
  • Larry Lessig's new journey (part one)

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Background a running process
  • Booting from a btrfs filesystem in a GPT-partitioned USB flash drive attached to a non-EFI system
  • How To Stop Firefox From Auto Resizing
  • Extracting information out of your hard disk
  • Debugging ARM programs inside QEMU
  • Easy Gmail reading with mutt
  • Easy Backup and Recovery Ubuntu with Redobackup (GUI)
  • Make an RSS Feed from a Forum Thread

PC-BSD 8.1 review

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BSD

linuxbsdos.com: PC-BSD 8.1 was released on July 20, 2010, roughly five months after version 8.0 was released. Some of the suggestions made in the review of PC-BSD 8.0 have been carried out in this latest release.

How corporate America went open-source

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OSS

fortune.cnn.com: According to recent surveys, more large companies are committing to open-source software. How the platform went from closet to corporate.

Cheap Linux wall warts small on size, big on possibilities

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Linux
Hardware

itwire.com: Every geek and technology lover will undoubtedly have stumbled across online adverts for tiny headless Linux-powered devices that are barely larger than the power point they plug into. What can you actually do with them? Plenty, it seems!

Testdrive Let You Test Ubuntu With A Single Click

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Ubuntu
HowTos

maketecheasier.com: Test Drive is a package for Ubuntu that allows you to test drive the daily build of Ubuntu with little effort on the user side. With a single click, you can get the application to download the ISO from the web and run it in your virtual machine.

Java daddy says Sun engineers ran 'goofiest' patent contest

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Software

theregister.co.uk: Sun engineers once ran an unofficial competition to see who could get the "goofiest" invention past the US patent office, according to former Sun man and Java founder James Gosling.

Linux defense group invests in mobile ID security

linuxfordevices.com: Linux patent defense organization Open Invention Network (OIN) announced a partnership with Arizona State University's Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE) office, focused on mobile device identity management research.

openSUSE 11.3

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SUSE

desktoplinuxreviews.com: SUSE Linux was one of my very first distros; I used to buy it from CompUSA and other places back when I first got started with Linux. These days, of course, one can simply use openSUSE instead of buying it at a store. This week I decided to look at openSUSE 11.3, the latest and greatest version.

OpenOffice Base – A Simple And Useful Database Management Tool

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OOo

maketecheasier.com: When most people think OpenOffice, they think of word processing or spreadsheets. What many people do not realize is that OpenOffice also includes Base, a database system roughly equivalent to MS Access.

Next Ubuntu, 11.04, named Natty Narwhal

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Ubuntu

markshuttleworth.com: Allow me to introduce the Natty Narwhal, our mascot for development work that we expect to deliver as Ubuntu 11.04.

Oh Windows 7, you tease

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Linux
Microsoft

celettu.wordpress: Anyone who has read this blog lately probably knows that I’m a bit dissatisfied with my Linux installs lately. I also follow a course in configuring Windows 7. I like it a lot. It’s beautiful, fast, and it works. Then, I bought Starcraft 2.

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