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Story Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0 Will Reach End of Life on June 14 to Make Room for Parsix 8.0 Roy Schestowitz 25/05/2015 - 7:19am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 11:24pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 11:23pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 11:21pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 11:20pm
Story You Should Not be Afraid of Arch Linux, Here's Why Rianne Schestowitz 2 24/05/2015 - 11:19pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 11:15pm
Story NTFS-3G Vulnerability Closed in Ubuntu 15.04 Rianne Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 8:36pm
Story Ubuntu Touch to Get Improved Desktop Mode with Next Update Rianne Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 8:33pm
Story The Latest Features For Linux Performance Management + Benchmark Monitoring Rianne Schestowitz 24/05/2015 - 8:29pm

Collabora Joins Linux Foundation

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org: Collabora’s team of open source development veterans will contribute to MeeGo project

Ubuntu 10.04 delivers

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.04 delivers usability, strength
  • Ubuntu 10.04 OS has enterprise appeal
  • Manage your Ubuntu One account

Why the open source way trumps the crowdsourcing way

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OSS

opensource.com: A while back, I wrote an article about why the term crowdsourcing bugs me. Another thing that drives me nuts? When people confuse crowdsourcing and open source.

Lancelot 4.5 updates so far

fomentgroup.org/blog: I’m not going to make a detailed post, just a screen-shot based overview of the new features you can expect in KDE 4.5.

Google in talks to re-admit Android to Linux kernel

theregister.co.uk: Android's deviant Linux could be re-admitted to the main kernel following talks at the Linux Collaboration Summit in San Francisco today and Friday.

Upstream, rice it down!

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Gentoo

blog.flameeyes.eu: While Gentoo often gets a bad name because of the so-called ricers and upstream developer complains that we allow users to shoot themselves in the foot by setting CFLAGS as they please, it has to be said that not all upstream projects are good in that regard.

The Linux Alphabet

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Linux

ghabuntu.com: We've already been talking about the number of Linux distributions, and the cost, in terms of confusion that so much freedom can bring. Today I'd like to see the distributions number with a little of humor:

Nouveau Is Power Hungry

  • The Real Need For Nouveau Power Management
  • Nouveau Is Power Hungry On Desktops Too

Why Use Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu

profarius.com: I've been asked why I use Ubuntu a few times. When asked I ask why not. The answers to that are usually different but always follow the lines of, "I use Ubuntu because it works and does what I want it to." The real reason is much deeper than that.

Linux-ready netbook touted for eight-hour battery life

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Linux
Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: ZaReason is shipping a Linux-ready, 10-inch netbook that uses the Intel Atom N450 processor and is claimed to offer eight hours of battery life.

10 things the Internet has ruined and five things it hasn't

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Web

infoworld.com: For some people, the Internet is the killer app -- literally. From newspapers and the yellow pages to personal privacy and personal contact, the Net has been accused of murdering, eviscerating, ruining, and obliterating more things than the Amazing Hulk.

Don’t let gaming be an excuse to not use Linux

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Linux
Gaming

jimmyburnett.com: I’ve used Linux almost exclusively at every job I’ve had. During those years I looked for excuses to not run Linux at home and one of those excuses was that I couldn’t play the games I liked on Linux.

You Can't Control Linux

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Linux
  • You Can't Control Linux
  • Linux Kernel Devs: We Need New Blood
  • Linux Graybeards? Yes, But Also A Wisdom Circle
  • Linux Foundation Head Says OS Can Be 'Fabulous and Free'
  • Linux never more than hobbyist's OS
  • Is Linux graying?

Ready to switch to Linux?

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Linux

mybroadband.co.za: Tired of Windows? Ready to look for an alternative? Linux will run on most hardware, even some of the older hardware that lurks around homes and offices. Linux is also free to download.

Firefox plugin decodes malicious Web sites

infoworld.com: A computer security researcher has released a plugin for Firefox that provides a wealth of data on Web sites that may have been compromised with malicious code.

Gcal the ultra-powerful command line GNU calendar

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Software

mostlymaths.net: Gcal can be used for a lot of calendar related questions. A zillion calendar options. Of course, if you are not a calendar freak, this is not the main selling point.

Taking A Hit With ATI Graphics In Fedora 13 Beta

phoronix.com: With the release of Fedora 13 Beta earlier this week we have been testing out this Red Hat update on a few of our test systems. One area of interest to us has been to see how the open-source graphics are performing with Fedora 13.

MeeGo, Android takes stage at Linux conference

computerworlduk.com: Advocates for duelling open source mobile platforms Android and MeeGo championed their technologies on Wednesday, with a MeeGo spokesman offering a product roadmap, and a Google technologist emphasising Android's release schedule and addressing fragmentation questions.

GNU Compiler Collection 4.5 released

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Software

h-online.com: The GCC developers have announced the availability of version 4.5 of the GNU Compiler Collection. The major release includes several changes and new features.

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Lenny

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HowTos

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on a Debian Lenny system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

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