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Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:40pm
Story Linux Switches/Routers Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:39pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:38pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:37pm
Story Embedded/Devices Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:35pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:34pm
Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:33pm
Story Security Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 2:28pm
Story Manjaro 15.09 KDE Plasma, Cinnamon, New Logo Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 1:51pm
Story Protecode: Open Source Code Will Power 95 Pct. of Companies by 2017 Rianne Schestowitz 08/10/2015 - 1:37pm

The About dialog goes social – now for all of KDE

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KDE

teom.wordpress: Remember a year ago when I blogged about the Social About dialog? The dialog in Amarok that replaces the dull old About dialog with something more colorful?

LibreOffice Logo

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LibO

thorwil.wordpress: The LibreOffice project has a preliminary logo. The symbol aside, I see some issues with the type.

RHEL 6 has Nothing Noteworthy for Home Desktops

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Final shows up on 10th November 2010, almost 44 months after its previous major release (RHEL 5 was released on 14th March 2007). But at the time it came, it's already obsolete.

SimplyMEPIS Version 11 Alpha 1 and antiX core

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Linux

usalug-org.blogspot: Last night I downloaded the first Alpha Build, Version 10.9.70 for the upcoming SimplyMEPIS Version 11.0 release. I did encounter one issue: the GRUB Legacy Boot Manager was set up incorrectly, so the device number in the root line, for example:

Linux Mint 10: A beautiful rescue distro

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Linux

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: In my perennial quest to find the perfect Rescue distro, I downloaded and tested Linux Mint 10 (Julia) and I must say that I was very pleased by the way it performs.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 149 is out

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SUSE

In the issue 149 you can read:

Detecting Memory Leaks in Kernel
openSUSE medical team releases stable version 0.0.6
openSUSE Announces Third Development Milestone

First Compiz Based Unity Screenshots

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Software
Ubuntu

webupd8.org: Starting yesterday, the Compiz based Unity is available in a PPA for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. Unity can be enabled on the Desktop version (you don't have to login to the Ubuntu Netbook Edition) from the CompizConfig Settings Manager.

Ignition (a racing game) Runs on Ubuntu with Wine

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Gaming
HowTos

ubuntugamer.com: Ignition is an old racing game that is now abandonware and it runs pretty well under Wine. As it’s abandonware (the company that created it no longer exists) it’s available to download from the Internet.

Linux Mint 10 Reviewed

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Linux
  • Linux Mint 10 Reviewed
  • How to install Linux Mint 10 on a btrfs file system
  • Extra Linux Mint 10 Download Links

X Input 2.1 Multi-Touch Implementation Is Here

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Software
Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Canonical's Chase Douglas has corralled Daniel Stone's X Input 2.1 Multi-Touch patches and have readied them for integration into the X.Org Server and related software components.

Firefox Elementary Theme is Quite a Revelation

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Software
Moz/FF

techdrivein.com: We have seen other elementary based works before like Nautilus Elementary and the Elementary 2.0 GTK theme itself, but the elementary version of Firefox here quite stand apart. The latest update brings in a name change as well. From now on, it will be called as 'eFirefox'.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Ever Wondered WTF Gnome vs Ubuntu?
  • Introducing KDualAction
  • Hacked Kinect Handles Photos, Minority Report Style
  • Ten KDE tools for all types of Linux user (rerun)
  • 8 Beautiful Linux/Ubuntu Wallpaper Packs
  • Introducing students to the world of open source: Day 2
  • Novell Operations Center
  • "Modern Perl" available
  • OLPC Samoa School Deployments
  • Mini PC touted for upgradeable design
  • UI Application for create and verify md5, crc32 and other checksum - PySum
  • X.Org 7.6 Release Candidate 1 Is Finally Here
  • Indian Open Standards Policy Finalized
  • Pinguy OS 10.10 Has Been Released
  • Beta 2 Of The Enlightenment Foundation Libraries
  • Preview: Debian 6 "Squeeze" (Part 4: Standard)
  • Court Orders Michael Robertson to Pay Former Employee $300,000+
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.11.12
  • Linux Outlaws 175 - Clusterfork

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Video: Five tips for improving Linux security
  • Install OpenOffice 3.2.1 on Slackware 13.1
  • Show Weather and Set Date/Time in Ubuntu Clock panel applet
  • enable auto-login and create a guest user account on Fedora 14
  • PHP Time Of Day Script
  • Print from the command line
  • 13 Features of Regular Expressions
  • Kerberos authentication with NFSv4
  • Keep Your Files Secure On Ubuntu With Sticky Bit
  • Measure website response time through curl
  • openSUSE 11.3/SLED 11 - Integrating FreeRADIUS to LDAP Servers
  • Ant Meets MySQL

Mandriva Christmas Present and Beyond

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MDV

ostatic.com: Eugeni Dodonov, newly appointed Mandriva Cooker Manager, has posted the details of the next two Mandriva releases as well as announced the new release schedule policy.

Four Firefox 4 Features Worth Getting Excited About

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Moz/FF

bnet.com: As a longtime Firefox user, I’m understandably jazzed about version 4, the first major update of the browser since 3.5 dropped in June, 2009. Firefox 4 is due to arrive in early 2011, and with it a host of new features.

5 Awesome Free Tools For Small Businesses

pcworld.com: These are frugal times for business, and an organization starting out might have very little money to spend on IT. Even if you're part of an established business, you're probably feeling the pinch. Here are five extremely useful computing resources that are free of charge for small business users.

RHEL 6: serious Linux built for growth

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Linux

theregister.co.uk: Red Hat has released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the first major update for RHEL in over three years.

Raaaaaaawwwhide! (rolling rolling rolling)

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Linux

happyassassin.net: A couple of days back I decided a week was plenty long enough to be running a boring, stable OS like Fedora 14 on my desktop and decided to upgrade it to Rawhide instead.

8 Alternative PDF Readers For Your Consideration

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Software

maketecheasier.com: Linux users, regardless which distro you are using, it bound to come with a default PDF reader that you can use to read PDF files. If you are yearning for a better (or faster) PDF reader, here are several options for you.

KDEPIM 4.5 is Dead -- Here's to KDEPIM 4.6

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KDE

kdedevelopers.org: So... we have decided that there is no point to putting any more effort into the long-awaited KDEPIM 4.5.

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Collaboration Events: Pakistan Open Source Summit, GNOME+Rust Hackfest, DataworksSummit Berlin

  • Pakistan Open Source Summit 2018 concludes [Ed: Not about software]
    A large number of attendees from industry, academia, government, and students participated in the summit. Portuguese Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Joao Sabido Costa was the chief guest at the opening ceremony while former Naval Chief Admiral (r) Asif Sandila graced the occasion as the chief guest at the closing ceremony.
  • ‘Open Summit key to create industry-academy linkages’
    Ambassador of Portugal to Pakistan Dr Joao Sabido Costa has said that events such as the Open Source Summit are excellent for spreading awareness and for creating industry-academia linkages and enhancement of the information technology. He stated this while addressing a concluding ceremony of the two-day informative ‘Pakistan Open Source Summit 2018’ attended by large number of people from industry, academia, government and students. Former naval chief Admiral (R) Asif Sandila co-chaired the concluding session. Dr Joao Sabido Costa said that the organisations should utilise open source platforms to build their IT infrastructures in future. To build open source culture in Pakistan, he recommended roadmap with future activities and timelines for spreading open source.
  • Madrid GNOME+Rust Hackfest, part 2
    Yesterday we went to the Madrid Rust Meetup, a regular meeting of rustaceans here. Martin talked about WebRender; I talked about refactoring C to port it to Rust, and then Alex talked about Rust's plans for 2018. Fun times.
  • DataworksSummit Berlin - Wednesday morning
    Data strategy - cloud strategy - business strategy: Aligning the three was one of the main themes (initially put forward in his opening keynote by CTO of Hortonworks Scott Gnau) thoughout this weeks Dataworks Summit Berlin kindly organised and hosted by Hortonworks. The event was attended by over 1000 attendees joining from 51 countries. The inspiration hat was put forward in the first keynote by Scott was to take a closer look at the data lifecycle - including the fact that a lot of data is being created (and made available) outside the control of those using it: Smart farming users are using a combination of weather data, information on soil conditions gathered through sensors out in the field in order to inform daily decisions. Manufacturing is moving towards closer monitoring of production lines to spot inefficiencies. Cities are starting to deploy systems that allow for better integration of public services. UX is being optimized through extensive automation.

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10 Great Linux GTK Themes For 2018

Customization is a big part of the Linux experience, and your desktop theme is no exception. The world of Linux desktop themes is an ever-evolving one, with new ones replacing old favorites all the time. Of course, the desktop environments and GTK itself are always changing, so that adds another dynamic element to consider. That said, some of the best desktop customization happens on the simplest desktop environments, like XFCE. As of now, in early 2018, there are some really excellent GTK themes available. These themes aren’t ranked in any particular order. That comes down to a matter or preference. Any one of them can add a whole new look to your GTK-based desktop. Read more