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Story GNOME Chess 3.10.3 Fixes Various Annoying Bugs Rianne Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 4:27pm
Story GNOME Boxes 3.11.4 Adds a Logo for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Rianne Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 4:22pm
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 3:59pm
Story Wireless enabled rugged box-PC runs Linux on Haswell Roy Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 9:34am
Story The Future of OpenShift and Docker Containers Rianne Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 8:44am
Story Kali and Quirky Reviews, Steam for Debs, and a Mageia Look Rianne Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 8:34am
Story Yes, the Linux desktop still matters! Roy Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 12:44am
Story A new web site for the LibreOffice Project Roy Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 12:40am
Story Celebrating the Marriage of Automotive and Consumer Electronics at CES Rianne Schestowitz 25/01/2014 - 12:34am
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Ubuntu Forums Promotes Silence; Thumb Sucking

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Ubuntu

davestechsupport.com/blog: For those of you out there who use Ubuntu Linux (or any Linux distro for that matter), recent events on the Ubuntu Forums might intrigue you. Recently, a new policy has been enacted by the moderators, which prevents people from posting new threads in “The Backyard”.

Paul Newman dies at 83

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Obits

guardian.co.uk: The screen legend Paul Newman has died at the age of 83 after losing a long battle against cancer. Newman died yesterday at his farmhouse near Westport.

Mandriva Linux 2009 Release Candidate 2 (Gnome)

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MDV

headshotgamer.com: I've previously reviewed Mandriva 2009 Beta 1 using KDE 4 as the window manager. I didn't like what I saw. This time, it's the Gnome window manager and this is the last development release before the final version hit the download mirrors on the 9th of October 2008. Hopefully they've got everything right.

Atheros HAL Under Free Software License

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Software

phoronix.com: Last year the MadWiFi project abandoned their proprietary HAL in favor of using OpenHAL. This week Atheros Communications has made another step forward in enabling their wireless products on Linux. Atheros has released their HAL used for their 802.11a/b/g devices under the ISC.

Want to try GNOME 2.24?

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Software

bani.com.br: Thanks to Ken VanDine, you can try the fresh new GNOME in an easy and painless way: through a virtual machine!

Understanding Moore's Law

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Sci/Tech

arstechnica.com: In April of 1965, Electronics magazine published an article by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore. The article and the predictions that it made have since become the stuff of legend, and like most legends it has gone through a number of changes in the telling and retelling.

I keep coming back to Gentoo!

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Gentoo

rahulthewall.wordpress: I don’t know why, but somehow after using Gentoo it is impossible for me to use any other Linux Distro. I wanted to try KDE-4.1.1 quickly and I burned Kubuntu Ibex Alpha 6. I could only tolerate it for 45 minutes.

Ubuntu 7.04 reaches end-of-life on October 19, 2008

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Ubuntu

linuxcompatible.org: Ubuntu announced the release of 7.04 almost 18 months ago, on April 19, 2007. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 7.04 will reach end of life on Sunday, October 19th.

PCLinuxOS Repositories

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PCLOS

linux-blog.org: To equip the standard PCLinuxOS user with how to change repos, we first need to understand how the repository is structured, how the developers use the repositories, and how the community should make use of repositories.

Even When Linux Fans Win, They Lose

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Linux

pcmech.com: Linux fans have been arguing - very loudly - for years that we should all be using Linux. There are quite a few *nix fans that say if you use Ubuntu, it’s a “for noobs only” OS. It is this attitude that pisses me off about the Linux community as a whole.

today's leftovers

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News
  • Have some fun with Ubuntu Virtualization

  • Jono Bacon: The Validity of 5-A-day
  • Q&A with Stuart Cohen
  • OLPC laptops to hit Indian market soon
  • Michael Robertson Sued Over Linspire's Missing Cash
  • The Netherlands Patent Office goes open source
  • Madison XO laptop project brings innovative tool to local children
  • Linux Clusters, Complexity, and HA
  • The case for licensed open source software
  • The smallest unit of freedom: A Fellow
  • Linux and FOSS in a Slowing Economy
  • About Mapping Open Source into Your Business Model

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • How-To: Quick Wireless Setup With Ubuntu 8.04

  • Installation and Configuration of Gnome-DO
  • KDE - Blog from KOrganizer HOWTO
  • Package management in Fedora 9
  • Tip: Multimedia codecs on OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Recover Deleted Files with Foremost & scalpel in Ubuntu
  • How to get package info on just about anything in Ubuntu

some shorts

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Linux
  • Mandriva 2009 RC2 KDE4 Screenshot

  • linuX-gamers.net live ISO 0.9.4 released
  • NVIDIA 177.78 Beta Linux Driver
  • Ubuntu T-Shirts
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2008.09.26
  • OpenSuse 11 is a great distribution
  • Linux + Compiz + Touchscreen = Lethal Combo

Gentoo still rules

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Gentoo
  • Gentoo still rules

  • Viva Gentoo
  • Satisfied Gentoo users

Firefox 3.0.3 now available for download

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Moz/FF

In order to repair a problem experienced by some users with the Password Manager feature in Firefox 3.0.2, and as part of Mozilla Corporation’s ongoing stability and security update process, Firefox 3.0.3 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux as free downloads.

New Linux Distribution, Linpus, Goes Global

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Linux

crn.com: For every random need, group, or type of hardware, there seems to be a specific Linux distribution available. It should be no surprise, then, that there is a distribution specifically targeting the Asian market. Enter Linpus Linux.

Full Circle Magazine Issue 17 out now

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Ubuntu

This month's highlights include: Programming in C, Command and Conquer - Nano & Vim, Top 5 - Email Notifiers, and Using GIMP - Part 6 and Scan & Convert to PDF.

VLC goes to nine point two

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Software

linux.com: Sometimes I get the feeling that I only know about 5% of what VLC can do. Everyone knows it's a dependable, free, cross-platform media player. But read through the release notes for the latest version, 0.9.2, and you will see a dizzying array of server, network streaming, and conversion functions, most of which I have never even touched -- and the new VLC exposes a lot more of that functionality.

Solving the open source vs. proprietary driver debate in the Linux kernel

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Linux

blogs.techrepublic.com: One long-running controversy in the open source community has to do with device drivers and whether binary modules (proprietary code provided by device manufacturers, such as Nvidia) should be allowed within the Linux kernel.

Linux.com's guide to the 2008 US presidential candidates

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Sci/Tech

linux.com: As November's national election looms in the United States, voters can expect increasing coverage of the hot-button issues through the mainstream media and campaign ads. On issues important to the open source and free software communities, however, information is harder to come by. Today we take a look at what the Democratic and Republican candidates say about questions close to the FOSS voter.

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