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Fedora 12 to be named Constantine

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Linux

h-online.com: The next version of Fedora is to be called "Constantine". The result was announced at FUDCon Berlin 2009 and follows a tradition of creating linked pairs of codenames;

PCLinuxOS! Everything Works!

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PCLOS

oneclicklinux.com: One of the most biggest challenges with some Linux distributions is getting all the multimedia to work. It's a real disappointment to not have Quicktime movies or Flash video play from popular websites like Apple.com movie trailers or YouTube.com.

Notes from a GNOME 3 Mockup

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Software

smspillaz.wordpress: Accuse me of blogspam and whatnot, but I saw this, it was really cool and I thought I just /had/ to share it with you.

Also: Clever windows management for Gnome

Miro Internet TV 2.5 Preview

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Software

osrevolution.com: Miro is an open source program developed to deliver high quality Internet TV, and is trying to capture a large portion of the Internet TV market.

Lingering doubts about Linux

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Linux

profuze.wordpress: Linux is not for the masses. That’s what many people think about this ever-growing operating system. But what is the plague in the adoption of Linux?

LiMux: Where the Munich Linux (R)evolution is today

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Linux

blog.worldlabel.com: When the third largest city in Germany rebuffed Microsoft, even people in the US were talking about it. While the software revolution has quieted down, the change goes ahead with zeal.

5 FOSS Browsers That You May Have Never Heard Of

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Software

junauza.com: For web browsing, most of us would prefer Firefox or Opera because of their speed, security, stability, and overall features. For a change, why not try some of these Free and Open Source web browsers that you may have never heard of:

Five Reasons I Prefer Slackware Over Ubuntu

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Slack

fullmetalgerbil.com: So about an hour from now it will be eighteen months exactly that I’ve been using Linux. I want to give five good reasons why I prefer Slackware over Ubuntu.

Proposed Backgrounds for Ubuntu Karmic Koala

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Ubuntu

linuxloop.com: Earlier I wrote about Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala planning to offer a greater and more diverse set of wallpapers. Now that a little more time has passed, here are some of the most promising wallpapers for Ubuntu 9.10:

First Look at Jolicloud

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Linux

linux-magazine.com: Linux distributions designed for netbooks are a dime a dozen these days, so one really has to pull something extraordinary out of the hat to impress the mobile crowd.

Will Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Stand Up Against Windows 7

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

how2ubun2.blogspot: Karmic Koala is scheduled to be released on October this year, while its rival Windows 7 is going to kick start at the end of the year. Both releases offer impressive features, but will Ubuntu 9.10 stand up against Windows 7.

Should Desktop Linux go LUK

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Linux

placeboism.com: Earlier on this month a project came to the fore the Linux Unified Kernel or LUK for short. This is a Chinese based project (although I sincerely hope that it expands to become a global effort) at putting Wine code into the Linux kernel.

16 "top"-Like Linux Apps / Commands

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Linux

htop - Undoubtedly the most famous of the top-like tools. It implements some extra options to the "top" command, like colors, ability to scroll horizontally and vertically, and a better interaction with the processes listed.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Stallman: Why free software shouldn't depend on Mono or C#

  • Opera Kicks It Up A Notch With Unite
  • Ubuntu tech board plays down Mono IP concerns
  • 20 Linux System Monitoring Tools Every SysAdmin Should Know
  • Emailing on Linux: sticking to one
  • Using Open Source to Protect Email
  • Sugar on a Stick brings sweet taste of Linux to classrooms
  • Is the world now an open source society?
  • Jono Bacon: Tracking Ubuntu Community Issues
  • PulseAudio and quirks
  • Rumor: Windows 7 to be sold on USB drives
  • LinuxTag Day Two
  • Using Ext4 File System
  • LinuxTag and FUDCon 2009, part 1
  • PCLinuxOS Rolling Along
  • Hole in VLC Media Player
  • The Desktop Is Dead. So Is The Server.
  • Ubuntu Boot Performance coordination with Debian
  • Should You Switch to Linux in Your Law Firm?
  • Funtoo Initscripts - Keeping It Simple
  • Will Novell, Dell turn to open-source M&A to grow?
  • Mandriva msec updates
  • Android goes beyond Java, gains native C/C++ dev kit
  • Awesome Desktop Wallpapers: Guitar Edition
  • KDE Forums - Something big is about to happen?
  • Open Government and Open Source at the Department of Defense

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to configure RAID in (Ubuntu) Linux - Tutorial

  • Create Text Images with ImageMagick
  • Code Project: Use weather for wallpapers
  • Solang Photo Manager for GNOME/Ubuntu
  • How to find out in Linux if yours is a 64-bit Processor?
  • Synching Apache and JBoss Timezones
  • Asking a Yes/No Question from a Bash Script
  • Easy access calendar with gdeskcal
  • Configure Linux As Bastion Host
  • Pysdm – Graphical Storage Device Manager

Main development phase of Linux 2.6.31 completed

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Linux

heise.de: Just over two weeks after the release of Linux 2.6.30, Linus Torvalds has released 2.6.31-rc1, the first release candidate of Linux 2.6.31. As usual, "rc1" completes the merge window.

At last ... a Firefox that's at least as fast as Chrome

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Moz/FF
  • At last ... a Firefox that's at least as fast as Chrome

  • Collateral Damage & The Browser Wars
  • Why Firefox Doesn't Take Google Chrome Features
  • Musing about Firefox and the death of IE
  • Firefox 3.5 gears up for a possible Tuesday public release

Kubuntu 9.04 on Dell Studio 1555

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Ubuntu

blog.sayakbanerjee: So as I finally got my hands on this new laptop, I cut out a drive about half the size of the full HDD. As I had a Kubuntu Jaunty disk shipped, I popped it in and went through the usual process.

Fear of fsck

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Software

aplawrence.com: "... they were afraid to run fsck for several months". That little sentence fragment was part of a support email I received this week. I've heard similar things in the past. The fear is that fsck will "make things worse".

The 'real' freedom of 'free' software

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OSS

linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: Recently, Gene over at ERACC WEblog Makes an effort to define the 'free' in "Free & Open Source Software". This don't go quite far enough.

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