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Story The People Who Support Linux: Engineer Thanks Father for His Linux Career Roy Schestowitz 14/06/2014 - 6:50am
Story A NEW DEFAULT THEME FOR GTK+ Rianne Schestowitz 14/06/2014 - 6:47am
Story Pinguy OS Gives Good GNOME, Is Unity Bad, and Lotsa Coming Games Rianne Schestowitz 14/06/2014 - 6:37am
Story xdg-shell: Wayland Rianne Schestowitz 14/06/2014 - 6:32am
Story Open Linux stack for Nvidia Jetson SBC taps new Linux 3.15 Rianne Schestowitz 13/06/2014 - 10:35pm
Story Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays? Rianne Schestowitz 13/06/2014 - 10:28pm
Story REVAMPING GNOME’S DEFAULT AVATARS Rianne Schestowitz 13/06/2014 - 7:48pm
Story Wine 1.7.20 Finally Released, Brings X11 Drag & Drop Fixes Rianne Schestowitz 13/06/2014 - 7:30pm
Story Google Chrome 37 Dev Brings Multiple Fixes and a KDE-Only Feature Rianne Schestowitz 13/06/2014 - 7:22pm
Story MATE 1.8 Arrives in Debian Repositories Rianne Schestowitz 13/06/2014 - 7:10pm

GoblinX Releases G:Noblin 3.0.beta01

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The GoblinX Project released its first GNOME based distribution.

Virtualization With Xen 3.3.1 On Debian Etch

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This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen 3.3.1 on a Debian Etch (4.0) system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called "virtual machines" or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0).

How to Install the HP Mobile Experience Interface On Non-HP Computers

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Ubuntu

Earlier we covered the new, shiny GUI for Ubuntu that HP started shipping with the new Mini Mi netbook. Unsurprisingly, it didn’t take long for jealous, non-HP Ubuntu users to figure out how to install the HP Mobile Experience Interface on their own computers.

12 of the best games for your Linux netbook

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techradar.com: Why should Windows users have all the fun? There are a wealth of free and open source games that are available, many of which are coded specifically to run on low end hardware. We've picked 12 of the best.

Dell's hybrid laptops: Intel + ARM, Windows + Linux

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Hardware

cnet.com: Dell is offering Windows-Linux hybrid laptops that use both Intel and ARM processors. Though the user would never know it.

10 Songbird add-ons for a better audio player

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Software

linuxforums.org: The 1.0.0 release launched in the first days of December delivers an impressive arsenal ranging from themes to add-ons. Just like in Firefox's case, these add-ons extend the application's possibilities beyond the original intent. Here are ten.

Graphic Design For The Clueless: An Introduction To Inkscape

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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: One of the reasons I haven't been posting as many Linux reviews as usual so far in 2009 is because I have been spending a lot of what little free time I get learning how to use Inkscape.

Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha4 vs. Windows 7 Beta

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OS

blog.ibeentoubuntu: What are you going to use this summer? Ubuntu 9.04 will be released at the end of April and Windows 7 is rumored to be out at the end of July. With the release dates so close together, which would you prefer to run?

today's leftovers

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  • Linus' Blog: 25 things about me

  • Networking Ubuntu and OS X with Samba
  • Use the Kernel as a Hypervisor - but Trim It Down First
  • Aaron Seigo: Plasma, Qt 4.5, Tokamak, etc.
  • Debian 4.0 Etch updates
  • How to add a user to a group
  • Capture video of a linux desktop
  • Follow up: How to write a Linux virus
  • Looking Inside Microsoft's Open Source Repository
  • Open source hardware club ships Gumstix-based handheld
  • Hack a Linux router for fun and profit
  • Script to backup all mysql database and upload to FTP
  • Real-time Linux gains accelerated graphics
  • IETF: Please reject the "Transport Layer Security (TLS) Authorization Extensions" proposed standard
  • Novell layoffs still less than 100
  • When Features Attack: Bash Version 4.0.0(1)-rc1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3: Screenshots

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Linux

zdnet.com.au: In this screenshot gallery we take you through the install process and basic desktop functionality of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3, which was released to customers in late January.

Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 512MB GDDR4

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Hardware

phoronix.com: Back in September we reviewed the Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 graphics card that offered 512MB of GDDR3 memory. Sapphire Technology though has now introduced a new version of the Radeon HD 4670 that sports 512MB of GDDR4 memory. Will switching out the GDDR3 for GDDR4 memory have much of an overall impact on this graphics card?

Jaunty and Xfce 4.6

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cody.zapto.org: Xfce 4.6 Release Candidate 1 is now in the Jaunty archive! I just upgraded to Jaunty (Hardy -> Intrepid -> Jaunty) the other day and am really digging the new version of Xfce4!

Debian Lenny due in two days -- What can you expect?

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blog.ibeentoubuntu: Despite delays, Debian Lenny is due on Valentine's Day, February 14th, and there are sure to be many users who fall in love with one of the original and most stable Linux distributions around. What will you find in the release?

KDE 4.2

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KDE

linuxowns.wordpress: I’ve been a Gnome user ever I started using Linux a little over 2 years ago. When KDE 4 came out it looked promising but I was not impressed with it at all. That all changed when version 4.2 came out a little while ago.

EVE Online gives up Linux

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Gaming

linuxworld.com: In a developer's blog entry entitled An update on Linux support, CCP Games producer Arend "CCP Whisper" Stührmann confirmed that the company is ceasing development of the Linux version of its massively multiplayer online game, EVE Online.

Comparing the Window Managers: Which is Best for You?

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nuxified.org: Are you unhappy with the functionality of your desktop? Are the menus distracting, the system slow to start, etc? Would you rather have a minimal layout? A faster boot speed? In that case, you need to look at the window managers available for Linux users.

Best Netbook OS: XP vs. Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu

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earthweb.com: What’s the best OS for use on the new ultra-portable netbook systems? I used a Samsung NC10 netbook and three operating systems to try to find out the answer.

Cuba launches own Linux variant to counter U.S.

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Linux

reuters.com: Cuba launched its own variant of the Linux computer operating system this week in the latest front of the communist island's battle against what it views as U.S. hegemony.

Make your Ubuntu distro look like the Mini Mi

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Ubuntu

arstechnica.com: The GUI released by HP for its Mini Mi netbook has been winning accolades for its high design standards. Over at the Ubuntu forums, users are installing the HP Mobile Experience Interface on various Ubuntu distributions.

Why 100% Free Software Destroys Linux

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Linux

lunduke.com: If we take a stand that our Linux-based desktops must only consist of 100% free and open source software… Linux is doomed to failure.

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