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today's leftovers:

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News
  • The VideoLan Movie Creator
  • Ailurus 10.03.2 is available for use
  • Those Pesky Migration Issues
  • A real distro-hopper-stopper
  • Arista - Multimedia Transcoder for GNOME
  • Shared libraries worth their while
  • How to release and renew a DHCP IP address in Ubuntu
  • Mensa using Drupal
  • RTS Game 0 A.D. Needs You!
  • Virtualization for Developers with VirtualBox
  • Gnome And KDE Might Collaborate in Creating A FLOSS Alternative To Dropbox
  • Parted Magic 4.9: New Device Names
  • "Hands on Drupal" rap
  • Groups in eleven EU member states participate in Document Freedom Day

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install Neverwinter Nights in Ubuntu
  • Getting Ready For Ubuntu 10.04 - Part 3
  • strtotime(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings
  • There’s a Lot in the Dot: Filesystem Permissions and Pathnames
  • Copy from shell to clipboard
  • External SBLive! on Mandriva 2010.0
  • Replace a failed drive in Linux RAID
  • How to Add New Packages to the openSUSE Distribution
  • Bitdefender: Linux antivirus made simple
  • make Ubnutu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Multimedia Ready
  • Play GBA and FC Games in Ubuntu with Mednafen
  • Shrink Really Large Images in GIMP
  • How to control CRONTAB/AT permissions in SuSE/openSUSE
  • Making Sense of DNS
  • Display My Computer icon in Gnome
  • Backup and Restore your MySQL Database

Fast-boot tech claims to load Android or Linux in one second

linuxfordevices.com: Tokyo-based Ubiquitous Corp. announced the availability of an ARM-focused technology claimed to load Android or Linux in one second.

Ubuntu 10.4 beta is bloody brilliant

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.4 beta is bloody brilliant
  • Lucid starts to get some updated icons
  • The Gnome war on features continues…

Marvell Moby Tablet - the Linux factor

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Linux
Hardware

zdnet.com: The Moby Tablet, a potential “educational game-changer”, as Larry Dignan put it, is a device that’s right up my alley. But... It’s going to be running Linux.

Time is running out to win a great new PC

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Web

Reminder: Our friend, Deathspawner, is running a contest to improve his site. This is being done through a survey and one lucky participant will win a really expensive PC. Contest ends March 31, why not enter today? More details here.

Suddenly the native app is cool again

news.cnet.com: If the future is cloud-based applications, we still have a long way to go to realize that vision. Ironically, we may actually be getting ever further away from it even as the cloud assumes central importance in the computing landscape.

Top 10 Quotes from OSBC 2010

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OSS
  • Top 10 Quotes from OSBC 2010 and What It Means
  • Thoughts from OSBC: What's driving open source acceptance?

Now what Novell?

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SUSE
  • Now what Novell?
  • Novell Executives: Judge Us By Our Progress
  • How Much Is Novell's Linux OS Really Worth?

Hands-on: Ubuntu One music store will rock in Lucid Lynx

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Web
Ubuntu

arstechnica.com: Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has announced the official launch of the Ubuntu One music store. Integrated into the Rhythmbox music player in the upcoming Ubuntu 10.04 release, the store allows users to purchase downloadable songs and albums.

Kernel Log: Ceph file system in 2.6.34, kernel and KVM presentations at the CLT2010

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Linux

h-online.com: Linus Torvalds has integrated the Ceph distributed network file system and released the second release candidate of 2.6.34. Torvalds intends to vary the length of the merge window from now on.

Iranian Developers Forced to Rely on Open Source Software

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Gaming

escapistmagazine.com: Developing a current generation game without current generation software sounds like an impossible task - unless you're Fanafzar Game Studios.

GNOME Shell 2.29.1 Arrives w/ New Stuff

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Software

phoronix.com: We are just a few days away from the release of GNOME 2.30 and as such there is a slew of packages being checked in for this final release prior to GNOME 2.32, which will be known as GNOME 3.0.

Understanding viruses in Linux

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Software

cristalinux.blogspot: When I started using Linux one of the things that got my attention initially was reading that there were no viruses in Linux, which was quite a departure from Windows ways. I was always curious about that... How could it be?

credativ pre-paid Open Source Support Card leads the market

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Linux

Today, credativ is launching its unique pre-paid Open Source Support Card. Businesses using Linux distributions such as Debian and CentOS stand to benefit from expert support without being tied into a contract, in contrast to other commercial Linux support vendors.

Free Software's Secret Patent Weapon

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OSS

computerworlduk.com: Yesterday I was warning about the threat that the super-troll Intellectual Ventures represents. To provide some balance, here's a surprisingly upbeat piece from Samba creator Andrew Tridgell on how to read software patents.

Ubuntu, Buttons, and Democracy

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: When Ubuntu drinks, the free and open source software (FOSS) community gets a hangover. The distribution is so influential that its every development sends echoes rippling through the greater community.

50 Places Linux is Running That You Might Not Expect

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Linux

focus.com: It was not long ago when Microsoft Windows had a tight stranglehold on the operating system market. Linux is hovering just beneath 1% of the overall market share in operating systems. And although that might sound like a small number, Linux is far more than just a fringe OS.

Educating the telcos on being open

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OSS

If somebody writes a book with “open” and “mobile” in the title I pretty much have to read it. Though you can buy a paper copy of Open | Mobile on Amazon you can also download a free PDF from the authors’ site — which is what I did.

More here...

There Is Still No Open Source Software Market

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OSS

seekingalpha.com: There is no ‘Open Source Business Model.’
There is no ‘open source market.’

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