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Story Printing Kernel, a new approach in 3D printer control. Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 5:31pm
Story Fedora Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 5:26pm
Story Ubuntu MATE: Giving Raspbian a Run for Its Money Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 5:12pm
Story Univention Corporate Server 4.1 Linux Integrates Docker, Samba 4, and SSO via SAML Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 5:00pm
Story Linux Kernel 3.2.73 LTS Lands with x86 and IPv6 Improvements, Updated Drivers Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 4:48pm
Story GCC 5.2 Compiler Benchmarks With ARM Cortex-A57 A Mixed Bag Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 4:41pm
Story Red Hat Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 4:35pm
Story More Ubuntu Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 4:11pm
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Story Ubuntu Leftovers Rianne Schestowitz 18/11/2015 - 8:44am

In defence of hackers and open source

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OSS One of the reasons that I regard the rise of WikiLeaks as such a key event is that it is throwing an interesting light on so many areas – many of them unexpected. That includes the ethics of hackers and the world of open source.

Qt apps on Ubuntu

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Ubuntu As part of our planning for Natty+1, we’ll need to find some space on the CD for Qt libraries, and we will evaluate applications developed with Qt for inclusion on the CD and default install of Ubuntu.

NFS Server And Client On Mandriva 2010.1 Spring

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This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Mandriva 2010.1 Spring. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

today's leftovers:

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  • 5 Splash Screens to Spice up digiKam
  • Linux Mint Debian Edition - a green goddess
  • Open Source: we are buying, but are we engaging?
  • OpenGamma secures $6 million power open source for financial markets
  • EU funds open source language Scala
  • $10 Laptop? India’s Educational Laptop Is Here, But Not At $10
  • WebOS: The Other Smartphone/Tablet Linux
  • OLPC Arm version is faster than Intel's
  • Graphical tools for manipulating PDFs
  • New: OOo-DEV 3.x Developer Snapshot
  • Mesa Now Supports A Bit More Of OpenGL 3.0
  • DisPlex - Compiz/Emerald AppIndicator
  • GNOME Commander - A nice file manager for GNOME
  • Some patent reflections on WebM
  • Available: FreeBSD 8.2-RC2

some howtos:

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  • Take a Mulligan with Redo Backup & Recovery
  • Grub2 at 800×600
  • How launch byobu automatially in Gnome terminal
  • Dynamic Managing the swap file creation & deletion - Swapd
  • How to - Change the default shell of a user using chsh
  • Working with Images in Scribus
  • Disconnect a network user from the network using Tuxcut in Ubuntu
  • Upstreaming your code - a primer
  • run unity qt panel or launcher in a classic gnome desktop
  • 6 Tricks with awk
  • Advanced Regular Expressions in Grep, Part 2
  • Command-Line Scan
  • What is Logical Volume Management and How Do You Enable It in Ubuntu?
  • Pencil Project - The GUI prototyping tool
  • Backup MySQL Via Bash Script
  • Enable Skydome Compiz Rotate Cube background in Ubuntu
  • Create videos with OpenShot Video Editor
  • How to make a Metal outline 3D text effect

Loss of Installer Dampens Xfce 4.8 Release

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Software Xfce is a wonderful mid-sized desktop environment for those that want some customization without excessive system overhead. For a while an easy one- (or two-) click installer was available that downloaded the individual packages, compiled them, and installed Xfce for you. But no more. Today the developers released version 4.8 with some new goodies and a bit of an updated look, but with no convenient installer.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 219
  • Ubuntu 10.10 and Citrix
  • 5 Great Ubuntu 10.10 Tips And Tricks

Red Hat 5.6 & 6.0

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First steps: Arx Fatalis OpenGL port!

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  • First steps: Arx Fatalis OpenGL port!
  • Dungeons of Dreadmor coming in April from Gaslamp games
  • Lutris- A Multi-platform game installer for Linux

Linux Geeks and Tablet Temptation

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Hardware "Why anyone would want to spend the prices they want for a halfway decent tablet is beyond me," opined Slashdot blogger hairyfeet. "If I am gonna have to buy a keyboard for the thing anyway, why not just buy a netbook?"

10 Websites With Fun Tests To Gauge Your IQ

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Web Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is a term that’s related to the wattage of your brain; in short intelligence and reasoning skills measured across a few standardized tests. To rub our egos the right way, you might take a few serious approved tests and arrive at your IQ.

lca2011 is Going Ahead!

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the lca2011 team: Some great news - the lca2011 team and Linux Australia have made a joint decision that lca2011 will go ahead!

Saying goodbye to my System76 notebooks

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Ubuntu System76 gives me some hope for Linux on the desktop. Their well-tuned systems come with Ubuntu pre-installed at prices that make them very realistic for schools.

Also: System76 add 2 more laptops to their Ubuntu-based line-up

MoonOS 4 Neake

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Linux It’s been quite a while since I last looked at MoonOS. The last review covered version 3.0, this time around it’s MoonOS 4.0. MoonOS is another Ubuntu-based derivative, so if Ubuntu appeals to you then MoonOS 4 might be right up your alley.

5 reasons why I'm sticking with Firefox

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  • 5 reasons why I'm sticking with Firefox
  • Attention Turns To Open-Source Drivers & Firefox
  • First Look: Firefox 4 Beta 9
  • Reduce the Firefox 4 menu button to an icon in Linux
  • New Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta: A “huge pile of awesome”

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 388

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Introducing Zorin OS 4
  • News: The Arch way, Debian installer RC, SimplyMEPIS boot problems, Ubuntu Unity 2D, Mint on Banshee, OpenIndiana release proposal, PC-BSD 2011 plans
  • Statistics: sales in 2009 and 2010
  • Questions and answers: Creating a swap file
  • Released last week: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6, DEFT Linux 6, PelicanHPC 2.3
  • Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2011, openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6
  • New distributions: KeeP-OS, Parsidora, Porteus, Sn0w L1nuX
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Google Clears Up Confusion in Web Video Brouhaha

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Software One way to look at the impact that Google's open source Chrome browser is having is to consider the ripple effect that the company created with its recent blog post on web video standards and browsing.

Also: Google's WebM v H.264: who wins and loses in the video codec wars?
And: Is Google Playing You?

4 Beautiful Ubuntu Unity UI Mockups/Ideas

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Ubuntu When you look back at the history of Ubuntu through the years, you will see that, Ubuntu Unity is *the* most significant change ever happened to Ubuntu. Now, here are some innovative user created Ubuntu Unity UI mockups/ideas you might find interesting.

Also: 2D Unity Not on the Natty Plan Says Canonical

Xfce 4.8 released

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Software Today, after almost two years of work, we have the special pleasure of announcing the much awaited release of Xfce 4.8, the new stable version that supersedes Xfce 4.6.

Lane Fox promises sub-£100 PCs

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Hardware Martha Lane Fox is promising £98 computers to tempt the last remaining digital refuseniks in UK to get online.

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