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Story The FSF's statement on Windows 10 Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 10:19pm
Story More AMD Radeon R9 Fury Linux Benchmarks Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 10:15pm
Story Lubuntu 15.10 Alpha 2 Is Ready for Download, Still Using the LXDE Desktop Environment Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 10:11pm
Story Ubuntu Kylin 15.10 Alpha 2 Is Out for Testing with Linux Kernel 4.1, More Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 10:10pm
Story Linux-powered smart sniper rifle can be hacked Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 10:01pm
Story 5 heroes of the Linux world Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 9:57pm
Story Open source part of Bulgarian eGovernment tender requirements Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 9:53pm
Story Phoronix on Graphics Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 8:26pm
Story More Reliable Upgrades Hoped For With Fedora 23 Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 8:11pm
Story Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Alpha 2 Officially Lands Without Ubuntu Software Center Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2015 - 7:56pm

6 tips for using the XML flavor of HTML5

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Web

6 recommendations for developers using the next generation of the web's native language

Debian Project News

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Linux

Linux game console adds GPU, accelerometers

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Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: GamePark Holdings (GPH) is readying a new version of its GP2X handheld game console running open source Linux games.

Open Source Business Models Become More Attractive

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OSS

networkworld.com: The news that Kenneth Bosung had joined OpenGeo as senior VP might have seemed like little more than a glorified press release to some. But there was an interesting twist there - Bosung had spent his entire career thus far with proprietary software companies.

Four reasons you'll want Firefox 4

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Moz/FF

blogs.computerworld: Firefox has begun to feel slow and dated. But Firefox 4 may change all that. Here are four reasons you'll want to switch to Firefox 4.

BDSM - The perfect operating system

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Humor

dedoimedo.com: Making an operating system that works on the principle of sin and punishment sounds like a darn good idea. Today, computer users use and misuse their machines any which way, with no regard to their digital health. There's no accountability, save for really dire things. Most of what we do with and to our computers is whim, accident, monkey-learned habit, and maybe, just maybe, a bit of productivity.

Mandriva and Derivative Release Latest

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PCLOS
MDV

linuxjournal.com: After a long and anxious month of delays, Mandriva finally released their 2010.1 Spring update with lots of goodies for all. In related news, PCLinuxos, a derivative of Mandriva, released what they've dubbed their Quarterly ISO updates in several flavors.

How An Old Pentium 4 System Runs With Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Last October I wrote about running Ubuntu 9.10 with older PC hardware, but over this past weekend I restored an even older Phoronix test system to see how it runs with the most recent Ubuntu 10.04 LTS release and the very latest Ubuntu 10.10 development snapshot in relation to the older Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS.

SMPlayer and GNOME Mplayer - Mplayer Based players

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Software

echdrivein.com: If you like mplayer, you will love SMPlayer and Gnome-Mplayer. Both SMplayer and Gnome-Mplayer are really good MPlayer front-ends and they do work great. SMplayer has long been my favorite multimedia player in Ubuntu and we have even featured SMplayer among the most wanted multimedia apps for Ubuntu.

Is Chrome OS a Threat to Ubuntu or Windows?

earthweb.com: Since late 2009, talk of how Google's Chrome OS is being positioned to "take on" Microsoft Windows has been promoted by individuals who I believe have no idea what they're talking about.

Parted Magic 5.0 released

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Linux

h-online.com: Just one week after the first release candidate arrived, the Parted Magic developers have released version 5.0 of their open source, multi-platform partitioning tool. Parted Magic can be used to create, move, delete and resize drive partitions and will run on a machine with as little as 64MB of RAM.

SystemRescueCd 1.5.6

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Linux

linuxjournal.com: SystemRescueCD is a free, Linux-based CDROM image for system recovery that boots into a minimal graphical interface and provides a host of useful tools culled from many sources.

Five tips to make your bash life easier

blogs.techrepublic.com: A number of tricks and shortcuts can save you time and keystrokes when you’re using bash to knock out various chores. Here are five handy tips to get you started.

Even as SCO dies, the company lies

blogs.computerworld.com: This would be funny if only there weren't people out there who are fool enough to believe in any anti-Linus lie. I mean, how dead does SCO have to be before its anti-Linux FUD finally disappears into the history books?

LinuxUser kernel column #89

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Linux

linuxuser.co.uk: Last month saw the opening and subsequent closing of the 2.6.35 kernel’s merge window, the period of time during which all of the exciting new features that have been waiting in the wings (and in linux-next nightly kernels provided by Stephen Rothwell) are considered for merging into the official ‘mainline’ kernel source tree by Linus Torvalds. Recent releases have often added

Midori 0.2.6: Simple, lightweight, but still needs work

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Software

linuxcritic.wordpress: In my ongoing search for something with which to tinker, I’ve occasionally run across the Midori browser, a fully GTK+2 integrated, WebKit-based browser with a focus on being lightweight and simple.

Spotify for Linux arrives

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Software

techradar.com: Spotify for Linux has arrived, with a preview version of the popular music service arriving on the open source platform.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 362

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Feature: MeeGo keynote address at Akademy 2010; News: Mandriva's restructuring, FreeBSD security interview, BSD Magazine update, SLED SP1 features, Compiz 0.9.

Linux Distributions - Why Choice Is A Good Thing

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Linux

zdnet.co.uk/blogs: One of the most common criticisms of Linux is that there are "too many versions", and that makes it confusing. Here are a few thoughts and examples related to that.

Mandriva Linux avoids bankruptcy; we test the new version

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MDV

arstechnica.com: The Mandriva Linux distribution is distributed in several forms. The standard version, called Mandriva One, is an installable Live CD made available by the company at no cost via BitTorrent. The full commercial variant, called the Mandriva Powerpack, is sold to consumers through a subscription model.

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