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Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 10:44am
Story LibreOffice 5.0.0 Roy Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 10:42am
Story Linux 4.2 DRM Updates: Lots Of AMD Attention, No Nouveau Driver Changes Roy Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 10:33am
Story Google has quietly launched a GitHub competitor, Cloud Source Repositories Roy Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 10:19am
Story Red Hat 7.2, Kubuntu's Riddell Resigns, and OSS Users Roy Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 9:46am
Story Tizen Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 8:33am
Story Red Hat moves deeper into cloud analytics Rianne Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 7:44am
Story Watch: Ubuntu 15.04 Running on Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Tablet Rianne Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 7:39am
Story Lubuntu 15.10 Alpha 1 Is Still Using LXDE As LXQt Is in Development - Screenshot Tour Rianne Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 7:37am
Story Rust 1.1 stable, the Community Subteam, and RustCamp Rianne Schestowitz 26/06/2015 - 7:34am

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to Easily Create Abstract Wallpaper In Gimp
  • How to Install a Script for Amarok
  • MyISAM Or InnoDB MySQL engine?
  • The Perfect KDE4 Setup
  • Quick Tips for Nautilus
  • How To Harden PHP5 With Suhosin
  • Python 3.1: Strings and Quotes
  • Introduction to SMART
  • Share directories in Elive

Bordeaux 2.0.4 - Hands on Review

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Software

jeffhoogland.blogspot: Competition is an important part of all markets. Don't get me wrong, I think Crossover is fantastic software, but with Cedega pretty much being dead where is the choice in commercial Wine software? Lesser known than the two previously mentioned is Bordeaux.

6 Useful Widgets For Amarok Music Player

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Software

maketecheasier.com: Linux has no shortage of music players, and even KDE has at least two: JuK and Amarok. Amarok is my music player of choice. Once I started exploring the latest version, I noticed that Amarok has several extraordinary widgets.

Fedora 13 set for release in May

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Linux
  • Fedora 13 set for release in May
  • Fedora 14 Release Schedule and Codename
  • 2010 Fedora Scholarship Recipient Named

John Lilly to leave Mozilla

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Moz/FF

john.jubjubs.net: I just announced internally that after 5 years at Mozilla, and a couple as the CEO, I’ve decided to leave later this year to join Greylock Partners as a venture partner.

Too many Ubuntus?

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Ubuntu
  • Too many Ubuntus?
  • What is missing from Ubuntu?: Manageability
  • Getting Ready For Ubuntu 10.04 - Part 4
  • Adventures with 64 bit Ubuntu

Top Antivirus For Linux

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Software

blogote.com: To help you select the best one for your system and to ensure complete protection, we bring you some of the top antivirus programs available for Linux.

World's first $99 laptop

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Hardware
  • Cherrypal drops Linux in favor of Android
  • Vodacom unveils low-cost Linux netbook
  • 3rd Gen Killer NIC: Killer 2100
  • Grace Digital Audio Has A Slick, Pandora-Centric Linux Radio

OpenOffice.org We Have a Problem

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OOo

blog.eracc.com: I run a small business that offers custom built, inexpensive computers with Open Source software preinstalled. I urge my clients to move to Open Source software. However, recently I have been disappointed by a test install of OpenOffice.org for a charitable organization client of ours.

Lugaru goes open-source

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Gaming

wolfire.com: In the spirit of the Humble Indie Bundle, we have decided to release the source code to Lugaru! Our community has already made some great mods by editing the levels and graphics, but source code access will allow for much deeper modifications.

Also: Humble Indie Bundle goes Open Source

Proprietary Vendors Don’t Help Disabled, Says FSF

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OSS

eweekeurope.co.uk: The open source FSF group has recruited a former proprietary software exec to make the GNU Project's work more accessible

Ultra-minimal Linux Desktops Roundup

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Software

linuxplanet.com: To finish off my window managers series, here's a quick roundup of some seriously ultra-minimal window managers.

Open source hardware is making big bucks

theinquirer.net: IT TURNS OUT that 13 companies are making millions from their open source hardware (OSHW) products.

Fragmentation is Good and Bad for Linux

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org/blogs: The Linux platform is both fragmented and unified. Linux already has a unified base: it’s called upstream components. An Embedded Linux OS, just like an enterprise Linux OS, is comprised of core upstream components like the Linux kernel.

Maybe it's better if Mandriva doesn't find a buyer

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MDV

dissociatedpress.net: That doesn't mean that Mandriva or its community need to cease to exist entirely, but maybe it's best if the company finally folds. Instead, what if one of these things happened?

Standing up to a patent bully

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Linux
OSS

opensource.com: Now that the smoke from the battle is clearing, it's fair to say there were several important efforts that led to victory. I'd like to single out one for special mention: the contributions of Michael Tiemann, Red Hat's vice president of open source affairs.

'Linux is Not User Friendly' - No Way!

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Linux

techdrivein.com: In our previous post, we discussed how mainstream media is adopting linux ('Stop using Windows, Use Ubuntu instead'). And a lot of people started complaining how not-user-friendly Linux really is. Before saying such far fetched statements, one thing they all need to consider is this, Linux!=Windows!

Xubuntu Linux 10.04

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Ubuntu
  • Xubuntu Linux 10.04
  • What can Linux learn from Toyota?
  • Ubuntu 10.04 is good, not perfect
  • Lucid dream: Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.04
  • Ubuntu Names Their Desktop After Us?
  • Sound Menu Changes Coming in Maverick
  • Me Menu Improvements in Maverick

Confirmed: Mandriva in Acquisition Talks

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MDV

itworld.com: It now appears that one of those companies, LINAGORA, has confirmed that it is indeed in discussions with Mandriva for a possible investment or acquisition. A (translated) statement from the press release indicated:

Ark Linux alive and well

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Linux

lockergnome.com/nocturnalslacker: As you can see from the Linux Family Tree, Ark Linux is a main branch distribution (with a little inbreeding from cousin Redhat) that’s been around since 2003.

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