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some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Installing fonts in Ubuntu 10.04
  • How to protect a password file in linux
  • boot ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” in text mode
  • Howto Fix ureadahead problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04
  • How to Accelerates the Performance of PHP Scripts - XCache
  • Fix ATI vsync & video tearing issue once and for all!
  • Turn any Linux computer into SOCKS5 proxy in one command
  • AMD64 Ubuntu 10.04 and Flash
  • Upgrade Fedora 12 to Fedora 13 using YUM

Linux needs to do more for programmers

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: Much as I hate to admit it, Microsoft does some things better, much better, than Linux. Number one with a bullet is how Microsoft helps programmers.

Fedora 13 Expands Linux Virtualization

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Software

earthweb.com: Virtualization technology has long found a home in Red Hat's Fedora community Linux distribution. Ever since Fedora 4 emerged in 2005, virtualization technologies have continued to advance in the distro and that remains the case with the upcoming Fedora 13 release set for later this month.

Open source solves the mobile app dev dilemma

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OSS
  • Open source solves the mobile app dev dilemma
  • The Defensive Patent License makes patents less evil for open source
  • Recipe for a successful business: One part openness, two parts trust
  • The State of Flash

RHEL 6 - your sensible but lovable friend

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channelregister.co.uk: The first major update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in more than three years hit last month, and judging by the traffic that took down Red Hat's download servers, it's long over due.

Desktop Wallpaper Changer Wally

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Software

ghacks.net: Most desktop wallpaper changers have one thing in common: They can cycle through a list of local wallpapers to display them alternately as background images on the computer system. Only a few wallpaper programs support the Internet.

Compiz master testers needed

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Software

smspillaz.wordpress: So we have about 95% of all the bugs fixed for a release and now we need YOUR help to identify the remaining bugs in git master before making the new development branch *official*.

I Wish to Make a Complaint!

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Linux

linuxjournal.com: There are some areas in which it's a bit weak. Take one of my personal annoyances: setting up the screen.

Is MySQL Doomed to Extinction?

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  • Is MySQL Doomed to Extinction?
  • Ex-Sun exec Padir turns focus to startup's open-source software

GNU/Linux Users Contribute Twice As Much As Windows Users

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Gaming

linux-hardcore.com: One of the companies behind The Humble Indie Bundle, Wolfire Games reports that GNU/Linux users contribute twice as much as Windows users !

Neformal: A simple, casual audio player

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sourceforge.net/blog: Sometimes you want an application with a ton of options, and sometimes you just want to simplify. Many audio players, for instance, come with equalizers and visualizations, but if all you want is just to play the music, all you need is Neformal.

Alien Arena 2010 released today

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Gaming

linuxgames.com: Alien Arena 2010 has been released today with new levels, several new weapon models, and a host of bugfixes, gameplay tweaks, and client improvements.

Nearing The Release Of Fedora 13

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Linux

phoronix.com: This week the Fedora 13 release candidate is available via their compose system as all hands are on deck to prepare for the release of Goddard.

Ubuntu One Music Store Starts on the Wrong Foot

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itlure.com: It's been more than a week since the much awaited release of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and one of the features I was sure it was going to attract quite a crowd is having some problems - at least on my system.

Why you should use Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.4

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Ubuntu

ubuntudan.blogspot: The final release of Ubuntu's Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.4) has finally arrived. Wondering what's in store? We've got seven reasons for Ubuntu users to make the leap to Lucid.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 & CentOS 3 end-of-life announced

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h-online.com: Red Hat has published a reminder that version 3 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) reaches its end-of-life (EOL) date on the 31st of October, 2010.

Open Source Communities and Customers in Pictures

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OSS

stephesblog.blogs: Debate continues on whether open core business models are a winning strategy with a capital "w" or not, and whether customers care. I want to take a different approach to the discussion here.

The internet, as imagined in 1965

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Web

theregister.co.uk: A fascinating insight into how the world might look in the future, from the 1960s, comes courtesy of veteran science editor Nigel Calder.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • EXT4 File-System Looks To Do Well Against NTFS
  • I want visualizations back in Linux
  • Pandora Radio on the N900 - pyPianobar
  • Promoting Open Source Communities in Panama
  • Motorola buys own mobile Linux firm
  • Linux People: Matthew Fernandez Interview
  • Investigating The Steam Linux Client Continues
  • Apple vs. Microsoft: Linux Bloggers Pick Their Poison
  • Linux Under The Spotlight As We Prepare For A Chaos Bound National Elections
  • A professional quality Non-linear video editing suite for Linux (KDE) - Kdenlive
  • Diaspora: Freedom in the Cloud?
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #352 5/5/10
  • Data Leak Prevention Finally Gets an Open Source Alternative
  • FLOSS Weekly 119: The Mars Rover Drivers
  • The MMORPG Ryzom Goes Free Software

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Split and Merge files using GNOME Split
  • Simple Steps with Puppet
  • Boot From a USB Drive Even if your BIOS Won’t Let You
  • PXE dust: scalable day-to-day diskless booting
  • make Gnome remember, return last workspace
  • Using Ubuntu as a thin client
  • Upgrade To Ubuntu 10.04: No internet, no problem
  • Quick Tip:Plymouth themes in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Install KDE 4.4.3 on Kubuntu 10.04
  • Game fixes after upgrading to Lucid Lynx
  • Manual fan control with /proc/acpi
  • Ubuntu on ASUS UL30VT
  • How to disable shutdown notification in Ubuntu 10.04
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