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PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE 4 Edition Released

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PCLOS

pclinuxos.com: PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE 4 Edition now available for download. Linux kernel updated to 2.6.32.12-bfs.

Canonical clarifies its H.264 licence

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Ubuntu

h-online.com: With the current controversy over H.264 patent pools and open source codecs, some observers have noted that Canonical is listed as a licensee of H.264 from MPEGLA, the patent pool which licenses out the codec patents, causing some to ask if Ubuntu users were covered by this license.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • EasyPeasy 1.6 Screenshots Tour
  • Fedora 14 Might Be Called Fytnargin
  • Introducing Open Source to A Middle School
  • Performance problem in AMD's Phenom II X6 under Linux
  • GTK surprises on Maemo
  • Solving an upgrade hitch en route to Ubuntu 10.04
  • Android 2.2 to get full Flash support
  • FOSS community, FOSS business, and the nature of allies
  • Red Hat Open Your World forum
  • A Database Admin/Music Enthusiast's Linux Workstation
  • Heroes of Newerth Launch Date
  • When Linux interoperable incompatibilities frustrate
  • After Scid row, a new chess app is born
  • Testing out Funtoo
  • Managed Hosting Provider ServInt Joins Linux Foundation
  • Who Needs Flash?
  • Going Linux 101 May 5- Ubuntu 10.04, Wav, iTunes alternatives

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Grub Error codes explained
  • create a customize Ubuntu distribution – Reconstructor
  • Unable to mount USB
  • Browse Through Your System Information
  • fix intel video card freezing problem in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Managing MySQL with MySQL Workbench
  • Rotating email into your inbox using imapfilter
  • Bug in Ubuntu 10.04 causing Firefox crashes with NoScript
  • Creating an Underwater Scene in Blender- Part 1
  • Complete Guide to Symbolic Links (symlinks) on Windows or Linux
  • Wacom bamboo CTL-460 in Ubuntu 10.04

PulseAudio and Jack

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Software

0pointer.de/blog: One thing became very clear to me during my trip to the Linux Audio Conference 2010 in Utrecht: even many pro audio folks are not sure what Jack does that PulseAudio doesn't do and what PulseAudio does that Jack doesn't do.

Storage Technology for the Home User

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Hardware

linux-mag.com: Sometimes you just have to get excited about what you can buy, hold in your hand, and use in your home machines. Let’s look at some cool storage technology that the average desktop user can tackle.

Other Highlights For GNOME 2.31.1

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Software

phoronix.com: Other packages are also being checked-in this week for the first GNOME 3.0 development release known as GNOME 2.31.1. Besides the updates to Totem and the major work going on to the GNOME Shell / Mutter / Zeitgeist, there is some other interesting new features too.

My Last Hop?

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Linux

robinzrants.wordpress: I have truly grown weary of distro-hopping. What I have right now is just about perfect. Best Linux ever for me, Linux Mint 8, Xfce Edition. So why would I want to look around again?

The Humble Indie Bundle

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Gaming

linux-hardcore.com: The Humble Indie Bundle ! Pay What You Want !

Ubuntu 10.04 Is More Power Hungry Than Windows 7

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Today we are continuing to compare the two operating systems as we look at the power consumption of Ubuntu and Windows on a netbook and notebook.

HP's Linux OS Alternative Gets a Face Lift

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Linux

serverwatch.com: Let's focus on HP. Linux leaves the company in a rather tricky situation. That's because HP is a big fan of the open source server software -- it's a phenomenon too big to ignore.

Microsoft, Apple Will Never Allow An Open Web

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Web

katonda.com: There were high hopes with HTML5. It was expected to set the Web free of locked, closed, proprietary formats. That may not be the case anymore. Apple and Microsoft seem determined to put locks on this possibility.

Turn Chrome’s New Tab Page into an Ubuntu Forums Powerhouse

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Software

howtogeek.com: There’s a lot of start page plug-ins for Google Chrome, but if you’re an Ubuntu Forums enthusiast, you might be interested in the powerful UbuntuForums.org Start Page extension.

i don't need no stinking nepomuk .. right?

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KDE

aseigo.blogspot: Every so often (this is today's theme) I hear someone say something along the lines of, "I don't need Nepomuk Desktop Search. All my files are properly arranged in a neat folder hierarchy. I am not in need of any help with that, so Nepomuk is a waste of resources and I don't care to have it installed."

The other Ubuntu Linux distributions

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Ubuntu

blogs.computerworld: Here's my list of the most important of the Ubuntu-based distributions.

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Kernel: What Is It?

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Linux

serverwatch.com: Sitting at the heart of every Linux OS distribution is a Linux kernel. When it comes to the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 release, the issue of which kernel is being used is not a cut and dried answer, however.

A First Look at Linux Mint 9

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Linux

softpedia.com: today, we are proud to present a few screenshots and introduce you guys to the main features of Linux Mint 9 (Isadora).

Get inside Virtualisation

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Software

linuxuser.co.uk: There are many alternatives to VMware’s expensive and proprietary software. Join us as we investigate four of the most prolific tools kickstarting the revolution in open source virtualisation…

TurnKey Linux

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Linux
Software

linuxjournal.com: Ever wanted to instantly have Drupal, Moodle, OTRS, MySQL, WordPress, Zimbra, Bugzilla, phpBB or a slew of other open source software packages up an running in a hassle-free manner to try out or available for rapid deployment?

Totem Gains New Features For GNOME 3.0

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Software

phoronix.com: The first development milestone for GNOME 3.0 is expected to be reached tomorrow with the release of the unstable GNOME 2.31.1. Many mature packages are receiving new features and work too.

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    This week provided a pretty healthy amount of package updates for openSUSE’s rolling distribution Tumbleweed. There were three snapshots released since the last blog and some of the top packages highlighted this week are from Mesa, Squid, Xen and OpenSSH. The Mesa update from version 17.2.6 to 17.3.2 in snapshot 20180116 provided multiple fixes in the RADV Vulkan driver and improvements of the GLSL shader cache. The Linux Kernel provides some fixes for the security vulnerabilities of Meltdown in version 4.14.13 and added a prevent buffer overrun on memory hotplug during migration for KVM with s390. The snapshot had many more package updates like openssh 7.6p1, which tightened configuration access rights. A critical fix when updating Flatpak packages live was made with the gnome-software version 3.26.4 update. File systems package btrfsprogs 4.14.1 provided cleanups and some refactoring while wireshark 2.4.4 made some fixes for dissector crashes. Xen 4.10.0_10 added a few patches. Rounding out the snapshot, ModemManager 1.6.12 fixed connection state machine when built against libqmi and blacklisted a few devices to include some Pycom devices.
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Compact Quark-based embedded computer sells for $120

Advantech’s “UBC-222” is an embedded computer that runs Yocto Linux on an Intel Quark X1000 with up to 1GB DDR3, dual 10/100 LAN ports, and a mini-PCIe socket with LTE-ready SIM slot. Read more