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Firefox 3.6 Alpha 1 Blows Version 3.5 Out Of The Water

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Moz/FF

crn.com: Mozilla has just made available for download Firefox 3.6 Alpha 1, code- named "Namoroka." Benchmarking this very preliminary sneak peek version against Firefox 3.5 showed about a 43 percent increase.

Ubuntu, Debian Partner to Employ Communist Era Model

serverwatch.com: The reason I mention all this stems from an offer made by Ubuntu head honcho Mark Shuttleworth to put some of his staff to work on the Debian distro, to help Debian developers get ready for a proposed code freeze in December.

Karmic’s New Boot & Login Screen

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Ubuntu

d0od.blogspot: The Ubuntu design team have published mock-ups of the proposed Ubuntu 9.10 Boot and GDM screens.

Red Hat celebrates its 10-year IPO anniversary

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Linux

news.cnet.com: Ten years ago today on August 11, 1999, Red Hat saw its shares triple in an initial public offering that ushered in a new era of commercial open-source prosperity.

1 Year Ago: Amarok 1.4.10 Review [Oldies but Goldies]

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Reviews

Almost one year ago, on August 13, 2008, the last version of Amarok 1.4 for KDE3 was released. Since Amarok 2 for KDE4 was launched, bringing a completely redesigned interface and changing mostly all the major design concepts, users of this great player divided into two groups, the ones who still like 1.4 better and the ones who look forward for a complete Amarok 2.x (which still lacks many features from the old 1.4).

The Linux screensaver xscreensaver

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Software

ghacks.net: Most of us go away from our computers. When we do we don’t much care to come back to see our screen just the way we left it. We have been trained that a screensaver should take the place of our work or our play on our monitors. I have been asked numerous times “How do I have screensaver X on my Linux desktop?”

The problem of starting linux

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Linux

mimor.be: The article went into detail when it came to the different versions that will be sold. There will be 7. In the comment-section, I noted quite a lot of people arguing that this is too much to choose from for home users. Well then, let’s take those people’s vision and apply it to the world of Linux.

openSUSE 10.3 end-of-life announced

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SUSE

h-online.com: Marcus Meissner, the teamleader of the SUSE Security Team, has announced that the 31st of October, 2009 will be the end-of-life (EOL) date for openSUSE 10.3.

PC-BSD 7.1.1 Quick Review

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BSD

pcmech.com: I downloaded the latest version of PC-BSD. This is not a Linux distribution. As the title of the OS says in plain view, it’s a BSD based UNIX. In this instance, FreeBSD based.

OL&T Migrates To Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Linux

efytimes.com: After a smooth migration to Red Hat on Intel solutions, OL&T immediately recognised cost savings, scalability and performance benefits.

Linux geeks, New Zealand beckons

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Linux

itwire.com: A husband-wife team is in the driver's seat for the 11th Australian national Linux conference which kicks off in Wellington, New Zealand, on January 18 next year.

Panasonic, NEC unveil 9 new Linux phones

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Sci/Tech

reuters.com: Panasonic Corp and NEC Corp unveiled nine new cell phone models on Tuesday that run the open-source LiMo operating system, wireless Linux group LiMo said.

Avant Window Navigator for Ubuntu Linux

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Software
HowTos

howtogeek.com: Avant Window Navigator (AWN) is an application launcher and dock which would redefine your Linux experience. The good part is it’s highly customizable and hence will fit perfectly well with your Ubuntu theme. Let’s see how to install and customize AWN.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • UK Government ditches Microsoft's Cloud in favour of Open Source?

  • Microsoft's magnificent 7 open source options
  • Why we like Linux desktops
  • Arch Linux 2009.08 Released
  • Arch 2009.08 images
  • Cosmetic surgery you can be proud of (Fedora Site)
  • Another Gaming Addiction
  • OSS Could Be the Key in Leveling Stock Market Playing Field
  • Okular PDF Gem
  • Enlightment is Coming to openSUSE
  • Swiss Government has Microsoft Dependency
  • Book Review: Learning Unix
  • The Future Is (Selective) Open
  • Chumby: Open-Source, Internet-enabled gadget
  • Open source needs a Nintendo to compete with Microsoft Office
  • Introducing Android
  • Microsoft vs. Linux: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em?
  • Canadians: Please make your voice heard today on copyright law
  • Open Source for America: A resource for the Gov2.0 CTO
  • Sun To Stop Solaris Express Community Edition
  • International Mozilla Store Back Online
  • Open Source ‘Twitter’ Could Fend Off the Next Twitpocalypse
  • VMware buys SpringSource
  • Kubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3 Netbook Edition Demo

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to install Mandriva Linux

  • 5 Opera Tips and Tricks
  • How to Run 32-bit Apps in 64-bit Linux
  • Queries in OpenOfice.org Mail Merge
  • Automatic host installation using Viper
  • GTK+2: Let the Application Follow You
  • Network manager and iwl3945 not showing network
  • How to use Virtual Machine Manager on Fedora 11
  • Installing Fonts On Linux Made Easy
  • Gentoo on a Samsung NC10

Linux distributions: preliminary round

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Linux

blog.vivian-lee.net: Yesterday I continued my search for a new Linux distributions by burning a ton of LiveCDs to try out many popular distros. After playing around with most of them for an hour or two (and installing some), here is the verdict:

Is Ubuntu killing content?

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Ubuntu

indlovu.bundublog: Much has been said about the so-called “user-experience” in Ubuntu, which drastically needs to be improved if it is to compete with mainstream operating systems like OSX and Windows. It’s a nefarious term and depends upon how one defines “user” and what kind of “experience” the user requires.

From Windows to Linux... Is it that hard to adapt?

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Linux

racerraul.blogspot: Many people feel that making the switch to Linux is difficult. And in all honesty it does require a bit of effort and willingness to adapt to a new Operating System and its applications. But in reality, it is no more difficult than learning to use a computer for the 1st time.

Open-source users revolt over OpenOffice.org's ribbon-esque UI

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OOo

computerworld.com: The open-source faithful are lambasting a proposed overhaul of OpenOffice.org's user interface, with critics saying it would "ape" Microsoft Office's controversial Ribbon layout.

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