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Linux Mint 8 Helena Screenshots

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Linux

beginlinux.wordpress: Besides its outstanding mint green graphical setup, the Ubuntu-based Linux Mint includes Mint specific tools such as MintInstall, MintBackup, MintUpdate and others. Linux Mint 8 was just released yesterday and it includes some great new features worth looking into.

Taking the Ubuntu gospel to the Anime nation

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Ubuntu

itwire.com: Often Linux evangelists focus on those who already have a technical bent through initiatives such as software freedom day. The Ubuntu community in Massachusetts decided its time to reach out to a new crowd.

Distro Review: OpenSUSE 11.2

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danlynch.org/blog: Novell can be a controversial company in some parts of the FOSS community, but whatever your personal view you can’t deny they’re also contributing to progress in many ways. They employ a lot of important Linux kernel developers for one example.

Must have Linux books for Christmas

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Linux

foogazi.com: The gift giving season is right around the corner and if you have any geeky relatives or friends, then this list of Linux books to buy for Christmas is a good reference. Click each image to find out more.

Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04LTS – Landmark release?

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openbytes.wordpress: My last article saw details of GIMP being removed from the default packaging of 10.04LTS and whilst its not yet decided what its replacement will be, Im sure there will be a whole host of reasons put forward why it should be a Mono one[1]. That aside, what we do understand is that 10.04 will be is a long term support version.

Interview With Frictional Games – Amnesia

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Interviews
Gaming

linux-hardcore.com: Frictional Games the developers of the horror Penumbra series recently revealed the title of their next project – Amnesia : The Dark Descent which I wrote about earlier. For this special event I interviewed the developers about their next title.

Choosing a Graphics Card for Linux Gaming

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Linux
Hardware

online-tech-tips.com: Gaming in Linux has picked up since the advancement of WINE and Cedega that emulates Windows in Linux. Still hardware is a deciding factor if you want to play games in Linux.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Finally Some Good Use For The Firefox Home Button
  • It’s better because it’s open source?
  • Now Playing: 'DejaVu Sans' Font
  • Top 10 Cross-Platform Apps that Run on Windows, OS X, and Linux
  • 10 Linux Commands for Fun
  • Device automounting in KDE 4.4
  • KDE Community and Apliki Cooperate on Understandable Icons
  • Make Mistakes
  • Mollom: A solution to comment spam
  • NL: Procurement's preference for open source fails to attract vendors
  • Does Chrome OS mean anything for schools?

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Moving a MySQL Database To Another Server
  • Running Flash Builder 4 on linux
  • Recover lost root password
  • How To Create A Custom Splash Image For Grub 2 [Linux]
  • molly-guard – protects machines from accidental shutdowns/reboots
  • Roll Your Own Ubuntu Private Cloud
  • How does Ubuntu’s screenshot tool Take Screenshot actually work?
  • Domino 8.5.1 on OpenSUSE Parts 1 - 3

Plymouth Gets Tighter Integration With GDM, X

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Software

phoronix.com: While Plymouth already does a great job at mode-setting to the display's native resolution and then showing the selected Plymouth plug-in and then to switch over to GNOME's GDM quite smoothly as the X.Org Server starts up, this process is getting even smoother now.

Smokin' Guns - Cowboy First-person shooter Game for Linux

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ghabuntu.com: Initially developed as Western Quake 3, Smokin' Guns is the game for you if you ever feel nostalgic of the Old West. Smokin' Guns, an open source, cross platform first-person shooter is intended to be a semi-realistic simulation of the "Old West's" great atmosphere.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 99 is out

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SUSE

Issue #99 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.

Attention all Gentoo stable users

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Gentoo

blogs.gentoo.org: Tomáš (scarabeus) and I decided it was time to do another round of stabilizations.

Linux Mint 8 “Helena” released

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Linux

linuxmint.com: The team is proud to announce the stable release of Linux Mint 8 Helena. The 8th release of Linux Mint comes with numerous bug fixes and a lot of improvements. In particular Linux Mint 8 comes with support for OEM installs and a brand new Upload Manager.

Ubuntu Netbook Remix Optimization Guide

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Ubuntu

Even though Ubuntu Netbook Remix is already somewhat optimized, I don't like how some things work and also there is room for a lot more optimizations. I would like to share with you these optimizations, all with screen real estate and low power consumption in mind. A part of this article is for EeePC only, but most work on any netbook!

Exactly Why We Are No Longer UNIX-ish

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elevenislouder.blogspot: When we say that Linux is UNIX-like, what are we saying? At my college, we have a course that is named 'an introduction to UNIX using Linux'. All over I hear people use the phrase 'UNIX/Linux' when referring to UNIX-style systems. It is somewhat hilarious to me, as Linux and the surrounding community have, for the most part, left the UNIX philosophy behind.

Skynet, electronic doomsday, can it happen?

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Sci/Tech

dedoimedo.com: Geeks and Terminator fans despair! Here comes the ultimate proof why you should not fear Austrian-born robots from the future. We have an article explaining the physical and biological limitations preventing machines from ever becoming alive and self-aware, shattering the myth of machine doomsday.

Ubuntizing People

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Ubuntu

roaksoax.com: I showed one of my friends Ubuntu working with full Compiz Effects and he was just amazed. After he told me that he was using Ubuntu for quite a few hours, he was setting up all he needed. However, he couldn’t set up three things: Skype, Flash Player, and Music!!

Virtual computers in a virtual world

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OS

toolbox.com/blogs: The method I like the best for evaluating different operating systems, whether they are different Linux distributions, BSD, MacOS or the latest windows offering, is to use virtual machines.

When Open Source Meets Closed Minds

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Humor

notalwaysright.com: Caller: “I need to report a very serious computer crime! The local university is running an illegal computer system!”

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