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Story Pi in the sky: High altitude ballooning with Raspberry Pi Rianne Schestowitz 11/09/2015 - 6:43pm
Story OpenWrt 15.05 "Chaos Calmer" Is a New Release for Your Routers Rianne Schestowitz 11/09/2015 - 6:40pm
Story IBM Power Systems Using Ubuntu in Cancer Treatments Rianne Schestowitz 11/09/2015 - 6:38pm
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Story 9 ways to attract students to your open source project Rianne Schestowitz 11/09/2015 - 10:49am
Story Opening Linux Even Further Roy Schestowitz 11/09/2015 - 10:40am
Story Kubuntu Council Welcomes New Members, Mageia 4 EOL Roy Schestowitz 11/09/2015 - 10:28am
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mFatOS - Ubuntu On Steroids

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Ubuntu mFatOS is an Ubuntu remaster optimized for Persian-speaking users - but don't worry, you don't have to speak Persian to use it. Based on ubuntu Lucid Lynx and SuperOS 10.04, mFatOS is multimedia-ready and loaded with tons of extra applications, themes and icons.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 370

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

* Reviews: Peering timidly at AUSTRUMI
* News: openSUSE launches 11.4 development cycle, Debian publishes 6.0 release update, Fedora announces systemd test day, Ubuntu improves netbook interface
* Interviews: Dru Lavigne, director of community development for PC-BSD

Samsung N150 Plus Netbook - Fedora, Mandriva, Ubuntu Maverick and Jolicloud

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Linux Rather than continue this sequence of posts with one per Linux distribution, which would end up being a lot of repetition, I've decided to wrap them all up in one bundle. There's good news and not so good news.

How Linux Got To China And The Nordic Open Source Miracle

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OSS Let’s do a small intellectual play: Web 2.0 services, or the current generation’s internet companies globally, are built for the most part on top of the so-called LAMP-stack. In other words their infrastructure is based on Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP – a selection of open source software programs.

Start of feature cull for Firefox 4

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Moz/FF Mozilla has confirmed that it has started culling features for version 4.0 of its open source Firefox web browser.

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • GIMP howto: Attack of the Clones!
  • Install/Run Turbo C/C++ IDE on Linux
  • Going Linux Sep 05: #113 - Listener Feedback
  • Add desktop icons to KDE and GNOME
  • GNOME Activity Journal gets major performance improvements
  • Linux Beginners Q&A | LAS! s13e06
  • Stripes – KDE be free, freeBSD
  • GUI Program to install ath9k_htc (Atheros Linux Driver)
  • Cardapio - A lean application menu and launcher for Gnome
  • Screenshots from 120Mhz
  • Anamnesis - A New Linux Clipboard Manager With Full-Text Search
  • Fedora Systemd Test Day on Tuesday 2010/09/07

Xubuntu 10.10 Beta Screenshot Tour

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Ubuntu Xubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat, the XFCE Ubuntu flavor got a lot of changes since the 10.04, starting with a new default wallpaper and theme:

Unified Stop Reload Go button comes to Firefox 4

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Moz/FF Pieces keep fitting in for the Firefox 4 theme refresh. Recent development nightlies now feature the planned stop-reload-go button next to the location bar.

Myth: Linux only has 1% market share

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Linux Opponent’s of the Open Source and or Linux community are quick to point to reports that claim that Linux only has a 1 percent market share or a little over. What is the truth about the adoption of Linux?

A prickly questionnaire

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: When people see my OS, they always ask the question "What version of Windows is that?" I answer that I use Linux and most of them look at me as if I had spoken a word in some sort of an alien language.

Lightweight Distro Roundup

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  • Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 11 – PCLinuxOS LXDE
  • Lightweight Distro Roundup – The verdict

The Many Faces of Linux

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Linux Linux may have started out small, but it’s grown by leaps and bounds. Today, Linux can be found on everything from a home wireless router to the gigantic mainframe in the data center.

Free Software Needs Free Tools

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OSS Over the last decade, free software developers have been repeatedly tempted use of proprietary tools in the creation of free software. From BitKeeper to SourceForge to Google Code to GitHub, non-free tools and services have played an important role in free software development and continue to create a number of subtle but important problems for our community.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

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Linux The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename "lenny"). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

I’ve Moved On …

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Ubuntu My first encounter with Ubuntu was with Hardy Heron, also known as Ubuntu 8.04. This was sometime in 2008, about the time it was released. It was the 8th iteration.

WTF is Unity Linux? A self faq-interview thing

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spiralofhope.wordpress: So it occurs to me that I’ve never really sat down and talked about Unity Linux. I’ve engaged in bunches of discussions and have even popped in on some early forum posts when Unity Linux was just conceived, so that I could correct things.

Could Oracle fracture open source community?

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OSS An Oracle was a person or agency considered to be a source of wise counsel or prophetic opinion. How can that particular definition be applied to Oracle the company? It can’t. In fact I would claim that Oracle, the company, is quite the opposite of “wise” or “prophetic”.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 139 is out

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Now we are ready. We’re pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News #139. Enjoy it!

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • Linux Tip: How to instantly spell suggestions?
  • Nightingale - Songbird Fork Soon Going to Have First Release
  • How to turn Ubuntu into a Gaming platform?
  • Hidden Linux: Moving /home
  • Strategy Sucks (openSUSE)
  • Some notes on Flash in Debian and Debian Edu
  • The BSD Show! – 2010-09-01
  • Linux Containers and Networking
  • Compiz Vignetted dim
  • How to Edit the Context Menu in Firefox
  • Summary of Less command
  • Custom hardware modeling with QEMU (ELC 2010)
  • How to install Web Developer Tools in Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu: Restore the Keyboard Command for Killing the X Server
  • Speeding Up Debian GNU/Linux Desktop Performance

Driver dilemma in KDE workspaces 4.5

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Software KDE is currently blamed for errors in external components: the graphic drivers. I am lately reading quite some crap that we KWin devs knew about problems in the drivers and shipped 4.5 nevertheless with changes enabled which trigger the driver bugs. That is of course not true.

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