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Story Maddog's New Strategy, Linux Gaming Gloom, and ChromeOS Rianne Schestowitz 18/09/2014 - 7:17am
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Story Sorry, Windows 9 Fans, This Is How Multiple Desktops Should Work – Video Rianne Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 9:42pm
Story Can Commercial Linux Gaming Succeed? Rianne Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 9:38pm
Story Manjaro 0.8.10 Gets Its Tenth Update Pack and New Linux Kernels Rianne Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:23pm
Story ISO/IEC JTC1 Approves ODF 1.2 PAS Ballot Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:12pm
Story KDE Applications and Platform 4.14.1 Officially Released Rianne Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:11pm
Story Popcorn Time 0.3.3 Released With Support External Media Players And Chromecast, More Roy Schestowitz 17/09/2014 - 8:07pm

Linux, FOSS and the Cellular Empire

raiden.net: One of the things that I've seen increasingly of late is a regular complaint by users of cellular services that data plans are far too expensive, and too limiting.

Ubuntu: Muslim Edition (Sabily) Review

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extremetech.com: A while back I looked at the Christian Edition of Ubuntu. This time around I was pleased to find that there was a Muslim edition available. So I gave it a download and thought I'd add it to our collection of Linux distribution reviews.

OpenOffice.org 3.1: Better Performance

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OOo

eweekeurope.co.uk: The 3.0 release of OpenOffice left some issues in the productivity suite. This new version makes a good job of fixing them

Ubuntu Experience–How it Feels

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Experience–How it Feels

  • Ubuntu 64-bit More Competitive Against Mac OS X
  • Canonical's Landscape: Manage Your Clouds, Even on Amazon EC2
  • OWASP LiveCD switching to Ubuntu

some odds & ends:

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News
  • Why you shouldn't care about Linux on the desktop

  • What’s Playing, Doc?
  • Configure Linux printing via web browser
  • UK Government Open Source Action Plan
  • Why the free software community cares about The Pirate Bay
  • Fedora 11 Screenshot Tour
  • Indemnification, support woes plague open source systems management
  • Would Bill Gates have aired Laptop Hunters?
  • Linux Outlaws 92 - New User Special

Looking for Linux: InterOp Las Vegas

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Linux

daniweb.com/blogs: This week I'll be at InterOp Las Vegas looking for the latest and coolest Linux-based technologies that InterOp exhibitors have to offer. My favorites are certainly the "new innovators."

Ubuntu Softwares - Not Just Another Top 5 List

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Software

techarraz.com: The popularity of linux has finally captured 1% of world desktops. then comes the need for softwares. Here is my list of softwares i have on my Ubuntu installation.

Drupal CMS founder, Dries Buytaert Interview

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Interviews
Drupal

cmscritic.com: We were very pleased to have a chance to interview Dries Buytaert, founder of the legendary Drupal content management system.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #142

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Ubuntu

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 142 for the weeks May 10th - May 16th, 2009. is available.

Noteworthy Mandriva Cooker changes

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MDV

artipc10.vub.ac.be: Here’s a short update of some interesting package updates in Mandriva Cooker since the last update:

Detecting memory leaks & invalid memory de-allocation in the Linux kernel

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HowTos

embedded.com: Memory leaks and memory corruptions are problems that can be easily introduced in code written in C or C++ and generally in any programming language that does not have a garbage collector built in, causing system crashes and sometimes, even worse, unexpected behavior, creating bugs that are difficult to be detected.

Run Windows and Linux: easy partitioning guide

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HowTos

techradar.com: Setting up a Linux distribution isn't a difficult task anymore, but if you want to install Linux on a machine that already has a Windows installation on it, you'll have to slice your disk into smaller partitions to do so.

10 Free Apps that Turn your Ubuntu into Video Studio

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Software

programmerfish.com: Ubuntu has got some excellent FREE applications which can turn your PC into Live Studio! Here I am highlighting top 10 free applications available to make your PC into a Live Studio.

Paravirtualization With Xen On CentOS 5.3 (x86_64)

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This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen (version 3.0.3) on a CentOS 5.3 (x86_64) system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called "virtual machines" or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0).

ZFS, Btrfs and Oracle

blog.hydrasystemsllc: Most of you may already be aware of Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems. It just dawned on me earlier yesterday: What will be the future of ZFS and Btrfs, seeing how Chris Mason, the lead developer to Btrfs works for Oracle?

My Vietnamese 8th Graders are new Linux users

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Linux

saigonnezumi.com: With just less than one month left of class, I decided to see if my 8th Grade students at the American International School in Saigon would be interested in learning Linux.

Dell Ubuntu Versioning: Now With Even Less Logic

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Ubuntu

linuxloop.com: Even when Dell just offered Ubuntu 8.04 on all of their systems, I suggested that it would make sense to update to the latest version. I checked their ever-changing selection of Ubuntu computers again, only to discover that the Ubuntu versions make even less sense.

Seven Questions Windows Users Have about Linux

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Linux

codingexperiments.com: Your common, non-technical Windows user has most likely not heard anything more than a cursory mention about Linux. They have questions about Linux that are not always answered easily.

Why Linux Does Not Need A Unified Package Manager

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Linux

thelinuxlink.net: To me this is a very simple question to answer. Linux does not need a unified package manager when the source to the application you are using is available for you to compile on your own. Make your own package.

openSUSE 11.1: Advantages over Ubuntu 9.04 & Fedora 10

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SUSE

blog.michaelharper.net: The other day I realized that Linux Mint wasn’t receiving the official security updates from Ubuntu. To sum it up, during the course of the last two days, I have been deciding between Fedora 10 & openSUSE 11.1.

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  • Boostnote: Another Great Note Taking App for Developers? Find Out By Yourself
    Boostnote is an open-source note-taking application especially made for programmers and developers, it is build up with Electron framework and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Being programmers, we take lots of notes which includes commands, code snippets, bug information and so on. It all comes in handy when you have organized them all in one place, Boostnote does this job very well. It lets you organize your notes in folders with tags, so you can find anything you are looking for very quickly.
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