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Story Evaluating the harm from closed source srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 10:10pm
Story A Day With Gnome 3 srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 8:07pm
Story Linus Torvalds on Windows 8, UEFI, and Fedora srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 8:02pm
Story It’s Time for Canonical to Stop Protecting Unity srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 8:00pm
Story DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 460 srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 7:19pm
Story Dangerous Concessions: Red Hat, Fedora and the Secure Boot Shocker srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 7:14pm
Story some odds & ends: srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 5:29am
Story Making sense of memory usage on Linux srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 3:42am
Story Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1 Screenshot Tour srlinuxx 09/06/2012 - 7:30pm
Blog entry Linux Mint 13 MATE/Cinnamon review finid 09/06/2012 - 7:20am

The Latest On RandR 1.3

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phoronix: For those not satisfied by RandR 1.2 or just wish to live on the cutting-edge of X.Org developments (like us), this week on the X.Org mailing list has been a discussion among driver developers surrounding RandR 1.3. RandR 1.3 is the next update to the Resize and Rotate (RandR) extension.

Anti-Leadership Vaccine At Red Hat; Is Whitehurst The Answer?

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Charles Babcock: Oracle strips out Red Hat logos and offer its own Linux? Red Hat refused to be provoked. Novell wants to cozy up to Microsoft? That's a fellow Linux distributor's affair. Microsoft has patents that govern parts of Linux? No tough rejoinder from Red Hat. Now Jim Whitehurst has arrived on the scene as the new CEO. He's an engaging and experienced manager. And he's going to need all his skills to find an antidote to Red Hat's anti-leadership vaccine.

FreeSoftware Magazine Interviews

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  • Interview with Eric S. Raymond

  • Interview with Richard M. Stallman

Screen Sharing, CLI Style

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Tip o’ the Day: Windows users can use RDP or VNC for tech support, troubleshooting, or presentations. Linux folk have X11 or VNC. But what about command line screen sharing on a machine with no X server installed? What if the only immediate access you and your partner share is ssh?

invention is the mother of necessity

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kmandla.wordpress: Yes, invention is the mother of necessity, and my little XO is proof. Since I got it a week ago I’ve added all manner of doo-dads and thingamajigs, usually keeping to the green motif, and sinking at least another 7500 yen into it.

FUDCon highlights

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Red Hat Magazine: FUDCon Raleigh 2008 was a weekend of hacking, planning, discussions, coding, and general mirth. Over 200 members of the Fedora community were in attendance, and a tremendous amount of work was accomplished that will pay off in the Fedora 9 release.

some shorts

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  • Firefox 3 extension compatibility chart

  • PCLinuxOS an easier Linux Operating System
  • Save the Planet; Disable Adobe Flash
  • Google Picasa for Linux
  • Studying with Flash-Cards in Ubuntu

Project Nemo: when file managers and calendars converge

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Software The Nemo project is a new, experimental file management tool for Linux that provides a unique calendar interface and leverages indexing systems like Beagle and Tracker.

Why Zenwalkers Give Dolphins A Bad Name

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distrogue.blogspot: A couple of days ago, I decided to review Zenwalk. I came to my conclusion and gave Zenwalk a 3.7/5. Not horrible, but certainly with some room for improvement. I never lied once about my experience, giving an honest account of what I found. But obviously, 3.7 wasn't high enough to pay tribute to the awesomeness that is Slackware! Burn the witch!

Scientist Now Not Sure Where Nina Last Seen

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wired: A forensic specialist testified here Wednesday she had made a mistake when analyzing blood found in the house where Hans Reiser's wife was last seen.

Cheap laptop price tags can mislead users

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Linux Personal computer (laptop and desktop) prices may have crashed. The low price tags, however, can be misleading — especially for first-time buyers.

Dell offers another Ubuntu Linux laptop

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Ubuntu More laptop computers preloaded with Ubuntu Linux are coming from Dell Inc. in response to demand from potential customers around the world.

Things which I’ve learned while using Ubuntu!

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Ubuntu Well, it’s been some time that I’ve used Linux and I’ve learnt or you can say that enough experiences with it that I can write such an article where I share my experience with Ubuntu :

Foresight KDE Alpha3

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Linux This is not an official release. It is called Foresight KDE Alpha3 because it is based on the underlying architecture in Foresight Gnome alpha3 release.

Troubleshooting with Apache logging

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HowTos The Apache Web server (Apache) comes with a powerful logging framework. In the default configuration, Apache logs all errors to an error log and all access requests to an access log. The default level of logging is sufficient for analyzing traffic patterns and for getting basic information about errors, but it may be inadequate for troubleshooting purposes. Familiarity with all the logging features can help you troubleshoot the Web server or applications hosted on Apache. as a language learning environment

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ooomarketing.blogspot: Some days ago I met some old friends at an anniversary. At some point, when asked what methods I would try I said: "I used to learn foreign languages!". Of course they asked: how? does it have a language learning module ?

Mozilla says that flaw could lead to data leak

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LinuxWorld: Mozilla is working to fix a browser flaw that could give attackers unauthorized access to data on a victim's machine.

Also: Super Techies: Brendan Eich

FOSDEM 2008: where's GNOME?

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Software FOSDEM is coming soon: it's on February 23-24. And of course, GNOME will be there. Last year, the GNOME presence at FOSDEM was really successful. Still, things were not perfect: there were not enough t-shirts and we had no stand, for example. Can we do better than last year?

Review: DesktopBSD 1.6

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raiden's realm: DesktopBSD, a derivative of Freebsd designed for desktop use, has come a long way since its early inception back in late 2005. Originally created as a way to bring the power of Freebsd as a desktop OS to new users, it has now blossomed into a desktop experience even the most hardened geek, or greenest novice can love.

How To Roll Your Own Linux Distro

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Serdar Yegulalp: Whether you want to customize Knoppix, respin an existing distribution of the open-source operating system, like Puppy Linux, or are intent on creating your own package from scratch, we'll walk you through the process.

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