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The Unix Ideal

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ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: From the time I started listening to podcasts until about two months ago, I had been using Rhythmbox to manage my podcasts. On Linux Outlaws they kept mentioning how much they loved gPodder.

LinuxCon Roundtable in Torvalds Quotes

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tuxradar.com: Great first day here at LinuxCon. The highlight was undoubtedly the Roundtable session held earlier this afternoon.

Why Linux is so great?

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Gentoo

mihaimaga.wordpress: I’m using Linux since 2001 and it still amazes me day by day. After trying Red Hat, Mandrake, Debian, SuSE and many other flavors (yes, I do have a bag full of Linux distros CDs) I have chosen Gentoo as my main focus. It could be any other distribution, but that’s the advantage:

Linux Mint 7 XFCE: Screenshots

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zdnet.com.au: While Ubuntu continues to be the focus of Linux hype and momentum, there is an increasing number of Ubuntu-based distributions appearing as well.

Ubuntu: the good and the bad

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Last Sunday, at a friend's party, someone started a discussion on the impending release of Windows 7. Most of us being from IT, it was a "hot" topic to discuss.

today's leftovers:

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  • LinuxCon: Linux By The Numbers
  • Ph.D. Studies in Open Source at the University of Erlangen
  • A Red Flag on Red Hat
  • Star Trek Creator's Mac Plus Up For Auction
  • KDE's Project Silk
  • Open source bolsters big brands big time
  • Hands-on with Palm's Pixi webOS smartphone [review]
  • Why virus writers are turning to open source
  • New Linux Moblin netbooks to be announced at IDF
  • DRM Changes For Linux 2.6.32 Kernel
  • A command line dictionary for UNIX
  • IBM Linux chief: Chasing desktop Windows a 'dead-end'
  • New Mint KDE logo
  • Laptop for rural children
  • List of Repositories for Ubuntu 9.04
  • Mandriva 2010 RC1 : Linux2u
  • A Tip for Software companies

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How To Install Gnome 3 Gnome-Shell In Karmic, Jaunty & Intrepid
  • Configuring VOIP in Twinkle
  • Install LCMP in Centos/Fedora/Redhat
  • Run OS X Dashboard Widgets In Ubuntu
  • How to Edit PDF Files in Linux - PDFEdit
  • Easily splitting one column into two or more columns in OOo
  • 5 Tips To Help You Get Started With Empathy
  • Managing Your Gentoo ["Sort-Of" Easily], Tips, and More
  • Completely Hide GNOME Panel

LinuxCon: Roundtable – The Linux Kernel: Straight from the Source

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linuxquestions.org: Panel: Bottomley (moderator), Jonathan Corbet, Greg KH, Linus Torvalds, Arjan van de Ven (detained in Holland – NP), Ted T’so and Chris Wright

KVM Virtualization Performance With Linux 2.6.31

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phoronix.com: Earlier this month at the Red Hat Summit where Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 was released with support for the Kernel-based Virtual Machine. At this Red Hat event, virtualization -- particularly KVM -- and cloud computing were the most talked about topics. But how is KVM performing these days?

7 Things You Didn’t Know You can Do With KRunner

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digitizor.com: KRunner is one of those KDE applications that people generally take for granted. Since it has the same shortcut key, Alt+F2, as Gnome’s Run Application terminal, those who have just started using KDE generally assume that it is just another version of Gnome’s Run Application terminal.

GNOME and KDE: In Search of the Perfect Menu

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earthweb.com: If you believe that desktop features can be intuitive, then a survey of the available menus in free and open source (FOSS) desktops should disabuse you of the notion.

Desktop Takes Back Seat at Linux Conference

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pcworld.com: Leaders in the Linux community seemed resigned to the fact that Linux still hasn't made headway in the desktop market, but they made it clear on Monday that their success in other markets, such as mobile, is at least as important.

The need to Ubuntize people!

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roaksoax.com: Last night I was enjoying Florida’s warm night chatting with some non-techie friends, and we ended up talking about computers and OSs (Windows, MacOS, and Linux).

Fake Linus Torvalds Revealed

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linuxfoundation.org/blog-entry: Just after the popular kernel panel roundtable at LinuxCon today, Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin took the stage and announced the time had come to reveal the identities of the Fake Linus Torvalds who had inundated the Linux Foundation's Twitter feed in recent weeks.

Linus Torvalds: 'Linux is bloated'

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news.cnet.com: Linus Torvalds, founder of the Linux kernel, made a startling comment at LinuxCon in Portland, Ore., on Monday: "Linux is bloated." Has Linux failed?

The Possible Futures of the Linux Desktop

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internetnews.com: IBM exec doesn't see Linux as being a drop-in replacement for Microsoft, sees the future in the cloud and virtualization.

Puppy Linux 4.3

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: Puppy Linux is one of the better known distributions when it comes to Linux portability. Puppy has been around for a long time and version 4.3 was recently released.

Ubuntu OS can Save Energy

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theenvironmentalblog.org: The kind folks at shopombligo.com wanted me to test drive one their products and tell everyone that their used and recycled laptops can help save energy and environment. I must admit that I was skeptical.

eyeOS: Your Own Private Linux Cloud that You Control

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linuxplanet.com: Cloud computing is a relativity new computing concept where resources are provided via the Internet instead of on the local computer or network. One of these resources can be an entire operating system (OS), or at least Web applications that try to mimic Windows and other OSs. This resource is commonly referred to as a Web OS.

7 cool Linux projects

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Software

tuxradar.com: As autumn begins, the nights start drawing in and you're no doubt itching for new things to do with your Linux box. Well, we asked our projects expert to rustle up 7 great things you can do on your penguin-powered machine.

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