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Story Adventures with Unity and Gnome-Shell srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 6:15pm
Story DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 404 srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 4:21pm
Story WebGL in Chrome and Firefox is a serious security risk srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 4:19pm
Story Promoting Computer Literacy in Indonesia With Help From Ubuntu srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 4:18pm
Story Universal USB Installer, Install, Run Linux From USB srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 4:17pm
Story Dreaming of Doomsday for DRM srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 4:15pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 5:07am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 4:59am
Story Slackware: What's Next? srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 3:03am
Story Plasma + KWin = beautiful ! srlinuxx 09/05/2011 - 3:02am

Software manager in OpenSuse 10.3

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liquidat: The software management for OpenSuse 10.3 is in heavy development. Compared to 10.2 zmd was dropped, leaving yast and zypper. Both work now basically.

Making linux hard

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Linux

internetsnews: Linux is not hard to use. Really. It's different to an extent. But not "hard" in the sense of not being user friendly.

Linux kernel 2.6.23 to have stable userspace driver API

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Linux

/home/liquidat: Linus Torvalds included patches into the mainline tree which implement a stable userspace driver API into the Linux kernel.

Music to your ears

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Software

FOSSwire: As long as we have music, there will always be many players to support it. Linux is no exception, and today we’re going to look at some of the top contenders for both GNOME and KDE. Some music players may be grouped together due to their similarities.

Nokia N800 gains a Mozilla-based browser

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Software

linuxdevices: A Mozilla-based web browser is available for Nokia's Linux-based N800 Internet tablet. The "MicroB" browser was released last night, by the Nokia-sponsored Maemo community that maintains open source software stacks for Nokia's tablets.

Gip - IP calculator for GNOME desktop environment

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Software

ubuntugeek.com: Gip is an IP address calculator that integrates well with the GNOME desktop environment. Gip provides system administrators with tools for IP address based calculations.

ET: Quake Wars First Impressions

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Gaming

paul cutler: I stopped by my buddy’s place last night and put my ET: Quake Wars beta key to use on one of his Windows boxes. After downloading the client, I hopped in to a random ET:QW running about 8 on 8.

Install Parallels Workstation on Fedora 7 - Kernel 2.6.21-1.3194

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HowTos

typos: Parallels Workstation from Parallels is a Virtual Machine Management software that takes advantage of the latest Intel Virualization Technology. It allows you to run various Operating Systems inside another operating system as guests.

SuperTuxKart 0.3.0

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Gaming

freegamer: Well let's start with the fact that despite the complete lack of any announcement whatsoever and no update to the website, SuperTuxKart 0.3.0 is available for download and has been since the 5th July.

Also: ET: Quake Wars Dealyed, Once More

Grandmom’s guide to Linux/Ubuntu: Watching b**tleg movies

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Ubuntu

bloggernews.net: So now I have a collection: My US DVD’s, my VCD that need an Asian codec to run, and your computer will only let you play one country. I also have a few downloaded films from Google or other libraries. My grandson told me the way to get around this.

Free Guitar Hero clone really rocks

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Gaming

thestar.com: Music fans and video gamers alike can rock out – for free – with a clever Guitar Hero clone downloadable for your Windows, Mac or Linux-based PC.

Many Linux users work with multiple OS platforms, survey finds

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OS

linux.com: I recently received a new MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.4 from our corporate headquarters. The choice of platform was deliberate, driven by professional requirements for applications not available on Linux. To see how others felt, I asked a local LUG mailing list:

Linux phone goes on sale

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Linux

the inquirer: TWO VERSIONS of a truly open Linux mobile phone, the Neo, have gone on web sale in the US, made by FIC of Taiwan.

Securing your Linux server with iptables

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HowTos

searchenterpriselinux: Everyone in the IT industry is concerned with security, especially Linux administrators. In this article, I will either introduce you into iptables for your first time, or help you become more efficient with iptables if you've worked with them in the past.

Maybe there are too many Linux distributions

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Linux

Linux Online: Alexander Wolfe has left his den again and given us his latest anti-Linux piece. Of course, when you read his piece, he reveals his reason for thinking about it in this way. It's more about fear than any other thing.

Linux: Xen Merged

kernelTRAP: The Xen virtual machine monitor was recently merged into the upcoming 2.6.23 Linux kernel in a series of patches from Jeremy Fitzhardinge. The project was originally started as a research project at the University of Cambridge, and has been repeatedly discussed as a merge candidate for the mainline Linux kernel.

A Non-Techies’ First Impressions of an Ubuntu Install

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Ubuntu

Ken Hardin: As I kick the tires further on the GNOME desktop and applications, I’ll be doing so with one key question in mind: Would this result in a call to the help desk from a typical Windows user? If the answer is yes, that’s a bad thing.

Pyro delivers Web apps to the Linux desktop

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Software

desktoplinux: The Pyro project has launched its "Pyro Desktop," a new Linux application with the lofty goal of "true integration between the Web and modern desktop computing." Pyro offers an interesting new approach to deploying Web-based applications on the Linux desktop, reminiscent of Opera's and Vista's widgets.

Gnome panel mania

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Software

freesoftware mag blogs: If you’re a GNOME user I expect you’re more than familiar with the panels that come as standard with your desktop; if you use openSUSE you’re probably also familiar with the slab menu that Novell have developed. There are, however, several other applications out there that can extend and beautify your Gnome panels.

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