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Story Linux Foundation Branches Out: 10 Efforts Beyond Linux Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 10:55pm
Story LulzBot TAZ 3 3D printer now FSF-certified to respect your freedom Roy Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 10:47pm
Story DARPA government research agency publishes catalog of open source projects Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 4:43pm
Story OpenDaylight: Open-source SDN is growing fast Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 4:14pm
Story Linux 3.14-rc2 Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 4:10pm
Story Analysis of the top 10 Linux operating systems Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 4:04pm
Story Wine On Android Is Making Progress, Running Solitaire Roy Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 11:25am
Story gNewSense GNU/Linux - News: gNewSense 3.1 released Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 10:45am
Story Vodafone backs Ubuntu - but no sign of smartphone yet Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 10:40am
Story Three college students build a health provider search site in six weeks Rianne Schestowitz 10/02/2014 - 10:34am

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Split files with tar

  • Setting up LAMP on FreeBSD
  • Opsview - Enterprise network and Application monitoring based on Nagios
  • How to customize Ubuntu for your Eee PC
  • How-To: Configure Wireless Internet In Linux
  • Reverse Engineering Malware on Linux with IDA Pro
  • Mixing A Podcast In Ardour - Part 10
  • Minimalist Linux to Confuse the Masses
  • Knock-based commands for your Linux laptop
  • openSUSE 11.0 Tweak for Speed

Mandriva Linux 2009 Beta 1

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MDV

headshotgamer.com: Newer distros mean newer kernels, which give better support for new hardware and newer distros have newer packages - importantly, game packages. Hot off the press, I downloaded the KD4 combo live/install CD for x86-32.

A Journey with Ubuntu : Installation and first impression.

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Ubuntu

gaetandhont.wordpress: I eventually decided myself to install Ubuntu, but the key point is: I want to keep my laptop with XP because I have installed the softwares that support my needs. I don’t want to play with partition resizing and all the likes to install Ubuntu, nor to start from zero with only an Ubuntu installation.

Absolute Linux 12.1.05 – Slackware Made Easier

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Linux

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: INSTALLING Slackware is a Linux rite of passage. It is the computing equivalent of wandering off alone into the bush for a month armed with nothing more than a pointy stick and grim determination. My own Slackware experience was such a tense affair that, once the KDE desktop loaded, I jumped around the room whooping like I had just killed my first antelope.

Intel GMA X4500HD

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Hardware

phoronix.com: The Super Micro C2SEA is an ATX motherboard that uses the Intel G45 Chipset in conjunction with an ICH10 Southbridge. This motherboard provides Intel GMA X4500HD graphics with VGA and HDMI interfaces. In this article, we are looking at the performance of this new Intel graphics processor under Linux.

today's leftovers

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News
  • Apple Denies Linux Access To Its Movie Trailers

  • Why Google Docs will not work (Not yet at least)
  • New Compiz Shatter Effect!
  • Switching To Open Source Completely- One Step at a time
  • Pity the Poor Classmate PC'd Children of Portugal
  • Star Office by Sun Microsystems Part 1
  • Stuff That Works With Linux #2 (Epson Stylus DX6000)
  • Ubuntu 8.10 Turns To OpenJDK 6
  • Ubuntu GNOME Applications
  • KDE 3 to KDE 4 Migration Wizard
  • According to Intuit, Linux is the Future
  • All In One Pendrivelinux 2008
  • Install Linux With Ease Using UNetbootin
  • Gentoo on a 1&1 vServer
  • Howto use Truecrypt and Evolution
  • How to Optimize your Internet Connection using MTU and RWIN
  • How to install & configure Xen Virtualization in openSUSE 11.0
  • Insanely Securing Your Unix or Linux Systems

Picking a Penguin

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PCLOS

blogs.cdswebs: I’m glad that I found PCLOS, because it’s definitely been worth using to me. Both machines I have it on are set to dual boot either it or Windows, but I find myself booting to Windows less and less as PCLOS is just so much more efficient.

amaroK: Music App for Linux Reviewed

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Software

osweekly.com: Over the past few years, I have heard a lot of noise about how great it would be to see KDE coming to Windows world. Despite this happening on its own, it really means little with the exception of perhaps one application - amaroK.

Linux User Here

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Linux

practical-tech.com: Color me surprised. Dana Blankenhorn, a well-known writer about Linux and open source recently asked for someone—anyone–to send him a loaner Linux laptop to replace his now dead Windows laptop. What, he didn’t already have one?

KDE 4 - Wow!

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KDE
  • KDE 4 - Wow!

  • KDE 4.1 with Kubuntu 8.04
  • KDE dedicates 4.1 release to Uwe Thiem

What I Don't Like About Ubuntu Linux....

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Ubuntu

blogs.pcworld: I've finally done it. I've managed to successfully install Ubuntu on a computer that runs at a decent speed. That said, I thought I'd give you my opinion of Ubuntu. Yes, I am a Linux guy, and I may always support Linux, but that doesn't mean I can't criticize it!

Intuit joins the Linux revolution

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Software

news.cnet.com: Intuit has been sniffing around open source for at least a year now, but it opened the door a bit more in April when it opened up QuickBase to developers, but now seems to be paving the way for a more complete launch into open source with its Linux Business Resource Center.

Red Hat's new CEO aims Linux at the cloud

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Linux
Interviews

news.cnet.com: The former Delta Airlines chief operating officer, who took the reins of the most established open-source software company from Matthew Szulik in January, names cloud computing as a top priority. "The clouds will all run Linux," Whitehurst said in an interview.

Firefox market share exceeds 20%, IE at 70%

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Moz/FF

tgdaily.com: It has been six weeks since Firefox 3 has been released and if we believe market share numbers provided by an ongoing survey of NetApplications, then it appears that Mozilla has had a successful launch with market share gains, especially at the expense of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.

Also: * Mozilla Fixes Awesomebar...In Next Firefox Version
* ogg support coming soon to mozilla
* Mozilla warns of low-risk DoS vulnerability in Firefox 3

Linux Sea, an online book on Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo

Sven Vermeulen: With the summer at hand and my daughter on the way, I thought it would be a good idea to put the current work for this (end-user) document online. On my developer page you can find the current draft of Linux Sea, a book on Gentoo Linux.

Roku's Netflix Player: a hands-on review

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Hardware
  • Roku's Netflix Player: a hands-on review

  • HighPoint Technologies RocketRAID 3120
  • Review: The Sandisk Sansa View
  • India's '$10 laptop' too good to be true

Eight Ways VARs Can Profit From Linux And Open Source

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OSS
  • Eight Ways VARs Can Profit From Linux And Open Source

  • Microsoft claims heart beats in open source
  • Blizzard Asks Judge to Forbid Open Source
  • The best place to host your open-source project
  • Signature Devices Launches Open Source Game Engine

Launchy Application Launcher Released for Linux

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Software
  • Launchy Application Launcher Released for Linux

  • GNOME Do vs Launchy

5 Reasons to Choose Debian Linux Over Ubuntu Linux

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Linux

internetling.com: For those rare people who don’t know, Canonical’s Ubuntu distribution is basically Debian Sid (the unstable version) plus a few GUI apps and modifications. Debian is one of the most successful community-based distributions. Here are some reasons to choose Debian over Ubuntu:

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Lighttpd Drupal CMS Clean URL

  • Connecting Ubuntu Linux to a Windows server
  • Bridging VirtualBox 1.6.2 on Ubuntu 8.04.1
  • 100 Vim commands every programmer should know
  • hotplug - Dynamic Hardware Configuration
  • Install KDE 4.1 in Ubuntu, and Make GTK Applications Look Good
  • Reduce Disk Activity In Ubuntu
  • Getting Atheros drivers working in OpenSUSE
  • Get to know the Linux Logical Volume Manager
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