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Virtualizing Free Linux Distributions in Windows Server 2008 R2

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HowTos

zdnet.com/perlow: It’s been a while since we’ve had a hardcore Geek Sheet installment, and I promise that this one will be a real winner.

First Psystar, now Quo, but what about Linux?

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nuxified.org: Despite the lawsuit that Apple has brought against Psystar, a company which sells Mac "clones", bringing it down to bankruptcy there is a company which is pretty much doing exactly the same thing: Quo Computer. So what has Linux got to do with all of this?

PainTown: Open-Source, 2D Fighting Game for Linux

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PainTown is a 2D fighting game somewhat similar with popular titles like Street Fighter (it even allows you to play with a character called Blanka), with versions available for Linux too, besides Windows and Mac. The nice thing about PainTown is that it runs natively on Linux and it's a standalone game, so you won't need any emulator like NeoGeo to play it.

Summer ‘09 Distro Round-up:

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jaysonrowe.com: I picked a Lenovo Y530 which also turned out to be quite an awesomely compatible Linux machine when tested w/ a Live USB, so I decided to make it my “Linux Box”. But what distro to run? Here are a few brief “non-review” reviews of distros on my hardware.

Cube 2: Sauerbraten - Awesome First-Person Shooter

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Gaming

tuxarena.blogspot: In this article I'll overview Cube 2: Sauerbraten, an open-source shooter running on Linux, which also provides a gaming engine for developing FPS games.

Zenwalk 6 – Gnome

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openbytes.wordpress: Zenwalk has always had the reputation as being a distro for the more seasoned Linux user, with the release of Zenwalk 6 Gnome, has this changed? Has this Slackware based distro taken the route of Ubuntu? Short answer – not really, but then why should it?

Makagiga, the taskmanager with the funny name

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fishbowl42.com/blog: On the computer, I am surprisingly orderly but my life outside of the computer is a different story. I have been thinking there needs to be some way I can digital organize the non digital parts of my life. So i went looking.

Impressions of C#

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gamemank.wordpress: Over the last month and a half I’ve been working on an application using C#, .NET, and Windows.Forms in Visual Studio 2008. At first it seemed like they took the worst instead of the best things from Java and C++, but overall I’ve gotten to like the language. Here are some of my thoughts.

An Early Look at Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Ubuntu 9.10, codenamed Karmic Koala, is scheduled for release in late October, and it will be the 11th release of the most popular Linux distribution. Although it is scheduled to come with GNOME 2.28, it will be the first release to introduce the first changes that will be featured in GNOME 3.

SSDs and filesystems, part 2

blogs.gentoo.org: So, a couple days in, and I'm still trying to (re)install Gentoo. More on that in a bit. First, let's talk about speed.

Viewnior: A simple and elegant image viewer

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linuxhub.net: Images are part of our every day Internet usage and a good image viewer is an integral part of a good operating system. Viewnior is one such application for Linux.

Adios, Ubuntu

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woganmay.com: A while ago, Windows was starting to gum up in the wheels, and I decided I’d try formatting and reinstalling Ubuntu. Overall, it just works. Until you need to develop something.

Buying or Selling a Linux PC?

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Hardware

prlog.org: Turn your computer into a open source computer using Linux or BSD and sell it on Buntfu.com for FREE!

Kustodian - a taskbar and quicklauncher combined

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kdedevelopers.org: I'd like to introduce a little pet project of mine: Kustodian, which some people would call a ripoff of the mac dock or windows 7 taskbar. But I maintain it's a thing of it's own, but it indeed has some similarities.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04

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HowTos

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

today's howtos & leftovers

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HowTos
  • Howto Disable Opera 10's Tray Icon

  • 12 More Cool Firefox about:config Tricks
  • Start your webcam in debian with camorama
  • Alter the colour of your Ubuntu
  • Linking Thunderbird to Firefox
  • Week of bash scripts – rps and commentstrip
  • Create custom desktop shortcuts in Ubuntu
  • Search Google.com from the Linux command line
  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 83

  • Prototypical XSLT support for Konqueror
  • It's time to get rid of Windows
  • It’s official: I don’t do Windows
  • Comparing openSUSE 11.2 and Kubuntu Karmic LiveUSB setups
  • Music Player Review: VideoLAN - VLC Media Player
  • Kubuntu
  • Ubuntu- Apple is a different ball game
  • I Want To Love Firefox 3.5, But It Keeps Crashing On Me
  • The Linux Desktop's Next Challenge: Layer 8
  • FLOSS Weekly 81: OpenStreetMap.org

5 Best Free/Open-Source Mind Mapping Software for Linux

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junauza.com: An outline used to illustrate words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea is called a mind map. Here are some of the best Free and Open Source mind mapping applications that are available for Linux:

Announcing Tangerine 0.3.1

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lamalex.net: Tangerine is a sharing program for your music. Tangerine allows you to share your media with people nearby over the DAAP protocol.

KDE MediaCenter

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Software

alediaferia.wordpress: Finally we have a working mediacenter. Let’s see the most important things i’ve implemented so far:

Linux Getting Closer to Being Ready for the Desktop

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Linux

suffolk757.com: Linux as a Desktop has been a work in progress for years now. After being flamed for complaining about it’s weaknesses, I decided to give it another chance to be fair.

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