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Story Canonical Launches Ubuntu Advantage Storage Support Service For Ceph And OpenStack Swift Roy Schestowitz 19/05/2015 - 12:19am
Story Linux 4.1-rc4 Kernel Arrives A Day Late Roy Schestowitz 19/05/2015 - 12:10am
Story Goodbye, Pi. Hello, C.H.I.P. Roy Schestowitz 19/05/2015 - 12:02am
Story Raspberry Pi E-paper HAT supports multiple display sizes Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 11:58pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 5:58pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 5:52pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 5:52pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 5:51pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 5:51pm
Story Linux Kernel 3.10.79 LTS Is a Small Release That Updates Drivers Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 5:45pm

Ubuntu on the Latitude 2100 Netbook

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Ubuntu I recently purchased a Latitude 2100 netbook from Dell and am pretty happy about it. Now that I’ve used it for a couple weeks, it’s time for a review of its performance under Ubuntu.

New Roadmap Charting The Road Ahead

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Ubuntu It’s my pleasure to introduce to you the single greatest Launchpad planning achievement for 2010: the roadmap.

today's leftovers:

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  • Easily Create Animated Wallpapers In Ubuntu
  • Make your Linux Online via Nimblex
  • Nouveau now default NVIDIA driver in Mandriva
  • Moonlight: Platform Abstraction Layer Lands
  • Pixel Shaders for Moonlight
  • Novell’s new support terms
  • Art of Illusion - A powerful open source 3D modeling application
  • Free Therapy: RawTherapee as of Version 3.0 Under GPLv3
  • The thinking behind JetBrains’ open source strategy
  • Open-source acquisitions: What's the holdup?
  • DeviceVM Releases SplashTop 2.0
  • Save Power with Linux
  • DtO: Linux Tech Support - Day 1
  • Linux Crazy Podcast 69 Understanding Pulseaudio

some howtos:

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  • How to install Ubuntu 9.10 and the Boxee Beta on an Acer Aspire
  • How to Install Windows 7 on Ubuntu Using VirtualBox
  • Famous Perl One-Liners Explained, Part IV: String and Array Creation
  • Gnome-open, open files and URLs from terminal easily
  • Three ways to securely access remote internal networks and work from home
  • Custom keyboard commands for the console
  • How to harden a Gentoo server
  • Tasksel Installation System
  • Basic TrueCrypt Usage
  • Use Spotify on an Ubuntu PC
  • How to Upload Images to Imgur Straight from Nautilus
  • disable Geo-Location or location-aware browsing in Mozilla Firefox?
  • Schedule automatic updates on Ubuntu
  • Awk Introduction Tutorial – 7 Awk Print Examples

How Social Networking Works

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Web The first thing that jumps out at you is that they're almost all based on open-source software. For example, the operating systems behind Twitter, LinkedIn, and MySpace are all Linux. Facebook uses F5 Big-IP, which is a family of Linux-based appliances that also perform network management.

Does the Windows ballot screen represent meaningful progress?

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Microsoft Thanks to the European Commission's antitrust like activities, European citizens will soon be presented with a ballot choice between twelve browsers when first using a newly purchased computer preloaded with the Microsoft Windows operating system. But is this really progress?

Google open-source boss comes clean on Android

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Google Google open source guru Chris DiBona has acknowledged that the company's freewheeling approach to building a mobile operating system can cause a few headaches for developers, with unfamiliar versions of its Android OS appearing on new phones with little warning.

Tux takes a bow: Linux makes presence known at CES

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Linux Ars takes a quick look at some of the Linux-powered products that have been announced at CES.

Boxee Beta Goes Public – Now Works With, Blip.TV, and IGN

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Software Boxee, the popular media center application, is now in public beta following an extensive pre-beta period. The new release comes for OS X, Windows, and Ubuntu.

What's Coming In Lucid Alpha 2?

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Ubuntu The second Alpha release of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is due for release next Thursday (14th January) but what can you expect to find inside it?

Create flow charts with Kivio

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Software Some people choose to draw their flow charts with the help of graphing paper. But others prefer to map out their flow charts with software like Dia. But like Dia is to GNOME, so Kivio is to KDE.

Linux, Loss, Laptops, and Lower Costs.

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Hardware Last year was also when things started going wrong with my Toshiba notebook. Just before Christmas, it started making occasional strange noises (never a good thing) running rather hot at times, and on at least three occasions over less than a week, something in the hardware just shut down.

Danish Schoolchildren Complaints About OpenOffice

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anotherubuntu.blogspot: In Denmark in an open letter to the mayor, city council and the IT manager in Lyngby-Taarbaek Municipality, the Virum School student council is now targeting sharp criticism against the decision to replace Microsoft Office with OpenOffice.

Red Hat CEO On Recession, Virtualization, Ballmer

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Linux Jim Whitehurst says his firm has encountered a "perfect storm" of conditions furthering its growth in recession.

A spoonful of sugar

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Linux Essentially, a good helper need to be able firstly to turn off any immediate reactions or conclusions to which they might jump about Nathan’s situation. Not concentrating on assumptions about Nathan’s problem or skill set.

New SUSE/Moblin Linux netbook from MSI arrives

blogs.computerworld: What do you get when you mix Novell's SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) 11 with the Linux Foundation's Moblin 2.1 netbook desktop?

Cooking with SliTaz – An Innovative (and TINY!) Linux OS

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Linux I just found a new toy. It’s a Linux distro running a complete desktop, Firefox browser, multimedia utilities, FTP/SSH/IM/torrent/email clients, and a custom package manager… in a 30MB ISO.

Ubuntu Netbook Remix vs Moblin

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Ubuntu Over the last 12 months, netbook and mobile Linux has made massive advances in features and install base. This is primarily thanks to two netbook distributions - Moblin and Canonical's Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR).

The State of PostgreSQL: Not So Easy to Kill

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Software One of Monty Widenius' arguments about the vulnerability of PostgreSQL has caught the attention of the PostgreSQL community. In a comment on OStatic, Widenius says that "PostgreSQL can also be killed" by a company like Oracle.

CodePlex Foundation Reports on 100 Day Goals

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OSS Earlier this week, I noted the fact that the 100 day mark for the CodePlex Foundation had passed (on December 19) without any comment from the Foundation. That blog entry sparked a call from the Foundation's PR firm, and an opportunity for me to spend an hour on the phone with Sam Ramji.

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