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Story Q4OS 2.0 Linux Distribution Will be Based on Debian 9 Stretch and Trinity Desktop 14.1 Roy Schestowitz 05/08/2015 - 8:07am
Story CentOS 7 Linux for ARM64 (AArch64) Architectures Is Now Officially Available Roy Schestowitz 05/08/2015 - 8:02am
Story Slack starts accepting requests for beta access to its new Linux client Roy Schestowitz 05/08/2015 - 7:58am
Story SUSE and IBM/SAP Roy Schestowitz 05/08/2015 - 7:55am
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 04/08/2015 - 10:32pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 04/08/2015 - 10:28pm
Story Leftovers: KDE/Qt Roy Schestowitz 04/08/2015 - 10:28pm
Story Red Hat News Roy Schestowitz 04/08/2015 - 10:26pm
Story Fedora: The Latest Roy Schestowitz 04/08/2015 - 10:25pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 04/08/2015 - 10:21pm

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Six nice opensource games for Linux.
  • GNOME-integrated, IAX-compatible VoIP client for Ubuntu
  • GCC 4.4.4 Is Being Uploaded For Release
  • A look at JooJoo web tablet, the iPad rival
  • Krank, for when Ubuntu’s novelty wears off
  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.4 is released ! Now support LinuxMint9
  • UN to buy 500,000 OLPC laptops for Palestinian children
  • Rename Maria
  • Opera acquires Aussie IMAP email provider FastMail.fm
  • Discussing Mesa's "Stupid Development Model"
  • Pidgin Plugin Authors: Save Your Users' Sanity!
  • Meet the Hypocrites: Steve Jobs
  • Join your jeesh for zero-g battles in Leges Motus
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.04.30
  • LinuxCrazy Podcast 75 David's Biased Distro Review

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Setting Up a VPN on Your Linux Router or Gateway
  • Configuring the network interfaces on Gentoo
  • Surviving the DISA UNIX STIGs
  • Ubuntu: Install Amarok 1.4 in 10.04
  • Linux File Security Training at the ACLU
  • How do I disable the ping response?
  • Fix Offending key in ~/.ssh/known_hosts file

Red Hat Prevails in Federal District Court

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Linux
Legal

marketwatch.com: Red Hat, Inc. announced that today a jury in federal court in Marshall, Texas, returned a verdict in favor of Red Hat, Inc. and Novell, Inc. in a case alleging patent infringement brought by IP Innovation LLC, a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corporation and Technology Licensing Corporation.

Rethinking PID 1

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Linux

0pointer.de: This blog story is long, so even though I can only recommend reading the long story, here's the one sentence summary: we are experimenting with a new init system and it is fun.

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx: Final Review

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx: Final Review
  • System76 Ships Ubuntu 10.04 Systems May 3
  • E-mail to ubuntu-devel

Rate your inner Linux geek as easy as ABC ...

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Linux

itwire.com: Here is a way to prove your Linux runs on the board. If you’re an old-timer, here is your chance to shine. Here is ... a rhyme.

Boycott Apple. Boycott Everyone.

linuxtoday.com: When Apple dispatched California's Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team to conduct a literal door-busting raid on Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's house to confiscate his computers and many other items, the general response should have been outrage. But what really happened?

AMD Athlon II X3 425 On Linux

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Hardware

phoronix.com: One of AMD's low-priced offerings is the Athlon II X3 425, which is a triple-core AM3 processor that can easily overclock past 3GHz and is priced to sell at around $70 USD.

Mandriva Linux 2010 Spring Beta2 is available for tests

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: We are now very near from final release. Here comes the second beta release for 2010 Spring version of Mandriva Linux.

KDE system tray progress

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KDE

aseigo.blogspot: We've been slowly working away at getting the system tray in order. The goal is deceptively simple: allow us to host the entries there in a way that meshes with the rest of the user interface.

25 Reasons Why Perl Keeps Rising in the Enterprise

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Software

eweek.com: Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. Perl was originally developed in 1987 as a general-purpose Unix scripting language to make report processing easier.

Introducing the Fedora Kiosk Spin

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Linux

danwalsh.livejournal: Imagine a machine sitting at a library, that had no operating system on it, except a livedvd. The livedvd has a disabled root account, and the only user account is xguest. The xguest account can only talk to web ports and when you logout all files and processes get destroyed.

The Hobbyists OS

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Linux

thistleweb.co.uk: Microsoft's army of apologists like to spread the word that Linux is a "hobbyists OS", so this post is a look at what that means and why it's a label more suited to Windows.

The Bugs In Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu

lcorg.blogspot: Now that Ubuntu 10.04 ("Lucid Lynx") has been released, I can spend some time talking about my experience testing it.

Stupid Television Executives

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Software

linuxjournal.com: The guys who run Hulu, on the other hand, are smart. You'll see why in a bit.

GNOBSD - A beginning

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BSD

dedoimedo.com: GNOBSD is an OpenBSD-based operating system with a rather unique feature little seen in the UNIX world - a bootable live DVD with automatic hardware detection, very much akin to Linux distributions.

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx review
  • Ubuntu Lucid Lynx great as ever, no game changer
  • Upgrade Results in Upside Down Fonts
  • Lucid Lynx on Prowl for Users of a Different Stripe
  • The Best Improvements in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx
  • Asus Eee 901 and Eee 1000H Wi-Fi problem
  • fix ubuntu blank Screen at startup
  • Visually Seeing Your Boot Speed With Bootchart
  • How to remove Mono from Ubuntu 10.04
  • Swap out default applications with one of these alternatives

Grml 2010.04 Live Linux adds VNC mode and detects host RAID devices

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Linux

h-online.com: Version 2010.04 of Grml Live Linux distribution, codename "Grmlmonster", has been released.

NimbleX 2010 Beta Makes the Switch to KDE4

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Linux

news.softpedia.com: After a couple of years of silence, a new version of NimbleX, a light-weight, Slackware-based Linux distribution is now available.

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Collaboration Events: Pakistan Open Source Summit, GNOME+Rust Hackfest, DataworksSummit Berlin

  • Pakistan Open Source Summit 2018 concludes [Ed: Not about software]
    A large number of attendees from industry, academia, government, and students participated in the summit. Portuguese Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Joao Sabido Costa was the chief guest at the opening ceremony while former Naval Chief Admiral (r) Asif Sandila graced the occasion as the chief guest at the closing ceremony.
  • ‘Open Summit key to create industry-academy linkages’
    Ambassador of Portugal to Pakistan Dr Joao Sabido Costa has said that events such as the Open Source Summit are excellent for spreading awareness and for creating industry-academia linkages and enhancement of the information technology. He stated this while addressing a concluding ceremony of the two-day informative ‘Pakistan Open Source Summit 2018’ attended by large number of people from industry, academia, government and students. Former naval chief Admiral (R) Asif Sandila co-chaired the concluding session. Dr Joao Sabido Costa said that the organisations should utilise open source platforms to build their IT infrastructures in future. To build open source culture in Pakistan, he recommended roadmap with future activities and timelines for spreading open source.
  • Madrid GNOME+Rust Hackfest, part 2
    Yesterday we went to the Madrid Rust Meetup, a regular meeting of rustaceans here. Martin talked about WebRender; I talked about refactoring C to port it to Rust, and then Alex talked about Rust's plans for 2018. Fun times.
  • DataworksSummit Berlin - Wednesday morning
    Data strategy - cloud strategy - business strategy: Aligning the three was one of the main themes (initially put forward in his opening keynote by CTO of Hortonworks Scott Gnau) thoughout this weeks Dataworks Summit Berlin kindly organised and hosted by Hortonworks. The event was attended by over 1000 attendees joining from 51 countries. The inspiration hat was put forward in the first keynote by Scott was to take a closer look at the data lifecycle - including the fact that a lot of data is being created (and made available) outside the control of those using it: Smart farming users are using a combination of weather data, information on soil conditions gathered through sensors out in the field in order to inform daily decisions. Manufacturing is moving towards closer monitoring of production lines to spot inefficiencies. Cities are starting to deploy systems that allow for better integration of public services. UX is being optimized through extensive automation.

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10 Great Linux GTK Themes For 2018

Customization is a big part of the Linux experience, and your desktop theme is no exception. The world of Linux desktop themes is an ever-evolving one, with new ones replacing old favorites all the time. Of course, the desktop environments and GTK itself are always changing, so that adds another dynamic element to consider. That said, some of the best desktop customization happens on the simplest desktop environments, like XFCE. As of now, in early 2018, there are some really excellent GTK themes available. These themes aren’t ranked in any particular order. That comes down to a matter or preference. Any one of them can add a whole new look to your GTK-based desktop. Read more