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Has Linux Fallen into a Well?

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Ubuntu

daniweb.com/blogs: Does it seem to you that Linux distributions have fallen into to a well or other deep support chasm that defies the space-time continuum? It seems so to me. Linux distributions are lagging behind Windows and Mac in significant ways.

Vine Linux 5

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Linux

desktoplinuxreviews.com: Vine Linux is a Japanese Linux distribution sponsored by VineCaves. It is a fork of Red Hat Linux 7.2 since Vine Linux 3.0. If you’re familiar with Fedora then you’ll be pretty comfortable with Vine Linux.

SAM Linux - Great little OS

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Linux

While writing my column I was testing SAM Linux to feature as one of the Linux distributions released last month. And in playing around with it, I realized what an untapped treasure it is. Light apps, tasteful eyecandy, handy tools, multimedia and hardware support add up to make this one of the best out-of-the-box desktops available.

Learn Linux, 101: Text streams and filters

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Linux

There's a lot more to text manipulation than cut and paste, particularly when you aren't using a GUI. This article introduces you to text manipulation on Linux using filters from the GNU textutils package. By the end of this article, you will be manipulating text like an expert.

25 Cool & Beautiful Linux Wallpapers

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Linux

I'm sharing some cool and beautiful, high quality, Linux wallpapers, that I have collected from the internet. So without any delay lets check them out.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 318

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Kolibri - a desktop operating system in under 3 MB
  • News: Slackware upgrades to 13.0, Fedora releases Moblin edition, ClarkConnect becomes ClearOS, Arch Linux introduces new LTS kernel, BeleniX starts testing KDE 4, keeping FreeBSD up-to-date
  • Released last week: Slackware Linux 13.0, SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10, Vine Linux 5.0
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 5
  • New additions: Monomaxos
  • New distributions: Spri Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

VideoLAN (VLC) media player - You're simply the best

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Software

dedoimedo.com: VideoLAN (VLC), a player started as a student project and turned into one of the best, most popular media players worldwide, has recently had a birthday - turned 1.0. I thought this was an excellent opportunity to write about it and just show you how great it is.

Review: Supreme Super Gamer LiveDVD

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Linux
Gaming

raiden.net: For the first time ever, Super Gamer has released a full sized dual layer dvd version of their much loved Linux gaming distro. So instead of just 4.7 gigs worth of games, you get the full 8.5gb of gaming madness! But despite this new bonus feature, is Supreme Super Gamer worth having? Let's see.

OpenOffice 3.1.1 Released

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A Tour of the Ubuntu Software Store

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Ubuntu

linuxloop.com: About a month ago, Canonical announced plans for an Ubuntu app store, codenamed AppCenter. As expected, the first version has shown up in the Karmic Koala daily builds, now under the name Ubuntu Software Store.

10 Unique Tips to get Elegant Gnome Desktop

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penguininside.blogspot: Elegance is not achieved by adding Vista like Sidebar, Mac like DockBar, Heavy Compiz effects or anything even more stupid, like a system monitor to show off your system configuration X_X. So I'm going to give you 10 tips to establish a elegant desktop.

25 Linux tips for Windows switchers

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Linux

techradar.com: Don't see what all the Windows 7 fuss is about and thinking of jumping ship to Linux? Here are 25 things you need to know.

New Version of Skype Released with PulseAudio Support and Numerous Improvements

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Reviews

A new version of Skype for Linux was released the other day, bringing new features and a lot of improvements and bug fixes. Skype 2.1.0.47 comes packaged for distributions like Ubuntu (both 8.04 and 8.10), Debian Lenny, Fedora Core 9 and 10+ and openSUSE. Dynamically and statically linked binaries are also available from the official website.

Upgrade To The Latest FFmpeg and x264 in Ubuntu Intrepid and Jaunty

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Ubuntu

A while ago I posted some fixed ffmpeg and x264 packages for Ubuntu Jaunty (.deb) but you may want to upgrade to the latest version of ffmpeg and x264 (whichever the latest version is). So this how-to will explain how to install the latest FFmpeg and x264 and then how to always update those packages. Read on!

today's leftovers:

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News
  • For those who vie for SciFi
  • Linux Support for the Saleae Logic Analyzer
  • Enhance your vlc player with new skins
  • Howto fix SSH connection to the netscreen firewall does not work
  • Secure VoIP, GNU SIP Witch, and replacing Skype with free software
  • HOWTO : Hiawatha 6.16 web server on Ubuntu 9.04 Server
  • How To: Daily Journal With Panel Launcher
  • Backtrack : Linux Distro for the White Hat
  • Command Line Cheatsheet
  • Open Source Revitalized Enterprise Software, Says SugarCRM CEO
  • The Official Ubuntu Server Book
  • How to Start Moving to Ubuntu

Debian 64 Bit Linux Overview

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Linux

venagozar.com: I wanted to see Linux in action in 64 bits. It seems there are only a few choices, Ubuntu and Debian were the only distributions I found using 64 bit software. I thought I would give Debian a go.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #157

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Ubuntu

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #157 for the week August 23rd - August 29th, 2009 is available.

7 Reasons to Use Debian

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Reviews

1. Stable
Any application needs time to be used and tested enough time in order to make it stable. One of the greatest goals of Debian is stability. It's released when it's ready and applications included in the repositories have enough time to be tested through.

4 apps new Ubuntu users should not do without

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Software

sinaisix.blogspot: The amount of applications available in the Ubuntu repositories can sometimes be overwhelming for a new user. To make things simple for such users, I have compiled this short list of four applications that new users should start their Ubuntu life with.

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today's leftovers

Software: VirtualBox, Franz, ClipGrab, Gammu, AppArmor, Xfce4, GTK+

  • Oracle Releases VM VirtualBox 5.2
    It was more than one year ago that VirtualBox 5.1 was released while today it's finally been succeeded by a new feature release.
  • Franz Combines all Your Messaging Apps in a Single Application
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  • ClipGrab: Video Downloader and Converter Updated for Ubuntu/Linux Mint (PPA)
    ClipGrab is a free software to download and convert videos from different famous sites of Internet. You can easily save your favorite videos from sites like Dailymotion or Vimeo. And you can convert these videos into "usable" formats like WMV, MPEG or MP3. You can check here which sites are supported by this software.
  • Gammu 1.38.5
    Today, Gammu 1.38.5 has been released. After long period of bugfix only releases, this comes with several new noteworthy features.
  • Watch Out Upgrading To Linux 4.14 If You Use AppArmor
    Just a quick public service announcement if you rely upon AppArmor for security on your Linux distribution like Ubuntu/Debian and plan to soon upgrade to the Linux 4.14 kernel...
  • New hotness: xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0
    After quite some development time I have decided to push out xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0 today. This is not just a bugfix, but a feature-packed release.
  • Xfce Gets Notification Improvements With xfce4-notifyd 0.4
    For users of the Xfce4 desktop environment, a new release of xfce4-notifyd 0.4 is now available as the project's newest feature release.
  • GTK+ 3.92 Released With Many Improvements & New Features
    Matthias Clasen has today released GTK+ 3.92 as the latest test release in the long road towards the major GTK4 tool-kit update. GTK+ 3.92 features Vulkan improvements, more widget reworking, continued Emoji support, and more. Highlights of changes found in this GTK+ 3.92 update include:
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    SteelCloud LLC announced today that it has enhanced ConfigOS, its patented STIG remediation software, to support the newly released Ubuntu, SUSE, and Oracle Linux STIGs. These new supported platforms bolster the product's existing Red Hat Linux automated STIG remediation capabilities. The expanded ConfigOS Linux security content will be provided to new and existing customers at no additional charge.

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