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Story GTK+ 3.16.1 Improves Client-Side Decorations Without a Compositor, Fixes Over 25 Bugs Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 4:08am
Story The Linux Setup - Carla Schroder, OwnCloud/Writer Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 4:01am
Story Ubuntu-Based Nitrux OS Is Now Powered by Linux Kernel 3.19 Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 2:56am
Story Scientific Linux 7.1 to Be Unveiled on April 13, Release Candidate 2 Out Now Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 2:52am
Story Google makes Santa Tracker open source on GitHub -- will you fork Santa Claus? Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 2:46am
Story An Everyday Linux Review Of openSUSE 13.2 Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 2:30am
Story SMARC module runs Linux on i.MX6, runs hot and cold Rianne Schestowitz 08/04/2015 - 2:19am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 07/04/2015 - 11:50pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 07/04/2015 - 11:49pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 07/04/2015 - 11:48pm

Linux Got Game: Tremulous

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Gaming

junauza.com: I had a lot of free time last weekend so I had a chance to annihilate stuff by playing another first person shooter game on my Linux box. The game is called Tremulous.

Very quick look at Mandriva 2010

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MDV

Mandriva Oops?

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Linux

I've been so happy with Mandriva 2010, and this little oops doesn't ruin it, but it does make me scratch my head.

few leftovers:

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News
  • Fudge Messaging: A new open source encoding for messaging
  • Celtx – The Ultimate Screenwriting Suite
  • Workflows and Dependency maps
  • 10.4-inch HMI PC runs Linux on Atoms
  • NVIDIA Prepares 195.xx Linux Driver, Carries Fermi Support
  • Open Source You Can Use, November Edition
  • Red Hat Virtualization Manager for Windows Only?
  • AT&T using Drupal
  • Myka announces its latest Linux-based 'net top box'
  • FLOSS Weekly 94: Gnash
  • Linux Basement Episode 45 - Hulu Your DNS

other howtos:

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HowTos
  • An important Linux Security Fix
  • Useful Mysql Commands
  • Snoop on your own network with ntop
  • Convert PNG to GIF via Command Line
  • Beginner's Guide to Linux Desktops Backups: Basic Strategies and Tools
  • Wireless Linux: Using the Linux Wireless ToolBox
  • Installing Linux on WRT54g Wireless Router

some ubuntu howtos:

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Ubuntu
HowTos
  • Ubuntu: Dual monitors with Nvidia in 9.10
  • How To Close A Stuck Program In Ubuntu Linux
  • How to setup Ubuntu to synchronize its time over the Internet
  • Change your desktop background to xsplash / gdm
  • Automatically Change Your Xsplash Background To Your Desktop Wallpaper
  • How to install Grub2 in Ubuntu 9.04
  • Backup Your Ubuntu Machine Easily with SBackup
  • Make GTK+ apps look better in Kubuntu Karmic (KDE 4.3)
  • Howto Install Picasa 3.5 in ubuntu
  • Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Ubuntu 9.10

Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 9.10
  • Thoughts on the Koala
  • Ubuntu 9.10 'Karmic Koala' is here: 5 things CIOs must know
  • Experimental OpenShot PPA Launched
  • Ubuntu Marketing resurrection and SpreadUbuntu
  • Ubuntu-n00b: Day 2, Day 1
  • Ubuntu: Ruminations on Karmic and the Linux desktop

Mandriva 2010 installation walk through

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MDV

ghacks.net: Mandriva is another one of the Linux distributions that has been around for quite some time. This installation will be accomplished with the help of the Live CD. Once you are up and running you will see the Install icon on the desktop. Double click that icon to begin the installation.

What if...Linux had it's own Commandments?

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Linux

linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: 1) Thou shall worship no distro before me.
2) Thou shall "tweak" thy install.

Son of the Return of the Rock-n-Roll DOSBox Freak Show

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Gaming

penguinpetes.com: After the time change, when the sun drops dead as soon as you get off work and the frost is forming by six, that's the time when you want classic DOS video games. Because there's only so many hours you can spend reading the Internet before you go all Jack Nicholson on the snowbound household.

BoomingBang: XO Laptop Role Playing Game

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OLPC
Gaming

olpcnews.com: The basic mission of players is to eliminate all other players from the game in a funny way. You control a team of creatures, be it a penguin or Pigeon or a bull.

Could Microsoft switch to Linux?

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Linux
Microsoft

blogs.computerworld.com: You'd expect, as my friend Preston Gralla did, that when someone says "proprietary software is eventually going to be doomed," and that Microsoft's future might best be served in releasing its own version of Linux, that he'd be a Linux fan. Wrong: this prophet of Windows doom and gloom was Keith Curtis, a former Microsoft Research staffer. Could he be right?

11 Top Open-source Resources for Cloud Computing

gigaom.com: The following are 11 top open-source cloud applications, services, educational resources, support options, general items of interest, and more.

Linux-Kongress 2009: New filesystems, optimised programming

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Linux

h-online.com: Prominent open source personalities presented a host of information about current and future developments in Linux at the Linux-Kongress 2009 conference. This time, filesystems were discussed in several presentations. Among the topics were the advantages of Ext4 and Btrfs.

Mandriva 2010: Meh

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MDV

techiemoe.com: Mandriva isn't as popular as it once was. There was a time when a Mandriva (then Mandrake) release was as important as the latest and greatest from Redhat or SuSE. Lately (at least in my little corner of the world) Mandriva has just been sort of a "Meh" distribution. It's a shame, really.

Ubuntu 9.10 - One step forward, two steps back

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Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala is meant to be the most important Ubuntu release yet. Not because it brings in a new plethora or breakthrough technology innovations or saves the world hunger; but because it comes head to head with the flawless Snow Leopard and the much anticipated Windows 7.

Conky has now cairo support embedded

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Software

norsetto.890m.com: A great feature is in the pipeline for the next release of Conky. Not happy to have included built-in lua support, Brenden and co. have now included bindings for Cairo and Imlib2 as well. This will allow us to use the whole Cairo API within Conky!

Possible Formation of FFmpeg Foundation NGO

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Linux
Movies

Recently posted on the FFmpeg Developers mailing list was a request for comment from Ronald Bultje regarding the intention to form an FFmpeg Foundation (although not using that name).

Amaya: A Simple, Yet Useful Alternative to Dreamweaver

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Software

maketecheasier.com: While on a project, where money was scarce, we were scrambling around looking for a free or open source HTML editor that can provide us the same functionality as Adobe Dreamweaver. During my analysis of the different HTML editor out there, I came across Amaya.

Perl far from dead, more popular than you think

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Software
Web

royal.pingdom.com: Perl has been around since 1987 and became an early darling of web developers. These days, however, you don’t hear much about Perl. Everyone seems to be talking about trendier languages like PHP, Python and Ruby, with Perl left in the back as a neglected, not-so-hip cousin.

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