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12 of the best games for your Linux netbook

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Gaming Why should Windows users have all the fun? There are a wealth of free and open source games that are available, many of which are coded specifically to run on low end hardware. We've picked 12 of the best.

Dell's hybrid laptops: Intel + ARM, Windows + Linux

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Hardware Dell is offering Windows-Linux hybrid laptops that use both Intel and ARM processors. Though the user would never know it.

10 Songbird add-ons for a better audio player

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Software The 1.0.0 release launched in the first days of December delivers an impressive arsenal ranging from themes to add-ons. Just like in Firefox's case, these add-ons extend the application's possibilities beyond the original intent. Here are ten.

Graphic Design For The Clueless: An Introduction To Inkscape

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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: One of the reasons I haven't been posting as many Linux reviews as usual so far in 2009 is because I have been spending a lot of what little free time I get learning how to use Inkscape.

Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha4 vs. Windows 7 Beta

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blog.ibeentoubuntu: What are you going to use this summer? Ubuntu 9.04 will be released at the end of April and Windows 7 is rumored to be out at the end of July. With the release dates so close together, which would you prefer to run?

today's leftovers

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  • Linus' Blog: 25 things about me

  • Networking Ubuntu and OS X with Samba
  • Use the Kernel as a Hypervisor - but Trim It Down First
  • Aaron Seigo: Plasma, Qt 4.5, Tokamak, etc.
  • Debian 4.0 Etch updates
  • How to add a user to a group
  • Capture video of a linux desktop
  • Follow up: How to write a Linux virus
  • Looking Inside Microsoft's Open Source Repository
  • Open source hardware club ships Gumstix-based handheld
  • Hack a Linux router for fun and profit
  • Script to backup all mysql database and upload to FTP
  • Real-time Linux gains accelerated graphics
  • IETF: Please reject the "Transport Layer Security (TLS) Authorization Extensions" proposed standard
  • Novell layoffs still less than 100
  • When Features Attack: Bash Version 4.0.0(1)-rc1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3: Screenshots

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Linux In this screenshot gallery we take you through the install process and basic desktop functionality of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3, which was released to customers in late January.

Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 512MB GDDR4

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Hardware Back in September we reviewed the Sapphire Radeon HD 4670 graphics card that offered 512MB of GDDR3 memory. Sapphire Technology though has now introduced a new version of the Radeon HD 4670 that sports 512MB of GDDR4 memory. Will switching out the GDDR3 for GDDR4 memory have much of an overall impact on this graphics card?

Jaunty and Xfce 4.6

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Software Xfce 4.6 Release Candidate 1 is now in the Jaunty archive! I just upgraded to Jaunty (Hardy -> Intrepid -> Jaunty) the other day and am really digging the new version of Xfce4!

Debian Lenny due in two days -- What can you expect?

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blog.ibeentoubuntu: Despite delays, Debian Lenny is due on Valentine's Day, February 14th, and there are sure to be many users who fall in love with one of the original and most stable Linux distributions around. What will you find in the release?

KDE 4.2

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linuxowns.wordpress: I’ve been a Gnome user ever I started using Linux a little over 2 years ago. When KDE 4 came out it looked promising but I was not impressed with it at all. That all changed when version 4.2 came out a little while ago.

EVE Online gives up Linux

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Gaming In a developer's blog entry entitled An update on Linux support, CCP Games producer Arend "CCP Whisper" Stührmann confirmed that the company is ceasing development of the Linux version of its massively multiplayer online game, EVE Online.

Comparing the Window Managers: Which is Best for You?

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Software Are you unhappy with the functionality of your desktop? Are the menus distracting, the system slow to start, etc? Would you rather have a minimal layout? A faster boot speed? In that case, you need to look at the window managers available for Linux users.

Best Netbook OS: XP vs. Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu

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OS What’s the best OS for use on the new ultra-portable netbook systems? I used a Samsung NC10 netbook and three operating systems to try to find out the answer.

Cuba launches own Linux variant to counter U.S.

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Linux Cuba launched its own variant of the Linux computer operating system this week in the latest front of the communist island's battle against what it views as U.S. hegemony.

Make your Ubuntu distro look like the Mini Mi

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Ubuntu The GUI released by HP for its Mini Mi netbook has been winning accolades for its high design standards. Over at the Ubuntu forums, users are installing the HP Mobile Experience Interface on various Ubuntu distributions.

Why 100% Free Software Destroys Linux

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Linux If we take a stand that our Linux-based desktops must only consist of 100% free and open source software… Linux is doomed to failure.

Is Linux Cheaper on the Desktop Than Windows?

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Linux No, this isn't another rant about how you should convert to Linux because it's free, although it is free. Free is a four-letter word among those who scoff at the mere mention of Linux. Yes, Linux is free, but that doesn't give it an unfair advantage on the desktop because most computers arrive preloaded with Windows — so to the buyer it appears Windows is also free.

Silverlight, via Moonlight, comes to Linux

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blogs.computerworld: If you're like me, you don't like proprietary video and audio codecs. Be that as it may, some sites, like NBC's Olympics site, use Microsoft's proprietary Silverlight streaming technology. Until recently, if you were using Linux that meant you couldn't watch videos from these sites at all. Until now.

Open Source is Already Naturally Green

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GIMP For years now, there's been talk brewing about the concept of Green IT. Pundits have predicted in years past that sustainable IT would be job one soon, really soon.

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Linux Foundation: Microsoft Openwashing,, OCP, Kernel Commits Statistics

  • More Tips for Managing a Fast-Growing Open Source Project [Ed: Microsoft has infiltrated the Linux Foundation so deeply and severely that the Foundation now regularly issues openwashing pieces for the company that attacks Linux]
  • improves Kubernetes networking in sixth software release, one of Linux Foundation’s open source projects, has introduced its 18.01 software release with a focus on improving Kubernetes Networking, Istio and cloud native NFV.
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    The Fast Data Project ( released its sixth update since its inception within the Linux Foundation two years ago. While the update list is extensive, most are focused on Kubernetes networking, cloud native network functions virtualization (NFV), and Istio.
  • Linux Foundation, OCP collaborate on open sourcing hardware and software
    The virtualization of network functions has resulted in a disaggregation of hardware and software, increasing interest in open source projects for both layers in return. To feed this interest, the Linux Foundation and Open Compute Project (OCP) recently announced a joint initiative to advance the development of software and hardware-based open source networking. Both organizations have something to offer the other through the collaboration. The Linux Foundation’s OPNFV project integrates OCP as well as other open source software projects into relevant network functions virtualization (NFV) reference architectures. At the same time, OCP offers an open source option for the hardware layer.
  • Kernel Commits with "Fixes" tag
    Over the past 5 years there has been a steady increase in the number of kernel bug fix commits that use the "Fixes" tag.  Kernel developers use this annotation on a commit to reference an older commit that originally introduced the bug, which is obviously very useful for bug tracking purposes. What is interesting is that there has been a steady take-up of developers using this annotation:

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Positive Red Hat Results Expected Next Week

Fedora: Fedora 28 Beta Delay, Mindshare Monthly Report and More

  • Fedora 28 release dates and schedule
    With the release of Fedora 27, the Fedora 28 release schedule is falling into place. As of now, the current Fedora 28 release schedule is as follows.
  • Fedora 28 Beta Has Been Delayed
    It's time for the Fedora 28 release dance and to place your bets if F28 will be released on time or is another Fedora release challenged by release delays. Fedora 28 Beta had been due for release next week but has now been set by its first delay. Fortunately, a buffer was already built into the release schedule so for now is not impacting the final release of Fedora 28 due out in May.
  • Fedora 28 Beta status is NO-GO
    Release status of the Fedora 28 Beta is NO-GO. Due to missing RC for the F28 Beta release and presence of blocker bugs, the decision is “No Go”. The Beta release slips for one week to “Target #1” date (April 3rd). We are not going to slip the Final GA yet.
  • Mindshare Monthly Report – FAD and First Actions
  • Digitizing VHS with Fedora
    I have a dozen or so movies on VHS that we still watch. To be honest, I'm not that concerned about the commercial movies; those are easy enough to replace. But what about our home movies? My high school cross country team videos and my wife's marching band videos, among others—you won't find those on Netflix anytime soon. So I decided it was time to get serious about something I'd been meaning to do for a long time: Digitize my VHS tapes. In this article, I'll describe how I set up my Fedora desktop to convert my VHS tapes into 1s and 0s. Previously, Don Watkins described a different setup for VHS conversion.
  • Fedora 27 : The LibreOffice the 6.0.2 and versions.