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Story Linux distro hosts web services on Raspberry Pi Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 4:47pm
Story F2FS File-System Major Linux 3.13 Enhancements Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 4:45pm
Story Nuclear Dawn Open Linux Beta Soon Plus Screenshots! Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 4:42pm
Story Linux Games: Faster Than Light Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 4:38pm
Story AMD Radeon R9 290 Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 4:30pm
Story Mono Developers Renew Their Love For Microsoft Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 7:13am
Story Red Hat Puts Out Ceylon 1.0 Language, Compiler Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 7:10am
Story Salix Ratpoison – An Esoteric Distro For The Alpha Geeks Roy Schestowitz 14/11/2013 - 7:01am
Story Trademark Law Does Not Require Companies To Tirelessly Censor the Internet Roy Schestowitz 13/11/2013 - 10:34pm
Story Fedora 20 Beta KDE [screenshots] Roy Schestowitz 13/11/2013 - 8:57pm

Interview with Mandriva CEO, François Bancilhon

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MDV

zdnet: I had the opportunity to speak Monday afternoon with the CEO of Mandriva, François Bancilhon. Recently, a deal with the Nigerian government to use and install Mandriva Linux on 17,000 Intel Classmate PCs was derailed when the government decided to overwrite the installed operating system with Windows XP.

Flock 1.0 review

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Software

mozilla links: After a little more than a couple of years of development, the Flock team has finally released version 1.0 of Flock, a Firefox-based browser that aims to cater the most connected users with its long list of supported web services spanning bookmarking, photo sharing, social networking and blogging.

TinyFlux 1.0 Released

TinyFlux 1.0 was released on 2 November 2007. This is the first stable release of the PCFluxboxOS series and a very proud moment.

UX of OpenSUSE 10.3

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SUSE

diary.braniecki.net: Today, I tried OpenSUSE 10.3. Installation went fine, although it was at least partially because I installed various OpenSUSE many times before. The installation process is definitely too long but I don’t have off hat ideas on how to make it shorter.

Also: openSUSE 10.3 on an HP Pavilion dv2000

Game-changer: Asus Eee PC a win for Intel and Linux, at Microsoft's expense

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Linux

arstechnica: A little over a week ago, reviews of Asus's Eee PC 701 started to trickle out onto the Internet. Some of the larger publications, like CNet and LAPTOP Magazine got their hands on the unit first, but as it has become more widely available sites like HotHardware and PC Perspective have now put out their own reviews of the Eee PC.

Also: Hands on With Linux Asus Eee PC at Stuff 2007

Another Day Another Distro - Part 7 - Sabayon 1.1 Professional

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Linux

adventuresinopensource.blogspot: So here we go again, another distro has made it to the front of the queue and this time it's the relatively new release Sabayon 1.1 Professional. I tried out version 3.2 of the main distro a while back but it was only on a virtual machine and I wanted to give it a proper test drive.

How PulseAudio works

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Rudd-O: In an effort to better understand how each of the PulseAudio components interact with each other, I’ve done a small diagram that roughly shows how each component connects and interacts:

Exciting Features For GNOME 2.22, 2.24

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phoronix: The GNOME team is out with the road-map for GNOME 2.22, 2.24, and future releases. There's quite a few changes planned, but a few in particular had caught our attention.

Kubuntu no longer "just working"; Mandriva to the rescue.

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Ubuntu

troy-at-kde.livejournal: Now yesterday I decided that in order to get some of the KDE 4 build deps up to date, I would go through the Feisty->Gutsy update using the official instructions posted on their website (which I conveniently found via the /topic in #kubuntu). The actual upgrade process seemed to go smoothly, and it removed some old packages and programs that I never used anyway. All is well until I reboot.

Also: Kubuntu Gutsy

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to Install the Eternity Screensaver in Ubuntu

  • Quick tutorial - installing Flash Player on Fedora 7
  • Beginners guide to database administration tools
  • Customize Your Places Directories
  • Define disk quotas to keep users from hogging drive space
  • a simple tutorial for network scanning software nmap
  • Google Docs Extension for OpenOffice
  • 13 Not-So-Easy Steps to Install Linux on iPod
  • Configuring ndiswrapper in SLED
  • Using OpenBSD 4.2
  • Adding shortcuts to the right click menu in Ubuntu

Mysterious Delay At The Reiser Murder Trial

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Reiser

ktvu.com: Without an explanation, an Alameda County Superior Court judge ordered a 24-hour delay Monday in the long-waited trial of Han Reiser for the murder of his estranged wife, Nina.

DesktopBSD Day 5 - Extending the System

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BSD

ruminations: I have been using open source software for quite some time, so I have a list of programs I want to have on my system. lso lazy. Or -as a colleague once explained- extremely efficient. I don’t want to spend a lot of time or energy on installing the software. The more set-and-forget, the more I like it.

Novell Open Audio: YaST Improvements and 1-Click-Install

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SUSE

opensuse news: As part of their openSUSE series over the next coming weeks, Novell Open Audio is taking a look at the YaST Improvements and 1-Click-Install in openSUSE 10.3.

Also: Free openSUSE 10.3 Boxes Shipped

Phoenix rises from BIOS ashes with Linux-based Virtualization

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Linux

computerworld: With the BIOS business in a long-term decline, Phoenix is aiming for a rebirth as a vendor of technology that, instead of enabling Windows, starts to compete with it.

Software Engineer's Murder Trial Begins

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Reiser

nbc11.com: Convicting a defendant of charges that he murdered a person whose body hasn't been found is a challenging but not overwhelming task, prosecutor Paul Hora said as he prepared to deliver his opening statements in the trial of Hans Reiser Monday.

Manage your music tags with EasyTag and Picard

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linux.com: When you listen to digital music, your software or hardware player usually shows information about the current song, which it gets from MP3 tags or Ogg Vorbis comments. Most ripping software supports acquiring this metadata from the CDDB or FreeDB services based on a CD's disc ID. But you can also can fill in and edit metadata with tools such as EasyTag and Picard.

Are Linux users really a feral bunch?

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Linux

iTWire: It is not uncommon for those who write about Linux or other FOSS software to be inundated with feedback from users. At times that feedback is a bit unbalanced, a trifle raw and, occasionally, plain silly.

Where's my Gphone?

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Google

googleblog.blogspot: Despite all of the very interesting speculation over the last few months, we're not announcing a Gphone. However, we think what we are announcing -- the Open Handset Alliance and Android -- is more significant and ambitious than a single phone.

Why Linux is better than windows for virus outbreaks.

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ITtoolbox Blogs: The age old "discussions" that float around the internet in regards to Linux and windows security are contentious ones. It all seems to boil down to Linux people saying that Linux is more secure and windows people saying that it is not. In this case the windows guys are right, with exceptions.

Now it’s Open Document Format’s turn for the FUDmeisters.

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OSS

hackfud.net: The Open Document Foundation has nothing to do with the Open Document Format. Really, they should change their name. For one thing, it’s confusing and diluting the acronym for the Open Document Format. Another thing is, they, appear to be very, very confused about what they are doing.

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