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Story Witch Hunts, KDE's Gamble, and Blue Pup Roy Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 6:05am
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A Comparison Of AMD & NVIDIA's Linux Control Panels

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phoronix.com: It was a year ago that AMD had replaced its aging FireGL Control Panel inside its Linux driver with the AMDCCCLE. The nvidia-settings utility on the other hand, has been around for a few years and has not seen a major rewrite.

Openbox, xcompmgr, transset & Conky

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crunchbang.org: I had some spare time yesterday and I decided to spend it playing with compositing under Openbox. I'm not normally too fussed about having eye-candy on the desktop; however, a few people have mentioned 3D effects, in IRC and on the forums, so I thought I'd have a go at configuring xcompmgr on one of my systems.

A lot of GNU/Linux-users don’t care about freedom

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tuxtoday.wordpress: Brainstorm is the place to go to give your thoughts and ideas on what Ubuntu should be. However, apart from the nice ideas being proposed, there is a trend that really worries me.

If Ever Linux Rules....

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pctonic.blogspot: Can you think of any changes that will take place if Linux dethrones Windows and Microsoft goes broke? Well, I just thought it over and these ideas came to my mind.

Setting Up A High-Availability Load Balancer With HAProxy/Heartbeat On Fedora 8

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This document describes how to set up a two-node load balancer in an active/passive configuration with HAProxy and heartbeat on Fedora 8. The load balancer acts between the user and two (or more) Apache web servers that hold the same content.

icebuntu 2.2 and screenshot

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Ubuntu

kmandla.wordpress: Keep an eye on IceBuntu (and its dedicated forums here), because it’s steadily improving. This isn’t a one-time, just-for-fun, let’s-see-if-we-can-roll-our-own distro effort.

PHP programming on Ubuntu 7.10

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samiux.wordpress: We can do PHP programming by any text editor, such as vi and nano. However, a Integrated Development Environment (IDE) is good for debugging. However, we should install some server programs and do some configuration before using it.

coupla shorts

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  • My Favourite Apps on PCLinuxOS Gnome 2008

  • Hotwire - Command Line vs. GUI: the Best of Both Worlds

KDE 4 Stuff

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  • Aaron J. Seigo: kickoff improvements

  • Aaron J. Seigo: Plasma Packages
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 24th February 2008

Linux Gazette March 2008 (#148) Online

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This month's Linux Gazette is online and ready to read. Some highlights include Logical Volume Creation and Expansion, Taking control of system logs -- How to install Logger, Camera review: Kodak V1253/Ubuntu Linux, and Installing Linux on a Dead Badger.

today's leftovers

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News
  • HowTo Install VMware Workstation on Arch Linux from AUR

  • QGRUBEditor grows up and becomes KGRUBEditor
  • Speed Up and Improve Web Surfing With an Ubuntu Squid Server
  • Brainstorm Off to a Fast Start, Will it keep up the pace?
  • an interview with futurepilot
  • Running your own server is easy, fun but involved

Microsoft's worst emails of all time

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Microsoft

blogs.cnet.com: The Seattle Post Intelligencer has collected and ranked the all-time worst (read: most incriminating) Microsoft emails of all time, and a dandy list it is, too. Perhaps my favorite of the bunch is Jim Allchin's 2004 blast against Windows...and in favor of the Mac:

Eight Interesting Improvements In GNOME 2.22

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phoronix: Back in November we started sharing some of the exciting features planned for the GNOME 2.22 and 2.24 releases, and now that the first GNOME 2.22.0 Beta release is planned for later this week, we have taken another look at the packages set for inclusion and the changes that have actually been made.

Elonex ONE Laptop Review

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Hardware

olpcnews.com: The purpose of my visit was to see the Elonex One which was launched on Wednesday. I had emailed in advance to check they were OK with me bringing along an XO and an Asus EeePC. Not only were they OK with it, they were delighted to see the other Linux based laptops.

Asus EEE PC, not just a little and cheap laptop

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Hardware

antirez.com: When I saw the 100$ laptop... My first thoughts was cool! this is going to be a huge hit in the developed countries, apart from its future about a cheap laptop for childrens in poor countries.

Pidgin 2.4.0 Released With New Features

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phoronix.com: Pidgin, the popular IM client once known as GAIM, has flown out of the coop today with a new release. Pidgin 2.4.0 is the first update in about three months, but it brings a number of features.

Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring RC 1 Serapias released

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MDV

mandriva.com: The fifth pre-release of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring is here. This pre-release includes the all-new artwork for the 2008 Spring release, further improvements to the Mandriva software management tools, WPA-EAP support in the network configuration tools, KDE 3.5.9 and available 4.0.1.

mplayer - command line movie and music player - music over ssh

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go2linux.org: Mplayer is one of most known movie players in Linux, and also in Mac OS, and Windows. Mplayer has lots of options, and we will explore some of them here.

Utter Crap?: Matt Asay and The Linux Desktop Q&A (and Video)

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redmonk.com: Let’s get a couple of things out of the way before I begin. I know Matt Asay, I like Matt Asay, and I respect Matt Asay. But the one area in which we’ve never seen eye to eye is the Linux desktop. I certainly don’t agree that desktop Linux is “utter crap.”

Amazon MP3 Now Open To Linux Users

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mashable.com: Amazon MP3 has been around for several months now. And it’s doing pretty good. And now the company’s gone and done another decent thing with is music download service: it has opened its doors to Linux users.

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