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Story Deathwatch: One Laptop Per Child srlinuxx 23/10/2012 - 11:06pm
Story Ubuntu Getting Itself Ready for "F" Word srlinuxx 23/10/2012 - 7:44pm
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Story ROSA Marathon 2012 review - Ahem srlinuxx 23/10/2012 - 12:15am
Story Sabayon Linux - to choose or not to choose srlinuxx 23/10/2012 - 12:14am
Story Ubuntu 12.10 Review & Screenshots srlinuxx 23/10/2012 - 12:10am
Story Which Linux Distro is Best? srlinuxx 22/10/2012 - 6:53pm
Story DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 479 srlinuxx 22/10/2012 - 6:50pm
Story Ubuntu Founder Takes Aim at Red Hat srlinuxx 22/10/2012 - 6:48pm
Blog entry Ubuntu 12.10 on the Macbook Pro fieldyweb 21/10/2012 - 3:27pm

Ubuntu advances its mobile and embedded project

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desktoplinux: Following two months of planning, Canonical Ltd. has updated the Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded (UME) project's architecture roadmap. UME aims to create a version of the popular Ubuntu desktop Linux OS tailored to the requirements of Intel-based "mobile Internet devices" (MIDs), expected in 2008.

Five great games in Fedora

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Gaming

Red Hat Mag: Did you know that there are over 150 free games available in Fedora? Next time your weekend plans are spoiled by rain, download a couple of these games instead. You can get all of them through the Add/Remove Software utility in your Applications menu.

No Penguins On Today’s Safari?

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Software

talk bmc: Moments ago Apple announced that Windows users can now download and run their popular Safari web browser. That's right, more Apple software on Windows boxes. Safari is a pretty cool browser, and I do use it on my MacBook Pro. But where's my Safari for Linux? Why wasn't today's announcement about open sourcing Safari?

What the Microsoft/Xandros deal means for Linux

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Linux

linux-watch: Microsoft and Linux distributor Xandros on June 4 signed a broad set of collaboration and patent agreements that reminded many of the November 2006 Microsoft/Novell partnership. What do analysts and other Linux vendors think this new deal means for Linux?

GNOME vs KDE

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Humor

Newsvine: People have been arguing about which Linux desktop environment is better for years. However, we need a "rational" way to decide. So, I've put together a list of things to compare the two.

Achieving Openness: a closer look at ODF & OOXML

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OSS

Sam Hiser: An open, XML-based standard for displaying and storing data files (text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations) offers a new and promising approach to data storage and document exchange among office applications. A comparison of the two XML-based formats – OpenDocument Format (“ODF”) and Office Open XML (“OOXML”) – across widely accepted “openness” criteria has revealed substantial differences.

Also: Open Source vs. Proprietary -- Category Perspective

Set the shell prompt and themes in Linux /UNIX Terminal

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Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory as a prompt. You can easily customize your prompt to display information important to you. You change look and feel by adding colors.

switching to PCLINUX from UBUNTU week 2

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PCLOS
Ubuntu

fos-softwares: I am now into my second week of using PCLINUX 2007 (PCLOS) and I am really enjoying it. My biggest problem has been finding a podcast client.

Howto: Sun Java Web Start on Fedora 7

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/home/liquidat: I recently faced the problem of using a java web start application on my machine and wasn’t sure how to do this. It is a small fix others might want to know as well.

Preparations begin for Reiser trial

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Reiser

InsideBayArea: A courtroom for the murder trial of Hans Reiser was assigned Monday but opening statements aren't slated to begin for several weeks.

Linux Game Review: Nexuiz

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Gaming

Raiden's Realm: Nexuiz is a 3d first person shooter (FPS) done in the old Quake 1 style of gameplay where graphics weren't as important as was the raw fun of pure deathmatch play. Nexuiz has recaptured that spirit of the original FPS games and worked to improve it to a level equal to or greater than today's best shooters.

Using the Navigator to get around in an OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet

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OpenOffice.org Training, Tips, and Ideas: I've been talking about using the Navigator in Writer. Here are a few ways to use the Navigator in OpenOffice.org Calc spreadsheets.

Lunch break diversions: PONG! Multiplayer and Lost Labyrinth

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Gaming

linux.com: Sometimes the simplest game can be every bit as addictive and fun as monster games like Halo 3 or Gears of War. This is probably the reason why games like Pong still remain popular to this day and continue to inspire developers. While there are probably hundreds of versions of Pong-inspired games out there, one that will appeal to hardcore Pong fans and casual players alike is PONG! Multiplayer, a Firefox extension that allows you to indulge in Pong without leaving the comfort of your favorite browser.

KDE Commit-Digest for 10th June 2007

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In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Umbrello gets a code generator for the D programming language. Further work in Plasma. Initial work to allow the Dolphin file view component to be embedded into Konqueror. More work in the KOrganizer Calendar and KRDC Summer of Code projects, with the start of the Icon Cache, TextTool Plugins in KOffice and Kopete Messenger update projects.

Linus Torvalds remains doubtful on GPL3

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infomatics: Linux creator Linus Torvalds remains sceptical about the upcoming third version of the general public licence (GPLv3). "I still think GPLv2 is simply the better licence," Torvalds wrote in a posting to the Linux Kernel Developer mailing list on Sunday.

Why the Dell/Ubuntu Deal Won't Improve Linux's Market Share

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Ubuntu

itmanagement: Over the past few weeks much has been written about Dell’s decision to offer desktop and notebook PCs that have the Ubuntu Linux distro installed on them as opposed to Windows. But despite the fact that this is a huge step towards making a Linux distro mainstream, I firmly believe this move won’t have any significant positive effect on the Linux market share.

Installing The PHP-MSSQL Module On CentOS 5.0

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As you might have noticed on Centos 5.0, there is no PHP-MSSQL module/extension available in the default yum repositories. So if you want to use it you can alter the PHP binary or you can compile an mssql module/extension. In this article I will explain how to compile the mssql module/extension.

Linux: Translating Kernel Documentation

kernelTRAP: The translation of a some kernel documentation into Japanese led to a discussion as to whether or not it was appropriate to include translated documentation with the kernel source code. One concern that was expressed was that as the number of included translations grows, so would the size of the kernel.

The Grill: Ubuntu Linux's Mark Shuttleworth in the Hot Seat

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Interviews

computerworld: Mark Shuttleworth made news in 2002 when he fulfilled a lifelong ambition and became the first South African to travel into space, paying $20 million to be a civilian cosmonaut on an eight-day flight aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. In 2004, he founded Ubuntu Linux to bring the operating system to people around the world.

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