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Groklaw – "The blog that made a difference"

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h-online.com: Groklaw began life in 2003 as the personal blog of Pamela Jones, better known as PJ. "At the start, I was just trying to learn how to use blogging software," she has said. "I was startled to learn anyone was reading what I wrote...

Alternative DNS services

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Web
  • Alternative DNS services: pro and contra
  • DNSMasq - Best Way to Surf Internet

#fedora - You are always wrong

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Hardware
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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I discovered this evening much to my dismay that the year and a half old western digital hard drive in my main laptop is dieing. All three of the Linux installs on the system failed in various ways. So I hopped into #fedora on freenode. Dear lord was that a mistake.

4 Great Sources of Information About Linux and Open Source

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maketecheasier.com: If you’re new to Linux and free/Open Source software, or even if you’re a more seasoned user, then you’re often looking for more information. Not just documentation, but also useful tips and tricks.

Alas, Groklaw, We Hardly Knew Ye

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linuxinsider.com: "In a field dominated by male programmers, [Pamela Jones] is neither, and many refused to believe that a grandmother could do what she did," said Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson.

Open-Source Web-Sites, Memories Of The Past

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OSS
Web

phoronix.com: One user also brings up the past from when -- back in 2000~2001 -- TransGaming had pledged to open up their code-base once they reached 20,000 subscribers. After checking out the old TransGaming web-site, I spent a few minutes reminiscing over other Linux and open-source web-site memories from the past.

Lessons learned from Groklaw

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itworld.com: Like many, I was surprised-but-not-really when Pamela Jones announced that she would be retiring original content on the legal analysis site that grew to fame within and without the open source community as it rose to do battle with the incredibly audacious claims by The SCO Group that Linux was directly derived from UNIX.

Eulogy for Groklaw

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linux-magazine.com: When I got up this morning, the news was all over Facebook and the free software news sites: Groklaw, the site that was influential in the SCO legal cases, will stop publication on May 16. It's news that I hear with decidedly mixed feelings.

A Better Way to Find & Install Windows & Linux Apps

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mashable.com: n stark contrast to today’s heavily-financed mega-startups such as Facebook, Groupon or Color, consider the unassuming and newly profitable Ninite, maker of a bulk software installation tool for Windows and Linux.

Groklaw Articles Ending on May 16th

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groklaw.net: I have decided that Groklaw will stop publishing new articles on our anniversary, May 16.

pclinuxos taken down for piracy

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Web
Humor

Seems pclinuxos has been up to their old tricks, but this time they couldn't outrun the reach of MICE. It appears their domain has been seized by the Microsoft Intellectual Property Police and visitors there are subjected to the familiar "seized by authorities" announcement.

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The rather petite Internet of 1995

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royal.pingdom.com: As you may know if you’re a regular reader of this blog, sometimes we like to take a trip down memory lane. It’s time for another one of those trips, to the murky past of the Internet and the dawning World Wide Web of 1995.

New Mageia Forums Bring Community Together

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ostatic.com: New Mageia forums were announced today as "the official portal for the Mageia community: support, distro testing reports, contributions, discussions...."

6 Handy Sites To Learn New Ubuntu Tweaks & Tricks

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Ubuntu

makeuseof.com: Here at MakeUseOf, we strive to bring you the very best tutorials, reviews and articles to make your daily tech life that little bit easier. We're not alone (of course!) and occasionally it's only right to highlight some of our own favourite resources elsewhere on the web.

Mum's the Word at “Linux Today”

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fossforce.com: There seems to be trouble in the works over at Linux Today, and everybody’s keeping damn quiet about it.

Tiny Core Fraud on Source Forge

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Security
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jeffhoogland.blogspot: If you watch new projects that are added to source forge then two weeks ago you might have noticed that Tiny Core Linux was added to their projects. I thought this was a little bit odd.

Mingle with openSUSE-ites on connect

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SUSE

linuxjournal.com: Henne Vogelsang introduced the new service a few days ago. Connect with other openSUSE users, developers, and groups. You can make friends, find out the latest news, and get involved.

Five Things The Internet Brought That I Can Live Without…

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lockergnome.com: …and one that I could not. I could easily live without: SPAM email

Google claims to have sped up the web

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Google
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theinquirer.net: ADVERTISING BROKER Google claims to have speeded up the web thanks to improvements in the Javascript it uses to display adverts.

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