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GNOME 3 website now live, tries a bit too hard to be cool, looks like Unity

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switched.com: New, clean-and-simple HTML5 websites are obviously in this week: GNOME, one of the most popular desktop environments for Linux, has just released a new website to celebrate the features of version 3, which will be released in April.

10 Websites With Fun Tests To Gauge Your IQ

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makeuseof.com: Intelligence Quotient (IQ) is a term that’s related to the wattage of your brain; in short intelligence and reasoning skills measured across a few standardized tests. To rub our egos the right way, you might take a few serious approved tests and arrive at your IQ.

Internet 2010 in numbers

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royal.pingdom.com: What happened with the Internet in 2010? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many, many more. If it’s stats you want, you’ve come to the right place.

The Web is the biggest open source success of all

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pingdom.com: Perhaps the most famous example is the LAMP stack that lies behind so many websites, i.e. Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. But there’s so much more when you think about it. Here are some of the open source projects that make the Web tick.

Today will define the Internet

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theinquirer.net: THE IRONICALLY TITLED LAND OF THE FREE today will decide if people and companies with money should have better and faster access to the worldwide web.

What has happened to the Dot?

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hanschen.org: Some of you might see a message if you visit dot.kde.org, forum.kde.org or try to edit a page in one of the KDE wikis and wonder what it’s all about. There’s no need to worry.

5 Best Websites With Awesome Christmas Wallpapers

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makeuseof.com: It’s that time of the year again. There’s snow on the ground, you’ve got your holiday shopping done (right?), and everybody’s in a festive mood. How about decorating your desktop?

What the KDE forums search can do for you

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neverendingo.blogspot: This time i would like to write about a very underestimated feature of the KDE Community Forums, because i am pretty sure most of you don't even know what it can do for you.

Why can’t Penguins enter Federica square?

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stop.zona-m.net: In november 2010 I discovered the existence of Federica, the tridimensional virtual square” that should be the innovative web-learning system of the Federico II University in Naples.

Hands-on: a first look at Diaspora's private alpha test

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arstechnica.com: The Diaspora project has launched a private alpha test of its open source social network. It is opening up its own hosted instance of Diaspora to a select group of testers, starting with people who contributed financial support when Diaspora was first getting off the ground.

The Rise of Web Censorship

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zdnet.com: Today, free speech on the Web is impeded by far more restrictions than just what is, or isn’t, pornographic. On the Web in 2010, even the appearance of enabling file-sharing of copyright materials seems to be enough for the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to shut down Web-sites without notice.

US Government Seizes 77 Domains

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maximumpc.com: The US government today has seized 77 domains for various types of copyright infringement, TorrentFreak reports. Many of the site were selling blatant knock-offs of popular clothing lines.

LGP Is Partially Back Online

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Gaming
  • LGP Is Partially Back Online; More Unforeseen Issues
  • TGatB 1.0.0.18
  • Happypenguin.org Is Back Online !

Open-source Social Network Diaspora Goes Live

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  • Open-source Social Network Diaspora Goes Live
  • Is it Too Late For an Open Source Challenge to Facebook?

Long Live the Web

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  • Tim Berners-Lee: Long Live the Web
  • Take a Tiny First Step Toward Controlling Your Internet Addressing Destiny
  • Groklaw accused of censorship

I don't believe that 25% of Betanews readers are Linux PC users

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betanews.com: Twenty five percent. Well, 25.82 percent to be exact, so closer to 26. That's the number of respondents claiming to be Linux PC users in my poll: "How would you identify yourself as a computer user?" The number is seemingly credible:

Stop the Internet Blacklist!

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fsf.org: S. 3804, the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA), introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), would create a blacklist of domain names that the government thinks are involved in copyright infringement, which the Attorney General can then add to with a court order.

It was 20 years ago today

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  • Web celebrates one of its 20th birthdays
  • 20 Years Ago, The Web’s Founders Ask for Funding

A tour of the redesigned Drupal.org

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Drupal
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  • A tour of the redesigned Drupal.org
  • The commercialization of a volunteer-driven Open Source project

RFC: A Preview Of The Phoronix Graphs With Iveland

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phoronix.com: Earlier this week I shared part of the vision that Matthew Tippett and I have for OpenBenchmarking.org (the next-generation version of Phoronix Global) and how it will change Linux benchmarking when launched with Phoronix Test Suite 3.0. One of the features of OpenBenchmarking.org / Phoronix Test Suite 3.0 "Iveland" is a major overhaul to the result graphs. Here's a preview.

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