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  • Semplice 3.0.0 preview
  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent Is Available 50% Off on Steam for Linux
  • Meet CuBox Pro: a 2GB open-source computer
  • Early Benchmark Preview Of The Linux 3.8 Kernel
  • Humble Indie Bundle 7 Dominated by Linux Users
  • wicd-curses: Get yourself connected
  • Understanding the compiz blur plugin
  • Rebuilding Mageia
  • The 5 things you need to know now about Ubuntu on phones
  • How To Install Atheros Wired Drivers
  • More Krita 2.7 features
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 486

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  • Open-source attack dog enters Ballmer's inner ring
  • FOSS Movie Trailer Features Linus Torvalds Dissing Apple
  • Red Hat Bachelor & Diploma Theses about KDE projects

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  • Get Involved in Gentoo Linux
  • 2012: What a year for Linux
  • Subtitle Editor: Handy for Captioning but Lacking Instructions
  • Nouveau NVIDIA Driver Can Be Faster With Linux 3.8
  • Raspberry Pi gets an open source educational manual
  • Jono Bacon Bobblehead. One step closer to reality.
  • KDE 4.10 Desktop Delayed Into February
  • Rsync, It's GRRRRaphical!
  • The Ubuntu Phone OS Doesn’t Stand A Chance

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  • The Tux3 filesystem returns
  • KDE's DigiKam 3.0 Still Working On Face Recognition
  • GNOME Shell Context Menu Appearing Plain without Icon
  • The Netbook Isn't Dead, It's Just Evolved
  • 2013: The year of the Ubuntu Linux tablet and smartphone?
  • Sourceforge January Project of the Month: DosBox
  • Ask Bryan : What is Canonical announcing on Jan 2nd?
  • Transfer files from Ubuntu 12.04 to Android device
  • Autotools Mythbuster: automake pains
  • Fluxbox Window Manager Reaches Version 1.3.3
  • Bodhi Linux gets E17 Stable Packages

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  • Freedom for Users, Not for Software
  • After 3 Years of Development, ToME 1.0 is Finally Released
  • Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 13 Released
  • Poster printing on four A4 sheets in Linux
  • A Few Great Weeks for MariaDB
  • How to setup Flash Player in Steam Linux
  • Get Spotify on your Linux desktop (and why you should)
  • Install Enlightenment E17 On Ubuntu
  • Going Linux: Jan 05: #195 Solid-State Drives on Linux

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  • Avoid headaches and eye strain with the right tools
  • Firefox in Debian?
  • No, Linux won't be easy to run on a Microsoft Surface
  • GTK+ Healthcheck
  • Announcing the Vim Beginners’ Site
  • TLWIR 51: Coreboot: the Solution to the Secure Boot Fiasco
  • A week with Mint Nadia XFCE
  • Some wallpapers I made
  • 2013 Linux Predictions | LAS | s25e01
  • Shopping lens for Gnome Shell
  • Private windows coming to Firefox
  • rekonq 2.0 first stable
  • 14 Years & Kicking: FreeDOS Is Still Alive
  • Most Popular Linux Hardware Of 2012
  • Linux Outlaws 292

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  • LibreOffice Test Marathon Results
  • Valve Beginning To Look At Steam Linux Not On Ubuntu
  • Going Linux #194 Audio Files-Introduction
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 485
  • Joining The Arch Community: Why Arch Linux Matters
  • Bye Mainstream Computer Stores! Hello Zareason!
  • Humble Indie Bundle 7 Gets Three New Games
  • Full Circle Magazine Issue 68
  • [Help KWin] Save the Explosion Effect
  • Build a router based on Linux
  • d0x3d! is an open-source board game about network security
  • How to Connect Nexus 7 / Android 4.0+ Devices) to Ubuntu
  • Awesome 3.5 arrives with modernised foundations
  • Some thoughts about upgrading Linux Mint
  • Broadcasting and Consuming Media with VLC Media Player
  • 10 Raspberry Pi creations that show how amazing the tiny PC can be
  • Comparing 3 GNOME Notes Apps

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  • Torque 3D Engine Is Wanting To Come To Linux
  • QuickFix: Dolphin KDE Cannot Change View Modes
  • The Future of LibreOffice and Other Office-Suites
  • 'Unredirect Fullscreen Windows' Now Enabled by Default in Ubuntu 12.10
  • How open source shaped our world in 2012
  • Raspberry Pi used as a Squeezebox server
  • KDE To Get Improved Multi-Monitor Handling
  • 2013: The year of Gnome security
  • Kbuild: the Linux Kernel Build System
  • Windows Blue is in the works
  • GNOME Whiteboards: Calendar, Maps and Power Updates

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  • Linux Mint 14 KDE: One of the best KDE distros of the year
  • CM Storm QuickFire TK Keyboard in Linux
  • Space Is Big-See It All
  • Replacing my xbmc box with RaspberryPi
  • 30+ Cool ideas for your Raspberry Pi Project
  • Screen management just got magic

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  • Prequengine: Another Open-Source Game Engine
  • This Weekend in Linux: Mint, Slax, and KNOPPIX
  • External Desktop Hard Drives, Backup Software, and Linux Part 3
  • The Linux Kernel in 2012
  • Nexus 7 Gets Tablet-Friendly Linux OS, Courtesy Of Bodhi
  • Linux Mint 15 New Features
  • The Meritocracy
  • Awesome 3.5 Window Manager Released
  • Qt 5.0 - Congratulations to the Qt Project
  • linuxinstall Episode 78 - Year in Review
  • Realtek ALC883 on Debian laptop
  • The triumph of convenience
  • Six factors that can make or break an open source business
  • New LibreOffice Bugzilla-Assistant
  • Linux Bandaid: KDE apps can’t open TGA image files
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