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  • Still hating Kde4/cups
  • How open source got its groove back
  • How-to Change Boot Order in Ubuntu 11.04
  • More Ways To Use Docky
  • Going Linux Sep 25: #151 Computer America #42
  • Playing DVDs On Ubuntu
  • GNOME's Sandler: Is there a killer in the code?
  • Amnesia the Dark Descent
  • KDE’s Infrastructure
  • Grub Customizer 2.2
  • systemd for Administrators, Part X
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Development Update
  • Anaconda Whiteboards

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  • Is VIA Back To Playing With Linux, Gallium3D?
  • Quickly setup a Gentoo system
  • Interview w/ Elizabeth Krumbach, Ubuntu Women Project
  • Easy LVM | LAS | s18e08
  • new Kubuntu Low-Fat Settings package
  • More Ideas for Thunderbird
  • Recoll Finds Text Virtually Anywhere on a Linux Computer
  • X.Org Server 1.11.1 Brings Two Brown-Bag Fixes
  • Introduction To Gaming In Linux : Part Three - Desura
  • Your Move, Valve
  • Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System
  • plasma active workshop wrapup
  • Introducing Plack::Test::Agent
  • Linux Portable Security 1.2.5 has been released
  • About Kate Redesigned
  • Linux Outlaws 230 - Wait, There's the Ice Cream Van

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  • Pardus 2011.2: new version or service pack?
  • The State of Linux on ARM
  • New Release Of Pinta Readies, Needs Help
  • “Happy Pony” openSUSE?
  • SUSE Hackweek 7 – Next Week
  • Taking the Fedora 16 Beta plunge!
  • Playterm, Platform of the Gurus
  • Lightspark 0.5.1 released
  • Security Vulnerabilities in Messaging Software
  • New FreeBSD Foundation funded projects: DIFFUSE, Porting of libc++
  • Linus releases dive tracking application
  • Linux fixin' to go diving
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 421

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  • Fedora 16 Verne Beta Wallpapers
  • Interview Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst
  • Qt 5, KDE 5 To Be Written In C++11 (C++0x)?
  • A new Ubuntu-based OS is currently under development
  • openFATE News
  • Novell v. Microsoft Antitrust Trial Re: WordPerfect
  • www.LinuxFoundation.org is Back
  • Beta Testing Phase Beginning for Plasma Active OS
  • FLOSS Weekly 183: Cassandra

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  • Ubuntu Linux and Wayland Display Server: Status Update
  • 'Tiny & Big in : Up That Mountain'
  • Interview: Stuart Langridge, Strategic Architect for Ubuntu One
  • Linux Online Backups
  • Malta open source apps on government desktops doubled
  • Fuduntu Quarterly Release
  • Gentoo Stabilizations: situation stable
  • Moorfields opens its eyes to open source software
  • Windows 8, Metro, and the Linux Desktop
  • 20 years of Microsoft at the tender-free European Commission
  • Pardus 2011.2 screenshot preview
  • Samsung Looking to Open-Source Bada
  • Want to work for Red Hat?
  • Acid3 Test Simplified; All Modern Browsers Score 100
  • SUSE Linux Prepares Partner, Customer Surprises
  • openmamba 2.2 review
  • Going Linux Sep 20: #150 Nosillacast and Mintcast

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  • Debian Project News - September 19th
  • Why Linux Mint LXDE?
  • Freedom redefined – Linux in my pocket
  • Building an OS: The workflow
  • Does open source exclude high context cultures?
  • LibreOffice Won’t Ship With Global Menu By Default in Ubuntu 11.10
  • Software Freedom Day Boston / Ninja Recruitment
  • Packt announce Finalists for 2011 Open Source Awards
  • Software Freedom Day in Fredericksburg.
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 3 Episode 18
  • Deepak Fights Robots : Fun Arcade Platformer
  • LibreOffice Conference Program
  • Linux Counter Project New and Improved
  • DockBarX 0.47 released with themeable stuff
  • Low-vision eyewear runs Linux
  • Is Salix XFCE 13.37 better than 13.1.2?
  • ASeigo: plasma active workshop: day 0
  • Z: The open source generation
  • New Desura games

today's odds & ends:

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HowTos
  • Bodhi Linux Service Pack 2 Ready
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Quiz
  • 3 Secret VLC Player Tips And Tricks
  • Flash Doctor – An easy way of fixing Flash problems
  • One Liner Remove Offending Key sed
  • Minecraft Adventure Update I
  • Braindump: How to get window stacking right
  • FLOSS, A Better Way To DO IT
  • Banshee won’t play musics in new installed Ubuntu 11.10
  • Quiz: Exit Codes
  • Earnings Preview: Red Hat Reports Results Wednesday
  • Bash scripting – Statements and variables
  • Podcast: Pete Savage
  • Best Firewall Ever | LAS | s18e07

today's leftovers:

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  • Getting what you want on Arch and Slackware - AUR and Slackbuilds
  • The Bodhi Guide to Enlightenment - in HTML
  • Kubuntu and KDE love story continued
  • Adamant Armor Affection Adventure (and more) open sourced
  • Ripping problematic DVDs using dvdbackup and genisoimage
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 11th September
  • TI Proposes A Low-Level Linux Display Framework
  • ffDiaporama - creation of videos sequences
  • A Beginners' Guide to Internet Trolling
  • Securing Apache—Part 10
  • PGP/MIME Versus S/MIME
  • Fedora Design Bounty: Installer Ransom Notes
  • Kapow - A punch clock program
  • NetbootCD: Install Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian & More From One CD
  • InfoWorld Awards Best Of Open Source To LibreOffice
  • FSF speaks against patent and DRM provisions
  • Password Protect Firefox Bookmarks
  • Full Circle Side-Pod Episode Ten: Dancing in Bare Feet
  • How-to Install Adobe Flash Player 11 Beta
  • Linux Mint Debian Edition 201109 Screenshots
  • combine two images together in GIMP

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  • XBMC, Now with Less XB!
  • A Native Enlightenment EFL Port To PlayStation 3
  • Oil Rush Build 0.80 released
  • The Little Woman Now Uses a GNU/Linux Terminal Server
  • Openshot Prepares New Release
  • Open source tool enables security tests for chip cards
  • LibreOffice Writer headers and footers revisited
  • The world's largest Linux desktop deployment
  • Knoppix 6.7.1 with Firefox 6.0.2, LibreOffice 3.4.3 and Linux 3.0.4
  • The Tails Project's The Amnesic Incognito Live System
  • Oracle Further Commercializes MySQL Database
  • KDE e.V. Report for Second Quarter 2011
  • How NOT to Push a New Open Source License, Part 2
  • Nepomuk – What Comes Next
  • Fedora 15 Configuration Series: Gnome Tweak Tool
  • New Award: Sourceforge Community Member of the Month!
  • Linux Outlaws 229 - The Windows of Linux Podcasts

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  • Quick and dirty: why sudo is bad for security
  • APT Woodchuck
  • Release for CentOS-5.7 i386 and x86_64
  • Eina - A classic player for a modern era
  • A brief introduction to Arduino
  • Scientific Linux 5.7 has been released for i386 and x86_64
  • Red Hat Expands Brisbane Support and Engineering Facility
  • Government open source must have an open standards plan
  • Critics call foul as Google takes aim at JavaScript with Dart
  • IBM sells Google 1,023 patents for Android legal defense
  • Tsung - distributed load testing tool
  • FLOSS Weekly 182
  • Another Apache update due to byte range flaw
  • Gaming In Linux : Steam Installation
  • LXF 150 On Sale Today
  • Active play and test
  • Make the Most of Your Media with These Free Tools
  • Dungeons of Dredmor soooooon!
  • Tmux – the Terminal multiplexer
  • commandline directory warning
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  • The RADV Radeon Vulkan Linux Driver Continues Picking Up Features
  • OpenChrome Maintainer Making Some Progress On VIA DRM Driver
    Independent developer Kevin Brace took over maintaining the OpenChrome DDX driver earlier this year to improve the open-source VIA Linux graphics support while over the summer he's slowly been getting up to speed on development of the OpenChrome DRM driver. The OpenChrome DRM driver was making progress while James Simmons was developing it a few years back, but since he left the project, it's been left to bit rot. It will take a lot of work even to get this previously "good" code back to working on the latest Linux 4.x mainline kernels given how DRM core interfaces have evolved in recent times.
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    Last week I was at XDC in Helsinki where I presented about the Explicit Fencing work we’ve been doing on the Mainline Linux Kernel in the lastest few months. There was a livestream of all presentations during the conference and recorded sections are available. You can check the video of my presentation. Check out the slides too.

Linux Kernel News

  • Linux 4.8 gets rc8
    Chill, penguin-fanciers: Linux lord Linus Torvalds is sitting on the egg that is Linux 4.8 for another week. As Torvalds indicated last week, this version of the kernel still needs work and therefore earned itself an eighth release candidate.
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  • Linux Kernel 4.7.5 Released with Numerous ARM and Networking Improvements
    The fifth maintenance update to the Linux 4.7 kernel series, which is currently the most advanced, secure and stable kernel branch you can get for your GNU/Linux operating system, has been announced by Greg Kroah-Hartman. Linux kernel 4.7.5 is here only ten days after the release of the previous maintenance version, namely Linux kernel 4.7.4, and it's a big update that changes a total of 213 files, with 1774 insertions and 971 deletions, which tells us that the kernel developers and hackers had a pretty busy week patching all sorts of bugs and security issues, as well as to add various, much-needed improvements.
  • Blockchain Summit Day Two: End-Of-Conference Highlights From Shanghai
    Financial services firms and startups looking to be the bridge to blockchain ledgers continued to dominate presentations on the second and final day of the Blockchain Summit, ending International Blockchain Week in Shanghai that also saw Devcon2 and a startup demo competition.
  • Testing Various HDDs & SSDs On Ubuntu With The Linux 4.8 Kernel
    Here are some fresh benchmarks of various solid-state drives (SATA 3.0 SSDs plus two NVMe M.2 SSDs) as well as two HDDs for getting a fresh look at how they are performing using the Linux 4.8 Git kernel. After publishing Friday's Intel 600P Series NVME SSD tests of this lower-cost NVM Express storage line-up, I continued testing a few other SSDs and HDDs. These additional reference points are available for your viewing pleasure today. The additional data is also going to be used for reference in a Linux 4.8-based BCache SSD+HDD comparison being published next week. Stay tuned for those fresh BCache numbers.

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