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today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • 30 Days Ubuntu - Day 5: You Invited Me
  • More Polka, please
  • config.h is evil
  • Making Your PC Faster
  • God's Joke on Texstar lol
  • Tablet PC
  • Fix Skype on a 64bit Fedora 15
  • Ubuntu font family now has MONO
  • GNOME 2 like panel extention for GNOME 3
  • Changing Your Linux Background Automatically
  • Pinguy OS Mini
  • Porting Linux: part 1
  • Umplayer an alternative multimedia client
  • mysql-bin MySQL logs takes your disk space
  • Mint 11 Review | LAS | s17e02

some howtos & leftovers:

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  • Monitor your system with gnome shell extensions
  • 30 Day Ubuntu - Day 4: Tweaking the Look and Layout
  • Integrate the Terminal with the Desktop On Linux
  • Everyone should write shell scripts
  • Finding the Frequency of Words in a File
  • Watch - Run a command forever on the terminal
  • Re-Add Functionality To Ubuntu’s Tray With Indicator Applets
  • Skype Status and Gnome Shell
  • GNOME3 Notifications for Skype
  • Understanding MeeGo
  • Uget – An Open source Download Manager support aria2
  • Introduction to Backtrack 5
  • Libreoffice search and replace with superscript or subscript
  • Geeky software of the week: openshot
  • Intel Just Released A Crazy Fast Acceleration Architecture
  • Installing Fedora 15 in less than 640M of RAM
  • Going Linux Jun 05: #140 Listener Feedback

howtos & leftovers:

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  • Installing and Using TeamViewer on Ubuntu
  • Install Lottanzb And SABnzbd+ On Ubuntu
  • Adding GNOME 3 to Linux Mint 11
  • Commercial & Movies built in Blender
  • Fix Ubuntu reverting to Low Quality theme
  • The myth of drop_caches
  • Install Git On Your Ubuntu Desktop
  • Five Sub-$500 Store-Bought Systems Compared
  • Mageia 1 Final – Summary Videos for newbies
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 1 First Look and Initial Impressions (video)
  • Fighting Blender, NVIDIA and GNOME
  • Smooth Scrolling Targeted For X.Org Server 1.12
  • iPad Accounts For More Web Traffic Than Linux
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 29th May
  • copy files and create the directories
  • Fowl Space Pre-order
  • Linux Outlaws 210 - I Pray to Cthulhu
  • 30 Days Ubuntu - Day 3: Dude, Where's My iTunes?

today's leftovers:

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  • Barnes & Noble NOOK Color hacked to run MeeGo
  • Patching
  • vim: Ni! Ni! Ni! Ni!
  • DisplayLink Continues To Progress On Linux, But No 3D
  • My GNU/Linux & BSD Logo Zoo Version 2.0
  • Fusion Linux - Beyond GNOME 3.0
  • Clockwork Man on USC
  • KDE WebWorld Day Zero
  • Fedora Recognizes Student Contributor with Scholarship
  • Piper Jaffray Reports on Red Hat
  • That Other OS Fails
  • No applications category in Gnome 3.2?
  • Gentoo KDE Team June 2011 meeting
  • Microsoft eyes Ubuntu and Debian love on Hyper-V
  • I’ve been disenfranchised by gnome

today's leftovers:

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  • Why I've been throwing Open Standards under the bus
  • Firefox 4 hits 14.2% of worldwide market in May - study
  • IS buys into Linux specialist Synaq
  • Pondering storage options
  • King Arthurs Gold
  • Ditching Copyleft to Compete with a Fork?
  • More on Zero Bugs
  • Gonna 30 Days With...Ubuntu Linux
  • PiTiVi 0.14 "No longer kills kittens"
  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) End of Life
  • Behind the scenes: a community workshop for Red Hatters
  • FLOSS Weekly 168: ClearOS
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 405

today's leftovers:

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  • Ten days to SELF 2011.
  • Gnome Shell
  • Boot-Repair - Simple tool to repair frequent boot problems
  • UI Forensic Tool for File Information - FileInfo
  • Unity interface makes Ubuntu worse.
  • Zenix 2.0
  • Anki - An alternative learning program
  • DOOM Ported to JavaScript and HTML5
  • Celebrating 20 Years of Linux
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Features Defined
  • System76 quietly updates Starling Linux netbook with Atom N570 chip
  • PiTiVi Gets Ready With A New Release
  • DE: Open source in coalition agreement Badem-Wuerttemberg
  • Webian Shell: A full screen web browser built on Chromeless
  • Picking up the pieces
  • GNOME Shell available for Ubuntu 11.10
  • Super OS 11.04: Ubuntu 11.04 With Muscles
  • Should a Power-User Key Mapping Change Be This Difficult?
  • team owner no longer implies team member
  • Bodhi Linux Service Pack 1 Ready to Go
  • music made with gentoo: 20110530
  • Will Google's Chromebooks Play Well with Linux?
  • Linux Cabal
  • Avoid these Drupal hosting mistakes
  • Is Red Hat's Stock Expensive by the Numbers?
  • krunner doing just one thing

today's leftovers:

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  • Sometimes the bleeding edge cuts
  • Mixing the Old and the New
  • Elections 2011: fostering the GNOME commercial ecosystem
  • Bodhi Linux 1.1.0 Review (video)
  • Debian moving to Linux 3.0
  • Compositing Modes of KDE Plasma Workspaces Explained
  • FOSS is Fun: A Testing Time
  • Full Circle Podcast #20: A Dutch Pirate with False Teeth
  • Elaine Negroponte on Computer Usage in Schools
  • The Five Pillars Of Ubuntu Server 11.10
  • Small happy things: Fedora 15 and Bluetooth
  • Hey, Ridley, ya got any bmon?
  • Fedora 15 Review | LAS | s17e01
  • aseigo: libplasma2
  • XMonad: a tiling window manager
  • aseigo: Plasma Active: Quick Catch-Up!
  • Ricoh Announces Enterprise Device With Tablet Features

today's leftovers:

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  • Compact 1.8GHz Atom PC is just $200
  • KDE 4.7 – A First Look At Beta 1
  • Fedora 15 KDE: When New Old Is Better Than New New
  • Red Hat gives executives raises
  • The First Image Of Desura Running On Linux
  • MeeGo Could Switch Over To Wayland This Year
  • Zero Bugs in Linux
  • OBS—The New Name Speaks Volumes
  • Plasma Compositor and Window Manager in 4.7
  • The Underlying KWin Improvements In KDE 4.7
  • Is AMD Open-Sourcing Something Next Week?
  • Linux Outlaws 209 - FABRAGE x3

some leftovers:

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  • Fedora 15
  • Does Amazon "owe" open source? Maybe a little
  • Hex-a-Hop...heard of it?
  • Gmediafinder - Stream/download files
  • TermKit: The Best of Both Terminal and Graphical World
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2011.05.27
  • Ubuntu Power Users: first meeting
  • A computer is not a toaster!
  • Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) end-of-life reached on April 30, 2011.
  • Mozilla Intros Website Permissions Manager In Firefox 5
  • Changes to Ruby in Debian (and Ubuntu)
  • Developer Interview : Rob Snelders
  • Red Hat (RHT) Could Fall Through $42.42 Support Level
  • KDE Commit Digest for 22 May 2011
  • 4 LibreOffice Splash Screens Worth Checking Out

today's leftovers:

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  • Bodhi Linux 1.1.0 Released
  • Yesterday I did a new release of Kraft
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 404
  • Giving Away Unigine's New Real Time Strategy Game
  • Still with ConnochaetOS
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 3 Episode 10
  • 3 Best Free Partition Managers For Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Fedora 15 and offlineimap users beware
  • MK: Public involved in finalisation of national Open Source policy
  • Awesomium Windowless Web Browser Framework Ported to Linux
  • CleanCache Merged Into The Linux Kernel
  • Need open source policy? Ask the DoD.
  • Why there's no Gentoo Weekly Newsletter Anymore
  • 3 Best Free iTunes Alternatives For Linux
  • Zukitwo: Beautiful GNOME Theme Pack
  • U.S. Considers Open-Source Software for Cybersecurity
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