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  • Dell's Linux laptop has good hardware, decent toolkit
  • development builds of inkscape for fedora
  • Windows 8 Legacy: Unacceptable Level of Risk
  • Font boost for Linux from Adobe and Google
  • From GNOME Linux Desktop to OpenStack Cloud

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  • Censorship on Linux Sites ain't Cool
  • Low Cost Chromebooks Appeal to Linux Users Not Interested in Chrome OS
  • Mageia 3 Delayed Again a Bit
  • Anomaly 2 marches to PC, Mac and Linux May 15
  • Install Tomorrow's Technologies in Today's Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu 13.10 Release Schedule
  • People behind ubuntu quality: Carla
  • SythOS – An experimental collaborative OS
  • Linux Mint 14: First Impressions
  • Shuttleworth Interview on Cloud and Mobile
  • pilot: It’s in there, it’s just hiding
  • 500 mile emails (hilarious!)
  • Gentoo Team Isolates Udev from Systemd (eudev)
  • FLOSS Weekly 250

some more odds & ends

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  • Compositing and “lightweight” desktops
  • Vim: Tabs and Buffers
  • SELinux mount options
  • FreeBSD expands activities as funds flow in
  • selling Linux to Windows customers is easy
  • Fake Firefox Spyware Riles Mozilla
  • Closure 2D Puzzle on Steam at 66% off
  • Steam Linux Usage Still On The Decline
  • Starting Development Of GNOME Shell, Mutter 3.10

today's leftovers:

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  • rawhide week for 2013-04-30
  • Use KDE's Digital Clock Widget as a World Clock
  • Control and security of corporate open-source projects
  • Sued Opera designer fingers Mozilla
  • Jack Lumber the supernatural lumberjack now on Steam
  • Linux Fest Northwest reprise
  • cdcd: With a name like that…
  • Slackware: Is Systemd Inevitable?
  • HowTo List And Delete Iptables Rules

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  • Surgeon Simulator 2013 Review
  • Firefox prefetching: what you need to know
  • Fedora 19 alpha offers a peek at what's coming
  • SCO's Motion To Reopen Denied with Bonk on the Head
  • FLOSS Weekly 249
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 5 Episode 7
  • Meet the GIMP Episode 191: PNG or JPG – The Big Fight
  • Stallman speaks in Copenhagen
  • Why Do It? The Motivations Behind Free Software
  • Metaphors behind icons – which are really useful?
  • The Achilles Heel of Open Source: Elitism
  • Installing Stuff
  • First Alpha Skolelinux based on Wheezy
  • Review: Fuduntu 2013.2
  • Pardus 2013 Review – The mighty have fallen

some leftovers:

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  • Linux on mainframes used more widely than you might think
  • Obsidian adds SUSE to its arsenal
  • 12 Linux Which, Whatis, Whereis Command Examples
  • typespeed: What good is a text editor, if you’re a lousy typist?
  • Surgeon Simulator 2013 Released on Steam
  • Would You Pay to Play Linux?
  • "The Raven" Arrives in June on Steam
  • Open-Source Physics on Linux
  • Fedora 18 KDE Post Install Changes
  • Red Hat’s “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at TheStreet
  • Big MySQL/MariaDB News Stories yesterday
  • Logout GNOME from command line
  • File permissions from the GUI
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 313
  • OBS Gaining More Power
  • Brightness Control in Ubuntu With Handy App
  • One Late Night
  • How to Improve Your Ubuntu 13.04 Experience

today's leftovers:

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  • Review: GNOME 3 Application Development: Beginner’s Guide
  • Password Attacks, Part III - The Combination
  • Multi-part items in Smoothie
  • Open source potential in capital markets
  • Word Play Deluxe is released
  • How to Setup a USB Drive that Can Run or Install Ubuntu
  • aoeui: And sometimes … why?
  • Linux Outlaws 307 – They See Me Patchin
  • Lightweight KlyDE gives Xfce, Gnome heavy weight competition
  • Install Fedora to USB Drive
  • File List Command All Options And Examples
  • Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards re-made for the 21st century

today's leftovers:

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  • GNOME Music development status
  • History on Wayland Support inside KWin
  • cortex: In a very similar vein
  • The Best Amateur Radio Logging App For Linux
  • Top Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04
  • FOSS: Breaking the Chains of Apple and Microsoft
  • How to disable screen lock in Fuduntu 2013.2
  • News in kdepim 4.11: Scam detection

today's leftovers:

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  • Firefox OS Powered Keon Makes Its Way To The FCC
  • Pimp Out Your Fedora 18 Xfce Desktop
  • Migrating to kmail2
  • The Focus Of Wayland's Weston Compositor
  • The Secret Password Is...
  • Three Types of Documentation You Should Stop Writing
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Preview
  • TechCrunch Podcast: and the magic of Ubuntu laptops
  • Install Burg Boot Loader In Ubuntu 13.04 & LinuxMint
  • My openSUSE 12 Journal 12: Hello 12.3!
  • {hacker,reddit}-top: Monitoring at your pleasure
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