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today's leftovers:

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  • Opera Borks Gmail
  • Stuff to Play!
  • Ubuntu closes root hole
  • What Font To Use For Your Ubuntu Desktop? Try These!
  • Windows vs. Linux
  • Do customers want open core?
  • Tile Windows On Ubuntu Using X Tile Applet
  • Red Hat grows partner ecosystem
  • OLPC: Upgrading X0-1 to new SugarLabs Release
  • Open source software battle heats up
  • About BlankOn
  • Benchmarks Of FreeBSD 8.1 RC2 Against FreeBSD 8.0, Ubuntu Linux
  • Why you want PHP-5.3.2
  • Blacklisting drivers for some KWin effects
  • Novell's SLED11 SP1
  • Why GLEP 55 is a Good Idea and thus a Bad Thing

today's leftovers:

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  • A Note-Slinging Dynamic Duo
  • Desktop Virtualization Tools for Ubuntu
  • Sake Visual – Indie Visual Novel Studio
  • Why does Windows XP refuse to die?
  • GmailWatcher
  • Firefox 4 Beta Is Fast, But Not The Only Browser In Town
  • Are the Creative Commons Licences Valid?
  • XO Laptops distributed to four schools
  • QLC – Linux-powered theatrical lighting
  • Nexus one gets Linux
  • Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2010 Slides & Videos
  • Finding Free Fonts for Linux
  • Proprietary Software Licensing Produces No New Value In Society

today's leftovers:

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  • A closer look at Open Source World Summit
  • Planet Stronghold Alpha Available
  • Open Source: It's all LinkedIn
  • We’ve packaged all of the free software…what now?
  • GIMP Plugin Registry 3.5.1 Gets ~129 New Plugins
  • Learning While Playing for a Better World
  • Open Source: strategic software with economic value
  • Why GLEP 55 Is A Bad Idea
  • 6+ Great Alternatives To Windows XP That Are Free and Open Source
  • Spurned security researchers form anti-MS collective
  • Ubuntu 10.04 (Desktop)
  • Debian Editions
  • Debian by its numbers, as seen by keyring-maint
  • Introducing OpenCL
  • a map of the open web
  • Linux Foundation releases Windows accessibility software under BSD
  • Maestro, strike up the MIDI
  • Gems Found Going Down the Road
  • Meerkat needs you to edit software descriptions

today's leftovers:

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  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #200
  • Impression GTK Theme gets updated
  • Cleansweep Progress Report
  • Going Linux Jul 05 #107
  • KDE and the Masters of the Universe – 2010-07-05
  • Kubuntu developer wins KDE Akademy 2010 Award
  • Symbian OS and the Linux Desktop
  • Why Open Source Stalls Innovation and Patents Advance It

some shorts:

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  • New branch for OOo 3.3
  • openSUSE 11.3RC1 LXDE screencast
  • A flood of stable kernel releases
  • Linux 2.6.35-rc4 Kernel Sees The Light Of Day
  • Maintenance for openSUSE 11.0 extended

today's howtos and odds & ends:

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  • How to dual-boot Linux and Windows
  • Debranding Firefox in PCLinuxOS
  • requests 2012 bid proposals
  • Announcing a new Fedora for the XO-1 release
  • Terminator 0.94 released
  • Control Applications With Simon Speech Recognitions
  • Wuala: Linux Friendly Dropbox alternative
  • RETRO: The Linux Action Show! s9e02
  • Impression of First Day at Akademy 2010
  • Liquorix Squeezes the Most Out of Your Linux Desktop
  • Open source developer sees 100 percent growth
  • The Real reason Why Ubuntu Linux Doesn’t Have Malware – Part 1
  • MegaGlest 3.3.5 Pre-release special
  • 10 Misconceptions about Linux
  • LettersFall 2.0
  • Lightspark Flash Player Continues To Advance
  • Setting up a RocketRaid 2320 controller on Linux Mint 9
  • Netrunner 2 – Blacklight – A new release

today's leftovers:

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  • Goodbye netbook, hello Hoverboard
  • Low-power Pixel Qi Displays Sell out in a Day
  • Review of Kubuntu Netbook – Maverick Alpha 2
  • Qualcomm's Open Kernel Driver Leads To A Dirty Mess
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 143: One Window and Round Prints
  • Quick Midori Review And How to Install
  • Squeeze More Battery Life from Your Linux Netbook with Jupiter
  • GNOME 2.31.4 Is Ready For Some Testing Love
  • New Windows Security Breech: Microsoft!
  • Qt Open Governance Mailing list
  • Two possible, maybe, could-be kernel bugs
  • Best Lightweight Applications for Linux
  • GNOME Training confirmed
  • Luck and the Class Struct API
  • Dell sucks
  • 5 Python Pluses for the Enterprise
  • Full Circle Podcast #9
  • Font Management on Linux

today's leftovers:

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  • X.Org Server 1.8.2 Officially Released
  • N-VA using Drupal
  • Red Hat chief’s payday: $9 million
  • GIMP 2.7.1 with new user interface
  • Virtualization on the Ubuntu Desktop: An Overview
  • [FSF] Free Software Supporter -- Issue 27, June 2010
  • Open source logic analyzer software
  • Open Source Sensing Initiatives March Forward
  • Linux Foundation releases Meego for developers
  • Big-screen Kindle gains new screen technology
  • Cisco's second tablet runs Linux, manages home energy use
  • HP closes Palm deal, confirms WebOS tablet
  • Qualcomm Releases Open-Source 2D/3D Kernel Driver
  • Search for Bilski scapegoats targets IBM
  • VTK - 3D computer graphics
  • Open Source: Advocate to Government
  • When Sugar and Semantics Collide
  • New Ulteo OVD v2.5 release available now

today's leftovers:

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  • Want your files? Use the Force!
  • Well, It Looks Like Oracle Fails At OpenSolaris In 1H
  • K3b 2.0 burner software with Blu-ray support arrives
  • Gentoo QA by disagreement
  • Simon Phipps: An Open Source Evangelist Forges On
  • HoN Free 2 Play Weekend, A patch, Jobs And More News!
  • Testing programs that use the notification area
  • OCFS2: Unappreciated Linux File System
  • Book Review: PHP: The Good Parts
  • Bubba Two WiFi review
  • The New, Need-Driven Browser Choice Model
  • 5 Ubuntu Artwork Pool Wallpapers
  • Cross-platform interoperability importance to fade
  • Minitunes Music App Close to Release
  • GIMP 2.7.1 released
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated
  • The Turing Appliance
  • The Linux iLife? Lombard & Fillmore certainly feel like it…
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