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today's leftovers:

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  • This ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Ubuntu desktop is gorgeous
  • World of Goo- A game that you should know about
  • New Gentoo Goodies
  • Yakito a multimedia converter
  • Install ScreenRuler in Ubuntu
  • The Linux Foundation Announces New Linux Training Scholarships
  • A New Open-Source KMS Driver Just Published
  • Sabayon XFCE: the story continues
  • Gnome shell media player extension
  • Open Invention Network Announces Purchase of Fundamental Patent Portfolio
  • Apache Web Server Grows
  • PMS Test Suite: getting the test results
  • music videos made with gentoo
  • Obsidian drives Red Hat growth in emerging markets

Fedora IPv6 Test Day tomorrow

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Fedora will be holding an IPv6 Test Day tomorrow, to test the readiness of both the Fedora distribution and project sites for IPv6. View this as an opportunity to contribute to Fedora while learning about IPv6 in real time from smart cookies who actually know what they’re talking about. I know that’s what I’m going to do. See you all tomorrow in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC!

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  • How to do simple things the Sabayon way
  • Adobe Flash security update
  • The trend towards permissive licensing
  • Linux 3.0-rc2 Kernel Is A Quiet Release
  • Get your fresh kernels from openSUSE and test Linux 3.0
  • Drupal contributor statistics
  • Hop a ride on the Tux bus for Linux Learners Day
  • Graphic Design for Linux Systems
  • Nominations open for the O'Reilly Open Source Awards 2011
  • Upgrades & Downgrades: Green Ink For Red Hat?
  • 'OSD-Lyrics' Updated with Many New Features
  • Attachmate CEO: We Can Grow Legacy Novell Business
  • Shuttleworth: balancing economic power in the FLOSS ecosystem
  • Bacon: Better Community With Better Technology
  • DuckDuckGo - Your next search engine
  • gnote performance
  • Is the iCloud the end of the Linux & Windows desktop?
  • Linux Outlaws 211 - Leave a Message After the Tone

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

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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?

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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

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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

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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
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R1Soft's Backup Backport, TrustZone CryptoCell in Linux

  • CloudLinux 6 Gets New Beta Kernel to Backport a Fix for R1Soft's Backup Solution
    After announcing earlier this week the availability of a new Beta kernel for CloudLinux 7 and CloudLinux 6 Hybrid users, CloudLinux's Mykola Naugolnyi is now informing us about the release of a Beta kernel for CloudLinux 6 users. The updated CloudLinux 6 Beta kernel is tagged as build 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.26 and it's here to replace kernel 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.25. It is available right now for download from CloudLinux's updates-testing repository and backports a fix (CKSIX-109) for R1Soft's backup solution from CloudLinux 7's kernel.
  • Linux 4.12 To Begin Supporting TrustZone CryptoCell
    The upcoming Linux 4.12 kernel cycle plans to introduce support for CryptoCell hardware within ARM's TrustZone.

Lakka 2.0 stable release!

After 6 months of community testing, we are proud to announce Lakka 2.0! This new version of Lakka is based on LibreELEC instead of OpenELEC. Almost every package has been updated! We are now using RetroArch 1.5.0, which includes so many changes that listing everything in a single blogpost is rather difficult. Read more Also: LibreELEC-Based Lakka 2.0 Officially Released with Raspberry Pi Zero W Support

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