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some odds & ends:

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  • byobu: A shortcut to a prettier Screen
  • OS war - Android on its way
  • World of Goo Review
  • Palm's Native webOS App Secrets Revealed
  • How Ubuntu (Linux) Changed My Life
  • Arch vs. Slackware, a friendly comparison
  • Spain pays 12m Euros to Telefonica to maintain open source web sit

some shorts:

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  • When I’m in a squeeze, it’s Debian Squeeze!
  • TWM Updated For 2010: X Render Support, Etc
  • Enna Comes About As An Alternative To XBMC
  • Filelight: Where my disk space has gone?
  • Free and Open Source Software Feature on VTV
  • Quake Ported to the Palm Pre
  • Docky Getting Liferea "Helper", Dropbox Docklet
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #174
  • Will Geeknet's slashdot.org, SourceForge.net, and ohloh.net be Donated Away Like Linux.com?

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • It's 2010, But A No-Go For GNOME's 10x10 Goal
  • Using figlet for a console screensaver
  • Ubuntu Impression/Night Impression GTK themes
  • Empower your VMware programs with virtualization builders
  • Block Websites in Ubuntu Linux
  • Configure Linux – Add Applications, Set the Screen Resolution, Desktop Wallpaper
  • Kpilot is Dead
  • Address Books via Email Addresses
  • How to rebuild vboxdrv on Arch Linux
  • Pull Request Goes In For X's udev Input Handling
  • You mean the GUI works too?
  • What more should i do after installing Fedora 12?
  • Securely erasing files, by filling your disk
  • Joining multiple files with lxsplit
  • KOffice & RDF: Who, What, When, Where?
  • SWFTools - SWF Manipulation and Creation tools
  • Hole as big as city block found on Moon

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • The Goblin and the Butterfly 1.0.0.7 Released
  • How To: Automated home backups
  • Pngcrush is an optimizer for PNG
  • UNP : Universal File Unpacking Utility
  • Jon maddog Hall: End of the year, a decade and an era
  • Linux In A Nutshell – Sixth Edition
  • How To Get KDE Plasma Workspace Ubuntu 9.10
  • Goodbye to the GIMP
  • How to enable file and folder listing in apache
  • Introducing espeak-gui
  • Python wanderings, part two
  • Improving password security in Debian
  • DtO: Has this ever happened to you?
  • FLOSS Weekly 102: Jython

today's howtos & leftovers:

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HowTos
  • A standard Windows desktop is useless
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 4
  • Don’t Worry, App Runner to the Rescue
  • Convert Your Old Computer to a Linux Server
  • How to configure local mail delivery
  • No-hassle file encryption with gnupg
  • Disabling splash screen in ubuntu 9.10
  • Simple Backup / Restore DataBase in postgresql
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 334

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • Seven great Ubuntu applications
  • Release Early, Release Often, Adopt Slowly
  • Linux drivers for Broadcom HD Video Accelerator
  • How to install Cairo-Dock on Simply Linux 5
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 3
  • Theming GNOME
  • Announcing Acire
  • Put some meat on it: Writing release announcements
  • Pixelize, create an image consisting of many small images
  • The Quandary over Open Source Support
  • Terminator – Run Multiple Terminals in a Single Window
  • What Is Ubuntu?
  • Firefox 4 slips to 2011
  • As a linux sysadmin I do care about
  • Queen Rania using Drupal, Ashley Tisdale using Drupal
  • A Dinosaur Game Is Coming To Linux
  • 2009: A breakthrough year for mobile Linux
  • Running Different OSs Inside Windows
  • MySQL Database Corruption Post Collation Issues
  • All Quiet on the CodePlex Front as 100 Day Mark Passes

today's leftovers:

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  • The YoLD is Dead; Long Live the YoLD!
  • Monty launches frantic 'save MySQL' web campaign
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 2
  • Abusing Copyrights to Silence Critics, Control Customers, and Crush Competition
  • Composite video output from chumby
  • Mobile Broadband on Linux, Revisited
  • A little know but very powerful tool for homeschooling: Free Software
  • Social Hosting, Good Parenting Are Keys to Open Source Success
  • AllmyApps – Ubuntu’s alternative to Ninite
  • helping perl packagers package perl modules for real
  • picon databases available online
  • Open for business?
  • Linux Outlaws 129 - The Year 2009 in Review

today's leftovers:

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  • Alien Arena 7.33 Released
  • Pfstools - manipulating high-dynamic range images and video frames
  • Not all ereaders are the same
  • My experience with Google Chrome
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 1
  • Review: Gwibber – Get Social in Linux
  • Red Hat To ‘Rev’ Up Partner Network
  • Grammys using Drupal

some howtos & stuff:

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HowTos
  • howto Qemu
  • How to build .deb package from tar.gz
  • openSUSE installation guide
  • Predictions for 2010
  • X Server 1.7.4 Is Just About Here
  • Top 10 Science stories of 2009 by Scientific American
  • How to use ZTE MF627 USB modem on linux
  • How to get colors in man command page
  • Best way to keep up with GIMP from git
  • Picard Tagger - Automatically tag your mp3 music files
  • How to get popup window before empty gnome trash in Ubuntu
  • Entropy in 2010: here we are (almost)!
  • HOWTO: Devil's Tuning Fork under Wine
  • Getting Acquainted with the Openbox Config
  • How To install µTorrent Portable in Ubuntu
  • Allow remote connections to your MySQL server
  • openSUSE – Build a rpm package
  • Where The Heck are all the Ubuntu Games?

few odds & ends:

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  • What I’ve Enjoyed About Ubuntu
  • Get Started with Customizations
  • Faces Behind Linux - Underappreciated Open Source Youtubers
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  • Akademy 2015 & Kate
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Android Leftovers

  • Google offers revamped Glass headset to the enterprise: report
    Google is reportedly distributing a new version of Glass for use in specialist sectors.
  • Silent Circle’s Blackphone 2 to support Android for Work
    Earlier this year, Google made it quite clear to help enterprise-segment with its Android for Work initiative for its mobile operating system. Now, the company has finally announced its expansion plans that now includes 40 companies including device manufacturers, application makers and management providers.
  • Android for Work Gets Support from Major U.S. Carriers
    Earlier this year, we were reporting on one of the biggest security holes ever affecting Android. In fact, PaloAlto networks had found that that security breach affected almost 50 percent of Android devices, making them vulnerable to an attack that can swap out a user's pre-installed app with malware that can round up sensitive data. The fact is, concerns about security and other issues have made some enterprises wary of letting users standardize on Android devices.
  • Android Studio 1.3 (Android IDE Developed By Google) Has Been Released
  • OnePlus 2 Review Roundup: Solid Android Smartphone And Fantastic Tag Price
    The OnePlus 2 will not become available in the U.S. and Europe until Aug. 11, but the first reviews of the Chinese startup's second flagship smartphone are already in, and the verdict is a resounding thumbs up from most people who were lucky enough to be given a preview build. When it comes to the OnePlus 2's design, reviewers agree that the device has a solid, comfortable build thanks to the textured sandstone panel on the back and the slight convex shape that curves right into the hands, while still evoking that premium feel with the aluminum frame holding up the device.