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today's leftovers:

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  • Debian Project News
  • Emacs undo trees
  • Untangle Gateway- An open source solution for blocking
  • Be A Community Manager
  • Novell and Markus Rex: Reinventing An Empire
  • Open Source Contributor Agreements: Some Examples
  • Open source and Windows 8: spotlight on Microsoft’s open source interop strategy
  • Improve artwork openSUSE 11.4
  • ATI's 2D Performance With X.Org Server 1.9
  • Open-source cuts through intell community's red tape
  • European Open Source Think Tank 2010:
  • Reflective compiz panels
  • The popularity of Firefox around the world
  • SFLS: Episode 0x2D:Updated Discussion
  • Linux Outlaws 163 - The Frostbite Empire

today's leftovers:

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  • Droid X and Fedora
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #206
  • Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 2 Linux Mint LXDE
  • 10 Things Any Monitoring Software Should Do that Nagios Does
  • Vim editor learns Python 3
  • Palamida Joins Linux Foundation
  • WhiteHouse.gov Expands Open Source Efforts
  • Busyhot - Neat CPU Load/Temp Applet
  • Behind KDE: Ingo Malchow, the Guy Behind KDE Websites
  • fedoracommunity.org website design progressing
  • Larry Lessig's new journey (part one)

today's leftovers:

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  • Introducing The X.Org Gesture Extension
  • Texas Memory Systems Joins Linux Foundation
  • KMyMoney Team Announces First Platform 4 Release
  • Vi IMproved 7.3 Released w/ Fixes + New Features
  • Simple Linux word processing with WordGrinder
  • Trinity Rescue Kit 3.4 released
  • McDonald's using Drupal
  • Ubuntu 10.10 Sound Applet Mock-up 2
  • Open software passes Australian tipping point
  • Microsoft Will Lose The Google-Oracle Battle
  • Oracle isn't completely wrong
  • Treasury, Linux Australia collaborate on tax tools
  • open source incapable of handling interface issues
  • what does the Google Verizon proposal mean for GNU Linux?
  • Westinghouse Digital Ruling: Less than Meets the Eye
  • Fedora 14 Artwork Progressing

today's odds & ends:

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HowTos
  • Open Firefox Links In Other Web Browsers
  • Upgrade kernel from backports in Debian Stable
  • The worst code snippet I’ve ever seen
  • Changing Hostnames And Making It Stick
  • Wall Poster of Linux source Code
  • Ubuntu Studio Sound Theme is Old But Still Really Good
  • Connecting to wireless LAN on Arch linux
  • Linux kernel error levels (Value, Name and Meanings)
  • LinuxInstall Podcast Episode 29 - How to get a job as a Linux Admin....
  • 4 tools open source for amateur radio applications
  • Installing PEAR framework and packages
  • Warzone 2100 2.3.4 Released
  • Defending Free Software against Oracle's attack
  • The Linux Action Show! s13e03 Linux Home Server Build PT2
  • Simple Coloured Bash Prompts
  • Planing for an openSUSE Revolution
  • Happy Birthday, Debian!

today's howtos & stuff:

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  • Open source software a frequent flier on Virgin America
  • Trying Out The New Ubuntu 10.10 Installer
  • New: OOo-DEV 3.3.x Developer Snapshot
  • wxbanker keeps track of your money
  • Linux Is On Parity With AIX Unix
  • Illumination Software Creator 2.1 Beta 2
  • Tankaar 10.08 Released
  • Batch Convert Nikon RAW (NEF) Files to JPEG
  • Play Dune 2 Natively on Linux with Dune Legacy
  • LinuxCon Day 3: Now Get Out There and Do Something!
  • Sync Tomboy Notes with Ubuntu One
  • Bandwidth monitoring became easy with Netmonitor
  • Removing a Background with Gimp
  • OpenOffice - Page Numbers in a Click (extention)
  • urxvt – the unbeatable terminal
  • quicky: changing your shell prompt
  • How To Make Single-Click Links for Software Installation [Ubuntu]

yesterday's leftovers:

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  • Asus to Release Eee Tablet With Linux in October for $300
  • Froyo for HTC EVO 4G And Droid Incredible Goes Open Source
  • Nautilus Update brings new changes
  • Collection of nice looking themes for Gnome and Ubuntu
  • 10 Beautiful Wallpapers From Official Ubuntu Artwork Pool
  • Stunning New Gnome Shell Motion Design Mock Up [Video]
  • Highlights from Linuxcon 2010 (Slideshow)
  • Linux KVM Eyes 'World Domination'
  • IT executives and developers on open source collision course
  • Support remains the weak link in open source software adoption
  • The Chzo Mythos comes Linux
  • Microsoft: Windows 7 every bit as secure as Unix
  • Wondermedia WM8505 Linux + u-boot source code
  • Linux Outlaws 162 - Neckbeards Unite!

today's leftovers:

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  • Confessions of a Windows 7 to Ubuntu switcher
  • Opera 10.61 released
  • Highlights from Day 1 at LinuxCon 2010
  • LinuxCon Day 2: Linux has Arrived
  • Granatier - A Bomberman alternative
  • The Battle for Wesnoth 1.8.4 Released
  • DNC uses open-source software to ease voter registration
  • Talking about Ubuntu Studio with Scott Lavender
  • KDE's New Default: Stripes wallpaper
  • Distribution branding and Stripes
  • Salix OS 13.1.1 Screenshots
  • What Tweaks Could Make Linux Even Better?
  • Chipmunk - GTK Last.fm player
  • Plasma: now comes for tablets

today's leftovers:

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  • Put Your Unused XO Laptop to Good Use in a Boston School
  • Can't Linux and Android Just Get Along?
  • Top 10 best practices for enterprise open source adopters
  • OpenOffice - The Image Writer
  • Colorize Code in OpenOffice.org Writer Documents with COOoder
  • The best Web browser:
  • Drupal 6.18, 6.19 and 5.23 released
  • Oracle unveils Sparc and Solaris 5-year plan
  • Forrester: Open-source BI Has Pros and Cons
  • LinuxCon: Where's Linux Headed?
  • Global Knowledge Named Red Hat Premier Training Partner of the Year
  • FLOSS Weekly 130: VirtualBox
  • Monty's MariaDB extends the open source database
  • Linux Foundation Makes Enterprise Open Source Boring
  • New Shutter Release add support for UbuntuOne
  • Jump: a bookmarking system for the bash shell
  • Tuesday Afternoon Linux at the Farmers' Market

today's leftovers:

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  • Vulnerability in OpenSSL 1.0.x
  • Writing in an open source world
  • Top 5 Open Source Linux Server Provisioning Software
  • Basenji - A portable volume indexer
  • Use Maximus to Go Full-Screen in Ubuntu
  • Mozilla Draws Controversy Over Silent Firefox Updates
  • Bradley M. Kuhn: May LF Make Me Superfluous
  • New OOo 3.3 Beta release
  • LinuxCon: Linux's Future in the Spotlight
  • Linux Chief Sounds Off on Android, Apple and App Stores
  • Hype vs. Reality: Today's Linux Story from the Media's Perspective
  • The continuum of Linux news #LinuxCon
  • Beginners Tour of Shotwell
  • An overview of today’s top-ten Linux distributions
  • Dell backs Ubuntu
  • Beware of “functions are first class citizens” mantra

Today's Leftovers:

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  • Peppermint OS One-08042010 Screenshots
  • Opera 10.61 Release Candidate (RC3) Released
  • Digg using Drupal
  • FLOSSCamp 2010
  • The Dead Microsoft Sketch
  • Illumination Software Creator 2.1 Beta 1
  • A fund manager experiments in geek...
  • Dumping Windows, moving on with Linux
  • An In-Depth Look at Red Hat Cloud Computing
  • O'Reilly's Report from Debian Conference
  • Goodbye DebConf10
  • FUDCon Tempe update
  • Investment in open source software will only go up from here
  • How can your software fail?
  • On branding
  • Improving Perl 5's Core Exceptions
  • Gentoo's Quality Status
  • Review: Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring
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today's howtos

Leftovers: Gaming

Leftovers: KDE (Akonadi, KWin)

  • Akonadi for e-mail needs to die
    So, I'm officially giving up on kmail2 (i.e., the Akonadi-based version of kmail) on the last one of my PCs now. I have tried hard and put in a lot of effort to get it working, but it costs me a significant amount of time and effort just to be able to receive and read e-mail - meaning hanging IMAP resources every few minutes, the feared "Multiple merge candidates" bug popping up again and again, and other surprise events. That is plainly not acceptable in the workplace, where I need to rely on e-mail as means of communication. By leaving kmail2 I seem to be following many many other people... Even dedicated KDE enthusiasts that I know have by now migrated to Trojita or Thunderbird.
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