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  • Testing software: Ubuntu 64-bit, Unity and PlayOnLinux, the new Wine-Doors?
  • PCLinuxOS, LXDE, and User Management
  • Gentoo Security Team: Scouting Tips
  • Making Ubuntu More Personal: Identify Contributions To Engage More Personally
  • Updated Debian GNU/Linux: 5.0.8 released
  • Mint Debian Edition

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  • New: OpenOffice.org 3.3.0 Release Candidate 10
  • People behind Debian: Michael Vogt, synaptic and APT developer
  • As CEO of Google, Larry Page Won't Frown on Open Source
  • Skype Toolbar Blocked by Mozilla - FINALLY!
  • RSS-Aware indicator adds ‘quit’ button, but still no ‘clear all’
  • Turn Your Linux Desktop,Tablet or Touch Device into Digital Sketchpad
  • Network made easy with Mandriva
  • New evidence supports Oracle's case against Google
  • 3 IT Tools You Can't Live Without
  • Unity Window Decorator
  • Common user interface mistakes in KDE applications, part 3: Message Boxes
  • Change PostgreSQL Locale
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2011.01.21
  • A Guide To How Graphics Cards Work
  • Tribler - P2P application for sharing content
  • A heaping helping of Linux games
  • Open Source Procurement: Indemnity

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HowTos
  • Revisited: 3 Newbie-Friendly KDE Distributions
  • Hacking, Old-School
  • So long, Drupal 5.x (End of Life Announcement)
  • How to Install VirtualBox 4.0.2 on Ubuntu 10.10
  • Easily Search And Manage PPAs With Y PPA Manager
  • There's No FUD Like an Old FUD
  • Installing a Debian GNU/Linux test server with VirtualBox
  • Expect Script Tutorial: Expressions, If Conditions, For Loop, and While Loop
  • How to make a great pattern in GIMP
  • Creating dynamic volumes with loop devices
  • How to Advertise your FOSS game
  • Add titles to OpenShot Video Editor projects
  • MySQL: Drive Your Performance Problems Away!
  • Diff with vimdiff
  • Text Watermarking and Watermark Recovery - Snowdrop
  • MintCast Interview
  • Radio Tray 0.6.2 comes with resume parameter, application indicator
  • Stuck in Windows
  • Moving duplicity (and Deja-Dup) backups
  • Ubuntu Laptop How to save current screen brightness settings
  • Search is One of the Strengths of GNU/Linux
  • Shadow Clones is a Fun Alien Shooter with Nice Soundtrack
  • Use the Levels Adjustment Tool in digiKam

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  • Debian 6 Expected by February 6
  • 35 Terminal ( text ) based application for Linux
  • Who is profiting from open source?
  • FLOSS Weekly 149: VoltDB
  • No double standards: supporting Google's push for WebM
  • Tron: An open source legacy
  • My Desktops for 2011
  • Novell's Linux Support Continues to Lead the Industry
  • Improved Udev Rule For Arch Linux
  • Siding With Canonical on Unity for Ubuntu
  • Firefox 4.0 beta 9: epic fail?
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 19th December 2010
  • First FOSDEM 2011 Speaker Interviews
  • Study charts global open source trends
  • Manage MySQL with Consummate Ease Using SQL Buddy
  • GhostBSD development in 2011
  • Canonical's Qt decision may also be mobile power play
  • Oops! Updates are a Part of Life

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  • Red Hat Updates RHEL 5 with More Hardware, Software Support
  • The OMG! Ubuntu! Guide to must-have indicator applets
  • lca2011 venue update
  • aseigo: Qt acceptance growing, next: colaboration process?
  • If it sounds mad
  • Debugging ADSL connectivity
  • Open Source in GSM Could Breed Mobile Mayhem
  • Five open source network management projects to watch
  • Free as in Freedom, Episode 0x07
  • Debian Squeeze 6.0 installation screen shots and review
  • SuperTux - A Super Mario Bros Clone
  • RuneScape – Return of Free Trade & The Wilderness
  • Hello English OS! for Learning English.
  • Intel's Linux Sandy Bridge Graphics Still Troubling
  • ODF Interoperability: Maidenhead ODF Plugfest
  • Mandriva and Mythware team up to offer a complete educational solution for OEMs and Schools
  • Why the FSFE is concerned about the sale of Novell’s patents
  • Close To The 50 Day - Red Hat
  • Linux Outlaws 186 - Be Like Dan

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  • 5 Splash Screens to Spice up digiKam
  • Linux Mint Debian Edition - a green goddess
  • Open Source: we are buying, but are we engaging?
  • OpenGamma secures $6 million power open source for financial markets
  • EU funds open source language Scala
  • $10 Laptop? India’s Educational Laptop Is Here, But Not At $10
  • WebOS: The Other Smartphone/Tablet Linux
  • OLPC Arm version is faster than Intel's
  • Graphical tools for manipulating PDFs
  • New: OOo-DEV 3.x Developer Snapshot
  • Mesa Now Supports A Bit More Of OpenGL 3.0
  • DisPlex - Compiz/Emerald AppIndicator
  • GNOME Commander - A nice file manager for GNOME
  • Some patent reflections on WebM
  • Available: FreeBSD 8.2-RC2

some odds & ends:

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HowTos
  • Installing Arch Linux – The Base
  • How to Identify a Good Perl Programmer
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 12th December 2010
  • Control Your Network Traffic with Wondershaper in Ubuntu / Debian
  • Graphic corruption woes with mesa 7.10
  • Confining user applications
  • Will The Free Software Desktop Ever Make It?
  • seminar to public about new features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • What *is* OOP?
  • Linux armageddon Linux Mint vs Slackware
  • Reliable and unreliable detection of bundled libraries
  • Amahi Home Server – Setting Up File Duplications & Exploring the App Store
  • Using notify-send as a Conky replacement

today's odds & ends:

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HowTos
  • Linux Fund and anti-harassment policy
  • create a gnome panel icon for triggering the compiz expo plugin (like in unity)
  • How to change default in GNOME Terminal to xterm
  • KDE SC 4.6 RC1 – An INTELligent Update
  • Open files in Linux
  • Create a Clone Server
  • Namebench: cross-platform DNS benchmarking tool
  • KDE 4.5.5 available for Mandriva 2010.1 and 2010.2

today's leftovers:

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  • Backgrounds in The Board
  • Moovida Core media player coming to Linux ‘real soon’ – but is the 3D interface?
  • The .wwf format in practice
  • OOo localization process changed into a continuous process
  • Ubuntu using FileZilla download/upload files
  • Report: Use savings of open source to develop new tools
  • NVIDIA OpenCL Linux Benchmarks
  • Love Open Source? Want to present at SouthEast LinuxFest (SELF) ’11?
  • The Phantom Fifth Freedom
  • Does Linux innovate?
  • Open Source Your Rave with OpenLase
  • The super new compiz debugging tool
  • Bug Statistics for KWin 4.6 Cycle
  • FreeBSD Foundation requesting project proposals (2011)
  • Quick how-to: Gentoo on Atari MiNT/TOS

today's leftovers:

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  • GNOME 3.0 Is Getting Very Close
  • What’s involved in maintaining a package?
  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.11: bug fixed release for Ubuntu 11.04
  • Why You Can't Hire Great Perl Programmers
  • An Education in Open Source
  • I’m Not A Linux Geek.
  • The ’69 Dart of Software
  • Revolution Music Player
  • Lawyers Can Leave Windows for Linux OS – Ubuntu
  • First Ever Release of Elementary OS "Jupiter" Imminent
  • openSUSE Wallpaper Community Pack #1
  • GIMP Inadequate? Say It Ain’t So…
  • inSSIDer 2 for Linux
  • The march of WebM
  • A First Look At Diaspora – The Open Social Network
  • Penguin goes hybrid with ClusterWare
  • Ubuntu Hardware Issues Poll – Results
  • Pushing the limits of the GPL
  • ULatencyD Enters The Linux World
  • LCA Flood News
  • TLLTS Episode 384 January 12, 2011
  • FSFE Newsletter - January 2011
  • FLOSS Weekly 148: OpenPilot
  • New Year's Resolutions
  • Open source distributors beyond the Thunderdome
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 5th December 2010
  • LB - Episode 65 - iMist a Hole Lotta BSD
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 3 Episode 1
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  • Linux use on Pornhub surged 14% in 2016
    Pornhub is one of the preeminent porn sites on the web. Each year Pornhub releases a year in review post with anonymous details about the site’s users. More and more Linux users are visiting Pornhub, Linux saw an impressive 14% increase in traffic share in 2016.
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  • Calamares 2.4.6 Distribution-Independent Linux Installer Delivers Improvements
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  • Shotwell Photo Manager 0.25.3 Released
    Photography fans will be pleased to hear that a new bug-fix release of photo management app Shotwell is now available to download.
  • AntiX 16.1 is available for public
    AntiX is Debian based Linux distribution. It uses lightweight desktop environments like Fluxbox, Icewm, Xfce, etc. This distribution is originated in Greece and is typically ideal for old systems. Few hours ago AntiX team released new version named AntiX 16.1. It is based on Debian Jessie.
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  • Genode OS Framework Planning For Async I/O, App ABI, Qt5 Plans For 2017
    The Genode Operating System Framework has announced their planned roadmap for this year as the involved developers continue working on this original OS initiative. The overall theme of the Genode OS work in 2017 is to focus on stability and scalability, but there is also much more on their road-map for this calendar year.
  • PrestaShop
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Linux on Servers

  • IBM i Open Source Business Architect Lays Out A Plan
    Enterprise level application development is no place for open source languages. Can you believe it? That was once the widely accepted truth. Jiminy Crickets! Things have changed. The number of the stable open source distributions available with comprehensive support and maintenance goes well beyond common knowledge. Industry giants, successful SMB players, and mom and pop businesses are finding good reasons to use open source. Even IBM uses open source for internal business reasons. There are reasons for you to do the same.
  • Lightning Talk - Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes by Blake White, The Walt Disney Co.
  • How Disney Is Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes
    The Walt Disney Company is famous for “making magic happen,” and their cross-cloud, enterprise level Kubernetes implementation is no different. In a brief but information-packed lightning talk at CloudNativeCon in Seattle in November, Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White laid out a few of the struggles and solutions in making Kubernetes work across clouds.
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