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  • Running, Stopped, Killed? A user shouldn’t care
  • clipf: Cryptic, but powerful
  • kwin and catalyst drivers
  • logtailer: Watching the logs in real time
  • 15 Python Array Examples – Declare, Append, Index, Remove, Count
  • $32 Million Or Not: 5 Reasons Why Ubuntu Edge Is Already A Success
  • Linux Cat Command Explained With Examples
  • Linux popularity rises as enterprises conquer 'irrational fears'
  • The Chaos Engine Remake Hits PC, Mac, Linux
  • Give the new LibreOffice Sidebar a try
  • Linux Format 175 On Sale Today - Next Generation Sysadmin
  • Linux Crazy: Gnome 3.8 | Systemd + The new Gentoo Trustees ++
  • Finding Files Modified in the Past Few Days
  • rndc retransfer failed: not found
  • Using a git push tree
  • The Linux Kernel: Configuring the Kernel Part 5

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  • Precise Puppy 5.7.1 review – small and swift
  • Impressions after the GUADEC 2013 in Brno
  • The Humble Origin (EA) Bundle...Wait...What?!
  • Steam Has Greenlit More Games With Linux Support!
  • Tropico 5 City Builder Will Come To Linux
  • Planetary Annihilation Live Stream 14th August
  • Football Manager 2014 will be on Linux
  • Penguin Evolution Turns Glacial
  • KWin enters the world of QtQuick 2
  • Raspberry Fly? for drones
  • Do One Thing & Do It Well: Ubuntu Needs More Purposeful Apps
  • GNOME Display Settings Now Working On Wayland
  • The Humble Weekly Sale: Introversion
  • Fedora 20 will not install sendmail by default
  • openSUSE Conference 2013
  • Lumail binaries are wheezy only for the moment
  • open source education tools
  • Steam Cards: How Do They Work?
  • Free software for free markets
  • Natural Selection 2 FPS/RTS Will Release On Linux August 30th
  • Check PiCE, a rain resistant case for Raspberry Pi
  • Puppy Linux 5.6 Starts Playing With F2FS
  • GUADEC 2013 Talks Available to View Online
  • Nemoshell: Another Wayland Window Manager
  • Porting KReversi to QML
  • Canonical Is Shutting Down Ubuntu Friendly
  • Archive Managers Compared: Ark vs. File Roller
  • New stable release Marble 1.6
  • FLOSS Weekly 261
  • Flock the First in Charleston
  • Flock 2013 report
  • The sweet, sweet smell of victory
  • Flock 2013 Con Report

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  • Linux Graphics News
  • Full circle mag Inkscape Special Edition Volume 01
  • New Study Shows Linux Firmly Entrenched in the Enterprise
  • 7 Linux hwclock Command Examples to Set Hardware Clock Date Time
  • Fedora Linux Set to Build Agile Core
  • How to scan network with Nmap GUI
  • System Shock 2 Cult Classic Sci-fi Horror FPS-RPG Looks Like It Is Heading To Linux
  • Linux Rebooting Refresh
  • Internet Advertising Bureau Turns to Full-Page Ads in Mozilla Kerfuffle
  • Hawaii Wayland/Weston Shell Gets New Release
  • Linux Malware: Should we be afraid?
  • Post open source software, licensing and GitHub
  • How to Produce Vector EPS with CMYK Color Using Free Software
  • grive: Sync with Google Drive
  • Developers: Give us sane and sensible default system and application settings
  • oSC13 – some more details and thoughts

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  • Metro: Last Light Looks Like It May Be Heading To Linux
  • Burning Circle Episode 126
  • ERROR: No configuration file found when booting Ubuntu 13.04 using USB stick
  • openSUSE 13.1 Milestone 4, GNOME live ISO
  • Fg/Bg Command – Linux Manage Process Foreground / Background
  • Muscle Car Online A Free Racing Game On Linux
  • diary: Almost functional
  • Open-Source Apache Web Server Hits Ignominious Milestone
  • GNOME's Evolution 3.8.5 Arrives with Lots of Fixes
  • Manjaro Openbox on a 7-year old Acer Aspire 5500Z Part 1
  • Communication in the Post-PRISM World
  • Vim 7.4 Famous Text Editor Released with More than a Thousand Patches
  • Flock day 3
  • python bytecode: classes
  • usevim: Script Roundup: Bbye, Enhanced JavaScript Syntax
  • Best Articles That Review Lightweight Web Browser Midori

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  • KDEConnect improvements
  • elementary OS Luna says Hello World
  • The Road to Luna
  • Fedora Flock Recap: Day 2
  • Fedora Flock Recap: Day 3
  • TLWIR: Developing a GNU/Linux-Based Quality Assurance System
  • things i would want to know about erlang
  • Lumail now uses GMime
  • The Performance Impact Of Fedora 19 Updates
  • Convert .flv to .swf in Linux
  • The Linux malware story comes around, again
  • Skrooge Financial Management Software for KDE
  • dmesg: An old, new, cool tool
  • Fedora Badges
  • X.Org 7.8 Isn't Actively Being Pursued
  • Another Great Ubuntu Flavor Linux Lite 1.0.6 Released
  • Plasma Media Center 1.1 RC Release
  • Flock day 2, day 3
  • Easy Linux Remote Desktop | LAS s28e03

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  • How to install Raspbian on Raspberry Pi from a USB stick
  • Kernel Driver Not Installed (Rc=-1908) On OpenSUSE 12.3
  • When to add a platform-specific quirk to a Linux driver
  • Martin Graesslin: FLOSS after Prism 2: Anonymity by default
  • Fedora Flock Recap: Day 1
  • Those unexpected regressions...
  • Flock day 1
  • Remotely control your Raspberry Pi
  • gNewSense 3.0 released
  • Finland's Upper Secondary School Exams Going All-Linux
  • OpenSSH Time Brute Force
  • gt5: An unusual disk usage monitor
  • Debian Virtualization: LXC Application Containers
  • Quiz – 15 Linux Basic Questions Part -1
  • Krita Lime (2.8prealpha). New features overview

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  • Open source gets its own crowd-funding site, with bounties included
  • Is it too late for new platforms in the U.S.?
  • Gorgeous bug-based adventure game Morphopolis enters alpha today
  • 20 Years of Debian GNU/Linux
  • The Cheapskate's Corner 13 (Aug 9th-15th)
  • Season of KDE 2013 Applications Open
  • Electronic Super Joy
  • FreeNAS 9.1 Screenshots, and Some Suggestions
  • Perl Testing with Test::More
  • LibreOffice 4.1.1 RC1 Arrives with New Features
  • How to version control /etc directory in Linux
  • Open Line on GitHub
  • using nvidia graphic drivers with optimus support got easier with nvidia-prime
  • Monitor Statistics Of OpenSUSE Systems With Saidar
  • gnubg: A better player than I ever will be
  • How to install MariaDB on debian 7 (Wheezy)
  • Automatic image imports with WebHooks
  • Linux 3.11 Power Consumption Results Are Mixed
  • inverto - first person shooter-puzzler with gravity manipulations
  • Accessing the Raspberry Pi’s 1MHz timer, via kernel driver
  • The guys that fight dodgy megacorps and surveillance-happy governments

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  • John Carmack leaves id Software for Oculus
  • LinCity-NG for Linux vs. SimCity: Is Free Always Better?
  • Is Saint’s Row Coming To Linux?
  • Aussie Developed Cubemen 2 to be the First Wii U Game with Cross-platform Multiplayer
  • A Nepomuk Integration Plugin for Konqueror
  • Final Term: A terminal emulator to rule them all
  • Drupal 7.23 released
  • Colours within screens within screens
  • GNOME 2 Fork MATE Desktop Aims For Wayland
  • Mir Now Supports VT Switching
  • Best Articles for Command Line Web Browser Lynx
  • create a secure incremental offsite backup in Linux with Duplicity
  • comparison of open source software development and co-creation in digital games
  • Don’t panic: the state of Xubuntu and Mir
  • Linux desktop Trojan 'Hand of Thief' steals in
  • Mitigating DDoS Attacks
  • Fort Disco: The new brute-force botnet
  • Chroot Jail
  • Bring back the BIOS
  • Google: More patents in the service of open source
  • FLOSS after Prism: Privacy by Default
  • How open source is your business / team / developer?
  • Muni LED Sign at Home with Raspberry Pi
  • FLOSS Weekly 260
  • Tuxradar Podcast Season 5 Episode 14
  • TLLTS Episode 517 Aug 7

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  • Windows to Linux Migration – Necessary
  • 60 Commands of Linux
  • Open-Source Apache Flex Finally Comes to Linux
  • First Look at Pear OS 8's Welcome Screen
  • Managing Your Own Open Source Efforts
  • Remote Desktop from a Linux client machine
  • Open source gets its own crowd-funding site, with bounties included
  • how to drive people crazy with syslog
  • install powerpill( a pacman wrapper) on Arch Linux
  • Best Google Reader Replacements for Android and Linux
  • python bytecode: single scope
  • macchanger: Ready for the masquerade
  • Clasen: Guadac GTK+ meeting notes
  • Mobile Vim Cheat Sheet
  • Super Ubie Land To Come To Linux Tuesday The 13th!
  • Ground Overlay Rendering Is Here in Marble
  • New in kdepim 4.12: mboximporter

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  • Quiet GNU/Linux Revolution in New Zealand
  • Tor advises users to ditch Windows after anonymity-busting attack
  • SUSECon 2013: FIve Big Questions Need Answers
  • UbuntuKylin steals the show at OCOW Summit
  • Thoughts on Quick2
  • Curry all over the C++11
  • Estranged HL2 Single Player Adventure Mod On It's Way To Linux!
  • Florian is Comparing MSO to LibreOffice – Needs YOUR Input
  • Backup And Restore All Installed Packages To CD/DVD Using APTonCD On Ubuntu/Debian
  • set up a Subversion (SVN) server on CentOS or Fedora
  • Pwn probe runs sneaky new Linux distro
  • How to install Steam client on debian 7 (Wheezy)
  • Unvanquished FPS Looks Stunning and It Gets Better with Every New Version
  • "ROSA Planet" switches to rolling release scheme
  • How to become a graphic designer
  • Getting lyrics in Sonata under Ubuntu
  • Best articles to study cat command in Linux
  • AudioCd. Week 7.
  • Destination in sight for Flight Centre's Drupal journey
  • Giada – Audio tool for DJs, live performers and electronic musicians
  • $5 8 GB SD card with NOOBS for Raspberry Pi now available

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  • OS X apps run on Linux with Wine-like emulator for Mac software
  • Open Source Code At Heart of Wall Street Programmer’s Bust
  • Building the open source laptop: fantasy to reality
  • using software.opensuse.org
  • MEGABYTE PUNCH is now available on PC Mac and Linux
  • Hacktivist Richard Stallman takes on proprietary software, SaaS and open source
  • Qt5 on openSUSE (including experimental KF5 packages)
  • SECRETS OF RÆTIKON to launch on PC, Mac and Linux
  • Firefox 23 Adds Features, Security to Open-Source Browser

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  • This week in Fedora Infrastructure
  • Charles-H. Schulz: Understanding designers – or at least trying to
  • GnuCash 2.5.4 (Unstable) Release - 2013-08-04
  • Tox: A Replacement for Skype and Your Privacy?
  • Candy Chang's Lessons on Community and Collaboration Through Collective Art
  • Clasen: Scrolling in GTK+
  • dnstop: A little prodding, and bingo!
  • GNOME System Monitor 3.9.5 Works in Wayland
  • Perspective: Do you have it?
  • XO Tablet Hands On Review: WOW!! OLPC Finally Got It Right!
  • FreeBSD 9.2 Release Candidate Is Out & On Time
  • Why combine RHEL and OpenStack? Integration and Ecosystem Benefits.
  • KDE Connect: Fusion your devices with KDE
  • Battle Of The Sands Comes To Macs Linux
  • Need a collaboration tool? Try email
  • FreeBSD 9.2-RC1 available
  • When did you start?
  • GUADEC 2013, Day 3
  • Humble Bundle and Weekly Sale without games for Linux
  • Backing up Blu-Ray on Linux | LAS s28e02
  • Linux Outlaws 318 – Just Ask Hitler

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  • lumail: TAB completion is hard
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman: Longterm Kernel 3.10
  • How To Disable SSH Root Login In GNU/Linux
  • Sayonara Music Player – Low on System Resources & Appeal
  • About a Boring Feature of KWin
  • ZFS File-System Tests On The Linux 3.10 Kernel
  • Replacing X – Wayland’s Rise
  • Ubuntu derivatives: 5 of the best
  • mussort: A unique music utility
  • Rogue Legacy Is Heading To Linux In A Few Months

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  • LibreOffice 4.0.5 RC1 Signals the Arrival of a New Stable Version
  • Anonymous Web-host shut down, owner arrested; Tor users compromised
  • OLPC’s $149 XO Tablet now available at more stores
  • Pimagizer image resizer for Ubuntu & derivatives
  • Mac, Linux ports of indie game Fez in the works
  • The Linux Setup - Nathan Schneider, Writer
  • tb3 — more efficient tinderboxing
  • 8 of the BEST Android apps for Linux System Administrator
  • The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.8 The handle
  • The Open Source PiCast Project
  • Steam's Hardware Survey Shows Not Much For Linux
  • Linux Kernel 3.10 picked for long-term support

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  • graesslin: Next step: running
  • Calligra and Krita Release 2.7
  • opensource.com Weekly wrap-up
  • Unity 8 Available For Testing in Ubuntu 13.10
  • Include File Searches
  • Raspberry Pi camera adds Sprite logo to its photos
  • GUADEC 2013, Day 2
  • alphaOS Is an Interesting Blend of Arch and Puppy
  • And Your First Linux Distro Was…
  • Crop PDF Pages in Ubuntu 13.04 using ‘krop’
  • Raphaël Hertzog Free Software Activities in July 2013

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  • create your own textures in blender
  • MinnowBoard: First open-source PC with x86 processor
  • Top 10 BeagleBoard Projects
  • August 2013 Issue of Linux Journal: Programming
  • Organize Your Media Collection with Data Crow 3.11.1
  • New Portal Beta Version Out After Official Release
  • Kubuntu Now Open for Donations
  • Openfiler is moving to CentOS
  • Debian: Compile Rekonq 2.3.2 from source (Git)
  • gimpusers.com contest: create a still life painting in gimp
  • Google sued over MPEG-2
  • moosic: Simpler style, similar results
  • New Wikis for Ubuntu GNOME!
  • GUADEC 2013, Day 1; Gallery
  • customize "print screen" button in ubuntu
  • obconf ported to QT
  • In Conversation with Andreas Raninger
  • S06E23 – Edge of Ubuntu
  • Khan Academy rolls out plan to fund open-source developers

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  • Reiser4 File-System Updated For Linux 3.10 Kernel
  • High prices? Just stop using the software
  • What if we replace GTK/Qt with WebKit?
  • GUADEC 2013 Starts Tomorrow (today)
  • Introducing the new Blender Guru Podcast!
  • Miscellaneous FreeBSD links and news
  • PC-BSD rolling-release updated and 9.2-BETA1 Released
  • The Unforgotten Heroes of oSC13
  • 6 Source Code Search Engines You Can Use For Programming Projects
  • my patches verified and merged
  • Format USB Drive In The Terminal
  • Canonical Starts Work On Mir Multi-Monitor Handling
  • Reiser4 File-System Shows Decent Performance On Linux 3.10
  • mpg123 and ogg123: Two workhorses
  • Upgrade From Fedora 18 To Fedora 19 With FedUp
  • SunFlower Twin-Panel File Manager for Ubuntu Derivatives
  • The Guy Who Turned Off Cookies In Firefox Just Quit The 'Do Not Track' Negotiations
  • How to create a self-extracting archive or installer in Linux
  • How to generate documentation from source code in Linux
  • You Can Now Try KDE Frameworks 5 On Kubuntu
  • Joshua Lock is the new maintainer of Brasero
  • VimGenius for learning and practicing Vim
  • How to install a printer in Ubuntu
  • No more “unknown” icons in Dolphin
  • FLOSS Weekly 259

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  • Martin Michlmayr gets the O'Reilly Open Source Award
  • Announcing Season of KDE 2013
  • Gnash Flash Player Still Advancing, But No New Release
  • The Old Reader to shut down – in 2 weeks, Old Reader Alternatives
  • Twitter reportedly hiring for its new office in Sunnyvale
  • Whisker Menu Update Brings Support for Keyboard shortcuts & more
  • NVIDIA's Linux Driver On Ubuntu Is Very Competitive With Windows 8
  • Mandriva announces New ServicePlace
  • Version 4.1 pushes LibreOffice across the 500 border, Contest Results
  • What inspires Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst?
  • Gentoo Vanilla sources stabilization policy change
  • Marble: an open source alternative to Google Earth
  • AudioCD. Week 6.

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  • Padre Review – Perl Scripting Environment
  • Open source races to the top
  • Open Source Alternatives that Ease the Transition to Linux
  • Linux Groupadd Command – Adding New Groups
  • Track your dives with Subsurface!
  • Installing Netflix on Kubuntu
  • Open Source Conference 2013 Okinawa
  • herrie: Similar, yet different; orpheus: An appealing arrangement
  • DynDNS and ddclient: access your Linux from anywhere
  • In-depth coverage of 3 Popular Command Line Music Players
  • Four ways to generate or process Inkscape vector graphics automatically
  • mplayer and alsaplayer: A text-only twofer; cvlc: Surprise of the week
  • Desktop Publishing Software Scribus 1.4.3 Fixes Scrapbook
  • Liferea 1.10.1a Is an Excellent Alternative to Google News
  • Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition to Arrive on Steam for Linux, Soon
  • How To Use And Configure Your Xbox 360 Controller on Linux
  • G-Videos new design won’t be ready for 3.10 ..but

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  • New Note-taking App ‘Springseed’ Debuts on Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu may do it better, but Canonical head sees merits of Windows 8 efforts
  • Ubuntu: One OS, one interface, all devices
  • What Linux Distribution Should Be Benchmarked The Most?
  • Hands on With the Ubuntu SDK Beta
  • Firefox: let us tell websites what you're interested in
  • As Linux stalks windows, the poor countries will benefit
  • Fidus Writer: Open Source Collaborative Editor For Non-Geek Academics
  • OSCON 2013: Find a Nonprofit Home for Your Open Source Project
  • Mozilla experiments with users sharing interests with websites
  • Microsoft reorganization should begin with Steve Ballmer’s departure
  • Open Source Typing Software List Rolled Out (pr)
  • Europa Universalis IV brings global domination to OS X, Windows, and Linux
  • Chromecast hacked: uses Google TV code, stripped of Android features
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