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Ubuntu Tweak: released support for Ubuntu 10.04

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ubuntulandforever.blogspot: The last Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.4 doesn’t work under the Xfce and KDE, so this is mainly a bug-fixed release for people who use Xubuntu, Kubuntu.

In news of an actual Compiz feature

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smspillaz.wordpress: Today I actually added a feature to the 0.9 branch. Well, not so much of a feature, but a framework to fix a long-time annoyance to do with loading and unloading plugins.

Xfce 4.6.2 Released

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The second bugfix-release of xfce 4.6 has been released. This release features a lot of updated translations and fixes some bugs or regressions with new GTK+ versions.

Nigori: Storing Secrets in the Cloud

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links.org: Nigori is a protocol for storing secrets in the cloud such that the storage need not be trusted and only a single password is required to access secrets.

ROX-desktop

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kmandla.wordpress: I’ve seen a few screenshots of ROX-desktop around the Internet, and for fun I decided to put it together myself.

More flexible firmware handling in debian-installer

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skolelinux.org: After a long break from debian-installer development, I finally found time today to return to the project. Having to spend less time working dependency based boot in debian, as it is almost complete now.

NVIDIA 256 Beta Linux Driver Released

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phoronix.com: NVIDIA has rolled out its first beta in the expected 256.xx driver series for Linux, Windows, and other supported platforms.

a better web is winning

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  • a better web is winning
  • Firefox, Chrome, Safari have finally killed Internet Explorer

10 Linux Alternatives to Songbird

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testfreaks.com: Songbird has left the Linux flock and gone on to perceived greener open source pastures. But what are the Linux faithful to use to replace this one time music player gem that was heralded as the alternative to iTunes?

How Linux works: the ultimate guide

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tuxradar.com: Ever wanted to learn how the internals of your Linux desktop work? In this article we're going to explain how everything in a modern Linux distro works, start to finish.

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KDE Plasma 5.8.6 Released for LTS Users with over 80 Improvements, Bug Fixes

Today, February 21, 2017, KDE announced the availability of the sixth maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems. Read more

NVIDIA/Radeon Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Relative Gaming Performance

Last week I published some Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu Linux Radeon benchmarks and Windows vs. Linux NVIDIA Pascal tests. Those results were published by themselves while for this article are the AMD and NVIDIA numbers merged together and normalized to get a look at the relative Windows vs. Linux gaming performance. With the tests last week we tested Company of Heroes 2, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, GRID Autosport, Metro Last Light Redux, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Civilization VI, Tomb Raider, Total War: WARHAMMER, and The Talos Principle, among others. Read more