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Linux Audio Update

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linuxjournal.com: This week we have more straight reporting from Studio Dave with a look at some conference activity, cool developments in the world of Ardour and news about some new and updated programs for your complete Linux music production studio.

10 Awesome Icon Sets for Ubuntu/GNOME Desktop

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junauza.com: Get ready and take your pick from these awesome icon sets for Ubuntu, and of course for other GNOME-based distros:

Steam on Linux

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linuxloop.com: I’ve always avoided Wine, a Windows-compatibility layer for Linux, based upon the reported unreliability of applications run using it. Today I decided to test out running Steam.

Evolution vs sha256, or why my new key is useless

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ubuntu-nl.org/dennis: There’s one problem though: even when you generate a new gpg key that supports better hashing, your applications will still need to support the better hashing for it to be effective.

Useful Tools for your Ubuntu installation

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brajeshwar.com: With the advent of the latest release of probably the most preferred Linux distro, Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope), life for a lot of has become simpler. What adds to the glory is the availability of numerous free applications.

They Came a Knockin and Webmin Let Them In

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thelinuxlink.net: Today was a sad day. I found out my streaming mirror/microblog server had been cracked. They exploited webmin and set up shop. Alas, there is no one to blame but myself. This is how I believe it went down.

Noscript versus Adblock, who lost? The users.

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dedoimedo.com: It's almost exciting as Alien vs. Predator, only a little more sad. It's a tale of two Firefox addon developers, Giorgio Maone wielding Noscript and Wladimir Palant brandishing Adblock Plus, crossing swords in a battle of egos and subterfuge, while the poor world of Firefox users watched in consternation.

To users that miss xorg.conf

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  • To users that miss xorg.conf and complain about it

  • Expressing my approval: it’s Organized Mass-Suicide

Troubled Times: The X.org As We Know It, Is Over…

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linuxcauldron.com: Ahhhh….the old days. Wait, no I have only used Linux since 2004, but thats enough to still know that X.org.conf was still fully functional at that time. With new releases of distributions such as Ubuntu 9.04, we now see X.org.conf as a deprecated.

8 Beautiful Conky Desktop Monitor Setup

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linuxhaxor.net: Conky is a highly customizable desktop monitor for X Window System. Think of it as KDE4 desktop widgets on crack.

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