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Change Ctrl + Alt + Delete Behavior To Open System Monitor, in Linux

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There are 2 ways of changing Ctrl + Alt + Delete behavior to open System Monitor: one if you are running Compiz, and one for Metacity, only to use if you are not running Compiz.

How is your Linux time spent?

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toolbox.com/blogs: I have just recently moved my home computer's Linux distribution from Debian to Gentoo. While I was in my switching process I had a revelatory observation. I will call it the inverse speed law Smile. It goes like this:

HP launches Linux-fiddling support group

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theregister.co.uk: Hewlett-Packard is making an effort to support non-commercial Linux distributions on its servers and other vendors' business hardware. But you wouldn't know it from the black hole of fanfare regarding its new collaborative portal.

Branching Out With Salix OS

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reddevil62-techhead: SMALL but perfectly formed... no, not me, this new Linux distribution I've been playing around with.

Guest glog: Bloated Linux?

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novell.com/prblogs: You might have seen the articles (internetnews, InformationWeek, cnet) reporting that Linux creator Linus Torvalds said the Linux kernel is “bloated”. We think Linus is right.

My Arch Linux Experiment (Part 3)

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itnewstoday.com: I was trying to find out if Arch Linux would be a viable replacement for Kubuntu. Just when I thought I had everything set up and working, I realized that I had completely forgotten about setting up wireless and audio.

Bob Sutor - Here are your "Dead Ends"

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linuxlock.blogspot: The head Linux guy for IBM, Bob Sutor fairly well showed the poker hand of most Enterprise Linux entities. Briefly, he said: Linux on the Desktop isn't worth pursuing. He called it a Dead End.

Linux is now good enough for many end users

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opensource.org: My activities in Open Source have paid for our house, car, etc etc (despite there being no such thing as an "open source business model"). However, I have never really actively attempted to convert my wife, Erica, to use Linux.

Please Don't Show the Command Line to the Uninitiated

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igneousquill.net: Not long ago I had the opportunity to show off GNU/Linux to a friend. She's been a lifelong Windows users and is just your average, non-technical computer user. Everything was going fine [until] I opened the command line.

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