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September 2012

today's leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • What to Expect from Steam on Linux
  • out of disk storage space, but there is still free space!!
  • How Does Linux Inspire? (video)
  • Top Business Intelligence Software for Linux
  • RKHunter: checking for Root Kits and Intrusions on Linux
  • nvidia cards on gentoo
  • CrossOver - Will you make me convert?
  • Gnome 3.8 Features: Integrated Application Search
  • Who needs GLX? KWin doesn't

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.6 released

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Linux

debian.org: The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename squeeze). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.

Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Screenshots

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 Screenshots
  • Unity 6.6: Still Regressing On Performance?

Eric Hameleers: Slackware 14 released

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Slack
  • Eric Hameleers: Slackware 14 released
  • Multilib packages for Slackware 14
  • Indonesian Mirror for Slack 14

Firefox 18 Posts Speed Gains Over Chrome, Mozilla Says

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Moz/FF

tomshardware.com: Mozilla's Mark Côté has reminded us that the arewefastyet page, which the browser maker launched prior to the introduction of Firefox 4, is still alive and is now tracking the progress of Mozilla IonMonkey JIT.

some leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • How to install .tar.gz and other tarball files in Linux
  • Getting rid of a Dropbox error message
  • Infor gets into bed with Red Hat
  • Display Management in KDE
  • Setting up MySQL on Sabayon Linux
  • View Your Raspberry Pi's Stats with the Raspberry Pi Sysinfo Script
  • KDE Plasma Does Gestures Globally

FFmpeg Reaches Version 1.0

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Software

phoronix.com: While we have been looking towards an FFmpeg 1.0 release for nearly one year, the version 1.0 release of the popular FFmpeg library was finally tagged after being in development for more than one decade.

7 Things About Gnome 3.6 That You Will Love

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Software
Ubuntu
  • 7 Things About Gnome 3.6 That You Will Love
  • Getting Gnome 3.6 Live Image!
  • What users like
  • Ubuntu Gnome Remix beta is out
  • Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Beta 2 Released
  • Meet The Ubuntu Women

openSUSE-Education Li-f-e 12.2 edition too cool

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SUSE

vazhavandan.blogspot: openSUSE Edu Li-f-e 12.2 is a spin off ISO based on openSUSE mantis. Unlike the original ISO the Education Life ISO is a highly polished bit of distribution. As the name suggests it is tailored to cater to the needs of your everyday life.

openSUSE 12.2 Mantis review - Average

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SUSE

dedoimedo.com: A year ago, I promised not to test Gnome 3 ever again, but with the recently released openSUSE 12.2, I was forced to break that promise.

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today's howtos

Jolla inks exclusive license to kick-start its Android alternative in China

Mobile OS maker Jolla, whose Sailfish platform remains one of the few smartphone alternatives in play these days, has signed an exclusive license to a Chinese consortium to develop a Sailfish-based OS for the country. Jolla says the Chinese consortium will be aiming to invest $250M in developing a Sailfish ecosystem for the country, though it’s not specifying exactly is backing the consortia at this point, nor over what timeframe the investment will happen — beyond saying one of its early investors, a local private equity investor Shan Li, will take a “leading role” in building it up. “There are very big players behind it,” Jolla chairman Antti Saarnio tells TechCrunch, speaking ahead of a press conference held to announce the news here at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona. Read more

Khronos and Vulkan