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Panel PCs run Linux

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Hardware

linuxdevices.com: The 15-inch Protege 15 and 8-inch Protege 8 respectively offer 1GHz Via Eden or 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processors, and both include gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

Linutop 2 super small desktop PC

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Hardware

reghardware.co.uk: French vendor Linutop's original model of its eponymous machine was the size of a Nintendo DS, with no on-board storage at all – it booted from a USB stick. It's now been replaced with the Linutop 2, essentially a rebadged Ion A603 MiniPC from First Computer – but with European support.

Audacity: The Versatile Audio Tool for Everyone

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Software

I spend a lot of time looking at other people’s computers, and I see Audacity installed on a lot of them. Not many software programs deserve the adverb “versatile”, but Audacity is one of them. It is the Swiss Army knife of audio applications.

Audacity is used for all sorts of audio tasks. There may be more specialized applications in each category, but Audacity does a great job. If you have anything to do with audio, this program deserves to be in your toolbox.

Speak UNIX fluently with the best tools available

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Linux

The universe of UNIX tools changes constantly. Here are 10 tools—some you may have overlooked and some new—to tinker with.

Fresh vs. rotten ext3

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Linux

patrick-nagel.net: Did you ever hear sentences like “Linux/Unix filesystems are superior, to stuff like NTFS, let alone FAT32 - you don’t even need a defragmentation tool.”?

The X Window innovation: welcome to the new Xorg

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Software

freesoftwaremagazine.com: Over time, many people have complained about the X Window system. One thing is sure: it has evolved over the last year or so, immensely, especially as far as 3D and hardware acceleration.

Switching My Dad to Linux - Part One

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Linux

pcworld.com: I take a live-and-let-live approach to computers that aren't mine. But this changed a few days ago when my father got a new laptop that had Vista pre-installed. He asked me to set things up for him and, to cut a long story short, he got Ubuntu 9.04.

The Perfect Server - Mandriva 2009.1 Free (x86_64) [ISPConfig 2]

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MDV
HowTos

This tutorial shows how to set up a Mandriva 2009.1 Free (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc

Test driving UbuntuOne

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Web
Ubuntu
  • Test driving UbuntuOne

  • Ubuntu One
  • Is this the One for Ubuntu?

Does GNU/Linux need cult figures like Jobs

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Linux

itwire.com: Does GNU/Linux need a cult figure like Steve Jobs to spread the word and convert the doubters? And does FOSS lend itself to the development of such egos, where technical merit alone does not count?

Ubuntu on my netbook

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Ubuntu

manilastandardtoday.com: ONE of the attractions of the new release of Ubuntu, a popular open source operating system based on Linux, is that it’s supposed to run well even on inexpensive netbooks.

Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Mac OS X 10.5.6 Benchmarks

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Mac
Ubuntu

phoronix.com: We have already looked at the performance of Ubuntu's Jaunty Jackalope, and even found it to perform with old hardware, but how does it now compete with Mac OS X? We have more benchmarks this morning to continue this performance investigation.

Give Linux for the holidays

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Linux

sutor.com: Now that Microsoft is evidently going to try to ship Windows 7 for the late 2009 holiday season, I see this as a challenge to the Linux comunity.

SA department of education shuts out FOSS

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OSS

tectonic.co.za: Despite a national open source strategy and a well-publicised set of minimum interoperability standards for government, the South African education department has launched a teacher laptop project that excludes free and open source software (FOSS).

5 Easy Wine Front-ends for Linux

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Software

repasik.com: WINE, which stands for ‘Wine Is Not an Emulator’ is a piece of software which enables Linux systems to run Windows software. These front-ends do the tweaking for users, resulting in a better ease of use of Windows software installation on Linux . Here are 5 easy wine front-ends.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Linux business pioneer dies in home accident

  • Mozilla Brings Webapps to the Desktop, Challenges AIR, Silverlight
  • Mozilla Magazine?
  • Linux is not an OS
  • GloobusPreview - Quick Look For Ubuntu Jaunty
  • Create your own yum repository
  • Remembering Apogee & 3D Realms
  • How To Install Arch Linux Via FTP
  • Education lessons for open source
  • Duke Nukem material released
  • Finding Files in Linux
  • Gmail Notifier For Ubuntu 9.04
  • Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” – Review
  • Bluetooth , Network manager & Nokia n80i on Ubuntu 9.4
  • Commandline 101: cat, Not Just for Purring
  • Garmin Delays Nuvifone Again
  • Cadets Trade the Trenches for Firewalls
  • How do open source projects develop? Continuation.
  • 2009 OSI Board Elections held in April
  • How to Setup P2P Tv with gtk-SopCast on Ubuntu 9.04
  • Parted Magic 4.1 Brings GParted 0.4.5
  • Get Amarok 1.4 In Kubuntu 9.04
  • GNU secrets – argp
  • Linux's position in cloud computing efforts
  • Adventures in Benchmarking - Part 4 : (Re)constructing an Environment
  • EMTEC Gdium Liberty 1000
  • The Second Most Dangerous Game!

An Open World

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OSS

cibmagazine.com.cn: Free is the business plan of the internet age – the challenge is to figure out how to make money from not charging any money. This is the problem that always faced open-source developers.

Virtual Desktops: Brilliant or Nuisance?

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Linux

celettu.wordpress: One of the best things about any Linux Desktop Environment/Window Manager, is the ability to have as many virtual desktops as you like. Funnily enough, whenever I put a Windows user on a Linux system, this is the thing they struggle most with.

UbuntuOne in Beta. Wait, WTF ?

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Web
Ubuntu
  • UbuntuOne in Beta. Wait, WTF ?

  • Canonical Launching Ubuntu Managed Storage Service
  • https://ubuntuone.com/

some kde app stuff

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KDE
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