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Type Titlesort icon Author Replies Last Post
Story KDE Neon Linux Developer Edition to Use Wayland by Default for KDE Plasma 5.8 Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2016 - 7:45am
Story KDE Neon Lives, Kmail Not Dead, Screensavers Should Die Roy Schestowitz 30/01/2016 - 6:22pm
Story KDE Neon Offers a Near-Perfect Desktop on a Solid Platform Rianne Schestowitz 11/11/2016 - 8:27pm
Story KDE neon offers cutting edge Plasma Roy Schestowitz 11/10/2016 - 9:32pm
Story KDE Neon offers the latest and greatest KDE software on a stable Ubuntu base Rianne Schestowitz 03/02/2016 - 12:58pm
Story KDE Neon Plasma Wayland Daily Build ISOs Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Are Now Live Rianne Schestowitz 05/05/2016 - 10:40am
Story KDE neon upgrades to 16.04LTS Rianne Schestowitz 14/04/2016 - 4:39pm
Story KDE neon User Edition 5.6 Available now Roy Schestowitz 08/06/2016 - 12:28pm
Story KDE neon User Edition Tech Preview Rianne Schestowitz 20/04/2016 - 7:29pm
Story KDE neon User LTS Edition Out Now Roy Schestowitz 10/12/2016 - 9:55am

Something wrong with opensuse.org's web sites?

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Web
SUSE

Lew Wolfgang: Starting yesterday evening I've been getting browser timeouts on http://software.opensuse.org/. Something wrong? It's been down about 24-hours now.

Also: Quickies: openSUSE 10.3 Beta3+ Live-CDs, 10.3 Beta 3 Report, oSC Changes, KDE 4.0 Beta 2

10 Wordpress Plugins to make your blog more Safe, Secure and Easy

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Software

thecredence.com: Since I have just covered all these plugins in previous posts, I felt to make one SUPER post with link back to all the 10 wordpress Reviews. All these 10 plugins makes your wordpress more safe and secure.

Kanotix 2007 Thorhammer RC6 Screenshots

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Linux

phoronix: Kanotix 2007 Thorhammer RC6 has been released, which signifies re-basing Kanotix against Debian Etch as opposed to Debian Sid. Kanotix 2007 Thorhammer RC6 also includes the Linux 2.6.22 kernel based upon the Ubuntu kernel.

Linux Isn't Ready for Prime Time

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Linux

randalldanger.blogspot: I've been living a lie! You see, I don't actually use Linux. I've tried, but to no avail. I tried, but eventually gave up.

FOSS is better 'alternative' to pirated software--advocate

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OOo

inquirer.net: There is an alternative to pirated software. You don't need to pirate software to use good software. We often read raids of shops and businesses using illegal software. People want to use software, and FOSS is an alternative.

Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Release Dates

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Ubuntu

only ubuntu: In addition to Ubuntu 6-months stable releases and the next version of ubuntu is 8.04 with Code Name “Hardy Heron” but this release will proudly wear the badge of Long Term Support (LTS) and be supported with security updates for five years on the server and three years on the desktop.

PC-BSD Day 11: What’s the community like?

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BSD

ruminations: The PC-BSD community has its’ own channels for communicating with developers and users. The usual suspects like mailing lists, a forum and an IRC channel are available.

Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Debian Etch)

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HowTos

Vinagre, An Excellent GNOME VNC Client

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Software

phoronix: A few days ago one of the Vino (GNOME's VNC server) developers, Jonh Wendell, released a new public build of Vinagre. Vinagre is designed to be a VNC client for the GNOME desktop and while it is still under development, in our testing thus far we found it to be an excellent VNC (Virtual Network Computing) client. In this article, we'll be offering a brief preview of Vinagre 0.3.

The Media on SCO Bankruptcy

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OS

groklaw: I thought it would be fun to include some of the media reaction to the news of the SCO bankruptcy filing. Some of the headlines are inspired. The winner has to be "SCO files Chapter 11 bankruptcy - Seeks court protection from its own lawsuits".

newsbeuter: RSS feed reader for the text console

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Software

DPotD: Newsbeuter is an RSS feedreader for the text console. It comes with a user interface in the style of such popular text tools such as mutt and slrn, and aims to be the text-mode RSS feedreader with the most features, providing the greatest flexibility for its users.

DistroWatch hit by a massive DDoS attack

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Security
Web

distrowatch: The site won't be updated until the problem is dealt with, but at least you can access the existing information. Sorry for the trouble Sad

Fedora 8 Test 2 Nano Review

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Linux
Reviews

blogbeebe: If you haven't tried Fedora in a while, you owe it to yourself to at least fire up the Live CD and give it a whirl. The look and feel of the entire graphic desktop has been advanced and polished quite a bit from earlier versions, including Fedora 7.

First impression of new AMD/ATI driver 8.41.7

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Software

/home/liquidat: Today I installed the new AMD/ATI drivers. It is still a bit buggy bug comes along with performance improvements. The main reason to try the new AMD/ATI driver was for me to test if the OpenGL implementation works for a program I have.

Against all odds, Ubuntulite fights back

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Ubuntu

kmandla.wordpress.com: This is probably the most boring screenshot ever, but it’s an important one. That’s Ubuntulite 7.04, a fresh installation and a working system. Laugh if you want, but that’s an important step.

Determine the virtual terminal you are using in GNU/Linux

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HowTos

all about linux: Have you ever had to determine the virtual terminal that an X session is running on? Perhaps you may want this information for a program you have created. It is possible using the fgconsole command.

Network & System Monitoring

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Software
HowTos
  • DStat - resource statistics linux tool

  • Bandwidth Monitor-NG - terminal-based interface bandwidth monitoring tool
  • KNemo - KDE network interface monitoring tool
  • EtherApe - graphical network activity monitoring tool

Is Linux for you?

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Linux

domhnallck.blogspot: Some time ago, I dumped Windows for Linux. It wasn't an easy task to do so. Now that I'm pretty well set, however, I see no reason to go with a dual boot, or ever go back to any incarnation of Windows again.

Also: Linux: May the source be with you

Wacraft 3 TFT and Battle.net in Ubuntu with Cedega

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HowTos

El Bloguenn: Here we go again, today's topic: Install Warcraft 3 with TFT in Ubuntu using Cedega. I'm a great Dota fan, and I had to restart my computer everytime I wanted to play, so I installed it in my Ubuntu, and it works great!

Also: Kiba-Dock in Ubuntu
And: Mp3Blaster, Console Player for Linux

Ubuntu + mpd + Jinzora + Hi-Fi == ACE

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HowTos

The Temple of Bague: I have a decrepit old PC that I need to find a job for and we have a very good and very expensive hi-fi seperates system going to waste. So here’s the solution.

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