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Story Kwort Linux 4.3.1 Officially Released with Security Patches, Bootloader Improvements Rianne Schestowitz 22/01/2016 - 3:16am
Story Android Security Roy Schestowitz 22/01/2016 - 3:14am
Story GParted Live 0.25.0-1 Is Based on Debian Sid, Linux Kernel 4.3.3, and GParted 0.25.0 Rianne Schestowitz 22/01/2016 - 3:13am
Story Linux and FOSS Events Roy Schestowitz 22/01/2016 - 3:12am
Story Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi 2 Gets an 8% Overall Performance Increase Rianne Schestowitz 22/01/2016 - 12:57am
Story Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Is Now Hunted by a Strange Bug That Might Be Fixed in OTA-9.5 Rianne Schestowitz 22/01/2016 - 12:53am
Story Verizon Joins ONOS Open-Source SDN Project Rianne Schestowitz 21/01/2016 - 8:54pm
Story Opinion: Open source for all mankind Rianne Schestowitz 21/01/2016 - 8:50pm
Story Open source database player MariaDB appoints Michael Howard as CEO Rianne Schestowitz 21/01/2016 - 8:48pm
Story Firefox OS Rianne Schestowitz 21/01/2016 - 8:42pm

Review : gOS 3 Gadgets(beta)

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Linux

linuxondesktop.blogspot: Since then as gOS has moved from Ver 2.0 to 3.0, it has undergone a number of major changes and has become even more user friendly. Version 3.0 gOS has moved from using Enlightenment desktop manager to LXDE.

Nerrivik - Beta 1 of Amarok 2.0 released!

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Software

amarok.kde.org: The Amarok team is proud to announce the first beta version of Amarok 2, codenamed Nerrivik, released after days of hard work during this year's Akademy in Belgium. It contains a considerable amount of improvements over the previous alpha versions, bringing Amarok one step closer to the 2.0 release.

Review: Linux Software Installer

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Software

raiden.net: The Linux Software Installer (LSI) is a simple, universal frontend to what is essentially a tweaked debian (.deb) package system. LSI is, in my humble opinion, identical to the Linux Mint Installer in nearly every way, save one.

Red Hat Infrastructure report

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Linux
Security

redhat.com: Last week we discovered that some Fedora servers were illegally
accessed. The intrusion into the servers was quickly discovered, and the
servers were taken offline.

Hands on: Hardy Heron hassle

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Ubuntu

whatpc.co.uk: I use both Windows and Linux and have been a long-time fan of Ubuntu, which for those unfamiliar with it is one of the most popular distros around. And justifiably so, as it delivers a lot of functionality in a format that’s easy to get to grips with, making it a good choice. Unfortunately, the latest implementation appears to have a significant bug.

100 Tips and Tools to Set Up Your Own Home LAMP Server

great-isp-deals.com/blog: LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) servers are very popular for their ease of use and flexibility. They’re also easy to initiate, because the components are easy to aquire and there’s a lot of documentation available to help with getting started.

AXFS, Advanced Execute In Place Filesystem

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Linux

kerneltrap.org: "I'd like to get a first round of review on my AXFS filesystem," began Jared Hulbert, describing his new Advanced XIP File System for Linux. XIP stands for eXecute-In-Place."

Using Virtual Desktops in Linux

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Software

itwire.com: As always, this series of articles is not aimed at technical users, but at users who are thinking about making the move from Windows to Linux. I am trying to show that Linux is a viable alternative and that it can be very easy to use.

Why is Asia not open to open source?

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OSS

zdnetasia.com/blogs: One of the main draws--and selling point--of open source technology is its much celebrated developer ecosystem. But, according to an industry expert, this community spirit seems to be lacking in Asia.

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • Short Tip: Remove packages on Debian systems with ultimate force

  • Quick And Easy Way To Install Songbird In Ubuntu
  • Quickly Open Any File / URL / Write Email in GNOME
  • K9Copy helps make DVD backups easy
  • 9 Simple Ways To Recover Your Screen on Linux and Unix
  • Reclaim vertical space in Gnome

today's leftovers

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News
  • FOSS for students

  • Clippy for VI: What we all have been waiting for
  • Is visibility the key open source value?
  • Open Source, Dtrace, and tuning
  • How much is that penguin in the Window?
  • Sylvania g Netbook Meso
  • folderview containment with wallpaper
  • VoIP WebPhone Service for Mac and Linux Users
  • humorous linux motivational posters
  • Disk Label Corruption in Linux
  • Tiny Bluetooth access point runs Linux
  • Mandriva Linux 2009 Beta 2 released
  • quick word on Mandriva, another one on Debian...
  • Ubuntu Arabic Team
  • OpenLogic's open source census is just another survey

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Getting Mono and MySQL to play together politely

  • Ubuntu on the Acer Aspire One
  • Using RPM's
  • Tips for Spawning GUI’s from the Command Line
  • Get latest stable version of the Linux kernel
  • Rebooting the Magic Way
  • Howto perform UDP tunneling through SSH connection
  • MLB.tv on Mandriva Linux
  • Get Read/Write support to external NTFS Hard Drives
  • Debian / Ubuntu Change Keyboard Layout

Sun for sale? Dropping profits, stock price fuel speculation

linuxworld.com: Dropping profits and stock prices have analysts speculating that Sun could be a target for either acquisition or a restructuring in which the company would sell off parts of the business and focus on a smaller set of technologies.

Or you could just use Slitaz

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Linux

kmandla.wordpress: I’ve been thinking myself quite clever these past few months, creating Crux systems that boot in 14 seconds, or extremely lightweight arrangements with very sparse, but very fast, custom-tuned software. And then, along comes Slitaz, and makes me feel silly.

64 Studio Review

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Linux

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: Many people know the mantra - if you are a gamer or office worker, you use the OS from Redmond. If you are a creative person such as a musician, video editor, etc you use a Mac. Geeks use Linux. This month, in Linux Format Magazine, 64 Studio was bundled on the disc.

NVIDIA 177.68 Beta Driver

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Software

phoronix.com: Tuesday the NVIDIA 177.67 Display Driver was released. Due to fallout from the 177.67 driver, NVIDIA has replaced it just two days later with the 177.68 Beta.

Tin Hat is a Linux distribution derived from hardened Gentoo

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Linux

alltux.blogspot: Tin Hat is a Linux distribution derived from hardened Gentoo which aims to provide a very secure, stable and fast Desktop environment that lives purely in RAM. Tin Hat boots from CD, or optionally a pen drive, but it is not a LiveCD.

Five Ways Novell Should Spend Microsoft’s Money

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SUSE

thevarguy.com: Microsoft is sending another $100 million toward Novell as part of an ongoing Windows-SUSE Linux relationship. Here are five things Novell should do with that dough.

I Love Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

codewords.wordpress: I am curious by nature, and I’m always looking to see whether there’s something better over the horizon. I installed Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron the day after it was released, and I was impressed. But I knew there were other fine Linux distros out there, but I invariably return to Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Why?

GIMP 2.4.7 Released

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GIMP

gimp.org: GIMP 2.4.7 is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.4 series. Some fixes include: fixed issue in GIF load plug-in, fixed crash with Python 2.5 on 64 bit systems, and plugged a memory leak.

Also: How can anyone not love the GIMP?

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