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Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 19/07/2014 - 9:49pm
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Story Chromecast Now Lets Users Move Android Content to Their TVs Roy Schestowitz 19/07/2014 - 9:10pm
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Story KDecoration2 – The road ahead Roy Schestowitz 19/07/2014 - 8:57pm
Story Kerala Legislature moves to open source software; LibreOffice Roy Schestowitz 19/07/2014 - 8:09pm
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Story Docker networking: How Linux containers will change your network Roy Schestowitz 19/07/2014 - 7:43pm

Apache or GPL?

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OSS

blogs.zdnet.com: Matt Asay today switched his license alliegiance, to Apache from the GPL. Before anyone starts in with the Arlen Specter jokes, let me say that based on the criteria he sets out, adoption, his argument makes sense.

Also: Has the GPL out-lived its usefulness?

XO's learning software goes walkabout

pcpro.co.uk: Sugar Labs has launched a beta version of its Sugar Learning interface designed to run directly from a USB memory stick.

OCZ Behemoth Laser Gaming Mouse

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Hardware

phoronix.com: The OCZ Alchemy Elixir was a nice keyboard, but now joining their peripherals line-up is the OCZ Behemoth -- a laser gaming mouse with a 4-way LED display, 18 grams worth of customizable weights, and an adjustable DPI sensor.

The Not So Jaunty Jackalope

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Ubuntu
  • The Not So Jaunty Jackalope

  • Ubuntu Jaunty - Positive and Negative
  • Don't rest, Ubuntu has a way to go yet
  • Ubuntu 9.04 vs Zenwalk 6.0: performance
  • How Customize Ubuntu with Backgrounds and Emblems

Calculate Linux 9.5 Has Desktops In A Cube

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Linux

downloadtube.com/blog: Just released on April 29, 2009, Calculate Linux Desktop 9.5 is a Gentoo based Linux distribution designated for both PCs and notebooks.

Desktop Linux great white hope hits the canvas

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Linux

itwire.com: At the beginning of 2008, the landmark Eee PC netbook running Xandros Linux left an unprepared red faced Microsoft with 0% share of a burgeoning new market. Nine months later, recent reports suggest that Linux on netbooks is down to single digits and heading south.

Linux desktops... too much too late

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Linux

computerworlduk.com: My marketing director's twitteration induced me to click on a link to a ZDNet article which asserted that Linux desktops, have missed the boat; Good though they are, blah. The article was fine, but what is this obsession with the GUI?

Powerhouse Programs of Linux

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Software

nixtutor.com: Linux comes packed with some pretty powerful tools. Here is a list of what I consider to be the powerhouse programs of Linux and some common usage for each.

What I’ve learned from Fedora

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Linux

jaysonrowe.com: Many people say that Linux can never be a viable player on the desktop because there are too many distributions. I don’t think that is a problem, because the way I see it right now there are only three Linux distributions.

Also: Learning from F11-Preview

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Diary of a Linux Virgin

  • Are there too few people who understand desktop Linux?
  • Initial Impressions of the openSUSE Community
  • Microsoft targets Windows, Linux management
  • An interview with Mark Shuttleworth
  • Europe funds secure operating system research
  • Making package management even faster?
  • VMware vSphere: Out of the Box and into the Clouds
  • Open source developer? Uncle Sam wants you
  • Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring Installfests
  • Linux Sucks! Video from LinuxFest NW
  • Comux 010010
  • What Should We Do If We Can't End Software Patents?
  • SFLS Episode 0x0C: Patently False
  • Mozilla Developer News 04/28
  • Continued funding for Minix
  • Mark Shuttleworth Q+A
  • Ubuntu and Kubuntu 9.04 Experience

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to create DVD movies in Linux with DeVeDe

  • 5 Popular Tricks to Customize Nano
  • Fix for flash not working after Jaunty Upgrade (64bit)
  • Pretending IceWeasel to be Firefox in Debian Linux
  • quickly adding new baddies to iptables
  • PyMOTW: multiprocessing, part 2
  • Install Ubuntu Linux in 5 Minutes
  • PIDA - A Python IDE
  • /dev/null and /dev/zero What's the diff
  • Postfix Backup MX eMail Server Anti-Spam Configuration
  • Run Windows Apps Seamlessly Inside Linux
  • How to set up a mail server on a GNU / Linux system
  • Connect Remotely to Your Linux Machine Graphically
  • Commandline 101: Free!
  • Adding a simple progress bar to dd
  • Close shell keeping all subprocess running
  • Easily Configure QEMU to Run Bootable ISO Images

Linux Inside … Jeopardy! AI

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Linux

sutor.com: Yesterday, like many of you, I read about IBM’s project to create software that can compete effectively with humans on the popular game Jeopardy!.

The List: Top 10 FREE Linux Games

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Gaming

linuxcauldron.com: It often gets me when a lot of people say there are no good Linux Games. That depends on what you consider “good” in the first place. I did a little hunting and testing, and came up with what I thought the Top 10 Linux games were to me.

24 Open Source Apps for the ASUS Netbook

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Software

earthweb.com: Eighteen short months ago, Taiwanese manufacturer Asus debuted the Eee, the netbook that launched the latest craze for small, lightweight, inexpensive laptops. And then they got to work – creating new open source apps specifically for the Eee and similar netbooks.

How to choose the best Linux distro for you

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Linux

tuxradar.com: At the time of writing, there are three hundred and twenty three distributions being tracked on distrowatch.com. This is the world of choice, and it's a world made possible by free and open source software.

Kontact: The Swiss Army Knife of PIMs

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Software

ghacks.net: If you’ve ever used a PIM (Personal Information Manager) you know how important they can be for both business and personal organization. Most users know Microsoft Outlook. Most Linux users know Evolution. But there is another PIM out there that has more to offer than any other PIM available.

First look: Ubuntu 9.04 stays the course

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Ubuntu

infoworld.com: Having rocketed to prominence as one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions in just a few years, Ubuntu has earned a reputation for stability and ease-of-use. The latest edition -- version 9.04, code-named "Jaunty Jackalope" -- continues that tradition and is mostly a maintenance release, but it brings a number of updates that should enhance its appeal.

Fanboys Spread The Most Lies About Linux

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Linux

customdistros.com: I found myself revisiting “100 reasons Linux beats Windows” this morning and once again started getting annoyed at what was written.

WiFi cards to offer Linux drivers

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Hardware

linuxdevices.com: Socket Mobile has joined the trend of offering Linux support for WiFi cards by announcing Linux drivers for its Go Wi-Fi SDIO WLAN cards and modules.

Fixing some Ubuntu 9.04 annoyances

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Ubuntu
  • Fixing some Ubuntu 9.04 annoyances

  • Quality Aluminium Ubuntu Stickers
  • The Best Place To Buy Ubuntu Case Badges
  • Can't Upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04?
  • Ubuntu Jaunty Tries to Set the Usability Agenda
  • Why Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty So Slow???
  • Things to Avoid on Ubuntu
  • Kubuntu 9.04 Wifi Bug To Be Fixed?
  • Quick and Simple Tips to Personalize your Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalop
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