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Story Desktop Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 6:27pm
Story Kubuntu 15.10 Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 6:19pm
Story Leftovers: KDE Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 6:17pm
Story Red Hat CVE Database Revamp Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 6:15pm
Story LibreOffice, Leaping Lizards, and Liquid Lemurs Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 5:52pm
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 12:27pm
Story Mark Shuttleworth – The Man Behind Ubuntu Operating System Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 11:01am
Story Canonical rolls out Ubuntu container management for suits Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 10:06am
Story What’s New in KD Reports 1.7? Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 10:04am
Story Ubuntu 15.10, Codenamed Wily Werewolf, Review Rianne Schestowitz 22/10/2015 - 9:57am

Hedgewars sees special 0.9.15 Winter Release

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Gaming
  • Hedgewars sees special 0.9.15 Winter Release
  • The Spring Project – An Open Source Strategy Game Engine With An Impressive Selection of Free Games
  • Play Bioware's Infinity Engine Games PlaneScape Torment, Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale Natively on Linux

Linux kernel slips out at CES

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Linux
  • Linux kernel slips out at CES
  • Expert: Linux capabilities don't add security

Ubuntu At CES

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu At CES: Courtesy Chinese Companies
  • Bacon: Making Ubuntu More Personal
  • Nook Color Hacked to Run Ubuntu

today's leftovers:

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News
  • OLPC cuts price of XO 1.75 laptop to $165, power by half
  • light up the synchrotron
  • CodeWeavers And Linsoft Announce Anniversary Sale
  • Why Linux is Alpha and Omega
  • CES: Motorola Atrix converts smartphone into laptop
  • GTK+ 3.0 Is Just About Here
  • Tron Legacy GNOME Shell theme is all kinds of cool
  • Yea Closed Source, Boo Open Source
  • No Business Like Bad FOSS Business
  • Ubuntu Set to Kill Fullscreen Applications?
  • Updated open source business strategy framework
  • The kde-www war: part 2
  • Meet the GIMP Episode 153: Brocade
  • FLOSS Weekly 147: Big Blue Button
  • RSS notification Indicator adds new features
  • Linux Link Tech Show #383 1/5/11
  • Puppy Linux 5.2 Is Based on Ubuntu 10.04
  • To Know Software Is to Love It?
  • Going Linux Jan 05: #125 - Listener Feedback
  • My Switch To FOSS (Debian, QEMU, Mercurial, vi & Python)

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Mutt: An Introduction
  • How to Tear Up A Photo With Gimp
  • Even less is even more in modern X
  • Intro to Nested-RAID: RAID-01 and RAID-10
  • Get Linux and FreeBSD hardware info with guide to commands
  • find duplicate songs in your music collection with dupeguru

Review of openSUSE Trademark Guidelines

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SUSE
  • Review of openSUSE Trademark Guidelines
  • Putting our Accessibility Heads Together
  • New OpenSUSE Foundation will still be dominated by Novell

‘Angry birds’ may be coming to Ubuntu

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Gaming
  • ‘Angry birds’ may be coming to Ubuntu
  • M.A.R.S 2D space shooter brings retro pink back into fashion

Timesys Joins Linux Foundation

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Linux
  • Timesys Joins Linux Foundation
  • Broadcom Joins the Linux Foundation
  • Protecode Joins Linux Foundation

VIA's Open Linux Graphics Driver Has Been Defenestrated

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Hardware
Software
  • VIA's Open Linux Graphics Driver Has Been Defenestrated
  • There May Finally Be Better ATI Linux Video Playback
  • Intel Bumps libva: Android & Sandy Bridge Friendly

Open Source HTPC’s That Don’t Suck

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Linux
Software

tech.nocr.at: In our next installment of Distros That Don’t Suck we will be looking at open source HTPC software. Sure you can load up VLC or even use Windows Media player, but having a dedicated solution with a UI that is made for a TV is a lot easier and pleasing.

What is Upstart?

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Software
Interviews

linux-magazine.com: Originally created for use in Ubuntu, Upstart is suitable for deployment in all Linux distributions as an alternative to the System-V init.

4 Open Source Applications for the Visually Impaired

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Software

ostatic.com: When you're visually impaired, getting around the Internet isn't always easy. Fortunately, the open source community takes accessibility very seriously.

Linux on the Door Stop

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Linux

lxer.com: Recently someone on Reddit posted a message noting that they hadn't seen a single article yet declaring 2011 to be the year of the Linux desktop. While I can't do that one, I offer instead a replacement prediction -- 2011 will be the year of Linux on the Door Stop.

Bodhi, a cool little distro!

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Linux

thelinuxscoop.blogspot: The other day I stumbled upon a new distro called Bodhi. The website claims that Bodhi is a minimalistic OS (based on Ubuntu) using the enlightened desktop. I have never had luck using the Enlightment desktop, but I really wanted to try this distro.

Banshee now default in Natty daily builds

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Software
  • Banshee now default in Natty daily builds
  • Fluendo Releases Moovida Pro, Adds Linux Support
  • DVDShrink alternative for Linux Users: K9Copy
  • MusicMe: a transparent music player for Linux
  • Bombono DVD reached 1.0
  • Advance Music Player and Organizer - Clementine

My Top 5 Favorite Open Source Happenings in 2010

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OSS

sourceforge.net: It’s a new year, and as we look to 2011 as the year that open source kicks butt, we should take a few moments to reflect back on 2010. After all, that’s what you’re supposed to do in January, right? Look back, then look ahead, then resolve to be better.

Key open source security benefits

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OSS

blogs.techrepublic.com: When trying to engage in a truly productive exchange of ideas, it is helpful to keep in mind the fact that when something is worth doing, it is usually worth doing for more than one reason. This applies to the security benefits of an open source development model.

LibreOffice – The Likely Future of OpenOffice

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LibO

maketecheasier.com: The Document Foundation will soon release LibreOffice, a community-based fork of OpenOffice which has already received backing from the likes of Canonical, Red Hat, and Google. While the final release is not yet available, we can get our hands on the release candidate which should tell us what kind of changes we’re in for.

6 Lightweight Linux Distributions To Give Your Old PC A New Lease of Life

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Linux

makeuseof.com: If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got at least one old desktop PC or antiquated laptop lying dormant in the attic, cupboard or still under your desk. I’d even hazard a guess you’ve got a CRT monitor and a serial mouse to boot.

FOSS Is Fun – The Unsung Heroes

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OSS

linuxforu.com: There is always an ongoing debate in FOSS circles on how to define a FOSS contributor. What is real FOSS contribution? Who are the elite contributors, and who are the also-rans?

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