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What Is Open Source Software?

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OSS
  • Back to Basics: What Is Open Source Software?
  • Observation on hiring from open source

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GNOME Developer Training in danger
  • Linux Mint 9 KDE RC released
  • Opera 10.60 RC1
  • Nice collection of themes for Ubuntu | Gnome
  • Decibel Audio Player
  • Red Hat Still Doesn't Need Desktop Linux
  • Growing pains afflict HTML5 standardization
  • How to Sync Your iPhone Contacts to Ubuntu One
  • Ubuntu Circuit Breaker
  • Qt’s Volker Hilsheimer…
  • First Fedora Design Bounty Ninja identified
  • Spanish KDE Blogger Baltasar Ortega Talks
  • Droid X Arrives, and Froyo Goes Open Source
  • Rip CD's to MP3 in Debian
  • Integral Innovation
  • The Linux Action Show! s12e07

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Setting the ASUS Xonar U1 USB sound card in Gentoo
  • sshfs in gentoo (sshfs-fuse)
  • Listing files from Gentoo packages
  • Keeping You in the Loop – Bash For, While, Until
  • use Dropbox Online Backup Software in Ubuntu
  • NTP: Timing is Everything
  • Use Ctrl+Alt+Del for Task Manager to Kill Tasks Easily
  • Fixing the not quite transparent panel issue
  • How to run Linux in a virtual machine

Benchmarks Of The Latest Nouveau Gallium3D Driver

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Software

phoronix.com: In February we published some Nouveau Gallium3D benchmarks, but now we have a fresh set of numbers from three different NVIDIA graphics cards and we also compare the Nouveau Gallium3D driver to NVIDIA's proprietary Linux driver.

First MeeGo Linux needs love and scrub up

theregister.co.uk: MeeGo is a big deal. Devices plus cloud is the big trend right now and MeeGo has seen two industry giants - Intel and Nokia - combine efforts to create a Linux offering capable of competing with Windows on netbooks, Apple and Google on phones and tablets, and embedded operating systems on just about anything else from TVs to cars.

Debian Project News

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Linux
Ubuntu

Five best free Linux games of 2010

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Gaming

dedoimedo.com: I wanted to share with you my perception of the best Linux games you can have installed on your machine, in year 2010, Gregorian Calendar. These games offer an unrivaled mix of storyline, attention to detail and a balance between realism and plain ole fun.

Weather Bureau uses Linux to cut VM licensing

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Linux

itnews.com.au: The Bureau of Meteorology claims to have saved considerable sums on software licensing by embracing open source software during a server virtualisation drive.

A Linux Home Entertainment Center

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Linux
Hardware
Software

linuxjournal.com: I decided to cut the apron strings with my television provider over a year ago. I get all of my content off the internet now. I thought I'd share my system specs with you and tell you a little bit about how I've got it configured.

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Contrasting Philosophies

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Linux
Ubuntu

earthweb.com: Debian and Ubuntu are distributions that lend themselves naturally to comparison. Not only is Ubuntu a continuing fork of Debian, but many of its developers also work on Debian. So what are the differences between these Siamese twins?

Profiting from open source -- 8 business models

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OSS

infoworld.com: So you want to make a small fortune in open source software? It's simple, the joke goes: Just start with a large fortune. The open source revolution began at least two decades ago, but businesses and programmers are still struggling to understand the best way to share wonderful code and pay the mortgage.

KDE SC 4.5 RC1- The (well) hidden features

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KDE

everydaylht.com: This is the third in a series of posts about the pre-releases of KDE SC 4.5. This one is about the first release candidate.

Review: Puppy Linux Lucid w/ Screenshots

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Linux

g33q.co.za: Puppy Linux. One of the most iconic Linux distros out there. I have played around with them for what seems like ages, and have found reasons to both love and hate them over the years. As of recently Puppy has been built from Ubuntu, and I take a look at the newest release…

The 11 Most Useful Linux Commands in the World Ever

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Linux

gnuru.org: Almost every Linux website seems to have a list of the "best command line commands". Sometimes they get them wrong. Here is a list of useful commands that I came up with by looking at my 'history' file.

Things I can do before Windows Boots

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Linux
Microsoft

thelinuxblog.com: I guess I’m one of the lucky ones that gets to use Linux at work. The kicker is, I need Windows to do part of my work so I have two machines. After a recent power outage, I needed to boot both machines this morning. So, I thought I’d document what I did before Windows booted.

Bilski loses, but the patent madness continues

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Legal
  • Here's Bilski: It's Affirmed, But . . .No Decision on Software Patentability
  • First thoughts on Bilski
  • Software Freedom Law Center Responds to Landmark Supreme Court Patent Decision
  • US Supreme Court rejects Bilski patent but nothing else
  • Bilski loses, but the patent madness continues

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 360

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Interview: Karanbir Singh, CentOS project
  • News: Mandriva and OpenSolaris updates, localising Linux Mint, NetBSD testing strategies
  • Questions and answers: TRIM on solid state drives (SSD)
  • Released last week: Peppermint OS One-06172010, wattOS R2, MoLinux 6.0

Red Hat, Inc. Q1 2011 Earnings Call Transcript

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Linux

123jump.com: Revenues rose 20% to $209.1 million & net income rose 30.3% to $24.1 million or 12 cents a share. Operating cash flow of $61 million was in line with Q1 last year.

Peppermint, a web-centric Linux OS

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Interviews

theinquirer.net: CREATING A WEB-CENTRIC LINUX DISTRIBUTION that's not just another Ubuntu-based operating system (OS) has vexed Kendall Weaver since working as a maintainer on Linux Mint Fluxbox and LXDE 8.

The Best Browser: Summer 2010 Edition

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Software

pcmag.com: With the Chrome-Opera JavaScript speed war, HTML5 video support coming in IE9, and an improved Safari from Apple, can Firefox keep our Editors' Choice?

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