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New KDE Polishes Linux but Leaves a Few Little Streaks

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KDE

linuxinsider.com: There's plenty to like about the K Desktop Environment version 4.6.1, and it's not all about eye candy. Power users will find the new desktop full of improvements that are actually practical, not just aesthetic.

Linux 2.6.39 RC1 debuts new block device plugging model

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Linux
  • Linux 2.6.39 RC1 debuts new block device plugging model
  • Linux 2.6.39 Kernel Merge Window Closes With -rc1
  • Kernel Log: First release candidate for Linux 2.6.39

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GNOME3 Live Image version 0.3.0 released
  • The Enlightened one is here-Bodhi Linux1.0.0
  • AMD Catalyst 11.3 Drops Support For Old X.Org
  • “Open Source Governance for your Organization”
  • For Cuba Open Source Is Not A Matter Of Choice
  • Open source for sale
  • Much Ado about Nothing – Except Choice
  • The Ubuntu Alien Conspiracy [Wallpaper]
  • Buy digiKam Tricks Book, Win a Bag of Photo Goodies
  • Free as in Freedom: Episode 0x0C
  • INT: ODF 1.2 is approved as a Committee Specification
  • MeeGo and Symbian: How Long Will the Bodies Stay Warm?
  • Vi Editing Mode for Bash
  • Open Source Software Tools And Directories: Where To Find Them

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to turn off laptop monitor in Debian/Ubuntu?
  • Time your Time
  • How to Customize Your Grub Screen With BURG Manager
  • CRASH your System
  • Music Production in Linux 1
  • Check out NX remote access for Linux and Solaris
  • 10 Useful Sar (Sysstat) Examples for Linux Performance Monitoring
  • iotop - simple top-like I/O monitor
  • Use tee to Split Output
  • cannot connect to wired Internet problem in Ubuntu or vmware
  • The Needle and the Haystack—Part 1
  • Use Linux and WebDAV to Facilitate Online Collaboration

New Mageia Forums Bring Community Together

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Linux
Web

ostatic.com: New Mageia forums were announced today as "the official portal for the Mageia community: support, distro testing reports, contributions, discussions...."

Bend the New Browser to Your Will

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Moz/FF
  • Firefox 4 Tips: Bend the New Browser to Your Will
  • 3 Best Ways To Speed Up Firefox 4 Browser

Red Hat targeting UK growth in 'non-traditional sectors'

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Linux
  • Red Hat targeting UK growth in 'non-traditional sectors'
  • Are Companies Evil?
  • Use the House's Money to Trade Red Hat
  • Beyond $1bn: Why Red Hat is a one off

Pinguy OS 10.10 (64 bit)

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Linux

linuxdistroreview.com: PinguyOS is one I hadn’t heard of until recently. It seems to be just a baby, in Linux distro terms, although I say that not due to size or its features, but because of its age. PinguyOS only came onto the scene sometime in 2010.

NVIDIA GeForce 400 "Fermi" Series On Nouveau

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: With NVIDIA still not providing any open-source support or technical documentation for their graphics processors, for those in the open-source community who seek to use their GeForce 400/500 "Fermi" GPUs without NVIDIA's binary driver, they are left to use the reverse-engineered, community-created Nouveau driver.

Awards Highlight Impact of Open Source Software

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OSS

pcworld.com: It's hard to beat stellar earnings as proof of a technology's business value, and Red Hat provided that for Linux with its Q4 report last week. Adding further fuel to the celebratory open source fires over the past few days, however, have been several batches of awards recognizing the global impact of various free software projects and contributors.

Slipping over the edge (w/ Fedora 15)

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Linux
Software

cedarandthistle.wordpress: On a Sunday a few weeks ago, I finally decided to take the plunge and install the Fedora 15 Alpha on my primary workstation.

MEPIS 11 RC1: An Quick, Informal Glimpse

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Linux

linuxmigrante.blogspot: Even though I'm already running MEPIS 11 Beta 3 as my production system, I downloaded the RC version 1 to test it.

Ubuntu’s Non-Free Parabox

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu’s Non-Free Parabox
  • Ubuntu’s Contributions
  • Here Is A Solution For Ubuntu's Adobe Flash Problem

Open source communities: trust vs. control

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OSS

sutor.com: It can’t be overstated just how important the notion of “community” is to the entire open source process.

Dialog with the Girlfriend

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Linux

jeffhoogland.blogspot: About a year ago I made a post about installing Linux on my girlfriend's laptop. Just recently I was quoted on Linux Insider about how successful the installation had been a year later. I said that I believed it to have been a successful conversion of a Windows user to Linux.

9 Good CD and DVD Burning Tools for Ubuntu/Linux

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Software

techdrivein.com: There is no dearth of good CD/DVD burning tools for Ubuntu. Brasero Disc Burner comes as default in Ubuntu and it is a good enough tool with almost all functionalities you expect from a basic CD/DVD burning application. But what really are the alternatives?

15 handy Firefox 4 tips and tricks

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Moz/FF

techradar.com: From complete control over tabs to better bookmarking, these Firefox 4 tips will help you make the most of it.

Also: Firefox 5 Preview Available, Stable On April 13

Fixed ISO images for Debian 6.0.1 released

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Linux

debian.org: Post-release testing showed up a variety of bugs in the images produced for the 6.0.1 update release:

SimplyMEPIS 11.0 nears Final with RC1 Release

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Linux

mepis.org: Warren Woodford has uploaded SimplyMEPIS 10.9.94, the first release candidate of MEPIS 11.0. MEPIS 11.0 RC1 is build from a Debian Squeeze stable foundation with the following major differences:

Narwhal rising

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Ubuntu

manilastandardtoday.com: That’s the first thing that went through my head when I learned that the next version of Ubuntu Linux, Release 11.04, would be codenamed Natty Narwhal, in keeping with the tradition of alliterative animal names.

Also: Ubuntu 9.10 approaches end of life

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