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Story Manjaro Linux Needs Your Help, Here's How You Can Contribute UPDATED Rianne Schestowitz 27/07/2015 - 7:43am
Story Enlightenment 0.19.7 Desktop Environment Improves X11 Compatibility with Older EFLs Rianne Schestowitz 27/07/2015 - 7:41am
Story How to Update Linux Kernel for Improved System Performance Roy Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 11:29pm
Story GNOME Initial Setup Gets a Revamp with New Functionality and Bugfixes Roy Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 11:16pm
Story Linux 4.2-rc4 Rianne Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 9:45pm
Story Ubuntu MATE Is Dropping Ubuntu Software Center Rianne Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 9:44pm
Story The Penguin or the Egg: How To Increase Adoption Of Desktop Linux Rianne Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 9:41pm
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 7:57pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 4:21pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 26/07/2015 - 4:19pm

openSUSE 11.3 [Review]

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SUSE openSUSE is one of those few Linux distributions that gives you a choice of desktop environment while you are installing it, and doesn’t treat KDE or Gnome as a primary option. Both environments have equal support. This might not mean much for newcomers to the Linux world; however this does show that openSUSE is all about choice.

Tales From the Front: in Search of APT-GET UNDO

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Software I am currently in that level of hell reserved for people who upgrade their GNU/Linux system too quickly.

today's leftovers:

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  • Confessions of a Windows 7 to Ubuntu switcher
  • Opera 10.61 released
  • Highlights from Day 1 at LinuxCon 2010
  • LinuxCon Day 2: Linux has Arrived
  • Granatier - A Bomberman alternative
  • The Battle for Wesnoth 1.8.4 Released
  • DNC uses open-source software to ease voter registration
  • Talking about Ubuntu Studio with Scott Lavender
  • KDE's New Default: Stripes wallpaper
  • Distribution branding and Stripes
  • Salix OS 13.1.1 Screenshots
  • What Tweaks Could Make Linux Even Better?
  • Chipmunk - GTK player
  • Plasma: now comes for tablets

some howtos:

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  • Allow MySQL Client to Connect to Remote MySQL server
  • IPC Introduction w/ Examples
  • Fix Network connection icon disappear on top-right panel
  • Nautilus Location Bar in Lucid
  • Firefox bookmarks
  • All About Alsa
  • View HTML Files from the Command Line
  • Cool User File Systems: GlusterFS

Linux Security, Then and Now

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Linux Linux is inherently not a secure operating system. The reason it's not secure is because Linux was based on the architectural design of UNIX, and the creators of UNIX didn't care about security – it was 1969 after all.

Also: Linux kernel report shows continued innovation 2.6.36 coming soon

Oracle sues Google over Java use in Android

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Legal Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Google, charging that its Android phone software infringes Oracle patents and copyrights related to Java, Oracle said on Thursday.

Why this Linux veteran runs Ubuntu

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softwarewhys.wordpress: I keep hearing Ubuntu described as merely a noob’s distro lately. Well, it’s about time people either come clean or switch already. I’ll start the ball rolling. My name is Karl (Hi, Karl), and I’m a Linux veteran who runs Ubuntu.

XBMC Camelot - Beautiful, stylish, classy, and fun

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Software Would you like to transform your television into a powerful media center with Internet connectivity, network sharing, video and music playlists, photo albums, weather forecast, maybe even games? Enter XBMC.

Linux is Political!

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Linux I have had so many different discussions with people about which computer operating system is the best. Most people that I talk to swear by the one they use. I do think that an operating system should not be judged solely on its technical strengths and weaknesses but also on its ideology and the way it is developed.

3 Great Linux Radio Apps To Discover Great New Music

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Software Massive MP3 collections are nice, but they don’t do everything. Sometimes you want to discover new music, for example, or listen to the news. Traditionally this was the role of the radio, but if you’re a geek (and if you’re reading this blog I’m betting you are) you’re far more likely to be around computers than FM receivers.

Firefox 4 a big deal

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  • Firefox 4 a big deal
  • Mozilla Looks Ahead to More Secure Firefox

At Work with Linux: Linux Mint 9 Gnome and KDE

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blogbeebe.blogspot: One of the nicer features about the office lab is the fact we have a number of still-powerful workstations on which to run various operating systems. Linux Mint 9 KDE was actually the second Mint 9 distribution installed; the first was Linux Mint 9 Gnome.

How Much Faster Is Konqueror With WebKit?

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Software Yesterday we wrote about how you can make WebKit default in Konqueror. We always knew that WebKit is going to make Konqueror faster; but how much faster? Today we test. shares some cute e-mails

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Linux Should the Linux kernel be renamed the Linux “colonel” due to its prowess?

In Search of the Perfect KDE4 Distro – 4 Linux Mint 9?

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Linux I love it. It has got all the goodness of Ubuntu, rolled with the good stuff that KDE4 brings you with an extra helping of Linux Mint special stuff.

32 bit vs 64 bit Linux - Which to Choose?

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: This is a question I have fielded many times, it is one most new Linux users ask before they even download their first Linux ISO. There is a short answer and a long answer to this question.

User space memory access from the Linux kernel

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An introduction to Linux memory and user space APIs

Debian 6.0 on Track, Fedora 14 Slips

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  • Debian 6.0 on Track for December Release
  • Well, Fedora 14 Will Not Ship On Time

KDE Reaches New Audiences in North America

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KDE KDE software has traditionally been strongest in Europe and South America. With the growth of events such as Camp KDE and many key contributors calling North America home, KDE is increasing its presence in this region.

Feature Freeze in place for Ubuntu 10.10

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Ubuntu The Feature Freeze is now in effect for Maverick. The focus from here until release is on fixing bugs and polishing.

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