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Story Ubuntu Touch OTA-9 Is Open for Business, Developers Can Start Pushing Fixes Roy Schestowitz 13/11/2015 - 12:26am
Story Mozilla Mobile Roy Schestowitz 13/11/2015 - 12:18am
Story Calculate Linux Scratch 15 KDE released Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 11:52pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 11:49pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 11:48pm
Story FCC: We aren’t banning DD-WRT on Wi-Fi routers Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 11:41pm
Story More Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:41pm
Story Leftovers: KDE Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:40pm
Story Ubuntu 15.10 Flavors : All New Features and Changes Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:33pm
Story XFS In Linux 4.4 Isn't Too Exciting Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:07pm

Why I Use Gentoo: Conclusion

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Gentoo Of all the myriad Linux distributions out there, I’ve chosen Gentoo as the one to use on my primary desktop computer. Throughout this series, I’ve talked some of the reasons that I enjoy using Gentoo. As an incredibly brief summary, Gentoo fits my needs as a developer-oriented distribution with rolling upgrades.

Debian volatile replaced by new updates suite

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Software The Debian Volatile archive is discontinued starting from the upcoming Debian release 6.0 (Squeeze). It is replaced by the suite squeeze-updates on the official mirrors.

Banshee Supporting GNOME on Ubuntu

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gburt.blogspot: The Banshee maintainers and community have been proud to support GNOME by sending 100% of our FOSS Amazon MP3 store's affiliate revenue to the Foundation. We're already on pace to contribute at the same level as a small company on the Advisory Board, $10,000 USD per year, and revenue is increasing every month.

More Ubuntu Studio Fun Facts

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dullass.blogspot: Continuing previous discussion about Ubuntu Studio improvements for Natty and beginning a new section of discussion. But first, more Ubuntu Studio Fun Facts!

Man seeks used laptops to refurbish, give to students

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Ubuntu A co-worker’s purchase of a new laptop computer was inspiration for the idea that Mark Cloyd of Chadron is putting into action as a means to help more Chadron students take advantage of the opportunities that technology provides.

Evernote for Linux: Nevernote

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Software Nevernote is an open source clone of Evernote that works on Linux. While Evernote now runs on Linux through Wine, the application is quite slow so you may want to try Nevernote.

10 ways to e-publish with Linux

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Software If you’re looking for a low-cost way to create, publish, and market an e-book, be sure to check out these Linux tools.

Executive Spotlight: Paul Smith of Red Hat

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Interviews As general manager for Red Hat‘s Public Sector, Paul Smith oversees all aspects of sales, business development, marketing, consulting and the channel partners focused on federal, state and local agencies and educational institutions.

Nine traits of the veteran Unix admin

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Humor Last week I briefly departed from reality, thanks to the inexplicable actions of the CRTC, but this week, I'm off the drugs and back on terra firma -- sort of. Anyway, to celebrate my return to the land of the sane, I thought I'd tick off a few hallmarks of veteran Unix admins, so you have a better chance of spotting these rare, beautiful creatures in the wild. Here is their song.

53 Open Source Replacements to Spice Up Your Desktop

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Software With so many new devices – with so many new interfaces – coming out all the time, is your desktop starting to seem a little, well…boring? Are you frustrated by how slow and buggy Windows is? Are you tired of winter weather and wish that something – anything – would change? If so, this list is for you.

As Linux becomes easier it can be more dangerous

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Linux Over the last several years I have seen great leaps and bounds in terms of ease of use for Linux based operating systems (have to keep the purists happy Smile which I will refer to as simply Linux. Because I am lazy and don't want to write Linux based operating system all the time.

Ready for Firefox 4

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Moz/FF I LOOK forward to the day when the folks at Mozilla decide that Firefox 4 is ready to launch without the word “beta” attached to it.

openSUSE to Celebrate 11.4 with Virtual Dance Party

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SUSE Many large projects mark their significant releases with launch parties. But openSUSE has come up with a uniquely Gecko idea: a virtual dance party.

Ubuntu Netbook Edition review

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Ubuntu Ubuntu Netbook Edition is precisely what it sounds like: a version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system modified for use with netbook laptops.

today's leftovers:

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  • Effy Does CrunchBang
  • A few new updates to Unity in Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha
  • What's on Sabayon's Agenda
  • Adobe open source code backs – gasp! – HTML5
  • World leaders using Drupal
  • Focus Group Open Source: Migration
  • Linux scores big in large-format printing
  • Twofolds Joy of using Ubuntu
  • OpenShot 1.3.0 release with new stuff
  • Bug fixes for MySQL 5.5
  • IT: Updated law presses public administrations to share software
  • Another nifty load meter: ttyload
  • Mandriva is seeking a security engineer
  • Meet the Man Behind the Jeopardy Super Computer
  • Introducing Opera 11.10 "Barracuda"
  • Raleigh Working To Address Complaints About New Website
  • MSQt™

some howtos:

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  • Duke Nukem 3D running natively on Ubuntu
  • Configure the Linux Grub2 Boot Menu the Easy Way
  • Change Grub background image in Squeeze
  • Linux IPTables: How to Add Firewall Rules
  • Ubuntu 10.10 setting up Mac OS Time Machine server
  • Install Krusader Twin Panel File Manager
  • Virtual Hosting in Apache Web Server On Debian
  • Troubleshooting Linux Servers with telnet
  • Using awk with Print and Printf
  • How to Add Skype Contacts to Pidgin IM
  • Working with Frames and Objects in Scribus
  • A Simple NFS File Server
  • Restore Grub Force, Filesystem Checks with Rescatux

Arch Steps Up – Debian Takes A Backseat

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Linux I recently did some soul searching regarding my GNU/Linux philosophy. I found that I wasn’t being true to myself.

Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 Released

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MDV I am pleased to announce to you that the iso of Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 just went out, and should be available in devel/isos/2011 directory on your favorite mirror shortly!

Mageia Announces First Alpha Release

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Linux Anne Nicolas has announced the first alpha release of Mageia (code name Cantine). The 32-bit or 64-bit DVD should be landing on mirrors very soon.

GNOME 3 User Day Kicks off Tomorrow

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Software GNOME 3 User Days are a great opportunity for users to find out about GNOME 3 and to talk to members of the GNOME project about the new release. Everyone is welcome to get involved and ask questions about GNOME 3.

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Games Leftovers

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