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Mozilla inadvertently publishes thousands of user IDs

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Moz/FF Firefox developer Mozilla has revealed this week that a database containing usernames and password hashes belonging to thousands of users of had been posted publicly by accident.

9 Free and Open Source Software Stories to Watch in 2011

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OSS This year, I'm giving up making predictions. Instead, here are the stories that are likely to make headlines in 2011 for free and open source software.

AriOS: Light Interface Lotsa Apps Ubuntu Remaster

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Ubuntu AriOS is the successor of mFatOS, an Ubuntu remaster we talked about a while back. AriOS 2.0 was released today and it's based on Ubuntu 10.10 - the new version tries to replicate Unity but as opposed to Unity, it's customizable thanks to AWM.

7 Predictions For Open Source in 2011

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OSS Predictions for the upcoming year are always plentiful in December, and this year is no exception. On PCWorld, for example, we've seen security predictions, enterprise resoure software (ERP) predictions, and general IT forecasts for 2011. What I haven't seen so far, however, are predictions for Linux and other open-source software.

LinuxUser's kernel column #95 by Jon Masters

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Linux Jon Masters talks about features in the 2.6.37 Linux kernel and describes debugging a kernel problem using the Git bisection feature…

7 torrent clients worth trying in 2011

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Software This list is compiled based on user feedback and functionalities. If you are looking for a torrent client which is less resource hungry, gives top speed, has lots of speed then rtorrent is the one you are looking for. If you are a newbie and dont want to play with configurations then deluge is the best bet.

Year in Review: Open source

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OSS For open-source projects, 2010 was an interesting year. While they weren't the most popular open-source projects around even when Sun controlled them, Oracle made a lot of developers angry by dumping OpenSolaris and allegedly neglecting

The Games Geeks Play!

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Gaming A common misconception is that gaming and open source can never seem to gel together. Linux users are desktop publishers, programmers and many other things, but mostly hardly gamers. The myth remains that the scene in the open-source diaspora is bleak when it comes to gaming. Well, it’s high time we broke the myth.

today's leftovers:

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  • KNOPPIX 6.4.3 Switches to Nouveau, LibreOffice
  • Before You Open-Source Your Code
  • AlwaysOnPC - Office & Firefox
  • The many definitions of a open standard
  • AXE and your shell receives
  • Browser Wars III
  • L.G.C. |B-Reel| — Doom 3 – Quake MOD – Shambler’s Castle
  • New book: Drupal 7 Module Development
  • jn, a journal notebook tool
  • Flaws Spotlighted in Tor Anonymity Network
  • Kubuntu 11.04 alpha1 (dailybuild) with Kde 4.6rc Overview (video)

some howtos:

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  • 2 System Monitor on Linux
  • Turn your old webcam into a motion-detecting security camera
  • Setup Ubuntu to browse Windows network by hostname
  • parition a new drive before adding to RAID array
  • Top like Utility to monitor Network Connections usage - pktstat
  • Create nice lines effects using the blend tool
  • Indicator virtualbox- Launch Virtualbox machines from your quick launch panel
  • XUbuntu 10.10 – gksu fails [Solved]
  • Audible books won’t load on my Android phone

You asked for it, Banshee gets DVD support

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Software Santa is not the only one delivering presents, the always hardworking Olivier Dufour, has just gotten past the last major technical hurdle in adding the DVD support he and Alex Launi have been working on.

DesktopNova Background Changer For Gnome & Xfce

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Software DesktopNova helps you to auto change backgrounds after an adjustable time from multiple files and folders you can add it to different profiles.

New Open-Source AMD OverDrive Utility

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Software AMD has allowed their Radeon GPUs to be overclocked on Linux since 2008 when using their Catalyst driver with OverDrive support. Previous to that there was Rovclock for overclocking select ATI Radeon ASICs using an open-source program along with support for tuning the video memory timings and other options, which was a program written via reverse engineering.

Firefox is most popular browser in Armenia

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Moz/FF According to data of Armenian ranking system, website visitors, who are registered on, mostly use Firefox (41.05%) browser, as well as Chrome (27.36%).

Understanding the Open Invention Network A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the CPTN gang that's buying Novell's patents and speculated that it might be a Google they're after. Whether Google or another company, a few folks have commented that the Open Invention Network (OIN) can protect members against patent threats from other OIN members. When it comes to Linux, that's true. When it comes to other things? Not so much.

Ex-CEO of Red Hat sues family's financial advisers The former CEO of Raleigh-based software firm Red Hat Inc. is suing his family's financial advisers, saying they misused $60 million.

Linux in education: a genuine alternative

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Linux Using free software in education is not just about saving money. It's also about preserving choice, not locking a student's experience into a certain way of doing something.

AMD 2010 Catalyst Driver Year In Review

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Software Earlier this month we delivered our annual performance look at NVIDIA's 2010 Linux graphics drivers and now the tables have turned to do our annual examination of the ATI/AMD Catalyst graphics drivers for the Radeon graphics processors. This was certainly an interesting year -- both good and bad -- for AMD with their Catalyst Linux driver.

Linux Game Xonotic (Nexuiz Fork) Preview Released

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Gaming Popular Linux game Nexuiz was forked into a new game Xonotic earlier this year as there was some disagreement between Nexuiz developers and community. Now Xonotic developers have released first preview version playable on Linux, Windows and Mac.

Ubuntu update policy change is probably a good thing

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Ubuntu Despite some premature reports on the net, Canonical isn’t moving to a rolling release schedule for Ubuntu. However, the organisation is open to making some changes to the way that some software packages are updated.

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