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some odds & ends & howtos:

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News
  • Beautify Boot in Debian

  • Netstat: Quick and useful Linux network information
  • Air NZ adopts open-source SilverStripe
  • Kubuntu Netbook Edition starts to take shape
  • Other Tomboy Stuff: On Blogging, Synchronization of Notes
  • Squid Authentication using RADIUS
  • Tutorial : Enable AMD Cool 'n' Quite in Linux
  • Putting a Fedora LiveCD onto a USB Stick from Ubuntu
  • Solution:Freezing problems with Intel Graphics driver on Ubuntu
  • Chrome OS: Remember, it's Still Vaporware
  • Customizing vim and coloring the terminal in OpenSolaris 2009.06

2009's 10 Worst Linux Distributions

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Linux

daniweb.com/blogs: Any list of best or worst will have its opponents and proponents and I foresee that this list of worst Linux distributions will be no different. There were, at last count, almost 300 Linux distributions and they all can't be great.

What’s to like about X?

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: I hold a grudge, I admit it. Months ago, when X started acting up on my central machine, I realized the time and effort spent trying to fix it could be alleviated completely by omitting it altogether.

Kongoni Nietzsche released

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Linux

mybroadband.co.za: In February this year a group of South African developers announced a new Linux distro project Kongoni. First stable version of a new Linux distro, Kongoni version 1.12.2, launched on July 12th 2009.

Interesting things I saw at GCDS: Pardus Linux

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Linux

kdedevelopers.org: This year at GCDS I had the pleasure of meeting a relatively small team of around 15 developers who are sponsored by the Turkish government work on a Turkish Linux distribution called Pardus.

Reddit readers rage at thankless Linux Twitter-bot

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Web

itwire.com: Readers of the Linux section on popular Web 2.0 social networking site Reddit discovered a Twitter bot was tweeting stories listed on the site without attribution. As punishment Redditers decided to turn the bot into their puppet, mouthing whatever they commanded.

Comfort zones: Windows vs. Linux

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Linux
Microsoft

news.cnet.com: Where's your comfort zone? Windows, Mac, Linux? In the consumer laptop space, specifically Netbooks, there isn't much hope for a Linux-based operating system in the near term. So, first the bad news.

Back with a CrunchBang #!

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Linux

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: I've lost count of the number of times the sci-fi blaster sound that CrunchBang Linux makes when it starts up has made me - or someone in the room with me - jump. Now, it makes an equally sci-fi "boop-bleep-bup."

CrunchBang Linux 9.04.01 Review and Screenshot Tour

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Linux

internetling.com: I have always wanted to take CrunchBang for a spin. This elegant distribution is based on the minimal version of Ubuntu, in this case, Jaunty Jackalope. CrunchBang wants to provide an alternative look and way of working with Ubuntu.

A way through SourceForge

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Howtos

I made a simple (should be) tutorial from creating of a project until releasing it on SourceForge.net

Songbird vs. Amarok: How not to design a GUI

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Software

briancarper.net: Recently I forced myself to uninstall Amarok 1.4 and try Amarok 2 again. I saw there were some nice updates to the interface coming in the next version so I grabbed the latest version from SVN. I very quickly started looking for other alternatives, and you'll soon see why.

Top 3 Linux BitTorrent Applications

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Software

osrevolution.com: KTorrent - Based on the interface for uTorrent, the most popular BitTorrent software for windows, KTorrent is built using the KDE library and hence is a KDE application.

10 APT Commands to Make Life Simpler

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Software

helpforlinux.blogspot: Here are 10 simple tricks for APT, the Advanced Packaging Tool used on Debian and Debian-based distributions like Ubuntu.

3 Years Ago: Ubuntu Dapper Drake

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Ubuntu

Remember Dapper Drake? All the fuss around it, being a LTS (long-term support) release, the three-month delay in order to make things stable, all the forum discussions regarding the 3-month delay in order to polish it well.

more odds & ends

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News
  • Linux on Netbooks - ALIVE and WELL!

  • Icon Theme Hacking Progress
  • Stuff like this is why F/OSS software is frustrating sometimes
  • chrome os follow-up
  • A nice collection of icons for Ubuntu and Gnome
  • Shutting the window and grabbing my hat… (switched to linux)
  • Back In Time – A Simple backup tool for ubuntu
  • SQL client and front-end for multiple database- crunchyfrog
  • Keep an external weblink pointed at your local dynamic IP (without DynDNS)

some odds & ends:

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News
  • Play Enigma: A Puzzle Game Unlike Any Other

  • Gnash supports YouTube [linux]
  • The Open-PC Project Announced at GCDS 09
  • Firefox 3.5 vs. Chromium on Ubuntu 9.04
  • Point-For-Point With Keir Thomas About Google Chrome OS
  • Desktop Theming and Icons

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Broadcom BCM4306 wireless LAN without ndiswrapper

  • Convert audio files in Ubuntu with Sound Converter
  • Speed Up Firefox By Limiting The History
  • Encrypting email in Claws Mail
  • Transform Ubuntu into OS X
  • How To Run Multiple X Sessions Without Virtualization

Why Chrome OS will turn Linux into a desktop winner

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OS
Google
  • Why Google Chrome OS will turn GNU/Linux into a desktop winner

  • The history and future of Chrome OS
  • Taking the 'PC' out of the Chrome OS equation
  • Google Chrome OS, An Attack on Linux?
  • Google OS invading Microsoft’s space for a change
  • Ubuntu Voltron vs Google Chrome OS
  • Chrome OS as I Imagine It

On Using BloGtk

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Software

everyjoe.com: I’ve been using Drivel for the longest time as my blogging client. It has always been quick and easy for me to select my the blog I was going to write to. BloGtk was giving me problems the last time I tried but I need to try it out again.

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