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What's Up With PCManFM2?

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blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: PCManFM has been a popular replacement for the Nautilus file manager on the GNOME desktop because its light and fast, though still featureful enough to handle automatic mounting of hotplugged drives and other modern advantages. Well, Hong Jen Yee has decided that several prominent bugs cannot be solved without a major rewrite of the file manager.

Deconstructing Nautilus and rebuilding it better

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design-by-izo.com: If you’re an avid user of the GNOME Desktop Environment and follow the development of it, you may well be aware of one of the hot topics currently doing the rounds on the internet, and that is: The User Interface Of The Nautilus File Manager And Why Is It So Awful?

today's howtos & leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • Browsing a FTP server in Linux with Nautilus
  • Tried Several, Finally Chosen a Favorite
  • Window buttons alignment (Gnome, Ubuntu 10.04)
  • An Epic Struggle With Portage
  • Install and Configure DKIM On Postfix With dkim-milter on 64 bit CentOS 5
  • Is Open Source "Anti-Enterprise"?
  • Transferring the Crux ISO to USB
  • Solve Screen Resolution Problem in Ubuntu / Debian with xrandr
  • Installing the GeoIP Apache module
  • Interesting Shorewall Logs
  • Running old Linux apps on new Distros
  • Power saving tips for a Linux laptop
  • Printer configuration and management on PC-BSD 8
  • sci-fi digital painting tutorial for GIMP
  • Going Linux: Feb 27: #094 - SCaLE 8x

BBC blocks open source software from iPlayer video service

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Web

arstechnica.com: The BBC has enabled SWF Verification for its iPlayer streaming video service. This content protection mechanism has locked out users who consume the iPlayer video content with open source software.

Carbonate Icon Theme

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Ubuntu

ubuntumini.com: I spent time looking for a good icon theme to match my Darkish Human GTK theme, I couldn't find one so I made my own.

NDAs and FOSS

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OSS

Jon maddog Hall: I recently had to sign a "Non-Disclosure Agreement" (NDA) for the first time in a long while, and I thought I would write about how an NDA might or might not fit in with Free and Open Source Software.

Dropbox - a study in what's right with open source, and wrong with windows.

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Web

blog.seattlepi.com: Today I tried to use a piece of software named "dropbox" which allows you to share files safely on the internet. The first problem is that, like most windows software, it tells you very little about how it works.

Full Circle Magazine Issue 34 is ready

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Ubuntu

This month marks the 34th issue of Full Circle, along with the new and improved companion Full Circle Podcast! Now, along with your magazine, you’ve got an extra 40 minutes of auditory Full Circle goodness.

A for Artha, The Awesome offline Dictionary for Linux

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Software

bigbrovar.aoizora.org: One area that I have always found lacking on Linux is a good Dictionary software. I have tired quite a few free and opensource dictionary software for linux, some very good, but non had the WOW factor, until Artha.

VDR as an mp3, DVD player using plugin

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ubuntulandforever.blogspot: VDR (Video Disk Recorder) is an open source application for Linux designed to allow any computer to function as a digital video recorder, in order to record and replay TV programming using the computer's hard drive.

Pendrive Linux to the rescue!

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Linux

gerardmcgarry.com: Since most laptop and desktop computers these days can boot from a USB drive, one of the handiest utilities in my toolbox is an installation of Pendrive Linux.

Symbian’s Mobile Operating System Now Officially Open Source

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OS

opensourcecritic.com: Following their announcement back on the 4th of February, 2010… Symbian has released the first fully open source version of their mobile operating system, the Symbian^3 (S^3) platform.

some shorts:

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PCLOS
Software
Moz/FF
  • Podcasts in Amarok 2.3
  • Firefox is really stupid
  • PCLOS 2010 Beta 1 Coming soon

4 Cool New Features in Ubuntu 10.4

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.4: My first impressions
  • 4 Cool New Features in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx Alpha 3

Confirmed: Ubuntu 10.04 Supports iPhone / iPod Touch Out Of The Box

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Ubuntu

Yesterday we wrote about a post on ubuntuforums where a user reported that the latest Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Alpha 3 supports his iPhone 3GS out of the box.

Why we Use Fedora and not Microsoft

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crossbytes.org: At Crossbytes we are trying to be as green as possible in our computer recycling center and we also pass that on to all parts of our processes. We use Fedora (which forms the basis for the operating system Red Hat Enterprise) because it has shown in testing to be the greenest.

Also: Ubuntu Out Fedora In

Oracle Solaris, Linux, and OpenSolaris

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OS
Linux

blogs.zdnet.com: As the pennies start to fall in the Oracle/Sun merger we’re seeing a lot of fear and ignorance getting expressed. Meanwhile lots of other people are happily spreading FUD.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 112 is out

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SUSE

Issue #112 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.

Graphical Diary And Journal RedNotebook

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Software

ghacks.net: A simple text file is sometimes all one needs to put thoughts on virtual paper. But text documents, even advanced ones like Microsoft Word documents, do not cut it when it comes to maintaining a regularly updated diary or journal.

ArchBang 2.0 brings installer

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Linux

pdg86.wordpress: Care to test the latest and the finest and the smoothest release yet?

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