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Dead Linux Desktop

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Diaspora Has Security Holes? Duh

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Squeeze in a jam?

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dontsurfinthenude.blogspot: Debian Lenny is a great operating system. It just seems to be completely reliable- if there are any bugs, I haven't found them. However, what's also obvious from the first time you use it is that a lot of the packages it contains are old.

Momonga Linux 7 review

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Linux Momonga is a Linux distribution based on Fedora. It is a community-developed distribution with roots in Japan. Like Fedora, it is a multi-purpose distribution, a Free distribution, with a script that makes it easy to build and install non-free applications.

Fat or thin, it's your choice.

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Linux People say that you can choose how fat or thin you are simply by combining a proper diet with regular exercise. For some reason it doesn't work for me. With Linux however, I do have a choice. It doesn't matter what distribution I use, I can configure my Linux installation to be as fat or thin as I like.

Firefox 4 Preview - Foxy, sharp and fast!

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Moz/FF Greetings, children of the Internets! Mozilla is about to unleash their fourth major release of Firefox, the highly popular web browser that has started the revolution and torn the supremacy away from Internet Explorer.

VMware is buying Novell

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blogs.computerworld: My own sources have also now confirmed that VMware is Novell's suitor. Whether VMware will do a good job of taking care of SUSE Linux is another question.

today's leftovers:

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  • AMD Catalyst 10.9 For Linux Released
  • Open Source Tools for Video Editing
  • Most common SSH passwords revealed
  • Programming Lessons From Linux Geeks in the Trenches
  • Managing Open Source: New Tools and Techniques
  • Drupal 7.0 Alpha 7 released
  • Rafael Nadal using Drupal
  • The 1% Linux Market-Share Myth: Who Cares?!
  • In Search of the Perfect KDE4 Distro – Disqualifiers
  • Five Web Browsers: Which is the Fastest?
  • IE 9: A Chrome, Firefox Rip-Off?
  • UK Government favours 'flexible' open-source software
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 367
  • openSUSE: a distro that matters
  • Android: Opening A Pandora's Box of Licensing
  • Wesnoth 1.9 Brings Awesome New Features
  • FLOSS Manuals Continues to Deliver Great Documentation
  • openSUSE: Finding The Target
  • Don’t Confuse Standards with Open Source Software
  • GTK Impression – Making Sense of Metacity
  • Nautilus Review in Ubuntu 10.10 Beta
  • Romania to develop national open source IT policy
  • FLOSS Weekly 135: WebcamStudio
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 2 Episode 17

some howtos:

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  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 146: Ripping Apart a PDF
  • How to delete your Flash cache
  • Remove The Floppy Drive From Places Menu Ubuntu
  • build a tarball
  • Installing Linux Tip
  • 5 Steps to Install phpMyAdmin on Linux
  • How to wake up to music with Linux
  • Interactions Between Programs
  • Using RAID and S.M.A.R.T to save yourself from data loss

Okular: Universal Document Viewer For KDE 4

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Software One of the new applications introduced with KDE 4 was Okular. KDE 3 had a PDF viewer named KPDF, but Okular aims to be a complete document viewing solution.

Microsoft Exec Says 'Open' Means 'Incompetent'

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OSS Glyn Moody points us to the news that a Microsoft exec is criticizing the Brazilian government's support for open source software using some pretty weak arguments. This isn't new.

Kmart Smartbook now available

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  • Kmart Smartbook now available
  • It's a MID, a tablet, a netbook, even an external display!
  • Philippine government to make $75 tablet PC for schoolchildren

Novell’s Patents Are Complicating Its Sale

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SUSE After months on the auction block, Novell will be put out of its misery and sold within the next three weeks, according to credible sources. The only question is, why it has taken so long? The answer, according to a source close to the company, is patents. Big, juicy patents.

Canonical Announces Provisional Ubuntu Developer Summit Tracks

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LONDON, September 16, 2010 – Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, unveiled the a list of provisional tracks for the Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) scheduled for October 25-29, 2010 in Orlando, Florida.

Only design can save Linux

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Linux Linux needs to be saved? Of course not, but: Linux adoption is often criticized because it’s not popular amongst the common users, anyway, most sysadmins will tell you that they’re using Linux on their servers. Linux (or Unix-like) servers are running very succesfully all around the world.

Ubuntu: It Just Works

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  • Ubuntu: It Just Works
  • More on Canonical's Contributions
  • Ubuntu 10.10 moves towards completion

X.Org Looking For A New Logo

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  • X.Org Is Looking For A New Logo
  • Recapping The New X.Org Development Process

Miro Review - Great Internet HD Video Player

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Miro is a free, open-source video player with ports for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X, designed especially for watching HD videos. Miro bundles over 6000 Internet TV shows and video podcasts, and allows you to download each of them to your computer, so you can watch them without the need of an Internet connection.

PCLOS Mag KDE 4 SC Special Edition

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The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the KDE 4 SC Special Edition issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. The KDE 4 SC Special Edition contains a collection of all of the KDE 4 articles we have ran over the past year, and can serve as a reference source for those who are transitioning to KDE 4. Included are:

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