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5 Great Linux Tools You Should Know About

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Software

internetling.com: Efforts to open source wireless card drivers are finally paying off, especially with Broadcom’s recent announcement. But until the software reaches ready-to-deploy status, we will often stumble upon a broken wireless connection on a new install.

Open source, helping the children of the future.

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Linux
OSS

toolbox.com/blogs: The children today have it lucky. These days children have iThis and iThat as well as cell(mobile) phones, netbooks, laptops and the now common desktop pc. The problem with these is that the exploration potential of these devices is very limited.

Getting physical

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Ubuntu
  • Getting physical - face recognition input mockup
  • Apple Magic Trackpad drivers land in Ubuntu with 10 finger touch

8 Stunning Blender Made Short Films And Animations

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Software

techdrivein.com: Blender is a free open source 3D modelling and graphics software widely used for making animated movies. Here is a nice collection of 8 short films and animations made using Blender which I think will give you an idea on Blender's capabilities.

Mid-Day US Stocks Alert

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Linux
  • Mid-Day US Stocks Alert: Red Hat Sliding
  • Jaffray Downgrades Red Hat to Neutral; Sector Call & Current Valuation

Newbie Linux management shortcut joy

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Linux

theregister.co.uk: Asking a Windows administrator to give Linux a chance as a server operating system is doubly difficult. To a Windows admin, the Linux world is a hostile place, a collection of dozens of different operating systems sharing the same basic kernel.

A Bushel of Useful Resources for Inkscape

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Software

ostatic.com/blog: If you're looking for a graphics and illustration tool that can compete with Adobe Illustrator and is especially good for logos and splashy still graphics, give Inkscape a try.

Firefox 4 may not get silent updates

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Moz/FF
  • Firefox 4 may not get silent updates after all
  • Mozilla renames Firefox 4 Beta 6 to Beta 7

Gnome-do: Open Source Software App Launcher

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Software

serverwatch.com: This week, I've been experimenting with gnome-do, the Gnome application launcher that also allows you to specify particular actions to take on whatever file or application you've found.

A Call For Open Source

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OSS

ostatic.com/blog: Bloglines was my first RSS aggregator, and it will be gone on October 1st. I’d like to call on IAC and Ask.com to release bloglines to new life as an open source project.

Old School Monday: Linux Manifesto

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Linux

maximumpc.com: He's been listed as one of The 100 Most Influential Inventors of All Time, and was a 2008 inductee to the Computer History Museum.

Does the Linux desktop matter?

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Linux

networkworld.com: When it all boils down, does Linux on the desktop really matter? Last week, I touched on the problems counting the number of Linux desktops, but the real question is does it really matter?

Peppermint Ice resuscitates an elderly Thinkpad

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Linux

linuxtrends.com: Bucking the trend toward ever beefier and bulkier Linux distributions, the Peppermint OS project recently unveiled the first release of a lighter-weight variant of its small-footprint Linux OS.

Reflections on Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • Mark Shuttleworth: Reflections on Ubuntu, Canonical and free software
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #210
  • A Quick Look at Kubuntu 10.10

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Foobnix: A Very Interesting New Music Player
  • More Zatikon Add-On Packs Coming Soon…
  • Red Hat teases: Who is its Australian cloud customer?
  • Phase 1 Garage: The next generation of entrepreneurship
  • The Most Vulnerable and Exploitable Operating System Ever
  • Pandora Open-Source Gaming Handheld is Alive and in Demand
  • More firms opting for open source software: Is it right for you?
  • Citizen Linus
  • Apache Software Foundation announces new Executive Officers
  • Open-Source Lecture Capture
  • Year-old vulnerability endangers OpenX ad server
  • 15 minutes of fame KDE screencast
  • Ubuntu makeover paying off
  • The short stack
  • Linux 2.6.36-rc4 Brings Two Weeks Of Fixes
  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent video game review
  • Ubuntu 10.10 – Misanthropic Mongoose Tryout
  • Kobo Desktop eReader application also available for Ubuntu
  • Firefox 4 Freeze Delayed Again, Panorama Gets Big Upgrades
  • LinuxInstall.net Podcast Episode 31 -Linux and a virtualized world...

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Browsing Comfortably on KDE
  • Debian Sid gets KDE 4.5.1
  • How do we compile & execute C programs under Linux?
  • How to upgrade OpenSUSE 11.3 x64 to KDE 4.5 Stable
  • LDAP: The tool to manage enterprise infrastructure
  • How to get back missing gnome-panel icons/applets
  • Tune In. Turn On. Turn Key.
  • Build Service Cheat Sheet
  • source port routing

New app lets you watch all the big TV networks live on your PC

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dvice.com: When you think of watching TV online, sites like Hulu or YouTube come to mind. You don't typically think of flipping through ABC, NBC and other channels like you would with an actual TV, but that's exactly what you can do with a new service called ivi, launching today.

Will Cisco Be the Next to Fall to Open Source?

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OSS

enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Cisco has long dominated the networking world. It seems its supremacy is unassailable. Yet open source-based networking just might be its undoing - eventually.

Open source IQ test

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OSS

infoworld.com: Open source has emerged as one of the most important trends in the software industry, but myths and misconceptions about free and open source software still abound. How well do you understand the world of open source software? Take our 20-question quiz to find out.

Najarian Says Red Hat May Be Acquired

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Linux

tmcnet.com: Fast Money's Jon Najarian said there is speculation that Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) may be acquired, and as a result, its options and common stock are active today.

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