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Story XWayland Linux Gaming Performance With GNOME Wayland On Fedora 21 Rianne Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 5:42pm
Story AMD Releases OpenCL 2.0 Catalyst Linux Driver Rianne Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 5:32pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 4:35pm
Story 7 local governments announced to build with Code for America Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 4:11pm
Story Linux Foundation Certified Engineer Will Sheldon on What It's Like to Pass the Exam Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 4:04pm
Story openSUSE 13.2 Beta 1 vs. Fedora Linux Benchmarks Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 3:56pm
Story The story of Aaron Swartz and his fight for open Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 3:54pm
Story There's Wayland Changes Needed Before GNOME Will Be 100% Ported Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 3:51pm
Story elementary OS Freya beta review Rianne Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 2:53pm
Story The hair loss cure for new Linux users Roy Schestowitz 25/09/2014 - 9:36am

Kernel Log: progress with free graphics drivers, three new stable kernels

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Linux

h-online.com: A new version of the nv driver supports later NVIDIA GPUs. Drivers giving 3D support for later Radeon GPUs are making progress, and so is code for running the X server without root rights.

Demise of the solid-state Linux Netbook

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Linux
Hardware

news.cnet.com: Back in the day, Netbooks ran Linux and packed solid-state drives. But Windows XP and big hard disk drives have prevailed.

KDE 4.3.0 RC2 Codenamed "Canteras" Released

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KDE

kde.org: The KDE Team has released another release candidate for KDE called "Canteras". It contains only few changes compared to RC1 which suggests that the 4.3 is stabilizing and shaping up well for the 4.3.0 release on 28th of July.

Goodbye KDE. Its been nice knowing you.

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KDE

toolbox.com/blogs: Ever since I started using Linux I have been a KDE advocate. Even though I have experimented with different window managers I always seemed to slide back home to KDE territory. Not any more.

5 reasons the Google Chrome OS is a f*#$ing bad idea

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OS
Google

  • 5 reasons the Google Chrome OS is a f*#$ing bad idea

  • Are these Google Chrome OS screenshots?
  • Google Chrome OS partners announced
  • The necessity of a Google Linux operating system
  • Linux Distros and Google Chrome: Friend or Foe?
  • Rumors abound that Microsoft is launching an online version of Office
  • Google's Chrome OS might well fail
  • Chrome OS: What Is Google's Goal?
  • And Now Google Wants My Netbook Too
  • Hardware Partners Rally Behind Chrome OS, But Not Intel
  • Google Chrome - one day on...
  • Will ChromeOS make Google more loved or hated in open source world?
  • Google's OS could cause trouble for Apple
  • Can Google Chrome OS Eventually Integrate into the Enterprise?
  • Go Google Chrome OS! Just don't go too fast, too far
  • Google Chrome OS: Five Pros And Five Cons
  • Are Google & Microsoft Switching Roles?
  • Linux Reaction Mixed to Google's New Chrome OS
  • Chrome OS is Worse, That’s the Point
  • Google: The World's Most Successful Failure?

  • OS Wars (Part III):Sibling Rivalry between Chrome and Ubuntu

  • Podcast: The Chrome OS advantage over Linux
  • Microsoft hands the victory to Chrome OS
  • What is Google’s Goal with its Chrome OS?

Dangerous Security Flaw Likely Just a Hoax

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Security

pcworld.com: A claim of a software vulnerability in a program used to connect securely to servers across the Internet is likely a hoax, according to an analyst with the SANS Internet Storm Center.

Red Hat: From manic acquisitions to focused execution

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Linux

cnet.com: Red Hat is at the top of its game right now, delivering quarter after quarter of impressive performance despite (or, perhaps, because of) a global recession. But it wasn't always thus. Despite a meteoric initial public offering in 1999, Red Hat spent years fumbling about for a winning game plan, dabbling in technologies that took it far beyond its core competence in operating systems.

VirtualBox 3.0: An easy way to mix and match operating systems

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Software

computerworld.com: Whether you prefer Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, you can probably get almost everything you need done with your chosen OS. However, sometimes a task demands an OS that you are not currently using. That's where virtualization programs like Sun Microsystem's VirtualBox 3.0 come in.

Kdenlive: A Video Editor in the Spotlight

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Software

linux-mag.com: Linux distributions strive to include all the useful applications that users will need, but a quality video editor has been lacking for quite some time. Now with KDE4 getting better and better, could an application like Kdenlive fill that gap?

15 Instant Messenging Clients for Linux

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Software

repasik.com: Instant Messanging (IM) clients are not a very popular topic in the FOSS and Linux community, most talk about browsers, music applications and just plain distros. Many may think there are only three to five instant messaging applications for Linux, but the open-source community offers much more than just a few. Here's a list.

What to expect from the next version of Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

techradar.com: The great thing about Linux distro development, when compared with OS X or Vista, is that the whole process is transparent. You can see at any stage what the developers are planning, and even download the latest build of your favourite distribution.

5 Simple APT Tips for Debian and Ubuntu, Part II

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HowTos

Several months ago I created an article with 5 APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) tips for both Debian and Ubuntu available here. APT is the package manager in Debian and Debian-based distributions, like Ubuntu. Here's part two of that article, with 5 more tips and tricks for APT.

Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Jim Zemlin: Linux the Clear Winner in Google OS News

  • Google Chrome OS vs. Microsoft Windows CNBC News Report Video
  • Life with Linux: Simplifying and starting over
  • Life with Linux: First customizations
  • Linux Mint 7 Gloria – MiniReview
  • The Future Of EGL On Linux With Mesa, Eagle
  • Funtoo-dev Mailing List - Initscripts
  • Opera Unite is a scary little Wave
  • Google Chromium gains native theming support on Linux
  • KDE 4 on Ubuntu
  • Twitter Gets In Your Face About Upgrading to Firefox
  • Tuxradar: Podcast Season 1 Episode 12
  • Oscar Mayer dies at 95

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install VMware Tools on a Gentoo Guest

  • Installing Perl Modules on Ubuntu Linux
  • Show the Icons from Your Home Directory in your Xfce Background
  • Encrypting an existing Debian lenny installation
  • Installing uzbl on Debian Squeeze
  • How to setup Disk Quotas in Ubuntu
  • GNOME thumbnails garbled in Nautilus? Fix them.
  • Search and replace line feeds using emacs
  • Speeding up my Linux system
  • Using Bash History More Efficiently
  • Linux Tips: Handy ways to grep
  • Useful Tricks With Screen
  • Move Over, Grep. Hello, Ack.
  • Linux Shutdown Management
  • Clojure: Getting Started in 5 Simple Steps

Did Microsoft force Asus to axe Linux?

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Linux
Hardware
Microsoft

guardian.co.uk: Microsoft is right to warn about the danger of a serious monopoly in search because of Google's dominance. Maybe it is time to apply Microsoft's enlightened approach to monopolies to what is happening in its own backyard.

Mono: Microsoft community promise inadequate, says RMS

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Software

itwire.com: Microsoft's bid to dispel the patent fears surrounding the open source .NET clone, Mono, has met with little enthusiasm from free software advocates.

Linux driver problems? What driver problems?

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Linux

raiden.net: For ages people have complained about how there's no drivers for certain products in Linux (or insufficient drivers), despite Linux having the largest driver database in the entire world, easily twice as large as Microsoft's largest collection. However, the problem doesn't lie in what's supported, but rather when it's supported.

The Ubuntu Museum

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Ubuntu

blog.dustinkirkland.com: Earlier today, Steve Langasek reminded us that Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake) reaches its end of support on the desktop next week (July 14, 2009). I think it's time for a little nostalgia!

11 Undocumented Features Of Google Chrome OS

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OS
Google
Humor

woot.com: 1. Your family photos are accompanied by text ads for skin care and diet plans.

3. Every month, the hard drive is automatically defragged and investigated for anti-trust violations.

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