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Migrating from Windows to GNU/Linux

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Linux

blog.worldlabel.com: Can you save money by moving your business to GNU/Linux? The short answer is that you can. However, the long answer is that how much you save — or if you save at all — depends upon your resources and choices.

Microsoft is Committed to Open Source

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Microsoft

itnewstoday.com: If you know anything about Microsoft’s war against Open Source, you can imagine the irony when I seen the below image in the body of the email.

Keep Your System Clean with BleachBit

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Software

linux-magazine.com: Keeping your system clean can be a time-consuming affair, unless you use specialized tools like BleachBit. With just a few mouse clicks, this nifty little utility can help you to purge all the junk produced by the system and installed applications.

The name game, no. 14.

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Linux

marilyn.frields.org: The Fedora 14 name has been announced, and it's Laughlin.

May 2010 Issue of PCLinuxOS Magazine

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PCLOS
  • May 2010 Issue of The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 OpenBox Edition now available
  • PCLinuxOS LXDE: No Dice

today's leftovers and howtos:

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News
HowTos
  • Fix Volume Range Issue in PulseAudio
  • Bash Positional Parameters Explained with 2 Example Shell Scripts
  • Install XScreensaver for extra screensavers Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx"
  • Mount, Encrypt and Manage Image file and Physical Disk Drives - eMount
  • Linux 2.6.34 Kernel Is Likely On Its Last RC
  • New Features In Firewall Builder 4.0
  • [SOLVED] konversation has no window decorations
  • PlayDeb
  • Linux Mint 9 ETA

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Is Getting There

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Ubuntu

eweek.com: Canonical's Ubuntu Server hasn't yet caught up to the progress that's been made in Linux desktops, but it offers a serviceable alternative to server offerings from other Linux vendors and from Microsoft.

Fedora Dropping Official PowerPC Support

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Linux

ostatic.com/blog: Fedora 13 will bring a lot of interesting new features when it's released in late May, but also interesting is what's going to be missing. For example, official support for PowerPC. So what happens now, and what's the right thing to do for users on niche platforms?

Mozilla spills plan for, yes, Firefox 4

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Moz/FF

theregister.co.uk: Mozilla has confirmed that the next major upgrade to its open source browser will be known as Firefox 4.0.

Fragmenting Linux is not the way to beat Apple

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Linux

cnet.com: In an attempt to copycat Apple's hardware-plus-software vertical approach to the mobile market, the Linux industry is fragmenting fast and risks undermining its best chance for beating the iPhone.

Open source's integration jams

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OSS
  • Open source's integration jams -- and how to fix them
  • Open-source software's hidden snags
  • Sun Open Source Reborn in ForgeRock
  • Former Sun Execs Land at ForgeRock
  • Notes from the Politics of Open Source conference
  • Ohloh lets you stalk your favorite open-source software developers
  • Lightcrest Joins Lucid Imagination for Open Source Search
  • “Do not sell anything to your community”

Open Letter To LGP

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Gaming

linux-hardcore.com: A few days ago my friends compiledkernel aka CK one of the LxGC — Linux Gamers Codex staff members and UbuntuForums moderator, Liam Dawe aka ELD the Gaming On Linux website admin, and myself had a discussion on UbuntuForums about Linux Game Publishing.

Making 3D Free for Innovation: Fedora 13 Graphics Drivers

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Linux

redhat.com: This is the third post in our blog series highlighting cool features slated for Fedora 13. Our first spotlight looked at the enhancements in NetworkManager, and the second covered the innovations planned for Python developers. With this blog, we’re focusing on a feature that affects everyone.

First Impressions of Unity

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Ubuntu
  • First Impressions of the New Unity Netbook Interface
  • netbooks and unity are the future says tyler
  • Ubuntu Working Towards A Rootless X Server

Is Linux a Religion?

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Linux

elevenislouder.blogspot: What was amazing, is that as well written as the article was, the first responder, Gavin, reminded me of one problem within the community itself. Dogma. Instead of just admitting a failure in Linux, the responder unleashed a torrent of freediot-style emotional responses such as "Well, heck, it is not like Windows has a great history lately with its audio stack, either!

8 Great Paint Programs for Linux

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Software

linuxplanet.com: You need to do some simple graphics work. Maybe you need to crop some photos or take out some sensitive information in a screen capture. Maybe you want to create a simple logo for your website or create a freehand drawing.

News In The Linux Audio World

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Software

linuxjournal.com: This week's news includes reports about a new Linux audio blog, music made by particle acceleration, how to use a laptop as a virtual music stand, synth emulation from the terminal command prompt, and watching the Linux Audio Conference on-line.

Sprucing up the Linux desktop

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Software

mybroadband.co.za: Gnome, the desktop environment favoured by the likes of Ubuntu Linux, is getting an overhaul. For users this means a number of things, including a new way of interacting with files and a new way of launching and managing applications.

Kernel Log: New stable kernels and drivers

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Linux

h-online.com: While new stable kernel releases seem to have become somewhat less frequent, they now include more changes. Although the most recent version of AMD's proprietary graphics drivers finally work with X Server 1.7, NVIDIA's drivers already work with version 1.8.

Microsoft’s Got Nothin’ – The Patent “War” Against Linux

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Linux
Microsoft
Legal

everydaylht.com: In the last three years, Microsoft claims to have entered into over 600 licensing agreements with companies small and large over alleged patent violations in "Linux". One consistent feature of all these agreements is that their contents are unknown.

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today's leftovers

'Turbo Boost Max 3.0' and Mesa 17.2.4

  • Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Support For Skylake Fixed With Linux 4.15
    The platform-drivers-x86 updates have been sent in for Linux 4.15 and include a range of improvements for Intel hardware support. One of the bigger items is support for Skylake CPUs with Turbo Boost Max 3.0.
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