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Story Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS Reaches End of Life, Users are Urged to Move to Linux 3.2 or 3.4 Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 7:31am
Story Systemd Looks To Move Off FreeDesktop.org Infrastructure & Onto GitHub Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 7:22am
Story Wayland 1.8 & Weston 1.8 Officially Released Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 7:10am
Story Rust commits to 6-week release cycle Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 7:07am
Story The LibreOffice Report: 40 Pages of Yippee! Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 6:55am
Story Sourceforge Hijacks the Nmap Sourceforge Account Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 6:44am
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 6:01am
Story OpenStack Brings Liberty to the Cloud Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 5:45am
Story Working on Linux 4.2 – the kernel column Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 5:34am
Story Fedora 22: The Latest Roy Schestowitz 04/06/2015 - 5:23am

Blender and Stephen Hawking

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Software

blendernation.com: Although the final CGI for the new Discovery Series: Into The Universe with Stephen Hawking, was created with Maya, Blender was used for pre-vis and concept tests.

Games You Can Play Now: 'The Humble Indie Bundle' Reviewed

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Gaming

switched.com: Yes, the purpose of our Friday roundups of free Flash games games is to get you through your final weekday. Till now (and after now, too), that's been our tenet, but we are cheating a bit this week. See, five indie designers got together and packaged a charmingly titled "Humble Indie Bundle," which works on PCs, Macs and Linux-based computers.

Linux Netbook Operating systems – A list

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Linux

gadgetmix.com: It is a proven fact that most Linux operating systems, if not all run like a duck soup on the netbooks now. We have compiled a list of compatible distros for the netbooks which support the hardware of the netbooks; are easy to install and run at acceptable speed.

Running Windows games on Linux gets easier

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Software
Gaming

blogs.computerworld: Two recent developments have made it even easier to run Windows games on Linux though. The first is Valve and the other is an improved version of Crossover Games.

Frustrations of supporting Windows

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Linux
Microsoft

zdnet.co.uk/blogs: Being in the IT world, I'm frequently contacted by family members for help with their computers. And unfortunately, their computers are running Windows 2000/XP/Vista. Why is it unfortunate?

Why open source won't prevent cloud lock-in

infoworld.com: Open APIs, not open source, will protect future freedom of action -- so beware so-called open source cloud offerings

A brief history of commercial gaming on Linux (and how it's all about to change)

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Gaming

opensource.com: I'm excited. I mean really excited. Excited to the point that I can hardly think. I'm talking six-year-old trying to go to sleep on Christmas Eve excited. But before I get to why, let's take a trip back to 1999.

Haiku OS Makes Way With Second Alpha

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OS

h-online.com: Eight months after releasing the first alpha of the desktop, open source, operating system, the developers have released R1/Alpha 2 of Haiku, the successor to BeOS.

Sintel Open Movie Trailer Looks Promising

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OSS

techdrivein.com: The guys behind such amazing works like Elephants Dream, Big Buck Bunny and Yo Frankie! is yet again in the news. Blender foundation recently released the trailer of their next open movie, Sintel.

Get Compiz-like 3D Effects In Your Firefox

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Moz/FF

maketecheasier.com: If you are into eye-candy and are always looking for ways to impress your non-geek friends with 3D graphical effects, here is another one to add to your collection. FoxTab.

Printing via Bluetooth - Linux vs. Windows

zdnet.co.uk/blogs: I got a good illustration yesterday of how easy things can be on Linux, especially compared with kicking a dead whale down the beach (using Windows).

Ubuntu 10.04 - Job very well done

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx - Job very well done
  • Ubuntu Learns New Tricks, Forgets Some Old
  • Move Files from a Failing PC with an Ubuntu Live CD
  • rekonq to be kubuntu's default browser

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.34 (Part 5) - Drivers

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Linux

h-online.com: Hundreds of new and improved drivers significantly improve hardware support in the 2.6.34 kernel.

10 things you didn’t know about Twitter

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Web

telegraph.co.uk: Last week, while I was in San Francisco for the Web 2.0 Expo, I spent a couple of hours at Twitter’s HQ with Twitter’s staff. Here are 10 fun pieces of Twitter trivia I discovered on my travels:

7 Best Free and Open Source Content Management Systems

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Software

junauza.com: A content management system (CMS) is a software used to simplify the management and publication of HTML content such as documents and images. It provides authoring and other tools designed to allow users with little technical knowledge of programming languages or markup languages to create and manage content with relative ease.

Evolution of Evolution

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: With the default apps chosen and announced for 10.10, Maverick Meerkat, I decided that I wanted to take a look at a few apps in particular and look at some of their strengths and weaknesses. First up on the chopping block? Evolution.

Vim vs. Emacs: Indenting text before copying

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Software

briancarper.net/blog: I find myself often writing code in Vim or Emacs and needing to copy/paste it into a browser in a Markdown-suitable way.it back. This is easy to do in Vim and Emacs, only a few keystrokes. But "a few" is still greater than "one".

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Heroes Of Newerth Gone Retail
  • Canceling MOTU
  • Mozilla Proposes Search-Based Extension Distribution
  • Bricsys Releases Briscad V10 Beta for Linux
  • gtk icon cache search tool
  • Buffalo Technology embraces opensource firmware
  • The X.Org, Mesa Plans For Ubuntu 10.10
  • Combing Github for Games
  • Network video recorder, powered by Linux
  • Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 2 Episode 8
  • My PCLinuxOS Desktop
  • Ubuntu open to greater touch
  • Sync Your Life
  • Shotwell to Replace F-Spot in upcoming Ubuntu
  • Suricata – Open Source Intrusion Detection

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Configuring IPv6 tunneling with AICCU
  • Making Movies in Linux with Kdenlive
  • how to boot a gentoo LiveCD via PXE
  • Linux Play Video CD
  • Configure Xorg X11 Window System
  • Tune your Linux kernel with sysctl
  • Your own OEM configuration: YaST Firstboot

Slackage Management, Baby!

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Slack

lockergnome.com: There are those who say that Slackware Linux doesn’t really have a package manager. BAH! I say. It has two package management systems, actually.

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