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Story Xiaomi working on a Linux OS-powered laptop, due Q2 2016 Roy Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 5:22pm
Story Teaching teens 3D animation with Blender Roy Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:56pm
Story Red Hat and Fedora Roy Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:48pm
Story How open source solves the innovation problem Roy Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:46pm
Story How Microchip Got Their Driver in the Kernel Mainline Roy Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:33pm
Story Review EXT4 vs. Btrfs vs. XFS Rianne Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:24pm
Story BlackBerry PRIV review: A new standard for Android in enterprise? Rianne Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:16pm
Story Warsow 2.0 Released and LinuxMint.com MIA Roy Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 3:16pm
Story Fedora Stakeholders Discuss Moving Away From Grubby Rianne Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 1:15pm
Story PHP 7.0 arrives, so go forth and upgrade if you dare Rianne Schestowitz 03/12/2015 - 1:12pm

10 Things to Drool Over in Firefox 4

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Moz/FF
  • 10 Things to Drool Over in Firefox 4
  • Mozilla Already Working on Firefox 4.0.1 Update

Sorry, we don't sell flash drives anymore

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Linux
Hardware
Microsoft

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: A rather curious phenomenon has been occurring near campus lately: vendors are refusing to distribute USB flash drives, those handy devices for storing data.

Browser Makers Agree: HTML 5 is the Future

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Software
  • Major Browser Makers Agree: HTML 5 is the Future
  • Opera 11.10 Barracuda goes Beta
  • Firefox 4 Gets CEO Approval
  • Chrome 10, Firefox 4.0, or IE9? The Browser Choice

MySQL fork Drizzle gets general release

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Software

zdnet.co.uk: Drizzle has gone into general availability, giving developers access to its open-source derivative of MySQL 6.0 that is a self-styled "database for the cloud".

It’s not about you

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Linux
Software

larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: As many of you know, I am in the throes of using Fedora 15 Alpha on a desktop box running the GNOME 3 — also innocuously known in Fedora circles as “desktop” — as well as using F15 Alpha KDE on the road warrior laptop.

The DRM Pull Request For The Linux 2.6.39 Kernel

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Linux

phoronix.com: David Airlie has just emailed Linus Torvalds with his main DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) pull request for the Linux 2.6.39 kernel that 2.6.38 was released earlier this week.

Fedora 15 vs Ubuntu Natty Narwhal – The Battle for Your Next Desktop

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Linux
Ubuntu

maketecheasier.com: With the changes coming to the desktops of some major Linux distributions, it looks like we’re beginning to see some welcome differentiation between how each distro presents itself to users. While Fedora and Ubuntu have many similarities, their next major releases are both taking a new approach to the desktop.

Gtk+ 3.2 HTML5 Backend Allows Any Application To Run In A Browser

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Software

webupd8.org: Gtk+ 3.2 will let you run any application in a browser thanks to the new HTML5 gdk backend. That means you'll be able to run GIMP, Gedit, a video editor or whatever, remotely (or on the same computer), using a web browser.

What’s wrong with Unity & how we can fix it

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: Unity is Ubuntu’s innovative new user interface, designed to catapult Ubuntu into the revolution of contextual search, launchers and social integration. But could Unity be better?

Android violates Linux license, experts claim

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OSS

networkworld.com: Google's Android mobile operating system's usage of the Linux kernel may violate open source licensing with a misappropriation of Linux code that could bring about the "collapse of the Android ecosystem," some intellectual property experts are charging.

Help The Aged With This Linux PC For Seniors

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Hardware
Ubuntu

crunchgear.com: If you give a senior citizen a fish, he’ll eat for a day. If you give a senior citizen a low-end Linux PC with big keyboard and a specially-designed UI, he’ll be able to forward you funny pictures he gets from his friends and read Drudge and Fox News.

Does FOSS Need a Charismatic Leader?

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OSS

linuxinsider.com: Apple has Steve Jobs; Microsoft has Bill Gates. The question on hand in the Linux community lately has been, does FOSS need someone similar? That, indeed, was the topic of a recent poll on TuxRadar, and it's sparked quite a debate.

Puppy Linux sit! roll over, there now - good dog

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Linux

computerweekly.com: Linux is evolving. Linux is developing tiers, so that so-called "top tier" Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian, Mandriva and others have been grabbing more of the headlines. Of course this is not quite true and not at all fair --

Linux Mint 10 LXDE Released

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Linux

zdnet.co.uk: If you are interested in a very solid Linux Distribution with a lightweight desktop (rather than the typical Gnome or KDE desktops), there was very good news for you yesterday. Linux Mint 10 (Julia) LXDE is now available. When I have previously looked at lightweight desktops it has been Xfce, but that seems to be getting slowly but steadily larger and more complex, and I have heard a lot of good things about LXDE recently, so I decided to give it a whirl.

XBMC media center running on ARM and Intel-based MeeGo Linux devices

liliputing.com: The popular XBMC media player application may have started its life as Xbox Media Center, running on the original Xbox game console with an Intel Pentium II chip. But today XBMC can run on a wide range of systems.

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 11.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3]

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SUSE
HowTos

This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 11.4 64bit (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP, CGI and SSI support, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH, TLS and virtual mail users, BIND DNS server, Pureftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Classic GNOME 3 Beta 2 (No Shell) [Video]
  • An outreach from Ubuntu to Japan
  • Ubuntu One Contacts sync heading to Thunderbird
  • Never miss a birthday again with Birthday-Aware for Ubuntu
  • Steady increase of Ubuntu jobs demands and news
  • Meet the GIMP Episode 158: Three kinds of Particles
  • 5 Best Free Torrent Clients For Linux
  • AMD Fusion E-350 Linux Performance
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 394
  • PulseCaster 0.1.8.1 released!
  • Upstart 1.1 Released
  • GNOME Control Panel: Network Status
  • Multi-GPU PRIME & GPU Hot-Switching Proposal
  • New Enlightenment snapshot in Entropy
  • LM_Sensors 3.3.0 To Hit Next Week
  • Is Linux Antivirus Software Worth It?
  • Lucid Hydra Is Still Useless On Linux
  • FLOSS Weekly 157: Joget Workflow

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How To Change Your Computer Name In Ubuntu
  • Using the Secure Shell
  • Aligning SSD Partitions
  • Using Time Criteria with find
  • Manager your podcasts in Linux with gpodder

Our top five favourite entries to the Ubuntu Natty wallpaper contest

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: With the deadline for Ubuntu’s bi-annual wallpaper contest having just passed it’s time to quietly hope that our favourite entries make it through into the default wallpaper pack for Ubuntu 11.04 itself.

Mandriva Releases 2011 Beta 1

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MDV

ostatic.com: In what could be seen as a coincidence, Mandriva announced 2011 beta 1 today, just one day after Mageia released their alpha 2. As you might guess, the similarities are distinct, but then there are significant differences as well.

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