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Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 8:43pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 8:42pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 8:41pm
Story Ubuntu 14.10's Feature Freeze Is This Wednesday Rianne Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 8:27pm
Story Ditching Linux for Windows? The truth isn't that simple, says Munich Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 7:50pm
Story Reprogramming Government: A Conversation With Mikey Dickerson Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 7:41pm
Story Alienware: Steam Machine owners will "sacrifice content" for the sake of Linux Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 7:29pm
Story New VM Software Claims To Be 4.5x Faster Than QEMU Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 7:24pm
Story The Justice League of Linux: If Distros Were Superheroes Ubuntu Would Be Superman Roy Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 4:56pm
Story Btrfs Gets Talked Up, Googler Encourages You To Try Btrfs Rianne Schestowitz 19/08/2014 - 4:41pm

A quick look at Mandriva 2009.1 Spring

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MDV

polishlinux.org: I decided to have a look the newest addition to Mandriva family; Madriva One 2009.1 Spring, boldly promising to bring the best of the latest cutting edge technology to your desktop. As promises go this is a big one, and after reading the release note on the Madriva website I wondered if this once probably the most popular distro is ready regain the leaser position.

Red Hat Sues Switzerland Over Microsoft Monopoly

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Legal

eweekeurope.co.uk: Linux vendor Red Hat, and 17 other vendors, have protested a Swiss government contract given to Microsoft without any public bidding.

A+ for Dell's new Ubuntu Linux netbook

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Hardware

blogs.computerworld: I was lucky enough to have a friend at Dell who let me play with Dell's new Latitude 2100-N for a few hours. After he chased me down, he pried it out of my fingers. I didn't want to give it up.

Linux.com: Just Another News Site?

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Web

itnewstoday.com: I supported the Linux Foundation taking over Linux.com, and who better to control it than the foundation itself? However, it looks like the new Linux.com may let people down.

Microsoft’s out, Linux is in. Ubuntu 9.04, I hear your call…

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Ubuntu

geek.com: Since the early part of this decade, there have been some unprecedented advances in the Linux operating system, driven primarily by the advancements of its graphical user interface and long-term benefits seen from the cumulative open-source endeavors.

Chakra Alpha 2

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Linux

techiemoe.com: After my less than stellar rant on Arch Linux, I received much feedback. One fellow suggested I look at something called the CHAKRA Project.

First look: Google Chrome 2.0 - Fast but lacking features

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Software

blogs.zdnet.com: Google has released Chrome 2.0. The speed-demon browser gets an additional kick of speed, a few more features, and a load of bug fixes.

Kiwi Imaging System - Forge your own operating system images in a matter of hours

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HowTos

dedoimedo.com: Would you like to be able to create custom, ready-to-use operating system images that can be used as VMware images, Xen virtual machines or live DVDs or booted from USB sticks? Would you like to be able to convert your physical installation into a deployable image?

The “plasma leak” story…

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KDE

darktears.wordpress: I think i can say that this story is finally ended!!! Let me now tell the full story :

Ex-Microsoftie: Free Software Will Kill Redmond

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Interviews
OSS

cio.com: Keith Curtis, author and former Microsoft programmer, makes no bones about his view that open source puts the software giant's wares to shame.

gOS 3.1 Gadgets OS Review

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Linux

extremetech.com: gOS is based on Ubuntu 8.04 and thus offers all of the advantages of an Ubuntu based system. This version of gOS includes Wine 1.0 as well as Mozilla's Prism.

Ways to help FOSS: Bug Reporting and Triage

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OSS

raiden.net: There is always a cry for help within the FOSS community, and always a need for people to jump in and offer their skills to help solve a variety of issues that crop up in any community, regardless of how big. One of the biggest is bug reporting and triage.

The Sound of Fedora 11

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Software
Interviews

jaboutboul.blogspot: Where would we be without sound? When Fedora 11 lands, along with it will land a number of enhancements to the sound subsystem. I recently caught up with Lennart Poettering. Here's what he had to say about the upcoming improvements and what the future holds:

OpenSource Software Bounty Hunters

Wanted!

OpenSource developers to make software people actually want and need.

Bounty offered

See Sheriff for details

How we won the open source battle

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OSS

infoworld.com: I've always advocated the happy balance of open source and traditional software used in conjunction to address customer needs, news about A winning over B is somewhat hard to accept.

Linux Desktop Stats: Wrong Question, Wrong Answers

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Linux

bmighty.com/blog: I'm not surprised that desktop Linux has hit the one percent milestone. I'm surprised that anyone takes these numbers seriously in the first place.

EarCandy 0.4 rules !

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Software

stefanoforenza.com: I’ve been warned by Jason Taylor that a new release of EarCandy is pretty much ready and, well, it looks awesome !

Several vulnerabilities closed in Pidgin 2.5.6

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Software

h-online.com: Version 2.5.6 of the cross-platform open source instant messaging client Pidgin, formerly named Gaim, fixes several security vulnerabilities.

Interview: Mozilla Bespin's Joe Walker

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Interviews
Moz/FF

tuxradar.com: Bespin is a new project from Mozilla Labs attempting to bring a full-featured, collaborative editor to the web. At the recent Yahoo Hack Day event we had a quick chat with Joe Walker, one of the four developers.

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