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Samsung NC10 – a pleasant Ubuntu experience

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Hardware
Ubuntu

lynxworks.eu: Restricted to what PC World stocks, it came down to three choices – Acer 531, Samsung NC10 or Toshiba NB200. The NB200 dropped of their stock list sometime between Christmas and New Year and they only had the NC10 in stock when I got to the store so I guess that narrowed it down.

Acer Adventure 7: Road Trip

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Linux
Hardware

goodbyemicrosoft.net: I've just returned from our holiday travels, during which I toted along the Acer Aspire One with the newly installed Fedora 11. So the netbook has had a bit of use now.

Organize and listen to your music with Aqualung

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Software

ghacks.net: I’ve used a lot of music players over the years. Pretty much they all take the same tact on organizing your music – you have a library and you have playlists. Pretty cut and dry. But today I came across a music player, Aqualung, that went about things a bit differently.

KDE Usability Goals for 2010

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KDE

obso1337.org: Some of the things I would like to get done in the next few months include:

A console-only Ubuntu system

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Ubuntu

kmandla.wordpres: It’s been a long time since I built a command-line system in Ubuntu — possibly over a year — and it seems like a lot of things have changed in that time. But that's not a bad thing.

2010

Pardus Linux - An open-source Janissary

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: I've received quite a few emails and open suggestions in several threads in a few forums I participate, asking, urging and requesting that I test the Turkish Pardus Linux. Having never used it before, I was intrigued by the popular demand and decided to take Pardus for a spin.

Install essentials in Fedora using EasyLife

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Linux
Software

linux.gauravlive.com: Everytime one installs a new operating system there are some tasks needed to be performed before one can start using the system. There are many task which one should do after a fresh install like disabling unwanted services, customizing settings etc but here we would talk about the most important task – Installing essentials.

full circle magazine: A new year, a new decade, and a new issue

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Ubuntu

It’s new year’s for most of the world. Not only is it a new year, it’s a new decade full of promises for the computing world and the world at large. I hope you’ve enjoyed our foray into Ubuntu and Linux for the past few years. Here’s to many more!

Songbird 1.5 gets Video Playback Feature

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Software
Moz/FF

omgubuntu.co.uk: Songbrid has gained video playback capabilities in the beta for forthcoming 1.5.0 release "Led Zepplin".

Also: Opera 10.5 Released for Linux, Is Faster Than Chrome!

And now for 2010

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Linux
Software

larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: MySQL gets a name change: LarrySQL. OpenSUSE changes reptiles: The GEICO gecko. Linux Mint goes upscale: Linux Merlot.

today's howtos & leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • A standard Windows desktop is useless
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 4
  • Don’t Worry, App Runner to the Rescue
  • Convert Your Old Computer to a Linux Server
  • How to configure local mail delivery
  • No-hassle file encryption with gnupg
  • Disabling splash screen in ubuntu 9.10
  • Simple Backup / Restore DataBase in postgresql
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 334

Some GNOME Activity Journal (Zeitgeist) Screenshots

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Software

geekyogre.com: So after some cleanup we decided to upload these pics before new years starts. Development is going very fast thanks to the Zeitgeist Framework 0.3 series.

OS shoot-out: Windows vs. Mac OS X vs. Linux

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OS

linuxworld.com: For the first time in memory, the Mac's market share has hit 9.1 percent, according to IDC data, and Windows' market share has dipped below 90 percent. But can either Mac OS X or Linux be more than a niche OS?

Linux in 2010

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Linux
  • Linux in 2010
  • The future of open source

The Top 9 Linux Stories in 2009

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Linux
  • The Top 9 Linux Stories in 2009
  • 2009's Five Most Popular & Important Linux
  • The H Year: 2009's Wins, Fails and Mehs

Ubuntu Tweak Gets New Website, New Release

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Software
  • Ubuntu Tweak Gets New User-based Website, New Release
  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.5: An Early Look

The Great Fallacy of BSD Unix vs. Linux

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Linux
BSD

sob.apotheon.org: "Linux is just a kernel." It's a commonly heard refrain amongst the arguments put forward by BSD Unix aficionados, and it is a true statement, but it is all too often abused to try to make a fallacious point.

The Linux Commercial Contest

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Linux

daniweb.com: As promised yesterday, this is my potential solution to the Linux survival question: A Linux Commercial--created by you--and it's a contest. Sound exciting?

Say Happy New Year to srlinuxx!

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Just talk

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