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Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 1:24pm
Story Following GCC, Clang Looks To Default To C11 Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 1:21pm
Story On a quest for a new logo and open design at Mozilla Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 11:01am
Story OVH taps open source Power8 architecture, OpenStack for cloud platform Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 11:00am
Story DigiKam 4.4.0 Review & Ubuntu Installation Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 10:43am
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 10:30am
Story Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 3.18 RC1 a Week Early Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 10:29am
Story Ubuntu Turns 10, Happy Birthday! Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 10:18am
Story Calligra Gemini - now also for Linux :) Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 10:12am
Story Firefox 34 Beta Allows Video and Audio Calls to Google Chrome and Opera Users Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2014 - 10:05am

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Are tiny fonts the new black? Why?

  • Phoronix Test Suite 2.0, PTS Desktop Live 2009.3 Released
  • Defcon: What to leave at home and other do's and don'ts
  • How open source management software stacks up
  • A Million Simultaneous Linux Kernels Offer Insight into Botnets
  • NVIDIA Shows Linux Compatible Ray-Tracing Engine
  • Ubuntu Maryland Team Software Freedom Day 2009
  • Click2try Delivers Method for Apps to Launch from Any Site
  • PHP 5.3 Not In Next Version Of Ubuntu
  • about:mozilla - Aug 4
  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 82
  • SFLS - Episode 0x13: Justin Erenkrantz of the Apache Software Foundation
  • Users are not the lusers you think they are.
  • Business Features Will Be Added To Android OSS
  • Friends of GNOME Update
  • Linux Just As Gooey As Windows And Mac
  • Move Over FrontRow - say hello to "Cheese"

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Apache2 umask

  • Installing Google Chrome from .deb file with support for plugins, flash
  • HOWTO: Fix Linux hang/freeze during reboots and restarts
  • View PDF documents with Apvlv on Ubuntu
  • WineXS – Simple graphical environment to configure Wine
  • Howto use downloaded ISOs as a repository in Debian
  • Read a File Line by Line
  • Painless Linux Multi-boot Setup
  • Week of bash scripts – Extract
  • Tech Tip: View Config Files Without Comments
  • Speeding up file deletion in KDE4
  • Episode #54: chmod Squad
  • Chat with AIM, MSN, Gtalk, and Yahoo through Irssi with bitlbee
  • Linux RunLevels
  • Secure remote firewall administration via SSH
  • How to Install Chromium Daily Builds in Ubuntu
  • How to install virtualbox on Ubuntu 9.04 and run WindowsXP as virtual OS

Distro Hoppin`: Linux Mint 7 KDE Edition

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Linux

itlure.com: Ah... Linux Mint! The Ubuntu-made-even-better operating system that everybody loves to praise. And for good reason, in my humble opinion.

5 y.o KDE user tips & tricks

bittenbythepenguin.wordpress: About 4 to 5 years ago I really got bored of dealing with Windows so I looked for alternatives. I found Linux and I happily migrated. So, the story is that my nephew, who’s 5 y.o right now, has been using Linux and Windows since always.

Landscape System Management Tool Adds Dedicated Server

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Ubuntu

blog.canonical.com: Today we are announcing the Landscape Dedicated Server Edition — a stand alone version of Landscape that users can install on-site giving them complete control of their Ubuntu environment.

Vim Plugins You Should Know About, Part IV: snipmate.vim

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Software

catonmat.net/blog: This is the fourth post in the article series “Vim Plugins You Should Know About“. This time I am going to introduce you to a plugin called “snipmate.vim“.

Forecast: Cost Cutting Will Drive Open Source Growth

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OSS

adtmag.com: Expenditures by enterprises on open source software jumped 34 percent last year and spending in 2009 is on pace to increase at least another 24 percent, according to a forecast released last week by IT market researcher IDC.

Linux Needs to be "House" Trained. Not.

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OS
Linux

daniweb.com/blogs: It's hard to convince Joe and Mary User to convert to Linux when the first things you hear from them are: "Where's my <insert stupid application here>?" "Why can't I just have <insert ridiculous thing here>?" or the ever-popular "This doesn't work like <insert overpriced application here>?"

KDE 4.3: Stable, Fast, but Still Not Perfect

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KDE

itnewstoday.com: It’s hard to believe that six months has passed since the release of KDE 4.2. Now the latest issue of the popular desktop has arrived in version 4.3. While a great release by itself, there are some remaining issues that remain that keep it from absolute perfection.

Ubuntu's Karmic Koala: What to expect

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Ubuntu

mybroadband.co.za: Scheduled for release in October, Ubuntu 9.10 is perhaps the most important release to date for the community-driven Linux project.

Will Geolocation Find a Home on Linux Desktops?

earthweb.com: This year, a new dimension is appearing on the Linux desktop. It's geolocation: the capability to detect and record where you and other people are, and to use the information to enhance the desktop.

KDE 4.3.0 Caizen Released

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KDE

kde.org: The KDE Community today announces the immediate availability of "Caizen", (a.k.a KDE 4.3), bringing many improvements to the user experience and development platform.

Why I Use Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

daveshields.wordpress: I mentioned in a recent post to the Mid-Hudson Valley Linux User Group mail list that I used Ubuntu. A fellow member replied by mentioning that they favored Fedora and asked why I used Ubuntu. Here is my reply:

Ten Productivity-Boosting OpenOffice.org Extensions

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OOo

ostatic.com/blog: OpenOffice is a terrific suite of office applications in its own right, but it's out of this world when paired with extensions that add extra functionality. There are plenty of extensions to choose from, but let's take a look at a few that will really make your productivity soar.

Cheese: The Un-Cheesy Webcam Software for Linux

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Software

junauza.com: Having tried Photo Booth on Mac OS X, I once wished to have that cool application on my Linux box. Then came Cheese, the GNOME application that is quite similar to that of Photo Booth.

Progress on the KDE netbook ui

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KDE

notmart.org: A while since last blog, so it seems nice to give some updates on the progress on the Plasma netbook shell, since in the past weeks i did some visual changes.

Telco Planning Joins Linux Foundation

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Linux

linux-foundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that Telco Planning has joined the organization. Telco Planning provides consulting services to network operators.

GNOME Integration with Online Services

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Software

blogs.gnome.org/lucasr: So, one thing that came to my mind was that we need some space to aggregate development efforts aiming to integrate online social services in GNOME.

Is Security The Secret Of Firefox's Success?

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Moz/FF

eweekeurope.co.uk: It's Firefox's reputation for superior security, rapid patching of security holes and its multitude of browser extentions that has allowed it to win converts among corporate and personal Web users

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Leftovers: Software

  • GNU Guile 2.2.1 released
    We are happy to announce GNU Guile release 2.2.1, the first bug-fix release in the new 2.2 stable release series.
  • Announcing Nylas Mail 2.0 [Ed: just Electron]
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  • Get System Info from CLI Using `NeoFetch` Tool in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
  • Ukuu Kernel Manager Utility lets You Upgrade or Install Kernels in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
    There are many ways to upgrade your Linux Kernel using Synaptics, command line and so. The Ukuu utility is the simply solution to manager your Ubuntu/Linux Mint kernels. If you want to test new fixes in the Linux Kernel then you can install Mainline Kernels released by Ubuntu team but mainline Kernels are intended to use for testing purposes only (so be careful).
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Vi/Vim Text Editor in Linux
    While working with Linux systems, there are several areas where you’ll need to use a text editor including programming/scripting, editing configuration/text files, to mention but a few. There are several remarkable text editors you’ll find out there for Linux-based operating systems.
  • OpenShot 2.3 Linux Video Editor New Features
    It’s been quite some time since we last talked about OpenShot, and more specifically when it had its second major release. Recently, the team behind the popular open source video editor has made its third point release available which happens to come with a couple of exciting new features and tools, so here is a quick guide on where to find them and how to use them.
  • Boostnote: Another Great Note Taking App for Developers? Find Out By Yourself
    Boostnote is an open-source note-taking application especially made for programmers and developers, it is build up with Electron framework and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Being programmers, we take lots of notes which includes commands, code snippets, bug information and so on. It all comes in handy when you have organized them all in one place, Boostnote does this job very well. It lets you organize your notes in folders with tags, so you can find anything you are looking for very quickly.
  • Collabora Office 5.3 Released
    Today we released Collabora Office 5.3 and Collabora GovOffice 5.3, which contain great new features and enhancements. They also contains all fixes from the upstream libreoffice-5-3 branch and several backported features.

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