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Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 9:59pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 9:59pm
Story KDE Frameworks 5.1.0 and Plasma 5.0.1 on the horizon Roy Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 9:48pm
Story The Ubuntu Touch Internet Browser Has Been Redesigned Roy Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 9:41pm
Story Two Intel Graphics Features Get Pulled From Linux 3.17 Rianne Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 8:35pm
Story Over a Month On - Conclusion to the GNOME Shell Challenge Roy Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 5:30pm
Story Linus Torvalds Starts Petition on Change.org Addressed to Change.org Against Impersonating Roy Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 5:26pm
Story AMD A10-7800 & A6-7400K APUs Run Great On Linux Rianne Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 5:08pm
Story Why is Skype forcing a software upgrade on all of us? Rianne Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 4:28pm
Story LibreOffice is coming to Android Rianne Schestowitz 09/08/2014 - 4:18pm

Linux Users are Lazy

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Linux

thelinuxblog.com: Some one told me once that all of the good system administrators are lazy, I believe this but I also think that Linux users are lazy. While I’m not a full time systems administrator, I am a full time Linux user.

Troubled Times: The X.org As We Know It, Is Over…

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Software

linuxcauldron.com: Ahhhh….the old days. Wait, no I have only used Linux since 2004, but thats enough to still know that X.org.conf was still fully functional at that time. With new releases of distributions such as Ubuntu 9.04, we now see X.org.conf as a deprecated.

The Open Source Philosophy

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OSS

raccoonfink.com: There has been a lot of discussion recently on the Open Source Definition, and the use (and abuse) of the term "Open Source." One of the things that has been missing from this discussion is a higher-level overview of where the friction between "open source" and so-called "fauxpen source" comes from: intent.

FSF launches new free software activist internship program

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OSS

fsf.org: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced a new internship program for free software activists, inviting students to apply for its first round of openings by Monday, May 25th.

The Ubuntu and ATI Blues

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Ubuntu
  • The Ubuntu and ATI Blues

  • Ubuntu 9.04 CD covers, a game changer
  • Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty - Terminal velocity
  • Ubuntu Intel Performance Still In Bad Shape

Sabayon 4.1 - A Linux monster (cute one)

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: Sabayon was probably the first Linux that offered 3D gadgets in the live session out of the box, no special configurations on behalf of the user required. It is also probably the first Linux that demanded more than 10GB of hard disk space.

8 Beautiful Conky Desktop Monitor Setup

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Software

linuxhaxor.net: Conky is a highly customizable desktop monitor for X Window System. Think of it as KDE4 desktop widgets on crack.

Get to know Linux: Window Maker

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Software

ghacks.net: Continuing with our introduction to old-school Linux window managers, I would like to bring to you Window Maker. The Window Maker window manager was designed to look and feel like the old NeXT GUI.

OpenOffice 3.1: The new features

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OOo

h-online.com: Compared to its predecessors, OpenOffice 3.1 offers a whole range of new features. Instant eye catchers are the improved anti-aliasing for graphics, better chart functionality, and the new text highlighting in Writer. However,

Moonlight 2 preview shows promise, still needs work

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Software

arstechnica.com: The developers behind the open source Moonlight project have announced the availability of a Moonlight 2.0 preview release. This version brings preliminary support for Silverlight to the Linux platform.

Scripting the Vim editor with Vmscript

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Linux

Start with the basic elements of Vimscript and extend the Vim editor

Clean Your Linux Desktop Using Compiz and a Lightweight File Manager

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Linux

This little tutorial will explain how to maintain a clean desktop and at the same time have quick access to your data. It makes use of Compiz widget layer and a lightweight File Manager by creating a folder to store all your Desktop icons/files and make it into a widget where you can access it easily.

Mozilla attacks Windows 7 as anti-competitive

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Microsoft
Moz/FF

ft.com: Microsoft has stirred up fresh complaints of anticompetitive behaviour with its release this week of a near-final version of the next Windows PC operating system.

7 E17 Distributions

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Linux

repasik.com: KDE4 is not the only desktop environment which provides a sleek eye candy experience. E17 still remains to be one of the only Desktop Environments/Window Manager, which provides a speedy and visually pleasing experience.

Novell prepping Moblin version of SUSE

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SUSE
  • Novell prepping Moblin version of SUSE

  • Intel, Novell stump for Moblin netbook OS
  • Novell throws support behind Moblin Linux for Intel Atom netbooks, devices

Future of Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • Future of Ubuntu

  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 on an entry-level netbook
  • The Ubuntu 9.04 Intel Graphics Fiasco
  • buntu on a Toshiba Satellite
  • How to change the default web browser in Ubuntu

Duke Nukem dies again

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Gaming

reghardware.co.uk: Duke Nukem Forever, probably the best known example of vapourware in PC gaming, may now never be completed. Developer 3D Realms has shut down, a company employee has stated.

Linux is not about what you see on the screen

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Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: It seems to me to be a common theme of comparing Linux and open source against the big bad proprietary companies. Linux is not about what you see on the screen. It is more a way of thinking.

Opting in for better open source support

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OSS

tectonic.co.za: As the Internet becomes more vast open source communities need to be not only educating potential users on the benefits of open source software but also encouraging them to become part of the community.

There's Way More to Linux than Ubuntu: 8 Distros Compared

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Linux

maximumpc.com: Yes, there is more to Linux than Ubuntu. As you are probably aware, there are many different types of Linux to choose from, even though not all get the attention they deserve.

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