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linuxdevices.com: A Linux-powered robot project has won the first monthly design contest sponsored by "BeagleBoard.org," a group promoting a low-cost, Linux-friendly single board computer.
XChat is a GTK client for IRC, available on both Linux and Windows. It is one of the most popular and feature-rich IRC clients on the Linux platform, together with Konversation and KVirc. Of course, there are very good clients like Irssi too, but I'm talking only about graphical clients here. In this article however I will list some of the tips and tricks I consider most popular and useful for the IRC user, leaving all that scripting behind.
fsf.org: A team of four people decided to take the fundamental principle of the freedom behind free software and take this message of freedom to the masses in Kerala. For doing this they decided to follow the Gandhian concept of walking, and walk they did.
seekingalpha.com: I've been involved in Linux since the early 1990's, worked at one of the mainline Linux distros some years ago and have been an Open Source author of two projects. Over the years, the Linux environment has made great functional progress, yet mainline Linux vendors have struggled continuously to create a profitable desktop business around it.
meandubuntu.wordpress: The other day I was looking for a game and Freeciv caught my eye. Freeciv is easy to install, quick to get started, and has deep gameplay. As I played the game, I was having fun and seeing where strategy could start be developed.
blogs.zdnet.com: One of our competitors has a review of the Windows 7 beta which claims that desktop Linux is doomed — doomed! Not exactly. Not even approximately.
kmandla.wordpress: One of the shining stars of Linux is Arch Linux, and one of the crowning points of Arch Linux is the AUR. After you use it you can’t help but marvel at the obvious common-sense of it.
phoronix.com: One of the items being worked on by Red Hat for Fedora 11 is making the GNOME volume control and sound preferences area more intuitive and easier to use.
theinquirer.net: FOR THE PAST three years I have been a Linux fan-boy using Ubuntu most of the time. I decided to play with the new Windows 7 beta. It was pretty good and, if I am right, could result in the move away from Voleware to Linux and OSX being stopped in in its tracks.
raiden.net: One of the things I've been seeing more and more as of late is an attitude of "I just want it to work". Oddly, it's not a new attitude, but as we expand out into new markets, and go after new groups of users, we're starting to encounter people like this more and more.
bmighty.com: Moving from Windows to Linux is a big decision, but actually making the leap can be challenging and intimidating. Deciding in principle that you'll move to desktop Linux is one thing; actually executing such an important -- and potentially controversial -- decision is quite another.
Also: Step-By-Step: Migrating Your Desktop From Windows To Linux
getshotwithlinux.zenerves: It seems that every time stuff kinda works, and in any possible, logical way I want to built upon it to improve/update/refine, the rest has to fail.
arstechnica.com: As the open-source image editor of choice, the feature list of GIMP 2.6 is very long, and despite its status as a free application, it's as feature-packed as any commercial application.
kabatology.com: For Windows Users: Apart the rhetoric that Linux is not Windows, how can one gradually get used to this different way of conceiving an operating system?
linuxloop.com: The new and much improved version of Ubuntu Brainstorm, Ubuntu’s site for receiving ideas from users and allowing other users to vote on those ideas, was launched today.
arstechnica.com: Nokia has announced plans to make the open source Qt toolkit available under GNU's Lesser General Public License (LGPL), alongside the existing GPL and commercial licensing options.
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- Interview: Dann Washko, The Linux Link Tech Show
- Conky now supports MOC player
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- Where’s Open Source At National Retail Federation Convention?
- Bridging the Server Divide
- Liferea: Rewrite/Redesign From Scratch
- An rsync primer
- Make Sudo Applications Beautiful
- How to reduce the icon size in Ubuntu 8.10
- Adding Grub After Ubuntu Installation
- Turn Thunderbird into a Full-Blown PIM with Lightning
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- Regular Expressions in Python 3
- Linux tip: How to run multiple X sessions
- Discwrapper - Design CD/DVD covers and labels for your personal discs
- BleachBit - Cleans unnecessary files to free disk space and maintain privacy
- openSUSE 11.1 - The Workarounds
- Gentoo Cache Mirror using apache and php
- Understanding automatic blank Pages in Open Office
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blog.linuxtoday: I've been using Linux since 1995, and while that doesn't quite elevate me to grizzled geekbeard status, it's long enough to have observed a whole lot of growth and changes. Most of them are good; but some of them are rather alarming.
dot.kde.org: The KDE community has made available two new releases of the KDE desktop and applications today. KDE 4.1.4 is the latest update for the KDE 4.1 series. KDE 4.2 RC is the release candidate of KDE 4.2.