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Story openSUSE 13.1 KDE Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 5:08pm
Story KDE's Kdenlive Video Editor Has Gone Dark Rianne Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 5:02pm
Story Eric Schmidt tells iOS users how to switch to Android Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 4:57pm
Story Gnu: toward the post-scarcity world – the Free Software Column Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 4:44pm
Story The European Commission's Neelie Kroes believes in open Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 4:41pm
Story Tux Machines Plans for 2014 and Beyond Roy Schestowitz 6 25/11/2013 - 10:07am
Story Linux in Government and Why There is Still NSA Agenda to Keep Wary Eye on Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 9:16am
Story MenuetOS inches towards 1.0 Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 5:58am
Story Tech Memo: Open Sesame Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 5:52am
Story openSUSE 13.1: What's New in the Latest Linux Distribution Roy Schestowitz 25/11/2013 - 5:45am

Software Freedom Day Worth Celebrating

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fanaticattack.com: Software Freedom Day is an annual grass roots effort to educate the public on the virtues of free and open source software. The 2008 event takes place on September 20 and will be celebrated in 65 countries across the globe. So exactly what is this open source movement and why are people celebrating it? Moreover, why should you care?

Ma.gnolia Goes Open Source - Will it Matter?

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Software

readwriteweb.com: Ma.gnolia, one of the most popular second tier social bookmarking services on the web, announced today at the Gnomedex conference in Seattle that the company has thrown itself to the mercy of the development community and is going to make its code available in open source.

Using Evolution for Time Management

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Software

lawofficelinux.com: I've been struggling with the best way to organize and handle my time. Here's what I have come up with. My time and case management is based of Gnome Evolution.

First Opera 9.60 Snapshot

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Software

my.opera.com: Hot on the heels of Wednesday's 9.52 release comes our first snapshot of 9.60. Everyone here at on the Desktop Team has been working hard to add new features to your favorite browser, and here's what you can look forward to in 9.60:

Ulteo Application System is innovative, easy, and a little buggy

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Linux

linux.com: Ulteo Application System is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Kubuntu and designed to work with the Ulteo Online Desktop service to provide you with an automatic offsite backup and file synchronization between live CD instances. It attempts to require as little user configuration and maintenance as possible, and provides several unique features that set it apart from being "just another distribution."

A Second Taste of KDE: Laptop Flavor

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KDE

meandubuntu.wordpress: Although KDE 4.1 was not ready for my multi-headed desktop, I eventually realized I could give it a shot on my laptop. Since my laptop is practically a thin-client for my desktop right now, I can be a little more daring with it.

GIMP 2.5.3 Development Release

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GIMP

gimp.org: GIMP 2.5.3 is a fresh snapshot from the 2.5 development series. It gives developers and interested users a sneak preview of the upcoming GIMP 2.6 release.

Review : gOS 3 Gadgets(beta)

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Linux

linuxondesktop.blogspot: Since then as gOS has moved from Ver 2.0 to 3.0, it has undergone a number of major changes and has become even more user friendly. Version 3.0 gOS has moved from using Enlightenment desktop manager to LXDE.

Nerrivik - Beta 1 of Amarok 2.0 released!

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Software

amarok.kde.org: The Amarok team is proud to announce the first beta version of Amarok 2, codenamed Nerrivik, released after days of hard work during this year's Akademy in Belgium. It contains a considerable amount of improvements over the previous alpha versions, bringing Amarok one step closer to the 2.0 release.

Review: Linux Software Installer

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Software

raiden.net: The Linux Software Installer (LSI) is a simple, universal frontend to what is essentially a tweaked debian (.deb) package system. LSI is, in my humble opinion, identical to the Linux Mint Installer in nearly every way, save one.

Red Hat Infrastructure report

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Linux
Security

redhat.com: Last week we discovered that some Fedora servers were illegally
accessed. The intrusion into the servers was quickly discovered, and the
servers were taken offline.

Hands on: Hardy Heron hassle

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Ubuntu

whatpc.co.uk: I use both Windows and Linux and have been a long-time fan of Ubuntu, which for those unfamiliar with it is one of the most popular distros around. And justifiably so, as it delivers a lot of functionality in a format that’s easy to get to grips with, making it a good choice. Unfortunately, the latest implementation appears to have a significant bug.

100 Tips and Tools to Set Up Your Own Home LAMP Server

great-isp-deals.com/blog: LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) servers are very popular for their ease of use and flexibility. They’re also easy to initiate, because the components are easy to aquire and there’s a lot of documentation available to help with getting started.

AXFS, Advanced Execute In Place Filesystem

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Linux

kerneltrap.org: "I'd like to get a first round of review on my AXFS filesystem," began Jared Hulbert, describing his new Advanced XIP File System for Linux. XIP stands for eXecute-In-Place."

Using Virtual Desktops in Linux

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itwire.com: As always, this series of articles is not aimed at technical users, but at users who are thinking about making the move from Windows to Linux. I am trying to show that Linux is a viable alternative and that it can be very easy to use.

Why is Asia not open to open source?

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OSS

zdnetasia.com/blogs: One of the main draws--and selling point--of open source technology is its much celebrated developer ecosystem. But, according to an industry expert, this community spirit seems to be lacking in Asia.

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • Short Tip: Remove packages on Debian systems with ultimate force

  • Quick And Easy Way To Install Songbird In Ubuntu
  • Quickly Open Any File / URL / Write Email in GNOME
  • K9Copy helps make DVD backups easy
  • 9 Simple Ways To Recover Your Screen on Linux and Unix
  • Reclaim vertical space in Gnome

today's leftovers

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News
  • FOSS for students

  • Clippy for VI: What we all have been waiting for
  • Is visibility the key open source value?
  • Open Source, Dtrace, and tuning
  • How much is that penguin in the Window?
  • Sylvania g Netbook Meso
  • folderview containment with wallpaper
  • VoIP WebPhone Service for Mac and Linux Users
  • humorous linux motivational posters
  • Disk Label Corruption in Linux
  • Tiny Bluetooth access point runs Linux
  • Mandriva Linux 2009 Beta 2 released
  • quick word on Mandriva, another one on Debian...
  • Ubuntu Arabic Team
  • OpenLogic's open source census is just another survey

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Getting Mono and MySQL to play together politely

  • Ubuntu on the Acer Aspire One
  • Using RPM's
  • Tips for Spawning GUI’s from the Command Line
  • Get latest stable version of the Linux kernel
  • Rebooting the Magic Way
  • Howto perform UDP tunneling through SSH connection
  • MLB.tv on Mandriva Linux
  • Get Read/Write support to external NTFS Hard Drives
  • Debian / Ubuntu Change Keyboard Layout

Sun for sale? Dropping profits, stock price fuel speculation

linuxworld.com: Dropping profits and stock prices have analysts speculating that Sun could be a target for either acquisition or a restructuring in which the company would sell off parts of the business and focus on a smaller set of technologies.

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