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Story Munich now a major contributor to open source Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2015 - 7:00pm
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Story BQ Aquaris E4.5 and E5 HD Ubuntu Editions Now Available in India Roy Schestowitz 07/09/2015 - 4:12pm
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Story digiKam Software Collection 4.13.0 released... Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2015 - 8:43am
Story HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM With 5.5-Inch Display, Android 5.1 Lollipop Launched Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2015 - 8:40am
Story Top Five Reasons Why Ubuntu Is the Most Used Linux OS Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2015 - 8:31am
Story Manjaro Linux: Octopi v0.8 around the corner - translation help needed! Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2015 - 8:29am

Windows v Linux on a new laptop

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linuxinexile.blogspot: So I've moved on to a different organization. Once at the new office, I received a new laptop: a Dell Latitude E6410. This is a pretty nice machine. It came from the factory with Windows Vista Basic pre-installed, but of course I wanted to put Linux on it.

Sabayon 5.4 review

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Linux Sabayon 5.4, released at the end of last month (September, 2010), is the latest version of the Gentoo-based, multi-purpose Linux distribution.

Mandriva XFCE 2010 Spring is a big disappoinment

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MDV Mandriva XFCE is a lightweight distro but I don't think so because it failed to install in my PC that supports KDE 4.5, Windows 7 and Vista. then How can I say it as light weight.But it installed successfully on my friend PC who has high end Configuration.

Another Look at KDE and Amarok Part 1

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Software As I’ve mentioned before, I used to be really excited about KDE. It’s been a while since I last looked at KDE. Well, technically, I couldn’t really do much there. But there’s this time I was able to look at it. Let me just say that I no longer agree that it’s uglier than Gnome.

Top things to do after installing Ubuntu 10.10

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Ubuntu The final release of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat will be out this week, after you install or upgrade to this new release you will need to customize your ubuntu by installing all needed software, tools, games and repositories in your system.

today's leftovers:

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  • Bradley M. Kuhn appointed Executive Director of Software Freedom Conservancy
  • The black perl -Sabayon 5.4 Screenshot Tour
  • Contributing to an open source project
  • mv, mf, Ubuntu’s “did you mean?”
  • Mutt and evolution-data-server
  • Addictive Linux Game 'Steel Storm' Released
  • TuxRadar Open Ballot: is Graham Morrison wrong?
  • Linux Action Show | s13e10: Are Big Distros Innovating?
  • Debian GNU/Linux Evolves
  • Sourceforge Project of the Month: jEdit
  • LinuxCrazy Podcast 83 Stabilization
  • VIDEO: Duke Nukem Forever Date, Live Footage

some howtos:

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  • Custom Compiz Effects configuration in Ubuntu10.10
  • How to connect to WEP encrypted wireless with wicd on Linux
  • How To Use Imdb-Thumbnailer [Version 0.8.2, Released]
  • Create OpenDocument invoices and other documents with Rexx
  • Speed up Internet access & browsing in Ubuntu by disabling ipv6
  • Draw: Objects and Their Problems
  • Ubuntu 10.10 Maverik Meerkat Install Guide
  • More Free Guides to GIMP, for Maximum Graphics Muscle
  • Copying Debian package selections to a new machine
  • Installing and using SNORT on Ubuntu
  • Gnome Partition Editor: The Dearly GParted
  • Get a Random fortune cookie using the Unix fortune command
  • DragonDisk: A Free Amazon S3 Desktop Client For Linux And Windows
  • Recover your deleted jpeg pictures - recoverjpeg
  • PAM : Pluggable Authentication Modules
  • How To Configure Ubuntu To Open The Applications Menu With Windows Key
  • Add brushes to The GIMP
  • Resizing qcow2 images
  • Canon LiDE100 scanner in Mandriva
  • HTC-style Weather Clock for your desktop
  • How to take screencast on Linux ffmpeg
  • Do Secure Delete Tools work with Journaled Filesystems?
  • The Ultimate Linux Soft and Hard Link Guide (10 Ln Command Examples)
  • Elegant Gnome Pack-A beautiful most complete dark theme for Gnome

Take this GUI and shove it

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SUSE A few weeks ago, I posted a bit of advice for VMware amid speculation that the leading virtualization company might purchase Suse Linux from Novell. (As in: Don't do it.) Since then, I've taken hits in comments and in email, mostly in reponse to my criticism of the YaST tool that serves as Suse's central management console.

Red Hat settles patent case with Acacia - shares few details

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Legal Red Hat has settled an alleged patent infringement case with IP firm Acacia Research Corporation around U.S. Patent #6,163,776. That particular case was pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Civil Action No: 6:09-cv-00097-LED.

Simon Phipps unbound

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OSS One of the great pleasures I experienced at last week’s Open World Forum in Paris was to see Simon Phipps unbound.

Penguins Old, Penguins New, Penguins Battered and Penguins Blue

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Linux Moving from Windows to Linux takes more than commitment -- "it takes understanding both systems well and how to rethink the network in the event of such a move. I usually tell people that successful migrations are done slowly over five to seven years, and that anything faster than that is always very painful."

Introducing Gally

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ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot: For my senior design project in school, I decided to design and write a program for teaching sign languages on Linux. I just got confirmation from Nigel Babu that the last known bug in RC3 is fixed, so it's time to release!

Open source is a different way of thinking

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PCLOS In the last 48 hours, I have been through a quiet revolution. Installing an open source operating system on my laptop has opened my eyes to quite a different way of working on my computer.

Call to Arms

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nowwhatthe.blogspot: Recently Amaru Zelaya Orellana and myself cooperated on an article about the great work our ambassadors are doing around the world. They deserve great respect for what they do. A great marketing effort.

Can Debian offer a Constantly Usable Testing distribution?

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Linux Debian’s “testing” distribution is where Debian developers prepare the next stable distribution. While this is still its main purpose, many users have adopted this version of Debian because it offers them a good trade-off between stability and freshness. But there are downsides to using this distribution and the “Constantly Usable Testing” (CUT) project aims to resolve those.

Primal Carnage Dropping The GNU/Linux Port

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Gaming Lukewarm Media, The developers of Primal Carnage The dinosaur FPS I’ve wrote about have decided to change engine. Instead of the beautiful Unigine they have moved to the free as beer UDK (Unreal Development Kit). Sad

Ubuntu Community Reaches Out to Windows XP Orphans

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Ubuntu As Windows XP fades into the sunset, Ubuntu community members are trying to reach out to millions of Windows XP users to get them to switch to Linux.

Your Office is Saved

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  • Your Office is Saved -- Forked
  • The future of
  • Oracle ready to go solo with OpenOffice
  • OpenOffice is dead, long live LibreOffice

Warning Themes - Interesting Concept to Make "Being Root Scary" for Newbie Linux Users

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Ubuntu Warning themes concept is another interesting idea worth a look. The rationale behind the concept to make it clear to the user that, opening something like a filebrowser as root is not the 'normal' way to do things and such actions could damage their system.

Two Distributions I have tested

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Linux Some days ago I have started testing Linux Mint Debian Edition and Archbang. They have some things in common but a lot more different, why did I pick those to test?, because Arch and Debian are my favorites Linux flavors.

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