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KahelOS 050110 Review

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Linux

beginlinux.com: Today I had the pleasure of reviewing a distro i wanted to check out during its last stable release but I ran out of time. When I saw sourceforge had a new version of KahelOS available for download, I jumped on it.

Who Has Fastest, Cheapest Internet in the World?

tomshardware.com: Despite how often we hear that the U.S. lags behind other countries in terms of internet speed (which is still true), the fastest internet in the world, according to a report from Akamai Technologies, is in

PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition arrives in six variants

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PCLOS
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition arrives in six variants
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Review

Vorbis is not Theora

thelinuxexperiment.com: Recently I have started to mess around with the Vorbis audio codec, commonly found within the Ogg media container. Unlike Theora, which I had also experimented with but won’t post the results for fear of a backlash, I must say I am rather impressed with Vorbis.

What’s been happening with Edubuntu?

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Ubuntu

jonathancarter.co.za: Edubuntu 10.04 is due for release on the 29th of April. It’s just about finished and tomorrow’s daily build should be pretty close to the actual release.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • openSUSE 11.3 and SELinux
  • Linux KVM virtualization gains steam in cloud computing market
  • MuleSoft Helps Canonical Compete in the Linux Enterprise Server Space
  • Wil Wheaton Prime uses Linux where mac fails
  • Testing Wine 1.1.43 on Fedora 13 and Ubuntu 10.04
  • Jive Software retreats from "dumb mistake" on open source
  • mjpeg programs for recording of videos and playback
  • What will the browser look like in five years?
  • Gluon Prepares for First Release
  • Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at CED Venture 2010
  • A Music Lover's Fedora Linux Workstation
  • NoSQL - Apache Cassandra Release 0.6
  • FLOSS Weekly 117: Bob Jacobsen
  • Linux Basement - Episode 53 - A New LB and Amahi

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install Amarok 1.4 in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Change your xsplash Boot Screen in ubuntu
  • switch lubuntu buttons like ubuntu
  • System monitoring with Zenoss
  • Using netstat
  • find network information
  • Novell Client on openSUSE 11.2
  • Help your eyes hurt less with Redshift in Ubuntu
  • Check your WPA2 Enterprise setup
  • Display Size of Files Under Files in Ubuntu
  • OpenSSL – Generate a RSA Key and Keystore
  • When "recovery" mode fails to boot
  • Pessulus- A lockdown editor

Richard Stallman: "I Wished I Had Killed Myself"

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OSS

opendotdotdot.blogspot: I received a review copy of Steven Levy's seminal book Hackers. It's worth reading (a) for the photos of hackers as they were then, and (b ) for the following revelatory confession of RMS:

Using Gnome Do – Quickly and Easy Launch Applications

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Software

linux.bihlman.com: Gnome Do is an add on that will allow you to quickly launch applications, run terminal commands and do searches both within your desktop as well as on the internet.

Announcing Getting Started with Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

humphreybc.wordpress: The Ubuntu Manual Team have decided on their goals for the Maverick Meerkat 10.10 release at the end of this year.

Transitioning to the new GRUB2 boot loader

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Linux

The tools used to boot Linux are changing. Specifically, the Grand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) is now officially in maintenance mode only, and GRUB's developers have abandoned the original GRUB in favor of an entirely rewritten package, known as GRUB 2. Discover GRUB 2's new capabilities and how to use it.

When a songbird's out, "atunes" in.

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Software

cristalinux.blogspot: Songbird is an opensource project focused on building a cross-platform audio station. Linux was at the heart of the project, but as you may know, the company behind the project recently decided to drop its support. The good news is that there are several very good audio players available for Linux.

Firefox starts reining in Flash, Silverlight, QuickTime

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Moz/FF

betanews.com: Starting today, an ambitious project from the Mozilla Foundation called "Lorentz" makes its first public, experimental debut, with the release of a public beta of Firefox 3.6.4.

Security FUD In Action: Not Windows' Fault, Nope, Not at All

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Microsoft

linuxtoday.com/blog: The game of giving Microsoft a free pass on security flaws continues, despite the rapid growth of the world wide botnet and more Windows exploits roaming the planet than ever.

Sabayon Linux x86/x86-64 5.2 CoreCD Released

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Linux

wolf911.us: The Sabayon Linux CoreCD edition is a minimalistic release designed to provide a foundation for building a customized installation tailored to the users specific needs.

The Fedora name game, no. 14.

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Linux

marilyn.frields.org: We now have a wiki page open for suggestions for the Fedora 14 name.

Dear Ubuntu: I Have Some Concerns

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Ubuntu

tannerhelland.com: For the last couple years, life has been good. Every time I’ve shown you to a friend or family member, they’ve compared you to what they’re familiar with – Windows XP or Vista, mostly – and by comparison you’ve looked brilliant. But recently, things have changed.

PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE)

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PCLOS
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE) Review
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition Officially Announced

Peppermint: A New Linux Flavor for the Cloud

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Linux
  • Peppermint: A New Linux Flavor for the Cloud
  • Peppermint: A New Linux OS for the Cloud

Three Linux alternatives to iPhoto

openattitude.com: As a new (full-time) Linux user I’m looking more for a replacement for the dearly departed iView MediaPro, which likely went all to hell after Microsoft bought it a few years back.

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today's leftovers

'Turbo Boost Max 3.0' and Mesa 17.2.4

  • Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Support For Skylake Fixed With Linux 4.15
    The platform-drivers-x86 updates have been sent in for Linux 4.15 and include a range of improvements for Intel hardware support. One of the bigger items is support for Skylake CPUs with Turbo Boost Max 3.0.
  • Mesa 17.2.4 Graphics Stack Lands for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 Gamers
    Canonical's Timo Aaltonen reports on the availability of the Mesa 17.2.4 open-source graphics drivers stack on the X-SWAT updates PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 systems. Ubuntu systems have always lagged behind the development of the Mesa 3D Graphics Library, the Linux graphics stack containing open-source drivers for Intel, AMD Radeon, and Nvidia GPUs, but they usually catch up with it through a specially crafted PPA (Personal Package Archive) repository that can be easily installed by users.

OSS Leftovers

  • The Future of Marketing Technology Is Headed for an Open-Source Revolution
  • Edging Closer – ODS Sydney
    Despite the fact that OpenStack’s mission statement has not fundamentally changed since the inception of the project in 2010, we have found many different interpretations of the technology through the years. One of them was that OpenStack would be an all-inclusive anything-as-a-service, in a striking parallel to the many different definitions the “cloud” assumed at the time. At the OpenStack Developer Summit in Sydney, we found a project that is returning to its roots: scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service. It turns out, that resonates well with its user base.
  • Firefox Quantum Now Available on openSUSE Tumbleweed, Linux 4.14 Coming Soon
    Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system can now update their computers to the latest and greatest Firefox Quantum web browser.
  • Short Delay with WordPress 4.9
    You may have heard WordPress 4.9 is out. While this seems a good improvement over 4.8, it has a new editor that uses codemirror.  So what’s the problem? Well, inside codemirror is jshint and this has that idiotic no evil license. I think this was added in by WordPress, not codemirror itself. So basically WordPress 4.9 has a file, or actually a tiny part of a file that is non-free.  I’ll now have to delay the update of WordPress to hack that piece out, which probably means removing the javascript linter. Not ideal but that’s the way things go.

Red Hat and Fedora Leftovers