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Story Feed Readers for Linux Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 6:27pm
Story Tizen IVI SDK – 3.0 Alpha 4 is Available to Download Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 6:15pm
Story WHAT IS KTRACKS? Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 6:03pm
Story Linux Kernel 3.17.1 Is Out and Is the Most Advanced Release Available Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 5:53pm
Story OpenGL Preview Benchmarks For NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970 Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 5:30pm
Story Google offers sweet new SDK to let Android devs join 'Lollipop' guild Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 5:26pm
Story Top 4 Linux network managers Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 5:17pm
Story Firefox Hello Does Account-Free Video Chat Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 4:54pm
Story CherryPy – A Minimalist Python Web Framework Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 4:54pm
Story Edward Snowden suggests you use Silent Circle Rianne Schestowitz 18/10/2014 - 4:53pm

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install Gejengel {A Simple audio player} on Ubuntu

  • Define the path that an object takes in OOo
  • How to install Drupal on yahoo server
  • How to Add Linux to Your Windows Computer
  • How Do I View My Computer Name In Ubuntu Linux?
  • System Identification with uname
  • Some Useful Vim Options
  • Awesome Addressbook for Netbook Remix
  • How to move print jobs from one printer queue to another
  • Enabling .htaccess in opensuse 11.1
  • Compiling Blender on Gentoo

The Failure of Commercial Open Source Software

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OSS
  • The Failure of Commercial Open Source Software

  • Could open source have built Silicon Valley?
  • Is This The Right Room For An Argument About Open Source?
  • Open Source Future
  • S'pore developers create open source buzz
  • Intuit launches open source community
  • Open source API dreams of The Meta Cloud
  • Standing out in the crowd: my OSCON keynote

Go Back to School With Linux: Part One

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Linux

ostatic.com/blog: This week, I'm going to take a look at three of the most popular open source software bundles created just for student and classroom use. First up, Ubuntu Education Edition, better known as Edubuntu.

Upgrading from Windows XP to a Linux desktop

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Linux

sutor.com: If you are going to wipe your hard drive, but before you pay a dime for Windows 7, try a Linux desktop distribution. If you don’t like it, what’s the worst that’s going to happen?

What's "Linux on the Desktop" Mean, When We Don't Know What a Desktop Is, Anymore?

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Linux

itworld.com: It's typical, sensible, and useful for a conference wrap-up keynote address to look at the big picture, with session descriptions like, "Where Linux has been and where it's headed." At last week's Open Source Convention, the role of identifying the major Linux trends and challenges was given to Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation.

Design ideas show Firefox 4.0 with a Chrome look

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Moz/FF
  • Design ideas show Firefox 4.0 with a Chrome look

  • Chromfox Extreme 3 Makes Firefox Look Like Google Chrome
  • Mozilla: Well positioned against Google, Microsoft, and Apple
  • First Look at Firefox 4.0 Design Mockups
  • Better Mouse Scrolling In Firefox With SmoothWheel

Microsoft's EC proposals now include ODF and interoperability

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Microsoft

h-online.com: Microsoft's original proposal to the European Commission, that it drop the web browser entirely from Windows 7, has been superseded with a new proposal that users be offered a "ballot box" of browser options.

Also: Sneak Peek: Microsoft’s Retail Stores

Hannah Montana Linux

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Linux

desktoplinuxreviews.com: Sometimes I run into a distro that is so odd…so strange…so disgusting…that I don’t even know where to begin in reviewing it. Hannah Montana Linux is one such distribution.

5 Newest Updates for Open Source Community

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Software

blog.taragana.com: There have been several grand events surrounding the open source community this year. We decided to discuss on 5 newest updates for open source community.

Reviewed: Fedora 11

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Linux

tuxradar.com: Leonidas, is the 11th release of the Fedora operating system. Along the way there have been a few duds. Fedora 10 was a rock-steady release that introduced a slew of new features, and Leonidas is promising more of the same.

Hands-on with an alpha of the Jolicloud netbook distro

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Linux

arstechnica.com: Jolicloud is a Linux-based netbook OS that is built on top of Canonical's Ubuntu Netbook Remix. It uses Mozilla's Prism environment to make Web applications accessible outside of the browser.

Yes Linus, Microsoft hating is a disease. And it's a pandemic

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Microsoft

freesoftwaremagazine.com: The submission by Microsoft of twenty thousand lines of code to the Kernel has, predictably, caused many an eyebrow to arch. The phrase “beware Greeks bearing gifts” comes swiftly to mind.

15 Apps I Install On My Newly Installed Ubuntu

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Software

helpforlinux.blogspot: I decided to reinstall Ubuntu after using Kubuntu for some time. Here are some apps which I installed, I hope you will find it useful:

50 Open Source Apps Transforming Education

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Software

earthweb.com: More teachers and institutions are now participating with organizations like SchoolForge, the Open Source Education Foundation, and Open Source Schools. These educators are beginning to see that the open source philosophy has the power to transform education in several key ways.

Why should Linux aim for the desktop?

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Linux

toolbox.com: Linux is a great operating system in the back room. It is used in mobile(cell) phones, networking equipment, printers and many other embedded devices. It doesn't matter what operating system you use, as soon as you surf the internet you will be using Linux.

6 Things I Miss About Windows Vista in Linux

opendaily.wordpress: As I go through the daily grind on my trusty Thinkpad, I once in a while notice quirks in Linux Mint / Ubuntu that makes me miss certain small but important conveniences from Windows Vista. I’ve been taking notes, and here’s my list.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 313

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Feature: A distro odyssey - looking for the best fit, part 1

  • News: Gentoo celebrates tenth birthday, Omega offers latest Fedora with extras, Linux Mint switches to Launchpad and Github, FreeBSD outlines internal engineering process
  • Released last week: antiX MEPIS 8.2, Sabayon Linux 4.2 "CoreCD"
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 4
  • New distributions: Ice-Z Linux, pcubuntoo, Photo Artists Workshop Live CD, sEEcher OS, Xin Yang Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Music Player Review '09 edition - Wave 1.5

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Software

gquigs.blogspot.com: Wave 1.5 just asks two questions. Playing all the songs on shuffle. Generating a playlist is fine as long as I can select multiple (read all) folders. Who is out?

Launchpad Open-Sourced. Now What?

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: With a number of its other products remaining proprietary, what are Canonical’s real intentions towards living by the free-software ideology that drives projects like Ubuntu?

Finding Linux Bugs Before they Become Exploits

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Linux

internetnews.com: It's not everyday that there is a public security exploit published for the Linux kernel, yet that is what happened in early July.

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