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Story Trying out Linux can be simple Roy Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:57pm
Story Manjaro 15.09 (Bellatrix) Now Has Working AMD Catalyst Drivers for Linux Kernel 4.2 Rianne Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:55pm
Story OpenELEC 6.0 Arrives with Linux Kernel 4.1, Drops 32-bit Builds Rianne Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:52pm
Story Linux 4.3 Rianne Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:50pm
Story Solus Has a Really Good Week, Gets First RC and Firefox Compliance Rianne Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:45pm
Story Kodi 16.0 to Ship with Multi-Touch Support for Linux Rianne Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:44pm
Story Inside Canonical: the creators of Ubuntu have big plans for the future Roy Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:43pm
Story New DJI drone computer runs Ubuntu on Tegra, has open SDK Roy Schestowitz 02/11/2015 - 9:41pm
Story Keeping Linux Clean matthartley 02/11/2015 - 9:14pm
Story GENIVI compliant Linux automotive stack does ADAS Rianne Schestowitz 01/11/2015 - 6:05am

Ubuntu Software Center

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  • Ubuntu Software Center Getting Search Suggestion
  • Windicators ‘not critical’ to 11.04
  • Why Is Canonical Selling An Ubuntu Keyboard With A Windows Key?

Fall was a bad season for Linux

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Linux This past fall saw both Novell and Red Hat taking actions that could potentially harm Linux as a whole. First, Red Hat settled out of court with patent troll Acacia Research, causing concern within the Linux community that Acacia Research would be encouraged to litigate further. Then

FOSS, Business, and Psychopathy

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OSS Sometimes, the naivety in the free and open source software (FOSS) community seems willful. How else to explain the outrage in some circles when another company is caught fulfilling its natural function of maximizing its profits at the expense of FOSS ideals?

5 More Online Data Backup Services for Linux Today, we would like to add five more online data backup services that are mostly as capable as those mentioned on the previous list.

The kernel column – 2010 in review

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Linux 2010 was another exciting year for the Linux kernel and its community. Over the course of four kernel releases and many tens of thousands of mailing list messages, over one thousand individual developers (some working alone, some working for corporations) contributed two new architectures, several new file systems, and drivers.

How to Tell When an Open Source Foundation Isn't About You

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OSS Stephen Walli, now technical director of the Outercurve Foundation, has written a guest post for OStatic, The Rise of Open Source Software Foundations. I guess he thinks Outercurve is one. He explains why Microsoft set up the foundation in the first place, which I have wondered about for quite a while.

Linux everywhere

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Linux 2010 was the year in which Linux took over. Not that many people will have noticed.

Firefox, Linux and the future of the web

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Moz/FF Tristan Nitot started working for Netscape in 1997, and was one of the first volunteers to work on the Mozilla project that rose out of Netscape's ashes.

How your secure your Linux system

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HowTos Are you running Linux just because you think it's safer than Windows? Think again.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 review

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 review
  • RedHat Advanced Adapter is Now Being Released by IdentityForge
  • FSMLabs TimeKeeper Supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Suit of Red Hat ex-CEO is referred for mediation
  • The Top Dow Stock for 2011

today's leftovers:

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  • GNU/Linux Returns to Walmart
  • Google Linux search suggestions
  • Despite anti-Oracle hysteria, firm is an Open Source powerhouse
  • VIA Launches A Graphics Card. Will It Work With Linux?
  • Groklaw: Don't go home, go big
  • 2011 New Years Computer Resolutions
  • Minimalism
  • Conservancy Activity Summary, October-December 2010
  • Sharp’s 5 inch Linux-powered tablets pictured on the FCC
  • The Challenge In Delivering Open-Source GPU Drivers
  • Linux: CrunchBang Linux 10 on a MacBook Pro
  • Is RSS becoming irrelevant?
  • Ubuntu Unleashed 2011 Edition

some howtos:

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  • Up and Running with KVM, Ubuntu Style: Part Three
  • Install Speed Dreams 2.0 in ubuntu
  • Cross-processing with digiKam
  • How to change the priority of a Linux process
  • TagPlayer - Play music based on the music's lastfm tags
  • How To Boot 10 Different Live CDs From 1 USB Flash Drive
  • Ftrace—Part II
  • Recording User Activity with a Script
  • A clever memory script in perl

Peerless Finds Linux

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Linux But when it comes to the core of mission-critical computing, the very operating systems that make everything go, many companies don’t have a clue about the costs or benefits of options like SUSE Linux Enterprise or UNIX Operating System.

Gamer Completes Quake Under 1 Hour @ 100%

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Gaming A gamer completed the original Quake title for the PC in just over 52 minutes, killing off all enemies and discovering all secret areas.

Debian contributors to thank

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  • 16 Debian contributors that you can thank
  • How to install build-essential in Debian

tune-up your Ubuntu

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  • Easy steps to tune-up your Ubuntu / Kubuntu Linux System
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 218

How many Fedora-based distros

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  • Fedora: How many Fedora-based distros are there?
  • Red Hat Inc. (RHT) EVP, CFO Charles E Jr Peters Sells 22,364 Shares
  • Is Red Hat Ready to Rebound?
  • Windows 7 fails to power down idle disks, Fedora 14 works
  • More Yum Plugins: Security and Package Priority

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 386

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Learning About NetBSD 5.1
  • Statistics: DistroWatch Page Hit Ranking statistics in 2009 and 2010
  • Questions and answers: Online Linux resources
  • Released last week: Puppy Linux 5.0 "Wary", Parted Magic 5.8, SystemRescueCd 2.0.0, Linux Deepin 10.12
  • Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 8.2-RC2

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

A tip for software companies.

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Linux It amazes me that so many times people who are in charge of large and small software companies make dumb decisions. They get nice salaries but often make decisions that come back and bite them later on. One good strategy for any large or small company that is lagging behind on the Windows or Mac OS market is to create software for GNU/Linux.

Why I am still supporting Free Software?

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handypenguin.blogspot: Today I was debating with a friend the relevance of Free Software, he pointed that at the current development rate is very unlikely that Linux (most common Free Software subject) will have a significant end users market share in 50 years.

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today's leftovers

Software: Grafana, Heaptrack, Vim

  • Grafana – An Open Source Software for Analytics and Monitoring
    Grafana is an open source, feature rich, powerful, elegant and highly-extensible analytics and monitoring software that runs on Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is a de facto software for data analytics, being used at Stack Overflow, eBay, PayPal, Uber and Digital Ocean – just to mention but a few. It supports 30+ open source as well as commercial databases/data sources including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Graphite, Elasticsearch, OpenTSDB, Prometheus and InfluxDB. It allows you to dig deeply into large volumes of real-time, operational data; visualize, query, set alerts and get insights from your metrics from differen
  • Heaptrack v1.1.0 release
    Better memory profiling on Linux After more than a year of work, I’m pleased to release another version of heaptrack, the Linux memory profiler! The new version 1.1.0 comes with some new features, significant performance improvements and – most importantly – much improved stability and correctness. If you have tried version v1.0 in the past and encountered problems, update to the new v1.1 and try again!
  • Ten Years of Vim

    The philosophy behind Vim takes a while to sink in: While other editors focus on writing as the central part of working with text, Vim thinks it's editing.


    You see, most of the time I don't spend writing new text; instead, I edit existing text.