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Story Mozilla Releases Firefox 6, for Real srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 8:34pm
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 1 16/08/2011 - 6:54pm
Story Linux Mint 11 LXDE released srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 4:27pm
Story Kernel Log: Coming in 3.1 - Part 1 - Networking srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 4:24pm
Story Debian Community celebrates its 18th birthday srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 3:53pm
Story The future of Ubuntu srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 3:51pm
Story Network admins reeling from repeated Firefox upgrades srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 3:48pm
Story Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.0 falko 16/08/2011 - 7:57am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 7:54am
Story Ultralight laptops coming srlinuxx 16/08/2011 - 5:38am

Firefox 3 Next Steps

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cybercapital: Firefox 3 Beta 1 is already free in the open, but Firefox 3 development doesn’t stop and developers keep tweaking and perfecting the long list of new features and changes .

Also: AJAX Looks Snappier in Firefox 3 Beta 1

some howtos:

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  • Partitioning, Mount Points and other Gems in Ubuntu 7.10

  • How To: Instal Asterisk Painlessly on OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Python: How to access ssh with pexpect
  • Howto Tweak Ubuntu
  • How to Install Adobe Reader 8.1.1 on Debian Linux

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier And MySQL (Ubuntu 7.10)

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This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database.

KBibTeX: An easy to use and versatile Bibliography Manager for KDE

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Software So you work in a scientific environment and wonder how to organize bibliographic data, downloaded articles/preprints and links to online papers. Then KBibTeX is the program you are looking for.

Return to Gentoo

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Ubuntu So, I’m no longer using Ubuntu on any of my computers at home. It was fun while it lasted, but some things started to annoy me and I could not deal with it anymore.

To adepts of HAL, D-BUS and complexity: be happy, it's all crap anyway

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beranger: Linux is already "the next Windows": unnecessarily complex, and therefore buggy.

coupla more shorts

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  • Falling Autumn leaves plugin for compiz fusion

  • FTPing from Firefox

two howtos and a short

  • GPRS via Bluetooth phone on Ubuntu (and not only)

  • Disable Bluetooth on Ubuntu 7.10
  • Awn-Terminal Applet

Hidden Linux : Conquering Konqueror

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HowTos My only niggle with the Kubuntu installation of the Konqueror file manager/web browser is the way the file manager defaults to Icon View. I'm a geek. I like Detailed List View and find myself forever clicking the change button to set DLV. This week I finally figured out how to fix that permanently.

KDE4 - not liking it

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KDE I installed KDE4rc1 on KUbuntu 7.10 64bit. This is my first time running a full KDE4 session, and while I am very excited by some applications (dolphin, konsole, kate marble, and more or less all kde4games), I must admit that as a full session, it’s not worth it.

The Internet must not be proprietary

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Dana Blankenhorn: There is an important lesson which can be drawn as a string through a host of recent stories, from Comcast and Cox Cable throttling BitTorrent to Verizon doing the SiteFinder thing to depredations concerning the iPhone and open spectrum.

some short takes

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  • HAL and mounting in /media

  • Linux - Ubuntu 7.04
  • Ubuntu Package Search
  • Upgrading Ubuntu

Installing FreeNX 0.7.1 on Ubuntu

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HowTos I decided to use FreeNX instead of NoMachine’s own implementation due to the instability of the latter. The process described in this post starts with the NoMachine’s binary components, downloadable from the Web, and then overwrites or replaces key components that are binary-only and closed with FreeNX’s open and free shell scripts, which provides much more flexibility.

Examining the MPAA University Toolkit

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taosecurity.blogspot: I learned about the MPAA University Toolkit at Brian Krebs' always-excellent SecurityFix blog. I downloaded the 534 MB peerwatch-1.2-RC5.iso and started it in a VMware Server session. Here I take a look at the monitoring software, focusing on Snort, operating on this application.

A Little Laptop With Big Ambitions

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WSJ: Mr. Negroponte's ambitious plan has been derailed, in part, by the power of his idea. For-profit companies threatened by the projected $100 price tag set off at a sprint to develop their own dirt-cheap machines, plunging Mr. Negroponte into unexpected competition against well-known brands such as Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating system.

Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Release Dates

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Ubuntu In addition to Ubuntu 6-months stable releases and the next version of ubuntu is 8.04 with Code Name “Hardy Heron” but this release will proudly wear the badge of Long Term Support (LTS) and be supported with security updates for five years on the server and three years on the desktop.

opensuse stuff

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  • openSuSE 10.3 ROCKS

  • New openSUSE Packages: KDE 4.0 RC1, KOffice 2 Alpha5, Firefox 3.0 Beta
  • People of openSUSE: Klaas Freitag
  • What to Customize in openSUSE After a Fresh Installation?

10 Reasons Why the Command Line is More User-Friendly than the Desktop I aim all of these not just at Linux, BSD, and Unix-alikes, but at every computer system ever. Nor do I say all of this as a power-using geek, but to apply it to every computer user everywhere.

APT-build — optimize your Debian!

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polishlinux: Certainly most of the Linux users would like to have their systems fully optimized for their rigs but do not have the stamina or enough knowledge to play with the Gentoo installation paradigm. But here comes the rescue — an apt-build goody available under every distro armed with the big gun - APT package manager.

Maximum PC: Firefox, one of the greatest PC technologies

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mozillalinks: Firefox has been inducted to the 100 greatest PC technologies of all time, a list compiled by Maximum PC and the feature story of its December issue. In position 92:

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