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Story Android Exec Says Google Will Loosen Reins on Watches, TVs and Cars Over Time Rianne Schestowitz 17/10/2014 - 6:52am
Story Right Side of History, Fedora 21 Looking Good, and KWayland Rianne Schestowitz 17/10/2014 - 6:43am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 8:50pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 8:50pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 8:48pm
Story Integrating Trac, Jenkins and Cobbler—Customizing Linux Operating Systems for Organizational Needs Roy Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 8:23pm
Story CrossOver 14.0 Makes Installing Windows Apps Easier Rianne Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 8:12pm
Story Patent trolls have one fewer legal loophole to hide behind Rianne Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 7:54pm
Blog entry How my uncle became a Linux user Rianne Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 7:51pm
Story CAINE 6 “Dark Matter” review Rianne Schestowitz 16/10/2014 - 7:36pm

Red Hat educates profs

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Linux

newsobserver.com: This week a fourth-floor meeting room at the company's Centennial Campus headquarters in Raleigh is the site of a boot camp for faculty from a half-dozen universities, including N.C. Central and Elon.

SUSE Studio: The Do-it-Yourself Linux

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SUSE

techgage.com: Linux is well known for being very customizable, but with SUSE Studio, things are taken to an entirely new level. Imagine taking a base template, building on top of it with your personal software choices, and then building it as a bootable ISO.

today's leftovers:

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News
  1. 16 Breakthrough Notebooks: A Look Back

  2. GPLv3 hits 50 percent adoption
  3. Amazon apologizes, FSF says free the ebook
  4. Microsoft aims to be a Linux kernel contributor: What's in it for them?
  5. id Software will no longer support linux
  6. Ubuntu for Netbooks
  7. DD-WRT security fix
  8. Intel's Wind River Claims Lead in Embedded Linux
  9. MSFT, Red Hat Disagree over Patents
  10. Firefox add-on in Karmic redirects Google searches to Ubuntu Start Page
  11. Microsoft Gives Red Hat a Taste of the Real IP World
  12. blogging with gnome-blog
  13. OSCON: Building Belonging (in communities)
  14. News Limited phases out Solaris
  15. Producing Podcasts with FOSS Slides
  16. How UCSB Grad Students Put Cloud Computing Power into Ubuntu
  17. Wallpaper a Day - Day 5
  18. Wallpaper a Day - Day 6
  19. Karmic Alpha 3 released
  20. Okay, Linux Gamers Are REALLY Excited!
  21. What Ubuntu has done to improve energy efficiency
  22. Google is not going to have its way.
  23. Microsoft Profit down 17% on Ubuntu, Google, Apple threats
  24. Volume control in Karmic is UP/DOWN
  25. Windows is Dead, Long Live FOSS

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Find python dependencies

  • Nautilus Chrome Uses Too Much Real Estate?
  • A Detailed Guide To Phoronix Test Suite 2.0
  • Create a Twitter Info Server with Bash
  • Change Firefox awesome bar search engine
  • wvdial conf settings for Tata Indicom CDMA 1x USB Modem
  • How To Find Your IP Address On Ubuntu Linux
  • My KDE 4.x Desktop Activities Tutorial
  • How to get non-free codecs workin on Moblin
  • Howto install VLC media player 1.0.0 in Ubuntu
  • How to set up your own Linux media server
  • Tutorial: Fix Invalid Dictionary Entries in Firefox
  • Ubuntu System Admin Class: Local Computer
  • Where is The Clear Cache Button In Firefox 3.5x?
  • Customizing XFCE
  • How To Customize Your Linux Desktop With GnomeART-NG

semantic desktop

blogs.gnome.org/otte: It gained traction when people realized that a lot of places on the desktop refer to the same things, but they all do it incompatibly. What’s a sematic desktop anyway?

Pardus Linux 2009

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Linux

desktoplinuxreviews.com: One of the nice things about Linux is that anybody can create a Linux distribution and sometimes the better distros come from the most unlikely of places.

Five Open Source Apps to Manage Your Collections

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Software

ostatic.com/blog: Comic books, DVDs, old vinyl albums, Star Wars figurines -- collecting things is fun. What's not fun, though, is keeping track of it all. Here are five open source collection management apps to help you organize your stuff.

The KDE 4 Journey

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KDE

hnaik.blogspot: I still remember how eagerly I had waited for the KDE 4 release. I also remember how disappointed I was when it actually came out in January 2008. With that release, KDE lost one of its foremost advocates - Linus Torvalds, to its rival GNOME.

Ubuntu to make Linux application installation idiot proof

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Ubuntu

blogs.computerworld.com: There's really nothing that hard about installing programs on Linux. Anyone who still uses shell commands like say, "apt-get install some-program-or-the-other," is doing so because they want to do it that way, not because they have to.

Hate KDE4? Ignorance Is Probably the Culprit

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KDE

linux-blog.org: Let’s bust some myths today because a majority of KDE 4 haters out there have the same reasons for hating it. I’m pretty sick of seeing posts and news articles about “why I don’t like KDE 4″ and then seeing that the real reason the person is upset is because they don’t spend an extra few moments trying to figure things out…aka lazy and ignorant.

Choosing a trilogy of distributions

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Linux

usalug-org.blogspot: I happen to choose a trilogy of distributions because I am looking for three different styles of systems.

How the Swedish Pirate Party Platform Backfires on Free Software

Richard Stallman: The bullying of the copyright industry in Sweden inspired the launch of the first political party whose platform is to reduce copyright restrictions: the Pirate Party.

Ubuntu book updated for the Jackalope

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Ubuntu

desktoplinux.com: Prentice Hall has published the fourth edition of The Official Ubuntu Book, covering the latest Ubuntu 9.04 release. As with previous versions, the fourth edition aims to bring new users up to speed.

Of Purists and Pragmatists

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OSS

computerworlduk.com: I have been writing about free software for 14 years. For most of that time, a recurrent feature of that world has been a battle for its soul, waged by two distinct camps.

Pardus Linux 2009 International on my Thinkpad T60

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Linux

saigonnezumi.com: Well, if you really want to fall in love with a Linux distro, you got to try Pardus 2009 International.

Move Over, Netbooks: Ubuntu On Smartbooks?

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: You’ve heard of Smart Phones and Netbooks. Now, get ready for Smartbooks. Qualcomm is rallying hardware partners (OEMs, original equipment manufacturers) to introduce Smartbooks sometime in Q3 or Q4 2009. And here’s the twist: Qualcomm is hiring Ubuntu talent to help drive the project forward.

Open-Source Apps Earn Software Security Seal Of Approval

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Software

bmighty.com/blog: Two prominent open-source projects recently got a thumbs-up from Veracode, a company that applies a standards-based approach to software vulnerability testing.

Linux Gaming: Heroes of Newerth

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Gaming

celettu.wordpress: It’s not that Linux as an OS isn’t capable of running quality games, it’s just that game manufacterers don’t think the Linux gamers can make them any money. For that reason, it’s always nice when a game is released with a native Linux version.

It LiVES! Video Editing For FOSS Movie Makers

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Software

linuxjournal.com: Studio Dave is set up for personal audio production, but video capabilities are on the horizon. Now the fun level has jumped up a few notches with version 1.0.0pre1 of LiVES, a video editing system for Linux.

The Linux Kernel and Open Source Drivers

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Linux
OSS

tech-no-media.com: There has been a lot of talk about the Linux kernel and Open Source drivers this week. Most of it was about Microsoft. Much more interesting is the discussion on Phoronix about the case of the new VIA Chrome 9 DRM (Direct Rendering Manager).

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