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Linux and Unix Uptime vs Microsoft on Netcraft

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Linux
Microsoft

blog.eracc.com: Could it be that Microsoft, Microsoft shills and/or Microsoft fanboys for same are “gaming” the uptime table at Netcraft? Unless I am misunderstanding something, frankly, I think they are.

OSCON interview snippets

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Interviews
OSS

tuxradar.com: OSCON 2009 is now drawing to a close, and, before we hop on a flight back to the UK, we spent an hour or two typing up just a few snippets from some of the interviews we conducted at the conference.

20 “Really Cool” Tux Icons for Sports Enthusiasts

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Linux

junauza.com: This time, we will showcase some of the finest tux icons that sports fans/Linux-users may love. So without further delay, in no particular order, here they are:

Twelve Open Source Projects Snag Top Prize at SourceForge's Community Choice Awards

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OSS

ostatic.com/blog: More than 47,000 open source projects were nominated for slots in one of 12 categories, but only 85 were chosen as finalists. The awards party was held last night at the Agenda Lounge in San Jose, CA.

Arch Linux + KDEmod: Custom KDE 4.3 Setup

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KDE
Linux

terminal-variant.co.cc: Well, it turns out that every time I try openSUSE, I end up going back to Arch Linux. So back to Arch it was and of course, KDEmod.

Richard Stallman wants more laws limiting software

lunduke.com: Stallman published a post on the GNU website entitled “How the Swedish Pirate Party Platform Backfires on Free Software“. And, oh boy, I just have to comment.

Microsoft is Now Our Friend

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Microsoft

linuxtoday.com: This has been an amusing story for this week. In a nutshell, Microsoft got busted for a GPL violation. It took over two years, but finally MS came into compliance and then released the source code with much fanfare and self-congratulations.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Shared Desktop Notifications from Canonical

  • Wallpaper Roundup: Ocean Views and Abstract Blues
  • NVIDIA Releases An OpenGL 3.2 Driver Update
  • Dell Mini 9: I'm baaack...
  • Blogging, Linux & Law
  • Using an Old Wacom Graphire + Bamboo Pen on Linux
  • Open source advocates still called zealots
  • Moblin 2.0 Beta Impressions
  • My Favorite Firefox Feature
  • Viewing Autocad files in Linux
  • Migrating to Linux, Part 2: Avoiding Separation Anxiety
  • PureOSlight 1.0 beta 1 Released
  • Intel Atom N280 Benchmark with Super_pi
  • Commercial open source's awkward teen years
  • Google's Chrome OS: The Web is the computer
  • Falling profits forced Microsoft's open source hand
  • The Florida Linux Show 2009 Orlando Sponsored by Red Hat

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Disable automatic polling of CD/DVD-ROM drives to save power

  • Improve your Clipboard with Parcellite Clipboard Manager
  • Configure Sendmail as SMTP Mail Client
  • Add Restrictions To Your Ubuntu System With Lockdown Editor (Pessulus)
  • Ubuntu Server Fault Tolerance
  • A good old-fashioned envelope template for OOo
  • How to: Install Zen Cart on a LAMP server
  • Rip audio from an .FLV file
  • Troubleshooting Ubuntu Server
  • Must Know Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox 3.5 on Linux
  • How To: Find IP Address Owner
  • Multicore Video Decoding with MPlayer, Part 1

Open source conference likely back in Portland next year

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OSS

oregonlive.com: Organizers of a major open source technology conference said today there's a "good chance" they'll return the event to Portland next summer following one year in San Jose.

Jim Zemlin: Personal computers will be free like phones

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Hardware

infoworld.com: Look for personal computer users to soon get their hardware in the same way that they get their cell phones: for free as part of telecommunications service subscriptions, the executive director of the Linux Foundation said on Friday afternoon.

The Free Open Source Software Evangelist

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OSS

thebeezspeaks.blogspot: We humans are socials creatures that end to flock together in groups, bound by a common set of ideas, believes and values. Sometimes there are tensions between groups, just because their ideas, believes or values differs.

Mandriva 2009.1 Review

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MDV

osrevolution.com: Mandriva 2009.1 is overall an excellent transition from Windows to Linux, and comes with many great features for the tech-savvy user who wants an improved, sleek desktop look and feel as well as an abundance of programs to use.

Microsoft to Bundle Firefox and Chrome with Windows?

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Microsoft

readwriteweb.com: In its effort to detangle itself from the ongoing proceedings of the European Union antitrust case, it seems Microsoft is offering to include rival web browsers in the Windows OS.

Shutter just got even better

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Software
Ubuntu

A few months ago I stumbled across a screenshot utility called Shutter. I liked it. A lot. The latest version of Shutter (0.80) takes the “serious stuff” to the next level by adding six new features to the Edit tool.

Take Webshots from the Linux Command Line

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Software

khtml2png is a helpful tool for capturing an image of a webpage with ease. It's nice to use because it will get the entire length of the site, no matter whether it is fully visible in the browser.

Top 10 Coolest Fedora Themes

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Software

taragana.com: If you are one of those open source aficionados using Fedora, you must be looking to lend a cool look to your system. What could be better than allowing a complete makeover to your Fedora.

10 Ways Open Source Can Save Your Company

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OSS

eweek.com: Open-source software is coming to the enterprise in a big way. Is it time for companies to start considering it? What does this mean for Microsoft Windows?

Intel Celeron Dual-Core Linux Performance

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Hardware

phoronix.com: While nearly all of Intel's attention is focused on their newer LGA-1366 platform with the high-end Core i7 processors and then the forthcoming Core i5 series, there are still plenty of viable processors left for the LGA-775 motherboards. As we have never published performance results for a dual-core Celeron on Linux, we have decided to get those numbers out there today for those that are interested.

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