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Linux (& a BSD) shorts

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Linux
  • ArchBang 2.01 Alpha1
  • PCLOS: Starting to upload you know what
  • Wayback machine for Debian repositories
  • The Unity Linux Build Server
  • BSD Magazine April 2010 Released: Hosting BSD

IBM and Linux: just a strategic interest

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Linux
  • IBM and Linux: just a strategic interest
  • Of patents, open source, and IBM
  • The patents used by IBM against Hercules are a threat to several major FOSS projects

KDE 4.5 Release Schedule

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KDE
  • KDE 4.5 Release Schedule Ready
  • File Transfers in KDE 4
  • New Add Panel replaces that deleted Panel

Caitlyn Martin is a troll

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Ubuntu
  • Caitlyn Martin is a troll!
  • Introducing… The Ubuntu Upgrade Wizard
  • Miranda Your Personal Ubuntu File Manager

Meyer Sound Joins Linux Foundation

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org (PR): The Linux Foundation today announced that Berkeley, Calif.-based professional audio equipment manufacturer, Meyer Sound Laboratories, is its newest member.

Fedora 13 Beta Release tomorrow

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Linux
  • Fedora 13 Beta Release tomorrow
  • Graphics Test Week coming up: April 13th to 15th
  • Fedora research survey: LAST CALL! Smile
  • Windows, Red Hat Linux dominate in the data center
  • Allegheny first-years dive into Fedora

The 20 Best Firefox Extensions

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Moz/FF

tomsguide.com: There are thousands of add-ons available for Firefox, so a truly comprehensive list is nearly impossible. However, we sifted through some of the best to come up with a list of 20 killer Firefox extensions that we're willing to call "the best."

Is Google prepping an Android tablet?

  • Is Google prepping an Android tablet?
  • Why Google is a Big Part of Linux's Future On Netbooks

Meet my new Linux rig

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Hardware

Meet my new Linux rig -- a $750 all-in-one that has sent my $4,000 Mac Pro to the curb.

3 KDE Add-ons Worth Trying

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KDE

maketecheasier.com: Ever so often, I look around for rather random add-ons that make my desktop experience more pleasant or occasionally even serve a meaningful purpose. They range from full applications to very basic widgets.

How to use Autotrash to totally forget about the trash

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Software

ghacks.net: The trash (or “Recycle bin”) is a sane concept of our operating systems. A file sent to the trash can be recovered if the user realizes the file was still needed after all. Now, the problem is: when should you empty the trash?

Linux File Systems

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Linux

tcs-security-blanket.blogspot: LINUX FILE SYSTEMS are an essential operating system resource. Modern file systems and disk drive technology are robust and reliable — so, most administrators put little effort into planning or worrying about them once the operating system is configured. This makes me both smile and cringe.

Game Console With Linux In Development

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Linux
Hardware

skuggen.com: Heard about the console Pandora? Made by computer geeks who want the ultimate portable gaming console. This hobby project has just begun mass-producing and the dream is becoming real.

RE: 10 Linux commandments

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Linux
Humor

dedoimedo.com: Enjoy, the 10 Linux commandments, Bible style (old testament):

A console spellchecker and dictionary

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: Two things that I have failed to mention for quite a long time now — in fact, three things — are a dictionary and spellchecker for the console. If you write as much as I do, those two things are important, and not wisely left out. Sad

VC funding for OSS-related vendors up 38% in Q1

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OSS

blogs.the451group: We reported last week that VC funding for OSS-related vendors fell 37% in 2009 to $375.4m. We noted at the time that the decline was not actually as steep as I or others had predicted.

Kubuntu’s biggest problem: Network Management

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Ubuntu

jjesse.wordpress: While networking isn’t sexy and doesn’t get the press that windows button movement does, it absolutely has to work out of the box.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 349

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Linux

This week in Distrowatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Trying on sidux
  • News: Arch's new release process, Gentoo Wiki, group test of lightweight distributions, EmErgE's live DVD with 15 distributions, North Korea's Red Star Linux
  • Questions and answers: Games for Linux
  • Released last week: DragonFly BSD 2.6.1, Calculate Linux 10.4, MOPSLinux 7.0
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 10.10 release schedule, Fedora 13 Beta
  • New distributions: Metamorphose Linux, Itis Linux, Netlive, QubesOS
  • Reader comments

This and more in this week's Distrowatch Weekly.

IPFire brings super secure Linux to the masses

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Linux

itwire.com: Most folk know if they want a secure gateway between the Internet and their home or business they should use Linux for maximum protection. The new IPFire distribution seeks to take security to the highest level.

Debian Project News - April 12

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Linux

debian.org/News: Welcome to this year's first issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

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Graphics: AMDGPU, Radeon, Intel DRM

  • AMDGPU DC Code Lands For Linux 4.15 Kernel
    Linus Torvalds has accepted the AMDGPU DC display code pull request for the Linux 4.15 kernel. AMD Linux users can now rejoice! Overnight David Airlie sent in the AMDGPU DC pull request for Linux 4.15 and since then Linus Torvalds was active on the kernel mailing list ranting about AMD header files and other unrelated to DC code. He was also pulling in other PRs... It was getting a bit worrisome, given the DC code not being in pristine shape, but it was exciting as heck to see this evening that he did go ahead and pull in the 132 thousand lines of new kernel code to land this AMDGPU DC. Linus hasn't provided any commentary about DC on the kernel mailing list as of writing.
  • Radeon VCN Encode Support Lands In Mesa 17.4 Git
    It's an exciting day for open-source Radeon Linux users today as besides the AMDGPU DC pull request (albeit still unmerged as of writing), Radeon VCN encoding support has landed in Mesa Git.
  • The - Hopefully - Final Stab At Intel Fastboot Support
    Intel's Maarten Lankhorst has sent out what could be the final patches for enabling "fastboot" support by default within their DRM graphics driver.

Raspberry Digital Signage 10

It shows web pages from Internet, LAN or internal sources (a WordPress installation comes already installed by default on the SD card); there is no way to escape this view but rebooting the machine. Marco Buratto has released Raspberry Digital Signage 10.0 today, which comes with the latest and greatest Chromium build (featuring advanced HTML5 capabilities, Adobe Flash support and H264/AVC video acceleration), so you can display more attractive resources, more easily. Read more

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