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Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 4:54pm
Story SystemRescueCd 4.5.4 Moves to Linux Kernels 3.14.48 and 3.18.18 LTS Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 4:24pm
Story New Manjaro Linux Update Brings the Latest AMD Catalyst Drivers, Linux Kernel 4.1.2 Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 4:21pm
Story SUSE and ARM Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 4:08pm
Story Linux AIO Gathers All the Fedora 22 Live CDs into a Single ISO Image Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 4:01pm
Story Leftovers: Ubuntu Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 3:55pm
Story 486 out of 500 in top 500 now run GNU/Linux Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 3:49pm
Story How to get systems administrators and developers to agree with Docker Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 3:45pm
Story Leftovers: Kernel Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 3:38pm
Story Solus OS Now Boots in 3.5 Seconds Roy Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 3:34pm

Distro Hoppin`: Peppermint OS

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Linux

itlure.com: Wow, gotta tell you, I have the best excuse for not spending more time with you, my awesome audience. The weirdest thing happened: as I was hoppin` around the Linuxland, I stumbled onto a springboard which threw me waaaaay up into the air, right in the middle of the cloudy cloudosphere.

Kernel Issues - The "Hurricane Katrina" of programming

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Linux

linux-magazine.com: Last week I spent two days that the Red Hat Summit in Boston. Unlike a lot of conferences I attend, I actually spent much of my time in technical talks listening to some of the things that Red Hat was going to be putting into RHEL 6.0.

full circle magazine issue #38!

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Ubuntu

In this issue, a review of Ubuntu 10.04, a new series on virtualization, and much, much more.

Firefox 3.6.6 now available for download

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Moz/FF

blog.mozilla.com: Today, we launched an update to our crash protection feature to extend the amount of time Firefox will wait before terminating unresponsive plugins.

Using the Mint Menu in Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu
HowTos

One of the features of Linux Mint is a replacement for the standard Gnome application menus. Linux Mint is actually based off Ubuntu, and it is fairly easy to add the MintMenu to your existing Ubunut 10.04 installation. This tutorial will show you how.

today's howtos & leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • Finding out whether a script is piped
  • Ubuntu Notifications (osd-notify) Sucks, notifications-daemon Rocks – Exploiting the Goodness with Compiz
  • vtclock: One more console clock can’t hurt
  • sudo X applications on openSUSE
  • Awesome Compiz Skydome images
  • Going Linux 106
  • Pascal Terjan leaving Mandriva for Google
  • Is PowerTop Still Useful For Extending Your Battery Life?
  • Lojban software for Ubuntu
  • Find Which Package owns a File in Linux
  • Replacing OpenSSH server with dropbear
  • Red Eclipse
  • Google uses remote delete to remove Android apps from smartphones
  • GPL: The Google Public License
  • Remove Mono From Your Ubuntu Install

AWN vs Cairo Dock vs Docky

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Software

hackourlives.com: Mac style docks or launchers have become very popular among *nix users with the increase in popularity of Macs. And unlike Snow Leopard users there are quite a few free options for Linux.

On the Brokenness of File Locking

0pointer.de: It's amazing how far Linux has come without providing for proper file locking that works and is usable from userspace. A little overview why file locking is still in a very sad state:

Locking Down Linux: Is it Necessary?

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Linux
Security

jeffhoogland.blogspot: Many Linux Advocates, myself included, assert that our operating system of choice is more than ready for the "general public" or "average user". In recent years it seems the term "user friendliness" has become associated with the exact opposite of what I love about Linux:

Moving to Linux

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Linux

linuxinexile.blogspot: How do you move an organization to Linux? What's the process? It's not as simple as coming in over the weekend, re-installing everyone's desktops with the latest Linux distro, and hoping things go for the best. You need a real transition plan, a strategy to move the organization.

New Releases Of GNOME Shell, Mutter

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Software

phoronix.com: Owen Taylor has announced a new development release of GNOME Shell in the run-up to GNOME 3.0, which is coming now in just a few short months.

Fun stats from Ubuntu Manual Project

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: I thought I'd share some interesting statistics with you that we've collected through our website over the past two months since the release of Ubuntu 10.04 and Getting Started with Ubuntu 10.04.

openSUSE Weekly News Issue 129

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SUSE

Linux game-time refined with latest Wine

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Software
Gaming

theregister.co.uk: Wine 2.1 includes a new set of icons, a number of fixes for video rendering – improving Windows gaming – and better font anti-aliasing and handling of desktop link files.

Joojoo ripped for another failing, this time it’s a GPL violation

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Linux
Hardware
OSS

liliputing.com: Oh, Fusion Garage… Lately it seems the only good news which surfaces about your JooJoo tablet is the result of someone who doesn’t work for you doing something awesome with it — like installing Windows 7 on it.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Almanah – Application to ease management of a personal diary
  • Compiz 0.9 and GCC 4.5
  • Mandriva pt 2
  • Red Hat Seeking Ways To Avoid Channel Conflict With Service Partners
  • Lunar eclipse set for Saturday Morning
  • The Growing Open-vs.-Proprietary Rift Between Google and Mozilla
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #359 06-23-10
  • Opera Snapshot: Stability, font work, and Geolocation for Linux
  • Is Ubuntu a Realistic Alternative to Mac OS X?

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Auto assign profile images on Ubuntu
  • How to fix: Too many open files
  • Kubuntu 10.04, disabled network manager, Solution
  • Quick Tip: Opening Adobe Illustrator files in Linux
  • For smooth sys-libs/glibc-2.11.1 upgrade, make sure to use >=gcc-4.3-
  • Open PDF files in a Linux Console using fbgs, a framebuffer PDF viewer
  • LXC 0.7 console output in Gentoo

Ubuntu Nearing X Server Not Running As Root

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Based upon a recent email to the X.Org developers' mailing list, Canonical is nearing the point of one of their goals for Ubuntu 10.10 of a rootless X Server, or being able to run the X.Org Server without root privileges.

The Stable Triple and Marketing Linux

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Linux

cbojar.blogspot: The first topic on my mind is the elusiveness of the stable triple in the Linux market. What do I mean by the stable triple? Let's look at some examples:

Mozilla Wins The American Business Awards “Most Innovative Company of the Year”

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Moz/FF

mozilla.com/blog: We are excited to announce that Mozilla won the American Business Awards Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year (with less than 2,500 employees) in the software category!

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