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Rounding out a terminal-based Debian system

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kmandla.wordpress: So long as I’m harping on desktops for Pentium-era machines running Debian, I might as well give a run-down on what I personally would (and sometimes do) use.

The Web, the Desktop, and the Google between

yuenhoe.co.cc/blog: Chrome OS is Google's proof-of-concept for a future where everything - both data and the programs and services that manipulate them - will live on the wide web. I don’t personally find it a very appealing path either, and the things I’ll be talking about below will probably explain why.

Interview With Ubuntu Manual Project Leader

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: The Ubuntu Manual Project has stirred up veritable carnival of publicity over the last few months, signifying a huge appetite for such a document within the community. I decided to find out more on the project and its origins by interviewing the manual project leader.

Go-oo – Better than Plain OO.o

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OOo

everyjoe.com: If you’ve been frustrated with what you can do with OpenOffice.org, then you’re probably looking for more. And that’s what Go-oo can help you with.

Making the Switch to Arch Linux

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whatisgon.wordpress: I have been using Ubuntu for years, as well as trying several other distros. While I still use Ubuntu on several machines, including my laptop and media center, I haven’t really been a fan of some of the changes they have been rolling out and feel it has gotten a little too bloated for my liking. So, I decided it was time to try something new.

Single Window GIMP Coming 27th December 2010

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GIMP

omgubuntu.co.uk: We've discussed the singlewindow GIMP before - even telling you how to install it! Now GIMP developer Martin Nordholt has revealed that the 'target' release date for version 2.8 (AKA 'Single Window GIMP) is December the 27th 2010.

ÜberStudent - Ubuntu version for Students and Researchers

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ubuntugeek.com: Like Ubuntu, ÜberStudent is a complete operating system with programs for everyday computing tasks, but comes with an additional core of expertly configured programs, and many user-friendly extras, designed to increase your academic success.

today's this and that...

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HowTos
  • New 3D Animation Software For Linux Released
  • Banshee and Android Rock Together . . . Or Why Ubuntu Should Drop Rhythmbox
  • Printing in Ubuntu
  • Configure XMMS media player to scrobb tracks on Last.fm
  • Writing great scripts with Python
  • PathScale To Port Nouveau To OpenSolaris
  • A question asked - why I use Linux
  • Install and use xchat to take Ubuntu classes
  • How to Install any Linux on a USB
  • How Linux Differs from Windows
  • Replacing a Dead Router with a Linux System
  • Anatomy of a developer sprint
  • GIMP: Multi-column dock windows and 2.8 schedule
  • Control versus community
  • Alarm Clock – An Excellent Alarm Reminder & Scheduler Application
  • A Windows XP-ish Debian at 120Mhz
  • Minitube 0.9 Released (Desktop, Flashless YouTube player)
  • How to benchmark a C++ code
  • Telling it like it is, the Allison way
  • Nouveau driver with KMS support on Hardened Gentoo

How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Debian Lenny

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This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Debian Lenny as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Debian Lenny). The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network. To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates "USB I/O messages" into TCP/IP payloads and transmits them between computers. USB-over-IP can be useful for virtual machines, for example, that don't have access to the host system's hardware - USB-over-IP allows virtual machines to use remote USB devices.

New flavours of Ubuntu being developed in Ireland

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Ubuntu

lczajkowski.com: Recently I popped down to the BT Young Scientist Exhibition here in Dublin. Walking through the exhibition, I stumbled upon Zorin OS, which caught my eye. So I stopped and asked Kyrill and Artyom Zorin the developers behind it all a few questions.

Open source game engines for Linux

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sutor.com: My recent post about Linux and video games has gotten quite a few hits, so while I was on a three hour flight today I thought it would useful to later put together a list of free and open source game engines that you and others could use to build said games.

gwenview: user friendly

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aseigo.blogspot: Carla Schroder wrote an editorial piece this week on Linux Today (a website I enjoy and frequent daily via their RSS feeds) entitled Editor's Note: What is User-friendly, Really?. I like tools that fit my hand when I use them.

The GNU/Linux “Chicken Little” Syndrome

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blog.eracc.com: You know the type. The technical reporter that tries to do something on GNU/Linux, cannot figure it out and thus states to the planet the equivalent of Chicken Little saying, “The sky is falling!”, regarding GNU/Linux. We see them over and over coming back to the same point, “Until ‘Linux’ solves [insert the technical reporter's failure to do something here], it won’t be ready for prime time.” What a crock of compost.

Five *nix Myths Busted

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daniweb.com: I love mythology and there's nothing like hearing a technology myth to make my day complete. Here are the five myths related to *nix systems that I hear most often when dealing with technical and non-technical people alike. You'd be surprised as to how often even the most technical people spout these myths to each other.

What is User-friendly, Really?

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Software

linuxtoday.com: User interfaces are the last great Linux problem. What really makes Linux user-friendly-- is it limited options and loads of eye candy? What about functionality, and depths of riches to explore?

Slackware 13 Revisit

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Slack

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: In my Slackware 13 review mfillpot gave some suggestions to improve the Slackware experience and I thought I would give them a shot.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 107 is out

Issue #107 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

Sony's First Linux Phone

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Hardware

katonda.com: Linux is gaining popularity in the mobile phone industry, thanks to Android. Sony Ericsson has also joined the Gnu-Linux club and announced the launch of their first Android-powered phone -- The Xperia X10.

Stuff That Works With Linux #4

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Hardware

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: Given that the majority of my digital files include nothing more than MP3s and family photographs, I'm fairly relaxed about how I secure the digital data I carry around with me. But if you're used to carrying sensitive material, whether personal or professional, then I have just the device for you - the iStorage DiskGenie.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Linux for Children: Kid-Friendly Linux Distributions
  • Camp KDE Day Three Technical Talks Summaries
  • Fedora’s social IRC room
  • Debian 4.0 security support ends soon
  • Bordeaux 2.0.0 for Solaris and OpenSolaris arrives (Wine included)
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.1 abides by the host Browser’s “Private Browsing” mode
  • New release of Flickr Addict for the Palm Pre
  • The Debian Adventure, Part 16: Applications
  • Updated GNOME for openSUSE 11.2, and why it's good
  • Lancelot forked
  • Monitor your servers with SysUsage
  • Start-up offering 'Microsoft-free' virtual desktops gets $4 million in funding
  • Linux, the law and the economy
  • Will Clinton Free The World From Software Dictatorship?
  • Meet the GIMP - Episode 132: Cinelerra in Japan!
  • FLOSS Weekly 105: MongoDB
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.01.22
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