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Story elementary OS Freya Features a Beautiful Notification System Rianne Schestowitz 05/11/2014 - 7:55pm
Story Linux Distros & the ‘Except When We Don’t’ Syndrome Rianne Schestowitz 05/11/2014 - 7:50pm
Story QEMU 2.2 Moves Closer To Release With Many New Features Rianne Schestowitz 05/11/2014 - 7:45pm
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Top Linux Apps to Make The Switch Easier

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intranetjournal.com: One of the first things I hear from people attempting trying to make the switch to Linux distributions such as Ubuntu is that they are finding the sudden shift in how they use their computers to be relatively overwhelming.

OpenSource World kicks off with sparse crowds, nothing-new keynote

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Linux

blogs.zdnet.com: If the attendance at the opening keynote for OpenSource World (formerly known as LinuxWorld) serves as a barometer for anything to do with the economy, the tech industry or even trade shows, things are not looking good.

Dell: Linux v Windows netbook returns a 'non-issue'

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Linux

channelregister.co.uk: Speaking at OpenSource World, a Dell executive deflated Microsoft's enthusiasm for making a case out of the number of Linux netbooks returned by unhappy customers.

Staying Connected and Working Remotely

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Linux

linuxplanet.com: In July I got back to the UK after 10 months of wandering around the world. I needed to be able to check my email, keep an eye on my bank accounts, send in articles... And so I became GeekWriterType On The Road.

Distro Hoppin`: SAM Linux 2009

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Linux

itlure.com: Hello dear readers, and welcome to another exciting (at least for me) Distro Hoppin` adventure. You've most likely seen the title, so you know I'm going to share a bit of my experiences and opinions on SAM Linux 2009.

Arch Linux: The Simple, Flexible (and Fast!) Distro

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Linux

linux-mag.com: Arch Linux is a unique distribution, offering the latest free software via a super fast package manager coupled with a “keep it simple” philosophy. It is fast becoming a very popular distribution and now thanks to their split packages, you can install a lightweight KDE 4.3 desktop for even more flexibility and speed.

Review: Eeebuntu 3.0.1 NBR

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Ubuntu

headshotgamer.com: Eeebuntu aims to provide a total 'out of the box' experience, and previous to the Version 3 release, Version 2 was highly regarded for this very fact.

Everything you wanted to know about Linux games

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Gaming

dedoimedo.com: This article will teach you several simple, common methods of obtaining games for Linux, all legal. In other words, let's say you have one or another Linux distribution installed on your machine.

The KDE 4 Series: Pro and Con

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KDE

earthweb.com: The KDE desktop has been the center of changes and controversy for the last eighteen months. However, with last week's release of version 4.3, the majority of users finally seem to accept -- if not necessarily love -- the changes.

OpenSolaris 2009.06

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carroarmato0.wordpress: I like to try out different Operating Systems from time to time, experimenting, finding out how people find mays to solve the same common problem: “How can I make this computer do what I want the way I want it?”.

Is use of the GPL really decreasing?

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OSS

itwire.com: Is it reasonable to raise the question "does X still matter?" when the X in question is in use among nearly two-thirds of the target users under discussion?

13 Linux Graffiti Art From Around The World

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Linux

linuxologist.com: Us Linux users are very passionate about our operating system. We get into flame wars with others, push it down other’s throats (which we don’t condone,) blog about, work feverishly in converting, and finally “vandalize” our cities.

The death of Linux Evangelism, and the rise of Education

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raiden.net: One of the rants I've been seeing in increasing numbers of late is in the form of rants against Linux users who constantly try to "Evangelize" everyone into using Linux and/or Open Source software. Sadly, back in the day when Linux was new, there was plenty of low hanging fruit that such tactics would work on.

Ubuntu: The Family Sedan of the Linux World

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jaysonrowe.com: No matter what other distro I try to use on a daily basis, and no matter how many little “papercuts” annoy me in Ubuntu, I can’t help but come back to it as my daily driver.

The Power of Open Source

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OSS

industryweek.com: Open Source opens the door for companies that are looking to keep on growing despite the current environment.

AutoTrader.co.uk Migrates To Red Hat

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Linux

businesswire.com (PR): Red Hat today announced that Trader Media Group and its website Autotrader.co.uk, the UK's no 1 motoring website, has standardised its platform on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • 2010: The Year of Virtualized Desktops?

  • Google gives $300K to OSU Open Source Lab
  • Building a business selling open-source software
  • about:mozilla 08/11
  • proceedings of the Linux Symposium 2009
  • Email rendering with Grantlee
  • Linux – Ignorance So Not Bliss
  • OpenSource World – Day 1
  • Origin of Famous Linux Distibutions
  • A List of Sources for Free E-books
  • Ubuntu migration support services - A move long overdue
  • One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 6 Progress Report

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Broadcom 43xx wireless on FreeBSD 7

  • Fluxbox on Ubuntu: two more problems, two more solutions
  • Ugly Firefox in Gentoo (and a fix!)
  • How to clone a schema in MySQL
  • fastest gentoo install guide ever
  • Fishing for Network Configs
  • How to dual boot Moblin and Ubuntu
  • How I unbroke my ubuntu
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