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Give Ubuntu Jaunty An Apple Flavour

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Ubuntu

bigbrovar.wordpress: The cool thing about linux is that it can be and look like anything you want, and why you may never be able to tweak your Mac or Windows to look like Gnome, its the direct opposite with Linux. So this month i decide to give my laptop an apple flavor.

Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 5.2 Server

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HowTos

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a CentOS 5.2 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM).

Six Interesting Gnome Panel Applets

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Software

blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: Six Interesting Gnome Panel Applets

Antique Linux on an Antique PC

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Linux

crashedpips.co.uk: Lying about somewhere in my loft, I uncovered a Targa TS30AS laptop, from sometime in the early to mid 1990s. It fell well within the system requirements for version 1.1 buzz of Debian GNU/Linux.

goplay: discover interesting packages

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Software

debaday.debian.net: goplay is a package browser that lets you find interesting packages that you didn’t knew before. It uses DebTags (categories to describe Debian packages) to classify the packages.

today's odds & ends:

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News
  • Changing Time Zone

  • 3D Desktop switch on Ubuntu
  • Control Your Music From The Panel
  • Jaunty, Thunderbird 3 and Lightning
  • Installing FogBugz the Debian way
  • Most efficient ways to download
  • Microsoft locking out free software formats
  • How Microsoft Changes the Prices at OEMs to Block Linux Sales
  • Kubuntu items now in Ubuntu USA shop
  • Three reasons to buy an old computer
  • When you're in Open Source your error longevity is nearly eternal
  • Linux Outlaws 86 - Pointless Use of Noughts
  • Using open source to reduce business risk
  • How to make an infinite mirror with Ubuntu [HOW TO]
  • FLOSS Weekly 64: The Open Source Bridge conference
  • The Sharecropper Model for Commercial Open Source
  • Notification Disappointment in Ubuntu Jaunty

Zen For Ubuntu Users

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Linux

zenlife.comze.com: I am reading a lot of posts where new users are completely discourages by the seemingly over-complexity of Linux. They have the Windows background and they use Linux like it was Windows. The learning curve in Linux can be steep.

Stepping away from evangelism

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OSS

brucebyfield.wordpress: I rarely evangelize about FOSS when face to face. While I will argue in favor of FOSS in articles, or in speech, I hardly ever do so in casual conversation.

Ordering Ubuntu on a Dell Laptop

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Hardware

red-gecko.blogspot: It was time to replace the old Latitude 110L that had been my main blogging device, and since I've been running Ubuntu for a couple of years, I thought, "Why not order a Dell with Ubuntu pre-installed?" I'm so naive.

Guake Terminal reaches 0.4 and looks mature

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Software

stefanoforenza.com: While the project has been active for years, the first releases were a little bit buggy, so I ended up uninstalling it without looking back.

Review: KTorrent 3.2.1 - Popular BitTorrent Client for KDE

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Reviews

A few days ago I reviewed Deluge, a powerful BitTorrent client for GNOME, so today I will continue in the same manner with the latest release of its KDE counterpart, the popular KTorrent.

Windows 7, Mac OS X and Ubuntu: A Tale of Three Operating Systems

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OS

technovia.co.uk: In a couple of weeks I’ll be switching my main computer back to Ubuntu from Windows 7. But the reason isn’t exasperation with Windows 7, and it’s not one that should give Mac fans hoping that the new Microsoft OS will be a failure any kind of comfort.

News in KDE 4.3

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KDE

ivan.fomentgroup.org: Since Air is coming along nicely (thanks Nuno), it was the time to make the files Lancelot needs for it. Although there are a few things yet to do, I’m quite satisfied with it. I’m even using Air as my Plasma theme now.

Linux Store Open for Business: A Fantastic Voyage

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Linux

daniweb.com: I saw a netbook at a discount chain store the other day that I want. It's an Acer Aspire One. It has 1GB RAM and a 160GB Hard Drive for $296. Awesome deal. The problem, at least for me, is that it comes standard with some whittled down version of Windows XP.

Opera 10 Beta ‘Turbo’ - Does It Still Have What It Takes?

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Software

makeuseof.com/: Opera, I think, doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Maybe it’s the marketing, maybe people remember just the old days when Opera was shareware. Today we’re going to look at Opera Beta build 10.00 1, also dubbed as ‘Turbo’.

Checklist for fresh Ubuntu installs

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Ubuntu

manishtech.wordpress: Each time I (re)install Ubuntu on my laptop or home PC or on a friend’s laptop, I always forget some or the other software which I have to download at a later date. This is sometimes troublesome.

Moblin Linux - Test drive the future

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: Thinking globally, I decided to test Moblin, a Linux optimized for the next generation of mobile devices. Alongside Windows Embedded, Google Android and iPhone, Moblin is a strong candidate for low-power machines that are going to flood the market in the coming years.

Ubuntu Needs To Monitor Consistancy - Not Appearance

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Ubuntu

lockergnome.com: I would love to see Ubuntu evolve into something more visually attractive, but I hardly see this as a focus at this point. What I see as critical, is continued work in making sure each release avoids regressions like the plague.

5 things you need to know about Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

2indya.com: Here are 5 important things that you need to know while you start installing and using on your system. You will need to note them if you are a Window user trying to install Ubuntu.

Inkscape: one essential vector graphics application

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Software

freesoftwaremagazine.com: Inkscape is my vector graphics application of choice. It can do a wide variety of vector drawing tasks with relatively little effort. It uses the now-standard SVG vector format as its native format, and it has become very extensible through a simple “stream-based”, language-agnostic scripting system.

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