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Story The Best Changes & Features Of The Linux 3.19 Kernel Rianne Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 9:29pm
Story Week in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 9:23pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 5:49pm
Story Fluxbox 1.3.7 Released With Few Changes Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 5:42pm
Story Russia to Help Developers to Port Their Apps to Sailfish OS and Tizen from Android and iOS Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 5:04pm
Story The World First Ubuntu Touch Smarphone Is Going On Sale Tomorrow Mohd Sohail 08/02/2015 - 1:07pm
Story Xfce 4.12 Planned For Release In A Few Weeks Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 9:24am
Story Progress on the prototype for a possible next version of akonadi Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 9:04am
Story PC-BSD 10.1.1 Cinnamon review Rianne Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 8:45am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 08/02/2015 - 1:08am

Fedora Linux 12

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Linux

desktoplinuxreviews.com: The latest release of Fedora is version 12 and it includes some nifty new features. I downloaded the Live CD version of Fedora 12 that features the Gnome desktop environment.

Linux rescues a failing hard drive

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Linux

blogs.computerworld.com: Over Thanksgiving, I had to deal with a Windows XP laptop, belonging to a relative, that blue screened during startup. Normal startup failed, as did safe mode, safe mode with command prompt and Last Known Good.

The End Of The CrunchPad

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Linux
Hardware

techcrunch.com: It was so close I could taste it. Two weeks ago we were ready to publicly launch the CrunchPad. The device was stable enough for a demo. And then the entire project self destructed over nothing more than greed, jealousy and miscommunication.

Linux: Freedom or Freakdom?

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Linux

daniweb.com: I was talking with my friend, Jason Perlow, yesterday and he told me that I should back off of the free software rants because he feels that I'm entering the gray edges of freakdom. We laughed about it but it made me think: When does a strong belief in something become extremism?

Mandriva Linux 2010 GNOME – Solid and Sweet

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MDV

pbs01.wordpress: I had a quick look at the Mandriva Linux 2010 GNOME edition and it turned out to be great. Having used Mandriva Linux 2009 and 2009 Spring GNOME, I was certain that this release is going to be as solid as stable as it ever was.

Not All is Well with Karmic?

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Ubuntu
  • Not All is Well with Karmic?
  • My 14 Days With Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #170

5 Fun things in Fedora 12 (Video)

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Linux

mairin.wordpress: I recently got a Kodak zi8 video recorder. It works great in Fedora 12 so I was inspired to create a 15-minute video highlighting five fun things in Fedora 12.

KDE Plasma desktop: A failure that just won't go away

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KDE

blogs.techrepublic.com: I want to like KDE 4.3. I really do. But I don’t. I want to keep an open mind about where “Plasma” is heading. But I can’t. Hear me out, before you log me off.

Make my OS Faster

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OS

terminally-incoherent.com: Have you noticed how all prominent operating systems seem to bloat with each release? Windows is probably the best example, but even Ubuntu had slowly gained weight and become more of a resource hog over the years.

Estonia's Open Source Shame

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OSS

computerworlduk.com: Last week I wrote about the curious case of Mr Kallas, vice president of the European Commission. He seemed to have problems with the word “open”, imagining that this meant “unprotected”, judging by his comment

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 331

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First look at Kubuntu Netbook Edition 9.10
  • News: FreeBSD 8.0 features, Mandriva community spins and Cooker changes, Debian "Sqeeze" freeze target, Ubuntu Netbook Remix optimisation tips
  • Questions and answers: Office suites
  • Released last week: FreeBSD 8.0, Linux Mint 8
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 11.3 roadmap
  • New additions: Zencafe GNU/Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

KDE 4.4 dev: What’s new?

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KDE

polishlinux.org: I have managed to find some time to cover the recent changes in the development version of KDE 4.4. The number of changes is not impressive but they are interesting enough to write an article.

I am the very model of an open source sensational

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Humor

toolbox.com/blogs: With apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan. I have twisted their Pirates of Penzance song to "I am the very model of an open source sensational". Sung to the tune of "I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General".

FreeBSD 8.0 Benchmarked Against Linux, OpenSolaris

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OS

phoronix.com: With the stable release of FreeBSD 8.0 arriving last week we finally were able to put it up on the test bench and give it a thorough look over with the Phoronix Test Suite. We compared the FreeBSD 8.0 performance between it and the earlier FreeBSD 7.2 release along with Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10 on the Linux side and then the OpenSolaris 2010.02 b127 snapshot on the Sun OS side.

System76 Ubuntu PCs: Cyber Monday Sale

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Hardware
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: System76, the Ubuntu PC maker, continues to offer special holiday pricing on selected systems through Monday evening, November 30. Here’s a look.

Alternative Linux web browsers

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Software

ghacks.net: You know Firefox like the back of your hand. You’ve heard tale of Chrome and you know KDE has tried to pawn Konqueror off as their default browser. In the distance you hear Opera calling your name and IE4Lin tries to woo you to the dark side. Browsers, the lot of them.

today's howtos & leftovers:

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News
HowTos
  • A Broken Debian unstable/testing Installation
  • How to use Wiimotes w/ Linux
  • Are open source programmers fools and suckers?
  • How to beat proxy using ssh
  • Insiders are selling; should you?
  • Former MySQL boss Marten Mickos talks open source
  • xset
  • Recover lost photos from a camera card with PhotoRec
  • Simple Linux disk burning with Brasero
  • advanced course for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators
  • How to use Redirection and Pipes on Linux System
  • GIMP: Reducing UI Clutter, Docking Bars Removed
  • Key sequence to kill the X server (Control + Alt + Backspace)
  • DtO: after the KKK
  • How to make KVM virtual machines in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4

My Experience with Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • Get The ChromeOS Application Menu In Ubuntu
  • My Experience with Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Extra Wallpaper Package
  • Ubuntu “B-Sides” Extra Applications
  • UbuntuSun – Ubuntu 10.4 (Lucid) Proposed Artwork
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