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Story The Luminosity Of Free Software, Episode 20 Rianne Schestowitz 08/09/2014 - 8:40am
Story GNOME 3.14 Still Depends On ConsoleKit, More Systemd Still Planned Roy Schestowitz 08/09/2014 - 8:02am
Story Linus 3.17-rc4 Roy Schestowitz 08/09/2014 - 7:48am
Story CBI demands high-end gadgets Roy Schestowitz 08/09/2014 - 7:45am
Story Git Bounty Wants To Help Open-Source Programmers Get Paid For Bug Fixes Roy Schestowitz 08/09/2014 - 1:05am
Story Fedora to get a new partition manager Rianne Schestowitz 08/09/2014 - 12:16am
Story Yet Another Linux Distro Trying To Cater Towards Gamers Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2014 - 9:36pm
Story Munich Library Now Offers Free Ubuntu 12.04 CDs for People with Windows Systems Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2014 - 8:19pm
Story Free Office Suites that Cut The Mustard Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2014 - 8:15pm
Story LibreOffice For Android Should Be Ready For Usage Starting With February 2015 Rianne Schestowitz 07/09/2014 - 6:30pm

The Ext4 Linux file system

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HowTos

h-online.com: Ext3, the default Linux file system for many years, is definitely starting to show its age. Modern mass storage devices are approaching its limits and block-based data management is no longer adequate for modern file sizes. High time for an update!

today's leftovers:

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  • kde4 for netbooks

  • Features Of Ubuntu 9.04
  • Firefox Addon: Nuke Everything
  • Business Card Tutorial in Inkscape.org
  • Portable Ubuntu: Definitely a keeper
  • DC: First quarter worst for servers in 12 years
  • Meet Snowy, Tomboy’s best friend
  • X Input 2.0 Hitting Master In Seven Days
  • Does scons outperforms autoconf and makefiles?
  • GiftWrap helps you create .debs
  • Google Waves Goodbye to E-Mail, Welcomes Real-Time
  • Google Wave: Screenshots
  • If open source has won, then where do we go from here?
  • GNU/Linux Eclipses Windows – for Eclipse Users
  • New Firefox Icon: Iteration 10
  • Update on sharing documents
  • Hedgewars 0.9.11

Top 10 Apps that Boosts Ubuntu’s User Experience

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programmerfish.com: Ubuntu Tweak allows changing all the itsy-bitsy pieces of Ubuntu desktop OS. It is the equivalent of TweakUI for Windows. You can achieve the same results by using the gconf-editor tool in Ubuntu.

The MIPS Processor and the $150 Linux Netbook

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Hardware

oreilly.com: Last week I wrote about two different projections claiming that Linux will recapture 50% of the netbook market, either in three years or by next year. Compelling MIPS and ARM based systems are the reason.

Qt vs. GTK: Konqueror, Arora, Firefox, Midori, Epiphany

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celettu.wordpress: I’ve mentioned a couple of times that, at least in my opinion, KDE is losing out to GNOME because there simply aren’t as many Qt applications as GTK ones. This is the second in a series of articles comparing different kind of applications.

Dreamlinux 4.0 Gnome - Sneak Peak

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Linux

richs-lxh.linux-hardcore: We are currently playing with a new base (DL-4.0), new kernel (.29-3) new modules, and nelsongs´ new distro building and module creation scripts. We got our hands on nelsongs’ preliminary Gnome desktop modules to play with on the new base and kernel.

Use Agave to create color schemes

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HowTos

ghacks.net: If you do any web design, interior design, painting, graphic arts you know the importance of using complimentary color schemes. For many this is as simple as eying a color. Agave does one thing: It helps you create color schemes that match.

Fedora 11's best five features

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: Fedora, Red Hat's community Linux's arrival has been delayed until early next week, June 2, but the release candidate is already looking mighty darn good.

It’s Time For Change: Part I

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Linux
OSS

jonreagan.wordpress: The Linux community can always be a better place. I have always pictured the “perfect” Linux community as one that is helpful and kind to others, nonexclusive, professional (not in the sense of business formality) and free of bureaucracy. I have doubts to whether that will ever happen.

RumorMill: Amazon to Open Source Web Services API's

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ulitzer.com: Word is Amazon's legal team is currently "investigating" open sourcing their various web services API's including EC2, S3 etc. If true, this move makes a lot of sense for a number of reasons.

Gone Linux (Again)

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Ubuntu

mkoby.com: Last month I made a decision. I decided to jump back into Linux. My last journey into Linux was about 3 years ago when I ran it at home for a solid year or so. The Linux world moves a lot faster than it use to so i figured now was a good time to jump back into its waters.

A Quick Introduction To Opera Widgets

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downloadtube.com/blog: A widget represents a small application capable to run on your desktop. Opera Widgets are cross-platform and cross-device compatible applications that can be built only by using common Web technologies like HTML, JavaScript or CSS.

The Perfect Linux Distro

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lunduke.com: I talk a lot about what I think is wrong with the current state of Desktop Linux. And I spend a fair bit of time talking about what I think can be done to improve it. So I figured, why not lay out, piece-by-piece, what I think would be the ultimate Linux Desktop Distribution.

Born free: Open-source software in the recession

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economist.com: MANY technology firms are floundering amid the recession. But many of the ones that offer services tied to open-source software—free programs written by volunteers who collaborate online—are boasting double-digit growth.

Linux Kernel, Meet Windows Kernel. Behave.

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Linux

informationweek.com/blog: Here's one for the "only in the Linux world" folder: an attempt to place the Windows NT kernel mechanisms directly in the Linux kernel. Am I the only one who thinks, outside of extremely specialized use cases, this isn't such a hot idea?

Asus Slaps Linux in the Face? - Not!

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Microsoft
  • Asus Slaps Linux in the Face? - Not!

  • "It's better with Windows" Website -- Hoax or Just Ugly?
  • Why It's Better With Windows...
  • Linux Netbook Reviews: What The Wall Street Journal Missed
  • Moblin version of Linpus Linux Lite OS at Computex

Nettop goes Nano

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Hardware

linuxdevices.com: Shuttle has released a fanless mini-PC using Via's 1.0GHz Nano U1700 processor. The Shuttle XS29F is said to feature both VGA and DVI video outputs, up to 4GB of RAM, SATA 2 storage options, four USB ports, and total power consumption of less than 50 Watts.

Who wants a pony ?

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Software

kushaldas.in: Pony is a simple image manager written in PyKDE4. After looking for few days I decided to write my own image manager which can suite properly with the simple workflow I follow.

Review - Fedora 11 Preview

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Linux

planetoss.com: RedHat introduces all the exiting new technologies in Fedora, the community driven distribution. Fedora 11 will have the following features besides package version upgrades.

Also: Fedora 11 due for release next Tuesday

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