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Story Setting Up The Raspberry PI 2 Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2015 - 5:55pm
Story Sébastien Jodogne, ReGlue are Free Software Award winners Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2015 - 5:42pm
Story Plague Inc: Evolved Game Is Now For Linux Mohd Sohail 22/03/2015 - 3:02pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2015 - 1:49pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2015 - 1:48pm
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Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2015 - 1:47pm
Story Netscape: the web browser that came back to haunt Microsoft Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2015 - 1:16pm
Story Wine 1.7.39 Released With 24 Bug Fixes And Improvements, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint Mohd Sohail 22/03/2015 - 5:00am
Story GNOME Control Center Updated to Support Firefox Nightly Builds in GNOME 3.14 Rianne Schestowitz 21/03/2015 - 9:29pm

today's leftovers:

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  • Software for Making 3D Presentations
  • Pidgin update addresses emoticon vulnerability
  • Amarok 2.2.2 released – rock on!
  • Toshiba NB205 Netbook review
  • Same content, different file
  • Here We Go Again: Video Standards War 2010
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #175
  • Newbie Getting To Know Linux Distros
  • yum upgrade to Fedora 12 mini-review
  • Intel using Drupal
  • The Unlicense: A License for No License
  • Ubuntu Release Schedule Video
  • ChromiumOS Zero Boots Faster
  • Mono at FOSDEM
  • Freeing myself from the vile clutches of Microsoft
  • Why it (sometimes) is good to use Gentoo
  • Publishing Calendar Events directly from KOffice
  • DtO: Linux Tech Support - Day 3
  • Law Firm IT Director Discovers Open Source
  • Buddi – Personal Finance & Budgeting Program for openSUSE
  • Software review – Mandriva Linux
  • Going Linux Jan 10: #089 - Listener Feedback

some howtos:

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  • How to safely remove PPA Repository from Ubuntu
  • disable KVM in running kernel to solve errors while running VirtualBox
  • Netgear WG111V3 on Ubuntu Karmic 64bit
  • 20 Killer Perl Programming Tips
  • Set up rsyslog to store syslog messages in MySQL
  • How to create email filters with KMail
  • Configuring Plasma Theme KDE 4.4
  • Crack your Wi-Fi WEP and WPA-PSK keys with Aircrack in Ubuntu
  • How to Restore grub in ubuntu remix 9.10 karmic koala
  • Installing Xorg and KDE on Arch Linux
  • Setting Password Complexity SLES 11
  • Gloobus Preview File Previewer For Ubuntu
  • Baobab - Linux Graphical Disk Usage Analyzer

Voting for the 2009 Members Choice Awards is now open

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Software I'm happy to announce that the nominees have been selected and the polls for the 2009 Members Choice Awards are now open. Congratulations to everyone that was nominated.

The Gifting Season: Linux Audio For The Holidays

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Software During the final months of 2009 Linux audio developers and users were working overtime. If you feel that you didn't get enough goodies in your holiday stocking perhaps you'll find a few more stuffers listed here as another year closes in the world of Linux sound and music software.

California blesses open source as 'acceptable'

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OSS Among the budget cuts California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed to health care, prison, environment, and other parts of the state budget, there's one area that has a good chance of actually getting a budget increase: open source in IT.

Sidux 2009.04

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Linux Sidux is a distro I’ve never tried before. Its a Debian unstable based system with a rolling release. Basically, its based upon Debian ‘unstable’, and instead of having one big release that everyone works on, it just updates certain packages everytime a new version is released.

Xephyr - Multiple nested X sessions

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HowTos If the title of this article sounds like something from Star Trek, you're not far off. It's a very geeky thing, which allows you to export X (GUI) applications as separate entities on top of your desktop. Indeed, Xephyr is an X server utility. As such, it allows you to manage your virtual consoles, without leaving the safety and comfort of your desktop.

Interview: Arch Linux Team

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Interviews A few weeks ago, we asked for the OSNews community to help with some questions we were going to ask Aaron Griffin from the Arch Linux team, and the response was glorious and somewhat phenomenal.

Mozilla preparing to ditch Firefox add-ons

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  • Is Mozilla preparing to ditch Firefox add-ons as we know them?
  • Asa Dotzler: firefox add-ons clarification

A Few Resources for Women in Open Source

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OSS Want to encourage more women to get involved -- including yourself? These links might help.

In an ideal world…

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OSS … every Free Software project should not only have developers, but also:

Linux can do that

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Linux Due to a recent change I am re-entering the world of consultancy. Because I have the luxury of making this re-entry slowly (and possibly joining a local firm), I am taking my time. While on these shadow calls I am watching and, in a pinch, helping. Many times what I am seeing is putting a “I told you so”-like smile on my face.

Invoicing with GnuCash

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Software I get a lot of businesses asking me about running their businesses with open source software. Many assume there are not packages that Linux and open source has no offerings for the SMB. And even though many users know of GnuCash, few know of it’s wealth of tools.

Managing Bibliographies with and Zotero

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OOo If’s own bibliography feature doesn’t really cut it for you, you have several choices. One popular bibliography solution is Bibus, a cross-platform tool that integrates nicely with It is, however, not the only bibliographical tool out there. In fact, there is another nifty tool called Zotero.

“Business Class” Favi Pico-Projectors Run Small, Have Linux

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Hardware I’m still not sold on pico-projectors, but obviously that fact hasn’t stopped companies from continuing to make them. I even saw one in on a mobile phone in a commercial once – they’re so mainstream, man! And now Favi has two more:

MS makes it legal to rent Windows, Office worldwide

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Microsoft For the past few years, Microsoft has been conducting experiments in various countries as to how and whether “renting” software could become a viable business model. The answer seemingly must have been yes.

Who is KDE (once more with feeling)

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nowwhatthe.blogspot: A while ago I expressed my appreciation for all the cool blogs out there. And my sadness when it comes to my limited language knowledge - lots of interesting KDE writers and even whole communities out there I can't understand at all.

Arch makes Linux fun to use again.

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Linux It’s been a month since I have installed Arch Linux on my workstation and I thought I would talk about this Linux distribution a bit. I will briefly outline what have been, and what is, my experience with Arch, and I believe I am going to stick with this particular flavor for a very long time.

Is Richard Stallman Mellowing?

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OSS Richard Stallman is sometimes presented as a kind of Old Testament prophet, hurling anathemas hither and thither. But just recently we've had a fascinating document that suggests that this is wrong – or that RMS is mellowing.

When One Linux Project Wins, All Linux Triumphs

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Linux To say there was a lot of Linux news coming out of CES last week was an understatement. As I watched the morning TV shows present their inevitable "look-at-what-the-nerds-have-made-this-year" segments from the CES floor during the event, I had the distinct pleasure of turning to my family many times and proclaiming: "See that? Runs Linux."

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