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Story DOD Considering Open Source EHR System Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 5:17pm
Story Red Hat Linux at 20: Recalling 'Halloween' release that was no trick Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 5:12pm
Story Fedora 21 rolls three versions of Linux into one OS Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 5:09pm
Story HP Ubuntu laptop (255 G1) review Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 5:06pm
Story Announcing the release of Fedora 21 Beta! Rianne Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 3:33pm
Story ‘Albania hospitals should switch to open source’ Rianne Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 3:27pm
Story Samsung announce Gear S for South Korea to be available on SK Telecom and KT Rianne Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 3:23pm
Story Ubuntu is working on a new secure container hypervisor: LXD Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 2:51pm
Story 5 Android apps that are already redesigned for Android 5.0 Lollipop Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 2:21pm
Story MCDE 1.1 is Live Roy Schestowitz 04/11/2014 - 2:08pm

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Ubuntu man extends olive branch to irate Debian devs

  • KDE 4.3: Kopete and Lancelot potential issues
  • Lancelot launcher
  • Tech = Change, Change is Good
  • The open-source imperative for system integrators
  • Edubuntu followup
  • Ubuntu: Patent Policy and Private Support
  • First pic of Microsoft retail store's construction
  • Is Open Source Software Legal To Use For My Business?
  • The Status Of Gallium3D Drivers, State Trackers
  • Linux Mint 7 KDE
  • SCO vs. Linux: an end in sight?
  • Linux distro mints "Gloria" KDE release
  • Easy To Use Gnome Audio Conversion Application
  • Taking FOSS Security Seriously
  • Install Ubuntu kernel updates without rebooting using Ksplice Uptrack
  • Google Chrome: Meet the New Boss
  • Stemming the tide of Ubuntu kernel bugs
  • Arch Linux Magazine, August 2009
  • Now using Fluxbox on Ubuntu 9.04
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2009.08.07

First Look: KDE 4.3.0 - A smooth desktop experience

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KDE

news.softpedia.com: On the 4th of August, 2009, the KDE community released KDE 4.3.0, delivering its user base the first iteration of this next-generation KDE desktop environment. It boasts a modern and beautiful desktop, with over 10,000 bugs fixed and close to 2,000 features implemented over the older versions.

Ohio LinuxFest 2009 Sept 25-26

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Linux

michaeldolan.com: It’s only a little more than a month from now, the seventh Ohio LinuxFest. This year we will be celebrating 40 years of Unix!

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Measure Your Ubuntu System’s Boot Performance With Boot Chart

  • Gedit plugins: Extension and customization guide
  • How To Setup Google Chrome with Adblock, Greasemonkey, Themes and Plugins on Linux
  • Use NERDtree to browse files from vim
  • Use Wireshark to track your network behavior
  • Easily tile and organize multiple terminals in one window
  • Take screenshots with Gscreendump
  • Week of bash scripts – grok and cdf

Antix M8.2; comparison to Linux Mint

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Reviews

relst.nl: I have an old pc, it's from 2005. I mostly use Linux mint on all my PC's at school, but on my home PC it was getting rather slow and hoggy. I knew it was time to switch.

Kernel Log - Coming in 2.6.31 - Part 2: Graphics, audio and video

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Linux

h-online.com: Linux 2.6.31 will offer Kernel-Based Mode-Setting for Radeon graphics cards up to model X1950. The developers have included new drivers for X-Fi sound cards and for Intel's "Next-Generation Graphics Device". Many further improvements affect the drivers for webcams and TV hardware.

Fall In Love With Ardour's Digital Audio Workstation

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Software

ostatic.com/blog: Ardour is a digital audio workstation that's designed for musicians, podcasters, voice actors, editors, and anyone who needs full-blown professional software with all the bells and whistles.

10 best Multimedia Entertainment Software for Linux

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Software

blog.taragana.com: Most of you are of the notion that Linux stands nowhere in entertainment when compared to Windows. Especially, people complain Linux has no cool games. On the contrary, Linux has added up a number of cool multimedia entertainment software to its support. We assembled the 10 best.

Another Look at openSolaris

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OS

zdnet.co.uk/blog: It has been about six months since I tried out openSolaris 2008.11, and since then they have released their 2009.06 version. Time for another look!

Complete Guide: Configure and Customise ioQuake3 in Linux

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Gaming
HowTos

Following the article on configuring Urban Terror, a popular first-person shooter game based on the ioQuake3 engine, here is a guide for configuring the original ioQuake3 game, including customisation of cvars, using new maps, weapons and characters models, and more. This guide will also successfully apply to the newer OpenArena game, which is practically ioQuake3 with changed weapons, maps and models.

XML Patent for Microsoft

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Microsoft

Moblin Linux - The next big operating system

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: I have spent the last few days playing with Moblin 2. Boy, it's something else. Mark my words. In 2015, two out of every three netbooks will be running Moblin.

Ubuntu User Interface Tweaks

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HowTos

packtpub.com: One of the greatest things about a Linux based Desktop environment is the ability to customize nearly everything you see. In this article by Christer Edwards, we will see how to find hidden UI options as well as save all of your customizations for easy replication.

Top 10 Google Chrome Themes

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Software

junauza.com: Just like Firefox, Google Chrome web browser is now theme-able. From the gallery, there are currently 28 (excluding the default classic theme) good-looking themes that can be easily downloaded and installed. Here are my Top 10 favorite.

The Power of Open Source Development

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OSS

osindia.blogspot: Most literature around open source focus on using open source software. While the benefits of OSS are gaining increased recognition, some smart organizations are going a step further and applying the Open Source Development Model (OSDM) to solve problems that proved to be otherwise intractable.

Are there too many versions of Linux? No.

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Linux

raiden.net: Gene over at Errac webload recently posted (as many others before him have) that there are too many versions of Linux. At one time I would glady have agreed with him.

Back To School With Linux!

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Linux

oneclicklinux.com: I just received my first back to school notice in my email box. It came from PCMagazine. They're touting "Back to School software." But they also feature a review of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system.

A Guide to Configure Urban Terror on Linux

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Gaming
HowTos

Urban Terror (or UrT for short, not to be confused with Unreal Tournament) is a great standalone first-person shooter available for Linux too, using the ioQuake3 engine. In this article I'll show several ways to make it a little faster.

Browser battler fights back

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Moz/FF

ft.com: Mozilla's Firefox has been my favourite web browser since the first version of the free software download appeared in November 2004. Since then, Firefox - developed by the open-source Mozilla nonprofit foundation - has won about 23 per cent of the browser market.

Mono advocate offers Mono-free Ubuntu remix

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Ubuntu

itwire.com: Debian and Ubuntu Mono packager Jo Shields has come up with a Mono-free remix of the last released version of Ubuntu, version 9.04, which he has chosen to call Chicken Little Remix.

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