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Story Behind the scenes with CTO Michael DeHaan of Ansible Rianne Schestowitz 08/10/2014 - 4:48pm
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Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 08/10/2014 - 10:33am

Linux for Anyone?

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Linux

fullmetalgerbil.com: Over the past couple of months or so I’ve mentioned how Slackware isn’t exactly beginner-prohibitive. I still believe that, and going even further I’ll say that basically anyone can run Linux using a good solid starter distribution like Ubuntu, Mint or Zenwalk (or any number of others actually, or even PCBSD).

Claws Mail: The unsung powerhouse email client

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Software

ghacks.net: I have used so many email clients over the years. For the last few years my go-to email client has been Thunderbird. Lately, however, I have really been taken in by Claws Mail.

Can Linux do BitLocker better than Windows 7?

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Linux
Microsoft

betanews.com: Our subject today is full-disk encryption, that useful security tool that keeps data on your hard drive safe even if the drive itself is in peril. We'll compare the Windows approach to the problem with that of a leading Linux contender.

Why MIDs have yet to soar

raiden.net: One of the topics I've seen of late is that, according to general sales numbers, Netbooks soared and were a huge success, while Mobile Internet Devices (MID) more or less did an epic faceplant and a fail of monumental proportions.

Why do you Like Microsoft?

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Microsoft

doctormo.wordpress: I have no interest in dealing with Microsoft, no partnerships, no trust, no respect, their name is dirt to me and socially they are a pariah. Not because of some fundamentalism or because I have an unwarranted grudge; But because they do harm to my communities.

KeepNote: Viable Alternative to NoteCase

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Software

linux-magazine.com: NoteCase has always been an indispensable application in my productivity toolbox. So the news that NoteCase's developer ceased its development sent me scrambling for a replacement.

Mono developer uses f-word to abuse RMS

itwire.com: Novell vice-president Miguel de Icaza's Mono project has the ability to attract the right kind of developer to its ranks.

$250 Desktop Runs Ubuntu, Windows 7 and OS X?

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Linux
Hardware

starryhope.com: I recently wanted to get a new desktop computer to use for some programming projects. Can I get by with something as cheap as this $90 CPU/motherboard combo? Could I run Ubuntu, Windows 7 and OS X all on this dirt cheap hardware?

VirtualBox 3.0.0 is amazing!

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Software

dedoimedo.com: Just a few days ago, VirtualBox 3.0.0 has been released amidst a flurry of excitement. This was a great opportunity to see how well it fares, both against its predecessors and VMware Server.

Ohio Linux Fest: 40th Anniversary of Unix - Call for Papers ending

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Linux

jon maddog Hall: I happened to have a few minutes last night, and I chose to sign onto the Ohio Linux Fest's (OLF) IRC channel to participate in one of their planning meetings. Big mistake, as I walked away with a couple of "todo" items. Beth Lynn Eicher, their fearless leader and taskmaster, lets no one go without a task.......

"Windows 7 is the same as Ubuntu"

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

zdnet.com: Their underlying architectures are quite a bit different, Gnome looks different than the 7 UI, etc., but to an average 17-year-old, there just wasn’t any meaningful difference between the two operating systems.

First CentOS book available as ebook

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Linux

dag.wieers.com/blog: About 18 months ago I blogged about the fact there was no book that focused on CentOS. Since a few days the first book about CentOS, and only CentOS, is available as an ebook from APRESS.COM.

Live Linux Gaming (live.linuX-gamers.net)

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Linux
Gaming

desktoplinuxreviews.com: Lately I’ve been looking at different distributions but there’s another angle of desktop Linux that bears looking at from time to time too: gaming. Yes, there actually are Linux gamers out there and, despite some shortcomings, it is quite possible to play some games on your Linux system.

Let's Settle the Mono Debate

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Software

earthweb.com: To most people, Mono is a disease that leaves young people tired and listless. But to members of the free software community, Mono is something worse: a controversy that leaves everybody over-wrought and mistrusting each other.

An Interview With A Linux Game Porter

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Interviews
Gaming

phoronix.com: Recently on our forums, Frank Earl (who goes by the synonym Svartalf), has been seeking the input of Linux gamers as to what games they would like to see ported to Linux. Frank has been working for Linux Game Publishing for a few years porting various titles to Linux.

Beyond Ubuntu: Canonical Pursues New Revenue Streams

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: At first glance, Canonical is an operating system company — built around Ubuntu Linux. But take a closer look at Canonical’s moves during the first half of 2009, and you’ll find the company has increasingly bet its revenue stream on cloud, online and consulting/support services.

Why I Use Linux: Lofton’s Story

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Linux

itnewstoday.com: Asia is like this: totally Windows, totally pirated. Every Chinese university uses a pirated, ghosted copy of Windows and MS Office. Two years later I went to Thailand. It was, if anything, worse. It was my first year in Thailand when I bought a copy of Red Hat Linux 4.

Fluendo DVD Player for Linux

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Software

softpedia.com: Fluendo S.A., the popular software company that offers audio and video codecs for various Linux distributions, such as Mandriva, proudly announced yesterday evening (July 2nd) the immediate availability of a new solution to legally play DVD-Video discs.

Mozilla CEO: The browser has a long way to go

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Interviews
Moz/FF

h-online.com: Now that Firefox 3.5 is out, The H talked to Mozilla CEO John Lilly about HTML 5, Chrome, the mobile Web and the future of Firefox and he says the war is far from won

Squid Proxy Server On Ubuntu 9.04 Server With DansGuardian, ClamAV, And WPAD

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial will demonstrate how to set up a Squid Proxy server on Ubuntu 9.04 Server with DansGuardian (for content filtering) and ClamAV (for Virus scanning); in addition, we will set up Web Proxy AutoDetection (WPAD) through DHCP (in this case, th

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