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The Reactive Desktop

layt.net/john: This blog started at the last Akademy in Mechelen as some thoughts on the location aware desktop, what apps would benefit, and how we should be looking to use GeoClue to achieve this rather than rolling our own.

Tech blog titan Michael Arrington’s next big thing: Hardware

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Hardware

bizjournals.com: In four years, Michael Arrington has gone from knowing relatively little about the Internet or journalism to presiding over the hugely popular, influential and profitable Palo Alto-based TechCrunch network of blogs. Now, Arrington appears to be on the verge of entering the computer hardware business.

New OS, Tmax Window screenshots released

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OS

cnet.com/blogs: TmaxCore released few screenshots of Tmax Window and their web browser "Scoutor" and Tmax Office. After screenshots released, TmaxCore get faced strong complaints but local netizens who finds errors from images because, this image definitely edited by photoshop.

Open Suse 11.1 Review

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SUSE

osrevolution.com: Open Suse is one of the few Linux distributions which seems to evolve by leaps and bounds with every new release. Although numbered as an incremental upgrade from version 11.0, Open Suse 11.1 contains enough improvements and new features.

KDE 4

still sucks
20% (218 votes)
getting there
18% (202 votes)
pretty good
20% (223 votes)
almost perfected
8% (85 votes)
Rocks!
13% (138 votes)
I don't use kde
21% (236 votes)
Total votes: 1102

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Linus Issues Independence Day 2.6.31-rc2 Kernel

  • Claws Mail: Must-have plugins
  • Yo Frankie Game Gets Updated, Version 1.1
  • Opera Unite - File Sharing, Messaging, Note Taking & more Right in your Browser
  • The debugged debugger — part 2
  • What does RAND mean?
  • Implement SSH port knocking on OpenSuSE
  • On the importance of MTU
  • Ubuntu Linux Resources

Mandriva, it’s all about packaging

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MDV

alecs1.wordpress: I would suggest Mandriva to try to move all its technology to Debian-like packaging and make the system 99.9% percent compatible with Debian.

Python experiences, or: Why I like C++ more ;-)

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Software

majewsky.wordpress: So I’ve been coding some Python lately, because this is the language of choice for the “Computational Physics” course I’m attending. As the name says, it is more about physical and numerical problems than about programming, and the instructors chose Python as it’s easy to get into.

Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens

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Software
  • Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens

  • Nokia & GNOME Mobile
  • Life in the Gran Canaria Penhouse
  • GUADEC tidbits #2

VirtualBox 3 brings 3D graphics support

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Software

arstechnica.com: Sun released VirtualBox 3 this week, the latest version of its open source x86 virtualization software. The new version introduces support for 3D graphics and SMP.

Celebrating freedom with open source

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OSS

blogs.techrepublic.com: Happy Independence day to my US readers. This holiday is a celebration of the United States adoption of the Declaration of Independence which declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. I thought it would be a good day to remind everyone what open source is all about…

Also: Freedom is not Free for Countries nor Computer Users

Distro Review: Fedora 11

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Linux

danlynch.org/blog: Today I thought I’d report back in detail on my experiences with Fedora 11, the community distribution release from perennial Linux giants Red Hat.

KDE 4.3 RC1 in Kubuntu 9.04 - Overview & Screenshots

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Reviews

I took some time today to install and take for a spin the latest version of KDE4 today, release 4.3 RC1. I installed the packages from the Kubuntu backports repositories, as explained in this tutorial. All the screenshots were took at 1280x1024 and desktop effects enabled.

Cloned Distros: Why Ubuntu Sucks and Should be Banned

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Ubuntu

linux.co.nz: To write it down clearly: I don't like clones. There are too many distro's out there as it is. Over the last years I have had many people ask me: I have tried Distro X, Y and Z, can you help me?

ext4 on Ubuntu 9.04

penguindroppings.wordpress: It all started back in the good ol’ days of the Jaunty development cycle when I heard this new fangled filesystem thingy called ext4 was going to be an option in Jaunty. It claimed to be faster with much shorter fsck times. So, like any good Ubuntu developer, I tried it.

17 Web Browsers for Linux

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Software

repasik.com: There are many web browsers for Linux, but everyone has different needs, some prefer customizable browsers with all the wizz and bang of plugins and themes, while others prefer lighter browsers that don’t have so many features and add-ons.

A tale of 2 distros, Ubuntu to Fedora

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Linux
Ubuntu

techmoments.com: Fedora, following Ubuntu, was the next major Linux distribution to rev to a new release. This one is fedora 11. It continues along history of subtle and not so subtle refinements of the distribution.

Codecs Should Be Bundled

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linuxloop.com: One of the most problematic new user challenges in Linux is the problem of codecs and DVD playback. These are major challenges, since they cannot be legally included with existing Linux distributinos without paying a per-user license fee.

How open source is growing up

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OSS

bbc.co.uk: There is no doubt that free technologies, mainly open source software, are proving more popular both inside and outside the computer industry.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GNOME and KDE developer conference begins on Gran Canaria

  • Canonical Party Welcomes Gran Canaria Desktop Summit
  • KDE Updates
  • USB 3.0 Equipped PCs Will Be Shipping by End of the Year
  • Apple, Linux exempt from Chinese filter
  • Working With Upstream: An Interview with Laszlo Peter
  • Ubuntu 9.04 desktop edition
  • The neverending fun of debugging a debugger
  • Firefox 3.5 Hits 10 Million Downloads
  • firefoxes are cute
  • Ubuntu Tweak 0.4.7.3 released
  • Ubuntu 9.04 on the IBM T60 – going Linux full time?
  • Microsoft weighs next-phase in open-source support
  • Jackalope Seems to be Jaunty Enough
  • Opera Unite Review - Potential Not Fully Realised
  • Three Open Source E-book Readers Worth a Look
  • Microsoft Keeps Beating a Dead Browser
  • Mixxx-ing Tracks on Linux
  • Podcast 58 Gentoo Developer Diego E. Petteno (Flameeyes)
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