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today's leftovers & howtos:

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HowTos
  • Against the odds, Linux.conf.au 2011 kicks off in Brisbane
  • Ubuntu 10.x Firefox font rendering fix for Gnome
  • How to enable IP forwarding in Linux
  • File Integrity Checkers and Rootkit Revealers for Gnu/Linux – Part 1
  • Fix the animated titles issue on Ubuntu for OpenShot Video Editor
  • Notify-OSD on scroll wheel volume change [Video]
  • A Brief Tutorial on a Shared Git Repository
  • Creating Swap File/ Partition with out re-installing the system
  • AirPlay video playback comes to Totem
  • Music on Ubuntu
  • Linux Outlaws 187 - Let Me URL-Shorten That for You

Mepis Goes to 11

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Linux

linux-mag.com: It’s not the best-known distribution, but Mepis still has its fans. The Debian-based distro is getting very close to its final 11 release. With a major version bump (last release was 8.5) Mepis 11 has a lot to live up to.

1999-2011 Eleven Years of Success for GNU/Linux

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mrpogson.com: I just reread the announcement of a partnership between IBM and RedHat in 1999 to promote GNU/Linux to the enterprise. What’s changed in that time is nothing and everything.

NVIDIA 260.19.36 Driver Released; 270.xx Coming Soon

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: On Friday the NVIDIA engineers working on their proprietary Linux driver put out a new driver update. This new driver update is marked NVIDIA 260.19.36 Certified, but it brings just three official changes.

How to develop for Linux

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Linux
Software

techradar.com: The community is making it easier for developers to contribute code - and that means you too!

Qt in the land of Gnome: issue of copyright

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Software
Ubuntu

j1m.net: I agree on this, and think that enabling usage of Qt in GNOME projects would be a contribution in leadership. It would be great if developers had the option of using tools like Qt Creator and Qt Quick when building applications for GNOME-based desktops (or other devices!). The question is: How do you make that happen? To me, one major consideration involves copyright.

Linux: Successful Upgrade – SBS 2003 to Linux

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blog.eracc.com: Late in 2010 one of our charitable organization clients, a local church, came to these decisions: 1) The aging XP Professional systems in their office needed to be replaced with new systems.

Skolelinux interview: Morten Amundsen

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Interviews

people.skolelinux.org: This time the Tromsø office of the Free software Centre and the newly elected board member of the association FRESH I've been speaking in my interview series with Skolelinux -people.

some gui stuff

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Software
HowTos
  • glx-dock (cairo dock) 2.3 beta gets mintmenu, cardapio applets, many other improvements
  • Natty’s Unity launcher adds icon theme support
  • The Power of the Docks : AWN, Docky and Cairo
  • Modifications Mandriva Bootsplash
  • Gnome Applet to Quick Prevent monitor/screen from going to sleep
  • 300+ Easily Installed Free Fonts for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

today's howtos & stuff:

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HowTos
  • Why I Use Gentoo: Unused Dependency Removal
  • openSUSE Weekly News, 159 is out!
  • In Praise of The Wine
  • Which module is loaded for a given PCI and USB device?
  • FOSS party games
  • The Oracle scorecard: One year after Sun
  • Fudcon Coming up…
  • Meld Diff Viewer – Compare and Merge files/directories in Ubuntu
  • How to make a Melt text effect in GIMP
  • Using exit codes in the Bash Shell
  • Using Mencoder Profiles
  • How to prepare your Windows disk for a Ubuntu installation
  • How to compile space-shooter M.A.R.S. from source
  • how to install photoshop with wine and playonlinux
  • How to update MEPIS signing key
  • Stripes Fedora^WInfinity, Gnome 3, Owl, etc.
  • Is this a dagger which I see before me?
  • My way or the highway?
  • Postfix 2.8.0 brings new features

Pardus 2011, Latest and Greatest

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Linux
  • Pardus 2011, Independent Distro Releases Latest and Greatest
  • Pardus2011- A Linux distro that needs your attention
  • Review: Pardus 2011

Is Parallel Programming Hard, And, If So, What Can You Do About It?

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Linux

The purpose of this book is to help you understand how to program shared-memory parallel machines without risking your sanity. By describing the algorithms and designs that have worked well in the past, we hope to help you avoid at least some of the pitfalls that have beset parallel projects. But you should think of this book as a foundation on which to build, rather than as a completed cathedral.

My first look at DIASPORA*

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Web

linux-magazine.com: I've always been ambiguous about Facebook. The centralized control and lack of privacy bother me, and, like many people involved with free software, I'm there mainly because so many of my colleagues are. Consequently, when I finally got around to getting to getting an account for the DIASPORA* alpha, what I mainly noticed was the difference in the privacy policy and interface

Sabayon 5.4 KDE - More mature, less fun - and buggy

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dedoimedo.com: Sabayon is no stranger to Dedoimedo. 'Tis a weird beast, this Sabayon. A Linux distribution based on Gentoo, so you might expect all kinds of perils and troubles. But no, it actually manages to be quite reasonable.

Top 12 Useful Opera Extensions You Might Want to Try Out

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Software

techdrivein.com: The latest Opera 11 beta release introduced a slew of new features which included the support for third party extensions. We had already featured top Firefox addons that enhances browser safety and privacy some time ago, now here is a collection of incredible Opera Extensions that matter.

Classifying Linux Distributions

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Linux

go2linux.org: This is somehow my personal classification, of Linux distributions. And maybe at the same time of the Linux users.

Linux CDs Vs. Linux DVDs...

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Linux

linuxmigrante.blogspot: I downloaded and installed the final version of Pardus 2011 I awaited so much. It didn't let me down. My only complaints are that it is 1.1 Gb.

Request to Linux distributions: Do not waste my hard disk!

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elpauer.org: I recently acquired an 2 TB hard disk drive, which I immediately formatted with ext4. Given that mkfs.ext4 defaults to 5% reserved blocks for too, that amounts to 100 GB of lost* space. Wow. 100 GB.

more odds & ends:

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News
  • Testing software: Ubuntu 64-bit, Unity and PlayOnLinux, the new Wine-Doors?
  • PCLinuxOS, LXDE, and User Management
  • Gentoo Security Team: Scouting Tips
  • Making Ubuntu More Personal: Identify Contributions To Engage More Personally
  • Updated Debian GNU/Linux: 5.0.8 released
  • Mint Debian Edition

some odds & ends:

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  • New: OpenOffice.org 3.3.0 Release Candidate 10
  • People behind Debian: Michael Vogt, synaptic and APT developer
  • As CEO of Google, Larry Page Won't Frown on Open Source
  • Skype Toolbar Blocked by Mozilla - FINALLY!
  • RSS-Aware indicator adds ‘quit’ button, but still no ‘clear all’
  • Turn Your Linux Desktop,Tablet or Touch Device into Digital Sketchpad
  • Network made easy with Mandriva
  • New evidence supports Oracle's case against Google
  • 3 IT Tools You Can't Live Without
  • Unity Window Decorator
  • Common user interface mistakes in KDE applications, part 3: Message Boxes
  • Change PostgreSQL Locale
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2011.01.21
  • A Guide To How Graphics Cards Work
  • Tribler - P2P application for sharing content
  • A heaping helping of Linux games
  • Open Source Procurement: Indemnity
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