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New Peppermint Ice Cloud-focused Linux OS Set to Ship

eweek.com: The team behind the Peppermint cloud-based flavor of Linux is at it again, this time delivering Peppermint Ice – a new version of Peppermint featuring Site Specific Browser (SSB) technology for launching web applications and cloud applications.

Five distros for “fast” machines

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Linux

kmandla.wordpress: The motive in part was to seek out a few ultralight systems that might start up nice with the Mebius, although it was clear after a few seconds that some of them weren’t “light” in the way I need “light” to be.

Linux Mint 9 LXDE released

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Linux

linuxmint.com/blog: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 LXDE.

Dirk Hohndel at Akademy

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KDE

kdenews.org: At Akademy in Tampere we interviewed Dirk Hohndel, Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist (we would call him 'dude') at Intel. He was present representing Intel and checking out what the KDE community is up to.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • A Worrying trend: Ubuntu the next Apple?
  • What does it all mean?
  • OpenSUSE users have a choice of database now
  • Indian Govt to procure 75,000 laptops under OLPC scheme
  • Meet the GIMP Episode 144: Greek Scripts
  • Visual Effects For Project London Made With Blender
  • How Much Power Does Low-Voltage DDR3 Memory Really Save?
  • Memo to Canonical: Time to Revive Ubuntu Live Conference
  • Fedora Board Meeting, 16 July 2010
  • Linux to eclipse Microsoft's 'all-in' tablet enthusiasm
  • Ubuntu Software Center 2.1.5 Released With Plugin Support
  • Worried about Meerkat Sound Menu? Don't
  • FreeBSD Security Advisory (mbuf)
  • Microsoft Licensing Changes for IronRuby and IronPython
  • Linux Outlaws 158 - I'll Send That to the Toilet Computer
  • The Apache Software Foundation Announces New Board Members
  • KDE's Akademy Concludes
  • Full Circle Podcast #10
  • Funtoo "mini-manifesto"
  • FR: Defence ministry to test open source office tools
  • EU: 3.3 million to continue projects on open source and reusable data
  • Take a look at the Ubuntu-based malware analysis toolkit REMnux

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Configuring Fvwm’s Wharf
  • sudo apt-get install sl is Fun
  • How to enable MP3, MPEG-4, AVI, DiVX, etc. in OpenSuse 11.3 Linux
  • How to View and Delete Iptables Rules – List and Flush
  • find your invisible friends in your Gtalk buddy list
  • cdck – Tool for verifying the quality of written CDs/DVDs
  • Ubuntu 10.04 on the IGEPv2 board
  • How to slowdown or speed up a video using FFmpeg and Yuvfps
  • Make Nautilus always use Location Entry in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Visualizing Git workflows in Linux
  • Use Chmod Modes For changing Files and Directories Permissions
  • Weather report at command line in Linux
  • Add “Delete Permanently” into Ubuntu Nautilus right-click Menu

How to improve Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: The latest Ubuntu release is very good and does not need any major fixes or improvements. Still, during my recent testing spree, which led me to no less than five separate installations of Lucid, I encountered a few small issues that Ubuntu could happily live without.

Open source software. The gateway drug to Linux.

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Linux
OSS

toolbox.com/blogs: Some of the best open source software (OSS) around is multiple platform. You can run the exact same software with the same look and feel (I can understand the look part but how do you feel a program? Do a Vulcan mind meld with it?) no matter what operating system you use.

But we tested it on Linux...

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Linux

lexlocilinux.blogspot: My how things have changed. When I first became aware of the advantages Linux and more importantly Open Source Software, people would look at me like I had three heads when I mentioned Linux. That was five or six years ago.

Lesser known Evolution features

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Software

ghacks.net: So, in this article I am going to reveal some of the little secrets you may not have discovered with Evolution yet. Hopefully, after reading this, you will come away using one or two of these.

25 Awesome Free Vector Clip Arts Made Using Inkscape

junauza.com: In the field of graphic arts, vector clip art is associated with pre-made images used to represent whatever medium. It is comprised completely of illustrations made using computer software.

Using KDE4 – Day 1

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KDE

g33q.co.za: It is a bit later than I envisioned, but here it is. Day one of using KDE4 of a seven day series on the Desktop Environment.

OpenSUSE 11.3 LXDE Screenshots

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SUSE

easylinuxcds.com: Need something to play with over the weekend? The OpenSUSE 11.3 release is the first ever to include the OpenSUSE LXDE flavor. LXDE version 0.5.5 is included on the OpenSUSE DVD along with other desktop options KDE, GNOME, and XFCE.

today's 30 minute kde hacks

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KDE

aseigo.blogspot: I ended up taking two "breaks" during the day today to do "30 minute hacks". This is where I do something in the codebase that may or may not end up being useful but which I find interesting to try out, keeping the exercise to a length of 30 minutes or less.

Mozilla raises its bug bounty

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Moz/FF

theinquirer.net: OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE HOUSE Mozilla has upped the bounty it offers to anyone that discovers a bug in its software.

Damn Vulnerable Linux – The most vulnerable and exploitable operating system ever!

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Linux

geek.com: Usually, when installing a new operating system the hope is that it’s as up-to-date as possible. After installation there’s bound to be a few updates required, but no more than a few megabytes. Damn Vulnerable Linux is different.

Production Model Boxee Box Finally Shown Off

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Hardware

nexus404.com: With more and more content being made available over the Internet and more and more television manufacturers cutting the prices of their hardware, it’s become almost a necessity to get some type of Internet connected set-top box.

KDE 4.5 RC2 available for Mandriva 2010 Spring

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KDE
MDV

not403.blogspot: The second release candidate release of KDE 4.5 was released last week and again thanks to neoclust we have packages for Mandriva 2010 Spring.

POLL RESULTS: Best 2010 Linux Distro Release

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Linux

cristalinux.blogspot: Three weeks...
430 voters...
One "Champion" Distro...

Five Ubuntu power tips

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Ubuntu

blogs.techrepublic.com: Ubuntu is widely regarded as a distribution that’s geared for Linux beginners, so most Ubuntu tips are aimed at the newbie crowd. Jack Wallen introduces some more sophisticated tricks to enhance your Ubuntu experience.

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  • Samsung Halts Android 8.0 Oreo Rollouts for Galaxy S8 Due to Unexpected Reboots
    Samsung stopped the distribution of the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system update for its Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones due to unexpected reboots reported by several users. SamMobile reported the other day that Samsung halted all Android 8.0 Oreo rollouts for its Galaxy S8/S8+ series of Android smartphones after approximately a week since the initial release. But only today Samsung published a statement to inform user why it stopped the rollouts, and the cause appears to be related to a limited number of cases of unexpected reboots after installing the update.
  • Xen Project Contributor Spotlight: Kevin Tian
    The Xen Project is comprised of a diverse set of member companies and contributors that are committed to the growth and success of the Xen Project Hypervisor. The Xen Project Hypervisor is a staple technology for server and cloud vendors, and is gaining traction in the embedded, security and automotive space. This blog series highlights the companies contributing to the changes and growth being made to the Xen Project and how the Xen Project technology bolsters their business.
  • Initial Intel Icelake Support Lands In Mesa OpenGL Driver, Vulkan Support Started
    A few days back I reported on Intel Icelake patches for the i965 Mesa driver in bringing up the OpenGL support now that several kernel patch series have been published for enabling these "Gen 11" graphics within the Direct Rendering Manager driver. This Icelake support has been quick to materialize even with Cannonlake hardware not yet being available.
  • LunarG's Vulkan Layer Factory Aims To Make Writing Vulkan Layers Easier
    Introduced as part of LunarG's recent Vulkan SDK update is the VLF, the Vulkan Layer Factory. The Vulkan Layer Factory aims to creating Vulkan layers easier by taking care of a lot of the boilerplate code for dealing with the initialization, etc. This framework also provides for "interceptor objects" for overriding functions pre/post API calls for Vulkan entry points of interest.

Logstash 6.2.0 Released, Alfresco Grabbed by Private Equity Firm

  • Logstash 6.2.0 Release Improves Open Source Data Processing Pipeline
    The "L" in the ELK stack gets updated with new features including advanced security capabilities. Many modern enterprises have adopted the ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack to collect, process, search and visualize data. At the core of the ELK stack is the open-source Logstash project which defines itself as a server-side data processing pipeline - basically it helps to collect logs and then send them to a users' "stash" for searching, which in many cases is Elasticsearch.
  • Alfresco Software acquired by Private Equity Firm
    Enterprise apps company taken private in a deal that won't see a change in corporate direction. Alfresco has been developing its suite of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) technology since the company was founded back in June of 2005. On Feb. 8, Alfresco announced that it was being acquired by private equity firm Thomas H. Lee Partners (THL). Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed.