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Story Jury awards Hans Reiser's children $60 million in damages srlinuxx 1 17/07/2012 - 11:15pm
Story Linux Game: Linux Tycoon srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 10:05pm
Story Linux Deepin 12.06 preview srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 9:58pm
Story Ouya Open Gaming Platform Draws Some Early Criticism srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 9:00pm
Story Will open source office suites go the way of Thunderbird? srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 8:58pm
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Story Perfect Storm Brewing: The Linux Desktop - Part One srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 5:25am
Story 31 Flavors of Linux srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 5:23am
Story An old KDE user finds his way back... srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 5:22am
Story Happy Birthday to Slackware Linux srlinuxx 17/07/2012 - 5:17am

KDE 4 rev 790000: Better stability and performance

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KDE

polishlinux.org: This is another revision of the development version of KDE 4 environment. Lots of you have asked why it took me so long to publish this article. Well, I was just waiting for rev 790000, that’s all.

How Open Technology Could Lead Us Out Of Recession

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OSS

penguinpetes.com: Well, here we all are in the USA, on the brink of market panic. Every other headline and news story is bemoaning our dark economic climate. Layoffs, bankruptcies, and lost jobs galore, plus a weakened US dollar and a continued expensive war campaign, all are lining up to create a "perfect storm" of market downturn.

Gwenview: New Thumbnail Bar

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KDE

agateau.wordpress: Thanks to the hard work of Ilya Konkov, Gwenview now features nice thumbnail bars. You can find one in the new fullscreen bar:

OOXML Vote: Irregularities in Germany & Croatia

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OSS

groklaw.net: If Microsoft gets this OOXML format "approved", it will be by irregularities in the voting, it seems. Here's more on what happened in Germany and a report on what is being called a scandal in Norway. And another odd process in Croatia.

Microsoft's chickens are coming home to roost

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Microsoft

blogbeebe.blogspot: Microsoft's brand power has been in sharp decline over the past four years, an indication the company is losing credibility and mindshare with U.S. business users, according to a recent study by market research firm CoreBrand.

All About Linux 2008: Ten great live distros

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Linux

crunchgear.com: One of the great features of many Linux distributions is the ability to test them out before committing to installing them on your hard drive. Live distributions can be burned to bootable CDs, DVDs, flash drives, and more.

Open Season for March 29

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OSS

theregister.co.uk: We evaluated Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst's performance at the OSBC conference. Then, it was on to Mark Shuttleworth's depressing and desperate addiction to panda scrotum and Dave's abuse of former Linux Magazine editor in chief and now Novell openSuse manager Joe Brockmeier.

Fedora 9 Beta mini-review

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Linux

fengshaun.wordpress: In one sentence: so far so amazing! It’s now stable and completely usable. I now have a workable F9 system ( rawhide ) which I use daily. Some of the things I really like about F9 are:

KDE4 - Kalzium

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KDE

lazytechguy.com: Apart from those KDE 4 has also improved many KDE applications and introduced a few new ones. I am planning to start a series wherein I'll try to look at some of the non-core KDE applications. I am starting with KDE Education package and Kalzium in particular.

Asus' Eee PC vs CloudBook: Which is the best £200 sub-notebook?

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Linux
Hardware

pcadvisor.co.uk: Back in October 2007, Taipei-based Asustek Computer Inc proved that less can be more with its £200 Eee PC. Since then, other subnotebooks have followed. Can I similarly forgive the CloudBook's faults and limitations?

The future of desktop Linux

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Linux

raizlabs.com/blog: The current dogma is that Linux can’t become a popular desktop operating system while the worlds most popular applications are written for Windows. But that’s just not true anymore.

10 Reasons Why Linux is Better than Windows

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Ubuntu

sizlopedia.com: Linux Ubuntu is one of my new ultimate operating system choice and trust me it is not for the faint of heart. For those of you who think that Linux is terrible and Windows rocks, here is my say on why Ubuntu is better than Windows.

Why does Linux sit only on 2% of desktops?

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: PCLinuxOS, Ubuntu, Mint and Mepis proponents often claim that desktop linux has improved a lot in last 5 years that it has become much user-friendly and productive. But do you still realize why desktop linux still sits only on 2% of the systems? So what is that big roadblock?

Future Open Source Superstars

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Linux

This week’s Open Source Business Conference was a strange meeting. What is apparent is that in the open source software Red Hat’s no longer exciting. Here are some of the companies that may well be the new open source superstars.

today's leftovers

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News
  • UBI File System

  • Installing Mozilla Prism on Ubuntu Gutsy
  • Creating graphs the old-fashioned way with Ploticus
  • Linux.com Weekly Wire with Lisa Hoover (Video) 3-28-08
  • HP Media Vault 2100 Linux Server Reviewed: One Kick-Ass Little Penguin
  • OLPC Nepal Pilot: Preparations
  • Should Gentoo Ditch the LiveCD?
  • Webcams that just work with Ubuntu Linux
  • How To Troubleshoot Wireless Network Connection in Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 Release Notes Rewritten in Plain English
  • Last Minute Vote Switching in OOXML Decision
  • RIP, gPC. Hello Zonbu!
  • OOo: Mail Merge Documents
  • Wash away the photo workflow blues with blueMarine
  • ASUS Eee PC desktop finally revealed?
  • Fedora 9 beta, Knoppix improvements
  • What is the free software community?

Mozilla Developer Reveals What Firefox 4 Holds in Store

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Moz/FF

dailytech.com: With the release of Firefox 3 imminent, the rest of the Firefox team is cooking up some crazy ideas for Firefox 4. Mozilla is pushing strongly for two very different new lines of research: Prism and Weave.

NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M

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Hardware

phoronix.com: Earlier this month we took a look at the NVIDIA Quadro FX1700, which is one of NVIDIA's mid-range workstation graphics cards that boasts 512MB of video memory. Today we are looking at the NVIDIA Linux workstation performance once again but this time it's on the mobile front with the Quadro NVS 140M.

Linux wins PWN to OWN contest

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Linux

tippingpoint.com/blog: Yesterday, on day two of the contest, the MacBook Air was successfully compromised first. So at the end of the last day of the contest, only the Sony VAIO laptop running Ubuntu was left standing.

Watch out Red Hat, there's someone following you

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Linux

itwire.com: Red Hat has just released some remarkable results for the first US quarter. In a couple of years, it might find such achievements a mite harder to come by if the views of those who participated in a survey about open source recently are valid.

No Justification Need

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OSS

LinuxToday: What's at the forefront of my crabbiness is the almost-complete capture of the Open Source Business Conference's news cycle by Brad Smith's presence at that conference left me wondering who else was even there this week, other than Smith, Matt Asay, and a few pundits and luminaries.

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