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Clonezilla (Live & Server Edition) review

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Linux

linuxuser.co.uk: Ever experienced a computer crash the day before you have to turn in an important project? As we all know, backups are your best friends in such situations. There are several types of back-up systems out there today. One method is to clone your hard drive, so that you can restore everything as it was in the event of a crash.

Pardus 2009.1 Review

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Linux

distrocheck.wordpress: Having tried Pardus 2009, I was excited to try this upgrade (2009.1) since the previous one simply blew me away. They make this 2009.1 version on the year 2010 which is kind of odd, but I guess the changes were not worthy enough to make it a whole new version, or it was probably intended to come out a bit earlier.

Ubuntu 9.10 on Dell Latitude D820 Laptop

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Ubuntu

openfarmtech.org: The PowerBook G4 Mac in the house finally quit working. We splurged $300 on a brand new laptop recently. We got a 3 year old Dell Latitude D820 from Craigslist. With 2.16 GHz Intel Core Duo, and 1920×1200 screen resolution – that makes for an impressive system with Ubuntu 9.10 installed.

Linux of the Rings

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OSS

computerworlduk.com: Last month saw the launch of http://www.data.gov.uk web site not only built on Open Source Technology but designed to give UK-data back to the UK-people. In the same month both UK political parties restated their total commitment to Open Source software. What is going on? What has happened to the forces of darkness?

The KDE 4.3 System Settings - Part 3

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KDE

raiden.net: Welcome to part 3 of our overview of the KDE 4.3 System Settings panel, the replacement for the old control panel of KDE 3.5. Today we're going to look at the Computer Administration master section.

LinuxCertified Laptop – a review, and a side plug for Linux, and Mint!

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Reviews

I have spent two days with my new laptop, the LC2210Si from LinuxCertified.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.33 (Part 3) - Graphics

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Linux

h-online.com: The next version of Linux is not only the first to offer the Nouveau KMS graphics driver for NVIDIA graphics hardware, it also comes with a multitude of improvements for the two AMD/ATI and Intel graphics drivers which support Kernel-based Mode Setting (KMS).

Ubuntu 9.10: Some they giveth some they taketh away

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Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: Since I like this saying so much, I decided to write an entire article revolving around its message. And the focus of the message, once again, the much loved/hated and controversial Ubuntu, the Paris Hilton of the Linux world.

The Linux Community - Bringin' it...

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Linux

linuxlock.blogspot: The HeliOS Project, some would argue, is a local effort fueled by a handful of people who want to make a difference. Is that what you think? Silly you.

Matt Asay - From Alfresco to Canonical

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Ubuntu

news.cnet.com: After more than four years at Alfresco, I have joined Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, as its chief operating officer.

Deluge – An Unappreciated Cross-Platform BitTorrent Client

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Software

makeuseof.com: There are thousands of BitTorrent clients on the market; that is, thousands of applications you can use to download files using BitTorrent technology. If you’re curious which BitTorrent program is the best I believe is an underappreciated piece of software: Deluge.

Alternative Browsers: Beyond Chrome and Firefox

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linux-mag.com: Looking for a new flavor of Web browser? If the mainstream favorites aren’t doing the trick, or you just want to test drive something new, we take a look at several of the “alternative” Web browsers for the Linux desktop.

5 open source office suites to watch

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computerworld.com.au: The Microsoft Office productivity suite has risen to become the dominant application of its type for business IT management. But there are open source office productivity suites available that may provide a suitable alternative to Office.

A fresher Linux desktop

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Software

mybroadband.co.za: It's been a long time in the coming but this year Linux will get a makeover, thanks to the Gnome project. In September the Gnome team, makers of one of the most popular desktop interfaces for Linux, will release version 3.0 of their desktop environment and they are promising "big user-visible changes".

Also: Gnome-Shell, I changed my mind

Symbian is Open Source - Really?

  • Symbian is Open Soruce - Really?
  • Symbian won't lead an open source revolution
  • Symbian tablets 'very likely', says Foundation chief

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux”

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Linux
  • Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux” Video Contest: The Linux Super Bowl Ad
  • I’m Linux, you’re Linux, we’re all Linux!
  • Linux Foundation announces "We're Linux" video contest

today's leftovers:

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News
  • NVIDIA Publishes 195.xx Linux Driver Beta
  • Symbian using Drupal
  • Raising Money for OSS Projects: How Can We Improve?
  • A marvelous comic book archive viewer
  • Video: Nautilus + CoverFlow = Awesome
  • Windows Genealogy Programs on Linux
  • [release] ArchBang 1.04
  • Help The 'Ubuntu Welcome Tour' Project
  • Sigh! A simple USB stick causes so many problems.
  • Can Android survive its forks and fragments?
  • MySQL Founder Monty Widenius On What to Expect Next: Part 2
  • Wordpress for Android - A Blogger's Dream App
  • eHomosapien Metacity Now Available To Download
  • Latest, Greatest, Scariest, and the Future of Information
  • Blogilo: A Powerful Blogging Client
  • Apple, Google, and the importance of Bing
  • Registration now open for Texas Linux Fest 2010
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 339
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 2 Episode 1

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Securing a Linux Wireless Access Point
  • Selecting color in GIMP
  • How to enhance the physical security posture of your Linux/BSD-powered PC
  • How to Import / Export (Backup / Restore) MySQL Database
  • HOWTO: Bootstrapping Gentoo on the Mini2440
  • How to Manage Multiple SSH Connections in Ubuntu with SSHMenu
  • dpkg error: trying to overwrite A which is also in B
  • lpr: error - no default destination available
  • Check and repair corrupted tables on MySQL database
  • HOWTO get alternate characters from a Linux keyboard

Linux Mint 8: Polished, Professional and Nearly Perfect

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Linux

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: The last time I wrote about Linux Mint was when version 5, the Fluxbox Community Edition, launched in 2008, and I was mightily impressed. So, what's new in Mint 8? Let's have a look.T

interesting bits in 4.4.0 for plasma-*

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KDE

aseigo.blogspot: With KDE Software Compilation v4.4.0 tagged and going through final release engineering processes, early reviews and discussions about it are appearing around the Internet. It's great to see the interest bubbling around it all.

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