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KDE 4: The KDE SC in Kubuntu and Fedora

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KDE

all-things-linux.blogspot: Although not one of my main desktop environments any longer, I have been keeping track of KDE development now and then and feel it has improved a great deal.

6 Linux Distros That Changed Everything

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Linux

geektrio.net: Linux is all around us. From phones to firewalls, from Macs to PCs, it’s getting hard to find electronics that don’t run Linux. Below is a list of 6 distros that were milestones for Linux adoption.

Mark Shuttleworth talks Project Harmony, Unity, Windicators and more

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Interviews
Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: As the founder of Ubuntu ,it becomes necessary to interact with the community, however Mark is busy man so it is only limited to an 1 hour IRC session after release.

Is Linux really easier than Windows or Mac?

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Linux

mynitor.com: I am a UNIX system administrator and I’ve written tons of articles related to administration and networking on a UNIX/Linux platform. However, I must admit that if I were not as knowledgeable on the platform, many basic doings on Linux compared to old fashioned Windows would have been tougher to deal with.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GTK+ Continues To Become More X11-Agnostic
  • WordPress and Drupal: Convergence?
  • The Battle Rages On: CLI vs. GUI
  • Linux Foundation sets record for stating bleeding obvious
  • PC sales lag behind expectations
  • Google Search Engine for Linux users?
  • Fedora 14 Spotlight Feature: Keeping Secure with OpenSCAP
  • FreeBSD gets USB 3.0 Support
  • Registration Open For Linux.conf.au 2011
  • Why Is Microsoft So Scared of OpenOffice?
  • Asa Dotzler: we're getting fast
  • Aava Mobile Joins Linux Foundation
  • The Command Line: Nothing to be scared of
  • Jeppesen migrates to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation
  • Introducing: Recipe Manager
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 149: Lens Flares Ahead!
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 371
  • FLOSS Weekly 139: Alfresco

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • HowTo: Use Bash Parameter Substitution Like A Pro
  • How to use eCryptfs (Cryptographic Filesystem) in Ubuntu
  • Find Servers and Hundreds of Online Players for Urban Terror
  • Resolving SELinux Boot Error
  • Multiple X (Desktop) Sessions in Ubuntu
  • Disable The Spotify Tray (Notification Area) Icon In Linux
  • Fixing sendmail configuration error
  • Fix Ubuntu Plymouth For Proprietary Nvidia And ATI Graphics Drivers

Five problems Linux still needs to overcome

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: Big business loves Linux for servers and they seem to like it more than you might expect for the desktop. That said, enterprises still have some concerns about Linux. Here's the top five as picked by people who responded to The Linux Foundation's recent survey.

Spice up Ubuntu 10.10 desktop with Cairo-Dock

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Software

linuxbsdos.com: Ubuntu 10.10, the latest edition of the popular Linux distribution, ships with the same blank desktop that has come to identify the Ubuntu desktop. But you do not have to live with it. You can spice it up with a very simple and elegant application.

Three graphical tools for a cli guy

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: One of the fun things about bouncing around between distros is that you occasionally (or should I say frequently?) see new and interesting software you didn’t know existed.

Fourteen Reasons to be KDE

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KDE

asinen.org: In case you’re sleeping under a rock today, KDE is celebrating its 14th birthday. I still see myself as a newbie round these parts, but I can already think of fourteen things that make me part of KDE.

Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 by the End of October

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Moz/FF

news.softpedia.com: If all goes according to plan, Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 could be made available for download by the end of October 2010.

SimplyMepis 8.5 Challenge: Conclusions

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Linux

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Although Xandros introduced me to the world of Linux, Mandriva was my definite choice for both desktop and netbook use. However, among the many Linux distributions, there is one that generally goes unnoticed: SimplyMEPIS.

I Want a Computer but I don't Want Windows...

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Linux
Microsoft

linuxmigrante.blogspot: This is a nice phrase to startle computer sellers in most stores. Why is it that most computers come with Windows preloaded? To satisfy the users?? I guess.

Fedora 15 Might Be Dubbed Malmstrom, Woody

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Linux
  • Fedora 15 Might Be Dubbed Malmstrom, Woody
  • Fusion Fedora 14 Remix beta Debuts

10 Reasons to Install Ubuntu 10.10

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Ubuntu
  • 10 Reasons to Install Ubuntu 10.10
  • Ubuntu - The Flagship Linux Desktop Distro
  • 50+ Beautiful Hand-picked Ubuntu Wallpapers
  • Installing Ubuntu 10.10
  • Maverick Upgrade *sigh*
  • Unity and uTouch

Oracle Confirms Committment to OpenOffice.org

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OOo

linuxjournal.com: During OpenOffice.org's tenth anniversary, Oracle announced it will participate in ODF Plugfest, one of the conferences aimed at furthering the Open Document Format interoperability, held October 14 - 15 in Brussels.

openSUSE 11.4 Milestone 2 review

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SUSE

linuxuser.co.uk: The official OpenSUSE 11.4 release is due out in March 2011 and there’s at least one very good reason to anticipate its arrival with excitement. Ken Hess explains all…

Is Ubuntu 10.10 Worth the Upgrade?

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Ubuntu

linux-mag.com: Newest is not always best. Take the Ubuntu 10.10 release that came out on October 10th. Ubuntu users who are happy with their current release may want to hold off before taking the plunge.

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