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Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Coming soon... Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 9:25pm
Story Run Linux Destop Sessions In A Web Browser With Icebergs Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 9:15pm
Story Hands-on: the Pixel C is a great Android tablet that costs a great deal of money Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 8:58pm
Story Google's Android mobile software piles on more users Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 8:54pm
Story PRIV by BlackBerry: First Official Images Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 8:50pm
Story ASUS ZenWatch 2 review Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 4:31pm
Story Reach out and touch a desktop Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 4:26pm
Story The Young, the Gifted & the Linux Proficient Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 4:23pm
Story VectorLinux Light Has That Old-School Linux Feeling Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 4:15pm
Story Sabayon 15.10 press release Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2015 - 11:00am

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Is Ubuntu 10.10 yet another chance to ditch Windows?
  • Oracle v Google: the open source perspective
  • One Billion Files
  • 9 Distros in 6 Minutes
  • Do you agree with LibreOffice fork?
  • Why Software is Abstract, by PolR
  • the kubuntu wishlist
  • Steel Storm – A quick look
  • Drupal 7.0 beta 1 released
  • Three Forks in the Road for FOSS
  • Xubuntu 10.10 RC 1 Mini Review
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 370

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Convert html to pdf
  • Installing and configuring Unison File Synchronizer
  • Copy the Privilege of One MySQL User to Another User
  • 3 Ways to boot Ubuntu from USB
  • Things to consider with secure file deletion
  • Anatomy of a Debian package
  • Change the window controls from left to right in Ubuntu
  • Stuck on Dial-up

Ten annoying operating system failings

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OS

zdnet.co.uk: There's no denying that every operating system has its own little foibles, but some shortcomings are more infuriating than others, says Jack Wallen.

What Will Be Talked About At The Ubuntu 11.04 Summit

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Besides talking about performance at the Ubuntu Developer Summit later this month in Orlando for Ubuntu 11.04, there will also be discussions and tracks for hardware compatibility, Ubuntu as the project and community, application selections and defaults, how to empower application developers, cloud infrastructure, and multimedia.

openSUSE Strategy: the third and fourth part

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SUSE
  • openSUSE Strategy: the third and fourth part of the trilogy
  • strategy, helping SUSE...
  • Pcmanfm now add the support to move-able icons on the desktop

A Linux Program To Overclock Your AMD CPUs

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: Besides Linux drivers for gaming peripherals (like mice and other things) being an area where Linux tends to struggle compared to the level of support and functionality offered under Windows, enthusiast-oriented programs for being able to overclock your CPU and RAM is another area where Linux really provides no suitable alternatives.

Gaming is Alive and Well on Linux

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Gaming

linuxplanet.com: Gaming on the Linux platform is alive and well, thank you very much. In fact, there are more quality games available for Linux today than ever before.

Midori – The Little Browser that Just Might Surprise You

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Software

maketecheasier.com: You know all the web browsers, right? At least, all the REAL browsers. There’s Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, and of course Internet Explorer. It’s not likely any more little guys could join a game with players like that, right?

Why Windows Is Bad for Business

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Microsoft

pcworld.com: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is highly skilled at being "a little cocky" as he trumpets the global desktop dominance of his company's Windows operating system.

Linux as a mobile OS, much more than just Android

royal.pingdom.com: These days it seems like Android is on the lips of every tech geek out there, and it is arguably one of the most successful Linux-based products ever. But Android is not the only Linux-based mobile OS in town. Far from it.

Fedora 14 On Its Way

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Linux
  • Fedora 14 Well On Its Way to a Desktop Near You
  • Fedora 14 beta review
  • Option Pros Looking for a Big Move in Red Hat

Get More Out Of Your Home Wireless Setup With Open Source Apps

ostatic.com/blog: Want better performance out of your home Wi-Fi setup? Most of us are now so dependent on Wi-Fi around the house that we do want that, but not everybody realizes that there are open source tools that can help improve your wireless experience.

Simply Mepis 8.5 challenge: the first four days

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Linux

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: I decided that it was time for me to test SimplyMepis 8.5, so that I could have a closer impression of this efficient Linux distribution to write a non-technical review. As I promised, I have been running SimplyMepis consistently for four days now and these are my first findings:

My Search for the Best Audio Editing Software

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Software

thelinuxexperiment.com: Lately, I’ve been doing some audio recording. In addition to a couple of podcasts that I work on, I occasionally like to record my own musical compositions.

openSUSE Announces Second 11.4 Development Milestone

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SUSE

news.opensuse.org: Today, Thursday October 7, the openSUSE project announces Milestone 2 of openSUSE 11.4. Milestone 2 (M2) is the second of six periodic development snapshots of openSUSE 11.4 and includes updates to major components across the breadth of the distribution.

In Appreciation Of Pidgin

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Software

techiemoe.com: There was a time when instant messaging was dominated by two clients: AIM and ICQ. They both over the years developed feature creep, or feature bloat, becoming lumbering behemoths full of abilities well beyond the scope of Instant Messaging and in my opinion beyond the scope of sanity and usefulness.

Ubuntu 10.10 ‘Maverick Meerkat’ Is Now Official

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.10 ‘Maverick Meerkat’ Is Now Official
  • Ubuntu Linux upgraded for netbooks, desktops, and servers
  • Differences Between Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, etc.
  • Ubuntu 10.10 to feature Windows, iPhone & Android syncing...

GNOME and KDE 2011 Desktop Summit dates confirmed

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KDE
Software

h-online.com: The GNOME Foundation and KDE e.V. boards have announced that the 2011 Desktop Summit will take place in Berlin, German from the 6th to the 12th of August at the Humboldt University.

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Ubuntu 10.04. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

Latest Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition makes cloud deployment easier than ever

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Linux

Canonical to sponsor users with free cloud time on Amazon EC2 to let users experience improvements for themselves

London, October 7, 2010: Canonical today announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition for download on Sunday, October 10 -- making it easier to configure, update and run both in development and deployment environments of public clouds.

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