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OpenTumblr Goes QT

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: OpenTumblr is a desktop application for posting and uploading files, photos, etc, to your Tumbr account.

Decent Office Suite in Linux

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Software

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Ashampoo Office a a tiny humble suite that consisted of a word processor (textmaker), a spreadsheet program (planmaker) and a presentation software (presentation). This suite takes just 39.77MB of install space, and 33.25MB of memory.

Disdaining Gentoo

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Gentoo

me.selah.ca: Gentoo Linux has its problems. Gentoo once heralded the source-based distribution revolution, but in the second half of my time with gentoo, things went from bad to worse.

Open source became big business in 2009

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Google
OSS

cnet.com: Open source has long been an important development methodology. The biggest surprise of 2009, however, was just how quickly it took center stage as a business strategy in the larger software economy.

An early look at VLMC

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Software

linuxcrunch.com: VLMC (VideoLAN Movie Creator) is a free video editing software, offering features to realize semi-professional quality movies, but with the aim to stay simple and user-friendly.

Proposal for a new Linux distribution

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Linux

blogbeebe.blogspot: I have decided my life isn't interesting enough, so to make it more interesting I've decided to create Yet Another Linux Distribution (YALD). This YALD will have the name ... drum roll please ...

Full Review: Nexuiz 2.5.2 - Free First-Person Shooter for Linux

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Reviews

Nexuiz is one of the most popular shooter games which emerged after the open-sourcing of the Quake 3 engine, featuring a fast-paced game style and several game modes, like the popular DM or CTF. Nexuiz is a free, GPL-licensed, first-person shooter developed online by the Internet-based team Alientrap, and it comes with ports for Linux, Windows and Mac.

Ubuntu's backward step

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Ubuntu

sunnyeves.blogspot: One of my friends, who installed Ubuntu going by my advice, called me yesterday to tell that it gives an error about low graphics, wherein she has a NVIDIA GeForce in her laptop. Ah, that's easy. Not surprisingly, my friend could not make a head or tail out of it.

2009 is the Year of the Linux-powered Smartphones

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Linux

junauza.com: Although I don't consider 2009 as the year of the Linux desktop, most of you will probably agree with me that this is the year of the Linux-powered smartphones.

Firefox vs. Chrome

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Moz/FF
  • Firefox vs. Chrome
  • The 10 best new Firefox add-ons of 2009

How-To: Post to Tweeter from Command-Line

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HowTos

This is a short tutorial explaining how to post to Twitter using command-line in Linux, without needing to even open up your web browser.

Merry Christmas?

few odds & ends:

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News
  • What I’ve Enjoyed About Ubuntu
  • Get Started with Customizations
  • Faces Behind Linux - Underappreciated Open Source Youtubers

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to watch Youtube videos without flash in Firefox
  • Fix system only boots into memtest after install Ubuntu
  • Configure Samba with Gadmin-Samba
  • Installing and configuring Squid proxy server
  • Set Bing.Com's Background Of The Day As Your Wallpaper

"I love" Google search results… OS X trails Linux

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Linux

I love Suse - 412,000
I love Fedora - 1,180,000
I love Uubntu -
I love OS X -

For a single player a whole country is banned?

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Gaming

locutus.us: Everything started and worked properly. Except for one problem. I could not receive a list of servers from the internet. I started searching around and apparently a single player from Turkey upset a single person from I don't know what country and as a result this person decided to ban the whole country!

Set Up and Get to Know Your New Windows, Mac, or Linux Computer

lifehacker.com: ou woke up to find a shiny new computer waiting for you under the tree this year. Whether it's a Windows PC, Mac, or Linux box, here's a quick starter guide to getting it running on all cylinders.

Festive Firefox Friday: 2009 review

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Moz/FF

downloadsquad.com: Instead of bringing you Firefox-related news from the last seven days, this is an entire recap of Firefox in the year of 2009. It's been a big year for that cute little red panda and 2010 will be just as exciting if not more so!

XO-1.5 to Run Windows 7

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OLPC
Microsoft

olpcnews.com: Buried under the XO-3 vaporware hype was more information on the very real XO-1.5 hardware that is a gift to Microsoft. Just read this paragraph from the One Laptop Per Child press release:

Hidden Docky 3D Mode

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Ubuntu

Docky comes with a hidden 3D mode. Here is how to enable it:

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