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SliTaz GNU/Linux, the Smallest “Desktop” Distro Ever Created

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junauza.com: “At 25 MB, it has to be the smallest desktop distro ever created”. These were the words of Ladislav Bodnar in the most recent issue of Distrowatch Weekly when he announced this fresh and minuscule distribution as a new addition to the waiting list.

OOXML Today (so far)

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  • Poland confirms its approval for OOXML in ISO

  • Romania maintains OOXML approval
  • What Really Happened at the BRM for OOXML
  • Denmark changes OOXML vote to 'yes'

20 Linux Articles You Absolutely Must Read

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foogazi.com: We’ve all stumbled on those Linux articles that you read and either change your opinion on Linux or add to your understanding of Linux. Here is a list of what I believe are 20 Linux articles you definitely have to read if you call yourself a Linux user.

Photoshop Express: All Your Images Are Belong to Us

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blog.wired.com: Adobe recently launched Photoshop Express, the company's new online photo editing and sharing service, but as savvy readers have pointed out, to use Express you need to agree to terms of service.

some howtos:

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  • A Lil’ Guide to Installing Ubuntu

  • Thinkpad Fingerprint Reader on Linux
  • Ubuntu 8.04 + Broadcom Wireless
  • BurnCDDA, a tool for creating audio Cds
  • FreeBSD: Updating ports with csup
  • Checking password strength for squirrelmail

People of openSUSE: Marco Michna

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opensuse.org: This week we meet #openSUSE IRC supporter, and openSUSE Quality Assurance team member Marco ‘daemon’ Michna in one more ‘People of openSUSE’ interview!

Linux Mint - The Distro to Fill the Missing Gap

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lebokov21.com: Recently, I have been trying out the Linux Mint operating system which caught my attention in DistroWatch.com. Linux Mint is a variant of Ubuntu with integrated media codecs. After using Linux Mint for a few hours, I can immediately see that it is trying to get the good things all together in one place.

Linux everywhere

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andyhollyhead.wordpress: Linux does seem to be everywhere nowadays. Take yesterday as a case in point. I checked the order status of my Elonex One, and then caught the train to the Queen Elizabeth hospital, watching the in-train tv which is powered by Linux.

Want a blog? Get a LifeType

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linux.com: LifeType is a full-featured GPL blogging platform designed for use with a MySQL database and PHP. You'll need access to a server in order to properly install and use LifeType, but the installation is easy with LifeType's wizard, which can even create your MySQL database and all the tables you need, automatically.

Asus releases application kit for Eee PC coders

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reghardware.co.uk: Asus has posted a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the Eee PC, the better to help coders write new programs to run on the elfin laptop's Xandros Linux distribution.

today's leftovers

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  • HTML 5 Support by Browser: Opera Continues to Lead the Pack

  • Linux Install Podcast Episode 48 Gentoo part 3
  • Mormons for open source
  • Welcome Lumiera! (video editor)
  • XO Laptop Training Begins in Peru
  • WUSTL Open-source innovation conference April 4-5
  • Linux Product Insider
  • KNetStats
  • Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Ubuntu
  • Another Reason Microsoft's OSP Isn't Good Enough
  • SFLC Releases Paper on Shareware Redistribution of Free Software
  • Impossible thing #5: Open hardware, from the LART to the Common
  • Plans for the Linux-next Tree

Comparison of binary package formats

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abclinuxu.cz: The general purpose of binary packages, package management systems, is to provide a prebuilt software to easily maintain systems and applications programs so that the system remains consistent and its resources are used in a efficient way. There are various package formats, but probably most widespread are RPM, deb and TGZ formats.

All About Linux 2008: Linux distros I’ve loved before

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crunchgear.com: In honor of Linux week, I’d like to talk about some distros I’ve known and loved. This isn’t an exhaustive list and many aren’t really distros, but it’s more an exercise in nostalgia than anything else.

more howtos:

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  • Creating a Home Inventory with F-Spot (video)

  • Upgrading openSUSE 10.3 to 11.0 (Factory)
  • How to install ATI Video Card in you linux System
  • Easy Multiple File Patching And Patch Removal On Linux And Unix
  • How to Split apache Logs With vlogger in debian etch
  • Gentoo Portage USE Flag Descriptions

Mozilla's Asa Dotzler on Firefox

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Moz/FF

blog.wired.com: Asa Dotzler has been there from the beginning. As Mozilla's director of community development, he's had a hand in birthing some of the web's most successful open-source software projects, most notably the Mozilla and Firefox web browsers.

Review - Adobe Photoshop Express

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blog.eracc.com: I will confess I am a GIMP guy on Linux. Others will recommend GIMP only to be told that GIMP is not as good as Photoshop. Now we all know that is really just personal opinion, not objective fact. In any case there is now a Photoshop that should even work on Linux.

Mac is the first to fall in Pwn2Own hack contest

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channelregister.co.uk: A brand-new MacBook Air running a fully patched version of Leopard was the first to fall in a contest that pitted the security of machines running OS X, Vista and Linux. The exploit took less than two minutes to pull off.

Full Circle Magazine Issue 11 Out

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Ubuntu

It’s time again! Issue #11 is out - one more until our 1 year anniversary. This month: Linux Mint vs Ubuntu, Review of an old Lenovo 3000 C200 laptop running Ubuntu, and Howto: iPod Classic & Amarok.

15 Open-Source Business Influencers

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eweek.com: The influence of the open-source model on software development is increasing. Here, eWEEK names 15 people driving this IT revolution.

Put your Linux Distro on a Live CD

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makeuseof.com: An oddity of open source operating systems is the Live CD. These live systems are full versions of the operating system that run completely from the given medium. Live CDs originally came from the old boot-disk-for-diagnosis idea. Live CDs have now become a way to test-drive a distro before installing it.

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