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Story Font Rendering in Fedora srlinuxx 22/07/2011 - 4:06pm
Story The changes in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7 srlinuxx 22/07/2011 - 4:05pm
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Story Make Use Of KDE’s Desktop Features: Activities, Widgets & Dashboard srlinuxx 22/07/2011 - 2:27am
Story Top 10 Fastest Linux-based Supercomputers in the World srlinuxx 22/07/2011 - 2:25am
Story Oracle Fires Another Shot Over Red Hat's Bow srlinuxx 22/07/2011 - 2:23am

Learn and teach geometry and algebra with GeoGebra

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linux.com: GeoGebra, a GPL-licensed teaching and learning tool that integrates geometry, algebra, and calculus, benefits both teachers and students alike. GeoGebra constructs geometrical figures and demonstrates the relationship between geometry and algebra. GeoGebra can help you create interactive demonstrations and precise images of geometric figures for inclusion in teaching and testing materials.

GIMP 2.4.0 Officially Released

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GIMP 2.4.0 is released and celebrated with a new look for gimp.org. Developers, artists and user interface designers from all over the world worked together to make GIMP more powerful and easier to use than ever.

Building a custom kernel in Freebsd

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HowTos

Raiden's Realm: If you've run Freebsd for a while, you're likely by now interested in streamlining its operation a bit by building a custom kernel. While a generic kernel allows for easier portability of your install should something happen to the hardware, a custom kernel allows you greater speed by removing unnecessary configurations and options from the kernel.

short takes and left overs

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News
  • Quick KDE 4 Post

  • Game icons
  • How to change the Debian Menu Icon
  • The mythical (open-source) man month?
  • I Was Wrong: Microsoft Won
  • Query your processes under X with Qps
  • Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Update and Verizon Mobile Broadband
  • NVIDIA Releases Updated 2D "NV" Driver
  • Howto: Remove the brown background color during login
  • My Opinion on OpenSUSE and Ubuntu

OLPC looks for manufacturing scale, targets deep-pocketed donors

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OLPC

arstechnica: The One Laptop Per Child Foundation is now targeting deep-pocketed donors for its OLPC XO laptop. A new initiative launched by the group is actively looking for charitable foundations, not-for-profit organizations, and wealthy philanthropists to give the OLPC XO a boost.

The real reasons why Linux is “behind” Windows on the desktop.

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hackfud.net: Every day I seem to read some article on-line which has some sentiment to the effect of “Linux is behind Windows on the desktop”, or, “Is Linux ready for the desktop?” , or “Linux isn’t ready for the desktop!”. The main, number one reason;
Microsoft.

Reiser trial delayed by National TV show

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insidebayarea.com: Opening statements in the trial of computer science engineer Hans Reiser on charges he murdered his wife, Nina Reiser, have been delayed by at least a week because of concerns about potential prejudicial information in an upcoming national television show about his case.

Basic Linux Tips and Tricks, Part 3

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Linux Planet: Part 1 of this article provided the general background a reader needs to solve problems with Linux. Part 2 of this article discussed the process of solving Linux problems. In this final part of a three-part series, we'll step through a real-world example of solving a Linux problem.

My server backup solution

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FOSSwire: I'd like to share something with you today and that is the backup solution that I use on my web server. My server powers my personal website and a couple of other small sites too.

An interview with MetalMusicAddict (ubuntu studio)

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kmandla.wordpress: Ubuntu Studio is an Ubuntu derivative aimed at audio, video and graphic enthusiasts and professionals, and now offers a 7.10 release. MetalMusicAddict is among the Ubuntu Studio crew, and a leading contributor on the Ubuntu Forums.

kernel news and quotes

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  • Kernel space: Fair user scheduling for Linux

  • I Don't Care About AppArmor
  • SG Chaining Merged
  • SysRq Help
  • Not Free Enough
  • Signal To Noise
  • Linux Device Support

Another Day Another Distro – Part 4 – PCLinuxOS 2007

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PCLOS

Adventures In Open Source: So after my positive experience of Mandriva 2008 it was time to reluctantly pack my bags and move on. My destination this time was PCLinuxOS 2007 which is not a distribution I'd tried before. So without further ado here is what happened:

Red Hat exec: Open Source is mature, disruptive and innovative

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Craig Nielsen was one of eight speakers at the WA open source symposium earlier this month. He fills PC World Australia in on where the industry stands and where it is rapidly heading.

GIMP 2.4 preview

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Red Hat Mag: Fedora 8 test releases have a surprise for all users interested in graphics: a release candidate for the new GIMP 2.4, meaning the final version will get the stable GIMP 2.41. This is exciting news, as the previous major release, GIMP 2.2, is several years old, and a lot of new features were added in the meantime. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the most visible new features.

ogg theora videos to avi

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Howtos

I've been writing a Ruby computer programming textbook (the going is slow). Along with the book will be a series of instructional videos on CD showing video computer screen clips with audio narration.

KDE Commit-Digest for 21st October 2007

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KDE

In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Fortune-teller and Keyboard Layout applets for Plasma, KNewsTicker resurrected for KDE 4.0 as a Plasmoid. Rewrite of <canvas> tag support in KHTML. Various new language syntax highlighting in Kate. Internal database storage work in Digikam.

Where are the American Linux desktop users?

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desktoplinux: Linux users from around the world are filling out the Linux Foundation's desktop survey. But what John Cherry, the foundation's director of global Linux workgroups, wants to know is, "Where are the responses from the North America?"

Xubuntu 7.10: Solid as usual

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distrogue: In Linux-land this week, it was pretty much Ubuntu Gutsy, Ubuntu Gutsy, and Ubuntu 7.10. The new additions, Gobuntu and Fluxbuntu, didn't seem to receive as much attention. As is tradition, neither did Xubuntu. But Xubuntu is still a solid system for people with older hardware.

Also: Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Hidden Linux : ISO magic

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HowTos

tux love (pc world blogs): In Linux, you don't need to burn a CD or DVD image to a disc to take a look at its contents. Since "everything's a file", it's just a matter of mounting it. So do you mount an ISO file?

Getting to know GNOME

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techrepublic: Linux has come a long way from the early, oft-crashing days. GNOME is now one of the primary desktops for the Linux operating system; not only is it highly customizable, but it is amazingly stable. Jack Wallen explains why Linux -- running GNOME -- is a viable desktop alternative.

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