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Story The ARM Arc Roy Schestowitz 24/07/2014 - 5:51am
Story Microsoft imitates Ubuntu, will create one Windows to run on all screens Roy Schestowitz 24/07/2014 - 5:38am
Story Lessons from an open source entrepreneur Roy Schestowitz 24/07/2014 - 5:30am
Story diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development Roy Schestowitz 24/07/2014 - 4:50am
Story Clone Attack, Tails Rebased, and Banana Pi? Roy Schestowitz 24/07/2014 - 4:40am
Story This is the golden age of open source Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2014 - 11:02pm
Story Moving to LibreOffice saves Toulouse 1 million Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2014 - 10:41pm
Story Two Years With Debian GNU/Linux - An Average Guy’s Verdict Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2014 - 10:27pm
Story Quelitu 14.04 Devs Think Their OS Can Replace Windows XP or Windows Vista Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2014 - 10:03pm
Story Black Lab Linux 5.1 Alpha 2 Gets Firefox 31 and VLC 2.1.3 Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2014 - 9:52pm

ubuntu vs gentoo: survival command comparison

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Ubuntu

libersoft.it: In this article we are going to compare some of the most common commands used to manage Ubuntu and Gentoo Linux. Ubuntu and Gentoo are two completely different distributions, but some aspects are comparable.

Everything You Need to Know About Ubuntu 9.04

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Ubuntu

maximumpc.com: The newest version of Ubuntu (9.04, codenamed “Jaunty Jackalope”) is set to be released on April 23, 2009. While there are some noticeable differences, much of the improvement in 9.10 can be found under the hood.

Plugins Bring Vanilla Gedit a Spicy Kick

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ostatic.com/blog: Many people are surprised to find that with all the writing I do, hardly any is done with a traditional word processing application. I find it's quicker and easier to use a text editor.

SkoleLinux

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Linux

the-gay-bar.com: Linuxoutlaws' own Fab wrote about Skolelinux being deployed in German schools today. This reminded me that I wanted to write a few notes on SkoleLinux for a while now.

The Top 5 FUD Myths used against Open Source

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OSS

computerworlduk.com: After they ignore it and dismiss it, it is time for the age old sales technique of Fear Uncertainty and Doubt - FUD. These are the typical top 5 FUD SCARE myths trotted out by enterprise software salesmen.

Configuring true Ubuntu shared disks

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Linux

Learn how to setup iSCSI shared disks on Ubuntu Linux

Testing 3.0 - A Sneak Peek at 64 Studio 3.0 and Ardour3

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Linux
Software

linuxjournal.com: This week, I present two Studio Dave mainstays, the 64 Studio media-optimized Linux distribution and the Ardour digital audio workstation, both of which are in the late stages of development toward milestone releases. I invite my readers to take a look at what's coming our way in 64 Studio 3.0 and Ardour3.

Is end of the golden age of Netbooks already near?

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Hardware

blogs.zdnet.com: Netbooks are everywhere. Coffeeshops, libraries — you name it, netbooks are in it. But will the $250 price tag soon be a thing of the past?

New IM Client For Linux: Synapse

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Software

webupd8.blogspot: Synapse is a new Instant Messenger for Linux users, currently in alfa version. It only supports protocols like Jabber, Google Talk, XMPP and Twitter.

Freescale to tip the netbook scale to Linux

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Hardware

techrepublic.com: A new netbook processor is in town and it promises to tip the scales to favor the Linux operating system. Jack Wallen gives you the scoop on what Freescale is offering and how they can make it better.

Is Linux for you?

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Linux

linuxsysconfig.com: I’m getting tired of seeing Linux-Windows comparison charts trying to convince Windows users that Linux is better.

In search of the perfect desktop distribution

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Linux

linuxbsdos.com: Is there such a thing as a perfect Linux or BSD desktop distribution? If so, what features and functionalities would such a distro have for it to have attained that high state - of perfection (on the desktop)? In order to answer these questions, we set out here the most important features we expect.

10 Best Image Viewers for Linux

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techcityinc.com: Image viewers are used to display or handle stored graphical images in different graphics file formats. Following are some of most widely used Image viewers for Linux you can consider using. They are all unique in their own way.

Review: Qimo Linux for Kids

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Linux

raiden.net: It is the endeavor of nearly every parent out there to try and find interesting and engaging activities for their children to do. But when it comes to computer operating systems, what is there available that actually provides the tools required to engage a child and help them to learn?

5 Open-source Programs that Give You a Better Outlook on Life

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Software

“By the way, can you recommend an open source programme to match Microsoft Outlook?” The request came this morning on my Facebook wall from an old friend named Brian. And since it was recently Brian’s birthday, and he was named Citizen of the Year on Australia Day, I thought he deserved a decent answer.

Centralizing Linux

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Linux

workswithu.com: In general, centralization has no place within the ideological foundations of the free-software movement. If code is open-source, there can be no monopoly over it, since those who disagree with a decision are free to fork the project in the direction they see fit.

Open Invention Network Extends The Linux Ecosystem As TomTom Becomes Licensee

PR: Open Invention Network™ (OIN), the company formed to enable and protect Linux, today extended the Linux ecosystem with the signing of TomTom as a licensee.

Personal Politics of Stallman and Torvalds

jdeeth.blogspot: So let's just accept that Linux geeks land on all points of the political spectrum and take a look at the personal politics and styles of the two godfathers of the open source movement: Linus Torvalds and Richard Stallman.

today's odds & ends:

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News
  • Funtoo too

  • How To Convert VMWare Image (.vmdk) to VirtualBox Image (.vdi)
  • Richard Stallman: The Javascript Trap
  • Maddog's Challenge: Quick and Dirty Videos about Free Software
  • Ubuntu:Bluetooth Wireless Training
  • Hidden Linux : DIY Font Creation
  • Paoli: This is a time of change
  • Top 5 most useful (and little known) Firefox add-ons
  • AcerHK GUI
  • How To Modify Live VCS Clusters
  • Integrating Source Control Tools with Mantis Bug Tracker
  • Gnome volume control regressions
  • Linux - Journey of the Penguin
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