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Vim Plugins You Should Know About, Part VII: ragtag.vim

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catonmat.net: This time I am going to introduce you to a plugin called “ragtag.vim“. A month ago it was still known as “allml.vim” but now it has been renamed to ragtag.vim.

The Three Giants of Linux

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linux-mag.com: In the land of Linux, there are three giants. Three distributions which have stood the test of time and from which most others have come. What makes these three unique and how have they shaped Linux as we know it today?

My search for the best KDE Linux distribution

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Linux

thelinuxexperiment.com: As some of you already know, I am a big fan of the KDE desktop environment. In my search to reach Linux KDE perfection I have tested out a number of different distributions.

Why Linux still 'sucks'

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blogs.zdnet.com: Over the past few months I’ve been getting increasing amounts of feedback from people who have expressed an interest in Linux, taken the operating system for a test drive, but who then decided that it’s not for them.

Get started with Blender

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HowTos

blog.worldlabel.com: The open source 3-D modeler Blender can perform so many different jobs that it can get a little intimidating. In addition to designing three-dimensional objects, Blender can handle rigging, character animation, kinematics, video editing, video game design, and in fact almost the entire tool chain required to produce a 3-D movie.

Ubuntu dumps the brown, introduces new theme and branding

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  • Ubuntu dumps the brown, introduces new theme and branding
  • Refreshing The Ubuntu Brand
  • Bye Bye Brown

New Ubuntu Theme, Boot Splash, Logo Revealed (And More!)

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Ubuntu

Like we told you a while back (well, actually Mark told you), Ubuntu (hopefully 10.04) will get a new theme:

Windows breeds fear and ignorance in computer users.

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OS

It’s become increasingly apparent that this otherwise upstanding member of society is simply not a candidate for Linux. And he’s not alone. He would argue that he’s not naturally curious about technology and just needs to get things done, but I’d go a step further and condemn him to what I suspect is a vast majority of computer users who are technology-averse.

And I put the blame squarely on Windows.

More here...

Bash Scripting Introduction w/ Examples

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thegeekstuff.com: Shell is a program, which interprets user commands. The commands are either directly entered by the user or read from a file called the shell script.

Linux Gazette March 2010 #172 Online

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Linux
Software

This month's Linux Gazette is online and ready to read. Highlights include: Recovering FAT Directory Stubs with SleuthKit, GLtron and Armagetron Advanced, and Running Quake 3 and 4 on Fedora 12.

Should Novell Go Private?

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SUSE
  • Should Novell Go Private?
  • Novell's buyout and its effect on the industry

Ubuntu Desktop in the Cloud

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Desktop in the Cloud
  • Ubuntu One Music Store vs Amazon
  • Ubuntu 10.04: Canonical Makes ISV Push
  • Getting Ready for Ubuntu One Music Store Beta

gFTP: The No-Hassle Way to Transfer Files

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linuxinsider.com: gFTP is typical of most Linux-based software. It does not have to suffer code bloat to be a powerful program. Much like a file management tool, gFTP makes it easy to manage files at either end of the connection.

Finally, Reiser4 Benchmarks Against EXT4 & Btrfs

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phoronix.com: There is no shortage of EXT4 benchmarks from comparing this evolutionary file-system's performance on netbooks to how it battles the Btrfs file-system to its performance recession. In this article though we are finally delivering something that has long been requested and that is Reiser4 file-system benchmarks running directly against EXT4 and Btrfs.

Open source, priceless resource

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Linux
OSS

dailyemerald.com: I was told once about someone called a “cyber hippie.” They dual boot with Linux and Mac OSX or Windows. They use open source browsers, instant messengers and office suites. They write their own code. They essentially live on Slashdot in lieu of professional news sites. The sinking realization that this idea may be true brought a certain horror to my thoughts.

Watching the Sun Set

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  • Watching the Sun Set
  • Thoughts on Jeremy's Sun/Oracle Analysis

RHCS: an Introduction

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Linux

The Red Hat Cluster Suite is a framework to bind two or more machines together to jointly handle one task. The following article gives an introduction to RHCS in terms of service failover

PostgreSQL Agenda 2010

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OSS

PostgreSQL is taking some big steps forward this year. The publishing of version 9.0 is just around the corner, while some of the older versions are coming to the end of their lifetime.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • In case you love Amarok 1.4 more than Amarok 2.x
  • Ubuntu One Music Store is Coming to Rock Your World
  • Good for the goose but not for the gander
  • Half of business apps open to security breaches
  • Gentoo Optimizations Benchmarked - Part 2
  • LinuxUser: Kernel Column #84
  • Nouveau, Pulseaudio and a critique of modern Linux distros
  • Open-Source Software: Bad, Evil and Un-American
  • An Open Letter to The United States Trade Representative
  • Opera's all-or-nothing bid to build the best browser
  • Live Hacking CD a Success
  • MySQL vs PostgreSQL- In depth comparison
  • VLC is used in Formula One
  • Ten Leading Open Source Server Technologies
  • Samba 3.5 release includes experimental SMB2 support
  • LiMo Foundation Seeks Alliance With WAC
  • The Linux Foundation Launches Free Webinar Series With Big Names
  • Photo options being removed from Krita
  • Thoughts about the current Zeitgeist situation (GNOME 3 and beyond)

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Connecting to a Microsoft VPN with Linux
  • Build a Netbook NAS With Linux
  • How to install Opera 10.50 Alpha in Linux
  • Advene - Annotate Digital Video, Exchange on the net
  • Install Nvidia graphic drivers in OpenSuse 11.2 and enable desktop effects
  • Monitor Network Activity in Mandriva
  • Installing KDE 4.4 on openSuSe
  • tar.gz, tgz and tar.bz2
  • Ubuntu for Beginners
  • Panel power in Ubuntu
  • Running awstats on Gentoo
  • Revitalise your desktop with Compiz
  • How to Migrate a Mysql Databaser with a simple method
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