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Fedora 12 Release Schedule and Goals

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Linux

softpedia.com: While every Fedora fans enjoy the newly released Fedora 11 Linux-based operating system, the developers are working hard on the next release, Fedora 12, due for release in November-December 2009.

DIY Netbook Linux

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Linux

pcworld.com: There are a variety of netbook distros out there, but you can have a little fun creating your own. Here are some software packages and tips worth considering:

Stream Music With Subsonic

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Software

ghacks.net: subsonicStreaming music over a computer network or Internet was a complicated process in the beginning days of the Internet. Today all it takes to stream music is the installation of one program and a web browser to access the music.

Internet Explorer 8 – Get The Propaganda!

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Microsoft

lockergnome.com: Though I have no reasonable explanation, Microsoft wants to push Internet Exploder 8 ® very hard; the company seems to be doing quite a job of giving it the hard sell.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 11 (GNOME)

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 11 desktop (GNOME) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops.

13 things to get excited for in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Ubuntu

pinstack.blogspot: I don't know about you, but i'm damn excited about the upcoming version of Ubuntu, so it better deliver! Aside from a new Ubiquity slideshow for new users, what specific things are there to look forward to?

Opera Unite alpha lets you share files -- but is it safe?

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computerworld.com: Opera Software's announcement that it's going to bundle Unite, an easy-to-use Web server with content-sharing applets, with the Opera 10 Web browser sounds great -- at first.

Linux on a stick

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h-online.com: The compact and flexible nature of the Linux Kernel, plus the fact that it and all its support code is modular open source, means it lends itself very well to stripped down small and efficient distributions. This article explores a few of these distributions.

The $136 Million Linux Company You Don’t Know

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SUSE

thevarguy.com: Few people realize it, but a certain software company has generated $136 million in Linux-oriented sales during the past four quarters. Plus, the mystery company’s Linux sales essentially doubled in 2Q 2009. Impressive. So why isn’t this mystery company a Wall Street darling?

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Fedora 11 Release Statistics

  • GAP for GIMP 2.6 released
  • Enterprise Desktops: Linux, OS.X, and Win7
  • Why Is the PC vs. Mac war still raging?
  • Open Source in the Enterprise: Safely Boring
  • Canonical to Certify Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition on HP ProLiant G6
  • The commercialisation of Memcached
  • openSUSE 11.1
  • Could you switch over to being 100% open source?
  • Red Hat's Virtualization Plan Enters Next Phase
  • Goggles Music Manager
  • Palm Pre: The official Cool Tools review
  • OpenSource World announces keynote speakers
  • Survey Predicts Continued Strong Growth of Linux Use on Mainframes
  • The Perfect OS
  • Portland downloads two new open source conventions
  • Netbook News: Rumble in the OS Jungle Comes Down to Price
  • NVIDIA Privately Releases OpenCL Linux Driver
  • FS-Cache & CacheFS: Caching for Network File Systems
  • The Biggest FOSS Challenge: the Smart Grid
  • There is more to Ubuntu than meets the eye
  • Linux Outlaws 97 - Clickety-Clack

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Working with subtitles (create, edit, embed) in Linux

  • Recover Linux Xandros on Eee-Box manually
  • Mini HOWTO: Setting up a Home Web Server by CHROOTing BusyBox's httpd in Tiny Core Linux v2.0
  • SSH Login Takes a Long Time
  • Taking Android screenshots from Ubuntu Jaunty
  • Collecting debug information when your GPU hangs
  • Photo KDE Tutorial 1-5: Perspective Adjustment
  • Installing Picasa Photo Viewer In Ubuntu
  • Visualize your code in KDevelop
  • Get to know Linux: Links
  • Installing PHP on the HP Mini Mi

My ideas for Mandriva 2010.0

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MDV

linux-wizard.net: 1 week ago, I submitted to http://ideas.mandriva.com/en/ my proposals/ideas for Mandriva 2010.0. In order to let people comment on them, I will post the list of my submissions.

Favorite applications, most recommended for Ubuntu

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whatthetech.com: Surprisingly enough, Linux is the best solution if you want to get away from Windows…and malware…and crapware… Check out some of these apps.

5 Little Useful Sticky Notes App For Linux

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makeuseof.com: Perhaps you have a habit of pasting small yellow pieces of notes all over your table just to remind you to do a particular task. In this technological era, that is soon becoming obsolete. Let us take a look at some of the various sticky note applications that are available in Linux.

Why is the NY Times so Dumb About Linux and Windows?

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Linux
Microsoft

blog.linuxtoday: The New York Times seems hard-wired to rarely identify any Windows malware as Windows malware, but only "computer malware." They seem to share this illness with other people too, such as researchers and professors. Can it be that all these educated people who make their livings knowing things and uncovering new knowledge really don't know that there are other computer operating systems besides Microsoft Windows?

What is the best Linux distribution for beginners

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tech-no-media.com: One of the questions I see the most in forums and sites like Yahoo Answers is : "What is the best Linux distribution for beginners?" or "What is the easiest Linux distribution?"

Make Your Computer Desktop Do Your Bidding With Étoilé

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ostatic.com/blog: Typical Linux desktop options like KDE and GNOME limit the way computer users interact with the applications and programs on their systems. There's not much to do beyond opening and closing an app, and moving or resizing a window. The development team behind Étoilé is building a desktop interface that aims to stand that idea on its head.

Save a job with open source

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OSS

blogs.computerworld: I can talk until I'm blue in my space about the technical advantages of Linux and open-source software. Forget about that for now though. Let me give you a reason for your office to use them that may strike home: It can save your job.

The Three Faces of Fedora 11: KDE

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KDE

larrythefreesoftwareguy: The following may come as a shock to you all: I had originally written another blog, filled with kute kommentary kompletely katagorizing the klear advantages kurrently available in the new KDE 4.2. But after being up all night with this version of Fedora 11, I deleted it.

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