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Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 12:00pm
Story Google's Nexus 6P and 5X Win Some Love Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 11:53am
Story Linux: When Uniformity is Good Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 11:35am
Story Google Invests In Mobvoi, Its Android Wear Partner In China Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 11:22am
Story OpenStack and Servers Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 9:15am
Story FOSS/Linux Events Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 3:41am
Story Today and Weekend in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 2:58am
Story Ubuntu UI Toolkit Updated to Help You Build and Design Apps for Ubuntu Phones Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 12:09am
Story Raspberry Pi 2 doppelganger runs Linux on 1.8GHz Atom x5 Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 12:06am
Story CentOS-Based NethServer 6.7 Linux OS Brings PPPoE Support, New Groupware Rianne Schestowitz 20/10/2015 - 12:04am

Hexen: Edge of Chaos Demo

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Gaming

linuxgames.com: The Hexen: Edge of Chaos demo has been released for Doom 3 owners.

Fedora Plans For Wayland

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Linux
Software

phoronix.com: Wayland's not a usable default yet. It'll probably be packaged in F15 as something you can play with. We don't even have a complete list of transition criteria yet, let alone a timeframe.

Jolicloud's OS Isn't Just Similar to Chrome OS--Looks Like It Will Run With It

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OS

ostatic.com: Like Chrome OS, the Jolicloud OS is focused entirely on managing cloud-based applications as opposed to local ones (see the screenshot below). Its other similarity to Chrome OS is that it is squarely aimed at the netbook market.

UNR 10.10 Maverick Meerkat - Don't touch this!

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Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: After being tremendously pleased with Maverick, as it ran superbly on both standard PC and even Mac, and loving the UNR 10.04 Lucid on my eeePC netbook, I figured Maverick Netbook Remix edition could only be a doubly double win for me. And so I tried it.

Keeping Red Hat in Raleigh a constant fight

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Linux
  • Keeping Red Hat in Raleigh a constant fight – Szulik
  • Red Hat tries the value argument for open source

Linux Mint 10 “Julia” released

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Linux

linuxmint.com: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 10.

Keeping up with the Unitys: KDE's Plasma Netbook

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KDE

techworld.com.au: Last week when I wrote about Canonical’s decision to go with Unity on Wayland I mentioned traditional desktop interfaces are mostly unsuitable for more mobile computers, including tablets, phones and netbooks. I should have been more specific.

The Difference Engine: Linux's Achilles heel

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Linux
Ubuntu

economist.com: As for Linux, he has tried most of the popular distributions over the years, and has settled, for the time being, on Ubuntu to dish out files over the network, and Linux Mint as a desktop client for testing software.

Unity, the next generation desktop?

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Software

wamukota.blogspot: Simply speaking, Unity is another visual representation to allow easy access to your installed programs. Compared to launching an application by using a keyboard shortcut, a menu entry, a docky/cairo/... dock icon or a graphical shortcut on the desktop, Unity uses a launchbar glued to left side of the screen plus a graphical menu where all applications are displayed as icons. Gone are the classic menus. Is this something to be afraid of?

today's leftovers:

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News
  • 3 Beautiful Conky Configurations
  • Some interesting stats about gentoo portage tree
  • The JooJoo Tablet is Officially Dead
  • One does not imply the other
  • Mozilla releases Firefox social networking extension
  • Back to the future
  • Is MySQL open core?
  • First day of Latinoware
  • Latinoware: first day
  • MeeGo 1.1 vs Ubuntu Netbook Edition: Comparative Review
  • ZaReason CEO Keynotes at FOSDEM
  • Deep Thoughts on Being a Geek
  • Banshee 1.9.0 released
  • openSUSE medical team releases stable version 0.0.6
  • Dungeon crawler game for IM-ME (and Linux)
  • Default Squeeze Artwork chosen
  • Fedora bars SQLNinja hack tool
  • Paul Frields: Insight into Insight
  • Linux Link Tech Show #375 11 10 10
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 2 Episode 21

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Speed Up Firefox by Moving Your Cache to RAM
  • Linux 101: kill and killall
  • Bash Shell Variables an Introduction
  • How to install vanilla GNOME 3 in Maverick
  • Install the latest version of Shutter screenshot tool in Ubuntu
  • Introduction to Blender 2.5: Color Grading
  • More GIMP Tricks for Combining Images (part 2)
  • Geotag photos with Geotag
  • Intro to Snort
  • Working with MDB Files in Linux
  • Finding the installation date for a linux machine
  • Make A WordPress.com Blog Look Self-Hosted & Professional
  • How to debug Shell Scripts
  • ssh -t (open a pseudo tty) run commands on a remote server
  • How to attach a GNU screen session
  • How To Cartoonify Your Photos With GIMP
  • Ubuntu 10.10 Fix The Screen Messed up at Start-up and Shutdown
  • Searches with awk
  • How to install flash player in Fedora 14
  • Using Debian package archive as a configuration tool

Use Your Linux PC to Teach Students Basic Science

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Software

howtogeek.com: If you’ve ever experienced one of your kids saying “Mom, how do I solve this math problem? What should I do? I’m bored”, then you’ll appreciate KDE Edutainment.

PlayOnLinux Brings Windows Games & Programs To Linux

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Gaming

makeuseof.com: Taking much of the pain out of using Wine, PlayOnLinux is a must-have application for any Linux gamer.

Fusion Linux 14 Mere Weeks Away

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Linux

ostatic.com: One of the main complaints with Fedora is the lack of proprietary drivers and multimedia support. That's where Fusion comes in. Early testers can try the release candidate announced today.

Urban Terror HD: Going Away From Open-Source

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Gaming

phoronix.com: Extensive work has been made towards the next release, Urban Terror 4.2, with significant improvements being made from new maps and visuals to a new graphics renderer. However, this past week the Urban Terror developers announced some rather surprising changes.

New course will teach developers to make Linux device drivers

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Linux

drivershq.com: Training and consulting company LinuxCertified has announced a new course that will help developers learn how to create device drivers for the Linux operating system.

Linux Kernels, Blog-o-Frenzy, And Why You Should Care

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Linux

thevarguy.com: Fall is in the air in New England and I am still sifting through the thousands of product announcements from Oracle OpenWorld 2010 (held in September). One of the questions I keep being asked by solution providers is “What does this new Oracle Linux Kernel mean to me?

Fedora 14 review

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Linux

linuxbsdos.com: Fedora 14, aka Laughlin, is the latest update of Fedora, the Red Hat-sponsored, Linux distribution. Like Ubuntu, it is a GNOME-based distribution. However, there are spins for the K Desktop Environment (KDE), the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), and Xfce. This review is based on the main edition, that is, the GNOME edition, using a DVD installation image.

Does the Operating System Still Matter? Part 4

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OS

redmonk.com: Never in recent memory has there been less focus on the operating system, a subject we examine periodically. We see this qualitiatively, as the nature of our engagement shifts to the layers above, below and around the operating system.

Fedora 15 Has A Release Schedule, But Will It Be Met?

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Linux

phoronix.com: The Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) has approved the release schedule for Fedora 15, the next release of this community Red Hat Linux operating system that was recently codenamed Lovelock.

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