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Story Calibre for Linux Review – The Best App for Anything Related to eBooks Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2014 - 12:35pm
Story Operating System U Fails To Live Up To Its Goals Roy Schestowitz 30/09/2014 - 8:18am
Story Calculate Intro, OpenMandriva Review, and Mageia Delay Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2014 - 6:05am
Story Early Morning Linux Voodoo at Denny’s Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2014 - 6:01am
Story Leftovers: Proprietary Software and Command Line Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2014 - 11:41pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2014 - 11:40pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2014 - 11:40pm
Story 12 Open Source CRM Options Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2014 - 10:32pm
Story Oracle MySQL Gets New Features: The Storage Wars Continue Roy Schestowitz 29/09/2014 - 10:17pm
Story Google posts Android Auto design guidelines Rianne Schestowitz 29/09/2014 - 9:26pm

OpenSource World Offering Free Admission

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Linux
OSS

pcworld.com: Organizers of the upcoming OpenSource World conference, previously known as LinuxWorld, broadened the event program and are offering free admission, hoping to attract more attendees in a time of slashed travel budgets and increased competition from similar shows.

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.11 Released

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Moz/FF

ghacks.net: The Mozilla team has released version 3.0.11 of the Firefox web browser. The update seems to be a security and stability update if the beta release notes can be trusted.

Stallman, Bender, Lefkowitz and Pavelek Keynote Desktop Summit

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Software

kde.org: The GNOME Foundation and KDE e.V. are excited to announce the keynotes for the first ever co-located Akademy and GUADEC, over 100 talks as well as BOFs, keynote sessions, lightning talks and many opportunities to meet other developers and begin collaborating between projects.

Ubuntu 9.04 vs. Fedora 11 Performance

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Linux

phoronix.com: Fedora 11 was released earlier this week so we have set out to see how its desktop performance compares to that of Ubuntu 9.04, which was released back in April.

Linux servo dies.

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Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: The title is actually Latin and means Linux saves the day. Or night as the case actually was. This is a story of how Linux could do what a native windows application was supposed to be able to do but couldn't.

EC software law could divide open source

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OSS

zdnet.com: The world of open-source development could be divided if the European Commission succeeds in passing a law extending consumer protection rules to software, according to experts.

Hands-on: new Fedora release goes up to 11 but doesn't rock

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Linux

arstechnica.com: Fedora 11, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution, has been officially released. We took it for a test and found that it has a lot to offer, but it's also got some icky bugs.

2.6.30 Kernel and Sidux

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Linux

gnuski.blogspot: Sidux Linux, based on Debian Sid (the 'unstable' branch) and touted as being 'Debian Hot & Spicy!', has released their 2.6.30 kernel with a huge surprise.

Revive your old Mac G3, G4, or G5 with Linux

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Linux

ghacks.net: Do you have an old Mac G3 or G4 lying around doing nothing? Did you know that old dinosaur could make a great server or desktop with the help of everyone’s favorite open source operating system Linux?

10 of the coolest and most powerful supercomputers of all time

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Hardware

pingdom.com: For decades, supercomputers have helped scientists perform calculations that would not have been possible on regular computers of that time. This post pays tribute to some of the most powerful supercomputers the world has seen, all the way from the 1970s until today.

Microsoft and Novell Still Bosom Buddies

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Microsoft
SUSE

internetnews.com: In November of 2006, Microsoft rocked the Linux world by signing a landmark patent and interoperability agreement with Novell. According to the two partners, it's an agreement that today, two and half years later is still paying off, even during the current recession.

Trouble Brews With Ubuntu Users Mailing List

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: Abuse. Intimidation. And support. You can find all that and more on the Ubuntu Users mailing list. An official support channel, the mailing list is where new users are directed by Canonical for technical support and discussions about new features and ideas. But there are some key problems with the mailing list.

Fedora 11

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Linux

aronzak.wordpress: I’ll confess, i used to like installing new versions of Linux. I used to find it exciting, starting up into a new system, with a new look. Unfortunately, the excitement tends to wear off when you realise biggest difference between many versions of Linux is the desktop background.

openSUSE 11.2 development features and roadmap

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SUSE

susegeek.com: As we are all still settling down with openSUSE 11.1 version of our favorite operating system, developers are already on the next big thing and the development of openSUSE 11.2 version seems to be hapening at a much faster pace.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Desktop Linux: The Next Generation

  • First Look at Opera 10
  • OpenSolaris 2009.06 released, new ARM port announced
  • Linux 2.6.30 released, Torvalds proclaims 'new world order'
  • Linux 2.6.30 Gets Faster Boot
  • Interview with Bob Sutor
  • If PHP then goto is the future
  • SkyOS's Linux Experiment
  • New PCLinuxOS Theme - Blue Caress
  • New Linux tool helps manage guest virtual machines
  • Cedega 7.3 Brings Sims 3
  • openSUSE at the SouthEast LinuxFest
  • Mozilla Introduces Add-on Collections
  • Online Repositories Vs. Stores
  • Simplifying Life With MediaWiki and Ubuntu
  • Linux Outlaws 96 - Screw You!
  • Tuxradar Podcast Season 1 Episode 10

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to print from Linux machines to Windows printers over Wireless

  • SSH in ESXi
  • CenterIM: A Geeky IM/Chat Client + RSS Reader for Linux
  • Debug errors in configure procedures
  • Bash Rocket Science
  • Bash Tips for Power Users
  • Squid Name error: the domain name does not exist
  • Using Built-in Policy Importer in Firewall Builder

Netbook Interest is Here to Stay, Manufacturers Say

pcmag.com: Leading netbook manufacturers and suppliers on Wednesday dismissed the idea that interest in the small-form PCs will dissipate as the economy improves, suggesting instead that consumers will embrace them as complimentary devices.

Rob Weir Exposes an Anti-ODF Whisper Campaign

groklaw.net: Alex Brown, the convenor of the OOXML BRM, has been editing Wikipedia's article on ODF. That strikes me odd, like finding out Steve Jobs had been editing the Microsoft Zune page. Some things are simply inappropriate. It puzzles me why Wikipedia allows it, frankly.

Ubuntu user magazine

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu user magazine

  • Ubuntu aims for ten-second boot time with 10.04
  • Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope on Dell XPS M1330
  • Ubuntu 9.04: New Intel Graphics Drivers
  • Fair is Fair - Ubuntu Netbook Remix
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