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Story Linux on the desktop isn't dead Roy Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 10:30pm
Story KDE Mover-Sizer brings handy Linux desktop tricks to the PC Roy Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 10:26pm
Story 2014 Kernel Internship Report (OPW) Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 9:50pm
Story Watch: "JavaScript: If you love it, set it free" Roy Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 9:47pm
Story Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) beta-1 released! Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 9:39pm
Story Device Tree Overlay Support Lands Upstream Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 9:34pm
Story It’s All Linux Under the Hood Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 9:21pm
Story Another Intel Linux Power Regression Is Being Investigated Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 9:05pm
Story Release notes for the Genode OS Framework 14.08 Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 8:58pm
Story DNF Makes It A Step Closer To Replacing Yum On Fedora Rianne Schestowitz 28/08/2014 - 8:49pm

Yawn: Ubuntu 9.04 More of the same

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Mandriva 2009 Spring Kicks Vista7 back to /dev/null

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MDV

izanbardprince.wordpress: With my latest foray into Windows 7 build 7100 (official Release Candidate from MS Technet) I was experiencing largely the same errors/issues/bad performance as I had on the unofficial 7057 and 7077 wherein everyone replied “Hold your horses”

Security in Open Source Projects: Lessons From Mozilla and Drupal

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OSS

ostatic.com/blog: Over the past few years, implementing security properly has become a big issue for software applications of all stripes, including open source applications and platforms.

Ubuntu for desktop PCs public library in city of Boom

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Ubuntu

osor.eu: The public administration of the city of Boom is using Ubuntu for ten new publicly accessible desktop PCs in its public library. The Boom library is not the only public library in Belgium using this GNU/Linux distribution.

Btrfs Is Not Yet The Performance King

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Software

phoronix.com: With the release this week of Fedora 11 Preview, which incorporates install-time support for the Btrfs file-system into Red Hat's Anaconda installer, we have now delivered our first set of benchmark results for this next-generation Linux file-system.

Mandriva's latest touted for fast boots

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MDV

desktoplinux.com: Mandriva has released the final version of Mandriva Linux Spring 2009. The new version offers KDE 4.2.2 as the default desktop, delivers up to 25 percent faster boots, supports additional netbooks, and provides enhanced networking and security tools.

Fedora 10 put to the test

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Linux

whatpc.co.uk: In the early days of Linux, distributions varied widely in what they offered and who they were aimed at, but today the list of what they have in common tends to be much longer than how they differ.

GConf - GNOME Desktop on steroids

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Software

polishlinux.org: GConf is a system of storing preferences of most of the installed applications, as well as the environment and desktop for GNOME for Linux.

Red Hat plans more hiring after adding 600 employees

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Linux

bizjournals.com: Despite the worst recession in decades, Linux giant Red Hat added 600 employees to its rolls during the 12 months that ended Feb. 28, and the Raleigh company anticipates more hiring going forward.

Microsoft sends mixed patent message

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Microsoft

blogs.zdnet.com: In the wake of the Open Invention Network challenge to Microsoft’s patents related to Linux, the company’s good cop-bad cop routine has gone into overdrive.

Linux 2.6.30-rc4 Kernel Brings Back Tux

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Linux

phoronix.com: Besides reverting back to the Tux mascot, the Linux 2.6.30-rc4 kernel has a variety of fixes ranging from supported architectures to drivers.

10 Reasons Why You Should Own A Laptop

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Hardware

pcmech.com: It’s my opinion that everyone should own a laptop. And if you needed a reason why, here are 10 good ones.

Whatever Happened to OOXML?

computerworlduk.com: Remember Open Office XML – a name chosen to be as confusingly close to OpenOffice XML as possible – better known as OOXML? Remember how just over a year ago this and many other blogs and news outlets were full of sound and fury, as OOXML slouched its way through the ISO standardisation process?

20 useless Firefox add-ons

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Moz/FF

news.cnet.com: There are more than 7,000 Firefox extensions in Mozilla's official catalog, and a good portion of them can drastically improve how you browse the Web. Then there are the stinkers.

An open letter to Mark Shuttleworth

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Ubuntu

tuxradar.com: Dear Mark, there's one thing we think is colossally stupid, and we're hoping you'll give some thought to changing it to something smarter. That thing is Update Manager.

OpenOffice 3.1 RC2 released

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OOo

h-online.com: The OpenOffice developers have announced the availability of the second release candidate (RC2) of version 3.1 of their free open source office suite.

Read Feeds from the Terminal via Newsbeuter

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Software

everyjoe.com: I’ve been looking for a better way to read my RSS feeds. Enter Newsbeuter. It is a terminal-based RSS reader which you could easily use and tweak according to your needs.

Ubuntu 9.04 Boot Times

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Ubuntu
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The New Cairo-Dock v2, Simply Amazing

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Linux

I was recently looking for an Avant Window Navigator replacement and tried out most of the docks out there. And then i saw that Cairo Dock, which wasn't near one of the best has a new version only downloadable on it's website and after trying it, i was amazed. Full story

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