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Story Vector Light Linux 7.1 Is Based on Slackware and IceWM Rianne Schestowitz 28/07/2015 - 7:22pm
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Story pfSense 2.2.4 BSD Firewall Fixes Multiple Stored XSS Vulnerabilities in the WebGUI Roy Schestowitz 28/07/2015 - 1:54pm
Story Standardisation process should be open, study shows Roy Schestowitz 28/07/2015 - 12:40pm
Story Open source runs Croatia’s geospatial services platforms Rianne Schestowitz 28/07/2015 - 11:37am
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Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 28/07/2015 - 10:44am

Knowledge: A Different Approach to a Database on the Desktop

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KDE

kdenews.org: Desktop applications for 'Information Management' that go beyond conventional card-index style databases are hard to find. The ideas behind such software are perhaps not that well known, so a prototype program, Knowledge, has been developed to put them firmly into the public domain.

Mistakes A Noob Makes In Vim

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Software
  • Mistakes A Noob Makes In Vim
  • Grep command in Linux explained
  • Top 4 File Difference Tools

Programming with Scratch

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Software
  • Programming with Scratch
  • full-featured Komodo IDE to boost productivity
  • Modern Perl: The Book: The Draft

Trinity KDE: KDE 3 Zombified or Resurrected?

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KDE

earthweb.com: Several weeks ago, I ended a comparison of the KDE 4 and 3 desktops by saying "Unless a project takes over KDE 3 development, sooner or later it may become unusable with the latest generation of computers."

What To Expect From Windows 8

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Microsoft

katonda.com: Microsoft is reportedly working on the next version of Windows -- dubbed as Windows 8. Will that mean more hardware woes and vendor locked features. No one knows if your current machine will run on Windows 8 or not.

KDE Accessibility tools

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KDE

ghacks.net: For those with disabilities, using a computer can be a serious challenge. Whether it’s a vision impairment or physical challenge making the most of the PC seems nearly impossible. That is why, on every platform, you will find accessibility tools.

What Is Open Source Software?

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OSS
  • Back to Basics: What Is Open Source Software?
  • Observation on hiring from open source

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GNOME Developer Training in danger
  • Linux Mint 9 KDE RC released
  • Opera 10.60 RC1
  • Nice collection of themes for Ubuntu | Gnome
  • Decibel Audio Player
  • Red Hat Still Doesn't Need Desktop Linux
  • Growing pains afflict HTML5 standardization
  • How to Sync Your iPhone Contacts to Ubuntu One
  • Ubuntu Circuit Breaker
  • Qt’s Volker Hilsheimer…
  • First Fedora Design Bounty Ninja identified
  • Spanish KDE Blogger Baltasar Ortega Talks
  • Droid X Arrives, and Froyo Goes Open Source
  • Rip CD's to MP3 in Debian
  • Integral Innovation
  • The Linux Action Show! s12e07

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Setting the ASUS Xonar U1 USB sound card in Gentoo
  • sshfs in gentoo (sshfs-fuse)
  • Listing files from Gentoo packages
  • Keeping You in the Loop – Bash For, While, Until
  • use Dropbox Online Backup Software in Ubuntu
  • NTP: Timing is Everything
  • Use Ctrl+Alt+Del for Task Manager to Kill Tasks Easily
  • Fixing the not quite transparent panel issue
  • How to run Linux in a virtual machine

Benchmarks Of The Latest Nouveau Gallium3D Driver

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Software

phoronix.com: In February we published some Nouveau Gallium3D benchmarks, but now we have a fresh set of numbers from three different NVIDIA graphics cards and we also compare the Nouveau Gallium3D driver to NVIDIA's proprietary Linux driver.

First MeeGo Linux needs love and scrub up

theregister.co.uk: MeeGo is a big deal. Devices plus cloud is the big trend right now and MeeGo has seen two industry giants - Intel and Nokia - combine efforts to create a Linux offering capable of competing with Windows on netbooks, Apple and Google on phones and tablets, and embedded operating systems on just about anything else from TVs to cars.

Debian Project News

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Linux
Ubuntu

Five best free Linux games of 2010

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Gaming

dedoimedo.com: I wanted to share with you my perception of the best Linux games you can have installed on your machine, in year 2010, Gregorian Calendar. These games offer an unrivaled mix of storyline, attention to detail and a balance between realism and plain ole fun.

Weather Bureau uses Linux to cut VM licensing

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Linux

itnews.com.au: The Bureau of Meteorology claims to have saved considerable sums on software licensing by embracing open source software during a server virtualisation drive.

A Linux Home Entertainment Center

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Linux
Hardware
Software

linuxjournal.com: I decided to cut the apron strings with my television provider over a year ago. I get all of my content off the internet now. I thought I'd share my system specs with you and tell you a little bit about how I've got it configured.

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Contrasting Philosophies

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Linux
Ubuntu

earthweb.com: Debian and Ubuntu are distributions that lend themselves naturally to comparison. Not only is Ubuntu a continuing fork of Debian, but many of its developers also work on Debian. So what are the differences between these Siamese twins?

Profiting from open source -- 8 business models

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OSS

infoworld.com: So you want to make a small fortune in open source software? It's simple, the joke goes: Just start with a large fortune. The open source revolution began at least two decades ago, but businesses and programmers are still struggling to understand the best way to share wonderful code and pay the mortgage.

KDE SC 4.5 RC1- The (well) hidden features

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KDE

everydaylht.com: This is the third in a series of posts about the pre-releases of KDE SC 4.5. This one is about the first release candidate.

Review: Puppy Linux Lucid w/ Screenshots

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Linux

g33q.co.za: Puppy Linux. One of the most iconic Linux distros out there. I have played around with them for what seems like ages, and have found reasons to both love and hate them over the years. As of recently Puppy has been built from Ubuntu, and I take a look at the newest release…

The 11 Most Useful Linux Commands in the World Ever

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Linux

gnuru.org: Almost every Linux website seems to have a list of the "best command line commands". Sometimes they get them wrong. Here is a list of useful commands that I came up with by looking at my 'history' file.

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