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Story Leftovers: KDE Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:40pm
Story Ubuntu 15.10 Flavors : All New Features and Changes Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:33pm
Story XFS In Linux 4.4 Isn't Too Exciting Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:07pm
Story Red Hat News Roy Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 6:01pm
Story Sarah Sharp Steps Down As Linux Kernel Developer Roy Schestowitz 33 12/11/2015 - 4:51pm
Story AMD Catalyst On Windows vs. Open-Source Radeon On Linux Rianne Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 4:39pm
Story Top 7 open source terminal emulators Rianne Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 4:37pm
Story Linux Foundation Launches Open Source High-Performance Computing Group Rianne Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 4:31pm
Story Would you buy a flip or slider phone with Android? Rianne Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 3:49pm
Story Linus Torvalds: Security in Itself Is Useless, Upside Is Always Somewhere Else Rianne Schestowitz 12/11/2015 - 3:46pm

Firefox 4 Nearly Fully Baked

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Moz/FF

pcmag.com: For Mozilla's next browser version, let's hope eight is enough. The independent software foundation has just released Beta 8 of the heavily overhauled new version of Firefox.

Red Hat tantalizes with search for space

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Linux
  • Red Hat tantalizes with search for space
  • Oppenheimer Boosts Price Target on Red Hat to $55.00
  • Red Hat Upward Momentum Looks to Continue
  • U.S. Stocks Remain Slightly Higher; Red Hat Slides
  • What Makes Red Hat Tick?
  • From Red Hat to rPath: Erik Troan shares story of road from Linux to Windows

Why I Work on Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

randall.executiv.es: There's been a lot of talk this year about two things. "Open Data" and "Open Web." These are seen as top priority projects by a lot of people, and I have been asked "Why don't you work on these?"

Rejoining Debian

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Linux

mdzlog.alcor.net: A couple of months ago, Debian project membership voted, after extensive discussion, to implement a fundamental change in the Debian community: to welcome as members people who make a valuable contribution to the project, even if they are contributing something other than source code.

Does 0 A.D. Signal a New Era in SaaS and Open-Source Gaming?

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OSS
Gaming

thevarguy.com: Traditionally, the computer gaming market has been among the niches least impacted by the open-source movement. But that could change dramatically if the developers behind the cross-platform, real-time strategy game 0 A.D. succeed in redefining the way games are created, marketed and distributed. Here’s why:

GnuCash 2.4.0 Accountng Software Released

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Software

phoronix.com: GnuCash is one of the Linux desktop accounting packages for small businesses, but it's not the greatest; I am still an Intuit customer for their superior financial products. GnuCash 2.4.0 was released yesterday and sadly it really doesn't change the situation at all.

Open Invention Network in the Spotlight

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OSS

computerworlduk.com: Back in September, Mozilla made an announcement: This week Mozilla joined Open Invention Network as a licensee. At the time, I didn't pay much notice. Although I knew OIN, I wasn't particularly sanguine about its approach:

Mozilla denies Firefox 4 'do-not-track' privacy option

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Moz/FF

zdnet.co.uk: Firefox 4 will not include a 'do not track' privacy option to block targeted advertising, according to the web browser's maker Mozilla.

The Gift That Keeps On Giving - Your Time

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Linux
Software
OSS

linux-magazine.com: It is late, very late, and you are still trying to decide on a gift for your [loved one]. Why not give the gift that keeps on giving? The gift that most of these people will really appreciate, and that demonstrates the true meaning of the holiday season?

Kernel Log: coming in 2.6.37 (Part 4) – Architecture and infrastructure code

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Linux

h-online.com: The kernel now includes some components for supporting operation as a Xen host (Dom0). Switching into and out of sleep mode should be accelerated by the use of LZO compression.

4.6 RC 1 Available, KDE PIM Delayed

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KDE

dot.kde.org: Right before Christmas, KDE has published the first candidate for the upcoming release of KDE Platform, Plasma and Applications 4.6. The focus at this stage is on fixing bugs and completing translations and artwork.

It's too hard is no excuse

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Linux

toolbox.com: Linux is too hard. Linux is too different. Linux doesn't have this or that program. Linux is not compatible with x or y or z. Linux is blah blah blah....

Choosing Computer Tools for Tiny Geeks

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Software

linuxinsider.com: For some children, it may be their two front teeth that sit atop this year's Christmas list. For others, however, it's items of a more technological sort.

PC-BSD 8.2 Beta1 Screenshots Tour

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BSD

unixmen.com: The first beta release of PC-BSD 8.2 is released, a user-friendly desktop operating system based on FreeBSD. The Version 8.2 contains a pcbsd_logonumber of enhancements and improvements. As usual, we installed PCBSD 8.2 beta1 and we made some screenshots:

People behind Debian: Mehdi Dogguy, release assistant

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Linux
Interviews

raphaelhertzog.com: Mehdi is a Debian developer for a bit more than a year, and he’s already part of the Debian Release Team. His story is quite typical in that he started there by trying to help while observing the team do its work.

Advantages of OpenSUSE’s YaST Software Management

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SUSE

2indya.com: Different Linux distributions use their own tools for software, or more precisely, package management. As an example, Ubuntu uses its Synaptic, Fedora uses Yum, Gentoo uses Portage, and OpenSUSE uses YaST.

How To Install VMware Server 2 On A Fedora 14 Desktop (Kernel 2.6.35)

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HowTos

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on a Fedora 14 desktop system (with kernel 2.6.35). With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).

Hedgewars - Awesome Open-Source Worms-Like Game for Linux

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Reviews

A few days ago I reviewd WarMUX, a free and open-source Worms-like game for Linux. Today I’ll take a look to Hedgewars, another free Worms clone with funny characters, good playability and support for online multiplayer.

8 More Bash Tips for Working Faster With the Shell

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HowTos

This is the second article in this series, and brings eight additional tips for working faster with the shell. Here is the first article of the series, containing 10 tips.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Elementary’s new Wingpanel in action
  • Last Week in Amarok
  • Making Ordinary Laptops Into Ubuntu Laptops
  • Strange Interactions and Side Effects
  • Yahoo! Open Source Now and Future
  • Linux Out, FreeBSD In
  • New FreeBSD Foundation Project: Feed-Forward Clock Synchronization
  • FCC launches Open Internet Apps Challenge
  • Mugen Power Extended Battery N900 - Hands on Review
  • Where does Microsoft make its money? (Updated 2010)
  • How to test if a laptop is working with Linux
  • cmus music player
  • Red Hat Dropping After Earnings (RHT)
  • Rumor Red Hat could move HQ to Durham
  • Tunisian LoCo meeting with Mark Shuttleworth
  • new firefox 4 betas for desktop and mobile
  • Linux Outlaws 181 - BeardCash
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