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Story The rise and rise of open source Rianne Schestowitz 09/05/2015 - 12:39am
Story A More Stable Future for Ubuntu Rianne Schestowitz 09/05/2015 - 12:17am
Story Beautiful Budgie 8.2 Desktop Environment Is Out - Gallery Rianne Schestowitz 09/05/2015 - 12:08am
Story Ubunchu Is the Only Ubuntu Manga Out There and It's Quite Good Rianne Schestowitz 09/05/2015 - 12:03am
Story New Linux rootkit leverages GPUs to hide Rianne Schestowitz 08/05/2015 - 9:10pm
Story KDE Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 08/05/2015 - 8:56pm
Story System76 Meerkat: The Perfect Mini PC for Multimedia or Desktop Roy Schestowitz 08/05/2015 - 8:52pm
Story KWALLET NEEDS A SERIOUS FACE-LIFT ; ENTER KSECRET SERVICE Rianne Schestowitz 08/05/2015 - 8:26pm
Story This is my favorite Android phone Rianne Schestowitz 08/05/2015 - 8:06pm
Story 6 things Android Wear smartwatches can do that the Apple Watch can't Rianne Schestowitz 08/05/2015 - 7:49pm

Nine Linux projects in 90 minutes

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Linux
Software

tuxradar.com: Previously we gave you 7 Cool Linux Projects that anyone could do, but if you still have a few hours to kill and you've already watched the latest Maru videos on YouTube, we have the perfect follow-up article for you: read on to discover just how versatile Linux is by trying nine easy projects that should take no longer than the kettle does to boil - learn how to run your own wiki, encrypt files, blog from home, create your own network wormhole and more!

Seeking the One True Linux: Is Linux Distro-hopping a Thing of the Past?

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Linux

linuxplanet.com: Distro-hopping is easy and fun. Linux users distro-hop to solve problems and to try new software. But is it necessary? Haven't most Linux distributions reached a state of polish that makes distro-hopping unnecessary?

John Carmack Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

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Gaming

tomshardware.com: John Carmack, one of the geniuses in 3D gaming technology will be recognized in March at 2010 Game Developers Choice Awards for his lifetime of achievement.

A preview of Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu

thepcreport.net: Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) is only in the Alpha stage of testing at this moment. It doesn’t look extremely different from the current version of Ubuntu but there are a few noticeable differences.

Built to last

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org: It has now been almost exactly five years since kernel development community tentatively started using the git source code management system with the 2.6.12-rc2 commit. That was an uncertain time;

Ubuntu's Lucid Lynx to Facebook and Twitter you

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Ubuntu

channelregister.co.uk: PCs running Ubuntu will be getting more social thanks to changes that will set the popular Linux distro's look and feel for the next five years.

Why I Will Not Sign the Public Domain Manifesto

Richard M. Stallman: The Public Domain Manifesto has its heart in the right place as it objects to some of the unjust extensions of copyright power, so I wish I could support it. However, it falls far short of what is needed.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • GNOME UX Hackfest Photos
  • Ubuntu for the US authorities
  • Drupal 7.0 Alpha 2 released
  • Ubuntu Community Filtering and Disagreeableness
  • Guide For Switching To Linux At Your Church
  • Protocols, The GPL, Influences from MySQL
  • Recently in MariaDB #1
  • How to Setup Static IP Address in Ubuntu from command line
  • Nginx, the little Russian web server taking on the giants
  • GNOME Shell 2.29 Brings A Lot Of Improvements
  • Fix it for free!
  • DtO: Graphics Lesson
  • Raster to be the default Qt4 graphics engine @ Gentoo
  • talk while gaming, with VoiceChatter
  • On the time taken to stable stuff (Gentoo)
  • Saving the World, 1 Laptop at a Time
  • Why I Switched from Ubuntu One back to Dropbox
  • On Ubuntu 9.10 and SATA

UNE on my Desktop, I likes

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Ubuntu

theravingrick.blogspot: I've been running UNE on my desktop with a largish monitor since yesterday morning. Because the Desktop Team now also manages the UNE distro, I figured I should get in the habit of using UNE daily.

The Problem with FOSS Software on an FOSS Operating System

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OSS

jeffhoogland.blogspot: Earlier this evening I was cruising through the latest additions on HappyPenguin.org (Linux gaming website) when I stumbled across JVGS. Its a nifty little platform based game that is loosely based on XKCD webcomic.

Better Linux Package Management with Checkinstall

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Software

maketecheasier.com: If you use Linux in any depth, you’re eventually have to install a program from source code. Normally the process is pretty quick and painless, but it still has some drawbacks. To help resolve this, we’ve got checkinstall.

Chuck Norris is not a Linux virus

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Linux
Security

itworld.com: Get a grip people. A recent story about the so-called Chuck Norris botnet implies that it breaks Linux's security. Wrong.

Linux Server Management Nightmare: Attack of the Killer Penguins

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Linux

serverwatch.com: Imagine a monstrous, seven-foot reanimated Tux-the-penguin with bolts though its neck, pursued through the countryside by angry pitchfork-wielding villagers. It's not an image you're likely to forget in a hurry.

LXDE: Smaller, Faster than KDE or GNOME

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Software

earthweb.com: Three years ago, the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE) was a faltering project. However, since then, accounts of LXDE's death have proved greatly exaggerated, and the project is once again flourishing.

3 Linux Console File Managers You Should Try

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Software

webupd8.org: GNU Midnight Commander (MC), Vifm and Last File Manager (Lfm) are 3 visual file manager applications for the Linux console. All of these 3 applications will remind you of Norton Commander, but each has something special.

As Cars Get More Complicated, Maybe Open Source Is The Way

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OSS

techdirt.com: Cars are now more complicated than ever, and now computers play a crucial part in the safe and efficient operation of modern automobiles. with the recent massive Toyota recall, "Should we be worried that our cars are controlled by software?"

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