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Story We need the power of corporates, says OpenStack exec Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:40am
Story NetSurf and OSCON Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:38am
Story Linux Holds Its Own in VDI Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:26am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:15am
Story Phoronix on Graphics Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:15am
Story FSF Events Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:12am
Story Stackable SBC sandwich runs Linux on ARM/FPGA Zynq SoC Roy Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 8:10am
Story Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) Gets One Last Linux Kernel Update Rianne Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 7:55am
Story Linux Mint 17/17.1 KDE and Xfce Users Can Now Upgrade to Linux Mint 17.2 Rianne Schestowitz 25/07/2015 - 7:53am
Story Linux 4.3 Will Have Many Intel Graphics Improvements, Better For Skylake Roy Schestowitz 24/07/2015 - 9:23pm

some howtos:

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  • Setting up a network printer in Fedora 13
  • The why and how of RPATH
  • Open Images in a Linux Console using fbi, a console based Image Viewer
  • Manage Tabs in Opera Like a Pro
  • Strip All Unwanted MP3 ID3 Tags
  • Reverting to Alsa Sound System in Ubuntu
  • Restore Grub 2.0 after Windows 7 Install
  • How to disable Ping response in Ubuntu
  • How to make a Hockney style Photograph in GIMP

This Mac devotee is moving to Linux

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Linux Seeking real freedom of choice in a technology ecosystem where vendors are exerting more and more control

Disk Space: The Final Frontier Disk space is always at a premium but how do you handle it when you have a disk or filesystem that’s full? After today, you’ll know how to boldly go into that dark realm.

Mandriva Linux Wins My BIg Fat Gratitude

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MDV Over the last few days I’ve installed a smorgasboard of *nix distros, trying to find one that will work with my hardware. I was looking for a recent distribution with a decent desktop, either KDE or Gnome. You’d think that this kind of generic iron wouldn’t be a problem to find an OS for.

The Perfect File Manager?

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Software We’ve seen a tonne of awesome re-designed Nautilus mock-ups, nautilus tweaks, hacks & add-ons, Nautilus critiques, rants & diatribes over the last few months. Seif Sallam certainly thinks so and has come up with his designs for the “perfect file manager.

Using Gnome Shell – Day 7

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Software Fathers Day, and the end of my Gnome-Shell series. I still find it surreal to log into a session running Gnome-Shell and see a desktop devoid of familiar features. Gnome-Shell is the new direction Gnome is going for release 3, and Ubuntu seems set on following suit. Will this be a smart move?

Sidux Hypnos 2010-01 Xfce Review

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Linux Debian based distribution comes with two Desktops KDE, Xfce and this one going to review today here. most packages with Xfce version is upgraded to last version. Fully customized with xfce window manager, will show exactly how to fully customize many things on Sidux Hypnos.

UFO: Alien Invasion 2.3

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Gaming UFO: Enemy Unknown, otherwise known as X-COM: UFO Defense, is one of my favorite games ever published. Consequently, I was elated to see that the open source project inspired by the game has a new release.

Linux: “Free” Software vs “You Get What You Pay For”

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Linux Everyone of us has heard or read some form of the old phrase, “You get what you pay for!”. The gist of this phrase is basically if something is “free” or low cost it is probably worth nothing or very little. However, is this true when applied to Free Open Source Software (FOSS) and Linux?

PlaneShift 0.5.4 released

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Gaming PlaneShift team is very proud to announce a new update for our clients and servers!! The new release is called 0.5.4 and is a solid upgrade from previously available 0.5.3.

some shorts:

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  • ArchBang shifts to LXDE and other Changes
  • Earnings Look Ahead: In 5 days, Red Hat Releases Its Quarterly Numbers
  • Stunning new Bisigi Themes For Ubuntu

Turpial 1.3.3 – A native Twitter client for Linux

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Software In the past Ive been unimpressed by native, locally installed Twitter apps, so it was with a little hesitance I checked out Turpial.

TransferSummit - Open innovation at Apache: "No Jerks Allowed!"

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Software Over the past decade, The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has been supporting the Apache community’s development of some of the most ubiquitous products in Open Source, benefiting billions of users worldwide. Its collaborative, consensus-based development process, affectionately dubbed "The Apache Way", is one of its secrets to creating dozens of high quality, industry-leading software products that all began with a single project.

Has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop?

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Linux People don't just like Windows 7, it's the anti-Vista: loved for as many often spurious reasons as Vista was hated. But has Window 7 seen off any threat from open source operating systems? In other words, has Windows 7 killed Linux on the desktop?

Traditional Server Guy's Views on the Linux Desktop

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: While Linux is growing leaps and bounds, it's time we spread the same in the mass psyche, public mind share. So, where do we start? Noobs? New converts? Non-profit, governmental organizations? Or from the top, the busy Enterprise Linux server room managed by a traditional server guy? To me the latest seems a good starting point. Here is a few of his theories.

More Results from the Debian Community Poll

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twerner.blogspot: I'll publish my analysis of the remaining questions about changes to Debian now.

Virtualization With KVM On A Fedora 13 Server

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This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a Fedora 13 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

today's leftovers:

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  • Microsoft, VMware Trade Words Over Novell SUSE Support
  • Chrome OS In Q4 - Is It Time to Bid External Storage Goodbye?
  • Illumination Software Creator 2.0 Ships
  • Element OS - An Ubuntu Based Distro For HTPCs
  • Full Circle Side-Pod #2: A World Cup -free zone
  • My Impressions of the Ubuntu Developer Summit
  • Suicide by victory: more on SCO
  • let’s move that kde source code so it doesn’t get lazy
  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 128 is out
  • Lab curves for GIMP
  • Going Linux Jun 18: #105 - Computer America #105

some howtos:

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  • Record Net Radio with Mplayer
  • Install debian server in a linux chroot environment
  • Add a Frosted Glass Caption Bar to a photo with The GIMP
  • Set up a L2TP over IPSec VPN using a Radius backend
  • Using your new Bluecherry MPEG-4 codec card and driver...
  • Backup up your GoogleMail locally with getmail
  • Spotify Links Working in Linux
  • Restrict network access by time or IP address with Squid
  • Module parameters from rc.conf in Arch

some shorts:

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  • NVIDIA 256.xx Linux Driver Enters RC Phase
  • No One Takes Linux Seriously Until...
  • Two interesting Ubuntu Themes
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