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Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 13/03/2015 - 1:12pm
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Story Lightweight Desktop For Linux: What’s the Best One for You? Roy Schestowitz 13/03/2015 - 1:00pm
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Anatomy of a Modern GPL Violation

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OSS

ebb.org/bkuhn/blog: I've been thinking the last few weeks about the evolution of the GPL violation. After ten years of being involved with GPL enforcement, it seems like a good time to think about how things have changed.

Appreciating Rhythmbox Again

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Software

everyjoe.com: I haven’t used Rhythmbox for the longest time because Listen met my needs. Well, it was Listen, Sound Juicer and Ex Falso.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • X.Org 7.5 Gets Pulled Into Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
  • Open Source In A Parallel Universe
  • The big Linux Achilles: Documentation
  • The market for humanitarianism (OLPC)
  • Google DNS Benchmarking and Rationale
  • Do you Really Need Google? Benchmark Your DNS
  • Lenovo ThinkStation S20 Workstation
  • Exherbo Install Process
  • MedCon, conversion utility intended for reconstructed nuclear medical images
  • openSUSE Weekly News hits triple digits
  • Tux Typing for kids- A Tuxy alternative to Mavis Beacon
  • DIY pfSense firewall system beats others for features, reliability, and security
  • It’s definitely working…
  • Szulik to deliver commencement address Dec. 13 at Appalachian U
  • Open Source Web Analytics Software
  • Gallium3D Workshop Videos, Slides Posted
  • Boxee and D-Link Partner For Boxee Box
  • The Computer Action Show! Season 1 Episode 9

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Plymouth theming guide (part 2)
  • Font smoothing in OpenSUSE 11.2
  • Copying multiple sheets at once in Calc spreadsheets
  • Ubuntu’s Internet Connection Sharing
  • Create your own social network site with Elgg
  • Install a graphical firewall client on Ubuntu 9.10
  • How To Make Ubuntu Even Easier To Use With Ubun-student
  • zypper + bash script = simple repo management
  • Unix and Linux startup scripts, Part 2
  • Hack Karmic's GDM Login Part 2
  • HowTo: Clear out Amarok's corrupted music database and start over
  • Customizing X-Splash
  • Openoffice.org- Play starwars galaxy easter egg in Calc
  • Yum-fastestmirror, Use fastest mirror for downloads

Zemlin: 'Industry transformation depends on Linux'

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Linux
Interviews

news.cnet.com: The closest thing to a CEO in Linux land is Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux Foundation. While Zemlin doesn't steer the Linux ship, he does a great deal to corral its competing interests. I caught up with Zemlin late last week to get a pulse on the state of Linux in the market. As ever, Zemlin didn't disappoint.

Living on the edge

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KDE
SUSE

dennogumi.org: KDE SC 4.4 Beta 1 has been released, and of course I couldn’t stay still. Thanks to the friendly openSUSE Build Service, there were packages available, so I just pointed my zypper sources to KDE:KDE4:UNSTABLE:Desktop repository, adjusted a few other things (mainly other third-party repositories) and updated.

Examining the State of Fedora

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Linux

linuxplanet.com: While most operating systems can't afford to be too bleeding edge, Fedora boldly goes where no one has gone yet. That's a tough task to manage. We learned how they do it. How does one manage the balance between professional users and open source fanatics? Carefully.

Ubuntu 9.10: Karmic Koala

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Ubuntu

skattertech.com: After becoming increasingly frustrated with Windows Vista, I began searching for an alternative operating system.

Pentoo Linux for Penetration Testing

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Linux

linuxcritic.com: Pentoo linux is a Gentoo-based live CD with a selection of apps and tools designed to perform penetration testing. They recently released their 2009.0 version and we thought we'd take it for a spin and share our findings.

Lawsuit alleges Palm Pre violates copyright

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Legal

techworld.com.au: Artifex Software is suing Palm over the PDF (Portable Document Format) viewer in Palm's Pre smartphone, it said on Thursday.

My life with Linux: Day 7 and Final Verdict

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Linux

pcauthority.com.au: Stuart Turton spends the final day of his one week odyssey with Linux, gets drunk on the gaming possibilities of Wine and gives his final verdict on whether Linux is worth the trouble or not.

KDE Plasma Netbook Preview

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KDE

maketecheasier.com: With the growing popularity of netbooks, it is no surprise that many Linux distributions and software developers have created customized versions of their software to run on them. Not to be counted out, KDE now has a version of their desktop environment designed for netbooks.

Red Hat Speeds Up Real-Time Linux

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Linux

enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Red Hat is aiming for lowered latency and improved performance with the second update of the year to its real-time Linux platform.

openSUSE 11.2 – For New Users and Pros Alike

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SUSE

makeuseof.com: openSUSE is a commercially-backed Open Source Linux distribution with origins in Germany. Novell bought SuSE in November 2004 and has been releasing a freely downloadable community-based Linux desktop since August 2005.

Six-monthly releases: OpenBSD shows the way

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BSD

itwire.com: Six-monthly releases have become something of a talking point in free and open source software circles after the problems Ubuntu has faced with users unhappy over major bugs. The OpenBSD project has been doing six-monthly releases for the last 12 years - with no major bugs.

6 Awesome GDM Themes for Gnome

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Software

online-blogger.net: GDM (GNOME Display Manager) is a highly configurable reimplementation of XDM, the X Display Manager. It starts the X session and shows a login window to the user.

What’s the real market share of OpenOffice.org ?

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OOo

CrunchPad reborn as JooJoo

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Linux
Hardware

cnet.com: Monday morning, former TechCrunch partner Fusion Garage revealed details of its plans to release its Linux-based Web browsing tablet.

What's Coming for Open Source in 2010

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OSS

ostatic.com/blog: With the end of the year quickly approaching, it's time for a few 2010 predictions.

Linux & the Large Hadron Collider

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: The biggest, most powerful atom smasher the world has ever seen, the LHC (Large Hadron Collider), with its 17-mile underground loop and TeVs (Teraelectronvolts) of proton beams, is finally up and running, with Linux in control.

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