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Atlanta Linux Fest: Top 9 Ubuntu Highlights

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Ubuntu More than 600 people registered to attend Atlanta Linux Fest, which was held Sept. 19. Many of the standing-room-only sessions focused on Canonical and Ubuntu. Here are nine Ubuntu-oriented highlights from the event.

How one Melburnian spent Software Freedom Day

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OSS For most people in Melbourne, Saturday, September 20, was just another day for trying to recover from the excesses of the previous night, knocking back from work, lazing, and reading the newspapers on the web.

Microsoft FUD An Unfired Gun In Austin

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linuxlock.blogspot: I along with about every other Linux blogger got all bunched up over Microsoft "training" Best Buytm, Office Depottm and Staplestm in the art of besmirching Linux.

From Windows to Linux - Ubuntu & Me

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Ubuntu I am a recent convert to Linux. I, like many others, was a die-hard fan of Windows. Anyway, last year I was having problems with my laptop -- So I decided to be daring and switch to Linux.

When Someone Says We Should NOT Use Linux..

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Linux We must learn to research further when someone writes something like 3 reasons why we should not use Linux. Many people already responded to the post and have told the blogger the things that debunk his/her arguments. The blogger was too general about his/her comments about Linux.

Gnome 3 – A Quick Visual Tour

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d0od.blogspot: Gnome 3, due for inclusion in Ubuntu 10.04, will mark the first radical change to the Gnome Desktop since it's inception thanks to it’s “new” interface ‘Gnome-Shell’.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #160

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #160 for the week September 13th - Septenber 19th, 2009 is available.

WebGL support makes first appearance in latest Firefox 3.7 nightly builds

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Moz/FF Google Chrome and other WebKit-based browsers aren't the only ones getting improved 3D graphics handling capabilities. As of September 18th, Firefox trunk builds include support for WebGL.

The very first bug in Ubuntu... the most critical?

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patchpanel.blogspot: A few days ago, just to do something, I wandered on putting my nose in the Ubuntu bug: it always gives me a good feeling to see how the faults are not hidden but rather exposed and solved with the help of the community ... one thing I like about Linux, absolutely.

This kind of Sugar is actually *good* for kids… Put an OLPC in your pocket with Sugar on a Stick.

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A good friend of mine purchased an OLPC when they were first released. He wasn’t impressed with it, but I can’t say the same… Sugar on a Stick runs great on my old Eee PC 900, and is a lot more intuitive than you’d think, even for a grup!


Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 11

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Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

Real-Time Earth Wallpaper

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We already wrote about a wallpaper application for Linux which displays the current weather, moon phases and time of day based on your current location, in real time. This time, I'm going to tell you about a script created by Claudio Novais @ Ubuntued which displays a picture of the Earth, in real time.

Get your game on in PCLinuxOS with djl

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Software Djl is an open-source (GPL licensed) game manager written in Python 2.5 for the GNU/Linux Operating Systems. It is inspired by Valve’s Steam software for Windows.

RE : Please Reinstate the OS Wars

sinaisix.blogspot: In that post, he talked about how he would love to see another cold war between Linux and Windows. To put it bluntly, I simply disagree with the post.

Distribution Variation

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elevenislouder.blogspot: Recently, I stumbled upon a new Linux distribution aimed at the x86, general use, desktop microcomputer. Naturally, I had a bit of an urge to groan, moan, and otherwise throw a temper tantrum. The predisposition to loathe new Linux distributions is not based in a dislike of Linux distribution plurality, but more of a dislike for redundancy.

Quake Live - Redefining the online gaming

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Gaming Quake Live is a First Person Shooter game, very similar to many other Quake-based variants, an extremely popular and successful franchise of games developed by id Software. In fact, many Linux First Person Shooters are based on a variety of game engines, released as open-source by the company.

HP Pavillion dv2-1010ez Entertainment Notebook

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Hardware It came preloaded with Windows Vista Home Premium. You can imagine how thrilled I was with that. NOT. I then set about installing (or trying to install) various Linux distributions.

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • Install Picasa in Ubuntu with Google Linux Software Repositories
  • Add new hard disk to your Linux machine
  • Fun with the Linux seq command
  • HOWTO: Using CPU MSR tools (RDMSR,WRMSR) in Debian Linux
  • How to Set up a Wireless Network in Puppy Linux
  • How to See Linux TCP/UDP Network and Socket information
  • Fix nvidia 50 Hz Display Rate
  • Save your time with these handy Ubuntu tips
  • Force application windows to start centered on the screen
  • Three Simple Tips for Contributing to Open Source Projects
  • Linux Crazy Podcast 63: Gentoo Developer Jorge Manuel Vicetto (jmbsvicetto)
  • Feminism's dirty little secret
  • Firefox Cache Viewer Gui Frontend
  • Visual View of Your Firefox Web Search History With History Tree
  • Linux Outlaws 111 - Developers, Developers... D'oh!

Distro Review: SAM Linux 2009

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Linux After some delay it’s finally time for me to write up my thoughts about SAM Linux 2009, a distro I must confess I hadn’t really heard of until someone asked me to review it. It’s a German distribution based on the very popular PCLinuxOS. So how would I get on with this unknown quantity (to me at least), read on to find out…

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