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Story Why you might not want to upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 yet; stick with version 14.10 (Problems and solutions) Roy Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 11:37pm
Story Leftovers: GNOME Software Roy Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 10:05pm
Story Security News Roy Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 9:28pm
Story uGet 2.0 Released with Better BitTorrent and Metalink Support Rianne Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 8:28pm
Story Robolinux 7.9.1 Is an OS Based on Debian That Can Run Windows Apps Rianne Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 8:21pm
Story Announcing the release of Fedora 22 Beta for aarch64 and POWER platforms! Rianne Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 8:08pm
Story 7 things Linux users still can't do Rianne Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 7:54pm
Story This is the best Android phone you can buy Rianne Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 7:25pm
Story Wine 1.7.42 Released, Install/Update In Ubuntu/Linux Mint Mohd Sohail 02/05/2015 - 3:32am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 02/05/2015 - 12:10am

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.33 (Part 4)

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Linux

h-online.com: Several changes to the X86 and KVM code are to speed up the kernel's own hypervisor. The kernel developers once again revised and considerably extended the still emerging tracing infrastructure.

Delta Informatique Deploys Mandriva for banking system

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MDV

mandriva.com (PR): Mandriva, with its Mandriva Linux 2009 solution, allowed Delta Informatique to migrate to a reliable and secure environment optimising work time and limiting maintenance and compatability problems.

Simply Mepis 8.5 beta4 review

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Linux

linuxexperimentation.blogspot: Despite being a self-confessed distro-hopper, I have dwelled for a long time with Sidux. As a hardcore KDE fan, the obvious choice was to test Simply Mepis 8.5 beta 4.

Winter Olympics on Linux

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Software

tirania.org/blog: The amazing Moonlight Team lead by Chris Toshok just released Preview 2 of Moonlight 3 just in time for the Winter Olympics' broadcast.

Parsix 3.0r2 review

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Linux

linuxbsdos.com: Parsix is a Linux distribution based on Kanotix and Debian. It is purely a desktop-focused distribution. The last major release was Parsix 3.0r0 (aka Kev). This review is of Parsix 3.0r2, the second update release of Kev.

My (Updated) Experiences with Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu

itnewstoday.com: Ubuntu 9.10 was reviewed right here on this site. At the time, I found that the temporary theme wasn’t the greatest thing that I’ve ever seen, though it was a worthy upgrade to anyone using 9.04. However, since then my experiences with it have changed my view considerably.

Review: Crunchbang Linux 9.04.01

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Linux

raiden.net: Crunchbang Linux is built on the base provided by Ubuntu 9.04, but replaces Gnome with the lightweight and flexible Openbox environment and a different selection of default applications and utilities.

A Glimpse of KDE 4.4 Netbook Interface

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KDE

zdnet.co.uk/blog: The KDE 4.4 Software Compilation was released at the beginning of this week. It will take a little time for this to filter down into the popular Linux distributions, of course, but I have been waiting anxiously to see how the KDE Netbook desktop develops.

NTFS Disk Recovery

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Microsoft
Ubuntu
HowTos

Mary, the daughter of a friend is in college: her Windows XP laptop constantly reboots and, we suspect, has a bad hard drive. The system will boot a live CD (Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Desktop), and data on the hard drive can be read. During boot, the live CD identifies disk errors and tries unsuccessfully to repair them.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • You don’t need Kopete Facebook plugin anymore
  • Fedora Rawhide Quickly Switching To Fedora 14
  • GNOME is better than KDE?
  • Firefogg: Transcoding videos to open web standards with Mozilla Firefox
  • Homosapien Metacity Customizer
  • GNOME accessibility - the future
  • One window to rule them all: window tabbing in KDE 4.4
  • Google boots music blogs, claiming copyright fouls
  • Asustek Wants to Become Another Apple with Open-Source Platforms
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #340
  • FLOSS Weekly 108: Henrique Bastos

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Save and Restore MBR in Linux
  • VirtualBox/Linux Mint 8: Changing Screen Resolution
  • Using Facebook XMPP chat on Ubuntu
  • Decorate Grub 2 boot loader using BURG
  • Linux Mint 8 Enabling DVD Playback
  • Upgrade your Kernel the easy way in Ubuntu | LinuxMint
  • Another ten essential Python tips
  • Quick and Dirty with OpenOffice Base
  • Dependency Problem Installing sun-java6-plugin
  • Taking Command of the Terminal with GNU Screen
  • Kubuntu Karmic, KDE 4.4 and Nepomuk
  • Cedega Install: KDE4
  • Drawing a straight line in GIMP
  • Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu
  • Cinecutie - New Video editor and composer
  • Easily Install Windows Applications In Linux With Wine-doors
  • Install KDE4.4 in openSUSE 11.2

Screenshot Tour of KDE 4.4

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KDE

techie-buzz.com: Earlier, the KDE team had announced the availability of version 4.4 of the popular desktop environment, KDE. I’d been running the RC2 version of KDE 4.4 since it was made available. And today I’ve upgraded to the release version. Here are some screenshots:

The five most popular corporate open-source programs

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Software

blogs.computerworld: We all know that lots of companies use open-source software. Trying to get a handle on what open-source programs they use can be a little harder. That's why OpenLogic, an open-source software support company's recent report on both their growth and what programs businesses are asking for help with is interesting.

Ubuntu Yahoo Search Page

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Yahoo Search Start Page
  • Yahoo struggles to gain search respect
  • Yahoo executives address "misconception" about search

Still more console chat and messenger apps

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Software

kmandla.wordpress.com: It seems like every time I scrounge the Internet looking for console applications, I trip over two or three chat clients or an instant messenger or two. They breed like rabbits.

Open Source Routers Are Worth Considering

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Hardware

law.com: When you buy a computer today, you choose between the consumer-friendly platforms of Windows or Mac. Alternatives such as Linux are completely ignored. While open source operating systems may not be prevalent in the consumer computer market, the concept has successfully spread to other nooks and crannies of technology.

How We Implemented Linux in Our Ministry

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Ubuntu

gabrielforster.com: Like many other people, our church and, more importantly, our Christian school, ran the Windows operating system on all computers. We had a problem, however, in our licensing. There had to be a responsible alternative. And there was.

Windows 8 Will Be 'Completely Different', Blog Reveals

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Microsoft

eweekeurope.co.uk: A blog posting has inadvertently revealed that Windows 8 is already being developed and will be "something completely different from what folks usually expect of Windows"

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