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Story France publishes free software procurement templates Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:37pm
Story HIG updates Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:31pm
Story LXC Vulnerabilities Closed in Ubuntu OSes Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:27pm
Story Founder of GNU bestows blessing upon open source crowdfunding site Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:25pm
Story A detailed history of Android — from 2003 to today Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:18pm
Story Feral Interactive Is Teasing New Linux Port on Twitter Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:13pm
Story Ubuntu Touch to Soon Get a New Mir Version Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:11pm
Story How I use Android: App designer and Android blogger Liam Spradlin Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:07pm
Story Android TV Review: Just What Your TV Doesn't Need Rianne Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 8:02pm
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 23/07/2015 - 4:23pm

The Butterfly Effect

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  • The Butterfly Effect
  • Astromenace- A 3D space shooter

High School XO-1.5 - a New Laptop Build for Teenage Students

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OLPC We all know OLPC as an amazing educational tool for primary school children in the developing world. But is it appropriate for high school students? Will teenagers flock to the XO's kid-friendly design and child-centric Sugar OS?

Firefox vs. Opera

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Software While Microsoft continues its dominance in the world of browsers, competitors weight as Firefox, Opera and most recently the Google Chrome occupy increasingly users. Now we will define the strengths and weaknesses of two popular browsers.

Shotwell – The Future of Linux Photo Management Software

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Software It’s taken a long time, but finally the future of Linux photo managers is looking up. It’s all thanks to amazing new photo management software called Shotwell.

Mark Shuttleworth's business concept is flawed

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  • Mark Shuttleworth's business concept is flawed
  • Meritocracy vs. Democracy: Shuttleworth doesn't make good decisions

KDE SC 4.5.0 – Beta 2 – Another Quick Look

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KDE Having given a quick overview of the first beta of the latest KDE SC release last week, a couple of days later, beta 2 was released. So dutifully, I have updated to KDE SC 4.5 beta 2 to see what’s changed.

Can Fedora be the new Ubuntu?

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Linux I know it sounds crazy. Fedora is more a test bed for the enterprise-grade RHEL. Fedora is cutting edge software that evokes images of users fixing more issues than enjoying user-friendly software. Fedora is for those who already know, Ubuntu is for those that do not. Right? Wrong.

Ubuntu a Work in Progress

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Ubuntu Debate goes on about the political nature of Ubuntu. Nothing new there you might be thinking, well I want you to consider two examples of external factors that push and pull.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.04

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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. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

today's leftovers:

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  • 7th Linux Distribution on an HP 2133
  • OpenSUSE-Edu Li-f-e(Linux for Education)
  • PCLinuxOS Gnome 2010 on ACER ASPIRE 4730ZG
  • Python GUI Proposal
  • Raw Data and User Experience
  • Manage Your Apple Device on Your Ubuntu Desktop
  • Skimming the Cream from Android's Milk
  • Opera Saturday Snapshot
  • GIMP 2.8 - Automatic tab style and removed tab title bar
  • Cardapio Menu Applet gets Web Search and Preferences
  • Next Gedit release will have a plugin for Collaborative Editing
  • openSUSE Weekly News Issue 127 is out
  • Linux fans flock in mutual self-congratulation

some howtos:

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  • Enable RGBA support in Ubuntu
  • Reset your Linux password using Grub
  • GRUB – improving security of GRUB
  • More screen coolness: The -x flag
  • The Best Resources To Help You Learn MySQL
  • Configuring port forwarding with rinetd
  • binclock and a screensaver script

Is Linux Secure

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  • Linux infection proves Windows malware monopoly is over
  • "Is Linux Secure?" at Southeast LinuxFest

Lubuntu 10.04

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  • Lubuntu 10.04
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Review
  • Netbook MeeGo a NoGo - Review

5 Things New Linux Converts Should Know

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Linux If you’ve recently converted to Linux from Windows, or if you’re just giving Linux a shot, there are a few things you need to know right off the bat about how Linux works and where the major differences are when compared to Windows.

What Happened to IBM's Linux Wristwatch?

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Linux In 2000, IBM researchers developed a wristwatch that runs Linux and X11. Their goal was to test the limits of the operating system and explore ways people can interact with tiny electronic devices. So what happened to this Linux-powered wristwatch?

Adobe euthanizes Flash 10.1 for 64-bit Linux

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  • Adobe euthanizes Flash 10.1 for 64-bit Linux
  • Has Adobe killed 64-bit flash?
  • Flash Player 10 for 64-bit Linux

some leftovers:

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  • What's in your 2014 Linux desktop?
  • KDE4.5 beta 2 short review
  • Open source hardware worth $1billion by 2015
  • Open Source Tools in GIS
  • Why GNU/Linux is Unmatched – and Unmatchable
  • Next3: Ext3 with snapshots
  • Zippl – a Lightweigth Presentation Tool
  • Weekly Kernel Review (openSUSE Flavor)
  • Coming soon: an open source Dropbox alternative
  • MeeGo Loves The openSUSE Build Service
  • Leffe using Drupal
  • Varnish using Drupal
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.06.11
  • Linux Outlaws 155 - There is No Fabian Stable

some howtos:

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  • Disable User List and Preselect User in KDM Login Manager
  • VIM Tips: make Things Work
  • Fixing Mplayer's Terminal Abuse
  • 5 Things to Know About dpkg Package Manager
  • Fixing Fullscreen Flash in Ubuntu
  • How to configure BSNL EVDO on Linux
  • Truecrypt Trouble Triumph
  • Quickly Run with a Ctrl+R Keyboard Shortcut in Gedit
  • Bash Redirections Using Exec
  • Access Windows Home Server from an Ubuntu Computer on your Network
  • Automatic upgrade testing from Lenny to Squeeze
  • fuse: failed to exec fusermount: Permission denied
  • Apache Document Root in Mandriva 2010

London event looks to boost Ubuntu users

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  • London event looks to boost Ubuntu users
  • Ubuntu Software Center Gets Visual Improvements
  • Ubuntu, Windows 7, OS X, or thin computing
  • Running Windows Files in Ubuntu 10.04: The Wrong Approach to be closed

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