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Story The GNU Radical Roy Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 5:43pm
Story World record set for 100 TB sort by open source and public cloud team Roy Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 5:39pm
Story The Companies That Support Linux: Micron Technology Inc. Roy Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 5:34pm
Story Google's Project Ara Smartphone Puzzle Is Coming Together Roy Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 10:56am
Story Fedora's FESCo Makes A Bold Move To Try To Release Fedora 22 On Time Roy Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 10:47am
Story Gentoo Needs to Focus on Distros We'll Never See Rianne Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 4:35am
Story Samsung Tries Out Tizen in India Rianne Schestowitz 15/01/2015 - 4:27am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 14/01/2015 - 11:05pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 14/01/2015 - 11:04pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 14/01/2015 - 11:04pm

Mandriva: net_monitor lives again

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dodonov.net/blog: Working on Mandriva network tools, I looked on one of the most essential ones the network monitor (net_monitor). It was introduced a couple of releases before, and was mostly doing its job. However, it has a number of flaws and lack of features that motivated us to look closer at it.

New LinuxDSP Plugins

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Software

arthursucks.com: I’ve been a huge fan of Ardour. I talk about this program constantly. I was overjoyed when I read about the LinuxDSP plugin kit.

Kahel Linux: Yet Another Philippine-made Distro

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Linux

junauza.com: A proof that Linux on the desktop is very much alive and is growing in popularity here in the Philippines is the birth of yet another distro named Kahel.

Intel Moblin 2.1 Preview

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Linux

phoronix.com: Intel has provided an early development preview of the Moblin 2.1 operating system, which we briefly tested out on a Samsung NC10 netbook. Here are the screenshots and a few more details.

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Release Schedule

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Ubuntu

softpedia.com: As you will notice, this is the first time in the history of Ubuntu when the development team changes the release cycle...

The Firefox in the Win House?

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Moz/FF
Legal

exportlawblog.com: Last week an obviously confused reporter at internetnews.com reported that Mozilla had received a letter from BIS stating that downloads of its open-source encryption source code by Iranians was not a violation. But that’s not what happened.

UK government ignoring own rules on open source

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OSS

channelregister.co.uk: Open source vendors are calling on the UK government to put its money where its mouth is and police its own rules on public sector open source software procurement - which were revised in February this year.

Running Your Business With Open Source Software

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OSS

itnewstoday.com: Why do companies use closed source applications that are tremendously more expensive, when they could probably get away with using open source solutions that are noticeably cheaper?

Linux Wars: Episode III

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Final Artwork [Screenshots]

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Ubuntu

Today is Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala artwork deadline which means all the artwork will remain unchanged from now on, until Karmic is released. There have been a lot of updates today, so let's take a look at how Ubuntu Kamic Koala will look like.

today's leftovers:

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  • What I Learned at the openSUSE Conference
  • Microsoft's CodePlex Foundation leader soaks in stinging critique
  • Geek feminist jumps the gun on Shuttleworth speech
  • Running Ulteo Open Virtual Desktop in the clouds with Amazon’s EC2
  • Karmic Network Manager - Updated New Look
  • Karmic Koala’s New Login Screen Revealed
  • The second wave in open source
  • Moblin 2.1 Is Coming, Moblin Garage Opened
  • LoCo stories: the Ubuntu New Mexico team helps the Endorphine Power Company
  • Intel Ports Linux Netbook OS to Desktops
  • Ubuntu Software Store Generates Questions
  • HP CommunityLinux portal
  • Gnash 0.8.6 Release Brings New Features
  • Mandriva Mini based on Moblin™ version 2 technology is now available
  • Linux Outlaws 112 - PS3 Gaming Special

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to delete undelatable files and folders in linux
  • Make a Linux Home Data Server of an Old PC
  • Create Image Galleries With Konqueror
  • Using Eye-Fi Card on Linux
  • Building Your Own Linux Kernel, part 1
  • Use OpenOffice Impress for flash card learning

Minimal Window Managers: Day 1

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Software

ubuntu-tutorials.com: After getting a lot of feedback from the crowd regarding window managers I’ve decided to try a few out.

The Linux Desktop - The View from LinuxCon

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Linux

linuxjournal.com: I have just finished up three days at LinuxCon in Portland, put on by the Linux Foundation. Overall, I would say it was a great success.

First impressions of gnome-shell

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Software

deansas.org/blog: GNOME Shell is the proposed interface for Gnome 3, it replaces the window manager, the panels at the top and bottom of the screen and everything that sits on them.

That Dream Formerly Known as the Linux Desktop

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Linux

daniweb.com: I will never again refer to the Linux Desktop in any of my writings beyond this post. From now on, it's the Linux User Interface.

Going minimal on my Ubuntu desktop

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Ubuntu

scottnesbitt.net: Although it was out of character for me, I was an early adopter of a netbook. That netbook served me well for a couple of years, but I recently upgraded to a model running Ubuntu. Anyway, I ran into a problem common to many netbook users:

5 things that make Ubuntu Linux the most promising Linux distro in the world

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Ubuntu

sinaisix.blogspot: Without doubt, poised to be the Windows of the Linux world in the future. The following 5 points should help clarify my view.

Is free software major league or minor?

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OSS

freesoftwaremagazine.com: Is free software really capable of serving end users or not? This issue has political consequences, which is part of what makes it important: either free software is “minor league” or it’s “major league”.

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