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For those about to Rock - Gentoo-based electronic guitar

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Gentoo
Hardware

geek.com: This crazy guitar is actually an open source MIDI system using a sexy touchscreen with multi-touch and reactive fretboard. The result? Called the Misa Digital he fretboard has 144 note buttons, runs Gentoo Linux and, friends, has an Ethernet port with SSH server. Now you can truly hack the Gibson.

Why I use Arch Linux

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itnewstoday.com: I came accross a lengthy interview with the Arch Linux team, and having been using the distribution for the last several months, I thought I would write about my experiences and what makes it great for me.

Nautilus Elementary: A Simplified Nautilus For Ubuntu

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webupd8.org: Remember the Simplified Nautilus? At some point, it used to be maintained in the Gloobus PPA. The Gloobus PPA no longer maintains this simplified Nautilus (for quite some time), but a recent post on the Gloobus blog points out to a new "simplified" Nautilus called Nautilus Elementary.

Manage your photo collection with F-Spot

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ghacks.net: There are tons of applications out there that help you manage your photo collections. Some of these applications are nothing more than glorified file managers, some are more in-line with image editors. Stuck in the middle of this vast gray area are tools like F-Spot which serve a very specific purpose – manage your photo collections.

Monty releases MySQL fork MariaDB RC

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theregister.co.uk: A fully completed first version of MySQL fork MariaDB has come a step closer, with a release candidate delivered by Monty Widenius on Monday.

In Pictures: The Australasia and Linux Quiz

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  • In Pictures: The Australasia and Linux Quiz
  • linux.conf.au 2010: Day 2 (morning), (afternoon)
  • linux.conf.au is Live

some odds & ends:

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News
  • Nautilus Just Got Gorgeous
  • Radio Tray- An online radio streaming player
  • Distro Here & There, But Nary a Good KDE 4 Distro Anywhere?
  • Should Ubuntu include proprietary software?
  • Open Source Helps Earthquake Victims in Haiti
  • IBM Client for Smart Work with Ubuntu support released
  • The Computer Action Show! S02E02
  • Gentoo Prefix: ARM hardware
  • Google, China, and the future of freedom on the global Internet
  • Nokia Booklet 3G review

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to Configure Apache as a Forward / Reverse Proxy
  • Use iptables to block access using mac address
  • How to Setup Transparent Squid Proxy Server in Ubuntu
  • One key to Quick Setup fresh installed Ubuntu with Ailurus
  • Hidden Linux : NetHogs
  • Slidy : How to create an HTML Slideshow
  • Restart USB in Ubuntu Jaunty/Karmic
  • Catfish - file search tool that support several different engines
  • Easy Linux backup software with Time Machine like functionality
  • Auto shutdown your computer in Linux
  • GNU/Linux: rdesktop - Working on a Windows Based PC Remotely

Steps to adopt open source standards draw flak

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indiatimes.com: India’s open source software lobbyists allege that the country’s proposed draft recommendations for adopting open technology standards and software for automating different government departments and functions, favours popular software solutions from large companies such as Microsoft.

Linux and USB 3.0

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Hardware

linuxplanet.com: The newest, fast interface, USB 3.0, is finally out, but only one operating system has native support for it: Linux.

ext4: prime time in three years, says Ts'o

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itwire.com: It will take about two or three years for the ext4 filesystem, that has been adopted as the default by some community GNU/Linux distributions, to be routinely deployed on production systems, according to senior Linux kernel hacker Theodore Ts'o.

The Disney Ptex library has been released as open source under the BSD license

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cgsociety.org: The Disney Ptex library is now available to the public community of texture artists, lighters and modelers.

Demystifying Open Source

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sys-con.com: In 2008, the open source community saw the year end with a headline-catching lawsuit, the Free Software Foundation files suit against Cisco for General Public License (GPL) violations. Not to be outdone, 2009 also ended with a bang. Best Buy, Samsung, JVC and 11 other consumer electronics companies were named in a copyright infringement lawsuit filed on December 14, 2009, by the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) on behalf of the Software Freedom Conservancy.

Opera 10.50 Alpha

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lockergnome.com: The people at Opera Labs are being very careful with this release, and taking much time before going so far as to call a delivered product a beta. Another build, 3199, has been released as alpha, dropping the pre- from the moniker.

Linux command line tips

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ghacks.net: I thought it would be useful to break away from all the GUI-goodness and offer up a few command line tips and tricks. Why? No matter how powerful, user-friendly, and modern the Linux desktop becomes, there may come a time when you want to step up your game and get down and dirty with the command line interface.

Lubuntu 10.04 Alpha 1 - Visual Overview

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: April 29th will see the release of new addition to the Ubuntu family. Joining Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Xubuntu will be a new lightweight version - Lubuntu.

Stable kernel tree status, January 18

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Linux

kroah.com: Here's the state of the -stable kernel trees, as of January 18, 2010.

Puppy Arcade 5 & Q&A with Scott Jarvis

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Interviews
Gaming

openbytes.wordpress: How things have changed today and the demand for retro gaming is reflected in the amount of emulation projects there are in progress. Puppy Arcade aims to provide all your retro computing desires. It’s based on tiny TurboPup Xtreme, which itself it a highly optimized version of Puppy Linux.

Ubuntu Desktop Alpha 2 and Alpha 3 Work Item Update

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theravingrick.blogspot: As you are probably aware, in Lucid the platform team is working and re-planning in three separate milestones. Last week we passed the first such milestone, Alpha 2. The desktop team then re-planned for the next milestone, Alpha 3.

Vim Plugins You Should Know About, Part VI: nerd_tree.vim

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catonmat.net: This is the sixth post in the article series “Vim Plugins You Should Know About“. This time I am going to introduce you to a vim plugin called “nerd_tree.vim“. It’s so useful that I can’t imagine working without it in vim.

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