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Story Ubuntu Touch to Get Enhanced SMS Capabilities with Next Update Rianne Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 2:17am
Story Mangaka Is an Artful Blend of Simplicity and Style Rianne Schestowitz 14/07/2015 - 2:14am
Story Leftovers: Ubuntu Roy Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 8:54pm
Story Trinity Linux System Call Fuzz Tester Effectively Suspended Roy Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 8:28pm
Story Android Makes Strides in Enterprise Embedded Market Roy Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 8:14pm
Story FreeBSD 10.2 Beta 1 Now Ready for Download and Testing Rianne Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 8:05pm
Story Zorin OS 10 RC Screenshot Tour - A Gorgeous New Design for a Different OS Rianne Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 8:02pm
Story Review: SolydK 201506 Rianne Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 7:56pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 2:12pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 13/07/2015 - 2:09pm

Vim vs. Emacs: Indenting text before copying

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Software

briancarper.net/blog: I find myself often writing code in Vim or Emacs and needing to copy/paste it into a browser in a Markdown-suitable way.it back. This is easy to do in Vim and Emacs, only a few keystrokes. But "a few" is still greater than "one".

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Heroes Of Newerth Gone Retail
  • Canceling MOTU
  • Mozilla Proposes Search-Based Extension Distribution
  • Bricsys Releases Briscad V10 Beta for Linux
  • gtk icon cache search tool
  • Buffalo Technology embraces opensource firmware
  • The X.Org, Mesa Plans For Ubuntu 10.10
  • Combing Github for Games
  • Network video recorder, powered by Linux
  • Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 2 Episode 8
  • My PCLinuxOS Desktop
  • Ubuntu open to greater touch
  • Sync Your Life
  • Shotwell to Replace F-Spot in upcoming Ubuntu
  • Suricata – Open Source Intrusion Detection

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Configuring IPv6 tunneling with AICCU
  • Making Movies in Linux with Kdenlive
  • how to boot a gentoo LiveCD via PXE
  • Linux Play Video CD
  • Configure Xorg X11 Window System
  • Tune your Linux kernel with sysctl
  • Your own OEM configuration: YaST Firstboot

Slackage Management, Baby!

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Slack

lockergnome.com: There are those who say that Slackware Linux doesn’t really have a package manager. BAH! I say. It has two package management systems, actually.

CXGames 9.0 - Hands on Review

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Software

jeffhoogland.blogspot: The first thing you will notice when using CXGames 9.0 if you had used past versions is that the GUI has under gone a refreshing change.

Novell selected as finalist for 2010 American Business Awards

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SUSE

novell.com/prblogs: We’re pleased to report that industry accolades for SUSE Studio and the SUSE Appliance Program continue to roll in, as the industry recognizes the innovation and benefits of software appliances. Finalists were announced today for the 2010 American Business Awards (a.k.a. the Stevies) and Novell has been honored for both offerings.

Novell preps service pack for SUSE Linux 11

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SUSE

theregister.co.uk: Novell is close to launching Service Pack 1 for SUSE Linux 11 on the desktop and server.

FLOSS Manuals Expands Its Open Source Documentation Effort

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OSS

ostatic.com/blog: It's been a while since we here at OStatic checked in on FLOSS Manuals, an ambitious effort to produce free, online documentation for open source software. Here are some of the details on what's new there.

Five Best Linux Netbook OSes - for Now

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Linux

linux.com: Tired of Windows 7 Starter Edition? Ready to boot XP off the netbook? Linux runs particularly well on Netbooks, but it might be hard to choose which flavor is best for you right now.

Some Issues I found with Dual Monitors in KDE

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KDE
Hardware

doknowevil.net: I use dual monitors and heavily use the expo compiz plugin (equivalent to kwin’s ‘desktop grid’). However, the behavior in KDE is a bit odd to me.

Diaspora about to hit $100,000 in donations

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Software
Web

news.cnet.com: Perhaps the most damning critique of Facebook's recent controversial moves has been that a group of programmers have been raising money to create an alternative--and people are donating.

The issues with client side window decorations

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Software

martin-graesslin.com/blog: As you probably have noticed I oppose the introduction of CSD. I think they will have more disadvantages than benefits to the user. In fact I do not see any pro argument for CSD.

Tips: Red Hat RPM and Yellowdog YUM package management

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Linux

Learn how to install, upgrade and manage packages on your Linux system. This article focuses on the Red Hat Package Manager (RPM) developed by Red Hat, as well as the Yellowdog Updater Modified (YUM). Explore the best ways to add new software and keep your system current.

Ubuntu Utils – It’s The Little Things

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Software

lockergnome.com: Sometimes in life, you have to get it where you can. In that spirit, I got to thinking about which smalls apps or utilities really made things great on my (X)Ubuntu systems.

Who Cares if FOSS Is Profitable?

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OSS

linuxinsider.com: Does money make the FOSS world go round? Perhaps. Making money is what gives people and projects "the option of continuing to be free, as opposed to 'selling out' or abandoning the whole thing just to pay the bills."

Firefighters Save Money Switiching to Ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • Firefighters Save Money Switiching to Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Linux is Prime Time for your Business Notebook & Desktop
  • Ubuntu derivatives flourish
  • Ubuntu Light Shuts Out Future Ubuntu Moblin/MeeGo Remixes
  • The Performance Of Ubuntu KVM Virtualization

Over a hundred Finland schools using open source

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OSS
Ubuntu

osor.eu: More than a hundred schools across Finland are using open source for all of their desktop PCs, according to Opinsys, an open source services provider.

Pidgin 2.7.0 addresses emoticon vulnerability

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Software

h-online.com: The Pidgin developers have announced the release of version 2.7.0 of their open source instant messenger application.

Illumination Software Creator Beta 1

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Software

lunduke.com: The Illumination Software Creator allows you to visually create your application by linking together colorful building blocks of functionality.

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx review

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Ubuntu

pcadvisor.co.uk: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx is the latest Linux operating system from Canonical, aimed at consumers. It's free, but is it sufficiently consumer friendly that you should switch from Windows?

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KaOS 2017.11 review - Chaotic and unfriendly

KaOS 2017.11 feels like a very buggy product. While I do like the Nvidia setup right from the start, this little gem is offset by pretty much everything else. Most other recent distros rarely had any issues with the LG RD510 laptop - apart from the ATA link reset on wake after suspend, which affects all of them - but KaOS is an exception to that rule with a rather depressing hardware record - Bluetooth, Wireless no-reconnect, smartphone support. And let's not even talk about Samba. The responsiveness was quite bad, Kaptan did not work, and I wasn't enjoying the visual side of things one bit. In fact, I really do not understand the eye-killing choices that go with the default theme. All in all, there are very few redeeming factors to KaOS. If you're looking for something avant-garde, the Arch-based Antergos or Manjaro fit the bill rather well. If you want mainstream, Mint or Ubuntu or whatever. This falls somewhere in between, with nothing amazing in return. 2/10. Perhaps next time. Read more

GNU/Linux Experiences With AMD's Latest

  • AMD's Raven Ridge Botchy Linux Support Appears Worse With Some Motherboards/BIOS
    With my launch testing of the Raven Ridge desktop APUs with the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G there were some stability issues to report and some hangs within games and mode-setting issues. It appears those issues are exacerbated with some motherboards: the past few days with two different AMD B350 motherboards have been a real pain getting the current AMDGPU driver stack working -- and even Linux 4.17 AMDGPU WIP code -- on either of these Raven Ridge APUs.
  • XDA’s First Full PC Build: An All-AMD Linux Desktop Featuring Ryzen and Polaris
    With GPU prices increasing exponentially over the past few months, it’s been hard to price out a PC. This particular build took us nearly a year to assemble; getting all the parts together was a challenge. (TK, our video producer, delivered the last piece of the puzzle after the Consumer Electronics Show in January.) Our goal was to show what a decent budget can get you in an all-AMD build, and what kind of performance you can expect from it. Thanks to AMD Ryzen and Polaris, we were able to do just that.
  • Ryzen 3 2200G Video Memory Size Testing On Linux
    One of the discussion items in the forums this week was about the video memory allowance for the Vega graphics on Raven Ridge APUs as well as efficiences or inefficiencies around the TTM memory manager as used by the AMDGPU kernel driver. Here are some vRAM size tests with the Ryzen 3 2200G.

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