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Story Is Linux Market Growth Stagnated (At Least)? srlinuxx 03/10/2012 - 2:06am
Story Firefox Is Back on Top of Chrome srlinuxx 02/10/2012 - 8:16pm
Story Ubuntu 12.10: More to Um Bongo Linux than Amazon ads srlinuxx 02/10/2012 - 8:10pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 02/10/2012 - 3:09am
Story 9 potentially New Gnome Apps! srlinuxx 02/10/2012 - 1:57am
Story Ubuntu ‘Won’t Fix’ NSFW Content srlinuxx 02/10/2012 - 1:56am
Story DJ A Wedding With Linux: A Review Of Mixxx srlinuxx 02/10/2012 - 1:52am
Story Manage Photos with gThumb srlinuxx 01/10/2012 - 11:51pm
Story Ubuntu has a bigger problem than its Amazon blunder srlinuxx 1 01/10/2012 - 7:02pm
Blog entry IOS6 battery life drain adding to your woes? This might help… fieldyweb 01/10/2012 - 6:50pm

Mythbuntu 8.04 Brings MythTV Improvements To Fruition

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Linux

phoronix.com: Last November we had looked at Mythbuntu 7.10 and found it to be an excellent MythTV distribution. Today we are taking an early look at this spring refresh using the recently released beta.

What Gael Did Next - Ulteo Online Desktop

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Linux

lostaddress.org: Gael Duval is the creator of Mandrake Linux. He left Mandriva in March 2006 and went on to start a new project called Ulteo. So what’s it all about?

Operating systems are not cars

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OS

blogbeebe.blogspot: Every once in a while I come across the argument being made that OS choice is like car choice. It's usually in a forum involving Linux, where one poster will lead off that there's too much choice and the follow-up will read something like "But how will we ever choose what car to buy and drive with all this choice.. it's too much.."

pretty cool Plasma stuff

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KDE

nowwhatthe.blogspot: Plasma themes rock Wink Now you can have a much more consistent look throughout KDE 4. Here are a few screenshots showing how KDE 4 trunk can look these days.

Ubuntu Beta

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Ubuntu

hotchkikr.wordpress: Here are some of the new updates for ubuntu HARDY! newer X.org, Newer Gnome, And more! The latest Xorg, Xorg 7.3, is available in Hardy, with an emphasis on better autoconfiguration with a minimal configuration file.

Thanks Ubuntu!

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Ubuntu

lexlocilinux.blogspot: Until last night, I was not an Ubuntu fan. For various reasons, I preferred PCLinuxOS or Kubuntu over the Linux distribution juggernaut, Ubuntu. But last night, Ubuntu "pulled my fat out of the fire". Here's the story:

One reason Firefox 3 is going to be awesome - Auto-completion in the Location Bar

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Moz/FF

blog.codefront.net: I’m writing this today to rave about how cool this one particular feature, auto-completion in the Location Bar (or the Address Bar, you know, where you type in URLs), in Firefox 3 is.

more howtos:

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HowTos
  • Authenticating an Ubuntu PC to Active Directory

  • Using sed to extract lines in a text file
  • Image Magick Banner Generator - part 4
  • Five Tips for Easter

Update: Mandriva 2008.1RC2

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MDV

justingill.com/blog: Mandriva 2008.1 RC2 has been out a few days and the reviews are coming in. My biggest concern with Mandriva was the memory issue. Mandriva is listening, and they have responded.

Theory confirmed : Intel and AMD about opensource

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Hardware

Fabrice Facorat:When AMD begun to release specs for its GPU, I've read a theory about the fact that this move was motivated by the project to release hybrid CPU/GPU by AMD. Intel is now doing the same thing.

Curse Fedora, but you will be using their technologies

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Linux

clunixchit.blogspot: Recently at FOSDEM we had many visitors at the Fedora booth. Everyone in the Fedora team talked pretty much what they do at the Fedora Project to the public and how important it is, but I should rephrase my sentence "how important it is for the users".

Configuring Views in Konqueror

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KDE

ppenz.blogspot: In Konqueror for KDE 4.0 it was not possible configuring the views within the settings dialog. As Konqueror uses the Dolphin KPart, it was required to start Dolphin for this task. Well this nasty issue will be a thing of the past.

Games at Google Summer of Code 2008

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Gaming

linux-gamers.net: Gamesoogle has published a list of mentoring organizations and projects for Google Summer of Code 2008. Quite a few gaming and gaming-related projects have made it again this year:

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Howto Setup Vidalia TOR GUI with Ubuntu

  • HOWTO setup Atheros AR5007EG wireless on Feisty Fawn (with ndiswrapper)
  • HowTo: Set A Default Browser in Debian
  • Mastering OpenOffice: Tips And Tricks For Your OpenOffice (Part Sleepy
  • Configuring Dual Monitor on Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

today's leftovers

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News
  • Spicebird: More Open Source Competition For Outlook

  • Yum Force Exclude List
  • Mandriva 2008 Free ON HP DV9000t
  • People of openSUSE: Masim Sugianto
  • Compiz package updates and Google Summer of Code 2008
  • lp0 on fire — A little History Lesson
  • OOXML Stalemate May Lead to Cliff Hanger Ending
  • OLPC vs Classmate PC
  • Linux: Virtual Compound Pages
  • Linux For a Trade Manager
  • PCLinuxOS Gnome 2008 released today
  • Linux.com Weekly Wire with Lisa (Video)
  • Mandriva have lost their way
  • Disable touchpad while typing
  • Is the Open Source Brand in the Right Hands?
  • SplashTop Adds Virtualization Support
  • OSI supports ODF and Document Freedom Day
  • Free Open Source Software Could Help African Development
  • New Ubuntu-only Digg-like Site

Xrandr GUI update for hardy

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Software

bryceharrington.org: Here's the latest version of the Xrandr GUI, that'll be uploaded post-beta. We've taken care of the major show stopper issues by this point.

Linux Review - OpenSUSE 10.3

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SUSE

linux-exploration.blogspot: Installing OpenSUSE isn't something a newcomer would find easy. The options are confusing, and I got stuck at the partition menu, so I could dual boot. You must pay keen attention to the proposals or you may mess up your system.

Mozilla says Firefox 3 beta is ready for prime time, we beg to differ

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Moz/FF
  • Mozilla says Firefox 3 beta is ready for prime time, we beg to differ

  • Firefox 3 almost ready for the general public - But not quite
  • No, Firefox 3 Isn’t Ready for Prime-TimeZ

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Creating a Contacts Database in OpenOffice

  • Fixing Grub From Within Windows
  • Kick a user off your linux box
  • How to Add Menu’s in Fluxbox
  • Ubuntu ATI & Nvidia: Resume
  • UBUNTU - Installing your Bluetooth Mouse
  • Asus EeePc (Part Two): Setting up the full KDE GNU/Linux Experience
  • Find and Delete Duplicate File with fdupes
  • Gentoo Helpful Tidbits
  • Firefox 2.0/3.0 on Linux and forward/back mouse buttons
  • VMWare 6 on Gentoo
  • Configure Snort to log packets to MySQL
  • A Guided Tour Of Awk
  • perfecting gcc's output

Zonbu Zonbook Review

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Linux
Hardware

earthweb.com: The name may conjure up images of an evil galactic overlord, but fortunately Zonbu is not here to enslave us. Quite the opposite. Zonbu's notebook -- also known as the Zonbook -- runs a version of Gentoo Linux rather than Windows and is sold with an accompanying subscription service.

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