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Story Mageia 5 Beta 3 Released with Proper EFI Support and Linux Kernel 3.19 Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 8:58am
Story Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0r1 (Nestor) Officially Released - Screenshot Tour Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 8:56am
Story Valentine's Comes to Linux Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 5:10am
Story The Basics of Open Source Software Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 5:07am
Story Red Hat creates open source enterprise grade foundation for Cloud Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 1:46am
Story PC-BSD 11.0-CURRENT Images Now Available! Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 1:37am
Story elementary misses the point Rianne Schestowitz 14/02/2015 - 1:27am
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Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 13/02/2015 - 11:32pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 13/02/2015 - 11:25pm

Mandriva Linux 2010 background contest winners

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: Here are the results of the contest Mandriva launched one month ago. This contest was a big success. We received 842 photos. We had to pick 10 photos, choice was really hard. Here are below the 10 winners.

Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 - Strengths and weaknesses

blogs.zdnet.com: Over the past few days I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the differences between Microsoft’s latest Windows 7 and Canonical’s Ubuntu 9.10. Specifically, I’ve been thinking about the strengths and weaknesses of each of the operating systems.

The Laptop Renovation Project: Decisions, Conclusions and Lessons Learned

linuxcritic.wordpress: As some of you may know, a few weeks ago I posted about my efforts to revive aging laptop hardware. While there is still a bit of work to be done, the bulk of the project is complete, and the rest is simply detail work and optimization for our particular work environment.

Where the battle lines are drawn

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OSS

linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: To where do we take the battle in support of OpenSource and Free Software? We are told to choose our battles carefully and not to fight where it is least effective.

AMD Loses Its Linux Core Engineering Manager, Matthew Tippett

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Hardware

phoronix.com: AMD's Catalyst Linux driver has improved substantially over the past few years with AMD now providing same-day Linux support, a near feature parity to the Windows Catalyst driver, and first-rate performance. Playing a critical role in improving the ATI Linux support has been Matthew Tippett. However, today will be his last day serving ATI / Advanced Micro Devices.

Measuring performance of GTK theme

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Software

penguininside.blogspot: Does GTK theme make any noticeable change in performance? Yes. Here is a way to figure out how much does it matter. If you are interested in creating GTK themes you should know how to check performance of theme..

Round up of recent distro releases

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Linux

linuxfordevices.com: The following briefly summarizes in reverse chronological order some of the key Linux distribution announcements over the last two months.

Ubuntu can't cut geek support umbilical

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu can't cut geek support umbilical
  • Caveats for audio in 9.10
  • Distro Review: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Updating from Factory to openSUSE 11.2
  • Buntfu says buy or sell your Linux PC here and you'll earn free ad space
  • ‘Bill Gates of Belgium’ Fights SAP as Free Software Use Expands
  • GNOME 2.29.1 released
  • Ubuntu 9.10 'Karmic Koala' release gives KDE a boost
  • Ubuntu "Stick" Blues - or USB for short
  • Rule the Web with Four Firefox Add-ons
  • Migrating from Grip to RipperX
  • BASH Script – Blank Out CC Details
  • Oracle unveils plans for MySQL, GlassFish, NetBeans, and OpenOffice
  • Kickoff for KDE on Maemo
  • I've Seen the Data: Economy Goes Down, Open Source Goes Up
  • Set up a Linux media server
  • Why Free Software?
  • F-Spot Considered Harmful
  • How to recover deleted pictures and Video files
  • Gnome Color Manager is born
  • Red Hat Executives to Present Live Technology Webcast on November 3
  • Some nice things happened on the way through life.....
  • Disabling console login for a linux box
  • Linux Crazy Podcast - Bashed in the Head

Linux iPhone sync draws near

hackaday.com: [Emuboy] lets us know about some software advances that will make iPhone and iPod Touch syncing possible under Linux.

Windows 7 overtakes Linux?

  • Windows 7 overtakes Linux at the Guardian
  • Window 7 beats Linux, not expectations

Gartner puts Drupal in visionary quadrant

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Drupal

buytaert.net: A lot of Drupal people and organizations help promote Drupal. At Acquia, we also like to help with promoting Drupal. One of the things we've been doing since the inception of Acquia, is talking to analyst firms like Gartner, Forrester, and the 451group about Drupal, and all of Drupal's successes.

Karmix FAQ

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Ubuntu
  • Karmix FAQ
  • Canonical Matures Linux-based Netbook OS
  • Ubuntu 9.10 = easiest, cheapest upgrade ever

Vista, Windows 7, Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10 boot speed comparison

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

tuxradar.com: Hot on the heals of the final release of the Karmic Koala, we've put together a video montage of 64-bit versions of Microsoft's Vista and Windows 7 operating systems booting alongside Canonical's Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10. Watch all four at once and see which one wins!

Also: TuxRadar: Podcast Season 1 Episode 20

Dominitrix Linux TV ad

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Linux
Humor

Final openSUSE 11.2 Release Candidate Available

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SUSE

news.opensuse.org: This is it folks! We’re almost there for openSUSE 11.2. Time to grab the final 11.2 release candidate and shake out any remaining bugs to get the lizard ready for release. This release includes an updated kernel, Samba, Firefox, and more.

6 must have addons to enhance your Openoffice.org experience

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OOo

ghabuntu.com: What makes this great office suite wonderful to use is the extent to which you can customize it with the thousands of freely available addons.

How To: Properly Clean Your PC

maximumpc.com: Every computer collects dust over time. These cluttering particles can easily collect around your processor, power supply, and case fans, and can block airflow and lead to overheating. This is why an important part of taking care of a computer is making sure that it’s clean.

Kubuntu 9.10 Release Adds Plasma Netbook Preview

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KDE
Ubuntu

kdenews.org: KDE-based distribution Kubuntu has released version 9.10 which adds a new variant showcasing the up and coming Plasma Netbook setup.

Ubuntu 9.10 brings karma to the market

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 9.10 brings karma to the market
  • Ubuntu 9.10 brings web sync, faster bootup, GNOME 2.28
  • How to remove Mono from Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala
  • How To Enable Root (Super) User in Ubuntu
  • Save Bandwidth And Time Downloading Ubuntu 9.10 (zsync)
  • Ubuntu Linux 9.10 'Karmic Koala' Starts Its Climb
  • Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Desktop Edition Review
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