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Story Facebook will trial Btrfs Linux file system in its data centres Roy Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 9:33am
Story KTAP Dynamic Tracing Called For Merging Into Linux Kernel Rianne Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 9:21am
Story Wayland in 3.12, and beyond Rianne Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 9:07am
Story Xen Automotive: Bringing Virtualization To Cars Rianne Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 8:26am
Story Sticky Tahr-fy pudding: Ubuntu 14.04 is slickest Linux desktop ever Roy Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 8:03am
Story Mozilla CEO Oops, Ubuntu 14.04 Beta, and a GNOME Review Roy Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 7:53am
Story Linux Kernel Panel: What's what with Linux today Roy Schestowitz 29/03/2014 - 7:14am
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 28/03/2014 - 11:17pm
Story Leftovers: Screenshots and Themes Roy Schestowitz 28/03/2014 - 10:51pm
Story University course teaches computer-human interaction with open hardware and OSS Rianne Schestowitz 28/03/2014 - 10:42pm

The joy of X - master the Linux GUI

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itwire.com: If you're a Linux user you have no doubt heard of GNOME and KDE. Here are a couple of ways to tame X, kicking off a journey of unlimited ability to change the Linux look-and-feel.

Sometimes It Won't Work

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Linux

vivapinkfloyd.blogspot: A few annoyances, and I really hope this will be fun. I wrote it last night. Some things which don't work as they are supposed to, or some things which may be annoying - Linux forever, I love it, but sometimes it's not so funny fun as it should be.

some more semi-shorts

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Linux
  • Learning to like KDE again

  • Last.fm Player for Linux
  • Hidden Linux : Boot it yourself

odds & ends

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News
  • GPL Project Watch List for Week of 10/10

  • How To Set Up a Home Network With Ubuntu, Part 2
  • How to install Cacti on Debian or Ubuntu
  • Howto get the rt2870 Wifi 802.11abgn chipset to work with Intrepid Ibex
  • awesome linux
  • My Linux Saga: Part 5

living with linux

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News
  • Living with Mandriva

  • KDE4 performance on NVidia 8600GT: problem solved
  • OpenSUSE 11.1 x86_64 Beta 2 - Full Review

not so shorts

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Linux
  • Gnome keybindings on Linux

  • Something from the Fridge
  • Wubi-ing Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Beta
  • Fedora at Ohio Linux Fest, Day 0
  • From PCLinuxOS to Mepis: Painful, but worth it!

some shorts

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Linux
  • OpenSUSE Power Outage: Nearly All Systems are Running Again

  • Fedora 10 Snapshot 1 Released
  • My Gentoo experience

The 10 Best Linux Distributions

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Linux

daniweb.com: I've had several people ask me what I think the best, top, most user friendly, ultimate, and so on distribution is--so now I'm publishing my Top 10 Linux Distributions in reverse order of preference. Ease of installation, commercial support, community support, updates, administrative tools, stability, performance, and to a lesser extent--their ranking on DistroWatch.com.

My wish for GNOME 3: better configuration tools

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qense.nl: A while ago there was a meme at Planet GNOME about the wishes for GNOME 3. Although I don’t have any influence on this, I do also have things I’d like to see in the next major release of my favourite desktop environment. But there is one thing that bugs me the most:

IP Innovation v Red Hat and Novell - 1 Year Later

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Legal

groklaw.net: It's been a while since we last looked in on the IP Innovation LLC v. Red Hat et al patent litigation. In fact, it's been exactly a year. The parties are deep in discovery, with trial set for April 12, 2010[PDF]. That could change, of course. But that's the date set.

Mandriva 2009: Is It Better Than Mac Or Windows!

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MDV

efytimes.com: PC users have never had so many choices ever before. All you are stuck with is Microsoft's Windows XP, which is almost a decade old. And latest Vista -- it's just not working. So what should you do?

Open Source Helped by Recession

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OSS

product-reviews.net: With the financial world witnessing what many stockbrokers have never seen in their lifetime, things are changing faster now than they normally do in finance. This change will also bring about big changes in the software industry.

A baby named Linux

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Misc

linux.com: Reader Christian Nielsen wrote from Sweden to tell us he and his girlfriend have named their baby Linux, after the operating system, and attached this darling photo.

Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex - The Good, Bad and the ugly

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Ubuntu

tuxmaniac.com/blog: Its been slightly more than 24 hours since I upgraded to the upcoming “bleeding edge” Intrepid Ibex edition of Ubuntu!

Who Uses Linux?

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Linux

computingtech.blogspot: Who uses Linux? The myth from the old days is that it’s only for techies and power users. When you needed to put everything together by hand, this was clearly true. But modern distributions make Linux accessible to all.

Shiny New Mandriva Linux 2009 Walkthrough and First Impressions

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MDV

junauza.com: The latest and as they say one of the most ground-breaking versions of Mandriva Linux has been released as scheduled. Mandriva Linux 2009 is jam-packed with exciting new features and innovations that will try to cater everyone’s desktop needs.

OpenOffice 3.0 - Where Did It Miss?

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OOo

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Only yesterday I tried OpenOffice 3.0 final. It is a mega release of OpenOffice in many ways. Even it was the much hyped release of OO.o. Overall it seems a complete overhaul of the venerable open source office suite. There are dozens of new features and improvements.

Ohio LinuxFest Webcasts

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Linux

nooss.org: As you may know, this Saturday, October 11th is the annual Ohio LinuxFest (http://www.ohiolinux.org/). The Northeast Ohio Open Source Society (nooss.org) will be there this year, as in past years, doing a live webcast from the show floor.

Ubuntu 8.10 Has a Brand New Wallpaper

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Ubuntu

softpedia.com: Mark Shuttleworth promised a new and breathtaking theme for the upcoming Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) operating system. I think a new and professional theme will get the Ubuntu OS closer to the land of mature operating systems, such as Mac OS X, and it will have more and more devoted users.

MySQL in Amarok 2 - The Reality

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Software

amarok.kde.org: There has been a lot of chatter lately regarding Amarok's switch to MySQL as its only SQL backend. A decent amount is FUD -- either by people simply pushing back against change, or by people that simply don't understand the decision.

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