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Meet Alawalk - Possibly the Lightest Launcher Ever

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: Popular launcher applications Do and Kupfer may have some competition - say hello to the incredibly lightweight Alawalk.

4 Awesome RedHat Commercials You Need to See

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Linux

techdrivein.com: I was vaguely browsing through different Linux related videos in YouTube when I found out these incredible RedHat commercials. They are not just hard core RedHat commercials, they are more like advertisements for Free Software and Open Source in general.

"Is it a PC?" "Is it a Linux?"... "No its PCLinuxOS"

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PCLOS

mylifeinlinux.blogspot: Booting the live DVD initially didn’t work but the boot menu does give the option of a safe graphics mode also known as VESA. This got the ball rolling and a good looking Gnome desktop followed. Similar in looks to Mandriva but with a massive menu.

World's Funniest Tech-related Demotivational Posters

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Humor

junauza.com: Motivational posters are made to inspire us by making us achieve certain goals and change our way of thinking in a positive way. Demotivational poster is a parody. I hope this will somehow brighten up your day.

Rise of Linux Powered Devices

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: Though linux still doesn't win consumer desktops sitting barely on 2% of the systems, it's surprisingly merging on the mobile devices, gadgets and various other small-form factor computers.

Crash statistics for KWin

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KDE

martin-graesslin.com: KWin is one of those parts of the KDE workspace which receives crash parts for all parts of the stack. As you should not trust any statistics you haven’t faked yourself, I used the search to set some more bugs to upstream, duplicate and so on.

Where would we be without open source software?

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OSS

toolbox.com/blogs: So that's it. No more open source software. It's gone, all of it. Now what state is the world in now? Obviously there would be no more Linux, BSD, Gimp, Open Office and the rest.

Ubuntu's vision for its Unity interface

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Interviews
Ubuntu

techradar.com: What's got us really excited is that fact that the creator of the fantastic Gnome Do, David Siegel, is working with the design team. Naturally, we wanted to find out some more…

openSUSE 11.3 GNOME Review

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SUSE

consindo.wordpress: Unlike Ubuntu & Fedora, OpenSuse is released every 8 months. This means that they are always usually trailing Ubuntu, Fedora etc with the new Gnome, KDE. I personally prefer Gnome and even though KDE is the default option at install.

AMD Radeon HD 4250 880G On Linux

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Hardware

phoronix.com: Today we have a few benchmarks of the Radeon HD 4250 (880G) under Linux for your viewing pleasure.

Fedora 13 [Review]

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Linux

thinkdigit.com: We downloaded and tested Fedora 13 64-bit DVD-edition, to get the full breadth of software available for the distribution. Fedora uses the Anaconda installer system which provides a powerful, and configurable installation experience, but makes the choices simple and easy to understand.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • OLPC XO Laptop with normal looking keyboard spotted
  • Open Source Contributor Agreements: Purpose and Scope
  • Red Hat Near Resistance
  • Debian Squeeze frozen
  • KDE 4.5 is approaching, Kate Changes
  • How to kill a dinosaur in 3 easy steps
  • When To Use Open Source in the Enterprise and When Not to
  • The Secret to LinuxCon's Success
  • Linux Gaming Projects That Need a Little TLC
  • "And Yet It Moves" Released
  • Ubuntu Desktop Testing Team
  • My Favorite computer myths
  • FLOSS Weekly 129: Riak
  • Fix Fedora 13 update issues
  • Xpad - Simple Desktop Sticky Notes
  • Guitarix simple Linux Rock Guitar Amplifier for jack
  • Fedora Board Meeting, 6 Aug 2010
  • Installing Starcraft II
  • Negroponte: You really can give a kid a laptop
  • Easing the Differences Between Unix and Linux

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Deploying a VPN with OpenVPN Service In Gentoo
  • How to update Gentoo
  • add or create swap file on Linux and FreeBSD
  • Snort: 5 Steps to Install and Configure
  • Sending Mail through command line
  • Keeping track of your PCs temperature in Linux
  • Record Screen Activity in Ubuntu with RecordMyDesktop
  • Install MIB-Ubuntu Plymouth Theme in Ubuntu
  • Add a Grammar Checker to OpenOffice.org
  • The Stringceptional Difficulty of Changing Error Messages
  • MOC, a powerful Console based Music Player

Fifteen Puzzle: Overhauled

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Gaming

liveblue.wordpress: I remember, a long time ago, Tomaz (tumaix || tcanabrava) showing me what KDE was all about, explaining all the philosophy behind it and why it was there for. “I like this puzzle thing.” He’d let go a frustrated sigh.

Illumos Makes OpenSolaris Board Threat Moot

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OS

linuxjournal.com: On August 3 Nexenta hosted a conference call to announce a new open source project called "Illumos." Still several days short of the deadline set by the OpenSolaris governing board to Oracle, perhaps this announcement makes it all moot.

Makers of Machinarium Having Pirate Amnesty Sale

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Gaming

maximumpc.com: The makers of the point-and-click adventure game Machinarium came to a realization recently. Their DRM-free game was being pirated by about 90% of players. Such is life for a game that doesn't bother users with serials or authentication.

The State of Ubuntu Studio 2010

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Ubuntu

dullass.blogspot: The current state of Ubuntu Studio could be described as losing momentum characterized by limited development in contrast to its substantial potential.

First GNOME 2.32 development snapshot released

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Software

h-online.com: The GNOME Release Team have issued GNOME 2.31.6, the first development snapshot of what will eventually become version 2.32 of the GNOME desktop environment for Linux and Unix.

Novell to plow new-age Wave minus Google

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Software
SUSE

theregister.co.uk: Novell has committed to keep surfing Google's Wave despite the search giant stopping development of its new-age collaboration tool.

Open Source Adoption Reaches Tipping Point

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OSS
  • Open Source Adoption Reaches Tipping Point
  • The Corporation has gone Open Source
  • Open source investment set to grow in 2010
  • Open Source Software Market Growing: Driven by Quality
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