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Story ROSA Desktop Fresh R5 GNOME Silently Released, Here’s What’s New - Gallery Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:26am
Story Watch: MakuluLinux with the Unity Desktop Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:23am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:23am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:22am
Story An open source software updating tool Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:21am
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:20am
Story Evolve OS’ New Beta Brings Linux Kernel 3.19.1 and systemd 218 - Screenshot Tour Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:14am
Story LibreOffice 4.4.2 Release Candidate 1 Is Now Available for Download Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:11am
Story Strange Bedfellows and Linux Reviews Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 7:05am
Story Customer Service and Open Source Software: A Budding Relationship Rianne Schestowitz 17/03/2015 - 6:59am

openSUSE 11.2 - James Bond's choice

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SUSE
  • openSUSE 11.2 - James Bond's choice
  • OpenSUSE 11.2
  • Enhancing openSUSE 11.2:

The Google ChromeOS - Not the Linux messiah

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OS
Google
  • The Google ChromeOS - Not the Linux messiah
  • Chrome OS: Internet failing at PC > PC failing at Internet
  • Try Out Google Chrome OS For Yourself

EU extends review of Oracle plan to buy Sun

reuters.com: European regulators extended their review of Oracle Corp's (ORCL.O) proposed $7-billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc (JAVA.O), giving the software maker more time to address anti-competitive concerns.

Is Ubuntu Too Big for Its Own Good?

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Ubuntu

ibeentoubuntu.com: The universe and multiverse repositories contain too much software for Ubuntu to QA properly. The number of bug reports during alpha and beta is so large that many of them aren't triaged until long after release.

Trust Linux!

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Linux
SUSE

cordis.europa.eu: A team of researchers has implemented support for ‘trusted computing’ in a commercially available version of the open source operating system Linux, breaking new ground in the global drive toward more secure computing environments.

Mono sinks its claws into Fedora

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Linux
  • Mono sinks its claws into Fedora
  • Saving the "Best" for Last - Fedora 12
  • Installing Fedora 12
  • Fedora : PackageKit change
  • Fedora 12 (Rant)

MS, other rivals slam Google Chrome OS

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OS
  • Microsoft, other rivals slam Google Chrome OS
  • Google Chrome OS - do we want another monoculture?
  • [Video] ChromeOS Vs Windows Vs Mac Vs Linux – Hilarious

today's leftovers:

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News
  • PrBoom+ 2.5.0.5 released
  • Making money from open source: Still an issue
  • Jolicloud Steps Up Its Game in wake of Chrome OS
  • Vendetta Online 5th Anniversary
  • Slackpack Package Manager version 1.1.9 released
  • Linux Bug #1: Bad Documentation (part 2)
  • Microsoft Files Cross Motion to Dismiss Wordperfect Case
  • Drupal or Django? A Guide for Decision Makers
  • Security Blanket v4.0.0 Sneak Preview
  • About Open Source Value Creation and Consumption
  • DtO: Kloud Komputing Konference Day 2
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid may include a backup tool by default
  • Nokia won't demote Symbian, but Linux OSs rule in north America
  • Hands on With the Dell Mini 3i Smartphone
  • Theory of competition fails in open source, elsewhere

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Mastering Grub 2 The Easy Way
  • Installing and configuring MailScanner for virus and spam filtering
  • Ubuntu Tips: Using The “Windows Key” to open up Gnome Panel
  • More Fun With Bash Quoting
  • IRC Chats with Pidgin
  • How to : Time Synchronisation with NTP
  • Save for Web GIMP Plugin
  • How to create a Fedora 12 Constantine Live USB boot disk?
  • How to Install Enlightenment (E17)
  • What is LVM?
  • Transparent directory replacement with zsh
  • Tweaking GNOME power-saving settings

Google Chrome OS and Canonical

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Google
Ubuntu
  • Google Chrome OS and Canonical
  • Google Chrome OS: Should Ubuntu and Canonical Worry

SugarLabs: Sugar-sweet or Sugar-coated?

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Linux
OLPC

olpcnews.com: It's engineering goals call for a (Linux) OS and hardware-agnostic platform, with transparent, free and readily accessible and modifiable code that can be also easily shared among users. The normal user has absolute control over the Sugar part but the core system remains secure from malicious activities.

What's new in Fedora 12

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Linux

h-online.com: The twelfth version of Fedora is equipped with a current and comprehensive selection of software packages that offer a whole range of technological advancements. Several of the new features, which include extended hardware support for kernel-based mode setting (KMS), 3D support for recent Radeon graphics cards, and the emerging KSM (Kernel Samepage Merging), are also likely to turn up in other Linux distributions in the near future.

State of Mozilla and 2008 Financial Statements

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Moz/FF

blog.lizardwrangler.com: Today we are posting our audited financial statements and tax form for 2008. We have also posted our FAQ. As in past years, I’ll use this event as an opportunity to review both our financial status and our overall effectiveness in moving the mission forward.

Linux Kernel Recompilation: Is it Worth the Pain?

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: With Linux Kernel 2.6.32 around the corners I see some guru's suggesting users to recompile their own kernels for a dozen of reasons: performance, fast booting, support of some esoteric drivers, bla... bla...

What Applications Should be in the Standard Installation?

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Ubuntu

blog.ibeentoubuntu: You may have heard that GIMP and F-Spot aren't safe for inclusion in 10.04. 700MB isn't much space to work with Why not question all the applications in Ubuntu, then? What should be in the default installation?

Timed downloads

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Software
Ubuntu
HowTos

For quite some time I've been looking for a tool to download a list of files (stored in a text file) at a certain time and, if possible, shutdown after completion. Unfortunately there is no know Linux-application that can perform these tasks. Then I got the idea to combine the use of Wget with that of a scheduler.

Google Chrome First Official Screenshots

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OS
Google

  • Google Chrome First Official Screenshots
  • OMG! ChromeOS Live Blog
  • Official Chromium OS Site
  • Releasing the Chromium OS open source project
  • Chrome OS: Some Early Preview Videos
  • Google Chrome OS Event (and Live webcast)

Improved websites to download OpenOffice.org builds

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Web
OOo

blogs.sun.com: The current setup of websites for downloading OpenOffice.org installation sets provides builds for several languages and operating systems. But nowadays a lot more are built. Unfortunately they are not that easy to find as they are on mirror servers.

NSA helps Apple, Sun and Red Hat harden their systems

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Linux
Software
Security

h-online.com: That the American National Security Agency has previously helped Microsoft harden various Windows versions is old hat, but what is news is that the NSA now also assists Apple, Sun and Red Hat with increasing the security of their operating systems.

Fedora 12: A little *too* convenient.

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Linux

techiemoe.com: Fedora, and Redhat before it, has held a special place in my heart for years, being that Redhat Desktop was the very first Linux distribution I ever used, and the one I kept coming back to during my programming classes in college.

Also: Fedora 12 rolls out impressive features

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