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Firefox 4 falling behind schedule?

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Moz/FF Mozilla has missed the scheduled date for releasing Firefox 4 Beta 7. The update was originally due in the last two weeks of September, but did not appear then or later.

Surviving Mac, Windows, Linux on daily basis

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linuxevangelist.blogspot: I am a Linux, Mac & Windows user and I use them on daily basis. I use Linux for all my personal works, Windows at my Office and Mac on the move [since I bought it at high premium].

Ubuntu 10.10 is a hit! Here’s why.

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alternativenayk.wordpress: If you knew my history with Ubuntu, you’d share my excitement with this latest Ubuntu 10.10 (Meerkat) release. The following are a few features of the latest Ubuntu that I really like.

Qalculate is a Powerful Calculator For Linux

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Software Qalculate is a powerful calculator for Linux that can solve complex mathematical expressions, units conversion, graph plotting and many more sophisticated functions.

It’s Colorized (Pink and Fluffy)

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KDE Alas, Frederik’s master plan has not seen a whole lot of progress. I wanted to go down that path a little as well — that has everything to do with sitting next to Lydia for a day of not-always-exciting meetings. She challenged me to make my desktop as horrifyingly pink as possible.

How to Get Support for Open Source Software

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OSS One of the most persistent myths surrounding Linux and other open source software is that there's no easy way to get good support. Here's a look at some of the many ways and places you can find open source support.

Following the Fragmentation Era, Linux Needs a Federated Front

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Linux Linux is now doing a surprisingly good job of arriving at big businesses and in the hands of consumers without needing to control the desktop. That said, Linux still needs some efforts to come together to achieve big things, and they have to do with federated, organized initiatives.

KDE 4: The KDE SC in Kubuntu and Fedora

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Although not one of my main desktop environments any longer, I have been keeping track of KDE development now and then and feel it has improved a great deal.

6 Linux Distros That Changed Everything

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Linux Linux is all around us. From phones to firewalls, from Macs to PCs, it’s getting hard to find electronics that don’t run Linux. Below is a list of 6 distros that were milestones for Linux adoption.

Mark Shuttleworth talks Project Harmony, Unity, Windicators and more

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Ubuntu As the founder of Ubuntu ,it becomes necessary to interact with the community, however Mark is busy man so it is only limited to an 1 hour IRC session after release.

Is Linux really easier than Windows or Mac?

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Linux I am a UNIX system administrator and I’ve written tons of articles related to administration and networking on a UNIX/Linux platform. However, I must admit that if I were not as knowledgeable on the platform, many basic doings on Linux compared to old fashioned Windows would have been tougher to deal with.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

today's leftovers:

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  • GTK+ Continues To Become More X11-Agnostic
  • WordPress and Drupal: Convergence?
  • The Battle Rages On: CLI vs. GUI
  • Linux Foundation sets record for stating bleeding obvious
  • PC sales lag behind expectations
  • Google Search Engine for Linux users?
  • Fedora 14 Spotlight Feature: Keeping Secure with OpenSCAP
  • FreeBSD gets USB 3.0 Support
  • Registration Open For 2011
  • Why Is Microsoft So Scared of OpenOffice?
  • Asa Dotzler: we're getting fast
  • Aava Mobile Joins Linux Foundation
  • The Command Line: Nothing to be scared of
  • Jeppesen migrates to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation
  • Introducing: Recipe Manager
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 149: Lens Flares Ahead!
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 371
  • FLOSS Weekly 139: Alfresco

some howtos:

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  • HowTo: Use Bash Parameter Substitution Like A Pro
  • How to use eCryptfs (Cryptographic Filesystem) in Ubuntu
  • Find Servers and Hundreds of Online Players for Urban Terror
  • Resolving SELinux Boot Error
  • Multiple X (Desktop) Sessions in Ubuntu
  • Disable The Spotify Tray (Notification Area) Icon In Linux
  • Fixing sendmail configuration error
  • Fix Ubuntu Plymouth For Proprietary Nvidia And ATI Graphics Drivers

Five problems Linux still needs to overcome

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blogs.computerworld: Big business loves Linux for servers and they seem to like it more than you might expect for the desktop. That said, enterprises still have some concerns about Linux. Here's the top five as picked by people who responded to The Linux Foundation's recent survey.

Spice up Ubuntu 10.10 desktop with Cairo-Dock

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Software Ubuntu 10.10, the latest edition of the popular Linux distribution, ships with the same blank desktop that has come to identify the Ubuntu desktop. But you do not have to live with it. You can spice it up with a very simple and elegant application.

Three graphical tools for a cli guy

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kmandla.wordpress: One of the fun things about bouncing around between distros is that you occasionally (or should I say frequently?) see new and interesting software you didn’t know existed.

Fourteen Reasons to be KDE

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KDE In case you’re sleeping under a rock today, KDE is celebrating its 14th birthday. I still see myself as a newbie round these parts, but I can already think of fourteen things that make me part of KDE.

Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 by the End of October

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Moz/FF If all goes according to plan, Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 could be made available for download by the end of October 2010.

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