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How to Install Palimpsest Disk Utility From Ubuntu (9.10) in Ubuntu Jaunty

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Ubuntu

If you read our "what's new in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala" post, you must know that a new hard disk tool is now available by default in Ubuntu 9.10: Palimpsest Disk Utility, which was created by Red Hat and is a S.M.A.R.T. testing/monitoring tool, showing you the temperature and uptime of the driver, and also a partition management tool that allows you to mark as bootable, delete or label a hard disk partition. Basically, Palimpsest is a graphical interface for all disc-related tasks, from partitioning and file system creation to encryption, raid and lvm. Full story

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Manage your E17 menus

  • Gentoo Media Center
  • Bohrbugs: OpenOffice.org won’t print on Tuesdays
  • Some news on cooker regarding kde3
  • Artha - WordWeb Knockoff for Desktop Linux
  • Ubuntu 9.04, I'm impressed
  • Grabbing and Sending files and folders over SSH
  • FLOSS Weekly 82: IronPython
  • new netprofile in cooker
  • Aide (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) improvements
  • OpenBSD Television Interview
  • Linux Outlaws 106 - EuroPython Special

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How To Watermark Images With ImageMagick in Linux

  • How To Use awk In Bash Scripting
  • Find your IP at the cli
  • Lightweight compositing in X
  • Protect your Laptop with TrueCrypt
  • Two Useful Commands for Your Linux Server
  • Split ISO image into multiple archives & back

A possible change of direction for Foresight Linux

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Linux

lwn.net: Michael K. Johnson, a familiar name currently at rPath, has posted an interesting set of suggestions on ways to reinvigorate Foresight development; he starts by suggesting that they drop rPath as the base system.

CrunchBang Linux - Soft, calm and beautiful

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: When I first heard of CrunchBang, the first thought that crossed my mind was - not another Ubuntu-based distro. But then I carefully stowed the troll in me away and started exploring CrunchBang in earnest.

Gnome-Shell

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Software

shanefagan.wordpress: I have been busy the past month so I haven’t had a chance to try out the most recent builds of Gnome-Shell I looked today and I have to say its looking really slick.

The Return of Beryl - 7 months later

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Software

smspillaz.wordpress: We are pretty close to a 0.9 Beta now in terms of functionality. Most of the plugins have been ported in some form to compiz++ although some (mostly the one’s I’ve done) are broken in some way which makes them unusable.

10 Best Mozilla Thunderbird Themes

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Moz/FF

makeuseof.com: Among desktop Mail clients, Mozilla Thunderbird is still a popular choice. Thunderbird unites many advantages, including the flexibility we all know from Firefox. One of the greatest joys for me is customizing Thunderbird’s look and feel.

Sabayon Linux 4.2 KDE Review

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Linux

linuxbsdos.com: Sabayon is a Gentoo Linux-based, multi-purpose distribution. Previous releases of Sabayon came in one huge DVD iso image with the option to install your favorite desktop. However, the latest release is available in iso images distinguished by desktop environments.

openSUSE Weekly News, issue 84

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SUSE

Issue #84 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out!

Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Alpha 4 Screenshot Tour

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Ubuntu

lazyubuntu.com: The fourth alpha release of Ubuntu 9.10 (codename “Karmic Koala”) has been released. The following are some screenshots of Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 4.

Play Classic DOS Games on Ubuntu Linux

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HowTos

junauza.com: I know some of you can't get enough of those classic games, so after showing you how to play Super Nintedo (SNES) games on Ubuntu Linux using an emulator, I will be giving instructions on how you will be able to run DOS games on it.

How to Upgrade to Alsa 1.0.20 on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

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Ubuntu

Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards. If you are experiencing sound issues on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04 or just want the latest version, you may want to upgrade to ALSA 1.0.20 (Ubuntu Jaunty comes with Alsa version 1.0.18rc3 - you can check this by typing this in a terminal: cat /proc/asound/version). Read on!

today's leftovers:

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News
  • If Houses Were Like Proprietary Software

  • Windows Spam on Linux
  • Thunderbird 3 on a netbook?
  • Ubuntu: Got Extras?
  • CentOS 4.8 release delays again
  • Dell’s Ubuntu Strategy: Restoring My Faith
  • Who needs screenlets when you can have Conky?!
  • Blanking in gnome-power-manager (fixed!)
  • The True Spirit of Open Source
  • QuakeCon 2009 Day One Roundup
  • Most Popular Open Source Languages
  • Have Mac, will open-source
  • Another one bites the dust
  • Running Qt/KDE Atop An OpenGL Stack
  • Mad Skill Motocross Beta Released
  • Linux' "Dirty Little Secret"
  • End of days for Sun
  • Introducing the LEGO Netbook
  • Microsoft: Firefox's billion claim is 'interesting math'
  • 5 Firefox Extensions to Keep Your Browsing (More) Private
  • OpenSolaris Receives New X.Org VT Support
  • Linux Crazy: Podcast 61 Pulseaudio | Gentoo PR

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Installing PHP extensions with pecl on Debian

  • Triple your audio volume in MPlayer
  • Broken XOrg in Gentoo
  • OpenSolaris: Installing gnome-launch-box
  • Producing a book with Scribus: useful tips
  • HOWTO : Torrentflux-b4rt with Cherokee on Ubuntu 9.04 Server
  • Detect Cross-Site Scripting Attacks with a bash Shell Script
  • usb and/or bluetooth Internet with Linux and Nokia E71 GPRS, EDGE or 3G
  • Network install from a minimal CD Debian GNU/Linux version
  • Practical networking with netcat
  • RedNoteBook: A graphical Diary for Ubuntu

FreeBSD 8.0 – What to look forward to

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BSD

freebsdnews.net: Over the next few months new versions of the major operating systems will be released: Mac OS X v10.6 (Snow Leopard) sometime in September, Windows 7 on 22 October, and Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala), also in October. Let’s not forget about FreeBSD.

Interview with Greg Kroah-Hartmann

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Linux
Interviews

lizards.opensuse.org: The openSUSE Weekly News are pleased to publish an little Interview with one of Novells Kernel-Hackers: Greg Kroah-Hartmann.

Walt Disney's Air Linux

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Humor

fastcompany.com: Nothing in the rule books says a penguin can't play basketball! Tim's ragtag middle-school basketball team doesn't have a chance at the playoffs. That is, until his friend Linux comes along!

5 Quirky Linux Concepts: Hardware and Software

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Linux
Hardware

ostatic.com: The world of open source is structured to invite unusual, often downright quirky contributions from people with unusual skills, and that inevitably leads to offbeat inventions. On the Linux front, especially because of easily executed embedded Linux concepts, both hardware and software inventions of the quirky type appear regularly.

Ubuntu Linux- Making it more newbie friendly

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Ubuntu

sinaisix.blogspot: Ubuntu Linux is the world's most popular Linux desktop OS. Day in day out, more and more people choose Ubuntu over other Linux distros and Windows. However, most new users of Ubuntu are very frustrated with the problems they encounter initially when they start to use it.

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