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Testing OpenShot Video Editor

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workswithu.com: When Lucid Lynx ships in April, it will come with a video editor installed by default, which will be a first for Ubuntu. With this in mind, I decided to test drive OpenShot, an open-source, nonlinear editor that reached its 1.0 release very recently.

Back Home, with Debian!

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ebb.org/bkuhn/blog: By the end of 2004, I'd been running Debian ‘testing’ on my laptop since around early 2003, but after 6-8 months of woody, I was backporting far too much and I couldn't spare the time for upkeep. At just about that time, a thing called ‘warty’ was released.

Five Essential Ubuntu Features

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workswithu.com: I just finished configuring a Vista laptop for my brother, who needs to run some Windows-only applications for college. Whenever I find myself compelled to deal with proprietary operating systems, I’m reminded why I use Ubuntu.

some shorts:

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Software
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Gaming
  • SuperGamer, 8GB of Linux-Only Gameplay
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2.0 Release Candidate 2 available
  • Number Crunching with Pelican HPC 2.0
  • LM_Sensors Gets A New Configuration Utility
  • The ChoKolate Linux Desktop
  • Linux on the repaired Laptop

Some things in Linux are hard. Get over it!

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Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: In the continuing scuffles between the various operating system advocacy's there is a recurring argument against Linux that it is hard to use. I emphatically disagree. Using a configured Linux distribution is no different to using any other configured operating system.

Three calculators for the Linux desktop

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ghacks.net: To many, geek = math && nerd = math. To others school = math && math = calculator. During my stint as a computer science major, the very idea of differential had me running scared back to my calculator. It was a must, and for many a symbol of intellect and power.

Linux 101 Hacks eBook Goes Online – HTML Version

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Linux

thegeekstuff.com: I’m happy to announce that my free eBook, Linux 101 Hacks is now available for online browsing in HTML format. I’ve also updated the book with the following minor changes:

Hands on: Boxee beta is brilliant, still not quite stable

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arstechnica.com: Ars takes a hands-on look at the latest beta release of Boxee, a popular media center application that is ideal for HTPCs. The improved user interface is profoundly impressive, but the application still needs more work.

Ubuntu Chicago Files Chapter 13

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nixternal.com: To go along with the spirit of most big things in the United States, Ubuntu Chicago is filing Chapter 13. Ubuntu Chicago isn’t going anywhere, it is just going to restructure itself to become a much more efficient LoCo team.

Best Linux - Some Important Things to Consider

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Linux

linux.bihlman.com: Linux is starting to catch the eyes of many, many people who normally wouldn’t go there! Finding the best Linux operating system is not hard at all.

Ted T'so moves to Google

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Linux

h-online.com: Theodore "Ted" T'so has moved to Google, leaving his position as Linux Foundation's Chief Technology Officer. The news came in a blog posting from T'so.

Selecting a Linux Distribution

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beginlinux.wordpress: If you are planning to learn the ways of using and operating Linux then you should try to gain proper knowledge about it. You must try to decide the type of version that you are planning to utilize, when it comes to Linux as your operating system.

Watching TV and Linux

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Software

azerthoth.blogspot: This all started a couple of weeks ago when I finally got around to putting the tv capture card I had picked up a year or two ago into my computer. Happily like most things in Linux, it just worked. Sadly the software packages in existence that I ran across were either too much or too little.

today's odds & ends:

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  • Is There Any Good Video Editing Software for Linux?
  • Oracle should learn a lesson from Linux
  • Firefox 3.6: I'm more than my Monkey
  • Mozilla releases its first beta of Lightning 1.0 calendar extension
  • Winners and Losers in Red Hat Option Strategies
  • Ionics Plug Computer 3.0 review
  • SimplyMEPIS 8.0.15 Overview
  • Interview With Rich Wolski – Eucalyptus CTO
  • Porting to Open Source - where to begin ...
  • Keynotes picked for SCALE 8x
  • Linux Server and Home Web Hosting
  • DtO: Linux Tech Support - Day 4

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install Minimal Ubuntu and Fluxbox
  • Enabling ssh in OpenSuse
  • Uninstalling KDE or Gnome from Gentoo
  • Configure the graphical firewall client on Linux Mint 8
  • Improving Metadata Performance with Ext4 Journal Sizing
  • Start a Kiosk Style Machine Running a Single X11 Application
  • Remove a PDF File Password
  • How to install DirectX in Linux using Wine
  • DStat: Real-Time Resource Monitoring Utility
  • Robots.txt Tips For Deailing With Bots
  • Collectd – Linux System Statistics Collection Daemon
  • Installing BackTrack Linux 4 – Security Distribution
  • Top 10 Recent Cinema Releases As Your Wallpaper

Ubuntu: A nice holiday, but glad to be home

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Ubuntu

blogs.zdnet.com: This past 48 hours has been an eye opening time of which I plunged myself into an entirely open-source environment head first, with no prior experience.

Microsoft predicts Linux will fail mobile 'quality' test

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Linux

theregister.co.uk: Linux is shaping up as Microsoft's target in a potential war of attrition to gain lost market share for Windows Mobile in handsets.

Distributed Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 9.10

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running Ubuntu 9.10) to one large storage server (distributed storage) with GlusterFS. The client system (Ubuntu 9.10 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

7 Best Linux Apps for Ripping CDs and DVDs

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maximumpc.com: Ripping a CD or DVD is one of the most basic tasks for a PC user. But you need the right tools if you want to automate the process.

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