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Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 12:32pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 12:31pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 12:30pm
Story Indian Health Service contributes open-source code to OSEHRA Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 12:22pm
Story Linux 3.16-rc1 - merge window closed Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 12:13pm
Story The open source way of being Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 12:02pm
Story Open source software ignored by state agencies Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 11:59am
Story The history of Android: The endless iterations of Google’s mobile OS Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 11:22am
Story 'Open Source Has Enabled Us To Add The Desired Value To Our Products' Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 10:49am
Story Red Hat: Governments should invest in open source cloud to keep up with technology Roy Schestowitz 16/06/2014 - 10:40am

The innovations of Linux 2.6.28

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heise-online.co.uk: The Ext4 file system leaves its main development phase and will soon be ripe for productive use. Major renovation work on the code for memory and disk management promises GPU speed increases and better scalability. Hundreds of new and revised drivers improve hardware compatibility significantly.

Revised Slackware keeps it simple

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Slack

linux.com: At a time when new and buggy features cloud basic computer functions, it's refreshing to see a new release of a distro like Slackware that stays true to its core philosophy.

The Amazon UK Mp3 Store On Linux... Actually a postive experience

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Linux

adventuresinopensource.blogspot: That well known online retailing behemoth Amazon has finally released a version of their mp3 music download service for the UK. It's been available in the US for some time but we finally get a chance to try it on these shores.

Checking out the Neighbors, Part V

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Linux
MDV

meandubuntu.wordpress: Back to distro-checking-outing! A sort of second chance for Mandriva - I give Mandriva Live ONE a once-over!

Alan Cox: Moving on from Red Hat

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Linux

lxer.com: Linux Kernel developer Alan Cox has announced that he will be departing Red Hat for Intel. In an e-mail to the editors he explained that this move allows him to spend more time with his family and work even closer on the low level stuff that he really likes.

Christmas… Linux… Wallpapers…

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Linux

linuxscrew.com: Here is a small set of Christmas holidays wallpapers which should fit any Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, Suse, Mandriva, Slackware, RedHat, Centos desktop…

FLOSS Manuals sprints to build quality free documentation

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OSS

linux.com: Documentation is one area in which free/libre/open source software (FLOSS) is weakest. A project called FLOSS Manuals is trying to remedy this situation. The idea behind project is to create quality, free documentation for free software.

Open source: getting started

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OSS

manilastandardtoday.com: OPEN source software can reduce costs and improve security dramatically, yet many people are a bit apprehensive about getting their feet wet.

10 Firefox Extensions For Better Tab Management

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Moz/FF

maketecheasier.com: The tab is easily one of the most used feature in Firefox. It gives you the convenience of browsing different sites in one single window and save you the trouble of too many windows cluttering your desktop.

Tuxmachines intermittent downtime and sluggishness

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Site News

I am moving Tuxmachines.org to a new server today, so the site may suffer intermittent downtime and sluggishness.

Understanding Canonical's new Linux notification system

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Ubuntu

arstechnica.com: Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, has announced plans to overhaul desktop notifications. The project is part of a broader initiative that the company launched earlier this year to boost the usability of the Linux software ecosystem.

AntiX 8.0 Test1

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Linux

mepis.org: Now available, in the MEPIS testing mirror, the first public test release of antiX-M8, a fast and light complete desktop and livecd based on SimplyMEPIS and Debian Lenny, with a little bit of sidux.

New Mac OS X ’sheets’ CompizFusion Plugin

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Software

smspillaz.wordpress: I’ve implemented a sort of Mac OS X ’sheets’ animation in the simple-animations plugin. It is designed to work with dialog boxes so that they appear to ‘roll out’ of the top of the window.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 10

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HowTos

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.

Linux Mint Raises the User-Friendliness Bar

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Linux

linuxplanet.com: The latest release of the Linux Mint distribution offers up a clean, user-friendly desktop environment with a good assortment of applications to meet the needs of most any typical user.

The Win, Fail and Meh of Open Source in 2008

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OSS

heise-online.co.uk: With 2008 coming to an end, heise online UK picks what was full of win, who was waiting for the failboat, and who just made us go meh. So in no particular order, here are the Wins, the Fails and the Mehs of Open Source from 2008.

Ubuntu Review: One Year In

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Ubuntu

encephalosponge.com: After a somewhat belated New Year’s resolution last year, I did manage to complete my goal much more easily than I previously thought possible. In the last 9 months, I can probably count on my two hands then number of times I’ve booted into Vista or XP. I’ve been using Ubuntu.

Sugar Labs is joining the GNOME Foundation

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OSS

gnome.org: Sugar Labs, a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy, is joining the GNOME Foundation as part of the GNOME Advisory Board.

KWin visual effects get way better in KDE 4.2

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KDE

arstechnica.com: We were impressed with the big improvements in the first KDE 4.2 beta when it was released earlier this month. It fixed a lot of bugs and brought some impressive new features to the Plasma panel system and other areas of the desktop environment. The second beta, which was released last week, builds on that work and adds a lot of important refinements.

24 Hours with openSUSE 11.1

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SUSE

bear454.blogspot: Back in June I blogged about my first experiences with openSUSE 11.0. Although there were some groundbreaking improvements, the general tenor of my experience was negative. I'm happy to say that both of my major gripes with 11.0 are completely resolved in 11.1, and then some.

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