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Story Ubuntu 16.04 Stupendously Hot Concept Is About to Become Real Rianne Schestowitz 23/08/2015 - 8:00pm
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Story Linuxcon North America 2015: Linus Keeps it Real Rianne Schestowitz 23/08/2015 - 6:14am
Story Phoronix on Graphics Rianne Schestowitz 23/08/2015 - 5:54am
Story Phoronix Benchmarks Rianne Schestowitz 23/08/2015 - 5:53am
Story KDE and Akademy Rianne Schestowitz 23/08/2015 - 5:33am
Story Some Features To Look Forward To With The Linux 4.3 Kernel Rianne Schestowitz 23/08/2015 - 5:30am

Moving to Linux

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Linux

linuxinexile.blogspot: How do you move an organization to Linux? What's the process? It's not as simple as coming in over the weekend, re-installing everyone's desktops with the latest Linux distro, and hoping things go for the best. You need a real transition plan, a strategy to move the organization.

New Releases Of GNOME Shell, Mutter

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Software

phoronix.com: Owen Taylor has announced a new development release of GNOME Shell in the run-up to GNOME 3.0, which is coming now in just a few short months.

Fun stats from Ubuntu Manual Project

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: I thought I'd share some interesting statistics with you that we've collected through our website over the past two months since the release of Ubuntu 10.04 and Getting Started with Ubuntu 10.04.

openSUSE Weekly News Issue 129

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SUSE

Linux game-time refined with latest Wine

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Software
Gaming

theregister.co.uk: Wine 2.1 includes a new set of icons, a number of fixes for video rendering – improving Windows gaming – and better font anti-aliasing and handling of desktop link files.

Joojoo ripped for another failing, this time it’s a GPL violation

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Linux
Hardware
OSS

liliputing.com: Oh, Fusion Garage… Lately it seems the only good news which surfaces about your JooJoo tablet is the result of someone who doesn’t work for you doing something awesome with it — like installing Windows 7 on it.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Almanah – Application to ease management of a personal diary
  • Compiz 0.9 and GCC 4.5
  • Mandriva pt 2
  • Red Hat Seeking Ways To Avoid Channel Conflict With Service Partners
  • Lunar eclipse set for Saturday Morning
  • The Growing Open-vs.-Proprietary Rift Between Google and Mozilla
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #359 06-23-10
  • Opera Snapshot: Stability, font work, and Geolocation for Linux
  • Is Ubuntu a Realistic Alternative to Mac OS X?

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Auto assign profile images on Ubuntu
  • How to fix: Too many open files
  • Kubuntu 10.04, disabled network manager, Solution
  • Quick Tip: Opening Adobe Illustrator files in Linux
  • For smooth sys-libs/glibc-2.11.1 upgrade, make sure to use >=gcc-4.3-
  • Open PDF files in a Linux Console using fbgs, a framebuffer PDF viewer
  • LXC 0.7 console output in Gentoo

Ubuntu Nearing X Server Not Running As Root

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Based upon a recent email to the X.Org developers' mailing list, Canonical is nearing the point of one of their goals for Ubuntu 10.10 of a rootless X Server, or being able to run the X.Org Server without root privileges.

The Stable Triple and Marketing Linux

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Linux

cbojar.blogspot: The first topic on my mind is the elusiveness of the stable triple in the Linux market. What do I mean by the stable triple? Let's look at some examples:

Mozilla Wins The American Business Awards “Most Innovative Company of the Year”

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Moz/FF

mozilla.com/blog: We are excited to announce that Mozilla won the American Business Awards Stevie Award for Most Innovative Company of the Year (with less than 2,500 employees) in the software category!

Lucid Lynx boot times - 10 seconds, yes or no?

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Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: I love Lucid very much; it's slowly replacing Jaunty as the major Ubuntu flavor on my various machines. This begs the question, does Lucid bring in any improvements required to break the 10-second barrier?

Lightworks Switches the Lights On

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Software

stream0.org: Apparently I missed the announcement back in April this year that EditShare is to release an Open Source version of their award winning non-linear video editor, Lightworks. As I missed the previous announcement, I thought it would be a good idea to follow up and find out what's actually available.

Become a typeface pro with Fontmatrix

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Software

worldlabel.com: Casual computer users often give little thought to fonts, but once you starting working on design — from your web site to your stationary needs, you soon begin to appreciate the positive effects a good typeface can have on branding and marketing. The trouble comes when you start to collect more fonts on your system than you can keep track of.

Chumby, the Next Generation

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Hardware

linuxjournal.com: The folks over at www.chumby.com still sell the original Chumby device, but they've come out with a new model, the Chumby One. I'm rather fond of the numbering scheme they chose, because that would mean the original Chumby is number zero. If the next model is the Chumby 10, they will get extra geek points!

Why Tabs are on Top in Firefox 4

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Moz/FF

mozilla.com/faaborg: In the Firefox 4 nightly builds, and in Firefox 4 Beta 1, we are changing the default tab position so that tabs are on top. This is a preference that users can change by right clicking on any of their toolbars.

Fedora 11 reaches end of life

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Linux

h-online.com: Fedora developer and Red Hat employee Paul W. Frields has announced that Fedora 11, code named "Leonidas", has reached its end of life.

Make the most of your tablet with My Paint

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Software

ghacks.net: If you use Linux, have a tablet (or a pen/tablet addon), and want a graphics tool designed specifically for that device, you need to take a look at My Paint.

More distros at 150Mhz, both good and bad

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Linux

kmandla.wordpress: Arch Linux isn’t the only thing I have installed or used on the Mebius, since I brought it home a week ago. I did a few trial runs with other distros and OSes, although not all of them were as successful as archlinux-i586.

You Say Linux, I Say GNU/Linux

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Linux

linux-magazine.com: The older I get, the more certain I am that most discussions consist of arguing over half-truths. In fact, the more strongly everyone argues, the more likely that nobody has the complete truth. And nowhere does these hard-won truisms seem more accurate than in the age-old argument over whether the operating system we all live by should be called Linux or GNU/Linux.

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