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Story Linux 4.2 Gets UEFI ESRT Support For Doing Firmware Updates Roy Schestowitz 24/06/2015 - 8:07am
Story Red Hat enters mobile software market with Samsung Rianne Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:29pm
Story Raspberry Pi's Default Firmware Updated to Linux Kernel 4.0 Rianne Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:25pm
Story Linux 3.4.108 Rianne Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:23pm
Story Fedora 20 "Heisenbug" Reached End of Life, Please Upgrade to Fedora 22 Linux Rianne Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:21pm
Story Chrome/Chromium Antifeature Roy Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:20pm
Story Could This Be The Age Of Enlightenment? Rianne Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:15pm
Story SODIMM-style i.MX6 COMs include an UltraLite model Rianne Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 11:11pm
Story Fedora Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 9:34pm
Story Leftovers: Kernel Roy Schestowitz 23/06/2015 - 9:11pm

OpenSUSE gets an Upstart

  • OpenSUSE gets an Upstart
  • What Is - Boot Loader and Error Handling In Linux?
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Beta
  • ...and the other changes
  • Something fun, for a change

The King of the Trolls Strikes Gold

computerworlduk.com: Well, this is rather droll. The other day I was writing about the patent troll to end all trolls, Intellectual Ventures. And now we have this:

License change leaves Sun Solaris users at a crossroads

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infoworld.com: Recent changes to Solaris licensing could further encourage Solaris 10 users to consider Linux -- and result in fewer new users considering Solaris at all. If you're a Solaris customer, don't overlook this license change.

some odds & ends:

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News
  • 3 Lightweight Podcast Managers For Linux
  • Guayadeque Adds Slick New Player controls
  • Reviewing the Behringer BCF2000 and FCB1010
  • Why You Should Be Careful Outsourcing Your Logo Design
  • Radeon GPU Recovery To Hit Linux 2.6.34 Kernel
  • Miguel de Icaza: Microsoft and .NET
  • DtO: A life of its own
  • GNU Accessibility Statement
  • Winning and losing with open core
  • Linux Outlaws 142 - Stroking the White Cat
  • FLOSS Weekly 114: Ada Lovelance Day
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #346 03/24/10

today's howtos:

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HowTos
  • Purge Removed Packages On Ubuntu/Debian
  • Use ssh_config To Simplify Your Life
  • wgetpaste: a command line tool for pastebin
  • cmus-small, fast and powerful console music player
  • About:Config – A Complete Guide
  • ffe (Flat file extractor)
  • Removable disk encryption with dm-crypt/LUKS
  • There’s a Lot in the Dot: Filesystem Permissions and Pathnames (Part 2)
  • Identifying Network Ports in Linux
  • Histwi — Powerful twitter tools
  • Install Latest Firefox 3.6.2 in Ubuntu using Ubuntuzilla Repository
  • Formatting USB sticks for Windows and Linux in Linux
  • Shared Wire Connection in Ubuntu

More successful open source startups needed

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OSS

infoworld.com: Open source is no longer considered the wild underdog, but it will need more new companies making money off the trend, the one-time CEO of MySQL stressed Wednesday at the EclipseCon 2010 conference.

Open Source Is About People, Not Technology

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OSS

ftcpublications.com: One of the biggest forces in social media, founder of WordPress Matt Mullenweg, has taken the stage to speak about the open source movement, the origins of WordPress, and how it has fostered innovation.

Can Ubuntu save online banking?

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Ubuntu

blogs.computerworld.com: I do my online banking from the same home computer the rest of the family uses for Web surfing and online games. I have the McAfee security suite loaded and do regular scans so accessing online banking should be protected. Right?

Can Flash Survive HTML5?

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Software

linux-mag.com: Is HTML5 going to put the hurt on Flash? Rumors of Flash’s demise may be greatly exaggerated, but the long term prospects for Adobe Flash seem pretty dim indeed.

Revitalizing Debian Project News

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Linux

debian-news.net: Alexander Reichle-Schmehl is working hard to revitalize the Debian Project News with a group of volunteers – see what you can do to help them!

Memtest – An Awesome Tool To Test Your Computer’s Memory For Errors

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Software

makeuseof.com: A few days back one of my computers decided to act up. Obviously, almost instinctively I attributed the trouble to Windows. Fed up of the problems and not being able to resolve them I decided to go ahead and install Linux alongside.

Woah, AMD Releases OpenGL 4.0 Linux Support

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: Woah, here comes a pleasant surprise from AMD with their Catalyst Linux driver. AMD today delivered a new preview driver that's based on Catalyst 10.3 and it brings OpenGL 3.3/4.0 support!

IBM, Simmtronics to offer $190 Linux netbooks

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Hardware
Ubuntu

liliputing.com: The Simmtronics Simmbook isn’t exactly a state of the art netbook. It features a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU, 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1GB of RAM, and Ubuntu Linux.

Intel creates Linux version of its app store for netbooks

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Software
Web

venturebeat.com: Encouraged by early results on Windows, Intel said today it will add a beta test version of popular Intel AppUp Center for Linux.

openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 4 Released

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SUSE
  • openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 4 Release
  • Linux business key to Novell sale
  • Novell Acquisition Bidding Stalls
  • Estimating the Value of Novell's Linux OS

Red Hat shares drop on 2011 profit outlook

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Linux
  • Red Hat shares drop on 2011 profit outlook
  • Red Hat and Linux Bloggers: The Big Disconnect
  • How Red Hat Made Money in 2010
  • FWN 218

Things I hate about Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu
  • Things I hate About Ubuntu 10.04
  • Ubuntu 10.04 in focus: Empathy
  • Mark Shuttleworth: Less in more. But still less.
  • Big Button Game: Metacity Introduces Flexibility
  • Ubuntu Road Test (Final Report)

Linux Software Installation EasyGuide

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HowTos

journalxtra.com: A couple of years of experience have taught me there are many ways to install software into Linux. Most of those methods are as easy as fishing for piranhas with a horse for bait.

Divided we stand, united we fall

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Ubuntu
  • Divided we stand, united we fall
  • Comments to Ubuntu 10.04 Reads File Sizes Differently
  • Lubuntu - Ubuntu with LXDE desktop
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (lucid lynx)

Virtualization With KVM On A Mandriva 2010.0 Server

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MDV
HowTos

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a Mandriva 2010.0 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

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