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None leading Linux kernel development

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Linux

blogs.the451group: After reading the latest update on Linux kernel development, highlighted by 451 Group colleague Dan Kusnetzky, I have a few observations to share.

Miguel snuggles closer to Microsoft

itwire.com: Over the past week, a couple of events have served to highlight the extent to which Novell vice-president Miguel de Icaza is helping Microsoft to implement its strategy of curbing the growth of free and open source software.

Ubuntu Artwork team starts delivering - Four cool themes and two icon sets

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Ubuntu

ubuntumanual.org: Ubuntu Artwork team finally starts delivering. Although Ubuntu have been the most popular distro for a pretty long time now, it really need to put in a lot of work on enhancing look and feel. That is all going to change now.

Surfing The Forge: Sound & MIDI Projects On SourceForge

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Software

linuxjournal.com: SourceForge is one of those long-lived services that have remained relevant to my searches for new and interesting sound and music applications, so I decided to surf the Forge to find recent and maybe some not-so-recent developments in the world of Linux audio.

todays' leftovers:

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News
  • 10 important Security and privacy addons for Firefox
  • What would it take for you to switch to Linux?
  • The Netbook World Summit, a major IT event
  • ClearFoundation Unveils ClearOS 5.1
  • Launchpad Bug Filing Changes for Ubuntu
  • A Skeptical Look At The Linux Server Botnet
  • Linux-ready Linutop mini-PC powers up
  • Oracle *could* kill off MySQL as a commercial product, but probably won’t
  • libzypp-6.16.0: Download policies for commit
  • SFLC: Episode 0x16: Documentation Licensing and the Google Books Settlement Objection
  • Run Evernote in Ubuntu Linux with Wine
  • Preview of LinuxCon 2009
  • The Apache Software Foundation to Host Most Extensive Conference Program to Date
  • OOo4Kids, um OpenOffice para crianças
  • LCA2010 Schedule is now available

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • X11 forwarding a chroot
  • HOWTO: Adding items in LXDE menu
  • Searching Ubuntu filesystem with (m)locate
  • Episode #60: Proper Attribution
  • Getting your Windows 7 fix in Linux with VirtualBox
  • Recover a Non-booting Linux System
  • gt5: Disk Usage Browser for Ubuntu Linux
  • How to find out the version (release) of the ubuntu (debian)
  • Find last modified files on a filesystem
  • Mysql Access Problems
  • GNOME Hotkeys
  • Install the latest version of Wine in Ubuntu the easy way
  • Spotify on Ubuntu

I Feel the Need for Speed: Linux File System Throughput Performance

linux-mag.com: While metadata performance is important, another critical metric for measuring file systems is throughput. We put three Linux file systems their paces with IOzone.

Great Blender Tutorial

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Software

ostatic.com/blog: The web, and the Blender.org site both abound with Blender tutorials, and the free online book "Blender Basics" is a good place to start learning the application, but Free Software Magazine alerted me to what may be the best free way to master Blender of all: Tufts University's Blender 3D Design online class.

KOffice 2.1 Beta 2 Released

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Software

kdenews.org: The KOffice team today announced the second beta of the upcoming 2.1 release. The KOffice community has now switched from adding new features to only fix the remaining bugs, and that is obvious from this release.

10 great looking Ubuntu wallpapers

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Ubuntu

learningubuntu.com: Welcome to the first ever LU wallpaper release! Every month we will list 10 good looking Ubuntu wallpapers for everyone to enjoy and share.

Google Chrome 3.0 Sees Stable Release

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Software

eweek.com: Google's Chrome team released a new stable build of the Web browser that boasts the speed bumps and features the company introduced in its 3.0.195.4 beta release last month.

Submit your nominations for the 2009 Free Software Awards

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OSS

fsf.org: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project today announced the request for nominations for the 12th annual Free Software Awards.

some shorts:

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News
  • Who's developing Linux?
  • Announcing Lifesaver
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Installer Screenshots
  • New Developer Build of OOo 3.x
  • Dell Latitude with ubuntu
  • The Many Uses of Screen

Linus is always right

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Software

elcuco2.blogspot: Linus is always right: SVN users are stupids, GIT is superior. I am now starting to move my personal projects from SVN to GIT.

Archos 5: The Linux Internet tablet for everyone

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Linux
Hardware

blogs.computerworld: I didn't expect much from the Archos 5 Internet tablet -- and I was surprised. This Android Linux powered device is more than just another would-be iPod Touch competitor; it's a powerful touch computer in its own right.

Running Alpha Karmic on The Thinkpad X301

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Ubuntu

redmonk.com: Buoyed by the success I reported running Karmic on an antiquated X40 (and this positive report), I decided to take the plunge this past weekend and upgrade – against the recommendations of many, given that a beta is still two weeks away – my production laptop.

Exploring Drupal V6 open source Website solution

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Linux

Exploring the benifits of building secure websites with Drupal V6.

De-Programming Windows Refugees

linuxtoday.com/blog: Way back in the last millennium, in the very olden days of Linux, most Linux users were grizzled old Unix graybeards. They saw Linux as a cute little toy Unix, but it was Free and free and fun. Now Linux is the easiest of all operating systems to use, and yet anguish abounds in the land. Too hard! Too hard! Make it easier! What the heck happened?

Ubuntu Linux - 5 things to stem the tide of Windows 7

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Ubuntu

sinaisix.blogspot: Come this October, Windows 7 will go on sale, and this release, I strongly believe will be one of the greatest challenges Linux will ever face. Ubuntu Linux will also make a release within that same time and given the generally positive reviews that Windows 7 has received, it is going to be a very difficult time for Canonical to market Ubuntu.

Game Review: Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection

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Gaming

penguinpetes.com: Casual puzzle games are the unsung champions of the modern game scene. The blockbuster titles get all the attention, and yet it's the simple solitaires and brain-teasers that are in every PC's menu, on every mobile phone, and bookmarked in every web browser.

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