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Story 10 Years of Git: An Interview with Git Creator Linus Torvalds Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 7:51pm
Story Getting an inside track on open source Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 7:34pm
Story 10 Linux Distros You Need To Know Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 7:32pm
Story nOS Infinity Linux April 2015 Update Brings Performance and Stability Improvements Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 7:18pm
Story Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 Will Bring an Updated Installer with LUKS Encryption Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 7:08pm
Story Weekend in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 3:55pm
Story Features Expected For The Linux 4.1 Kernel Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 8:08am
Story First Look at OSMC RC on the Raspberry Pi 2 Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 8:00am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 1:06am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 06/04/2015 - 1:05am

5 of the Best Free and Open Source CD/DVD Writing Software for Linux

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junauza.com: If you are using Linux, there are plenty of optical disc-authoring programs to choose from. Here are some of those that I like:

Howto: Building a Cheap Nettop Media PC

The origin of this project was an article on Lifehacker, however, i've expanded on it, and can point you in the way of actually getting this working. because i found the lifehacker article a good stating point for what I wanted, but left me short of sound and other items.

Using eBox As A Windows Primary Domain Controller

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eBox Platform is an open source small business server that allows you to manage all your services like firewall, DHCP, DNS, VPN, proxy, IDS, mail, file and printer sharing, VoIP, IM and much more. These functionalities are tightly integrated, automating most tasks, avoiding mistakes and saving time for system administrators. This tutorial shows you step by step how to use eBox as a Windows Primary Domain Controller. At the end of it you will be using eBox Platform 1.2 for users and shared resources management on your Windows domain.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • From Ubuntu… to Gentoo..? No, to Debian!
  • KDE Window decoration behind translucent windows
  • Compiz Elements changes for today and the future
  • Ubuntu Live to lose GIMP - Will it matter?
  • Corel Buys Out Corel
  • Touch Freeze, automatically disables touchpad while you type
  • Losing vendor dependence helps Swedish police save 20 million
  • BOH Update 7
  • Linux Text Processing using Damn Small Linux
  • I was afraid of worms, Roxanne!
  • Epiphany, take a seat. Chromium, you’re up.
  • EbonHack 1.01
  • Let's explore a little more: home clouds
  • Thanksgiving: a displaced Brit writes…
  • Apache Incubator: Extraordinary Made Ordinary, the Subversion case

some howtos:

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  • How to fix “No root file system defined” Error in Linux?
  • [How to] boot from Linux ISO FILE using Grub 2
  • Creating an Ad-Hoc Network Between Two Open-Suse Computers
  • Clutter: a beginner's tutorial
  • Package management cheatsheet
  • Network & sharing in VirtualBox - Full tutorial
  • Perhaps there is a stale lock file?

Ubuntu User On Fedora 12: Using It And Liking It

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linuxcanuck.wordpress: I have been a full time Ubuntu user since 2006. Before that I tried to like it, but couldn’t. I moved to it out of necessity when MEPIS began to play around with it core, switching from Debian to Ubuntu and back in six months. It was a fun ride, but it was not what I was interested in.

My life with Linux: Day 4

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Linux

pcauthority.com.au: Stuart Turton spends the fourth day of his one week odyssey with Linux, hailing the ease of GIMP, before a graphics card meltdown causes his computer to 'kill' his desktop.

Ubuntu Linux keeps being buggy... will I go back to XP?

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Ubuntu

beranger.tumblr.com: Well, I did it once, after years of Linux (registered with the Linux Counter on August 26, 1996). Then I went back to… Ubuntu Jaunty, then I switched to CentOS 5.3 and have built my own extra repository Odiecolon.repo, only to end in Xubuntu Karmic, now being on Ubuntu Karmic.

Less blogging about Ubuntu - (Funny) Howto

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Web

andrearatto.homeunix.org: There’s blogging nowadays and everyone has to be writing stuff on the web all the time about what they have been doing. Sometimes even to the cost of not actually doing it properly.

My recent experiences with some Linux distros

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standardsandfreedom.net: Fall season is one of the busiest times for Linux distributions, and this year is also a very busy time for me. Ever since two years now I gradually migrated family and friends to Linux. This year these new Linux users gave me quite some work, especially on week-ends, and my own upgrade gave me quite some work.

Lenovo smartbook may run Android

electronista.com: A demo of a smartbook prototype from Qualcomm may have provided more details of Lenovo's smartbook for AT&T, including its choice of OS.

An Update Of What Is To Come With KRunner In KDE SC 4.4

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KDE
Software

digitizor.com: With the next version of KDE SC to be released early next year, KRunner, one of KDE SC’s most powerful feature since v4.0, is getting some major updates. The hard feature freeze for KDE SC 4.4 is already done. So, in this article, we shall look at some changes.

Predict is an open-source, multi-user satellite tracking and orbital prediction program

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ubuntulandforever.blogspot: PREDICT is an open-source, multi-user satellite tracking and orbital prediction program written under the Linux operating system by John A. Magliacane, KD2BD.

general audience vs advanced audience

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Software

aseigo.blogspot: Reading Cyrille's blog entry today about Krita and GIMP appropriateness (or rather, how they are not appropriate) for a default OS installation, it got me to thinking about a common pattern we see emerge in applications.

Desktop Recording on my Laptop

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I bought this Acer Aspire 6930 laptop about a year ago. It is my first and only laptop--and came with Windows Vista pre-installed. Since I value good video performance, I selected a sub model of Acer laptop that has on board Nvidia GeForce 9600M GS video (confession time--yes, I use the proprietary NVidia driver). Since it came with Win Vista, I had 3GB of RAM, and a 320 GB hard disk drive. Plenty of horsepower for Linux, except for ...

The Ever-Nimble, Mobile Linux

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Linux

computerworlduk.com: I know that not many people ever believed it, but the old complaint about free software never innovating is being disproved magnificently in a whole new field: mobile phones.

KDE Gets a Ubuntu One Frontend

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KDE
Software
Ubuntu
HowTos

digitizor.com: After all the waiting, KDE finally has Ubuntu One frontend.

Is The New gThumb A Potential F-Spot Killer?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: gThumb is an image viewer and browser for the GNOME Desktop that allows users to manage, tag, sort, view and edit their photo collection from the one application. It can import photos directly from digital cameras and export them to web albums and more.

What is the Best Distribution of Linux?

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webhostingrating.com: Linux comes in a wide variety of flavors, better known as distributions. Such an array can make choosing between them very difficult for both the experienced administrator as well as the new user migrating from a different operating system. Making a decision isn’t easy, but we will do our best to simplify the process of selecting the ideal Linux distribution for your needs.

Mandriva releases USB FLash drive Linux distribution

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MDV

v3.co.uk: Linux developer Mandriva has updated its operating-system-on-a-stick with the release of Mandriva Flash 2010, which includes a bootable version of the software on a USB Flash drive.

Also: Mandriva will be present to the Netbook World Summit 2009

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