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Asus reschedules 8GB Eee PC to Q2, moles claim

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Hardware

reghardware.co.uk: Waiting for the 8GB Eee PC? Then you're going to have to wait a little longer - until April at least, it has been alleged, thanks to problems Asus is having getting the machine out of the door.

SSH 101: Secure Shell Basics and X11 Forwarding

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HowTos

techthrob.com: SSH, or the Secure SHell, is a powerful unix tool that allows you to securely connect to a remote computer, whether it be across a local network, or over the internet. This article will discuss the uses of SSH, and explain how to setup an SSH server on your Ubuntu computer, enable X11 (graphical) forwarding, as well as how to access your Linux computer from anywhere in the world, from any computer.

Myah OS 3.0 Beta 1 is now available

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Linux

myah.org: Myah OS 3.0 Beta 1 is now available. This first beta release debuts many long awaited features. Myah OS users now have the ability to Add or Update package right over the Internet. It also includes a Full hard drive installer and a USB live installer.

today's leftovers

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News
  • Debian news: release update: release team, blockers, architectures, schedule, goals

  • Linux Review 2- Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu to Mepis
  • A Classic case of FUD!
  • Gartner predicts 80% of all commercial software will embed open source by 2012
  • Canon printers in Ubuntu
  • Beginners Guide for GnuPG in Ubuntu
  • Linux lovefest wraps up in Melbourne and flies south
  • Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Xubuntu...
  • 11 reasons Google may know you better than you know yourself
  • Thinkpad Configuration, part 2
  • Wallpaper Clocks
  • Linux just works for me !

Linus Torvalds Interview, Part II

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Linux
Interviews

linux-foundation.org: Jim Zemlin’s conversation with Linus Torvalds continues with the posting of Part II of their interview. Linus comments on a variety of topics including patents, internal and external competition, the broader adoption of Linux, Microsoft and much more.

BibleWorks 7 on Linux

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Software

thomb.livejournal.com: BibleWorks 7 on Linux, using Wine 0.9.53, is mostly happy. Here are the problems I've had.

Debian and Ubuntu

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Linux

robertpeaslee.com: Ubuntu seems to be the latest, greatest thing in the world of operating systems. The creators of Ubuntu have done some good things in terms of making Linux easier to use and in providing guidance for Linux newbs. But with newbs you bring ignorance, and there are a couple things I’ve been seeing that are kind of ridiculous.

Linux woes told through PCLinuxOS

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: I just want to share some of linux ecstacy and agony with you. Linux is a great server. In my office we never had any problem running web servers on Mandriva, RHEL or Debian. But I wonder why Linux Desktop is still rough around the corners.

Choosing a Linux distribution

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Linux

linmaya.blogspot: Choosing a Linux distribution is actually a matter of personal faith. There are largely three kinds of people: the one who use one of the many distributions available as is, those who install an available distribution and customize it to their satisfaction and the geeks who go a step further and create and use their own distribution.

mobile linux headlines

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Linux
  • XO and Asus EeePC: Comparing Size, Keyboards & Screens

  • The Eee PC: After a week
  • crux linux 2.4 on olpc xo-1
  • One Laptop Per Incarcerated Prisoner
  • Getting businessy with Ubuntu and a Nokia E65
  • Cheapo laptops don't quite cut it

Will the real monopolist please stand up?

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Microsoft

Mary Jo Foley: In this corner we have Chief Legal Officer for Google, with a statement warning that if Microsoft ends up buying Yahoo, it will be the end of openness and innovation on the Web. And in this corner General Counsel for Microsoft warning that a world without a MicroHoo will be a world without true competition on the Internet.

Also: Yahoo may consider Google alliance, source says

More Reasons Why Kubuntu is Good for KDE

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KDE

weblog.obso1337.org: First off, cheers to Jonathan for his great work with Kubuntu and KDE. Everyone should go read his reasons why Kubuntu is good for KDE. I’d also like to share some of my own comments about Kubuntu and KDE.

The Evolution of an Ubuntu EeePC

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Linux

fuzzz.gaulin.ca: It’s officially been a week since I purchased an Asus EeePC. I’ve been reading a lot about them since they were released last year and now that I’ve got it setup and tweaked to my liking I’m very pleased with my purchase. Over the last week of usage, my EeePC has morphed and evolved quite a bit.

Last.fm on Ubuntu Gutsy: smooth as rabbit fur

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Software

jpstacey.info/blog: Most commercial support for Linux distributions still consists of monolithic installations, wrapped up with checksums to prevent you tampering with them, and installing themselves on your computer in whatever location and potentially harmful fashion they fancy. With Last.fm’s client, I needn’t have worried.

Nautilus Replacements

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Software

jatecblog: Personally, Nautilus is my file manager of choice. However, it is a little heavier then a plain file manager needs to be. If you have a lower-end setup, or want to squeeze out every drop of speed, you may want to consider an alternative.

Why Kubuntu is Good for KDE

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KDE

jriddell's blog: Tsk to marketing types who bring negatives tones to otherwise peaceful Planets. I like to walk cheerfully over the world so here's some top reasons why Kubuntu is good for KDE.

Linux Exploration…

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Ubuntu

blog.dazedaboutdotcom: I’ve thought about doing this quite a lot but never actually got round to it but today I decided to finally go for it. I’ve heard some nightmare stories about the installation of some linux distributions. I really didn’t want all that hassle so imagine how pleased I was when I discovered that installing Ubuntu was an absolute dream!

Looking outside my Windows

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Linux

gcn.com: Linux operating systems are like a box of chocolates: You never know what you’re going to get. And with so many varieties of Linux operating systems to choose from, finding the best for your agency can be a hassle. We reviewed four of the most popular Linux operating systems and judged them on ease of use and installation, performance, functionality and price.

Kernel Rate of Change

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Linux

kerneltrap.org: "I re-ran some statistics the other day on our kernel development rate. Turns out that as of 2.6.24-rc8 for the 2.6.24 kernel release we did: lines added per day, 4945; lines removed per day, 2006; lines modified per day, 1702."

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