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Upstart or sysvinit - as init.d scripts see it

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Linux If Debian is to migrate to upstart on Linux, I expect some init.d scripts to migrate (some of) their operations to upstart job while keeping the init.d for hurd and kfreebsd.

Proprietary Software Traps - Adobe Flash

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sharplinux.blogspot: The real problem is Adobe Flash, on which much of the 2.0 web is built on. Even if libraries restrict the use of online video (many do for both content and technical reasons), Flash is necessary to view and use *many* websites, and seems like most corporate web developers assume that Flash is a given.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 13 i686 (GNOME)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 13 desktop (GNOME) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

My Perfect Kubuntu 10.04 Desktop

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HowTos I have been running Kubuntu 10.04 now since the Release Candidate and simply upgraded to the final release. So far I would have to say it has been release smooth although not perfect. How I setup my Kubuntu Desktop.

Ubuntu 10.04 vs Fedora 13 update

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Linux This post is updated version of my comparison of Fedora 12 and Ubuntu 9.10, and includes fresh observations based on my new experiences with the two.

Plasma Netbook and performance

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KDE The Plasma Netbook shell can be quite fast on a standard netbook, however many are experiencing it going rather slow. Why?

Some favorites

kmandla.wordpress: There are worse things I could be doing with my time than sifting through, looking for diamonds among the diamonds. I have a few favorites.

A Quick Look at KDE SC 4.5 Beta 1

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KDE The latest in the 4.x series of the KDE Software Compilation is due to be released in early August 2010. With the first beta of this release recently unleashed, I thought I’d download the openSuse packages and see what 4.5’s got in store for us.

Linux hardware woes

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Linux I have spent the better part of the weekend finally experiencing what so many new Linux users experience - Hardware woes. I purchased a nifty Wacom CTL 460 pen tablet for my budding artist step daughter. I assumed it would be a no-brainer. Oh was I ever wrong.

Gentoo Screenshot Contest 2010

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Gentoo Users, Developers, and Staffers are encouraged to submit their sweetest screenshots. Please head over to the 2010 Contest Page for all of the details.

Linux Gazette: June 2010 #175

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The June issue of the Linux Gazette is online and ready to read. Highlights include: NAT routing with a faulty uplink, Part 3 PXE boot, Maemo vs Android, and Hacking RPMs with rpmrebuild.

today's leftovers:

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  • Netactview - graphical network activity monitor
  • Slideshow creator
  • Quirky 1.2 Review
  • Is Chrome OS right for the netbook market?
  • Extending
  • Mono is taking over… Even towns
  • Some Early Gish Hacking
  • Quicklaunch plasmoid in KDE SC 4.5
  • Firefox add-on game ‘Destroy The Web’ lets you blast away the Internet
  • Linux For Space Constrained Small Embedded Devices

some howtos:

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  • Find interesting dictionary words with your Linux box
  • Contain Junk email in Evolution
  • Edit Linux man pages with gmanedit
  • Upgrade Compiz in Ubuntu
  • Gstyle - A new full gnome theme manager

The curious case of Linux hardware support

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cristalinux.blogspot: Through the few years I have been using Linux, I have barely had any problems with hardware not being supported or working incorrectly. Lately, I was lucky enough to get my hands on an HP 2740p Tablet, which hit the market not long ago. Problems start.

Opera: Little-known Norwegian browser challenges the big boys

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Software No. 1 in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Belarus. It might not be a slogan to attract an avalanche of American Internet users, but the Norwegian company that makes the fastest Web browser you've never heard of sees a major opportunity in the United States and the rest of the world.

PCLinuxOS 2010.1 KDE4

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wamukota.blogspot: It's been a few weeks now that PCLinuxOS 2010.1 has been available. I have it installed on my 'old' laptop - a HP Compaq nx6325 - and this is my experience up to now.

Overview and Explanation of Linux Desktop Environments

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: Something most new Linux users often struggle to understand when first using Linux is the concept of desktop environments. What a desktop environment actually is I feel gets further clouded when users start exploring different "spins" of a distro.

Enermax's New, Colorful, And Shiny Case Fans

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Hardware Here are details on four fan models the Taiwanese component manufacturer plans to release by the end of the year, all carrying the "Vegas" moniker to highlight the line's flashy LED-driven styling.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 126

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Midori Web Browser

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Software Your preferences while browsing the web depend largely upon what tasks you perform while using the browser. If speed is a concern, give the lightweight Midori web browser a try.

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