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Bye, Linux, I'm into Windows 7 Now!

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: If you read some of my previous posts, you probably know how proud I felt when my Linux machine protected me from USB viruses and other everyday online threats. However, my Linux experience is over.

An interlude: Colossus

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Gaming

kmandla.wordpress: I’ve been playing this game for quite some time, and I don’t mean in terms of hours, but years. Split your stacks, start recruiting and pound on your opponent at any and every opportunity.

Using KDE4 – Day 4

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KDE

g33q.co.za: Day 4 of this series, and I am beginning to feel at home in my new environment. There are a few niggles that I will want to address today, among them my Atheros WiFi card not coming out of sleep, and a networking issue that I have when I am on wireless at the office…

System76 second gen looking gorgeous

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Hardware
  • System76 second gen Starling Netbooks look gorgeous
  • Asus Eee Pad abandons Windows 7 CE for Android
  • The webOS Tablet Gets a Name? HP Files "PALMPAD" Trademark
  • Is Asus prepping an Android tablet?
  • A tour of Jolicloud's netbook Linux OS

Dell at it again: Windows vs. Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

zdnet.co.uk/blogs: Dell updated its Europe site with a "Windows or Ubuntu?" page. I can understand Dell wants to continue to market PCs with both operating systems, however the information posted on this page is fragmented, at best.

Original Mac source code available for download

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Mac

computerworlduk.com: The museum now has the source code of two software components from the original Macintosh available for your download and study with Apple's blessing.

5 ways to use bootable Linux live discs

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Linux

computerworld.com: In the almost 20 years since Linux was first released into the world, free for anyone to use and modify however they like, the operating system has been put to a lot of uses. One incredibly useful way that Linux has been adapted to the needs of modern computer users is as a "live CD."

What's new in openSUSE 11.3

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SUSE

h-online.com: openSUSE 11.3 has arrived with heaps of advancements. In this feature we take a look at such features as the newly added lean LXDE desktop, the new package repository functions and the installation option for netbooks.

PCLinuxOS 2010 review

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PCLOS

linuxbsdos.com: PCLinuxOS is a APT-ified, Mandriva-based Linux distribution. It’s one of those distributions that offer a separate version for virtually every existing desktop environment. Four of them –

Ubuntu at Non-Technical Events

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Ubuntu

popey.com: We seem to be quite good at turning up to technical events such as LUG meetings, technical conferences and other self-organised events and telling everyone how great Ubuntu is. However we seem to spend a lot of time preaching to the converted.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Open source has created software overload
  • Display AppImage Icons OS X Style in Ubuntu
  • Mandriva's Rocky Rebirth
  • Damian Hickey's gentler approach to open source
  • Open Source Communities
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #202
  • A better Knitter
  • KDE and the Masters of the Universe – Reaching For Greatness
  • Ubuntu cleansweep update
  • User Review of Puppy Linux 5.0
  • Queen Hardware Rendition
  • Google nixes Nexus One
  • Ubuntu 10.10 with built-in GMA 500 support
  • Five Uses for an Ubuntu live CD
  • Creating a FLOSS Roadmap, brick by BRIC
  • 7 Of The Best Ubuntu Terminal (Fixed Width) Fonts

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to install Microsoft Windows Fonts on OpenBSD
  • Four Ways to get Instant Access to a Terminal in Linux
  • How to make you own Linux distro
  • The Persistence of Time
  • UbuDSL – Configure your ADSL modem under ubuntu
  • Eclipse & Android SDK on openSUSE
  • Searching from the Firefox address line

Red Hat SPICE protocol advances but release could be a year away

infoworld.com: In September of 2008 Red Hat acquired Israel-based company Qumranet for $107 million and with it the company's virtualization solutions, including its Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) technology and the Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) remote protocol.

Giving up on Ubuntu Unity

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Ubuntu

jjesse.wordpress: When the Unity Netbook front end was announced for Ubuntu 10.10 I thought I would give it a try. During the Karmic and Lucid cycles I ran Kubuntu Netbook Remix, but decided to switch to Unity.

Why You SHOULD Try Linux On Your Netbook…

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Linux

studentlaptopcomputers.com: After having spent a couple of months trying Linux on a netbook, I figured I’d write a little article on why you should try Linux on your netbook and how to go about doing it.

Firewall Tools for Ubuntu Security

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Software

workswithu.com: “Does Ubuntu have a firewall, and how do I turn it on?” is a popular question among new Ubuntu users. The answer is a bit complicated, but it’s an understandable inquiry for those migrating from the Windows world. WorksWithU addresses that question below by taking a look at Ubuntu’s firewall.

openSUSE 11.3 kicks *ss

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SUSE
  • openSUSE 11.3 kicks ass !!!
  • Novell releases OpenSUSE 11.3, takes usability to a new level
  • openSUSE 11.3: The Linux Lizard Lives

Challenge your friends in Crack Attack

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Gaming

downloadsquad.com: As you can gather from the title, Crack Attack is not a Flash game. It's a time waster that you have to download; we don't see too many of those around here. Having to download a game is a pretty hefty barrier to entrance, so a downloadable game has to be really good for me to cover it.

HP, Red Hat chase Solaris shops

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Linux

channelregister.co.uk: Server maker Hewlett-Packard and commercial Linux juggernaut Red Hat have teamed up to help shops using Oracle's Sparc/Solaris platforms make the jump to Linux-based x64 iron.

shootout: GNU screen, tmux and dtach+dvtm

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Software

chithanh.blogspot: When it comes to terminal managers in Linux, it usually boils down to three choices: screen, tmux or the dtach+dvtm duo. Proponents of each often vigorously tout their solution as the best. So let's see how they compare.

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