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Story How to Recover Deleted Files in Linux srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 10:12pm
Story Evaluating the harm from closed source srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 10:10pm
Story A Day With Gnome 3 srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 8:07pm
Story Linus Torvalds on Windows 8, UEFI, and Fedora srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 8:02pm
Story It’s Time for Canonical to Stop Protecting Unity srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 8:00pm
Story DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 460 srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 7:19pm
Story Dangerous Concessions: Red Hat, Fedora and the Secure Boot Shocker srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 7:14pm
Story some odds & ends: srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 5:29am
Story Making sense of memory usage on Linux srlinuxx 11/06/2012 - 3:42am
Story Ubuntu 12.10 Alpha 1 Screenshot Tour srlinuxx 09/06/2012 - 7:30pm

Scientist Now Not Sure Where Nina Last Seen

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wired: A forensic specialist testified here Wednesday she had made a mistake when analyzing blood found in the house where Hans Reiser's wife was last seen.

Cheap laptop price tags can mislead users

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Linux Personal computer (laptop and desktop) prices may have crashed. The low price tags, however, can be misleading — especially for first-time buyers.

Dell offers another Ubuntu Linux laptop

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Ubuntu More laptop computers preloaded with Ubuntu Linux are coming from Dell Inc. in response to demand from potential customers around the world.

Things which I’ve learned while using Ubuntu!

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Ubuntu Well, it’s been some time that I’ve used Linux and I’ve learnt or you can say that enough experiences with it that I can write such an article where I share my experience with Ubuntu :

Foresight KDE Alpha3

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Linux This is not an official release. It is called Foresight KDE Alpha3 because it is based on the underlying architecture in Foresight Gnome alpha3 release.

Troubleshooting with Apache logging

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HowTos The Apache Web server (Apache) comes with a powerful logging framework. In the default configuration, Apache logs all errors to an error log and all access requests to an access log. The default level of logging is sufficient for analyzing traffic patterns and for getting basic information about errors, but it may be inadequate for troubleshooting purposes. Familiarity with all the logging features can help you troubleshoot the Web server or applications hosted on Apache. as a language learning environment

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ooomarketing.blogspot: Some days ago I met some old friends at an anniversary. At some point, when asked what methods I would try I said: "I used to learn foreign languages!". Of course they asked: how? does it have a language learning module ?

Mozilla says that flaw could lead to data leak

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LinuxWorld: Mozilla is working to fix a browser flaw that could give attackers unauthorized access to data on a victim's machine.

Also: Super Techies: Brendan Eich

FOSDEM 2008: where's GNOME?

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Software FOSDEM is coming soon: it's on February 23-24. And of course, GNOME will be there. Last year, the GNOME presence at FOSDEM was really successful. Still, things were not perfect: there were not enough t-shirts and we had no stand, for example. Can we do better than last year?

Review: DesktopBSD 1.6

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raiden's realm: DesktopBSD, a derivative of Freebsd designed for desktop use, has come a long way since its early inception back in late 2005. Originally created as a way to bring the power of Freebsd as a desktop OS to new users, it has now blossomed into a desktop experience even the most hardened geek, or greenest novice can love.

How To Roll Your Own Linux Distro

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Serdar Yegulalp: Whether you want to customize Knoppix, respin an existing distribution of the open-source operating system, like Puppy Linux, or are intent on creating your own package from scratch, we'll walk you through the process.

Asus eee PC 4G Surf: First impressions from an old Linux Guy

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Hardware I finally got my eee PC last saturday. It's the 4G Surf in Galaxy Black. Everyone says the same thing, and so do I: you can't understand how small the thing is until you see it. And then everyone takes a picture of it sitting inside its previous notebook. So will I, 2 times.

Find and Extract Video File Details

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Using FFMpeg it is relatively simple to query an existing video file to find details such as video codec, audio codec, bitrates, duration and dimensions.

Linux Mint, The Ubuntu That Should Have Been?

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Linux Last night I downloaded and tried out Linux Mint 4.0 (Daryna). Before continuing I’m going to say up front I purposely avoided using Mint because I was under the impression it was just an "Ubuntu with some nice stuff added to it". And there’s a few distros out there like that. Not so.

Master the KIO slaves

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HowTos Hard-working KDE Input/Output (KIO) slaves perform much of KDE's functionality. KIO slaves provide consistent access to different resources, such as filesystems, network protocols, and search functions, making them accessible to all KDE applications in a standard way.

Fewer in Asia seek Linux support

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Linux A smaller proportion of Linux users in Asia sign up for enterprise support services, but that is "okay" by Novell global strategic partners' chief technologist Marcin Kurc.

Enterprise-grade Linux: Five network security FOSS apps

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Software The old adage, you get what you pay for, doesn’t have to apply. In fact, for a small business the high price tag of “threat management” software can often mean a company will just go without to its detriment. Here’s some high quality free and open source software to help, at a price any CFO will love.

today's leftovers

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  • OLPC looks ahead with optimism

  • Zend Studio weds Eclipse
  • Alexandria: Book cataloging the way it should be
  • Novell Netdrive at MSU acts Flaky
  • German Federal Employment Office switches to Linux
  • KDE 4 Plasma Bar: Missing Is Returning
  • Today’s the day for open source venture funding
  • Running Photoshop Elements 5 on Ubuntu and openSUSE
  • Man wields soldering iron, welds eight new devices into Eee PC
  • X.Org @ FOSDEM 2008 Update
  • Kernel Hackage
  • The worst cable mess ever
  • Ubuntu Tweak has repository now!
  • Mozilla Developer Weekly News January 22
  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 6

Bye Bye PulseAudio

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Frederik's Blog: Some time ago, Mandriva decided to install the PulseAudio sound server by default in its distribution. Personally I did not really like the decision to activate PulseAudio by default in all desktop environments. Nevertheless, I let PulseAudio be activated on my system too, in order to help as much as possible with bug hunting.

Windows XP takes Linux away from our children

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Microsoft Microsoft just announced it will contribute millions of dollars earmarked for training students and teachers worldwide to use its software. That means less exposure to Linux for our children and continued dependence on the Windows XP and Vista monopoly.

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