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Story Ubufox Package Updated for All Supported Ubuntu OSes Rianne Schestowitz 12/08/2015 - 7:45pm
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How do you customize your windows buttons in KDE 4.4

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HowTos

linuxcrunch.com: One of the things I like about KDE is the options. It is powerful and rich. In this post, I will show you how to customize your windows buttons.

First Look: H.264 and VP8 Compared

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Software

streamingmedia.com: VP8 is now free, but if the quality is substandard, who cares? Well, it turns out that the quality isn't substandard, so that's not an issue, but neither is it twice the quality of H.264 at half the bandwidth. See for yourself.

Linux is going mainstream

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Linux

linusearch.com: Linux is well on it’s way to being a mainstream operating system. The bad news is that this will not happen the way many of us envisioned.

Ubuntu Tweak: released support for Ubuntu 10.04

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Software

ubuntulandforever.blogspot: The last Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.4 doesn’t work under the Xfce and KDE, so this is mainly a bug-fixed release for people who use Xubuntu, Kubuntu.

In news of an actual Compiz feature

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Software

smspillaz.wordpress: Today I actually added a feature to the 0.9 branch. Well, not so much of a feature, but a framework to fix a long-time annoyance to do with loading and unloading plugins.

Xfce 4.6.2 Released

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Software

The second bugfix-release of xfce 4.6 has been released. This release features a lot of updated translations and fixes some bugs or regressions with new GTK+ versions.

Asus has NOT abandoned Linux

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Linux

gadgetmix.com: For those who have forgotten, the first Asus netbook ran Linux, to be precise – Xandros. It forced Microsoft to bring the XP back from its grave. Now, Asus does not sells any Linux powered netbooks. But, is that really correct?

Who said Linux couldn't make you money?

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Linux

techrepublic.com: Many times I have considered this very thing: Open a consultancy that focused primarily on Linux and open source. I knew there had to be a way to make it work. Many scoffed and said it couldn’t be done, that open source wouldn’t sell. But someone has done it, and done it well.

Nigori: Storing Secrets in the Cloud

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Software
Security

links.org: Nigori is a protocol for storing secrets in the cloud such that the storage need not be trusted and only a single password is required to access secrets.

Linux Has Come Far -- In One Case, Maybe Too Far

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KDE
Linux

ofb.biz: The free software movement, which in many respects means the Linux operating system, is a puzzle to those accustomed to paying for things. Software is expensive stuff — how good can the stuff be if it doesn’t cost anything?

today's howtos & leftovers:

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HowTos
  • Fixing WiFi issues on openSUSE 11.2
  • Change the User Interface Language in Ubuntu
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 141: The Fourth Colour
  • Choice: Linux or Red Dead Redemption?
  • Spirit Jailbreak for Linux now Available
  • Open Source Education: OSI co-organizing POSSE in Silicon Valley
  • Moovida Media Player now supports WebM (VP8) Video format
  • Video: Kubuntu with KDE 4.3 Overview
  • Will the '$100 laptop' project ever be considered a success?
  • DtO: Don't be finicky
  • Opera 10.54 Developmental Release with WebM
  • Emacs: Yank lines as lines
  • vim: Jump to the last known cursor when file open
  • Code Project: build a PyGTK language translator
  • Clean Up the New Ubuntu Grub2 Boot Menu
  • Status Of Gentoo On MacBook Pro (5,3)
  • Release cycle for 8.1-RELEASE begun

ROX-desktop

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Software

kmandla.wordpress: I’ve seen a few screenshots of ROX-desktop around the Internet, and for fun I decided to put it together myself.

KDE Masters of the Universe

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KDE
Linux
  • KDE and the Masters of the Universe – 2010-05-21
  • Linux Outlaws 150 - Linux Cloudlaws

Church of Linux

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Linux

illogicalordering.com: Linux, or Loonix as some of my layman friends like to call it has been around for years now and with the emergence of Ubuntu we’re starting to see greater uptake in the consumer arena that has been ruled for so long by Windows.

openSUSE Weekly News Issue 124

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SUSE
  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 124 is out!
  • Kernel Review with openSUSE Flavor 5/21

More flexible firmware handling in debian-installer

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Linux
Software

skolelinux.org: After a long break from debian-installer development, I finally found time today to return to the project. Having to spend less time working dependency based boot in debian, as it is almost complete now.

Kubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 review

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Ubuntu
  • Kubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 review
  • Lubuntu 10.04

Fawning Over Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu

technonoob.wordpress: This is the third article I am posting on Ubuntu 10.04, the latest distro from the Ubuntu team. I’m feeling like a Ubuntu fanboy at this point.

Re: VP8 and WebM

  • Re: VP8 and WebM--Thank you, Google! (P.S. Let's talk)
  • Some personal comments about Google's WebM

Solution to all computing problems - License to use

dedoimedo.com: The solution is very simple: Make computer users accountable for their actions. Anchor the usage in the bedrock of law. Introduce civil and criminal punishment for digital misdeeds.

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