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Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 1:02pm
Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 1:00pm
Story Fedora 23 Alpha Release Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 11:34am
Story Pixar’s Universal Screen Description software is going open source Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 10:53am
Story Linux Lite, A Friendly Linux Distros For Windows/New Users Mohd Sohail 11/08/2015 - 9:29am
Story Top 10 Open Source eCommerce Platforms Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 9:12am
Story What's next for the privacy-conscious ownCloud project Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:44am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:42am
Story Leftovers: Ubuntu Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:41am
Story Zorin OS 10 Core: install and forget Roy Schestowitz 11/08/2015 - 8:07am

Linux Mint 9: A First Look

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Linux

linuxcritic.wordpress: The folks over at Linux Mint have just released their newest, latest and greatest, Linux Mint 9 “Isadora”.

Plasma Netbook 4.5

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KDE

notmart.org: So, it was pretty a long time since the last time I blogged about the KDE Plasma Netbook project... what's going on on that? you wanna videos?, you'll get videos Smile

The five best things coming in Fedora 13 Linux

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: When Fedora 13, Goddard, is released on May 25, it's not going to be your usual Fedora Linux release.

Debian Project News - May 18th, 2010

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Linux

debian.org: Welcome to this year's third issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community.

CentOS 5.5 USB Device Mounting Annoyance

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Linux

pclinuxos2007.blogspot: What do you expect the next version of your favourite distribution to be? Better or worse. For me upgrading CentOS 5.2 to 5.5 became a worse experience.

Linux Tip: Simplifying Commands

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HowTos

itnewstoday.com: There are a lot of things that I do to simplify things when using Linux, and I decided that I would start writing about them. First, I’m going to describe a method I use personally to make Linux commands easier to remember.

Life with Linux: Notes on installing Ubuntu 10.4 LTS

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Ubuntu

sutor.com: Last night and this morning I installed the latest Ubuntu Linux desktop, version 10.4 LTS Lucid Lynx. LTS stands for “long term support,” though I usually update to new versions when they come out every six months.

Arch Linux 2010.05 arrives

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Linux

h-online.com: The Arch Linux developers have announced the release of the project's official 2010.05 installation images.

Porting Osmos to Linux: A Post-Mortem

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Gaming

hemispheregames.com: It was pointed out to us that while some indie developer forays into Linux had resulted in drama, it was hoped that more indies would “take the plunge” and share their experiences with the Linux community, to work together towards developing Linux into a platform for gaming.

Linux Mint 9 “Isadora” released

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Linux

linuxmint.com/blog: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 “Isadora”.

Review Of Linux Torrent Clients

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Software

maketecheasier.com: Bittorrent is the clear leader when it comes to efficiently distributing large files online. Today we’ll round up X of the top clients for Linux and compare features to help you decide the right one for you.

I could license you to use this software, but then I’d have to kill you

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OSS

networkworld.com: Developers, exercising their legal right specify their own licensing terms, have come up with some pretty whacky stuff. Fact or fiction? Some software is only legal to use after you are dead.

Ubuntu toolbox

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Software
Ubuntu

manilastandardtoday.com: AFTER installing a new version of Ubuntu Linux, I always add a number of utilities that make my computing tasks easier.

Linux gets jiggy with more filesystems in 2.6.34 kernel release

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Linux

theregister.co.uk: On Sunday a new version of the Linux kernel rocked up, with two new filesystems loaded into the distro.

Yahoo, What are You Thinking?

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Linux

daniweb.com: OK, I'm not sure what's going on in the minds of the geniuses over at Yahoo but just today they removed the Linux/Open Source link under News/Tech is gone. Its replacement? Social Media. Thanks Yahoo.

Lightspark Open Source Flash Player Enters Beta

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: OpenSource Flash player implementation ‘Lightspark’ has entered beta. It is “…an open source Adobe Flash implementation, designed from the ground up to be efficient on current and (hopefully) future hardware.”

IDE 101: 5 Open Source Web Development Tools

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Software

adtmag.com: It takes the right tools to do the job right. When it comes to writing code, it's important to consider both the needs of the job and the preferences of individual developers.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Clementine attractively simple music player organizer
  • Gentoo Foundation needs Accounting/Finance
  • Fedora 13 - Ready to roll
  • The Linux Action Show! s12e01 - Fedora 13 Review
  • More On PCLinuxOS 2010
  • USSD queries for 3G modems in Linux
  • Early Release Schedules For Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10, 12.04 LTS
  • LM_Sensors Finally Gets Better Intel CPU Support
  • Malta Government starts open source user group
  • Linuxcare returns with focus in the cloud
  • Blur Effect enabled by default KDE
  • Forrester Research using Drupal
  • U.S. Department of Commerce using Drupal
  • eMachines Bring Power Of Linux To India
  • UDS Group Photo Thanks Hugin
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #193
  • New AWN is Beautifully Awesome
  • Palm’s webOS installed and running on old Dell laptop
  • The End Is Nigh For RHEL 3

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Working with CAB file on Linux
  • Fixing gnustep-devel in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Update Centos Linux 5.4 to 5.5
  • Force SSH Client To Use Given Private Key ( identity file )
  • Using SVG Templates – Design
  • going embedded with mGentoo
  • How to find out Active Connections and listening ports
  • Perl and the Least Surprised
  • Have a sleek, simpler Nautilus
  • GRUB boot menu
  • Python: Open the Most Recent Log File

Web Browsers Leave 'Fingerprints' Behind as You Surf the Net

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Software
Security
Web

eff.org: New research by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has found that an overwhelming majority of web browsers have unique signatures -- creating identifiable "fingerprints" that could be used to track you as you surf the Internet.

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