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some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Repartition Linux Hard Drive Using "sfdisk" Command-line Utility
  • Setting Firefox as your default browser
  • speed up boot ubuntu 10.04
  • Enable AutoComplete for sudo command Karmic
  • Some Cool 3D effects in Ubuntu with Compiz
  • Configuring an ultralight 2.6.34 kernel
  • Multimedia Previewer
  • Build Your Own Ubuntu-based Distro With Novo Builder
  • Ubuntu Linux Set Iscsi Initiator
  • Manage your tasks in Linux

The tech behind my comedy troupe.

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Linux
Hardware
Software

openattitude.com: Asiansploitation, a local comedy troupe I’ve been directing since 2008, had their first-ever performance at The Toronto Fringe Festival last night. And I dare say it went pretty well. So today I thought I’d highlight some of the tech that has made our latest revue possible…

One Stop Shop for Ubuntu Customizations

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: There are a lot of things that make people switch to Ubuntu. But with all of the resources we have available in free software and the ability to dig into the open source and change for our own tastes, we all occasionally run into a wall of lack of inspiration of just what to customize, or what new usability tweak to try out.

Mozilla: 2 billion Firefox add-ons downloaded

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Moz/FF

arstechnica.com: Mozilla announced today that Firefox users have downloaded more than two billion browser add-ons. To mark the occasion, Mozilla has created a special list of the top 25 add-ons.

Oracle join SQLite Consortium

  • Oracle join SQLite Consortium
  • Open source database firms look to plug security gap
  • Talking To Oracle About The MySQL Community
  • Open source backer appeals EU approval of Oracle-Sun merger

Open source could be a success story

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OSS
  • Open source could be a success story, too: Red Hat CEO
  • Proprietary software vs security
  • Celebrate Independence Day By Thanking Your Open Source Developers
  • FOSS vs. open source as an American debate

Open Core Is Bad For You

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OSS
  • Open Core Is Bad For You
  • Open core is not a crime
  • Open Core is not a Business Model
  • Afraid of open core lock-in? The alternative could be worse

The Ultimate Organiser for the Console Junkie

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Software

linuxforu.com: Have you ever forgotten an important meeting? Or missed the latest episode of Lost? I’m sure it’s happened to some of you. Juggling tasks is difficult, so instead of trying to keep track of every important thing either in your head or on a piece of paper, why not give computer-based organisers a try?

July Issue of BSD Mag Available

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BSD

The July issue of BSD Mag has just been announced and is available for download here. This month's editorial theme is OpenBSD and the authors include:

Locate your lost laptop with Prey

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Software

omgubuntu.co.uk: No-one goes out of their way to lose their laptop let alone have it stolen. Prey is able to send you location data, and even take photos using the built in webcam, when your laptop goes missing and is subsequently used by someone else....

Open Source, free or not free?

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OSS

toolbox.com/blogs: To be or not to be, free. That is the question. Well the answer is not 42. Or maybe it is. The question is probably too big for us to understand or even ask so I guess we will never know.

Would A VMware Acquisition Of Novell Make Sense?

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SUSE

crn.com: There are rumors afoot that VMware is among the companies bidding to acquire Novell. Why would the virtualization technology giant be interested in Novell, best known as the purveyor of SUSE Linux?

Ubuntu Satanic Edition 10.04 (Lucifer’s Legion)

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Ubuntu

desktoplinuxreviews.com: It has been ages since I delved into the nightmarish and barbaric world of Ubuntu Satanic Edition. Much has changed since I first dared to install it back when I worked for ExtremeTech. Is Ubuntu Satanic Edition still as evil as it used to be?

A Linux Mint based on Debian

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Linux

linuxmint.com/blog: The idea of a Linux Mint desktop based on top of Debian Testing is quite seducing. It’s much faster than Ubuntu and the current Linux Mint desktops, it uses less resources, and it opens the door for a rolling distribution, with a continuous flow of updates and no jumps from one release to another. It’s something we’ve always been tempted to do.

Opera 10.60 for Linux: A rant

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Software

linuxcritic.wordpress: I’ve made no secret of the fact that despite my open source advocacy, I’m still a longtime user of the Opera browser. However, the past year has been pretty rocky in that respect;

5 Things I Like About Opera 10.60 ” Pros – Cons “

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Software

linuxnov.com: I am not really big fan of Opera web browser for PC, usually used opera on mobile devices and really love it. but the new release Opera 10.60 comes with many new features foe easily use and customize the look of installed Opera version.

Linux Gazette July 2010 (#176):

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Linux

July 2010 (#176):

* Pixie Chronicles: Part 4 Kickstart, by Henry Grebler
the rest of the install

* Tacco and the Painters (A Fable for the Nineties), by Henry Grebler

* Knoppix Boot From PXE Server - a Simplified Version for Broadcom based NICs, by Krishnaprasad K., Shivaprasad Katta, and Sumitha Bennet

* Procmail/GMail-based spam filtering, by Ben Okopnik

* Linux: The Mom & Pop's Operating System, by Anderson Silva

KDE and Science

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KDE

kdenews.org: Free thinkers. Curious people collaborating across borders. Pioneers pushing back the boundaries of what is possible. Teams building upon the work of others. People trying things just to see what happens.

Years After Trial, Reiser Talks Life In Prison

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Reiser

ktvu.com: Mule Creek State Prison has a sensitive needs facility housing some of the state's most notorious inmates, and those who other inmates might want to harm.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • X.Org Server 1.8.2 Officially Released
  • N-VA using Drupal
  • Red Hat chief’s payday: $9 million
  • GIMP 2.7.1 with new user interface
  • Virtualization on the Ubuntu Desktop: An Overview
  • [FSF] Free Software Supporter -- Issue 27, June 2010
  • Open source logic analyzer software
  • Open Source Sensing Initiatives March Forward
  • Linux Foundation releases Meego for developers
  • Big-screen Kindle gains new screen technology
  • Cisco's second tablet runs Linux, manages home energy use
  • HP closes Palm deal, confirms WebOS tablet
  • Qualcomm Releases Open-Source 2D/3D Kernel Driver
  • Search for Bilski scapegoats targets IBM
  • VTK - 3D computer graphics
  • Open Source: Advocate to Government
  • When Sugar and Semantics Collide
  • New Ulteo OVD v2.5 release available now
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