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Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 08/08/2015 - 11:30am
Story Fedora 23 Alpha, Mint 17.2 KDE, and Tumbleweed Roy Schestowitz 08/08/2015 - 8:26am
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Story Linux Lite 2.6 Beta Released Roy Schestowitz 08/08/2015 - 8:22am
Story Celebrate Ubuntu Touch's New Film Scope and Win an Ubuntu Phone Roy Schestowitz 08/08/2015 - 8:19am
Story Fedora 23 Alpha Approved for August 11, Final Version to Arrive on October 27 Roy Schestowitz 08/08/2015 - 8:17am
Story BQ Aquaris E45 Ubuntu Edition review Roy Schestowitz 08/08/2015 - 8:12am

Spotlight on Linux: PCLinuxOS 2010

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PCLOS

linuxjournal.com: The long anticipated release of PCLinuxOS 2010 finally arrived a few weeks ago and reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. Even with the new crew and new features, it's still very much PCLOS.

One week slip of Fedora 13 release

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Linux

fedoraproject.org: The F13 final readiness meeting, also known as the "go/no-go" meeting, was held this evening. As the meeting notes indicate, there are bugs remaining on the blocker list.

Made in Ubuntu – May 2010

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Ubuntu

doctormo.org: Welcome to this month’s artwork gallery showcasing some of the best artwork that has been made in Ubuntu and posted to our Ubuntu Made gallery.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Linux differences aside, a big legal victory
  • Why Perl isn't Going Away
  • Does Open Source Indemnification Matter?
  • Linux users need a Microsoft Office license to use Office Web Apps
  • A Detailed Look At The ATI Linux Power Management
  • MeeGo Using Btrfs As Default File-System
  • Brotherly advice about open source licensing for startups
  • Linux: King of the Hill
  • The First GTK+ 3.0 Test Release
  • GNOME Marketing Hackfest – Zaragoza
  • Who Says Desktop Linux Is Doomed?
  • What's all the fuss about Peppermint OS?
  • Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is Great But ...
  • Alien Arena 2010
  • Firefox 4 release plan: the need for speed
  • Getting menubars out of application windows…
  • Warp Speed – 2D Multiplayer Shooter
  • X.Org Server 1.8.1 Released To The Wild
  • SFLS: Episode 0x27: Talking about Software Freedom

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to Easily Create Abstract Wallpaper In Gimp
  • How to Install a Script for Amarok
  • MyISAM Or InnoDB MySQL engine?
  • The Perfect KDE4 Setup
  • Quick Tips for Nautilus
  • How To Harden PHP5 With Suhosin
  • Python 3.1: Strings and Quotes
  • Introduction to SMART
  • Share directories in Elive

Bordeaux 2.0.4 - Hands on Review

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Software

jeffhoogland.blogspot: Competition is an important part of all markets. Don't get me wrong, I think Crossover is fantastic software, but with Cedega pretty much being dead where is the choice in commercial Wine software? Lesser known than the two previously mentioned is Bordeaux.

6 Useful Widgets For Amarok Music Player

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Software

maketecheasier.com: Linux has no shortage of music players, and even KDE has at least two: JuK and Amarok. Amarok is my music player of choice. Once I started exploring the latest version, I noticed that Amarok has several extraordinary widgets.

Fedora 13 set for release in May

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Linux
  • Fedora 13 set for release in May
  • Fedora 14 Release Schedule and Codename
  • 2010 Fedora Scholarship Recipient Named

John Lilly to leave Mozilla

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Moz/FF

john.jubjubs.net: I just announced internally that after 5 years at Mozilla, and a couple as the CEO, I’ve decided to leave later this year to join Greylock Partners as a venture partner.

Too many Ubuntus?

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Ubuntu
  • Too many Ubuntus?
  • What is missing from Ubuntu?: Manageability
  • Getting Ready For Ubuntu 10.04 - Part 4
  • Adventures with 64 bit Ubuntu

Top Antivirus For Linux

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Software

blogote.com: To help you select the best one for your system and to ensure complete protection, we bring you some of the top antivirus programs available for Linux.

World's first $99 laptop

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Hardware
  • Cherrypal drops Linux in favor of Android
  • Vodacom unveils low-cost Linux netbook
  • 3rd Gen Killer NIC: Killer 2100
  • Grace Digital Audio Has A Slick, Pandora-Centric Linux Radio

OpenOffice.org We Have a Problem

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OOo

blog.eracc.com: I run a small business that offers custom built, inexpensive computers with Open Source software preinstalled. I urge my clients to move to Open Source software. However, recently I have been disappointed by a test install of OpenOffice.org for a charitable organization client of ours.

Lugaru goes open-source

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Gaming

wolfire.com: In the spirit of the Humble Indie Bundle, we have decided to release the source code to Lugaru! Our community has already made some great mods by editing the levels and graphics, but source code access will allow for much deeper modifications.

Also: Humble Indie Bundle goes Open Source

Proprietary Vendors Don’t Help Disabled, Says FSF

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OSS

eweekeurope.co.uk: The open source FSF group has recruited a former proprietary software exec to make the GNU Project's work more accessible

Ultra-minimal Linux Desktops Roundup

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Software

linuxplanet.com: To finish off my window managers series, here's a quick roundup of some seriously ultra-minimal window managers.

Open source hardware is making big bucks

theinquirer.net: IT TURNS OUT that 13 companies are making millions from their open source hardware (OSHW) products.

Fragmentation is Good and Bad for Linux

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org/blogs: The Linux platform is both fragmented and unified. Linux already has a unified base: it’s called upstream components. An Embedded Linux OS, just like an enterprise Linux OS, is comprised of core upstream components like the Linux kernel.

Maybe it's better if Mandriva doesn't find a buyer

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MDV

dissociatedpress.net: That doesn't mean that Mandriva or its community need to cease to exist entirely, but maybe it's best if the company finally folds. Instead, what if one of these things happened?

Standing up to a patent bully

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Linux
OSS

opensource.com: Now that the smoke from the battle is clearing, it's fair to say there were several important efforts that led to victory. I'd like to single out one for special mention: the contributions of Michael Tiemann, Red Hat's vice president of open source affairs.

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