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Story 5 Golden Rules to Live By as a New Linux User Roy Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 11:09am
Story Lubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn - No, not really Roy Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 11:07am
Story Rollin' with Arch, Hold the Popcorn, and Fav Desktop Roy Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 10:51am
Story International College Hong Kong manages education with open source Gibbon Rianne Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 9:55am
Story GTK+ 3.16 Will Bring Support for HiDPI Pointer Cursors in Wayland Rianne Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 7:10am
Story Black Lab Linux MATE 6.1 Rianne Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 7:01am
Story The wait is over, ​Android Auto is finally hitting the road Rianne Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 3:53am
Story Docker security in the future Rianne Schestowitz 20/03/2015 - 1:30am
Story Linux Kernel 3.12.39 LTS Is Now Available for Download, Includes a Great Number of Changes Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 7:43pm
Story GhostBSD 10.1 Alpha 1 now available Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 7:35pm

On the future of Linux security

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blog.eracc.com: I want to explore the future of GNU/Linux. You know, the time in the near future when “Once ‘Linux’ is (as|more) popular (as|than) ‘Windows’ it will start getting all those viruses too.”

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #164

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Ubuntu

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #164 for the week October 11th - October 17th, 2009 is available.

Ubuntu Linux powers up

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Ubuntu

washingtontimes.com: Just how important are computer operating systems, anyway? We're going to get an indication Thursday morning, when Microsoft Corp. is scheduled to launch Windows 7.

Review: Parsix GNU Linux 3.0 Kev

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Linux

reviewlinux.com: It's a beautiful Sunday afternoon here in BC Canada. What a better day to look at Parsix GNU/Linux 3.0 "Kev" for my first time.

few more howtos & stuff

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News
HowTos
  • 8 Useful extensions for Google chrome
  • Disable KDE’s HTTP Cache Cleaner
  • Windows 7 Launches. Get Linux Instead
  • Troubleshoot networking problems with GNOME’s Nettools
  • Networking Ubuntu PCs with SSHFS
  • Why Wait. Upgrade to Ubuntu 9.10 Now

some odds & ends:

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News
  • Open Source Software -- A Way Forward
  • GetDeb v2 Beta Available
  • IntelliJ IDEA Goes Open Source
  • Packman: deleting 10.2 packages
  • Quickest way for audio editing
  • My development setup
  • Test: Windows 7 better than Mac OS X and Linux

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Enchance your launchbar in Linux with Cairo-Dock
  • Tip of the day: if Samba 3.4 fails to work…
  • How to install Opera Web Browser in Ubuntu including flash, Java Plugins
  • Howto install Real Player 11 in Debian Lenny
  • How to replace Windows with Kubuntu - part III, IV, V

10 things to do after installing Linux

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Linux
HowTos

techradar.com: You've finally decided to try Linux. The installation went without a hitch (they usually do these days) and you've got a shiny new desktop sitting in front of you. What do you do next?

Closed Design or No Design? Something is better than nothing.

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obso1337.org: Recently, Mark Shuttleworth announced on the Ayatana list an attempt to improve existing Ubuntu design processes by closing design participation and feedback from the community to invite-only. This has been met with mixed reviews.

first experience with Archlinux

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milianw.de/blog: I kinda messed up my desktop right after the upgrade to karmic, because I was too greedy for performance and converted my root file system to ext4. Since I’d had to reinstall anyways, I decided to finally try out Archlinux.

IMDb Turns 19 - Older Than The Web Browser

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Movies
Web

techcrunch.com: If you load up the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) today, you’ll see a new logo commemorating its 19th birthday. Yes, that’s really old for the Internet.

coupla file recovery apps

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Software
  • Toolbox: Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier
  • Recover deleted files with Magic Rescue

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.1 (LAMP)

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SUSE
HowTos

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an OpenSUSE 11.1 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

today's leftovers and howtos:

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News
HowTos
  • Linux and Windows 7 Dual Boot
  • How to download torrent files from command line(Linux Terminal)
  • Socks Proxy in One Command
  • Setting up SSL with a Self-Signed certificate
  • HowTo Get ClearType like Smooth Fonts in Ubuntu Linux
  • Wind River's Linux chief: I don't wear an Intel badge.
  • ING Life Adopts Open Source To Expand Business
  • SSH Tunnel Manager
  • Michael Robertson Loss - A Victory for Freedom of Speech!
  • Nouveau: X Render, RandR 1.2, FB, KMS Suspend Done

Another Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Review

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theopensourcerer.com: I know there are quite a few reviews of the very-soon-to-be-released version of Ubuntu called Karmic Koala or 9.10, but I wanted to share my impressions too. Another can’t do any harm can it?

Practical PDF-ing in Linux

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: It's great to have so many word processors that run in Linux that can export to pdf files. Such as OpenOffice.org and Abi-Word can do. Sad to say, the Linux/FOSS options regarding the ability to edit pdf files and fill in pdf forms under Linux is still greatly lacking.

How To: Virtualize Any OS For Free

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HowTos

gizmodo.com: Syncing your Zune in Mac OS X, running Word in Linux, giving Linux a go within Windows 7: just a few of the things you can do with virtual machines. And setting one up isn't just easy—it's free.

The growth of Linux in developing regions

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idreamoflinux.com: Since I started my Blog I noticed an interesting trend. A lot of the readers and individuals who link to my Blog are from developing regions around the world such as China, India, Indonesia and Central/South America. However, most of the time when I am writing about Linux I am concentrating on the North America and Europe.

Batch Process Photos with Phatch

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blog.worldlabel.com: Virtually any photo manager out there lets you perform mundane tasks. But even the most powerful applications can’t really help you when you need to perform the same action on dozens or hundreds of photos. For those tasks you need Phatch.

Five handy secure shell tips and tricks

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ghacks.net: I use secure shell a LOT, every day. So much so that I often take for granted how important this tool is. In this article you will learn five different (and handy) secure shell tips to make sure your ssh usage is as good as it can be.

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