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Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 9:59pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 9:59pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 9:58pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 9:43pm
Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 9:42pm
Story Sharp’s first 4K Android TVs are now available Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 9:02pm
Story Licensing Standards that Include Code: Heads or Tails? Roy Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 8:23pm
Story MD A10-7870K Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux Rianne Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 7:18pm
Story This Massive, Open Source Map Makes the World More Wheelchair Friendly Rianne Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 6:59pm
Story Why an open web is important for India Rianne Schestowitz 10/06/2015 - 6:56pm

today's leftovers:

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News
  • You don’t need Kopete Facebook plugin anymore
  • Fedora Rawhide Quickly Switching To Fedora 14
  • GNOME is better than KDE?
  • Firefogg: Transcoding videos to open web standards with Mozilla Firefox
  • Homosapien Metacity Customizer
  • GNOME accessibility - the future
  • One window to rule them all: window tabbing in KDE 4.4
  • Google boots music blogs, claiming copyright fouls
  • Asustek Wants to Become Another Apple with Open-Source Platforms
  • The Linux Link Tech Show #340
  • FLOSS Weekly 108: Henrique Bastos

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Save and Restore MBR in Linux
  • VirtualBox/Linux Mint 8: Changing Screen Resolution
  • Using Facebook XMPP chat on Ubuntu
  • Decorate Grub 2 boot loader using BURG
  • Linux Mint 8 Enabling DVD Playback
  • Upgrade your Kernel the easy way in Ubuntu | LinuxMint
  • Another ten essential Python tips
  • Quick and Dirty with OpenOffice Base
  • Dependency Problem Installing sun-java6-plugin
  • Taking Command of the Terminal with GNU Screen
  • Kubuntu Karmic, KDE 4.4 and Nepomuk
  • Cedega Install: KDE4
  • Drawing a straight line in GIMP
  • Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu
  • Cinecutie - New Video editor and composer
  • Easily Install Windows Applications In Linux With Wine-doors
  • Install KDE4.4 in openSUSE 11.2

Screenshot Tour of KDE 4.4

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KDE

techie-buzz.com: Earlier, the KDE team had announced the availability of version 4.4 of the popular desktop environment, KDE. I’d been running the RC2 version of KDE 4.4 since it was made available. And today I’ve upgraded to the release version. Here are some screenshots:

The five most popular corporate open-source programs

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Software

blogs.computerworld: We all know that lots of companies use open-source software. Trying to get a handle on what open-source programs they use can be a little harder. That's why OpenLogic, an open-source software support company's recent report on both their growth and what programs businesses are asking for help with is interesting.

Ubuntu Yahoo Search Page

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Yahoo Search Start Page
  • Yahoo struggles to gain search respect
  • Yahoo executives address "misconception" about search

Still more console chat and messenger apps

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Software

kmandla.wordpress.com: It seems like every time I scrounge the Internet looking for console applications, I trip over two or three chat clients or an instant messenger or two. They breed like rabbits.

Open Source Routers Are Worth Considering

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Hardware

law.com: When you buy a computer today, you choose between the consumer-friendly platforms of Windows or Mac. Alternatives such as Linux are completely ignored. While open source operating systems may not be prevalent in the consumer computer market, the concept has successfully spread to other nooks and crannies of technology.

How We Implemented Linux in Our Ministry

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Ubuntu

gabrielforster.com: Like many other people, our church and, more importantly, our Christian school, ran the Windows operating system on all computers. We had a problem, however, in our licensing. There had to be a responsible alternative. And there was.

Windows 8 Will Be 'Completely Different', Blog Reveals

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Microsoft

eweekeurope.co.uk: A blog posting has inadvertently revealed that Windows 8 is already being developed and will be "something completely different from what folks usually expect of Windows"

OpenOffice.org 3.2.0 officially released today

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OOo

blogs.sun.com: At the start of its tenth anniversary year, and with over three hundred million downloads recorded in total, the OpenOffice.org Community today announced the release of the latest version of its personal productivity suite, OpenOffice.org 3.2.

OpenOffice BACK In Ubuntu NE After User Outcry

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Ubuntu

omgubuntu.co.uk: The community outcry over the removal of OpenOffice from Ubuntu Netbook Edition has seen developers reaching for a rethink over the controversial decision.

Google Buzz Not Getting Much Love

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Google
Software
  • Google Buzz Not Getting Much Love
  • Google acquires social search engine Aardvark
  • Why Google Buzz Isn't Buzzworthy
  • Buzz off: Disabling Google Buzz

Google

AstroGarrobo Beta

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Software

lizards.opensuse.org: Space, the Final Frontier! This is the tale of one Amateur Astronomer that have found in openSUSE a terrific tool for public outreach, self-learning and teaching platform.

Acer AspireRevo nettop review

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Hardware

linuxuser.co.uk: The Acer AspireRevo nettop is a new hybrid of an old concept. Thin computing is older than the hills, an idea Sun tried ages ago. The computer itself is underpowered and ‘light’ for mass deployment, the assumption being that it will be used primarily for web and network access.

Razer DeathAdder 1800DPI Gaming Mouse

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Hardware

phoronix.com: Mouse support on Linux is a rather interesting matter. Back in February of 2007 we tested out the Razer DeathAdder, which was an example of a great Razer product and received our Editor's Choice Award, but today we are trying out the 1800 DPI version of their DeathAdder gaming mouse.

Are you ready for the easiest, fastest, most modern Linux ever?

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Linux

stealmycode.com/bolix: Designed for both Linux newcomers and power users, and inspired by Ubuntu, Bolix is the next step forward for Linux distributions.

Salix OS 13.0.2a: Not gnarled or creepy at all

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Linux

techiemoe.com: Today's menu consists of Salix OS, which like many of the rants I do these days came from an email suggestion. It's based on Slackware and attempts to extend it while remaining fully backwards-compatible. This is a formula that's worked well for distributions like Mepis and Linux Mint, so I see no reason why it can't work for Salix OS.

OpenOffice trouble, again, again, again

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OOo

blog.flameeyes.eu: I’m definitely reaching my limit with OpenOffice. I’m not just going to bless OpenOffice as perfection just because it’s Free, it’ll have to improve for that.

Test driving the OpenSuSE Education distribution

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SUSE

ghacks.net: Schools need open source. They need it to save money and they need it for reliability an flexibility. The problem is there aren’t many distributions geared towards educational institutions. Because of the OpenSuSE Education distribution, a plethora of distributions isn’t necessary. But does this promising distribution fill all the gaps?

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