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Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 11:34am
Story Leftovers: Screenshots Roy Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 11:33am
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 11:32am
Story Meizu MX4 Ubuntu hands-on review Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 11:02am
Story GitHub sees support of open source licenses pay off Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 10:57am
Story Ubuntu MATE 14.10 PPA Updated, Includes MATE 1.8, User Intervention Required Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 10:50am
Story Fedora 21 XFCE : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours Roy Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 10:49am
Story Five reasons I roll with Arch Linux, and why you should too Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 10:41am
Story GNOME 3.15.92 Release Candidate Roy Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 10:38am
Story Red Hat Developer Toolset 3.1 beta arrives Rianne Schestowitz 19/03/2015 - 3:43am

Five tips to help ease the migration from Mac to Linux

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ghacks.net: In my most recent article “Five ways to ease the migration from Windows to Linux” I examined how you can help new users make the migration from Windows to Linux easier. But does the same hold true when trying to migrate from Mac OS X to Linux? Let’s find out.

Banshee 1.5.1 Released

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Software

digitizor.com: Banshee 1.5.1 is finally here! And it has brought with it some new features. Here is a brief rundown of some of the new features in Banshee 1..5.1.

Want That Early Chrome OS Build? You Got It.

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OS

techcrunch.com: The hits keep on coming from Jonathan Frederickson, the TechCrunch reader who turned our initial revelation of a “chromeos” folder on the Chromium build site into a full-on walk through. Today, he’s doing what Google won’t: Making the early Chrome OS build available for download.

How to Reduce Hard Drive Crashes

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Hardware

earthweb.com: Hard drive failures are a fact of life. Here are five things you can do to help ensure the drives in your organization keep running smoothly:

Its stock red hot, Red Hat’s insiders are ca$hing out shares

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Linux

localtechwire.com: Red Hat’s stock is red hot, and company insiders are cashing out.

Foresight, rPath, LiveCD, and Unity Linux

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Linux

linux-blog.org: There was no announcement…no news posting…no clue dart thrown toward Foresight for this discontinuation. There was only a comment on a single bug in the rPath issue tracker just this past May…Formally discontinued…

Five ways the Linux desktop shoots itself in the foot

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Linux

blogs.computerworld.com: I don't just write about the Linux desktop, I use it every day. At my desk, I tend to use MEPIS and Mint. On the road, it's Ubuntu on my Dell netbook and openSUSE on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I do this because they work well and they're as safe as a desktop operating system can get. So why aren't more people using them?

Review: Argosy HV359T Multimedia HDD Player

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Hardware

raiden.net: Recently I've been in the market for a self contained video player with a hard drive in it. Hence the use of a multimedia player with a self contained hard drive. That's when I was referred to the Argosys HV269T media player. Now right away you're likely asking, "So what does this have to do with Linux?"

XFCE: A Bitch Session

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Software

thelinuxexperiment.com: After a full day of using XFCE as my new desktop environment, I have just a few complaints, handily summarized in the following ordered list:

Ubuntu's Design Team: Make It Look Good, Run Better

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Interviews
Ubuntu

informationweek.com/blog: On Tuesday afternoon I spoke with Ivanka Majic, leader of Canonical's design team for Ubuntu Desktop and Netbook Remix. She's spearheading the effort to make Ubuntu that much more appealing and useful -- to make it more of its "Linux for human beings" namesake.

freedom services

aseigo.blogspot: The idea of integrating online services, especially the sort that are (poorly, IMHO) referred to as "cloud computing", is met with resistance by some. Here are my thoughts as they currently stand on what those commitments should be for a service to be considered "Free as in Freedom":

Responding Sanely to Sexism in FOSS

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OSS

ostatic.com/blog: I've been watching the latest kerfuffle about sexism in the FOSS community with a combination of concern and dismay. Concern, because it's an issue I care deeply about and dismay because both sides are so busy screaming at each other, no one is stopping to listen.

First Atom-powered Android netbook debuts

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Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: Acer and Amazon announced pre-sales for the first Android-powered netbook running on an Intel Atom. Acer's Aspire One AOD250-1613 netbook offers a 10.1-inch display, gesture-enabled touchpad, and a dual-boot system in which Android handles 18-second boot-ups.

Fedora 12 Beta To Come Next Week

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Linux

There has not been a new development release of Fedora 12 since the Constantine Alpha release back in August. However, the second and last development release, Fedora 12 Beta, is set to be released next week. It has been delayed a few times already, but Fedora 12 Beta packs all of the features that are to be found in Fedora 12 with the final development freeze already in effect. Here is an early look at where the Fedora 12 Beta is at in regards to its artwork and feature set.

NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine October 2009 issue released

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PCLOS

The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the October 2009 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the October 2009 issue: Phoenix: PCLinuxOS XFCE 2009.4 Released, A User’s KDE 4.3 Experience in PCLinuxOS, and The Gutsy Geeks Speak Linux.

Linux-Windows gap to remain for five years

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Linux

zdnetasia.com: The Linux desktop experience is now closer to the Windows environment than before, but the gap in mainstream adoption for the open source OS will not close anytime soon, says an industry analyst.

World of Goo Turns One, Goes on Sale for… Whatever You Want to Pay

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Gaming

maximumpc.com: World of Goo, the most adorable game we’ve ever played cool game for cool people from 2D Boy, is officially one year old! Hooray! Oh, what’s that? You don’t own one or more copies of World of Goo? Well then, it’s your lucky day, because – until October 19 – the game’s price is, like its titular amorphous heroes, bending to your will.

The best free open source software for Mac OS X

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Software
OSS

computerworld.com: Most Mac lovers love the Mac for the carefully wrought user interfaces and the crisp design, and never pay attention to the open source at the heart of the operating system. But underneath this beautiful facade is a heart built upon the rich -- if often chaotic -- world of open source software.

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