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Story Docker: Sorry, you're just going to have to learn about it. Today we begin Rianne Schestowitz 29/11/2014 - 6:13pm
Story Nasty Lockup Issue Still Being Investigated For Linux 3.18 Rianne Schestowitz 29/11/2014 - 6:05pm
Story Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE released! Rianne Schestowitz 29/11/2014 - 5:58pm
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Story Debian Forked, Ubuntu MATE Fabulous, and Fedora 21 RC1 Rianne Schestowitz 29/11/2014 - 5:45pm
Story Rugged box-PC runs Linux on quad-core 2.1GHz Core i7 Roy Schestowitz 29/11/2014 - 8:38am
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Death of the Linux desktops

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Linux There is sad news from the USA: 95% of netbooks (i.e. the likes of the Asus EeePC, the Dell Mini etc) are being now supplied with Windows XP rather than Linux pre-installed. It's all over, but wait! comes the new smaller, greener, lighter Smartbooks.

Popup blocker arrives in Chromium!

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I have been using Chromium browser on linux ever since I heard of the pre alpha releases on ppa. I have been updating the browser almost every alternate day from the daily builds repository.

today's leftovers:

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  • Almanah — a Diary App for You

  • firefox browsing tip
  • Kernel 2.6.30 is a Go
  • Make Your Linux Talk With TTS
  • Increase the booting speed of Fedora
  • Fedora 11: A genuine WTH moment
  • iotop: simple top-like I/O monitor
  • Promoting openSUSE-Edu: Li-f-e
  • How to install Ubuntu and Boxee on the Acer Aspire Revo
  • Introducing KDE 4 plasmoids
  • Installing and configuring VirtualBox for virtual OSes
  • Cloud computing and open source face-off
  • Unbundle IE in Europe? Why stop there?

Linux For Graphics Artists

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customlinux.wordpress: Although Mac OS X is generally the operating system associated with computer graphics, Linux is in fact just as much or even more capable. With an efficient operating system, the user can customize it for the purpose of graphics.

KDE – What Happened?

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KDE Wow. What happened? It’s slow, it’s ugly, it’s unstable. I realise it’s not exactly a state of the art machine I’m using but, nevertheless, my true and trusty T41 has run everything else I’ve ever thrown at it.

First encounter with Ubuntu 9.04 and conclusion

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Ubuntu Previously I was using Ubuntu 8.04 and now after the release of 9.04, I thought to give this new version a try. So, I installed this Jaunty Jackalope over my Hardy Heron.

Fedora 11's Biggest Improvements Are In Virtualization

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Linux Fedora 11 provides a sneak peak at what's coming in the more staid and stable Red Hat Enterprise Linux. During tests, eWEEK Labs found that the biggest improvements in Fedora 11 come in the area of virtualization, although Fedora still lags systems from VMware in functionality and polish. Fedora will also serve well in desktop roles, but will need more care and feeding than other desktop Linux distros.

Taking Gloria out for a spin: A review of Linux Mint 7.0

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Linux There is a soft spot in my heart for Linux Mint: Mint 3.0 was the first Linux distribution that I really used rather than experimented with.

I Clicked A Button

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Ubuntu There are many people who look upon Ubuntu most unfavorably for one reason or another. I do have to take issue when some Linux “guru” knocks on another distro for being “too easy”.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #146

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Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #146 for the week June 8th - June 14th, 2009 is available.

Top ten biggest egos in technology

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Misc This week, we count down some of the biggest egos in the IT business - the larger than life personalities that dominate IT.

Fedora 11 mini-review

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linuxinexile.blogspot: I'm glad to say that my wife is a huge Linux fan. Her first Linux distro was Red Hat 7, and we've upgraded her as each new release has come out. She's been a Linux devotee ever since!

Thoughts on Ubuntu Install

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Ubuntu After some partition sleuthing, I finally got Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope installed alongside my Vista installation. Here’s some thoughts:

Testing Google Chrome Alpha in Linux

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Software For those Linux users who have been waiting hard and long for the release of Google Chrome for Linux, there are both a good and bad news for you.

The Killer App keeping her on Windows is… Open Source?

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Software Subversion is a server-side application. Yes it comes with a command-line client, but only the uber-geeky use it. TortoiseSVN is one of the “little sung” heroes of Open Source, but is only available for Windows.

Fedora 11

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blogbeebe.blogspot: I decided to try out the latest Fedora, 11, over the weekend. The biggest reason is that the company I work for "sanctions" the use of Fedora on corporate machines.

Develop Websites with Bluefish

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thedailyubuntu.blogspot: Linux is at the forefront of web development, and Ubuntu is a great distribution to use to build and design a website for the first time. The most logical first step for most users is selecting a development environment. Today, I'll highlight Bluefish.

Flowplayer is Awesome

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Software Flowplayer is a video player for the World Wide Web. It allows users to embed video streams on their personal web pages. It is an open source project with a GPL 3+ license.

Goodbye Kubuntu, I’m Staying With Ubuntu

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Ubuntu I said goodbye to Kubuntu two weeks ago when I replaced my KDE desktop with Gnome and I haven’t looked back. It feels at the same time invigorating and betraying. Like I’ve left a former love for my new fling.

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