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Story Thank you, Seth Vidal srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 6:58pm
Story The ‘Too Many Distros’ Theory srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 5:22pm
Story Review of Precise Puppy: Puppy Linux With Ubuntu Favor srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 5:20pm
Story Manjaro 0.8.5 review - Sacrifice the goats! srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 5:16pm
Story some odds & ends: srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 5:12pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 6:11am
Story Seth Vidal, creator of “yum,” killed in bike accident srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 3:25am
Story Yes, you can have LibreOffice and your Pi too srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 3:22am
Story Open source downloads are an endangered species srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 3:17am
Story KDE Considering Three Month Release Schedule srlinuxx 10/07/2013 - 3:15am

Girls Love Linux

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Linux

junauza.com: If you think that Linux is only "for the boys", then think again. Did you know that there are women-oriented Linux communities that are created to provide both technical and social support for women Linux users?

Using Dell’s D/Dock docking station with Linux

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Linux
Hardware

liquidat.wordpress: Dell is shipping docking stations for it’s Latitude Laptops. I’ve tested a D/Dock and it does work with Linux. The only real problems have their roots in Linux’ shortcomings.

*buntu stuff

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Ubuntu
  • Tribute to the Kubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04

  • Other Ubuntu variants
  • Howto Disable CTRL-ALT-DEL from shutting down in Ubuntu
  • An interview with hyper_ch
  • Reset Compiz effects back to Ubuntu Defaults…
  • Ubuntu's Hardy Heron Takes Virtualization Flight

Linux Review: gOS Space 2.9

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Linux

linux-exploration.blogspot: GOS 2.9 is based off the Ubuntu distribution, and it is the operating system that is coming on the Everex G-PC's and the Everex Cloud Book. The new 2.9 version, has a Mac-OS type feel. Even though it seems appropriate, the G does not stand for Google.

OpenTheBlob.com Gets 9,000 Signatures

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Software

phoronix.com: When OpenTheBlob.com started in late February, within one week of its launch it already had 5,000 signatures and days later it passed the 6,000 and 7,000 marks too. This letter was an open letter to NVIDIA looking for more information on their open-source strategy.

Red Hat sees sales abroad: CEO finds emerging economies amenable to open source

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Linux

tradingmarkets.com: Red Hat will look primarily to emerging markets, not the United States, to expand service sales in the coming years, chief executive Jim Whitehurst said.

First Impressions: Mandriva Spring 2008

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MDV

ruminationsonthedigitalrealm.org: Maybe I am wrong, but I have seen only raving reviews about the new Mandriva Spring 2008. Positive reviews. Since I always like to draw my own conclusions and Mandriva is one the releases this spring, I decided to give it a spin.

more 'buntu

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 on a HP Compaq nx7000

  • Minibuntu 8.04 is out
  • Five Softwares to Install in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron
  • First Impression of the Heron 8.04
  • Thanks to all the contributors for Hardy

some leftovers:

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News
  • Hardy Heron – my odd first experiences

  • Two Sweet New Linux Distros
  • The difficulty of building community around commercial: The OpenSolaris example
  • How To Be a Linux/Open Source Advocate
  • Hibernation in Draco
  • Going Open Source Series & Working With Open Source Companies
  • Create/Find Hardware Reviews
  • Compiz White & Black Frozen screen fix
  • GSA makes the case for open source

Mandriva 2008.1 Package Manager

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MDV

lazytechguy.com: Mandriva Spring 2008.1 is no doubt a great distribution. It has good collection of default software, has excellent hardware detection, has proprietary drivers and software and an overall great out of box experience. People, including me, often complain about its Package manager. Lets have a little detailed look.

Does foxnews.com Hate Linux Users?

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Web

blog.eracc.com: Up until recently there was no problem viewing video content on Fox News Video web pages. Apparently some Microsoft and Apple Only types have taken over the video content pages for Fox News.

more ubuntu

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Ubuntu
  • I should know better by now

  • Synching the open source release schedule
  • Dapper to Hardy fails me
  • Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on ASUS Eee PC

Something to Really Bake Your Noodle

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KDE

linuxtoday.com: I pulled down the Kubuntu flavor of Heron yesterday, and thus far I like what I have seen. I haven't noticed any great leaps in speed or interface changes. The geek part of me sometimes longs for the heady days when new interfaces came out as a matter of course. I called up Aaron Seigo, the lead developer of Plasma and asked for a basic rundown of what he and his team are doing.

People of openSUSE: Michael Löffler

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Interviews
SUSE

opensuse.org: This week ‘People of openSUSE’ scope out openSUSE Product Manager Michael Löffler known for his great work in helping setting up the openSUSE Project, bridge between Novell and community, openSUSE Shop, and so much more..!

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • HOWTO: Install btnx for better mouse control in Ubuntu Hardy

  • List RPM keys you trust
  • How to use any command in FTP ?
  • Fast way to execute sequential commands from the command history
  • How do I find information (version, etc.) about php?

Ksplice, Rebootless Linux Kernel Security Updates

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Linux

kerneltrap.org: "I've put together an automatic system for applying kernel security patches to the Linux kernel without rebooting it, and I wanted to share this system with the community in case others find it useful or interesting," said Jeff Arnold, announcing ksplice.

Why you hate the GPL and why I love it

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OSS

matt asay: I'm helping to edit what is turning out to be a shockingly good book on the legal issues around open source, from the developer's perspective. When it comes out, you will want to buy it. It's incredibly well-written and expresses things much more clearly than I've yet seen in my 10 years within the open-source community.

even more ubuntu...

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Ubuntu
  • Tech Note: Ubuntu Linux 8.04 Hardy Heron Running Fine

  • Thinking about upgrading to Hardy? Wait a couple days.
  • Adventures with Ubuntu 8.04
  • Ubuntu 8.04 Is Ready to Take On Windows
  • MBP on Xubuntu/Ubuntu Hardy Heron WiFi Card Fix
  • Vista vs. Ubuntu - from a Windows guy’s perspective

What Edubuntu can teach your kids

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Linux

linux.com: Edubuntu is a customized version of Ubuntu aimed at children in educational environments. According to the distributions homepage, Edubuntu is "Linux for Young Human Beings." That works out well for me, since I have three of those in my house.

Five important security apps for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows

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Software

arstechnica.com: No matter what OS you use, you need to think about security. We've got you covered with five freeware or shareware security tools for Linux boxes, Macs, and Windows machines, all recommended by Ars staffers.

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