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There's Way More to Linux than Ubuntu: 8 Distros Compared

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Linux

maximumpc.com: Yes, there is more to Linux than Ubuntu. As you are probably aware, there are many different types of Linux to choose from, even though not all get the attention they deserve.

A Few Questions For Jaldhar H. Vyas

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Linux
Interviews

times.debian.net: 38 year old Gujarati-American male lives in Jersey City, New Jersey (A suburb of New York) with wife Jyoti and children Shailaja (7) and Nilagriva (4). Was whining about some trivial thing or another on the Debian users mailing list and Bruce Perens challenged him to fix the problem.

BIOS flashing comes to Linux at last

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Software

apcmag.com: No more dirty DOS bootdisks need touch your pristine Linux box, now that a new Linux app FlashROM is on the verge of release.

Linux system ready to go?

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Ubuntu

bclocalnews.com: I was surprised to read in a tech journal that some IT managers are considering an open source Linux operating system for their computers and workstations. Systems are aging, budgets are tight in this economy, and Linux is, well, free.

OpenOffice.org 3.1 is born

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OOo

openoffice.org: The latest and greatest 3.1 release of OpenOffice.org is available. OpenOffice.org 3.1 was officially released to the world at 09:00 UTC today.

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 9.04 [ISPConfig 3]

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 9.04 server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • How to build your own Linux distro

  • 6 Ways to Get Involved with Fedora
  • No GPL For Me, Thanks
  • Netbook gains: win or loss for Microsoft?
  • Open Database License
  • Microsoft's new search - Built on open-source
  • Dell S2409W 24-inch LCD
  • How to add and remove services from startup on Fedora Linux
  • Novell Moonlight 2.0 previews Silverlight on Linux
  • 25 Sites Related to openSUSE
  • Resizing windows in Gnome
  • Firestarter: A GUi based Firewall for Linux
  • Vim and Emacs modelines
  • XBMC 9.04 w/ VDPAU, Updated Codecs, Etc
  • Ubuntu Synaptic Package Manager with ISA Proxy
  • New Book: Front End Drupal: Designing, Theming, Scripting
  • Palm WebOS to breathe new life into Foleo?
  • Make the Most of Your Presto Linux Installation
  • Restoring an Overwritten GRUB Boot Loader
  • Trimming the FAT: Linux and Patents
  • Configuring CUPS Printers Using a Web Browser
  • 1% Linux Market Share = 100% Dishonesty
  • Linux Outlaws 90 - Salami-ROM
  • ALSA 1.0.20 Released, Many Fixes & Improvements
  • Funny Firefox
  • Multi-processor support coming for Firefox

A weekend with Ubuntu 9.04 and Kubuntu 9.04

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Ubuntu

wolfmanzbytes.com: With the release of Ubuntu 9.04 I figured it was time for me to download the ISO and see what this new version of Ubuntu brings to the table. While I was at it I also decided to get the Kubuntu.

Hedgewars - The Worms redesigned

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Gaming

polishlinux.org: I remember the old times, when we would gather the whole family, and with impunity besiege the computer without a break. It was a time of the Worms series reign.

Mandriva 2009.1 Spring

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MDV
  • Mandriva 2009.1 Spring

  • Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring - First Impression
  • Mandriva 2009.1 Install
  • Mandriva-only mode

Ubuntu: Two Ways to Keep A Clean Desktop Without Affecting Your Efficiency

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Ubuntu

maketecheasier.com: I love placing all the shortcut icons and files on my Desktop. On the other hand, I also have a passion for clean desktop. Apparently, having a lot of desktop shortcuts and a clean beautiful desktop together is not quite possible. I need a solution.

The Great Linux Mint Political Train Wreck

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Linux

extremetech.com: I got an email from a reader a few days ago and he pointed me to a blog entry by the developer of Linux Mint, one of the most popular Linux distributions. But the blog entry in question was red-hot in terms of its political subject matter.

Adeona: Open Source Lojack For Laptops

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Software

linuxplanet.com: Adeona has been widely touted (194K hits at google) as the Open Source solution to protecting your laptop or netbook.

KDE 4.2.3 Released

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KDE

The KDE Community today announced the immediate availability of "Cuagmire", (a.k.a KDE 4.2.3), another bugfix and maintenance update for the latest generation 4.2.

SourceForge.net 2009 Community Choice Awards Nominations Start Today

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OS

SourceForge, the global online network for community-driven tech media and e-commerce, today announced the opening of nominations for the fourth annual SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards.

Windows 7 RC1 – first impressions

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Microsoft
  • Windows 7 RC1 – first impressions

  • Top 10 reasons I like Windows 7
  • Installing Windows 7 with some Linux help

Ubuntu 9.04: The Sizzle that Fizzled

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Ubuntu

daniweb.com: I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) and am happy to say it's an overall success. Of course, I would say that because I love Ubuntu. However, I don't really see that big of an improvement over previous versions.

Clonezilla: Sheer awesomeness

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Linux

kmandla.wordpress: For someone like me, who swaps out systems sometimes once or twice in the course of a few days, building and rebuilding, installing and reinstalling … it can be very time consuming. So I took some advice and looked into Clonezilla.

Video Drivers Are All That Is Holding Linux Back

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Software

lockergnome.com: The title statement is one that became immediately clear with the unsuccessful installation of Windows 7 Release Candidate on a machine of mine that has perfectly serviceable video with Windows XP, Windows Vista, and many versions of Linux.

Linux for Newbies: the Ubuntu Path

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: In Linux For Absolute Beginners: 3 Easy Ways to Test-Drive Linux I reviewed some simple ways to safely test-drive Linux. All of them involved selecting a Linux distribution to try, then downloading and burning it to a CD.

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