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Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 1:32pm
Story An About.com Review Of Chromixium Rianne Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 7:53am
Story Is Linux right for you? Rianne Schestowitz 18/05/2015 - 7:49am
Story 4MLinux 13.0 Allinone Edition and 4MLinux 13.0 Enter Beta with GCC 5.1 Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 11:19pm
Story MakuluLinux Aero Released ! Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 11:17pm
Story Basic code completion for Rust in KDE's Kate (and later KDevelop) Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 11:15pm
Story Welcome to Parsix GNU/Linux 7.5r0 Release Notes Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 11:13pm
Story Parsix GNU/Linux 7.5r0 Released with Linux Kernel 3.14.41 LTS and GNOME 3.14 Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 11:08pm
Story Tiny Core Linux 6.3 Release Candidate 1 Now Ready for Testing Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 11:04pm
Story Linux 4.0.4 Rianne Schestowitz 17/05/2015 - 10:57pm

Drizzle: Rethinking the MySQL Database Kernel

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linux-mag.com: Drizzle is a re-thought and re-worked version of the MySQL kernel designed specifically for high-performance, high-concurrency environments.

Seven Reasons Why Beef Is Not Ready For The Dinner Table

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Humor

penguinpetes.com: Despite its many advocates, whenever I buy some beef and try it, I always end up going back to chicken. Chicken has what I want, and beef doesn't. The latest releases of beef got my hopes up, but I was again disappointed.

UK Still Lags At Open Source

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eweekeurope.co.uk: The UK is still a laggard at open source, even though the recession has increased pressure for its adoption, according to speakers at a London conference.

Empathy in Ubuntu Karmic

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Ubuntu

pinstack.blogspot: There has been lots of support as well as backlash for replacing Pidgin with Empathy in Ubuntu. Discussion has been going acruss multiple mailing lists and forum threads. Although Empathy has improved so much since Jaunty, it isn't perfect.

The Three Faces of Fedora 11, Part 1: GNOME

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Software

larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: GNOME 2.26.1, the desktop version that comes essentially as the default with Fedora 11 is like an old friend; an old friend with a couple of extra benefits.

Orange icon, we love you

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Ubuntu

stefanoforenza.com: As many of you already know, Jaunty brought a small but significant change in the Ubuntu user interface: the beloved updates icon doesn’t show up anymore. The pop under technique is (purposely) slightly more obstrusive. Is there any problem with the new behavior?

On Fedora 11 installation

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happyassassin.net: I have been, as I mentioned, following up on Fedora 11 release stuff. Sadly, there’ve been a few very negative reviews and comments, based on problems with the partitioning stage of installation. So, here’s the deal on that.

Amarok 2.1 Quick(-ish) Review

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allenjb.me.uk: So I’ve just installed Amarok 2.1. Configured my collection location easy enough, downloaded the alarm script from the scripts library. I know exactly how I want Amarok 2 to look: Exactly like Amarok 1.4.

Announcing A New Linux Distro: BaitNSwitch Linux

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Humor

daniweb.com/blogs: Today, I'm announcing my new Linux company, HookLineNSinker, Inc. which will produce a new commercial Linux distribution: Pricey Linux. HLNS products include Pricey Linux Enterprise, Pricey Linux Small Business Server and The Pricey Linux Desktop. BaitNSwitch Linux is the distribution where we test out new features, versions and options.

First look: Ubuntu 9.10 alpha 2 brings Ext4, GRUB 2

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Ubuntu

arstechnica.com: Ubuntu 9.10, codenamed Karmic Koala, is scheduled to arrive in October. Ars takes a look at the second alpha release, which was made available for download last week.

Also: Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 2 "Karmic Koala" on The Dell Mini 9

Interview with Pirate Party Leader: "These are Crucial Freedoms"

earthweb.com: On June 7, 2009, Swedish voters elected a member of the PiratPariet (Pirate Party) to the European Parliament. A second parliamentary seat will go to the Pirate Party this fall if the Lisbon Treaty is ratified and Sweden gains an additional two seats.

Linux versus Windows: the eternal discussion

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celettu.wordpress: Yesterday I got dragged into a “Windows versus Linux” discussion, because on my Facebook profile I had made a quiz, and one of the questions was “What OS do I use?”. My sister in law got that one wrong, and exlaimed “Stupid Linux!”.

How Open Source Can Beat the Status Quo

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pcworld.com: One of the biggest problems with open source is understanding what it means out in the real world. I'm talking about the impact of open source. How open source is actually useful.

click2try Run Ubuntu Directly from Open Source Catalog

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Ubuntu

(PR): click2try today announced the availability of Ubuntu 8.04 in its online catalog of virtualized Open Source applications. A Community site, click2try enables users to try applications for free and use by subscription.

Also: IBM’s Cloud Will Feature Ubuntu

SCO vs. Linux: New investor rescues SCO from bankruptcy

h-online.com: In yet another bizarre twist in the interminable legal dispute over source code allegedly illegally copied from UNIX System V into Linux, the SCO Group, which claims ownership of the disputed code, has secured a last-gasp reprieve from the threat of liquidation.

Turn Gnome into a productivity blaster

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blog.worldlabel.com: If you rely on computers to help you get things done in your personal or professional life, then you’re probably on the lookout for useful applications that will help you stay on top of things. Here are a batch of tools designed with GNOME users in mind.

Linux robot car targets autonomous navigation

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linuxdevices.com: Tokyo-based ZMP Inc. is readying a Linux-based car robotics platform designed to test automotive robots and autonomous navigation algorithms. The RoboCar is built on a 500MHz AMD Geode LX800, and offers a stereo camera, multiple sensors, and an optional image recognition module.

The Linux UI future; more complex than ever

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Software

h-online.com: With Linux being used as the foundation for numerous smartphone and mobile internet devices, it is tempting to suggest that this movement is going to open the doorway to desktop Linux. Tempting, but not accurate.

Why I Use Linux: Ken’s Story

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itnewstoday.com: Several readers wrote in to share their stories in response to my “Why I Use Linux” article, and now I am going to start sharing their responses with all of you. One of the stories is below. This one comes from Ken.

Debian may include Mono in default install

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Software

itwire.com: The Debian GNU/Linux distribution may include Mono in its default install, with the project leader Steve McIntyre telling iTWire today that "there's a chance that it might do, but it's under discussion at the moment."

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