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To Jim Zemlin this CompuTex represents progress

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Linux

zdnet.com: My impressions about a failure of Linux to break through at CompuTex are based on observations of this year’s show floor. I was not here previously.

David Carradine, star of 'Kung Fu,' dies at 72

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Obits

latimes.com: Carradine was found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok, where he was working on a movie. A Thai newspaper indicates he committed suicide; the U.S. Embassy confirms his death but offers no details.

What is eBox and Why Should You Care?

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Linux
Software

blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: eBox is either: a set of packages to create a robust server or a stand-alone distribution CD to do the same.

openSUSE development opens up

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SUSE

h-online.com: The openSUSE developers have announced that they are changing their development policies to make it easier for developers outside of Novell to contribute.

La Curacao takes the plunge into a Linux-based OS

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Linux

stores.org: La Curacao is a Los Angeles-based chain of Hispanic-focused electronics stores. While La Curacao enjoys strong levels of customer loyalty, its previous operating system sometimes left both customers and sales associates frustrated.

New Tricks in Opera 10

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Software
  • New Tricks in Opera 10

  • Opera 10 is just too good to ignore
  • Open your Wings with Opera 10

CrunchPad Nears Production, Looks Awesome

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Linux
Hardware
  • CrunchPad: The Launch Prototype

  • CrunchPad Nears Production, Looks Awesome
  • (Tech)Crunch time approaches for the CrunchPad
  • Crunchpad launch prototype looks like dreams come true

Amarok 2.1 "Let There Be Light" released

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Software
  • Amarok 2.1 "Let There Be Light" released

  • Amarok 2.1 released
  • Amarok 2.1 Released
  • Amarok 2.1 Brings a Plethora of Cool Features

40 years of Unix

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OS
  • Timeline: 40 years of Unix

  • Unix turns 40: The past, present and future of a revolutionary OS
  • On the shoulders of giants: Three Unix movers and shakers
  • The Unix family tree
  • Survey: Unix has a long and healthy future, say users

5 addicting open source games

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Gaming

thesiliconjungle.wordpress: There are lots of games in the world of open source, which means lots of cheap fun. I’m pretty new to open source games, but here are 5 of those rare, addiction-inducing open source games.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • 10 things you can do faster with the command line

  • Software installation in Linux is difficult
  • Fedora 11's Ace-in-the-Hole: Microsoft Exchange Interoperability
  • Microsoft may be Firefox's worst vulnerability
  • Opera 10 beta: screenshots
  • Is Moblin Headed Up Or Just Sideways?
  • Gentoo dying?
  • Cisco announces Linux-app finalists
  • Leeches
  • Separating the leeches from the potential contributors
  • Why Linux is Better than Mac
  • Synapse - A Cool New IM Application
  • Mounting 13TB Raid
  • Jacksonville using Drupal
  • Is The Oracle Acquisition of Sun Cause For Worry?
  • Business and FOSS
  • LiMo Foundation Readies Next Release
  • A FS song that doesn’t suck
  • Red Hat virtual desktop technology heads into beta tests

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Terminator comes to fix your Terminal!

  • Showing a Video As Your Desktop Background
  • Adding a directory to your $PATH
  • Make a blue Ubuntu wallpaper in Gimp
  • Linux Find Out If PCI Hardware Supported or Not In The
  • Current Running Kernel

  • Linux Performance Administration
  • Checklist for configuring a Debian system
  • What is a Linux Distribution?
  • What is Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE
  • Linux Mint Gloria on Toshiba Portege 4010
  • quick grub install for gentoo users

KDE 4: The Komplete Desktop?

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KDE

linux-mag.com: KDE 4 creator Matthias Ettrich, envisaged a Unix desktop with a common look and feel. KDE 4 has been released for over a year now, has it met this goal?

Why I chose Ubuntu after trying Windows 7

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Ubuntu

nuxified.org: A couple of years ago I would probably easily dismiss the idea of trying out a new version of Windows on the basis of a Free Software ideology or the chorus of voices of Free Software or Open Source fans saying how it just sucks and I better not bother. But things have changed.

The top four Linux netbook trends

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: I can barely keep track of all the Linux netbook-related announcements from this week's Computex trade show, and I follow this stuff for a living. So, I sat down and put together a list.

The Cat Who Knew Linux

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Linux
Humor

linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: I thought I would post on of my older little 'dabbles' like this just for fun. Who knows, someone might even like it.

Why Linux is ready for the desktop today

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Linux

zdnet.com: Over the years, the question “is Linux ready for the desktop” has been raised time and time again. While desktop Linux adoption has yet to go completely mainstream, recent indicators show that a major change is underfoot.

Linux, Android Linux, and Windows 7 Go to War

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OS

linuxplanet.com: Not all that along ago, I was hearing rumors that the release of Windows 7 will spell the death of Linux on tiny notebook type computers called netbooks. Despite netbooks not requiring the Windows OS desktop Linux remains largely unknown.

Mandriva Linux 2010 is on the road

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: Work on Mandriva Linux 2010 release has already started for some weeks now. Final planning is finally out. First milestone is planned for 18th of June.

Universal Go-oo 3.1 build available

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Software

lizards.opensuse.org: I am happy to announce that the universal Go-oo 3.1 build is available for Windows, Linux (i586, x86_64), and MAC OSX Intel.

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