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Story The Linux Desktop: 2013 in Review Roy Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 11:45pm
Story A First - KDE and the Outreach Program for Women Roy Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 10:37pm
Story Video interview with Google's Open Source Director Chris DiBona on a "default to code" mentality Roy Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 10:31pm
Story Goodbye, Win XP - Hello, Linux? Rianne Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 10:02pm
Story Fedora Decides On Headless Java, Third-Party Repos Rianne Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 9:53pm
Story 10 Linux-Based Robots by Air, Land and Sea Rianne Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 9:40pm
Story Activision Is Preventing A Game From Coming To Linux Roy Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 9:38pm
Story New GNOME Software Releases Bring Lots of Bugfixes Rianne Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 4:46pm
Story Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Beta Released Rianne Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 4:41pm
Story Samsung Galaxy Note 3 joins Tocco Lite in 10 million club Rianne Schestowitz 11/12/2013 - 1:10pm

Review: Opensuse 10.3 Linux distribution

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SUSE

vnunet.com: Although sponsored by Novell and used as the base for its Suse Linux Enterprise products, Opensuse is a community-developed Linux distribution, available free for use on servers or desktops.

iPlayer for Linux wins approval of open sourcers

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Software

zdnet: The Open Source Consortium has welcomed the BBC's move to make its iPlayer online on-demand TV service available for streaming on operating systems other than Microsoft Windows.

Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 vs OSX Leopard - Comparison Part 3

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OS

pcwizkid.wordpress: An important aspect of any operating system is its support and available applications. In this portion of my review comparison with OS X Leopard, we continue where I left off in Part 2, regarding customization.

Ubuntu Gutsy And ipv6: The Problems Continue

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Ubuntu

OSWeekly: While this did not affect me personally, it seems that ipv6 issues are at it again. I will not argue any points regarding the fact that Ubuntu continues to deal with problems related to ipv6 and refuses to make the issue extremely clear in its release documentation. So, how did this slip through?

15 must-have Firefox tricks

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Moz/FF

computerworld: What good is a browser unless you can tweak it, hack it and bend it to your will? No good at all. The more you can hack it, the better it is. In this article I'll show you 15 great Firefox tricks.

Today's Leftovers

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News
  • Forrester: Open source apps lag behind Linux in the enterprise

  • Liberation fonts: still "non-distributable" for Debian!
  • Firefox 3 Linux Preview
  • What’re you listening to?
  • Jeff Jaffe: OpenSUSE
  • Penguins demand Linux for Antarctic datacenter
  • Open source telephony gives customers control, consultant says

Open Source Pros Pick their Favorite Projects

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Software

itmanagement.earthweb: There is, to be sure, no lack of “top software” lists in the open source world (or in software in general). The Internet is drowning in such lists. But these compendiums, however helpful, are typically created by tech journalists. What about the top picks of actual community leaders?

A Look at Pardus 2007.3 Lynx

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Linux

LinuxPlanet: Pardus is a Linux distribution developed by the Turkish National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptography. I'd never seen it before this week and only heard the name briefly in passing, so I had no idea what to expect. I spent a few days with Pardus and here's how I got on.

Open source open to attack

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OSS

GNC: As open-source coding begins to appear with increasing regularity in commercial software products, government users need to be aware of the potential security vulnerabilities in open-source code, industry experts say.

Alien Arena 2007 v6.10 Has Been Unleashed

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Gaming

PCBurn: It's been a long, grueling time for Alien Arena developers, but version 6.10 is finally here! You in for some major changes, enhancements, and surprises!

Collecting Kernel Oops Data

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Linux

kernelTRAP: "The http://www.kerneloops.org website collects kernel oops and warning reports from various mailing lists and bugzillas," noted Arjan van de Ven, announcing the new website. He included a summary of the top 10 oopses collected in the past 7 days noting, "this is the first such report that I'm posting; Please let me know if this is useful or not."

Audio in Linux is awesome

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Software

darkness.codefu.org: I’ve got some poorly recorded MP3s of people speaking. I want to try to make them a little easier to hear. In Windows I’d reach for Sound Forge. How about in Linux?

Unreal Tournament 3 Linux Status

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Gaming

fscking: For those of you who are not subscribed to the mailing list, here’s the email verbaitim from Ryan Gordon, the man behind the curtain who is responsible for the Linux port of UT3 Linux server and client binary distribution… which still hasn’t happened yet - but they will be available “as soon as possible.”

about:mozilla (development news)

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Moz/FF

In this issue: about:mozilla holiday hiatus, Firefox 3 Beta 2 shipping, and Ensuring compatibility of add-ons and themes for Firefox 3.

Linux event planned for China

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Linux

infoworld blog: The growing prominence of Linux in China is resulting in an industry event to take place there in February, co-sponsored by the Linux Foundation and Chinese OSS Promotion Union, the foundation announced Monday.

XOh the Humanity! The First XO Brick Delivery

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OLPC

olpcnews.com: So, I was a first day donor (bought online about two hours in) and finally got my XO this morning... and it is DOA! No lights, no power.

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • How to install Adobe PDF Reader 8.1.1 with Plug-in for Mozilla Firefox in Gutsy Gibbon

  • OOo: Undocking the Gallery
  • How do I find out Linux Disk utilization?
  • Backing up and restoring partitions with partimage
  • Filter for unwanted mail and mailing lists with procmail
  • How can I view man or info pages in the GNOME and KDE graphical environments?
  • Pidgin and OpenSuSE 10.2
  • Track projects and time the easy way with jWorkSheet
  • Tilda - A Quake-Style Terminal for GNOME

Vista and Leopard both make it onto PC World’s “Biggest Tech Disappointments of 2007″

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OS

blogs.zdnet.com: Well there’s a surprise - both Vista and Leopard make it onto PC World’s “Biggest Tech Disappointments of 2007.”

It's all so clear now..

the distrogue: Now I think I know what the deal is with Ulteo. It's going to be a completely online OS that can be run over a fast internet connection on a remote computer.

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