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Story GNOME 3.16.1 Arrives on April 15, Arch Linux Users Can Now Update to GNOME 3.16 Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 5:33am
Story Introducing Chromixium, an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Distro that Looks Like Chrome OS Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 3:41am
Story Evolution of Solus and Fedora 22 Delayed Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 3:37am
Story Cinnamon 2.4.8 Desktop Environment Is Now Available for Download Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 12:25am
Story GNOME 3.16.1 newstable tarballs due Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 12:21am
Story Three New Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Were Patched in Ubuntu 14.10 Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 12:15am
Story Git Success Stories and Tips from Tor Chief Architect Nick Mathewson Rianne Schestowitz 10/04/2015 - 12:06am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 09/04/2015 - 11:57pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 09/04/2015 - 11:56pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 09/04/2015 - 11:56pm

How To Upgrade From Ext3 To Ext4 Without Formatting

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maketecheasier.com: I did mention that the new filesystem - ext4 is stable, fast and backward compatible with ext2 and ext3. Today, we will look at how you can upgrade your existing ext3 filesystem to ext4 without reformating your hard disk.

Aaron Seigo Talks About KDE's Past and Future

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KDE
Interviews

itmanagement.earthweb: Aaron Seigo is one of the most public faces of the KDE desktop. Not only is he a long-time developer, but, for the past three years, he has been president of KDE e.V.. Now nearing the end of his time as president, he talked about KDE's recent past and near future, and his role in both.

Red Hat maps open source activity. France is #1

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OSS

blog.internetnews.com: Red Hat today published a new study together with Georgia Tech mapping open source activity across 75 countries. Officially called the Open Source Index (OSI), the final score is made of a number of factors including policies, practices in the Government, Industry, and Community.

Does Debian still matter?

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Linux

pcauthority.com.au/Blog: Debian was one of the first Linux distributions, and it pioneered much of what we take for granted in Linux systems today. But has Debian had its day?

Is Debian dying?

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Linux

debaira.blogspot: Debian is certainly the first, large-scale (>1400 developers), global, volunteer created and driven, engineering project whose ambitious concern is nothing less than meeting the needs of all of its users with incisive design effectiveness for an easy to install, general purpose operating system.

Neuros Link: Tuning In HDTV, Using Ubuntu

workswithu.com: I recently came across an Ubuntu-based device that is designed for viewing streaming and local video content on an HDTV. The device in question is the Neuros Link.

10 reasons you should give Ubuntu a try

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Ubuntu

2indya.com: Here are some of the glaring reasons that would make you pick up a Ubuntu CD and give it a try while keeping your earlier operating system intact.

Lenovo Analyst: Linux on Netbooks Is Doomed

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Linux

ostatic.com: Because it's only proper to give credit where it's due, Matt Kohut, Worldwide Competitive Analyst for Lenovo, could be spot on in his prediction that Linux will remain a niche market on netbooks.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 68

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SUSE

Issue #68 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out. In this week’s issue: Call for Participations: openSUSE Summit 2009, openSUSE at LinuxFest Northwest, and People of openSUSE: Jean-Daniel Dodin

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Network equipment provider deploys MontaVista Linux

  • Awful Nautilus / Brasero bug in Jaunty RC1
  • Stephen Hawking rushed to hospital
  • Stereotypes
  • For those that want bleeding edge without blood
  • Here comes Ubuntu 9.04
  • Microsoft could be a winner in Sun-Oracle deal
  • IBM Isn't Too Worried About Oracle
  • Big iron: The ultimate cloud platform?
  • Amazon MP3 on Ubuntu
  • Thoughts about Linux marketing #1 : Linux and Netbooks
  • Fitting the kitchen sink onto a CD
  • Ubuntu New Wave skin for Opera

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • RedHat / CentOS Install and Configure Cacti Network Graphing Tool

  • Linux Migration for the Home PC User, Part 5
  • Stream YouTube videos directly to your media player
  • Creating A Custom Slide Show Screensaver
  • Why does Firefox start in offline mode?
  • Removing Internet Junks using privoxy
  • Send email with attachment from linux command line using UUENCODE
  • Install OpenVZ on CentOS to create a virtual container
  • PyMOTW: multiprocessing, part 1
  • Play Guild Wars on Ubuntu 9.04

One computers' Linux experience

I suppose , in answer to the question "When will Linux be ready for the user desktop?"

It was ready almost two years ago in this house. Children use it daily, as well as computer phobic wives and memory challenged mad computer geniuses. (The 'genius' part is up for speculation.)

Silverlight Pseudo Terminals and Terminal Emulators?

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Software

tirania.org: Since I have been thinking about building a Silverlight-based version of the Midnight Commander (OH NOES!) I figured I should share some thoughts that I had on this matter.

Welcome to the low-cost world of open source

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OSS

theage.com.au: If you're tired of paying for product licences and services, Cynthia Karena reveals there is another way.

Shipping Version of Presto Linux Makes Netbook Users Long for the Beta Version.

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Linux

channelinsider.com: Xandros Launches Presto, a $19 Linux Distribution that should have been just what the Netbook market needed to stave off Windows 7 Starter Edition.

RightScale + Ubuntu + Eucalyptus = cloud in a box

blog.rightscale.com: Need a cloud in a box? Want a cloud in a box? Well, then, start requisitioning a couple of machines now so you’re ready on Thursday to load up Ubuntu 9.04, install Eucalyptus, and follow the prompt to register your cloud with RightScale. And best of all, it’s all free.

OCZ Neutrino DIY Netbook 10"

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Hardware

linux-netbook.com: OCZ Technologies claims to offer the first Do It Yourself netbook. The netbook is not bundled with an operating system but specified as compatible with gOS/Ubuntu Linux.

Can Linux win netbooks back?

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Linux

itpro.co.uk: Has Linux just lost the best chance it had to break into the mainstream desktop operating system market?

OpenOffice.org Opens up for Business

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OOo

worldlabel.com: The economic situation is eating into your profits, and the Microsoft Office licenses look more expensive than before. You don’t have to buy Microsoft Office thanks to OpenOffice.org: the best kept secret in office suites.

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