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Story Google reveals the first ultra-cheap Android One smartphones Rianne Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 11:41am
Story Acquia to deliver government's cloud-hosted, open source CMS Roy Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 11:00am
Story Speed or torque? Linux desktop vs. server distros Roy Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 10:56am
Story How to lobby for open source and Linux in schools Roy Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 10:54am
Story FreeBSD 10.1-BETA1 Now Available Rianne Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 7:17am
Story Samsung to host first open-source conference Rianne Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 7:10am
Story Linux 3.17-rc5 Roy Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 7:06am
Story Torvalds says he has no strong opinions on systemd Rianne Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 7:04am
Story Hello World: Videos That Teach Linux To Kids Roy Schestowitz 15/09/2014 - 7:01am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 14/09/2014 - 11:02pm

Eight Reasons for Trying Alternative Window Managers

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Software

lightlinux.blogspot: Some time ago, a forum member asked about the point of using lightweight window managers. He was apparently happy with GNOME and did not see any point in experimenting with lightweight alternatives:

Things To Know Before Using Linux

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Linux

techenclave.com: Linux Operating System has been myth for many of the people out there.. Most of the people has wrong inception regarding Linux. Those who dare to make the transition get caught in the partition or they failed to understand the Basics of Linux. “The applications and the OS itself” . Its pretty natural for a Mediocre user to get used to different terms at once..

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • Photo KDE Tutorial 1-2: Curves adjust

  • Remote Logging Using ssh in Ubuntu
  • How to add splashimage to grub
  • QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Why Xandros/Linux is perfect for the Eee Pc

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Linux

Ask yourself, what kind of software do you use? What kind of a user are you? Most people will say they need MS Office, Photoshop, a calender and MSN (Or any other chat client). The truth is, unless your a professional user, Linux has all the same tools for free

few leftovers

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News
  • Open Source: IT, IP & Business

  • Debian Lenny E17 and the OzOs goodies
  • What To Do After Installing Ubuntu
  • Strata Human Theme Modernizes Firefox in Ubuntu
  • Linux Love and id Tech 4
  • Weekend Unix and Linux Video Humor - Internet Sysop

Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 - Just a bit buggy?

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Ubuntu

midnightphilosopher.com: I’ve been windows free (at home at least for more than a little while now) I just love Linux and I quite like debian. Whats better than debian for the desktop, a pre-configured copy of debian so I don’t have apt-get after a fresh install, so the developers said let there be ubuntu and there was ubuntu and it was good.

10 Reasons Why Ubuntu Linux is Better Than Microsoft Windows OS

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Ubuntu

ubuntu.sg: For all those who thinks that I’m a Microsoft-hater-cum-activist, well, I’m not. I just don’t agree with Microsoft’s monopolistic policies on user choices.

Thoughts on operating systems.

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OS

alanly.wordpress: I recently purchased a brand spanking new Lenovo T61p notebook and I’ve had to opportunity to try out various operating systems. The ones I have tried have been Linux Mint, Ubuntu Linux 64-bit, and Mac OS X Leopard. After having tried them, I think I’m ready to offer my own personal opinion on things.

From Firefox to Flock... and back!

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Moz/FF

blogspot.com: Flock is "The" Social Web Browser. Take Mozilla's Firefox, insert native del.icio.us, gmail, blogger and flickr support (to name just a few) and you'll have something close to what Flock has to offer. It is like a Firefox special edition packed full of extensions but, because they are tightly integrated and tested with the code, you'll get a stable and really powerfull browser for all your internet social needs. Kind of.

An unwilling Internet hunger fast

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Web

Matt Asay: I've been skiing here with Mark Shuttleworth (Ubuntu), and I think we both found it charming at first when the hotel's Internet connection went down. "We're roughing it!" we laughed.

few more howtos:

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HowTos
  • Howto Setup Canon C3380/C3380i printer

  • The irony of bug-buddy
  • Turn syntax highlighting on/off in vim
  • Using rdesktop to window XP from ubuntu/linux
  • Ubuntu Hardy and a Broadcom Chipset
  • ADSL Configuration in ubuntu
  • How to build and customize your own PBX with Asterisk
  • Fedora 9 postinstall: multimedia

5 Reasons Why a Newbie should try Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

brajeshwar.com: With the advent of LiveCDs, the perception for Linux has changed quite dramatically. What was one believed to be a geek’s operating system is now being used by school kids, doctors and grandpas too!

Akademy 2008: Picture Album

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KDE

kdedevelopers.org: I decided to put online an album with a lot of the pictures I took at Akademy. Since most people at (big) conferences and community gatherings like it when they can have some form of memento (including me!) of themselves and the event.

Ubuntu 8.04 Ease of Installation

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Ubuntu

mylittleubuntuguide.com: It was easier than ever to get my Ubuntu Hardy system up and configured. Compiz Fusion installs flawlessly and with no tweaking. ATI drivers and the Wireless drivers also were a breeze to install.

Experiencing with vmware server and Sun xVM VirtualBox

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Software

linux.byexamples.com: Recently I have tried Sun xVM VirtualBox 1.6.4 , I have compare vbox with Vmware server 1.0.4. After couple days of testing, its time for me to share some personal findings towards them. I may not able to provide graphs, and accurate figures to shows their performance and specification, but what I do is to only share my point of view as a layman, and how I like or dislike them based on the user experience.

KDE 4.1 in the Press

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KDE

dot.kde.org: Our latest release, KDE 4.1, has had a great reception in the media so far. The KDE Promotion team has been collecting articles and blog entries, and put them together.

Mesa 7.1 Release Candidate 4

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Software

phoronix.com: Mesa 7.1 has been in development for a number of months already with the first release candidate having come out in May. However, this update to the open-source 3D graphics library has been delaying the release of X.Org 7.4 as it's a dependency for building the X Server. We wish we could tell you Mesa 7.1 was shipping today, but instead we have another release candidate.

Ubuntu Hardy Heron 8.04 on the MSI Wind / Advent 4211

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Ubuntu
HowTos

linuxextremist.com: My fiancee likes small laptops. One of her first recovery missions for me was to take an old Dell and see if Linux would revive it. Sadly, even Ubuntu can’t make a laptop that has a battery running as hot as short order chef’s griddle run better.

5 Anti-Linux Sites You Must Follow!

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Linux
Web

linuxhaxor.net: Ever since I read Jeremy Allison’s blog post about why we need to hear criticisms from people who dislikes Linux, I have been thinking a lot about what he said and how it hits very close to my own philosophy about life: In order to improve, you need to be open to criticisms; even from your enemies. Here are some of the popular sites who are active critics of linux:

10 Best-designed Linux Distribution Websites

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Linux

junauza.com: Most Linux Distribution websites have been redesigned to sport a Web 2.0 look. To give credit to their talented web designers/developers, I’ll pick 10 Linux Distribution websites that I think stand out from the rest.

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