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Enrich your Joomla! site with image extensions

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Software

linux.com: Several extensions can help you work with photographic images on your Joomla! content management system. Here are some of the best.

Dell’s Linux Ads: Microsoft’s Nightmare Before Christmas?

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Linux

thevarguy.com: For at least the third time in recent weeks, prominent Dell newspaper advertisements feature the Inspiron Mini 9 Netbook running Canonical’s Ubuntu 8.04 (that’s a small Linux notebook, folks)

GTKRawGallery, a Python Based RAW Developper and Organizer

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jcornuz.wordpress: Just after packing my photo computer for overseas travel, I received an email from Daniele Isca the man behind GTKRawGallery. I had been waiting for that email for months.

The extremely vocal desktop Linux tinority

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Linux

itwire.com: Neither Ubuntu nor any other brand of Linux is ever going to make it as a mainstream desktop operating system. Listen to a roar of protests from some of the millions of Linux desktop users around the world. Very loud they are but in the scheme of things their numbers are tiny - they are a tinority.

Mint 6 RC1 on the Acer Aspire One

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Linux

on-being-open.blogspot: Mint 6 is built off the solid basis of Ubuntu 8.10, and inherits most of its goodness, and layers on the extras that make Mint my favorite Distro right now.

Unjustifiable Criticism of Richard Stallman by Linus Torvalds

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OSS

freesoftwaremagazine.com: A recent attack piece against Richard Stallman was written by Linus Torvalds on the eve of Obama’s election. Linus begins with this: So I’m pretty well-known for not exactly being a huge fan of the FSF and Richard Stallman, despite the fact that I obviously love the GPLv2 and use it as the license for all my projects that I care about.

Discovering Ubuntu as a Windows User

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: Going through hard financial times—who isn't? As you may already know, you can use free operating systems (OSs) and software applications, provided by the Linux open source community.

Ratpoison is very tasty stuff

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Software

it.toolbox.com: With computer interfaces getting more and more orientated towards fancy graphics and mouse orientated tasks more of your computing power is going towards eye candy than ever before. Sometimes you just don't need that sort of speed sapping click here, click there interfaces.

Linux, Windows and Mac - The OS Race

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OS

brajeshwar.com: If you belong to the “Linux Community” bandwagon, you may just have a different opinion on the fact that there are lessons to be learned from Windows and Mac.

Adobe answers cries for 64-bit Flash on Linux

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Software

cnet.com: Starting to answer the clamorous demand from open-source fans, Adobe Systems plans to release an alpha version of its Flash Player technology on Monday for those using 64-bit Linux software.

No longer a KDE fan

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KDE

ardchoille.nfshost: KDE used to be a very nice desktop environment for Linux. I thought it was the best desktop environment available for the Linux operating system. But lately things have gone downhill.

odds & ends

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News
  • Weekend adventures with F10, GNOME 2.24, PackageKit...

  • Sun: Dead company walking?
  • Compiz With Radeon DRI2 Driver Almost There
  • NVIDIA VDPAU Benchmarks
  • Congrats Linux Community, You've Been Punked
  • Virtual Machine Backup and Restore: What’s Your Strategy?
  • The benefits of Linux in the law office
  • Boycott Novell Protesters Man-handled at Conference on Free Software
  • Vim and Qt Creator’s Quick Browse
  • NASA turns to open-source problem-tracking databases
  • first impressions from openSUSE

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Speed up web surfing in Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid)

  • Managing multiple Ubuntu servers painlessly
  • Web Servers and Apache
  • How to remove Mono from Ubuntu 8.10
  • A Brief History of Build Systems #1: Introduction
  • How to Fix Usplash in Ubuntu 8.10
  • Bluetooth PAND (Personal Area Network) Howto For Debian Etch
  • Debian Sources.list Demystified
  • How to install Mod Security 2 Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10
  • Miss the animated Y!Messenger emoticons on Pidgin?
  • Deleting your digital past -- for good

Open source growth dims LAMP stack to symbolic status

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Software

techtarget.com: Four years ago, LAMP was the open stack of choice, especially for Web servers. Today, however, LAMP is like an illuminated sign with only the "A" still visible. While the existence of an all-open source application stack remains helpful, there are so many choices beyond the original group that the LAMP acronym has fallen into disuse.

Drupal, my blog, Views, and the grand experiment

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Drupal

marcelgagne.com: Lately I've been getting more and more unhappy with blogging under Drupal. Specifically, I'm developing a serious dislike (bordering on hate) for the blog module that ships with Drupal.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #117

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Ubuntu

ubuntu.com: The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #117 for the week of November 9th- November 15th, 2008 is now available. In this Issue: New Theme for help.ubuntu.com, Dell Mini 9 update testing, and Ubuntu Community Interview: Nathan Grubb.

On software installation and activities

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OS

the-gay-bar.com: The way software is handled is one of the aspects where the three major operating systems differ and it is somewhat of a religious war (but that happens a lot when it comes to operating systems).

Ubuntu is not ready for human beings

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Ubuntu

spacezone.de/blog: I'm a human being and I like Linux including the command line stuff. I use Debian, Ubuntu and OpenSuse on daily basis. I would like to recommend Linux to other human beings. Ubuntu is the most popular choice. However from Edgy Eft to Intrepid Ibex Ubuntu has regularly disappointed me.

openSUSE 11.1: Introduction to KDE4

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KDE
SUSE

kdedevelopers.org: Another small idea we realized for openSUSE 11.1 is a link in the first-login greeter to a "Introduction to KDE4" page.

Interview with Mitchell Baker

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Interviews
Moz/FF

livemint.com: Mitchell Baker, Chairperson of Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation talks about the Curious tale of Mozilla, the importance of a browser, Open Source and what excites her about the Internet

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