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New Version of Screenlets: 0.0.8

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The Linux Movement: Screenlets if you don't know it are little widget like things for your desktop. And if you use Compiz Fusion or Beryl you can use the like Mac's dashboard if you turn the widget plug in on.

Microsoft and Red Hat continue partnership dance

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linux-watch: Intellectual property may be off the table, for now, but it sure seems like Red Hat and Microsoft are still dancing around coming to some kind of partnership relationship.

Avivo vs. Fglrx Driver In GtkPerf

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phoronix: While the Avivo driver doesn't yet contain 3D functionality or support a number of features found in the official fglrx driver and the community Radeon driver, it is making steady progress despite its age. As we have begun to receive messages from those interested in this driver wondering about the performance capabilities, we have carried out a brief GtkPerf test.

Putting the kibosh on sponsored WordPress themes

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linux.com: Matt Mullenweg, the founding developer of the ultra-popular open source WordPress blogging platform, has issued a blunt edict that "all sponsored themes should be removed from themes.wordpress.net" before the WordCamp conference beginning on July 21, a decree that has met with widespread approval in the WordPress community.

What is LAMP?

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sheehantu: Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on digg about installing LAMP. I thought I’d take some time and inform those who are unfamiliar what exactly LAMP is, and how it is powering the Web 2.0 revolution.

Master Your Keyboard with Linux

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Carla Schroder: KeyTouch is an excellent program designed to put all those unsupported multi-media keys to useful work in Linux, instead of lying about uselessly. Some applications come with various launch options.

Also: Disabling the F10 Key (menu accelerators) in Gnome Terminal

Intel launches Moblin - Mobile Linux Project

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Arun's Blog: Intel launched a website today for mobile and internet Linux projects. The website named moblin hosts the Mobile & Internet Linux Project which is an umbrella, open source project focused on the development of Linux for Intel-based devices.

There’s A Linux Distro for Every User -- And Vice Versa

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information week: One common question I get asked about Linux, typically by people who are not themselves users of the OS, is "What kinds of people use Linux?" From what I’ve gathered, today’s Linux users actually break down into four categories.

Sabayon Business Edition 1.0 Released

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The Sabayon Linux Crew is happy to announce the first release of the Business Edition! Highlights include: Optimized Server profile, Kernel 2.6.22 Sabayon Linux Powered, and Stable branch for almost all packages.

DRM and open source are the great divide

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Dana Blankenhorn: If there is any word other than Microsoft which can get an argument going among open source advocates, it is DRM.

Linux Tips for Newbies - Command Line

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techpersona: Today’s “Newbie Tip” is learning some basics about the “Command Line Interface” or as it’s mostly referred to, “Command Line”. The command line gives the user the ability to interact with the operating system by typing via a text terminal.

It can't be easy being Fedora, overshadowed by Ubuntu

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seopher: It can't be easy being Fedora; the once cream of the crop release being entirely overshadowed by the young upstart that is Ubuntu. Times have changed and things have been increasingly hard for Fedora - forever slipping in the Distrowatch popularity chart.

Linux: Moving and Changing Code

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kernelTRAP: In response to a recent merge request, Linus Torvalds explained a best practice when moving and changing code, "when doing renames it is generally *much* nicer to do a 100% rename (perhaps with just _trivial_ changes to make it compile - the include statements etc change, and maybe you want to change the name in the comment header too)."

Wyneken: A powerful, flexible notetaking program

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linux.com: Wyneken belongs in the growing list of note-taking applications for GNOME, along with the Sticky Notes panel apps, Evolution, and Tomboy. Specifically designed for students' needs, it is equally well-suited to the random jottings that anyone might make during the course of their work, as well as letters, reports, presentations, and even man pages.

Does open source make business decisions political?

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Dana Blankenhorn: Of all the relationships changed by open source, perhaps the most nagging is that between business and politics. There’s another taste of that in today’s news, word the BBC is looking to make an open source version of its iPlayer.

Syllable 0.6.4 released

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The Syllable team are proud to announce the release of Syllable 0.6.4! Syllable 0.6.4 contains many new features, enhancements and bug fixes from previous releases.

Desktops and Windows Managers - Part 3 - Window Maker

Raiden's Realm: Window Maker is a window manager that, while having elements of a desktop environment, does keep very strongly to the principles of a basic, light weight window manager. It has an extremely simple, mouse driven interface and in some ways operates in the old NextStep blueprint of functionality.

KDE Commit-Digest for 15th July 2007

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In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Much work in Amarok, with the implementation of a CoverFlow-esque OpenGL album art visualisation, codenamed "CoverBling", and Service Framework and Plasmification efforts. Sample OpenGL-based applets added to Plasma.

How to Install Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu Studio

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softpedia: Based on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04), Ubuntu Studio provides a suite of the best FREE and Open Source software available for multimedia creation. The following guide will teach you (step by step) how to install Compiz Fusion on your Ubuntu Studio operating system.

Dropdown lists in OpenOffice.org Calc

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OpenOffice.org Tips: Dropdown lists are a mainstay of many spreadsheets and forms. They help you control what people can enter, as well as giving them ideas for what types of things they might say.

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