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Story Who is the biggest control freak of them all? srlinuxx 17/05/2012 - 2:53am

Ben Goodger of Firefox on how being a very young volunteer in the web world can pan out

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Moz/FF

SFGate: Ben Goodger didn't invent Firefox. Nobody did. But he was the lead engineer for the alternative Web browser and as responsible as anyone for naming it. Goodger, 27, is a short-sleeved software engineer at Google in Mountain View.

aKademy 2007: The First Impression

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KDE

dot.kde.org: aKademy 2007 has started! Saturday, the first day of the conference, brought us many talks about various topics, ranging from very technical to more practically oriented. These talks are so content-rich that our coverage of the user conference will require several consecutive articles.

Google OS

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Google

A Blog Of Gentoo: The issue of Google OS is being debated for as long as Google become an important part of internet culture. Many have predicted the appearance of Google's OS long time ago, but the thing never happened. Why?

From Windows to Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

technogab: The decision to switch to Ubuntu wasn’t a hard one. After all the problems I was having with Vista, it was a no brainer. My only concern was putting my wife through another OS change. I’ve heard so much about Ubuntu that I just had to give it a try.

The "Mint" interview with Clem Lefebvre

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Interviews

linuxgeeksunited: I had the opportunity recently to ask the Lead developer and main man of Linux Mint, Clem Lefebvre, a few questions. It turns out that not only is Clem a nice guy and extremely helpful in the Mint forums, but he is funny, creative and a truly good sport.

Linux changes the way you think about operating systems.

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Linux

lexlocilinux: This weekend I've been installing Linux on a fifth machine. It's my fourth laptop to work with. I am a big fan of the distribution PCLinuxOS. Unfortunately, this fifth machine, a Compaq Presario F500 has a wifi card that I have not encountered.

Securely remote control your Ubuntu via putty from a windows host (VNC+SSH)

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HowTos

ubuntuswitch: Last time I had the following situation: I wanted to remote connect to my workstation from another workstation. You have to install SSH and activate the VNC-Server, to be able to securely connect to your server.

AMD applies make-up to the face of its Linux Control Centre

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Software

the inquirer: NINE MONTHS ago I wrote with surprise about how ATI's Linux Mobility drivers "didn't suck" yet how the Control Panel sucked. AMD has surprisingly made my complaints obsolete.

Building a BitTorrent Box

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HowTos

Nerdica: While most of our time on the Internet is spent IM’ing, e-mail, or just browsing the Web, you may run in to situations when you need to do some powerful file transfers. In this guide, you’ll learn how to set a small headless Ubuntu server used to retrieve BitTorrent files, while even saving them to a external USB hard drive that can be disconnected on the go.

Gentoo UK 2007 Conference

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Gentoo

The Gentoo UK 2007 Conference is going to be held at UCL (University College London), UK on the 14th July. The Gentoo UK conferences are the largest Gentoo-specific conferences that we know about. A wide range of topics will be covered, from clustering to KDE.

Hidden Linux : Lights... Camera... Action!

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Software

PC World blogs: Recordmydesktop is a great little utility to... record your desktop. It's command-line driven but don't let that frighten you. All you have to do is type recor (to let auto-complete do it's magic) and hit to start recording.

Foresight Linux Newsletter (June 2007)

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Linux

Welcome to the latest edition of the Foresight Linux Newsletter! This month we bring you a special edition newsletter with a look at Foresight Linux invading BarCamp Chicago (your Editor included), Foresight's founder and lead developer in the news, a look ahead to Foresight Linux 2, as well as a recap of bug fixes, security updates, and contributing to Foresight Linux.

Speed up dynamic linking Using Prelink

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HowTos

ubuntugeek.com: ELF prelinking utility to speed up dynamic linking.The prelink package contains a utility which modifies ELF shared libraries and executables, so that far fewer relocations need to be resolved at runtime and thus programs come up faster.

The Vista Nightmare Just Turned Into an Ubuntu One

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Ubuntu

duncanriley.com: It’s been 30 days since I made the grave error of upgrading to Vista. Before that day I was a happy Microsoft customer. I’d downloaded Ubuntu a week ago and had tested it on the laptop when I should have tested it on the desktop.

How to find .debs (even if you think they don't exist)

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HowTos

free software mag: One of the biggest strengths of Debian (and derivatives like Ubuntu) is support for the .deb package. After all, it provides a one-click method of easily installing programs. Best of all, these programs are automatically updated via the official Debian repositories. Unfortunately, the official repositories aren’t always the best.

Frets on Fire: Play the guitar with your keyboard, Rock ‘em!

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Software

DPotD: Did you ever wanted to emulate your favorite guitar idol? With Frets on Fire you can try it from your very own keyboard. All you have to do is to pick it up as if it was a guitar, with one hand pressing the fret buttons (F1 to F5) and another pressing the pick button (Enter).

Banshee…good

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Software

jonobacon@home: Music is important to me. I spend all day every day listening to it and much of my free time making it. As such, the choice of media player is pretty important to me. I have tried all sorts. Well, I have now found a replacement for Rhythmbox - the rather excellent Banshee.

Ubuntu Linux Install Oracle Database XE Server

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Linux
Software

An Oracle database consists of a collection of data managed by an Oracle database management system. Now Oracle Corporation has packaged recent versions for several popular Linux distributions in an attempt to minimize installation challenges beyond the level of technical expertise required to install a database server.

A new Beryl demo for your pleasure

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Software

Rudd-O: What you’re seeing is Beryl compositing my desktop (1024×768) while playing one chapter of House M.D. in a window. Later you see me dragging the “cube” (I have a triangle setup) with desktop alpha transparency enabled, and the kiba-dock at the bottom.

A glitch in the Matrix, or a hungry exploit?

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Web

register: Sûnnet Beskerming researchers observed an interesting deviation in global network traffic over the last 24 hours, particularly for South American, Asian, and Australian networks.

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