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Customize Conky

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HowTos

Linux by Example: conky is a light-weight system monitor, which it draws the system information with text, lines and dots. conky allows customization, in fact it is a drawing block that prepare for you to configure. Put all your settings into ~/.conkyrc.

Is Open Source Dying?

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OSS

eWeek: On the face of it, open-source software has been gaining ground of late. The much-anticipated draft of GNU GPLv3 (GNU General Public License Version 3) has been finally published, giving the open-source community an opportunity to finally get out of its own way.

Also: Linux Is Free to Sidestep a Stubborn FSF
And: Open Source Bites Back
&: Crack in open source community

SLAX 6.0.0 RC4 Screenshots

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Linux

phoronix: The Slackware-based mini LiveCD Linux distribution, SLAX, has come out with its fourth release candidate for the upcoming 6.0 release. New in SLAX 6.0.0 RC4 is the Linux 2.6.21.5 kernel, KDE 3.5.7, new Linux-Live technologies.

Flock 0.9 lands gracefully

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Software

linux.com: The Flock project has been building a "social Web browser" since 2005. The upcoming Flock 0.9 release adds new blogging features, integrates media streams into the browser, and includes an overhaul of the Flock bookmark system. It's not perfect yet, but Flock 0.9 is a big leap forward.

Talk with Linux Experts from Dell & Canonical on June 27

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Linux

direct2dell: Want to know more about Ubuntu on Dell? Next week, we'll be hosting a live thread session that features two key folks behind Dell's recent Ubuntu initiative. Tune into this thread on the Linux Community site on Wednesday, June 27 at either 8am - 10am CST or 8pm - 10pm CST to join the conversation.

The Perfect Server - Fedora 7

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Take Linux for a test drive -- it's free, after all

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Linux

Chicago Sun Times: I really want you folks to try the free (free free free) Linux OS at some point in your life. It has become a very credible operating system, even for typical PC users.

Current State of Xesam (former Wasabi)

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Software

/home/liquidat: Xesam is the project to create a unified API for desktop search and meta data services. The development currently focuses on finding the right way to represent the shared ontologies.

Summer of Coders at aKademy 2007

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KDE

Google Summer of Code Blog: Thiago Macieira, three time organization administrator for the KDE project, wrote in to give us an update about Summer of Code activities at the upcoming aKademy 2007 conference:

San Diego rolls out laptops with Linux

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SUSE

eSchool News: Looking for a cost-effective way to deliver portable computing to every student, the San Diego Unified School District is installing machines with desktop Linux and other open-source software.

Pleeease buy Vista, begs Microsoft

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Microsoft

the inquirer: THERE ARE SIGNS of desperation at Redmond as Microsoft tries desperately to get punters to buy its latest operating system Vista.

Open source's hottest 10 apps part 2

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Software

iTWire: Yesterday, we began looking at the top 10 hottest open source apps today. We saw the first five of these, namely #10 FCKeditor, #9 FileZilla, #8 OrangeHRM, #7 phpMyAdmin and #6 vMukti. Today we pick up where we left off and check out the hottest five apps on SourceForge today.

Ubuntu Feisty Fawn 7.04 - A Review

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Ubuntu

shift+backspace: Interestingly enough, I have been using Ubuntu Feisty Fawn 7.04 since the release candidate was released, yet have not reviewed it! Actually, just a few days ago I switched to Linux Mint (based on Feisty Fawn), but I still feel that my multi-month use of straight-up Ubuntu is testament enough.

Open Source Game Of The Day: The Battle For Wesnoth

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Gaming

Gaming Today: I have always been a huge supporter of the open source gaming community and it never ceases to amaze me how many awesome games are actually out there for free. The Battle For Wesnoth is a must-have for any fans of turn based strategy games.

Linux Leaders Unfazed by Microsoft

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Linux

Red Herring: Open source software leaders said Wednesday they were unfazed by suggestions that Microsoft is attempting to divide the community and threaten it with lawsuits. Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin and Red Hat vice president Mike Evans said the Redmond software giant was barely discussed.

Also: Where is the Linux kernel going?

OpenOffice conference publishes draft program

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OOo

desktoplinux: Organizers of OpenOffice.org Conference 2007, set for Sept. 19 through 21 in Barcelona, today released a draft of the program schedule for the event.

Linux: Introducing Bugs

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Linux

kernelTRAP: In another thread discussing the tracking of kernel regressions, Linux creator Linus Torvalds noted that the kernel is evolving so quickly it is inevitable that bugs will be introduced. He used a git query to determine that there are an average of over 65 patches being committed every single day.

A Linux User in Vista-land: Finishing Up

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Nosredna Ekim: Over all I’m tolerant of using Vista. I feel comfortable using it, but it irks me sometimes. This is of course on a overall usability stand point and considering that I paid nothing for it... Vista is not free though, not in the monetary sense or in the freedom sense.

Bad, Bad Reasons Not to Buy Open-Source Software

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OSS

eWeek: When I first saw the list for the eWEEK slide show, Ten Reasons Not to Buy Open Source, I couldn't believe what I was reading. So here are my answers to these "reasons."

switching to PCLINUXOS 2007 from Ubuntu - week 3 - final observations

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PCLOS

open source software: This is my third week using PCLINUXOS (PCLOS) after switching from UBUNTU. THis will be my last post on this and here are some final observations.

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