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Story Free Software Foundation Endorses Its First Laptop Rianne Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 10:49pm
Story Fedora and Red Hat in the News Rianne Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 10:33pm
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 8:23pm
Story Leftovers: Screenshots Roy Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 6:46pm
Story ZRAM Finally Promoted Out Of Staging In Linux Kernel Rianne Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 5:31pm
Story Firefox’s on fire with 500M users and 50M Android downloads for 2013 Roy Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 4:47pm
Story Fedora 20 Released With New, Newer, and Newest Roy Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 4:07pm
Story SteamOS GNOME Screenshot Tour Roy Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 4:04pm
Story Black Lab Linux 4.1.9 KDE released Rianne Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 11:49am
Story Google's robotics program has legs, but where is it going? Rianne Schestowitz 19/12/2013 - 11:42am

Making the Case for Linux Distros in the Business

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Linux

cio.com: Are you considering an enterprise-wide switch from a Microsoft operating system to Linux? From cost savings to security to interoperability, developers of four leading Linux distros tell, in their own words, why they are best for business use today.

some leftovers

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News
  • mounting ftp host to local directory on top of fuse

  • A year with Linux on the desktop
  • Linux: Fuse Writable Mmap
  • My Ubuntu Setup - Part Two - Software - Part One
  • Dark GTK theme issues
  • OpenDocument Foundation’s ‘woes’ have little to do with OpenDoc Format’s future
  • PhpPgAdmin: The Web developer's client tool for Postgres
  • People of openSUSE: Federico Mena-Quintero
  • Macedonia picks Ubuntu for 20,000 PCs
  • Why I Started a XO User Club for Children in Houston
  • The fastest computers are Linux computers

NVIDIA Linux Display Driver 169.04 (beta)

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Software

linuxhardware.org: NVIDIA has released new BETA drivers for x86 and x64 (AMD64/EM64T). This new driver is now off of their latest 169 code line and will possibly net some performance benefits.

KDE Relicensing Initiative

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KDE

wire.dattitu.de: A couple of KDE dependent projects or even libraries have moved or are going to move to GPLv3. Things are progressing slowly but steady. I think within the next few weeks we can relicense most of our code base if we manage to dig up the missing people and get their permission in time.

Product Review: openSUSE 10.3

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SUSE

sys-con.com: For the last 10+ yrs, I have spent quite a lot of my PC experience on SuSE beginning with v4.2. openSUSE 10.3 was released October 4 2007. A lot has improved over the years and I've seen how it has improved with every new version.

That Firefox 3 Bug "Rumor"

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Moz/FF

cybernetnews: Mozilla has been taking some heat the past few days because of a post by Computer World’s Gregg Keizer. In it he quoted the latest Firefox 3 Meeting notes saying that 80% of the Firefox 3 bugs will not get fixed by the time the browser is released.

Some Random Thoughts on Dolphin

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Software

Celeste Lyn Paul: I’ve been using Dolphin for my file manager, rather than Konqueror, for about a week now. These are just some random things I’ve thought about while adjusting my behavior and work process.

Fedora 8: Wolf in need of a flea bath.

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Linux

techiemoe rants: Fedora and I go way back. I was there when it was born (before that even, with its grandpa Redhat 7.3) and I've seen its whole sordid childhood. It's done some dirty things. It's disappointed me time and time again. I keep hoping one day it will wake up sober. Perhaps 8 will do it?

Book Review: Knoppix Hacks, Second Edition

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Linux

lockergnome.com: Rather than opt for the expense of a laptop and the additional worry of losing or damaging it, Klaus Knopper, creator of Knoppix, made a bootable Linux CD distribution so he could take his favorite open source tools with him wherever he needed to work. CD in hand, he was able to go from computer to computer and get right to work.

Is Microsoft Claiming Ownership Of Embedded Linux?

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Linux

informationweek.com/blog: Microsoft has long claimed that Linux violates its patents, but has refused to be specific. A recent deal between the software company and a printer maker may offer a clue.

Gosh, gOS is good

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Linux

linux.com: Many people still question whether Linux will ever make it fully into mainstream computer acceptance. A $199 computer now available on a major superstore's shelves just in time for Christmas might change all that. Anyone who wants a computer to just to send email and instant messages and watch YouTube videos should like the Everex gPC, which is powered by a nifty Linux distribution called gOS.

Open-source software rated: Ten alternatives you need

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Software

cnet.co.uk: Open source products comprise the work of many collaborators -- sometimes thousands of them, and often separated by oceans. We've put together a collection of ten free open-source applications that will potentially save you hundreds of pounds. We've outlined their pros and cons and compared them to the nearest commercial alternative.

Operating systems - who needs them?

whatpc.co.uk: It never ceases to amaze me how new ideas, ­ like cicadas, can appear, breed, hibernate for a few years and then re-emerge in a metamorphosed form. Several years back, I remember meeting some guys from Phoenix Technologies, one of the major developers of PC firmware, who showed me one such idea whose rebirth is well overdue.

My Fedora 8 Diary

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Linux

vertito.blogspot: Fedora 8 is the latest rpm-based linux distribution managed and operated by Planet Fedora which offers the latest and free opensource linux softwares. I am writing this blog entry for me to have my record keeping of having my own Fedora 8 desktop linux diary.

Does Hilf speak for Microsoft on open source?

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Microsoft
OSS

Dana Blankenhorn: Information Week has published a fawning interview with Microsoft’s Bill Hilf (right), now general manager of Windows Server marketing and platform strategy, stating he was “revealing” the company’s open source strategy. In fact he did nothing of the kind.

Asus Eee PC 4G sub-sub-notebook

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Hardware

reghardware.co.uk: Asus' diminutive Eee PC 4G 701 micro-laptop is here. It's garnered an amazing welcome from computer users looking not for the acme of performance but for a highly portable wireless notebook with a decent battery life. Will they be disappointed?

some howtos

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HowTos
  • Howto Add entries in GNOME Menu

  • Chikka on Kopete Messenger Howto
  • HowTo - Batch Image Resize on Linux
  • Reboot Linux box after a kernel panic
  • Quick Tip: Configuring Menu Transparency in Compiz Fusion

Get familiar with alternative Linux desktops

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Software

techrepublic.com: Desktop customization in Linux is very flexible; from the ultra-modern KDE and GNOME window managers to with the likes of Fluxbox and AfterStep, there's a Linux desktop to suit everyone.

Also: 'Konquering' the desktop with KDE

An interview with compiledkernel

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Ubuntu

kmandla.wordpress: A veteran staff member and one of the driving forces behind the Ubuntu Gamers Arena and Ubuntu Document Storage Facility, compiledkernel has a long history as a Linux user and Ubuntuforums community member.

Oxygen Wallpapers Contest: first winner

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KDE

blog.ruphy.org: Mesdames and Messieurs, time has come to finally unveil the winners of the contest! This is one, the first unveiled, of the winning wallpapers! We reached a number of 15 total winners!

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