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Story Red Hat's FeedHenry Gets A Dose Of Collaboration Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 11:13pm
Story A response to Infoworld’s confusing article about Fedora Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 11:05pm
Story dpkg Developer Resigns from Debian Technical Committee over Systemd Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:59pm
Story Fedora Infrastructure Freeze for Fedora 21 Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:55pm
Story Ubuntu MATE is a heavyweight among the lightweight distributions Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:50pm
Story Finnish Sailfish/Android tablet rivalry heats up Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:43pm
Story DARPA Is Using Ubuntu to Build Humanoid Robots – Video Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:38pm
Story Can the Linux-based Jolla Tablet take on Android and iOS? Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:09pm
Story Dooscape 1.2 Released – A Web Browser with a Simple and Neat Interface Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 10:01pm
Story Thoughts on Systemd Rianne Schestowitz 19/11/2014 - 5:11pm

Understanding Moore's Law

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Sci/Tech

arstechnica.com: In April of 1965, Electronics magazine published an article by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore. The article and the predictions that it made have since become the stuff of legend, and like most legends it has gone through a number of changes in the telling and retelling.

I keep coming back to Gentoo!

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Gentoo

rahulthewall.wordpress: I don’t know why, but somehow after using Gentoo it is impossible for me to use any other Linux Distro. I wanted to try KDE-4.1.1 quickly and I burned Kubuntu Ibex Alpha 6. I could only tolerate it for 45 minutes.

Ubuntu 7.04 reaches end-of-life on October 19, 2008

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Ubuntu

linuxcompatible.org: Ubuntu announced the release of 7.04 almost 18 months ago, on April 19, 2007. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 7.04 will reach end of life on Sunday, October 19th.

PCLinuxOS Repositories

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PCLOS

linux-blog.org: To equip the standard PCLinuxOS user with how to change repos, we first need to understand how the repository is structured, how the developers use the repositories, and how the community should make use of repositories.

Even When Linux Fans Win, They Lose

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Linux

pcmech.com: Linux fans have been arguing - very loudly - for years that we should all be using Linux. There are quite a few *nix fans that say if you use Ubuntu, it’s a “for noobs only” OS. It is this attitude that pisses me off about the Linux community as a whole.

today's leftovers

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News
  • Have some fun with Ubuntu Virtualization

  • Jono Bacon: The Validity of 5-A-day
  • Q&A with Stuart Cohen
  • OLPC laptops to hit Indian market soon
  • Michael Robertson Sued Over Linspire's Missing Cash
  • The Netherlands Patent Office goes open source
  • Madison XO laptop project brings innovative tool to local children
  • Linux Clusters, Complexity, and HA
  • The case for licensed open source software
  • The smallest unit of freedom: A Fellow
  • Linux and FOSS in a Slowing Economy
  • About Mapping Open Source into Your Business Model

few howtos:

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HowTos
  • How-To: Quick Wireless Setup With Ubuntu 8.04

  • Installation and Configuration of Gnome-DO
  • KDE - Blog from KOrganizer HOWTO
  • Package management in Fedora 9
  • Tip: Multimedia codecs on OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Recover Deleted Files with Foremost & scalpel in Ubuntu
  • How to get package info on just about anything in Ubuntu

some shorts

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Linux
  • Mandriva 2009 RC2 KDE4 Screenshot

  • linuX-gamers.net live ISO 0.9.4 released
  • NVIDIA 177.78 Beta Linux Driver
  • Ubuntu T-Shirts
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2008.09.26
  • OpenSuse 11 is a great distribution
  • Linux + Compiz + Touchscreen = Lethal Combo

Gentoo still rules

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Gentoo
  • Gentoo still rules

  • Viva Gentoo
  • Satisfied Gentoo users

Firefox 3.0.3 now available for download

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Moz/FF

In order to repair a problem experienced by some users with the Password Manager feature in Firefox 3.0.2, and as part of Mozilla Corporation’s ongoing stability and security update process, Firefox 3.0.3 is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux as free downloads.

New Linux Distribution, Linpus, Goes Global

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Linux

crn.com: For every random need, group, or type of hardware, there seems to be a specific Linux distribution available. It should be no surprise, then, that there is a distribution specifically targeting the Asian market. Enter Linpus Linux.

Full Circle Magazine Issue 17 out now

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Ubuntu

This month's highlights include: Programming in C, Command and Conquer - Nano & Vim, Top 5 - Email Notifiers, and Using GIMP - Part 6 and Scan & Convert to PDF.

VLC goes to nine point two

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Software

linux.com: Sometimes I get the feeling that I only know about 5% of what VLC can do. Everyone knows it's a dependable, free, cross-platform media player. But read through the release notes for the latest version, 0.9.2, and you will see a dizzying array of server, network streaming, and conversion functions, most of which I have never even touched -- and the new VLC exposes a lot more of that functionality.

Solving the open source vs. proprietary driver debate in the Linux kernel

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Linux

blogs.techrepublic.com: One long-running controversy in the open source community has to do with device drivers and whether binary modules (proprietary code provided by device manufacturers, such as Nvidia) should be allowed within the Linux kernel.

Linux.com's guide to the 2008 US presidential candidates

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Sci/Tech

linux.com: As November's national election looms in the United States, voters can expect increasing coverage of the hot-button issues through the mainstream media and campaign ads. On issues important to the open source and free software communities, however, information is harder to come by. Today we take a look at what the Democratic and Republican candidates say about questions close to the FOSS voter.

The worlds best Linux Distro is now available.

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Humor

Here it is, the earth shaking, mind breaking, hip shaking est Linux distro ever. It will do "all dat" and more.

Want to know more about it? Knock on the big green emerald doors and ask to see the wizard.

Kernel Log: Kernel Summit info; Plumbers keynote online; the latest on the e1000e problem

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Linux

heise-online.co.uk: On the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML), initial results of the developer conference are evident. Kernel hackers decided to integrate the Linux-staging development branch more fully into the main development branch.

Ubuntu Mobile Edition: first look on a UMPC

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Ubuntu

jkontherun.com: Steve at UMPC Portal jumped on the Ubuntu Mobile image that was released earlier this week and first impressions show that it's a fine mobile computing environment.

What You Should Expect from GNOME 2.26

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Software

softpedia.com: As you (probably) already know, the most awaited desktop environment of the year, GNOME 2.24 was released two days ago and... it brings a lot of interesting features. The development will not, happily for us GNOME enthusiasts, end here, as efforts for the next release have already begun.

Opera 9.6 approaching

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Software

opera.com: The first release candidate for 9.6 is just around the corner now, but there are still a couple of issues left to resolve. Now is the time to let us know about any regressions so we can fix them before the RCs Smile

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