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Story Ubuntu 12.10: The Controversies Continue srlinuxx 17/10/2012 - 4:12am
Story Five reasons to try the new Razor-qt Linux desktop srlinuxx 17/10/2012 - 12:47am
Story Open Source Takes Center Stage, Decades Later srlinuxx 17/10/2012 - 12:45am
Story Slackel 14.0: Slackware 14 further simplified! srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 8:44pm
Story Gnome 3 has a non-fallback mode, too! srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 8:42pm
Story Amazuntu: Pictures Speak Louder Than Words srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 8:40pm
Story Boring screenshots begone! srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 5:45pm
Story Evaluating Sabayon Linux Xfce srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 5:37pm
Story Two new Asus laptops offer an Ubuntu Linux option srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 5:26pm
Story some leftovers: srlinuxx 16/10/2012 - 3:43pm

Bring in a torrent flood with Deluge

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FOSSwire: For years, BitTorrent has been a popular way to download and share files. On Linux, Azureus has always been the dominant client for connecting to the network, and for a while, people were satisfied. Deluge is one of those newer clients that has grown into life very quickly

HP, Dell: Time for An Ubuntu Printer Partnership

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Ubuntu

allaboutubuntu: I finally took the time to connect my Hewlett-Packard PSC 2355 printer to my Dell Ubuntu PC. Finding the driver on the Web, installing it and activating the printer took only a few minutes. But the process is still much easier in the world of Windows XP. Here’s why.

Virtual accounts with exim and dovecot

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HowTos

Scott's Blog: A few people commented on my last post asking for details about how I configured exim and dovecot to have the fake scott+canonical account and separate Maildir tree.

Gimp Tutorial - Popout Photo

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HowTos

Penguin Pete: Really, this tutorial will be about masking: taking a photograph and separating a foreground subject from the background, for the purposes of doing something interesting with it.

Will Codeweavers Get Us Closer to a Linux Law Office?

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Legal Technology Blog: I have received some feedback on my previous Linux post talking about a commercial product for Linux called Cross Over published by Codeweavers.

Gip - IP calculator for GNOME desktop environment

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Software

debianadmin: Gip is an IP address calculator that integrates well with the GNOME desktop environment.Gip provides system administrators with tools for IP address based calculations.

Nepomuk-KDE gets more attention - and better Dolphin integration

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KDE

/home/liquidat: While aKademy 2007 took place Mandriva used the advantage to highlight their involvement with the Nepomuk-KDE project. The press release drew a line between the Nepomuk-KDE project and the article “As we may think” from Vannevar Bush. That was indeed a nice PR move.

Hugin: create amazing panoramas from your photos

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DPotD: I’ve been researching some image processing topics, and found some amazing algorithms for automatic blending of multiple pictures to create mosaics of them. But I’d yet to see some ready to use implementation. Then, somebody from the table at the hacklab in DebConf7 enlightened me: hugin was the solution!

Windows Guy Tries Ubuntu 7.04

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Ubuntu

scitech.teambio.org: I’m Live Blogging my first attempt at the newest version of Ubuntu , version 7.04. Let me get this out of the way first - I am a hard-core Windows fan. 7:41 - Insert Ubuntu CD into my Dell Latitude 620.

Unpacking Ubuntu, or grandmom’s guide to Linux take two

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bloggernews.net: Well, day ten of using only linux and aside from the fact that it’s monsoon season and the internet and electricity goes on and off, the linux seems to be working fine. My program is ubuntu feisty fawn (cutsy name, nicht wahr?) so this is my diary on figuring out how to use it.

Morning thoughts

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PCLOS

johanino.wordpress.com: On Tuesday night I was back to playing with Linux and decided to be reckless and spend the night up playing with it. I didn’t like SUSE 10.2 so I tried to butt shift that off my computer.

Installing SugarCRM OpenSource Edition On Debian 4.0 (Etch)

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HowTos

SugarCRM is a webbased CRM solution written in PHP. SugarCRM is available as an OpenSource edition and a ClosedSource version. In this tutorial I will describe the installation of the OpenSource edition on Debian 4.0.

Ubuntu 7.04

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Reviews

C|Net: Long gone are the days of having to compile your own kernel in order to run the open-source operating system. Ubuntu, a free Linux distro from Canonical, provides a near Microsoft Windows-like experience for those new to Linux. We're reveiwing this particular Linux distro because PC manufacturer Dell now ships some new models with Ubuntu already installed.

Misleading InformationWeek GPLv3 article

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OSS

Freesoftware Mag: LINUS CALLS GPLv3 "A FINE CHOICE" - is a title that InformationWeek could have used for their article. It would have been very selective quoting, but that doesn't seem to be a problem for InformationWeek. Nor does pretending that old emails are new emails, or misrepresenting people.

Episode 24 - A Free Software Only Linux Laptop

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Linux

Linux on the desktop: On Linux on the desktop, episode 24, we look at a proposal for a high-end Linux laptop with only Free Software. We also look at gNewSense and Gobuntu two Free Software only Linux distributions. A second Open Linux phone goes on sale for developers .

Whats going on with our beloved kernel? - and my 2 cents

OK a little rant about things that have stuck out to me during the lifetime of the 2.6.x kernel series to date...

Ubuntu Fatal Flaw?

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Ubuntu

blog.wiredpig.us: I read this in InformationWeek and thought, What??? Wolfe goes on. From what I’ve read and understand, the difficult time some users (myself included) have in installing Ubuntu on a laptop will be the death knell for Linux as a whole.

Teaching new Linux users that GNOME is not Ubuntu.

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pinderkent.blogsavy: I’m very happy to see that Ubuntu has been a major force in bringing Linux to the masses. Unfortunately, I see a bothersome trend forming: Ubuntu users who seem to be under the impression that GNOME is the only desktop for Linux.

GNOME 2.19.5 Desktop Screenshots

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phoronix: Thanks to the power of GARNOME, this afternoon we decided to take a look at GNOME 2.19.5, which was released this past Wednesday. GNOME 2.19.5 is the fifth development release in the road to GNOME 2.20.

United States of Ubuntu : State of the Union

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Ubuntu

ubuntu-tutorials.com: Ubuntu within the United States is alive and well! The US Teams Project, launched the beginning of 2007 has been a HUGE success. I wish I had room here to thank everyone that has been such a great contributing member.

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