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Story Lennart: The State & Future Of Systemd Roy Schestowitz 05/07/2014 - 7:47am
Story More NSA Fallout, Linux Time Warp, and the Ultimate OS Roy Schestowitz 05/07/2014 - 7:45am
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Story HTC One M8 Prime to release with Android 5.0 L OS in October-December Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 10:40pm
Story Open source to help Wales protect environment Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 9:58pm
Story NVIDIA Releases 331.89 Long-Lived Linux Driver Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 9:44pm
Story After Ubuntu, Windows will also follow KDE’s convergence story Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 9:36pm
Story [Fedora] Simple Patch Policy Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 9:31pm
Story How Card.com Is Securing Itself and Its Users With Open Source Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 9:20pm
Story Why Android One was Google’s most important announcement at I/O Rianne Schestowitz 04/07/2014 - 9:16pm

Rugged PDA available with Linux

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Linux

linuxdevices.com: A value-added reseller of mobile computers and PDAs has ported Linux to a ruggedized, "military-grade" PDA. SDG Systems is offering the "Nomad" from Tripod Data Systems (TDS) pre-installed with Angstrom Linux and Qtopia PDA Edition, and bundled with a toolsuite and build environment based on OpenEmbedded.

Linux Gazette May 2008 (#150) Online

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Linux

Issue #150 of Linux Gazette is online and ready to go. Some highlights include: Databases: Stored Procedures, a review of Knoppix 5.3.1, and Virtualizing without Virtualizing.

PCLinuxOS Magazine May 2008 Released

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PCLOS

PCLinuxOS Magazine, May 2008 (Issue 21) is available to download. Some highlights include: Manage your Ipod with Amarok, PCLinuxOS Based Distros, and Quick Fix for Damaged Xorg.

Highly Addictive Puzzle/Arcade Games for Linux

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Gaming

junauza.com: When I have a few spare time or just want to loosen up a bit, I always indulge myself into playing some computer games. I go for the old-fashioned and graphics card-friendly puzzle and arcade games. Call me boring, but these stuff are really addictive and highly entertaining. So, what are these games?

OOXML expert: ODF standard is broken

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OSS

zdnet.co.uk: The International Organization for Standardization's OpenDocument Format standard is broken and needs to be mended, according to an expert who claims to have carried out tests on the format.

Will open source save Sun?

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OSS
  • Will open source save Sun?

  • Sun Financials: Not Good News for Open Source
  • Will market reject Sun’s open source vision?
  • Sun’s open source strategy overshadowed by legacy businesses
  • Can Sun Rise Again?

Desktop evaluation - Linux, Mac OS and Windows

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OS

blogs.zdnet.com: I’ve been asked by a KG client to run through a specific set of functions on a specific set of desktop environments and report back to them on my experiences. The client chose a short list of operating environnents and hardware platforms that included Apple Mac OS X, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED), and Windows XP.

There's Linux Inside

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Linux

linuxjournal.com: Have you ever uncovered Linux hidden in a place you didn't expect or have you implemented it covertly? Here are some interesting stories from readers.

An open palette: Tux Paint's Bill Kendrick

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Interviews

computerworld.com.au: Bill Kendrick is a software machine. He is the lead designer and developer of New Breed Software. But perhaps Kendrick's most significant software achievement is Tux Paint, a highly acclaimed, free and open source illustration program. Computerworld spoke with Bill Kendrick.

Switching to Linux which distro to use, Mandriva?

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MDV

opencomputer.net: First Mandriva’s live CD takes me through a few questions such as my language, location, keyboard layout, and even had me accept their terms and conditions. Then, the next thing I saw was beautiful!

Why the Linux world should embrace the BSD's

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BSD

raiden.net: There are some in this world who believe that Linux is the king of all operating systems. In some ways I agree with them. The BSD's however use the more orderly 'Cathedral' model where FreeBSD is shaped by the high priests (the core developers) with input from the novices.

ubuntu stuff

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Ubuntu
  • Mrs Red Devil Installs Ubuntu 8.04

  • Make your Widescreen work in Ubuntu
  • Troubles with Ubuntu 8.04
  • Ubuntu on the OLPC XO-1
  • Ubuntu Hardy Heron: Beyond the Hype and into the Dilemma

today's leftovers

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News
  • YouTube tools for the Linux desktop

  • Batch process photos with Phatch
  • My first months at Acquia
  • $100 Laptop Program's New President
  • AMD reveals open source client management tool
  • Simple use of find to search for files in command line
  • The Evil Empire
  • Chumby: Cutest Linux Computer Ever
  • Linux-guru's conviction fuels ReiserFS debate
  • The Fall of Reiser
  • Configuring Linux Terminal to Work as a Transparent Wallpaper — Part 2

KDE Commit-Digest for 20th April 2008

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KDE

In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: The start of the Google Summer of Code with 47 KDE projects. Initial version of a kxsldbg plugin for Quanta. Kross-based scripting in KDevelop. Tabs return to the kdevplatform (KDevelop, etc) interface framework. A database plugin for Kommander, with Kommander widgets becoming accessible within Designer. Support for file attachment and sound annotations in Okular.

gNewSense 2.0 Screenshots

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Linux

phoronix.com: Less than a week after the release of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS "Hardy Heron", the Free Software Foundation has gone ahead and released version 2.0 (named DeltaH) of gNewSense. For those not familiar with gNewSense, this is one of the few distributions certified by the Free Software Foundation as being a truly free Linux distribution.

Mini Review: Open Source in Harvard Business Review

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OSS

linuxjournal.com: This month's Harvard Business Review features a case study of a company debating whether to open source its software. Here's a mini review of the article.

Multiple Linux flaws show that Linux also has kernel issues

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Linux
Security

blogs.zdnet.com: Not to defend Microsoft, as kernel exploits that provide privileged access are terrible flaws, but we had an interesting discussion in the talkbacks where several people acted as if Microsoft was the only place that could’ve made such mistakes. Well, this is a common flaw across operating systems that is difficult to catch due to the complexities of kernel code.

Gratis Ubuntu Live 2008 Conference Pass

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Ubuntu

linuxquestions.org: Are you interested in attending the second Ubuntu Live conference? It’s my pleasure to inform you that LQ is able to give away one $895 full conference pass absolutely free of charge.

Linux vs. Windows Metrics -- Nothing Is Quite What It Seems To Be

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OS

Caitlyn Martin: 10 days ago the Linux Loop blog had a post titled “Linux Eee PC Far Faster Than Windows Version”. The author compared the times of three tasks: boot up, loading Firefox, and shutting down. That’s hardly a comprehensive set of tests. I’m going to try and sift through the morass and say what I think the numbers really mean and what they don’t mean.

Mandriva Linux - Great For Newbies

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MDV

itnerd.wordpress: Let’s say that you want to dump Windows, but you don’t want to go to Mac? That leaves Linux as your only option. But you’re scared about moving to Linux as you’re not sure that it’s right for you. No problem, there’s a Linux for you and It’s called Mandriva Linux One. I tried this out a week ago and it is nothing short of amazing!

Also: Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring Xfce edition released

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