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Story Too Many Geeks, Too Much Choice srlinuxx 1 13/09/2012 - 11:29pm
Story Exclusive Interview: DeLisa Alexander Of Red Hat srlinuxx 13/09/2012 - 9:15pm
Story Linux users are hungry for commercial games srlinuxx 13/09/2012 - 9:13pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 13/09/2012 - 3:18am
Story Becoming a completely Linux household srlinuxx 13/09/2012 - 2:09am
Story Five new features in Ubuntu 12.10 Beta 1 srlinuxx 13/09/2012 - 2:06am
Story What’s going on with GNOME? srlinuxx 12/09/2012 - 10:52pm
Story What to prepare before installing Arch Linux the first time srlinuxx 12/09/2012 - 10:48pm
Story Be wary of LibreOffice 3.6 srlinuxx 12/09/2012 - 10:42pm
Story Meet the Raspberry Pi Supercomputer--with Lego! srlinuxx 12/09/2012 - 10:39pm

"Palm OS II" Pushed Back to 2008

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Linux In May of this year, Palm, Inc. announced that it is developing its own operating system that will be based on Linux, but during a recent conference call, CEO Ed Colligan said "Products based on the new Linux-based platform that we're working on, that won't be until some time next year."

Windows XP vs Linux Mint

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Free and Priceless: Today we are going to take a look at installing, and running, both Windows XP and Linux Mint on a Dell Inspiron 6400.

Linus Torvalds on Core 2 Duo Errata: "Totally Insignificant"

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Hardware OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt publicly denounced Intel’s Core 2 processors on the OpenBSD mailing list. “These processors are buggy as hell, and some of these bugs don’t just cause development/debugging problems, but will *ASSUREDLY* be exploitable from userland code," Raadt said. Linux coordinator and former Transmeta employee Linus Torvalds, thought otherwise.

Ben Goodger of Firefox on how being a very young volunteer in the web world can pan out

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SFGate: Ben Goodger didn't invent Firefox. Nobody did. But he was the lead engineer for the alternative Web browser and as responsible as anyone for naming it. Goodger, 27, is a short-sleeved software engineer at Google in Mountain View.

aKademy 2007: The First Impression

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KDE aKademy 2007 has started! Saturday, the first day of the conference, brought us many talks about various topics, ranging from very technical to more practically oriented. These talks are so content-rich that our coverage of the user conference will require several consecutive articles.

Google OS

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A Blog Of Gentoo: The issue of Google OS is being debated for as long as Google become an important part of internet culture. Many have predicted the appearance of Google's OS long time ago, but the thing never happened. Why?

From Windows to Ubuntu

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technogab: The decision to switch to Ubuntu wasn’t a hard one. After all the problems I was having with Vista, it was a no brainer. My only concern was putting my wife through another OS change. I’ve heard so much about Ubuntu that I just had to give it a try.

The "Mint" interview with Clem Lefebvre

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linuxgeeksunited: I had the opportunity recently to ask the Lead developer and main man of Linux Mint, Clem Lefebvre, a few questions. It turns out that not only is Clem a nice guy and extremely helpful in the Mint forums, but he is funny, creative and a truly good sport.

Linux changes the way you think about operating systems.

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lexlocilinux: This weekend I've been installing Linux on a fifth machine. It's my fourth laptop to work with. I am a big fan of the distribution PCLinuxOS. Unfortunately, this fifth machine, a Compaq Presario F500 has a wifi card that I have not encountered.

Securely remote control your Ubuntu via putty from a windows host (VNC+SSH)

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ubuntuswitch: Last time I had the following situation: I wanted to remote connect to my workstation from another workstation. You have to install SSH and activate the VNC-Server, to be able to securely connect to your server.

AMD applies make-up to the face of its Linux Control Centre

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the inquirer: NINE MONTHS ago I wrote with surprise about how ATI's Linux Mobility drivers "didn't suck" yet how the Control Panel sucked. AMD has surprisingly made my complaints obsolete.

Building a BitTorrent Box

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Nerdica: While most of our time on the Internet is spent IM’ing, e-mail, or just browsing the Web, you may run in to situations when you need to do some powerful file transfers. In this guide, you’ll learn how to set a small headless Ubuntu server used to retrieve BitTorrent files, while even saving them to a external USB hard drive that can be disconnected on the go.

Gentoo UK 2007 Conference

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The Gentoo UK 2007 Conference is going to be held at UCL (University College London), UK on the 14th July. The Gentoo UK conferences are the largest Gentoo-specific conferences that we know about. A wide range of topics will be covered, from clustering to KDE.

Hidden Linux : Lights... Camera... Action!

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PC World blogs: Recordmydesktop is a great little utility to... record your desktop. It's command-line driven but don't let that frighten you. All you have to do is type recor (to let auto-complete do it's magic) and hit to start recording.

Foresight Linux Newsletter (June 2007)

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Foresight Linux Newsletter! This month we bring you a special edition newsletter with a look at Foresight Linux invading BarCamp Chicago (your Editor included), Foresight's founder and lead developer in the news, a look ahead to Foresight Linux 2, as well as a recap of bug fixes, security updates, and contributing to Foresight Linux.

Speed up dynamic linking Using Prelink

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HowTos ELF prelinking utility to speed up dynamic linking.The prelink package contains a utility which modifies ELF shared libraries and executables, so that far fewer relocations need to be resolved at runtime and thus programs come up faster.

The Vista Nightmare Just Turned Into an Ubuntu One

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Ubuntu It’s been 30 days since I made the grave error of upgrading to Vista. Before that day I was a happy Microsoft customer. I’d downloaded Ubuntu a week ago and had tested it on the laptop when I should have tested it on the desktop.

How to find .debs (even if you think they don't exist)

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free software mag: One of the biggest strengths of Debian (and derivatives like Ubuntu) is support for the .deb package. After all, it provides a one-click method of easily installing programs. Best of all, these programs are automatically updated via the official Debian repositories. Unfortunately, the official repositories aren’t always the best.

Frets on Fire: Play the guitar with your keyboard, Rock ‘em!

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DPotD: Did you ever wanted to emulate your favorite guitar idol? With Frets on Fire you can try it from your very own keyboard. All you have to do is to pick it up as if it was a guitar, with one hand pressing the fret buttons (F1 to F5) and another pressing the pick button (Enter).


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jonobacon@home: Music is important to me. I spend all day every day listening to it and much of my free time making it. As such, the choice of media player is pretty important to me. I have tried all sorts. Well, I have now found a replacement for Rhythmbox - the rather excellent Banshee.

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