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|Story||How To Use Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock On Ubuntu 12.04||falko||14/10/2012 - 9:20am|
|Story||Canonical will be forced to hand over data to various governments||srlinuxx||13/10/2012 - 5:18am|
|Story||Zenwalk 7.2, Now Compatible with Slackware||srlinuxx||13/10/2012 - 3:50am|
|Story||Absolute Linux 14.0 - Still Needs Refinement||srlinuxx||13/10/2012 - 3:00am|
|Story||Qubes 1.0 Review – Absolute Security||srlinuxx||13/10/2012 - 2:19am|
|Story||Tiny Core Linux: A Barebone Linux Distro That Boots Very Fast||srlinuxx||13/10/2012 - 2:10am|
|Story||Linus Torvalds Compares Hard Disks to Satan||srlinuxx||12/10/2012 - 6:03pm|
|Story||Mozilla Updates Firefox 16.01 after Snafu||srlinuxx||12/10/2012 - 6:01pm|
|Story||FTL: Faster Than Light Review||srlinuxx||12/10/2012 - 5:58pm|
|Story||Update to Trinity KDE 3.5 fork brings improvements||srlinuxx||12/10/2012 - 5:56pm|
allaboutubuntu: I ordered my Dell PC with Ubuntu Linux on May 27. Dell.com informed me that the system would ship somewhere around June 12. Quite a long wait, but I was willing to sit tight. Now, the problem:
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linux.com: find myself not browsing the Web as much as I used to, thanks to Liferea, a Linux-based aggregator for online news feeds. A news aggregator eliminates the need for surfing the Web as much. Instead of going to all the Web pages you have bookmarked to read your favorite blogs, news, or media presentations, you can simply add an RSS/RDF or Atom syndication format to Liferea and have all the news feeds at your command.
ZDNet: The recent OpenOffice worm may be a sign that malware writers are starting to target the increasingly popular open-source software, industry experts say.
zdnet blogs: I missed that the Gnash team had started a blog, but in going through my feeds I discovered it and found out that they’ve recently added support for viewing YouTube videos. Gnash is an open source project that aims to provide the functionality of the Flash Player.
pimp your linux: Monday at the WWDC Steve Jobs announced that Safari would be ported to Windows. Many people in the audience found this more shocking than the new features offered in the leopard operating system. The reasons behind the port still remain unclear. Does Safari work for Linux?
LWN: The press release is thin on technical details and there is no mention of client-side Linux support, but Intuit is, perhaps for the first time, actually admitting that Linux shops exist. It appears they are offering a way to store the database for their mid-range QuickBooks on Linux servers.
Raiden's Realm: Of all the many wonderful and free operating systems out there, few can begin to meet or surpass the quality, stability, and structured operation of FreeBSD. That’s why I like it so much and have used it for years. But out of the box, FreeBSD is and always will be a server OS. In this tutorial I plan to show you how to set up your own Freebsd desktop from scratch.
linux.com: Turbolinux's Linux-based wizpy music player is a beautiful device. It's slick, black, and slightly smaller than the smallest cell phones. Unfortunately, its value and functionality doesn't live up to its good looks.
ubuntu tutorials: As you may have noticed most network protocols do not have much for built in security. Many rely on other programs for their network security needs, such as ssh. This is also the case with VNC.
economist.com: Mark Shuttleworth, software entrepreneur and space tourist, believes that open-source software is not just for geeks. AS HE lays out his vision for the future of open-source software, Mark Shuttleworth is enthusiastic, but he looks tired. He has been up late negotiating yet another deal as part of his mission to bring open source to a wider audience.
linux.com: "Do you offer a program like Microsoft Publisher?" Some version of this question appears regularly on the OpenOffice.org mailing lists. Many people automatic answer "no," and say that Scribus is more suitable for desktop publishing. But, in fact, OpenOffice.org boasts two mid-level layout programs -- Draw and Writer -- each of which is far more versatile than its name suggests.
OSWeekly: With the news of Linspire's CNR coming soon to Ubuntu, and Automatix now offering a limited number of closed source, commercial applications, what possible consequences will this have on the Linux community and open source as a whole?
FreeSoftware Mag: GNU/Linux is getting bigger and bigger. Microsoft’s recent patent threats are definitely helping GNU/Linux to gain mainstream popularity. Unfortunately, new users are often confused by why they should actually use GNU/Linux, and how to go about the transition. Hopefully, this article will fill that gap!
serverwatch: When you need to set up a computer lab, classroom or meeting room in a hurry, look no further than Edubuntu, "Linux for Young Human Beings." Edubuntu is targeted at the classroom, but it's a dandy Linux terminal server for all occasions. You can literally have an entire network up and and running in an hour.
The OpenOffice.org Community announces the availability of OpenOffice.org Release 2.2.1. This is a minor bug fix release. As this release also fixes security vulnerabilities we recommend all users should upgrade.
itToolbox blogs: A reader of my articles has posted some very insightful comments in regards to operating system aficionados developing tunnel vision. I would like to expand on that. Not only do we develop tunnel vision we further compromise our vision by wearing rose colored glasses.
Washington Post: Don Herbert, 89, who as television's Mr. Wizard was for many years one of the nation's foremost popularizers of science, particularly noted for his ability to attract, inspire and hold the interest of children, died June 11 at his home in the Los Angeles area.
DPotD: Mmv is command-line tool which allows the user to move, rename, copy, append and link large amounts of files with a single command. The tool is especially useful when you need to rename a lot of files that have similar filenames, yet subtle differences.