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Various news items of interest

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  • Neurology student invents software for video game makers (video)
  • Open Source Solves J.K. Rowling Mystery
  • You err, it stirs… (linux spellcheck pen)
  • No bees in the support bonnet for Red Hat
  • The Indian connection to Red Hat's growth story

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  • Ubuntu 13.10 Alpha 2 Released, Five Flavours Taking Part
  • Watermint Game, Open-Source Engine Move Forward
  • Wasteland 2 Has Been Delayed But There Is Still Some Good News
  • 7 More Titles Greenlit On Steam For Linux
  • Microsoft pledges Linux boost for Windows Server and Center R2 duo
  • The rise of Linux in in-vehicle infotainment (IVI)
  • Find And Block Who Is Tracking You Online
  • Interview: Mike Woster Discusses The Yocto Project
  • kobo aura hd: first impressions
  • Install virtualbox guest additions in Debian 7 wheezy
  • Fedora 19: Installing Software from DVD After System Installation
  • pyradio: Now that’s different
  • bugs and fixes in LibreOffices issue tracker — beyond the 3.6 series
  • Will Ubuntu Edge commit to using only free software?
  • Gluon and the state of the project
  • How to Enable and Tweak Ubuntu’s Flashy Graphical Effects
  • Open source in the era of digital marketing
  • A Command Line Web Browsing with Lynx and Links Tools
  • S06E22 – I Still Know What You Did Last Ubuntu
  • Report BoF KDE France
  • Install Facebook Messenger in Linux Mint 15

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  • CANDLE - A Handmade Dynamic Graphic Adventure
  • Enable KDE style for Iceweasel and other GTK apps in Debian
  • Ubuntu Edge might just change the computing world
  • Another day another hacked website
  • install HotShots on Fedora 19 and Ubuntu 13.04
  • LXDE waves goodbye to GTK in merge with Razor-qt
  • usevim: Powerline Escape Fix
  • A good "second board" for learning
  • Parsix 5.0 Test 3 (Lombardo) Distro Is Optimized for Laptops
  • Day: Things I’ve been doing
  • Bored again: Looking into Gestures
  • GUADEC Keynote Speaker: Cathy Malmrose
  • Transparent Decompression Support For EXT4
  • Windows 8 Beats Ubuntu Linux For Intel "Haswell" OpenGL Performance
  • FLOSS Weekly 258

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  • IBM Files Motion for Partial Summary Judgment Based on Novell Agreement in SCO v. IBM
  • Stallman on Companies That Work With Free Software (video interview)
  • Linux lets you customize your environment, but find a partner to address continuity
  • SUSE Cloud 2.0 Launches in Beta
  • A Peek At What Some Governments Are Doing With FLOSS
  • Fedora Project Developer Proposes Layered, More Agile Design to Distribution
  • install LightZone (digital darkroom software) on Debian 7/6
  • shred: A power for good or evil
  • setterm: Some minor magic
  • Call for Automotive Linux Summit Speakers
  • E17 Enlightenment Revist | Configuration from scratch (video)
  • Join Fedora 19 to Active Directory Domain
  • Sync Progress Display
  • Short Tip: Write buffers and jump to next in Vim
  • How To Extract Images From PDF Files With Pdfimages
  • new default artwork for lubuntu
  • OOXML improvements in LibreOffice Writer 4.1

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  • MATE vs. Gnome Shell vs. Unity vs. Cinnamon
  • Securely Erasing Your SSD with Linux: A How-To
  • Are donations effective for open source projects?
  • How to migrate your server from Debian to CentOS
  • Managing Linux Services at Startup With Chkconfig Command
  • Canonical Invests In Failure Hyping
  • find: Simply the best tool out there
  • XBMC on Mir
  • GNOME raises $20,000 to enhance security and privacy
  • The future of Razor and LXDE-Qt
  • AudioCD. Week 5.
  • Rwanda’s laptop project making progress
  • SETI – What are we looking for?
  • openSUSE Conference 2013 3rd day
  • A great and unexpected first Akademy experience
  • gnome-screenshot Utility
  • Embedded Pi Review
  • Team Fortress 2 Linux version now runs on older Intel graphics cards
  • Oracle Linux Gains Momentum
  • Bacon: Announcing the Ubuntu Edge
  • Sailing Through The World of Linux BASH Scripting – Part III

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 517

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Welcome to this year's 29th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! Converting computer users from Windows to Linux isn't always an easy task, but there are distributions that try hard to recreate a Windows-like experience in Linux to make new users feel more at home in their new operating system. One of such distributions is Zorin OS.

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  • Btrfs Mount Option Performance Tuning On Linux 3.11
  • Happy pi approximation day
  • My Revised Linux Wish List
  • Astro Emporia On Desura
  • Rush And Edge Follow Toki Tori Onto Steam For Linux
  • Akademy Impressions
  • Mobile Media Converter on Linux
  • Enlightenment On Wayland Still Being Done
  • Two Hacks For The NVIDIA Linux Graphics Driver
  • Gnomecraft | GNOME Software App for Fedora 20?!
  • Burning Circle Episode 123
  • Linux Drive Recovery | LAS s27e10
  • Linux Outlaws 317 – Heatwave

today's few leftovers:

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  • DraftSight: a free and cross-platform alternative to AutoCAD
  • What’s new in the Akonadi World
  • Firefox OS Emulator is available for Linux
  • Open Source Dictation: Wrapping up

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  • Announcing "Wear a Tux Penguin Day"
  • openSUSE Conference 2013! The conference begins!
  • How to set Focus-Follows-Mouse in GNOME 3
  • Latest Steam for Linux Update Fixes Pipeline Problems
  • The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.7
  • This week in Fedora Infrastructure
  • Akademy and openSUSE Conference
  • New TCL smart TVs to run Linux-based Opera TV
  • Worms Reloaded Looks Set To Hit Linux
  • 4 Tweaks to Super Charge Your Raspberry Pi
  • canto: A practical newsreader
  • Clear memory cache on your Linux server
  • Canonical Posts 15 Mesa Patches To Support Mir
  • Akademy 2013 - A Blast!

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  • Dota 2 patch adds Linux and Mac support
  • LibO Server Install GUI LE
  • Color Balance Filter Implemented in Krita
  • Lumail: There must be a name for bugs you only find post-release
  • Sourceforge New Community Manager
  • Mozilla, maker of Firefox, to open Portland office
  • Red Hat CEO weighs in on sign debate
  • Sayonara Audio Player 0.4.0 for Ubuntu & Derivatives
  • How to install Orange in Ubuntu 13.04
  • How Sourceforge's new revenue sharing is working for developers
  • Powerline Alternatives for Vim
  • Krita meets 3D-Coat
  • Is this the Ubuntu Edge smartphone?
  • Mysterious Ubuntu countdown pops up and disappears
  • How does Firefox stack up to Chrome these days?
  • Blender 2.68 Released

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  • Half-Life 2 Receives Major Update on Steam
  • How To Video Record Your Desktop
  • Torvalds Calls For More Linux Kernel Patches
  • Buy All Valve Games, in One Package, with a 60% Discount
  • The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 3.6.7
  • Apache Kills Off Its C++ Standard Library
  • Chaos Engine Remake Will Come To Linux
  • Brazilian techies to wait longer for local Raspberry Pi
  • Adding Home, Trash and Web Icons to Linux Desktop
  • Has One Laptop Per Child Totally Lost Its Way?
  • setup logrotate
  • The pain of my CUPS printing
  • OpenGL Frame Latency / Jitter Testing On Linux

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  • How to Enable and Tweak Ubuntu’s Flashy Graphical Effects
  • Could Linux 3.11 for Workgroups win the Desktop for Linux?
  • Find Best DNS Servers To Optimize Internet Speed
  • Linus, Linux, Civility and Fighting in Hockey
  • There's Browser in My SSH
  • Vim: The Basics
  • Write Your Own Linux Kernel Module in Two Easy Steps
  • Valve Mistakenly Launches a Beta Version of Steam for Everyone
  • scp not working?
  • How to Unblock Facebook With Ubuntu
  • Everything you need to know about licensing in 2 minutes
  • Missing Open Source Licenses May Cost Channel $59B
  • Getting Started with Linux Using Mint - Part 1 (video)
  • FLOSS Weekly 257

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  • How to Replace the Unity Desktop on Ubuntu Using apt-get
  • KDE File Manager, Hamsi 1.2.2, Released with Bug Fixes
  • Restore Synaptic Mark All Upgrades Button in Linux Mint
  • How open is Open Source?
  • Amarok MTP (Android) GSoC: week 4
  • traGtor – GUI for ffmpeg
  • Is Torvalds too abusive on the Linux Kernel Mailing List?
  • Linux users more likely to ignore browser security warnings
  • 5 Shell Scripts for Linux Newbies to Learn Shell Programming – Part II
  • Books: Programming the Rasberry Pi: Getting Started with Python
  • FreeBSD Quarterly Report June 2013
  • Extend the Dolphin File Manager with KDE-Services 1.8-6
  • Create bootable Windows PE live ISO w Linux
  • kde AudioCd. Week 4.
  • Welcome to Microsoft Trustworthy Computing
  • Is Mozilla anti-business, led by 'techno-libertarians'?
  • Netrunner 13.06 Enigma Tweaks for the Memory Deprived PC
  • Childish names are becoming a real problem for Linux

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  • Linux Games: Left 4 Dead 2
  • archbang
  • Selene Media Encoder – An audio/video converter
  • 3 New features for Nautilus 3.10 that promise a better File Manager!
  • Never Again with RetroShare
  • PRISM Free Chat | LAS s27e09

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  • Introduction To SSH
  • Install GNOME Shell Themes in less than 2″ -Live Demo
  • iotop: In, out, up, down
  • The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.6 The mac mini
  • Has Ubuntu lost it?
  • Burning Circle Episode 121
  • opensuse basics: application preferences
  • 5 pillars of Ubuntu Touch success
  • 4 Things You Didn’t Know About BitTorrent
  • Protect your Privacy in a Post Prism World

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  • "IBM Will Continue To Invest In Open Source Technology Projects"
  • How To Administer Your Databases With Adminer
  • How To Add Shortcut Keys In XFCE
  • Microsoft Reorganizes, Big Brother in Iran & More…
  • Make printing easy with the Samsung Unified Linux Driver Repository
  • Artikulate 0.1.0 Contributor Release
  • Plug Makes Your Computer Bigger

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  • Firefox starting slow? Try disabling hardware acceleration
  • Fedora UK - fedora-uk.org
  • Vim Cheat Sheet Poster: 2.0
  • Red Hat Inc, Microsoft Corporation: Three Tech Stocks To Consider Buying
  • Why We Can No Longer Trust Microsoft
  • Understand Linux Shell and Basic Shell Scripting Language Tips
  • Nouveau Fermi Performance On Ubuntu 13.10
  • The Raspberry Pi Microwave
  • Penetration Testing Linux Distribution - Bugtraq 2 Black Widow Final
  • Greg DeKoenigsberg: Our Friend Seth
  • libreoffice Bug Submission Assistant postmortem
  • Ufw Firewall Usage On Ubuntu
  • gThumb 3.2.3 Permits Flickr Access via Facebook/Google Accounts
  • Distro Watcher: Distrowatch Plasmoid for KDE openSUSE
  • Announcing The Linux Command Line: Second Internet Edition
  • Can Red Hat Hijack OpenStack (In A Good Way)?

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  • Review: The CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook
  • Ubuntu’s X Window replacement “Mir” coming in next OS version
  • Red Hat Given “Buy” Rating at TheStreet
  • Verizon backs Ubuntu smartphone
  • Viking OS – A FreeBSD Based OS For Google Glasslike Devices
  • Moon Rising's next Beta will be on Linux
  • Use Agedu to Analyze Hard Disk Space Usage in Linux
  • Ht5streamer 0.1: Yet Another Youtube Player For Linux
  • Easily Share Files Between Ubuntu Desktop and Android Device
  • 10 FUDs on Open Source Softwares
  • Full Circle Magazine – LibreOffice Special Edition Volume 03
  • Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Fonts in Ubuntu
  • GUADEC Keynote Speaker: Ethan Lee
  • Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8
  • Free Software, Free as Free Buffet
  • 5 Reasons It’s Time to Ditch MySQL
  • Install KDE In FreeBSD 9.X
  • Fedora 19 Desktop Edition Screenshot Tour
  • Red Hat on RHEL 7, MariaDB and Enterprise Linux [VIDEO]
  • larrythefreesoftwareguy's interview carried on /.
  • QML Coming To The Web Browser As A KDE Project
  • Quick fix for Timezone and system date config issues in Fedora 18 Xfce
  • Embedded Firebird now working in LO
  • Monitor your Bandwidth on Linux with vnstat
  • Wireless energy management controller runs Linux

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  • Top 5 Humor Apps for Firefox
  • 13 Linux Debuggers for C++ Reviewed
  • Bring new life to an old PC with Lubuntu
  • LightZone Photo Editing Software is Now Open Source and Completely Free
  • Gnome Chess 3.9.4 comes with UI changes!

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HowTos
  • make sure that a Firefox plugin never activates (again)
  • Early Firefox OS Phones Stay Focused on Low End
  • Windows 8.1: Close, but no cigar
  • Synology DS213j NAS review – a worthy upgrade
  • KDE AudioCD. Week 3
  • Linux Kernel News - June 2013
  • Red Hat appoints Scott Musson to alliances role
  • That Wayland Fork Doesn't Seem To Be Thriving
  • July 13th: Debian/Ubuntu BSP and Skolelinux/Debian Edu developer gathering in Oslo
  • Close Your Computer in Style with KShutdown 3.0 Final
  • Get VLC to Download Subtitles Automatically
  • GNU/Linux Breaking Out in Germany
  • Happy 30th Birthday, GNU!
  • Change Grub2 Default Boot OS Order & Duration in Fedora
  • Linux Foundation releases Xen 4.3
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