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  • Even Linux Has A Greater Smartphone Market Share Than Windows Phone
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  • This Tiny PC Runs Linux and Android 4.0--and Costs Just $74
  • Microsoft, SUSE Integrate Linux Support in System Center
  • My Thoughts on QML and the Desktop
  • Apache OpenOffice made easy with YUM
  • An OS in the Public Interest - a Mandriva Linux Foundation?
  • This Cadillac Is Powered by Linux
  • Remote Desktop Options for Linux
  • IPv6 day 6 June 2012: time to do it again
  • Simon Phipps is the new OSI President
  • Who Loves Ya, Linux Baby?
  • What does the Linux 3.4 kernel have to offer?
  • Moebius Adventure Game Confirmed for Linux
  • Xenonauts confirmed for Linux

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  • LibreOffice mentoring
  • First Unreal Engine 4 Screens
  • systemd for Administrators, Part XIII
  • Can This Computer Empower a New Generation of Programmers?
  • Mageia 2 and the default GNOME 3 desktop
  • Always on an activity, or all. You asked for it.
  • Sending mail from bash [Script]
  • Going Linux May 19: #173 Computer America #50

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  • X.Org: "A Wasteland of Unreviewedness"
  • Kindergarden Linux
  • Tips for Linux Beginners
  • The road to KDE LightDM-0.2
  • Unity3D is Already Working on a Linux Port
  • Musings on the linux audio stack
  • $200 USB Stick Size Ubuntu PC 'Cotton Candy' Starts Shipping in May
  • If it's a Linux flaw, your phone is directly threatened
  • openSUSE in Education, Spreading Continue
  • Make Ubuntu top panel transparent
  • RescueTime for Linux (beta)
  • Browse your activities
  • Parted Magic gets optional firewall
  • cups-1.6 will be loads of fun
  • Add Screensavers to Ubuntu 12.04

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  • US Supremes hammer final nail into Psystar coffin
  • 125,000 Ubuntu PCs to land in Pakistani students' laps
  • Wil Wheaton: ‘Yo Hollywood, Let Me Download Ubuntu’
  • Fedora To Remain Monogamist Towards GCC
  • What's going on with Krita since 2.4 got released?
  • Open Source Startup Inktank Sets Gaze On Ubuntu Server
  • Linux Outlaws 265 - It Doesn't Affect Your Ball Control

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  • Debian Edu interview: Jürgen Leibner
  • LibreOffice - Enhance desktop productivity
  • Linux Setup - Scott Merrill, Systems Engineer/Tech Writer
  • Open source software: It’s more than just free stuff
  • Ubuntu Developer Summit 12.10 Recap
  • Linux Wins - Or Does It?
  • Linux 3.4 approaching with "calmed" RC7
  • Is Mozilla Punting on Web Apps for Linux?
  • Going Linux #172 Linux Applications-Introduction

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  • Open source suites go beyond Microsoft Office
  • Nvidia contributes CUDA compiler to open source
  • Something to Watch With Red Hat

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  • Mark Shuttleworth, Open-Source Software's Sugar Daddy
  • Ubuntu TV Is A Popular Topic This Week
  • Opera 11.64 released
  • Dynamite Jack Released
  • User namespaces – available to play
  • Fedora Project is naming names
  • Compiz, Merging, Forking - Other UDS-Q Notes
  • The new Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix is out now
  • partner network, 8gb storage, applications (Vivaldi)
  • Announcing printerd
  • Calxeda Shows Live ARM-Based Cluster Running Ubuntu Linux
  • Do robots need a Linux or a Mac OS to thrive?
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 4 Episode 8

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  • Mageia 2 RC Released, Final Delayed
  • KDE Plasma Netbook Revisited
  • Grub 2 theme for Fedora 17
  • Vivaldi Content Store Shows Ankles For The Cinematograph
  • What Would I Tell Developers About Using Open Source Software?
  • Make an explosion effect in GIMP
  • Is Skype + Video + Linux Always a Hassle?
  • It's back! Fedora Reloaded Podcast
  • OLPC Gets Backing in Australia
  • Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst Sells Shares for $6.8M
  • 5 Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy
  • How to Create Custom Linux Live CD/USB
  • Introducing: Lunduke’s Awesome Blocks of Awesome
  • FLOSS Weekly 210

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  • PC-BSD 9.1 installer preview
  • Download the Creative Suite 6!
  • "Good on ya' Mozilla", says Sophos about Firefox
  • Deadly 30, New Survival Horror Zombie Game
  • The Biggest Problem For A Linux PC Vendor
  • Mozilla Hiring Senior Product Manager
  • The Overhead of KDE Software
  • Doom 3 Progresses On OpenGL ES 2.0, EGL
  • Should Apache abandon OpenOffice?

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  • Linux-libre
  • What on earth is Dracut?
  • Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker on Being the Alternative
  • 10 GNOME Shell Extensions to Install
  • Protect Your BSD – BSD Magazine (May 2012)
  • Rosa Marathon 2012lts
  • Cinnamon Desktop Review | LAS | s21e08
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