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  • Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04: Dual Boot vs Wubi vs Virtualization
  • Xiphos: Free Software Bible Study
  • Debian Linux on cheap MIPS mini netbook
  • GNOME Shell - Ambiance Theme
  • GHCA’s Computer Lab Running Gentoo Linux
  • DebConf 10: Day 3
  • FCC chief says supports open Internet
  • Upgraded to openSUSE 11.3
  • Liquidware Announces Open Source Scientific Calculator
  • I hate Git
  • The Linux 2.6.36 Kernel Will Have Some Fun DRM
  • Open source, the demo-meritocracy
  • You Wave "Good-bye" and I Wave "Hello"
  • Spicebird: A Modern Thunderbird Remix
  • GNOME 2.31.6 Release Arrives GTK3-Free
  • More Than 1 in 10 Mozilla Bug Finders Turn Down Cash
  • What Canonical ought to do

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  • Amadeus systems to sit on Linux by 2012
  • What happens when not upgrading Gentoo Linux for… a while
  • OAA to Improve Internet Access for the Aging, Disabled
  • SFC wins default judgement against GPL violator
  • Canonical might want to buy openSUSE (rumor)
  • New cloud-init Features in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat
  • Regnum Online Characters Are Now Transferable
  • Fixed: The Linux Desktop Responsiveness Problem?
  • BlueDevil 1.0rc2 released
  • Give Your Netbook an OS Makeover with Jolicloud
  • Build openSUSE 11.3 appliances now
  • What Does Your Desktop Look Like?

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  • Best Download manager for Linux
  • Mandriva2010 Spring.. a fresh minty breeze again…..
  • Flattr: A Social Micropayment Platform for Financing Free Works
  • Supporting GNOME by buying music via Banshee
  • Hacking is easy...
  • What's wrong with Firefox?
  • Main frozen for Maverick Alpha-3
  • Weaknet Linux – Penetration Testing & Forensic Analysis
  • DebConf 10: Day 2
  • DTrace co-creator quits Sun, hits delete on Oracle
  • More GPL Enforcement Progress
  • Linux skills more in demand than Unix for the first time
  • Chronic Logic releases Gish version 1.6 for Win, OSX and Linux (PR)
  • Australia to Host Global Open Source Leaders
  • Red Hat gets bump as markets rise
  • Drupal has a two-prong enterprise strategy
  • Can open business practices survive an acquisition?

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  • HoN Free2Play Week For Everyone
  • Second release candidate for Opera 10.61
  • LibrePlanet 2010: Eben Moglen on the current state of free software
  • Ubuntu Needs a New Sound Theme
  • Ubuntu 10.10 To Ship With Firefox 3.6
  • Gentoo lost and Fedora is losing to OpenSuSe
  • Consider open source appliances for backup
  • Arduino: The Documentary, a Movie About Open Source Hardware
  • Jolicloud: The future is HTML 5
  • Intel Releases PowerTop 1.13 With New Features
  • Frederic Crozat to work for Novell on MeeGo
  • Firefox Falls Further Behind in Browser Wars
  • DebConf 10: Day 1
  • MeeGo 1.0 IVI For Your Car Is Released
  • Official PC-BSD Blog Launched
  • Ubuntu Business (Part Two)
  • One Laptop Per Child Finds New Partners in Sri Lanka Test Run
  • Too Smart for Git
  • Can You Make Money from Open Source+Open Data?
  • Cloud-based RSS reading with Google Reader and Liferea
  • Mandriva paywalls
  • SourceForge's August Project of the Month: Wireshark
  • Seigo: writing a plasma shell

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  • Air Forte Released
  • Linux in the Movies
  • AppArmor Is Going Into The Linux 2.6.36 Kernel
  • Linux Again
  • New Beautiful Screenshots Coming to KDE
  • The Adventures of Rick Rocket v1.1
  • Linux light - SalixOS 13.1 "LXDE" Edition
  • DeKoenigsberg Backpedals
  • Elegant Gnome (Theme) Pack
  • Indonesia Defense Ministry wins open-source award
  • Linux Outlaws 160 - Outlaws Ride Twingos

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • Pinguy OS (Remastered Ubuntu)
  • Install KDE on Fedora 13
  • Things to do after installing openSUSE
  • TeXworks with Sweave
  • Skipping fsck checks during boot with CTRL-C
  • How to upgrade Firefox on openSUSE
  • GCC 4.5.1 Released; GCC 4.5.2 Is Up Next
  • Move your logs and temp files to RAM and watch your portable fly
  • Mind Mapping Plugin for KOffice
  • Arch Linux Promising, Disappointing

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  • Free Resources For Getting Your GIMP Graphics Game On
  • Samsung Open Sources Captivate’s Code
  • 5 lessons for win-win open source projects
  • full circle magazine Issue 39 Ready
  • Negroponte Offers OLPC Technology for $35 Tablet
  • openSUSE 11.3 LiveCD with MeeGo desktop
  • Kubuntu gets Global Menu
  • Snort Creator Slams Open Source IDS Suricata
  • Festbox for building new speech synthesis voices
  • Open Source IDS Wars: You Were There

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  • KDE and the Masters of the Universe – 2010-07-28
  • Alien Arena 2010(v7.45) released!
  • No video for you in Fedora 14
  • Fedora Events in LATAM a Big Draw for Participants
  • Ristretto lightweight picture-viewer for Xfce
  • 10 years on: free software wins, but you have nowhere to install it
  • Kmart Android tablets and the GPL
  • Ubuntu Linux could do well betting less on Dell
  • Gnash Funding Plea
  • Blam, a simple feed reader for GNOME
  • Full GNOME Census report released Free
  • Firefox 4 beta 2 arrives as open source browser use grows
  • Slashdot Struggles to Remain Relevant in The S*cial Web
  • Nicholas Negroponte Welcomes India's $35 Tablet for Education
  • New GNOME Shell Mockup Looks Good – But Is It Better?
  • Plasma in KDE's Wikis

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  • Red Hat Deepens Commitment in Asia-Pacific Region
  • Linux Storm: Stormy Peters (interview)
  • Interview Authors of "UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook"
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #203
  • What Happens
  • Lockheed Martin goes open source, people freak out
  • Don't buy the hype (Novell vs Ubuntu)
  • Irssi - A Really Good IRC Client
  • Criteria and documentation
  • Hybrid licensing strategies for open source monetization
  • Linux Format wallpapers Updated
  • Compact POS devices run SUSE Linux
  • FreeBSD Foundation Newsletter, July 27, 2010
  • What's in a License?
  • Open source installer offered for Plug Computer
  • Drupal 7 beta due in early August
  • Complementary and Collaborative Apps
  • New Benefits for Linux Foundation Members

today's leftovers:

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  • PClinuxOS: Radically Simple
  • Three Sysadmin Rules You Can’t (And Shouldn’t) Break
  • DtO: Kryptonite
  • The State of Open Source: Startup, Growth, Maturity or Decline?
  • Top 10 Empathy Themes For GNOME
  • Circular package dependencies harms apt recovery
  • Too many alternatives are not always so good
  • Battle joined for future of open source IPS
  • The value of restricting choice
  • Linux lovers more likely to loathe the iPad
  • More for the console: vlock, catdoc and more
  • VLC backend for Phonon 0.2.0
  • Linux Mint 9 KDE released
  • Docky & Application improvements
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