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  • Red Hat Rallies Linux, OpenShift Developer Partners
  • Orbitz Forgot Linux
  • Xonotic Aims To Be The Best Open-Source FPS
  • LinuxQuestions.org Turns Twelve
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  • Linux Outlaws 270 – Building His Own Community

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  • An Overview Of Qt 5.0 Features
  • Debunking x32 myths
  • Fedora Is Unsure About 256 Color Terminals
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 271
  • netrunner 4.2: everything but the kitchen sink
  • Mageia 2: smooth upgrade
  • Debian Wheezy GNU/kFreeBSD: Slower Than Linux
  • Ulteo OVD 3 – Open Source Remote Desktop
  • The Linux Setup - Chris, Open Source Developer
  • Discovering Zorin OS
  • GCC 4.8 Compiler - Is It Faster Yet?
  • Ubuntu TV: The Community Wish List Is Taking Shape
  • The Linux Directory Structure Explained
  • Edit your Videos with LiVES!
  • Zorin OS 6 Review

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  • Dangerous commands you should not try
  • AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz - Is It Worth It On Linux?
  • The reasons behind Gnome-Shell’s new face
  • Hardware accelerated video playback on EL6 (RHEL, Centos, SL) and Intel SandyBridge
  • Going Linux Jun 23: #176 Computer America #51

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  • Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with Ubuntu
  • Welcome To Ubuntu's Penguin Bar - How Can I Help You?
  • Gentoo Linux Health Report
  • This Week in Linux
  • Why companies must adopt the open source way
  • Improving font rendering on Fedora 17
  • Fedora introduces offline updates
  • NVIDIA Loses Huge GPU Order Due To Linux Blob
  • Another Happy Linux User
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 4 Episode 11 Shineness
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2012.06.22

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  • 9 Tricks for Using List Styles in LibreOffice
  • Another major game platform to support Ubuntu; Unity 4
  • Linux Format 160 On Sale Today - How to make a billion dollars the Red Hat way
  • New KDE Copy Dialog: First Preview
  • Summer of beautiful installations
  • GNOME Foundation Board Elections Results
  • FLOSS Weekly 215 - Excito
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 460
  • Going Linux #175 An Interview with Jono Bacon

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  • Fedora 18 will install certain updates when rebooting
  • First look at the curved tabs in Firefox's new Australis design
  • Valve Picks Up Another Key Linux Developer
  • Linux cool hacks - Compilation 4
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 270
  • Red Hat Shares Slide After Missing Estimates
  • why we need anti-harassment policies
  • Five principles of an open source company
  • How to have animated wallpapers in KDE
  • Measuring the Raspberry Pi's Current Consumption

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  • So, you want to learn Linux?
  • Raspberry Pi forever - getting the SD card(s) to work
  • Create your own Magic 8 Ball script
  • next iterations of the kde workspaces
  • Mandriva 2012 Tech Preview KDE Screenshots
  • Kwooty – The chilled-out nzb binary downloader for KDE 4
  • Airtime Rocks | LAS | s22e04
  • Linux Outlaws 269 – Someone Klose That Hole

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  • Fedora Discussion: "ARM Is A Dead End"
  • Three Samba geeks did what Red Hat is scared to do
  • Canonical Posts More Wayland Patches
  • Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs teaser!

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  • TTYtter – Tweet via The Command Line
  • Canonical announces Ubuntu Apps Showdown
  • A free Raspberry Pi for every child is a bad idea, says its designer
  • X.Org Applications On Wayland Are Working
  • Sabayon 9 Gnome Screenshots, Xfce
  • Linux Mint: From scratch - Part IV
  • Close the terminal without killing the running program
  • OpenBSD Is Now Forked As Bitrig
  • Kororaa 15 support ending
  • FLOSS Weekly » Episode 214: LibreOffice

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  • Turn Your Ubuntu Laptop into a Wireless Access Point
  • My Mighty Debian Squeeze 64-Bit
  • Sabayon 9 Released
  • Sixth Issue IFOSS L. Review
  • Thresholds between freedom and convenience
  • Linux Detect Mouse Button Numbers Easily
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