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  • openSUSE Ends Week with 13.1 Milestone 2
  • Introducing the Mozilla Science Lab
  • Linux Skype 4.0.0.8 on FreeBSD working
  • Turning to Linux: A guide for SMBs
  • XSensors: Lets you Monitor CPU Temperatures in Ubuntu
  • Upcoming changes to openSUSE KDE repositories
  • Remove unofficial debian-multimedia.org repository from your sources
  • Scraps vehicle combat game has a Linux release
  • normalize: Three quick tasks, in one tool
  • Debian is missing a tool, want to write it?
  • News from the 2013/05 Gentoo KDE team meeting
  • The Power of Linux “History Command”
  • 3 Portable Options For The Raspberry Pi
  • Should Governments Specify Licence Conditions?
  • Peppermint OS 4 out now
  • Half-Life 2 for Linux Finally Updated to Fix Save Game Corruption
  • Fedora 19/20 logfile explosions
  • Counting and Calculating with Vim
  • KDE Ships Plasma Workspaces 4.11 B1
  • ‘Zeegaree Lite’: Stopwatch & a Timer App for Ubuntu

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  • OpenBox: When You Want Minimalism, Speed.
  • Judging Linux Innovation
  • LibreOffice Gets More Code Clean-up for 4.1.0
  • New Krita Web-shop!
  • If You Hate Flat Themes and Icons, You Are Going to Love Sphere 1.2.5
  • Liferea 1.10 RC4 Can Import Google Reader Subscriptions
  • Improve Your Xfce Desktop with the Zen Suite Theme
  • Meet the cloud platform made of Raspberry Pi and Lego
  • Mandriva releases Pulse2 1.4.2 with additional features and improved stability
  • TuxRadar Podcast: Season 5 Episode 10

today's leftovers & howtos:

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HowTos
  • Getting Comfortable With The Fish Shell
  • Debian Developers Get User Input on Systemd
  • BrickPi Kit Marries the Raspberry Pi and LEGO for Robots
  • Dear Esther Linux Port Available for Download
  • Linux Gets Mentioned in "13 Things that Seem Like Scams But Are Actually Really Great"
  • IBM unveils two new power systems linux centers
  • Linux: GRUB Bootloader
  • What speech recognition application are you most looking forward to?
  • How to change the overview transitions in GNOME Shell
  • 16 students to work on Debian during GSoC
  • Vim and Elixir
  • US Navy ends century and a half of ALL-CAPS messages
  • Choqok will back soon
  • Firefox Rolls Out Web Audio API Support
  • FLOSS Weekly 255
  • Variety Wallpaper Changer now with Cinnamon and Mate Support
  • Ezame: new menu editor for unity
  • install intel graphics driver in ubuntu
  • myman: Still a magnificent achievement
  • Ubuntu Steam App Chart for May
  • Back on track for Sound Menu
  • How to use a Playstation 2 joypad with Linux

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  • Mozilla launches massive campaign on digital surveillance
  • Got a PRISM and Boundless Informant problem? Whisper and Tor can help
  • Berlin rejects open source plan, looks to open standards instead
  • TuxRadar Open Ballot: Big Brother

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  • GNOME 3.9.2 Is Now Ready for Testing
  • Korora 19 (Bruce) beta is out
  • Red Hat announces ceremony date surrounding office tower
  • New videos for Mandriva Pulse 2
  • How to Force Install a Perl Module using CPAN
  • MariaDB in Red Hat Software Collections
  • Unbundling the OS From PCs
  • Telling GNOME’s Story
  • How-To: Make Xfce Like Unity
  • One Tail Just Isn't Enough
  • ROSA Presents ROSA Desktop R1
  • Weekly Fedora kernel bug statistics – June 07
  • Lifehackers Linux Desktop of the Week
  • snownews: Simple and straightforward
  • Intro to RAID
  • openQA in openSUSE

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  • Fedora's DNF May Have App Store
  • The Linux Standard Base: Order From Chaos
  • A bit more about Artikulate
  • 4 Non-Root Linux Exploits
  • Compiler Design - Terror in the classroom
  • Announcing the newest fully free GNU/Linux distribution: LibreWRT
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Unity Desktop Privacy Settings
  • KDE Ships June Updates: 4.10.4
  • Nuclear Dawn is still coming to Linux oh yes!
  • How to try GNOME OS ..yes GNOME OS ;)
  • Howto T50 on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS
  • Raspberry Pi gets new installation system
  • CAVEZ of PHEAR: Flashbacks to the 80s
  • Raspberry Pi’s Father Speaks: Eben Upton On The Future
  • Art Of Graphix: Software On A Dime
  • Secret Maryo Chronicles – Open Source Remake Of Golden Age Mario
  • BSDTalk Interviews: Netflix and ZFS
  • Lilblue: A security enhanced, full featured XFCE4, amd64 Gentoo Desktop, built on uClibc
  • fix for slow graphics after update Sabayon
  • The Cost of “Free”: A Look at Open Source
  • New KWin Scripting Feature in 4.11
  • New Plasma scripting features in 4.11
  • The Luminosity of Free Software Episode 14
  • TLLTS Episode 508 Released June 05

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  • Raspberry PI, the 25$ Desktop ..Not!
  • Linux shell: Introduction to Flock
  • Linux shell:lsblk
  • Could open source experience land you a job?
  • Forking and Standards: Why The Right to Fork Can Be Pro-Social
  • A Pi lab in rural Ghana
  • how to automagically mute music when receiving voip calls (pulseaudio)
  • How to install Skype in Ubuntu 13.04
  • Connecting to the Raspberry PI from the outside world
  • FLOSS Weekly 254

some odds & ends:

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  • Kubuntu 13.10 Quick Look (video)
  • Fedora - Games for the Kids
  • rawhide for 2013-06-04
  • My Own Linux Lite, modify and high perfomance (video)
  • Gateways coming to Mac and Linux
  • My application base: geekie
  • Firefox OS tablet quietly unveiled by Foxconn

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  • Whatever happened to Google?
  • Setting up a personal web server on the Raspberry PI
  • Starting a shell with sudo works different in openSUSE?
  • aide: Security through meticulous checking
  • Install Cool Reader 3 on Ubuntu
  • Snowlinux 4 arrives with frosty MATE and Cinnamon flavours
  • Red Hat Tools Span RHEL Plus OpenShift
  • Humble Indie Bundle Ate 4 More Games
  • Processing goes 2.0 with an OpenGL core
  • a peculiar development setup
  • znake: Déjà vu, and yet not
  • Give this free, LibreOffice-integrated bookkeeping package a try
  • MagPi issue 13: out now
  • Fedora Photography
  • OpenOffice and LibreOffice and hybrid PDFs
  • bareos an interesting replacement to bacula
  • Going Linux: #s 210 & 209

some odds & ends:

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  • Waveryder Linux and Mac Demos Released
  • Rosegarden Music Editor Version 13.04 Released
  • Open source evangelist Atul Chitnis passes away
  • PCMan File Manager for the win!
  • How To Remove Linux While Keeping Windows On Your PC
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