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  • Open Source, Free Software and Intellectual Property
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  • Pogoplug gains USB 3.0, SATA ports
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  • PandaBoard ES ... got it up and running openSUSE
  • 4 security features in Fedora 16
  • OS Wars in 2011
  • From beginner to Gentoo developer
  • Humble Indie Bundle Gets Love from Linux Users
  • Guake – Dropdown-Terminal for Gnome
  • What's next with hypervisors?
  • Transmission Remote GTK
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  • Why Gnome3 sucks (for me)
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  • GIMP 2.7.4 now available for testing
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Features Unity Configuration Tool MyUnity
  • Why Firefox Isn't Doomed
  • Red Hat providing key open source solutions
  • ‘RadioTray’ Adds Minor New Features in Update
  • Unity3D Demo Already Working in Linux, Thanks to Native Client
  • Lariad a space adventure
  • openSUSE 12.1 Gnome 2 LiveCD is available
  • Why Red Hat Remains Hot
  • Red Hat forecasts double-digit growth in Latin America
  • Linux Outlaws 240 – You Wouldn't Steal a Baby!
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  • Predictions for 2012
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  • KDE Commit-Digest for 27th November
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  • Open Source Trust Abused
  • GNU Fdisk 2.0.0a1 released

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  • Linux Format Issue 153: Wallpaper
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  • digiKam in c’t Digital Photography
  • Useful Linux Network Commands
  • Is Linux being taken seriously?
  • Is Apache still good for open source?
  • Ubuntu Declines, Linux Mint Soars: DistroWatch Figures
  • Vector Linux x86_64 Coming Soon
  • Set the Disk IO Priority For a Process on Linux - ionice
  • The Role of FOSS Foundations
  • Quick Tip For Creating and Testing Database Backups
  • Install Marlin File Browser in Ubuntu 12.04/11.10
  • Testing The "Pretty Beefy" Btrfs Changes In Linux 3.2

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  • Shutter 0.88 Screenshot Tool Released
  • Mandriva Introduces New Media Player
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  • Ensure High Availability with CentOS 6 Clustering
  • Dungeons of Dredmor and Introversion source code added to Bundle!
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  • How to Modify the Path Variable in Linux/Unix
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  • Red Hat sales exec is moving on
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  • The Great Features of KDE Workspaces and Applications Part III - KSnapshot
  • Web Search By The People, For The People: YaCy 1.0
  • What People Are Saying About GNOME [Part 4]
  • You Won’t Get Fired for Using Apache
  • Linux Supercomputing Dominance: A Look Under the Hood
  • Linux Aus's Rusty Wrench award returns
  • Debian Testing or Sid: KDE can't mount USB drives (Fix)
  • Components towards a new plasma
  • The Top Myths About Sourceforge
  • Farewell to Flash
  • Open source: democratising the internets
  • Open source: Is the government doing enough?
  • Crashing Google Wave Finds New Life in Open Source
  • Italian Job: UbuBox SalentOS
  • A conversation with Dave Neary
  • Linus Issues A Thanksgiving Day Linux Kernel
  • Presenters to get first warning: Linux Aus
  • HP Project Odyssey’s Biggest Server Winner: Red Hat Linux
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  • openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 203 is out
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  • Open-source projects that deserve your cash

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  • A Screensaver Interface Comes To Wayland
  • How scary are GPL violations?
  • The retro vision of Commodore’s new OS
  • Mousetrap in a Hat: Fedora 16 XFCE
  • GetKDE.org progress
  • Customization, costs key to Linux HPC dominance
  • When Updates are NOT the Problem
  • Mutter, GTK+ Advance For GNOME 3.4
  • Fedora 17 Beefy Miracle Wallpaper—Accepting Concept Artwork
  • KDE e.V. Quarterly Report for Q3
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  • We Deliver: GNOME Boxes
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  • Rhythmbox will be the default music player in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Goodbye mysql ..
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  • Arch Linux: The Big Upgrade
  • Is it just me or GNOME 3 based distributions are getting buggy
  • Valmiera saving costs with open source
  • Going Linux #157 Recording with Skype-Introduction
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 430

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  • Tool kills hidden Linux bugs, vulnerabilities
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  • openSUSE 12.1 – installation and features
  • It’s Linux week in Philadelphia [Event Highlights]
  • No Quickflix movies for you, Aussie Linux user
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  • Five Golden Rules for a Successful Ubuntu Desktop Migration
  • Plasma Workspaces Wallpaper Contest
  • Building a Precise Pangolin: A summary of UDS success
  • November 2011 GNU Toolchain Update
  • Awkward Linux Power Management With Xen
  • unity-like launcher for kde: icon tasks plasmoid
  • Kstars, a desktop Planetarium
  • Interview With Björn Michaelsen About The Hackfest
  • My openSUSE 12 Journal - 1
  • LAS: openSUSE 12.1 Review
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