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  • Behind Ubuntu's shift into mobile
  • KDE 4.8 in Cauldron
  • Dude! Where’s My Data?
  • First Impression on KDE 4.8.0
  • MEPIS 11.5...
  • GNOME 3.3.4 Development Release Is Here
  • Going Over The Good & Bad For UEFI On Linux
  • MythTV Sees First Update In Nearly One Year
  • Status Update: KDE Partition Manager
  • 'Lttle Dew', Cute Zelda Like Coming Soon to Linux
  • Google Wants YOU!
  • Btrfs To Go Production-Ready In Oracle Linux
  • Fallout Meets Minecraft In New Linux RPG: 3079
  • Ubuntu 12.04 Development update
  • HP webOS to be fully open-source by September
  • Extremadura moves 40,000 computers to Debian
  • Avoiding The Vendor Perl Fad Diet
  • Red Hat juices speed freak MRG Linux
  • SyncWall – Wallpaper Changer
  • 4Linux, Erlang Solutions and Linux Professional Institute Join The Linux Foundation
  • Hack, Slash, Loot - A New Roguelike/Dungeon Crawler
  • Reverse-Engineered NVIDIA Driver Works On Re-Clocking
  • SOPA and PIPA: What Bills Like These Mean to Open Source Software
  • FLOSS Weekly 199

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  • The Importance Of Anonymity On The Web
  • FLOSS Body of Knowledge
  • Manage Tasks with nag
  • Thoughts on Progress
  • systemd for Administrators, Part XII
  • running openSUSE on ARM
  • Install A Perl Module In Linux Without Root Permission
  • Red Hat Particularly Vulnerable To European Slowdown
  • Meet Debian at FOSDEM 2012
  • Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum. (Solved)
  • Finding what binaries to restart
  • Beginning Linux - Part III
  • CentOS upgrade from 6.1 to 6.2
  • Multitouch is near…
  • IBM and Red Hat Introduce Local Virtualisation Facility in Sydney
  • Can you demand my name to give me a public link?
  • All aboard the Bendy Bus
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2012.01.20

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  • Is Steam Finally Coming to Linux?
  • fuk the kit you will love
  • New LibreOffice Ubuntu versions
  • Poor Mans GoogleEarth
  • Sony Reader and Linux
  • DIY: Quick and easy Samba print server setup
  • Bitwig Studio: A Professional Music Creation Software (DAW) Comes To Linux
  • Postal And Postal 2 For Linux Now Available On Desura
  • Calligra Words style selection combo
  • X.org screensaver bypass found
  • setting up a talking clock easily in Linux

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  • Rhythmbox 2.95 has been released
  • Linux.conf.au 2012: three threats and a balloon
  • DragonFlyBSD: Desktop is not a target
  • Thinkfan for Fedora
  • XAA In X.Org Has Finally Met Its Executioner
  • Novell Kanaka for Mac Enhances Interoperability and Choice
  • KDE Plasma Desktop Activities
  • Adaptive Tickless Linux Kernel Support Status
  • Linux-ready multitouch PC has huge 65-inch screen, quad-core CPU
  • Samsung backpedals on bada/Tizen OS merger
  • Plasma QML documentation
  • George Lucas: 'No more Star Wars'
  • Peeking up the skirt of Microsoft's hardy ReFS
  • FLOSS Weekly 198
  • Linux Outlaws 246 - The Shape of Chestnuts to Come

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  • Improving Battery Life in Ubuntu Precise 12.04 LTS, (part 2)
  • Oxygen-gtk3 1.0 is out
  • Introducing Ubuntu Secured Remix 11.10
  • Sourceforge's Featured projects, January 16
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 248
  • Phosphor: a terminal for the Hipster generation
  • New developments in the color management world
  • Photography software for Linux

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  • New Unity Features: Shortcut Hints Overlay & Launcher Switch
  • Bash Lamp Setup
  • happy with Gnumeric: text as "text"
  • happy with Gnumeric: finding the leading apostrophe
  • GRUB 2 Editor
  • Wi-Fi And NBN Lessons From An Open Source Town
  • Feedback & Errata 2 | LAS | s19e10
  • Linux Outlaws 245 - Dirty I/O
  • Trying out initramfs with selinux and grsec
  • How we enable others to write 3rd party plugins with Maliit
  • testing Linux Mint 12
  • Sorry state of dynamic libraries on Linux
  • Peppermint OS Two Review
  • Lubuntu 12.04 News Roundup
  • Aurorae 3: Window Decorations with QtQuick
  • 3 must-have extensions for GNOME 3
  • Why Open Source is Good for German Software Businesses
  • Samsung Sacrifices Bada To Make Linux OS Great
  • New GIMP brushes collection

UK Government u-turns on open standards policy - and look who's behind it?

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When the coalition UK government was formed following the last general election there was some guarded optimism among those who support open standards (many of whom also support the ideals of free software).

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  • HOWTO: Bodhi Linux on Genesi Smartbook
  • My BirthDay Wish List
  • Running a File System Check
  • Becoming an Ubuntu Contributing Developer
  • Linux SSD partition alignment tips
  • Microsoft hustled UK retreat on open standards, says leaked report
  • Beginning Linux - Part II
  • How to enable desktop slideshow on Linux Mint 12 KDE
  • Big rise in registrations for Drupal Downunder
  • Preventing DDOS attack on Quake 3 Servers
  • Listing Files in a RPM package
  • The Linux Foundation Announces 2012 Event and Onsite Linux Training Schedule
  • 11 useful commands for Linux/Unix administrators
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 437

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  • Revamp Linux 12 Review
  • Easily Install Daggerfall, Doom And Many Classic Games On Linux
  • Automotive Advances--Linux-Based and Solar--at CES 2012
  • A Bash Shell Script to Update Firefox Nightly
  • Interview with Brian Alleyne, Sociologist Studying KDE
  • A response to a FOSS skeptic
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Editing Text Files With Vi
  • 5daysprofitable: A corporate web site, start to finish, in 4 hours
  • Instant search Big Switch open-sources Floodlight, an OpenFlow controller
  • Formatting the output from tail
  • alternative-To
  • digital picture frame runs Linux better than you might think
  • FLOSS Weekly 197

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  • Checking Out The Ubuntu TV Prototype
  • Windows to Mac to Windows to Mac to... Linux?
  • Eight Reasons You Can Enjoy Mesa 8.0
  • Western Digital MyBook Live
  • KDE Plasma Desktop Wallpapers
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 247
  • How to use laptop function keys in Archbang
  • Fuduntu 2012.1 Features Linux Kernel 3.1.6
  • On disaster reports
  • Scribus 1.4.0 Released With 2000 New Features
  • Qt 4 moved to open governance
  • Drupal conference keynote to focus on accessibility
  • Spice up your desktop with these 5 cool GTK themes
  • Happy New Mageia Year!
  • Great Features of KDE Workspaces and Applications - Interlude
  • New Linux Desktop goodies: Razor-Qt and Cinnamon
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