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today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • A New Trailer Of Unigine's OilRush Linux Game
  • World of Warcraft in openSUSE 11.4 – awesome experience!
  • The coming big 3.0 Kernel - First Impresions
  • Cryptkeeper – system tray applet to Manage encrypted folders in Ubuntu
  • Tech Support via CLI
  • Some Random Helpful Hints
  • BlueProximity : Awesome application to lock screen as you leave Computer
  • Time to say goodbye to Risc / Itanium Unix?
  • Firefox Home Tab and New Tab Conceptual Mockups
  • treemap of the browser usage
  • How to Remove Lenses from Ubuntu 11.04 Unity Launcher
  • LibO: Using Built-in Language Tools
  • Create Your Own Custom Linux Installation Disc With SUSE Studio

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • Day 10: A Look at the Ubuntu Software Center
  • Top 15 Avant Window Navigator “AWN” Themes | Part 3
  • Are you up to the Tor challenge?
  • A Fresh Look At The AMD Radeon Gallium3D Performance
  • 10 things you probably did not know about SELinux.. #6
  • Enlightenment, DR17 and EFLs
  • Skype sued in for patent infringement
  • Red Hat's Oracle shot: The Unbreakable Database?
  • Gold readiness obstacle #4: libtool (part 1)
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2011.06.10
  • 25 Useful Extensions for Drupal 7 Themers
  • KQ ZFS Linux Is No Longer Actively Being Worked On
  • V8 is faster than GCC
  • Interview with Troy of MyGameCompany, part 2 in the replies
  • Do I need an Anti-virus program on Linux?
  • A downloadable archive of all Linux 2.6.x kernel releases
  • Fixing USB Playback Issues for Video Files on LG, Samsung and other TVs - e.g. "Invalid File"
  • Why AMD Fails
  • 5 Useful Unity Lenses You Can Install Right Now!
  • Gimpbox: Single Window GIMP
  • Irukandji On Ubuntu Software Centre
  • Fusion Linux – most popular Fedora Remix
  • Richard Stallman Opts to Disobey Anti-Piracy Law
  • The Decline and Fall of OpenOffice.org
  • Unusual SSH

today's leftovers:

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  • Presenting GNOME Contacts
  • GNOME Shell might support appindicators
  • DockBarX 0.44 can run as stand-alone dock
  • Could Oracle have donated code to TDF?
  • OpenOffice.org ⇢ Apache
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 5th June 2011
  • New Kontact Suite Brings Next-Gen Groupware to Desktop and Mobile
  • aseigo: frameworks and applications
  • Has Open Source Made Google's Software Stack Obsolete?
  • Hey Google, Android can't be selectively 'open source'
  • Linux On The Road
  • Samba 3.6 release soon, Samba 4 pushed to late 2011, 2012
  • What's in a Number? Linux Hits the Big 3.0
  • Mandriva at the Linux Symposium – June 13th/15th
  • FOSS game engines put to great use
  • Kaspersky Lab secures Linux
  • The Drupal mood cycle
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 3 Episode 11

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  • Pentadactyl: Firefox for Vim junkies
  • Millennius Goes Old School With PC Towers Running Ubuntu
  • On the value of contributing opinions
  • FLOSS Weekly 169: Jenkins
  • Loyal opposition: What it means
  • Xen Hypervisor Goes Mainstream
  • New GStreamer backend for Phonon
  • Confusing websites or confused users?
  • Mageia Linux 1 (KDE) – First Look (video)
  • digiKam Software Collection 2.0.0 beta6 is out...
  • The Gartner hype cycle and Drupal
  • Extension Toggle Timer For Gnome Shell ” Take A Break “
  • Small tablet improvements
  • Announcing the 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Design Finalists
  • New book about 100 years of IBM

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  • This ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Ubuntu desktop is gorgeous
  • World of Goo- A game that you should know about
  • New Gentoo Goodies
  • Yakito a multimedia converter
  • Install ScreenRuler in Ubuntu
  • The Linux Foundation Announces New Linux Training Scholarships
  • A New Open-Source KMS Driver Just Published
  • Sabayon XFCE: the story continues
  • Gnome shell media player extension
  • Open Invention Network Announces Purchase of Fundamental Patent Portfolio
  • Apache Web Server Grows
  • PMS Test Suite: getting the test results
  • music videos made with gentoo
  • Obsidian drives Red Hat growth in emerging markets

Fedora IPv6 Test Day tomorrow

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Fedora will be holding an IPv6 Test Day tomorrow, to test the readiness of both the Fedora distribution and project sites for IPv6. View this as an opportunity to contribute to Fedora while learning about IPv6 in real time from smart cookies who actually know what they’re talking about. I know that’s what I’m going to do. See you all tomorrow in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC!

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  • How to do simple things the Sabayon way
  • Adobe Flash security update
  • The trend towards permissive licensing
  • Linux 3.0-rc2 Kernel Is A Quiet Release
  • Get your fresh kernels from openSUSE and test Linux 3.0
  • Drupal contributor statistics
  • Hop a ride on the Tux bus for Linux Learners Day
  • Graphic Design for Linux Systems
  • Nominations open for the O'Reilly Open Source Awards 2011
  • Upgrades & Downgrades: Green Ink For Red Hat?
  • 'OSD-Lyrics' Updated with Many New Features
  • Attachmate CEO: We Can Grow Legacy Novell Business
  • Shuttleworth: balancing economic power in the FLOSS ecosystem
  • Bacon: Better Community With Better Technology
  • DuckDuckGo - Your next search engine
  • gnote performance
  • Is the iCloud the end of the Linux & Windows desktop?
  • Linux Outlaws 211 - Leave a Message After the Tone

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • 30 Days Ubuntu - Day 5: You Invited Me
  • More Polka, please
  • config.h is evil
  • Making Your PC Faster
  • God's Joke on Texstar lol
  • Tablet PC
  • Fix Skype on a 64bit Fedora 15
  • Ubuntu font family now has MONO
  • GNOME 2 like panel extention for GNOME 3
  • Changing Your Linux Background Automatically
  • Pinguy OS Mini
  • Porting Linux: part 1
  • Umplayer an alternative multimedia client
  • mysql-bin MySQL logs takes your disk space
  • Mint 11 Review | LAS | s17e02

some howtos & leftovers:

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  • Monitor your system with gnome shell extensions
  • 30 Day Ubuntu - Day 4: Tweaking the Look and Layout
  • Integrate the Terminal with the Desktop On Linux
  • Everyone should write shell scripts
  • Finding the Frequency of Words in a File
  • Watch - Run a command forever on the terminal
  • Re-Add Functionality To Ubuntu’s Tray With Indicator Applets
  • Skype Status and Gnome Shell
  • GNOME3 Notifications for Skype
  • Understanding MeeGo
  • Uget – An Open source Download Manager support aria2
  • Introduction to Backtrack 5
  • Libreoffice search and replace with superscript or subscript
  • Geeky software of the week: openshot
  • Intel Just Released A Crazy Fast Acceleration Architecture
  • Installing Fedora 15 in less than 640M of RAM
  • Going Linux Jun 05: #140 Listener Feedback

howtos & leftovers:

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  • Installing and Using TeamViewer on Ubuntu
  • Install Lottanzb And SABnzbd+ On Ubuntu
  • Adding GNOME 3 to Linux Mint 11
  • Commercial & Movies built in Blender
  • Fix Ubuntu reverting to Low Quality theme
  • The myth of drop_caches
  • Install Git On Your Ubuntu Desktop
  • Five Sub-$500 Store-Bought Systems Compared
  • Mageia 1 Final – Summary Videos for newbies
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 1 First Look and Initial Impressions (video)
  • Fighting Blender, NVIDIA and GNOME
  • Smooth Scrolling Targeted For X.Org Server 1.12
  • iPad Accounts For More Web Traffic Than Linux
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 29th May
  • copy files and create the directories
  • Fowl Space Pre-order
  • Linux Outlaws 210 - I Pray to Cthulhu
  • 30 Days Ubuntu - Day 3: Dude, Where's My iTunes?
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