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  • How to set Focus-Follows-Mouse in GNOME 3
  • Latest Steam for Linux Update Fixes Pipeline Problems
  • The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.7
  • This week in Fedora Infrastructure
  • Akademy and openSUSE Conference
  • New TCL smart TVs to run Linux-based Opera TV
  • Worms Reloaded Looks Set To Hit Linux
  • 4 Tweaks to Super Charge Your Raspberry Pi
  • canto: A practical newsreader
  • Clear memory cache on your Linux server
  • Canonical Posts 15 Mesa Patches To Support Mir
  • Akademy 2013 - A Blast!

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  • Dota 2 patch adds Linux and Mac support
  • LibO Server Install GUI LE
  • Color Balance Filter Implemented in Krita
  • Lumail: There must be a name for bugs you only find post-release
  • Sourceforge New Community Manager
  • Mozilla, maker of Firefox, to open Portland office
  • Red Hat CEO weighs in on sign debate
  • Sayonara Audio Player 0.4.0 for Ubuntu & Derivatives
  • How to install Orange in Ubuntu 13.04
  • How Sourceforge's new revenue sharing is working for developers
  • Powerline Alternatives for Vim
  • Krita meets 3D-Coat
  • Is this the Ubuntu Edge smartphone?
  • Mysterious Ubuntu countdown pops up and disappears
  • How does Firefox stack up to Chrome these days?
  • Blender 2.68 Released

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  • Half-Life 2 Receives Major Update on Steam
  • How To Video Record Your Desktop
  • Torvalds Calls For More Linux Kernel Patches
  • Buy All Valve Games, in One Package, with a 60% Discount
  • The Document Foundation Announces LibreOffice 3.6.7
  • Apache Kills Off Its C++ Standard Library
  • Chaos Engine Remake Will Come To Linux
  • Brazilian techies to wait longer for local Raspberry Pi
  • Adding Home, Trash and Web Icons to Linux Desktop
  • Has One Laptop Per Child Totally Lost Its Way?
  • setup logrotate
  • The pain of my CUPS printing
  • OpenGL Frame Latency / Jitter Testing On Linux

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  • How to Enable and Tweak Ubuntu’s Flashy Graphical Effects
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  • Linus, Linux, Civility and Fighting in Hockey
  • There's Browser in My SSH
  • Vim: The Basics
  • Write Your Own Linux Kernel Module in Two Easy Steps
  • Valve Mistakenly Launches a Beta Version of Steam for Everyone
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  • How to Unblock Facebook With Ubuntu
  • Everything you need to know about licensing in 2 minutes
  • Missing Open Source Licenses May Cost Channel $59B
  • Getting Started with Linux Using Mint - Part 1 (video)
  • FLOSS Weekly 257

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  • How to Replace the Unity Desktop on Ubuntu Using apt-get
  • KDE File Manager, Hamsi 1.2.2, Released with Bug Fixes
  • Restore Synaptic Mark All Upgrades Button in Linux Mint
  • How open is Open Source?
  • Amarok MTP (Android) GSoC: week 4
  • traGtor – GUI for ffmpeg
  • Is Torvalds too abusive on the Linux Kernel Mailing List?
  • Linux users more likely to ignore browser security warnings
  • 5 Shell Scripts for Linux Newbies to Learn Shell Programming – Part II
  • Books: Programming the Rasberry Pi: Getting Started with Python
  • FreeBSD Quarterly Report June 2013
  • Extend the Dolphin File Manager with KDE-Services 1.8-6
  • Create bootable Windows PE live ISO w Linux
  • kde AudioCd. Week 4.
  • Welcome to Microsoft Trustworthy Computing
  • Is Mozilla anti-business, led by 'techno-libertarians'?
  • Netrunner 13.06 Enigma Tweaks for the Memory Deprived PC
  • Childish names are becoming a real problem for Linux

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  • Linux Games: Left 4 Dead 2
  • archbang
  • Selene Media Encoder – An audio/video converter
  • 3 New features for Nautilus 3.10 that promise a better File Manager!
  • Never Again with RetroShare
  • PRISM Free Chat | LAS s27e09

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  • Introduction To SSH
  • Install GNOME Shell Themes in less than 2″ -Live Demo
  • iotop: In, out, up, down
  • The Ubuntu PC Case Mod Pt.6 The mac mini
  • Has Ubuntu lost it?
  • Burning Circle Episode 121
  • opensuse basics: application preferences
  • 5 pillars of Ubuntu Touch success
  • 4 Things You Didn’t Know About BitTorrent
  • Protect your Privacy in a Post Prism World

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  • "IBM Will Continue To Invest In Open Source Technology Projects"
  • How To Administer Your Databases With Adminer
  • How To Add Shortcut Keys In XFCE
  • Microsoft Reorganizes, Big Brother in Iran & More…
  • Make printing easy with the Samsung Unified Linux Driver Repository
  • Artikulate 0.1.0 Contributor Release
  • Plug Makes Your Computer Bigger

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  • Firefox starting slow? Try disabling hardware acceleration
  • Fedora UK - fedora-uk.org
  • Vim Cheat Sheet Poster: 2.0
  • Red Hat Inc, Microsoft Corporation: Three Tech Stocks To Consider Buying
  • Why We Can No Longer Trust Microsoft
  • Understand Linux Shell and Basic Shell Scripting Language Tips
  • Nouveau Fermi Performance On Ubuntu 13.10
  • The Raspberry Pi Microwave
  • Penetration Testing Linux Distribution - Bugtraq 2 Black Widow Final
  • Greg DeKoenigsberg: Our Friend Seth
  • libreoffice Bug Submission Assistant postmortem
  • Ufw Firewall Usage On Ubuntu
  • gThumb 3.2.3 Permits Flickr Access via Facebook/Google Accounts
  • Distro Watcher: Distrowatch Plasmoid for KDE openSUSE
  • Announcing The Linux Command Line: Second Internet Edition
  • Can Red Hat Hijack OpenStack (In A Good Way)?

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  • Review: The CentOS 6 Linux Server Cookbook
  • Ubuntu’s X Window replacement “Mir” coming in next OS version
  • Red Hat Given “Buy” Rating at TheStreet
  • Verizon backs Ubuntu smartphone
  • Viking OS – A FreeBSD Based OS For Google Glasslike Devices
  • Moon Rising's next Beta will be on Linux
  • Use Agedu to Analyze Hard Disk Space Usage in Linux
  • Ht5streamer 0.1: Yet Another Youtube Player For Linux
  • Easily Share Files Between Ubuntu Desktop and Android Device
  • 10 FUDs on Open Source Softwares
  • Full Circle Magazine – LibreOffice Special Edition Volume 03
  • Download and Install the Windows 8.1 Fonts in Ubuntu
  • GUADEC Keynote Speaker: Ethan Lee
  • Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8
  • Free Software, Free as Free Buffet
  • 5 Reasons It’s Time to Ditch MySQL
  • Install KDE In FreeBSD 9.X
  • Fedora 19 Desktop Edition Screenshot Tour
  • Red Hat on RHEL 7, MariaDB and Enterprise Linux [VIDEO]
  • larrythefreesoftwareguy's interview carried on /.
  • QML Coming To The Web Browser As A KDE Project
  • Quick fix for Timezone and system date config issues in Fedora 18 Xfce
  • Embedded Firebird now working in LO
  • Monitor your Bandwidth on Linux with vnstat
  • Wireless energy management controller runs Linux
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