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today's leftovers:

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  • Webian Shell: Prototype Web-Based Shell
  • Unity 2d on openSUSE almost there: screenshot
  • Lightspark Flash Player Sees Some Improvements
  • FabFi: An open source wireless network built with trash
  • Thinkpad is not as durable as before
  • DRM Changes Coming Up For Linux 3.1 Kernel
  • Potential Red Hat (RHT) Trade Targets 26.55% Return
  • Microsoft patent division taking cash from at least 5 Android vendors
  • Bacon: Free Official Ubuntu Book For Approved LoCo Teams
  • Linux gaming handheld targets $10-$20 price -- but is it for real?
  • Interview with Libre Graphics Magazine at Libre Graphics Meeting 2011

today's leftovers:

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  • First Public Alpha Released for Linux Game 'The Platform Shooter'
  • Getting secure with Mantra: An open source penetration testing kit
  • Shed Skin: Another Way To Compile Python Code
  • Intel Releases New Open Source Packages
  • Blender 2.58a released
  • A quick look at Indie Games on Linux
  • AriOS 3.0 Released
  • Burn CD, DVD and Blu-Ray in Ubuntu Linux using Silicon Empire
  • New OpenOffice.Org One Month On
  • Game Drift Linux – Distribution For Gamers
  • ClassicMenu Indicator
  • A Super key you will want to press
  • Modal Dialogs Land in Ubuntu 11.10
  • New Linux-64-bit-Option in LibO-ExtensionCenter

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HowTos
  • Automounting NTFS flash drives in Gentoo
  • Dr. Bill Netcast – 195 – (07/02/11)
  • Fedora and laptops - only a brief look ...
  • WebOS 3.0 In-Depth | LAS | s17e06
  • Linux Outlaws 216 - Jaffa Cakes
  • Automake and cmake revisited
  • Installed Fedora 15
  • LXDM: the wannabe Login Manager
  • Going Linux Jul 05: #143 Listener Feedback
  • The Kernel Graphics Interface (KGI) Is Effectively Dead
  • HOWTO : Yet Another Back|Track 5 on Dell Streak 5
  • Bash builtins
  • Game Drift Linux – Distribution For Gamers
  • Hidden Linux : Hardware reports
  • Stability Adventures Part 1 – Adding unit tests to compiz

today's odds & ends:

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  • Executive offers peek under the Red Hat
  • Cross-Distro Mini-Conf for Linux.conf.au 2012
  • Reading news the way I like it
  • Ubuntu: how to deal with (or not) Unity
  • Interview with Keith Poole from Desura part 2!
  • Bodhi Linux for ARM Alpha 1
  • Inner City Boston Ubuntu Hour 2
  • PCLinuxOS 2011 Review (video)
  • Put your site under Siege
  • Quiz: Input/Output Redirection
  • Install Arch Linux On Your Computer [Part 2]

some howtos & leftovers:

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HowTos
  • 7 Useful Commands For Ubuntu Linux Newbies
  • Install Ubuntu without burning LiveCD from Windows 7 dual-boot (not wubi)
  • Two monitors. Different resolutions. One desktop.
  • Unknown Horizons 2011.2 – available for openSUSE and Fedora
  • Linux IT to underwrite open-source adoption
  • Light Desktop Environment for Fedora 15
  • Valve Makes The Source SDK Free Of Charge
  • No need to worry as open source contributions decline
  • Install Python 2.5 on CentOS/4
  • Linux Shell Introduction
  • First teaser trailer for Dirk Dashing 2: E.V.I.L. Eye!
  • Unified Messaging Menu / MeMenu Mockup
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 26th June
  • PCLinuxOS 2011.6 Review / Thoughts (video)
  • Newlooks – a classic touch for GNOME 3

today's leftovers:

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  • Gameolith The Linux® Game Download Store
  • BlueBubble: What I learned
  • Compile and Run Syncany on Ubuntu 11.04
  • Rollback, a barrel of fun
  • Larry the Cow Embraces Freedom
  • Running GNOME apps in Kubuntu
  • Battery Drain Problem? : Bumblebee to the rescue
  • How to start contributing to Debian?
  • What To Do If Still Seeing Poor Linux Battery Life
  • Untangle your network
  • Red Hat Exec's $1 Million Sale
  • Mono Consultants
  • New Plasma Active Window Switcher
  • A Python Front-End To GCC Is Brewing This Summer
  • A quick note about Mandriva 2011 UI

today's leftovers:

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  • Top 10 supercomputers in numbers
  • Ubuntu Community Week Collector Card #1
  • FLOSS Weekly 172: MediaFront
  • Bridge Construction Set lands on the Software Center
  • Firefox tries, and fails, to make business amends
  • Mike Kestner Leaves Xamarin
  • Linux Outlaws 215 - Bitcoin Discussion

today's leftovers:

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  • More Firefox feature assassination coming up
  • Sony CEO blurs line between Linux and piracy at shareholders’ meeting
  • Linux Mint 11 LXDE RC released!
  • What does the future hold for Firefox?
  • Android and Red Hat Prove Linux's Merit
  • Pidgin-privacy-please
  • BlueBubble + Applets
  • Meet Dirk Hohndel, Desktop Summit Keynote Speaker
  • NL: Half of all public administrations have open source strategy
  • GNOME:Ayatana indicators for openSUSE 11.4
  • LD Magic in Linux
  • Ubuntu Slogan (?)
  • Puzzle Moppet hits the Ubuntu Software Center
  • Teo Natty Netbook: Good Things

today's leftovers:

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  • Nord: A beautiful glassy shell theme
  • GCC 4.6.1 Compiler Released
  • cpan2pkg: prettier gui, ready for mageia!
  • Imagination, now in HD
  • openSUSE strategy voting close to the finish line
  • Gluster Becomes Member of Open Virtualization Alliance
  • Gdiskdump - GUI for diskdump (dd)
  • DtO: Drastic Measures at Bust Buy
  • Geneva abandoning its open source email and office strategy
  • Interview with Keith Poole from Desura Part 1
  • Awoken Icon Set Ported to KDE, Looks Absolutely Beautiful
  • Open Framework Systems (OFS), a new strategic partner for Mandriva
  • 1 Million XOs Missing in Action, Lack of Measurements to Blame
  • Live stream of Debian uploads as well as Ubuntu bugs and uploads
  • Quake Turns 15; Carmack & Hollenshead Speak

some leftovers:

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  • Burning Through Power: Linux Regressions Found
  • Why I Use Linux Ubuntu
  • Advances and Paradoxes of Computers
  • Wallpaper Slideshow App For Gnome 3 (Updated)
  • Pidgin 2.9.0 released (installation in Ubuntu)
  • Blackmagic Decklink SDI and Linux
  • Watching multimedia in Slackware’s browser
  • Video thumbnails in Thunar
  • Ubuntu Unity Concept with Android-esque Trash Icon Gesture
  • Meego/Harmattan – A willfully misunderstood platform.
  • Free or open source for students?
  • Linux Outlaws 214 - Das Router
  • Network Boot Mageia: PXE + NFS Root goodness
  • OIN-A patent pool to protect Linux users from lawsuits
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 19th June
  • Linux 3.0 Faster Than Linux 2.6
  • KDE 4 Service Menu Editor
  • Firefox Drops URL Prefix
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BSD Leftovers

  • LLVM/Clang 4.0 Is Running Late Due To Seven Blocker Bugs
    LLVM 4.0 was supposed to have been released by now, but it's running late due to open blocker bugs. Hans Wennborg commented on the mailing list that while the release should have happened on 21 February, serving as release manager, he hasn't tagged the release yet due to open blocker bugs.
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