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today's leftovers:

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  • Linux users pay 3x that of Windows users for Humble Indie Bundle 3
  • OpenClonk and Humble Indie Bundle updates
  • Eugeni Dodonov Takes Job at Intel
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 226
  • Improvements in KOrganizer 4.7
  • iTALC - Sourceforge POTM for August
  • OpenBox 3.5.0 Window Manager Released
  • Aseigo: wetabirific
  • In Defense of Internet Anonymity -- Again
  • Three Real-Time Animation Methods
  • State of Drupal 2011 survey
  • Doomsday Testin
  • KDE 4.7 – You didn’t think you would get off that easily, would you?
  • Link-Dead, New 2D Multiplayer Action Game Coming to Linux
  • Canonical Sees Seven Opportunities for Ubuntu Partners

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  • Linux Netbook Review: ZaReason Teo Pro Netbook
  • Interview with a 0 A.D. Developer
  • Interview with Em
  • GNOME Visual Identity manual
  • Dual-boot woes
  • Pics from OSCon
  • Are you ready for RWX³ ?
  • New features for the Mollom module for Drupal
  • Samsung Has Agreed To Stop Sales Of Galaxy Tab 10.1 In Australia
  • Tablet for toddlers runs Android 2.3
  • Phonon VLC 0.4.1 – The Rise of Legacy Media
  • Linux gets a bit of good news on the Netflix front
  • Google Music Manager now Plays to Ubuntu’s tunes
  • Netatalk returns to open source
  • Photo Opportunity -- Linus and Other Hackers Don Penguin Suits 20th Anniversary
  • Debconf
  • Minetest

today's hodgepodge:

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  • Choice is good
  • PCLinuxOS, the REAL deal
  • Text Editors in The Lord of the Rings
  • Open source opening doors to IT
  • Linux Day
  • 10 Free Music Albums: From Folk To Thrash
  • Use SSH for more secure browsing in public networks
  • Ask Ars: how do I use the find command in a pipeline?
  • GamePack 11.04- 156 games in 5 DVD`s for Ubuntu11.04 and LinuxMint11
  • KDE 4.7.0 Video Review
  • Upgraded to KDE 4.7
  • Full Circle Podcast Episode 22: Mad Max Meets Ben Hur
  • Plasma Desktop: Instant apps
  • Smart Folders in KDE Workspace
  • Enable Outgoing Keyserver port with iptables firewall

today's howtos & stuff:

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  • Tablet smackdown: Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. iPad 2
  • Netflix Instant is coming to the entire Linux Community
  • -feliminate-dwarf2-dups FAIL
  • Linux Outlaws 220 - You Better Not Give Him Real Scissors
  • Gallium3D XvMC For Nouveau Working, Again
  • Backing up your Mac OS Lion machine to a Fedora server
  • Hurd mentality
  • KDE development environment in Gentoo
  • What should start from /etc/rcS.d/ in Debian? - almost nothing
  • Firefox, Focus Last Selected Tab Add-On
  • Add a line to a specific position in a file using Linux sed
  • Google is no more the number one in search engines world?
  • HOWTO : Yet Another Update script for Back|Track 5

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  • Heroes of Newerth goes free to play!
  • GNOME Split - File splitter for GNOME desktop
  • Managing Your Dead Tree Library
  • Not a Tug o'War, but Convergence (Mandriva ROSA Desktop)
  • The Importance of Keeping Notes (Revisited)
  • CH: Proprietary competitors delay unwrapping of open source DMS
  • Yes, I broke my computer with PCLinuxOS
  • LibreOffice Conference 2011
  • Asus Unveils 2 New Linux-Powered Netbooks
  • OLPC: Great intentions crippled by flawed philosophy and approach
  • Fedora package social networking
  • New beowulf cluster at EDF based on Debian 6.0 Squeeze
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 164: High Pass Sharpening

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  • Project Zomboid working on Linux
  • Unigine Engine Support For OS X Becomes Official
  • GUI tool checking system and hardware info in Ubuntu
  • On conquering fears and future contributions…
  • Canonical: 3 Signs of Progress for Ubuntu Linux Partners
  • Taking a look at Diaspora – Too little, too late?
  • Why Closed Source Software is More Secure
  • Drupal 7.7 released
  • Defining the Next Chapter of Novell: Focus and Commitment
  • A plea for sanity in software versioning
  • Bandwidth caps are rate hikes
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 413

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  • Ubuntu Linux gets serious about business partners
  • Opera: Network latency improvements, Microdata and QRESYNC
  • Turn your grandma into an IT ninja
  • Subdownloader: An easy way to download subtitles
  • Magicicada - A GTK+ frontend for Ubuntu One file sync
  • AMD Catalyst 11.7 Driver For Linux Brings...
  • I want to show GNOME/GTK+ icons on buttons
  • CPU Freq Scaling Indicator fixed on Ubuntu 11.10
  • Bitcoin Developer Denied Entry to US by Confused Customs Agents
  • Yogboxin’ yer Crafts
  • Finding CPU flags using gcc (Gentoo)
  • OilRush Update
  • Running KWin with OpenGL ES 2.0
  • aseigo: on a cloudy wednesday
  • Puglia region council to approve open source and standards law
  • Help Choose A New Name For Linux Twitter App ‘Schizobird’

Old King of Computers now on Ubuntu

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If you have been using computers for a while now say around 40 years or more then you must have probably started you first lessons in computing on the Commodore 64 computer. Many modern day children and engineers won’t probably know what the Commodore 64 is. It is nothing but the old Keyboard computer which you might have now seen in old movies or preferably in museums or old government offices.

http://ubuntumanual.org/posts/377/old-king-of-computers-now-on-ubuntu

some leftovers:

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  • 11 More Places You Would Never Expect To See Linux
  • New ISO images available : Lubuntu
  • The New Byte Rehashes Old Microsoft Concerns
  • Better video coverage during DebConf
  • Nuts and Bolts: 'Red Hat is more secure'
  • MariaDB 5.3 released as beta
  • System Settings
  • Goodbye Linux 2.6, Hello Linux 3.0
  • Netflix Canada: not bad, but not yet Canadian
  • My GUI
  • Michael Meeks: Some brief thoughts on Project Harmony
  • Have You Taken The LibreOffice User Survey?
  • NVIDIA Releases A Batch Of Vintage Linux Drivers
  • Essential GIMP Scripts and GIMP Plugins

today's leftovers:

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  • CUPS 1.5.0 Released With Several New Features
  • GNOME 3: Awesome Designs for “Music” and “Documents” File Browsing
  • Shadow Layers, and learning by failing
  • Novacut: Not just vaporware.
  • Pakistan to start open source engineering program
  • Contouring resources
  • GUI Tool to dump (clone/image) Files, Disks, Partitions - Gdiskdump
  • Why I Like Roguelikes
  • Our Direction from Mozilla's Senior Leadership
  • PitBull Foundation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0
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  • BIG open-source love Microsoft and Google? You still won't catch AWS [Ed: Microsoft does not love FOSS (or loved by it); it actively attacks FOSS.]
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