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  • Whatever happened to Google?
  • Setting up a personal web server on the Raspberry PI
  • Starting a shell with sudo works different in openSUSE?
  • aide: Security through meticulous checking
  • Install Cool Reader 3 on Ubuntu
  • Snowlinux 4 arrives with frosty MATE and Cinnamon flavours
  • Red Hat Tools Span RHEL Plus OpenShift
  • Humble Indie Bundle Ate 4 More Games
  • Processing goes 2.0 with an OpenGL core
  • a peculiar development setup
  • znake: Déjà vu, and yet not
  • Give this free, LibreOffice-integrated bookkeeping package a try
  • MagPi issue 13: out now
  • Fedora Photography
  • OpenOffice and LibreOffice and hybrid PDFs
  • bareos an interesting replacement to bacula
  • Going Linux: #s 210 & 209

some odds & ends:

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  • Waveryder Linux and Mac Demos Released
  • Rosegarden Music Editor Version 13.04 Released
  • Open source evangelist Atul Chitnis passes away
  • PCMan File Manager for the win!
  • How To Remove Linux While Keeping Windows On Your PC

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  • 4 Astounding Linux Mouse Hacks
  • Valve Updates Steam Hardware Survey For May
  • I am a Mage!
  • Unvanquished Alpha 16 Improves Renderer, Minimaps
  • Debian Stable to track Firefox ESR
  • What Linux OS Is On Your Web Server?
  • Gtypist – Command Line Typing Tutor
  • Changing modes and capabilities in ModemManager
  • Firefox OS: Go away fanbois, fandroids - you wouldn't understand
  • Firefox Redesign: What Is Australis?
  • Dealing with UEFI non-volatile memory quirks
  • Fedora for short-lifespan server instances
  • Real-time friendly Linux for communications uses Yocto
  • US University Leverages Linux for High Performance Computing
  • Linux Boot Process Chart (init)
  • The Value of Free Software
  • Uptime
  • Cinnamon 2.0 in Linux Mint 16, no GNOME back-end
  • Read This Before Updating Your Arch Linux
  • One Week With GNOME Classic: Day Four (Settling In)
  • Fedora is the Best FOSS Community-Driven Linux Distribution

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  • 3D printer software in Fedora 19
  • Use Raspberry Pi to stream to any device with SqueezePlug
  • Thank You, Bitcoin Community
  • And It Came To Pass That */Linux Attacked The Monopoly
  • Secret of the Magic Crystals
  • Get an app on the Raspberry Pi Store – Tutorial
  • FOSS Talks UEFI, Shuttleworth On M$ & More…
  • The Linux Setup - David Burke, IT Consultant
  • This month (May) in Redhat KDE
  • Easy ISO booting with Qemu
  • Linux Mint 15 video review
  • New PDF Book for Beaglebone Black : Bad to the Bone
  • Google: A new inbox that puts you back in control
  • Use Terminal As A Web Browser
  • Full Circle Magazine #73 is OUT! (page appears hacked).. oh wait, it's fixed
  • Tizen Linux running on the Google Nexus 7 (video)
  • Ditch Your Windows OS and Replace It with ReactOS
  • Sourceforge June PoM: ReactOS
  • 100 Scopes Is Not Ready for Ubuntu 13.10 Yet
  • Hello, My Name is (Ubuntu)
  • tboot in Fedora 19: Don’t worry, it’s just a bug
  • Delete millions of files faster
  • Pleasant Open document format surprise
  • WattOS : A Lightweight Alternative To Lubuntu
  • Linux Lite 1.0.6 Beta Released
  • Linux Basement: Episode 80 - A Ride to a Galaxy

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  • Legend of Grimrock Linux Version Released
  • BioShock Infinite Will Not Arrive on Linux
  • Recent Experiments with Konsole
  • compromised
  • Former Microsoft Exec Embraces Linux for Networking Software
  • Abducted brings alien adventure to Linux
  • useful vim plugins & keymaps
  • Linux Thermal Daemon
  • How to install pf-kernel in debian
  • Save time with AWK print
  • Much improved multiple monitor support in Fedora
  • Finger Command To Find User Details
  • Floss Weekly 253
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 5 Episode 9
  • TLLTS Episode 507 Released May 29

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  • Funding for open source projects is more achievable than it seems
  • XBMC running in Linux on a TV box with an Amlogic AM8726-MX chip
  • FreeBSD monitoring tool
  • Simple workaround to keep PC alive playing songs in Amarok and Gnome
  • Consensus decision making
  • Raspberry Pi's Raspbian Improves Its Performance
  • Commercial Open Source Support: What to ask when evaluating
  • One Small Step for NASA, One Giant Leap for Open Source (blog safari)
  • Munich: GNU/Linux Desktop Migration Completed Successfully
  • doneyet: A middle-ground task manager
  • Another Reason Why Open Source Wins: Fairness
  • signal() doubly considered harmful
  • Migrating to open source needs a plan
  • Add More Fruit to Your Raspberry Pi!
  • FLOSS Weekly 253

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  • Rumour: Foxconn Firefox Tablet Coming June 3rd
  • What’s the best Firefox or Opera browser alternative?
  • Linux Top 3: Puppy, Backbox and Linux 3.10
  • The Raven - Legacy of a Master Thief on Linux in July
  • Build a Portable Android-based Raspberry Pi Station
  • Humble Indie Bundle 8 Launches, Brings New Games to Linux
  • How to install Linux on a Packard Bell Secure Boot
  • Ankh 3 adventure game officially coming to Linux
  • Linux Foundation Adds New Members from Car Software and Gaming Industries
  • TuxRadar Open Ballot: Abandon ship?
  • Counting Cards: Cribbage
  • Look before you leap into Disk Encryption

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  • When It Comes To FOSS, Who Don’t You Trust?
  • How To Play Music From Command Line (Terminal)
  • Heavy Gear Assault promises Linux and Oculus Rift support
  • The apps of KDE 4.10 Part VII: Dragon Player
  • Mono – Lost in Translation
  • How to get gorgeous looking fonts on ubuntu linux
  • Linux Mint 15 Review: Arch’s Nemesis? | LAS s27e02
  • #!CrunchBang 11 "Waldorf": The Breakfast of Champions
  • Still using Crunchbang
  • Replacing X With Wayland On The Raspberry Pi
  • Zorin OS 7: This may be the Linux distro you're looking for
  • An Everyday Linux User review of Mozillux

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  • Is Linux Still Short on Apps vs Windows? Reality Check
  • Shuttleworth Says that Microsoft Had the Right Vision
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Complete Unity Desktop Review
  • The helpful thing about Linux..
  • The first web page
  • Finally Dies
  • TuxOnIce – Revolutionise the way you start your Linux
  • Painkiller Hell & Damnation to Arrive on Linux, Soon
  • Eight-Way BSD & Linux OS Comparison

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  • LibreOffice 4.1.0 Beta 1 Brings More DOCX Import Improvements
  • Quantum computing is here! But does it run Linux?
  • Raspberry Pi makes wardriving cooler
  • The 10 Worst Linux Distros: Swift Linux (video)
  • Going Linux May 26: #209 Computer America #62
  • something about KDE 4.11
  • Shell Script To Check File Exists Under A Path
  • LibreOffice Extensions-Website: Cleaning up User Accounts
  • Conky Lua for KDE and Gnome 3 distros
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