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HowTos
  • Ultimate Edition 3.0 "Gamers" Released
  • Installing Linux on a 386 laptop
  • Superdrug takes out common cold, other viruses
  • awesome Linux cheat sheet
  • Cardinal Quest
  • How eBay Leveraged Open Source to Streamline Transaction Processing
  • I installed sabayon 6 what now?
  • High-calibre ebook management
  • Software RAID in Linux – a small tutorial

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  • Unity Update Part 2: Music Lens, Indicator Changes And More
  • Does linux Need Defrag?
  • FreeCAD – Free 3d CAD application for Linux
  • Interactive SVG Mockups with Inkscape & Javascript
  • Spending Money: VMWare
  • Plasma Active, the stage is yours
  • QEMU 0.15 Brings Several New Features
  • Kate Turning 10 Years Old
  • Novell and Nortel Patent Sales Boost Linux Group Membership
  • The IBM PC is 30 today
  • Helena The 3rd Video Review and Updates
  • Thursday in Fedora
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 415

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  • GNOME 3
  • GNU Xnee 3.10 (‘Heron’) released
  • The “App Model” and the Web
  • Dragonplayer - Simple video player
  • BEEP-Game Review and Gameolith
  • plasma active & contour demo
  • A selection of photographs from some of RMS's past events
  • Linux 3.x Matures as GNOME Fork Calls 'Grow'
  • Wallpapers from... heaven?
  • Wednesday in Fedora
  • It works: Plasma now looks up missing components through PackageKit
  • BSDanywhere: time machine
  • FLOSS Weekly 177: Delta3D

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  • Color It By Numbers – Flowers, Released
  • Everything is a Compiler
  • 42 percent of PCs will be running Windows 7 by year-end
  • LF Announces Linux Training Scholarship Recipients
  • Broadcom, Dell, Linux 3.0
  • Computer: How far is it to the next good interface?
  • Using a single database for KDE programs
  • .exe file on Linux
  • But wait, there’s more
  • Toasters and Pants at Day Three of Desktop Summit 2011
  • Red Hat's Most Serious Flaw Types for 2010
  • desktop summit thoughts
  • Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! [Achron]
  • OpenSuse 11.4 Woes
  • On WebKit and WebKit2

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  • Five awesome new themes for your gnome shell
  • Samsung Remove Ubuntu Logo From Galaxy Ad
  • TRAUMA Has Been Released
  • MariaDB Crash Course released
  • KDE World Domination
  • OSCON Round-up
  • Answering critics on Linux configuration anarchy
  • Anybody got sgv, StarDraw 2.0 examples with text?
  • How to piss off a Linux kernel subsystem maintainer - part 6
  • Thoughts on FOSS Advocates
  • Get the branding: Unofficial KDE abbreviations list
  • Firefox Extension for Anonymous Browsing Hits Version 1.0
  • Day Two at Desktop Summit 2011
  • Favorite Terminal Emulators
  • Scoregasm comes to linux
  • Monday in Fedora
  • Feature preview of Fedora 16 installer
  • Some Desktop Summit videos
  • What Would Linus Do About GNOME 3? (blog safari)
  • Linux Outlaws 222 - Don't Be Harshin' Our Mellow

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  • 3D Puzzle Game 'Cubosphere' Beta Released for Linux
  • install rpm packages on other pc w/o net connection
  • Minitube 1.5 to the rescue
  • Linux Action Show s18e01: Great Linux Games
  • Mixing Debian testing and unstable packages
  • A Surprisingly Easy Tip for Upgrading Ubuntu
  • 3 Linux Apps for Converting Videos
  • Japanese in PCLinuxOS? Of course!
  • Ubuntu Membership & Tips for Applicants
  • Linux Mint: An updating tip
  • add contrib and non-free repository in Debian GNU/Linux
  • [How To] Make A Minimal-looking Narwhal Desktop

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  • The 5 Worst Videos on YouTube
  • Mandriva 2011 with kernel 3.0
  • RAW image processing with digikam
  • Contributions of Non-Technical People
  • Raspberry Pi Interview With Eben Upton
  • Record of KDE Donations complete
  • Bash, special parameters by examples
  • Ubuntu Photography Guidelines

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  • Disney to Produce Penguin Film… Called ‘Tux’
  • Recycle's Friend, Reuse
  • Sourceforge Code of Conduct and Community Contributed Docs
  • Gtk module in Vala for the onscreen positioning code
  • A Guide to Open Source Licensing
  • openSUSE Factory Progress 2011-08-05
  • Open Source Meets Systems Management
  • Rugged Individualism, Community, and Templating Systems
  • Does open source need corporate backing to succeed?
  • Going Linux Aug 05: #146 Listener Feedback
  • EU-law on re-use of public sector data may include source code
  • Atom Zombie Smasher has added to The Humble Indie Bundle #3
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2011.08.05
  • Open Embedded: An alternative way to build embedded Linux distributions
  • BR: Government signs up to develop OpenOffice and LibreOffice
  • Is Google too big to get anything done?

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  • Why I returned my iPad
  • Making mountains out of molehills (DMB)
  • My View of Fedora 15
  • How is booting into runlevel 1 different from single user boots?
  • Approaching the desktop summit
  • Extending our Reach: Many Layers of User Sovereignty
  • And we are back: Mono 2.10.3
  • Red Hat Certifies 400 Virtualization Professionals
  • X.Org Server 1.11 RC2 Is Released
  • In Search Of... A Few Good Developers
  • RapidDisk, A New Linux RAM Disk Kernel Module
  • Android Is the Least Open of the Open Source Platforms
  • An Open Source Gorilla In The Mists
  • $199 Asus X101 targets Linux tablet alternative
  • Linux Outlaws 221 - My Internal DNS
  • Linux Crazy Podcast 90 Interview with Jane Trembath
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 414
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 3 Episode 15

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  • KVM Virtualization: Ready for the Desktop?
  • Windows is Dying… and so are Macintosh and Linux
  • openSUSE ambassadors keep rocking…
  • Linux Australia sorts out finances, keeps membership free
  • IE User Stupidy Study a Hoax
  • Red Hat completes 10 years of Linux Kernel Leadership
  • 5 great uses for your old Windows computer
  • Unity Facebook App Adds Muti-photo Uploads and Easier Installation
  • Free Software for Little People: Interview
  • Ubuntu IVI Remix receives GENIVI Alliance Complaince Approval
  • New game titles in the Ubuntu Software Center
  • BSD Magazine August Issue Ready
  • FLOSS Weekly 176: Colin Percival
  • Linux Basement - Episode 70 - Google+ or Minus
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Security Leftovers

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  • Microsoft says its best not to fiddle with its Windows 10 group policies (that don't work)

    On Monday, we revealed that a security researcher had used a packet sniffer to show that many settings designed to prevent access to the internet were being ignored with connections to a range of third party servers including advertising hubs.

  • What's got a vast attack surface and runs on Linux? Windows Defender, of course
    Google Project Zero's Windows bug-hunter and fuzz-boffin Tavis Ormandy has given the world an insight into how he works so fast: he works on Linux, and with the release of a personal project on GitHub, others can too. Ormandy's project is to port Windows DLLs to Linux for his vuln tests (“So that's how he works so fast!” Penguinistas around the world are saying). Typically self-effacing, Ormandy made this simple announcement on Twitter (to a reception mixing admiration, humour, and horror):
  • Hacked in Translation – from Subtitles to Complete Takeover
    Check Point researchers revealed a new attack vector which threatens millions of users worldwide – attack by subtitles. By crafting malicious subtitle files, which are then downloaded by a victim’s media player, attackers can take complete control over any type of device via vulnerabilities found in many popular streaming platforms, including VLC, Kodi (XBMC), Popcorn-Time and strem.io. We estimate there are approximately 200 million video players and streamers that currently run the vulnerable software, making this one of the most widespread, easily accessed and zero-resistance vulnerability reported in recent years.
  • A Samba remote code execution vulnerability
    Distributors are already shipping the fix; there's also a workaround in the advisory for those who cannot update immediately.

KDE, Qt, GTK and GNOME News

  • KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS Desktop Environment Released with over 60 Improvements
    KDE has announced today the release and immediate availability of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment. KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS is now considered the latest stable and most advanced version of the KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS (Long Term Support) desktop environment, which some of you out there are probably using on your favorite GNU/Linux distributions instead of a short-lived branch like KDE Plasma 5.9 or the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.10 release.
  • Summer of Coding!
    After a month of dread and panicking about the fact that Google Summer of Code results are announced in the middle of exam season... I'm happy to say I'll be doing the Rust plugin for KDevelop!
  • Qt 5.9 Release Candidate Available For Testing
  • Qt 5.9.0 RC released
    We have released Qt 5.9.0 RC today. You can update it at the top of your Qt 5.9 beta(4) online installation or do clean installation by using qt online installer. Detailed instructions here: https://wiki.qt.io/How_to_get_snapshot_via_online_installer .
  • The Road to GTK+ 4 Continues, New Milestone Adds Initial OS X and Meson Support
    A new milestone was released recently, GTK+ 3.91.0, which adds quite a bunch of improvements and bug fixes, but also some new APIs and compatibility with other supported operating systems besides those based on the Linux kernel. For example, GTK+ 3.91.0 implements initial support for Apple's macOS platform, which will make it possible to run apps written in GTK+ 4 on OS X.
  • Epiphany Browser Updated for GNOME 3.25.2 with New Shortcuts for Switching Tabs
    Ahead of today's GNOME 3.25.2 desktop environment development release, the team of developers behind the Epiphany web browser have released the second milestone towards the Epiphany 3.26 stable series, due out later this year.

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