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  • 10 things to do after installing Linux Mint 13
  • Xubuntu 12.04: upgrade, how it should be
  • New Ubuntu Phone Concept
  • How to Repair GRUB2 When Ubuntu Won’t Boot
  • Software Freedom Conservancy's Coordinated Compliance Efforts
  • Open source still feared within Whitehall, says IT architect
  • Fedora 17 Review | LAS | s22e01
  • The Linux Setup - Lee Hachadoorian, Geographer
  • Red Hat to support Korean financial firms’ migration to open-source platforms
  • XFS, Btrfs, EXT4 Battle It Out On Linux 3.4

some odds & ends:

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  • Moonlight, the open source Silverlight project for Linux, is dead
  • Oracle's Patent 'Disaster': Beginning of a Bright New Era?
  • Linux: Rising Star in the IT Cloud
  • Open source and the National Security Agency, together again
  • ZaReason Upgrades Open Source PC Line

some leftovers & stuff:

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  • This Week in Linux
  • Red Hat appoints Arun Oberoi as executive VP, global sales
  • KISS simplicity: Arch Linux
  • Even Linux Has A Greater Smartphone Market Share Than Windows Phone
  • Raspberry Pi foundation demos 14MP camera module for $35 computer
  • This Tiny PC Runs Linux and Android 4.0--and Costs Just $74
  • Microsoft, SUSE Integrate Linux Support in System Center
  • My Thoughts on QML and the Desktop
  • Apache OpenOffice made easy with YUM
  • An OS in the Public Interest - a Mandriva Linux Foundation?
  • This Cadillac Is Powered by Linux
  • Remote Desktop Options for Linux
  • IPv6 day 6 June 2012: time to do it again
  • Simon Phipps is the new OSI President
  • Who Loves Ya, Linux Baby?
  • What does the Linux 3.4 kernel have to offer?
  • Moebius Adventure Game Confirmed for Linux
  • Xenonauts confirmed for Linux

some odds & ends:

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  • Ubuntu Unity Used By Super Heroes on TV Show
  • LibreOffice mentoring
  • First Unreal Engine 4 Screens
  • systemd for Administrators, Part XIII
  • Can This Computer Empower a New Generation of Programmers?
  • Mageia 2 and the default GNOME 3 desktop
  • Always on an activity, or all. You asked for it.
  • Sending mail from bash [Script]
  • Going Linux May 19: #173 Computer America #50

today's leftovers:

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  • X.Org: "A Wasteland of Unreviewedness"
  • Kindergarden Linux
  • Tips for Linux Beginners
  • The road to KDE LightDM-0.2
  • Unity3D is Already Working on a Linux Port
  • Musings on the linux audio stack
  • $200 USB Stick Size Ubuntu PC 'Cotton Candy' Starts Shipping in May
  • If it's a Linux flaw, your phone is directly threatened
  • openSUSE in Education, Spreading Continue
  • Make Ubuntu top panel transparent
  • RescueTime for Linux (beta)
  • Browse your activities
  • Parted Magic gets optional firewall
  • cups-1.6 will be loads of fun
  • Add Screensavers to Ubuntu 12.04

today's leftovers:

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  • Pixar's Toy Story 2 Was Nearly Lost Because Of A Linux Command
  • US Supremes hammer final nail into Psystar coffin
  • 125,000 Ubuntu PCs to land in Pakistani students' laps
  • Wil Wheaton: ‘Yo Hollywood, Let Me Download Ubuntu’
  • Fedora To Remain Monogamist Towards GCC
  • What's going on with Krita since 2.4 got released?
  • Open Source Startup Inktank Sets Gaze On Ubuntu Server
  • Linux Outlaws 265 - It Doesn't Affect Your Ball Control

today's leftovers:

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  • Debian Edu interview: Jürgen Leibner
  • LibreOffice - Enhance desktop productivity
  • Linux Setup - Scott Merrill, Systems Engineer/Tech Writer
  • Open source software: It’s more than just free stuff
  • Ubuntu Developer Summit 12.10 Recap
  • Linux Wins - Or Does It?
  • Linux 3.4 approaching with "calmed" RC7
  • Is Mozilla Punting on Web Apps for Linux?
  • Going Linux #172 Linux Applications-Introduction

some odds & ends:

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  • Mozilla Makes Firefox 13 Super Speedy
  • Open source suites go beyond Microsoft Office
  • Nvidia contributes CUDA compiler to open source
  • Something to Watch With Red Hat

today's leftovers:

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  • Mark Shuttleworth, Open-Source Software's Sugar Daddy
  • Ubuntu TV Is A Popular Topic This Week
  • Opera 11.64 released
  • Dynamite Jack Released
  • User namespaces – available to play
  • Fedora Project is naming names
  • Compiz, Merging, Forking - Other UDS-Q Notes
  • The new Ubuntu Business Desktop Remix is out now
  • partner network, 8gb storage, applications (Vivaldi)
  • Announcing printerd
  • Calxeda Shows Live ARM-Based Cluster Running Ubuntu Linux
  • Do robots need a Linux or a Mac OS to thrive?
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 4 Episode 8

some leftovers:

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HowTos
  • Mageia 2 RC Released, Final Delayed
  • KDE Plasma Netbook Revisited
  • Grub 2 theme for Fedora 17
  • Vivaldi Content Store Shows Ankles For The Cinematograph
  • What Would I Tell Developers About Using Open Source Software?
  • Make an explosion effect in GIMP
  • Is Skype + Video + Linux Always a Hassle?
  • It's back! Fedora Reloaded Podcast
  • OLPC Gets Backing in Australia
  • Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst Sells Shares for $6.8M
  • 5 Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy
  • How to Create Custom Linux Live CD/USB
  • Introducing: Lunduke’s Awesome Blocks of Awesome
  • FLOSS Weekly 210
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OSS Leftovers

  • Canada’s Spy Agency Releases its Cyber-Defense Tool for Public
  • Canadian govt spooks open source anti-malware analytics tool
    The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) said the AssemblyLine tool is designed to analyse large volumes of files, and can automatically rebalance workloads.
  • Microservices served on blockchain, in open source
    Cloud application marketplace company Wireline is working with open source blockchain project developer Qtum The new union is intended to provide a conduit to consuming microservices at [web] scale using blockchain at the core. As we know, microservices offer the ability to create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) without having to manage the underlying hardware and software infrastructure. [...] The Qtum a blockchain application platform combines the functions of Bitcoin Core, an account abstraction layer allowing for multiple virtual machines and a proof-of-stake consensus protocol aimed at tackling industry-use cases. The Qtum Foundation, headquartered in Singapore, is the decision-making body that drives the project’s development.
  • Rendering HTML5 video in Servo with GStreamer
    At the Web Engines Hackfest in A Coruña at the beginning of October 2017, I was working on adding some proof-of-concept code to Servo to render HTML5 videos with GStreamer. For the impatient, the results can be seen in this video here
  • Working Intel CET Bits Now Land In GCC8
    A few days back I wrote about Intel's work on Control-flow Enforcement Technology beginning to land in GCC. This "CET" work for future Intel CPUs has now landed in full for GCC 8. The bits wiring up this control-flow instrumentation and enforcement support are now all present in mainline GCC SVN/Git for next year's GCC 8.1 release.
  • Using Gitea and/or Github to host blog comments
    After having moved from FSFE’s wordpress instance I thought long about whether I still want to have comments on the new blog. And how I would be able to do it with a statically generated site. I think I have found/created a pretty good solution that I document below.

Security Leftovers

  • Where Did That Software Come From?
    The article explores how cryptography, especially hashing and code signing, can be use to establish the source and integrity. It examines how source code control systems and automated build systems are a key part of the software provenance story. (Provenance means “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.” It is increasingly being applied to software.)
  • Judge: MalwareTech is no longer under curfew, GPS monitoring [Updated]
    A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as "MalwareTech," who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges. Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin’s Thursday order, Hutchins, who is currently living in Los Angeles, will no longer be subject to a curfew or to GPS monitoring.
  • [Older] Leicester teen tries to hack CIA and FBI chiefs' computers
    A teenager attempted to hack senior US government officials' computers from his home. Kane Gamble, 18, from Coalville, Leicestershire, pleaded guilty to 10 charges relating to computer hacking. His targets included the then CIA director John Brennan and former FBI deputy director Mark Giuliano.

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