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  • XBMC, Now with Less XB!
  • A Native Enlightenment EFL Port To PlayStation 3
  • Oil Rush Build 0.80 released
  • The Little Woman Now Uses a GNU/Linux Terminal Server
  • Openshot Prepares New Release
  • Open source tool enables security tests for chip cards
  • LibreOffice Writer headers and footers revisited
  • The world's largest Linux desktop deployment
  • Knoppix 6.7.1 with Firefox 6.0.2, LibreOffice 3.4.3 and Linux 3.0.4
  • The Tails Project's The Amnesic Incognito Live System
  • Oracle Further Commercializes MySQL Database
  • KDE e.V. Report for Second Quarter 2011
  • How NOT to Push a New Open Source License, Part 2
  • Nepomuk – What Comes Next
  • Fedora 15 Configuration Series: Gnome Tweak Tool
  • New Award: Sourceforge Community Member of the Month!
  • Linux Outlaws 229 - The Windows of Linux Podcasts

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  • Quick and dirty: why sudo is bad for security
  • APT Woodchuck
  • Release for CentOS-5.7 i386 and x86_64
  • Eina - A classic player for a modern era
  • A brief introduction to Arduino
  • Scientific Linux 5.7 has been released for i386 and x86_64
  • Red Hat Expands Brisbane Support and Engineering Facility
  • Government open source must have an open standards plan
  • Critics call foul as Google takes aim at JavaScript with Dart
  • IBM sells Google 1,023 patents for Android legal defense
  • Tsung - distributed load testing tool
  • FLOSS Weekly 182
  • Another Apache update due to byte range flaw
  • Gaming In Linux : Steam Installation
  • LXF 150 On Sale Today
  • Active play and test
  • Make the Most of Your Media with These Free Tools
  • Dungeons of Dredmor soooooon!
  • Tmux – the Terminal multiplexer
  • commandline directory warning

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  • A bug’s life
  • Cheese vs Ekiga for Software Engineering class
  • The “Gleaners” of Paris
  • Software Freedom Day 2011
  • Ohio Linux Fest 2011 report
  • Speed Up Your Computer Commercials
  • Linux Foundation sites still offline after attack
  • Post PC my butt
  • Top 8 worst suggestions on Linux
  • Russian President Medvedev asked to fund Windows clone
  • Red Hat 6 gets thumbs up from SAP, Amazon
  • Linux is popular in Argentina due to its low cost

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  • Wally 2.4.2 with GNOME Shell Support
  • Vinux : Ubuntu For Blind (visually Impaired users)
  • The OpenJDK as the default Java on Linux
  • A quick look at Mageia 1 and Mandriva 2011
  • Pinta Revived, New Release Planned
  • digiKam Software Collection 2.1.0 is out...
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Gets Updated Installer Slides
  • Canonical Focuses Efforts on Engaging Independent Developers
  • Introducing CoffeeScript
  • KVM and the great outdoors
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 4th September
  • Happier OpenSuse Days
  • MIB Mandriva/ROSA backgrounds
  • Removing the Fedora Release Notes from the releases?
  • Linux Crazy Podcast 92 The Perfect Desktop IMHO
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Preview | LAS | s18e06

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  • Moving on from Desktop Wars
  • Phonon-Xine is dead. Long live Phonon-GStreamer.
  • Minbar and the Islamic Tools and Libraries
  • Death of the command line revisited
  • 5 Free Apps for Eye-Popping Graphics
  • Oresme, plotting for GNUstep
  • Longene: The Linux Kernel With Windows Support
  • Contributor hunt begins as libVLC goes LGPL
  • Learning Unix
  • Two More Developers Join The Chicago Linux Panel
  • A Way off the Ranch
  • Adobe Offers Flash Player 11 Release Candidate
  • Tracking Server Uptimes
  • Can Linux Kill Your Hardware - A Warning to Asus T101MT Owners
  • are distros trying to be too easy?
  • Munich Migration From The User’s Viewpoint
  • If you have a mysterious problem with a Linux box, try sys_basher
  • Three Top Open Source Bug Tracking Apps
  • X.Org Smooth Scrolling Prepped For Merging
  • FLOSS Weekly 181: libcloud
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 419

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  • My favourite Empathy feature no-one knows about
  • Oddly enough, I miss the Linux desktop
  • Mitigating risks, part 1
  • New Opera 12.00 build with rendering and Speed Dial improvements
  • Deus Ex Human Revolution Terminal Theme
  • Startups, pride and open source
  • Powerful Firewall Manager built on top of Iptables - Vuurmuur
  • Sourceforge Project of the Month September 2011 - GCompris
  • Three Reasons To Use Linux For Home Use
  • FSF's Star Turn in the Android FUDathon, Part 1
  • Unofficial Patch Brings OnLive to Linux
  • Should KDE become the Apache Software Foundation of the Qt world?
  • Developing LibreOffice
  • No Android forks here
  • A Q&A Panel About Contributing To X.Org & Open-Source
  • New on the opensource.com: Open source resources
  • The Document Foudation Board Elections: Nominations Open
  • TimeGraph: A Linux GPU Command Scheduler
  • GIMP Plugin Registry 3.5.4 Brings 4 Updates
  • X.Org XDC2011 Chicago Preview
  • Bitfighter multi-player Indie game, needs you
  • If You Build It, They Will Come.....(Ignite for Linux)
  • Community Hack Allows Linux/Wine users to experience OnLive
  • Roccat Linux Support Keeps Coming
  • Tor: confidential, anonymous and secure Internet
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  • the most versatile IDE for development in Ubuntu | Geany IDE
  • Going Linux Sep 05: #149 Listener Feedback
  • Linux Outlaws 227 - Competitively Priced

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  • Tor Browser Bundle-Tor Goes Portable
  • First Look At Ubuntu Linux 11.10 Beta
  • Find out what is using your swap
  • Network emulator tool for Linux
  • Finding Files And Folders With KFind
  • Configuring IP aliases under Ubuntu Linux
  • Use Mechanig to Easily Clean Up Your Ubuntu Machine
  • Automatic Software Installer for Ubuntu Linux - Bleeding Edge
  • Ubuntu terminal keyboard shortcuts
  • AES Encryption with Python
  • [SOLVED] Blank dark screen after installing ATI Drivers in Ubuntu
  • Your Favorite Browsers
  • The Android/GPL situation
  • 25,000 Children Are about to Learn Sugar
  • Reflecting on Chrome as browser hits third birthday
  • Firefox 8 May Catch Up to Chrome for Speed
  • Putting more fun into openSUSE Conference
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 418
  • NVIDIA Provides RandR Patch For Border Property
  • A Tale of Two Licenses
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 3 Episode 17
  • FLOSS Weekly 180

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  • Don’t be an idiot
  • Opera 11.51 released
  • openSUSE release counter
  • Libertus Braille Font
  • Not Dead Yet? Top Three Possibilities for HP’s webOS
  • SFD 2011: Local does compute
  • HP TouchPad gets Android port and final production run
  • Web application mode in GNOME 3.2
  • Nepomuk Frameworks – kdelibs 5.0: What To Do
  • Red Hat Expands Customer Involvement in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Development
  • Ubuntu for Developers' workstations
  • Oracle retires licence for distributing its Java with Linux
  • Protect Your Brand: A Warning to FOSS Project Admins
  • The New World Of SuperCollider3, Part 3
  • Introduction to Cryptography with Open-Source Software (book review
  • GNU wget 1.13.3 released
  • Linux Outlaws 226 - Diggy Diggy Hole

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  • HOWTO: Linux on the Dell Inspiron Duo
  • Vaio tips for Debian Squeeze
  • Why Firefox Could Own Browser-Based Gaming
  • How to Write syslog Daemons Which Cooperate Nicely With systemd
  • Samsung DRM Driver Could Make It Into The Kernel
  • [SOLVED] Booting up stuck after ATI Driver Installation
  • Sickbrick Linux Demo Available
  • Linux Outlaws 225 - Chicken Herding (OggCamp 11 Recap)
  • Quantifiers in Managing Repetition
  • LibreOffice user research – Results
  • Flightgear 2.4 plus something cuddly and something fishy
  • Getting Information about packages in Ubuntu Linux
  • How to kill a dead SSH session gracefully
  • Linux-ready 4G base-station SoCs begin sampling
  • Low-cost open source Wi-Fi may cover new ground
  • What are your highlights and lowlights of the past 20 years?

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  • Quick Look at Sabayon 6 Continued (KDE)
  • The Mozilla Public License - almost 2.0 (part 1)
  • A 40-Way Gallium3D Graphics Card Comparison
  • Double Commander 0.5, Released (Dual Panel File Manager)
  • Debian patches Apache bug, upstream yet to react
  • New 'Cool' Developments
  • Five easy ways to get you coding
  • Gwibber The Ultimate Microblogging Client
  • The SuperCollider Book: A Review
  • Cloud.com goes open source
  • GhostBSD: not "just another BSD"
  • How Free Software Contributed to the Success of Steve Jobs and Apple
  • Oilrush pre-order USC
  • Shiny new UI in Empathy 3.2
  • Extreme tab browsing
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