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some odds & ends:

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  • byobu: A shortcut to a prettier Screen
  • OS war - Android on its way
  • World of Goo Review
  • Palm's Native webOS App Secrets Revealed
  • How Ubuntu (Linux) Changed My Life
  • Arch vs. Slackware, a friendly comparison
  • Spain pays 12m Euros to Telefonica to maintain open source web sit

some shorts:

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  • When I’m in a squeeze, it’s Debian Squeeze!
  • TWM Updated For 2010: X Render Support, Etc
  • Enna Comes About As An Alternative To XBMC
  • Filelight: Where my disk space has gone?
  • Free and Open Source Software Feature on VTV
  • Quake Ported to the Palm Pre
  • Docky Getting Liferea "Helper", Dropbox Docklet
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #174
  • Will Geeknet's slashdot.org, SourceForge.net, and ohloh.net be Donated Away Like Linux.com?

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • It's 2010, But A No-Go For GNOME's 10x10 Goal
  • Using figlet for a console screensaver
  • Ubuntu Impression/Night Impression GTK themes
  • Empower your VMware programs with virtualization builders
  • Block Websites in Ubuntu Linux
  • Configure Linux – Add Applications, Set the Screen Resolution, Desktop Wallpaper
  • Kpilot is Dead
  • Address Books via Email Addresses
  • How to rebuild vboxdrv on Arch Linux
  • Pull Request Goes In For X's udev Input Handling
  • You mean the GUI works too?
  • What more should i do after installing Fedora 12?
  • Securely erasing files, by filling your disk
  • Joining multiple files with lxsplit
  • KOffice & RDF: Who, What, When, Where?
  • SWFTools - SWF Manipulation and Creation tools
  • Hole as big as city block found on Moon

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • The Goblin and the Butterfly 1.0.0.7 Released
  • How To: Automated home backups
  • Pngcrush is an optimizer for PNG
  • UNP : Universal File Unpacking Utility
  • Jon maddog Hall: End of the year, a decade and an era
  • Linux In A Nutshell – Sixth Edition
  • How To Get KDE Plasma Workspace Ubuntu 9.10
  • Goodbye to the GIMP
  • How to enable file and folder listing in apache
  • Introducing espeak-gui
  • Python wanderings, part two
  • Improving password security in Debian
  • DtO: Has this ever happened to you?
  • FLOSS Weekly 102: Jython

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • A standard Windows desktop is useless
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 4
  • Don’t Worry, App Runner to the Rescue
  • Convert Your Old Computer to a Linux Server
  • How to configure local mail delivery
  • No-hassle file encryption with gnupg
  • Disabling splash screen in ubuntu 9.10
  • Simple Backup / Restore DataBase in postgresql
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 334

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • Seven great Ubuntu applications
  • Release Early, Release Often, Adopt Slowly
  • Linux drivers for Broadcom HD Video Accelerator
  • How to install Cairo-Dock on Simply Linux 5
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 3
  • Theming GNOME
  • Announcing Acire
  • Put some meat on it: Writing release announcements
  • Pixelize, create an image consisting of many small images
  • The Quandary over Open Source Support
  • Terminator – Run Multiple Terminals in a Single Window
  • What Is Ubuntu?
  • Firefox 4 slips to 2011
  • As a linux sysadmin I do care about
  • Queen Rania using Drupal, Ashley Tisdale using Drupal
  • A Dinosaur Game Is Coming To Linux
  • 2009: A breakthrough year for mobile Linux
  • Running Different OSs Inside Windows
  • MySQL Database Corruption Post Collation Issues
  • All Quiet on the CodePlex Front as 100 Day Mark Passes

today's leftovers:

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  • The YoLD is Dead; Long Live the YoLD!
  • Monty launches frantic 'save MySQL' web campaign
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 2
  • Abusing Copyrights to Silence Critics, Control Customers, and Crush Competition
  • Composite video output from chumby
  • Mobile Broadband on Linux, Revisited
  • A little know but very powerful tool for homeschooling: Free Software
  • Social Hosting, Good Parenting Are Keys to Open Source Success
  • AllmyApps – Ubuntu’s alternative to Ninite
  • helping perl packagers package perl modules for real
  • picon databases available online
  • Open for business?
  • Linux Outlaws 129 - The Year 2009 in Review

today's leftovers:

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  • Alien Arena 7.33 Released
  • Pfstools - manipulating high-dynamic range images and video frames
  • Not all ereaders are the same
  • My experience with Google Chrome
  • Gifts for Gamers: Some End-of-Year Recommendations, Part 1
  • Review: Gwibber – Get Social in Linux
  • Red Hat To ‘Rev’ Up Partner Network
  • Grammys using Drupal

some howtos & stuff:

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HowTos
  • howto Qemu
  • How to build .deb package from tar.gz
  • openSUSE installation guide
  • Predictions for 2010
  • X Server 1.7.4 Is Just About Here
  • Top 10 Science stories of 2009 by Scientific American
  • How to use ZTE MF627 USB modem on linux
  • How to get colors in man command page
  • Best way to keep up with GIMP from git
  • Picard Tagger - Automatically tag your mp3 music files
  • How to get popup window before empty gnome trash in Ubuntu
  • Entropy in 2010: here we are (almost)!
  • HOWTO: Devil's Tuning Fork under Wine
  • Getting Acquainted with the Openbox Config
  • How To install µTorrent Portable in Ubuntu
  • Allow remote connections to your MySQL server
  • openSUSE – Build a rpm package
  • Where The Heck are all the Ubuntu Games?

few odds & ends:

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  • What I’ve Enjoyed About Ubuntu
  • Get Started with Customizations
  • Faces Behind Linux - Underappreciated Open Source Youtubers
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