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Various news items of interest

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  • Why I’m Leaving Ubuntu for Debian
  • Don't Write an Obituary for the PC
  • Firefox to restrict all plug-ins except latest Flash with Click to Play
  • Linux Foundation Gits Growth
  • 7 Places to Find Creative Commons Images Online
  • Dealing with insecure runpaths
  • Producing XFCE Live iso for Mandriva
  • Smart Scopes
  • Run The Vice Commodore 64 Emulator Using Wine On Ubuntu 12.10
  • Scientific Visualization with NCL
  • Charge your iPad/iPhone/iPod in Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop Gaming Performance Comparison
  • Pardus ANKA community is making good progress
  • hanging out
  • FLOSS Weekly 240
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 490

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  • Picking up Aaron Swartz's dropped flags
  • New Secure Boot Patches Break Hibernate, Kexec Support
  • the real wikipedia of maps
  • Fedora 18 Gnome 3.6 Desktop Review
  • Kororaa 18 beta progressing well, final touches
  • Interview Google Open Source Program Manager Chris DiBona
  • Which open source software license should I use?
  • Linux Foundation Announces New Members
  • Time to drop flash
  • Tutorial 1: Hello Elementary
  • Bootstrappable Debian - New Milestone
  • No, that “Most Trusted Company for Privacy Award” does not compute
  • XBMC 12 open source media centre adds Live TV and Android support
  • Python for Kids helps adults teach programming to youth
  • Improve KDE4 Performance: Disable Nepomuk and Akonadi
  • Fedora To Look At Reviving Apache OpenOffice
  • Manokwari Desktop on openSUSE 12.2
  • How to connect to remote server via SSH using Dolphin
  • Microsoft Cradles Linus Torvalds’ (Other) Baby

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  • New Linux Brings Spark to Debian
  • Grandma Reviews Ubuntu 12.10 (video)
  • 20% off MintBox Basic
  • My Fedora 18 Review, part 2
  • What's Being Brewed For KDE's Plasma Active
  • Running in the office with Gnome!
  • Serious Sam 3: BFE Receives Another Major Update
  • The Last Round Of Fedora 19 Feature Proposals
  • Display back and forward buttons all the time in Firefox
  • 15,000 Raspberry Pi's heading to UK school children
  • Correct Lens Distortion in GIMP with GimpLensfun
  • Linux Alternatives to Popular Windows Apps
  • 5 Books Every Linux Enthusiast Should Read
  • Install Live Wallpaper in Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop
  • Not ready for Office 2013? Here are five open alternatives

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  • Mozilla Recognized as Most Trusted for Privacy
  • Researching the GNOME3 experience: Question by Question
  • Must Try Linux Games | LAS | s25e05
  • Things You Should Know About Ubuntu Phone
  • Enable or Disable Desktop Icons using a GNOME shell Extension
  • How to Mount and Unmount in Linux
  • Open source policy no guarantee governments will actually use open source
  • Now that Kaptan has been ported, YALI’s waiting
  • LibreOffice 4.0.0 RC2 available
  • R.I.P. Boxee Box: 2010-2013
  • OpenMandriva Membership subscriptions, Extraordinary General Meeting
  • GNOME 3.7 at the halfway mark
  • Vim Basics
  • Desktop Linux – Steam as a new Chance
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 5 Episode 1
  • Systemd Dreams Up New Feature, Makes It Like Cron
  • Perl isn't going anywhere -- for better or worse
  • Torvalds slams prosecutor for Swartz's suicide

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  • Pear Linux 6.1 – Review
  • Installing the Cinnamon Desktop Environment on Sabayon
  • Finally A Decent Easy To Use Video Editor For GNU/Linux
  • rekonq 2.1
  • Awesome Raspberry Pi Supercomputer Build
  • Weather forecast gadget,much more about E17 on openSUSE 12.2
  • Top 3 Linux Video Editors
  • Spearmint: A Further Improved Version Of Ioquake3
  • KScreen Sees Its First Alpha Release
  • Get a new, great GIMP book for 40% off
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Will Improve Gaming On Open-Source GPU Drivers
  • Full Circle issue 69
  • Linux Printing Rundown
  • How to run Counter-Strike 1.6 natively in Steam for Linux
  • Wheezy
  • More thoughts on the GNOME 2 reaction
  • Back up your system with Clonezilla – Tutorial
  • Linux Games: One late night
  • Microsoft Files Brief in Novell's WordPerfect Antitrust Appeal
  • Suricata on SSD and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop
  • A Year Later, Linux Game Publishing Is Still Irrelevant
  • Rekonq 2.1 Web-Browser Brings More Features
  • Linux Outlaws 295 – Veneering the Planet
  • 32 bit Vs 64 bit OS architecture in Linux
  • openSUSE to hire artist/graphical designer

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  • Fedora 18: now keyboard-friendly to everybody
  • My openSUSE 12 Journal - 9
  • Tiny Core 4.7.4 Has Been Released
  • Complete Guide To Configure Terminator Terminal
  • Leafpad, A Simple and Lightweight Alternative to Gedit
  • LibreOffice and OpenClipart.org
  • openSUSE 12.3 Release Banners
  • Original Counter-Strike to Arrive on Steam for Linux Soon too
  • Unity: release early, release often… release daily! (part 4)
  • Open source game, [d0x3d!], teaches security concepts
  • nsudoku: An obvious choice
  • Comic Books, Linux and KDE 4
  • Gnome 3.6 Delivers New and Improved Applications
  • Gnome Design Playground
  • GNOME Classic? Not Classic @ ALL!
  • Fedora 18 Spherical Cow LXDE Review
  • Interview: Richard Collins, head of Ubuntu mobile
  • It's a Great Time to Know Linux: "More Linux, More Money"

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  • Moebuis Noodles: a collection of math games for kids
  • Crusader Kings II now on Linux, mysterious image teases future content
  • OpenSUSE also considers switching from MySQL to MariaDB
  • Open Source Battle Over Obama’s Reelection Software
  • Trinity Linux system call fuzzer updated
  • Free and Open Source Software
  • Open Source Software Licenses versus Business Models
  • Strike Suit Zero out now, Linux and Mac to follow
  • KDE 4.10 Feature Presentation: Application Menu in Window Decoration
  • Book-sized embedded ARM computer supports Linux and Android
  • How to Add Your Own Custom Color in LibreOffice
  • Contribute to opensource without leaving your browser
  • Strategy Game 'Battlemass' Released for Linux
  • C If and Switch Case Examples (if, if else, if else if, nested if)
  • FLOSS Weekly 239
  • Making Your Code Walk: GNU Autotools
  • PicUntu: Tiny, powerful Linux distro for mini-PCs
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 489
  • SLAX 7.0: The Comeback
  • Simple tip to auto-clean your trash

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  • Flavours of Pi
  • Looking @ Fedora 19, 18 seems already old
  • Crashes and DoS, what is it with them anyway?
  • SolusOS Shows off GNOME Fork in New Alpha
  • And now for something old... Plouf!
  • Going Linux Jan 21: #197 Audio Files-Advanced
  • Fedora Looks To Replace MySQL With MariaDB
  • Fedora 18 Spherical Cow KDE Review
  • Temporarily Unavailable: /tmp: filesystem full
  • Your First Bite of Raspberry Pi
  • Presentation Mode in Firefox
  • Remove duplicate bookmarks in Firefox
  • Mageia 3 beta 2 is coming soon
  • Raspberry Pi plays MIDI without an operating system
  • GNOME 3.8 Is Moving Along On Its New Features
  • Calibrate and Profile Monitor for Use with digiKam
  • BackTrack Reborn - Kali Linux
  • Sozi – a different approach for creating slideshows

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  • Exe GNU/Linux, New Distro with Trinity
  • Interview: IBM's Linux chief tech officer Paul McKenney
  • My openSUSE 12 Journal - 8: IBM Notes
  • Parole – Simple media player
  • Fifty shades of open source
  • ikog: An extensive to-do list
  • Will 2013 finally be the Year of Linux?
  • Gnome 3.6 System Settings Changes for Fedora 18
  • Restarting GNOME Shell using Terminal or SIGHUP
  • Fedora 18 revisited: Cinnamon, Xfce, LXDM, and a 'wow' for anaconda
  • How To Quickly Secure A CentOS Web Server
  • Record Your Linux Desktop Experience with FDesktopRecorder
  • Blu Ray Ripping on Fedora 18
  • How to build a Linux router
  • First prototype ready making hardware easier to use in Debian
  • Introduction to GNU R on Linux Operating System
  • Anaconda "fun" moment
  • Weekend Project: Setting up MythTV on Fedora 18
  • Linux & Windows 8: So Far the Penguin Is Ahead
  • Your First Bite of Raspberry Pi
  • NVIDIA Certifies 310.32 Linux Graphics Driver
  • Fedora 18 Spherical Cow Gnome Review
  • Rsync guide & tutorial

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  • Early Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks On The Intel Atom
  • KDE 4.10 RC3 Released
  • GNOME SysAdmin Andrea Veri about GNOME Infrastracture
  • Almost workable Fedora 18 desktop
  • straighten out firewall configuration on Fedora 18
  • 100 Edubuntu computers in Ghana have been deployed
  • open source finally saying "Hello" to the mainstream
  • Setting the wireless regulatory domain in Linux
  • The Year in Emacs
  • Upgrading Experience from F17 to F18

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  • 10 Year Old KDE Bug Finally Gets Fixed
  • Unity Changes in Ubuntu 13.04
  • Going Linux Jan 19: #196 Computer America #58
  • Fedora 18 Tip (Fedorautils)
  • BodhiLinux 2.2.0 Review | E17 Stable Release (video)

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  • Direction Of GNOME To Be Discussed Next Month
  • Amarok 2.7 Released with Major New Features
  • Rotating Backup with rsync
  • Tabletop games and the thousand-year game design challenge
  • The unsolved problem of the init scripts
  • Thoughts on Ubuntu Smartphones
  • find a browser plugin supporting a given MIME type
  • Switch Between your Gnome Desktops using Scroll Wheel
  • Weekend Project: Becoming a Linux Expert
  • Revenge For The Netbook
  • Vert.x's journey teaches invaluable governance lessons
  • Change the Length of the Add-ons Install Countdown in Firefox
  • GNU Press now selling GNU/Linux Inside stickers
  • FlareGet – Download Manager for Linux
  • Use Xfce4 Terminal as a Yakuake-like Drop-Down
  • The Catch 22: Growing The Linux Gaming Market

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  • OpenOffice Writer English Grammar Checkers
  • Dell's "Ophelia" USB Device: The Key to the Multiple-OS Future?
  • Nouveau "NVC0" Gets Accelerated Video Decoding
  • First Opera Snapshot of '13
  • Functional programming in PHP
  • Book Review: Think Like a Programmer
  • HOWTO : Suricata on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server
  • GCC 4.8 Improves Its Runtime Library (libstdc++)
  • Opening Doors in Cars and Government
  • Announcing The Linux Foundation 2013 Events and Discounts
  • Tesla Model X debuts in-car Linux
  • Installing Ubuntu within MacOS X
  • Humble Bundle shows Windows gamers are cheap, Linux users aren't
  • Work Started on Cinnamon Screensaver
  • Linux System Hogs and Child Processes
  • Linux Outlaws 294 – Gentlemen of the Road
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 488

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  • Using Conky on KDE – My setup
  • Xvidcap Records Screen Activity Nearly Effortlessly
  • Speed up GNOME in Systemd Distributions
  • First ever use of an Android Tablet to draw in GIMP
  • What is the most supported MIME type in Debian?
  • The forkers saving open source from a corporate bear hug
  • Active, images and devices
  • GNOME Themes Standard 3.7.4 Brings Various Improvements
  • Latest full features beautiful lightweight distros for old computers
  • ytree: A slightly different file manager
  • Firefox 18.0.1 coming soon
  • 10 free Drupal modules that make development easier
  • NVIDIA 313.18 Driver Update Packs A Ton Of Changes
  • A Load Of X.Org Packages Get Updated
  • Behind the scenes: Notes
  • A 10.1 inch Tablet that Dual-Boots Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04? Yes Please!
  • FLOSS Weekly 238

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  • John Carmack's Comments On C/C++
  • Recent Linux Happenings: Elive, Fedora 18, Slax
  • Fedora Linux Lets You Choose Your Own GUI Adventure
  • GNOME Shell 3.7.4 Release with Smooth Scrolling Support
  • glances: Points for style
  • How To Rename Or Change User Name In Linux
  • How to create a successful open source business model
  • Options For Linux Gamers

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  • Options For Linux Gamers
  • 8 Great Issues For The MagPi Magazine In 2012
  • What’s in your Bash Prompt?
  • Linux Wins CES | LAS | s25e03
  • Dynamically changing Ubuntu Phone wallpaper for your desktop
  • Parole 0.4.0 is out
  • Installing Software under GNOME3. What’s happening next?
  • KDE 4.10 Will Support Menu Buttons In The Title Bar
  • Ubuntu At CES
  • Linux Mint 14 Installed
  • The Linux Setup - Lydia Pintscher, Wikidata/KDE/Open Advice
  • Chumby platform could die in February
  • Mageia will have a booth at FOSDEM 2013
  • VLC secrets: Logging and how it helps with bad files
  • MAKEOPTS=”-j${core} +1″ is NOT the best optimization
  • Install Lock Keys indicator in Ubuntu 12.10 using ppa
  • Linux Outlaws 293 – It’s Too Much for One Mother
  • Libjpeg 9 improves lossless JPEG compression
  • [VIDEO] How to use LibreOffice installation GUI

some odds & ends:

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  • LibreOffice 4.0 RC1 supports Firefox-compatible themes
  • VMware Joins Open Source Software Institute
  • Why not use Free and Open Source Software
  • Hey, open sourcers: Who's your code's daddy?

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  • GNOME Settings!
  • VMware vs Microsoft Hyper-V: Is Red Hat In the Game?
  • Firefox 19 in Beta, Built-in PDF Reader, More ARMv6 Support
  • Volume change percentages in KDE
  • Manage Debian and Ubuntu Systems with Wajig
  • Top 10 FOSS issues of 2012
  • 13 Things People Hate about Your Open Source Docs
  • Help make Plasma Active 4 shine
  • Help Update the Free Software Directory
  • powertop: Not just a pretty name
  • KDE 4.10 on live images courtesy of openSUSE

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  • Will the Steam Box be the final push Linux needs?
  • Linux and Windows 8: Fast Startup puts data at risk
  • Time to take another look at Firefox
  • Top 5 reasons the Ubuntu Linux phone might make it
  • A minor Enterprise Linux symphony

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  • Getting Started with Raspberry Pi - new book
  • Mozilla Firefox OS to take on Ubuntu for Phones with ZTE partnership
  • Making Firefox love your GNOME Desktop
  • LibreOffice 4.0: Use Firefox Personas in Your Favorite Office Suite
  • A short sum-up about openSUSE 12.2
  • Software Wars: FOSS' Big Chance to Shine on the Silver Screen
  • Interview: Lennart Poettering: systemd, Two Years Later
  • Look Mum! No database! (Thanks to AWK, a 30 year old program)
  • A brief introduction to LaTeX
  • Mozilla Welcomes All
  • New Unity Tweak Tool Unleashed for Power Users
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 487
  • A note on compiz development and Unity / Ubuntu
  • Top Trends at CES 2013
  • When Free Software Isn’t Free
  • Those Who Are Last May Later Be First: Ubuntu and the Phone
  • Building Doom 3 BFG Edition From Source (Part 1)
  • speedometer: An eye on your network
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