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techrepublic.com: You can bring the simplicity of Chromebooks to your Ubuntu desktop by installing Jolicloud. Jack Wallen tells you why it's good for multi-user environments and how to get it.
linux.com: OpenStack is wildly successful, free and open source software and represents the future of cloud computing. Therefore, OpenStack is like Linux. There are key differences in the basic origin stories of OpenStack and Linux that make the comparison a little strained.
vizzzion.org: One of the things that we have been discussing at length in the past few months is the graphics stack in Kubuntu, and how we’re working towards having Plasma Workspaces 2 running on top of Kubuntu-next and Kubuntu-next-next(-next). In this article, I will explain the strategy we have laid out for a smooth transition.
lifehacker.com: With so many flavors of Linux and the awesome apps in their repositories, finding the right app for getting things done can be tough. In our fifth annual Lifehacker Pack for Linux, we're highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.
phoronix.com: Developers behind the lightweight Qt-based Razor-qt and LXDE-Qt desktops met up at KDE's Akademy 2013 conference. During the annual KDE developer conference, the two lightweight desktops decided to merge their efforts around LXDE-Qt.
And: LXDE-Qt May Join The KDE Group
netrunner-mag.com: Let’s say you want to use an office suite on your favorite Linux distribution. All right, which one? Today, we will evaluate several worthy and less worthy candidates. The only criterion is that they run on Linux.
makeuseof.com: If you don’t have any other options or don’t trust online third-party financial services after the NSA/PRISM scare, then it’s best to track all of your finances through a desktop application that can store that data on your computer. On Linux systems, the top two choices are KMyMoney and GnuCash.
linuxjournal.com: Pythonistas are eager to extol the lovely virtues of our language. But the path to Python enlightenment is often covered in rocky terrain, or thorns hidden under leaves.
worldofgnome.org: Version 3.9.5 will change all these as it will include some really really cool things that GNOME Devs did. We are talking about the re-designed Aggregate System Menu that will debut in 3.10.
makeuseof.com: One of the primary ways to use the Terminal is to configure text files Terminal text editors and control how certain programs or system services behave. For terminal text editing, two of the top choices are nano and vim.
phoronix.com: Fans of the Enlightenment desktop / window manager may finally see the lightweight solution packaged for Fedora 20.
linuxbsdos.com: At a time when your ISP is tracking your online activities, sites you visit are doing the same (even the one you do not visit are able to track you), Google is not to be left out in the game, and the NSA is tracking everybody else, it’s easy to be depressed. While most of us can’t do very much, we can at least have fun tracking who’s tracking us.
linuxaria.com: After the announcement of Canonical on Mir, which will be included as a default display server in Ubuntu 13.10, I decided to do some tests (benchmark, in the jargon), to see whether the performances of Mir are comparable to those of the good old X.org (the daemons currently present on Ubuntu), as promised by Mark Shuttleworth on his blog.
linuxinsider.com: JOE's terminal-based interface is reminiscent of early Unix and Linux tools like WordStar and Turbo C editors. I cut my computing teeth at the start of the PC era on early Apple and IBM PC systems, so the keyboard style and terminal atmosphere of JOE are both fun and productive for me.
drdobbs.com: Awk's features have advanced considerably in the last decade — such as the addition of a debugger and a profiler — all without removing any of the elegance or terseness of the fabled little language.