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Software news or reviews with focus on GNU/Linux and Free/Open Source software

Gnome upcoming features

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  • Gnome upcoming features
  • Drupal 8: A View into Performance
  • Fortix 2 is Hitting Linux
  • vim Script Roundup: DuplicateWrite, SuperSub
  • Systemd 207 Gets Many Bug-Fixes, Minor Additions
  • count the number of open network connections on Linux
  • Document Stylin'
  • coreutils dev in august '13
  • Clem: a Versatile Commandline File Manager
  • LibreOffice Conference Schedule

10 reasons why you should try Krusader

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KDE
Software

techrepublic.com: Find out 10 reasons why you should try Krusader, a twin-pane file manager that might be faster than Dolphin on older computers or just a better match for your computing habits.

Clementine 1.2 reaching to the clouds

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  • Clementine 1.2 reaching to the clouds!
  • KDE in openSUSE: repository and maintainership changes
  • GNOME Break Timer: Week 13
  • Next KWin step: dogfooding
  • Achieving Continuous Integration with Drupal
  • KScreen Management Survey Results Posted
  • Bonus: What’s left of the Bs
  • use MS Silverlight based websites via pipelight

Will Intel's Quark Run Linux?

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Hardware
Software
  • Will Intel's Quark Run Linux?
  • five new wallpapers for Lubuntu 13.10
  • Quick Guide to Get Ready for LTSI 3.10
  • Linux Format 176 On Sale Today - Build your own distro
  • Sneak Peek: Mandriva Pulse2 1.6
  • Canonical Has A Backup Plan For Intel’s Refusal To Support Mir
  • Fedora vote history
  • MintBox 2 ships with Core i5 and Linux Mint 15
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 5 Episode 16

Improve The Look of Firefox In GNOME

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Moz/FF
  • Quickly Improve The Look of Firefox In GNOME With These 2 Add-Ons
  • It's Now Easier Running Wayland Under GNOME-Session
  • The beauty of GNOME Shell
  • participate in GNU Telephony Development
  • Nautilus-Open-Terminal : Nautilus Plugin To Open Terminal From Anywhere

some leftovers:

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News
Software
HowTos
  • openSUSE: zypper - the basics and beyond
  • Freeware: Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth
  • EditShare Serves Up Lightworks on Windows, Mac and Linux at IBC2013
  • ScreenFetch: The BASH Screenshot Information Tool
  • Introducing run-one-constantly, run-one-until-failure and run-one-until-success
  • Intel MinnowBoard Review – No Competition
  • My Developer Wants to Use Open Source Software: Now What?
  • FreeBSD Is No Longer Building GCC By Default
  • Binary diff between libc from ScientificLinux and CentOS
  • KarBOOM A Car-Crashing Game With A Multiplayer Focus
  • Linux Pmap Command – Find How Much Memory Process Use
  • Install Linux from USB Device using Unetbootin & dd
  • Highly Recommended LaTeX Editors for Linux
  • TLLTS Episode 522
  • FLOSS Weekly 264

Enlightenment E18 Updated Against Wayland

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KDE
Software
  • Enlightenment E18 Updated Against Wayland Changes
  • More Exciting Developments in KDE this Week
  • GNOME Settings Daemon 3.8.5 Fixes Trash Issues
  • Gnome Network Tools – GUI For Common Network Utilities
  • Krita Demonstrated at IDF Keynote

9 Features To Make You Reconsider GNOME

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datamation.com: If you've moved away from GNOME because of the third release series, you might want to celebrate the upcoming 3.10 release by having another look.

Humble Indie Bundle 9 Includes Fez, Brutal Legend

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Gaming
  • Humble Indie Bundle 9 Includes Fez, Brutal Legend
  • Interview with César Tellez (Krita)
  • Stellarium 0.12.3 release brings Novae plugin
  • Why the big architectural changes in Drupal 8
  • Linux Graphics News - August 2013
  • Superfrog HD coming to PC, Mac and Linux
  • Go4Wargame Tournament Series to Begin September 29th
  • Halfway A Futuristic Turn Based Strategy With Interview

GNOME Music 3.10 Beta 2 Loads Songs Faster

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  • GNOME Music 3.10 Beta 2 Loads Songs Faster
  • XWayland Sees Some New Code, On X.Org 1.14
  • Audacity 2.0.4 released
  • LibreOffice Conference 2013 In Milan
  • PostgresSQL: The Other big open-source database has a new release
  • Gnome 3 Love
  • bashrc Generator
  • Multi-Line Text Editing in Kate
  • Orca 3.10 Beta 2 Improves Braille Functions
  • vim Script Roundup: Stop Sign, KillBrackets
  • Task Warrior – CommandLine Task Manager With Sophisticated Features
  • Kate in 4.11
  • bing: I was better off not knowing
  • SpiderOak vs Bittorrent Sync | LAS s28e07
  • Wrath of Linus | LINUX Unplugged 5

Wireless Aside, Cr OS Linux Delivers the Best of Two Worlds

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Software

linuxinsider.com: It is easy to be misled about exactly what Cr OS is. This open source OS project first debuted in 2009 as Chrome OS Linux. Last September its developers changed the name to Cr OS Linux. Even with a recent name change for this distro, it can be mistaken for other Linux OS projects that resemble Google's Chrome OS. Think Chromebook here.

Fedora Wayland update

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Linux
Software

blogs.gnome.org: So our team here at Red Hat have been working intensively with our counterparts at Intel to merge and stabilize the patches to enable Wayland support in GNOME and at the same time looking into what further improvements are needed in the stack.

Intel Says No to Ubuntu's New Display Server

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Ubuntu

softpedia: Intel announced yesterday, September 7, 2013, that they've removed support for XMir, Canonical's new X11 display server that will be injected in the upcoming releases of the Ubuntu Linux operating system, from the xf86-video-intel package, the open source driver for Intel video cards.

The real problem blocking Linux support for apps and games

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Linux
Software

networkworld.com: GOG.com announced that it won't support Linux for its games, and the community's reaction does nothing to help change their minds.

Red Hat To Oracle: Have You Tried Free?

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Software

readwrite.com: Oracle's president argues that IT needs to change. Is he the right person to be making that argument?

few more odds & ends:

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Software
Gaming
  • Mageia 4 Alpha 2 Released
  • KDE 4.12, KDE Frameworks 5 and Barcelona
  • Kate Vim Progress
  • digiKam Software Collection 3.4.0 released...
  • A Nepomuk Integration Plugin for Firefox
  • Sloth Patrol A FREE Fast Paced Twin Stick Shooter On Desura
  • Tecmint Quiz 3 – “Test Yourself” 21 Linux Basic Questions
  • BleachBit – Free Disk Space, Shred Files, more
  • Unvanquished The Open Source FPS/RTS Reaches Alpha 19
  • Natural Selection 2 FPS/RTS New Build 255
  • Git Rebase and Vim

some leftovers:

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News
Software
  • Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Beta 1 Released
  • How to Turn Off Google Search Results Indirection?
  • Alien Arena: Combat Edition Released
  • Penguins, prepare to get SPACED OUT: Ubuntu 13.10's Mir has docked
  • Dynamically discovering settings for a cluster?
  • Advancements with Pisi Linux
  • bwm-ng: Flexible, smart and pretty
  • OBS Stopped Building, Will be Back Tomorrow
  • Kate Vim Progress

some odds & ends:

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News
Software
OSS
  • Suse drops LibreOffice -- and helps Collabora pick it up
  • Running Linux on your Mac: 2013 edition
  • Mozilla gets aggressive in updating Firefox OS
  • Did Linus Torvalds backdoor Linux random number generation?
  • Blender Conference 2013
  • Zack's Kernel News
  • GNOME 3.10 Will Have a Beautiful and Handy System Menu
  • Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Beta 1 Includes the GNOME Classic Session
  • Come to the Kubuntu Bug Squashing Party in Munich
  • Magic SysRq key on Lenovo Ideapad U300s ultrabook
  • Open Source Weekly wrap-up: Pay for news with Bitcoin, open source jobs, and more
  • Linux4You: Codesport Column

Rhythmbox 3.0 Has Been Officially Released

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  • Rhythmbox 3.0 Has Been Officially Released
  • XBMC 13 Alpha 7 released with major new features
  • Inkscape 0.49 Feature — Selecting objects by style
  • GNOME Boxes 3.10 Beta 2 Gets Ready for Wayland
  • More Changes Afoot at KDE
  • Ghost Song wraps up Kickstarter campaign with $54,000
  • battlestar: The text adventure of 35 years ago
  • 0 A.D. exciting news
  • Life Goes On - Demo Available For Linux
  • health-check: a tool to diagnose resource usage
  • Nautilus 3.10 Beta 2 Uses a GtkRevealer for the Search Bar
  • Art of Blender: New Book Available
  • Ranger – A Text Based File Manager For Command Line Users
  • KDE rejects Fairsearch initiative claims
  • Miro Video Converter, the best open source video converter gets an update
  • KDE Device notifier porting progress
  • ScreenGen, how to easily create a thumbnail from a video with Linux

@ phoronix today:

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Linux
Hardware
Software
  • System76 Gazelle Pro: A High Performance Linux Laptop
  • KVM Gets Two New Features In Linux 3.12
  • EXT4 Gains Aggressive Extent Caching, Improved Recovery
  • Sound Drivers Gets Better With Linux 3.12 Kernel
  • Nouveau Might Enable Fan Management Soon
  • GNOME On Wayland Is Good For GNOME 3.10
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