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Parabola GNU/Linux: Freedom Packaged

http://www.osnews.com

There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software.

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SMPlayer 0.7.0 Brings YouTube And Mplayer2 Support

http://www.webupd8.org

SMPlayer may have been dead for a while, but it seems very active now, with two releases in just one month. The latest SMPlayer 0.7.0 brings basic support for YouTube and MPlayer2 as well as other new features.

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Virtualization With VirtualBox 4.1 On A Headless Ubuntu 11.10 Server

http://www.howtoforge.com

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.1 on a headless Ubuntu 11.10 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment.

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HUD: Ubuntu`s New Smart Menus, Announced By Mark Shuttleworth

http://www.webupd8.org

Mark Shuttleworth has announced HUD, or Head-Up Display, a replacement for application menus in Unity which should solve many issues with existing menus "by connecting users directly to what they want".

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12 reasons to love KDE

http://www.techradar.com

Here's why we love the world's most configurable desktop. TechRadar rain positivity onto the world's most configurable desktop and pick out some of its best functions and applications...

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Kubuntu Linux 11.10 for digital painting

http://www.davidrevoy.com

David Revoy describes his experiences with using Kubuntu Linux with KDE desktop and software for doing his professional graphic design work.

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Running TYPO3 4.6 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can install and run a TYPO3 (version 4.6) web site on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP).

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Linux Market Share On Desktop Increased By About 50% In 2011

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com

Desktop Linux market share had a growth of about 50% last year according to the recent data by NetMarketShare. If we look at the data for year 2010, there was no growth at all. However, in 2011, starting from 0.96% market share in February, desktop Linux market share ended at 1.41%.

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Create Fancy Address Labels with LibreOffice.org

http://blog.worldlabel.com

There are something like a squillion and one different Avery® and Avery-compatible address labels you can buy, and with the open source LibreOffice productivity suite you can easily create your own custom fancy return address labels.

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Setting Up Unison File Synchronization Between Two Servers On Ubuntu 11.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how to set up file synchronization between two Ubuntu 11.10 servers with Unison. Unison is a file-synchronization tool similar to rsync, but the big difference is that it tracks/synchronizes changes in both directions, i.e., files changed on server1 will be replicated to server2 and vice versa.

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Dr. Geo: hacker spirit in a candy box

http://blog.ofset.org

When you teach mathematics at secondary schools, you enjoy using interactive geometry software with your students. Dr.Geo is one such free software, it comes with some unique features. With such software, students learn geometry the way it should be learned -- by drawing, but Dr. Geo goes one step further.

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Examining the usability of KDE Plasma, Gnome and Unity

http://www.techradar.com

TechRadar has gathered a few users and subjected the 3 main Linux desktops to some usability testing for both experienced users and some new to the whole concept

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How To Encrypt Mails With SSL Certificates (S/MIME)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This article is about how to use the S/MIME encryption function of common e-mail clients to sign and/or encrypt your mails safely. S/MIME uses SSL certificates which you can either create yourself or let a trusted certificate authority (CA) create one for you.

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No, You Won't See Me on Facebook, Google Plus, nor Skype

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Bradley M. Kuhn writes about the temptations of such proprietary web service social networks and about peer pressure. Even many people who are considered free software advocates use them. But that is digging ground from under our collective feet. Just say no.

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Best Linux email client: 5 reviewed and rated

http://www.techradar.com

In Depth: Evolution vs Thunderbird vs KMail vs Claws Mail vs Zimbra

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