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Free edX course: Introduction to Linux

https://www.edx.org

Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.

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Created by JRepin 2 weeks 4 days ago
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Audacious 3.5 Gets Tens New Features, Screenshots, Ubuntu PPA Installation

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Audacious is an advanced, feature-complete music player for GNOME using GTK 3, that bundles a significant number of options, a clean interface, support for real-time audio effects, visualization, equalizer, lyrics and other plugins, themes (including Winamp Classic style with installable skins), powerful configuration options and multiple playlists organized in tabs.

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Created by Chris7mas 16 weeks 5 days ago
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Mark Shuttleworth Hints at Ubuntu 14.10 Codename: Utopic Unicorn

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In a post on his personal blog, titled “U talking to me?” – quote which may or may not have something to do with Taxi Driver – Mark Shuttleworth expressed his willing to do “something unified and upright, something about which we can be universally proud” in the next Ubuntu release, but he also gave us a hint about the codename which 14.10 will have: Utopic Unicorn.

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Created by Chris7mas 16 weeks 6 days ago
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Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Landed with New Features, Interface Changes [Overview & Screenshots]

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For this new Long-Term Support release, major changes have been implemented, not only in Ubuntu, but in its derivatives as well. Trusty will be supported for five years for Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Ubuntu Kylin, while the other flavors using a different desktop environment will be supported as well, if only for three years. These include Xubuntu and Lubuntu.

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Created by Chris7mas 16 weeks 6 days ago
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MakuluLinux: Awesome Debian-Based Distro Ships with MATE 1.8

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MakuluLinux Mate Imperium Edition has been released a few hours ago, and being based on Debian Testing, I took it for a test drive. This is a good opportunity to have a look at the latest MATE 1.8, since Ubuntu Trusty only includes the 1.6 version in the repositories, and for the Mint release we’ll probably have to wait for about another month.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 1 day ago
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10 Minimalist Programs for a Lightweight Desktop

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Picking up one entry for each category was no easy task because applications are divided between GTK and Qt, and there are programs that run in the console and do their job perfectly and are more lightweight than a GUI application.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 1 day ago
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Taking Kubuntu 14.04 for a Spin - What's Up in KDE 4.13?

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Kubuntu versions usually ship with a pretty standard set up of KDE, and Trusty makes no exception. You will find the clean, default and usual KDE interface, but fear not, for it is highly configurable and you can practically make it look and behave in any way you like it. Kubuntu Trusty will ship in four days with one of the latest and bleeding edge versions of KDE, 4.13.0.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 1 day ago
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10 More Great Free, Open-Source Games

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Here is yet another overview of 10 free and open-source games for Linux. These are maybe not the most popular ones, but each definitely has a certain addictive tint to it.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 3 days ago
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10 Great KDE Games

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These are included in the KDE Games package and they can be installed separately by name in any major distribution out there.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 3 days ago
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One Week Until Lubuntu 14.04: Lightweight, LTS, Tidy [Overview & Screenshots]

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With Ubuntu 14.04 closing in to the release date, which is set for April 17th, I took Lubuntu for a spin from the daily live ISO image. Lubuntu is the most lightweight distribution in the Ubuntu family (the other one being Xubuntu which uses Xfce), using LXDE (Lightweight X Desktop Environment), as well as a set of applications intended to be low on resources.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 4 days ago
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5 Programs/Features Embedded in Emacs

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Besides from being a powerful development environment, Emacs is cataloged by some as an entire operating system, since it provides many more features. Let’s have a look at some of the features that come with Emacs, which are pretty much programs in their own right, although included in Emacs.

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Created by Chris7mas 18 weeks 4 days ago
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4 Spreadsheet Alternatives to MS Excel

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There was a time when office compatibility was a bit of a problem on Linux, but with the latest office suites out there available for Linux, this is not an issue anymore. The applications here mimic MS Excel’s behavior, so switching to one of them should be pretty straightforward.

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Created by Chris7mas 19 weeks 3 days ago
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Tips on How to Start Learning Linux

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Of course, most of the time, especially you need to solve a task at hand in a timely fashion, you will usually just find the quickest way that works for something, and probably not bother on how exactly does it work. These tips are for beginners, but mostly for those who like Linux as a whole and like to sacrifice some of their own time to go on a path of constant learning how it works.

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Created by Chris7mas 20 weeks 16 hours ago
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Why Do Users Choose KDE Plasma Desktop

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Users of the Linux desktop talk about why they prefer it over alternatives.

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Created by JRepin 32 weeks 5 days ago
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Shutdown your ubuntu / Debian system with a USB Pendrive

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Shutdown your ubuntu / Debian system with a USB Pendrive

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Created by panayara 33 weeks 10 hours ago
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