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Help migrate users from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice

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An increasing number of businesses and government agencies have already made the move. If your small business is looking for an alternative to MS Office, a good choice may be LibreOffice 4.1. Read these migration tips.

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NSA PRISM program a traffic boost for DuckDuckGo

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The good part is, we now know that the NSA has been spying on us and everybody else. The bad part is, the NSA is still spying on us and everybody else.

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Build a Tizen app, win $200,000

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The best app gets US$200,000, with another US $50,000 tacked on for the best HTML5 app. That top prize goes to the best game app, with the top, non-game app getting US$120,000,

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Fedora 19 review – Schrodinger’s Cat

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There are also specialty flavors designed for specific computing tasks (Design-suite, Electronic-Lab, Games, Jam-KDE – for the musician in you, Robotics, Security, and SoaS), and ready-to-run images for Cloud platforms. Installation images for ARM, PPC, and s390 architectures are also available.

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GNOME 3 Classic is more of a hybrid desktop

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But I found out while testing the main edition of Fedora 19 that it is far from a traditional desktop interface. That it is more like a hybrid desktop interface – a fusion of what could be considered a traditional desktop interface and the GNOME Shell.

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My Excellent $199 Chromebook Adventure ~pj

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PJ documents her impulse purchase of one of the $199 Acer C7 Chromebooks she bought specifically to find out if she could successfully put pure GNU/Linux on it. The short version of her happy tale is she did it, and it works, and it was fun.

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5 things to do after installing Fedora 19 GNOME

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The hostname defaults to localhost. If you are logged in, you can verify that by typing hostname at a shell terminal, or clicking the Details module in System Settings, where the hostname should be listed in the Device name field.

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4 third-party repositories to enable on Fedora 19

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There are any number of such repos that you can enable. The recommended ones to install are RPM Fusion and rpm.livna.org. The latter is complementary to the former, shipping only those applications that, for one reason or another, are not available in RPM Fusion.

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StartOS 6 GNOME 3 and KDE preview

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The very first edition of what is now called StartOS were based on Ubuntu, but the distribution has since dumped Ubuntu to become one that is not based on any other distribution. In other words, it is now an original or independent distribution, with its own package management system.

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Install Cinnamon on Fedora 19

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But while it does not have its own Fedora 19 installation image, you can run a Cinnamon desktop on Fedora 19 by installing the cinnamon package either from the command-line or from Apper, the graphical package manager.

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Upgrade Fedora 18 to 19 using fedora-upgrade or FedUp

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Since Anaconda, the Fedora system installer, no longer has an upgrade option, FedUp is the recommended method for upgrading from Fedora 17 onwards. Fedora-upgrade is just another method, which works just as well (on the systems that I tested it on) as FedUp.

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Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon review

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This article is a review of the Cinnamon edition, and starts by taking a look at the installation program. Keep in mind that all Linux Mint editions share the same installation program, so everything that’s written here for the Cinnamon edition also applies to the MATE edition. And also to the KDE and Xfce editions, though the final editions of those are yet to be released.

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How to replace Ufw with Firewalld in Linux Mint 15

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Though Ufw has a command-line client that is easier to use, Firewalld brings a lot more features to the table. For example, Firewalld introduces the concept of network zones, which define trust levels for network connections or interfaces.

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How to customize Linux Deepin 12.12

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Unfortunately, some of those tweakings have to be carried out at the command-line. But they are all easy to accomplish, so don’t panic, if you are not very comfortable at the Linux command-line. In this article, the few steps you can take to make a default installation of Linux Deepin 12.12 more secure and user-friendly are presented.

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Linux Deepin 12.12 review

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The good news is they are comparatively minor bugs, nothing that cannot be fixed before the next public release. However, what’s not a bug is not requesting authentication for using graphical management applications. That’s a bad design implementation that needs to be rolled back, for security’s sake.

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