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Ubuntu to halve support length for non-LTS releases

http://www.h-online.com

In a meeting of the Ubuntu Technical Board last night, the technical leadership of Canonical's Linux distribution decided to halve the support time for non-LTS releases to nine months.

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Created by liquidat 1 year 24 weeks ago
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What's going on in KDE Plasma Workspaces 2?

http://vizzzion.org

While moving its codebase to Qt5, the KDE Development Platform is undergoing a number of changes that lead to a more modular codebase (called KDE Framework 5) on top of a hardware-accelerated graphics stack. In this post, you’ll learn a bit about the status of Frameworks 5 and porting especially Plasma — that will be known as Plasma Workspaces 2, paying credit to its more convergent architecture.

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Created by JRepin 1 year 24 weeks ago
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The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.4 x86_64 (Apache2, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how to prepare a CentOS 6.4 x86_64 server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more.

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Created by falko 1 year 24 weeks ago
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Ubuntu 13.04 Beta1 released

https://lists.ubuntu.com

Welcome to the Raring Ringtail Beta 1 release, which will in time
become the 13.04 release.

This alpha features images for Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, UbuntuKylin,
Ubuntu Cloud, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu.

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Created by liquidat 1 year 24 weeks ago
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KDE's wonderful usability

http://www.muktware.com

KDE is what I consider the most usable desktop environment there is. But what makes it so? One thing that makes it so is it's configurability, which is often the target of criticism. Another is the way it's designed, the parts that make up the whole. Let's take a look at these.

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Created by JRepin 1 year 24 weeks ago
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Using Multiple PHP Versions (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ISPConfig 3 (CentOS 6.3)

http://www.howtoforge.com

Since ISPConfig 3.0.5, it is possible to use multiple PHP versions on one server and select the optimal PHP version for a website. This feature works with PHP-FPM (starting with PHP 5.3) and FastCGI (all PHP 5.x versions). This tutorial shows how to build PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.4 as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on a CentOS 6.3 server.

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Created by falko 1 year 24 weeks ago
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UUIDs and Linux: Everything you ever need to know

http://liquidat.wordpress.com

What is so special about UUIDs in Linux? I don’t know! But a single, simple short tip about looking up UUIDs in Linux from 2007 is one of the most successful posts I ever wrote! And is still looked up by hundreds each day! So I decided: Feed the masses.

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Created by liquidat 1 year 25 weeks ago
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Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On Fedora 18

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on Fedora 18. While nginx itself does not serve CGI, there are several ways to work around this. I will outline two solutions: the first is to proxy requests for CGI scripts to Thttpd, a small web server that has CGI support, while the second solution uses a CGI wrapper to serve CGI scripts.

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Created by falko 1 year 25 weeks ago
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Using Multiple PHP Versions (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ISPConfig 3 (Ubuntu 12.04)

http://www.howtoforge.com

Since ISPConfig 3.0.5, it is possible to use multiple PHP versions on one server and select the optimal PHP version for a website. This feature works with PHP-FPM (starting with PHP 5.3) and FastCGI (all PHP 5.x versions). This tutorial shows how to build PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.4 as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on an Ubuntu 12.04 server.

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Created by falko 1 year 25 weeks ago
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Virtualization With KVM On A Scientific Linux 6.3 Server

http://www.howtoforge.com

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a Scientific Linux 6.3 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g.

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Created by falko 1 year 25 weeks ago
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KDE Software Compilation 4.10.1 Released

http://kde.org

Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform. These updates are the first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.10 series. over 100 recorded bugfixes include improvements to the Personal Information Management suite Kontact, the Window Manager KWin, and others.

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Created by JRepin 1 year 26 weeks ago
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Installing Nginx With PHP5 (+ PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Scientific Linux 6.3

http://www.howtoforge.com

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Scientific Linux 6.3 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

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Created by falko 1 year 26 weeks ago
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Ubuntu To Use Its Own Display Server Called Mir, Unity To Be Ported To Qt/QML

http://www.webupd8.org

According to a recent announcement, Ubuntu will use its own Display Server called Mir. The reason for this is that "none of the existing solutions would allow us to implement our vision without taking major compromises which would come at the cost of user experience and quality".

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Created by nilarimogard 1 year 26 weeks ago
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LibreOffice 4.0 Available for Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04, Using Firefox Personas

http://www.tuxarena.com

It has an impressive list of new features:

now integrates with various CMS (Content Management System)
uses Firefox personas to theme it
contributing to LibreOffice is easy using Gerrit
converting non-native formats is now improved
can edit Visio and Publisher documents

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Created by Chris7mas 1 year 26 weeks ago
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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Scientific Linux 6.3 (LAMP)

http://www.howtoforge.com

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Scientific Linux 6.3 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

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Created by falko 1 year 26 weeks ago
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