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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 40 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 41 weeks ago
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What's New in KDE 4.10, the Most Advanced Linux Desktop

https://www.linux.com

KDE 4.10 was recently released with all kinds of improvements and new goodies. KDE doesn't generate a lot of noise-- so how is the most advanced Linux desktop faring these days?

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Created by JRepin 1 year 41 weeks ago
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Overview of 10 Very Good Firefox Add-ons

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In this article I will overview several add-ons for Firefox which I consider useful and are also popular among Firefox users. The article is divided into two parts, the first one containing add-ons for users which are not necessarily tech-savy, while in the second I will mention add-ons for advanced users or web developers. The article applies for the current Firefox version, which is 19.0.

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Created by Chris7mas 1 year 41 weeks ago
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The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 12.10 (nginx, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) server (with nginx, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.

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Created by falko 1 year 41 weeks ago
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Rijksmuseum (NL) releases 111,000 high quality images to the public domain

http://openglam.org

In 2011, the Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands started to look into the possibilities of releasing some of their images on the web. What started as an experiment, has now resulted in 111,000 (and counting) high-quality images of famous paintings such as the Nightwatch as well as numerous other works of art by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Goltzius and so on.

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Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 41 weeks ago
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Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On Scientific Linux 6.3

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This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Scientific Linux 6.3. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

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Created by falko 1 year 41 weeks ago
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Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.2 On A Headless Fedora 18 Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.2 on a headless Fedora 18 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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Created by falko 1 year 42 weeks ago
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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Fedora 18

http://www.howtoforge.com

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 18 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites.

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Created by falko 1 year 42 weeks ago
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Ubuntu to continue installing spyware

http://yro.slashdot.org

Shuttleworth, the head of Ubuntu confirmed spyware will be included in the Ubuntu default install also in the future. Partners receiving the data include Amazon and Facebook. The privacy concerns brought up by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) are ignored. Time to say goodbye to Ubuntu.

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Created by spanky 1 year 42 weeks ago
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Distributed Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 12.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running Ubuntu 12.10) to one large storage server (distributed storage) with GlusterFS. The client system (Ubuntu 12.10 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes.

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Created by falko 1 year 42 weeks ago
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Installing And Using OpenVZ On Scientific Linux 6.3

http://www.howtoforge.com

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Scientific Linux 6.3 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers.

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Created by falko 1 year 43 weeks ago
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NeonView 0.8.0 Image Viewer Released With Many New Features

http://www.tuxarena.com

For this new release the code has been completely rewritten and NeonView was ported to GTK+ 3. There is a rather big list of changes, some of the most important including a completely redesigned interface, two sidebar panels for thumbnail previews and image information, rewritten code for parsing the config file, redesigned settings window, and a whole bunch of new fixes and improvements.

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Created by Chris7mas 1 year 43 weeks ago
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Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL, SquirrelMail (Fedora 18)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses.

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Created by falko 1 year 44 weeks ago
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KDE 4.10 Review: Time To Switch To KDE

http://www.muktware.com

KDE keeps the desktop relevant and powerful as it doesn’t force an interface designed for phones or tablets on desktop users. KDE offers different GUI environments for different form factores. There is Plasma Desktop for desktop computers,Plasma Netbook for netbooks, and "Plasma Active" for smartphones and tablets. So a desktop or tablet user doesn’t have to make any compromise.

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