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How To Create a Linux Mint Persistent Live USB

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Because of its Ubuntu base, Linux Mint shares a lot of the same great features with its parent distribution while offering a more traditional desktop design. One big feature that Linux Mint is missing though is the ability to create a Live USB stick with persistent storage. In this tutorial I'll show how to create a Linux Mint Persistent Live USB drive using UNetbootin and GParted.

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Created by Linerd 3 years 20 weeks ago
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GNOME 3.12 Released with Major Features, New Apps, IRC Client

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Earlier today GNOME 3.12 has been released, bringing major new features, several redesigned programs and three new applications: Logs, Sound Recorder and Polari.

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Created by Chris7mas 3 years 20 weeks ago
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20 Great Terminal Replacements for GUI Applications

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htop is an improved version of top, a complex process viewer which allows to visualize processes in real time, see memory and CPU consumption, send signals to processes, renice processes, and sort them by various options. It makes use of colors and you can also scroll horizontally and vertically to see the full names of the running processes.

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Created by Chris7mas 3 years 20 weeks ago
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Pursuing adoption of free and open source software in governments

http://radar.oreilly.com

Our panel focused on barriers to its adoption and steps that free software advocates could take to reach out to government agencies.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 20 weeks ago
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KDE wins Linux New Media Readers Choice Award 2014

http://dot.kde.org

KDE won the Linux New Media Readers Choice Award 2014 (link to German language Linux Magazine) for the best Linux Desktop Environment at CeBIT last week. 46% of the readers of Linux New Media's global publications voted for KDE. Runner-ups were GNOME with 18% and XFCE with 13%. Other awards went to CyanogenMod, Raspberry Pi, Bitcoin, Puppet, Tor and Git.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 21 weeks ago
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[Howto] Using DBUS to query status information from NetworkManager (or others)

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Most of the current Linux installations rely on the inter process communication framework dbus. Dbus can be uesd to gather quite some information about the system – however the usage can be a bit troublesome. This howto sheds some light on the usage of dbus by the example of querying the NetworkManagaer interface.

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Created by liquidat 3 years 21 weeks ago
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30 Terminal Emulators for Linux

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Terminal emulators, also called console or terminal applications, are programs which facilitate access to the shell, and usually offer user-friendly features like profiles, scrollback history, backgrounds and transparency effects, font configuration, tabs, mouse support and so on.

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Created by Chris7mas 3 years 22 weeks ago
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[Howto] Vagrant: libvirt, (Multi-)Multi-Machine, Ansible and Puppet

https://liquidat.wordpress.com

Vagrant is a tool to create and configure virtual development environments. As a wrapper around common virtual machine solutions it helps bringing up and disposing a virtual machine in a glimpse. I played around with it – and, well, got a bit carried away…

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Created by liquidat 3 years 23 weeks ago
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12 Completely Free, Open-Source Linux Games

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The overview includes only games which are completely free, with a permissive license for both the code and their content. I could not include here games like Urban Terror or Warsow, since their assets are not free, nor Steam games.

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Created by Chris7mas 3 years 24 weeks ago
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Postfix Architecture Overview

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Postfix consists of numerous services, commandos and queues. The documentation describes them in detail, but a general overview was missing – so I gave it a try.

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Created by liquidat 3 years 24 weeks ago
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KDE Ships First Alpha of Frameworks 5

http://www.kde.org

KDE released the first alpha of Frameworks 5, part of a series of releases leading up to the final version planned for June 2014. This release includes progress since the Frameworks 5 Tech Preview in the beginning of this year.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 25 weeks ago
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[Howto] First Steps With Ansible

http://liquidat.wordpress.com

Ansible is a tool to manage systems and their configuration. Without the need for a client installed agent and with the ability to launch programs with command line, it seems to fit between classic configuration management like Puppet on one hand and ssh/dsh on the other.

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Created by liquidat 3 years 25 weeks ago
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KPrinter available for KDE 4

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One of the missing features of KDE 4 compared to KDE 3 was the not longer available KPrinter, a tool to print Postscript documents even out of non-KDE programs.

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Created by liquidat 3 years 25 weeks ago
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First look at cockpit, a web based server management interface

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Only recently the Cockpit project was launched, aiming at providing a web based management interface for various servers. It already leaves an interesting impression for simple management tasks – and the design is actually well done.

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Created by liquidat 3 years 26 weeks ago
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Konnichiwa! - a new free WordPress plugin for membership sites

http://namaste-lms.org

The space is crowded with membership plugins, why a new one? Perhaps you can just go and check, this is the quickest start I have seen so far.

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Created by prasunsen 3 years 28 weeks ago
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