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How to make DuckDuckGo the default search engine in Chromium

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The folks behind DuckDuckGo have been deftly positioning the search engine as one you should be using, if you are tired or want to avoid snooping by Google and others like it. It is a message that I have bought into, and I think you will too, once you get to know how Google and other search engines track and bubble you.

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Announcing my third e-book "Perl One-Liners Explained"

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I just finished writing my third e-book about Perl one-liners. Perl one-liners are small and awesome Perl programs that fit in a single line of code and they do one thing really well. These things include changing line spacing, numbering lines, doing calculations, converting and substituting text, deleting and printing certain lines, parsing logs, editing files in-place, and many more.

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ownCloud 3 released with enhanced features

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Version 3 of ownCloud, the open source, cloud application that enables you to run your own cloud server from your computer, has been released. This comes roughly 47 days before the launch of a commercial entity that would provide products and services for ownCloud.

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How to install Takeoff Launcher on Fedora 16 KDE

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Takeoff Launcher is one of my favorite menu styles and I consider it one of 2 cool reasons to use the K Desktop Environment. Though it is not in Fedora’s repository, there is an rpm package that you can install from the project’s website.

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Install Quick Access on Linux Mint 12 KDE or any KDE installation

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I am always looking for tools and applications that make the desktop a lot more fun to use, while boosting my productivity at the same time. Such tools should accomplish those objectives without getting in the way. I have already written about two of them in 2 cool reasons to use the K Desktop Environment.

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Linux Mint 12 KDE screen shot preview

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The first release candidate of Linux Mint 12 KDE was made available for download yesterday, but do not be surprised if the “stable” version is released next week. While we await that, here are a few screen shots for your viewing pleasure.

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Introduction To The Enlightenment 17 Window Manager For X (Ubuntu 11.10)

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This tutorial is supposed to show some features of the Enlightenment window manager as an alternative to the often used Gnome and KDE managers. I will install Enlightenment on a desktop computer with Ubuntu 11.10 installed.

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TLWIR 29: Mozilla News, LibreOffice Chart Trick and Bitcoin Rises Again

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As 2011 draws to a close, GNU/Linux and Free Software are as prosperous and in-demand as they have ever been. 2011 was a magnificent year, one in which a lot of deals were made, a lot of profits were reaped, and a lot of freedom was spread. Free Software looks to have an even more rewarding year in 2012.

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Looping Through a List

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This is an example of a Bash shell script used to loop through a list to compare to text strings found in logs. The script is used to detect and block attacks on a web site.

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Linpus Lite 1.6 desktop edition screenshot preview

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The last edition of Linpus Lite that was reviewed on this website, was Linpus Lite 1.4, and that was in September 2010 (see Linpus Lite 1.4 review). That edition was good in some ways, bad in others, but in general, was usable, though it lacked basic security features that I expected to see in a modern Linux distribution.

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Minimal Desktop Install on CentOS 6

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This example of a minimal desktop shows how to manually create partitions using ext3 and ext4 for a server that has a minimal desktop for a graphical interface.

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The Debate OS Project

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Today I ran across another open-source Kickstarter project that I thought was worth sharing. The project, called Debate OS, is an Ubuntu spin focused on providing a debate environment for high school and college students.

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Fedora 16 KDE review

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Fedora 16 is the latest stable edition of Fedora, a Linux distribution whose development is sponsored by Red Hat, Inc. The main edition uses the GNOME 3 desktop environment, but there are editions, called Spins, that use other desktop environments.

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The Coming HTML 5 Revolution in GNU/Linux

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I have spent the last couple of weeks working on a very ambitious C++ program. The program is a software model of a mechanical engineering system. I have never undertaken a more challenging or more rewarding computer programming project. As I spent hour after hour poring over the code, I began to realize why everyone is making such a fuss about HTML 5.

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TLWIR 27: Stallman Lookalike, Linux Jobs, and Free Software Donation Directory

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This week features some fantastic GNU/Linux stories; A Richard Stallman Lookalike, Linux Experts Have No Problem Finding a Good Job, a Donation Directory is Born.

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