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The best Linux distro of 2011!

http://www.tuxradar.com

Fedora, Mint, Arch, Ubuntu, Debian and OpenSUSE go head-to-head - we've dropped the six most popular Linux distributions of the day into a cage fight for your affections. Read on to discover which distro comes up top for installation ease, customisation, performance, security and more. Which flavour of Linux gets the gold medal?

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Creating Firefox web apps that look like native apps

http://www.brighthub.com

HTML5 and Flash have been used to great effect in recreating traditional desktop apps that can be run through your web browser. Google is so confident that web apps can replace your desktop apps that it has released the ChromeOS, which is not much more than the Chrome web browser presented as a desktop operating system.

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Installing Subversion & Enabling Access Via Different Protocols (Debian Squeeze)

http://www.howtoforge.com

Subversion (svn) is an open-source version control system (VCS), used in the development of many software projects. This tutorial shows how to install Subversion on Debian Squeeze and how to configure it to allow access to a repository through different protocols: file://, http://, https://, svn://, and svn+ssh://.

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LibreOffice 3.4.2 is "enterprise ready"

http://www.h-online.com

Vignoli says that 3.4.2 is the result of the "combined activity of 300 contributors having made more than 23,000 commits, with the addition, deletion or modification of around five million lines of code".

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Using Apache2 Content Negotiation To Serve Different Languages

http://www.howtoforge.com

Content negotiation is the ability of a web server to deliver the document that best matches the browser's preferences/capabilities. For example, if a resource exists in multiple languages, the web server can choose which variant it serves based on the Accept-Language header delivered by the browser.

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KDE releases version 4.7 of Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platform

http://kde.org

KDE 4.7 releases provide many new features and improved stability and performance. Lots of visual polishing took place with an update to the Oxygen icons, and improved consistency between panel items such as clock and notification areas. The window manager KWin brings a new shadow system and can now run on OpenGL ES supporting hardware, making it better suited for mobile devices.

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4 Tools To Get Hardware Information In Linux

http://www.webupd8.org

lshw-gtk is a graphical user interface for lshw. It can display very detailed information for your computer's hardware configuration: processor, memory, graphics cards, devices connected to USB ports and so on.

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Moving away from Ubuntu

http://balau82.wordpress.com

After the upgrate to Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, the author expains his decision to abandon Ubuntu and search for a rolling release distribution...

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Lightweight Portable Security (LPS)-A Linux distro from the US Department of Defense

http://www.unixmen.com

Lightweight Portable Security (LPS), created by USA's Department of Defence, is a small Linux live CD focusing on privacy and security, for this reason, it boots from a CD and executes from RAM, providing a web browser, a file manager and some interesing tools. LPS-Public turns an untrusted system into a trusted network client.

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How To Run Your Own DNS Servers With ISPConfig 3 (Debian Squeeze)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can run your own DNS servers (primary and secondary) with ISPConfig 3. To do this, you need two servers with two different public IP addresses and with ISPConfig 3 installed.

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How to make your own 20th Century Fox and LIONSGATE intro with Blender 2.5 in 5 min

http://www.unixmen.com

This is an easy tutorial on how to make your own 20th Century Fox and LIONSGATE styled intro using Blender 2.5. It is very easy you just need to donwload the templates blender and follow the instructions, it shouldn't take more than 5-10 minutes to edit it.

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Debian moves to LibreOffice

http://www.debian.org

The Debian project is proud to announce that the transition from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice has now been completed. LibreOffice has already been available for "testing" and "unstable" since March and has now been backported to Debian 6.0 "Squeeze", too.

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GIMP resources to take you from newbie to power user

http://blog.worldlabel.com

Web-based resources for Gimp users — documentation and tutorials, sites and forums to follow, plus how to find brushes, palettes, scripts and extensions.

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Peppermint Two: Faster, slicker and easier than ever

https://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

It’s been a little over a year since I reviewed the first Peppermint OS, and while I liked the first effort on this new project, I’ve been really looking forward to Peppermint Two. Well, my wait was over as of last week, so I was able to kick the tires and get a good feel for it after installing and using it for a few days.

And it didn’t disappoint!

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New Kontact Suite Brings Next-Gen Groupware to Desktop and Mobile

http://dot.kde.org

KDE is proud to announce the release of the next generation Kontact PIM Suite, based on the Akonadi framework. In addition to this, we are also proud to announce the June maintenance update of the KDE Software Compilation 4.6. Unsurprisingly, the port of Kontact to Akonadi is finally being released the same day as Duke Nukem Forever, making it relatively timely.

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