High End

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High End - free software for the pro/admin/hacker - high-end distros (Red Hat, Debian, etc.), kernel development, programming and heavy duty CLI work, networking, databases, web- and sys-admin stuff, advanced howtos, high end hardware (servers, workstations, thinstations) etc.
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Test Driving Linux Mint Cassandra - Can you handle this beauty?

http://news.softpedia.com

The final version of Linux Mint 3.0 (codename Cassandra) burst onto the Linux scene today, based on Bianca and compatible with Ubuntu Feisty and its repositories.

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HDR photos with the GIMP

http://www.instructables.com

Many people have already seen tutorials on how to make your own HDR photos out of a jpeg in photoshop. But here is something for all those Linux folks that will want to do the same with GIMP.

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Tech Talk: Linus Torvalds on git

http://www.youtube.com

Linus Torvalds visits Google to share his thoughts on git, the source control management system he created two years ago.

He slams CVS and Subversion really badly -- maybe a little too badly?

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Pick your own OOo, there must be one for you!

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

OpenOffice.org is probably the biggest free software project in existence today. It certainly is the biggest single piece of software one can download and compile in one go, with the core package hitting over the 100MB mark (while bzip’d) and the total sources going over 200MB.

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The Truth About ATI/AMD & Linux

http://www.osnews.com

ATI has been well known for ignoring and disrespecting the free software community for years.
They wrote an article recently about the development of their drivers.
This is a link not to the article itself - which is long and boring - but to the comment on OsNews, which will give people a fairly good of why ATI in this case is really just all talk - the facts are still against them.

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Comparison: First-Person Shooters

http://www.osreviews.net

Love to game? Here is a comparison of some free software first person shooters.

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OLPC: Intel, Microsoft, and other "Experts" Just Don't Get It

http://webapps.saugus.k12.ca.us

The One Laptop per Child project has got to be one of the most controversial topics in both education and technology. The little green wonder has been incessantly discussed and debated, at once glorified for its ideals and derided for a host of perceived shortcomings.

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Basic Linux Commands

http://linuxtips.newspartner.net

Here are some basic Linux commands. Some are well known and some aren’t. I am not a Linux Wizard…far from it…but I am learning some basic Linux commands and thought I would share some with other newbies so they to can get more familiar with the terminal command line.

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Amarok - A Review

http://shiftbackspace.com

I had always thought iTunes was as good as it could get as far as playing and managing MP3 files, especially when I after testing Linux software such as Banshee and Rythmbox. When I began to use Amarok (1.4.5) I immediately noticed a sense of polish and completion.

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GNU/Linux GUI Programming with Ruby

http://robrohan.com

I went a little crazy this week-end, and decided to look for a way to write GUI programs on Linux in ruby. I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it is.

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KWin Composite Brings Bling to KDE

http://dot.kde.org

Screenshots, videos, and detailed description of KDE's answer to Beryl and Compiz. From the Article:"These features have brought KWin rapidly into the era of dazzling eyecandy, along with some pleasant surprises on the usability front."

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Jack Quickstart Guide

http://www.64studio.com

This is a user-friendly tutorial by Nate Figlar for the Jack sound server, an essential tool for free software multimedia production. It's been written with the 64 Studio distro in mind, but is generic enough to be relevant to any desktop distro with sound applications.

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Palm Unveils Foleo, GNU/Linux-Based "Mobile Companion"

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Contrary to recent rumors, it's not Palm's first Linux smartphone, and no, it's not a competitor to Nokia's Linux-based N800 Internet Tablet. Rather, Palm today unveiled the Foleo, which it's calling a 'new class' of mobile device.

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Education, education, education

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I heard a phrase today that reminded me of my childhood: “...learning and sharing together”. I’m not sure if I ever heard this exact phrase, but it was definitely a theme that was central to my early education; it’s now a central theme of my life again, this time through free software.

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Create a GNU/Linux Desktop App In 14 Minutes Using QDevelop and QT4

http://www.clivecooper.co.uk

This tutorial is designed for absolute beginners, even if you have programmed in other languages and are new to GNU/Linux and C++ then this tutorial will help get you up and running with Qt and C++.

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