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How to change settings for the bootloader and splash screen in Ubuntu

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StartUp Manager, or SUM, is a gui tool for changing settings in Grub, Grub2 and Usplash. SUM should work with recent versions of Debian and Debian-based distributions such as Ubuntu.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 12 weeks ago
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20 Essential KDE Applications - Review

http://vivapinkfloyd.blogspot.com

Review on 20 of the most used and loved KDE applications. Included are Amarok, K3b, KTorrent, Akregator, Kopete and all the others.

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Created by Chris7mas 6 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 15 weeks ago
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10 Reasons to Love Debian

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This is not a rant about Debian vs. Ubuntu. I used both, loved both, and I'm currently using Debian Lenny. It's not about Debian versus any other distribution either: in fact, I only tried a few other distros, and most of them were Debian-based. Here are the top 10 reasons for which I enjoy using Debian:

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Reporting bugs the Debian way

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Following on from my recommendation for apt-buglist where you can see the reported bugs on a package before installing it I thought it might be useful to look at the other side of the coin, reporting bugs in Debian. The best way to do this is with the dedicated tool: reportbug.

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Updating Debian keys for the uninterested

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Despite having an aversion to configuring and maintaining security and crypto software, I accepted that I had to update my system in response to the recent big Debian security problem. If I can do it, you can do it. Below are my notes, but keep in mind that my security rank is somewhere between ignorant and uninterested.

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GNU/Linux one, Microsoft nil

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Another one chalked up for all the GNU/Linux operating systems out there. Proof once again that the community makes it what it is. You may be perplexed as to exactly what I am rambling on about, not more than six days ago an OpenSSH vulnerability was discovered in GNU/Linux operating systems derived from Debian, more specifically, Ubuntu. Not a matter to be taken light heartedly in the slightest:

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Debian Package of the Day: potrace: Transform bitmap images into vector graphics

http://debaday.debian.net

"You can face the task sometimes that you need a high resolution material from a particular image. Most probably when you’re a graphic designer (or even a tattoo artist), you might want to have a good quality result from a low resolution image that you can magnify no matter how much, it will give you smooth edges in high quality."

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Created by cpoliticas 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 17 weeks ago
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Grip - A Beginners Guide

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In this guide I will try and cover as much as I can regarding the setup and basic use of Grip as a cd-ripper. We will explore various tweaks and settings I have collected over the past couple of years whilst using it, and I will try and simplify the setup process as much as possible.

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Public Service Announcement to Debian and Ubuntu Users

http://brian.mastenbrook.net

"... «A weakness has been discovered in the random number generator used by OpenSSL on Debian and Ubuntu systems. As a result of this weakness, certain encryption keys are much more common than they should be, such that an attacker could guess the key through a brute-force attack given minimal knowledge of the system.

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Debian GNU/Linux SuiteTelecentro: millions of users for the digital society every year

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The Brazilian Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro benefits more than 4 millions users every year.

The Brazilian Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro is a custom solution which is currently being deployed in the Digital Inclusion Program of Banco do Brasil. SuiteTelecentro is used in approximately 2000 telecentres and computer rooms.

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Installing an All in One Printer Device in Debian

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Regular at Freesoftware Magazine, Ryan Cartwright, describes how he managed to get his HP Photosmart C5180 device up and running in Debian Lenny.

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Created by gaswold 6 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 18 weeks ago
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Canadian British Columbia's School District #73 opts for Debian GNU / Linux

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Kamloops Thompson School District #73, British Columbia, Canada, with 55 elementary and secondary schools, chose a majority of open source software on Debian GNU / Linux as it is easier to maintain and in their experience offers better support.

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Shuttleworth Acknowledges Ubuntu’s Debt to Debian

http://practical-tech.com

New comers to Linux sometimes think that Ubuntu sprang forth from Linux as a totally new creation, the next generation of Linux. Old-hands at Linux know better. Now, Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, sets the story straight for those to whom Ubuntu 8.04 is the be-all and end-all of Linux.

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Created by greengrass 6 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 19 weeks ago
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Interview: Steve McIntyre, Debian Project Leader

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Steve McIntyre is the recently elected Debian Prioject Leader. He is a software engineer and a long-time Debian developer. His best known contributions have been in the field of creating Debian CD/DVD images; he is the Debian-cd team leader and is responsible for generating the official images.

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Debian is participating in the 2008 Google Summer of Code

http://www.debian.org

The Debian project is proud to announce that it has again been accepted by Google as a mentor organisation for the Summer of Code programme. We have been allocated twelve tasks for this year. Google will fund the students mentioned here to work full time on those tasks during their summer vacation, from May 26th to August 18th.

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