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Sabayon 5.4 review

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Sabayon 5.4, released at the end of last month (September, 2010), is the latest version of the Gentoo-based, multi-purpose Linux distribution. This is the third release this year. The other two releases, Sabayon 5.2 and 5.3 were released in March and June respectively.

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Copying Remote Files with scp

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

To use scp to transfer files, the SSH service (usually the sshd server daemon) must be running on the remote system. Here are some examples of useful scp commands:

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5 Things Linux Does Better Than Mac OS X

http://www.pcworld.com

On security, customization, hardware, reliability, and price, Linux blows Apples contender out of the water. Not to mention respecting the basic users' freedoms to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software.

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How to password-protect GRUB

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Password-protecting the bootloader is one method you may employ to enhance the physical security profile of your computer. GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, is the default bootloader on virtually all Linux distributions, but on a significant number, the installer does not have support for setting a GRUB password.

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5 Intriguing KDE Apps

http://maketecheasier.com

A quick look at KDE-Apps.org reveals that new apps are added daily. I periodically browse through the latest KDE apps to see if anything stands out, and I found these five, some of which are in early development.

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How I converted my Office to Linux

http://www.wine-reviews.net

How I converted my Office to Linux by MLUG This is a recording OSGUI Tim filmed of Mick & the Melbourne Linux Users Group (MLUG) guys on the 25th Aug 2010 in North Melbourne Computer Bank Office.

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First MeeGo Linux tablet ships

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Neofonie-owned WeTab GmbH has shipped what appears to be the first MeeGo-based tablet, the 11.6-inch, Intel Atom N450-based WeTab

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Direct3D 10 and 11 Is Now Natively Implemented On Linux

http://wine-reviews.net

Luca Barbieri made a rather significant commit today that adds a state tracker dubbed "d3d1x", which implements the Direct3D 10/11 COM API in Gallium3D. Luca says this is just the initial version, but its already working and can run a few DirectX 10/11 texturing demos on Linux at the moment.

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5 Things I Miss From Linux When Using OSX

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I have been a Linux user for over 10 years… until now. Recently I purchased a MacBook Pro. In the course of using it, I’ve come across a number of features of Linux and the KDE desktop that I greatly miss.

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Biometric Hardware with Linux and GPL violations

http://linuxmadeasy.blogspot.com

Recently at work we installed a biometric access control system. I was not in charge of this buy, but I tried the Windows software that is responsible for data handling and connects to biometric terminals. Today, we were doing a few more work in our office, and drilling a hole to basement, the worker made bullseye on power cable for biometrics terminals.

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What Makes Debian One of the Most Popular Distros Out There

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Debian is one of the oldest and most popular distributions among the Linux users. There are probably hundreds of distributions which are based on Debian, or others which are based on distributions which in turn are based on Debian. Although I'm not a Debian developer, I use it for over two years or so, and slowly got to love this OS.

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Embedding ‘Microsoft Tax’ in Linux, Using Mono

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Advice to those wishing to free Linux and remove all Microsoft tax from it (hint: avoid vendors that pay Microsoft for Linux)

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The Only Remaining Competition to Mobile Linux is Software Patents

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Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple are attacking mobile Linux using software patents, which may be their last resort in stopping world domination by mobile Linux

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Kernel Log: Videos from LinuxCon and an end to maintenance of 2.4 and 2.6.27

http://www.h-online.com

Videos and presentations from LinuxCon and the Embedded Linux Conference provide information about the development status of Btrfs and about problems between kernel hackers and the makers of Android. With the latest stable kernels, Linux 2.6.34 has reached the end of its life; furthermore, there are signs that maintenance of 2.4 and 2.6.27 will soon be discontinued or reduced

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Debunking the 1% Myth

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

It seems like almost every day someone in the tech press or someone commenting in a technical forum will claim that Linux adoption on the desktop (including laptops) is insignificant. The number that is thrown around is 1%.

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