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7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

http://maketecheasier.com

KDE offers more easily customizable features than any other desktop. Here are 7 ways to get the desktop look you dreamed about when you were a child.

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Performing Searches with grep

http://bashshell.net

You can direct grep to search through one file or many. You can also pipe in output from some other utility so that you’ll see only the information that you want to see. And, the fact that grep uses regular expressions allows you to perform searches even when you only have an approximate idea of what you’re searching for.

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Miro 3.5.1 rc2 is released ! Download, Play videos and Internet TV in HD

http://www.unixmen.com

Miro 3.5.1 RC2 is released ! This is a bug-fix release and has improvements to conversions, torrent downloading, and resolves some playback issues.miro-logo

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Brazilian Ministry of Education plan large deployment with Mandriva Linux

http://www.mandriva.com

Mandriva is working with the hardware manufacturer partner Positivo, to deliver this open source solution which will help teachers to improve students’ education. Also, this will be one of the world biggest organized deployment of Linux, with potential to get to 1.5 Million units, and confirms Linux as a key, cost-effective alternative PC operating system.

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Using Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler for bare metal programming

http://balau82.wordpress.com

Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat includes an ARM cross-compiler to compile programs for Linux. The compiler can also be used for bare-metal programming with a few arrangements.

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KDE's Mobile Team Meets for First Sprint

http://dot.kde.org

The objective of the Sprint was to connect various KDE teams whose work in some way involves mobile platforms, so they could share experiences and work on improvements for all mobile projects.

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Install BURG in Ubuntu: A stylish replacement for GRUB

http://reviewhubs.com

If you use dual boot Linux, that is, if you use more than one operating system on your machine, maybe you should try BURG. It is a new boot loader, much more stylish than the simple text-based GRUB.

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Sale of Linux powered Open-PC starts with three models and partners

http://blog.karlitschek.de

The first PC which is build by the free software community and not by a big company. Everybody can contribute. The Open-PC is using only free software and drivers. The good news is that they are not starting with one or two but with three manufacturing partners and models. They are working together with ARLT and greeniX in Germany and ThinkPenguin in the US

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Introduction to the MeeGo Software Platform

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Distros come and go, and sometimes they combine with others to form new distros. Take Intel's Moblin and combine it with Nokia's Maemo, and you get MeeGo.

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redefining the fork bomb...

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

A fork bomb is simply a line of some characters entered into the command line of a Unix system, and when the enter key is pressed, within seconds the computer will crash... The little program we entered in to the bash shell act as a process & make multiple copies of itself, setting off a chain reaction and thus quickly exhausting the system’s resources.

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The bad guys are worried - did we win?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Recently two pieces of first class anti-free software diatribe hit the headlines. The first is Microsoft’s “please don’t use OpenOffice.org” video and the second is Steve Jobs’ anti-Android rant. Both are pretty shallow attempts at deflection and have been rightly called out as actually endorsing the subject of the attack as a valid opponent.

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How to share /home directory between two linux installations

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

Frequent re-installations of operating system due to crashes is always been a problem for many of the linux users, and my case is also the same.... Everytime i start with doing something like trying some new commands or editing some configuration files and finally ends up with an 'OS crash' and a fresh installation thereafter.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6 Beta1 Brings Improved Search, Activities and Mobile Device Support

http://kde.org

KDE releases 4.6 beta1 of Workspaces, Applications and Development Frameworks, bringing significant improvements to desktop search, a revamped activity system and a significant performance boost to window management and desktop effects. Efforts all across the KDE codebase pay off by making KDE's frameworks more suitable for usage on all devices.

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R.I.P Microsoft Windows?

http://compaspascal.blogspot.com

Microsoft is usually very good at presenting new products years ahead of the actual launch - but there continues to be a very remarkable absence of a single strategy for support of Windows applications or Windows as a well integrated desktop.

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Alternative To The "200 Lines Kernel Patch That Does Wonders" Which You Can Use Right Away

http://www.webupd8.org

Phoronix recently published an article regarding a ~200 lines Linux Kernel patch that improves responsiveness under system strain. Well, Lennart Poettering, a RedHat developer replied to Linus Torvalds on a maling list with an alternative to this patch that does the same thing yet all you have to do is run 2 commands and paste 4 lines in your ~/.bashrc file.

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