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Restrict (Lock) Your Ubuntu Desktop With Lockdown Editor

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

Gnome system restrictions utility Lockdown Editor lets you create a profile that limits a user to a set of application that a system administrator allows. It has a nice, logically structured GUI that allows administrators to choose and click checkboxes on the options that you want to deny for user access.

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Created by nilarimogard 5 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 20 weeks ago
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90% of computers controlled by one company?

http://www.idreamoflinux.com

Microsoft Windows is running on 90% of computers around the globe. This should alarm people and the government. Such a monopoly stifles innovation and competition. We need to start using alternatives that are available.

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Created by Tomi30 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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Microsoft and Linux sitting in a tree...

http://www.daniweb.com

Strange but true, usually the best of enemies it would seem that Microsoft and the Linux Foundation are in full agreement over something for a change. What is more, they are working together in order to find a solution as well.

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Created by bigpinkpig 5 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 30 weeks ago
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Non-Linux FOSS

http://www.linuxjournal.com

If you're a Linux fan, there's a bit of a tendency to think that Linux and open source are two ways of saying the same thing. However, plenty of FOSS projects exist that don't have anything to do with Linux.

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Created by 5t3v3n 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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Open-source uptake on the rise, according to Forrester

http://www.sdtimes.com

From a list of 16 items asked of 2,000 software decision makers for 2009, the use of open-source software has risen to the top.

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Created by Noog 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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AlternativeTo Suggests Software Alternatives

http://lifehacker.com

Whether you're looking for an alternative to expensive commercial software or just trying to get a feel for what's out there, AlternativeTo is a handy service for finding software alternatives.

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Created by Noog 5 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 35 weeks ago
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Cross-platform Backup Utility: fwbackups

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime, anywhere. It is completely free to download and use without any sort of trial or restrictions. In fact, fwbackups is open-source, which means anybody can use, share it and improve it. If you would like to help develop or test fwbackups, see the developer's page.

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Created by nilarimogard 5 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 36 weeks ago
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Converting Subversion repositories to Git

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

There are a number of version control systems available. Originally there was RCS, which was suitable for individuals, but not really suitable for groups of people. It evolved into CVS, which worked pretty well for years, and then Subversion came along, making a better CVS than CVS itself.

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Created by Ubuntu87 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Drupal How To: Content Profile Basics

http://www.protoscopic.com

Basic overview of getting a Content Profile setup on a Drupal 6 site. Sadly it's not as easy as you would expect.

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Created by Protoscopic 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Open source apps are no small free beer

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Richard Stallman once wrote that the point about free software is it is "free as in freedom, not free as in beer", meaning that people should be at liberty to do as they pleased with software, rather than subscribe to its restrictive licences.

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Created by the_borg10001101 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Wine 1.1.10 has been released

http://icehot.wordpress.com

What’s new in Wine 1.1.10 (see below for details):
- Support for virtual memory write watches.
- Workarounds for the WINAPI compiler bug on Mac OS.
- Several fixes for the 64-bit build.
- Some more GdiPlus functions.
- Various bug fixes.

The source is available from the following locations:

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Created by nilarimogard 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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starUML and argoUML - compared

http://veerasundar.com

A comparison of two open source UML modeling applications starUML and argoUML.

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Created by veerasundark 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
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Software as a subversive activity: The making of a Linux geek

http://jdeeth.blogspot.com

I last booted Windows on my year-old laptop on October 8, according to my SETI@Home stats. I hadn't realized my conversion had been so complete, but over the course of the last few months, I found myself in Gates World less and less for fewer and fewer things.

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Created by serdar 6 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 3 weeks ago
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Linux/FOSS and Politics Go Together Like Cheese and Crackers

http://www.linuxtoday.com

Any political discussion can turn dangerous in a heartbeat, and they usually do, with foaming and fireworks more usual than relaxed give-and-take.

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Created by extra 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
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Microsoft Has A Problem: Software Patents Go Up In Smoke

http://tech.shantanugoel.com

Just read over at groklaw about a ruling made last night by the US Appeals Court. According to it, the patents granted for business practices would have to undergo specific and stringent testing procedures to check the worthiness of granting a patent to it.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
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