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Why Debian matters more than ever

http://www.networkworld.com

You can't argue Debian's irrelevance using Ubuntu as an example. If you're using Ubuntu (or Linux Mint, or Mepis...), you're really using Debian with some enhancements. According to a presentation given recently by Debian Project Leader (DPL) Stefano Zacchiroli, only 7% of Ubuntu is directly derived from upstream projects, Canonical's projects, or other non-Debian sources.

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How To Boot An ISO With GRUB2 (The Easy Way!)

http://www.webupd8.org

If you want to try out a new Linux distro, be it the latest Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal daily ISO or any other (I've only tested it with Ubuntu though!) and don't want to burn a CD each time you want to try a new daily build (and you don't have an USB memory stick around), you can use a cool GRUB 2 feature that lets you boot a live CD ISO directly from your hard disk.

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How to unclutter your Debian source package from autogenerated files

http://theopenhelp.com

It’s quite common that the upstream build system generates/updates some files but does not clean them up properly when you call make clean.

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Banshee May Put Ubuntu, Canonical At Risk

http://www.muktware.com

Banshee is going to be the default music player for Ubuntu which makes me worry. Banshee is based on the controversial Mono technologies developed by Novell employees. Richard M Stallman has warned against Mono and C# which applies to Banshee as well.

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a simple ftp program with python xmlrpc

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

Now we will try creating a sample file transfer program through which we can transfer files (text, images, movie) over the network. The logic behind this is the same that we used in the client server program shown in the above link.

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Getting started with Arduino Uno on Ubuntu

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Unboxing Arduino Uno and getting started for Arduino development on Ubuntu Maverick.

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Bodhi Linux is a Lightweight Linux Distribution Based on 'Enlightenment Desktop' and Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com

Bodhi Linux is a light weight and minimalistic distribution in development that is based on Enlightenment 'E 17' Desktop Environment. At its core, Bodhi Linux is based on Ubuntu 10.04.Bodhi is a Buddhist term and in Sanskrit, it means Enlightenment or getting enlightened.

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Setting up CGI-BIN in apache in Ubuntu linux

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The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a method used for server programming in such a way that, web applications can be equipped with scripting languages like python as their back end, for processing the client requests. CGI are external gateway programs to interface with information servers such as HTTP servers.

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Turn Your Linux Desktop,Tablet or Touch Device into Digital Sketchpad

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com

Ardesia is a free open source application that turns your Linux device into a digital sketchpad. You can make hand drawn annotations, figures, a quick sketch, do some artwork or just use it for fun. Drawings can be made using many pointing devices like a mouse or a pen/finger on your touch screen device.

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Icinga (Monitoring Solution) Installation And Configuration On CentOS

http://www.howtoforge.com

Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed locations.

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Ubuntu To Give Qt Applications A Chance Starting With Natty+1

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Mark Shuttleworth announced on his blog today that starting with Natty+1 (the Ubuntu release after Natty), Qt applications will be evaluated for inclusion on the Ubuntu CD.

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Control Your Network Traffic with Wondershaper in Ubuntu/ Debian Linux

http://shibuvarkala.blogspot.com

f you are a Network Administrator with little knowledge in Network Protocols and IPtables, don't worry you can also control your network traffic with a simple tool named wondershaper. It Works on Linux 2.4 & higher.

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Lutris: A New Universal Gaming Platform for Linux is in Development

http://www.ubuntuvibes.com

Lutris is a new gaming platform for Linux that aims at providing easy game installation, configuration and launching system for games. It is different from other services like PlayOnLinux as it integrates a large number of games from a number of different systems that includes console emulators also.

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How to create Debian packages with alternative compression methods

http://theopenhelp.com

While gzip is the standard Unix tool when it comes to compression, there are other tools available and some of them are performing better than gzip in terms of compression ratio.

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Ubuntu and the price of Unity

http://www.h-online.com

Canonical's decision to go with the Unity shell on GNOME may be a game changer for Ubuntu, but it doesn't come without risk. Mark Shuttleworth's declared aims are to unite design with free software.

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