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No, that “Most Trusted Company for Privacy Award” does not compute

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How can people be very concerned about government surveillance, and still trust a company like Microsoft? And if people are concerned about government surveillance, what about surveillance by private organizations? Has anybody looked into backdoors in Verizon’s Internet routers?

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Install Razor-qt on Ubuntu 12.10

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The latest edition is Razor-qt 0.5.2. This article shows how to install it on Ubuntu 12.10 or any other edition of Ubuntu you might be running.

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Now that Kaptan has been ported, YALI’s waiting

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YALI (Yet Another Linux Installer) is the installer on Pardus, an original distribution (it is not based on any distribution). Development has, for now, ceased. And, as far as I know, it is not likely to be restarted, at least not by the original developers.

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Enlightenment’s E17: Ready for prime time?

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Most of the features are great and I think it is ready for your desktop. But there are still some very rough edges.

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Quad-core Android SmartTV on a stick

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I think that’s more power than any other device of its type that I’ve come across. With it, you can turn any TV with the right connectivity into an Android device or TV.

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Cinnarch preview

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Cinnarch is a desktop Linux distribution based on Arch Linux and using the Cinnamon as the default and only supported desktop environment. Like Arch, it follows a rolling-release development model.

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Cinnamon proposed to replace GNOME Shell as default DE on Fedora 19

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But if this proposal is accepted, they will lose a major distro and, hopefully, will be forced to rethink the GNOME Shell.

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The many Profiles of Enlightenment’s E17

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The latest release, Enlightenment version 0.17 or E17, was released late last year. I’ve been playing with it for a few weeks now, and so far, I’ve been impressed. There are still has some very rough edges, but it’s very usable.

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Install ROSA Launcher on Fedora 18 KDE

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This article shows how to install and use it in place of the Kickoff Menu, the default menu style on Fedora 18 KDE (Spherical Cow).

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How to straighten out firewall configuration on Fedora 18

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On Fedora 18, the new firewall application is called FirewallD. It has its own command-line and graphical utility, but the graphical firewall tool installed belongs to the old firewall application which it replaced.

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No, availability is not security!

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Sure, but what good is not losing your data if an unauthorized party can access it just as easily and readily as you can.

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Rock and Paper, the Android Personal Computer’s new looks

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The first incarnation of the APC was just a basic motherboard targeted mainly at developers, but the APC Paper, the more expensive of the two, brings something slightly different to the table.

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ROSA Desktop Fresh 2012 review

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I’ve been running ROSA Desktop Fresh 2012 beta 1 on a test system since it was released on October 20 2012. When the stable edition was made available for download, I didn’t need to reinstall, just updated the system. This review is based on that system, with screen shots from it and a couple of test installations in a virtual environment.

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Upgrading Fedora 17 to 18 with FedUp is elegant, but …

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With Fedora 18, the recommended upgrade tool is called FedUp (FEDora UPgrade). It is, by design, a lot more elegant than what it replaced, but how well or error-free it works is another matter.

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SolusOS 2 alpha 6 preview

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SolusOS is a desktop distribution based on Debian. It is co-founded by a couple of guys who were involved with Linux Mint Debian Edition.

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