Linux Gets Fresh and Tasty with Sabayon 9 and LinuxMint Box

There are a lot of Linux distributions on the Linux Planet, very few of them have their own branded hardware.
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Running Shopware Community Edition On Nginx on Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial shows how you can install and run Shopware Community Edition (version 3.5.6) on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 12.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). Shopware is a feature-rich ecommerce platform; I will use the Community Edition here which […]

Install Compiz On The Unity Desktop On Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

Install Compiz On The Unity Desktop On Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)
This tutorial shows how you can configure Compiz on an Ubuntu
Linux 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) Unity desktop (the system must have a
3D-capable
graphics card – I’m using an NVIDIA GeF…

GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board Meeting – May 29th, 2012

Wiki: https://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20120529

= Minutes for Meeting of May 29, 2012 =

== Next Meeting ==

June 12, 2012

== Attending ==

* Bastien Nocera
* Emmanuele Bassi
* Germán Póo-Caamaño
* Karen Sandler
* Rosanna Yuen…

It’s Time for Canonical to Stop Protecting Unity

Canonical privileges Unity at the expense of other desktop environments. All this does is reduce choice for users and inhibit the growth of Unity. It’s time for Ubuntu to embrace other environments at the corporate level [he]mdash[/he] not just a…

Linux Mint joins mini-PC hardware business

Standard and ribbed minty boxes for saleLinux Mint, flush with its recent popularity in the distro stakes, is looking to take the pain out of installation with its first hardware line, called mintBox, that comes in smooth and ribbed versions.…
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Debian Project News – June 11th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s twelfth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Debian archive rebuilds on Amazon Web Services * Debian welcomes diversity * armhf and s390x on their way to Wheezy * DebConf13 logo contest * First bug squashing party in Shanghai * Bits from […]

WordPress 3.4 Release Candidate 3

The third release candidate for WordPress 3.4 is now available. Since RC2, we’ve fixed a few lingering issues with the new live preview feature, as well as with custom headers and backgrounds. There are no remaining issues, and we plan to release 3.4 in the coming days. But if you think you’ve found a bug, […]

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 269

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #269 for the week June 4 – 10, 2012, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Alpha 1 Released! Ubuntu on Microsoft’s Windows Azure IAAS Welcome New Members Ubuntu Stats Real collaborative design with open source software Launchpad […]

Install Or Upgrade To Latest Stable Version Of Rsyslog On CentOS 5 And 6

Install Or Upgrade To Latest Stable Version Of Rsyslog On CentOS 5 And 6

This tutorial shows how you can install new generation of syslog servers by using
Rsyslog on CentOS 5. It also shows you how to upgrade obsolete Rsyslog 4.0 on CentOS 6.
Acco…

Clang Compiling Against GCC On Ubuntu ARM Linux

Here’s an update on the LLVM/Clang vs. GCC compiler benchmarking on ARM hardware under Linux…
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Unity 5.12 Fixes Ubuntu OpenGL Performance Problems

Issued as a stable release update to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS last week was Unity 5.12. Aside from offering some minor usability enhancements and various fixes, Unity 5.12 should fix some of the OpenGL performance problems that many users have experienced — and multiple Phoronix articles have noted the OpenGL performance slowdown — so here’s some […]

How To Configure Ubuntu To Update Through Proxy – Ubuntu 12.04/11.10

If you are connecting to the internet behind a proxy in Ubuntu 12.04/11.10 or older, you can find this tutorial very useful because it will show you the steps to make your system update via proxy.
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GNOME Foundation: GNOME Foundation Board Elections Spring 2012 – Preliminary Results

Dear Foundation Members,

the GNOME Foundation Membership & Elections Committee is pleased to
announce the preliminary results for the Board of Directors.

We strongly encourage everyone to look at the detailed results to
verify their ballot. (see…

Full Circle Side-Pod Episode Eleven: The Tinman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion

Full Circle Side-Pod Episode Eleven: The Tinman, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion In this episode, six months to catch up and Ubuntu 12.04. File Sizes: OGG 23.6Mb mp3 24.3Mb Running Time: 44minutes 41 seconds Feeds for both MP3 and OGG: RSS feed, MP3: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/category/podcast/feed RSS feed, OGG: http://fullcirclemagazine.org/category/podcast/feed/atom The podcast is in MP3 and […]

How to: Take screenshot of the login screen in Ubuntu and Linux Mint 13

After you edit the login screen, you may want to share your work on blogs and forums. However, you simply cannot just press the print-screen button to take screenshot of the login screen in Ubuntu. To do so, you can use a workaround command to preview the login screen and take screenshot of it. Read […]

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – June 10 2012 ==

== PostgreSQL Weekly News – June 10 2012 == Security updates 9.1.4, 9.0.8, 8.4.12 and 8.3.19 release. Upgrade ASAP! http://www.postgresql.org/about/news/1398/ Congratulations to Kevin Grittner, the newest PostgreSQL committer. http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2012-06/msg00268.php PostgreSQL Session will be held on October 4th, 2012, in Paris, France. The Call for Papers is open. http://www.postgresql-sessions.org/en/4/ == PostgreSQL Product News == PaGoDump & […]

Running Shopware Community Edition (Version 3.5.6) On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 12.04

Running Shopware Community Edition (Version 3.5.6) On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial shows how you can install and run Shopware Community Edition (version 3.5.6) on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 12.04 system that has nginx inst…

TDF InfoGraphics, May 2012

If you are a LibreOffice user, you can download the Hybrid PDF from here and open it as a normal ODF file (using File > Open). If you are not a LibreOffice user, you can open the file using a PDF viewer, or install LibreOffice to discover this unique feature.

Commit Digest: Issue 192

This week… 1757 commits, in 162 projects, by 200 happy hackers (and 252 were translation commits).

Daniel Drake added a disable-mouse-button-modifiers message to metacity, to be used in Sugar to disable mouse button modifiers . (GNOME bug 677115)
C…