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Try Gnome 3.12 Right Now!

Try Gnome 3.12 Right Now!

Itching to get your hands on the latest goodies from Gnome?  Look no further…  If you’d like to see the project’s latest efforts, including getting the best look at the latest Gnome core apps (Music, Weather, Maps, Videos), Matthias Clasen has a special gift for you.  He’s made a special live CD containing a complete

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How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

Getting Web Apps Right If you’re like most people, you spend an awful lot of your time working with a computer in a web browser.  And that’s great!  The cloud is the next frontier for just about everyone, and the developers of Epiphany understand this.  If you’ve had any experience appifying your favorite web services,

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Valve Furthers Linux Commitment, Officially Joins Linux Foundation

Do you take this platform, the have and to hold, for as long as you both shall live? Yes! While Valve has been tinkering away at SteamOS, and the Steam distribution platform for Linux, Gabe Newell and company have been busy cementing an important relationship.  Valve has officially joined The Linux Foundation.  Read about it

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Win a Free Android Game Console Courtesy of PlayMG!

Free Console???  Yep! PlayMG, a company dedicated to Android game consoles and safety online, wants to give one lucky Powerbase reader a PlayMG Android game console.  What is a PlayMG?  Well, we spent some time with the device several months ago.  You can read our impressions here. So, how do you win?  Easy!  1.) Find

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KWin Has Closed The Gaming Performance Gap With the 4.11 Compositor

You can run, but you can’t hide You can run, but you can’t hide from Michael Larabel.  If it’s electronic and has the potential to run Linux, chances are he’s put it through its paces with the Phoronix Test Suite.  But if you’re Martin Gräßlin, you’ve got nothing to hide from in Michael’s latest test. 

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FOX News Explaining GitHub is the Funniest Thing You’ll See Today

Unmitigated Audacity Fox News, the unmitigated authority in open source technology, gave its viewers the gift of knowledge yesterday with its explanation of GitHub.  Thanks Fox News! So, what’s the problem?  Well, that’s simple.  It seems that Fox News’ technology department –run by a motley crew of half-witted quick-study-types– failed to explain GitHub, and also

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Thunderbird 24 Is Days Away, Mozilla Gets Back To Work

Thunderbird, the mysteriously abandoned (sort-of) open source mail client makes its return on September 17th.  Faithful users have been marooned on version 17, receiving only maintenance tune-ups along the way, but that’s all set to change. So, what’s changed? In the Compose window, ctrl/cmd + and ctrl/cmd – now change the zoom setting rather than

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