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In Ireland You Can Buy an HP With KDE?

In Ireland You Can Buy an HP With KDE?

*Note: A few readers have pointed out the true nature of this site.  On the surface it is a computer retailer/warehouse.  In fact, it’s an Internet flea market of things.  Soft of like Craigslist meets eBay. Yep. While browsing a popular computer retailer in Ireland, Jonathon Riddell (the big boss man over at Kubuntu) found

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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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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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Rhythmbox Hits 3.0, Goes On GTK3 Magic Carpet Ride

I Eat Tapes Rhythmbox, the long standing default audio player for Gnome, has been updated to 3.0 after –more or less– an eternity.  This great player now fully integrates with Gnome 3.  Codenamed I Eat Tapes, Rhythmbox is set to please all of us old-timers who still like our jukeboxes to work precisely like iTunes

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Electronic Super Joy Gets Linux Early Access

So, what happens when Super Mario Bros. and Night At The Roxbury collide in outer space at the speed of light?  Electronic Super Joy happens.  Billed as a “brutally hard platformer set in a world of pulse-pounding electronic music”, Electronic Super Joy does not look to disappoint; delivering retro-platforming, and low-res graphics in the typical

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KDE Connect For Android Shares Everything, Even Your Clipboard

Developer Albert Vaka has a very interesting GSoC project.  In the wake of Ubuntu’s ‘convergance story‘, the prospect of integrating your phone with your computer–or even using your phone as a desktop–has become a very hot topic.  Albert, not interested in seeing KDE users left out in the cold, has taken the very first steps

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SOL Laptop: The Mighty Penguin Will Now Take on the Sun

WeWi Telecommunications Inc. may be a small company, but that is not stopping them from coming out with some big ideas. The latest project from the London, Ontario, Canada group is the SOL Laptop. The SOL is a laptop that is able to run on solar power. It utilizes four solar-charging panels which are attached

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Can Bloomberg Save The Ubuntu Edge?

The Ubuntu Edge smartphone is the source of premature envy the world over.  The fact that Ubuntu users can have the most powerful phone in the world–that’s yet to be seen–and not have to deal with a shoehorned installation of their intended operating system, is awesome.  The device bodes well for potential Android users as

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Mir gains VT Switching Support in 13.10 Saucy

Phoronix reports today that Revision 943 of Canonical’s Xorg replacement, Mir, has finally gained support for switching virtual terminals.  VT support for many Linux users is an absolute necessity, especially when trying to tame a machine without SSH access from the console.  While this is certainly welcome news for those who plan to make the

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