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October 8, 2014

In this post, I share with you the few that I consider the best Markdown editors for Linux. And every single one is better than your traditional text editor like GEdit, Tomboy, Kate and KWrite. Why?
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The XFCE Linux desktop has much to recommend it, yet users might also look at alternatives.
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The hot virtualization vendor makes its second acquisition in as many months with the purchase of Koality; what is it building? -
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Pactron announced a Linux-based “Sherwood” COM Express Module and hardware development kit built around Marvell’s Armada XP SoC featuring four ARMv7 cores. Silicon Valley based contract manufacturer and ODM specialist Pactron is debuting on LinuxGizmos with a COM Express Type 5 module based on a system-on-chip that’s been around for awhile. The Armada XP is several years old, but was only fully documented by Marvell this July. The Sherwood COM Express Module uses the quad-core version of the SoC, which has ARMv7 cores somewhat similar to a Cortex-A9 design. Other modules based on the Armada XP include Cogent Computer’s SODIMM-style CSB1726, which is also available with the dual-core version.
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CherryTree is a powerful notes-taking application with features like rich text support, syntax highlighting, support for images, lists, tables, a spellchecker, and support for importing or exporting to and from various formats.
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If you feel that package installation by apt-get or aptitude is often too slow on your Debian or Ubuntu system, there are several ways to improve the situation. Have you considered switching default mirror sites being used? Have you checked the upstream bandwidth of your Internet connection to see if that is the bottleneck? Nothing […]Continue reading...The post How to speed up slow apt-get install on Debian or Ubuntu appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install software packages in non-interactive batch mode on Debian/Ubuntu How to find which package a binary file belongs to on Debian/Ubuntu How to list all files contained in a Debian package How to check package dependencies on Ubuntu or Debian How to install .deb file with dependencies
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Nothing gives my wife the Screaming Meemies like dates in spreadsheets. Unless she formats the target cell in advance as text, the spreadsheet will turn a perfectly innocent, non-date string like 23/2/6 into '23-Feb-2006'. When she types 6420-11-3, according to both LibreOffice Calc and Gnumeric, she really meant 3 November 6420. And nothing she can do will persuade the spreadsheet to re-format '23-Feb-2006' as 23/2/6. Once a date, always a date. Our house regularly echoes with "I HATE spreadsheets!". But there are workarounds...
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Germany is now at the forefront on open source because many cities in this country are either considering the switch to Linux or they have already finished this process. Now, the German city of Gummersbach is reporting that the administration is now almost exclusively running on Linux systems.
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Adlink announced a rugged, ETX form-factor COM with an Atom E3800, Linux support, and legacy interfaces like parallel ports, PATA (IDE), ISA, and PCI.
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Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything that goes on. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each.
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Linux notes from DarkDuck announced a poll few weeks ago about the Ubuntu 14.10 release. It is time now to announce the results of the poll.
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Postfix Virtual Hosting With LDAP Backend And With Dovecot As IMAP/POP3 Server On Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04Here we we use an LDAP backend for both the MTA (Postfix) and POP3/IMAP server (Dovecot), and a web based management interface.
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When security researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson publicly released attack code two weeks ago that takes advantage of an insidious vulnerability in USB devices, they argued that publishing their exploits would get the problems fixed faster. Now they've released a partial fix themselves-albeit one that's so messy it includes coating your USB thumb drive in epoxy.
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The new Linux Foundation certification exams are proving to be very popular, but very tough.
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Try your hand at Maximum PC's brutal 13th annual Geek Quiz.
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ownCloud Inc. and Red Hat have partnered to combine ownCloud's file sharing applications with Red Hat Storage Server 3 to build what they say is more cost-efficient and secure open source storage.
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October 7, 2014

Venn Stone and Pedro Mateus of the LinuxGameCast have successfully bullied offline. Way to go guys...
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Data and Goliath is about digital surveillance, its scope, implications and what you can do about it. You don’t have to be a tech-person to want to read this book. If you’re a participant in the digital age (who isn’t?), I think this is one book you’d want to read.
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GNOME 3, the open source desktop environment for Linux systems that once earned a lot of ire, is receiving newfound praise for the maturity of GNOME Shell and other improvements.
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The Linux Foundation has released data showing how and why people are taking advantage of its educational training and professional certifications programs for open source development and administration.
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