Linux & UNIX

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Absolut Hacker -- A funny picture for computer geeks/nerds.

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Digg (comments have mirrors) mentions a funny picture of an Absolut advertisement as a spoof/parody

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If Operating Systems Ran The Airlines...

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Digg shares an old computer joke about operating systems (OS) running airlines: "Different operating systems. Different styles.

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Esc -- A short computer generated animation of a computer desktop with 3-D character models.

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VideoSift (#1 and #2) shares a three minutes and 58 seconds a short computer rendered animation titled "Esc".

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Flash 9 b31 Final Released for Linux

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The final version of Adobe Flash v9.0 (b31) is out for Linux.

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Compare two GNU/Linux or BSD flavors to see features and supported software/hardware.

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Polishlinux.org has an online comparision feature that lets users compare two GNU/Linux or BSD flavors and see how they compare in features and

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Water on Mars -- A funny animated short.

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VideoSift shares a 1.75 minutes YouTube video of a short computer graphic animation of a first manned spaceship

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SyncTERM -- A terminal program with many options and supports many operating systems (OS').

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SyncTERM is a free terminal program (like PuTTY) which has many features (ZModem transfers, ANSI [even music], various Internet connections (Telnet, RLogin, SSH, and RAW) and speeds (remember 2400 modem speed?), old school text user interface (no stinking graphics!), supports many operating systems (OS'), works very well for online bulletin board systems (BBS'), and many more.

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Popcorn and Linux/UNIX = A funny FoxTrot cartoon.

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FoxTrot shows a funny cartoon about popcorns and computers running Linux/UNIX with its Kernel.

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Downloading bliss with Metalink -- download the same file from multiple sources (P2P, HTTP, FTP, etc.).

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This Linux.com article says getting popular software off the Internet can sometimes be a struggle, even with all the mirrors and BitTorrent Samaritans out there...

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The FreeBSD Daemon -- A funny FreeBSD Daemons and Texans don't mix story.

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Digg shares a funny about Linda Branagan, who is an expert on daemons. She has a T-shirt that sports the daemon in tennis shoes. She tells the following story about wearing the 4.3BSD daemon T-shirt...

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Flash Player 9 Betas for Linux Released!

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Flash Player 9 beta (plug-in and stand alone player) for Linux was finally released for testing and usage.

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2 Top 10 Nasty Crash Image Lists in Public: Windows and Linux

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Miguel Carrasco's Real World shows two lists of top ten operating system (OS) nasty crashes (Windows (blue screens) and Linux).

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Vi Search -- Search the Web in vi style.

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Vi Search was created by combining a vi editor with a search engine. LinuxPlanet tells how this project started out, why it was created, etc.

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Clippy/Clippit in VIM.

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UserFriendly shares its link of the day with this animated GIF. Basically, » read more | login to post comments

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Adobe returns attention to Flash for Linux

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As a follow-up to an older story that had the bad news, Digg reports a CNET News.com story that Adobe returns attention to Flash for Linux.

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7/21/2006 Status on Flash for Linux: Stoppage.

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This Penguin.SWF blog entry, owned by Mike Melanson, gives a bad news on Flash for Linux status:

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Linux: 15 years and still growing - A timeline since 1992.

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Linux Journal says Linux turns 15 this year and decided to compile the significant events starting in August 1991. Seen on Digg.

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NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon Take On Linux: Radeon X1900 XTX and GeForce 7800 GTX

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This Tom's Hardware article takes a look at two big personal computer (PC) graphic card companies and their video cards, ATI and NVIDIA. There are hundreds of game titles available for the Linux platform and hundreds (if not thousands) more are accessible using products like TransGaming Technologies Cedega portability platform. Best of all, these games can be played with all the trappings of modern high-end gaming, including Serial ATA, PCI Express, and even ATI's Radeon X1900 series or Nvidia's 7 series flagship GPUs.

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