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Gitolite: Administer a Central Git Repository without Going Insane

Over the past few years, centralised version control systems like SVN have steadily given way to distributed systems like Git or Mercurial — the former undoubtedly the more powerful and popular of the…

What makes hotkeys tick!

Exploring Software: What Makes Netbook Hotkeys Tick!

This article explores the often confusing issues around ACPI handling in Linux, with the particular perspective of getting hotkeys working on netbooks. One weakness of Linux on laptops and netbooks is that not…

Slightly customised KDE desktop

Fedora 14 Review: I’m Smiling About Laughlin

I was initially a KDE user, but for a long time, I’ve been using GNOME on Ubuntu. This is because there has always been some serious bug or the other in KDE, ever…

Understanding a Netbook Desktop

Exploring Software: Understanding a Netbook Desktop

Desktop environments are wonderful in the way they just work. The complexity of what is happening “below the hood” is well hidden from us. Looking at the various netbook options, I was curious…

Free from clutter?

The GIMP 2.8:2.7 Development Release: Free From Clutter

The GIMP version 2.6 was released two years back, and it’s time for us to embrace a new development series of the GIMP. Dubbed as 2.8:2.7, the FOSS editing software is finally getting…

KDE 4.3: It’s the Desktop You Need, Almost

“KDE will very shortly become the desktop you need and not the desktop we think you need,” was something stated by someone from the KDE team. Looking at 4.3, we think there’s a fair chance that version 4.4 actually gets there.

Run Linux on Windows, Part 2: Ulteo Virtual Desktop

Taking the Ulteo Virtual Desktop for a test run.

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