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    We can likely use an app now for BITOG

    The old forum software did not have a native app; and the major forum apps (ie. tapatalk) did not support this forum. But Xenforo appears to have a native app both for iOS and Android: https://xenforo.com/community/threads/forumapps-presents-native-xenforo-apps-for-ios-and-android.128866/...
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    Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

    I bought an old i5 desktop today and decided to play with the new Chromium-based Edge before removing the HDD and sticking Ubuntu on a new one. They've dressed it up pretty nicely and have well-integrated a (as-yet not quite feature complete) Microsoft sync service. It looks like with the flip...
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    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and derivatives are out!

    <a href="https://www.ubuntu.com/desktop" target="_blank">https://www.ubuntu.com/desktop</a> All of the Ubuntu flavours are released as of today (April 26) and can be downloaded or updated if you're already using it.
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    Google switching from Ubuntu to Debian

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">For years Google used Goobuntu, an in-house, Ubuntu-based operating system. Goobuntu is now being replaced by gLinux, which is based on Debian Testing.</div></div> <a...
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    Linux desktop market share > 3%!

    Highest I've ever seen it: <a href="https://www.netmarketshare.com/operating-system-market-share.aspx?qprid=9&qpcustomb=0&qpsp=200&qpnp=25&qptimeframe=M" title="httpswwwnetmarketsharecomoperatingsystemmarketshareaspxqprid9ampqpcustomb0ampqpsp200ampqpnp25ampqptimeframeM"...
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    Ubuntu is abandoning Unity, phone, UI converence

    Some would say "finally"! I was hoping they'd make the phone and convergent UI work. <a href="https://insights.ubuntu.com/2017/04/05/growing-ubuntu-for-cloud-and-iot-rather-than-phone-and-convergence/"...
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    visiting St. Louis at the end of July

    My wife is attending a conference downtown, leaving my two daughters (age 7 & 8) and myself on our own from (the evening of) the 27th to (the morning of) of the 31st. Does anyone have any ideas about family-friendly stuff to do in safe areas of town? Thanks!
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    Firefox now "temporarily" blocking Flash

    <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/flash-blocked-firefox-1.3151045" target="_blank">http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/flash-blocked-firefox-1.3151045</a> Hopefully this hastens the death of this horrid piece of technology. I've been blocking Flash content for years now; but have been...
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    LastPass users: chenge your master password!

    I don't use LastPass, but I know some of you do. They disclosed very recently that they detected an intrusion and some customer data was taken. Here is the announcement: <a href="https://blog.lastpass.com/2015/06/lastpass-security-notice.html/"...
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    Update your Linux distro ASAP

    Very recently a vulnerability was discovered in bash, which is the command prompt shell you'd use whenever you use your terminal. Here is the info: <a href="http://www.csoonline.com/article/2687265/application-security/remote-exploit-in-bash-cve-2014-6271.html"...
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    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just went "live"

    The ISO's just came available about 5 minutes ago! <a href="http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/" target="_blank">http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04/</a>
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    Linux Mint users: This is the one you'll want

    The LTS (Long Term Support) release of Mint will be with us in late May, it seems. It'll have support for 5 years and will be based on Ubuntu's 14.04 LTS, which is shaping up to be rock solid: <a href="http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2594" target="_blank">http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2594</a>
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    Here comes Google Chrome OS

    <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/releasing-chromium-os-open-source.html" target="_blank">http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/11/releasing-chromium-os-open-source.html</a> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The Chrome OS...
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    For those using DD-WRT on their routers...

    A critical flaw has just been disclosed: <a href="http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv3/community/developmentnews/34-dd-wrt-httpd-vulnerability-milw0rmcom-report.html" target="_blank">http://www.dd-wrt.com/dd-wrtv3/community...com-report.html</a> From the announcement: <div...
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    newest lil' BITOG'er

    Yesterday the Mrs. and I welcomed our second child, and <a href="http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showprofile&User=8721" target="_blank">Papa Bear's</a> second grandchild. BITOG, meet Saoirse (pronounced SEER-sha... It's Gaelic) Ross: <img...
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    Any [beer] home brewers here?

    I'm sure a few, if not several of you here take a DIY approach to your beer. I'm an advanced novice (when things work out well)/ beginning intermediate (during "learning experience" batches). Anyone else?
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    Firefox 3.1 beta

    I just installed the 3.1 beta3 about 20 minutes ago and *holy* *flippin'* *heck* is it ever a good bit faster than any other browser I've got, save for Epiphany on Linux or perhaps Opera. (I have the new beta installed at present on a MacBook Pro, Mac OS X Leopard.) I think the speed increase...
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    repair kit on a USB thumb drive

    <a href="http://www.technibble.com/computer-repair-utility-kit/" target="_blank">http://www.technibble.com/computer-repair-utility-kit/</a> From TFA: <i>the Computer Repair Utility Kit is a combination of computer repair tools in one easy to use pack. The Computer Repair Utility Kit allows you...
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    In Russia, the OS programs you. :^)

    There has been talk for some time about Russia creating it's own operating system, and it looks like <a href="http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com/2009/02/fedora-as-basis-of-russias-operating.html" target="_blank">they're going to base it on Fedora, of all things.</a> Presumably, this move is...
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    Interested in crushing Ubuntu?

    Then you may just what Microsoft is looking for: <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=652401&fromSearch=0&sik=1233902901473" target="_blank">http://www.linkedin.com/jobs?viewJob=&jobId=652401&fromSearch=0&sik=1233902901473</a> Short story: Microsoft is looking for someone to...
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