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Our #HiDPI efforts are beginning to bear fruit. Read about our work on icons in #Ubuntu. http://s76.co/mLbUvc #Linux #OpenSource
In our testing of HiDPI, we noticed a problem with the Humanity icon set that ships with Ubuntu. The Humanity icon set was lacking support for @2x icons, the lack of which made icons in some...
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I was recently asked by +Ivan Pejić what Brisk Menu would do to provide Places, currently made available via the traditional menu bar. My answer is nothing, we already have what we need☺

As shown in the attached screenshot we can combine Brisk Menu with the original menu bar and simply disable Applications. Below you see Brisk (labelled Menu) with the traditional menu next to it with the Applications menu disabled using MATE Tweak.

I'm tagging +Ikey Doherty because he might like this trick too, which can be created using distro patched panel layouts and gsettings overrides.
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Dog food. Love Prime shipping. Dog not included.... #Amazon
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A bit late, but grabs popcorn anyway. #NoHorseInThisRace
 
Dev Working on Way to Run #Android Apps on #Ubuntu Phone

Ubports developer Marius Grispgård has revealed that he's working on a way to run Android apps on Ubuntu Phone using Sfdroid.
Ubports developer Marius Grispgård has revealed that he's working on a way to run Android apps on Ubuntu Phone using Sfdroid.
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D-Wave opens the source! KDE Connect gets forked, openSUSE comes to Windows, and we argue about Snap… again.

Support ► https://Patreon.com/LinuxGameCast
Notes ► https://linuxgamecast.com/2017/01/linux-weekly-daily-wednesday-oh-snap/
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Looks like a new album is about to drop, yo. 
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Got my crew, got my frost, you can't move into my territory..."boss" #word  
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The man and his whistle! 
 
Interested in my story as a phone phreaker, how people can protect themselves, and where the industry is going? Listen to my guest segment on the Spiral Marketing Podcast, a show dedicated to educating and inspiring marketers, entrepreneurs, and other business leaders here: https://spiralmarketing.com/podcast/john-draper-crunch/

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A channel update, as well as a shoutout to some great #Linux YouTubers.
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Finally, no longer am I inconvenienced by having to stop my binge watching to pee.

Recliner, pad, Roku remote, profit
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Ya think? ;) lol
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An important read. 
It's been a tough ride for us the past 18 months. All of which has been mentioned here previously, so I won't take up your time repeating ...
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Linux on the Desktop is well past the stage of being a plaything for computer hobbyists but it still isn’t at the stage where it could be considered completely mainstream. There’s still some way to go but Linux is fast gaining ground at an accelerating pace and lots of folks are looking at it as+ Read More
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In case you missed it yesterday. Thanks to our newest contributor for the submission. 
 
Twenty years ago, the cost of building a studio for the creation of electronic music was pricey, to say the least. The cost of a computer that was suitable for multimedia production could cost the average musician between $1,000 and $2,000. Add in the cost of recording software, additional instruments and equipment, and one could+ Read More
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Introduction

Contributor to various technology publications:

Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.

Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.

 
Website management:

Matt has provided WordPress and static website support for his clients. He’s tackled everything from improving website readiness to verifying SEO updates. Most recently, Matt provided needed WordPress backend support for ShockingGoat.com.

 

Product evangelism and community outreach:

Matt has worked as a community manager, outreach coordinator and technology evangelist for a number of companies. Currently providing technology evangelist, blogging and community outreach for Earth Networks (WeatherBug).Specialties: Software usability, social media communications, technology evangelism, blogging, problem solving.

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Founder & Contributor Freedom Penguin

August 2015 – Present

I write original content, manage contributors and editors for Freedom Penguin.

Consultant Earth Networks

2006 – Present

Blogging, working as a conduit for the community to provide feedback, while making sure that the users come first when using WeatherBug’s latest products for the mobile world or the desktop.

Contributor QuinStreet

2007 – Present

Currently write editorial articles on Linux/Open Source software for Datamation.com. Articles presented offer close topic analysis, along with helpful resources when possible.

LINUX Unplugged Co-Host
Jupiter Broadcasting

January 2015 – May 2015

Co-hosted LINUX Unplugged

Linux Action Show Co-Host
Jupiter Broadcasting

August 2012 – January 2015

Co-hosted the Linux Action Show.

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Digify Media

September 2010 – June 2011

Was in charge of the editorial direction for an iOS application called TrendOY! The application was designed to offer iPhone users with instant tech news alerts. Content covered was generally mobile industry and venture capital related.

Contributor Lockergnome

January 2004 – June 2011

First article for Lockergnome appeared in their IT Professionals newsletter on December 3rd, 2003. After that, daily articles on mobile, desktop, notebook, software and other related article topics were provided. The articles appearing on Lockergnome ranged from how-to pieces to engaging editorials.

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