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PCLinuxOS Magazine March 2007 Issue 7 Released!

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We are simultaneously publishing the HTML Version of the Magazine as well for our low bandwidth users.  The HTML Site is W3C standards compliant for easy browsing.Some highlights include:

  1. Application Changes from PCLinuxOS .93 to 2007
  2. Playing with Beryl
  3. Recording Audio with PCLinuxOS
  4. PCLinuxOS DualView and TwinView Tutorial
  5. How to Multi-Boot Linux
  6. Working in Gnome in PCLinuxOS
  7. As always, plenty more is packed inside 

Please note that the magazine is released under the Creative Commons Atribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 license unless otherwise stated on the articles themselves. By downloading this magazine you acknowledge and accept this license agreement.Thanks for your interest in PCLinuxOS!  If you feel you'd like to contribute to future issues, please check out the contribute link in the main menu.  You can also drop us a line via the contact link in the main menu.  If you have any suggestions, comments, corrections, or letters to the editor feel free to submit them this way or send an email to  mag@mypclinuxos.com.This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it   (This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it)   Thanks and enjoy! Download March 2007 Issue 7  Mirror Download March 2007 Issue 7 HTML Version March 2007 Issue 7 

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Beijing Zoo is No Place for Pandas

Pandas in Beijing Zoo
Photo credit: Nick Hopkins

I am a Panda lover. I work as a support engineer in an I.T company here in the United Kingdom. Most of my spare time is spent watching different Panda videos -- both old and new videos. Basically, it is my therapy; a 'stress release' for me. I find them to be adorable and precious creatures. As a matter of fact, I would like to volunteer to come to Sichuan. I want to experience and feel what it's like to be a Panda keeper, to be able to interact with them for real. The Panda is China's National Treasure, so it's a shame to watch the Panda videos from Beijing zoo, as the place is disgusting and not ideal for Pandas to live in (and for sure for all the rest of the animals who unfortunately got stuck in this prison cell).

The place looks like a ghost town. Lifeless and languished. Knowing that Pandas wear a thick fur on their body, can you imagine what it feels for them in 30C or 35C (summer temperature)? What it probably feels like all the time? Come on, if you really care, you must do something now, otherwise these Pandas will die. Please bring them back to their sanctuary where they really belong.

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