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TurboPrint for Linux Saves the Day-- Again

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Software

linuxplanet.com: Printing in Linux, even in this glorious year 2009--almost 2010--of the new millennium, the 21st century, is still fraught with vexations. I have always liked CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System once you figure out your way around it. But there are still some gaps.

Open source, Linux set for unheralded coronation in 2010

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Linux

networkworld.com: Arguably the biggest prediction for 2010 around open source and Linux is that most end-users won't talk about it or even think about it. But that won't be a death knell; it's a coronation.

How Open-Source Software Can Affect A Company's Value

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OSS

computerworld.com: Open-source software is an increasingly popular software development and distribution model that may spread further in the face of financial constraints in our current economy. With publicly available source code generally offered without charge, it is tempting to look to open source for potentially significant cost savings in this time of need. But not so fast.

Interview: Joe Brockmeier, openSUSE Community Manager

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Interviews
SUSE

h-online.com: Despite some downsizing in response to the fragile economic climate Novell have managed to keep up the pace of new development. The H Open spoke to openSUSE's Community Manager Joe Brockmeier for his views on the recent changes at Novell and his take on the future of openSUSE.

Pushing Prism on Ubuntu

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Moz/FF
Ubuntu

workswithu.com: One of Ubuntu’s most useful but rarely discussed features is one-click installation of a variety of popular webapps via Mozilla’s Prism. Here’s a look at what Prism can do in Ubuntu.

Linux Mint 8 Installation Visual Walk Through – VirtualBox

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Linux

benkevan.com/blog: Here’s a walk through of the Linux Mint 8 Helena. You’ll notice a ton of similarities between the installation process of Linux Mint 8 and the base it’s built from Ubuntu.

So a Man Walks Into a Bar and Asks for an Ubuntu on the Rocks

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Hardware
Ubuntu

ibeentoubuntu.com: She was checking out laptop bags, and my attention went to the Acer display just outside the bag store. To my shock, there was a low-end laptop (about USD400) with a localized version of Ubuntu on the computer.

Linux: Install a million games in one click

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Software
Gaming

dedoimedo.com: Today, we will talk about two extremely useful applications that allow to you search for hundreds of games that run on Linux, sorted by category, popularity, license, or price, read game synopses, check out the screenshots, and then, should you decide that you like some of them, install them with a single mouse click.

FTC Sues Intel for Anticompetitive Practices

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Hardware
Legal

earthweb.com: U.S. regulatory authorities today filed a lawsuit against Intel, alleging a 10-year history of monopolistic behavior that saw the world's largest chipmaker use its dominant market power to crowd out cheaper, potentially superior alternatives.

How is it doing that?

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Linux

thelinuxexperiment.com: Just about everything that I’ve ever read about media playback on Linux has been negative. All of which added up to me being extremely confused when I accidentally discovered that my system takes video playback like a champ.

Mandriva One XFCE 2010 Live edition is out

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MDV

steletch.free.fr: On the 19th November 2009, the mandriva community has released the One XFCE 2010 Live edition to the world. We tried to ensure the XFCE experience is even better than before, do not hesitate to contact us if you think more polish is needed.

My experience with FreeBsd 8

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BSD

raiden.net: Freebsd is really a great distro. FreeBsd can be also considered the mother or father of all the other BSD derivatives you can find over at Distrowatch. Classified as the unknown giant among free operating systems, Freebsd 8, which was recently released, is really a great and stable operating system.

Microsoft Settles EU Antitrust Case Over Web Browser

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Microsoft

bloomberg.com: Microsoft Corp. ended more than a decade of antitrust disputes with the European Union by giving consumers a choice among Web browsers.

Open Science and climategate: The IPCC/CRU needs to take a leaf out of CERN's Book

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Sci/Tech

This is not the place to debate the immense subject of climate science but it is necessary to say something about “climategate” in order to explain what happens when scientists and politicians collude to distort, hide and even destroy critical (raw) data and methodologies which, unlike the output of CERN, have absolutely colossal financial implications for every man, woman and child on this planet. Read the full article at Free Software Magazine.

Taking a Look at VLOS

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Linux

wgo.wolf911.us: Why VLOS you may ask, well hang on and you will see how Sabayon’s entropy and molecule is helping others produce their own distros. I was browsing distrowatch the other night and noticed that VLOS has come back to life.

MEPIS 8.5 Beta1

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Linux

planetoss.com: MEPIS Linux, the KDE based Linux distribution, released the beta1 of MEPIS 8.5. MEPIS Linux was one of the easy to use Linux distributions besides PCLinuxOS, before Ubuntu arrived.

Understanding licenses, bit by bit

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OSS

blogs.fsfe.org/adridg: An idea that is suggested every now and then is to look at software licensing and give it a kind of “Creative Commons” feel; that is, present the terms of the license in a pleasant and orderly way by means of icons. Now, we’ve already come to the realization that calling something “Creative Commons licensed” is vague to the point of being useless.

3 top Linux distros go for different users

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Linux

computerworld.com: At first glance, there's little to differentiate between the latest releases of the top Linux distributions: Red Hat's Fedora 12, Novell's openSUSE 11.2 and Canonical's Ubuntu 9.10. However, a closer look reveals real differences -- in fact, each is meant for a different audience.

Firefox 3.5.6 and 3.0.16 Officially Released

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Moz/FF

mozilla.org: As part of Mozilla’s ongoing stability and security update process, Firefox 3.5.6 and Firefox 3.0.16 are now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux as free downloads:

today's leftovers:

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News
  • KOffice - We Have a Plan
  • MySQL 5.5 Milestone 2 improves replication and stored procedures
  • Cloud-oriented netbook distro arrives in beta
  • When your hobby becomes a job: reflections on the em28xx driver situation
  • The Linux Graphics Documentation That's Needed
  • The Relevancy of ODF 1.0
  • Greg K-H: How I apply patches to the stable tree
  • Oracle, MySQL and the EU: The Endgame Q&A
  • Microsoft spanks Drupal: It's all about competition
  • Find Bar - Second version of a search toolbar for OpenOffice.org
  • Is open source a train anyone can stop?
  • Improving boot time on Gentoo
  • China to nurture open source software development
  • Customizing htop
  • Quick Overview of Bsd Systems With Main Focus on Openbsd
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