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The release candidate 2 of OpenOffice.org 3.0 is now ready for testing. This test release is made available to allow a broad user base to test and evaluate the next major version of OpenOffice.org, but is not recommended for production use at this stage.
techradar.com: Firefox has been outperforming IE in every department for years, and version 3 is speedier than ever. But tweak the right settings and you could make it faster still.
linuxscrew.com: Below are some Linux news which were on top 10 years ago at e-news sites of of that time.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Linux package management cheatsheet
- News: Testing OpenSolaris 2008.11, Fedora intrusion update, Ubuntu and kernel patches, netbook benchmark comparison, Gentoo decline
- Released last week: Pardus Linux 2008.1, PC-BSD 7.0
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 10 Beta, Mandriva Linux 2009 RC2
- New additions: Syllable Server
- New distributions: Dragora GNU/Linux, Orange Sombrero, Toorox
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Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
blogs.pcworld.co.nz: A number of distributions mess around with OpenOffice.org and release their own versions. Personally, I prefer the unadulterated version. Not only do you get all the features, but you can also upgrade the moment the latest release is out and not have to wait for your distro's package maintainers to catch up.
liquidat.wordpress: In Fedora and Red Hat/CentOS unattended installations are done via kickstart. It is also the tool of your choice if you want to set up several systems in the exact same way. With some simple tricks it can become even more useful.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #109 for the week of September 14th - September 20th, 2008 is now available. In this Issue: Intrepid Ibex Alpha 6 released, Codecs & DVD playback in Intrepid for all users, and Mozilla Team Meeting Summary.
linux.com: Mail merge, the production of multiple documents that differ only in minor details, remains a difficult task in OpenOffice.org Writer. Few use the function regularly, and when they do, the mail merge wizard seems to cause as much confusion as it resolves. FastMailMerge is not only simplicity itself, but a welcome relief that easily lives up to its name.
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euneeblic.livejournal: Ubuntu and Linux Mint are great for new users, but I'm not a new user. I'm not trying to be snobby, and I don't think I'm better than anyone else; I just have different needs than most people. I don't want polish. I want to see and work with the guts of my operating system.
spreadfedora.org: It would be very beautiful and comfortable if there were some GNU/Linux distribution that keep track of used hardware of the users or just could provide information how the particular hardware would perform. I know such a distribution - Fedora.
reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: THERE are those Linux distributions which will install in a coffee break, with little intervention required from the user. And there are those which demand plentiful reading beforehand, a thorough knowledge of one's hardware and a calm, clear mind.
phoronix.com: Back in July we shared that X3: Reunion, one of the latest PC game titles being ported to Linux by Linux Game Publishing, was still in development. This game continues on where X2: The Threat had left off.
gnuman.com: PCBSD is one of the first distributions that has taken a different path when it released its user friendly distribution by choosing to base itself on FreeBSD instead of Linux.
itwire.com: Steve Ballmer is many things: Microsoft CEO, 43rd richest person on the planet, monkey dancing video star. Wikipedia says that he has "been known to be very passionate in expressing his enthusiasm." We have 10 reasons to suggest (tongue in cheek) he should be in a rubber room eating soft fruit...
headshotgamer.com: Xubuntu is an official Ubuntu project and is released along side Ubuntu and Kubuntu. It first appeared as part of the 6.06 release fest which happened mid 2006 and has given older PC's a new lease on life by providing a leaner window manager.
groklaw.net: Sean Daly and I had the opportunity to interview by email Walter Bender, formerly president of software and content with OLPC and now the founder of Sugar Labs. Sugar Labs is the name of the nonprofit organization being established to support the development of the educational Sugar software, which was originally created for the One Laptop Per Child project.
This benchmark shows how Apache2 (version 2.2.3) and lighttpd (version 1.4.13) perform compared to each other when delivering a static HTML file (about 50KB in size).
lazytechguy.com: Open source has taken the world by storm. Numerous open source applications are being used by satisfied users. The most prominent and widely used open source products are Firefox, Linux Distributions,Sugar CRM, GIMP, Wordpress, emacs etc. As OS software is influencing the lives of so many people, lets take a look at the commonly known people of OS.