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open.knome.fi: We give a huge bunch of user support at #xubuntu. After each release, there’s a peak for the need of user support. Here’s some of the most asked questions after the Xubuntu 9.04 release.
arstechnica.com: The HTML 5 video element has the potential to liberate streaming Internet video from plugin prison, but a debate over which codec to define in the standard is threatening to derail the effort.
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #149 for the week June 28th - July 4th, 2009 is available.
- Disable Location-Aware Browsing in Firefox 3.5
- Shrink DVD images in Linux
- How to install OpenTyrian in Ubuntu Jaunty
- Apt-p2p for peer-to-peer Debian package downloads
- Add Ubuntu 9.04 to Windows XP boot manager
- Install MS fonts in openSUSE 11.1
- Sound Muted After Restart in Ubuntu (Gnome) Fix
- Ubuntu Bug with Samba Shares Unmounting
- Debian Lenny Desktop Install with XFCE 4.6
- nVidia and Debian Lenny 64bit
- fix a broken bootloader configuration after a Fedora upgrade
- PhpPgAdmin for Gentoo
- Booting ‘Debian Lenny’ into widescreen framebuffer
- Connecting to Ubuntu from Windows
- Using Tomboy as a Blogging Client
In this article I’ll document some unique features of Falcon that allow users to build easily what I define as a “second order virtual machine”. Read the full article at Free Software Magazine.
sprayfly.com: I have never been a big fan of the default Brown/Orange GNOME themes that ship as standard with each new Ubuntu distribution. It turns out that there is a brilliant project called Gnome-Colours that has set itself the task of dealing with this problem.
layt.net/john: This blog started at the last Akademy in Mechelen as some thoughts on the location aware desktop, what apps would benefit, and how we should be looking to use GeoClue to achieve this rather than rolling our own.
bizjournals.com: In four years, Michael Arrington has gone from knowing relatively little about the Internet or journalism to presiding over the hugely popular, influential and profitable Palo Alto-based TechCrunch network of blogs. Now, Arrington appears to be on the verge of entering the computer hardware business.
cnet.com/blogs: TmaxCore released few screenshots of Tmax Window and their web browser "Scoutor" and Tmax Office. After screenshots released, TmaxCore get faced strong complaints but local netizens who finds errors from images because, this image definitely edited by photoshop.
osrevolution.com: Open Suse is one of the few Linux distributions which seems to evolve by leaps and bounds with every new release. Although numbered as an incremental upgrade from version 11.0, Open Suse 11.1 contains enough improvements and new features.
- Linus Issues Independence Day 2.6.31-rc2 Kernel
- Claws Mail: Must-have plugins
- Yo Frankie Game Gets Updated, Version 1.1
- Opera Unite - File Sharing, Messaging, Note Taking & more Right in your Browser
- The debugged debugger — part 2
- What does RAND mean?
- Implement SSH port knocking on OpenSuSE
- On the importance of MTU
- Ubuntu Linux Resources
alecs1.wordpress: I would suggest Mandriva to try to move all its technology to Debian-like packaging and make the system 99.9% percent compatible with Debian.
majewsky.wordpress: So I’ve been coding some Python lately, because this is the language of choice for the “Computational Physics” course I’m attending. As the name says, it is more about physical and numerical problems than about programming, and the instructors chose Python as it’s easy to get into.
- Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens
- Nokia & GNOME Mobile
- Life in the Gran Canaria Penhouse
- GUADEC tidbits #2
arstechnica.com: Sun released VirtualBox 3 this week, the latest version of its open source x86 virtualization software. The new version introduces support for 3D graphics and SMP.
blogs.techrepublic.com: Happy Independence day to my US readers. This holiday is a celebration of the United States adoption of the Declaration of Independence which declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. I thought it would be a good day to remind everyone what open source is all about…
Also: Freedom is not Free for Countries nor Computer Users
danlynch.org/blog: Today I thought I’d report back in detail on my experiences with Fedora 11, the community distribution release from perennial Linux giants Red Hat.
I took some time today to install and take for a spin the latest version of KDE4 today, release 4.3 RC1. I installed the packages from the Kubuntu backports repositories, as explained in this tutorial. All the screenshots were took at 1280x1024 and desktop effects enabled.
linux.co.nz: To write it down clearly: I don't like clones. There are too many distro's out there as it is. Over the last years I have had many people ask me: I have tried Distro X, Y and Z, can you help me?