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I’m a huge fan of Gmail. I’ve been using it for years, and have converted several small businesses over to Google Apps so they can take advantage of it. I find it fast and flexible, and can get to my seven years worth of email from any computer on the planet.
For the last few weeks I’ve been extending Gmail’s functionality with a Firefox extension called “Xoopit for Gmail“. Xoopit makes Gmail more social, and gives flexible access to attachments others have sent me.
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Linux Fund and OpenMediaNow have expanded their partnership with the Gnash media player development team to bring OpenStreetMap editing support to the open source Flash® player, Gnash.
tuxradar.com: If you were suffering in silence because you thought you couldn't draw a Gantt chart or an RBS diagram on Linux, you were wrong. In this article we'll present five project managers that are aimed at non-geek desktop users.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #139 for the week of April 19th- April 25th, 2009 is now available.
mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.06, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The updated components on the SimplyMEPIS ISOs include recent updates from the Debian Lenny pool and also Linux kernel 22.214.171.124, Firefox 3.0.9, jbidwatcher 2.0.1, and gutenprint 5.2.3.
- 10 Expert Ubuntu Tricks
- Migrating to ext4
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- What should become of Edubuntu?
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- Logitech Webcam & Skype under Ubuntu
muskratsweb.net: I just recently downloaded and installed Mepis again. I’ll have to say, it has really improved from previous installs I’ve tried. Before it was based on Ubuntu and had the blot inherited from such a blotted upstream distro.
tuxarena.blogspot: I was pleased to hear a while ago that K3b got two new developers assigned by the Mandriva project and that work at the KDE4 port is going well now.
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- How-To: Enable Last.fm Song Submission in CMus
- Xmind: Best Mind Maping Software For Ubuntu
- Ubuntu: Jaunty isn’t Pretty
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Over time K3b got its reputation as one of the most powerful burning applications not only for KDE, but for Linux in general. This short guide will list several easy steps you need to follow in order to compile and install K3b from source.
This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (Ubuntu 9.04) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.
1. Using UNetbootin (for Windows and Linux)
2. Using Win32 Image Writer (Windows only)
3. Using usb-imagewriter (Ubuntu Only)
4. Using Diskutil (Mac OS X only)
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- Jon "Maddog" Hall @ LinuxFest Northwest
- last - See any user login history
- The Linux Action Show! Season 10 Episode 3
- How to Install Java in Ubuntu 9.04
- new boxee version for Ubuntu, update for Mac and Apple TV
- users, who - Display who is logged in your system
- How To Install Google Gears on 64-bit Linux
- Windows 7 RC Arriving Just In Time To Compare To Ubuntu
- More Funny Applications Errors
- Netbooks: Best of the Best
- E17 now available in Entropy
- What Does Linux Benchmarking Look Like?
- New Unigine Project Will Work On Linux
- Screensavers of Death
- Code Project: Build an Ncurses UI with Python
- Humor: Famous Geeks Make Babies With Hollywood Celebrities
keithp.com: This week, we finished up our 2009 Q1 release of the Intel driver. Most of the effort for this quarter has been to stabilize the recent work, focusing on serious bugs and testing as many combinations as we could manage.
meandubuntu.wordpress: I got into a discussion on IRC the other day with a mono supporter. One of the things that came up on a tangent was Moonlight, Novell’s implementation of Microsoft’s weapon-of-hope against Adobe’s Flash.
netbookchoice.com: GeunSik Lim, a Samsung software developer specialising in embedded Linux system design, has compared the netbook boot times for several Linux-based operating systems to see which was fastest.
d0od.blogspot: Display album art (and lyrics!) for your playing tracks right on your desktop! Installation is simple, and I'll guide you through making a launcher for it too!
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Recently, I had to fact-check some older articles I wrote about One Laptop Per Child in order to bring them up to date. This meant digging through the controversy in 2008, and what I found was some pretty appalling human behavior.