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Should Ubuntu Have Been Created

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Ubuntu
  • Focus on the Inefficiency of Ubuntu
  • Should Ubuntu Have Been Created
  • Using Ubuntu Linux to Rescue Windows
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1
  • Ubuntu One Music Store Public Beta Begins
  • Ubuntu One and the Lucid Lynx
  • Ubuntu 10.04 in Beta, Stable Release in April
  • The UbuntuOne Music Store Now Open

Beware the King of the Trolls

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Microsoft

computerworlduk.com: If you haven't heard of Intellectual Ventures, you will do. Set up by ex-Microsoftie Nathan Myhrvold, with investments from Microsoft among others, it is basically a patenting machine – filing and buying them in huge quantities.

Five Best IRC Clients for Linux

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Software

linux.com: IRC is a vital part of participating in the Linux community, but choosing an IRC client can be a daunting task for new Linux users. If you're ready to start jumping into IRC, but not sure which client to start with, we've got five great clients to choose from.

Nexuiz Gets Forked, Turned Into Xonotic

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Gaming

phoronix.com: Nexuiz, an open-source first person shooter that we have been covering since its first release in 2005 and has turned into a game that offers impressive graphics and raises the bar for open-source gaming, has been forked by many of its core community developers.

First Look at Ubuntu 10.04 Beta

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Ubuntu
  • First Look at Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Beta
  • Ubuntu's Latest Should Scare Microsoft

Red Hat, Novell: Reading the Stock Market Tea Leaves

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Linux

itworld.com: Spring has sprung, at least here in the Northern Hemisphere, and with it comes the blooming of flowers, the chirps of baby birds, and "Novell's Board of Directors reject[ing] Elliott Associates' unsolicited, conditional proposal as inadequate."

German goverment to users: Stop using Firefox!

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Moz/FF

blogs.zdnet.com: The German government has issued a stern warning to telling them not to use Firefox because the browser contains a critical security vulnerability.

Free software's second era: The rise and fall of MySQL

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OSS

h-online.com: If the first era of free software was about the creation of the fully-rounded GNU/Linux operating system, the second saw a generation of key enterprise applications being written to run on that foundation.

Would Linux Be Better Off Without the FSF?

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Linux

linuxinsider.com: Suppose the FOSS community wanted to hire a group to serve as its public relations department -- would the Free Software Foundation be right for the job?

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 346

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: System rescue and virus scanning with Dr.Web LiveCD
  • News: Ubuntu stirs debates over button placement, CrunchBang switches base, Debian presents DPL candidates, LiMux explains migration status, state of four distributions
  • Questions and answers: Restoring deleted files
  • Released last week: Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.1, SystemRescueCd 1.5.0, Parted Magic 4.9
  • Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 7.3, SliTaz GNU/Linux 3.0, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Beta 1
  • New additions: GhostBSD, Ylmf OS
  • New distributions: infinityOS
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Freenode Fails.

bheekly.blogspot: Those who use freenode regularly must've been around when for 2-3 days, we all faced massive netsplits due to javascript spam. Funnily enough, the solution for that problem was bloody easy. Dudes. WTF?

rPath Joins Linux Foundation

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that rPath is its newest member.

Google promises Chrome is not phoning home with your Web data

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Google

blogs.techrepublic.com: Despite the fact that I really like the Google Chrome Web browser, I gave up using it last month around the same I gave up Coke Zero. I gave up Coke Zero simply because of the caffeine. My reason for giving up Chrome was a little more complicated.

RIP Palm: it's over, and here's why

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Hardware

arstechnica.com: So what happened? Wasn't webOS the greatest thing since the original iPhone OS? Wasn't the Pre a great phone? How did Palm blow it so badly?

Making a copyright system that works

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Legal

FAside from a few vested interests in the entertainment industry, nearly everyone hates the system we’ve got — it’s clearly overreaching and ill-adapted to the electronic world of the internet. But what sort of system would we like?

today's leftovers & howtos:

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News
HowTos
  • Compiz Fusion Status Update
  • 5 Open Source music sharing sites worth knowing
  • 256 colors terminal with tmux and urxvt
  • Installing Ubuntu Linux on a Netbook
  • Fix for - Amarok won't play audio files on Ubuntu
  • Five nice opensource games for Linux
  • Ubuntu loses the human aspect
  • Build a lighter Gnome in Ubuntu
  • DtO: When Alternative Platforms Meet
  • view the performance details of individual CPUs in top
  • Optimise your photos before you send them
  • Convert URLs into links in Gedit with Snippets
  • Latin America leads in school laptops

Commodore 64 Awakes From Slumber With Makeover

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Hardware
Ubuntu

blogs.zdnet.com: The vintage Commodore 64 personal computer is getting a makeover, with a new design and the latest version of Ubuntu Linux.

5 Questions for Novell CEO

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SUSE
  • 5 Questions for Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian
  • Novell Rejects Takeover Bid… But Welcomes Other Bidders
  • More SUSE Linux Appliances Boot Up at Novell BrainShare

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #185

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Ubuntu

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is Issue #185 for the week March 14th - March 20th, 2010.

KOffice 2.2 Beta 1 Released

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Software

kdenews.org: The KOffice team is happy to announce the first beta of the upcoming 2.2 release of KOffice. Release 2.2 will be the first release where external companies and organizations have made significant contributions to development.

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