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Pidgin 2.1.0 released

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Pidgin 2.1.0, which includes a number of compelling user interface improvements, has officially been released. Ever since the release of Pidgin 2.0 in May, the Pidgin development team has attempted to issue new releases every three weeks. The 2.1.0 release took a bit longer, but it makes up for tardiness by providing an excellent new conversation window interface that reflects the project's ongoing experimentation with new user interface concepts.

Linux Gazette August 2007 (#141) Issue Ready:

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Highlights include: Serving Your Home Network on a Silver Platter with Ubuntu, One Volunteer Per Child - GNU/Linux and the Community, and GRUB, PATA and SATA.

Linus Torvalds Debunks Con Kolivas's Stupidity; anti-Linux Trolls Everywhere Heartbroken

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penguin pete: Previously, troll programmer Con Kolivas, in a move which resembles a staged drama, stormed off of the Linux project declaring it to be the scourge of civilization after his patch was denied inclusion. He was suddenly in 50 places at once, telling anybody who would listen a bunch of made-up bullshit about his supposed experience.

Getting to know Ubuntu: A short level-headed introduction for new users

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friedcpu.net: By now, you have probably heard about Ubuntu in passing at the very least. In this article I’m going to try to detail a little bit more about Ubuntu in a clear minded fashion that other articles might not give you.

The INQ takes a dip into open sauce

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OS

the inquirer: BROWSING THROUGH the stacks of press releases and statements of seeming miracles by the open saucers, it seems as though we should take a look at some of these offerings. Going back a couple of weeks on the DistroWatch site, we spotted 3 likely victims for testing this time around. PC BSD 1.4 Beta, Puppy Linux 2.17, and 64 Studio 2.0.

Power Saving for the Workstation, Part 2

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LinuxPlanet: In part 1, you were shown how to set up hibernate and modify the configuration scripts to make it possible to suspend your desktop to RAM. In part 2, you'll step through how to implement your changes.

The Lesser Apps of KDE - Office

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KDE

Raiden's Realm: Some may or may not know that KDE comes with its own built in Office suite known as Koffice. What even fewer people may know is what it actually contains. So in this segment about the Lesser Apps of KDE, we'll be covering Koffice, what it contains and what each part can do for you.

Windows? MacOS? Ubuntu? Who Cares!

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pcmech.com: The computer world has gotten a little more “Linux-ized” with the growing popularity of Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu is marketed as the easy Linux distribution. And compared to some of the other distros out there, it is really easy to use. Nonetheless, I do not think Ubuntu is ready for prime-time in the home desktop market.

Great KDE 4.0 Wallpaper Contest

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Pinheiro: Yes this is a challenge, you know those extra nice pictures you took last time you went on a photo conquest that looks so sweet as your wallpaper? yes? Well then please share them will the entire world in the great KDE 4.0 Wallpaper Contest.

Handbrake: Open sourcing your video

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Reviews

Matt Asay: This is the second open source application review that I've done, but it really should have been the first. I could probably live without talking to other people (Adium), but I'm not sure I could survive long flights without the occasional movie. Handbrake covers this fundamental human need.

Rescuing Linux when it won't start

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ZDNet: No matter how much you adore your Linux machine, there will come a time when you will have to rescue your installation. Yes, even a Linux machine could suffer from a disaster: whether it's because of a corrupt video configuration, a kernel update gone wrong, or a misconfigured init script, it's inevitable.

PCLinuxOS Magazine August 2007 Issue 12 Released!

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PCLOS

PCLinuxOS Magazine has reached an important milestone today with the release of our August 2007 issue (#12) which marks one year PCLinuxOS Magazine has been in print!

Fedora 8 Test 1 delayed

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Linux

LWN: What's a Fedora release cycle without schedule slips? The word has duly gone out that Fedora 8 Test 1 will be delayed by one week to August 7.

The Ultimate Ubuntu Customization Guide

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Ubuntu

techrythm.com: Since two new OS i.e Vista and Leapord have been released. Both these OS are full of eye candy. So this guide will be focusing on customizing the Ubuntu to much similar looking Vista and OSX Leapord.

How to get Flash working in Opera 9.20

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Ubuntu Geek: Opera is a cross-platform web browser and Internet suite which handles common internet-related tasks including visiting web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting online and displaying Widgets. Opera’s lightweight mobile web browser Opera Mini and most current versions of its desktop application are offered free of charge.

Controlling runaway processes on Linux

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Rudd-O: What happens if an application on your Linux machine goes haywire? Here’s how to recover from these dreadful situations, as well as a nice prevention tip.

Great Desktop Calender on Linux

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The Linux Movement: I love Screenlets and Gdesklets all every other widget type thing for Linux, but none of them have a calender for your desktop like this. This post will be review Rainlendar, which your desktop should not live without.

Privateer Gemini Gold

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Gaming

linux-gamers.net: Many of us experienced Privateer in the early 90's, the engaging space piracy and trading game that captured us with mystery and challenges. Privateer Gemini Gold has just released a new Open Source Privateer to all platforms.

How real are the 451 findings?

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OSS

Dana Blankenhorn: Dan Farber is featuring news of another 451 Group study showing that open source is “just about” to take over the system management business. It’s deja vu all over again.

Tracking TCP Connections With tcptrack

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HowTos

Basically, tcptrack is a sniffer which will show the information about TCP connections on a specific interface. tcptrack will watch all the connections that occur and show the information in a nice interface.

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