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Pidgin Plug-in For Embedding Videos Into Conversations

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Pidgin Embedded Video is a GTK plugin for the popular instant messaging client Pidgin. It transforms a simple conversation into a much more attractive and interesting experience.

open note to Mark Shuttleworth

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  • I love Ubuntu - but here's a note to Mark Shuttleworth
  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix's Desktop Switcher Isn't Broken, It's Gone
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Major Breakthrough
  • Ubuntu devs fix some showstopper bugs
  • DtO: It's all in Context

LinuxCertified Announces Ultra-Affordable Full Featured Laptop with Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu

linuxpr.com: LinuxCertified today announced release of LC2210Si linux laptop fully supported with Ubuntu 9.10. New LC2210Si Supports upto 8GB memory and 500GB disk, and starts at $579.

Installer Fails in Fedora and Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

linuxtoday.com/blog: Another week, another round of tinkering and messing around with Linux doodads. The Ubuntu Koala text installer has a years-old bug, and Fedora 11 LiveCD has a showstopping installer bug. Never a dull moment in computer-land!

The Karmic Koala - Not Ubuntu's Vista

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ghabuntu.com: Ubuntu Linux, without a doubt is the most popular Linux desktop OS out there. It has come a long way since Warthy Wathog some 5 years ago. The crowning release of the distro was on the 29 of October when Karmic Koala was unleashed into the wild.

Rough?

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technologytales.com: Was it because Canonical and friends kept Ubuntu in such a decent state from 8.04 through to 9.04 that things went a little quiet in the blogosphere on the subject of the well-known Linux distribution? If so, 9.10 might be proving more of a talking point and you have to wonder if this is such a good thing.

Ubuntu 9.10: My First 10 Days

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  • Ubuntu 9.10: My First 10 Days
  • Get Aero Snap in Ubuntu
  • Xubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Review
  • Ubuntu Testing

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.10

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 9.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Good Karma

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  • Good Karma
  • It’s Time To Give Ubuntu Linux A Whirl
  • Booting Ubuntu 9.10 - Part 1 (The Downfall)
  • Ubuntu Karmic Review
  • How to install software in Ubuntu

Dell Ubuntu Recovery Tool Enhancements

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  • Configuring BT Mobile Broadband on Ubuntu 9.10…
  • Mythbuntu 9.10 (MythTV 0.22) installation
  • Dell Ubuntu Recovery Tool Enhancements
  • How to lock package versions from Synaptic package manager
  • Ubuntu Server Edition 9.10: No hardware required
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ACPI, kernels and contracts with firmware

This ends up being a pain in the neck in the x86 world, but it could be much worse. Way back in 2008 I wrote something about why the Linux kernel reports itself to firmware as "Windows" but refuses to identify itself as Linux. The short version is that "Linux" doesn't actually identify the behaviour of the kernel in a meaningful way. "Linux" doesn't tell you whether the kernel can deal with buffers being passed when the spec says it should be a package. "Linux" doesn't tell you whether the OS knows how to deal with an HPET. "Linux" doesn't tell you whether the OS can reinitialise graphics hardware. Read more