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Various news items of interest

today's leftovers

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  • Results From openSUSE Contributor Survey

  • Open source to help defend human rights
  • Bringing one SimCity per child to the OLPC
  • China's Linux desktop market booms
  • The Future of Linux: An Interview with Kim Brebach
  • High-Def On Linux: Hurry Up And Wait
  • Moving From Mac to Ubuntu
  • Open source in the US Department of Defense: the Opticks story
  • Ministry of Justice, Open Source discussion paper
  • First Look GoblinX Micro 2.6

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  • Remove Mono dependancy from Ubuntu

  • Red Hat's Open Source IDE
  • “I’d suggest Linux - but..” - I’d suggest you get a clue, but..
  • Hands on with Android: XML Parsing
  • Hospital software vendor McKesson uses Linux to heal IT budgets
  • ALSA's snd-oxygen For C-Media CMI8788 APUs
  • Daniel Robbins: And even more new Gentoo stages...
  • Process wakeups on GNOME 2.18
  • Seven Predictions for 2008

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  • New learnings from bug reports and conservative people

  • Basic Linux Commands
  • How Do I Add Temporary Swap Space?
  • Fontmatrix is pretty cool, VolWheel rocks!
  • Stella, Compiz-Fusion, and Pulse Audio
  • Ubuntu Server: Kernel Configuration Considerations

First KDE Education Project Meeting a Great Success

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Last weekend members of the KDE-Edu team met in Paris for a meeting about the KDE Education project. The meeting took place at the Mandriva office, where members got to know each other and started vivid discussions about their free and open source educational applications, life in general, as well as the future and vision of the Educational module, which is part of the KDE desktop project.

today's shorts & leftovers

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  • Operating System and Linux distribution war, what are important

  • Switching to Linux check list
  • Microsoft Jokes for Christmas
  • First Moonlight port of Silverlight to Linux due in six months
  • Embedded Linux Seen as Ready For Prime Time
  • Everybody loves Ubuntu
  • Indonesian openSUSE Community Annual Meeting
  • The Inevitable Annoying Quirks (OpenSUSE 10.3)
  • GNOME/OOXML podcast shows two sides closer than appears
  • Open Enterprise Interview: Mark Taylor
  • Firefox hero: Legends of FOSS
  • Tux Droid for Linux lovers
  • Open Any Folder from Your GNOME Desktop
  • Perl – An Awesome Programming Language
  • 2008 Spring development update
  • Linux Joystick Driver Gets EvDev Support
  • Designing BSD Rootkits book review
  • The Average Week of a Linux Guy in an MS Windows World
  • notes on some common plasma observations

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  • Make Firefox sound

  • Interview with Brian Stevens
  • It’s true: sudo rm -rf kills Ubuntu; a bug report
  • Microsoft feeling heat from Linux in budget flash PC market
  • Debian Powers the world
  • Real-time Linux tiff and memories of Xen
  • Drupal 6.0 beta 4 released

today's shorts & leftovers

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  • Metacity beats compiz-fusion

  • Nokia's new OS streamlines, syncs tablet platform with desktop Linux
  • An Ode to Fedora 8
  • Back to Linux
  • Calculate IP Address Parameters with IP Calculator
  • Computing made a better experience
  • KDE Commit-Digest for 2nd December 2007
  • BlogRovR, A New Spin on RSS
  • XO-Monitor
  • Novell going through ch-ch-changes
  • My KDE thoughts
  • Radeon Kernel Mode-Setting Code
  • Find the file permission without using ls -l command
  • 2.6.24-rc4, "A Bit Late"
  • Asus says it'll ship 3.8 million Eee PCs next year

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  • Eee PC - eerily popular

  • Want To Try KDE 4 Now? Go Live
  • NVIDIA XRender Performance Improved
  • Peru signs up for 260,000 OLPC laptops
  • A 2008 Press Release Prediction: Diamondville XO-2 Laptop
  • "Terminator" franchise plans videogame assault
  • Bruce Perens Leaves Sourcelabs
  • Are all Linux distributions created equally?
  • Has it been a week with Ubuntu already?
  • Linux dark matter obscures real Firefox user numbers
  • Firefox 3’s location bar power for Firefox 2
  • KDE Project Day at FOSS.IN/2007
  • Tips for Taming SE Linux
  • Solar + Tiny PC + Linux = Sweeeet

some shorts / howtos

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  • Auto Shutdown with KShutdown

  • Howto Install Avant Window Navgator in ubuntu gutsy gibbon
  • Setting up Quanta Plus to edit files on your web server

few shorts & leftovers

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  • Preliminary KDE-EDU screenshots/Photos

  • Three Useful Python Bindings - ClamAV, Apt and Evolution
  • Distro wars
  • Two Bugs Left Before X Server 1.4.1
  • Documentation: Give it up; it won't happen.
  • From the Obvious Department: Updates help Ubuntu

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  • People of openSUSE: Keith Kastorff

  • Open Source Profits During A Recession
  • Even punk rockers are jumping on the open-source train
  • Entropy updates - you call it, you get it
  • Let's just ignore kernel bugs, what the heck!
  • Fedora 8 with Enlightenment Window Manager
  • Myths Stymie Linux Growth
  • Qemu Persistent Knoppix
  • Create impressive charts with Open Flash Chart

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  • Kbuntu is great!

  • OOo: Video tutorial for creating cross-references
  • ssh on multiple servers Using cluster ssh
  • Songbird: A revolution is on the way
  • Facets of Open Source Part I
  • Mirror directory with mirrordir command
  • Eye Candy for SUSE Desktops
  • How to: create a temporary file securely
  • Linux Networking Cookbook
  • RadeonHD 1.0.0 Driver Released
  • Sharing Ubuntu Directories Over Local Network with Samba
  • Compiz: Show All Desktops

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  • the fantastic four - drupals unofficial core

  • Linux App Finder: Ease the Pain of Switching
  • Novell's New Desktop-to-Server Software Suite
  • Scientific Linux 5.1 BETA: much better than the released StartCom AS-5.0.1
  • Fabrice Facorat: What is broken in Cooker currently?
  • Linux Atomic Battle Tank Game
  • Best Community Linux
  • 'Telecom & education sectors fuelling OSS growth'
  • Removing Windows from a Dual-Boot System
  • Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Experience
  • konqi gets tab undo!
  • Linux Scorched 3D Tank Game
  • YaST should be in every distro
  • New Firefox 2.0.0.11 update on its way

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  • gnome is humans; jeff is human; murray is violating the no asshole rule

  • KDE 4 preview
  • New Drupal book: Drupal 5 Themes
  • Mozilla Landscape 2008
  • Asus resolves Eee GPL violation, releases asus_acpi code changes
  • 2nd Linux Foundation Summit In Texas
  • Conspiracy to Suppress KDE, in action
  • Desktop Linux: Look Beyond Wal-Mart
  • Why Linus Isn't "Competing"
  • Dual Booting: ASUS Customised Xandros OS & Ubuntu 7.04/ Feisty Fawn on The ASUS EEE PC 701
  • Ubuntu vs. That Other OS
  • It's the Directory, Stupid

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  • LM_Sensors 3.0.0 Released

  • Singapore inches toward open source
  • The Open Source Threat
  • Using the X clipboard from the command line
  • GNU/Linux Desktop Survival Guide
  • 7 Linux Resources you Can’t Live Without
  • GNOME 2.20.2 Coming This Week
  • Oracle Unbreakable Linux vs. Red Hat
  • Linux resources cool greenhouses
  • Another Day Another Distro – Part 11 – The Aftermath
  • I think Microsoft has an OSS Strategy
  • Mozilla plans 2 more Firefox 3 betas, ~500,000 copies of beta 1 downloaded to date
  • Replace Dolphin with Konqueror as the Default File Manager for KDE

some short takes

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  • HAL and mounting in /media

  • Linux - Ubuntu 7.04
  • Ubuntu Package Search
  • Upgrading Ubuntu

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  • More progress for ODF

  • What should be proprietary in open source?
  • LJ: Some Linux Audio Updates And Expansions
  • Snort creator Roesch shares secrets of his success
  • Unreal Tournament 3 For Linux MIA
  • ATI HD 2900XT With Open-Source Radeon Driver
  • One "$100 Laptop" for Each Child in Ghana
  • Introducing Mercurial, a distributed version control system
  • Why I Still Use Windows
  • Unreal Tournament 3 and Gears of War Linux Status
  • NTP: be on time, always
  • IBM Claims Symphony is Music to its Ears

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  • Blocking specific network applications with iptables

  • Asterisk unveils customized Linux distro
  • Alex Deucher Joins AMD For OSS Work
  • Audacious - Install Howto
  • Amarok - Howto Install
  • Firefox 3 Beta 1 to be released tonight or tomorrow
  • Tip of the Trade: AppArmor
  • My Ubuntu Setup - Part Three - Tweakage - Part One
  • Mandriva Linux selected as "Product of the Year 2007" at the Russian Softool event
  • Nokia N810 hits store shelves
  • Five questions with Zonbu’s CEO Gregoire Gentil
  • Open Specs For ATI All-In-Wonder Cards?
  • Tiny Asus Eee Runs Linux & Windows
  • SSH tunneling (reverse too)
  • Change Linux RunLevels Howto
  • The wonders of Drupal
  • Rice Technology Solutions to Distribute Ubuntu Based Linux Exclusively
  • Get Linux Disk Space and Usage
  • FreeCiv - the open source Civilization clone
  • Enemy Territory: Quake Wars 1.2 Client
  • GNU GRUB (0.97) Simplified for Newbies

Let Emacs help you out with assistance from the editor

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Part 7 of this series shows you why Emacs is the self-documenting editor, and the many ways in which you can take advantage of the help and assistance offered in this editor. In this tutorial, learn about describing keystrokes, commands, and functions. You'll also read, browse, and search through a complete Emacs reference manual.

GREAT NEWS: Top Linux Multimedia Player MPlayer Now on Windows Mobile

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MPlayer is one of the most popular Linux/Unix media player ... we all know that, don't we. Now, thanks to XDA-Developers forum member amitv_17, the porting to Windows Mobile has started.

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