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openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 113 is out

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Issue #113 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.

Oh dear! Qt incompatibility on the horizon

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kamikazow.wordpress: The Symbian Foundation and Nokia with Maemo (now MeeGo) are building two widget sets on top of QGraphicsView – while both are called Direct UI, they are entirely different. It’s totally braindead to have incompatibe widget sets.

How Linux Can Achieve Faster World Domination

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Linux

tomshardware.com: Today we have Keith Curtis returning for a new discussion on Linux. Curtis spent 11 years as a Software Design Engineer at Microsoft before examining Linux and the open source side of things, which resulted in a change of perspective and a published book.

Linux Nvidia drivers might also have the GPU fan speed issue

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Hardware
Software

linuxers.org: According to Nvidia, until the problem is resolved, Linux users should revert to 190.53 web release or the 195.30 public beta. They are going to remove the 195.36.08 and 195.36.03 drivers from NVIDIA's FTP site.

The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine March 2010 issue Released

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PCLOS

The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the March 2010 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. Highlights include: *Flash! PCLinuxOS 2010 Beta 1 Available For Download*, KDE 4: A Brief Look at Configuring Dolphin, and Web Browser Roundup.

Ubuntu Artwork Gaining Momentum - 5 Cool Community Themes from Ubuntu Artwork Pool

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Ubuntu

techdrivein.com: The trend had already started with the release of Ubuntu Karmic. A number of community contributed themes started pouring in and some of them even got into the list of default themes for Ubuntu.

Top 10 Addictive games on Linux

For millions of users who are hooked onto that square-rectangular box for most part of their day, passing time becomes almost imperative sometimes. And if the source of this entertainment is addictive enough, then we are definitely talking about Computer games and especially if the games are played on an Open source platform like that of Linux. You possibly have no reason to complain.

today's leftovers, part 2:

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News
  • PCs for technophobes go head-to-head
  • 137 years of Popular Science Magazine now online
  • Feel a “natural flow” in your desktop (Panel at the top)
  • The Mint Newsletter – issue 101
  • Hypervisor supports Linux guests
  • I did it! I found a Linux that works well with Laptops
  • And Ubuntu changed again!
  • Meego: Towards Day One
  • CeBIT 2010: Debian with BSD Kernel
  • Computer choice
  • Five ways to keep your PC free of viruses and Trojans
  • Microsoft Has Become The Follower & Will Lead No More
  • First Impressions of OpenSuse 11.2
  • Package KDE applications easily for multiple distributions
  • The Possibility Of Nouveau 1.0.0?
  • Midnight Commander: Small Update, Big Enhancements
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 2 Episode 3

today's leftovers, part 1:

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News
  • Is Open Source Creating a 'Tidal Wave of Job Losses'?
  • Linux Australia to fund research into licence compliance
  • The OSI Categorically Rejects IIPA's special pleadings
  • Guest post: 2010 - Threats to copyleft
  • Can open source make 311 relevant?
  • Federal Intellectual Property Enforcement Gears Up
  • MySQL migration and risk management
  • Second maintenance release for PHP 5.3
  • Hillary Clinton Touts the Work of OLPC
  • Laptops aid villagers
  • MySQL's Urlocker Joins Revolution Board
  • Rugged railroad computer runs Linux
  • FLOSS Weekly 111: CMake

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Bash Shell: Convert Tabs To Spaces In a File
  • Virtual Machine clocksource issue
  • Map your mind with VYM (View Your Mind)
  • How To Setup Squid Proxy Server to use outgoing IP address
  • Nautilus With Zeitgeist Integration [How-to]
  • Tulip - Graph visualization software
  • Stop CPU beep in Ubuntu/Debian
  • Lucidor: Simple eBook Reader for Ubuntu
  • Linux RAM Disk: Creating A Filesystem In RAM

some shorts:

  • Nautilus + Zeitgeist
  • Let me tell you where to put the buttons…
  • Small systemtray change for KDE 4.5

Interview with Deborah Nicholson of the FSF

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Interviews
OSS

ostatic.com: The Free Software Foundation is gearing up for a big event March 19th through 21st to be held in Cambridge, Mass. at Harvard's University Science Center. LibrePlanet 2010 is a three day event with workshops on using free software for everything from Web development to video editing and graphics.

Finding sources for FLOSS projects: Make it easy!

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OSS

dissociatedpress.net: One of the more difficult things for reporters working in the tech industry, especially those who aren't really familiar with a beat, is finding contacts for free software projects.

Firefox alpha dons Flash flack jacket

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Moz/FF

theregister.co.uk: Mozilla has pushed out a Firefox developer preview that runs Adobe Flash and other plug-ins as a separate process, hoping to prevent crashing plug-ins from crashing the browser proper.

Heaven and hell with SyncML (on Nokia's N900)

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You may recall that on a previous occasion I bitched and moaned about supposed "Linux phones" ignoring the open standard of SyncML and choosing Microsoft Exchange instead.

Well, I finally got Nokia to loan me an N900 and thanks to a little app called SyncEvolution SyncML works like a dream!

More here...

aLinux 12.9 – A Blast From the Past

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Linux

ostalks.com: On February 22, 2010. aLinux 12.9 stable was released to the public on ibiblio, after practically 3 years of waiting.

Are these the last days of Novell?

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SUSE
  • Are these the last days of Novell as we know it?
  • Why Microsoft Can’t Afford To Let Novell Die

Swiftfox: a fast Firefox alternative for Linux users

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linuxcritic.wordpress: In my ongoing search to find the perfect browser, I’ve generally stuck to Opera for the past several years, on Windows and on Linux. Well, today, I’m here to report that this situation might well have changed, due to something called Swiftfox.

Google pumps out Chrome build which knows where you are

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Google
Software
  • Google pumps out Chrome build which knows where you are
  • Google open source guru says Android code will be in Linux kernel in time
  • Friday Fun: Play 3D Rally Racing in Chrome

Ubuntu 10.10 To Be Released on 28th of October

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 10.10 To Be Released on 28th of October
  • Ubuntu Should Block User Choices
  • Hands-on: a close look at Ubuntu's new non-brown theme
  • What Can Less Brown Do For You?
  • Short: New in Lucid
  • 6 little things in Ubuntu 10.04 that I love
  • Is Ubuntu ready to run your business servers?
  • The Linux Desktop Will Have Its Day: Q&A With Mark Shuttleworth
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Add-on board expands i.MX6 UL SBC

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