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Sale of Linux powered Open-PC starts with three models and partners

http://blog.karlitschek.de

The first PC which is build by the free software community and not by a big company. Everybody can contribute. The Open-PC is using only free software and drivers. The good news is that they are not starting with one or two but with three manufacturing partners and models. They are working together with ARLT and greeniX in Germany and ThinkPenguin in the US

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 10.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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15 add-ons for Thunderbird you may need to try

http://www.unixmen.com

Add-ons are useful if you want to add new functionality to Thunderbird or change its appearance. Today i have chosed some nice add-ons that hope will be useful for you.

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Gaming on GNU/Linux: Ryzom MMORPG Goes Native!

http://dev.ryzom.com

Winch Gate Properties Ltd has announced the release of the official native GNU/Linux client for the massively-multiplayer online science-fantasy role playing game, Ryzom. To celebrate the release Ryzom is hosting an in-game contest with a grand prize of a ZaReason Terra-HD Netbook.

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redefining the fork bomb...

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

A fork bomb is simply a line of some characters entered into the command line of a Unix system, and when the enter key is pressed, within seconds the computer will crash... The little program we entered in to the bash shell act as a process & make multiple copies of itself, setting off a chain reaction and thus quickly exhausting the system’s resources.

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Red Hat At $1 Billion

http://blogs.forbes.com

Based on the run rates of the current quarter, Red Hat will likely reach $1 billion in annual revenue in 2011. Only a handful of companies, probably less than 20 software firms, have ever hit this milestone

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Mozilla exec tells Microsoft, Google and Apple to 'stop being evil'

http://www.pcr-online.biz

A representative of Firefox web browser developer Mozilla, has criticised computing giants for ‘unwanted plug-ins’ installed by the companies into the Firefox browser. “Why do they think this is okay?

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Symbian Foundation to shut down its web sites

http://www.h-online.com

The Symbian Foundation expects its web sites to be shut down on the 17th of December. The source code for the Symbian operating system will continue to be available on the open source organisation's site until then. Thereafter, it will only be available on request

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Symbian Foundation to shut down its web sites

http://www.h-online.com

The Symbian Foundation expects its web sites to be shut down on the 17th of December. The source code for the Symbian operating system will continue to be available on the open source organisation's site until then. Thereafter, it will only be available on request

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16 Music Players for Linux

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Linux came a long way concerning music players in the last couple of years and if in the past there were only few choices for users - XMMS has to be mentioned here - well, now there are so many players to choose from, and if most share the same features, each one provides an alternative by bringing a new feature or a different interface. This I can tell, can satisfy any user's taste.

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The bad guys are worried - did we win?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Recently two pieces of first class anti-free software diatribe hit the headlines. The first is Microsoft’s “please don’t use OpenOffice.org” video and the second is Steve Jobs’ anti-Android rant. Both are pretty shallow attempts at deflection and have been rightly called out as actually endorsing the subject of the attack as a valid opponent.

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Why I don't recommend Ubuntu, for now

http://www.zdnet.co.uk

For the times, they are a-changing" Oh yes sirree Bob, that they are indeed. A few years ago, I dabbled with the SuSE Linux distro, and then a chap from Bristol introduced me to the Hoary Hedgehog. I was hooked and have been reeled in ever since. Until now. Until 10.10.

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Ubuntu PPA Problem - Reason for Concern?

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

jeffhoogland.blogspot: There is namely one issue: Canonical does not review any of the packages that are uploaded to PPAs. Because of this adding software from various PPAs wily nilly in reality is more dangerous than installing software on Windows.

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Ubuntu PPA Problem - Reason for Concern?

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

jeffhoogland.blogspot: There is namely one issue: Canonical does not review any of the packages that are uploaded to PPAs. Because of this adding software from various PPAs wily nilly in reality is more dangerous than installing software on Windows.

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Why More Companies Don't Contribute To X.Org

http://www.phoronix.com

Being brought up from the discussion surrounding the RadeonHD driver being vandalized, which wound up just being a prank by two X.Org developers to torment one of the former RadeonHD developers, was a discussion why more companies don't contribute back to X.Org.

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