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How to revive an old PC

http://www.theinquirer.net

ONE OF MY INTERESTS is in recycling and reusing older computers. With the right choice of software, even a five-year-old computer can be a fast, responsive machine with bags of life left in it.

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Why Red Hat doesn't need a deal with Microsoft

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The trade press reported a lot of rumors this past week about the chances for a patent protection pact between Red Hat and Microsoft similar to the agreements Microsoft negotiated with Novell, Xandros, and Linspire. Red Hat doesn't appear to be interested in the least. Here's why.

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Corporate Desktop 4.0: The Desktop You Are Looking For

http://lxer.com

Mandriva is proud to announce the release of Corporate Desktop 4.0, the brand new version of its enterprise-dedicated work station.

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How to control Firefox using Vim keybindings

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Vim users stick with Vim in no small part because muscle memory is so powerful -- once you've learned Vim's keybindings, it's possible to be extremely productive in Vim without ever taking your hands off the keyboard. If you'd like to imbue Firefox with Vim power, embrace the Vimperator extension. Vimperator turns Firefox into a no-nonsense, modal Web browser.

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A Roundup of Free Operating Systems

http://www.informit.com

Whenever people thinks of a free operating system (if they do), the odds are that they will think of Linux, a clone of UNIX from 1991. They also might think of one or more of the BSDs, UNIX-derivatives dating back to the early ’80s. Let’s face it, though—UNIX is pretty boring. It was great for a PDP-11, and it gets the job done now, but it’s not exactly exciting.

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Prof Fizzwizzle and the Molten Mystery - A beautiful puzzle game for Linux

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Remember the time when I reviewed a very beautiful game called FizzBall which runs on Linux and which was developed by a young gaming company called Grubby games ? Well, they have released yet another game called "Prof. Fizzwizzle and the Molten Mystery" - this time a game of puzzles. The protagonist of the new game is again Prof.

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The $15 Laptop and Damn Small Linux 3.3

http://www.insidesocal.com

Who thought a 233 MHz laptop with 64 MB of RAM -- one purchased for $15, mind you -- could run so damn well. I've been using Firefox to handle my e-mail (and now to post this entry), with Damn Small Linux 3.3 as the Linux distro, and I must say that I am very, very pleased with the way everything's working.

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Relive a classic, penguin style

http://fosswire.com

How long did you use to spend sitting in front of a PC or NES playing the classic Lemmings? Don’t lie. That’s right, countless hours. Well, prepare to do it all over again in the open-source game Pingus.

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Ubuntu on a $99 computer

http://p2pnet.net

Chipzilla is doing everything it can to undercut MIT's One Laptop Per Child project not, sadly, in the name of helping disadvantaged kids in Africa and elsewhere, but instead to pander to the God of the Bottom Line. But it's not the only game in town and another cheap system is quietly trundling along in the background.

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Flock 0.9 lands gracefully

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The Flock project has been building a "social Web browser" since 2005. The upcoming Flock 0.9 release adds new blogging features, integrates media streams into the browser, and includes an overhaul of the Flock bookmark system. It's not perfect yet, but Flock 0.9 is a big leap forward.

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Yahoo Censoring Open Source

http://slated.org

According to avid Yahoo'er, Amanda Kerik, Yahoo seems to have developed a policy of censoring answers in their "Yahoo! Answers" service, if that answer contains a suggestion to use Open Source alternatives to Microsoft software.

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Plans for Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) revealed

http://arstechnica.com

Development plans for Ubuntu 7.10 (codenamed Gutsy Gibbon) were announced last night on the Ubuntu development mailing list. Scheduled for official release in late October, Gutsy Gibbon will include version 2.6.22 of the Linux kernel, GNOME 2.20, and Xorg 7.3. Kubuntu 7.10 will feature KDE 3.5.7 and offer optional packages for KDE 4.0 RC2.

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Red Hat Offers Global Desktop for Linux

http://www.newsfactor.com

With Red Hat launching a new Linux-based desktop operating system, called Global Desktop for Linux, one analyst is saying the software could be "huge" for Linux, particularly in developing countries that haven't gone the Microsoft Windows route. Red Hat's Global Desktop for Linux is a commercial spinoff of the One Laptop Per Child project.

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Rumors of new Gnash functionality exaggerated

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A free Flash viewer is one of the last major gaps in GNU/Linux desktop functionality, so last week's news that Gnash, the free Flash player, had reached the stage where it could play YouTube and Lulu.tv videos seemed too good to be true. Unfortunately, it was.

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Where Is the Linux Kernel Going?

http://www.linux-watch.com

Last week, at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit held at the Googleplex, some of Linux's top kernel developers discussed the state of the Linux kernel today and where it might be going.

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