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The Road to KDE 4: KDE PIM Libraries and Related Technologies

http://dot.kde.org

KDE PIM project has been quietly gaining corporate acceptance as a suitable enterprise suite. Today's feature are the libraries that power the KDE PIM project, and specifically, what changes have taken place since KDE 3.5.x, wherein the KDE PIM project is one of the most successful and stable components of KDE.

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Skype for Linux 1.4 Beta

http://www.linuxlookup.com

"This release is also a milestone for us, as it is the natural successor to Linux 1.3 and is the first time we’ve created packages for 1.4. You can also find it via the public download site, so everybody is invited to enjoy the goodness of 1.4."

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Red Hat And IBM Add Security Certification

http://www.informationweek.com

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 running on IBM servers now meets government security standards allowing Linux to be used in homeland security projects and command-and-control operations.

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New Gnash release includes support for YouTube videos

http://applications.linux.com

Support for YouTube and Lulu.tv streaming video is a key feature of Gnash 0.8.0, the third alpha release of the open source Flash movie player. Gnash is available as a standalone application, or as a plugin for Firefox, Mozilla, Konqueror, and Opera.

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Firefox 3 (Minefield) Gets Pretty Widgets

http://fosswire.com

Hate the ugly form widgets in Firefox 2? Want to stab your eyes out if you see one? ...There is a way to shield your eyes. The latest (and I mean latest) build has pretty form widgets.

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Google Browser Sync extension clones Firefox settings

http://community.linux.com

Google Browser Sync provides more than just a simple method of syncing bookmarks. It syncs all your Firefox data -- bookmarks, cookies, passwords, history, tabs, and windows. So, not only are your bookmarks kept in sync, but you can even close a Firefox session with tabs and windows open, and reopen the same session on another PC.

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Pressure mounts on Dell over Linux PCs

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

"More than 20,000 people have signed a petition calling on Dell to offer Linux-based PCs outside of the US."

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When Ubuntu becomes genuine Windows!

http://ubuntuforums.org

I was asked to do the Genuine Advantage test. I used the alternate authentication method (IE4Linux doesn't support Active X), downloaded and then ran the genuine advantage application (which took quite a while to start). It gave me a code that I pasted into the authentication box, and to my surprise it verified me and forwarded me to the download page.

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Ubuntu Feisty on your USB drive - finally!

http://xubuntublog.wordpress.com

This would work just like a LiveCD, with the big improvement that all your data could be saved onto the USB drive! This means not just your documents, but also e.g. network settings or your desktop background. You were practically carrying around a fully-functional operating system on your USB drive!

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Alternative GUIs: GoblinX

http://www.tuxmachines.org

GoblinX is a live Linux distribution based on Slackware 11, written by a Brazilian developer who goes by the pseudonym Grobsch. (You can contact Grobsch on the GoblinX forum.) GoblinX differs from other live distributions in two main ways.

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Ubuntu Linux Just Plain Rocks!

http://www.lockergnome.com

Wow!

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Linspire CEO singing a different tune after Microsoft deal

http://enterprise.linux.com

When Linspire 6.0 is released next month, it will include the fruits of the recently announced marriage between Linspire and Microsoft. Linspire CEO Kevin Carmony says he has been in talks with Microsoft for about a year and a half before reaching an agreement.

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Ubuntu Studio Review

http://performancepccanada.com

A weakness in multimedia production (or at least the perception of) has long been the Achilles’ heel of Linux. Yes, major Hollywood productions use Linux and there are a smattering of graphics and audio programs, but there has never been a comprehensive and cohesive collection of media creation tools for the average user—until now.

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A New Adventure! Windows Mobile and Ubuntu Linux

http://www.pocketpcmag.com

I was almost sure that there would be no way to synchronize my Windows Mobile Outlook information (contacts, tasks, schedule, etc.) with Ubuntu. But after a bit of tinkering this morning I'm amazed to report that I am able to synchronize with Ubuntu! Not only is this fact amazing standing by itself, it is even more incredible when one considers that I cannot even synchronize this data with Vista

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Palm Positions New Foleo PC as Smartphone Companion

http://www.newsfactor.com

With the Foleo, Palm is clearly hoping to leverage the open-source community as well as third-party developers. The companion's synchronization architecture is open, the company said, and it uses a Linux-based operating system. Web access is via the Opera browser.

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