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Goodbye Vista, Hello Ubuntu

http://www.rodtempleton.net

"After talking about it for awhile, last night I disconnected my drive with Vista installed on it and reconnected a 30GB Maxtor drive which I then installed Ubuntu Linux on from the live CD. "

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Free Gizmo VoIP client rings up AIM, MSN

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Internet phone service provider SIPphone, whose Gizmo Project software enables Linux, Windows, and Mac users to make free phone calls using their PCs, announced this week that it has added support for the AOL Instant Messenger and MSN Messenger networks.

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Taiwan Firm to Launch Open Source Mobile Phone

http://www.linuxinsider.com

A Taiwanese hardware manufacturer is gearing up to begin mass producing a mobile phone based on open source software, according to sources in Taipei. The NEO1973, from First International Computer, is planned as the first of a series of phones based around the OpenMoko platform.

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Jobs does Windows with open source

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Think of Safari as Apple outreach. Apple is the most proprietary company in the computing universe, more proprietary even than Microsoft. It’s tossing some open source code over the side, wondering what the so-called “community” will do with it.

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OpenOffice Sports All-Around Improvements

http://www.eweek.com

"Going head to head with Microsoft 2007, the latest version of the free-for-all OpenOffice.org touts across-the-board improvements in the software's word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications."

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Danger from the Deep - 0.3.0 release

http://www.linux-gamers.net

Danger from the Deep, an Open Source World War II german uboat simulation, striving for technical and historical accuracy, is now in its 0.3 incarnation. This latest version features a considerable amount of new features as well as tons of bug fixes. Amongst the new features, Dangerdeep now appears in full OpenGL2.0/GLSL1.1 goodness.

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Nat Friedman: Choose Vista + ignore Linux desktops = face shareholders’ wrath

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

"“If you don’t evaluate Linux desktops, you may be liable to your shareholders because you’re spending an enormous amount of money to upgrade to Vista without a demonstrable ROI,” said open source developer turned Novell exec Nat Friedman during our recent conversation."

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Put Close/Maximize/Minimize Buttons on the Left in Ubuntu

http://www.howtogeek.com

If you are a new Ubuntu user coming from a Mac background, you might be disoriented by the placement of the minimize/maximize/close box on Ubuntu, which mimics Windows by default.

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20 Firefox Extensions That Will Save You Money

http://www.savingadvice.com

Immerse yourself in Firefox goodness while indulging your inner frugal fantasies. Here are 20 extensions that are sure to help you save some cash.

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Microsoft Upgrades, Apple Revises, Linux Rests in Zen

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Microsoft's Vista is out and Apple's Leopard is poised, but as far as Linux goes, well, hey, it's open source. That means there aren't millions of dollars in the piggy bank for a catchy media blitz. Quite frankly, if its last major revision was in 2003, why would there be? Linux has gotten so efficient that major releases have been repeatedly postponed because of lack of need.

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Fedora 7 Rivals Ubuntu's Ease of Use

http://www.maximumpc.com

In a review by Maximum PC, Fedora 7 was described as rivaling Ubuntu's ease of use. Is it time you checked out this GNU/Linux distribution?

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Intuit offers Linux users QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions

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There are financial programs for Linux, but none of them have achieved the incredible mindshare of Quicken. Now, Intuit has decided to give Linux a try with its release on June 13 of QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions—Intuit's financial and business management software for mid-market companies.

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OpenOffice.org 2.2.1 fixes bugs, enhances security

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The OpenOffice.org community yesterday released a bugfix and security update of the latest OO.org release and dubbed it version 2.2.1. No new features have been added since version 2.2 was released in late March, a team spokesperson said in the release announcement.

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Air Force Base Receives Top Red Hat Innovation Award

http://www.localtechwire.com

Voters in the first Red Hat innovation awards program have given a collective salute to programmers at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.

Participants in the online campaign picked the Hill base information technology team as the winner among six individual category winners that were announced at the recent Red Hat Linux software developers conference in San Diego.

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Desktop publishing with OpenOffice.org

http://applications.linux.com

"Do you offer a program like Microsoft Publisher?" Some version of this question appears regularly on the OpenOffice.org mailing lists. Many people automatic answer "no," and say that Scribus is more suitable for desktop publishing. But, in fact, OpenOffice.org boasts two mid-level layout programs -- Draw and Writer -- each of which is far more versatile than its name suggests.

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