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KDE Releases Calligra Suite 2.8

http://www.calligra.org

The Calligra team is proud and pleased to announce the release of version 2.8 of the Calligra Suite, Calligra Active and the Calligra Office Engine. Major new features in this release are comments support in Author and Words, improved Pivot tables in Sheets, improved stability and the ability to open hyperlinks in Kexi.

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Using Solr With TYPO3 On Debian Wheezy

http://www.howtoforge.com

TYPO3's default search extension called "Indexed Search" is fine for small web sites, but if your web site is bigger (> 500 pages), it is getting very slow. Fortunately, you can replace it with a search extension that uses the ultra-fast Apache Solr search server. This tutorial explains how to use Apache Solr with TYPO3 on Debian Wheezy.

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Avoid being locked in as Microsoft turns off Windows Messenger

http://fsfe.org

On April 8, Microsoft will discontinue its Windows Messenger service. All current users will be switched to Skype. The Free Software Foundation Europe advises former users of Windows Messenger to take this as an opportunity to embrace Open Standards such as Jabber (XMPP) instead of switching to Skype.

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ownCloud 5 released: a vision realized, a vision expanded

https://owncloud.com

Today ownCloud 5, a very important milestone for the ownCloud community and perhaps the most important release so far, was released.

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Debian: First prototype ready making hardware easier to use

http://people.skolelinux.org

A new software that detects plugable devices and installs needed software packages (given that in Debian repositories) automagically and graphically. Very promising.

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Update on the effort to defeat Restricted Boot

http://www.fsf.org

Think twice before purchasing Microsoft's new ARM-based tablet, especially if you are hoping to replace the new Windows RT operating system, with a free software operating system such as GNU/Linux or Android. These new devices ship with Restricted Boot, which prevents you from installing free software on the device.

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The FSF opens nominations for the 15th Annual Free Software Awards

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project today announced the opening of nominations for the 15th annual Free Software Awards. The Free Software Awards include the Award for the Advancement of Free Software and the Award for Projects of Social Benefit.

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Guide to DRM-free Living gets a big update!

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

We've just finished a major update of the Guide to DRM-free Living with dozens of new places to get ebooks, movies, and music without DRM and a page of worst-offenders. There have been some exciting developments in the realm of DRM opposition on ebooks, like Tor/Forge dropping DRM on ebooks, and we wanted to spruce up the guide to reflect all the progress that's been made.

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Calligra Suite, the Promising Not-An-Office Suite

https://www.linux.com

Once upon a time there was KOffice, all full of unrealized potential. And then it was forked as Calligra Suite. The first release of Calligra was on April 11, 2012. Is this a contender, or another niche productivity suite?

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Apache Module For OpenID Authentication

http://www.howtoforge.com

OpenID is a widely adopted technology for user authentication in web applications. It relies on the concepts of distributed user authentication in blog applications. This small cookbook explains step-by-step how to install and configure the Open Source Apache module mod_auth_openid.

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Kubuntu 12.04 Alpha 2 With KDE Plasma Netbook Overview and Screenshots

http://www.tuxarena.com

With Unity getting most of the attention lately in Ubuntu and the feature-freeze coming in tomorrow, I decided to take the latest Kubuntu alpha for a spin and see how KDE 4.8 for netbooks looks and behaves. But first, a little about 12.04 as a whole.

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Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On Ubuntu 11.10

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This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 11.10 server with PHP5 (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites.

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Mail Merge Address Labels in the Excellent Free LibreOffice

http://blog.worldlabel.com

We’re going to tackle mail merge. Mail merge is a powerful, time-saving word processor feature for addressing mass-mailings and form letters. It’s easy but a little weird in LibreOffice, so follow along and learn how to be a mail merge guru.

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Lenovo ordered to pay €1920 for making French laptop buyer pay for Windows too

http://www.techworld.com.au

A French laptop buyer has won a refund from Lenovo after a four-year legal battle over the cost of a Windows license he didn't want. The judgment could open the way for PC buyers elsewhere in Europe to obtain refunds for bundled software they don't want, French campaign group No More Racketware said.

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Running ownCloud3 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can install and run ownCloud3 on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP).

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