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OpenOffice.org Passes 150 Million Downloads

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

OpenOffice.org surpassed 150 million downloads, 30 million of which came from the 3.2.0 release earlier this year.

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RIAA Wants Gov. to Delete Your Illegal Downloads

http://www.tomsguide.com

Big Brother is watching you. Actually, it's the RIAA and the MPAA, especially if you're parked on a BitTorrent client.

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MPAA shuts down entire town's muni WiFi over a single download

http://www.boingboing.net

The MPAA has successfully shut down an entire town's municipal WiFi because a single user was found to be downloading a copyrighted movie.

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OpenOffice celebrates 100 million downloads since version 3.0

http://www.h-online.com

Just over one year after the release of OpenOffice 3.0, OpenOffice.org (OOo) project developer Joost Andrae has announced that the free office suite has been downloaded more than one hundred million times since the launch of version 3.0. OpenOffice is an open source office suite from Sun Microsystems for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems.

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SourceForge delivers 4 billionth open source download

http://blog.internetnews.com

Since 1999, SourceForge has the 'go to place' for all open source downloads, but in the last couple of years, Google Code has put up a bit of challenge. Remember also for a while there was this constant thread in media about how SourceForge had 100,000 project, though most had been abandoned.

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No FOSS for Spotify

http://www.daniweb.com

The whole Libspotify API (initially with support just for Linux on IA-32) comes with conditions attached which make it anything but open and hardly likely to propel it out of the iTunes shadow.

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Another 100,000+ week for Fedora 10

http://californiaquantum.wordpress.com

Fedora 10 has been gaining new users at impressive rates. This past week alone Fedora 10 has picked up over 100,000 more.

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Created by cutcross 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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BBC embraces Linux users with new iPlayer

http://www.daniweb.com

File under: about bloody time! The BBC has, at long, long last, released an iPlayer beta which supports both Linux and Mac users.

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Ubuntu Customization Kit 2.0.4 is out

http://fabrizioballiano.net

I took this weekend to work a bit on UCK, port it to Intrepid and release it, here you’ve the changelog:

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OpenOffice.org 3.0: 3,009,832 downloads in one week

http://www.mealldubh.org

From the official announcement on Monday 13th October at 09:00 UTC, to midnight on Sunday 20th October, OpenOffice.org 3.0 recorded an astonishing three million downloads via the Bouncer.

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On the savannah, where the gnu roam...

http://www.fsf.org

"There are many services that will host your project's source code, mailing lists and bug trackers. While very few of these services charge for their services, most of them are built on proprietary software. Worse, some of them have started adding adverts for proprietary software in their mailing lists, or refusing projects with certain free software licenses [...] So, what's the alternative?

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Headless torrent downloads with rTorrent and Screen

http://www.linux.com

I have a constantly running server that would be a perfect on which to run torrent downloads. The only catch is that the server is headless -- it has no monitor or keyboard. To overcome this obstacle, I use rTorrent as my torrent client, and GNU Screen so that I can disconnect my terminal session and leave rTorrent running.

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Frozen-Bubble is a Ridiculously Addictive Puzzle Game

http://thedailyubuntu.blogspot.com

Frozen-Bubble has blissfully stolen hours and hours of my life with its addictive gameplay and flippin' awesome soundtrack. It's an easy game with a simple premise: shoot colors bubbles onto the game board in an attempt to match up three or more similarly colored bubbles. Doing so will cause them to fall from the board, taking connected bubbles with them. If you clear all of the bubbles, you move on to the next level. If the bubbles pile up and cover the entire screen, you lose the game and restart the entire level.

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Created by kedelbrock 6 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 25 weeks ago
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GnuCash - Keep Your Cash (or lack thereof) in Order

http://thedailyubuntu.blogspot.com

GnuCash is a personal finance and accounting application created to keep you crazy organized. It can do simple things like recording expenses and take care of register transactions, but it can also handle tracking bank accounts, income, and a slew of financial instruments and derivatives.

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Created by kedelbrock 6 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 27 weeks ago
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Use Google Linux repositories in Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Google’s Linux software repositories make it easier to download and stay up-to-date with current releases of Google Linux applications. Please choose one of the guides below to help configure your system to use these repositories.

First you need to edit /etc/apt/sources.list file

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