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FreeFox: Internet Connection in GNU/Linux through Mobile devices

http://freefolks.blogspot.com

A step by step guide which can help you to configure Internet connection in Linux desktop using GPRS Mobile phone as modem.

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PC World Linux laptop warranty saga gets even more bizarre

http://www.daniweb.com

If your laptop hinge broke after a few months you might expect a warranty repair. This guy discovered to his horror that the biggest IT superstore in the UK would not repair his laptop because he had installed Linux. But then the story started getting really bizarre.

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Zürich’s students get rid of “Windows Tax”

http://www.doink.ch

Zürich’s two big universities (ETH and UZH) have a joint laptop discount program for all of their students and staff. Starting this fall, you can get these laptops without Windows, giving you a price reduction of ~76 Euro. This was made possible by a student’s organisation at the ETH.

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Dell does Ubuntu, but the sales staff do not know it

http://www.daniweb.com

It would appear that Dell is making life difficult for UK customers who want to buy a Dell PC running Linux. Being a snooping journalist myself, I went to have a look for myself and indeed it is a lot harder to buy a Linux powered Dell than all the hype, fuelled in no small part by the Dell PR machine of course, would lead you to believe.

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Getting Started with the Trolltech Greenphone SDK

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Trolltech recently released many smartphone developers' dream combination-the Linux-based Greenphone and its open-source Qtopia Phone SDK. Qtopia inherits its API from Trolltech's flagship product Qt, a mature C++ application framework available for Linux/X11, Windows and Mac OS X. Qtopia is specifically enhanced for embedded Linux devices.

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Get your questions about AMD/ATI open source drivers commitment answered

http://airlied.livejournal.com

David Airile, who has been working hard on open source drivers for ATI graphics cards and has been working with AMD on the new commitment to open source community for about 3 months, talks about all this. He is also accepting questions people might have about the commitment and the drivers.

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Linux Adoption Increasing In India

http://www.efytimes.com

Linux adoption has increased manifold in India. Several government bodies, private firms and SMEs have been the big takers of Linux platform.

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UK Parliamentarians to discuss Open Source software

http://www.sourcewire.com

The economic impact of Open Source software will be discussed with parliamentarians and senior government officials on Wednesday 12th September at the Westminster eForum, held at the Palace of Westminster.

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Kerala (India) School System Using Linux

http://www.hindu.com

The Indian state of Kerala has successfully deployed GNU/Linux operating system in well over 2500 schools. These computers will be used to give tests for students as well as to enable students to acquire valuable computer education.

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Linux Finds Home On More Desktops

http://money.cnn.com

The Linux penguin is finally marching onto more desktops. Some of the biggest names in computing are pushing harder for the Linux open-source operating system as an option for desktop PCs. Analysts say the moves show that Linux and other open-source software products are finally ready to compete on the desktop.

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Micrososft: Linux Keeps Losing - NOT!

http://www.velocitywebdev.com

There seems to be a continual push to make sure everyone knows that Microsoft is alive and well at the expense of what is really going on in the IT world with Linux. Gartner has done studies that demonstrate based on their data that Microsoft continues to advance in the number of servers deployed.

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Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap

http://blog.wired.com

If the murmurs are true, the GPhone cometh in September. Mark "Rizzn" Hopkins has uncovered some details about the long-rumored (and apparently all but confirmed) Google Phone.

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It's unofficial: Microsoft bets business on Linux

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Microsoft appears to be using a Linux based wireless LAN and loving it.

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Torvalds confirms there will be no Linux kernel 3.0

http://www.daniweb.com

According to a new interview with Linus Torvalds there will be no Linux kernel 3.0 as the great man himself says there is no need.

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Linus Torvalds talks future of Linux

http://apcstart.com

Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel, has, along with others like Richard Stallman, literally changed the world of software forever.

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