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Enable Complete Media Playback in Fedora 7

http://justanothertechblog.blogspot.com

As we all know, Fedora 7 ships without support for playing MP3s, DVDs, and many other media types that we are exposed to every day. The default repositories don't offer much help with this problem, but luckily it is an easy one to fix.

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Switching to PCLINUXOS 2007 from Ubuntu - week 3 - final observations

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This is my third week using PCLINUXOS (PCLOS) after switching from UBUNTU. THis will be my last rpsost on this and here are some final observations.

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A Linux User in Vista-land: Finishing Up

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Over all I’m tolerant of using Vista.I feel comforatably using it, but it irks me sometimes.This is of course on a overall usability stand point and considering that I paid nothing for it. Vista is not free though. Not in the monetary sense or in the freedom sense.

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Review: Fedora 7

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"I have been using Fedora (formerly known as Fedora Core) since the first version came out. Following a bad experience with Fedora Core 2, I stuck to the odd numbered versions - invoking the Star Trek movie rule in reverse."

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OpenOffice 2.0 tutorial: Using SQL View, Query Design and more with Report Writer

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" In OpenOffice 2.0 Reports, it's easy to do the simple stuff, like just printing the contents of a table or query. It requires no SQL know-how at all, just the ability to press F4 and click and drag. Creating interesting and more informative reports isn't hard; but you must be willing to step away from the wizard."

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Ubuntu Gutsy plans revealed

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"The Ubuntu team yesterday released details of plans for its next release, Ubuntu Gutsy. New features include a mobile edition, the latest version Gnome and KDE 4.0 and improved hardware support."

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Using OpenBSD 4.1 - Software in Review

http://www.softwareinreview.com

If you're a software enthusiast who has never used OpenBSD before, you might enjoy installing it by yourself and figuring it out as you go. If, however, you're looking for a more practical approach to using OpenBSD 4.1 on a desktop or server machine, here's a quick guide to get you started in this spectacular operating system.

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Created by Jimbob 16 years 49 weeks ago
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Firefox Extensions Waiting to Be Exploited

http://www.madpenguin.org

Do you think you are safe with Firefox? In general, I would agree with you. But at the same time, I would also point out that there is a fairly sizable security concern that may be addressed, as effectively as some security experts might like. It's called the Firefox extension.

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Resolve Ubuntu Wireless Problems

http://www.osweekly.com

Since starting on my quest for a flawless wireless support with Ubuntu Dapper, and then finally understanding the level of support to be expected with the Ubuntu distro itself, I've come to the following conclusions.

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GPL compliance issues are tearing Joomla! apart

http://www.linux.com

Joomla! project leader Louis Landry and his colleagues want to protect the project they love. That's why, after two years of allowing proprietary plugins for the open source CMS, the group has decided to ask third-party developers for voluntary compliance with the terms of the GNU General Public License, under which Joomla! is licensed.

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'Moonlight' makes progress on Silverlight for Linux

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The open-source Mono project will show off an early version of Microsoft's Silverlight browser plug-in running on Linux later this week. Work on the plug-in, called Moonlight, was started only in May, after Microsoft's Mix conference. Moonlight uses version 1.1 of Silverlight, a browser plug-in for displaying interactive Web applications, which is due in the fall.

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Microphones & Skype on Ubuntu

http://geekybits.blogspot.com

Today I installed Skype in Ubuntu 7.04. There can be a number of problems running Skype in Ubuntu. Yet my biggest concern was getting my microphone working.

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Created by C733tus 16 years 50 weeks ago
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Dual Monitors With Ubuntu

http://www.lockergnome.com

Over and over, I hear people asking me “how do I get dual monitors working in Ubuntu“. Well today, I will show you (note the video) how to make this easy with a fairly modern NVIDIA card, two flat screen LCDs (one DVI, the other VGA) and a little understanding how getting two monitors working in Ubuntu Linux is a snap, once you understand the basics.

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Linux gaming, part two: strategy games

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How’s the strategy gaming on Linux?

Usually strategy games are either real-time strategy or turn-based strategy games, but there are also real-time tactics and turn-based tactics games. So what’s the difference between these types?

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Linux gaming, part one: first person shooters

http://kahvipapu.com

Linux might not have as much games as Windows (or game consoles) but people enjoying this wonderful open source operating system can have fun with games too, as there are a lot of free games for Linux available, even some huge commercial ones. Even Linux games are a niche market, Linux gaming has got a pretty colorful history so far. So what’s the state of Linux gaming?

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