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State of the Zooming User Interface (ZUI) for KDE 4.1

http://chani.wordpress.com

Chani Armitage has been hacking on ZUI for KDE 4.1. It ’s far from complete, but it’s at least becoming something you can actually use now. Keyboard shortcuts can be used to navigate it quickly and clicking an activity containment will make it the active one. She also added an option for removing activities.

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Marble in KDE 4.1 will support OpenStreetMap

http://www.kdedevelopers.org

OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. Marble, a virtual desktop globe application and widget for KDE desktop, will support OpenStreetMap in KDE 4.1. Once you start Marble and select "OpenStreetMap" as a theme then Marble will directly start to download OpenStreetMap tiles from the OpenStreetMap server.

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Distribution : Fedora 9 Sulphur Released

http://www.techenclave.com

After lots of waiting Red Hat Released their latest Desktop/Server version of Fedora Linux Lets take a quick look at its feature Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project.

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GNU/Linux: Source Code and Human Rights

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Ask average computer users what FOSS is about, and, if they've even heard of it, they'll probably say something about the source code being publicly available.

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Compiz-Check : Will Compiz work for you?

http://www.techenclave.com

Compiz-Check is a script to test if Compiz is able to run on your system/setup and if not, it will tell you the reason why.
The script is suitable for GNOME, KDE and Xfce users and is not limited to a specific Linux distribution – in fact, the script lists those infos for you.

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Magnatune music store donated $1155.70 to Amarok

http://blogs.magnatune.com

A year and a half ago, the excellent Linux music player Amarok added extensive support for Magnatune. The programmer, Nikolaj Hald Nielsen, did this on his own initiative, simply because he thought it'd be a neat thing for his favorite music player to have, and because he liked Magnatune's business philosophy.

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Pencil 2D Animation Software in the Classroom

http://www.saigonnezumi.com

Pencil is probably one of the easiest animation programs for children to learn. Kudos to the Pencil development team. They got a winner for the educational environment.

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What Edubuntu can teach your kids

http://www.linux.com

Edubuntu is a customized version of Ubuntu aimed at children in educational environments. According to the distributions homepage, Edubuntu is "Linux for Young Human Beings." That works out well for me, since I have three of those in my house. I homeschool my children and use Edubuntu on a couple of our computers.

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The Free Knowledge, Free Technology Conference - Education for a free information society

http://fkft.eu

The Free Knowledge, Free Technology Conference (FKFT) is the first international event which will centre on the production and sharing of educational and training materials in the field of Free Software and Open Standards.

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Geneva Schools will Switch to Linux and Open Source Software

http://ec.europa.eu

About 70,000 students and their 7,000 teachers in the Geneva school district will gradually be moving to Open Source. The decision to move to Open Source was taken by the Geneva Public School District in March 2006. Eventually all teachers will be supplied with laptops running Ubuntu GNU/Linux.

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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Released !

http://www.techenclave.com

Ubuntu has finally released their second LTS [Long Term Support] Operating system.. Being the most widely used Linux distro we all have huge hope with this big release. So lets take a quick look at its features an aplication

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Free Software v. Open Source Communities

http://enterthepig.com

Both communities are overly defensive in which term to use to describe software that gives you the freedom to change and share it. If both communities could unite and both movements converge imagine how much more we could accomplish.

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Order Ubuntu 8.04 LTS CDs Now Free

https://shipit.ubuntu.com

If you are anxious to get your hands on some nice CDs with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) as soon as possible, then you should pre-order them right now from Ubuntu's ShipIt service, FREE of charge.
They have started taking the orders a few minutes ago, so hurry up!

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Stable kernel 2.6.25 released

http://kernel.org

Linus has released the 2.6.25 kernel. After nearly three months of development and the merging of over 12,000 patches from almost 1200 developers, this kernel is now considered ready for wider use.

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Sun Certifying Ubuntu - with Hardy Heron!

http://java.sys-con.com

Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth has been telling Reuters that Sun is in the process of certifying Ubuntu on some of its low-end and mid-size hardware. The code it’s certifying is Hardy Heron, the Ubuntu 8.04 rev that’s due out later this month. Sun told the wire service that it’s making sure its Java programming language etc work with Heron.

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