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John Carmack not as interested in Linux (and OpenGL?)

http://www.beyond3d.com

A german publication has posted an interview with Todd Hollenshead, id Software's CEO, that reveals id Software and John Carmack are no longer as committed to Linux as they have been. Todd's words also imply that the Windows version of id Software's next game, Rage, will use Direct3D rather than OpenGL.

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Linux Goes Native in Bhutan

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Bhutan has come up with an operating system called the "Dzongkha Debain Linux," an updated version of the Dzongka Linux developed in June 2006. The Dzongkha Debain Linux, which was launched on Aug. 28, according to DIT officials, can be installed in any type of computers or can be used with a live CD.

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IBM and Novell push out new SLED

http://www.channelregister.co.uk

IBM and Novell have announced an integrated open collaboration client for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop that includes IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Lotus Sametime and IBM productivity tools to deliver advanced email and calendar capabilities, unified communication & collaboration and lightweight yet powerful word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation capabilities with OpenDocument Format support.

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X.org releases version 7.3, gets hotplugging support

http://arstechnica.com

X.org is the underlying graphical workhorse that powers pretty much every desktop installation on Linux and Unix operating systems. Today marked the mildly delayed new release of X.org version 7.3, which corresponds to server version 1.4.

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Mandriva Linux 2008 RC 1 (aka Copernic) is available

http://wiki.mandriva.com

The first release candidate for Mandriva Linux 2008 is now available.

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GNOME 2.20.0 RC Released

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

This is the ninth development release and first release candidate for GNOME 2.20.0, which will be released later this month. This release is the last before hard code freeze starts on september 10th. Please test this as much as you can and file bugs if you want them fixed before the final release.

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VirtualBox 1.5.0 update includes seamless windowing

http://www.linux.com

Innotek rolled out a significant update to its VirtualBox open source virtualization software this week. According to Achim Hasenmueller, managing director of innotek, the release of VirtualBox 1.5.0 for Windows and Linux marks the first time seamless windowing -- the ability to display a single Windows application on a Linux desktop -- is available for Linux systems.

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Full Circle Issue 4 is out

http://fullcirclemagazine.org

Full Circle - the Ubuntu Community Magazine are proud to
announce our fourth issue. It contains : Edubuntu - What’s in it for the kids?; How-To : Hosting Code on LaunchPad, Learning Scribus part 4 and Keep your kids safe in Ubuntu; Preview of Miro 0.9.8.'; Interview with Ubuntu Developer Colin Watson; Letters, Q&A, MyDesktop, MyPC, Top5 and more!

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Freeciv 2.1beta6 Now Out!

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

A new beta of the upcoming Freeciv 2.1 has been released. The last major beta - beta4 - was nearly 5 months ago. There was a beta5 (uploaded a few days ago) but it was not announced due to some serious bugs. The main changes since beta4 are numerous bug and stability fixes.

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GNOME 2.20.0 UI Preview

http://www.phoronix.com

Last week marked the release of the first GNOME 2.20.0 beta, which also defined the user interface freeze for GNOME 2.20.0. With the UI freeze we have taken some screenshots from GNOME 2.19.90 for your viewing pleasure of the subtle changes.

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Freespire aspires, but fails to inspire

http://www.linux.com

Freespire, the free as in beer version of the Linspire Linux distribution, this month released Freespire 2.0, the first version of the operating system based on the popular Ubuntu distribution, and the first to contain proprietary codecs and drivers. Despite its attractive appearance, it left me with mixed feelings.

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Debian Linux 4.0 Gets an Update

http://www.desktoplinux.com

A new update to the latest stable version of Debian 4.0 includes security updates and other important problem fixes.

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Linux media center distro rev's up

http://www.desktoplinux.com

A project aimed at building a Linux distribution for media center PCs has achieved a major new release. LinuxMCE 0704 is based on Kubuntu, and offers lots of flashy features, such as whole-house high-definition video distribution, optional alpha-blended graphics, gyroscopic remote control, and much more.

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FreeCol 0.7.1 Released

http://www.linux-gamers.net

Version 0.7.1 of FreeCol, a free/open-source Colonization clone, has been released.

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Compiz Fusion, our first release. 0.5.2

http://smspillaz.wordpress.com

Compiz Fusion is the result of a merge between the Compiz community plugin set “Compiz Extras” and the window manager core independent parts of the “Beryl” project. Both Compiz Extras and Beryl have left important marks on in how we look at Window management, and with the merge, you no longer have to choose which one to use.

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