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Ubuntu sticker: Windows Vista Dismissed

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.madman2k.net

Inspired by a "Vista-Capable" User Avatar which said "Windows Vista incapable/ Stick with Windows XP", a Linux supporter made this cool sticker. Would be nice to see it available in real.

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Synergy : Open Source Coolness

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.binary01hex.com

Synergy is a really cool application that allows for you to have 1 keyboard and 1 mouse across multiple monitors and computers. This a great write up and tutorial for this awesome app.

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Review of Dell XPS 410n with Ubuntu Feisty preinstalled

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - ubuntuforums.org

I received my XPS with Ubuntu today. The first thing I will say is that when the Fedex guy delivered it he asked if Dell was having some kind of liquidations sale because he has delivered more Dells today than ever before. He told me that he had alre

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Nobody knows Linux

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - clickafricana.com

A Microsoft Vista DVD costs the equivalent of $3. You can get WindowsXP for $1.50. OfficeXP, $1.15. Where? Computer Village.

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Wine 0.9.38 Released

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.winehq.org

This is release 0.9.38 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix. What's new: Beginnings of support for copy protection kernel drivers. More MSI automation support. Many 64-bit compilation fixes. A number of OLE fixes. Lots of bug fixes.

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Build your own server

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.bit-tech.net

"Have you wanted a full-functionality web-server, media host, bit-torrent client and NAS box, all fully remote-controlled? Want to build it out of spare parts? Well then..." The guys at bit-tech have their Linux guru explain a complete networking sol

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$189 laptop

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.pcpro.co.uk

Asus chairman Jonney Shih sprang a surprise during Intel's Computex keynote today with the announcement of a $189 laptop.

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Dell quietly drops extended warranty support for Ubuntu

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.dell.com

When the Dell/Ubuntu machines were announced, it was possible to extend the default warranty to 2-4 years as well as adding "CompleteCare" accidental breakage protection. These options have since been quietly removed from all Ubuntu systems though re

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A Dell/Ubuntu Laptop - Right out of the box

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.bryceharrington.org

The day Dell announced I ordered one of their laptops, and today (May 31) it arrived.I popped open the box to see what's included. The only Ubuntu-specific thing included was the CD. I half-expected to see the 'DELL' logo on the blue-shirted guy. ;-)

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Issue 18 of Free Software Magazine is out!

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Another cool issue of Free Software Magazine. 16 articles on free software.

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South African bank switches 12 000 desktops to Linux

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.tectonic.co.za

South African bank FNB will move 12 000 users in 680 branches over to Novell's Linux operating system.

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Mythbuntu 7.04 Public Alpha 1

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.mythbuntu.org

After lots of hard work the past month, the Mythbuntu team is proud to present our first publicly announced Alpha.This alpha can be used for running a live frontend from CD, and provides a good representation of where the GUI is headed for the instal

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The saga of buying an Ubuntu Dell with Complete Care (tm)

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.marcelgagne.com

Good news, everyone! Dell is now selling PCs with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled. Read on to discover what happens when one man decides to buy one of these PCs, then chooses Dell's Complete Care solution to protect his new hardware. Chaos, or at very leas

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ATI/AMDs Linux Driver Development Cycle Exposed

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Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 - www.phoronix.com

In this article we will be exposing what truly consists of the ATI/AMD driver development cycle and ultimately what they are really doing to improve their image in the Linux community. We have been granted unprecedented access to share with you their

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SeaMonkey 1.1.1 released!

Following the Gecko security update releases a few days ago, the SeaMonkey

Software aint patentable, damn it!

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Third alpha of Ubuntu 7.04, Feisty Fawn is available.

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Back Up/Restore Hard Drives And Partitions With Ghost4Linux

This tutorial shows how you can back up and restore hard drives and

Mount Wikipedia As A Virtual Filesystem

Thanks to WikipediaFS, Wikipedia fiends tired of reloading pages in

The Road to KDE 4: SVG Rendering in Applications

Since KDE 4 development is in full swing with plans for a KDE 4.0

Damn Vulnerable Linux - The most vulnerable and exploitable Linux distro

Damn Vulnerable Linux (DVL) is a Linux-based (modified Damn Small

David developer and maintainer of compiz speaks about beryl

David Reveman is one of main developers of compiz, a Desktop manager.

LinuxToons - Linux in main-stream cartoons

I find it interesting to see how Linux has made itself visible in

ATI 8.32.5 fglrx Linux Driver Reviewed -- Many bug fixes.

AMD/ATI is pushing out their final display drivers for the year. The

Newly-leaked Antitrust Memo: How Microsoft Created a Chokehold on OEMs

E-mail from Joachim Kempin, Microsoft OEM Manager. The volume license

Mark Shuttleworth calls for an Open Source Second Life

"I think there ís going to be a need for innovation around the ways

Linux and The Desperate Need for Tax Apps

There is no question about it, Linux and tax software have not been

Whatll they think of next: Winbuntu?

The Ubuntu development team announced today that it is looking for

Amazing Linux Desktops

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Third alpha of Ubuntu 7.04, Feisty Fawn is available.

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Why Gentoo is a Great Server Distribution

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European Commission throws money at Open Source software quality control

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Dell: what sort of Linux systems would you like?

Dell has decided to follow up on requests for Linux-installed systems