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Ubuntu sticker: Windows Vista Dismissed


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

"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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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!


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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)


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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


Submitted Thursday, June 07, 2007 -

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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