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Gtk2Hs: Writing concurrent programs.view story

http://haskell.org – A note of caution: Using Gtk2Hs together with the -threaded ghc is currently not supported. The reason is that GHC’s garbage collector might free Xlib or Win32 objects using an OS thread different to the one that is used to execute all other Gtk+ functions. The result will be a program that occasionally fails with an Xlib error or a crash on Windows. We are working on fixing this. (Software)

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Skulltag 98aview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Version 98a of the multiplayer DOOM source port Skulltag has been released; changes: Enhanced voting: Flooding is now protected against, it’s easier to kick players, and you can specify reasons for calling votes! Ignoring: You can now ignore any player’s chat commands. Better skins: You can delete any skin you don’t want, and the annoying skins are no [...] (Software)

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Linux Pays in Goo Saleview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Indie developer 2D Boy have posted the final results from their World of Goo sale; surprisingly, Linux users made up 17% of the sales but paid, on average, at least a dollar more than Windows users: Congratulations to 2D Boy on the successful birthday sale! (Software)

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MythTV: Turning Linux Into a Digital Video Recorder: The Front Endview story

http://www.linux.com – After reading the first part of this series, you should have a MythTV server up and running. To watch TV or schedule recordings you'll need to setup one or more MythTV front ends. Since the front end has to decode, deinterlace, and display the video content, it normally has to perform more work than the MythTV back end. (Software)

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Metacity: CSS on window borders experimental layout languageview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – I’m happy to announce the first experimental version of Metacity with support for CSS window borders (”Cowbell”).  This work was largely supported by Collabora Ltd. You can: (Software)

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Free Mystic Mineview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Koonsolo is giving away free copies of Mystic Mine (or a $19.95 Gift Card if you already bought the game). To get a chance at winning, all you have to do is become a fan or follow them on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or Vimeo. Koonsolo explains: “Becoming a fan or following Koonsolo means a lot to [...] (Software)

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Development: GNOME 2.29.1 Released!view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – GNOME 2.29.1 Development Release ================================ We're only a few days after 2.28.1, and 2.29.1 is already there! We have some brave people who did some amazing work for this release, with new features in various modules. And of course, the numerous bug fixes that we're all used to. (Software)

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Gluon Sprint Wrap-Upview story

http://dot.kde.org – On October 9 through 11, a dozen developers gathered in the Nokia Offices in Munich to bring the vision outlined in Dan Leinir's blog about the "Future of Game Development in KDE" to life. (Software)

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An Introduction to Python Objectsview story

http://www.linux.com – In the world of computer languages, nothing speaks louder than who adopts its usage. The Python language hit a home run with Google adopting it for a high percentage of their internal and public (Google App Engine) projects. (Software)

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Five Interesting GIMP Filtersview story

http://www.linux.com – The Gimp is a powerful graphical application that can handle just about any kind of bit-mapped editing job. You can re-touch photos, shrink or enlarge pictures, combine elements using layers, and many other operations with little to moderate effort. (Software)

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Wine 1.1.32view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The latest and greatest development release of Wine has been announced. This release, which came out last Friday, has the following new features: Many crypto fixes, particularly on 64-bit. Improved DVD access on Mac OS. Several common controls improvements Various HTML support improvements. More DIB optimizations. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.1.32 ] (Software)

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Linux is the Future, Even After Windows 7 Releaseview story

http://www.linux.com – It goes almost without saying that the release of Windows 7 is important for Microsoft to stem the tide of customer dissatisfaction with Vista, which has been extremely damaging to the Microsoft brand, and has caused it to lose users to both the Macintosh and Linux. (Software)