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EBay Sells Most of Skype to Private Investorsview story

http://linux.com – EBay said a stake of about 65 percent was being acquired by an investor group led by the private equity firm Silver Lake. (Software)

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Opera Stretches Vocal Cords with v.10 Releaseview story

http://linux.com – Opera 10 is now available to download for Windows, Linux and Mac platforms, less than a week after Opera Software spun out the release candidate version of the browser. (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Stormy’s Update: Week of August 10th, 17th and 24thview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This update is actually for three weeks, the week of August 10th when I was at OpenSource World, the week of August 17th when I was on vacation and the week of August 24th when I caught up with all the email I got in the previous two weeks! During the weeks of August 10th and August 24th, in no particular order: (Software)

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Top 7 Xfce Applicationsview story

http://linux.com – In this article I will overview seven essential applications for the Xfce desktop environment, including screenshots, most popular features, strong and weak points. (Software)

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Commit Digest: Issue 47view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – This week… 3183 commits, in 208 projects, by 294 happy hackers (and 1032 were translation commits). (Software)

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GStreamer: GStreamer Good 0.10.16 & Bad 0.10.14 stable releasesview story

http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org – The GStreamer team is pleased to announce new releases of the Good and Bad Plugins modules in the 0.10 GStreamer stable release series. (Software)

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News: C is Still the Most Popular Open Source Languageview story

http://linux.com – C represents more than 40% of all code written for open source software. But this figure comes from counting lines of code. What about Java and PHP, or C++? (Software)

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Grapple 0.9.8view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A new version of Grapple, a simple network layer, allowing the addition of multiplayer features to a game with only a few lines of code, has been released. Download: [ Grapple 0.9.8 ] This post was submitted by Andre4s. (Software)

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Open Source Software and Governmentview story

http://linux.com – Open source software is everywhere, it seems—and increasingly, in our government. This article outlines some of the advantages that open source software presents for governments worldwide, as well as some examples. Transparency To Trust Many people are distrustful of the government in this da... (Software)

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Clutter: PyClutter 1.0.0view story

http://www.clutter-project.org – The Python bindings for the Clutter core and integration libraries have been released. this release of the Python bindings map the Clutter 1.0 API cycle. Download is available at: http://www.clutter-project.org/sources/pyclutter/1.0/ MD5 checksums: (Software)

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Celebrating a Decade of Apacheconsview story

http://linux.com – As it approaches its 10th anniversary confab in November, the Apache Software Foundation vows to spread awareness of its key role in nurturing the growth of the Web and encouraging companies to experiment with Linux. (Software)

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Report: The Linux Home Office: What's In Your Cyberspace?view story

http://linux.com – From the Linux Today Blog: What does your home computer lab look like? A dedicated office, a corner of the living room, a single sleek laptop? What's in your cyberspace? (Software)