Links 15/11/2010: Avaya Dumps Microsoft for GNU/Linux, Pelagicore Joins the Linux Foundationview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Avaya drops Microsoft with IP Office 6.1 update Communication platform switches to Linux Desktop Open Source Desktops May Not Happen for Small Biz For all the talk of how open source software is kicking butt and taking names in the cloud space (see: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Novell) (General)

TechBytes Episode 8: Linux Mint Special With Gordon Sinclair (ThistleWeb)view story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:23:15, 25.1 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (38.1 MB) Summary: Another fun show includes our guest Gordon Sinclair, who helps us learn about the value of Mint and discusses a plethora of other topics THIS is our eighth episode. Gordon, Tim, and Roy speak about a range of issues with special focus on Linux Mint upon its new release, called/dubbed “Julia”. (General)

Broadcom Device 4357 on Fedora 12view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – A while ago I posted this: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-0-5-a-826853/ I have since switched to Fedora 12 (still on the same computer) and I realize I made a dyslexic mistake earlier, I referred to the hardware as 4537 rather than 4357. Here is the Broadcom page for Linux Wireless driver: http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php I've tried following the instructions in the (HowTos)

Download pageview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hey Guys Have a look at the download page: http://iso.linuxquestions.org/ Particularlly the downloaded in the last 30 days group. Fedora 8 is #4 while Fedora 14 is #11. Now considering that support for F8 was dropped 3(?) years ago that is pretty odd. Of course C5.4 is #14 and support for it was dropped as soon as C5.5 was released(6? months ago). Just odd. (HowTos)

My tint2 configview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I've noticed in the desktop screenshot thread that tint2 is becoming more and more popular now that it's systray has stabilised and doesn't have the transparency issues it was experiencing. (HowTos)

Telco CEOs back Turnbull's call for NBN cost-benefit analysisview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Alliance for Affordable Broadband - an informal grouping of telco CEOs - is calling on MPs to support a bill that would see the NBN referred to the Productivity Commission for a cost benefit analysis. (IT news)

Server issues - http randomly inaccessibleview story

https://www.centos.org – You need to call your cpanel support.The problem you are having is with software they installed, [by gerald_clark] (Distributions)

Kinect 'hack': German researcher adds Kinect support to multitouch frameworkview story

http://www.itwire.com – Efforts to make Microsoft's Kinect controller for the Xbox 360 more widely useful have taken a big step forward with the addition of Kinect support in a cross-platform multitouch interface toolkit. (IT news)

JFS and ACLview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I use only ext3 at work, and mount the partitions with acl, which lets me fine tune my security. I've used jfs at home for a while, and recently, I decided to use some access lists too. So, I tried to do the same things I do at work (that includes options {defaults,acl} for /home at fstab. After that, Slack does not let me access my home at boot time. (HowTos)

Old Forums - A wealth of information?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – It is great to have these new forums, however, they are currently somewhat sparse and lack much in the way of useful information. For anyone looking for support, it might be worth your while checking out the old forums. They are still online and have been set to read-only. You can access them at the following location:http://crunchbang.org/forums/ (HowTos)