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Outercurve – Just Another Microsoft Proxy/Groupview story

http://techrights.org – Microsoft front gets another makeover Summary: CodePlex/Microsoft wolf in new sheep’s clothing; Free software luminaries are not foolish enough to fall for it In order for Microsoft to speak on behalf of its opposition (Microsoft’s CodePlex does this a lot), Microsoft must pretend to be a friend of the competition. (General)

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USPTO Receives Overwhelming Opposition to Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) successfully encourages many people to voice their opinion on software patents and the USPTO comes under pressure from other directions while unregistered lobbyists heckle those who drive progress THE FSF’S Brett Smith, along with other people who support the FSF’s cause, has been calling for requests to be sent to the USPTO (first mention (General)

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SR-IOV drivers for 82576 and 82599view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi, I am trying to test a board for virtualization with the 1G 82576 and 10G 82599 Ethernet controllers on board. The focus is purely to develop a test (like external loopback) to determine if all the virtual functions would work as expected when SR-IOV is enabled within the BIOS. I would not be running any Guest OS as part of this. The board is running RedHat Linux Enterprise Server 5.3 (Kernel (HowTos)

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iTunes for Windows: Unable to view or play HD video content that requires HDCPview story

http://www.unix.com – In Windows 7, you may be unable to view or play HD video or content, and you may receive a related alert message. More from Apple OS X Support ... (HowTos)

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Windows Insecurity Becomes a Political Issueview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: As wiretapping gets an upper hand in the United States and Iran’s computing facilities (about 30,000 machines with Windows) come under attack, questions are asked about GNU/Linux as a true need “Chinese Internet espionage against human rights activists and journalists” reveals this new article on which Glyn Moody commented by saying: “Windows-based, it seems&#82 (General)

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Linux Mint 7 Gloria to reach end of lifeview story

http://www.linuxmint.com – Linux Mint 7 Gloria will reach end of life on October 23, 2010. This release was based on Ubuntu 9.04 which is planned to reach end-of-life at the same date. Repositories will remain open for another while but no more updates or security fixes will be made available. (Distributions)

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pausing kernel during bootview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – First time trying anything like this. I'm running a Abit NF7 with a silicon image 3112 that's support was broken in 2.6.35. I get a kernel panic when VFS can't find the root partition, I can't remember the exact line (can't log it, root isn't mounted yet) but it says something like sata1: link down (sstatus 0 scontrol 0). (HowTos)

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Pro Applications: Entering serial number after migrating causes the application to stop respondingview story

http://www.unix.com – After using Migration Assistant in Mac OS X v10.6.x to migrate data and applications, you may be prompted to enter the serial number when opening a migrated application from any of the following products: Aperture 3 Final Cut Studio (2009) Logic Studio (2009) Logic Express 9 After entering the serial number and clicking OK, the application may not respond. (HowTos)

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Shutter: Feature-rich Screenshot App for Ubuntuview story

http://www.linoob.com – Shutter is a free & open-source feature-rich screenshot program which has been licensed under GPL v3. It allows user to capture almost everything. It can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all in one window. (General)

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Out of the box support iPod Touch 3G Ubuntu 10.04 (and 10.10)view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello,Lately I've been messing around with Linux and my iPod touch 3G (iOS 4.1) and already got it to work with Linux (see Tips & Tricks session). Now I noticed that Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 support the iPod Touch 3G out of the box. If I install the same software here on my Minimal Ubuntu Openbox setup, it won't work. Now I wondered, what's the difference? (HowTos)