KDE Commit-Digest for 17th October 2010view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Start of KOffice UI Abstraction project, to enable implementing various UIs on top of KOffice without in-depth knowledge of KOffice MVC APIs. Support for picture bullets in the .docx format filter in KOffice. "Reply Without Quoting" in KMail (kdepim/mobile). Enable dropping of raw data (like one could do in KDE3) in Dolphin. (Software)

[all variants] Yet another wireless ticket...view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Howdy linux gurus! I made the switch! I've been encouraging others to do so, also, and.just got my girlfriend to install Linux Mint 9 (based off Ubuntu 10.04) on her new netbook. Unfortunately, I'm having some trouble getting the wireless to work. That is, the wireless was working for a while, but recently stopped and I can't figure out why (or how to fix it). Ethernet cables still work fine. (HowTos)

For chronic LaTeX compilers: a scriptview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – As I write my thesis in LaTeX (feel like the only social sciences person left doing such) I like to compile frequently--hence this script.The script compiles a .tex file to .pdf using dvips and ps2pdf.  It has support for bibliographies, and optional creation of .rtf and .html files to go with the .pdf.Outline of the script:Prompt for directoryCreate optional, dated .tar backup in backups fol (HowTos)

Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)

[ubuntu] Wireless help ASUS P5KPL-CMview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, just switched my ASUS P5KPL-CM desktop over from XP to 10.04 On XP I was using to my Netgear Wireless-N 300 Router. Now, Auto Eth0 line no problem, but I have no option to "enable wireless" I tried to follow another users thread. (HowTos)

Italian Engineer loves Crunchbang linux. I mean is actually in love-view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I never register in  forums. Because I have enough passwords and stuff to do and usually don't bother trhe 2 minutes to enter.This time It's different. With Crunchbang linux you made the OS of my dreams.:DIt started as something for a crappy PC, but it is truely BETTER than the other systems. (HowTos)

My experienc with statler openboxview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I installed statler openbox i686 as my primary os, and here is my personal.....and again I'm saying my personal thoughts and experiences: -there is only 2 dark themes and Shiki-Statler-Dark is buggy and need more work (when opening a menu the nonfunctional parts are not visible-I hope you understand me) -in my opinion the underdevelopment (near approaching stable release) pcmanfm 0.97 is way (HowTos)

Apple Copies GNU/Linux (Poorly), Then Spreads FUD About It, Receives More Backlashview story

http://techrights.org – “We’ve always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” –Steve Jobs, Apple Summary: A quick walk-through covering Apple news as it relates to Free software and to Android (Linux-based) YESTERDAY we wrote about Apple's latest attack on Android, where Steve Job was claiming that it is not open (whatever he meant by open). “The first t (General)

Narendra Sisodiya Takes on AICTE for Support of Foreign Software Monopoliesview story

http://techrights.org – The very front page of the AICTE Web site is a glowing example of its problems Summary: AICTE is promoting the training and advancement of products rather than teaching of methods; it gets a challenge from the population LAST WEEK WE WROTE about India’s AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) betraying the Indian people (their Web site is loaded with Adobe™ Flash/Trash all over (General)

Fedora 14 Reflects Evolution of Leading-Edge Open Sourceview story

http://press.redhat.com – The stated mission of the Fedora Project is to advance the state of free software. To meet this challenge, Fedora incubates open source technology projects in which anyone in the community can participate. (Distributions)