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"Smart Battery" not found by kernelview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I recently bought a new laptop (Acer TravelMate 7740G) and now I realized that Linux (2.6.32) does not find the battery, which makes it impossible to tell how much time I've got left. I've done some searching on the Internet and I found a few similar cases (also Acer TravelMate) but those are all about 5 years old. (HowTos)

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iTunes 10: Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector may conflict with syncing iPhone, iPad, or iPod touchview story

http://www.unix.com – With Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector and iTunes 10 installed, you may not be able to sync contacts, calendars, or notes. You may see an alert stating "com.apple.Outlook.client.exe has stopped working and has been closed by Windows," or a similar message. More from Apple OS X Support ... (HowTos)

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iTunes displays -50 error message when syncing iPod on Windows XPview story

http://www.unix.com – When trying to sync iPod, change iPod settings, or restore iPod from within iTunes you may see one of the following error messages: The iPod "Customer's iPod" cannot be updated. An unknown error occurred (-50). The disk could not be read from or written to. The iPod "Customer's iPod" could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (1418, 1429, 1430, 1436 or 1439). (HowTos)

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iMac or Mac Pro (Mid 2010): How to relocate your operating system and data to another storage deviceview story

http://www.unix.com – iMac (Mid 2010) and Mac Pro (Mid 2010) computers can be equipped with more than one storage device, such as an SSD drive and a hard drive. Learn how to migrate to your operating system files, applications, and data from one storage device to the other. More from Apple OS X Support ... (HowTos)

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iTunes 10: Alert indicates iTunes is unusuable and needs to be installed againview story

http://www.unix.com – After installing iTunes 10, when you open it a message may appear telling you that this copy of iTunes is unusable and needs to be installed again. More from Apple OS X Support ... (HowTos)

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Links 22/9/2010: Dell Announces Another Linux-powered Tablet, Facebook Adds to MySQLview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop Are Your Desktop Effects Slowing You Down? Whenever I perform a 3D benchmark in Linux one of the first questions I get asked about the results is: Where your desktop effects turned off? For those who are not aware, desktop effects are the “flash” that is en (General)

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iTunes: Turning on Activation-only Modeview story

http://www.unix.com – Before a new iPhone, Pad, or iPod touch can be used, it must be activated by connecting it to a computer that is running iTunes. During that connection, even if no other choices are made, the iTunes account on the computer can be synced over USB along with the information for activation. More from Apple OS X Support ... (HowTos)

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LXer: Mozilla becomes Open Invention Network licenseeview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Mozilla has joined the Open Invention Network (OIN) as a licensee. The unsurprising move reflects Mozilla's long-standing commitment to open source software and support for the Linux platform. It's also yet another high-profile endorsement of the OIN's approach to open intellectual property licensing. Read More... (HowTos)

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Newly created users can't startx keyboard errorsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have 3 accounts setup on this machine. One is root, one is my own, and one is for my kids. My account and root work fine, but today when I tried to log my kids on, startx fails (it also fails from runlevel4). I have tried creating new accounts and they fail as well. I'm not sure when the issue started, but it's been less than a week I believe. (HowTos)

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Marketing and Entryism, the One Microsoft Wayview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft makes marketing moves in Great Britain, StorageCraft adds Microsoft influence, and former Microsoft staff becomes CEO of the “Final Fantasy” maker MICROSOFT and Samsung may soon have some more overlap. (General)