Links 20/9/2010: “Sent Using Ubuntu”, OpenOffice.org Succeeds at Fullerton Indiaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Ballnux LG takes Optimus into Android prime time LG Electronics today launched two new member for the Optimus smartphone series – but only one is coming to the UK. Marketed for first-time smartphone users, the LG Optimus One and Optimus Chic use Froyo, the latest Android (General)

Looking for an email clientview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I'm going in circles.  I had Thunderbird.  It works, it does everything I want, and it does it quickly and efficiently, but as time goes by it's getting bigger and bigger, so I thought I'd try for something more lightweight.Claws to the rescue!  Much smaller footprint.  OK, maybe effectively half the memory use of Thunderbird the way I use it, but that's wor (HowTos)

Pulling My Hair out trying to setup wirelessview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi all, I have an old HP desktop with a wireless card installed, worked ok in Ubuntu but when upgraded to 10.04 it didn't like it, so have installed Suse (11.3?) and I can not get the wireless to work. I have followed the stickies: So my adaptor is: Ralink RT2800 802.1h PCI 01:08.0 0280: 1814:0601 from running cetain comands and my kernal driver is rt2860sta. Output from iwlist: administrato (Distributions)

GmailWatcher for Ubuntuview story

http://www.linoob.com – GmailWatcher is a Gmail notifier specifically designed for the Ubuntu Operating System. A post on Mark Shuttleworth’s blog mentioned Owais Lone’s GmailWatcher app. It is under development for Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10. “Right now, my target is to make it stable/usable enough in time for Maverick. (General)

Suggestion: Support stable/unstable conversionview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Best thing about Debian IMHO is division into unstable/testing/stable branches, any of which are viable as everyday operating systems (depending on the user of course). I would encourage Corenomial to keep this in mind during development. (HowTos)

Links 17/9/2010: Software Freedom Day, Firefox 4 Preview Ravesview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop 4 Ways to Give Desktop Linux a Test-Drive That desktop Linux offers myriad compelling advantages for business users is no longer the subject of much debate. (General)

Gnome desktop effects stopped working on Nvidia in OpenSUSE 11.3view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi, I have a notebook with an Nvidia Quadro NVS 130M. Desktop effects were working on OpenSUSE 11.2. Last week I upgraded to OpenSUSE 11.3, and now desktop effects do not work. When I try to enable them, a box pops up that says something like "desktop effects are not supported on your hardware / configuration. Do you want to try anyway?". (Distributions)

Will #! 10 Alpha 2 be able to seamless update to final release?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I download #! 9.04 last week, and I like it very much. Some people said 9.04 would end support soon, what does that mean? Does that mean I can't get new software from Ubuntu official repo?Is #! 10 currently stable enough for a development desktop?Would it be able to update to a final release ?Thanks. (HowTos)

Snail mail delivers long tailview story

http://www.itwire.com – Listed retail support company Salmat will formally open its self-service internet portal targeted at small business owners and tradespeople in 6-8 weeks’ time, which will allow them to create promotional flyers – probably postcard sized - that will be delivered by the company’s army of 18,000 “contract walkers” to letterboxes in the SMEs’ catchment area. (IT news)

HTML5 support arrives for Adobe Illustratorview story

http://www.itwire.com – Adobe has released a free add-on to provide Illustrator CS5 with HTML5 and CSS3 support. (IT news)