Halo Coverage (Hype) is Fake, Largely Paid For; Xbox 360 (Slim) Sells Just 700 Units in Japan in Debut Weekview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A sobering look at the iffy launch of “Halo: Reach”, which left some buyers upset; Xbox 360 hype is compared to a relatively disappointing reality outside the United States IF HALO’S latest release is known to many people, it’s because Microsoft flooded the press with money as part of its huge marketing campaign. (General)

Boot failed after instaling new kernel initrd- story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Suddenly, after installing, boot was failed. [ 161.815] Module class: X.Org Video Driver [ 161.822] (EE) NVIDIA: Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module. (Distributions)

Easily Building Software for Multiple Distributions and Platformsview story

http://news.opensuse.org – In a little over a month, the openSUSE conference 2010 will start under the title “collaboration accross borders”. This article highlights one of the main topics at this conference — a truly border-crossing technology called the Build Service. (Distributions)

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)