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TechBytes Episode 16: Bribes for Reviews, GNU/Linux News, and Wikileaks Opinionsview story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:18:53, 24.1 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (36.1 MB) Summary: Issues of the day are debated and treated as something gentle to end a Wikileaks-filled news week with TODAY’S show is the first show of this month. Rather than cover a lot of news we picked topics which we selected in advance all of for us to cover without preparation. (General)

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[SOLVED] Laptop boot hangs at starting udevview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hi,Having sporadic hang-ups with my Lenovo T60 laptop running Statler Alpha2.The system is up-to-date (I regularly do an apt-get update and apt-get upgrade).At boot it sometimes stops at this screen (reproduced from a scribbled note as screen dumps are unavailable):Starting udevboot in runlevel S/lib/live/config.sh=not founddispatcher=udevdplugevents...donepopulated...And I have to hard reset.Occa (HowTos)

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Revamping the community WIKI and using it!view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have noticed that there is a great wealth of information scattered across the various threads of the forum. The only problem is that, in order to be useful, the information has to be easily accessible.At present, to find a given piece of  information one may have to go through dozens of posts, jumping from one thread to the other. Reading the posts is nice, but also very time consuming. (HowTos)

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Links 30/11/2010: Zeitgeist in KDE, New Gnome Shell Coverage, RHEL 6.0 Benchmarksview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux A history of viruses on Linux We recently gave you a brief history of viruses on the Mac and as requested by a user we wanted to give you a history of viruses on Linux. (General)

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Broadcom CrystalHD problem on Slax 6.1.2view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello! First, sorry for my english. I have a problem with driver for Broadcom CrystalHD on my slax 6.1.2. I've downloaded driver source from http://www.broadcom.com/support/crystal_hd/ and i've tried to install it like they wrote in manual, but it doesn't works. Compiling all files (in driver/linux, linux_lib/libcrystalhd and filters/ folders) was without any errors (i think). (HowTos)

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Federal grant helped GPS audio guide studyview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Commonwealth Government has helped to fund a feasibility study on the potential use of GPS based audio guides for tourists. (IT news)

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TechBytes Episode 14: Software Patents in Phones, Android, and in Generalview story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:53:45, 32.6 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (52.1 MB) Summary: This show concentrates on the smartphones market and in particular on how failing to compete based on technical merit alone, companies like Apple and Microsoft try to tax or ban their competition which is Linux based TODAY’S show finally touches the issue of software patents. (General)

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Record Live Radio using only Mplayerview story

http://tips4linux.com – Did you know that you only need MPlayer to record a live radio station? Use mplayer http://ip:port/ -ao pcm:file=radio.wav  -vo null -vc null to dump a radio.wav file of the audio stream. You can later convert it to MP3 using LAME or Audacity. (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Internet connection lost but email still worksview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi I am a non-techie, have been gratefully using Ubuntu 8.10 for a few years for the basics: email, web, documents, photos. I have somehow lost my internet connection, but strangely my email still works...!?!? My router is showing all the correct green lights, but I cannot get to any url. (HowTos)

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Sinthgunt - An easy to use gui for ffmpegview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – Sinthgunt is an open source graphical user interface for ffmpeg, a computer program that can convert digital audio and video into numerous formats. Using pre-configured conversion settings, it makes the task of converting between different media formates very easy. (...)Read the rest of Sinthgunt - An easy to use gui for ffmpeg (96 words) © admin for Ubuntu Geek, 2010. (HowTos)