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The BBC, DRM and the demise (?) of get_iplayer. what the hell is going on?view story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – It’s never nice to hear about the demise of a piece of simply brilliant software. when I discovered that get_iplayer was being pulled by its developer I was, to use a cliche, gutted. The potential loss of a piece of software that did just what it said on the tin is bad enough but it was impeccably free and open. (General)

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Songbird halts major support for linuxview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Overheating Laptop.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My Laptop is running very hot. To the point that Ubuntu is giving me warnings. Now it's not crashing or anything. What I do notice, however, is that when I first turn on the computer I can run BBC iPlayer smoothly. As time goes on it becomes more choppy as the Laptop heats up. How can I cool it down? (Hardware)

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Goodbye Ubuntu 8.10view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Seventeen months ago, on the 30th of October, 2008, Canonical announced the release of Ubuntu 8.10, dubbed Intrepid Ibex. Features such as Linux kernel 2.6.27, Guest sessions, DKMS, X.Org 7.4, the BBC plugin for Totem, and the PAM authentication framework were all part of the Ubuntu 8.10 operating system. The default desktop environment for Ubuntu (GNOME) reached then a very... (General)

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VirtualBox 3.1.6 released and download link includedview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – (HowTos)

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Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 1 released and Download links includedview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – (HowTos)

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Full Circle Podcast #2: The Full Circle of Light (Brown)view story

http://fullcirclemagazine.org – The podcast is in MP3 and OGG formats. You can either play the podcast in-browser if you have Flash and/or Java, or you can download the podcast with the link underneath the player.  To read the show notes, click over to the full post. The audio mix is getting better (really), stay with us… File Sizes: OGG 23.4Mb mp3 27.7Mb (Distributions)

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BBCi Desktopview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I have installed the BBCi Desktop for suse 10.3 (this is all which is available from the BBC site) on my 11.2 64-bit system and cannot get it to run. Have any of you been successful in installing it on 11.2 64bit? I know it runs on previous versions I had it working on a 32bit install without any trouble. (Distributions)

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Sir Isaac Newton, Inventor of the Internetview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Some years ago, Unesco did a survey of scientific knowledge among teenagers in 30 countries. Britain came halfway down, just behind Brazil. Mind you, the US came almost bottom. It seems that nothing has changed on this side of the pond: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8565258.stm (HowTos)

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Mobile that allows bosses to snoop on staff developedview story

http://linuxo.com – BBC News: "Researchers have produced a mobile phone that could be a boon for prying bosses wanting to keep tabs on the movements of their staff." (General)