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Links 23/12/2010: FOSS is Not “Non-commercial”, Firefox 4 Beta 3 for Mobileview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop How to test if a laptop is working with Linux One interesting observation is that Ubuntu Lucid has almost twice the framerate than RHEL6 with glxgears. No idea why. Kernel Space Removing the big kernel lock. (General)

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Commentators pan ‘uncompetitive’ NBN planview story

http://www.itwire.com – A number of Australia's most senior business and economics commentators have opened fire on Labor's flagship National Broadband Network project, claiming NBN Co's corporate plan released on Monday was based on flawed assumptions and demonstrated the project would wind back competition in the telecommunications sector. (IT news)

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Is Your Site Blacklisted? Verify Your Website For Malwares, Blacklists etc. For Freeview story

http://open-tube.com – Is your website or blog blacklisted by search engines and virus scanners? Has your site been hacked or tampered with? Then there is a service that can instantly help you. Sucuri can remotely monitor your website constantly and warn you whenever there are suspicious activities or site getting hacked. (General)

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Conroy to release NBN Co plan Mondayview story

http://www.itwire.com – The office of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has confirmed plans to release the National Broadband Network Company's long-awaited business plan for public viewing from Monday. (IT news)

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Links 17/12/2010: Mentor Graphics Joins Linux Foundation, Linux 2.6.37 Imminentview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Have yourself a very Linux Christmas Whether you cut your teeth downloading Linux 0.x source code or you want to give Linux a try for the first time, we’ve got presents for you. What do you get for the Linux lover in your life? (General)

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Solution for Small Businessview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm looking for a 'One Box' solution to put in a small business. Must have centralised User account management and client computer managment i.e. only recognised PCs allowed access. Must have DHCP, file share and most important email and calendaring. I've seen eBox?... it looks ok but a bit clunky. Any suggestions for similar ..better? solutions. (HowTos)

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Links 16/12/2010: Google’s ChromeOS Criticised by Stallman, X Server 1.9.3 Releasedview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop The outlook for Windows 7 with Google Chrome coming up Microsoft Windows owned 91 percent of the PC operating system market in 2009, and IDC expects it to drop by 1 percent by 2014. Mac, which had 4 percent in 2009, is expected to increase to 5 percent by 2014. (General)

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Novell, OIN, and AttachMSFT: Why It Confirms Novell Was Trouble All Alongview story

http://techrights.org – “Our partnership with Microsoft continues to expand.” –Ron Hovsepian, Novell CEO Summary: The writings have been on the wall for 4 years, persistently warning that Novell was a ticking time bomb with its growing pile of software patents and growing relationship with Microsoft NOVELL’S UNIX might still be up for sale, so Novell owning it (General)

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Crunchbanglinux Statler - TrackPoint Scrolling on ThinkPad X61view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello,is there anyone who could help me with setting up TrackPoint Scrolling on ThinkPad X61? I am used to scroll that way from Windows and Ubuntu. I have tried CrunchbangLinux when it used to be based on Ubuntu - 8.10 and then 9.04... (HowTos)

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Internode upgrades & expands symmetrical DSL servicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Internode has increased the data quotas and coverage are of Extreme SHDSL, its symmetrical business broadband service that delivers up to 40 Mbps up and downstream by bonding together multiple copper pairs, and has expanded the availability of a number of other symmetrical DSL offerings. (IT news)