Auto Industry Claims Obama's Fuel Efficiency Targets are Impossibleview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Automakers claim drivers don't want fuel efficient vehicles (General)

Restricted drivers in a USB persistent setup?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hey all,Is it possible to install, for example, the proprietary Nvidia drivers in a CrunchBang "live" USB which is set up for persistence? I did so, and it seems everything installs correctly, but my laptop's resolution (Dell Studio XPS 13, 1280x800) is still not recognized, nor is the external monitor. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] A new and exciting issue with the rt2860sta module on 10.10!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have been fighting this for about week now, but I am highly motivated to see this through. I have a 10.10 install on a eeePC901, with the rt2860 wireless chipset. Following the instructions on this forum, I have blacklisted the rt2800 and rt2x00 modules that came with stock Ubuntu to keep them from interfering with the rt2860sta module. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Problem with network Printerview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I've recently installed the newest Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satellite A505. I have a network printer (Sharp MX-M200D) on a local IP (the IP is (HowTos)

[ubuntu netbook remix] Wireless works, but breaks each time I restartview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi I have an Asus Eee PC with Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 installed which I've been trying to get my home Wi-Fi working with. After reading some of the other forum threads about the subject, I ended up opening the Additional Drivers manager & removing, then reactivating the Broadcom STA wireless driver. (HowTos)

[SOLVED] Broadcom STA or b43?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I had all the common problems of corrupted installers, etc. but was finally able to install both STA and b43 drivers and can switch between them based on lots of good info found here!!:) Doing lots of reading I understand the difference and was under the impression that b43 was preferred if you could use it. (HowTos)

MPEG-LA Codecs and Microsoft Racketeering Challenge the Redistributability of Linuxview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The zero-cost advantage of Android is harmed by the advancement of software patents courtesy of patent aggressors like Microsoft and the patent troll-led MPEG-LA THE OIN grows rapidly, but its expansion as of late included more controversial companies whose policies are in conflict with Free software but not with OIN’s perspective. (General)

Removal of windows without re installation of Linux?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – (Background info, semi important) So I am a relatively inexperienced user of Linux. I have some experience and have dabbled in linux mint on several occasions, I get what linux is I suppose. I was running windows XP before, it caught a virus and I rigged up a usb drive to install another copy of XP over that because my disk drive is broken. (HowTos)

Links 25/10/2010: Mac OS X Lion Allegedly Copies GNU/Linux, Clang Builds Linux 2.6.36view story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Mac OS X Lion Features Are Ubuntu Rip-Off Let’s look at Mac OS X Lion’s first “innovation” they introduced: multitouch gestures. (General)

NVIDIA 260.99 WHQL drivers releasedview story

http://www.zdnet.com – NVIDIA has posted a second driver update in the space of a week. (General)