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Red Hat Needs to be Transparent and Explain the Acacia Settlementview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Red Hat does not answer questions about the nature of its patent settlement with Acacia Details were needed about the Red Hat-Acacia settlement, but we only received limited new input in the comments and found two news articles about it, namely: i. Red Hat settles with Software Tree Neither Red Hat or Software Tree have disclosed the terms of the settlement. (General)

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No evil algo-trader behind the flash crashview story

http://www.unix.com – Giles Nelson 10-04-2010 08:28 AM The long anticipated joint SEC and CTFC report on the 6 May 2010 flash-crash came out last Friday. After reading much of the report and commentary around it, I'm feeling rather underwhelmed. The root cause of the flash-crash, the most talked about event in the markets this year, was a boring old "percentage-by-volume" execution algorithm used by (HowTos)

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Realistic Smoke Effect Photoshop Tutorialsview story

http://www.hongkiat.com – Adobe Photoshop, as we all know is rightfully regarded as the Swiss knife of designers all around the world. With Photoshop, you can literally create all kinds of illustrations that you previously only dream about! With this fantastic tool, you can virtually create any effect you want. It’s like an infinite canvas of your dreams. If you have the imagination, sky is the limit. (General)

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Microsoft Whistleblowing Alleges That Microsoft/Jon DeVaan Engages in Political Corruption/Election Fraudview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A senior vice president in charge of Microsoft’s cash cow (Windows Core Operating System Division) is said/claimed to be breaking the law and the FBI is approached for a federal investigation THE LAST post ended on the note that Microsoft is exploiting its newly-acquired influence in the government in order to cause legal trouble to companies which are good Linux stewards. Speaki (General)

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How to exchange Ctrl and CapsLock in Ubuntu Gnomeview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – This simple tutorial shows how to swap the Ctrl and Caps Lock key in Gnome.You may want to try this tutorial if you’re an Emacs-er. First,navigate to System -> Preferences -> Keyboard,then click on “Options…” button in Layouts tab. In next window,just check “Swap Ctrl and CapsLock” under Ctrl Key position Done and take effect immediately. Related posts:Enabl (HowTos)

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USPTO Receives Overwhelming Opposition to Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) successfully encourages many people to voice their opinion on software patents and the USPTO comes under pressure from other directions while unregistered lobbyists heckle those who drive progress THE FSF’S Brett Smith, along with other people who support the FSF’s cause, has been calling for requests to be sent to the USPTO (first mention (General)

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[ubuntu] can't connect to or even PING certain sitesview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all. I've run into a problem I just can't figure out how to fix and was hoping someone else might be able to help. Running karmic, it seems my computer just CANNOT connect to certain websites sometimes, even though those sites are not down. I mean I cannot even ping the site. When I try to ping, the DNS routes just fine and I get the IP address with no problem, it just never gets any response. (HowTos)

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File formatview story

http://vim.wikia.com – Comments: Order of items in ffs ← Older revision Revision as of 11:23, September 28, 2010 Line 320: Line 320: ==Comments== ==Comments==   + ===Order of items in ffs===   + @Fritzophrenic: In a [http://vim.wikia.com/index.php?title=File_format&diff=28478&oldid=28476 recent edit] you said "order of (HowTos)

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File formatview story

http://vim.wikia.com – File format detection: emphasize that order is important when writing a file ← Older revision Revision as of 14:54, September 27, 2010 Line 54: Line 54: |} |} - The order of the items specified in <tt>'ffs'</tt> has no effect when a file is read (for example, <tt>ffs=unix,dos</tt> has exactly the sam (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] System 76 Pangolin wireless failedview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have new System 76 Pangolin laptop. When Ubuntu first installed, wireless worked fine. I could see the internet and the wireless-attached printer on my Linksys home network. After a day or so, wireless no longer works. It is not a home network problem, because several other laptops on the same network work fine. Seems like my wifi card (Realtek rtl819xSE) is no longer powered on? (HowTos)