Sony Kicks Linux Out of the PS3 Clubview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – In what will surely be a blow to Linux fans the world over, Sony is dropping support for the open operating system on its PlayStation 3, citing security concerns. The move will take effect Thursday with the release of a firmware update to version 3.21. (General)

[ubuntu] HP zv6131 BCM4318 drops config intermittentlyview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – After installing 9.10 on my HP zv6131, and then installing the b43-fwcutter, I was finally able to get my Broadcom wireless working reliably, or so it seemed. (Hardware)

[mythbuntu] Fixing Remote Behavior (Button Presses)view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am running Mythbuntu (Karmic) on my HTPC, using a Hauppauge card and remote. The remote works, except for one small thing. I can't get the button presses to repeat. Changing the values in the lircrc file doesn't have any effect. (Hardware)

The most mis-used word in the English languageview story

http://www.itwire.com – It is easy to observe a pair of events and make a determination of cause and effect.  It's even easier to be wrong. (IT news)

Glossy Emblem Text Effects with Photoshopview story

http://www.hongkiat.com – In this tutorial, we’ll demonstrate how to create the following nice looking Glossy Emblem Text Effect with Adobe Photoshop in 4 simple steps. (General)

[ubuntu] Motion Computing m1400 tablet wacomview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a Motion Computing m1400 tablet with 9.10 karmic installed and using LXDE. I have also installed the wacom drivers and 'wacdump -f tpc /dev/ttyS0' shows proper recognition of the stylus, touch and button click. But moving the stylus has no effect on my pointer. I tried to follow the various wacom threads but am really lost. (Hardware)

[ubuntu] HDD failing? sytem crashes and smartctl outputview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I am experiencing system freezes, the type where ALT sysrqd REISUB etc have no effect, and the only escape is a hard reboot. These have been happening mainly when encoding DVDs with the tovid suite, but not exclusively so. (Hardware)

String Freeze Is In Effectview story

http://blog.nixternal.com – Ahh, my favorite time of the release, Documentation String Freeze. With every release, us Kubuntu folks seem to struggle a bit, but this time, we have done pretty damn good. We did a complete rewrite of our documentation, getting rid of the old KDE3 documentation. (General)

[ubuntu] Any tweaks that can make a Intel 950GMA better with WoW?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Last time I tried Ubuntu was around November last year. I only test one game though, World of Warcraft under Wine. I tried with stock drivers, and then I think I tried with xorg-crackers or something like that from ppa. Both didn't really have an effect on WoW :/ So any ideas? (Hardware)

[SOLVED] IBM Fan Controlview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone, Just wanted to put up a quick note to say that I've written a little Python script to control the fan speed in Thinkpads. A friend of mine was having some serious trouble with his getting incredibly loud in class. I've basically taken the instructions from: (Hardware)