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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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Google dings carriers, phone makers over Android lockdownsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – A Google Android engineer publicly defended the relative ease with which Android phones can be rooted, arguing that the loopholes used by modders do not reflect flawed Android security defenses. Besides, carriers and handset makers who lock down their devices are begging for rooting exploits, writes Nick Kralevich in his blog post.... (Embedded)

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Crunchbang 10 - problems with basic set up and I'm missing xorg?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello!First post, tried to search everything around the google and read many many topics in this forum!So, I'm pretty beginner, I used older crunchbang for roughly ~2years and I have installed ubuntu for my parents computer. (HowTos)

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Google staff to get free Nexus S handsetsview story

http://www.itwire.com – There have always been perks to working for much-hyped global technology giant Google. Great food, 20 percent time to work on your own projects and an incredibly relaxed but innovative and work environment. (IT news)

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LXer: Google releases Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" source codeview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: The Google Android development team has released the source code for version 2.3 of its open source Android mobile operating system, code named "Gingerbread". Originally announced earlier this month, Gingerbread is the eighth platform release since version 1.0 and is the latest major update for Google's mobile OS. Read More... (HowTos)

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Google Surprises Hardware Partners With Google TV Delayview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Poor reception is partly thanks to TV providers' successful efforts to block the OS (General)

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Netbook server (and CF SATA!) opinions/discussionview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Okay so I was poking around the intertubes as I was thinking what to do with my current computer (Lenovo X100e) once I graduate, as a project for next summer.  I'd reasoned I could just quite easily sell it for $200 as it'll be used for over a year at that point and it's the base model, then put that cash towards my next mobile computer, likely the future model of the X201 as I (HowTos)

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Online Calendar HELPview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I’m trying to find a calendar online that allows or is the following. A.Free B.Allows users to enter in a time slot when they want a meeting. E.g Tom and Jo want to meet with all the employees in HR. They only have 45mins for each person. I need a calendar that would allow each person to chose 1 slot and only one person can use that slot. So Henry wants 9 and so does Susan. (HowTos)

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Google search now warns you of hacked and compromised sitesview story

http://downloadsquad.switched.com – Emerging just a week after the high-profile Gawker Media hack, and proving it is still very fleet-footed indeed, Google search results now warn you if a website has been hacked. The notification (see screenshot above) looks just like the malware warning. Unlike the malware warning, however, you do not get shown the ominous 'visiting this site may harm your computer!' interstitial page. (General)

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Go ogle Perth and Adelaide’s ‘live’ traffic on Google Maps!view story

http://www.itwire.com – If you’ve been jealous of your fellow Googlers in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane getting ‘live’ traffic updates via Google Maps, whether on your PC, iPhone or Android, Googlers in Adelaide and Perth need be jealous no more! (IT news)