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Politically-motivated Proprietary Softwareview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Excellent new examples of why using Microsoft Windows (and Mac OS X for that matter) can be political suicide IN an age when almost everything is powered by software, politically-neutral software may be impossible to put one’s hands on, but if the code is out there for inspection, modification, and redistribution, biases can be removed and the software can be reshaped to behave as d (General)

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Novell/AttachMSFT and Other Faux Novell Newsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Collective backlash against Novell’s sale to AttachMSFT; news that does not directly relate to Novell is spun as Novell news According to this announcement mirrored by a pro-Novell site, “Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for District of Massachusetts on behalf of current stockholders of Novell, Inc. (General)

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Ostracise Miguel de Icaza Like Stephen Elop Should Have Been Ostracised From Nokiaview story

http://techrights.org – Miguel de Icaza wants a Windows strategy inside GNU/Linux Wikipedia image modified for humourous purposes (this Wikipedia article about Miguel de Icaza says that “[i]“n summer of 1997, he was interviewed by Microsoft for a job in the Internet Explorer Unix team”) Summary: More news about the Trojan horses that are Mono and Moonlight, more lies from the Mono team are outlined, (General)

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Google Earth: Boldy go ogle what no one has ogled beforeview story

http://www.itwire.com – From tales of discovering the lost city of Atlantis, to the latest discovery from an Australian whose Google Earth armchair archaeology suggests large parts of Saudi Arabia are “immensely rich in archaeological remains” and “probably several thousand years old", armchair archaeologists are finding new things to go ogle! (IT news)

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Cannot build wireless in statler applies to all that i try.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Ok i know i have had this issue before but cannot for the life of me figure out what i did to fix it.i have build-essential linux-headers gcc make blah blah all installed so my environment should build.when i try to run make i get this with 8172u module:root@blackbox:/usr/src/rtl8712_8188_8191_8192SU_usb_linux_v2.6.6.0.20101111# make make ARCH=i386 CROSS_COMPILE= -C /lib/modules/2.6.32-5-686/build (HowTos)

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Go ogle the mobile Android OS Gingerbread treat few can eatview story

http://www.itwire.com – Unlike Apple’s iPhone, which has over 90% of its users on the latest iOS 4.2.1, Google’s latest Android OS “Gingerbread” 2.3 has less than 1% the total Android smartphone userbase enjoying its sweetened treats. (IT news)

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Google is Starting to Fight Against Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Photo by Joi Ito Summary: With engineers back at the helm’s top positions, Google steps further away from software patents and joins Red Hat’s opposition to them BACK when Google started defending Android from SCOracle, it did throw some hints that it would oppose software patents. Groklaw covered it thoroughly at the time. (General)

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Crunchbang sites connection problems (google related)view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Maybe this a temporary issue, but i think it's important enough to point it out. When loading forum pages and crunchabang-google start page, it stops downloading page content, it freezes connecting to 'pagead2.googlesyndication.com'. It stays trying to connect to that site for about a minute or more and then continue the download of the content. (HowTos)

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Links 3/2/2011: PCLinuxOS Magazine Issue for February 2011, CentOS 6 Interviewview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop Conversion Tales From the Land of Linux “I’ve converted my wife to Linux,” asserted Eric Mesa among the 100 or so comments that soon appeared on the topic. “Installed Ubuntu on her computer. She is OK with Linux 90% of the time. (General)

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[solved]firefox helpview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – recently i decided to give firefox another try with all the google hysteria and i found it can be pretty cool, i made it really slim and stuffhowever i miss this feature from chromei want when i select a link to go to it instead of searching for it (HowTos)