Google Books now lets you compare word and phrase frequency in 5.2 million booksview story

http://downloadsquad.switched.com – Google, in association with a couple of boffins from Harvard University, has just released an awesome tool that should entertain you for at least 10 minutes, and possibly more. (General)

iFixit's verdict on the Nexus S: "A tad underwhelmed"view story

http://www.zdnet.com – iFixit have done what they do best - acquired a brand spanking new Google Nexus S handset, and set about dismantling it for our entertainment. However, the company admits to being “a tad underwhelmed” by Google’s flagship Android handset. (General)

Enable File Sharing Between Windows XP and Fedora 14 (Laughlin)view story

http://www.liberiangeek.net – This brief tutorial will show you how to easily enable file sharing between Windows XP and Fedora 14, codename Laughlin. When you enable file sharing between the two systems, both machines will be able to view and access shares from each other. (HowTos)

Is there any "Open mail" providers?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Is there any open and trusted (non-profit maybe?) email service provider that (with a small fee) can give me an e-mail account that I can access through a web interface? I don't have a stable Internet connection and I want to access my e-mails from any pc. And I don't trust google. (HowTos)

Red Hat Employees Accuse Mac Asay of Lying About GPLv3view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: False claim is said to have been spread about Google and the FSF Just when one thinks that GPLv3 FUD from the likes of ACT [1, 2, 3] (Microsoft lobbyist) is years behind, Mac [sic] Asay, who recently left Canonical to join a proprietary software company, engages in revisionism, perhaps sloppily rather than intentionally (he never acts maliciously). Red Hat’s Harish Pillay redents (General)

Linux - Bonding - UDP Server receive two pieces of data at a time from clientview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi Folks, Although the problem is not related to Linux directly when I write a Python script to setup an UDP server to listen data from client, I guess it should be about Linux networking. The following is some basic information. The server is a Linux-hosted box with RHAS 5.0. And it's configured to bond0 with mode = 0 (eth0 and eth1). (HowTos)

Links 16/12/2010: Google’s ChromeOS Criticised by Stallman, X Server 1.9.3 Releasedview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop The outlook for Windows 7 with Google Chrome coming up Microsoft Windows owned 91 percent of the PC operating system market in 2009, and IDC expects it to drop by 1 percent by 2014. Mac, which had 4 percent in 2009, is expected to increase to 5 percent by 2014. (General)

LXer: Who Google has in mind for its Chrome OS usersview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Google isn’t telling me any secrets about its plans for Chrome OS. Indeed, I’m not even one of the 60,000 or so people that Google has given a Cr-48 Chromebook prototype to play with. Even so, unlike my good friend Mary Jo Foley, I think I know exactly who Google has in mind for its Chrome OS Linux desktop system. Read More... (HowTos)

LXer: How to boot Ubuntu on a Cr-48view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: While Chrome OS verified boot protects against unintended system modification by malicious or buggy software, the ability to hack your own device is an intentional design feature of Google Chrome notebooks. The instructions for building your own version of Chromium OS, and installing it on a Cr-48 are given elsewhere. (HowTos)

Chrome OS is fine, but Cr-48 needs better keyboard, says reviewview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google's Intel Atom-based Cr-48 notebook test platform for Chrome OS beta testing gets a mixed review in this eWEEK evaluation. The fast, clean Chrome OS interface is said to get the job done fast on the web, but the keyboard is & deeply flawed,& and a tablet might have been a better device target for the cloud-based operating system anyway.... (Embedded)