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Novell’s Last Week – Part VII: NOVL Goes Dark as Many Lawsuits Filed by Shareholdersview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell is under an investors siege for signing a bad deal with AttachMSFT Robert Pogson has had a terrible week and news from Novell was only part of the problem. As he put it in his blog: M$ buying Novell through a third party controlled by M$ is interesting. It is obvious that they did not buy Novell directly to avoid anti-competition considerations but it seems a smoke-screen. (General)

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Novell’s Last Week – Part IV: The Ugly Side of the AttachMSFT Gameview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The CEO of AttachMSFT was arrested for slaying large animals (just like Microsoft’s Kempin) and his company is a neighbour of Microsoft; the deal’s financier is an unethical thug with Cayman Islands connection THE MORE we investigate and the deeper we look into AttachMSFT, the more evidence we have that AttachMSFT will be bad news to everyone except Microsoft. (General)

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chromium loading extension with javascript code in itview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I'm trying to make an extension that hopefully will remove the space bar scroll down function. (HowTos)

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How are mouse button numbers assigned in Mint / Ubuntu?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I just bought a new mouse - just a cheapie usb wheel mouse but it has an extra 'thumb' button which I thought I might as well set up to do something useful. I used 'xev' to determine the numbers that the OS had assigned to the buttons, and I found it wasn't quite what I was expecting: left = 1 wheel-as-button = 2 right = 3 wheel-up = 4 wheel-down = 5 thumb = 8 I thought the right button would b (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Using both wireless and hardware simultaneouslyview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – How would I go about having firefox use hardwire and google chrome using wireless I suppose i could use a virtual box bridged to my wireless while i have my cable plugged in (HowTos)

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Links 24/11/2010: Avatar Reveals Reliance on GNU/Linux, Acer Distributes More Androidview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux A Point That Deserves Illuminating: Linux Is Not “I-Cant-Believe-Its-Not-Windows!” The difference between consumer needs and producer needs appear to be clearly understood everywhere else. (General)

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Advanced Format 4k sector drive with LVMview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – So I finally bought an advanced format drive, the 2 TB Samsung f4. I will be using it on my slackware box, running slackware 12.2 with kernel 2.6.27-7. I intend to format the drive by hand with fdisk and start the first partition on sector 2048, or perhaps boot a livecd and format it with a newer version of fdisk or parted that will natively partition this drive correctly. (HowTos)

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FreetuxTV – free GTK2+ Web TV and Web Radio player for Linuxview story

http://ubuntuguide.net – If you’re looking for a web TV player or a radio player for your Ubuntu Linux, beside Sopcast freetuxTV is a good choice for you to watch television channels from internet. The goal of this project is to create a WebTV player, working on the Linux platform. It can be used by french people to watch ADSL TV on the PC with ISPs or by other people to watch WebTV and Web Radio in many languages. (HowTos)

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How can I edit files remotely from LAMP Ubuntu Server with Ubuntu Desktop?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am sure this is merely a permissions issue, but unfortunately trying everything I can think of as well as google-ing has not provided me with a solution. (HowTos)

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LXer: Google plays coy on Chrome OSview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Google is playing coy over the future of Chrome OS, its still-gestating, browser-based operating system. When the project was first revealed in July 2009, Google said that systems based on the OS would arrive in the second half of 2010 — and through this past summer, it continued to make similar promises. (HowTos)