Friday Free Software Directory IRC meetup: October 24view story

http://www.fsf.org – Join the FSF and friends on Friday, October 24, from 2pm to 5pm EDT (18:00 to 21:00 UTC) to help improve the Free Software Directory by adding new entries and updating existing ones. We will be on IRC in the #fsf channel on freenode. Tens of thousands of people visit directory.fsf.org each month to discover free software. (General)

Sneak Peek into GNOME on openSUSE 13.2view story

https://news.opensuse.org – openSUSE 13.2 comes with the latest and greatest that the GNOME desktop has to offer — GNOME 3.14. At the time of the release 13.2 offers GNOME 3.14.1, which improves upon the user-experience of GNOME 3.10, that came with openSUSE 13.1, several notches, featuring notably a much improved gnome-shell with pretty-but-subtle animations and multi-touch gestures for the first time. (Distributions)

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 388view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 388 for the week October 13 - 19, 2014. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue388 In This Issue Final Freeze for Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) in effectUbuntu StatsUbuntu Cloud NewsRandall Ross: Why Smart Phones Aren't - Reason #2 & Reason #3Joe Liau: Documenting the Death of the Dumb Telephone - Part 1: U (Hardware)

#GamerGate Is The Future Of Troll Politicsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  I’ve refrained from talking about GamerGate because the entire thing has been so baffling. (IT news)

GNOME: Call for GNOME.Asia Summit 2015 Host Proposalsview story

http://www.gnome.org – The GNOME.Asia Committee is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for hosting the GNOME.Asia during the 2nd quarter of 2015. The GNOME.Asia Summit is the featured annual GNOME Conference in Asia. The event focuses primarily on the GNOME desktop, but also covers applications and the development platform tools. (Software)

Akademy 2014 Keynotes: Sascha Meinrath and Cornelius Schumacherview story

https://dot.kde.org – Akademy 2014 will kick off on September 6 in Brno, Czech Republic; our keynote speakers will be opening the first two days. Continuing a tradition, the first keynote speaker is from outside the KDE community, while the second is somebody you all know. (Software)

is there a Control Centre in openbox?view story

http://crunchbang.org – I cannot find it.  I have a USB fax modem at ttyAMC0 and I need to allow my user access to it.  What GUI is used for this in #!?  Or are there other ways?  Not sure what the modem would be listed as in groups.  This a dialup fax modem which I will print documents to to fax them from the computer.  Here's what I have for groups.  I think it is probably dialup (HowTos)

Irc portview story

http://www.unix.com – does anyone know of a port of irc like irssi for unixware? thanks (HowTos)

libGL error with Linux target of OpenFLview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I'm planning on doing game development with Haxe, utilizing its C++ target, and for that I chose the HaxeFlixel framework, which uses OpenFL as its backend. (HowTos)

A heartfelt appeal and strong suggestionview story

http://askubuntu.com – I would like to request (and strongly suggest) that an option be added to apt-get and other similar applications, whereby one can restrict the upgrade of libraries that have potential to damage the system. I have spent countless hours reporting bugs and suffering unending crashes, that I've been told by various developers are a bug in the QT libraries. (HowTos)