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[ubuntu] Bluetooth PAN requires passkey everytimeview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am having issues with using Bluetooth PAN. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10. On my 10.04 system I used GNOME Bluetooth to setup a new device and once paired, it remembered this paring and when connecting from Network Manager, no passkey was required. Now on 10.10, after I have setup the device using GNOME Bluetooth, which requires a passkey and pairs the devices. (HowTos)

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Microsoft Pays Mobbyists Who Are Promoting Software Patents Tax in GNU/Linuxview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The mobile arena is being distorted by Microsoft and some allies who use software patent to increase the cost of phones (including Linux phones); they are using patents on software also to scare manufacturers, giving them the impression that Linux is not free BACK we go to talking about the mobbyists, who sometimes express love for Mono and almost always seem to promote software patent (General)

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Some issues with Ubuntu 10.10view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello,First off, I know this is a #! forum and my questions are about Ubuntu, but I find this community to be much friendlier and better when it comes to advice and solutions.I just installed the new Ubuntu 10.10 release, and I have three issues. I already had them when I was running the RC, but I thought they might be solved with the final release. Guess I was wrong. (HowTos)

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Steady Ascent of Techrights and Decreased Focus on Microsoft and Novellview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Techrights has managed to climb to 872nd position on the Web (see above), as measured by Netcraft traffic rank; we take a moment to explain future direction which maximises effectiveness when it comes to protecting software freedom EVER since we started requiring that readers register to leave comments (in order to reduce abuse and trolling) the site saw a decline of about 90% in terms (General)

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VLC still a big problemview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I am still having issues with VLC eating up all my memory till it freezes. I have tried various settings to make it go away to no avail. Sometimes it's ok and other times it's not. Sometimes clips open with audio sometimes they don't. One thing that's odd (other thing) is when I click on the stop button, VLC closes altogether. (HowTos)

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Microsoft NuPack an Exercise in Open-Washing Proprietary Softwareview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Nu is not GNU; Microsoft is just openwashing (making something only appear more open), addressing perception issues around yet another part of its proprietary stack Microsoft really tries to make itself appear “open”; the monopolist is by no means opening up or embracing freedom, it’s only trying to change public perception, most recently by renaming [1, 2]. These des (General)

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Synaptic, Software Sources and Videoview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I was having issues where Software Sources wouldn't launch, Synaptic wouldn't show me the repositories when I selected them from the menu, and all sorts of video issues trying to play movie files from a HD.I thought maybe I had screwed something up. So, I did a brand new install with a different .iso, didn't touch a thing and still having the same symptoms.any thoughts? (HowTos)

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Excessive ident (port 113) traffic to serverview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been banging my head against this for 2 days now with very little success. One of my web servers (Debian based) is sending a lot of ident requests from itself to itself. This is causing issues with the firewall and is leading to stability issues. (HowTos)

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Mesa Compile Errorview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I have this below from a mesa git 20101002, and from the 7.9_rc2 tarball. Code: gmake[2]: Entering directory `/home/dec/download/mesa-20101002/src/glsl' g++ /usr/include -I. (HowTos)

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Skype now available on Android 2.1+ phones, works via Wi-Fi or 3Gview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: VoIP, AndroidSkype, after a rather long and pregnant pause, has finally released its Android app. It requires an Android 2.1+ phone, such as the latest from HTC or Motorola, and apparently there are some issues with the Samsung Galaxy S. You can find the app by searching for 'Skype' on the Android Market. The app is free and works just like the desktop client. (General)