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Evidence That Apple May be Behind GNU/Linux in the Desktop Market (Internationally)view story

http://techrights.org – Steve Ballmer’s presentation slidefrom 2009 shows GNU/Linux as bigger than Apple on the desktop Summary: The company of gadgets and supposedly shiny things does not perform as well as US market surveys (which Apple helps fund) would have one believe ONCE in a few months we remind people that Apple is too small a player on the desktop and hardly a threat to GNU/Linux. (General)

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Cannot reach serverview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I installed Centos 5.5 on a new machine. The setup went OK with no errors. (HowTos)

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From Copyrights to Patents: How Software Patents Became the Top Linux Issueview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: An overview of news about SCO (copyright challenge) and software patents, which are increasingly being used to threaten the legality of Free/libre software Microsoft’s and Apple’s #1 weapon against software freedom appears to be software patents. More and more people recognise this, especially now that SCO is passé. (General)

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Apple Makes New Enemies Among Mozilla, Battelle, Linux/Android Developersview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Developers and media people have grown weary of Apple’s ego-system and Steve Job is specifically being shown for his arrogant vision of monoculture with Apple in charge MR. JOBS has been making some enemies recently because he spends too much time slamming his competition (Linux included) [1, 2], which no CEO should ever do. (General)

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Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)

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[ubuntu] Cannot Connect Wirelessly - Dell 1764view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Howdy. Long time lurker, first-time poster. I just purchased a refurbed Dell Inspiron 1764 i5 Laptop running 10.04. Having done a little research before receiving it, I knew there were a few issues with the wireless, but it seemed as though they were easily remedied. Not so in my case. The wireless failed to connect out of the box. (HowTos)

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My very recent distro adventures.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I started this thread because I thought some of you wondered how my very recent distro hopping went along; see this topic.Wanted to let you know I now solved this almost unsolvable issue with my sound (very loud pop upon shutdown/reboot). If you take a look here, you can see there's a fix for this issue at the Arch Forums.So, after trying Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora and #! (HowTos)

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Free Software Proponents Expose the Microsoft-Funded (F)RAND Lobbyists and Their Lies, Microsoft to Lobby Directly in SOSOCON 2010view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft’s lobbying for the exclusion or at least marginalisation of software freedom in Europe is intensifying as Microsoft adds its own weight to proxies like ACT, BSA, and campaigners (liars) for hire THE MANY RAND-RELATED FSFE VS. (General)

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Forum modifications: brute force protectionview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have made some modifications to the forums tonight. Basically, I have written some code to protect user accounts from brute force attacks. The new protection system works by recording the IP address of failed attempts. (HowTos)

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Fedora 14 Reflects Evolution of Leading-Edge Open Sourceview story

http://press.redhat.com – The stated mission of the Fedora Project is to advance the state of free software. To meet this challenge, Fedora incubates open source technology projects in which anyone in the community can participate. (Distributions)