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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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KDE Commit-Digest for 17th October 2010view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Start of KOffice UI Abstraction project, to enable implementing various UIs on top of KOffice without in-depth knowledge of KOffice MVC APIs. Support for picture bullets in the .docx format filter in KOffice. "Reply Without Quoting" in KMail (kdepim/mobile). Enable dropping of raw data (like one could do in KDE3) in Dolphin. (Software)

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CA and Browser Trust Models Need Overhaul, Experts Sayview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Quote: The cryptographic underpinnings of the Internet, as presently constituted, are messy, chaotic and rather randomly constructed. (HowTos)

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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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10 Tips for a Clean and Professional Facebook Profileview story

http://www.chaaps.com – Facebook is not only an awesome media to connect with your friends but also to establish connections with networking partners and for marketing. In order to have a successful marketing campaign you must have a neat and clean profile. At the same time customers/readers always seek professionalism from their Dealers. (General)

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Can you check this script I wrote?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hey all,I wanted to expand my old script, which basically just installed packages, to a script that gives you options on what to install. For example:"Do you want Firefox or Chromium?"I'm not very good at scripting, and thus I looked for a script which already had that feature and took that at hand for editing my own. I found this script. (HowTos)

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Linux Vs. Windowsview story

http://linux.bihlman.com – Windows Vs Ubuntu By: Cameron Craig This topic has had a lot of controversy over the years but it is time to dive into it head first. When many people hear the word “Linux” they immediately think of  an operating system that is strictly used by computer hackers, computer programmers or people that are incredibly computer savvy.  Although these things are true, Linux operating systems a (General)

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FSF and EFF Challenge Software Patents at the USPTO, Nature (Journal) Wants EPO to be Like USPTO, and Patent Trolls Roam Free in Land of the Freeview story

http://techrights.org – First title page of the scientific journal Nature, November 4th, 1869. Summary: News about patents, ranging from action against software patents in the United States to patent trolls and their use of software patents to terrify US-based businesses Brett Smith from the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has just issued a call for mail to be sent to the USPTO, urging it “to stop issuing softwar (General)

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Group Photography: Tips and Beautiful Examplesview story

http://www.hongkiat.com – We come into this world, we grow, we make friends, we look for opportunities and ultimately, we have to part with our friends and family members. Each one of us has been through this or will cross this path in our life eventually. We wish to live those beautiful and unforgettable moments again by turning back time which is obviously still a fiction. This is why we rely on photographs. (General)

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Screen broken into sectionsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I just installed ubuntu 9.1 on an inspiron 4000. The screen looks like like its been split and I can't see the options to try to change display options. I have uploaded a picture from my phone. It kinda sucks but it's there. I have tried "sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg". this gives me nothing but an empty prompt. I have also tried "sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf". (HowTos)