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Novell Continues to Exploit Broken USPTO and Collect Even More Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell is still playing along with the ‘Dark Side’ of the software patents debate, taking advantage of a system which seems broken beyond repair Novell is not shy to admit that it likes software patents and it takes some pride in them too. (General)

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post your rc.xml tweaks for openbox.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – sry if a thread like this has already been made, a did a breif search but didnt see anything.so, in the style of the conky thread, here's the openbox's rc.xml thread. (i suppose the menu.xmls might wanna sneak in here from time to time too)at the very least, you'll be making a backup for yourself.but i think most of us will see that the real benefit here is the sharing. (HowTos)

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Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)

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[ubuntu] Flaky wireless since enabling WPA2view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I've got a BCM 4312 card on a Dell laptop running 10.04 and an Apple Airport network. Since I configured the Airport to use "WPA2 Personal" Authentication, my connection is flaky: it drops for no apparent reason and sometimes I can't connect at all. (HowTos)

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Bill Gates Takes Over Schooling Systems With Help From Oprah, NBC, Other Press for Hireview story

http://techrights.org – Photo by Bill Ebbesen Summary: A look at how Bill Gates’ money buys him the coverage he wants and needs in order to take over US schools and other walks of life IN THE PREVIOUS POST we explained just how the Gates Foundation was changing coverage in the press. A lot of publications are up for sale, if not literally then metaphorically. (General)

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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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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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Links 16/10/2010: GNU/Linux at Alcatel-Lucent, Android 4.0 Rumoursview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Alcatel-Lucent taps Linux for 10G enterprise switch Alcatel-Lucent has switched from VxWorks to Linux for a new “intelligent” 10-gigabit Ethernet enterprise switch. (General)

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Canada Needs to Fight Back Against Software Patents and Business Method Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A ruling in Canada jeopardises the county’s status when it comes to patent law; the FSFE publishes its rebuttal to the BSA’s software patents propaganda in Europe “Amazon one click webshop patentable in Canada,” says Benjamin, the president of the FFII. (General)