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TechBytes Episode 24: Android, Microsoft’s President Departure, and Privacyview story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:51:18, 43.3 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (51.0 MB) Summary: Tim, Gordon, and Roy struggle with coughs and connection difficulties and yet manage to produce another episode filled with news and discussion TODAY’S show covers many topics including the new Linux release, Android, Microsoft’s latest departures and failures, and of course Wikileaks. (General)

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Links 10/1/2011: Multi-touch on GNU/Linux, Linux 2.6.37 Already Built for Distrosview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Buying a cheap laptop without Windows: Is it worth it? ‘The low-end laptop market in particular is so hard fought that manufacturers will grab for any dollars they can save,’ explains Elmar Geese, chairman of the Linux association in Berlin. (General)

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Links 9/1/2011: OLPC With ARM and Fedora on Two Watts, Mac Asay Claimed Disrespectful of Freedomview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Notes on Linux: Linux Audio Blog #9 Kernel Space Stable kernels 2.6.36.3 and 2.6.32.28 Applications The GPL/LGPL App Store For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BSD, and Solaris What if someone ported a graphical version of Apt and/or Yum to the two propri (General)

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Statler observations for 01/05/2011 release.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Too many things are working properly, so I'll mention a few problems.First login to a user who had a .conkyrc was overwritten by conky. (HowTos)

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Links 23/12/2010: FOSS is Not “Non-commercial”, Firefox 4 Beta 3 for Mobileview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop How to test if a laptop is working with Linux One interesting observation is that Ubuntu Lucid has almost twice the framerate than RHEL6 with glxgears. No idea why. Kernel Space Removing the big kernel lock. (General)

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Online "Privacy Bill of Rights" Called for by Obama Administrationview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Privacy guidelines would introduce guidelines and audits to enforce privacy online (General)

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The Dark Side of Chrome OSview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – does the concept chrome os scare anyone? (HowTos)

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Links 16/12/2010: Google’s ChromeOS Criticised by Stallman, X Server 1.9.3 Releasedview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop The outlook for Windows 7 with Google Chrome coming up Microsoft Windows owned 91 percent of the PC operating system market in 2009, and IDC expects it to drop by 1 percent by 2014. Mac, which had 4 percent in 2009, is expected to increase to 5 percent by 2014. (General)

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News flash: everything on the Internet is hackableview story

http://downloadsquad.switched.com – This weekend, Gawker Media had its primary database compromised. In this monstrous breach, not only did 1.5 million users have their privacy breached and email address stolen, but they also had their passwords cracked. (General)

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Links 9/12/2010: KDE SC 4.6 Beta 2, GCC 4.5.2 Release Candidateview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Google Not All Chrome Glisters Because Chrome OS is open source, it has been available for people to explore for some time, which means that it’s not really possible for any elements of it to be a surprise, rather deflating any attempt to launch it in the traditional sense. (General)