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Murdoch’s Rag Hires a Microsoft Advertiser/Booster as CNET Loses Severalview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft’s/CNET’s Ina Fried goes to All Things D, CNET’s Elinor Mills talks about PCs (Microsoft Windows actually) infected with malware INA FRIED was mentioned here many times before. (General)

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5 Ways To Fix Window Decorations – Visual Effectview story

http://www.linuxnov.com – GTK Window decorations is gone, Emerald window decorations is gone, compiz visual effects not working, Title bar is gone along with “close, minimize, maximize” buttons. Many of you guys maybe had to faced these problems before, usually happen when visual effect is active using compiz. so here i will show you how to easily fix these problems. 1. (HowTos)

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problems with iptablesview story

https://www.centos.org – You can also directly modify /etc/sysconfig/iptables and then restart your service with /etc/init.d/iptables restartI may get hit for recommending that, but it works for me. (Distributions)

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Apple Copies GNU/Linux (Poorly), Then Spreads FUD About It, Receives More Backlashview story

http://techrights.org – “We’ve always been shameless about stealing great ideas.” –Steve Jobs, Apple Summary: A quick walk-through covering Apple news as it relates to Free software and to Android (Linux-based) YESTERDAY we wrote about Apple's latest attack on Android, where Steve Job was claiming that it is not open (whatever he meant by open). “The first t (General)

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Narendra Sisodiya Takes on AICTE for Support of Foreign Software Monopoliesview story

http://techrights.org – The very front page of the AICTE Web site is a glowing example of its problems Summary: AICTE is promoting the training and advancement of products rather than teaching of methods; it gets a challenge from the population LAST WEEK WE WROTE about India’s AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) betraying the Indian people (their Web site is loaded with Adobe™ Flash/Trash all over (General)

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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)

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UUID Problems with Samba 3.4 ,Winbind and Active Directoryview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello everybody I have a big problem with a new server installation. We have a windows server 2008 r2 Actice Directory and Samba 3.4 File Server on Debian Lenny. Samba get users from ADS over Winbind. My problem is, that some UUID of ADS Users have changed. (HowTos)

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“Why Don’t They [Microsoft] Just *Pay* People to Use Their Mobiles?”view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Just paying people to use Vista Phone 7 [sic] is the sarcastic advice Glyn Moody gives to Microsoft; Microsoft marketing expenses now exceed a billion dollars MICROSOFT LOSES about 3 billion dollars online every year. It’s not hard to see why. (General)

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Samba: character problems in samba sharesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello everybody, I have a disk plugged onto Sheevaplug, and shared it via samba. Disk is formatted as ext3. When i put a file has the name contains Turkish characters to the disk via samba from Windows machine, these characters become unmentioned ones. how can i solve this issue? Linux distro is Debian. (HowTos)

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yum remove python (and 630+ dependencies--oops!)view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi folks. A friend of mine did something and I'm a bit stumped. He was having problems with python and python-devel complaining about conflicting versions or some such when he was updating with yum. (HowTos)