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LXer: This week at LWN: Debian declassification delayedview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: In 2005, the Debian project voted to declassify messages on the debian-private mailing list after a period of three years. That is easier said than done, apparently. The General Resolution (GR) calls for volunteers to do the work of declassification, and few Debian Developers seem eager to do the work required to make it happen. (HowTos)

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#ello!view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I'm Simon, and I've been on the road, distro hopping for sometime.  I finally came back to #! statler and I think its AWESOME!  Also, this forum is brilliant for little tips and tweaks.  At work I have to use a Managed XP service, but I often use a bootable USB. (HowTos)

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What does Oracle plan for Sun's open-source projects?view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols explains what Oracle plans for some of Sun's open source projects: "Oracle isn't actively killing any of these projects. Instead, they're simply no longer funding them or assigning staffers to them. (General)

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How to write a php extension?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I've spent quite a bit of time tinkering with the amfext extension. This extension sort of works but doesn't properly handle AMF3 properly (the latest spec from adobe). I've written some AMF3 serialization routines in PHP so I know the routine pretty well. I'm thinking I can really help this extension. (HowTos)

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Add your own GIMP featuresview story

http://linuxo.com – IBM Developerworks: "In this article, you will learn how to get started with the GIMP code, how to build the project from the Git repositories, and how to find your way around the code tree. And you will build an example application that creates a whole new painting tool for the program." (General)

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LXer: Mozilla's open source evangelist takes new roleview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: (HowTos)

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Creates a whole new painting tool for GIMPview story

http://www.linux.com – The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a robust application for editing and manipulating digital images. In this article, you will learn how to get started with the GIMP code, how to build the project from the Git repositories, and how to find your way around the code tree. And you will build an example application that creates a whole new painting tool for the program. (General)

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Microsoft OpenSource Platform Projectview story

http://linuxo.com – Network World: "Basically, the idea is to allow open source developers and users to better take advantage of the Windows operating system by creating a set of tools that behave similar to what is on Linux and UNIX machines" (General)

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Linux Mint 9 Xfce RC released!view story

http://www.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 Xfce RC. Linux Mint 9 Xfce New features at a glance: (Distributions)

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Lost sound after 11.2 to 11.3 upgradeview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – I'm using a Lenovo (IBM) Think Pad R51. Here is the link to the website with sound debug information: HTML Code: http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=6778adff58222571f915433c61089f641b8cdaeb I get terminal output from a sound test that suggests all is fine: Code: speaker-test -Dplug:front -c2 -l5 -twav speaker-test 1.0.23 (Distributions)