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Introducing UberBang 10.04view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello all. This is my first post in the #! forum. I'm not really sure where a post like this belongs, so please do let me know if there is a better category in the forum for this post.I've tried #! a couple times, and though I've stuck with Linux Mint as my main distribution, I've really gotten to like #! (HowTos)

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Links 17/12/2010: Mentor Graphics Joins Linux Foundation, Linux 2.6.37 Imminentview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Have yourself a very Linux Christmas Whether you cut your teeth downloading Linux 0.x source code or you want to give Linux a try for the first time, we’ve got presents for you. What do you get for the Linux lover in your life? (General)

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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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Novell, OIN, and AttachMSFT: Why It Confirms Novell Was Trouble All Alongview story

http://techrights.org – “Our partnership with Microsoft continues to expand.” –Ron Hovsepian, Novell CEO Summary: The writings have been on the wall for 4 years, persistently warning that Novell was a ticking time bomb with its growing pile of software patents and growing relationship with Microsoft NOVELL’S UNIX might still be up for sale, so Novell owning it (General)

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IT service management hamstrung by skills shortage, says Telstraview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra has released the results of a survey into IT service management (ITSM) implementations in Australia, which found a widespread belief that IT staff lacked the necessary skills to implement and manage major IT service management projects. (IT news)

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Is software development like rowing a boat?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Jason Yip has seen similar problems arise in software development projects for a decade, and now suggests that they may be addressed by applying a rowing analogy. (IT news)

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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)

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CC Fantasy Portraitsview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Free Gamer pointed out the Creative Commons Fantasy Portrait Marathon, where Justin Nichols will create thirty Creative Commons-licensed fantasy-themed character portraits for the Open Source Action Role Playing Engine and other free game projects: Now this is where you come in. I need to raise money to continue my education next semester with the fine [...] (Software)

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Skills dip pressures government 457 rulesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Recruitment company Candle has again called on the Government to revise the rules governing 457 visas, in order to allow recruitment companies to bring in skilled people from overseas, and bench them until a suitable position can be found. Only then will major IT projects such as the NBN, e-health initiatives and banking revamps be able to access skills when and where they need them. (IT news)

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openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 152view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News 152. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Sascha Manns editor in chief Satoru Matsumoto Editorial office Gertjan Lettink Forums section Thomas Hofstätter Events & meetings Thomas Schraitle DocBook-Consultant 2010-12-04 Table of Contents Announcements openSUSE Board Election 2010 Status Updates Distribution (Distributions)