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Open Ballot: would you hire the FSF for the role of Linux PR department?view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – The Free Software Foundation has always done a great job defending the various free software licences, promoting their use, and asking for Linux to be referred to as GNU/Linux. (IT news)

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The Microsoft Elephant in the Open Source Roomview story

http://linuxo.com – Boycott Novell: "Summary: Assorted new reports about how Microsoft abuses “open source” to gain control of it, change its direction and goals, or even to misuse the label to promote proprietary software that harms standards and promotes patenting of software" (General)

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aspire revo - ion driversview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi all. I boght this pc, aspire revo, with the intention to use it in conjunction with opensuse 11.2, which i use on my laptop. The install went very fine, everything working otb. Then i decided to install the nvidia proprietary drivers, for the integrated geforce engine. Well: one click install resulted in no graphics. (Distributions)

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Discussion: Non-OSS...view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – This is a discussion currently going on the openSUSE Factory Mailing Lists. For anyone that feels strongly one way or another and wants to voice their opinion, I urge you to join that mailing list and post. I just wanted to bring to light something that an integral part of any distro. Quote: Originally Posted by Michael Loffler Hi, (Distributions)

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fnkbss from Switzerland introduces himselfview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi everyone I am new to Linux. I have shortly tried different distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Debian and Linux Mint and I have a lot of questions (who does not :p). I am mainly focused on web-developing (Apache2, PHP, mysql) and want to know the Linux world better. Windows is just kept for gaming :). (HowTos)

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How can I install libpng 1.2view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I need libpng 1.2 for a couple of programs. tvtime, which was in the repos but doesn't seem to be any more, and the proprietary version of VirtualBox. I can't use the usual method for downgrading packages because that breaks the things that need version 1.4 ; I need the two versions installed side-by-side. (HowTos)

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Inconsistency in ATI driver install guideview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi, I noticed today that we have more than 1 guide in the wiki for installing ATI proprietary driver "The Hard Way". See: 1)ATI drivers - openSUSE 2)ATI/The Hard Way - openSUSE (Distributions)

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openSUSE 11.2 compiling ati HD4200 proprietary driver helpview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – i am having trouble creating the actual package for the ati proprietary driver. i cannot seem to find the x86-mesa-libgl package of the other one that i need. i am running openSUSE 11.2 64 bit fyi. i would usually use the easy method but because of the checksum error that ati is supposedly fix at the moment, i cant use that option. please help, it would be much appreciated. (Distributions)

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No luck with radeon 4670 ati driver, graphics card recommendation?view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi, I recently bought a HIS HD 4670 IceQ card but can't get it to work in openSUSE 11.2 Under Windows the card works fine, so I assume there is no hardware problem. I tried this card in two computers with different mainboards, but it does not work. (Distributions)

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Firefox Friday: the homogenization of browsers and the death of innovationview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: web 2.0, Browsers (General)