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Links 22/11/2010: Venezuelan Government Distributes Another 350,000 GNU/Linux Laptops, Firefox 4.0 for GNU/Linux Gets Unified Menuview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Bringing Up Hardware First In Linux, Then Windows After reading the Linux 2.6.37-rc3 release announcement on the Linux kernel mailing list, another interesting thread was found and it’s about getting hardware vendors to do their initial hardware bring-up under Linux prior (General)

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[ubuntu] Ubuntu 10 Chooses Wireless Network over Wiredview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, I originally configured my desktop lucid lynx system to boot on our wireless network. Later I added a 100 Mbps powerline/100baseT adapter set. The system still boots to the wireless network and ignores the wired network. (HowTos)

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Links 15/11/2010: Avaya Dumps Microsoft for GNU/Linux, Pelagicore Joins the Linux Foundationview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Avaya drops Microsoft with IP Office 6.1 update Communication platform switches to Linux Desktop Open Source Desktops May Not Happen for Small Biz For all the talk of how open source software is kicking butt and taking names in the cloud space (see: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Novell) (General)

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China takes two of the top three supercomputer placesview story

http://www.itwire.com – As expected, Chinese supercomputers have taken the first and third places in the latest list of the world's top supercomputers and only five of the top ten are from USA.  Linux continues to reign supreme. (IT news)

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Ref Joe DeRosa returns to basketballview story

https://forum.startcom.org – INDIANAPOLIS -- Basketball referee Joe DeRosa is back in the game -- the college game.The official who was suspended one game without pay during the NBA playoffs for throwing a ball at a fan, was back on the court Saturday for No. (HowTos)

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$150 Android tablet focuses on e-reader appsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – PocketBook USA has launched both a $150 color e-reader tablet based on Android 2.0 and a $180, Linux-based monochrome e-reader tablet. The PocketBook IQ is a seven-inch, 800 x 600 tablet with Wi-Fi and 2GB of memory, while the PocketBook Pro 602 is a six-inch E Ink e-reader with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, says the company.... (Embedded)

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Linux Mint 10 Download Linksview story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The release of Linux Mint 10 has brought more traffic than we’ve ever seen before, and sadly also much more than our server is able to cope with. (Distributions)

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LXer: Linux Professional Institute recognized by UK education authoritiesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: (London, UK and Sacramento, CA, USA: October 21, 2010) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation for college students at secondary schools and technical colleges in England, (HowTos)

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Skype now available on Android 2.1+ phones, works via Wi-Fi or 3Gview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: VoIP, AndroidSkype, after a rather long and pregnant pause, has finally released its Android app. It requires an Android 2.1+ phone, such as the latest from HTC or Motorola, and apparently there are some issues with the Samsung Galaxy S. You can find the app by searching for 'Skype' on the Android Market. The app is free and works just like the desktop client. (General)

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grub no auto update new hard driveview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Subject: grub no auto update new hard drive.doc Date: 07/26/2010 03:48:45 PM grub no auto update new hard drive When installed 11.2 on Western Digital VelociRaptor 150 GB hard drive and now installed 300 GB VelociRaptor drive. (Distributions)