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)

Debian Spacefunview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I had meant to do this earlier, but it slipped my mind. A few weeks ago my aptosid setup received an update for GDM that included a new login wallpaper of a fun space scene with a definite winter holiday feel to it. (HowTos)

Nvidia on #! Statler r20101205.... in need of advice.view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Greetings,I'm planning a fresh #! (HowTos)

Techrights Community – Feedback Welcomeview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A quick word on how to participate in this Web site JOINING THE conversation here in Techrights is very easy. We recently advised readers to register at Identi.ca and subscribe to the Techrights group (probably even the TechBytes group). We also still maintain 3 IRC channels where a lot of polite debate takes place and Internet trolls rarely ever come. (General)

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)

Help Needed: Dead/Cancelled Microsoft Productsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Request for quick reports about Microsoft products which are being killed by Microsoft In late 2008 we began assembling a bunch of posts about products that Microsoft had begun axing. (General)

How to make a Custom Debian setupview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have seen a lot of people recommend LFS and Arch well i choose Debian.How to make a custom Debian setup By SlipshotFor this little project you WILL need a good Internet connection and a Debian CD, i used the net install CD but any will do. And if you are asking why would anyone want to do this than here is your answer. (HowTos)

Revamping the community WIKI and using it!view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I have noticed that there is a great wealth of information scattered across the various threads of the forum. The only problem is that, in order to be useful, the information has to be easily accessible.At present, to find a given piece of  information one may have to go through dozens of posts, jumping from one thread to the other. Reading the posts is nice, but also very time consuming. (HowTos)

Direct Rendering Check: Using inxi vs. gksu nvidia-settings? 64bitview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Hello all,First off I just want to comment on what a fine configurable distro this is, and how orderly the #! (HowTos)

IMPORTANT: tint2 "systray" breakageview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I do not like breaking things, but there is going to be a problem for existing Statler tint2 users when the latest tint2 package is included in the Statler repository. I am writing this as a kind of preemptive warning, so hopefully people will be aware of the issue.Basically, the tint2 config file which shipped with the alpha releases does not contain a `panel_items` variable. (HowTos)