Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)

How to change fedora brightness on lenovo notebook ?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am using lenovo notebook with Fedora 13 installed on. It is too bright on fedora platform. I can change brightness on windows by pressing "Fn+ brightness key" , but it does not work on fedora. When I pressed the key, a window shows the brightness bar is reducing. But the screen did not change brightness . (HowTos)

Script:2771view story

http://vim.wikia.com – ← Older revision Revision as of 23:41, October 25, 2010 Line 45: Line 45: It looks like Vim is loading python 2.4, but importing libraries for 2.6. I use the Vim command :python to run all python code, so I'm not instructing Vim to use one version/installation or another. (HowTos)

LibreOffice 3.3.0 in Ubuntuview story

http://www.linoob.com – LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. LibreOffice is a fork of the famous project OpenOffice project which is now under Oracle. It is free software and servers all your basic needs. (General)

Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)

This page contains secure and non-secure itemsview story

http://forum.startcom.org:80 – Hi,After SSL installation, I tested the page. The window told me that "This page contains secure and non-secure items"May I know what are non-secure items? Is it because of the pcitures being displayed? How shall I make the entire page secured?Thanks. (HowTos)

Missing text when using Wineview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Normally wine works well for me but I'm having trouble with one particular Windows app called Communicator, a voip softphone. The app starts up and the window is put on the screen but there is no text. Check boxes are drawn and filled and input boxes are shown, but still no text. All my system fonts are installed for wine to work. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Slow Samba over VPNview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello. I have Samba on Ibex running over VPN, and am having problems with speed reading and writing from XP and 7 boxes. It takes, for example, 16 minutes to transfer four files for a total of 1.2MB. I assume that this problem is due to SMB block size and the latency I'm dealing with, always between 200 and 500ms. (HowTos)

5 Ways To Fix Window Decorations – Visual Effectview story

http://www.linuxnov.com – GTK Window decorations is gone, Emerald window decorations is gone, compiz visual effects not working, Title bar is gone along with “close, minimize, maximize” buttons. Many of you guys maybe had to faced these problems before, usually happen when visual effect is active using compiz. so here i will show you how to easily fix these problems. 1. (HowTos)

My experienc with statler openboxview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I installed statler openbox i686 as my primary os, and here is my personal.....and again I'm saying my personal thoughts and experiences: -there is only 2 dark themes and Shiki-Statler-Dark is buggy and need more work (when opening a menu the nonfunctional parts are not visible-I hope you understand me) -in my opinion the underdevelopment (near approaching stable release) pcmanfm 0.97 is way (HowTos)