OpenDesktop Community Choose Winners of Desktop Contest

Oct 12, 2009

About-information from developer profiles, desktop searches in online forums, an interface library and update notification of web page content bring the concept of a social desktop a step closer to reality.

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Nokia Officially Ports Qt to Maemo 5

Oct 09, 2009

The Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia has announced an official port of Qt to the Maemo 5 Linux platform.

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Palm Responds to App Catalog Critics

Oct 09, 2009

Palm has announced that it will simplify its developer program for the Linux-based Web OS behind its new Palm Pre smartphone. The device maker is thereby responding to hefty criticism about its App Catalog.

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Harald Welte Exposes Netgear Open Source Router Sham

Oct 09, 2009

With his GPL-Violations.org initiative, Harald Welte has often interceded on the behalf of GPL licensing. His current bone of contention is NetGear's WNR3500L "open source" router.

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Apache 2.2.14 Bug Fixes and More

Oct 08, 2009

The Apache HTTP server version 2.2.14 incorporates significant bug fixes.

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Amazon Brings Kindle 2 to Europe

Oct 08, 2009

Online book dealer Amazon has brought its second version of the Kindle ebook reader to Europe. The Linux device is to cost around 250 Euros, the mobile connection included.

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GitSharp Project Working Toward Better Git for Windows

Oct 08, 2009

An implementation of the Git version control system in C# is the goal of the GitSharp Project. The developers have now released its first code, albeit in a pre-alpha state.

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Canonical Raises Ubuntu One Storage to 50 GBytes

Oct 06, 2009

With the upcoming version 9.10 the Ubuntu One DropBox clone will be integrated automatically into Ubuntu's GNOME desktop. Paying customers will get a significant storage capacity upgrade.

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