PulseAudio: New Version with Support in KDE 4.4

Nov 25, 2009

Phonon in KDE 4.4 now supports PulseAudio. Ubuntu 9.10 users can install a new version of the sound server via Launchpad PPA.

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Ubuntu X.org Guru Calls for Desktop Help

Nov 25, 2009

Bryce Harrington is agonizing over the nontrivial task of delivering a working X server for Ubuntu. On the Ubuntu desktop mailing list he speaks of a flood of bug reports and appeals to improving the situation.

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New from Qualcomm: ARM Netbooks, Open Source Initiatives and New Technology

Nov 24, 2009

Qualcomm invited everyone to their Innovation Event 2009 in London on November 22, where they presented the newest out of their research labs and gave a glimpse of where their journey was taking them. Of interest to us were the ARM netbooks and Qualcomm's newest open source team.

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Opera 10.10 with Unite Enables File Sharing

Nov 23, 2009

The Opera Unite feature promised in Opera 10 would make it easier for users to collaborate on files, but needed to undergo some thorough testing. The Norwegian browser vendor now delivers it in Opera 10.10.

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Mozilla Foundation Lays Open its Financial Results

Nov 23, 2009

The Mozilla Foundation survived 2008 fairly well despite the economic downturn, says chairman of the foundation Mitchell Baker in her blog. In it she's pretty detailed about its financial status and lays out the figures.

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Dallas Ubuntu Developer Summit: 10.04 to Drop Gimp

Nov 20, 2009

The Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-L) in Dallas TX is setting the switches for the upcoming Ubuntu LTS version, Lucid Lynx. One loser is Gimp: the image manipulator should disappear from the CD.

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FSFE Raising Funds Through Cooking Show

Nov 18, 2009

Cooking shows are prime time on all TV networks, so the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is cooking up its own special program: "Freedom Food."

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Lotus Symphony Runs off Keepod USB Storage Card

Nov 18, 2009

Italian firm NSEC is offering IBMs Open Office variant as a VMware ThinApp on a credit card sized USB device.

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