KDE tip - taking screenshots

In GNOME, it's really easy to take a screenshot of your system, you just hit Print Screen and a handy window pops up where you can save it.

For some reason, this functionality doesn't work with KDE out of the box, but that doesn't mean you can't take screenshots. There are many utilities that will allow you to take screenshots, but one that is built in ...

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FOSSwire Redesign

You may have noticed this already, but in case you haven't, FOSSwire has had a bit of a redesign!

I think you'll agree it looks a lot cleaner and smoother than the old design and personally I'm extremely pleased with it. We must say a big thanks to fellow Oratos blogger Chris Van Patten (also of LVPMedia) for actually doing the design.

I also should mention that ...

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FOSSwire Maintenance

Hey FOSSwire readers,

We're going to be working on some maintenance in FOSSwire over the next few hours. This will not affect the RSS feed, however the website may be a bit unstable.

Thanks,
the FOSSwire bloggers and the Oratos Media network

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Installing Pidgin under Ubuntu Feisty

Everyone's favourite open source instant messenger application for Windows and Linux, GAIM, recently changed its name to Pidgin, and pushed out a new release - Pidgin 2.0.

However, Pidgin isn't in the Ubuntu Feisty Fawn repositories yet, meaning the new release won't yet come through the software update system and won't be available from Add/Remove Software.

Ubuntu Geek has a post detailing how to get ...

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