Gentoo 2008.0 Released

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The Gentoo Project have announced the release of Gentoo Linux 2008.0.

The new release boasts an updated Live CD installer, the Live CD now using Xfce by default, vastly improved hardware support and many updated packages to bring the core system up to date.

For those new, or who haven't heard of the distribution, Gentoo is generally aimed towards the more experienced Linux user. While it does feature ...

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Stallman on Gates, and Free Software

Richard Stallman

Free Software Foundation chairman and all around computer freedom guru Richard Stallman has written an article for the BBC entitled 'It's not the Gates, it's the bars'.

But Gates didn't invent proprietary software, and thousands of other companies do the same thing. It's wrong, no matter who does it.

Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, and the rest, offer you software that gives them power over you. A change ...

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Let's Take a Break

We're human. We need time off. Instead of showing you how to actually do something useful today, I'm going to show you some great distractions.

They're coming!

This one is simple. Press Alt+F2 to bring up the Run Application dialog. Without thinking too hard, type in gegls from outer space and hit Enter. The controls are simple: Space to shoot, the arrow keys to move.

Gegls easter egg dialog

Need ...

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