Introducing the Hardy Heron

From the Ubuntu Developer mailing list: I am delighted to have the pleasure of announcing the Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04), the next version of Ubuntu that will succeed Gutsy Gibbon (Ubuntu 7.10, due for release in October 2007). Not only will the Ubuntu community continue to do what it does best, produce an easy-to-use, reliable,…

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Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 5!

Tribe 5 just hit the mirrors! Get it while its hot! This release includes a lot of new features like: Gnome 2.19.90 Graphical Configuration tool for X Server A new plugin manager for Firefox, which allows to choose readily used plugins such as flash, adblock, beagle plugin etc A new printing system, with a default…

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Pidgin v2.1.1 Released!

No changelog yet, ill update this thread as soon as i get debs. Though, since a month now, i have shifted to Ubuntu Gutsy. 🙂 Get it here.

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Kill Vista by pressing just two keys!

Windows Vista can be completely killed by pressing a simple combination of just two keys. All you need to crush Microsoft’s latest operating system and put the much-applauded Wow at an end is two fingers. This issue has been reported independently of Microsoft, and the Redmond company has failed to issue any official comment at…

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Google Desktop for linux!

Google has just released Google Desktop for Linux! Get it here.

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Sue me first, Microsoft

From Digital Tipping Point, Hello, and welcome to our Microsoft lawsuit invitational. This page is intended to be a place where people would like to join together to invite a Microsoft patent infringement lawsuit. If you would like to invite a visit by Brad Smith, Microsoft’s head litigator, please feel free to add your name…

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Fedora Core 7 “Moonshine” released!

The Fedora Project has announced the release of Fedora 7, code name “Moonshine”: “Howdy, cousins! Welcome to our little Fedora hollow, where we’ve brewed up some mighty, mighty Fedora 7 Moonshine for your enjoyment.”

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AOL Active Virus Shield new release (now Vista compatible)

Was just trying out AOL AVS, and noticed something.. The file gets downloaded from this directory: http://download.nullsoft.com/avs/ And surprise surprise! Its got a new file there http://download.nullsoft.com/avs/AVS_v25.exe upon installing which, it says v6.0.2.621 Ss listed on http://www.kaspersky.com/productupda…pter=186435857 It is the LATEST version of KAV 6! And its vista compatible too! 😀

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Gmail upgrades maximum attachment size to 20 MB!

YAY! This move is a lot better than giving us unlimited storage space! A boon for gmail drive and gmailFS users! Source.

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Install Pidgin 2.0.0 on Ubuntu Feisty (with all plugins)

You can easily get the vanilla Pidgin 2.0 .deb (installation file for Ubuntu Feisty). The only thing i was missing badly were the plugins! I was really used to the libnotify and autoreply plugins. Anyway, so i’ve compiled a .deb here for the Purple Plugin Pack.

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