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Ubuntu is dropping Rhythmbox in favor of Banshee
Banshee is developed in Mono
Fedora will no longer include applications developed in Mono
Audio comment by Klaatu of The Bad Apples.info, LinuxCranks.info, and Fedora Reloded podcasts.
Excellent Blog post about Mono on Dann Washko’s blog. Dann is a host on The Linux Link Tech Show
Xubuntu is based on Ubuntu but has the XFCE desktop environment instead of gnome
I used the Wubi Installer to put Xubuntu on my Acer Aspire One
“Portable Ubuntu for Windows” is now known as “Portable Ubuntu Remix”
Ubuntu Tweak is the TweakUI power tool for Ubuntu. You will need to follow these instructions to install Ubuntu Tweak
My daughter’s Motorola W490 somehow corrupted the MicroSD card
I was able to use “PC Inspector File Recovery” to recover every file from the corrupted MicroSD card
Another file recovery application I tried but did not work was “Zero Assumption Digital Recovery“. This app is highly rated on SnapFiles.com but was unable to recover the corrupted files. When dealing with this sort of issue don’t give up try several different apps.
UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for a variety of Linux distributions from Windows or Linux
Mer is an open, community-led Linux distribution for mobile devices
“ProduKey” from NirSoft and “Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder” are excellent freeware product key locators for extracting Microsoft product keys from installations before re-installation of the software.
Andrian Crenshaw from IronGeek.com asked PaulDotCom Security Weekly podcast email list asked what podcasts people are listening to. I gathered a couple of new links from that discussion, GetMon IT Security Podcast Links and this Archive of of tons and tons of past Cons. Follow the whole thread here.
Here’s TheLinuxLink.net and Monsterb’s lists of Linux related podcasts
The 4GB Sansa Clip is available from NewEgg for $34.99 and it plays OGG
Here’s the external speaker I purchased for use with my Sansa Clip, The GigaWare External Speaker
YouMail.com is an excellent free service that adds much functionality to your cell phone’s voicemail
I have the LG EnV2 cell phone
I finally got my Google Voice invite and it’s amazing!
K7.net give you Free Voicemail and FAX delievered straight to your inbox
Send Fax’s for free hundreds of formats supported
GOOG411 had improved and makes finding any service or business a snap from any phone
BullZip PDF printer is a freeware app for Windows will convert anything you can print to a PDF and it does it perfectly. It uses Ghostscript which is an interpreter for the PostScript language and for PDF
Here’s a cool bash command for a real-time clock in your terminal. You may need to install ‘figlet” for it to run
watch -t -n1 “date +%T|figlet”
Angelo Madato, the developer of the PowerPress WordPress plugin also does “Plugins, The WordPress Plugin Podcast”
Verbal’s Linux Trivia Podcast
The Ohio Linux Fest 2009
The Atlanta Linux Fest
The Florida Linux Show 2009
Picture links from “The South East Linux Fest”