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Περί πλανητών και Εταιρίας ΕΛΛΑΚ

ετοιμόρροπο κτίριο

Έχετε ένα έργο στο Sourceforge.net και προσπαθείτε να το αναπτύξετε και να το κάνετε όσο το δυνατόν καλύτερο. Κάποια στιγμή, έρχετε το Sourceforge και το οικειοποιείται και δεν έχετε πια πρόσβαση στο έργο σας. Θα σας εξόργιζε; Κάτι τέτοιο συνέβει με το έργο μου, τον πλανήτη ΕΛ/ΛΑΚ, http://planet.ellak.gr. Ξεκίνησα τον πλανήτη ΕΛ/ΛΑΚ το 2004 και …

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Call landlines and mobiles from outside US/Canada, with Google Voice

Google Voice making a call

You can currently call landlines and cell phones (mobiles) using Google Voice, from within your GMail account. As long as you reside in the US or in Canada. It appears that Google is about to extend this feature to the rest of the world. The following are screenshots taking this morning which show that the …

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GNOME Marketing in Greece

GNOME booth at Salonica

Something that the Greek GNOME community has been missing was a good marketing effort to promote GNOME in Greece, both at local FLOSS conferences and online on the Twitters and Facebooks. Efstathios Iosifidis came in to fill this marketing void. He is currently an active member of the Greek OpenSUSE team and helps with GNOME. …

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20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Design Finalists – Vote now!

We are approaching 20 years of Linux since Linus started work on the Linux kernel. The Linux Foundation, with Linux.com, are running a contest for a t-shirt design. The t-shirt will be used to commemorate the 20 years of Linux in our lives. The Linux kernel can be found anywhere, on servers, mobile phones (such …

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Pre-installed Windows and competition in the European Union

StatCounter statistics for the use of Linux in Europe

Did you manage to buy a new computer (desktop or most commonly a laptop) and avoid paying for the pre-installed Windows, even if you do not intend to use it? Even if you already have a license (such as with those MS Academic licenses from your school)? Let’s dig some numbers for Europe. According to …

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Generating multilingual PDF files out of GNOME documentation

Robert describes how to generate PDF files from GNOME documentation source files. We describe here how to manually generate PDF files from translated documentation. The relevant gnome-doc-utils files for documentation generation is at http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gnome-doc-utils/tree/tools. As far as I understand from reading the makefile, there is no support yet to build PDFs out of localised documentation. …

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