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Ubuntu 7.04 DVD edition

Ubuntu 7.04 is out and the ubuntu.com website is struggling to cope with the traffic. Apart from the typical CD version, you can download the DVD version of Ubuntu 7.04. The ISO file is about 4GB, available in x86 and AMD64 flavours. Here are some mirrors (some may not be updated yet) Ubuntu 7.04 DVD …

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Firefox shortcuts in Linux on non-us keyboard layout, and Greek

You tried to use the common keyboard shortcuts in the Linux version of Firefox, with a keyboard layout other than us, and you realised they do not work. For example, Ctrl-C does not work when the Greek keyboard layout is active because Firefox receives Ctrl-Ψ (which is undefined). This is a well-known problem affecting keyboard …

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International Call for Artists’ film and video

AT HOME IN EUROPE Generous European Culture2000 funding enables ISIS Arts (UK) and it’s international project partners BEK (Norway), InterSpace (Bulgaria) and RIXC (Latvia) to curate a NEW SCREENING PROGRAMME around the theme of European Identity for the Big M, ISIS Art’s inflatable touring space. Daily, more and more European people decide to live in …

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Multimedia support in Ubuntu Linux 6.06

With Ubuntu Linux 6.06, it is much clear how to install those codecs in order to get broad multimedia file support. In Ubuntu, the multimedia infrastructure is handled by GStreamer; you install GStreamer plugins and any application that uses GStreamer can immediately benefit from the new codec support. A typical installation of Ubuntu will bring …

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.eu domain

Today is a special day for Internet domain specialists. Specifically, the .eu domain is on sale for all citizens and companies of the EU. EURid is the focal point for the whole process. You can find a list of accredited registrars for the .eu domain, the current registration status of .eu domains, a guide on …

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Taxis and security

It is quite encouraging that citizens taxed in Greece are able to file their tax reports through the Web, at the Taxis Website. Sadly, it has been reported that standard-compliant Web browsers are not supported by the Taxis Website. If you are affected, do complain about it! If you file taxes and you are affected, …

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