More information about the Ubuntu Moblin Remix project can be found on the wiki page above or on Ubuntu's site at www.ubuntu.com/news/canonical-dell-deliver-ubuntu-moblin-remix.
Great deal on Windows 7
This is for anyone who is in college or has a child in college. Microsoft is offering Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Pro for only $29.99. This offer is good for any college student in an American college with a valid college e-mail address. This offer is available through midnight (CST) Jan. 3.
For complete details, log on to www.win741.com. When you go to the site, it is divided into a grid of pictures with words on them. Click on the picture to learn more (i.e. Click on BUY to purchase).
* Puppy Linux 4.3 has been released. This is the first Puppy Linux release built on the Woof building system, which is another creation of Puppy Linux founder Barry Kauler. One unique inclusion in this release is that it comes packed with driver support for dial-up modems including ones with Agere, ESS, Lucent, Conexant, SmartLink, PCTEL and Intel chipsets. Although the download size for Puppy Linux 4.3 is only 105MB, this distro packs in a ton of software. Puppy Linux 4.3 was built using the 22.214.171.124 kernel.
Learn more about Puppy Linux 4.3 at http://puppylinux.com/download/release-4.3.htm. Download it at www.puppylinux.org.
Get a free copy of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. This software is a professional DVD ripping software tool enabling users to backup their DVDs. The software enables users to save the backups to their PC.
The software also lets users save to a format that allows them to view the movies on their portable devices such as an iPod or PSP.
WinX DVD Ripper Platinum normally sells for $24.95. However, until Wednesday it is being given away free of charge. No registration code is required. More information and the full version of the software can be found at www.winxdvd.com/specialoffer/sep09.htm.
Tips for your iPhone/iPod
Here is a tip for taking a screenshot on your iPhone or iPod. First of all, you need to have at least firmware 2.0 or newer. Hold down the Home button at bottom and then press Power/Wake button then release both buttons. The screen will flash white as it captures the screenshot of your entire screen. The screenshot is then saved as a photo on your device. You can find your screenshot by first tapping on Photos. On an iPhone, the screenshot is saved in Camera Roll. On an iPod touch, the screenshot is saved in Saved Photos.
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