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Story Mozilla: 2 billion Firefox add-ons downloaded srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 2:13am
Story One Stop Shop for Ubuntu Customizations srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 2:16am
Story The tech behind my comedy troupe. srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 2:19am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 3:54am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 4:25am
Story How to install an application in Ubuntu? dancairns 03/07/2010 - 8:41am
Story Libre Graphics Magazine #0 srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 3:44pm
Story GIMP 2.7.1 Officially Announced srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 3:51pm
Story 5 Wallpapers that ain't flowers srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 3:52pm
Story 8 of the Best Free Linux Twitter Clients srlinuxx 03/07/2010 - 3:53pm

Enterprise Open Source Editorial — Coexistence

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OSS

While I think it's important to see Linux gain adoption as well as other Open Source technologies, you may be surprised that I would be saddened to see Linux totally replace Unix and Windows.

Linux System Administration: Growth in the Enterprise

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Linux

Trout Creek, Montana hardly seems like a place one would expect to find a center of Linux learning. Please do not tell Mike Weber of SpiderTools that. He spent the last six years developing one of the more robust training facilities in the US.

Routing mail messages to your mailserver efficiently

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HowTos

If you control satellite systems which need to relay their mail through a centralized host for sending then you have several choices. Perhaps the simplest software to use is the nullmailer program.

Vim tips: Using viewports

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HowTos

A lot of folks use Vim, but many exploit only a small percentage of the editor's features. Sure, you might know how to do the basics in Vim, but what about using more advanced features such as folding, split windows, and marks? With a little practice, you can really boost your productivity with Vim.

KDE joins the Free Software Foundation

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KDE

KDE and the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) are proud to announce their associate status, working together for the promotion and protection of Free Software on users' desktops in Europe and worldwide.

Hands on: Get connected with Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

We've been doing a series on Ubuntu Linux, in which I have explained how to get DVDs and other video formats playing, and set up Evolution, the email and groupware program. Now, we’ll look at user privileges and network connections.

Impi Linux focuses on migration

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Linux

In a presentation to press and potential partners yesterday, Impi Linux – predominantly owned by Mark Shuttleworth – previewed some of the expected features of its next distribution.

Nine things you should know about Nautilus

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Software

The Nautilus program in GNOME is not only the default file manager, it creates and manages the desktop. While it looks simple on the surface, there is a lot of hidden power under the shell. The latest version of Nautilus is 2.14.0, which is included in Fedora Core 5. That's the one I poked with a stick.

Group Accuses Massachusetts Of Pro-Open Source Bias

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OSS

A trade association has blasted the Massachusetts Information and Technology Division (IDT) for requesting a plug-in for Microsoft's Office Suite.

Mozilla Vice President of Engineering, Lends Expertise to Open Source Router

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Misc

Vyatta has announced that Mike Schroepfer, vice president of engineering for Mozilla, has joined its recently created advisory board. Schroepfer also built the digital video effects software used in motion pictures such as "Star Wars: The Phantom Menace" and "Gladiator."

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Review: Frugalware Linux

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Reviews

The recent release of Frugalware version 0.4 has the makings of a fine Linux distribution. It aims to be as simple as possible while still providing the user with a comfortable, enjoyable experience -- and it is well on its way to achieving that goal.

United Nations votes for open source database

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OSS

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has selected MySQL as its open source server-side database standard.

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Getting started with Knoppix Linux

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Linux

Getting started with Knoppix Linux doesn’t have to be costly. Chances are you already have everything you need. The requirements are simple. Any computer newer than 5 years old with a working bootable CD or DVD drive should be able to run Knoppix.

Bettering the Linux desktop -- Portland progress

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Software

Six months ago, architects from two dozen desktop-oriented Linux projects came together in Portland, Ore. to work together on creating the best possible Linux desktop. Thus was born the Portland Project. Now, in Mainz, Germany, the expanded group is meeting again to see how far it's come and to look at what's ahead.

The Code Breakers – a BBC World Documentary on FOSS and Development

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OSS

A two-part documentary, “Code Breakers” will be aired on BBC World TV starting on 10 May 2006. Code Breakers investigates how poor countries are using FOSS applications for development, and includes stories and interviews from around the world.

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