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Story Wizpy music player disappoints srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 5:45pm
Story Setting up a Freebsd Multimedia Desktop srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 5:48pm
Story Intuit's QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Embraces Linux srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 5:50pm
Story Some howtos & such srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 6:25pm
Story Safari on Linux srlinuxx 5 13/09/2009 - 11:25am
Story Gnash, the open source Flash project, releases support for YouTube srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 7:26pm
Story Open source: New target of malware? srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 7:27pm
Story Feed your content cravings with Liferea srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 9:10pm
Story Interesting Interviews: srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 9:12pm
Story Paging Michael Dell: Where’s My Order? srlinuxx 13/06/2007 - 9:16pm

How I do Application Screenshots with Compiz

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HowTos

On some of my posts, I include an occasional application screenshots. However, if you have ever tried to screenshot an application while using Compiz, have probably found some issues.

Problems forwarding X over SSH

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HowTos

A few weeks back I found that, for some reason, one of my machines wasn’t allowing X forwarding over SSH. Eventually, I found the problem, thus recorded here for others’ reference.

Red Hat Threat is No-Show

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Linux

LinuxWorld, an industry conference and expo in San Francisco, buzzed all week with the possibility that Oracle would announce its own Linux-based operating system at the summit. But the conference wound down Thursday without any Oracle news, and investors boosted Red Hat's stock 11.5 percent to $25.71, up $2.66. The stock has fallen 20 percent since closing at the highest level in nearly six years in April.

Designing a Clustering Solution for Linux and NetWare with Novell Cluster Services

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HowTos

Learn all the functional and technical details you need to design your clustering solution for Linux and NetWare. Sander van Vugt and Rob Bastiaansen cover the key topics and also provide practical tips on setting up clustering for applications that do not require shared storage.

Six Things You Didn't Know About Firefox Extensions

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Interviews

To many, a Firefox extension is more magic than technology, and the process by which it is developed and used is shrouded in mystery. To find out more about Firefox extensions and their capabilities, we asked some extension-related questions of the Mozilla Foundation's technology strategist, Mike Shaver.

XenSource CEO Addresses Microsoft, Red Hat-Novell Dispute

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Interviews

XenSource CEO Peter Levine spoke with CRN Senior Writer Paula Rooney after his LinuxWorld Expo keynote about his company's partnership with Microsoft and other hot topics.

Hardware/software kit teaches embedded Linux

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Linux

Intellimetrix, a specialist in real-time and embedded software development and training, has introduced a low-cost embedded Linux learning kit. Aptly named the Embedded Linux Learning Kit (ELLK), the kit comprises an ARM-based SBC (single-board computer), cables, power supply, Linux OS, development tools, and comprehensive documentation.

Locking up Linux: Creating a Cryptobook

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Linux

Cryptographic storage solutions are an essential part of securing confidential information from exposure to the wrong individuals. Crypto systems are designed to safeguard intellectual property, trade secrets or personal information. They can take on many forms, offer varying levels of functionality, and contain any number of features to suit a variety of operating circumstances and environments.

Stable kernel 2.6.17.9 released

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Linux

The 2.6.17.9 stable kernel release is out. It is a single-patch release for a security issue which, being specific to the PowerPC architecture, will not affect most users.

ATI 8.28.8 Display Drivers

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Software

Yet again ATI Technologies has managed to deliver another feature-packed driver release. Amongst the changes in this month's 8.28.8 release, are a combined i386/x86_64 installer, pairmode option, preserve monitor status across restarts, new product support, and various other changes. We at Phoronix have our usual driver examination and review to share today.

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Simply Mepis 6.0 - Simply a solid option for a Linux Distro that works

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Reviews

SimplyMepis 6.0 has been around for a bit now, but in my effort to review the most popular and easiest distros marketed today, there simply is no way to skip over this product. Mepis itself is not too new, recently, Warren Woodford moved his product to be based on Ubuntu which is a really strong distro and extremely popular. Lets check it out, shall we???

Why doesn't Linux need defragmenting?

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HowTos

It's a question that crops up with depressing regularity: Why don't Linux filesystems need to be defragmented?. Here's my attempt at answering once and for all.

AIGLX, XGL, DRI, MesaGL... sort it out

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Software

Seeing SuSE’s new desktop—the one using XGL and Compiz—one may be tempted to try and get it working on his own system... Good luck.

Retailer switches to Suse for 320 stores

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SUSE

US giant chucks out Red Hat Linux to replace it with Suse Linux on store terminals and for its backend point-of-sale management systems.

Free software's secret weapon: FOOGL

It's a long-standing joke in the free software world that this will be the year when we see GNU/Linux make its breakthrough on the desktop - just like last year, and the year before that. What's really funny is that all the key GNU/Linux desktop apps are already being widely deployed, but not in the way that people have long assumed.

Take notes with Tomboy

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HowTos

A few weeks ago, I started looking around for an application that makes it easy to take notes. I do all my writing in Vim, but I wanted something that was good for quick and dirty notetaking and for organizing information without maintaining a collection of text files. After some research, I settled on Tomboy.

PCs for the poor: Ultimate solution or scam of the century?

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OLPC

At the 2005 World Economic Forum in Switzerland a soft-spoken academic made an announcement that sent seismic waves across the computer industry. Nicholas Negroponte, then director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, spoke of making laptops available at US$100 for schoolchildren in developing nations.

Open-Source Licenses Get Categorized, Not Ranked

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OSS

The long-delayed and much-awaited Open Source Initiative report on open-source license proliferation has been released, but the current licenses have been placed into three broad categories and have not been ranked beyond that.

Open source SPARC details emerge

OPEN SOURCE news from Sun continues today, with the release of architectural documents for the OpenSPARC T1 - the open source version of Sun's UltraSPARC T1 processor.

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