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Story The Linux Kernel Power Issues Continues To Bite Users srlinuxx 12/06/2011 - 9:33pm
Story How Canonical automates Linux package compilation srlinuxx 12/06/2011 - 9:35pm
Story Different Methods to Create Live USB with Linux srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 1:23am
Story Current Debates... srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 1:25am
Story Measuring Android’s Fail Points srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 1:26am
Story Counter-FUD srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 1:28am
Story A Glimpse At The Next Generation Of Firefox srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 4:33am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 4:39am
Story Do we still need the FSF, GNU and GPL? srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 2:56pm
Story Ubuntu breaks from the Linux pack srlinuxx 13/06/2011 - 2:58pm

Moooore Spam!

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Spam has new way to evade security

E-mails via service providers clogging system

Yep, just what we need, more spam. Apparently they aren't as concerned with hiding from their isps as getting the mail out as they are now just sending it through their isps servers. Read the gory details here.

Linux leaders at open-source summit

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Here's a long borin^H^Hserious story on how Linux was represented at last weeks open-source summit. I didn't read too much of it, but it might interest you hard core advocates.

Vin Diesel going soft on us?

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Have you seen the previews for Vin Diesels's new movie? He is starring in a soon to be released Walt Disney production co-starring five children! I hope all those tattoos in XXX were stick ons! Well, here's a summary of the flick and here's a shot of the promotional poster. Heck anything with Vin Diesel has got be good!

Doom3 for those with little or no PC!

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Here's a story on a board game based on and entitled Doom: The Board Game. This is apparently not breaking news, but I just heard about and got a chuckle over it a few days ago. But hey, I think it might make a neato gift for those diehard doom series lovers, or those who wished they could have played doom3 but couldn't swing the hardware upgrade! Get yours here!

More BS from the Evil One.

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Microsoft

Seems Mr. Gates is at it again with saying one thing while trying to cleverly conceal his jabs at Linux. This time speaking of interoperability amongst differing architectures while stating that doesn't mean open source as open source is detrimental to interoperability. Does that seem backwards to anyone else besides me? This is posted all over the net, but here's one reference at Betanews.

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