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Story Ohio Linux Fest: 40th Anniversary of Unix - Call for Papers ending srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 5:55pm
Story "Windows 7 is the same as Ubuntu" srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 5:54pm
Story First CentOS book available as ebook srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 4:03pm
Story Live Linux Gaming (live.linuX-gamers.net) srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 4:01pm
Story Let's Settle the Mono Debate srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 3:58pm
Story An Interview With A Linux Game Porter srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 2:02pm
Story Beyond Ubuntu: Canonical Pursues New Revenue Streams srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 2:00pm
Story Why I Use Linux: Lofton’s Story srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 1:59pm
Story Fluendo DVD Player for Linux srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 1:57pm
Story Mozilla CEO: The browser has a long way to go srlinuxx 03/07/2009 - 1:55pm

The Ultimate No-Cost Network Toolkit

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Need to boost network performance, manage servers remotely, protect your network from hackers and more? Don't spend a bundle on expensive technicians or software -- instead, turn to these free and Open Source tools.

Former Government CIO Vocal About Open Source

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OSS

Former Massachusetts state government CIO, Peter Quinn believes that any technology leader, in the public or private sector, who is not supporting and implementing open standards should resign and get out of the business.

Open source comes of age

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A succession of high-profile patent cases do the open source movement no harm at all by pushing the issue of software ownership into the mainstream.

Howto: Ultimate Ubuntu eye-candy with Xgl and Compriz

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HowTos

Compriz. Maybe you've heard the buzz, the pictures and videos, and spent the past few weeks in absolute agony over the coolness of it all. An OpenGL powered desktop, Composite, OSX-rivalling effects, and works on ATI cards? At first I thought it to be too good to be true. Yet, there are the screenshots, the forum posts, and everywhere people seem to be talking about it. So why not give it a shot?

Review: Dyne:bolic 1.4.1 live CD

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Reviews

Dyne:bolic is a multimedia-centric Linux distribution on live CD. Recording, mixing, streaming, and broadcasting audio and video content is its stock in trade. It has been nearly two years since NewsForge first reviewed the Dyne:bolic 1.0 alpha release. The distro has matured considerably in the intervening time. This is a look at the 1.4.1 release.

11 Unix/Linux Tricks

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HowTos

Whether you’re a newbie to Linux or you are a seasoned guru, you’re bound to find some scripts or programs which just make your life on the computer exponentially easier. The following is a list of them and explains what they do.

Apache Spammers

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HowTos

Anyone using the webserver ( apache ) to generate spam mails is called 'Apache spammer'. Instead of using SMTP port ( 25 ) directly to relay mails, they use the vulnerabilities of a script or upload their own scripts to the webspace available. These scripts are exploited to send spam mails. This article will contain steps for detection and recovery .. but NOT prevention.

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Interview with Chris Smart, Kororaa Project

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Linux
Interviews

Up until last week, Kororaa was a little-known distribution - a decent alternative of installing Gentoo Linux on one's hard disk, but otherwise nothing too exciting to write home about. Then all of a sudden, Kororaa has shot to fame. We have asked Chris Smart a few questions about the project.

Gentoo 2006.0 CDs available for purchase

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Gentoo

Official 2006.0 CD releases have hit the Gentoo store this week! Five USD from every CD sale goes to the Gentoo Foundation, presenting a clever way to financially support the development of Gentoo Linux through purchasing the release media directly from the project.

Linux sheds its amateur image

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THE stereotype of free open-source software running on recycled hardware is fast disappearing as businesses choose it over proprietary systems.

Also: Linux confusion lifting & Group method helps security

Linux Web Conferencing: Share And Share Alike?

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Linux

The Web conferencing market nowadays offers plenty of choices -- but relatively few surprises. Subscription price and connection reliability are the important factors for most customers, but interest in being able to use another operating system, including Linux, during a Web conference session is growing.

Generation LinuX, Part 1--The Basics

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Linux

Linux and Open Source Software offer a giant toolbox, full of shiny new tools, just waiting to be put to good use by our children. This series will suggest how you can augment your kid's current computer education program. I'll also point out pitfalls, that cause difficulty and frustration for both you and your child.

Also: Special report: Linux in education

Curl is your Swiss-army knife for HTTP and FTP

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HowTos

Looking for a powerful download program that's fast, versatile, and very easy to use? Look no further than Curl. It can download files via HTTP or FTP with or without authentication, it works over SSL, and it works without interaction.

Linux gathers steam in Australia

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The open source movement gathered even more momentum in Australia this week with Novell becoming the latest Linux supplier to gain approval to sell products and services to the NSW Government.

Itanium allies make open source move

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OSS

In the newest of a series of moves to try to impart momentum to Intel's Itanium processor, allies backing the chip are funding work to improve a key programming tool.

CLI Magic: Monitoring bandwidth from the command line

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Volker Gropp's enhanced bandwidth monitor -- called bwm-ng, or Bandwidth Monitor Next Generation -- is a rewrite of an earlier bwm. It's simple to install and use, and I recently found it to be very helpful in getting data I needed for a story. You might find it useful.

Malaysia's Open Source Push

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OSS

TERENGGANU could well score a first among the 14 States in Malaysia with its plan to implement a comprehensive open source system as an enabling platform to enhance its operations, make more efficient the delivery of its services and empower citizens at all levels.

Speak Softly And Carry A Thick Brief

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Legal

Thomas Vinje doesn't come across as the kind of guy who would drive Microsoft Corp. crazy. Soft-spoken, shy, and intellectual by nature, the 52-year-old Vinje seems more like a professor than a high-powered lawyer who spends much of his waking hours taking on Microsoft.

Use of Free Software in Croatia State Administration

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OSS

Two days ago, the Central State Office for e-Croatia (http://www.e-hrvatska.hr/), governmental office that works on computerization of state administration, organized the first meeting of the Working Group for Preparation of Policy documents related to use of open source software.

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