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OpenDocument group 'optimistic' on certification

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OSS

The recently formed OpenDocument Format Alliance is expressing its confidence that the file format will be approved by the International Organisation for Standardisation next month.

AMD cuddles with Linux

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Hardware

AMD apparently wants to set up a research group in Dresden not only to optimize Linux for its own processors, but also to integrate the requirements of the open operating system in the development process for future processor generations.

Linux System Administration: First Tasks

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Linux

You might know how to write code or build applications, but do you know what is required of a good Linux sysadmin? Linux system administration has a place of its own in the hierarchy of information technology specializations. Some people excel in special areas of free software technology but haven't needed to learn system administration.

WordPerfect's Imperfect Offering

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Software

Once upon a time, some believed Corel could compete with Microsoft to bring life to a new generation of personal computers. That was about 25 years ago, and it's hard to imagine that whatever Corel cooks up now makes Bill Gates nervous.

Sun streaks ahead in open source DRM and CAS

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OSS

We can see from last week's story on Sun Microsystems DReaM DRM that it is rapidly honing in on a future open source DRM market, with a completely new vision of how DRM should work, and it's running at least six months ahead of schedule by our reckoning.

Larry Ellison talks Linux But RedHat's not going away

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Linux

Larry Ellison told the Financial Times this week that he was thinking of doing a Linux 'distro" (the term for individual variants -- short for distribution) to support the Oracle database. RedHat stock immediately took a hit.

Scheduling Backup Jobs using at and crontab

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Linux
Gentoo
SUSE
Ubuntu

You can schedule a command or a script using two tools. You can use the crontab command to run commands at regular times and at command to schedule a command or script to run a single time.

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Damn Small Linux - NOT

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Reviews
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Today brings another wonderful development from the world of Linux and open source software with the release of Damn Small Linux - Not. This is a distribution based on the famous Damn Small Linux, but adds welcome features and enhancements making it a more modern and complete operating sytem, yet still weights in at a meager 84mb. Tuxmachines took their alpha release for a livecd test drive and is here to report the findings.

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Boot faster with parallel starting services

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HowTos

If the slow booting time of your Linux box is driving you crazy, consider parallel booting technique. What kind of improvements might you see, compared to your current sequential boot process?

A Bourne Again Daemon

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HowTos

In Unix-like systems, a daemon is a process that runs in the background, usually providing some kind of service. To create a daemon quickly, you can throw one together using the Bourne Again Shell (Bash) scripting language.

Rebuffing Microsoft's Spin About Linux Management

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Linux

Over the last few years, we've seen and heard some pretty visceral reactions from the Linux community to Microsoft-funded reports about Linux. Rightfully so - some of the "facts" in Microsoft's "Get the Facts" campaign have been outright false and most have been misleading at the very least.

Curmudgeon deems SUSE 10.1 "really cool and solid"

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SUSE

This is one really, really cool and solid distribution. OK, before I go any further I should point out that SUSE 10.1 (code name: Agama Lizard) isn't actually released yet. I've been kicking the tires of the first SUSE 10.1 "Release Candidate."

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