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Story Ubuntu App Store: Open for Business? srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 3:18pm
Story A Hands on and Review of Ubuntu One srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 3:16pm
Story Desktop Linux or Windows 7? srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 1:18pm
Story SliTaz 2.0: Simple, Speedy, and Secure srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 1:17pm
Story Apollo 11 command module is released to open source srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 1:15pm
Story Life is about choice, computing should be too srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 1:14pm
Story Richard Stallman: Bringer Of Doom srlinuxx 4 21/07/2009 - 11:14am
Story Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Desktop falko 21/07/2009 - 10:54am
Story Mouse with Red Hat srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 10:52am
Story Why are people attacking RMS? srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 10:50am

Manufacturer Moves To Linux For Stability

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Linux

Automotive electronics manufacturer and a supplier to big names like General Motors Holden, Australian Arrow has migrated half its servers to Linux in two years to gain greater stability.

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KDE 3.5.2 Released

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KDE

Today, the KDE Project announces the release of the K Desktop Environment 3.5.2. This second update release in the KDE 3.5 series brings an improved user experience and stability by focusing exclusively on translations and bug fixes.

Sun to vanish: Total eclipse early on March 29

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Sci/Tech

Amateur and professional astronomers from around the world will soon be congregating in parts of Brazil, Africa, and western Asia, to view a total eclipse of the sun that will take place on Wednesday, March 29.

Linux Kernel Point Release Fixes Flaws

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Security

The new 2.6.16.1 Linux kernel point release follows the 2.6.16 release by a week and includes various bug fixes, as well as a fix for a potential security vulnerability.

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Standalone Tremulous 1.1.0 Arrives March 31!

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Gaming

Tremulous will be released 31st March and this means it will be free like enemy-territory and open source like Quake III, so this game will be absolutly free!

With Microsoft in Chaos, Our Moment Has Arrived

Apparently, Microsoft's next release of its flagship operating system, called 'Vista', has been delayed yet again. Is this the beginning of the end for Microsoft?

CEO Jack Messman talks about Novell's present and future

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SUSE

Novell has its ups -- the promise of its new desktop -- and its downs -- its last quarter's results -- but Jack Messman, the company's CEO is determined to see the open-source course his way.

In an interview with Linux-Watch, Messman explained where he thinks the company is today and where it, and its Linux products, are going.

Mastering Wget

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HowTos

Your browser does a good job of fetching web documents and displaying them, but there are times when you need an extra strength download manager to get those tougher HTTP jobs done.

Gnu Priviacy Guard Agent (GPG)

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HowTos

After going through the article on Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG) you've got gpg up and running. But - every time you need to encrypt, decrypt or sign, you need to enter your passphrase.

Wouldn't it be nice to have something similar to how ssh-agent handles ssh passphrases for you?

Sandals and ponytail set cramp Linux

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Linux

The lax dress code of the open-source community is one of the reasons behind the software's slow uptake in commercial environments, says former Massachusetts chief information officer (CIO) Peter Quinn.

Conference Report: FOSS Means Business, Belfast

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OSS

The FOSS Means Business Conference was the result of a north-south, cross-border initiative to bring those interested in free and open-source software together for the first time. The conference was held to host talks by two of the free software world's patron saints, Bruce Perens and Richard Stallman.

Freedom Toaster to allow user uploads

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Misc

The Shuttleworth Foundation's Freedom Toasters are set to receive a content-sharing upgrade, which will be music to some users' ears.

Business Ignorance Biggest Challenge For Open Source: Maddog

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OSS

Open source software is becoming more pervasive worldwide, but its biggest challenge may be the business community's failure to embrace it, according to Linux International executive director Jon "Maddog" Hall.

Also: Mark Turner's Linuxworld Report

Open Source Academy Launches 'Certified Open'

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OSS

A new programme for gauging the ‘openness’ of IT solutions has been unveiled for UK local government by Open Source Academy – the consortium backed by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister through the e-Innovations programme.

Open-source guru creates new ID system

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Software

Over the weekend, developer Jeremie Miller launched a new project, called MicroID, designed to give users a way to authoritatively prove that they are the authors of blog postings and Web sites.

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