Macedonia Deploys 5,000 GNOMEs in Public Schools

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Linux

When the Republic of Macedonia decided to deploy Linux in 468 schools and 182 computer labs nationwide, they chose GNOME on an Ubuntu distribution.

The secret of Firefox's success

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Software

Firefox is doing well only because Jane and John Doe like it: it's neat and it has cool hooks. And vitally important, it isn't Microsoft.

To Serve Small Business

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Linux

You probably don't remember the Twilight Zone episode where aliens arrive from outer space apparently only bringing friendship and help. They offer new technology and solutions to all Mankind's problems. In return, they only ask for us to trust them.

Madison Avenue faces Google fears

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Web

Google Inc.'s search for revenue beyond its wildly popular pay-per-click advertising system has everyone from publishers to phone companies unnerved by the seemingly endless scope of the Web leader's ambitions.

First Look: Firefox 1.5

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Mac
Moz/FF

I admit it—I’m a Firefox fan. It’s not my only browser, but it probably gets used about 75 percent of the time for my browsing. So what’s new in version 1.5, and why might Mac users want to take a look at it?

Kompose - The MacOS 'Expose' on Linux

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Software

People always say, why can't Linux have some of the same functionality as OSX? I personally like OSX too for the importance they give to usability and aesthetics. And I really like Expose... Now Linux can also claim to have Expose like functionality in an application called Kompose.

Also: Vi & Emacs - Two old time adversaries

Open source rides to the rescue

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OSS

Traffic on the network had been increasing all week, but the intrusion-detection system wasn’t picking up anything malicious. Whatever traffic was traversing the network was considered okay.

Windows/Ubuntu Dual Boot Instructional Video

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HowTos

The WVU chapter of the ACM presents an instructional video on installing a dual-boot system using Windows XP and Ubuntu Linux.

OpenMotif 2.3 Beta Now Available for Linux Developers

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Software

The beta release of OpenMotif 2.3, the most significant version of OpenMotif since it was released to the open source community in May 2000, was announced by the OpenMotif Project Team.

ICANN Reverses Course on '.XXX' Domain

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Web

Raising the possibility that it will change course once again on a hotly debated move meant to give adult content Web sites their own Internet realm, the net's governing body has decided to shelve a plan to discuss how to create a ".xxx" domain.

Jamcracker saves money with Linux

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Linux

Jamcracker uses Suse Linux Enterprise Server on IBM eServer xSeries servers to cut costs, enable new product line.

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Wolvix 1.0.4, the adventure continues

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Linux
Reviews
-s

Another one of my favorite Linux distributions released an updated version a coupla days ago and I've been anxious to test it out. Wolvix 1.0.4 was released on December 1 and it includes lots of updates and enhancments. Tuxmachines even tried the manual hard drive install today and spent most of the day playing around in it.

UT2004 patch 3369

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Gaming

A new patch for ut2004 has been released today. Patch 3369 contains several important fixes, but Linux users might be most excited about the availability of render-to-texture support.

Linux desktop needs PC hardware vendor support

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Linux

Despite great strides being made in recent months by numerous desktop-oriented Linux distributions, a fundamental flaw remains: a lack of real support from major PC makers.

Linux Nibbles On The Apple

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Linux

Apple has begun to feel nibbles from Linux® the company has stated in its most recent 10K filing. Most notable are Apple's statements regarding the PC segment of the industry.

Linux - the new target for threats?

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Security

When one thinks of malicious attacks on a businesses network, most assume that the organisation has taken all necessary precautions. But what happens in a Linux or "open source" environment? Don't think the users can smile smugly in the confidence that Windows is the only target.

Southern California Linux Expo Signs Google as Sponsor

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Misc

SCALE 4x welcomes Google as a Silver sponsor to an extensive list of organizations coming together in Los Angeles this February for its 4th Southern California Linux Expo.

grrrrrr-rr4

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Gentoo
Reviews
-s

In my continuing search to find a binary gentoo installer, one that will install a complete working system in much the same manner as SuSE, Mdv, or PCLOS from a graphical environment that I can then rebuild for my arch/system/requirements at my leisure, I tried RR4

Hacking OpenSUSE

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SUSE
HowTos

There's more to SUSE Linux than simply installing it and going to work. To get the most from the operating system, you'll probably want to do some post-install fine tuning.

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