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Apache chairman: Days numbered for commercial software

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OSS

The days of selling software through the traditional commercial model are numbered, as open source is becoming the paradigm of choice, said Greg Stein, chairman of the Apache Software Foundation, at the EclipseCon 2006 conference on Wednesday.

Sendmail flaw opens door to intruders

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Security

A serious flaw exists in certain versions of the popular Sendmail open-source and commercial e-mail software, but fixes are available, researchers said Wednesday.

Whoops! Crashed Linux

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Linux

Everyone is familiar with blue-screening kiosks and travel information displays, but this one was pretty new to me. The route display on this Air Algerie Airbus a330 was visibly experiencing some disk issues.

OSDL reaches out to Linux coders

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OSS

The Open Source Development Labs, an organisation devoted to improving Linux, has launched a technical advisory board to try to foster better relations with programmers, who at times have been frustrated by the industry-funded group.

The Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) Project

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HowTos

Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) allows you to use inexpensive hardware to control your Linux PC with a TV remote control. Why would you want to control your PC with a TV remote control? A number of reasons are possible, the most obvious being MythTV.

Linux Kernel "do_replace" and "NDIS" Response Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Security

Two vulnerabilities have been identified in Linux Kernel, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service in Kernel versions prior to 2.6.16.

icculus.org/quake3 needs testers

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Gaming

The Quake 3 engine source code has been released in August 2005. Since that time the icculus.org/quake3 project is cleaning up, fixing bugs, and adding features in the source code, while aiming the compatibility with existing versions and mods.

Sneak peak at next year's Novell Open Enterprise Server

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SUSE

Novell has outlined its long-term roadmap for Linux-based Novell Open Enterprise Server, with the mid-2007 "Cypress" release expected to include server virtualisation, better integration with Novell and Microsoft directories, and more processor support.

Howto remove an user and improve security

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HowTos

Employee turnover in most organizations runs high. So unless you run a small shop with a stable user base, you need to learn how to clean up after an employee leaves. Too many so-called system administrators do not understand the stakes involved when they manage users. Disgruntled former employees can often cause significant trouble for a company by gaining access to the network.

A Linux desktop fairy tale

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Linux

Once upon a time, long long ago, everyone who was anyone in the Kingdom of Linux used SlackWare. Then, along came Red Hat, which many people in the kingdom thought was neater and had a great package manager.

So, all the followers of the Great Penguin placed Red fedoras upon their heads and they were happy.

Novell predicts only two Linux distros will survive

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Linux

Novell boss Jack Messman is predicting that the open source operating system market will be reduced to two dominant suppliers in the next three to five years: Novell and Red Hat.

Open-Xchange Inc. Announces Open Source Collaboration Virtual Appliance

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OS

Open-Xchange Inc. today announced a Virtual “appliance” for its open source project Open-Xchange Server 0.8 – giving developers and the open source community the popular collaboration platform to run in a VMware Virtual Appliance.

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Microsoft delays wide launch of Windows Vista

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. will delay the consumer release of its new Windows operating system until January 2007, missing the holiday sales season and throwing some PC makers and retailers into turmoil.

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Next-Gen Linux Game Roundup

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Gaming

If you thought the Linux gaming world consisted of nethack, pp-racer, BZFlag, and well... fortune, you were wrong. Here's some next-gen Linux games that'll definitely make some waves:

Lightning strikes Mozilla

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Moz/FF

In contrast to web browsers, e-mail and calendar applications have remained largely platform-centric. If you use Windows, chances are you also run Outlook. If you're on a Mac, you're probably using Mail.app or Entourage. Unix? PINE (just kidding).

Free Vs. Open

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Interviews

Richard Stallman, founder of the Boston-based Free Software Foundation, has created a new version of his GNU General Public License, or GPL, under which many free software programs are distributed. In an interview by e-mail with Forbes, Stallman says freedom is more important to him than popularity. He also describes the differences between "free software" and "open source." And yes, he thinks one is better.

Linux gets built-in Cell processor support

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Linux

Linus Torvalds released a new Linux kernel Monday that supports features in IBM's Cell processor, includes Oracle software for clustered databases and improves how the open-source operating system runs on multiprocessor systems.

Red Hat's Fedora 5 boosts desktop features

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Linux

Red Hat released its Fedora Core 5 version of Linux Monday, giving enthusiasts new graphics and virtualization abilities, as well as some desktop utilities based on a software framework from Microsoft.

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