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
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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
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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.

Latest Linux security threat: Alien hackers

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Humor

According to a scientific report, planet Earth's computers are wide open to a virus attack from Little Green Men.

Ubuntu Holiday Give Away 2005

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Linux

To continue a tradition started last year, members of the Ubuntu Community have created a Holiday Give Away wiki page. The goal of that effort is to try to provide people with Ubuntu CDs in time for the Holidays in December.

10 things you should do to prepare a new Linux installation

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Linux

No matter which Linux distribution you choose, there are at least 10 things you do to properly prepare the operating system for day-to-day operation.

Understanding LAMP

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OSS

If you're at all familiar with open source software, chances are you've heard the phrase "LAMP stack" at some point. You may even know what it stands for. But do you know what LAMP actually is?

Open source to be part of engg curriculum

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OSS

A three-year project to include open source subjects such as Python programming and the Linux kernel is being funded by the Department of Information Technology. Aiding the academia is the city's Free and Open Source Software event, FOSS.in 2005.

Small businesses using more open source

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OSS

The unique set of circumstances led Kevin Mauldin to a costly conclusion: The company needed to upgrade its entire computer network for four metro-area showrooms and a warehouse. Mauldin opted to pursue a low-cost solution that met his criteria: an "open-source" platform.

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