Interview with Dr. Herb Thompson

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Linux

Slashdot and its readers posed insightful and interesting questions to Dr. Herb Thompson, author of the latest Microsoft-sponsored Windows vs. Linux study. Today they have published the results.

So why not put Linux on your business desktops?

The encroachment of Linux and other free or open source software on the server is well-documented; first at the edge of the network running web servers, email servers and the like, and now increasingly in the datacentre. But what about Linux on the desktop?

Picking right road to Linux

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Linux

In the Linux world, there are three main certification tracks to choose from: that of Red Hat, the Linux Professional Institute or Novell. Picking a winner no simple task.

CompAmerica's New $229 Pheonix 64

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Hardware

New low cost 64-Bit PC features all the capabilities of high end 64 Bit systems. “We support all appropriate flavors of Windows and Linux on all CompAmerica products.”

Open source projects: Why it pays to keep quiet

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OSS

Large companies and analysts that work with open source are fond of talking about vendor "sensitivity" when they are explaining why some customers are reluctant to go public about migrations away from proprietary software.

Ubuntu and Founder Mark Shuttleworth Win New Awards

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Linux

Ubuntu and its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, both won awards at the Linux New Media Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Linux / Open Source.

Social Use for Open Source Documents

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OSS

A recent Social Source event in London looked at how open source software could be used by voluntary organizations. As well as covering blogs and wikis, a new topic was the Open Document.

Windows beats Linux market share, dog bites man

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Linux

Several recent stories have proclaimed that the Linux community was left stunned, stunned I tell you, by the news that a Gartner survey found that Windows, in terms of revenue, has outsold Linux on servers.

Who are these morons, and where do they come from?

Linux fridge rats on your drinking habits

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Sci/Tech

A BLOKE has invented a Linux fridge that will tell you who has been drinking your beer and post it to a web page.

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Firefox 1.5 to launch this week with marketing blitz

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Moz/FF

Christopher Beard, the vice-president of products at Mozilla, said on Monday that there is a "strong likelihood" that Firefox 1.5, the next major version of the open source browser, will be released on Nov. 29.

10 Things that make Ubuntu a Neophyte's Distribution

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Linux

Ubuntu is fast on its way to becoming a peoples OS. I have always wondered what is it that makes people embrace Ubuntu over other Linux distributions.

THG: 2005 Reader's Choice Awards

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Hardware

11 months of 2005 have passed by, and as a reader of Tom's Hardware Guide you have a pretty good idea which companies brought out the best products this year. Time to pick your favorite products and gadgets and maybe win a speedy notebook.

The top 10 hacks of all time

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Misc

DNA takes a look at the top 10 hacking incidents of all time - instances where some of the most seemingly secure computer networks were compromised.

0.02$ SuSE 10 Network

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SUSE
HowTos

More of a tip than a howto, here's a few words on new GNOME netapplet SuSE 10 is starting by default.

Mutagenix 2.6.14.2-1 Reviewed

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Linux
Reviews
-s

Mutagenix has always been one of Tuxmachines favorite pet projects and when they released version 2.6.14.2, we just had to take a look.

A chat with Michael Evans of Red Hat

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Linux

A group of companies are working to create a $100 laptop that could be distributed to the impoverished around the globe. Michael Evans, is overseeing the involvement Red Hat spoke with staff writer Jonathan B. Cox.

The CIA now has its own bloggers

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Security

In a bow to the rise of Internet-era secrets hidden in plain view, the agency has started hosting Web logs with the latest information on topics.

Lend your voice to a good cause: LibriVox

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Misc

LibriVox is a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project that strives to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format, on the internet.

Meet Bergen's top cyber cop

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Misc

Working in a cramped cubicle in the 18-member Police Department, was Andrew Donofrio, a young sergeant who had made computer forensics a part-time hobby.

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