Adding Windows Fonts in Linux

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HowTos

Unlike past times, Linux do come with good fonts. And the font rendering can be made better by choosing to antialiase the fonts. But at times you come across a website which has been designed with the windows user in mind. Such websites are best viewed with one of the windows fonts.

How To Set Up Database Replication In MySQL

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HowTos

This tutorial describes how to set up database replication in MySQL. MySQL replication allows you to have an exact copy of a database from a master server on another server (slave).

Installing SUSE Linux 10.0 on a laptop

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Reviews
SUSE

Both Mandrake Linux 10.1 and Fedora Core 4 installed fine on this machine, but both had problems. Let's delve into these problems a bit before we look at whether SUSE did any better.

Tango project aims to clean up the desktop

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Software

One obstacle for Linux to overcome on the desktop is the lack of a consistent visual interface. The Tango Desktop Project is working to change that.

Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.15-rc4

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Linux

Ok, so -rc3 wasn't so good.

So I made an -rc4.

ruh-roe: Firefox flaw highlighted

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Moz/FF
Security

The Mozilla Foundation may have just released its latest update to the popular Firefox browser, but some users say their patience with the software's flaws is beginning to wear thin.

Email 'crucial' to desktop Linux's future

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Linux

Research from the Open Source Development Labs has found that the take-up of open source on the desktop could falter unless email applications improve.

AMD makes it into top 10 chip firms

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Hardware

MARKET RESEARCH firm Isuppli said AMD makes it into the top 10 after being in the 11th position in 2004. And for the first time ATI has made it into the top 25, just below Nvidia which is in position 24.

In other AMD News: AMD likely to cut PC prices, others may follow suit

Microsoft preps for 'The Apprentice'

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Microsoft

Marketers from the company analyzed ratings from the past two seasons of the program, broken down by week and region, to choose the specific episode on which they wanted their product to appear. They settled on tonight's show.

Linux Remote Administration Simplified

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Linux

Remote Linux administration is easier than ever before! Emmett walks you through the set-up process using SuSE as an example.

Autopackage: Toward a universal package manager for the desktop

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Software

If Mike Hearn, Hongli Lai, and the rest of the Autopackage team realize their goals, the future of package management in GNU/Linux will be greatly different from the present.

Higher Order Perl: A Book Review

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Reviews

If you're an experienced Perl programmer, HOP up to the next level with this book.

AIIA open source event a closed shop

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OSS

The Australian Information Industry Association appears to have decided to educate the corporate world about the use of open source software - but it doesn't want any media present while it does so.

Coming soon: Online hugs

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Sci/Tech

Email and messaging over the internet may be great ways to communicate, but Singapore scientists are seeking a way to transmit hugs in cyberspace.

Philips shares Linux patents, royalty-free

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OSS

Philips Electronics China Group announced Wednesday that the company, together with Sony, IBM, Red Hat and Novell, has decided to join the Open Invention Network (OIN), to purchase core patents of Linux operation system and offer them, free of charge.

Internet Banking Possible for Linux

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Linux

Two public financial institutions will start the first Linux-based Internet banking services this month as the government tries to end Microsoft Windows’ long-running monopoly in online banking systems.

Firefox Tweak Guide

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Moz/FF

Mozilla Firefox, or simply Firefox for short, is just a free Internet browser. So why all the fuss and hype over Firefox? In a nutshell, the reason is simple: Firefox is a true open source competitor to Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Quake4 Demo for Linux

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Gaming

A demo version (322MB) of Quake4 for linux has been released. There are BitTorrents available, aswell as an ftp server to download.

M$ Drops the Office Open Standard Ball

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Microsoft

The only difference between Microsoft's November 2003 open and royalty-free license for the Office 2003 Reference Schemas and today's Office 2003 license, according to the company, is that "Microsoft is offering a covenant not to sue for the Office 2003 Reference Schemas."

Reason Why Vendors Don't Sell AMD Products

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Hardware

One vendor that primary retails through the Internet said, our products are made on demand and it would be fatal for us to rely on uncertain deliveries as we cannot keep the customers waiting just because we don't have the parts.

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