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SuSE Linux 10.1 RC2 Report

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Reviews
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Release Candidate 2 of SuSE Linux 10.1 was released early in the morning of April 22. This release doesn't bring too many new features, but everything is really starting to come together. This release we decided to test the upgrade option and tested the software management system fairly extensively including the non-oss add-on packages. Does it look like OpenSuSE is on-track?

People Behind KDE: Frans Englich

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KDE

Tonight the People Behind KDE interview series brings to you a half-interview with Frans Englich. This man is a KDE developer whose most recent work is on KDOM and XSLT.

SUSE Linux 10.1 For *YOUR* Desktop

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SUSE

Quite often, I read articles about whether Linux is ready for the Desktop. I’ll be honest with you, it is. However, it is not a question of whether it is ready for the desktop, but whose desktop is it ready for.

Beyond Plug & Play

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OSS

Monday at the Desktop Linux Summit in San Diego, I'm going to give a talk titled: Plug 'n' Pray to Plug 'n' Play: What's it Going to Take? I was still laboring under the assumption that Linux was still a little bit behind in the desktop area. Since then I have been assured this is not so.

LSB 3.1 unifies Linux desktop standards

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OSS

The Free Standards Group (FSG) will unveil Linux Standard Base 3.1, the first LSB version to include explicit Linux desktop application support, April 25 at the Desktop Linux Summit in San Diego. Because of this standardization, application developers will find it much easier to target the complete Linux platform.

Chinese $150 Linux mini-PC races OLPC to market

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Linux

A Chinese company is touting an inexpensive Linux-based computer as a way to close the "digital divide." YellowSheepRiver's $150 "Municator" appears to be available now, with a three-month leadtime, suggesting it could reach market well ahead of MIT's $100 "One Laptop Per Child" (OLPC) device.

Review of Dapper Drake Beta running Gnome and KDE.

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Ubuntu

Since I had already used my system for a while I was not in the mood to start over so I did what some people might think is unthinkable (stupid) I went the upgrade root. I edited my sources.list and replaced all repositories with dapper drake. Then launched Synaptic and chose "mark all upgrades."

Microsoft, FOSS, and Stallman in Brazil

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OSS

On Friday, an unpublished debate from the 7th FISL revealed a tentative covergence between the software giant Microsoft and the open source community. In a meeting promoted by Infomedia TV, the business indicated a shift in its market strategy to seek coexistence between its commercial software and open source software.

Draw a Picture, Win $100!

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PCLOS

Do you like to draw? Would you like to earn $100 and some other nice prizes? mypclinuxos.com and pclinuxos.com are sponsoring a contest for a new PCLOS logo. The chosen winner will receive a $100 gift card, a dvd writer, a usbkey and a plush penguin. Hurry, contest ends May 10!

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When Microsoft lovers bash Microsoft

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Microsoft

People tell me I bash Microsoft too much; that Microsoft's products really are great. OK, so I won't bash Microsoft this time around.

I'll let Microsoft's own friends do it.

File System Implementation in Linux

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HowTos

In Linux File System Demystified, we discussed the basics of file system in Linux operating system. In this article, we’ll look at the internals of VFS file system and how it functions.

OSDL Offers Patent Assistance

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OSS

Several patent holders in the past year have pledged patents to open source. The OSDL has published two white papers that assist developers and corporate IT managers to use patents that have been pledged to open source.

Linux distributors agree on PC standard

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OSS

In a move to make the freely distributed Linux operating system a stronger alternative to Microsoft's Windows, a group of major Linux distributors announced Friday that they have united on a standard set of components for desktop versions of Linux.

Build a Secure Logging Server With syslog-ng

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HowTos

Managing Linux system and application logging is important and a bit tricky. You want to capture important information, not bales of noise. You need to be able to find what you want in your logs without making it your life's work. For this we have the next-generation Linux logger, syslog-ng.

This Week's My sysadmin toolbox

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Software

I'm a young Linux developer from Serbia and Montenegro and a big fan of networking under Linux. Most of my favorite tools help with Linux networking and data security.

Frugalware 0.4 what a nice distro!

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Linux

Frugalware is almost an unknown distro (at least for me) but when I read a while about Frugalware 0.4 I feel yeaah....this is a distro what I looking for.
Then I go to my friend who has a broadband internet connection and download Frugalware 0.4 DVD vrsion.

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Where to Use Regular Expressions

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HowTos

This article describes some applications that support regular expressions and some simple ways of usage. A few interesting extensions for different types of applications are mentioned. Just thinking about them can give a good approximation where one might find them and possibly use them.

Interview: Bill Hilf, Lead Program Manager, Microsoft Platform Strategy

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OSS

In recent times, the icy divide and the tremendous animosity between users of Microsoft's products and those who use open source products has thawed greatly. Earlier this month, a Microsoft executive delivered a keynote at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston for the first time ever. Hilf recently sat down with internetnews.com to talk about a number of contentious issues.

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