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Story Build Your Own City In Real-Time Strategy Game Unknown Horizons hotice 25/10/2009 - 4:43pm
Story Why I Use Linux srlinuxx 25/10/2009 - 4:42pm
Story Ubuntu is Prime Time for your Business Desktop and Notebook srlinuxx 25/10/2009 - 4:40pm
Story KDE at Ontario Linux Fest srlinuxx 25/10/2009 - 4:38pm
Story Why desktop market share shouldn’t be Linux’s priority srlinuxx 25/10/2009 - 4:36pm
Story Symbian kernel Open Source release and Tanenbaum srlinuxx 25/10/2009 - 4:35pm
Story Keynote speech of Richard Stallman in FOSS.my srlinuxx 25/10/2009 - 4:32pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 11:40pm
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 11:30pm
Story Create Greetings Using Kreeting Kard srlinuxx 24/10/2009 - 9:32pm

Lesser known Drag and Drop tips in Gnome

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HowTos

Recently, while I was reading an article in the Firefox web browser, I happened to accidentally click on a link and drag it outside the browser. And the result was rather interesting.

Akregator feature of the day: PlanetKDE podcast

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HowTos

As Roberto blogged about how he converted his blog into a blog/podcast hybrid using Talkr, I thought I should tell you about a well-hidden, half-finished feature in Akregator: Basic Text-to-Speech support.

I hate penguins

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Microsoft

Ballmer enters Bill's office. Due to our omniscience and the happy circumstance that the top surface is glass, we can see that Bill is hiding under his desk. Our view is from behind the desk, facing Ballmer as he enters.

Bell Micro in Deal With Red Hat

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Linux

Bell Microproducts Inc. on Tuesday said it reached an agreement with Red Hat Inc. that allows Bell to develop products based on Red Hat's enterprise version of the open-source computer operating code Linux.

Two South Africans first to certify for Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Canonical have announced the world's first Ubuntu Certified Professionals: Fred Strauss and Khayeni Ndlovu of Johannesburg, South Africa.

System Administration: One Step toward the BIND

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Software

DNS is mostly a directory service. Millions of people and computers use one or more directories every day. Currently, so many directories exist in our world that they have become almost transparent to casual observers. You could say it's a directory kind of world out there and DNS remains a big part of it for people who use the Internet regardless of the device.

Music publisher/distributor ships Linux PMP

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Linux

A "hybrid" music entertainment company with several revenue models says it is shipping its first portable media player (PMP). Titan Global Entertainment's "Omni" PMP runs Linux, has a 4.3-inch QVGA display, and offers standard media recording and playback features, according to the company.

Red Hat CEO Bemoans State Of Education, Tech Talent Pool

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Misc

Red Hat Chairman, CEO and President Matthew Szulik said his ability to find well-qualified candidates in the United States who also embrace the open-source movement's entrepreneurial values and culture of innovation is extremely limited.

UbuntuOS Podcast with KDE Developer

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Linux

UbuntuOS have launched their new extended Podcast with an interview of Kubuntu developer Jonathan Riddell discussing the plans for the next release, Kubuntu Edgy. 100MB download, get it directly from Mirror 1, Mirror 2. The interview starts 1 hour 10 minutes in.

Debian Based Linux Distributions and Live CD's list

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Linux
News

Most of the people want to know the list of debian based linux distributions and live cd's.This is very interesting list i haven't seen any place on the net

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Ion, the efficient window manager

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HowTos

"So-called 'modern desktop environments' are totally unusable, and present-day mainstream graphical user interfaces in general are far less usable than they are praised to be." So begins the declaration of intent behind Ion, a tiny window manager with no icons, backgrounds, or themes. It does have tabs -- its author, Tuomo Valkonen, invented the concept -- and once you spend time with it you're struck by the efficiency of its design.

Building a Linux Network Appliance, Part 2

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HowTos

In our first installment, we described why you need our Linux-based network appliances. Today we're going to start construction.

QEMU a Virtualization System for Open Source World

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Software

There are so many attractive aspects to QEMU, it's hard to know where to start. For example, on Linux, running it in "user-mode emulation" allows you to execute a Linux app written for a CPU other than the one running in your host system. QEMU intercepts calls to the Linux kernel -- from the guest app -- and manages the marshalling of data in both directions.

Crazy like a Firefox

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Moz/FF

Blake Ross turned 21 a week ago, and he marked the event by appearing before a crowded City Club of Cleveland luncheon. Why would this young man — presently a college dropout — draw the interest of the venerated speakers’ forum? The answer can be found in two words: Mozilla Firefox.

EU poised to rule against Microsoft

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Microsoft

The European Union’s top antitrust regulator is poised to issue a formal ruling that finds Microsoft guilty of breaking EU competition rules. The ruling is likely to be accompanied by fines for the US software group of up to €2m ($2.5m) a day.

NVIDIA Latest Legacy Graphics Drivers v. 1.0-7182

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Software

Version: 1.0-7182
Operating System: Linux IA32, AMD64/EM64T
Release Date: June 26, 2006

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Earnings Preview: Red Hat

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Linux

Red Hat Inc. reports first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, June 28. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.

Life without Windows

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu, a user-friendly version of Linux, has been running so nicely on my home personal computer that I decided to do an experiment. I wrote down a list of tasks I normally do with Windows XP and decided to see how many of them I could do on Linux.

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