Firefox marks its first year on the Net

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Moz/FF

Firefox turned 1 year old Wednesday, marking yet another milestone for the popular open-source browser.

Suse co-founder leaves Novell

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SUSE

Suse co-founder and kernel team member Hubert Mantel has resigned from Novell, the server software company that acquired the German Linux company in 2004.

Microsoft's Gates signals concern about future

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Microsoft

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has signaled his concern that the company could be outmanoeuvred by web-based rivals like Google and Yahoo.

Waving the Open Source Banner Isn't Enough

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OSS

Is there a category of software big enough, mature enough and frustrating to customers enough to give rise to the next major software powerhouse-- let alone multiple software powerhouses?

Cell processor to support Linux

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Hardware

IBM Corp. and Sony Corp. have released new software components and documentation for the Cell processor, including extensions to Linux.

MitraX in the Matrix

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Linux
Reviews
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MitraX is a mini linux livecd distribution of 48MB and is presently on Distrowatch's waiting list. Based on slackware and linux live, it offers administration level networking and security tools while provding a minimal gui and gui-based tools and apps.

Hotrod Your Linksys WAP with Linux (Part 3)

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Hardware
HowTos

Now that we have ripped out the stock guts out of our Linksys WRT54G and replaced them with a miniature, but mighty, Linux operating system, it's time to configure it to do some actual work. (Part 1 and part 2 cover installation and setting up secure administration of your chopped, dropped little blue box.)

A Higher Linux League For Ubuntu?

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Linux

For years, Red Hat and SUSE have dominated the enterprise Linux distribution space. But that duopoly may be in trouble, because the Debian-based GNU/Linux-derived Ubuntu has a little help from Big Blue.

Building Image Galleries with Konqueror

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KDE
HowTos

Did you know Konqueror has a handy little program to create photo galleries in a few quick steps? Here's how to use it.

I'm not dead yet! KDE vs. GNOME

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Linux

No sooner had the story started to break that Novell was making GNOME the official interface for its business Linuxes, the screaming began. "Why not continue to support both!" OK, so "Why GNOME, Why?"

KDE, Debian, Google to attend Southern Calif. Linux expo

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Linux

Linux desktop stalwarts KDE and Debian will be joining such other open source projects as MythTV and NetBSD alongside large corporate sponsors like IBM at SCALE 4x, at the fourth annual Southern California Linux Expo, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb 11-12, 2006 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport.

Personal finance software for GNU/Linux

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Software

ntuit Quicken and Microsoft Money are two popular Windows-based packages for personal financial management. GNU/Linux offers several similar applications -- most of them free software -- that can meet or exceed the capabilities of the proprietary programs.

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PCLinuxOS .92 Test 03 Available

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Linux

Houston, TX, November 8, 2005: PCLinuxOS .92 Test 03 is available at the following location:

http://distro.ibiblio.org/.

FreeBSD 6.0

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Reviews

The FreeBSD operating system is finally through it's buggy 5.x series and into the more reliable 6.x series. Most of the problems of the old days are gone. FreeBSD still isn't perfect, but at least with 6.0-RELEASE it's more stable and functional than it has been in the recent past.

Media Giddy over Linux Worm

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Linux

You might think that the sky is falling the way the media has gone on a feeding frenzy related to a Linux worm. Sorry to disappoint you, but the worm will hardly affect the user base.

What would you like to see changed in Debian?

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Linux

As Debian users what do you think you'd like to see changed in the Debian's future releases? Are there any small changes you'd particularly like to see made?

Review: OpenLab 4 impresses with ease of use

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Reviews

Despite its clear educational leanings, OpenLab International has taken the OS to a new level with this release. The intention of OpenLab 4 is very obviously to cater for its existing OpenLab user base while at the same time making the distribution more attractive to a wider audience.

The Revolution Will Be Televised

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Web

Google, which famously runs on N thousand Linux servers (they don't say; perhaps modesty forbids), has leveraged its vast platform yet again with the launch of Google Video.

Quake 4 for Linux

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Gaming

As soon as I read the news on Slashdot that id Software's just released Quake 4 was already available as both a Linux client and game server, I ran out and dropped $50 for the game. The box contained 4 CDs, a game guide, and a license key. But that's not enough to let you play Quake 4 on Linux.

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