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Compiz and XGL Hardware Rendering of X11R7

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Running X with direct GL rendering has never looked so good. With Compiz and XGL, X11 can pull off effects until now only available on Mac OSX. You can grab both along with some instructions on setup...

Second Life for Linux Alpha Test

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icculus announced the SecondLife Linux alpha testing on Linux! Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents.

KDE: Technical Working Group Elected

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The first Technical Working Group for KDE has been elected. It will consist of seven long-time contributors to KDE and become operational in the few next days. The group has been elected by the members of KDE e.V..

Howto: Mono meets MySql (and a few other tricks)

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I decided to have a closer look at this mysterious beast and see if I couldn't get it to do something a little more useful. So I hooked it up to everyone's other favourite database, MySql, and knocked out a little database browser. Here's how I did it.

Sun To Publish Draft For Open-Source DRM Specs

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OSS

Sun Microsystems Inc. will publish open-source technical drafts for conditional access specifications (CAS) and digital rights management (DRM) within the next 10 days, the company said Friday.

Oracle may buy 3 more companies

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Oracle Corp. is in talks to spend up to $600 million to buy three software companies in its biggest embrace yet of open source software, according to news reports.

Bootstrapping your Linux Machine

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"Booting the computer", this is a common word associated with starting the computer. Though we use it casually in our daily life, have you ever thought of what exactly it is ? or how the system brings itself to a workable environment ? Well, my attempt in this article is to explain all the stages involved in booting your linux machine. In simple words, "bootstrapping" means starting up your computer.

Open-Source Advocates Ask for Patience in GPL 3 Debate

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Open-source code advocates are calling for cooler heads to prevail in the often-heated debate about many of the revised terms in the first discussion draft of the GNU General Public License Version 3 that was released in early January.

An open source cure for BlackBerry's woes?

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OSS

If BlackBerry maker RIM Research in Motion has to shut down its over-the-air email service because of its legal battles with intellectual property-holding company NTP, the open-source wireless email company Funambol may be able to keep Blackberries working.

OpenOffice denies rift with Sun

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The project leader of the organisation behind the open source productivity suite has refuted a report claiming that he wants Sun to give up control of the project

Louis Suárez-Potts, the project leader of OpenOffice.org (OOo), has denied reports that Sun should give up control of the open source project it founded.

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Hacker showcase this weekend in San Francisco

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Misc

An event showcasing cutting-edge applications will take place this weekend in San Francisco. The fifth annual CodeCon event features presentations from developers of interesting, innovative real-world applications, and is set to run from Friday, Feb. 10 through Sunday, Feb. 12.

My sysadmin toolbox

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Software

run two servers that host a couple of Web sites for customers, including two wikis and a forum, and ordinary static HTML sites. The wikis, the photo gallery, and the phpBB forum are especially important to keep an eye on. The maintenance of the Web server and the mail server is a one-man show, so I have to watch them all the time and try to automate whatever is possible. My toolbox includes Mutt, rss2email, Midnight Commander, and more.

Why Not Python?, Part 4

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HowTos

In this final installment of the old C hacker's foray into Python, he teaches his problem-solving program how to guess.

Health, nutrition, and diet apps for Linux

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If your goal is to get fit or stay fit in 2006, here are several diet and nutrition applications for Linux that will help you keep your resolutions all year long.

Aggregating network interfaces

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Using more than one hard drive to achieve better performance and fault tolerance is very common. Less well known is that it's also possible to aggregate more than one network interface into a single logical interface.

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