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stable Linux kernel 2.6.16.16 released

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Linux

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the 2.6.16.16 kernel. 2 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

More Here and Here.

Office ODF Support: Bad for Business!?

You've got to love Microsoft's sloppy way of opposing Linux and open-source some days. In Microsoft's latest FUD move has accused the Massachusetts Information and Technology Division of having "a biased, open source-only preference policy."

Debian Sarge (3.1) with Ruby on Rails and Apache 2 with FastCGI

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HowTos

This howto will step you through installing Debian (Sarge) with Ruby on Rails and Apache 2 with FastCGI managed with ISPConfig.

Novell’s "Newest" Linux Desktop Move

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SUSE

The company's lack of a coherent Linux strategy is hurting its products -- and the community. If they would select one strategy and pledge to stick to it without further changes in course...

Linux Antivirus and Firewall Beta from Panda

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Software

Panda Software released a new public beta today for DesktopSecure, their antivirus and firewall program for Linux. It's available as a free download from their Web site. No, there isn't any huge new influx of Linux malware to be addressed: CTO Patrick Hinojosa says it's meant more to help Linux users be good neighbors.

The Penguin's Practical Network Troubleshooting Guide

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HowTos

Linux has everything you need to do any kind of networking, plus it has eleventy-eight hundred different software utilities for network monitoring and troubleshooting. Last week we used ping and tcptraceroute to pinpoint connectivity problems, and nmap to spy on users. Oh yeah, and to map entire subnets with a single command. Today we'll look at ways, when your users crab about "the network is slow", to determine if it's network or server troubles.

Simply Mepis Beta 2

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Linux

SIMPLY MEPIS is offering some cutting edge programs to go with a very stable distribution. I have had beta 2 running since it was released and have yet to have a problem.

Computer stability explained: why your computer crashes

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Misc

Does your computer crash? Do you want to know why? Here’s a guide which will help you understand why this happens, and (hopefully) lead you on to a better computing experience.

Optimizing MySQL and Apache for Low Memory Usage, Part 1

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HowTos

MySQL and Apache can consume quite a bit of memory, if you’re not careful. This post discusses how to reduce the amount of memory they use without killing performance.

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Gosling: Java source code already available

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OSS

Anyone looking for Sun Microsystems to relinquish control of Java to the open source community or to join the Eclipse Foundation is likely to be disappointed, based on Java guru James Gosling's perspectives on these issues.

Stability in FreeBSD 6.1

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BSD

FreeBSD developers continue to improve the FreeBSD 6.X operating system branch with the release of version 6.1 this week. The new release boasts a few new features, some performance enhancements and lots of bug fixes, which will improve the overall stability of the open source operating system.

Enterprise Open Source Editorial — Coexistence

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OSS

While I think it's important to see Linux gain adoption as well as other Open Source technologies, you may be surprised that I would be saddened to see Linux totally replace Unix and Windows.

Linux System Administration: Growth in the Enterprise

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Linux

Trout Creek, Montana hardly seems like a place one would expect to find a center of Linux learning. Please do not tell Mike Weber of SpiderTools that. He spent the last six years developing one of the more robust training facilities in the US.

Routing mail messages to your mailserver efficiently

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HowTos

If you control satellite systems which need to relay their mail through a centralized host for sending then you have several choices. Perhaps the simplest software to use is the nullmailer program.

Vim tips: Using viewports

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HowTos

A lot of folks use Vim, but many exploit only a small percentage of the editor's features. Sure, you might know how to do the basics in Vim, but what about using more advanced features such as folding, split windows, and marks? With a little practice, you can really boost your productivity with Vim.

KDE joins the Free Software Foundation

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KDE

KDE and the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) are proud to announce their associate status, working together for the promotion and protection of Free Software on users' desktops in Europe and worldwide.

Hands on: Get connected with Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

We've been doing a series on Ubuntu Linux, in which I have explained how to get DVDs and other video formats playing, and set up Evolution, the email and groupware program. Now, we’ll look at user privileges and network connections.

Impi Linux focuses on migration

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Linux

In a presentation to press and potential partners yesterday, Impi Linux – predominantly owned by Mark Shuttleworth – previewed some of the expected features of its next distribution.

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