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Story Top 5 New Things in Ubuntu 9.10 srlinuxx 19/10/2009 - 12:24pm
Story Implementing a sensible copyright: "FLOW-IT" fsmag 19/10/2009 - 10:39am
Story Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #164 srlinuxx 1 19/10/2009 - 9:28am
Story today's leftovers & howtos: srlinuxx 1 19/10/2009 - 9:20am
Story 10 things to do after installing Linux srlinuxx 1 19/10/2009 - 9:18am
Story Ubuntu Linux powers up srlinuxx 1 19/10/2009 - 9:16am
Story Review: Parsix GNU Linux 3.0 Kev srlinuxx 18/10/2009 - 11:29pm
Story few more howtos & stuff srlinuxx 18/10/2009 - 5:41pm
Story some odds & ends: srlinuxx 18/10/2009 - 3:58pm
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 18/10/2009 - 3:52pm

Jon "Maddog" Hall: Beachhead - Sinking of the USS Proprietary

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One day while I was having one of my favorite drinks, one of the Dudes came in very excited and told us that the latest victim of the sea, the USS Proprietary, was floundering offshore. Most of the people in the bar were not surprised. We had been expecting something like this for a while.

IBM's Open Source Muse

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IBM is donating some of its IT management wisdom to the Apache Software Foundation. But there's more to it than just goodwill. You could say that Apache is Big Blue's open source muse, or at least one of them.

Simple Yum Tutorial

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If you use a version of Linux that comes with Yum, you are more than likely familiar with it. For those of you who aren't, it's a program that can either be ran with or without a GUI and that is made to install, remove and update packages on a system.

SUSE Linux 10.2 Alpha 1 is available

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SUSE

The development of SUSE Linux 10.2 is now officially underway with the release of the first alpha build: "SUSE Linux 10.2 Alpha 1 is available. It has one major problem, but apart from that it is highly usable. The installation using the GUI interface does not work, please select 'Text Mode' when booting from CD media."

Could Dapper Drake give Ubuntu a last laugh in Linux server space?

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Thousands of developer hours behind Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) could make it close to impossible for the Ubuntu operating system to grab the third spot in the Linux server market.

Early Java EE 5 Users Praise Platform's Overhaul

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Developers are still kicking the tires of the newly released Java Enterprise Edition 5, but early adopters say the new platform makes good on its architects' pledge to greatly simplify Java development and deployment.

Kevin Mitnick, the great pretender

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Ten years ago, there wasn't much of a World Wide Web to exploit, but there were still hackers--or, more accurately, crackers. Following his run-in with the law, Mitnick put his powers of persuasion to good. ZDNet UK caught up with the ex-cracker before his keynote speech on the "art of deception."

Nexuiz 2.0 Released

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Gaming

The GPL'ed first persion shooter Nexuiz has been released in version 2.0! The new version includes a 21 level single player campaign system, 5 new maps, and much more.

GIMP Animation Package 2.2.1 Released

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Software

Version 2.2.1 of gimp-gap, the GIMP animation package, was silently released last Friday. This release features mainly bugfixes but also some new features.

Open source adoption set to rise

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Open source software will take away 22 per cent of the traditional software market over the next five years, according to research firm Gartner.

The demo experience

I may qualify myself as a power user sometimes - I'm not afraid to go dabbling in a system merely using a command line interface and an alien looking text editor (alien looking to those who think Notepad is pushing it in terms of bareness). Still, some very enjoyable experiences are still difficult to have under Linux - for purely technical reasons.

Cars - The Must-See Movie of the Summer?

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Reviews

I, along with most of the country, enjoyed the new Disney/Pixar release of the summer. The movie was great, but the commericalization and over-saturation are lowering the "cute" factor for me.

Flock Raises New Venture Round, Launches Public Beta

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It’s been nearly eight months since Silicon Valley based Flock released a developer version of its Firefox based browser. This evening they are releasing their first public beta version. I interviewed the Flock founders - Bart Decrem, Geoffrey Arone and Anthony Young - as well as investor Jason Pressman from Shasta Ventures, last night.

Interview with Kevin Carmony

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The creator of Linspire speaks out. Kevin Carmony is the president and CEO of Linspire. Kevin kindly agreed to answer a few questions, and talk about his new project: Freespire.

MyahOS 2.1 Released

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Linux

Myah OS 2.1 is a major cleanup of 2.0. Lots of updates and bug fixes have been implemented. The website has also been updated to be current for this release.

Open-Xchange Server 5: Groupware done the OSS way

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Setting up enterprise groupware is usually associated with huge costs, both in money and staffing, and immense complexity, requiring professionals to keep everything running smoothly. If done correctly, your staff will be up-to-date and able to quickly and easily share essential information. With Open-Xchange Server, you can get those benefits from an open source application.

Why Enterprises Are Adopting Open Source Applications

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First, I believe that enterprises are adopting open source business applications for the very simple reason that sometimes it is the best fit. The second key adoption driver is that open source is a great tool for empowering new business models. But there is one more thing: open source software is very addictive.

How to Create a Screencast in Ubuntu

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HowTos

This is something I have wanted to do for a long time now. Screencasting can be very useful for explaining new concepts, demonstrating beta products, and heck, maybe even for filing better bug reports!

Fly Your Penguin On Google Earth

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Google

Although Google Earth was impressive on Windows, I never used it because I do all of my work on a Linux laptop. Hearing about the first-time release of Google Earth version 4 beta for Linux, I immediately pounced on the download and started exploring.

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