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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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Software

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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HowTos

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.

Configuring Apache for Maximum Performance

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HowTos

Apache server performance can be improved by adding additional hardware resources such as RAM, faster CPU, etc. But most of the time, the same result can be achieved by custom configuration of the server. This article looks into getting maximum performance out of Apache with the existing hardware resources, specifically on Linux systems.

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Coming Next To The Mac: Mandriva?

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MDV

Momentum is building, albeit unevenly, to bring alternate operating systems to the Intel-based Macintosh computers that Apple Computer recently released. A fully compatible version of Mandriva Linux "could appear sometime in the second quarter of 2006," according to David Barth, vice-president of engineering at the Paris-based company.

One Laptop Project reaches critical stages

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Hardware

The One Laptop Per Child project, an effort spearheaded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Laboratory and joined by several corporate partners and international governments, has moved closer to completion. The effort, which is intended to provide tens of millions of children in developing nations with laptop computers, has reached several of its goals with full manufacturing and distribution of the units due in about 12 months time.

A collection of books, howtos and documentation on GNU/Linux for offline use

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Linux

If I am asked which is one of the most important strengths of GNU/Linux, then I would tell you that it is the documentation. That is right! What makes GNU/Linux such a pleasure to use is the excellent documentation that is included with it for each and every tool bundled with it.

U.S. officials review antitrust complaints over Vista

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Microsoft

U.S. officials are looking at a complaint about Microsoft Corp.'s upcoming Vista OS regarding its boot-up features, as well as several other concerns, according to court documents filed in the U.S. on Wednesday.

MEPIS may be going Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

MEPIS, one of the more popular Debian-derived distributions, may be moving in a new direction soon. MEPIS founder Warren Woodford is considering building future MEPIS releases from Ubuntu sources rather than from Debian.

aKademy-es 2006 in Barcelona

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KDE

Badopi (the LUG of Barcelona) are organising the first aKademy-es event so you can have an excuse to meet other Spanish KDE developers, users, translators, artists and share some good days with other KDE people.

Two ways Microsoft sabotages Linux desktop adoption

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Microsoft

Microsoft may not make flawless software, but its proprietary strategy is hard to fault. In particular, Microsoft has mastered desktop lock-in, undermining users' confidence in any alternatives and creating a slew of minor difficulties that irritate those who do switch.

Setting up an SSL server with Apache2

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HowTos

With the introduction of the Apache2 packages in Debian it is much simpler to create and use a secure SSL protected webserver than in the old days with Apache 1.3, here we'll show how it is done.

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Jeeves the Butler gets the bullet

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Web

ASK JEEVES will become plain old Ask.com at the end of this month, Interactive Corporation said.

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