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SUSE Linux 10.1 Final Release Date Announced

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SUSE Linux 10.1 Final will be released on Thursday, 11th of May. SUSE Linux 10.2 Alpha 1 release expected Jun 16, 2006.

KDE 3: All About the Apps Part 3

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KDE

KDE 3.5 is a vivid platform. We looked at some reasons why three weeks ago and also last week. Today, we look at the photo-manager Digikam, the plotting application QtiPlot, the LaTeX-dreamteam Kile and KBibTex and the upcoming KDE 3.5.3 release.

Linux kernel 'getting buggier'

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Linux

Linux kernel maintainer Andrew Morton may force developers to devote one kernel cycle to fix long-standing bugs in the Linux kernel

Waugh erupts over AU Ubuntu proposal

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Ubuntu

A local representative of the principal backer of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system has reacted negatively to a proposal to set up an independent Australian organisation to promote the software.

The Evolving ODF Environment: Spotlight on KOffice

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Interviews

One of the great goals of standards development is to encourage the proliferation of multiple products that are comparable and interoperable at the level of standardization. In this extensive interview, I explore with Inge Wallin, the KOffice Promotions Lead, how KOffice is different from the other major office productivity releases that support ODF, which users may find it most appropriate to their needs, in what directions future development will proceed, and much more.

Open source philosophy under threat

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OSS

Independent software vendors (ISVs) could soon become a thing of the past as major software vendors continue to adopt open source software.

Firebird database Configuration

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Linux

Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-99 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names since 1981.

Coming soon: ODF for MS Office

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Misc

Just because Microsoft refuses to support ODF (Open Document Format) never meant that someone wouldn't write a plug-in to enable Microsoft Office users to read and write ODF documents. Well, it's happened.

Installed Kubuntu on AMD Athlon 64 Dual Core

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Ubuntu

Since my previous machine heated too much and crashed all the time, my employer (KDAB) got me a machine, with a dual-core Athlon 64 X2. I didn't get Mandriva to work, so I decided it was time to try another distro - for the first time in my life, being loyal to my former employer up to now - and this is how I installed KUbuntu 6.06 beta2.

Sun reportedly sues Azul over patents

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Legal

Sun Microsystems has sued computer maker Azul Systems Inc., accusing it of patent infringement, according to several online reports.

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Kernel v2.6.16.14 Released

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Linux

Today's kernel release is for a smbfs chroot issue. This should catch the slash on lookup or equivalent, which will be all obvious paths of interest. More Here and Here.

Don't pirate MS-Office: use ours, says OpenOffice.org

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OOo

'Get legal -- Get OpenOffice.org' is the tagline of a new campaign taking advantage of the recent clampdown against unlicensed software by Microsoft and the BSA

OpenOffice.org has launched a campaign to persuade companies worried about software compliance to move to its open source productivity application.

CD and DVD burning/ripping Scripts

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Software

Here are a few scripts I use regularly. I helped install gentoo on a friends laptop he asked me to send these to him, so I thought some people here might find them useful too. I have them saved in /usr/local/bin so they can be accessed directly by typing their name.

How-To: Postfix and Virtual Hosts

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HowTos

Postfix comes as the default mail server under unbuntu. By default, it is set such as it can basically send system notice mail to the user you predefined during install. During this how-to, I’m going to explain how you can set virtual domains that will forward your mail back to another email adress of yours.

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GNOME v2.15.1 Screenshots

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Software

With GNOME 2.14 having come out in March of this year, the development for the GNOME 2.16 cycle is now in full swing. With all of the packages that are now integrated with GNOME, we will refrain from sharing the individual changes, but there are plenty of excellent features planned for the upcoming release. We had built GNOME 2.15.1 from source using GARNOME on May 03, 2006.

Learning Linux the Easy Way - With Cygwin

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HowTos

Linux expert John Traenkenschuh offers step-by-step instructions on how to set up a Linux environment on your Windows PC. If you want an easy way to try Linux, Traenkenschuh shows that Cygwin is the perfect way to get many UNIX tools for free.

Flash Player 8.5 Linux

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HowTos

It was tested on Dapper Drake beta 2 (on x86 - 32 bit machine)

1.install wine
sudo apt-get install wine

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