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WinHEC gets a Linux shadow

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Hardware

Linux promoters are planning an answer to Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) this year: the first-ever FreedomHEC conference will immediately follow WinHEC in Microsoft's home town of Seattle.

French Copyright Bill Gives Apple a Break

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Legal

The French Senate approved a new copyright bill yesterday, but amended it to soften a requirement for digital music vendors such as Apple Computer to open up their DRM (digital rights management) technologies to competitors.

The quest for ring 0

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Interviews

Federico Biancuzzi interviews French researcher Loïc Duflot to learn about the System Management Mode attack, how to mitigate it, what hardware is vulnerable, and why we should be concerned with recent X Server bugs.

Online open source forum formed

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OSS

OpenBRR.org was established by the Carnegie Mellon West Centre for Open Source Investigation, O’Reilly Media, SpikeSource and Intel to create a standard model for rating the readiness of open source software for corporate projects.

May the source be with you

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Interviews

PIA Waugh finds kung fu fight tactics a handy tool in the business world. "Kung-fu prepares you for thinking strategically rather than reacting. I've learned to be the master of the first stroke and to take control of any situation," says Ms Waugh, who six months ago founded an open source consultancy business, Waugh Partners.

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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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