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Story Blogging with Blogger from your desktop with BloGTK srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 7:44pm
Story Full Circle Magazine Issue 26 has arrived srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 5:56pm
Story Best Linux Notetaking Application srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 5:53pm
Story First paper cut milestone reached srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 5:50pm
Story Hidden Linux : File mysteries srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 3:55pm
Story KDE 4 – Third Time’s the Charm? srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 3:53pm
Story A brand new look for KDE Community forums srlinuxx 28/06/2009 - 3:50pm
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 1 28/06/2009 - 1:27pm
Story How to Enable Surround Sound in Ubuntu (for PulseAudio) hotice 28/06/2009 - 10:58am
Story Virtualization With XenServer 5.5.0 falko 28/06/2009 - 10:58am

Do you know someone who knows someone?

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KDE

Do you know someone or someone who knows someone that works somewhere deserves recognition for their work with KDE. We've been interviewing individuals for some time now, but what about the associated organizations? Do you know someone to nominate?

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My desktop OS: Ubuntu

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Linux

A few months ago I selected Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) as the new operating system on the Acer TravelMate T290LMI notebook I use at home and for work. In past years I tried other Linux distributions and always returned to Windows. Now I'm sticking with Ubuntu, but I haven't been able to give up Windows altogether yet.

Novell targets the SMB market with partnerships

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SUSE

On January 30th, Novell Inc. announced that it will start bundling support and training offerings with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for small and medium-sized businesses via its channel partners.

This news came only days after Novell announced that, as of March 1st, the Linux company will no longer force users into CLAs.

WordPerfect for Linux lives on

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Software

Corel Corp. may have given up on bringing WordPerfect to Linux, but that doesn't mean Linux users have to give up on running WordPerfect on Linux.

A reader recently wrote me to say, "One of the things that keeps me dual-booting Linux and (sometimes) Windows is WordPerfect. I can't be weaned off it."

Apache Version 2.2.0

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Software
Reviews

It's the undisputed king of the Web server world and the perfect illustration that slow and steady wins the race. The Apache Foundation has always moved deliberately when it comes to upgrading its Apache Web server. Version 2.2.0 is no exception, adding useful (but not jarringly different) capabilities for managing, securing and scaling the open-source Web server.

Crystal Core: Upcoming Crystal Space Game

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Gaming

As a showcase for what their engine can do, the Crystal Space team is creating a FPS game called Crystal Core. While the texture designs look rudimentary, the screenshots show off the promise of their game engine.

Novell's Linux Strategy Progress Report

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SUSE

Two years after its move into the Linux distribution business, Novell is claiming to be enjoying a renaissance. Matthew Aslett tracks its progress.

Red Hat Takes UTI Bank On Linux Ride

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Linux

Red Hat has successfully migrated UTI Bank's critical customer relationship management (CRM) applications on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform.

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2005 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

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Linux

You can now vote for your favorite products of 2005. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends March 16th.

Selling Linux and Open Source to bean counters

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OSS

I'm no bean-counter. I'm an IT guy. But, I know that over the last few years, it's CFOs and dollars, not CIOs and gigabytes, that determine what technology companies buy.

But, here's news you can use to get your CFO on board with a Linux and open-source make over. E-Trade Financial saved $13 million a year and they realized a boost in performance by switching to Linux from Solaris.

Using VNC Tunneling over SSH

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HowTos

There are times when you need to see what's running on another user's desktop. When you're both behind the same firewall, VNC is a good solution. But what happens when each user is behind different firewalls and you need a secure connection? Rob Reilly demonstrates how to make this happen.

Brute Force Protection with BlockHosts

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HowTos

Brute force attacks are a weekly issue on my Debian box and until now, I've manually managed my hosts.allow and hosts.deny files. The issue isn't so much the actual security threat as brute force attacks are usually unsuccessful, but seeing log files that are just loaded up with thousands of failed login attempts is unnerving at best.

$100 PC project will 'invigorate Linux desktop push'

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Linux

Putting an open source-based laptop in the hands of millions of users around the world will help drive home the importance of non-proprietary development and applications, says Red Hat.

New Open-Xchange “OXtender” Enables Replacement of Windows Server

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News

Beginning in March, customers of Open-Xchange, Inc. will have full access to and seamless integration with Linux-based Logon, File and Print services for Microsoft Windows workstations through Open-Xchange Server 5 – giving customers the option to fully replace Microsoft Exchange as well as Microsoft Windows Server.

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