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Sneak peak at next year's Novell Open Enterprise Server

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SUSE

Novell has outlined its long-term roadmap for Linux-based Novell Open Enterprise Server, with the mid-2007 "Cypress" release expected to include server virtualisation, better integration with Novell and Microsoft directories, and more processor support.

Howto remove an user and improve security

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HowTos

Employee turnover in most organizations runs high. So unless you run a small shop with a stable user base, you need to learn how to clean up after an employee leaves. Too many so-called system administrators do not understand the stakes involved when they manage users. Disgruntled former employees can often cause significant trouble for a company by gaining access to the network.

A Linux desktop fairy tale

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Linux

Once upon a time, long long ago, everyone who was anyone in the Kingdom of Linux used SlackWare. Then, along came Red Hat, which many people in the kingdom thought was neater and had a great package manager.

So, all the followers of the Great Penguin placed Red fedoras upon their heads and they were happy.

Novell predicts only two Linux distros will survive

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Linux

Novell boss Jack Messman is predicting that the open source operating system market will be reduced to two dominant suppliers in the next three to five years: Novell and Red Hat.

Open-Xchange Inc. Announces Open Source Collaboration Virtual Appliance

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OS

Open-Xchange Inc. today announced a Virtual “appliance” for its open source project Open-Xchange Server 0.8 – giving developers and the open source community the popular collaboration platform to run in a VMware Virtual Appliance.

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Microsoft delays wide launch of Windows Vista

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. will delay the consumer release of its new Windows operating system until January 2007, missing the holiday sales season and throwing some PC makers and retailers into turmoil.

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Next-Gen Linux Game Roundup

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Gaming

If you thought the Linux gaming world consisted of nethack, pp-racer, BZFlag, and well... fortune, you were wrong. Here's some next-gen Linux games that'll definitely make some waves:

Lightning strikes Mozilla

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Moz/FF

In contrast to web browsers, e-mail and calendar applications have remained largely platform-centric. If you use Windows, chances are you also run Outlook. If you're on a Mac, you're probably using Mail.app or Entourage. Unix? PINE (just kidding).

Free Vs. Open

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Interviews

Richard Stallman, founder of the Boston-based Free Software Foundation, has created a new version of his GNU General Public License, or GPL, under which many free software programs are distributed. In an interview by e-mail with Forbes, Stallman says freedom is more important to him than popularity. He also describes the differences between "free software" and "open source." And yes, he thinks one is better.

Linux gets built-in Cell processor support

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Linux

Linus Torvalds released a new Linux kernel Monday that supports features in IBM's Cell processor, includes Oracle software for clustered databases and improves how the open-source operating system runs on multiprocessor systems.

Red Hat's Fedora 5 boosts desktop features

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Linux

Red Hat released its Fedora Core 5 version of Linux Monday, giving enthusiasts new graphics and virtualization abilities, as well as some desktop utilities based on a software framework from Microsoft.

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New MEPIS Linux Test Version Uses Ubuntu Base

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Ubuntu

MEPIS founder Warren Woodford has announced a test release of SimplyMEPIS 6.0, incorporating software from the Ubuntu Dapper package pools. This is the first version of SimplyMEPIS with an Ubuntu base.

The Best Free Desktop Linux . . . and how to make it better

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Linux

Continuing his quest for the perfect Linux desktop, Michael C. Barnes gives DesktopLinux.com readers an in-depth analysis of the technologies that make open source a great alternative to proprietary operating systems.

Shuttleworth confirms 1 June for Dapper

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Ubuntu

In an e-mail to the Ubuntu community last night, Mark Shuttleworth confirmed the release date for Ubuntu Dapper Drake desktop and server editions as 1 June.

French approve copyright protection bill

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Misc

The French National Assembly approved a digital copyright bill today that will require DRM (digital rights management) developers to reveal details of their technology to rivals that wish to build interoperable systems. The bill will make it illegal to develop, distribute or promote P2P and threaten [the development of] free and open-source software.

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