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Story Novell, Attachmate and openSUSE srlinuxx 2 23/11/2010 - 4:59pm
Story Is Mobile Making Linux Menus Obsolete? srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 4:01pm
Story Opera 11 Beta Offers New Take on Tabs, Extensions srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 3:59pm
Story Open Source and the Federal Budget Squeeze, Part 2 srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 3:58pm
Story Ubuntu Transformed From A Project To A Product srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 3:50pm
Story Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Fedora 14 x86_64) falko 23/11/2010 - 12:16pm
Blog entry new quake 2 install srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 7:41am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 5:38am
Poll Novell Sale srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 5:08am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 23/11/2010 - 4:02am

Nokia N800 Internet Tablet Review & Video

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tabletpcreview: The Nokia N800 Internet Tablet is a tiny little wonder. It's about the size of a smartphone or PDA, but it has a lot more functionality. It's not quite the same as a Tablet PC, but it's very similar to a slate Tablet since there is no keyboard.

GIMP 2.3.17 Development Release

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GIMP 2.3.17 is a snapshot of current development towards GIMP 2.4. The source code can be downloaded from the usual places. The 2.3.18 release will follow soon.

Open Web Analytics for WordPress

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Software WordPress is a full-featured "personal publishing" platform, but it offers little in the way of traffic analysis. If you'd like to dig into your traffic patterns and have a better idea who's visiting your site and what they're coming to see, take a look at the Open Web Analytics (OWA) plugin for WordPress. It's easy to use, and provides a wealth of information about your site traffic.

The Top 10 Firefox Addons

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Great Design: Firefox is great and there is also some amazing add ons that go with it. In no particular order the top 10 Addons. launched

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LWN: A new site has been launched at; it claims to be "the home of the official RPM Package Manager (RPM) code base." This site should not be confused with, which is the home of Red Hat's fork of RPM; rpm5 is the Jeff Johnson fork.

Open Community Tools

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Explore the innovation of open source solutions available from IBM and see the power and flexibility of an open community development environment.

Linux Distribution Guide - Part 1

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Linux This is a brief guide to the world of Linux distributions, primarily aimed at individuals who are new to the Linux scene, and who are thinking about taking the plunge and trying Linux for the first time. To set the scene, let's start with a very brief history of the origins of Linux.

aKademy Tutorials, BoFs, Power and Video

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KDE With only a month to go the schedule for Akademy 2007 is filling up. Our tutorial day has been popular enough to fill up two days covering subjects from Interview in Qt 4 to Emacs, Kopete plugins and an introduction to KDE development.

Tux the penguin waddles to last place in Indy 500; Joost fares better

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CNET: When the pale blue "Linux car," also known as car #77 from Chastain Motorsports, was the first car to crash in the 91st Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, we can imagine hordes of geeks wishing it had been a "Vista car" instead. Imagine the "blue screen of death" jokes that could have resulted!

Novell's First Quarter Goes into the Red

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SUSE Last week, just as the Western economies were gearing down for the Memorial Day holiday, commercial Linux distributor Novell announced that it has completed its lengthy and voluntary review of stock-based compensation for the past decade and can now report its financial results for the first quarter.

Azureus - Java BitTorrent Client in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu Geek: Azureus implements the BitTorrent protocol using java language and comes bundled with many invaluable features for both beginners and advanced users.Azureus offers multiple torrent downloads, queuing/priority systems (on torrents and files), start/stop seeding options and instant access to numerous pieces of information about your torrents. Azureus now features an embedded tracker easily set up and ready to use.

Using Ruby On Rails With Apache2 On Debian Etch

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This article shows how you can install Ruby on Rails (RoR) and integrate it in Apache2 on a Debian Etch system. Ruby on Rails is a web application framework which is rapidly gaining popularity among web programmers. It aims to increase the speed and ease with which database-driven web sites can be created and offers skeleton code frameworks (scaffolding) from the outset. Applications using the RoR framework are developed using the Model-View-Controller design pattern.

Another Ubuntu Win: USB Devices

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Leon Atkinson's blog: I’ve been running Ubuntu for about a year. I still have an XP desktop at home, but most of my time is spent on a Ubuntu laptop or the Alienware box I converted last July. Sometimes things are little harder or impossible on Ubuntu. However, support for USB devices seems to be awesome, and today Ubuntu did something easily for me that I couldn’t get XP to do.

Backing up MySQL data

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HowTos Backing up files and directories is relatively easy; databases, however, have some special quirks that you need to address. Our examples use MySQL, but the same principles apply to PostgreSQL and other relational databases.

Unzip or Unrar Many Files at Once in Linux

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the how-to geek: If you've got a directory with dozens of zipped or rar'd files, you can run a single command to unzip them all in one step, thanks to the power of the bash shell.

And: Command line tip - look for strings inside binary files

Hacking Firefox: The secrets of about:config

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ComputerWorld: Ever since its debut, Firefox has garnered a reputation for being an enormously customizable program, both through its add-on architecture and its internal settings. In this article, we'll explore some of the most useful Firefox settings that you can change on your own, and that aren't normally available through the program's graphical interface.

And: The Mozilla Manifesto: with great power comes great responsibility
& FoxTorrent - Next-Generation File Sharing
& With a name like SeaMonkey, it’s gotta be good

Joost on Linux: it's difficult, but possible

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ars technica: Joost, the compelling new on-demand P2P video service from the creators of Skype, has attracted considerable attention since the launch of its closed beta program. Last week, we offered 10,000 of our readers the opportunity to join in on the fun. I grabbed an invite myself so that I could put Joost to the test on the open-source Linux platform.

KDE: Plasma&SuperKaramba, Kalzium, Kwin, WebKit, Krita and the general State

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/home/liquidat: The new commit digest is out, and features several important news. Among them are the first real Plasma screenshots, a Kcontrol module for Kwin and Krita and Kalzium improvements.

Kicking the tires on Nexenta

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blogbeebe: I can never leave anything alone, especially if it's an OS I've not played with before. I ordered a free copy of Sun's Open Solaris Starter Kit mid-May, and took some time this evening to boot its three included distributions; Nexenta, Belenix, and Schillix.

A good reason to go open source at school

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nzherald: This debacle over school computer software shows just how beholden the big institutions in society are to major software companies, and in particular - Microsoft.

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