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Installing Xen 3.0 upon Debian Sarge

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HowTos

Xen 3.0 is the latest release of the popular virtualisation platform. It allows you to install "virtual servers" upon your base operating system, allowing you to create and run several instances of GNU/Linux upon one host. Here we'll take a simple overview at using Xen to install virtual servers.

Open-Source Browser's New Version Comes Loaded With Options

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Moz/FF

The Firefox Web browser hit a milestone last week with the release of version 1.5 in Mac, Windows and Linux flavors. It has graduated from its hacker roots and turned into a powerful, fast and easily customizable browser that anyone can use.

Open Source databases rounded up and rodeod

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Software

YOU COULD be forgiven for not knowing about the storm of activity in the database market this season. But help is here in the form of a guide to open source database companies and what they've been up to.

Sun executive explains move to open-source

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OSS

In an interview with Computerworld last week, John Loiacono, executive vice president of Sun's software group, talked about his company's latest software efforts.

Patent pools offer open source a new incentive--and a new source of power

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Software

For the first time you get back something tangible for open-sourcing. And this leads to another key change in the terrain: it now becomes critical how "open source" is defined, and who has the power to define it.

Essential house keeping in Ubuntu

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HowTos

If you want support for proprietary file formats like mp3 and quicktime support as well as install softwares not included on the CD, then you have to do some work. Here I share my experiences in putting the Ubuntu house in order on my machine.

PhpDig excels at small Web site indexing

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HowTos

Webmasters looking to provide search capabilities for their site would do well to try out PhpDig, a Web spider and search engine written in PHP with a MySQL backend. PhpDig happens to suit the needs of my site. Here's how I got it working.

Family Trees with GRAMPS

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Software

Tracing your family’s history is fun, informative, and a great way to understand more about yourself. Fortunately for Penguinheads, there’s a great genealogy program that makes the entire process easy: GRAMPS.

Users Outraged At Non-Porn Domain Typos

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Humor

College student Jacque Johnson was getting ready to show his buddies the new XXX website he had found. But instead of being greeted by the fine specimens of BobsHouseOfT-and-AHotChicksUnlimitedXXX.com, he was horrified to see a "Say No To Sex" website produced by a church group.

The Chicken, the Egg and the Linux Desktop

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Linux

Here are some reasons why the Linux desktop has been so slow in coming: good, bad and interesting.

Most Common software installation sources for suse 10.0

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SUSE

One of the most common questions among new SuSE users is asking where to get new software packages or RPMs. SuSE distributions come already loaded with a large multitude of applications. Yet not even SuSE can hold all the applications available.

Fun with Firefox

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Moz/FF

Firefox 1.5 is here. The lightweight browser that's been eating into Internet Explorer's mindshare has gotten even better. You can check out the PC Magazine Review for more details on what's new.

Siemens to join OSDL

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OSS

Siemens has announced it is to join the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL).

Tux Redux

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MDV

The last time I tuned into Mandrake Software, the founder of the France-based Linux company was begging Mandrake Linux users to send in contributions to keep the company afloat. Then, silence. Well, it turns out Mandrake survived--just barely. Now it has a new name, a new strategy, and a new lease on life.

Trusting software

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Security

Open-source or closed-source, it's the same issue. Using other people's software has a lot to do with trust. If you don't trust the right people, you're putting yourself at risk.

SAMBA (Domaincontroller) Server For Small Workgroups

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HowTos

This is a detailed description about the steps to set up a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 5.10 - Breezy Badger) to act as file- and print server for Windows (tm) workstations in small workgroups.

Mandriva sees a corporate Linux desktop in your future

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MDV

Mandriva CEO Francois Bancilhon stopped by the offices of SearchOpenSource.com this week as part of an effort to get the word out about Mandriva Linux 2006. Interview with Francois Bancilhon.

Linux Social Experiment…People have NO clue

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Misc

What if I were to stand on a street corner with a sign in MY hand? What if I offered people waiting at the stoplight of a busy intersection free Linux disks?

Microsoft 'will not change Windows'

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Microsoft

MICROSOFT does not plan to change the Korean version of Windows, despite demands from Korean trade authorities and an impending ban.

Custom scripting gives users a safe-du

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HowTos

My company has a Linux cluster with a terabyte of attached storage. Over time we noticed the head node was becoming more overloaded. Inspection of the system showed that users were starting dozens of copies of the du utility to determine disk space usage. This was a natural thing for them to do, because they had a need to know how much disk space was available.

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